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....
Wednesday, August 30 2017
Emily Abel calls to Alexander Mitchell (fiddle, mandolin), Henry Koretsky (guitar) and Bruce Campbell (bass).
This event is FREE for BFMS members! Not a member? Join at the gate and dance for free!
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: email@example.com.
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.
Traditional American Dances
Wednesday, August 23 2017
April Blum calls to the Boneshakers- Joe DeZarn (fiddle) Paul Hammerton (guitar), Gina Faber (mandolin), and Ralph Gordon (bass).
Saturday, October 14 2017
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
Saturday, September 09 2017
Shane Knudsen calls to Wild Wombats of the Chesapeake Carl Friedman (Fiddle), Robin Wilson (flute, concertina),Ralph Barthine (guitar), Janina O'Brien (piano)
A new dancers workshop takes place around 7:30. The dance starts at 8pm with a short break around 9:30pm. Bring a snack and bring a friend.
for more informaiton go to bfms.org
Traditional English Dances
Monday, August 21 2017
Sharon McKinley will be the caller; music provided by Emily Aubrey (violin), Barbara Gorin (other strings), and Judy Meyers (piano)
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
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