Welcome to the Baltimore Folk Music Society
The Baltimore Folk Music Society is a nonprofit, educational organization dedicated to preserving and promoting folk music, dance, and tradition. BFMS sponsors regular dances, concerts, family events, and related activities year-round. Members are eligible for discounts to Society events by showing their membership card.
BFMS is a member of the Country Dance & Song Society and shares reciprocity arrangements with the Folklore Society of Greater Washington, and the Annapolis Traditional Dance Society.
Contra dancing: One Person's Perspective
Check out this great video of Contra dance at Lovely Lane on the Wednesday Night Dance page.
Please download our Welcome Brochure
Waltz Flashmob Videosflashmob_waltz_1.MOV Thanks to Beth O'Malley
If you have any videos you would like to share, send them to email@example.com
Saturday, October 21 2017
Autumn Assembly English Ball
The Autumn Assembly English Ball at the Church of the Redeemer.
Music bt Elke Baker, Ralph Gordon, Marty Taylor and Dave Wiesler.
Ticket Sales are open.
Wednesday, October 25 2017
This year, the Baltimore Folk Music Society is proud to participate again in Free Fall Baltimore by offering one Wednesday American Contra and Square dance evening absolutely FREE. Perry Shafran calls to Organic Family Band: Michael Raitzyk (guitar), Jakob Raitzyk (fiddle), Rebekah Gellar (fiddle), and Judith Gellar (French horn). New Dancer Orientation Workshop at 7:30.
Saturday, February 10 2018
2018 MidWinter Ball
The 2018 BFMS MidWinter Ball with Emily Rush calling to the Stringrays. RUSHFEST! at 3:30 PM, Reception at 7 PM, Grand March at 7:45 PM. The Ball is from 8:00 to 11:30 PM. At the Church of the Redeemer in Baltimore. Tickets are on sale now.
See our Events page for a complete listing of events and details.
Visit the BFMS Folk Events page for a list of some of the other folk events in the area.www.bfms.org/folkevents
Attention BFMS Members
- Recently moved or changed your email address? Wondering why you aren't getting anything from BFMS? Please contact BFMS Membership (membership @ bfms.org) and update your contact information.
- If you have recently joined BFMS or renewed your membership and did not get anything in the mail (such as a membership Card) please contact the Membership Chair at membership @ bfms.org. Thank you.
How to Contact Us
By E-mail - use our Contact page.
We can also be reached by conventional mail at
Baltimore Folk Music Society, P.O. Box 7134 Waverly Station, Baltimore, MD 21218-0134.
Call the Baltimore Folk Music Society's Music & Dance Hotline! (888) 646-BFMS
or email president at bfms.org.
Membership expired? Renew on-line! See the Membership page for details.