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.

Contra dancing: One Person's Perspective

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

Visit the BFMS Folk Events page for a list of some of the other folk events in the area.
www.bfms.org/folkevents

Special Events

Saturday, February 13 2016 
Valentine Extravaganza
2 PM to 11 PM -Valentine Extravaganza: Sligo Creek Stompers: with Jess Eliot Myhre playing clarinet, washboard, upright bass, vocals, Sarah Foard playing fiddle and vocals. Chris Ousley playing banjo, guitar,upright bass, bodhran and vocals and Adrian Erlinger playing upright bass, guitar
Waltz Dance Workshop with Tony Treston from Waltz Time.
Tom Hinds calling the Challenging Contra Dances.
Ted Hodapp calling the Evening Contra Dance.
For details see www.bfms.org/valentine.php
 

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

Attention BFMS Members

  • New By-Laws Adopted Check the By-laws page for related informaton.
  • 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.