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Combined Event Listing

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


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Monday, July 06 2015 
English Country Dance
Free New Dancer Orientation at 7:45
April Blum calls to Jeff Steinberg (violin), Robin Wilson (flute, concertina), and Liz Donaldson (piano)
 
Wednesday, July 08 2015 
Square/Contra Dance
Chuck Abell calls to Sugar Beat - Elke Baker (fiddle), Susan Brandt (flute, cajon), and Marc Glickman (piano, bodhran). New dancer workshop at 7:30 pm.
 
Thursday, July 09 2015 (Member Sponsored) 
Bob Zentz House Concert
8:00 PM - Hear award winning singer and multi-instrumentalist Bob Zentz in an intimate setting in North Baltimore near Belvedere Square. For reservations and more info contact Emily Aubrey, 410-433-4419, efiddlercrab@verizon.net.
 
Saturday, July 11 2015 
2nd Saturday Dance
Cajun/Zydeco dance featuring the music of Nutalusa. This is a Free dance as part of the BFMS 40th Anniversary celebrations. Nutalusa is Baltimore/DC based dance band that plays a dynamic and heart- warming mix of traditional and inventive Cajun & Zydeco dance music. They promise to get your dance bones going with sweet melodies and raw beats that you can dance two step, waltz, Cajun or zydeco style.

The band is composed of 6 members that playa variety of instruments, including accordion, fiddle ,electric, acoustic guitar, drums, electric base, standup base, ukulele, triangle, and rub board.
Picnic & Jam Outside 4:30 ~ Dance lessons 7:00 to 8:00, Steve Gester and Sharon Lampron ~ Dance 8:00-11:00.
More info - www.bfms.org/zydeco.php


 
Sunday, July 12 2015 (Member Sponsored) 
Waltz Practicum
Waltz lovers, please join us for an open practicum. 2-4 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, July 13 2015 
English Country Dance
Diane Schmit calls to Geud Band of Baltimore
 
Wednesday, July 15 2015 
Square/Contra Dance
Ann Fallon calls to Black Oranges - Sarah Foard (fiddle), Gary Prince (guitar), and Manny Arciniega (percussion).
 
Thursday, July 16 2015 (Member Sponsored) 
BFMS Open Sing
Open Sing at Guitars Of Pikesville - 7:30-9:30... $5.00 charge per person to go toward his rent. Help with this fee for students available.
 
Monday, July 20 2015 
English Country Dance
Tom Spilsbury calls to Becky Ross (violin), and Marty Taylor (winds, concertina), and Carl Friedman (piano)
 
Wednesday, July 22 2015 
Square/Contra Dance
Susan Taylor calls to Baltimore Open Band. New dancer orientation at 7:30 pm.
 
Sunday, July 26 2015 
Fourth at Four Storytelling
Storytelling at Towson Unitarian Universalist Church
 
Monday, July 27 2015 
English Country Dance
Sharon McKinley calls to Steve Epstein (clarinet), David Crandall (flute, sax), and Jonathan Jensen (piano, etc.)
 
Wednesday, July 29 2015 
Square/Contra Dance
Emily Rush calls to ContraForce - Andrae Raffield (fiddle), Jimi "Two Nails" Periano (guitar), and Joey Dorwart (drums, percussion, saxophone).
 
Monday, August 03 2015 
English Country Dance
Free New Dancer Orientation at 7:45
Ann Fallon calls to Emily Aubrey (violin), and Marty Taylor (winds, concertina), and Mark Vidor (accordion)
 
Saturday, August 08 2015 
2nd Saturday Dance
This is a Free dance as part of the BFMS 40th Anniversary Celebrations. Band: Cardinal Direction Cedar Stanistreet (fiddle), Rebecca Bosworth-Clemens (clarinet) and Jon Cannon (guitar/foot percussion) Caller: Dave Eisenstadter -
 
Sunday, August 09 2015 (Member Sponsored) 
Waltz Practicum
Waltz lovers, please join us for an open practicum. 2-4 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, August 10 2015 
English Country Dance
Rich Galloway calls to Barbara Gorin (violin, etc.), Heather Martley (flute), and Liz Donaldson (piano)
 
Monday, August 17 2015 
English Country Dance
Mike Franch calls to Becky Ross (violin), and Brian Cardell (winds), and Judy Meyers (piano)
 
Thursday, August 20 2015 (Member Sponsored) 
BFMS Open Sing
Open Sing at Guitars Of Pikesville - 7:30-9:30... $5.00 charge per person to go toward his rent. Help with this fee for students available.
 
Sunday, August 23 2015 
Fourth at Four Storytelling
Storytelling at Towson Unitarian Universalist Church
 
Sunday, August 23 2015 (Member Sponsored) 
Sixth Annual Backyard House Concert

7:00 PM - Ken and Brad Kolodner will join with Alex Lacquement and special guests Richie Stearns & Rosie Newton for the Sixth Annual Backyard House Concert at 3806 Fenchurch Rd, Baltimore MD 21218. Info: kenkolodner@aol.com and www.kenkolodner.com 410-746-8387, $23 in advance ($1.00 service fee for credit cards); $25 at the door; $12 children under 13.


 
Monday, August 24 2015 
English Country Dance
Tom Spilsbury calls to Jeff Steinberg (violin), Robin Wilson (flute, concertina), and Ben Hobbs (piano)
 
Monday, August 31 2015 
English Country Dance
Sharon McKinley calls to Tina Chancey (violin, viola da gamba), Karin Loya (cello), and Jonathan Jensen (piano, etc.)
 
Monday, September 07 2015 
English Country Dance
Free New Dancer Orientation at 7:45
Susan Taylor calls to Emily Aubrey (violin), and Marty Taylor (winds, concertina), and Carl Friedman (piano)
 
Sunday, September 13 2015 (Member Sponsored) 
Waltz Practicum
Waltz lovers, please join us for an open practicum. 2-4 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 17 2015 (Member Sponsored) 
BFMS Open Sing
Open Sing at Guitars Of Pikesville - 7:30-9:30... $5.00 charge per person to go toward his rent. Help with this fee for students available.
 
Sunday, September 27 2015 
Fourth at Four Storytelling
Storytelling at Towson Unitarian Universalist Church
 
Friday, October 09 2015 
BFMS40
Oct 9-11, 2015
2015 marks the 40th Anniversary year for BFMS. A committee is planning a wonderful celebration for all on the second weekend in October.
 
Saturday, October 10 2015 
Family Dance
Band and Caller TBA
 
Sunday, October 11 2015 (Member Sponsored) 
Waltz Practicum
Waltz lovers, please join us for an open practicum. 2-4 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 15 2015 (Member Sponsored) 
BFMS Open Sing
Open Sing at Guitars Of Pikesville - 7:30-9:30... $5.00 charge per person to go toward his rent. Help with this fee for students available.
 
Sunday, October 25 2015 
Fourth at Four Storytelling
Storytelling at Towson Unitarian Universalist Church
 
Sunday, November 08 2015 (Member Sponsored) 
Waltz Practicum
Waltz lovers, please join us for an open practicum. 2-4 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.
 
Saturday, November 14 2015 
Family Dance
Band and Caller TBA
 
Thursday, November 19 2015 (Member Sponsored) 
BFMS Open Sing
Open Sing at Guitars Of Pikesville - 7:30-9:30... $5.00 charge per person to go toward his rent. Help with this fee for students available.
 
Sunday, November 22 2015 
Fourth at Four Storytelling
We do not meet in November. Come join us for Tellabration!
 
Saturday, December 12 2015 
Family Dance
Band and Caller TBA
 
Sunday, December 13 2015 (Member Sponsored) 
Waltz Practicum
Waltz lovers, please join us for an open practicum. 2-4 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 17 2015 (Member Sponsored) 
BFMS Open Sing
Open Sing at Guitars Of Pikesville - 7:30-9:30... $5.00 charge per person to go toward his rent. Help with this fee for students available.
 
Sunday, December 27 2015 
Fourth at Four Storytelling
We do not meet in December