The Baltimore Folk Music Society is a nonprofit, educational
organization dedicated to preserving and promoting folk music, dance,
and tradition. BFMS sponsors regular dances, concerts, family events,
and related activities year-round. Members receive the BFMS newsletter
eleven times per year and are eligible for discounts to Society events
by showing their membership card. BFMS is a member of the Country Dance & Song
and shares reciprocity arrangements with the Folklore Society of
Greater Washington, and the Annapolis Traditional Dance Society.
Baltimore Folk Music
Society, P.O. Box 7134 Waverly Station, Baltimore, MD 21218-0134.
Call the Baltimore
Folk Music Society's Music & Dance Hotline! (888) 646-BFMS
or email president at bfms.org.
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page for details.
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The Baltimore Folk Music Society is funded by an operating grant from the Maryland State Arts Council, an agency dedicated to cultivating a vibrant cultural community where the arts thrive.
See our Events page for a
complete listing of events and details.
July 27 2014 Fourth at Four Storytelling at Towson Unitarian Universalist Church
July 28 2014 English Country Dance Rich Galloway calls to Barbara Gorin (violin, etc.), Marty Taylor (winds, concertina), and Liz Donaldson (piano)
July 29 2014 (Member Sponsored) Alan Reid and Janie Meneely Music from the Scottish Shores, and a little from the Chesapeake Bay. Singer/Songwriters Alan Reid, from Scotland, and Bay-born Janie Meneely team up for an evening of sea music inspired by the seascapes they call home. Joining together on harmonies and instrumentation, the two bring their rich store of music as well as a penchant for humor and for telling the story behind the songs. Suggested minimum donation: $15. 8 PM at 2205 Sulgrave Ave, Baltimore, MD. For reservations please contact Susan and Mark at sgresens at towson.edu.
July 30 2014 Square/contra dance Dick Bearman calls to Unbowed - Henry Koretzky (mandolin), Jamie O'Brien (guitar), and Bruce Campbell (bass). This dance will be FREE to all BFMS members.
Come early at 6:00 pm for a Picnic and Jam. Note: this is not a potluck... just bring food for yourself. But, if you want to bring extra to share or put on the snack table during the dance.... no laws against that!
August 11 2014 English Country Dance Carl Friedman calls to Becky Ross (violin), Robin Wilson (flute, concertina), and Judy Meyers (piano)