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Folk Event Listings

Events listed on this page are not connected to or sponsored by the Baltimore Folk Music Society. These events are listed as a service to the Folk Music community. If you would like your Folk Music event listed on this page, please contact events@bfms.org and provide the details (Date, Artist, Venue, Website URL or other details) of your event.


Listing by Date - next 30 days


September 25 2019 - Dance
FSGW English Country Dance
Glen Echo Town Hall

Ann Fallon calls the dances to the playing of Alexander Mitchell (fiddle), Carrie Rose (flure), and Liz Donaldson (piano)

 
September 26 2019 - Folk Music
JEZ LOWE
Baldwin's Station

Tickets $20 ~ Showtime 7:30pm

 
September 28 2019 - Dance
Frederick Maryland Contra Dance
Trinity Episcopal School

8 p.m.-11 p.m. Introductory workshop at 7:15.

Greg Frock will call to the extraordinary Are We There Yet? featuring Tina Chancey, fiddle; Susan Brandt, flute; Tom Wright, mandolin/guitar; and Charlie Pilzer, piano.

Snacks to share at the break are welcome. Trinity School, 6040 New Design Rd., General: $10, Students: $5. Info: Boe Walker at 301-694-6794 or www.contradancers.com

 
October 02 2019 - Dance
FSGW English Country Dance
Glen Echo Town Hall

April Blum calls to the music of Tina Chancey (fiddle), Bruce Edwards (concertina and bassoon), and Melissa Running (piano)

 
October 03 2019 - Folk Music
TRET FURE
Baldwin's Station

Tickets $18 ~ Showtime 7:30pm

 
October 03 2019 to October 05 2019 - Folk Music
American Banjo Fraternity
Newark Garden Hotel

Banjo players and listeners are invited to the next meeting of the American Banjo Fraternity. Please check our website for updates, www.banjofraternity.org. There is no charge to attend the activities each day and evening. If you are a music professional, an amateur musician, or interested in banjo and music history, you will find worthwhile music that will challenge your skills and expand your repertiore. Not bluegrass or clawhammer, most of the music dates from 1880 - 1920. It is played on nylon strings with bare fingers and no picks. Players use 5 string banjos of different sizes. There are good examples on You Tube under the title Classic Banjo. The meeting location is at the Newark Garden Hotel, 125 N. Main St., Newark, NY, 14513. 315-331-9500. We welcome guests without charge except for food and lodging. If you wish to attend, please let us know. If you wish to join the ABF, please contact the secretary for an application and dues payment. The club's secretary is Joel Hooks, email joelhooks@me.com

 
October 06 2019 - Dance
Waltz Time
Glen Echo Park

MAIVISH with Jaige Trudel, Adam Broome, Matthew Olwell

 
October 09 2019 - Dance
FSGW English Country Dance
Glen Echo Town Hall

Val Medve (Vermont) calls the dances while Carrie Rose (flute), Becky Ross (fiddle), and Liz Donaldson (piano) play

 
October 11 2019 - Folk Music
Jane Rothfield and Allan Carr
Fort Hunter Centennial Barn

7:30 PM, A unique blend of Celtic and Appalachian from this powerhouse duo. Fort Hunter Centennial Barn. 5300 North Front Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101 $20 General, $10 Student www.sfmsfolk.org

 
October 11 2019 - Folk Music
Pete's 100th Singalong
Stony Run Friends Meeting

Audience members at the Pete 100th Concerts will be singing out of Annie Patterson & Peter Blood's newest songbook, If I Had a Hammer, which contains 50 of the best songs that Seeger led at his concerts. Suggested donation: $20 (no one turned away for lack of funds) Questions? email: Celeste_Thurston@comcast.com

 
October 11 2019 - Concert
THE TRIALS OF CATO
Timonium United Methodist Church

Tickets $20~ Showtime 8:00

Remaining tickets on sale at the door at 7:00pm

 
October 12 2019 - Dance
Galesville Community Square Dance
Galesville Memorial Hall

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM. Dance squares, circles, longway sets, and waltzes. Appalachian dance tunes by Leah Weiss (fiddle), Gary Wright (guitar). Figures called by Janine Smith. ALL ages welcome. NO partner or prior dance experience needed. 5:45pm: Doors open; 6pm optional potluck, 7pm Family-friendly dancing until 10pm. Galesville Memorial Hall, 952 Galesville Road, 20765 (Near Annapolis). $10, Kids 5-17 $5. Info: http://communitysquaredance.wordpress.com/ 301-926-9142.

 
October 13 2019 - Folk Music
MARY BATTIATA & MATT PLESS
An Die Musik

Mary Battiata, Matt Pless, Geoffrey Himes and Willem Elsevier
perform their own songs in the round at An Die Musik Live
6 pm, $10 in advance, $13 at door
409 Charles Street, (410) 385-2638
More info: www.rootscafe.org or www.andiemusiklive.com

 
October 16 2019 - Dance
FSGW English Country Dance
Glen Echo Town Hall

Dan Gillespie calls the dances while , David Knight (fiddle), Paul Oorts (mandolin and accordion), and Liz Donaldson (piano) make the musi

 
October 19 2019 - Dance
Annapolis Contra Dance
Annapolis Friends Meeting Hall

7-10 PM (Intro Lesson: 6:30 PM). Caroline Barnes calls to Black Oranges: Sarah Foard (fiddle), Cynthia Marie (piano), Gary Prince (guitar) and Manny Arciniega (percussion) No experience or partner required. Snacks to share at the break are welcome. $10 with discounts for seniors, students, families, ATDS members. Annapolis Friends Meeting Hall, 351 Dubois Road, Annapolis, MD 21401. Info: Jan Scopel, 443-540-0867, janscope@hotmail.com, or Charlotte Featherstone, 203-247-3964, charlotte.feathers@gmail.com; www.contradancers.com/atds

 
October 20 2019 - Dance
Waltz Time
Glen Echo Park

Owen Morrison's Daybreak Trio

 
October 23 2019 - Dance
FSGW English Country Dance
Glen Echo Town Hall

Melissa Running calls the dances to the playing of Barbara Heitz (flute), Ralph Gordon (cello), and Neil Epstein (piano)