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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


February 29 2020 - 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.

 
March 01 2020 - Dance
Waltz Time
Glen Echo Park

Contratopia. All of the Sunday afternoon waltz dances are held at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo, MD 20812 in the Spanish Ballroom or occasionally in the Bumper Car Pavilion. Dance to a lively mix of folk waltzes with a few other couples dances, including Tango, Hambo, Swing, and Polka. Admission is $13. No partner required. The waltz lesson begins at 2:45 p.m. with a half-hour of beginner instruction and 15-minutes for an intermediate or advanced move. Dancing follows until 6 p.m.

 
March 01 2020 - Folk Music
Matt Nakoa
Tikvat Israel Congregation

7:30pm at Tikvat Israel Congregation | 2200 Baltimore Road | Rockville, MD 20851. Tickets are available now : $18 in advance at https://www.focusmusic.org/event-3707277 and for members, $20 at the door. FocusMusic is a non-profit organization that provides opportunities for nationally touring and emerging folk musicians and singer-songwriters that operates 6 venues in the DC/Baltimore area.

 
March 04 2020 - Folk Music
FSGW English Country Dance
Glen Echo Town Hall

Anna Rain calls to the music of Jeff Steinberg (fiddle), Paul Oorts (mandolin and accordion), and Melissa Running (piano)

 
March 05 2020 - Folk Music
SETH KIBEL & THE KLEZTET
Baldwin's Station

Tickets $20.00 ~ Showtime 7:30pm

 
March 06 2020 - Folk Music
BALTIMORE IRISH TRAD FEST FUNDRAISER
Church of the Nativity &Holy Comforter

BALTIMORE IRISH TRAD FEST FUNDRAISER CONCERT & CELEBRATION

Church of the Nativity &Holy Comforter
6112 York Rd (at Cedarcfroft), Baltimore, MD 21212
Tickets & info: www.uptownconcerts.com 443-540-0226

All proceeds benefit the Baltimore Irish Trad Fest

Join us for an entertaining evening of some of the Baltimore/Washington area's finest Irish traditional music!

Doors open at 7:15 pm, Silent Auction begins at 7:30 pm, Concert begins at 8:00 pm

 
March 07 2020 - Folk Music
OPEN MIC NIGHT
CEDARHURST UNITARIAN UNIVERSALISTS

OPEN MIC NIGHT
CEDARHURST UNITARIAN UNIVERSALISTS
2912 Clubhouse Road, Finksburg MD 21049
Free Admission (donation requestedd)
First Saturday of each month
6:30 - 9:00 pm, sign up starts at 6:00 pm

 
March 07 2020 - Folk Music
St. Patrick's Ceili
Atlantic Ballroom

7-11 pm. at the Atlantic Ballroom, 8819 Orchard Tree Lane, Towson, MD 21286. The ceili dances will be called by Casey O'Connor from the O'Connor School of Irish Dance. Casey is an experienced dance instructor. The live music will be provided by Peter Fitzgerald & the J. Patrick's All Stars. Admission is $15 pp for EIC members and $20 pp for non-members and includes dance instruction, live music, chips, pretzels and refreshments. Everyone is asked to bring a snack or a dessert to share. http://www.emeraldisleclub.com/

 
March 07 2020 - Dance
Annapolis Contra Dance
Annapolis Friends Meeting Hall

7-10 PM (Intro Lesson: 6:30 PM) Jackie McCabe calls to Elke Baker, Liz Donaldson and Marty Taylor. 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 Ann Fallon, 410-268-0231, aefallon@verizon.net; www.contradancers.com/atds

 
March 08 2020 - Folk Music
THE BILLY KEMP- GEOFFREY HIMES SONGBOOK
AN DIE MUSIK

2 pm - $10 in advance, $13 at door

 
March 08 2020 - Folk Music
Revels Pub Sing in Falls Church
Ireland’s Four Provinces

7-9 PMWashington Revels with Jennifer Cutting & Steve Winick

Ireland’s Four Provinces, 105 W. Broad Street, Falls Church, VA 22046 -

Warm up your vocal cords and join in on rollicking melodies and glass-raising favorites at Washington Revels’ Spring Pub Sing, featuring musical hosts and local folk performers Jennifer Cutting and Steve Winick! Food and drink (not included in ticket price) may be ordered beginning at 6 pm. Singing begins at 7 and formally ends at 9, with a brief intermission. All songs are sing-alongs, with song sheets and song leaders provided. Kids and teens welcome (kids must be supervised). Tickets online or at the door. http://bit.ly/pub-sing2

 
March 11 2020 - Folk Music
Téada
Montgomery College Cultural Arts Center

7:30 PM. Recipients of GWCC's Frankie Kennedy Memorial Scholarship will be opening for Teada. Reserved tickets are now available on line for only $20 plus a $2 ticketing fee.

 
March 11 2020 - Folk Music
FSGW English Country Dance
Glen Echo Town Hall

Dan Gillespie calls the dances while Tina Chancey (fiddle), Colleen Reed (flute), and Liz Donaldson (piano) play

 
March 13 2020 - Concert
TEADA
Timonium United Methodist Church

Tickets $25 ~ Showtime 8:00

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

 
March 18 2020 - Folk Music
FSGW English Country Dance
Glen Echo Town Hall

Kappy Laning calls the dances to the playing of Becky Ross (fiddle), Bruce Edwards (concertina and bassoon), and Liz Donaldson (piano)

 
March 19 2020 - Folk Music
ANDREW MCKNIGHT
AN DIE MUSIK

Tickets $20.00 ~ Showtime 7:30pm

 
March 19 2020 - Folk Music
ANDREW MCKNIGHT
Baldwin's Station

Tickets $20.00 ~ Showtime 7:30pm

 
March 20 2020 to March 22 2020 - Dance
Upper Potomac Spring Music Weekend
Shepherd University

March 20-22, 2020, Workshops, classes, concerts and jam sessions for hammered dulcimer, fiddle, uke, and mixed instruments with special guest instructors including hammered dulcimer players, Mark Alan Wade, Ruth Smith and Colin Beasley, plus multi-instrumentalist, Paul Oorts teaching a class for all instruments on Waltzes (with a special afternoon tea waltz) and Steve Smith teaching a class on Ukelele. Info: Joanie 304.263.2631, upperpotomac@gmail.com. On the web at upperpotomacmusic.info.

 
March 21 2020 - Dance
Annapolis Contra Dance
Annapolis Friends Meeting Hall

7-10 PM (Intro Lesson: 6:30 PM) Mike Lentz calls to Broadwater: Andrew Broadwater (fiddle, hammered dulcimer, recorder, steel drums), Gerry Hemming (guitar, banjo) and Ed VandenBosche (cello, guitar). 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

 
March 25 2020 - Folk Music
FSGW English Country Dance
Glen Echo Town Hall

Melissa Running calls the dances while David Knight (fiddle), Ralph Gordon (cello), and Neil Epstein (piano) make the music

 
March 26 2020 - Folk Music
GERRY TIMLIN
Baldwin's Station

Tickets $20.00 ~ Showtime 7:30pm

 
March 28 2020 - Dance
D.C. Square Dance Collective Family Dance
Saint Stephen's and the Incarnation Church

12 Noon - 1:30 PM. We present dances appropriate for parents and their children ages 4-12. A caller teaches everything on the spot and there is wonderful live music. Proceeds benefit Loaves and Fishes, a charity based at Saint Stephen's that fights hunger in the DC area. Location: Auditorium at Saint Stephen's and the Incarnation Church, 1525 Newton St, NW near the Columbia Heights Metro. $5 per adult, children are free. More info at www.dcsquaredance.com or www.fsgw.org.