Baltimore Folk Music Society


This year, the Baltimore Folk Music Society is proud to participate again in Free Fall Baltimore by offering two Wednesday American Contra and Square dance evening absolutely FREE.

Join us for an evening of participatory American square & contra dance, accompanied by live music. No experience or partner needed – all dances are taught! Family-friendly event – we have dancers of all ages! Lesson offered at 7:30 pm, but feel free to join in at any time during the evening!

Wednesday - October 17, 2018
Caller - Shane Knudsen
Music by Strings on Wings - Barb Schmid (fiddle) and Todd Clewell (fiddle, guitar).
Free Fall Event: Free Admission To This Dance!
Wednesday - October 24, 2018
Caller - April Blum
Music by The Treblemakers - Emily Aubrey (fiddle), Liz Donaldson (piano), and Robin Wilson (flute, concertina, sax)..
Free Fall Event: Free Admission To This Dance!

Workshop for new dancers will be held at 7:30 PM. Beginners are encouraged to attend. The dance is from 8:00 PM until 10:30 PM with a break about halfway through. Don't know what Contra dance is? See our Contra dance FAQs and these videos.

Please download an FreeFall Flier

Video by Brian Hamshar

Video by Eric Black

The Wednesday night dances are at Lovely Lane Church at 2200 St. Paul Street, Baltimore, MD 21218. Directions to Lovely Lane Church

For more information on our Wednesday night dances in general see our Wednesday dance page.

Call the Baltimore Folk Music Society's Music & Dance Hotline! (888) 646-BFMS

Free Fall Baltimore is made possible by the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts, an independent 501(c)3 non-profit organization, and the generous contributions of BGE, American Trading & Production Corporation (Atapco), and The Henry and Ruth Blaustein Rosenberg Foundation.