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March 18 2018 - Folk Music

7:30 PM. Engaging textural arrangements that play up the intricacy of Irish traditional music. Appalachian Brewing Company 50 N. Cameron St. 17101. $24, $10 students.

March 18 2018 - Dance
Waltz Time
Glen Echo Spanish Ballroom

Taylor Among The Devils

March 21 2018 - Dance
FSGW English Country Dance

Tom Spilsbury calls the dances while Carrie Rose (flute), Bruce Edwards (bassoon and concertina), and Francine Krasowska (piano) play

March 23 2018 - Folk Music
Tony Trischka & Bruce Molsky

7:30 PM. This double-bill features two master musicians at the top of their craft: honoring their roots while creating innovative new traditions. Unitarian Universalist Congregation of York 925 S. George St.17403. $24, $10 students.

March 24 2018 - Dance
Frederick Maryland Contra Dance
Trinity School

Perry Shafran will call to local favorite Sugar Beat featuring Elke Baker, fiddle; Susan Brandt, flute; and Marc Glickman, piano.

March 24 2018 - Folk Music
Geoffrey Himes & Willem Elsevier
Edith May’s Paradise

Geoffrey Himes & Willem Elsevier perform their original songs
with opening act Georgie Jessup & the Cosmic Cowgirls at Edith May’s Paradise, 7 pm
Suggested donation $15, BYOB (& a dish or treat if you want to)
7711 Apple Ave, Jessup, Maryland, (410) 799-3755
More info: or

March 24 2018 - Folk Music
FAME Guest Lecture Series
C. Burr Artz Public Library

2:30-4:30 PM - Luthier Ken Koons will be discussing and demonstrating his various instrument projects. Ken has built a number of historic replications of nyckelharpas and other unusual instruments. He often uses traditional handtools in the crafting of the instruments. This event is free and open to the public.

March 25 2018 - Concert
Memorial Concert for Orrin Star
St Mark Presbyterian Church

A Tribute to Orrin Star. 7:30 PM At St Mark Presbyterian Church in Rockkville. 10701 Old Georgetown Rd. Rockville, MD.

Free Admission.

March 25 2018 - Folk Music

Magpie in concert at 7:00 PM at the George Washington Masonic Memorial 101 Callahan Drive, Alexandria, VA 22301. Tickets are $18 in advance at and for members, $20 at the door. Contact Herb Levy at or 703.380.3151

March 28 2018 - Dance
FSGW English Country Dance

Dan Gillespie calls to the playing of Becky Ross (fiddle), Paul Oorts (mandolin and accordion), and Liz Donaldson (piano)

March 29 2018 - Folk Music

Tickets $27.00 ~ Showtime 8:00

April 04 2018 - Dance
FSGW English Country Dance

Beginner Session starts at 7:30. April Blum calls the dances to the music of Colleen Reed (flute), Ralph Gordon (cello), and Francine Krasowska (piano)

April 06 2018 to April 08 2018 - Folk Music
Oberlin College Dandelion Romp

Dandelion Romp, Oberlin College's annual dance weekend. This year it features music from Great Bear and Pete's Posse and calling from Cis Hinkle and Dana Parkinson., email

April 06 2018 - Folk Music
Tom Paxton
The Church of the Redeemer - Baltimore

Tom Paxton has become a voice of his generation, addressing issues of injustice and inhumanity, laying bare the absurdities of modern culture, and celebrating the tenderest bonds of family, friends, and community. That these fans still enjoy his music is a testament to the quality of his recent work, and to the enduring power of modern standards like "The Last Thing On My Mind", "Ramblin' Boy", "Bottle Of Wine", "Whose Garden Was This?", "Goin' To The Zoo", and "The Marvelous Toy". Paxton's song books, critically acclaimed children's books (available from HarperCollins), award-winning children's recordings, and a catalog of hundreds of songs (recorded by artists running the gamut from Willie Nelson to Placido Domingo to Johnny Cash), all serve to document Tom Paxton's 45-year career. An internationally recognized and loved cultural figure, he has always chosen goodwill over commercial success. This is the man who wrote and lives the words, "Peace will come, and let it begin with me". He is one of the great songwriters of the last century and will be reckoned as one of the greats in this century, as well.

April 07 2018 - Dance
Galesville Community Square Dance

Appalachian dance tunes by Leah Weiss (fiddle), Gary Wright (guitar). Figures called by Janine Smith.

April 08 2018 - Dance
FSGW Family Dance
Glen Echo Park Ballroom Annex

Rhys Pieces
3:00 PM

April 08 2018 - Dance
Waltz Time
Glen Echo Spanish Ballroom


April 11 2018 - Dance
FSGW English Country Dance

Kappy Laning and Melissa Running call the dances while Susan Brandt (flute), Paul Oorts (mandolin and accordion), and Liz Donaldson (piano)

April 13 2018 - Concert
Timonium United Methodist Church

Kipyn Martin opens

Tickets $25.00 ~ Showtime 8:00

April 14 2018 - Folk Music
Great American Square Dance Revival
Saint Stephen's Church

8:30 PM - 11:30 PM, The DC Square Dance Collective is celebrating SEVEN wildly successful years of presenting traditional Appalachian Square Dances! This month we'll have Old Time dance tunes played by The Sligo Creek Stompers. Caller Gabe Popkin. $5 at the door. More info: visit