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Combined Event Listing

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


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Monday, May 02 2016 
English Country Dance
Free New Dancer Orientation at 7:45
Tom Spilsbury calls to Marty Taylor (winds, concertina), Steve Epstein (winds), and Ben Hobbs (piano)
 
Wednesday, May 04 2016 
Square/Contra Dance
Bob Dalsemer calls to Devine Comedy: Marty Taylor (whistles, concertina), Steve Hickman (fiddle), and John Devine (guitar).
 
Saturday, May 07 2016 
Gentle English Dance
The caller will be Ann Fallon.
The musicians will be Emily Aubrey, violin, Marty Taylor, concertina and recorders, and Janina O'Brien, piano.
 
Sunday, May 08 2016 (Member Sponsored) 
Waltz Practicum
Waltz lovers, please join us for an open practicum. 1-3 PM Greenbelt Community Center Dance Studio. The format is very simple: there's a dance floor and there's waltz music playing on the stereo. The rest is up to you. http://tinyurl.com/waltz-practicum.
 
Monday, May 09 2016 
English Country Dance
Ann Fallon calls to The Geud Band of Baltimore
 
Wednesday, May 11 2016 
Square/Contra Dance
Lindsey Dodson calls to Baltimore Open Band. New dancer orientation at 7:30 pm.
 
Saturday, May 14 2016 
Family Dance
Jeremy Child calls to Megan Beller & the Charles Street Fiddlers.
There is a potluck from 6:30-7:30. Come and join in some good food and conversation!
 
Saturday, May 14 2016 
2nd Saturday Dance
Jeremy Child calls to MetroGnomes:
McGregor Yatsevitch (fiddle, mandolin), Bob Garber (clarinet), and Mark Vidor (piano)
Workshop for beginners starts at 7:30pm. Bring a snack & bring a friend.

 
Monday, May 16 2016 
English Country Dance
Emily Aubrey calls to Becky Ross (violin), Brian Cardell (winds), and Janina O'Brien (piano)
 
Wednesday, May 18 2016 
Square/Contra Dance
Jeremy Child calls to Ladies in the Parlor.
 
Thursday, May 19 2016 (Member Sponsored) 
BFMS Open Sing
Open Sing at Guitars Of Pikesville - 7:00-9:30... $5.00 charge per person to go toward his rent. Help with this fee for students available.
 
Sunday, May 22 2016 
Fourth at Four Storytelling
Storytelling at the Pickersgill Retirement Community
 
Monday, May 23 2016 
English Country Dance
Mike Franch calls to Elke Baker (violin), Robin Wilson (flute, concertina), and Jonathan Jensen (piano, etc.)
 
Wednesday, May 25 2016 
Square/Contra Dance
Perry Shafran calls to Rambling House. New dancer orientation at 7:30 pm.
 
Saturday, May 28 2016 
Swallowtail Dance
The Baltimore Folk Music Society welcomes famed New England band Swallowtail to Baltimore once again for an evening of challenging contras. This is one of the nation's most popular and sought-after bands, known for high energy music and smooth grooves. The dances called will be of the more challenging variety, with smooth flow and figures that get you moving.
This year the dance will be held at the Church of the Reedemer - 5603 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21210
Purchase your tickets on-line or at the door.
 
Monday, May 30 2016 
English Country Dance
Carl Friedman calls to Jeff Steinberg (violin), Karin Loya (cello), and Judy Meyers (piano)
 
Wednesday, June 01 2016 
Square/Contra Dance
Jacqui Ann Grennan calls to Treble Makers: Emily Aubrey (fiddle), Robin Wilson (flute, concertina, sax), and Liz Donaldson (guitar).
 
Wednesday, June 08 2016 
Square/Contra Dance
Dugan Murphy calls to Organic Family Band. New dancer orientation at 7:30 pm.
 
Saturday, June 11 2016 
2nd Saturday Dance
Sue Gola calls to Callithump:
Glyn Collinson (mandolin), David Knight (fiddle), and Andrew Marcus (accordion)
Workshop for beginners starts at 7:30pm. Bring a snack & bring a friend.

 
Wednesday, June 15 2016 
Square/Contra Dance
TBA calls to Lovely Lane String Band.
 
Thursday, June 16 2016 (Member Sponsored) 
BFMS Open Sing
Open Sing at Guitars Of Pikesville - 7:00-9:30... $5.00 charge per person to go toward his rent. Help with this fee for students available.
 
Friday, June 17 2016 
31st Annual BFMS Spring Catoctin Mountain Music and Dance Weekend
Friday June 17 to Sunday, June 19, 2016
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.
 
Wednesday, June 22 2016 
Square/Contra Dance
TBA calls to New Hip Trio. New dancer orientation at 7:30 pm.
 
Sunday, June 26 2016 
Fourth at Four Storytelling
Storytelling at the Pickersgill Retirement Community
 
Saturday, July 09 2016 
2nd Saturday Dance
Quena Crain calls to The Long Pond Rounders:
Jonah Sidman: fiddle, Corey Walters: Flute & Mandolin,Ross Harriss:Sax & Guitar,Michael Friedman: Piano & foot percussion,Doug Schaefer: Percusssion
Workshop for beginners starts at 7:30pm Bring a snack & bring a friend.

 
Sunday, July 10 2016 (Member Sponsored) 
Waltz Practicum
Waltz lovers, please join us for an open practicum. 1-3 PM Greenbelt Community Center Dance Studio. The format is very simple: there's a dance floor and there's waltz music playing on the stereo. The rest is up to you. http://tinyurl.com/waltz-practicum.
 
Thursday, July 21 2016 (Member Sponsored) 
BFMS Open Sing
Open Sing at Guitars Of Pikesville - 7:00-9:30... $5.00 charge per person to go toward his rent. Help with this fee for students available.
 
Sunday, July 24 2016 
Fourth at Four Storytelling
Storytelling at the Pickersgill Retirement Community
 
Saturday, August 13 2016 
2nd Saturday Dance

TBA calls to Ricochet :
Featuring Rya Martin (piano), Walter Hojka (fiddle) and Brian Hamshar (clarinet).
Workshop for beginners starts at 7:30pm. Bring a snack & bring a friend.
 
Sunday, August 14 2016 (Member Sponsored) 
Waltz Practicum
Waltz lovers, please join us for an open practicum. 1-3 PM Greenbelt Community Center Dance Studio. The format is very simple: there's a dance floor and there's waltz music playing on the stereo. The rest is up to you. http://tinyurl.com/waltz-practicum.
 
Thursday, August 18 2016 (Member Sponsored) 
BFMS Open Sing
Open Sing at Guitars Of Pikesville - 7:00-9:30... $5.00 charge per person to go toward his rent. Help with this fee for students available.
 
Sunday, August 28 2016 
Fourth at Four Storytelling
Storytelling at the Pickersgill Retirement Community
 
Saturday, September 10 2016 
2nd Saturday Dance
Sargon de Jesus calls to Black Oranges:
Sarah Foard (fiddle), Gary Prince (guitar), and Manny Arciniega.
Workshop for beginners starts at 7:30pm. Bring a snack & bring a friend.

 
Sunday, September 11 2016 (Member Sponsored) 
Waltz Practicum
Waltz lovers, please join us for an open practicum. 1-3 PM Greenbelt Community Center Dance Studio. The format is very simple: there's a dance floor and there's waltz music playing on the stereo. The rest is up to you. http://tinyurl.com/waltz-practicum.
 
Thursday, September 15 2016 (Member Sponsored) 
BFMS Open Sing
Open Sing at Guitars Of Pikesville - 7:00-9:30... $5.00 charge per person to go toward his rent. Help with this fee for students available.
 
Sunday, September 25 2016 
Fourth at Four Storytelling
Storytelling at the Pickersgill Retirement Community
 
Saturday, October 08 2016 
2nd Saturday Dance
Susan Taylor calls to Some Assembly


 
Sunday, October 09 2016 (Member Sponsored) 
Waltz Practicum
Waltz lovers, please join us for an open practicum. 1-3 PM Greenbelt Community Center Dance Studio. The format is very simple: there's a dance floor and there's waltz music playing on the stereo. The rest is up to you. http://tinyurl.com/waltz-practicum.
 
Thursday, October 20 2016 (Member Sponsored) 
BFMS Open Sing
Open Sing at Guitars Of Pikesville - 7:00-9:30... $5.00 charge per person to go toward his rent. Help with this fee for students available.
 
Sunday, October 23 2016 
Fourth at Four Storytelling
Storytelling at the Pickersgill Retirement Community
 
Saturday, November 12 2016 
2nd Saturday Dance
Greg Frock calls to Frequent Flyers featuring Laura Light on fiddle, and ANita Anderson (from Seattle) on piano. and one more musician to be announced soon.
 
Sunday, November 13 2016 (Member Sponsored) 
Waltz Practicum
Waltz lovers, please join us for an open practicum. 1-3 PM Greenbelt Community Center Dance Studio. The format is very simple: there's a dance floor and there's waltz music playing on the stereo. The rest is up to you. http://tinyurl.com/waltz-practicum.
 
Thursday, November 17 2016 (Member Sponsored) 
BFMS Open Sing
Open Sing at Guitars Of Pikesville - 7:00-9:30... $5.00 charge per person to go toward his rent. Help with this fee for students available.
 
Sunday, November 27 2016 
Fourth at Four Storytelling
We do not meet in November. Come join us for Tellabration!
 
Saturday, December 10 2016 
2nd Saturday Dance
Bob Isaacs calls to Contranella

Featuring: Megan Wobus Bellor on fiddle, John Wobus on piano, and Charley Belloron percussion, mandolin, and banjo.
 
Sunday, December 11 2016 (Member Sponsored) 
Waltz Practicum
Waltz lovers, please join us for an open practicum. 1-3 PM Greenbelt Community Center Dance Studio. The format is very simple: there's a dance floor and there's waltz music playing on the stereo. The rest is up to you. http://tinyurl.com/waltz-practicum.
 
Thursday, December 15 2016 (Member Sponsored) 
BFMS Open Sing
Open Sing at Guitars Of Pikesville - 7:00-9:30... $5.00 charge per person to go toward his rent. Help with this fee for students available.
 
Sunday, December 25 2016 
Fourth at Four Storytelling
We do not meet in December