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Monthly Newsletter


The Newsletter is available to download here in PDF format.

Mini Newsletter

The Mini Newsletter is available to download here in PDF format.

Newsletter Archives

We have PDF copies of the Monthly newsletters going back to 2005 with some newsletters from 2003 and 2004 and we plan to add more.

You can find them on the Archives Page.

About the BFMS Publications

The Baltimore Folk Music Society furthers the understanding, investigation, appreciation, and performance of the traditional folk music, folk dance, and folklore of the American people. The Society publishes newsletters that help to:

  1. Promote and encourage participation in activities of the society,
  2. Communicate information beneficial to the operation and welfare of the society, and
  3. Announce nearby events that further the folk arts, as space permits.

The Society has four different publications:

Monthly Newsletter
Published monthly in PDF format. The newsletter covers BFMS events, BFMS member-sponsored events and events from other local organizations. The monthly newsletter can be downloaded from this web page by anyone or it can be delivered (by request) via e-mail in PDF format to BFMS members. If you are a BFMS member and would like to have the monthly newsletter sent to you by e-mail, please visit the Membership page and fill out the form for your membership preferences.

Published Monthly in PDF format, the Mini-Newsletter only covers BFMS events and BFMS member-sponsored events for the coming month. It will generally be about two pages long.

Weekly E-mail Listing
Published weekly (usually on Tuesdays) and sent as an email message to subscribers, this publication covers only BFMS events and BFMS member-sponsored events for the coming week. Occasional special announcements will also be sent to subscribers of the weekly e-mail. Subscription is open to anyone and you can sign up right on this webpage at the bottom where you see Weekly Event Listing by E-Mail or by clicking here for the form

The BFMS Website
The website lists BFMS events and BFMS member-sponsored events and displays some special announcements. You can download event fliers and other publications through the website. You can renew your BFMS membership on the website and purchase tickets or registrations for certain events.