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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


August 19 2017 - Dance
Annapolis Contra Dance
Annapolis Friends Meeting Hall

April Blum with music by Broadwater - Andrew Broadwater (fiddle, hammered dulcimer, etc.), Gerry Heming (guitar), and Ed VandenBosche

 
August 19 2017 - Dance
Lancaster Contra Dance
http://www.lancastercontra.org/

Sue Gola calls to Dance Wiz with Bill Quern-fiddle, mando, banjo, Adlai Waksman-accordion, Steve Epstein-clarient, sax, and JoAnne Rocke-piano. Lancaster County Central Park, Williamson Road, Pavilion 11, Lancaster, PA 17602. Potluck 5:30, Beginners Workshop 6:15; $9 adults/$6 students. Children 15 and under free. Info: Karen 717-951-4317 or www.lancastercontra.org.

 
August 20 2017 - Dance
Waltz Time
Glen Echo Spanish Ballroom

WALTZ DU JOUR with Alexander Mitchell (fiddle), Ralph Gordon (bass), Liz Donaldson (piano)

 
August 20 2017 - Dance
FSGW Sunday Night Contra and Square Dance
http://www.fsgw.org

Perry Shafran with Back Step Cindy

 
August 23 2017 - Dance
FSGW English Country Dance
http://www.fsgw.org

Stephanie Smith calls to the playing of Emily Aubrey (fiddle), Liz Donaldson (accordion), and Melissa Running (piano)

 
August 25 2017 - Dance
Nordic Dancers of Washington, DC
Glen Echo Park

7pm: Christine Kalke teaching, Paul Carlson on fiddle. Arranged by Nordic Dancers of Washington, DC,

 
August 25 2017 - Dance
Friday Night Dance at Glen Echo
http://www.fridaynightdance.org

Susan Taylor calls to Boneshakers with Joe DeZarn, fiddle; Paul Hammerton, guitar; Gina Faber, mandolin; and Ralph Gordon, bass.

 
August 26 2017 - Dance
Frederick Maryland Contra Dance
http://contradancers.com/mmfac/

Kappy Laning will call to the local favorite Rambling House, featuring Joe DeZarn, fiddle; Tina Eck, flute; Patrick Cavanagh, tenor banjo and button accordion; Marc Glickman, piano and bodhran. Snacks to share at the break are welcome. Introductory workshop at 7:15.

 
August 26 2017 to August 27 2017 - Folk Music
Maggie performs at the Maryland Renaissance Festival
The Maryland Renaissance Festival

Children's weekend

 
August 26 2017 - Folk Music
VANCE GILBERT & ELLIS PAUL
Temple Isaiah - Columbia

Tickets $30.00 ~ Showtime 7:30 pm
Vance Gilbert burst onto the singer/songwriter scene in the early 1990s when the buzz started spreading in the folk clubs of Boston, about an ex-multicultural arts teacher who was knocking 'em dead at open mikes. Word of the Philadelphia-area bred performer quickly spread to New York City. Vance Gilbert took audiences across the country by storm. More than 12 accomplished albums later, Vance continues to refine his unlikely union of humor, virtuosity and the unexpected.

 
August 27 2017 - Dance
FSGW Sunday Night Contra and Square Dance
http://www.fsgw.org

Emily Abel calls with a Graham DeZarn Joint

 
August 27 2017 - Folk Music
MARY BATTIATA & CHRISTINA VAN NORMAN
An Die Musik Live

Mary Battiata & Christina Van Norman perform their own songs in the round with your singing host Geoffrey Himes. $10 in advance, $13 at door

 
August 30 2017 - Dance
FSGW English Country Dance
http://www.fsgw.org

Melissa Running calls while Carrie Rose (flute), Paul Oorts (mandolin and accordion), and Ralph Gordon (cello) play

 
September 01 2017 - Dance
Friday Night Dance at Glen Echo
http://www.fridaynightdance.org

TBA calls to MetroGnomes with McGregor Yatsevitch, fiddle; Bob Garber, clarinet; and Mark Vidor, piano.

 
September 01 2017 - Concert
Jaerv
Ware Center

6pm, Free
Jazzy folk music from an award-winning Swedish quintet
Ware Center
42 N Prince St
Lancaster, PA 17603
www.sfmsfolk.org

 
September 02 2017 - Dance
Annapolis English Country Dance
Annapolis Friends Meeting Hall

Delightful music by Elegant Echoes (that's Becky Ross, violin; Liz Donaldson, piano, and Colleen Reed, flute). Delightful dances called by Tom Spilsbur

 
September 03 2017 - Dance
Waltz Time
Glen Echo Spanish Ballroom

A special FREE dance in the Bumper Car Pavilion with WALTZING STARS TRIO featuring Liz Donaldson (piano), Alexander Mitchell (violin), Marty Taylor (winds, concertina)

 
September 03 2017 - Dance
FSGW Family Dance
http://www.fsgw.org

Auntie Em and I-97 FREE Family dance!

 
September 03 2017 - Dance
FSGW Sunday Night Contra and Square Dance
http://www.fsgw.org

Treble Makers

 
September 06 2017 - Dance
FSGW English Country Dance
http://www.fsgw.org

Beginner Session starts at 7:30. Tom Spilsbury calls the dances to the music of Jeff Steinberg (fiddle), Susan Brandt (flute), and Francine Krasowska (piano)

 
September 07 2017 - Folk Music
Heather Aubrey Lloyd, Kipyn Martin & Victoria Vox
http://www.baldwinsstation.com

Tickets $22.00 ~ Showtime 8:00 pm

Baldwin's Station
7618 Main Street
Sykesville, MD 21784
The Music at Baldwin's Station is brought to you by Uptown Concerts Inc. Reach Joyce at 410-922-5210 uptownconcerts@gmail.com

 
September 08 2017 - Dance
Friday Night Dance at Glen Echo
http://www.fridaynightdance.org

Eileen Thorsos calls to the Glen Echo Open Band.

 
September 10 2017 - Dance
WashingtonsSpelmanslag
Glen Echo Park

1pm: Christine Kalke teaching, Washington’s Spelmanslag (fiddlers club) playing. Arranged by the Lag, “WashingtonsSpelmanslag” on Facebook.

 
September 10 2017 - Dance
FSGW Sunday Night Contra and Square Dance
http://www.fsgw.org

Eileen Thorsos with Sugar Beat

 
September 10 2017 - Folk Music
Maggie performs at the Maryland Renaissance Festival
The Maryland Renaissance Festival
 
September 13 2017 - Dance
Columbia International Folk Dancers
http://kahlerhall.org/

Columbia is celebrating its 50th anniversary; the Columbia International Folk Dancers will help celebrate. Between 8 and 9 PM, individuals will talk about the social, physical and psychological values of folk dance; this will be followed by dancing to live and recorded music from 9 to 11 PM. There will be some teaching of folk dances. $5 charge. Judy Weintraub judithweintraub@gmail.com

 
September 13 2017 - Dance
FSGW English Country Dance
http://www.fsgw.org

April Blum calls the dances while David Knight (fiddle), Carrie Rose (flute), and Melissa Running (piano) make the music

 
September 14 2017 - Folk Music
Christine Lavin
http://www.baldwinsstation.com

Baldwin's Station
7618 Main Street
Sykesville, MD 21784
The Music at Baldwin's Station is brought to you by Uptown Concerts Inc. Reach Joyce at 410-922-5210 uptownconcerts@gmail.com

 
September 14 2017 to September 17 2017 - Dance
Pourparler Dance and Music Educators Gathering
Galesville

Meet and enjoy wonderful callers, teachers, and dance and music enthusiasts while singing, dancing, sharing teaching techniques, discussing important dance or music-related issues. Scholarships are available. Call (301) 926-9142 for more info.

 
September 15 2017 - Dance
Friday Night Dance at Glen Echo
http://www.fridaynightdance.org

Sargon de Jesus calls to New Brew with Eileen Nicholson on fiddle, Jane Knoeck on piano and accordion, and Tom Santarsiero on guitar, mandolin, banjo, and feet.

 
September 15 2017 - Folk Music
333 Coffeehouse
Annapolis Friends Meeting Hall

We welcome back 333's favorite Irish music duo, Lilt, with (we believe) a few special guests. Details to follow!

 
September 16 2017 - Folk Music
Perry Hall Folk Music Night
http://folkmusicnight.weebly.com/

Our featured performers for September 16th will be the Music Pilgrim Trio.

 
September 16 2017 to September 17 2017 - Folk Music
Maggie performs at the Maryland Renaissance Festival
The Maryland Renaissance Festival

Celtic Celebration Weekend

 
September 16 2017 - Dance
Annapolis Contra Dance
Annapolis Friends Meeting Hall

Black Oranges - Sarah Foard (fiddle), Gary Prince (guitar), Cynthia Marie (piano) and Manny Arciniega (percussion). Greg Frock

 
September 16 2017 - Dance
Lancaster Contra Dance
http://www.lancastercontra.org/

Bob Isaacs calls to New Brew with Eileen Nicholson-fiddle, Jane Knoeck-piano, accordion and Tom Santarsiero-mandolin, banjo, guitar.

 
September 16 2017 - Dance
Nutalusa
Carroll Baldwin Hall

Cajun and Zydeco dance with Nutalusa
6 - 7 pm: Dance lesson for everyone
7 - 10 pm: Open dance
Suggested donation: $10 at the door BYOB; soft drinks and snacks will be available for a donation.

 
September 16 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). Dance leading by attendees of Pourparler

 
September 17 2017 - Dance
Waltz Time
Glen Echo Spanish Ballroom

TAYLOR AMONG THE DEVILS with Marty Taylor (winds, concertina), Steve Hickman (fiddle), Alexander Mitchell (fiddle, mandolin), Jonathan Jensen (piano, vocals)

 
September 17 2017 - Dance
FSGW Sunday Night Contra and Square Dance
http://www.fsgw.org

Owen Morrison, TJ Crow and Ralph Gordon