Wednesday Night Contra & Square Dances
The Baltimore Folk Music Society presents American Contra and
Square Dancing at 8:00 p.m. every Wednesday at Lovely Lane United
Methodist Church, 2200 St. Paul Street, Baltimore, MD 21218.
Admission is $9 for members, $13 for nonmembers. Under 21 and full-time students
with IDs: $4 members, $6 non-members.
All dances are taught and walked through beforehand.
Music and dance styles include New England, Southern Appalachian,
and Celtic styles. Nationally-known musicians and callers appear
regularly. These dances are sponsored in part by a grant from the
Maryland State Arts Council.
New Dancers' workshops:
dance Free workshops introducing basic contra dance figures
take place on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at
7:30p.m. Beginners are encouraged to attend FAQs.
For more information call the
BFMS hotline at 888-646-BFMS or
amdance at bfms.org.
Check our Facebook group for the latest information.
Lovely Lane Church
December 03 2014 Perry Shafran calls to Perpetual e-Motion: Ed Howe (electric fiddle) and John Cote (guitar, digideridoo, vocals).
December 10 2014 Ann Fallon calls to Trio Con Brio: Elke Baker (fiddle), Paul Oorts (guitar, mandolin), and Jonathan Jensen (piano). New dancer's workshop at 7:30 pm.
December 17 2014 Dave Colestock calls to Megan Beller (fiddle) and Charley Beller (guitar).
December 24 2014 Christmas Eve - no dance tonight.
December 31 2014 New Year's Eve - no dance tonight, dance at the FSGW ball instead!
January 01 2015 Special Thursday Night New Year's Night dance! Stay tuned for event details.
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complete listing of events and details.
December 01 2014 English Country Dance Free New Dancer orientation
(winds, concertina), and
December 03 2014 Square/Contra Dance
Perry Shafran calls to Perpetual e-Motion: Ed Howe (electric fiddle) and John Cote (guitar, digideridoo, vocals).
December 08 2014 English Country Dance Sharon McKInley
(flute, concertina), and
December 10 2014 Square/Contra Dance
Ann Fallon calls to Trio Con Brio: Elke Baker (fiddle), Paul Oorts (guitar, mandolin), and Jonathan Jensen (piano). New dancer's workshop at 7:30 pm.
December 13 2014 Family Dance Band:
Contranella: Charley Beller (Percussion), John Wobus (Piano) & Megan Beller (Fiddle)
December 13 2014 2nd Saturday Dance Band
: Contranella: Charley Beller (Percussion), John Wobus (Piano) & Megan Beller (Fiddle)
: Kappy Laning
December 15 2014 English Country Dance Diane Schmit
December 17 2014 Square/Contra Dance
Dave Colestock calls to Megan Beller (fiddle) and Charley Beller (guitar).