Baltimore Folk Music Society

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This year, the Baltimore Folk Music Society is proud to participate again in Free Fall Baltimore by offering three dance evenings absolutely FREE.

Join us for an evening of participatory American square & contra dance and English Country dance, accompanied by live music. No experience or partner needed all dances are taught! Family-friendly event we have dancers of all ages! Lesson offered at 7:30 pm, but feel free to join in at any time during the evening!

Saturday - October 12, 2019 - Contra and Square Dance
  Caller - Michael Lentz
Music by Strings on Wings - Barb Schmidt (fiddle) and Todd Clewell (fiddle, guitar).
Free Fall Event: Free Admission To This Dance!
Lesson at 7:30 PM. Dance from 8 to 11 PM with a break in the middle.
6112 York Rd 21218 - Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter Heart Hall
See our Saturday Dance Page for More Info
 
Wednesday - October 23, 2019 - Contra and Square Dance
  Caller - Anne Lutun
Music by Elke Baker (fiddle) and Paul Oorts (guitar,Mandolin).
Free Fall Event: Free Admission To This Dance! Lesson at 7:30 PM. Dance from 8 to 10:30 PM with a break and snacks in the middle.
2200 St Paul St, Baltimore, MD 21218 - Lovely Lane United Methodist Church
See our Wednesday Dance Page for More Info
 
Monday - November 4, 2019 - English Country Dance
  Caller - Emily Aubrey
Music by Jeff Steinberg (violin), Marty Taylor (winds and concertina) and Judy Meyers (piano)
Free Fall Event: Free Admission To This Dance!
Lesson at 7:30 PM. Dance from 8 to 11 PM with a break in the middle.
6112 York Rd 21218 - Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter Heart Hall
See our Monday Dance Page for More Info

Beginners are encouraged to attend. Don't know what Contra dance is? See our Contra dance FAQs and these videos.


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Video by Brian Hamshar

Video by Eric Black


The Wednesday night dances are at Lovely Lane Church at 2200 St. Paul Street, Baltimore, MD 21218. Directions to Lovely Lane Church

The Monday and Saturday night dances are at Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter Heart Hall at 6112 York Road, Baltimore, MD 21218. Directions to Church of the Nativity


Call the Baltimore Folk Music Society's Music & Dance Hotline! (888) 646-BFMS


Free Fall Baltimore is made possible by the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts, an independent 501(c)3 non-profit organization, and the generous contributions of BGE, American Trading & Production Corporation (Atapco), and The Henry and Ruth Blaustein Rosenberg Foundation.