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Combined Event Listing

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


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Tuesday, September 26 2017 (Member Sponsored) 
BFMS Song Swap
The Four Hour Day Lutherie - 4305 Harford Road Baltimore, MD 21214 - 7-9 PM Admission - FREE
 
Wednesday, September 27 2017 
Square/Contra Dance
Emma Gorin calls to The Wild Wombats of the Chesapeake - Carl Friedman (fiddle, flute), Robin Wilson (flute, concertina, sax), Ralph Barthine (guitar), and Janina O'Brien (piano).
 
Sunday, October 01 2017 
BFMS Music and Dance Fest
At Patterson Park near the Pagoda! 12-6 PM
Bring a picnic or buy tasty food from the vendors. This event we will feature Cajun, Swing, Old-timey Music, Steel Drum, Irish and much, much more! In addition we will have Charm City Rapper Sword Dance, as well as other dancing. There is still space for more crafts and non-profits. This event is in honor of International Music Day. For more information or to join a wonderful volunteer team, please contact: specialevents@bfms.org.
 
Monday, October 02 2017 
English Country Dance

Free New Dancer Orientation at 7:45

Tom Spilsbury calls to the music of Jeff Steinberg (violin), Steve Epstein (clarinet), and Judy Meyers (piano)


 
Wednesday, October 04 2017 
Square/Contra Dance
Caroline Barnes calls to Elke Baker (fiddle) and Paul Oorts (guitar, mandolin, and banjo).
 
Thursday, October 05 2017 (Member Sponsored) 
The Old-Time Snake Milker
This quintet is sure to put on a high-energy and hilariously entertaining show featuring foot-stomping Old-Time tunes and Hillbilly swing numbers. There will most definitely be a big Old-Time jam afterwards with some possible living room square dancing! Bring an instrument, friends, food, drink. $15-$20 suggested donation
 
Saturday, October 07 2017 (Member Sponsored) 
Tune Workshop: Grey Larson
Suggested donation $20. RSVP 410-494-8839 or hcferguson@comcast.net
 
Saturday, October 07 2017 (Member Sponsored) 
Cindy Kallet and Grey Larson
Suggested donation $20. 8 Jack Frost Lane, Baltimore MD 21204. Session to follow (bring instruments). RSVP 410-494-8839 or hcferguson@comcast.net.
 
Monday, October 09 2017 
English Country Dance
Ann Fallon calls the figures to the music of Carl Friedman (violin), Robin Wilson (winds and concertina), and Janina O'Brien (piano and more)
 
Wednesday, October 11 2017 
Square/Contra Dance
Sue Gola calls to Backstep Cindy - Sandy Hofferth (fiddle), Howard Zane (banjo), Joe Langley (guitar), and Art Abrams (bass).

 
Saturday, October 14 2017 
Family Dance
Susan Taylor calls to the Megan Beller and the Charles Street Fiddlers.
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

There is a potluck from 6:30-7:20 Come and join in some good
food and conversation.

St. Mark's on the Hill, Parish
Hall 1620 Reisterstown Road Pikesville, MD. 21208
http://bfms.org/familyDance.php
 
Saturday, October 14 2017 
2nd Saturday Dance
Ann Fallon calls to Some Assembly
 
Monday, October 16 2017 
English Country Dance
April Blum will be the caller; music provided by Becky Ross (violin), Dave Crandall (winds), and Francine Krasowska (piano)
 
Wednesday, October 18 2017 
Square/Contra Dance
Brian Hamshar calls to the Old Time Jam Band - Ken Kolodner (fiddle) and Brad Kolodner (banjo, bass) lead the band
 
Saturday, October 21 2017 
Autumn Assembly English Ball
The Autumn Assembly English Ball at the Church of the Redeemer.
Music bt Elke Baker, Ralph Gordon, Marty Taylor and Dave Wiesler.
Ticket Sales are open.
 
Monday, October 23 2017 
English Country Dance
Carl Friedman calls to the big band sound of the Geud Band of Baltimore
 
Tuesday, October 24 2017 (Member Sponsored) 
BFMS Song Swap
The Four Hour Day Lutherie - 4305 Harford Road Baltimore, MD 21214 - 7-9 PM Admission - FREE
 
Wednesday, October 25 2017 
Square/Contra Dance
Perry Shafran calls to Organic Family Band: Michael Raitzyk (guitar), Jakob Raitzyk (fiddle), Rebekah Gellar (fiddle), and Judith Gellar (French horn). New Dancer Orientation Workshop at 7:30.
 
Wednesday, October 25 2017 
FreeFall Baltimore
This year, the Baltimore Folk Music Society is proud to participate again in Free Fall Baltimore by offering one Wednesday American Contra and Square dance evening absolutely FREE. Perry Shafran calls to Organic Family Band: Michael Raitzyk (guitar), Jakob Raitzyk (fiddle), Rebekah Gellar (fiddle), and Judith Gellar (French horn). New Dancer Orientation Workshop at 7:30.
 
Monday, October 30 2017 
English Country Dance

Halloween dance! Come dressed as your favorite dance, and we'll call it for you!

Sharon McKinley calls the figures to the music of Elke Baker (violin), Susan Brandt (flute), and Jonathan Jensen (piano and more)


 
Wednesday, November 01 2017 
Square/Contra Dance

TBA calls to Some Assembly: Joe Klausner (fiddle, mandolin), Mary Corletta Flora (flute, alto sax), Donna Boylan (piano), and Adam Lee (guitar).


 
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, November 11 2017 
Family Dance
Kim Forry calls to the Megan Beller and the Charles Street Fiddlers.
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

There is a potluck from 6:30-7:20 Come and join in some good
food and conversation.

St. Mark's on the Hill, Parish
Hall 1620 Reisterstown Road Pikesville, MD. 21208
http://bfms.org/familyDance.php
 
Saturday, November 11 2017 
2nd Saturday Dance
Denise Lair calls to Lovely Lane String Band - Brenna Hogan (fiddle), Shane Knudsen (fiddle), John Sauer (guitar), Jay White (banjo), Artie Abrams (bass).
 
Wednesday, November 15 2017 
Square/Contra Dance
Brian Hamshar calls to The Baltimore Open Band.
 
Wednesday, November 22 2017 
Square/Contra Dance
TBA calls to Organic Family Band: Michael Raitzyk (guitar), Jakob Raitzyk (fiddle), Rebekah Gellar (fiddle), and Judith Gellar (French horn). New Dancer Orientation Workshop at 7:30.
 
Friday, November 24 2017 (Member Sponsored) 
Thanksgiving Concert
Baltimore's father-son duo Ken & Brad Kolodner will join with Alex LacQuement, Rachel Eddy and Charm City Junction in a concert of old-time, Bluegrass and Irish music
The Stony Run Friends Meeting House
5116 North Charles Street, Baltimore MD 21210. Info: http://www.kenkolodner.com/thanksgiving-concert-nov-24.html


 
Tuesday, November 28 2017 (Member Sponsored) 
BFMS Song Swap
The Four Hour Day Lutherie - 4305 Harford Road Baltimore, MD 21214 - 7-9 PM Admission - FREE
 
Wednesday, November 29 2017 
Square/Contra Dance
TBA calls to Devine Comedy - Steve Hickman (fiddle), Marty Taylor (concertina, whistles), and John Devine (guitar).
 
Saturday, December 09 2017 
Family Dance
Susan Taylor calls to the Megan Beller and the Charles Street Fiddlers.
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

There is a potluck from 6:30-7:20 Come and join in some good
food and conversation.

St. Mark's on the Hill, Parish
Hall 1620 Reisterstown Road Pikesville, MD. 21208
http://bfms.org/familyDance.php
 
Saturday, December 09 2017 
2nd Saturday Dance
Perry Shafran calls to The Black Oranges: Sarah Foard - fiddle
Cynthia Marie - piano Gary Prince - guitar Manny Arciniega - percussion
 
Saturday, December 16 2017 (Member Sponsored) 
Helicon's Annual Winter Solstice Concert
Kraushaar Auditorium, Goucher College, 1021 Dulaney Valley Rd., Towson, Maryland 21204. Helicon is Ken Kolodner (hammered dulcimer, fiddle, and hammered mbira), Chris Norman (wooden flutes, whistle, small pipes, and vocals), and Robin Bullock (guitar, mandolin, cittern, and piano). http://www.kenkolodner.com/winter-solstice-concert.html
 
Wednesday, December 20 2017 
Square/Contra Dance
TBA calls to Devine Devils - Steve Hickman (fiddle), Marty Taylor (concertina, whistles), Jonathan Jensen (piano), and John Devine (guitar).
 
Tuesday, December 26 2017 (Member Sponsored) 
BFMS Song Swap
The Four Hour Day Lutherie - 4305 Harford Road Baltimore, MD 21214 - 7-9 PM Admission - FREE
 
Wednesday, January 10 2018 
Square/Contra Dance
TBA calls to Laurie Andres (accordion), Steve Hickman (fiddle), and John Devine (guitar).
 
Saturday, March 10 2018 
2nd Saturday Dance
Bob Isaacs calls to The Organic Family Band
 
Wednesday, March 28 2018 
Square/Contra Dance
No dance, as the Hall is not available on Easter Week..
 
Wednesday, April 11 2018 
Square/Contra Dance
TBA calls to the Dead Sea Squirrels
 
Saturday, April 14 2018 
2nd Saturday Dance

TBA calls to Rhythmajigs: Jack Maus on (Piano) Patti Reum (flutes and whistle); Michael Giordano (fiddle and mandolin).


 
Wednesday, June 20 2018 
Square/Contra Dance

TBA calls to Polaris - Rose Jackson (fiddle), Marta Bartholomew (fiddle), Sam Zakon-Anderson (piano), and Jesse Ball (guitar, hammered dulcimer, mandolin, accordion & feet)


 
Wednesday, July 11 2018 
Square/Contra Dance
TBA calls to ContraForce