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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 24 2024 to May 26 2024 - Folk Music
Folk College
Juniata College

May 24-26, Folk College at Juniata College in Huntingdon, PA. Fun and friendly weekend of playing and listening to folk music. Workshops/Concerts/Jamming and more - Details: www.folkcollege.com

 
May 25 2024 - Concert
Kate Campbell
St Aidan's Episcopal Church

7.30 PM. Kate Campbell, southern singer-songwriter who writes and sings memorable folk songs infused with undercurrents of delta blues, folk, pop, and country. St Aidan's Episcopal Church. 8531 Riverside Rd., Alexandria, Virginia, 22308. Tickets $25 at www.focusmusic.org, day-of $30. Info: www.focusmusic.org

 
May 25 2024 - Dance
Baltimore Square Dance
Mobtown Ballroom

6:30 - 10:30pm, Mobtown Ballroom, 30 West North Avenue Baltimore, MD 21201. Live music and dancing! No experience needed. The kitchen and bar will be open. Baltimore's most hilariously fun dance party!

 
May 28 2024 - Folk Music
Baltimore Shape Note / Sacred Harp Singing
Four Hour Day Lutherie

7pm to 9:30pm. Attendance is free. Four Hour Day Lutherie, 4305 Harford Rd. Baltimore, MD. Join us in America's oldest musical tradition! Experience the joy of singing a cappella choral music in four-part harmony. Shaped note heads aid sight reading. No experience needed, and loaner books are available. All are welcome! More information https://baltimoreshapenote.org/, https://www.facebook.com/groups/bmoreshapenote

 
June 01 2024 - Dance
Bumper Car Squares
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, a dance caller will lead a rousing square dance along with live music! Tickets: $15/adult, $5/teen, FREE for ages 12 and under. Cash, Check, and Credit Card accepted at the door. $15/adult, $5/teen, FREE for ages 12 and under; available at the door. info@glenechopark.org

 
June 02 2024 - Dance
Waltz at Glen Echo Spanish Ballroom
Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park

Music by Handspring. 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 06 2024 - Concert
TOM CHAPIN
Temple Isaiah

With special guest SONiA disappear fear. Showtime 7:30pm ~ Doors open at 7:00pm, The Cellar Stage Concert Series at Temple Isaiah, 12200 Scaggsville Rd., Fulton MD, 20759. $30 ~ Children 10 & under: $15. Service fee: $4.30 for credit/debit card purchases. Cash & checks with no fee at the door. https://uptownconcerts.com/shows/

 
June 09 2024 - Dance
Waltz at Glen Echo Spanish Ballroom
Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park

Music by Go Figure. 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 12 2024 - Folk Music
Open Chantey Sing
Anchor Tavern

8-10 pm, Join us in singing songs of the sea, working songs, and pub songs in a no pressure environment at the Ship's Company Chanteymen open sing. Lead a song, make a request, join the chorus, or just listen. Anchor Tavern in the cellar of the Admiral Fell Inn. 888 S Broadway, Baltimore, 21231. Led by Steven Lampredi, with co-hosts Mark Wolfire, and Susan Gresens mwolfire@gmail.com

 
June 15 2024 - Dance
English Country Dance
Annapolis Friends Meeting Hall

7-9:30 PM (Intro Lesson: 6:30 PM). April Blum calls to the music of Susan Brandt (flute), Janina O'Brien (piano) and Tom Wright (10-string-mandolin). 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. Note: No food/drinks provided; please bring own drinking water. Snacks to share are welcome if you bring napkins, appropriate paper goods+utensils and plan to clean up after snack time. $15. Annapolis Friends Meeting Hall, 351 Dubois Road, Annapolis, MD 21401. Info: Jan Scopel, 443-540-0867, janscope@hotmail.com AnnFallon, 410-507-0934, aefallon@verizon.net

 
June 15 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 Laura Hummel showcasing results of Laura's year-long study of Hardanger traditional music under Loretta sponsored by a Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC.org) Maryland Traditions Folklife Apprenticeship grant. Evening will also feature friends on the unique key fiddle and other instruments. Beginners, singles/couples, watchers/listeners all welcome. Donations gratefully accepted. Info: http://MAND.fanitull.org or phllsdrrck@gmail.com.

 
June 16 2024 - Bluegrass
Sunday Afternoon Dancing Planet Contra Dance
Bumper Car Pavilion at Glen Echo Park

3:00-6:00 pm, Introductory session 2:30 pm. Michael Karcher’s calm, concise calling will have us all cantering through an afternoon of cheery contras. Alex Mitchell (fiddle), Luke Chohany (guitar), and Ralph Gordon (bass) churn out captivating chansons guaranteed to charm and cause cavorting! $15 cash or Venmo at the door, no cards. For more info: www.dancingplanetproductions/contra

 
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.