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Folk Event Listings

Please note that these are not BFMS events. Due to concerns about COVID-19 please check with the event organizers to see if these events are still being held.

Events listed on this page are not connected to or sponsored by the Baltimore Folk Music Society. These events are listed as a service to the Folk Music community. If you would like your Folk Music event listed on this page, please contact events@bfms.org and provide the details (Date, Artist, Venue, Website URL or other details) of your event.


Listing by Date - next 30 days


July 28 2024 - Dance
Sunday Afternoon Dancing Planet Contra Dance
Glen Echo Park, MD

3:00-6:00 pm, New Dancer Introductory Session 2:30 pm. Contras & Squares in the Bumper Car Pavilion at Glen Echo Park, MD. Playing with Fyre: Rob Zisette (fiddle), George Paul (piano), and Steve Kemble (percussion), combust with musical creativity while caller Timothy Klein (Knoxville, TN) sparks your dancing pleasure. $15 cash or Venmo at the door, no cards. For more info: www.dancingplanetproductions/contra

 
August 03 2024 - Dance
Mid-Atlantic Norwegian Dancers
Takoma Park, MD

6:30 PM doors/potluck, 7:30 PM Norwegian-style house party. Mesmerizing live music by Loretta Kelley and Sonia White with others TBD. Beginners, singles/couples, watchers/listeners all welcome. Donations gratefully accepted. Info: http://MAND.fanitull.org or phllsdrrck@gmail.com.

 
August 04 2024 - Dance
Waltz at Glen Echo Spanish Ballroom
Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park

Music by Devine Comedy. Dance in the Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park to a lively mix of folk waltzes with a few other couples’ dances, including Tango, Hambo, Swing, and Polka. Admission is $15, $5 for full-time students with ID. No partner required. The waltz lesson begins at 2:45 p.m. with a half-hour of beginner instruction and 15 minutes for an intermediate or advanced move. Dancing follows until 6 p.m. For more info: go to www.WaltzTimeDances.org e-mail info@WaltzTimeDances.org, Glen Echo Park 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, MD 20812.

 
August 08 2024 - Dance
Silver Spring Contra
Silver Spring, MD

7:00-7:30pm lesson, 7:30-9:30pm dance. Aug 8 Andrea Nettleton with Sean Healy Trio, Sean (fiddle) Abbie Palmer (harp) and Agi Kovacs (percussion). https://www.fsgw.org/event-5757663

 
August 17 2024 - Dance
Annapolis English Country Dance
Annapolis Friends Meeting Hall

7-9:30 PM (Intro Lesson: 6:30 PM). Nancy English calls to the music of Elegant Echoes: Becky Ross (violin), Liz Donaldson (piano) and Colleen Reed (flute). Pre-registration is not required, but please email aefallon@verizon.net to let us know if you can help with pre-dance setup and/or post-dance hall restoration. Such help is much appreciated! Face masks are optional. Venue has windows and filter fans for circulation and ventilation. Please bring own water. Snacks to share are welcome if you bring napkins+appropriate paper goods+utensils and plan to clean up after snack time. No experience or partner required. $15; students-$5; children through 5 years old-free. Annapolis Friends Meeting Hall, 351 Dubois Road, Annapolis, MD 21401. Info: Jan Scopel, 443-540-0867, janscope@hotmail.com or AnnFallon, 410-507-0934, aefallon@verizon.net. facebook.com/profile.php?id=100057517095183

 
August 18 2024 - Dance
Waltz at Glen Echo Spanish Ballroom
Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park

Music by The Gigmeisters. Dance in the Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park to a lively mix of folk waltzes with a few other couples’ dances, including Tango, Hambo, Swing, and Polka. Admission is $15, $5 for full-time students with ID. No partner required. The waltz lesson begins at 2:45 p.m. with a half-hour of beginner instruction and 15 minutes for an intermediate or advanced move. Dancing follows until 6 p.m. For more info: go to www.WaltzTimeDances.org e-mail info@WaltzTimeDances.org, Glen Echo Park 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, MD 20812.