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Events listed on this page are not connected to or sponsored by the Baltimore Folk Music Society. These events are listed as a service to the Folk Music community. If you would like your Folk Music event listed on this page, please contact events@bfms.org and provide the details (Date, Artist, Venue, Website URL or other details) of your event.


Listing by Date - next 30 days


November 13 2019 - Dance
FSGW English Country Dance
Glen Echo Town Hall

Kappy Laning calls the dances while Elisabeth Epstein (flute), Tina Chancey (fiddle), and Melissa Running (piano) play

 
November 14 2019 - Folk Music
HEATHER AUBREY LLOYD & KIPYN MARTIN
Baldwin's Station

Tickets $20 ~ Showtime 7:30pm

 
November 16 2019 - Dance
Annapolis Contra Dance
Annapolis Friends Meeting Hall

7-10 PM (Intro Lesson: 6:30 PM). Janine Smith and Susan Taylor call to Dead Sea Squirrels: Cathy Mason (fiddle), Craig Edwards (fiddle, banjo, button accordion, guitar, mandolin, vocals) and Henry Yoshimura (guitar) No experience or partner required. Snacks to share at the break are welcome. $10 with discounts for seniors, students, families, ATDS members. Annapolis Friends Meeting Hall, 351 Dubois Road, Annapolis, MD 21401. Info: Jan Scopel, 443-540-0867, janscope@hotmail.com, or Charlotte Featherstone, 203-247-3964, charlotte.feathers@gmail.com; www.contradancers.com/atds

 
November 17 2019 - Dance
Waltz Time
Glen Echo Park

GREEN LIGHT KARMA with David Knight (fiddle), Andrew Marcus (accordion), Dave Wiesler (piano, guitar)

 
November 17 2019 - Folk Music
Hubby Jenkins
Fort Hunter Centennial Barn

Following the threads of African American history through country blues, ragtime, fiddle tunes, and jazz. Fort Hunter Centennial Barn; 5300 North Front Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101. $20 General, $10 Students

 
November 17 2019 - Folk Music
Reverend Robert Jones, Sr. & Michael Kelly
George Washington Masonic National Memorial

7:00 PM, George Washington Masonic National Memorial at 101 Callahan Drive Alexandria, VA 22301. Tickets are $18 in advance at www.FocusMusic.org and for FocusMusic, $20 at the door. Reverend Robert Jones, Sr. plays guitar, harmonica, mandolin, banjo and fiddle using folk, blues, spirituals and other American Roots music to champion the history, beauty and power of our shared culture. Michael Kelly is a musician who draws on influences ranging from Lyle Lovett to Taj Mahal, Louis Armstrong to Doc Watson and a writer whose finely crafted stories are woven over foot tapping melodies. For more information, contact Lynn Hollyfield at Lynn@LynnHollyfield.com or 240.305.0876

 
November 20 2019 - Dance
FSGW English Country Dance
Glen Echo Town Hall

Andrea Nettleton calls the dances while Becky Ross (fiddle), Susan Brandt (flute), and Janina O’Brian (piano) make the music

 
November 22 2019 - Concert
AL PETTEWAY and AMY WHITE
Timonium United Methodist Church

Tickets TBA~ Showtime 8:00

 
November 23 2019 - Folk Music
Peter Mulvey
Fort Hunter Centennial Barn

A veteran singer-songwriter who had his start busking on the streets of London. Fort Hunter Centennial Barn; 5300 North Front Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101. $20 General, $10 Students www.sfmsfolk.org

 
November 23 2019 - Dance
Frederick Maryland Contra Dance
Trinity Episcopal School

8 p.m.-11 p.m.

Kappy Laning will call to rockin' Irish tunes provided by Rambling House featuring Joe DeZarn, fiddle; Patrick Cavanagh, banjo and button accordion; Tina Eck, flute; Marc Glickman, piano.

 
November 23 2019 - Dance
Galesville Community Square Dance
Galesville Memorial Hall

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM, Dance squares, circles, longway sets, and waltzes. Appalachian dance tunes by Leah Weiss (fiddle), Gary Wright (guitar). Figures called by Janine Smith. ALL ages welcome. NO partner or prior dance experience needed. 5:45pm: Doors open; 6pm optional potluck, 7pm Family-friendly dancing until 10pm. Galesville Memorial Hall, 952 Galesville Road, 20765 (Near Annapolis). $10, Kids 5-17 $5. Info: http://communitysquaredance.wordpress.com/ 301-926-9142.

 
November 24 2019 - Folk Music
Meghan Cary
Tikvat Israel Congregation

7:30 PM - Tikvat Israel Congregation at 2200 Baltimore Road Rockville, MD 20851. Tickets are $18 in advance at https://www.focusmusic.org/event-3485192 and for members, $20 at the door. For more information, contact Mike Amster at michael.j.amster@gmail.com or 301.957.0178

 
November 27 2019 - Dance
FSGW English Country Dance
Glen Echo Town Hall

Stephanie Smith calls the dances to the playing of Jeff Steinberg (fiddle), Tom Wright (10-string mandolin), and Francine Krasowska (piano)

 
November 30 2019 - Folk Music
Arab Folk Dance Workshop with Karim Nagi
Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church

Arab Folk Dance Workshop with Karim Nagi

Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church, 9601 Cedar Lane, Bethesda, MD 20814 http://revelsdc.org/2019/nov30-arab-folk-dance-workshop/

Join Washington Revels and Karim Nagi for an “Arab Folk Dance Intensive” workshop! Karim will guide us through traditional group dances from the Arab world. These are not “performance” dances, but village community dances done by “The People” — adults and children of all ages — in social, celebratory, and spiritual group settings. TICKETS: $25 (adults); $15 (youth 18 and under)

 
December 01 2019 - Dance
Waltz Time
Glen Echo Park

JAQUELOPES with Larry Unger (fiddle), Alexander Mitchell (fiddle), Henry Koretzky (mandolin, guitar), Ralph Gordon (bass)

 
December 04 2019 - Dance
FSGW English Country Dance
Glen Echo Town Hall

April Blum calls to the music of Bruce Edwards (bassoon and concertina), Susan Brandt (flute), and Owen Morrison (guitar)

 
December 05 2019 - Folk Music
An Irish (Celtic) Christmas with THE HEDGE BAND
Baldwin's Station

Laura Byrne, Pat Egan, Donna Long & Billy McComiskey

Tickets $25 ~ Showtime 7:30pm

 
December 06 2019 - Folk Music
Twisted Pine
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of York

Twisted Pine; Praised by NPR for their ‘upbeat, poppy vibe; energetic, driving rhythms.’ Unitarian Universalist Congregation of York; 925 S. George St, York, PA 17403, $25 General, $10 Students, www.sfmsfolk.org

 
December 07 2019 - Dance
DC Square Dance Collective
Saint Stephen's Church

Doors 8 PM, Dance 8:30 PM - 11:30 PM. The DC Square Dance Collective is celebrating EIGHT wildly successful years of presenting traditional Appalachian Square Dances! This month caller Dave Hauver shows you how it’s done and will have you up and do-si-do-ing in no time. The Band is Old Reliables: Jenny Monfore - fiddle, Larry Unger - guitar, Riley Baugus - banjo, Alex Lacquement - bass. Come see what it’s all about, right in the heart of DC on a swingin’ Saturday night. All are welcome – young and old, brand new and experienced dancers, hipsters and total outta the loopers. No partner, lessons, overalls, or fancy dress needed. Location: Saint Stephen's Church, 1525 Newton St. NW, Washington DC, near the Columbia Heights Metro. $5 at the door. More info: visit www.dcsquaredance.com

 
December 11 2019 - Dance
FSGW English Country Dance
Glen Echo Town Hall

Ann Fallon calls the dances while Andrea Hoag (fiddle), Colleen Reed (flute), and Liz Donaldson (piano) play

 
December 13 2019 - Concert
JOHN GORKA & CHERYL WHEELER
Timonium United Methodist Church

Tickets $35~ Showtime 8:00

Remaining tickets on sale at the door at 7:00pm