Baltimore Folk Music Society


Ceili-Contra Dance

A festive joint event co-sponsored by the Baltimore Folk Music Society and The Emerald Isle Club.

Saturday, February 24, 2018 - At St. Mark’s on the Hill, 1620 Reisterstown Road.

  • 3:30 - 5:30 PM - Afternoon Irish session
  • 5:45 - 6:45 PM - Pot luck dinner
  • 7:00 - 11:00 PM - Ceili and Contra dancing

Directions to St. Marks Church

Contra calling by Susan Taylor, and Ceili calling by Jody Landers and friends. All dances will be called, and a brief intro workshop for both styles of dance will be offered. Live music by Peter Fitzgerald and The J. Patrick All-Stars: including Andy Thurston, Dave Abe and Martin McCann. Please bring snacks desserts to share for intermission.

Admission to the evening dance is $15 for members of The Emerald Isle Club, BFMS, and affiliate organizations (FSGW and ATDS). $20 admission for non-members. *Discounts for children and full-time students with ID. All ages welcome.

Admission to the afternoon Irish session is free but we will gladly accept donations to help cover the hall rental costs.

Contact Diane at, 410-321-8419 or Jody Landers
More information, including weather updates will be on the BFMS website,, as well as the Emerald Isle Club website:
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