Baltimore Folk Music Society

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Welcome to the Baltimore Folk Music Society


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 are eligible for discounts to Society events by showing their membership card.

BFMS is a member of the Country Dance & Song Society and shares reciprocity arrangements with the Folklore Society of Greater Washington, and the Annapolis Traditional Dance Society.

Please Note

The BFMS Monday night English Country Dance, and the Gentle English series, will raise their admission rates to match the other BFMS dances, starting on February 5, 2018. New rates are $9 for members, $13 for nonmembers. Under 21 and full-time students with IDs: $4 members, $6 non-members.

Contra dancing: One Person's Perspective

Check out this great video of Contra dance at Lovely Lane on the Wednesday Night Dance page.

Catoctin

2018 Catoctin Volunteers Needed!

We are looking for a helper or two to load and unload camp supplies for this year's weekend. Help needed on the evenings of Thursday, June 14th and Sunday, June 17th. Email catoctin@bfms.org for all the details. Also, work scholarships still available to help defray costs of admission to this year's camp. It isn't too late to sign up!
http://www.bfms.org/catoctin.php

Please download our Welcome Brochure

Special Events

Saturday, October 20 2018 
2018 Autumn Assembly English Ball
Save the Date. The 2018 Autumn Assembly English Ball at the Church of the Redeemer. Registration open late Summer.
 

See our Events page for a complete listing of events and details.

Visit the BFMS Folk Events page for a list of some of the other folk events in the area.

www.bfms.org/folkevents

Attention BFMS Members

  • Recently moved or changed your email address? Wondering why you aren't getting anything from BFMS? Please contact BFMS Membership (membership @ bfms.org) and update your contact information.
  • If you have recently joined BFMS or renewed your membership and did not get anything in the mail (such as a membership Card) please contact the Membership Chair at membership @ bfms.org. Thank you.

How to Contact Us

By E-mail - use our Contact page.

We can also be reached by conventional mail at

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.


Membership expired? Renew on-line! See the Membership page for details.