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Combined Event Listing

All events in our calendar. Events are BFMS Sponsored unless indicated.


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Wednesday, January 18 2017 
Square/Contra Dance
Shane Knudsen calls to Unbowed - Henry Koretsky (mandolin, guitar), Jill Smith (piano), and Bruce Campbell (bass). New dancer orientation at 7:30 pm.
 
Friday, January 20 2017 (Member Sponsored) 
Baltimore Square Dance
Live Old-Time music from Graham DeZarn & Friends and live dance calling from Brad Baughman.
 
Monday, January 23 2017 
English Country Dance
Emily Aubrey calls to the music of The Geud Band of Baltimore
 
Tuesday, January 24 2017 (Member Sponsored) 
Baltimore Old Time Jam
Old Time Jam at the Five & Dime Ale House (901 W. 36th St.)
Slow Jam 7pm, Fast Jam 8:15pm led by Ken & Brad Kolodner
 
Tuesday, January 24 2017 (Member Sponsored) 
BFMS Song Swap
At the The Four Hour Day Lutherie - 4305 Harford Road Baltimore, MD 21214.
7 to 9 PM, admission free
 
Wednesday, January 25 2017 
Square/Contra Dance
Kim Forry calls to the Old Time Jam Band
 
Saturday, January 28 2017 
Gentle English Dance
Sharon McKinley calls to music by Carl Friedman, violin, Brian Cardell, recorders and flute, Judy Meyers, piano.
 
Monday, January 30 2017 
English Country Dance
Ann Fallon calls to the music of Becky Ross (violin), Steve Epstein (clarinet), and Janina O'Brien (piano)
 
Wednesday, February 01 2017 
Square/Contra Dance
Perry Shafran calls to Organic Family Band: Michael Raitzyk (guitar), Jakob Raitzyk (fiddle), Rebekah Gellar(fiddle), and Judith Gellar.
 
Monday, February 06 2017 
English Country Dance

Free New Dancer Orientation at 7:45

** It's time for our annual Tropical Staycation! Wear your favorite Hawaiian shirt; pineapple and festive decorations will be featured!! **

Sharon McKinley calls to the music of Emily Aubrey (violin), Robin Wilson, (flute and concertina), and Judy Meyers (piano)


 
Wednesday, February 08 2017 
Square/Contra Dance
Kappy Laning calls to Taylor Among the Devils - Marty Taylor (whistles, concertina), Steve Hickman (fiddle), and Jonathan Jensen (piano, ocarina).
 
Saturday, February 11 2017 
2nd Saturday Dance
Caroline Barnes calls to the Organic Family Band
Michael Raitzyk (guitar), Jakob Raitzyk (fiddle), Rebekah Gellar(fiddle), and Judith Gellar (French horn).
workshop for beginners starts at 7:30 Bring a snack & bring a friend.
 
Monday, February 13 2017 
English Country Dance
Diane Schmit calls to the music of Carl Friedman (violin), Dave Crandall (winds), and Judy Meyers (piano)
 
Wednesday, February 15 2017 
Square/Contra Dance
Emma Gorin calls to the Baltimore Open Band
 
Monday, February 20 2017 
English Country Dance
Bob Farrall calls to the music of Emily Aubrey (violin), Steve Epstein (clarinet), and Janina O'Brien (piano and more)
 
Wednesday, February 22 2017 
Square/Contra Dance
Alexandra Deis-Lauby calls to Elke Baker (Fiddle) and Paul Oortz (mandolin, guitar, banjo).
 
Monday, February 27 2017 
English Country Dance
Tom Spilsbury calls to the music of Elke Baker (violin), Susan Brandt (flute), and Jonathan Jensen (piano and more)
 
Tuesday, February 28 2017 (Member Sponsored) 
BFMS Song Swap
At the The Four Hour Day Lutherie - 4305 Harford Road Baltimore, MD 21214.
7 to 9 PM, admission free
 
Wednesday, March 01 2017 
Square/Contra Dance
TBA calls to Organic Family Band: Michael Raitzyk (guitar), Jakob Raitzyk (fiddle), Rebekah Gellar(fiddle), and Judith Gellar.
 
Wednesday, March 08 2017 
Square/Contra Dance
TBA calls to Rhapsody: Alexander Mitchell (fiddle), Marty Taylor (whistles, concertina), Ralph Gordon (bass), and Dave Wiesler (piano, guitar)
 
Saturday, March 11 2017 
2nd Saturday Dance
Hilton Baxter, calls to Terpsichore: Elke Baker (fiddle), Liz Donaldson (piano), and Ralph Gordon (bass).
Workshop for beginners starts at 7:30pm. Bring a snack & bring a friend.
 
Wednesday, March 22 2017 
Square/Contra Dance
TBA calls to Backstep Cindy: Sandy Hofferth (fiddle), Howard Zane (banjo), and Joe Langley (guitar).
 
Tuesday, March 28 2017 (Member Sponsored) 
BFMS Song Swap
At the The Four Hour Day Lutherie - 4305 Harford Road Baltimore, MD 21214.
7 to 9 PM, admission free
 
Wednesday, March 29 2017 
Square/Contra Dance
TBA calls to Dance du Jour: Alexander Mitchell (fiddle), Liz Donaldson (piano), and Ralph Gordon (bass).
 
Wednesday, April 05 2017 
Square/Contra Dance
Greg Frock calls to Laura Light Band
 
Saturday, April 08 2017 
2nd Saturday Dance
Delaura Padovan calls to Devine Comedy
Featuring: John Devine (Guitar) Marty Taylor (Whistles and Concertina), Steve Hickman (Fiddle and Harmonica)
Workshop for beginners starts at 7:30 Bring a snack & bring a friend.
 
Wednesday, April 12 2017 
Square/Contra Dance
No Dance on Easter Week!
 
Tuesday, April 18 2017 (Member Sponsored) 
BFMS Song Swap
At the The Four Hour Day Lutherie - 4305 Harford Road Baltimore, MD 21214.
7 to 9 PM, admission free
 
Wednesday, April 26 2017 
Square/Contra Dance
Ron Blechner calls to Callithump (not confirmed)
 
Saturday, May 13 2017 
2nd Saturday Dance
Janine Smith calls to Triple Helix
Featuring: Alexander Mitchell (fiddle), Colleen Reed (flute, sax) and Keith Gillis (guitar).
Workshop for beginners starts at 7:30 pm. Bring a snack & bring a friend.
 
Saturday, June 10 2017 
2nd Saturday Dance
David Kaynor calls to Polka Pants Band
Featuring: Andrea Hoag (fiddle), Rebecca Weiss (fiddle), Charlie Pilzer,(piano) David Kaynor (fiddle)
Workshop begins at 7:30 pm. Bring a snack & bring a friend.
 
Friday, June 16 2017 
Catoctin Mountain Music and Dance Weekend
Join dancers and musicians of all ages for a participatory intergenerational weekend of dancing, singing, workshops, jamming, crafts, hiking and more in a beautiful mountain setting from $89 per person. Info & online registration at bfms.org/catoctin.php
 
Saturday, July 08 2017 
2nd Saturday Dance
April Blum calls to Zeke's Fancy all the way from Southeastern Ohio
Featuring: Zeke Hutchison (mandolin), Mark Brasamian (fiddle), Paul Brown, (banjo), Dave Borowski (guitar), & Nick Weiland (bass).
Bring a snack & Bring a friend.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2VmsikLVbN8
 
Wednesday, July 12 2017 
Square/Contra Dance
Woody Lane calls to Loose Shoes: Rex Blazer (fiddle) and George Paul (keyboard).
 
Wednesday, November 08 2017 
Square/Contra Dance
The Too Hot Mamas call to the Dead Sea Squirrels: Craig Edwards (fiddle), Cathy Mason (fiddle), and Henry Yoshimura (guitar).
 
Saturday, March 10 2018 
2nd Saturday Dance
Bob Isaacs Calls to TBA