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Second Saturday Square & Contra Dance


The Baltimore Folk Music Society presents American Square and Contra Dancing on the 2nd Saturday of the month running from 8:00 'till 11:00 pm, with a short break in the middle.

Admission is: $9 BFMS Members & Affiliates, $13 non-members. Under 21 and full-time students with ID: $4 members, $6 non-members.
Beginners, singles, couples, and families are welcome. No Experience necessary; you don't need to bring a partner.
Contra dance FAQs.

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For more information call the BFMS hotline at 888-646-BFMS or email Sara at satdance at bfms.org.
The dance is held at St. Marks on the Hill, 1620 Reisterstown Road.
Directions to St. Marks on the Hill Church
Introduction to Contra Dance: 7:30–8 pm
Contra Dance: 8–11 pm

Saturday, April 08 2017 
Susan Taylor calls to Devine Comedy
Featuring: John Devine (Guitar) Marty Taylor (Whistles and Concertina), Steve Hickman (Fiddle and Harmonica)
Workshop for beginners starts at 7:30 Bring a snack & bring a friend.
 
Saturday, May 13 2017 
Janine Smith calls to Triple Helix
Featuring: Alexander Mitchell (fiddle), Colleen Reed (flute, sax) and Keith Gillis (guitar).
Workshop for beginners starts at 7:30 pm. Bring a snack & bring a friend.
 
Saturday, June 10 2017 
David Kaynor calls to Polka Pants Band
Featuring: Andrea Hoag (fiddle), Rebecca Weiss (fiddle), Charlie Pilzer,(piano) David Kaynor (fiddle)
Workshop begins at 7:30 pm. Bring a snack & bring a friend.
 
Saturday, July 08 2017 
April Blum calls to Zeke's Fancy all the way from Southeastern Ohio
Featuring: Zeke Hutchison (mandolin), Mark Brasamian (fiddle), Paul Brown, (banjo), Dave Borowski (guitar), & Nick Weiland (bass).
Bring a snack & Bring a friend.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2VmsikLVbN8
 
Saturday, August 12 2017 
Greg Frock calls to Callithump Glyn Colliinson Andrew Marcus
 
Saturday, September 09 2017 
Shane Knudsen calls to The Wombats: Carl Friedman (Fiddle, Flute) and friends.
 
Saturday, October 14 2017 
TBA calls to Some Assembly
 
Saturday, November 11 2017 
Denise Lair calls to Lovely Lane String Band - Brenna Hogan (fiddle), Shane Knudsen (fiddle), John Sauer (guitar), Jay White (banjo), Artie Abrams (bass).
 
Saturday, December 09 2017 
TBA calls to The Black Oranges
 
Saturday, March 10 2018 
Bob Isaacs Calls to TBA