Baltimore Folk Music Society


Folk Event Listings

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 and provide the details (Date, Artist, Venue, Website URL or other details) of your event.

Listing by Date - next 30 days

November 25 2017 - Dance
Frederick Maryland Contra Dance
Trinity School

April Blum will call to fabulous tunes provided by The Bone Shakers featuring Joe DeZarn, fiddle; Gina Faber, mandolin; Paul Hammerton, guitar; Ralph Gordon, bass.

November 26 2017 - Concert
Azalea City Recordings Holiday Concert

Featuring: Ruthie & The Wranglers, Patty Reese, Karen Collins & Backroads Band, Seth Kibel, Craig Cummings, Bill Starks, Joe Uehlein, Jesse Palidofsky

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, TICKETS: At the door $10 suggested - includes FREE SAMPLER CD!

Contact: Jesse Palidofsky 301-204-7855 OR

November 29 2017 - Dance
FSGW English Country Dance

April Blum calls while Alexander Mitchell (fiddle), Paul Oorts (mandolin and accordion), and Liz Donaldson (piano) play

December 02 2017 - Concert
Footworks Percussive Dance Ensemble
Center for the Arts. Theatre | CCBC Catonsville

Baltimore makes music, and Baltimore loves to dance. The stories of this region resonate with the rhythms of many cultures, which have moved many feet. In celebration of the diverse communities who make up Baltimore’s rich landscape, Performing Arts at CCBC presents the award-winning Footworks Pecussive Dance Ensemble, with a range of special guests, performing Destination Baltimore. A family-friendly show filled with story, dance, and electrifying live music, this will be a thrilling afternoon appropriate for all generations. All Tickets $10

Contact and email to Lisa Boeren: or call 443-840-2787

December 03 2017 - Dance
Waltz Time
Glen Echo Spanish Ballroom

RHAPSODY with Marty Taylor (winds, concertina), Alexander Mitchell (fiddle, mandolin), Dave Wiesler (piano, guitar), Ralph Gordon (bass)

December 03 2017 - Folk Music
No Good Sister and Lulu's Fate
Tikvat Israel Congregation

7:30 PM at Focus Rockville at Tikvat Israel Congregation 2200 Baltimore Road Rockville, MD 20851. Tickets are $15 in advance at and for members, $18 at the door.

December 07 2017 - Folk Music
Irish & Celtic Christmas Celebration

Join us for a fun, exciting Irish & Celtic Christmas Celebration
Tickets $22.00 ~ Showtime 8:00 pm

December 07 2017 - Folk Music
April Verch and Joe Newberry

7:30 PM, Fiery fiddle, step dance, and Ozark mountain favorites, Appalachian Brewing Co, Harrisburg

December 10 2017 - Dance
Lancaster Contra Dance

Shane Knudsen calls to Contra Intuitive with Ryck Kaiser-fiddle, Kirk Evans-fiddle, Peggy Shutes-piano, and Mike Foster-bass. St. John’s Episcopal Church, 321 W. Chestnut St. Lancaster, PA. Beginners Workshop 6:15. $9 adults/$6 students. Children 15 and under free. Info: Karen 717-951-4317 or

December 14 2017 - Folk Music
Abbie Gardner and We\'re About 9

Abbie Gardner of Red Molly sharing the stage with We're About 9
Tickets $20.00 ~ Showtime 8:00 pm

December 16 2017 - Folk Music
Perry Hall Folk Music Night

Our featured performer for December 16th will be Mike Hamilton.

December 16 2017 - Dance
Annapolis Contra Dance
Annapolis Friends Meeting Hall

Steve Gester calls to the lively tunes of Organic Family Band: Rebekah Geller (fiddle); Jakob Raitzyk (fiddle, foot percussion); Judith Geller (French horn); and Michael Raitzyk (guitar).

December 17 2017 - Dance
Waltz Time
Glen Echo Spanish Ballroom

NOTORIOUS FOLK with Larry Unger, Eden MacAdam-Somer, and Friends!

December 18 2017 - Dance
Cherry Hill Park (dance hall)

8:00 PM to 11:30 PM $l0 per person (no charge for children under nine.)

Brandon Diamond will be spinning a rapid mix of classic and recent Folk Dance favorites (with a touch of swing.) Refreshments will be served in potluck tradition, so feel free to share a taste of your favorite recipe or convenience store. Info: 301-871-8788 or

December 23 2017 - Dance
Frederick Maryland Contra Dance
Trinity School

Caroline Barnes will call to the combined combo of Hickman, Glickman & Devine Comedy featuring Steve Hickman, fiddle; John Devine, guitar; Marc Glickman, piano.