Wednesday Night Contra & Square Dances
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:
Free workshops introducing basic contra dance figures take place every Wednesday at 7:30p.m. Beginners are encouraged to attend. Contra dance FAQs.
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For more information call the BFMS hotline at 888-646-BFMS or email amdance at bfms.org.
Wednesday, October 17 2018
Shane Knudsen calls to 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
April Blum calls to The Treblemakers - Emily Aubrey (fiddle), Liz Donaldson (piano), and Robin Wilson (flute, concertina, sax). This dance is a Free Fall Baltimore event - Free admission for all!
Wednesday, October 31 2018
Andrea Nettleton calls to Rebecca Weiss (fiddle), Colleen Holroyd (fiddle), Sophie Chang (cello), and Bobby LaRose (piano)
Wednesday, November 07 2018
TBA calls to Ryck Kaiser (fiddle) and Jill Smith (piano).
Wednesday, November 14 2018
TBA calls to TBA
Wednesday, November 21 2018
Susan Taylor calls to The Baltimore Open Band!
Wednesday, November 28 2018
TBA calls to Some Assembly: Joe Klausner (fiddle, mandolin), Mary Corletta Flora (flute, alto sax), Donna Boylan (piano), and Adam Lee (guitar).
Wednesday, December 05 2018
Mike Lentz calls to the Polka Pants Trio - Charlie Pilzer (piano), Andrea Hoag (fiddle) and Rebecca Weiss (fiddle).
Wednesday, December 12 2018
TBA calls to Eloise and Co - Becky Tracy (fiddle), Owen Morrison (guitar), and Rachel Bell (accordion).
Wednesday, March 13 2019
TBA Calls to Unbowed
Wednesday, March 20 2019
TBA calls to the Dead Sea Squirrels
Wednesday, May 22 2019
TBA calls to Tim Ball (fiddle) and Harry Aceto (guitar)
Wednesday, June 19 2019
Kelsey Hartman calls to The Nettles - Laura Brophy (fiddle), Kevin Johnsrude (guitar), and Michael Proctor (bass).
Wednesday, July 03 2019
Quena Crain calls to The Long Pond Rounders - Jonah Sidman (Fiddle), Corey Walters (Flute, Mandolin), Michael Friedman (Piano), Ness Smith-Savedoff (Percussion), and Ross Harriss (Sax/Guitar).
Wednesday, November 13 2019
The Too Hot Mamas (Janine Smith and Susan Taylor) call to the Dead Sea Squirrels: Craig Edwards (fiddle), Cathy Mason (fiddle), and Henry Yoshimura (guitar).