The Baltimore Folk Music Society Requests the Pleasure of your Company at the

Baltimore Playford Ball

Saturday, October 11, 2014


This year's Playford Ball will again be held at the Church of the Redeemer in Baltimore, Maryland. Attire is festive formal or historical. Please bring dance shoes to help preserve the floor.

Program and further information will be available soon, please contact us meanwhile with any questions or comments.

April Blum & NoŽl-Marie Taylor
Playford Ball Chairs
playford at bfms.org


Video from the 2012 Playford Ball



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The Baltimore Folk Music Society is funded by an operating grant from the Maryland State Arts Council, an agency dedicated to cultivating a vibrant cultural community where the arts thrive.

Coming up:

See our Events page for a complete listing of events and details.

April 23 2014 
Square/contra dance
Ann Fallon calls to Old Time Jam Band. †New dancer orientation at 7:30 pm.
 
April 27 2014 
Spring Faire
Noon to 5 PM - Cromwell Valley Park.
 
April 27 2014 
Fourth at Four
4th at 4 Storyfolk will meet at the Spring Faire at Cromwell Valley Park from 3 to 5 PM.
Come join the Story Circle at the Spring Faire to listen to a story or to share a story.
Mike Franch will be skillfully facilitating this event. For more information: 410-889-3252.
 
April 28 2014 
English Country Dance
Caller: Mike Franch
Music: Becky Ross (violin), Robin Wilson (flute, concertina) ,Carl Friedman (piano)
 
April 30 2014 
Square/contra dance
Melissa Chatham calls to Taylor Among the Devils - Marty Taylor (concertina, whistles), Steve Hickman (fiddle), and Jonathan Jensen (piano).
 
May 03 2014 
Babcock Community Coffeehouse
Saturday - 7:30 PM - Hickory Wind Reunion
Hickory Wind played and recorded to critical acclaim from 1973 until 1978, touring and sharing the stage with such luminaries as John Prine, John Hartford, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, and Bonnie Raitt and releasing three highly regarded albums on the Flying Fish label. They disbanded after 5 years to pursue other interests and now, more than 30 years later, original members Bob Shank, Mark Walbridge, Sam Morgan, and Glen McCarthy have reunited and are touring once again.
Read more at CD Baby
 
May 05 2014 
English Country Dance
New Dancers Workshop (free) at 7:45 PM

Tom Spilsbury calls to Dave Crandall (flute, sax), Paul Oorts (accordion, strings) and Liz Donaldson (piano)
 
May 07 2014 
Square/contra dance
Dave Colestock calls to the Baltimore Open Band.