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Folk Event Listings

Please note that these are not BFMS events. Due to concerns about COVID-19 please check with the event organizers to see if these events are still being held.

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


May 30 2024 to June 27 2024 - Folk Music
Irish Fiddle Tune-Up
Roland Park Area

Irish Fiddle Tune-Up: Bowing and Phrasing. This course, the first in a four-part series, is intended for fiddlers aged 15 and up with some experience with Irish music. This course will consist of four 75-minute sessions, and in it, participants will learn:

This course will meet from 5pm-6:15pm on the following four Thursdays: May 30, June 13, 20, 27. Classes will take place near Loyola University in Baltimore, exact location will be shared with participants via email. Joanna Clare, joannaclaremusic@gmail.com

 
June 23 2024 - Dance
Waltz at Glen Echo Spanish Ballroom
Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park

Music by Karen Collins & The Backroads Band. Dance in the Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park to a lively mix of folk waltzes with a few other couples’ dances, including Tango, Hambo, Swing, and Polka. Admission is $15, $5 for full-time students with ID. 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. For more info: go to www.WaltzTimeDances.org e-mail info@WaltzTimeDances.org, Glen Echo Park 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, MD 20812.

 
June 29 2024 - Concert
Ann Porcella and Martha Burns
Four Hour Day Lutherie

7:30 pm. An evening of traditional vocals and old time guitars. Four Hour Day Lutherie, 4305 Harford Road, Baltimore, 21214. More info contact: Ann Porcella: aporcella@gmail.com. Cost: $20 donation appreciated.

 
June 29 2024 - Bluegrass
Annapolis Contra Dance
Annapolis Friends Meeting Hall

7-9:30 PM (Intro Lesson: 6:30 PM). Caroline Barnes will call to Strings on Wings: Barb Schmid and Todd Clewell. Face masks optional. However, pre-registration is very helpful to us, thanks! Email aefallon@verizon.net to pre-register. Venue has windows and fans for circulation and ventilation. No experience or partner required. $15; students-$5; children through 5 years old-free. Annapolis Friends Meeting Hall, 351 Dubois Road, Annapolis, MD 21401. Info: Jan Scopel, 443-540-0867, janscope@hotmail.com, Ann Fallon, 410-507-0934, aefallon@verizon.net. facebook.com/profile.php?id=100057517095183

 
June 29 2024 - Concert
Ken & Brad's Annual Backyard Concert with Rakish
Ken's Backyard

Doors at 6pm, concert at 7pm, Ken's Backyard - 3806 Fenchurch Road, Baltimore
Reserve in advance as this show often fills up! https://www.kenkolodner.com/backyard.html

 
July 06 2024 - Dance
Bumper Car Squares
Bumper Car Pavilion at Glen Echo Park

7:00pm ~ Lesson, 7:30pm - 10:30pm ~ Dance. Join us for square dancing in the Bumper Car Pavilion! After a lesson for all skill levels, dance caller Ron Buchanan will lead a rousing square dance along with live music by Larry Ungar, Janie Rothfield, and Allan Carr!! $15/adult, $5/teen, FREE for ages 12 and under. Cash, Check, and Credit Card accepted at the door. No partner or special attire required. Shoes with backs are recommended (no flip flops). 301-634-2222 info@glenechopark.org, https://glenechopark.org/dances

 
July 07 2024 - Dance
Waltz at Glen Echo Spanish Ballroom
Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park

Music by Larry Unger and Friends. Dance in the Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park to a lively mix of folk waltzes with a few other couples’ dances, including Tango, Hambo, Swing, and Polka. Admission is $15, $5 for full-time students with ID. 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. For more info: go to www.WaltzTimeDances.org e-mail info@WaltzTimeDances.org, Glen Echo Park 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, MD 20812.

 
July 13 2024 - Dance
Mid-Atlantic Norwegian Dancers
Silver Spring, MD

6:30 PM doors/potluck, 7:30 PM Norwegian-style house party. Mesmerizing live music by Loretta Kelley and Sonia White with others TBD. Beginners, singles/couples, watchers/listeners all welcome. Donations gratefully accepted. Info: http://MAND.fanitull.org or phllsdrrck@gmail.com.

 
July 13 2024 - Folk Music
Backyard Jam
Evergreen neighborhood

2-4pm, Join in an open jam at a pop-up art market in the Evergreen neighborhood. There will be art and food for sale, plus the drop-in, open jam. Free. It takes place in a backyard garden, with room to socialize with friends new and old. For the address, contact Helen Yuen: rover72@yahoo.com