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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 27 2017 - Dance
FSGW English Country Dance
http://www.fsgw.org

Laura Schultz and Melissa Running call to the playing of Becky Ross (fiddle), Anna Rain (recorders), and Liz Donaldson (piano)

 
September 29 2017 - Dance
Friday Night Dance at Glen Echo
http://www.fridaynightdance.org

Yoyo Zhou calls to The Faux Paws with Andrew VanNorstrand, Noah VanNorstand, and Chris Miller.

 
September 30 2017 to October 01 2017 - Folk Music
Maggie performs at the Maryland Renaissance Festival
The Maryland Renaissance Festival

Pirates Weekend

 
September 30 2017 to October 01 2017 - Folk Music
The Streets of Baltimore: Songs of Our City
An Die Musik Live

Vagabond Motel’s Mikel Gehl & Natasha Ramirez Leland, Karen Collins, Geoffrey Himes & Willem Elsevier, Rodney Henry, and surprise guests perform both original and classic songs about Baltimore in a benefit concert for An Die Musik Live at An Die Musik Live Saturday, September 30, at 8 pm $13 in advance, $16 at door

 
October 04 2017 - Dance
FSGW English Country Dance
http://www.fsgw.org

Beginner Session starts at 7:30. Anna Rain calls the dances to the music of Tina Chancey (fiddle), Barbara Heitz (flute), and Ralph Gordon (cello)

 
October 05 2017 - Folk Music
Cliff Eberhardt w/special guest Louise Mosrie
http://www.baldwinsstation.com

Tickets $20.00 ~ Showtime 8:00 pm

 
October 07 2017 to October 08 2017 - Folk Music
Maggie performs at the Maryland Renaissance Festival
The Maryland Renaissance Festival
 
October 08 2017 - Dance
Waltz Time
Glen Echo Spanish Ballroom

ADDISON BLEUFONTE with Andrea Hoag, David Julian Gray, David Lopez, Marc Glickman

 
October 08 2017 - Dance
FSGW Family Dance
http://www.fsgw.org

FSGW Family Dance

 
October 10 2017 - Folk Music
Drum and Celtic JamClasses for Adults!
Maryland Hall for Creative Arts, Annapolis, MD

Fall, 2017. Starts October 10,2017 https://www.marylandhall.org/classes/154/635/247 Tuesday night classes: adult music workshops. 6:10-6:50 pm: Celtic Drum Jam: Enjoy our popular new class offering an overview of Irish drum rhythms and patterns suitable for Celtic music and for the student to then join the jam class that follows.(bodhran recommened, but djembe or dombek are welcome too! 7-7:50 pm: Celtic Slow Jam class ( Celtic and other instruments, call instructor to discuss) Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St, Annapolis MD 21401, (410) 263-5544.

 
October 11 2017 - Dance
FSGW English Country Dance
http://www.fsgw.org

Carol Marsh calls the dances while David Knight (fiddle), Tom Wright (10-string mandolin), and Liz Donaldson (piano) make the music

 
October 12 2017 to October 14 2017 - Folk Music
American Banjo Fraternity
www.banjofraternity.org

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 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. 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 12 2017 - Folk Music
Tom Chapin
http://www.baldwinsstation.com

Tickets $30.00 ~ Showtime 8:00 pm

 
October 13 2017 - Celtic
Skippers Alley
Shepherdstown Presbyterian Church,

Skipper’s Alley are a modern Irish folk band with an old-school approach. Skipper’s Alley specialise in gritty, high-octane Irish dance tunes on Uilleann Pipes, Whistles, Fiddle, Bodhrán, Bouzouki, Flute and Harp, with occasional detours into the dark, sombre melodies of the Irish song tradition. 100 West Washington Street, Shepherdstown, WV. Advance tickets are $20 adults, $18 seniors and $15 members and $10 students. At the door: $25 adults, $22 seniors, $20 members and $10 children/students. Advance tickets are available at O’Hurley’s General Store or from Brown Paper Tickets.. Information on the web at smad.us, or email upperpotomac@gmail.com, or call 304-263-2531.

 
October 14 2017 to October 15 2017 - Folk Music
Maggie performs at the Maryland Renaissance Festival
The Maryland Renaissance Festival
 
October 14 2017 - Dance
Galesville Community Square Dance
http://communitysquaredance.wordpress.com/

Dance squares, circles, longway sets and waltzes. Appalachian dance tunes by Leah Weiss (fiddle), Gary Wright (guitar). Janine Smith calls the figures. All ages welcome. 5:45: Doors open; 6 optional potluck, 7 Family-friendly dancing; 8:30 More Challenging dancing.

 
October 15 2017 - Folk Music
Seth Glier, plus Chris Monaghan
Tikvat Israel Congregation - Rockville, MD

7:30 pm - $15 in advance / $18 at door
Despite his relatively young age, Grammy nominated recording artist Seth Glier is a seasoned singer-songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist who averages over 150 live performances annually. He is known for his passionate live sets and powerful command of both piano and guitar. His music has also caught the ears of fans, industry and critics alike, with USA Today stating that his “exquisite tenor echoes Bruce Springsteen and Billy Joel." His first Daytrotter session was called “a genuine revelation” by Blurt Magazine, and was praised by M Music & Musicians Magazine for its “shimmering, seductive melodies.”
Chris Monaghan is a Harford, Maryland native who now calls Nashville home. He was signed do a development deal at age 15 and recorded albums with Nashville producer Kim Copeland and LA producer Shea Welsh by age 18.

 
October 18 2017 - Dance
FSGW English Country Dance
http://www.fsgw.org

Kappy Laning and Tom Spilsbury call the dances while Becky Ross (fiddle), Bruce Edwards (bassoon), and Liz Donaldson (piano) play

 
October 20 2017 - Folk Music
333 Coffeehouse
Annapolis Friends Meeting Hall

We are thrilled to welcome back the amazing Joe Crookston! Joe is in the front rank of modern folk singer-songwriters, the author of instant classics like "Fall Down as the Rain" and "Good Luck John" and many moving stories-in-song. And he's a magical onstage presence - a rich-voiced singer, a skilled player, and an engaging raconteur too.

 
October 21 2017 - Folk Music
Perry Hall Folk Music Night
http://folkmusicnight.weebly.com/

Our featured performers for October 21st will be Free Range Blue.

 
October 21 2017 to October 22 2017 - Folk Music
Maggie performs at the Maryland Renaissance Festival
The Maryland Renaissance Festival
 
October 21 2017 - Dance
Annapolis Contra Dance
Annapolis Friends Meeting Hall

Caroline Barnes calls to the melodies of MetroGnomes (Bob Garber-clarinet; McGregor Yatsevich-fiddle, mandolin; Mark Vidor-piano). The evening includes a free introductory session at 6:30; dance 7-10 p.m. Annapolis Friends Meeting Hall, 351 Dubois Road, Annapolis, Md. 21401. Admission for dance: $10 with discounts for seniors, students, families and members of Annapolis Traditional Dance Society (ATDS). All ages welcome. All dances taught and walked through. No experience or partner required. Snacks to share at the break are welcome. Contact Jan Scopel at 443-540-0867, janscope@hotmail.com or Charlotte Featherstone at 203-247-3964, charlotte.featherstone@verizon.net. www.contradancers.com/atds

 
October 21 2017 - Dance
Lancaster Contra Dance
http://www.lancastercontra.org/

Donna Hunt calls to Dr. Twamley's Audio Snakes with Mike Rovine-fiddle, Wes Steenson-banjo, guitar, and Jill Smith-piano. St. John’s Episcopal Church, 321 W. Chestnut St. Lancaster, PA. Special Waltz Workshop-free 5:30. Beginners Workshop 6:15. $9 adults/$6 students. Children 15 and under free. Info: Karen 717-951-4317 or www.lancastercontra.org.

 
October 22 2017 - Dance
Waltz Time
Glen Echo Spanish Ballroom

BLUE BAMBOO with Barbara Heitz (flute), Elke Baker (fiddle), John Devine (guitar), Marc Glickman (piano), Ralph Gordon (bass)

 
October 25 2017 - Dance
FSGW English Country Dance
http://www.fsgw.org

Ann Fallon calls the dances to the playing of Colleen Reed (flute), Paul Oorts (mandolin and accordion), and Francine Krasowska (piano)

 
October 26 2017 - Folk Music
Brooks Williams
http://www.baldwinsstation.com

Tickets $20.00 ~ Showtime 8:00 pm