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

September 23 2018 - Folk Music
George Washington Masonic National Memorial

7:00 PM at George Washington Masonic National Memorial at 101 Callahan Drive Alexandria, VA 22301. Tickets are $18 in advance at and for members, $20 at the door. Nicole Belanus opening.

September 26 2018 - Dance
FSGW English Country Dance
Glen Echo Town Hall

April Blum calls to the playing of Becky Ross (fiddle), Carrie Rose (flute), and Francine Krasowska (piano)

September 28 2018 - Concert
Timonium United Methodist Church

Tickets $25.00 ~ Showtime 8:00

September 28 2018 - Folk Music
Irish Music with Bua
Shepherdstown Presbyterian Church

8 pm: The band includes singer, concertinist and sean nos dancer extraordinaire, Brian O'hairt, flutist and piper, Sean Gavin, Devin Shepherd on fiddle, and Brian Miller on bouzouki. Shepherdstown Presbyterian Church, 100 W. Washington Street, Shepherdstown, WV. Tickets and concert information on the web at or email: or call 304.263-2531.

September 29 2018 - Dance
Galesville Community Square Dance
Galesville Memorial Hall

Dance squares, circles, longway sets and waltzes. Appalachian dance tunes by Leah Weiss (fiddle), Gary Wright (guitar). Figures called by Janine Smith.

September 30 2018 - Folk Music
Roots Cafe

with singing host Geoffrey Himes & violinist Willem Elsevier at 5 pm
$10 in advance, $13 at door
More info: or

September 30 2018 - Folk Music
Emerald Isle Club

Peter Fitzgerald and the J.Patrick's All-Stars, and all of the dances will be called by the renowned Megan Downes.

October 07 2018 - Dance
Glen Echo Park

Sugar Beat

October 11 2018 to October 13 2018 - Folk Music
American Banjo Fraternity
Newark Garden Hotel

Banjo players and listeners are invited. There is no charge to attend the activities each day and evening. If you are a music professional, an amateur musician, or interested in banjo and music history, you will find worthwhile music that will challenge your skills and expand your repertiore. Not bluegrass or clawhammer, most of the music dates from 1880 - 1920. It is played on nylon strings with bare fingers and no picks. Players use 5 string banjos of different sizes. We welcome guests without charge except for food and lodging. If you wish to attend, please let us know. If you wish to join the ABF, please contact the secretary for an application and dues payment @ email

October 11 2018 - Folk Music
Baldwins Station

Tickets $20.00 ~ Showtime 8:00


October 14 2018 - Dance
FSGW Family Dance
Glen Echo Park Ballroom Annex
TBA - 3:00 PM  
October 14 2018 - Folk Music
SONiA (disappear fear) and Shoshana Jedwab
Waldorf School of Baltimore

4:00-7:00 pm

Making a Difference Far and Near "Re-Membering Our Voices"

A Benefit Folk Music Concert Featuring SONiA (disappear fear) and Shoshana Jedwab

Tickets: $20 in advance* ($25 at the door*)

*Suggested donations

This is a benefit concert supporting

Ezra Uganda Assistance and Advocates for Children and Youth

October 14 2018 - Dance
Glen Echo Park

Some Assembly

October 18 2018 - Folk Music
Baldwins Station

Tickets $20.00 ~ Showtime 8:00


October 20 2018 - Dance
Annapolis Contra Dance
Annapolis Friends Meeting Hall

Emma Anderson calls to Go Figure: Janet Muse (piano), Mike Dunn (fiddle).

October 20 2018 - Dance
Great American Square Dance Revival
Saint Stephen's Church

Old Time dance tunes played by Steam Machine from Minnesota while our own Dave Hauver shows you how it’s done.

October 21 2018 - Dance
Glen Echo Park