BFMS Events and Schedules
Please check the individual pages for details!
You can see a Complete list of Events here or follow the links on this page to the individual event pages.
Ever wonder who the band or caller was a few weeks ago?
Check the listing of Past Events to find out.
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.
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.
Traditional American Dances
Wednesday, October 26 2016
Various Callers call to Devine Comedy: Marty Taylor (whistles, concertina), Steve Hickman (fiddle), and John Devine (guitar).
*Chestnuts are the gems of the contra dance repertoire. Many date back to the 1700's, but some modern classics ("United we Dance") were written after 2001. New dancer orientation at 7:30 pm.
Saturday, November 12 2016
Susan Taylor 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.
Saturday, November 12 2016
Greg Frock calls to Frequent Flyers featuring Laura Light (Fiddle) and Anita Anderson (from Seattle) (Piano) and Julia Weatherford (Fiddle and Cello)
Traditional English Dances
Monday, October 24 2016
Sharon McKinley calls to the fabulous Geud Band of Baltimore
Gentle English" are English country dances from all periods selected to be gentle on the knees, hips, feet, and backs of the dancers. BFMS plans to hold three or four Gentle English dances a year.
December 31st. See the New Year's Eve Gala page for details.
Other BFMS Events and Activities
Sunday, October 23 2016
Storytelling at the Pickersgill Retirement Community
The Friendly Coffeehouse Open Mic is a BFMS-sponsored event, taking place on Third Fridays each month at 7 pm. It offers a friendly, supportive atmosphere for acoustic musicians, poets, storytellers and other folkies.
A community of musicians, dancers, and listeners who love the traditional music of Ireland.
The Catoctin music and dance weekend getaway gives dancers and musicians of all ages a chance to attend a family-friendly weekend featuring folk music, crafts and dancing in a beautiful mountain setting.
BFMS board meetings are almost always on the first Tuesday of the month and are open to BFMS members. If you would like to attend, please contact the BFMS President via email. president at bfms.org
To list a BFMS Event
Send the Date, Time, Location, Address, Type of event, Contact Information and Details of the event to events at bfms.org