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Combined Event Listing

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


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Wednesday, December 07 2016 
Square/Contra Dance
Kathy Anderson calls to the Tater Patch Kids: Patrick McAvinue (fiddle), Brad Kolodner (banjo), Luke Chohany (guitar), and Alex Lacquement (bass).
 
Saturday, December 10 2016 
Family Dance

Rebecca Denison calls to Megan Beller & The Charles Street Fiddlers
There is a potluck from 6:30-7:20 Come and join in some good
food and conversation.

The BFMS Family Dance is geared towards young children and
families. All ages are encouraged to attend. Dances are all
taught and dancing is to live music.This event is enjoyed by
children, parents, and grandparents as they dance and sing
together. $4 for member, $6 for non-members, children under
age 3 are free. 5:00 to 6:30 PM
St. Mark's on the Hill, Parish
Hall 1620 Reisterstown Road Pikesville, MD.
http://bfms.org/familyDance.php
 
Saturday, December 10 2016 
2nd Saturday Dance
Bob Isaacs calls to Contranella

Featuring: Megan Wobus Beller on (Fiddle), John Wobus on (Piano) and Charley Beller on (Percussion, Mandolin, and Banjo)
Workshop for beginners starts at 7:30pm. Bring a snack & bring a friend.
 
Monday, December 12 2016 
English Country Dance
Diane Schmit calls to the music of Emily Aubrey (violin), Paul Oorts (strings and things), and Jonathan Jensen (piano and more things)
 
Wednesday, December 14 2016 
Square/Contra Dance
George Mercer calls to the Baltimore Open Band. The BOB is composed of local musicians, many of whom play in contra dance bands, who get together and play for their local dance community. They play great tunes; come out and dance to their music!
New dancer orientation at 7:30.
 
Monday, December 19 2016 
English Country Dance
Tom Spilsbury calls to the music of Jeff Steinberg (violin), Dave Crandall(winds), and Janina O’Brien (piano)
 
Wednesday, December 21 2016 
Square/Contra Dance
Hilton Baxter calls to the Devine Comedy: Marty Taylor (whistles, concertina), Steve Hickman (fiddle), and John Devine (guitar).
 
Sunday, December 25 2016 
Fourth at Four Storytelling
We do not meet in December
 
Monday, December 26 2016 
English Country Dance
Sharon McKinley calls to the music of Carl Friedman (violin), Steve Epstein (clarinet), and Judy Meyers (piano)
 
Tuesday, December 27 2016 (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, December 28 2016 
Square/Contra Dance
Tom Hines calls to the Lovely Lane String Band - Brenna Hogan (fiddle), Shane Knudsen (fiddle), John Sauer (guitar), Jay White (banjo), Artie Abrams (bass).
New dancer orientation at 7:30.
 
Saturday, December 31 2016 
Gala New Year Eve English Country Dance
Join us for the Gala New Year's Eve English Country Dance at St Mark's on the Hill. Tickets are on sale now. Registration Required.
 
Wednesday, January 04 2017 
Square/Contra Dance
Ann Fallon calls to the Treble Makers: Emily Aubrey (fiddle), Robin Wilson (flute and sax), and Liz Donaldson (Piano).
 
Saturday, January 14 2017 
2nd Saturday Dance
Tonight is MIDWINTER BALL!!!!!
There is no dance at St Marks on the Hill
Go to Scottish Rite Masonic Temple for the Midwinter Ball!!!
3800 North Charles St Baltimore, Maryland 21218
Luke Donforth calls to Free Raisons
Featuring: Jeff Kaufman, Audrey Knuth & Amy Englesburg

Get your tickets in advance or at the door. More information listed under special events. Midwinter Ball.
"I heard it through the grapevine
 
Saturday, January 14 2017 
2017 Mid Winter Ball
I heard it through the Grapevine. Luke Donforth calls to the Free Raisins. Tickets are on sale now.
 
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.
 
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
 
Wednesday, February 08 2017 
Square/Contra Dance
TBA 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
TBA calls to the Family Organic 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.

 
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 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
TBA 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.
 
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, 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
TBA 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.
 
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 (Band pending)
 
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).