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All events in our calendar. Events are BFMS Sponsored unless indicated.


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Monday, August 19 2019 
English Country Dance

Sharon McKinley will be the caller, with music by Emily Aubrey (violin), Robin Wilson (flute and concertina), and Beth Fink (piano)


 
Wednesday, August 21 2019 
Square/Contra Dance
Kim Forry calls to The Gravy Soppers - Rebecca Adams (banjo), Jeff Adams (guitar), Jason Miller (fiddle), and Johann Miller (bass).
 
Saturday, August 24 2019 (Member Sponsored) 
BALFOLK MUSIC SESSION
2 pm - 4 pm - This free workshop/guided jam is for all musicians and all instruments.
We will be playing tunes from the Balfolk repertoire - traditional and contemporary folk
dance music from France and Brittany. Bourree, an dro, hanter dro, laride,
valse and more! The music is lively, exciting, and mysterious with
great melodies and rhythms. And it’s easy to play! Tunebook: We will be playing from Balfolk Baltimore Tunebook #`1 and Tunebook #2. Available in advance (PDF) or at the session (paper). If you have a favorite Balfolk tune, bring 10 copies.
The 4 Hour Day Lutherie, 4305 Harford Rd. Baltimore MD 21214
For more information contact Mark Vidor, 410-790-4072, mbvidor@aol.com
Please Note: This is a music session. IT IS NOT A DANCE.
 
Sunday, August 25 2019 (Member Sponsored) 
Becky Tracy & Keith Murphy and The Ken & Brad Kolodner Quartet
7:00 pm; Join us for an outdoor summer evening of old-time, French-Canadian, Irish and The Canadian Maritimes and original music on hammered dulcimer, clawhammer and gourd banjo, fiddles, mbira, guitar and vocals. Bring a chair/blanket, picnic, drinks. Suggested donation: $25 advance; $27 door; $12 under 15 years old, Backyard of 3806 Fenchurch Rd, Baltimore MD 21218 OR in case of rain/heat, The Stony Run Friends Meeting House, 5116 N Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21210 410-746-8387 or www.kenandbrad.com kenkolodner@aol.com, www.kenkolodner.com, www.bradkolodner.com, https://blackislemusic.com
 
Monday, August 26 2019 
English Country Dance

The caller will be Tom Spilsbury; music will be provided by Elke Baker (violin), Tom Wright (mandolin), and Jonathan Jensen (piano and more)


 
Tuesday, August 27 2019 
4th Tuesday Song Swap
Song Swap - 7 to 9 PM - at the Four Hour Day Lutherie
 
Wednesday, August 28 2019 
Square/Contra Dance
Susan Taylor calls to Steve Hickman (fiddle), Ralph Barthine (guitar), John Bryant (bass), and Dave Crandall (flute, sax). This dance is free for BFMS members!
 
Wednesday, September 04 2019 
Square/Contra Dance
Melissa Chatham calls to The Baltimore Open Band
 
Tuesday, September 10 2019 
2nd Tuesday Song Swap
Song Swap - 7:30 to 9:30 PM at the Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter
 
Wednesday, September 11 2019 
Square/Contra Dance
TBA calls to Contra Rebels - Barb Schmid (fiddle), Todd Clewell (fiddle), and Henry Koretzky (guitar)
 
Saturday, September 14 2019 
2nd Saturday Dance
Greg Frock calls to Rebecca Weiss, David Kaynor & Gianna Marzilli Ericson on fiddles and Charlie Plizer on piano.

We have a workshop that begins at 7:30 and the dance begins at 8:00. Bring a snack and bring a friend.
For more information go to our website at bfms.org or email Sara at satdance at bfms.org.

The dance is held at the Church of the Nativity & Holy Comforter, 6112 York Rd, Baltimore, MD 21212
http://www.bfms.org/directionsToChurchoftheNativity.php
 
Sunday, September 15 2019 
BFMS Picnic
Genesee Valley Outdoor Learning Center in Parkton, MD
Bring a picniclunch, and something to grill if you wish.Charcoal will be provided for the grills. BFMS will also supply all ingredients for yummy s'mores. Jamming, Frisbee, storytelling, singing, juggling, games, nature walks, all may spontaneously happen. In case of slightly inclement weather, there's an indoor venue. In case of severe, check the website for cancellation notice. There's no charge but we do appreciate your donations to help us cover costs.
 
Wednesday, September 18 2019 
Square/Contra Dance
TBA calls to The Organic Family Band - Jakob Raitzyk (fiddle), Michael Raitzyk (guitar),Rebekah Geller (fiddle), and Judith Geller (French horn).
 
Saturday, September 21 2019 
Gentle English Dance
TBD
 
Tuesday, September 24 2019 
BFMS Song Swap
Song Swap - 7 to 9 PM - at the Four Hour Day Lutherie
 
Wednesday, September 25 2019 
Square/Contra Dance
TBA calls to Taylor among the Devils - Steve Hickman (fiddle), Marty Taylor (whistle, concertina), and Jonathan Jensen (piano).

 
Wednesday, October 02 2019 
Square/Contra Dance
Tavi Merrill calls to Wild Wombats of the Chesapeake - Carl Friedman (fiddle), Robin Wilson (flute, concertina, sax), Ralph Barthine (guitar), and Janina OBrien (piano, accordion, whistle)
 
Tuesday, October 08 2019 
2nd Tuesday Song Swap
Song Swap - 7:30 to 9:30 PM at the Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter
 
Wednesday, October 09 2019 
Square/Contra Dance
Bob Isaacs calls to TBA.
 
Saturday, October 12 2019 
2nd Saturday Dance
Michael Lentz calls to Strings on Wings, featuring Todd Clewell on guitar and Barb Schmid on fiddle.

We have a workshop that begins at 7:30 and the dance begins at 8:00. Bring a snack and bring a friend.
For more information go to our website at bfms.org or email Sara at satdance at bfms.org.
Remember New location for our Dance!!!
The dance is held at the Church of the Nativity & Holy Comforter, 6112 York Rd, Baltimore, MD 21212
 
Saturday, October 19 2019 
2019 Autumn Assembly Ball
The 2019 Autumn Assembly English Ball at the Church of the Redeemer. Music by a Joyful Noise.Ticket Sales are open.
 
Tuesday, October 22 2019 
BFMS Song Swap
Song Swap - 7 to 9 PM - at the Four Hour Day Lutherie
 
Saturday, November 09 2019 
2nd Saturday Dance
Jack Mitchell calls to Some Assembly: Featuring Joe Klausner playing Fiddle and Mandolin, Mary Flora playing Flute and Sax, Donna Boylan on Piano and Accordion
Adam Lee - Guitar & Patrick Herlihy on cajon and percussion.

We have a workshop that begins at 7:30 and the dance begins at 8:00. Bring a snack and bring a friend.
For more information go to our website at bfms.org or email Sara at satdance at bfms.org.

The dance is held at the Church of the Nativity & Holy Comforter, 6112 York Rd, Baltimore, MD 21212
http://www.bfms.org/directionsToChurchoftheNativity.php
 
Tuesday, November 12 2019 
2nd Tuesday Song Swap
Song Swap - 7:30 to 9:30 PM at the Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter
 
Wednesday, November 13 2019 
Square/Contra Dance
The Too Hot Mamas (Janine Smith and Susan Taylor) call to the Dead Sea Squirrels: Craig Edwards (fiddle), Cathy Mason (fiddle), and Henry Yoshimura (guitar).

 
Tuesday, November 26 2019 
BFMS Song Swap
Song Swap - 7 to 9 PM - at the Four Hour Day Lutherie
 
Tuesday, December 10 2019 
2nd Tuesday Song Swap
Song Swap - 7:30 to 9:30 PM at the Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter
 
Saturday, December 14 2019 
2nd Saturday Dance
Andrea Nettleton calls to Elke Baker & Paul Oorts

We have a workshop that begins at 7:30 and the dance begins at 8:00. Bring a snack and bring a friend.
For more information go to our website at bfms.org or email Sara at satdance at bfms.org.

The dance is held at the Church of the Nativity & Holy Comforter, 6112 York Rd, Baltimore, MD 21212

 
Tuesday, December 24 2019 
BFMS Song Swap
Song Swap - 7 to 9 PM - at the Four Hour Day Lutherie
If venue is unavailable we'll let you know well in advance if we need to cancel.
 
Wednesday, January 08 2020 
Square/Contra Dance
Kalia Kliban calls to Red Toad Road - Carl Friedman (fiddle, flute), Jim Besser (concertina), and Francine Krasowska (piano).
 
Wednesday, January 15 2020 
Square/Contra Dance
TBA calls to Countercurrent - Brian Lindsay (fiddle) and Alex Sturbaum (guitar).
 
Wednesday, January 22 2020 
Square/Contra Dance
TBA calls to Alexander Mitchell (fiddle, mandolin) and Henry Koretzky(guitar, mandolin).
 
Wednesday, April 15 2020 
Square/Contra Dance
TBA calls to the Dead Sea Squirrels
 
Wednesday, May 20 2020 
Square/Contra Dance
TBA calls to Dan Levenson and the Cat Mountain Rounders