Folk dance events

July 2024
Sat 20–Sat 27 American Dance & Music Week Plymouth, MA, USA W contra
Lisa Greenleaf Will Mentor
Mon 22 4:00 pm–Fri 26 10:00 am Summer Country Dancing £240-£430 Halsway, UK W contra ECD
Ali, Jane & Meg Mark Elvins
Wed 24–Sun 28 Balalalune Trièves, France W balfolk
Wed 24 7:00 pm–10:00 pm WiesenTanz Leipzig, Germany balfolk
Wed 24 6:40 pm– 9:00 pm English Country Dance Asheville, NC, USA W ECD
Wed 24 7:00 pm– 9:30 pm English Country Dance at Guiding Star Grange $10-$20 Greenfield, MA, USA ECD
Wed 24 7:30 pm– 9:30 pm Richmond English Country Dance $2 Henrico, VA, USA ECD
Wed 24 7:30 pm–10:30 pm FSGW English Country Dance $8-$17 Glen Echo, MD, USA W ECD
Thu 25–Sat 27 Korröfestivalen Korrö, Sweden scandi
Thu 25 1:30 pm– 3:00 pm Cleveland Thursday English Country Dance $3 Cleveland Heights, OH, USA ECD
Thu 25 7:30 pm–Sun 28 11:55 pm Warwick Folk Festival £75-£190 Warwick, UK English ceilidh contra
Thu 25 7:00 pm–10:00 pm Lake City Contra Dance $10-$20 Seattle, WA, USA W contra
Thu 25 7:30 pm–10:30 pm Thursday Contra Dance $5-$20 Philadelphia, PA, USA W contra
Thu 25 7:30 pm–10:30 pm Rochester Thursday Night Contras $5-$10 Rochester, NY, USA contra
Fri 26–Sun 28 Falcon Ridge Folk Festival Goshen, CT, USA W contra
Fri 26–Fri 9 August Grand Bal de l'Europe (Gennetines) Gennetines, France W balfolk scandi Irish set English ceilidh Italian ECD
Thu 25 7:15 pm–10:00 pm Berkeley English Dance $6-$25 Berkeley, CA, USA W ECD
Bruce Hamilton
Fri 26 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Ceilidh Club £18-£24 London, UK Scottish cèilidh
Fri 26 6:15 pm– 9:30 pm Flint Hills Contra Dance $10 Manhattan, KS, USA W contra
Fri 26 7:00 pm– 9:00 pm TECDA Friday Evening Dance $10 Toronto, Ontario, Canada ECD
Alan Rosenthal Cathy Campbell Dave Berman Walter Zagorski
Fri 26 7:30 pm–10:30 pm ContraATL Weekly Dance $7-$15 Decatur, GA, USA W contra
Fri 26 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Friday Night Contra at Glen Echo $15 Glen Echo, MD, USA W contra
Playing with Fyre Timothy Klein
Fri 26 8:00 pm–11:15 pm Experienced Contra at Guiding Star Grange $12-$20 Greenfield, MA, USA contra
River Road Liz Nelson
Fri 26 7:00 pm– 9:30 pm Childgrove English Country Dance $10 Webster Groves, MO, USA ECD
Ragged Robin Bob Green John Notgrass
Sat 27–Mon 5 August Harmony of Song & Dance Plymouth, MA, USA W contra
Lisa Greenleaf Brooke Friendly
Fri 26 7:15 pm–10:00 pm Monrovia English Country Dance $5 Monrovia, CA, USA ECD
Fri 26 7:30 pm–10:30 pm Friday Night English Dance $7-$20 Portland, OR, USA ECD
Sat 27 6:45 pm–Sun 28 8:00 pm Bridport Folk Festival Bridport, UK W balfolk English ceilidh
Confluence No Strings Attached Richard Gracie
Sat 27 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Bal €5 Anost, France balfolk
Osmonde Duo Dumont-Nguyen
Sat 27 6:30 pm–10:00 pm NACDS Contra Dance $15 Huntsville, AL, USA W contra
Sat 27 6:30 pm–10:00 pm Jax Contra Dance $5-$10 Jacksonville, FL, USA contra
Sat 27 7:00 pm–10:30 pm CDK Contra & Square Dance $5-$20 Kalamazoo, MI, USA contra
Sat 27 7:00 pm–10:00 pm San Antonio Contra Dance $10 San Antonio, TX, USA contra
Lone Star Pirates
Sat 27 7:30 pm–10:00 pm Mendocino English Country Dance $15 Caspar, CA, USA ECD
Take a Dance
Sun 28 Zilleghem Folk Loppem, Belgium balfolk
Donder In 't Hooi
Sat 27 5:30 pm– 9:30 pm Anaheim Contra Dance $12-$18 Anaheim, CA, USA W contra
Sat 27 6:30 pm–10:00 pm Sacramento Contra Dance $5-$12 Sacramento, CA, USA contra
The Community Band Mark Goodwin
Sat 27 7:00 pm–10:30 pm 4th Saturdays Contra Dance $6-$20 Portland, OR, USA W contra
Ric Goldman
Sun 28 2:00 pm– 3:30 pm MiniBal at Toitū free Dunedin, New Zealand balfolk
Mon 29 7:00 pm–11:00 pm Bal Folk donation Hamburg, Germany balfolk scandi
Duo Pabameto Ville & Tommie
Tue 30–Wed 31 Orbadenstämman Orbaden, Sweden W scandi
Tue 30 7:30 pm–10:00 pm Open Air Folk Practica Brussels, Belgium W balfolk
Tue 30 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Dansavond €5 Zeist, Netherlands W balfolk
Tue 30 9:00 pm–12:00 am Concert bal folk free Mers-les-Bains, France balfolk
Les Gambes ed Min Pied
Wed 31 7:30 pm–11:30 pm Bal Étoile at the Gipsy Queen free London, UK W balfolk
Wed 31 10:00 pm– 1:00 am Tertúlia Trad Lisbon, Portugal balfolk
August 2024
Thu 1 7:30 pm–11:30 pm Teyrrasfolk free Belsele, Belgium W balfolk
Emmarilin Viorel
Thu 1 7:00 pm–10:15 pm Pop-up Ceilidh £16.50 London, UK Scottish cèilidh
Fiddle Paradiddle
Fri 2–Fri 9 Sidmouth Folk Festival £197-£549 Sidmouth, UK W English ceilidh contra ECD SCD balfolk scandi Irish set Irish céilí
3sticks Barber Band Bedlam Brown Boots Boogie Band Cock and Bull Band Folk Camps Party Band Granny's Attic Jigfoot Melrose Quintet Monster Ceilidh Band Mrs Midnight's Old Swan Band Oyster Ceilidh Band Polkaworks Step Ceilidh Party Tickled Pink Chris Wood & Andy Cutting Double Dichotomy Folkus Poljus 3D Vertical Expression WillPower Hoik Oscina Nicky McConkey Eglamore Alison Rowley Barry Goodman Erin Mansfield Emma Wooders Fee Lock Gordon Potts Hannah Moore Ian Nichols Jane Bird Nick Walden Nancy Potts Adam Hughes Bridget Flett Daisy Black Lynne Render Bob Morgan Frances Richardson Bridget Flett Kevin Monaghan Carol Monaghan Sam Tetley-Smith
Fri 2 12:00 pm–Sun 4 11:45 pm Castlefest €175 Lisse, Netherlands W balfolk
Akleja Bart Leemans Cardboard Cabin Fior Hot Griselda Kelten zonder Grenzen Mook Plantec Sanseveria
Fri 2 7:00 pm–10:00 pm Folkowe lato na placu Wolności Poznań, Poland W balfolk
Fri 2 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Balfolk Dance Concert Warsaw, Poland W balfolk
Valentin Barray
Fri 2 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Ceilidh Club £18-£24 London, UK Scottish cèilidh
Fri 2 5:00 pm–Sun 4 4:00 pm Good Life Gallop $30-$75 Omaha, NE, USA W contra
Kaw Creek Kate McBride
Fri 2 7:30 pm–10:30 pm CFOOTMAD Community Contra Dance $12-$19 Boulder, CO, USA W contra
Sat 3 2:30 pm– 4:30 pm AberACED £3 Aberystwyth, UK W contra ECD
Sun 4 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Fête de la Moisson Ellezelles, Belgium balfolk
Mon 5 7:00 pm–10:00 pm Bal Folk donation Hamburg, Germany balfolk
Hartwin Dhoore
Mon 5 8:00 pm–10:45 pm Bath French Session free Bath, UK balfolk
Tue 6 5:39 pm–Sat 10 5:39 pm Etétrad €22-€140 Fenis, Italy W balfolk
Duo Claranbaux-Geerinck Filippo Gambetta Groove Factory La Machine La Paranza del Geco Le Petit Bal Ratamouche Mox Patrick Bouffard Ponente Folk Legacy Roger Moure Startijenn TriOblique Violons Volants
Tue 6 7:30 pm–10:00 pm Open Air Folk Practica Brussels, Belgium W balfolk
Tue 6 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Dansavond €5 Zeist, Netherlands W balfolk
Thu 8 7:30 pm–11:30 pm Teyrrasfolk free Belsele, Belgium W balfolk
Duo Meunier-Villeneuve Hidrae
Fri 9–Sun 11 Susquehanna Folk Festival York, PA, USA W contra
The Contra Rebels Dead Sea Squirrels Janine Smith Bob Nicholson
Fri 9–Fri 16 Broadstairs Folk Week £164-£330 Broadstairs, UK W English ceilidh contra
Fri 9 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Ceilidh Club £18-£24 London, UK Scottish cèilidh
Sat 10 7:00 pm– 9:00 pm Bal Folk Concert €12-€15 Villiars, France balfolk
Plume
Sat 10 9:30 pm–Sun 11 5:45 am Mazurka Klandestina free Prague, Czechia balfolk
Sun 11–Sat 17 Family Week Poland, ME, USA W contra
Mary Wesley
Sun 11–Tue 20 Danzas Sin Fronteras €416 Navamorcuende, Spain W balfolk
Mon 12–Sun 18 Cascade of Music & Dance Cascade, MD, USA W contra
Wendy Graham Settle Gaye Fifer
Mon 12 4:00 pm–Mon 19 10:00 am Halsway Folk Dance Holiday £380-£610 Halsway, UK W ECD
Richard Jones & Chris Jewell Ivan Aitken
Tue 13 9:00 am–Sun 18 3:00 pm Ballinsé Festival €95-€110 Panni, Italy W balfolk Italian
Ciac Boum Geronimo Tascabandà Oraj Saro Calandi
Tue 13 7:30 pm–10:00 pm Open Air Folk Practica Brussels, Belgium W balfolk
Tue 13 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Dansavond €5 Zeist, Netherlands W balfolk
Wed 14 7:30 pm–11:30 pm Bal Étoile at Jamboree free London, UK W balfolk
Thu 15 Folkbal Blaregnies, Belgium balfolk
M'Zef
Thu 15 7:30 pm–11:30 pm Teyrrasfolk free Sint-Niklaas, Belgium balfolk
Thalas Marie Paulette
Fri 16–Sun 18 Mentone Mentone, AL, USA W contra
The Mean Lids The Yellow Dandies Cis Hinkle
Fri 16 5:00 pm–Sun 18 11:59 pm FESTI'FOLK free Lambesc, France W balfolk
Carabena La Bande à Koustic Z'acrauNotes Imnari En Avant 3 Camille en Bal
Fri 16 7:00 pm–10:00 pm Folkowe lato na placu Wolności Poznań, Poland W balfolk
Fri 16 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Ceilidh Club £18-£24 London, UK Scottish cèilidh
Sat 17–Sat 24 Campers’ Week Plymouth, MA, USA W contra
Sue Rosen
Fri 16 7:00 pm–Sun 18 5:00 pm Balance the Bay San Francisco, CA, USA W contra
Riptide Countercurrent Jacqui Grennan Maia McCormick
Sat 17 3:00 pm–Fri 23 11:59 pm Whitby Folk Week £70-£365 Whitby, UK W English ceilidh contra ECD Irish set
Whapweasel Bedlam No Lazy Dancing Dance Band Relentless Steamchicken Bellamira Melrose Ceilidh Band The Hedgehog's Skin Frog on a Bike Contrasaurus Contrary Faeries Vicki Swan & Jonny Dyer Albireo The Falconers Stradivarious Tina Morris & Graham Lee Erin Mansfield Nick Walden Pete Coe Martyn Harvey Bob Morgan Alison Rowley Joey Oliver Sue Coe Andrew Swaine Daisy Black Charlotte Rich-Griffin Rhodri Davies Orly Krasner Jerry O'Reilly Annabel Sharp Nigel Sharp
Sat 17 7:30 pm– 1:00 am Drakenbal €10-€20 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands W balfolk
David Cornelissen Marie Paulette
Sat 17 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Ceilidh Club £18-£24 London, UK Scottish cèilidh
Sun 18 6:45 pm– 9:45 pm Bristol French Session and workshop free Bristol, UK W balfolk
Sun 18 7:00 pm–10:00 pm Balfolk €6-€20 Leipzig, Germany balfolk
Feather and Fox
Mon 19 9:30 pm–Fri 23 10:00 pm Folk On Stage free Gooik, Belgium balfolk
Duo Tazières Naragonia Sydskåne Threo
Tue 20 7:30 pm–10:00 pm Open Air Folk Practica Brussels, Belgium W balfolk
Tue 20 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Dansavond €5 Zeist, Netherlands W balfolk
Wed 21 6:00 pm–Sun 25 4:00 pm Les Ptibals Lagrasse, France W balfolk
La Sialyre Ballsy Swing Peldrut La Chimère Shillelagh Imnari Bargainatt Duo Brotto-Milleret Guilhem Desq Caroline Carton Plume Sors les mains d'tes poches
Wed 21 8:00 pm–Mon 26 12:00 am Boombalfestival Lovendegem, Belgium W balfolk
No&Mi Bargainatt Kwintet Gestrikt Accords Perdus Tralala Lovers Duo Nello Variomatic Naragonia Bouton Rémi Geffroy Duo Vandenabeele-Knapen Ciac Boum Claïs Cosmos Chocolat Duo Thézé Tiennet Simonnin Krosmos Le Grand Barouf Youmi Bazoge La Bachule Aérokorda Parasol Trio Le Driadi Hot Griselda Duo Claranbaux-Geerinck Le Mange Bal
Thu 22 7:30 pm–11:30 pm Teyrrasfolk free Belsele, Belgium W balfolk
Duo Bucsan-Gielen Duo Montanaro-Cavez
Fri 23–Sun 25 Sugar Hill Dance Weekend Bloomington, IN, USA W contra
Fri 23–Mon 26 Towersey Festival £94.97-£224.72 Middle Claydon, UK W English ceilidh contra
Blackbeard's Tea Party Whapweasel Banter Cock and Bull Band Folk Camps Party Band Bristol Ceilidh Quartet Trip Hazard Climax Ceilidh Band Out of Hand Urban Folk Theory
Fri 23 2:00 pm–Mon 26 6:00 pm Shrewsbury Folk Festival £116-£222.53 Shrewsbury, UK W balfolk contra English ceilidh
Banter Club Débris Cri du Canard Crowdy-Kit EFDSS Workshop Ceilidh Band James Delarre, Saul Rose & Dave Delarre Monster Ceilidh Band Spiers & Boden Moore & Moss Steamchicken Oakstone Trio Sheena Masson Rhodri Davies Tom Kitching Prue Reilly Annie Bolt Phil Bassindale Ian Nichols Daisy Black Andrew Swaine
Sat 24 3:00 pm–Fri 30 10:00 am TradMaD $980 Plymouth, MA, USA W contra
Alex Cumming
Sat 24 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Ceilidh Club £18-£24 London, UK Scottish cèilidh
Sun 25 2:00 pm– 3:30 pm MiniBal at Toitū free Dunedin, New Zealand balfolk
Sun 25 1:00 pm–11:00 pm VAN HIER Festival €10-€20 Westelbeers, Netherlands balfolk
Nebel Swinco Two Catch a Raindrop e = m(T²)
Sun 25 6:00 pm–10:00 pm Bal Crewkerne £4 Crewkerne, UK W balfolk
Tue 27 Dance Party Warsaw, Poland balfolk
WoWaKin Trio
Tue 27 7:30 pm–10:00 pm Open Air Folk Practica Brussels, Belgium W balfolk
Tue 27 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Dansavond €5 Zeist, Netherlands W balfolk
Wed 28–Mon 2 September fin d’été 2024 Kinnersley, UK W balfolk scandi
Wed 28 7:30 pm–11:30 pm Bal Étoile at the Gipsy Queen free London, UK W balfolk
Thu 29 6:00 pm–Sun 1 September 8:00 pm Scarabal Lablachère, France W balfolk
Thu 29 7:30 pm–11:30 pm Teyrrasfolk free Belsele, Belgium balfolk
Wouter en de Draak Floris And The Flames
Fri 30–Mon 2 September Rendezvous Dance Weekend Boulder, CO, USA W contra
Nova The Dam Beavers Gaye Fifer Will Mentor
Fri 30–Mon 2 September Dance Camp North Fairbanks, AK, USA W contra
Eloise & Co. Susan Petrick
Fri 30–Mon 2 September Pinewoods Labor Day Weekend $365-$415 Plymouth, MA, USA W contra ECD
Ben Sachs-Hamilton
Fri 30–Sun 1 September Cannings Court French and Breton Dance Dorchester, UK balfolk
Red Dog Green Dog Wod
Fri 30 4:00 pm–Sun 1 September 4:00 pm Halsway Regency Assembley £200-£310 Halsway, UK W ECD
Warleggan Village Band Georgia Delve
Fri 30 7:00 pm–10:00 pm Folkowe lato na placu Wolności Poznań, Poland W balfolk
Sat 31 7:30 pm–10:30 pm Balfolk Practice free Innsbruck, Austria balfolk
Sat 31 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Contrabridge £7-£15 Cambridge, UK contra
Box of Frogs Lauren Catlin Sally Vernon
September 2024
Sun 1 2:00 pm– 6:00 pm Zondagsrust: Balfolkeditie donation Kampen, Netherlands W balfolk
Paracetamol
Mon 2 8:00 pm–10:45 pm Bath French Session free Bath, UK balfolk
Tue 3 7:30 pm–10:00 pm Open Air Folk Practica Brussels, Belgium W balfolk
Tue 3 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Dansavond €5 Zeist, Netherlands W balfolk
Thu 5–Sun 8 Bromyard Folk Festival Bromyard, UK W contra English ceilidh
Thu 5 6:00 pm–Sun 8 11:45 pm Numinosum Festival 2024 Warsaw, Poland W balfolk Polish
Plume ba.fnu Natercia Lameiro Le Driadi Valentin Barray DuOblique Duo Zhao-Perrin Kaleidoscope Borsa OMGDude Zniwa Igrce Light Migrations Vilniaus Miesto Instumentalistai
Fri 6–Sun 8 Youth Dance Weekend $105-$285 Weston, VT, USA W contra
Calico Alex Deis-Lauby Lindsey Dono
Fri 6 6:00 pm–Sun 8 11:45 pm 31e Folk Festival Marsinne Marsinne, Belgium W balfolk
Fri 6 7:00 pm–Sun 8 10:00 pm Bun'Bal Fol 2024 €80 Lauriano, Italy balfolk Italian
Accordzéâm Ciac Boum Duo Pichard-Vincendeau La Sialyre Broes Clume Dekolaz Lausa La Machine Rinaldo Doro
Fri 6 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Ceilidh Club £18-£24 London, UK Scottish cèilidh
Fri 6 4:00 pm–Sun 8 12:00 pm Big Branch Festival Battersea, Ontario, Canada W balfolk
Fri 6 7:00 pm–Sat 7 9:00 pm Dancing Fish Melrose, FL, USA W contra
Kingfisher Dereck Kalish
Fri 6 6:00 pm–Sun 8 12:45 pm Bear Hug Dance Camp $130-$295 Rollins, MT, USA W contra
Contra Sutra Swiftcurrent Susan Petrick Christa Torrens
Sat 7 3:00 pm–10:00 pm Balfolk im Hardtbergsaal donation Bonn, Germany W balfolk
Hartwin Dhoore Trio
Sat 7 2:30 pm– 4:30 pm AberACED £3 Aberystwyth, UK W contra ECD
Sat 7 7:00 pm–10:00 pm Balfolk €6-€20 Leipzig, Germany balfolk
Edentia
Sat 7 7:30 pm–10:00 pm Cheltenham Ceilidh Club £5 Cheltenham, UK W English ceilidh
Cheltenham Ceilidh Band
Sat 7 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Ceilidh Club £18-£24 London, UK Scottish cèilidh
Sun 8 Balfolk Concert Warsaw, Poland balfolk
Light Migrations
Sun 8 12:00 pm– 5:00 pm DanseHerts £8 Ickleford, UK balfolk
Sun 8 2:00 pm– 6:00 pm Bal Miniscule free Oxford, UK W balfolk
Sun 8 3:00 pm– 5:00 pm Folk & Dance at Schäfersee donation Berlin, Germany balfolk Italian
Ballo Allegro
Sun 8 3:00 pm–10:00 pm Wageningen Junushoff €15-€20 Wageningen, Netherlands W balfolk
Hartwin Dhoore Trio Snaarmaarwaar
Sun 8 2:30 pm– 5:30 pm Englefield Green contra dance Egham, UK contra
Linda Game Band Ivan Aitken
Sun 8 4:00 pm–10:30 pm FolkTanz-Abend €10-€14 Vienna, Austria W balfolk
Edentia
Mon 9 7:00 pm–10:00 pm Bal Folk donation Hamburg, Germany balfolk
Duo Mara & Torge
Tue 10 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Dansavond €5 Zeist, Netherlands W balfolk
Wed 11 8:15 pm–11:30 pm Folkbal Wilhelmina €10 Eindhoven, Netherlands W balfolk
Cecilia
Wed 11 7:30 pm–11:30 pm Bal Étoile at Jamboree free London, UK W balfolk
Wed 11 8:00 pm–10:30 pm Solent Contra Dance £5 Shawford, UK contra
Thu 12 4:00 pm–Mon 16 2:00 am Simmelfolk €123-€150 Simmelsdorf, Germany W balfolk
Balstanz Canopaix DiaTao Edentia Feather and Fox Fibonanschi GrandLoup Le Driadi Nyntråm Vagalan
Fri 13–Sun 15 Echo Summit Sacramento, CA, USA W contra
The Figments Toss the Possum Jesse Edgerton Wendy Graham
Fri 13 7:00 pm–11:00 pm Tanzhaus Innsbruck €10-€20 Innsbruck, Austria balfolk
Paracetamol
Fri 13 7:00 pm–10:00 pm Folkowe lato na placu Wolności Poznań, Poland W balfolk
Fri 13 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Halte! Bal folk €10-€13 Lyon, France W balfolk
Geronimo
Fri 13 7:45 pm–10:45 pm Alcester Contra £4-£10 Alcester, UK contra
Bearded Dragons Louise Siddons
Fri 13 8:00 pm–11:30 pm Unicorn Ceilidh £7-£13 Baldock, UK English ceilidh
Jigfoot Tom Gregory
Fri 13 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Ceilidh Club £18-£24 London, UK Scottish cèilidh
Sat 14 11:00 am– 5:00 pm Balfolk Voorne €20 Voorne, Netherlands W balfolk
Pekel Wouter Kuyper
Sat 14 8:00 pm– 2:00 am Mazurka Klandestina free Vilnius, Lithuania balfolk
Sat 14 8:00 pm–10:00 pm Le P'tit Bal du Harby €10 Quevaucamps, Belgium balfolk
Galyme
Sat 14 7:30 pm–10:30 pm Harrogate Contra £6-£10 Harrogate, UK contra
Philip & Benjamin Charlie Turner
Sat 14 8:30 pm– 1:00 am Bal folk €14-€16 Lyon, France balfolk
Duo Montanaro-Cavez Illa
Sat 14 8:00 pm–11:00 pm London Barndance £5-£15 London, UK contra
Linda Game Band Adam Hughes
Sat 14 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Ceilidh Club £18-£24 London, UK Scottish cèilidh
Sun 15 4:00 pm– 8:00 pm Balfolk €13-€15 Cologne, Germany W balfolk
Sun 15 4:00 pm– 6:00 pm Black Mountain Balfolk Hay-on-Wye, UK balfolk
Sun 15 6:45 pm– 9:45 pm Bristol French Session and workshop free Bristol, UK W balfolk
Tue 17 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Dansavond €5 Zeist, Netherlands W balfolk
Fri 20–Sun 22 Squirrel Moon Contra Dance weekend Dodgeville, WI, USA W contra
Hillbilly Diaspora Alex Deis-Lauby
Fri 20–Sun 22 Chehalis Dance Weekend Surrey, BC, Canada W contra
The Syncopaths Countercurrent Will Mentor Koren Wake
Fri 20 Ol Da Folk Bruges, Belgium balfolk
Naragonia Quartet
Fri 20 6:00 pm–Sun 22 4:00 pm 4ème Festival des Bals Combiers 55 CHF Le Chenit, Switzerland balfolk
Pamplemousse Tralala Lovers Duo Artense Bargainatt Poolidor Sorgues
Fri 20 7:00 pm–11:00 pm TANZhaus WABE €13-€21 Berlin, Germany W balfolk
Wings & Tales
Fri 20 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Balfolkcafe Groningen €15 Groningen, Netherlands W balfolk
Bart Praet
Fri 20 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Knees Up Cecil Sharp £5-£12 London, UK English ceilidh
Climax Ceilidh Band Jane Bird
Sat 21 Balfolk extravaganza Weedon Bec, UK W balfolk
Sat 21 7:30 pm–10:30 pm Tanzhaus Innsbruck €10-€20 Innsbruck, Austria W balfolk
Haus von Klaus
Sat 21 8:00 pm–12:00 am Bal Folk La Chaux, France W balfolk
Eveden
Sat 21 8:30 pm–11:30 pm Bal folk €10 Madecourt, France balfolk
Folk’xygène Sans Prétention
Sat 21 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Ceilidh Club £18-£24 London, UK Scottish cèilidh
Sun 22 3:00 pm– 5:00 pm Folk & Dance at Schäfersee free Berlin, Germany balfolk
Antanjo
Tue 24 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Dansavond €5 Zeist, Netherlands W balfolk
Wed 25 8:00 pm–11:59 pm Balfolk café Nijmegen €10-€15 Nijmegen, Netherlands W balfolk
Naragonia
Wed 25 7:30 pm–11:30 pm Bal Étoile at the Gipsy Queen free London, UK W balfolk
Thu 26 7:00 pm–11:15 pm Balhalla Gent, Belgium W balfolk
Duo Mackie-Hendrix
Fri 27–Sun 29 Michigan Dance Heritage Fall Weekend Lexington, MI, USA W contra
Susan Kevra
Fri 27–Sun 29 Adirondack Dance Weekend Silver Bay, NY, USA W balfolk contra ECD
Stomp Rocket The Moving Violations Mary Wesley
Fri 27–Sun 29 Cascade Contras Dance Camp Springfield, OR, USA W contra
Engine Room Contra Sutra Cis Hinkle Laurel Thomas
Fri 27 2:00 pm– 1:00 am Grand Bal de Lausanne 30 CHF Lausanne, Switzerland W balfolk
Bruno & Maria Cam&Léo
Fri 27 4:00 pm–Sun 29 4:00 pm Halsway Harvest Weekend Halsway, UK W English ceilidh ECD
Dampier's Round Frances Oates Barrie Bullimore Laura Hodges
Fri 27 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Ceilidh Club £18-£24 London, UK Scottish cèilidh
Fri 27 10:00 pm–Sun 29 8:00 pm MKK Milano Milan, Italy balfolk
Sat 28–Sun 29 Les Ptits Bals de L'Étang Perdu Hauterives, France W balfolk
Sat 28 2:00 pm– 5:00 pm Cam-French £2-£4 Cambridge, UK balfolk
Sat 28 4:30 pm–12:00 am Maxifolk €30-€36 Roeselare, Belgium balfolk
Roots Bal Sjanté Variomatic
Sat 28 8:15 pm–10:30 pm Bal Folk RZF €7-€15 Alleur, Belgium W balfolk
Trio Loubelya
Sat 28 7:30 pm–10:30 pm Sytchampton Saturday dance £8 Sytchampton, UK ECD contra
Chris & Julie Dewhurst Mike Courthold
Sat 28 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Contrabridge £7-£15 Cambridge, UK contra
Nozzy Nicola Scott
Sat 28 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Leeds Contra £10 Leeds, UK contra
Philip & Joshua Rowe Diane Silver
Sat 28 7:30 pm–10:30 pm Balfolk Stroud £10 Stroud, UK W balfolk
Shivelight
Sat 28 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Nottingham Contra Dance £10 Nottingham, UK contra
Sat 28 8:00 pm–10:30 pm Dansez Français Brighton, UK W balfolk
Oscina
Sat 28 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Exeter Ceilidh £4-£15 Exeter, UK English ceilidh
Crazy Goat Traditional Music
Sat 28 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Ceilidh Club £18-£24 London, UK Scottish cèilidh
Sun 29 2:00 pm– 3:30 pm MiniBal at Toitū free Dunedin, New Zealand balfolk
Sun 29 4:00 pm– 6:00 pm Black Mountain Balfolk Hay-on-Wye, UK balfolk
Sun 29 5:30 pm–10:00 pm Bal @ La Tricoterie €14-€25 Brussels, Belgium W balfolk
Airboxes Duo Absynthe
Mon 30 4:00 pm–Fri 4 October 10:00 am Autumn American Contra Dance Week £240-£430 Halsway, UK W contra
Will Allen, Rowan Pigott & Gareth Kiddier Diane Silver
October 2024
Tue 1 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Dansavond €5 Zeist, Netherlands W balfolk
Wed 2 3:00 pm–Sun 6 4:00 pm Annabergfest 2024 ~€500 Bonn, Germany W balfolk
Feather and Fox
Thu 3 8:30 pm–Sat 5 11:30 pm Festival Folkiri €25-€74 Le Mans, France W balfolk
Armoire Totale Fahrenheit Supernovas LyraDanz Man Encantada Groove Factory
Fri 4–Sun 6 Moondance Dance Weekend Pickens, SC, USA W contra
Lighthouse Good & Plenty Bob Isaacs Seth Tepfer
Fri 4–Sun 6 Lady of the Lake Fall Camp Harrison, ID, USA W contra
3 Wheel Drive Jesse Partridge
Fri 4–Sun 6 Harvest Moon Dance Festival Santa Barbara, CA, USA W contra
The Latter Day Lizards Wild Asparagus Lisa Greenleaf George Marshall
Fri 4 8:15 pm–11:59 pm Balfolk at Cinex Namur, Belgium balfolk
Fri 4 8:30 pm–Sun 6 5:30 pm Blowzabella workshop festival Dranouter, Belgium W balfolk
Blowzabella
Fri 4 7:45 pm–10:45 pm Alcester Contra £4-£10 Alcester, UK contra
Old Time Contra Band Diane Silver
Fri 4 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Ceilidh Club £18-£24 London, UK Scottish cèilidh
Fri 4 6:30 pm–Sun 6 9:30 pm Harvest Moon $70-$185 Santa Barbara, CA, USA contra
The Latter Day Lizards Wild Asparagus Lisa Greenleaf George Marshall
Sat 5 2:00 pm– 1:00 am Folk'xybal €10-€22 Nancy, France W balfolk
Folk’xygène Duo Auger-Chevrier
Sat 5 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Paris Contra Dance Paris, France W contra
Bearded Dragons Charlie Turner
Sat 5 7:30 pm–10:00 pm Cheltenham Ceilidh Club £5 Cheltenham, UK W English ceilidh
Cheltenham Ceilidh Band
Sat 5 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Ceilidh Club £18-£24 London, UK Scottish cèilidh
Sun 6 3:00 pm– 5:00 pm Folk & Dance at Schäfersee free Berlin, Germany balfolk
Chablis
Tue 8 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Dansavond €5 Zeist, Netherlands W balfolk
Wed 9 8:15 pm–11:30 pm Folkbal Wilhelmina €10 Eindhoven, Netherlands W balfolk
Exqueezit
Wed 9 7:30 pm–11:30 pm Bal Étoile at Jamboree free London, UK W balfolk
Fri 11 4:00 pm–Sun 13 7:00 pm Gaia Folk Fest Flambruzzo, Italy balfolk
Fri 11 4:30 pm–Sun 13 7:30 pm NAIF Balfolk Festival Sorrento, Italy W balfolk Italian
Accordzéâm Ballsy Swing Duo Absynthe Duo Claranbaux-Geerinck Duo Thébaut Geronimo No&Mi Lucas Thébaut Matrioske MusicaStoria
Fri 11 6:00 pm–Sun 13 12:30 pm Jasan Bonuš Country Dance Weekend 890 CZK Prague, Czechia W contra
Bev Bernbaum Carol David-Blackman Meike Beyen Marcus Igla Gerhard Kamm Jörg Mehlhase David Dvořák Jitka Bonušová Jan Pumpr
Fri 11 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Boombal Gent, Belgium balfolk
Fri 11 8:00 pm–11:30 pm Unicorn Ceilidh £7-£13 Baldock, UK English ceilidh
3sticks Sheena Masson
Fri 11 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Ceilidh Club £18-£24 London, UK Scottish cèilidh
Sat 12 Black Mountain Balfolk Hay-on-Wye, UK balfolk
Sat 12 7:00 pm–11:00 pm Tanzhaus Innsbruck €10-€20 Innsbruck, Austria W balfolk
Bowidl mit Christina Nessmann
Sat 12 8:00 pm–12:00 am Bal Folk La Chaux, France W balfolk
Bald'Ouche
Sat 12 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Ashford ceilidh £10-£12 Ashford, UK W English ceilidh
Hot Rats John Sweeney
Sat 12 8:00 pm–10:30 pm Dansez Français Extra Brighton, UK W balfolk
Planchée Mike James
Sat 12 8:00 pm–11:00 pm London Barndance £5-£15 London, UK contra
Old Time Contra Band Diane Silver
Sat 12 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Ceilidh Club £18-£24 London, UK Scottish cèilidh
Sun 13 12:00 pm– 5:00 pm DanseHerts £8 Ickleford, UK balfolk
Sun 13 2:00 pm– 9:00 pm Jubileumbal Wilde Wereld Wageningen €7.50 Wageningen, Netherlands W balfolk
De Houtzagerij Madlot
Sun 13 2:30 pm– 5:30 pm Englefield Green contra dance Egham, UK contra
Old Time Contra Band Diane Silver
Sun 13 4:00 pm– 8:00 pm Balfolk €13-€15 Cologne, Germany W balfolk
Tue 15 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Dansavond €5 Zeist, Netherlands W balfolk
Thu 17–Sun 20 Lake Eden Arts Festival - Fall Black Mountain, NC, USA W contra
Red Dog Spintuition Bob Isaacs Sarah Kaiser
Thu 17 7:00 pm–10:00 pm Balfolk donation Bonn, Germany W balfolk
Les Zéoles
Fri 18–Sun 20 Gender-Free Dance Camp Olivebridge, NY, USA W contra
Fri 18 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Balfolkcafe €15 Groningen, Netherlands W balfolk
Andrea Capezzuoli
Fri 18 8:00 pm–11:00 pm TANZhaus WABE Berlin, Germany balfolk
Duo Wolff-Moschcau Les Zéoles
Fri 18 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Knees Up Cecil Sharp £5-£12 London, UK English ceilidh
Folk Camps Party Band
Sat 19 Electric Folk Dance Party Hope, UK balfolk contra English ceilidh
Bearded Dragons Apolkalypse Portmanteau Charlie Turner Lisa Heywood
Sat 19 2:30 pm–11:30 pm Bal folk €12-€30 Bourg-en-Bresse, France W balfolk
FolK à BourK Hilof
Sat 19 6:00 pm– 8:00 pm Folkbal Bekegem, Belgium balfolk
Donder In 't Hooi
Sat 19 6:30 pm–10:30 pm Balfolk Practice free Innsbruck, Austria balfolk
Sat 19 7:00 pm–11:00 pm Bal Folk €25 Hamburg, Germany balfolk
Feather and Fox Les Zéoles
Sat 19 7:30 pm– 1:00 am Drakenbal €10-€20 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands W balfolk
Andrea Capezzuoli David Cornelissen
Sat 19 7:00 pm–10:00 pm Balfolk €6-€20 Leipzig, Germany balfolk
Triple-X
Sat 19 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Exeter Contra Exeter, UK contra
Sat 19 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Ceilidh Club £18-£24 London, UK Scottish cèilidh
Sun 20 ContraStock Glen Echo, MD, USA W contra
Sun 20 3:00 pm– 5:00 pm Folk & Dance at Schäfersee donation Berlin, Germany scandi
Gisbert Kördeböf
Sun 20 4:30 pm– 9:00 pm Bal De La Cabane Du Bout Du Monde Watermaal-Bosvoorde, Belgium W balfolk
Bouton
Sun 20 6:00 pm–10:00 pm Bal Crewkerne £4 Crewkerne, UK W balfolk
Tue 22 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Dansavond €5 Zeist, Netherlands W balfolk
Fri 25–Sun 27 Fall Swedish Music & Dance Weekend Dodgeville, WI, USA W scandi
Fri 25–Sun 27 Boo Camp Jemez Springs, NM, USA W contra
Panda Stomp The Cheap Shots Jacqui Grennan
Fri 25–Sun 27 Music City Masquerade Nashville, TN, USA W contra
Eloise & Co. Cis Hinkle
Fri 25–Sun 27 Pittsburgh Fall Dance Weekend Pittsburgh, PA, USA W contra
Engine Room Hot Coffee Breakdown Gaye Fifer River Rainbowface Abel
Fri 25 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Ceilidh Club £18-£24 London, UK Scottish cèilidh
Sat 26 7:00 pm–11:00 pm The Agora Ceilidh Darmstadt, Germany English ceilidh
Chance to Dance Abi Page
Sat 26 8:00 pm–10:00 pm Folkbal Aalter, Belgium balfolk
Donder In 't Hooi
Sat 26 8:15 pm–10:45 pm Bal Folk RZF €7-€15 Alleur, Belgium W balfolk
Petit Piment
Sat 26 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Contrabridge £7-£15 Cambridge, UK contra
King Kontra Rob Humphrey
Sat 26 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Leeds Contra £10 Leeds, UK contra
Linda Game Band Andrew Swaine
Sat 26 7:30 pm–10:30 pm Balfolk Stroud £10 Stroud, UK W balfolk
Helena Torpy & Steve Turner
Sat 26 8:00 pm–10:30 pm Dansez Français Brighton, UK W balfolk
Duo Mistral
Sat 26 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Exeter Ceilidh £4-£15 Exeter, UK English ceilidh
Slack ma Girdle
Sat 26 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Ceilidh Club £18-£24 London, UK Scottish cèilidh
Sun 27 2:00 pm– 3:30 pm MiniBal at Toitū free Dunedin, New Zealand balfolk
Sun 27 2:00 pm– 5:00 pm Weedon Balfolk Weedon, UK balfolk
Tue 29 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Dansavond €5 Zeist, Netherlands W balfolk
Wed 30 8:00 pm–11:59 pm Balfolk café Nijmegen €10-€15 Nijmegen, Netherlands W balfolk
Wed 30 7:30 pm–11:30 pm Bal Étoile at the Gipsy Queen free London, UK W balfolk
Thu 31 6:00 pm–Sun 3 November 7:00 pm CaDansa Steenwijk, Netherlands W balfolk
November 2024
Fri 1–Sun 3 Foggy Moon Dance Weekend Monterey, CA, USA W contra
Joyride Stomp Rocket Will Mentor Jacqui Grennan
Fri 1–Sun 3 Hey Fever Dance Weekend Ottawa, Ontario, Canada W contra
Elixir Peach Jam Alex Deis-Lauby Nils Fredland
Fri 1 5:00 pm–Sun 3 5:00 pm Skint Ashover, UK W balfolk scandi
Fri 1 8:15 pm–11:59 pm Balfolk at Cinex Namur, Belgium balfolk
Fri 1 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Ceilidh Club £18-£24 London, UK Scottish cèilidh
Sat 2 7:00 pm–11:00 pm Tanzhaus Innsbruck €10-€20 Innsbruck, Austria W balfolk
Plus-De-Deux
Sat 2 7:00 pm–10:00 pm Balfolk €6-€20 Leipzig, Germany balfolk
Shillelagh
Sat 2 7:30 pm–10:00 pm Cheltenham Ceilidh Club £5 Cheltenham, UK W English ceilidh
Cheltenham Ceilidh Band
Sat 2 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Ceilidh Club £18-£24 London, UK Scottish cèilidh
Sat 2 9:00 pm–12:00 am Baleynbal €16-€19 Belsele, Belgium balfolk
Hearken Quartet Kwintet Gestrikt
Sun 3 3:00 pm– 5:00 pm Folk & Dance at Schäfersee free Berlin, Germany balfolk
DURRbanda
Mon 4 5:30 pm–10:00 pm Post-Cadansa Ball €10-€13 Utrecht, Netherlands balfolk
DuOblique
Mon 4 7:00 pm–10:00 pm English Country Dance donation Hamburg, Germany W ECD
Pete Grassby and the Grasshoppers Pete Grassby
Tue 5 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Dansavond €5 Zeist, Netherlands W balfolk
Thu 7 5:00 pm–Sun 10 8:00 pm Infinitumball €65-€150 Vilnius, Lithuania W balfolk
Balsam Emelie Feather and Fox Gabrielė Pukelytė Guoda Ignas Dailydė Mikas Dominas Mr Folxlide ŠakarMakar VMI Yanyk
Fri 8–Sun 10 Fire Ant Frolic Austin, TX, USA W contra
Lake Effect Koren Wake Rich Goss
Fri 8–Sun 10 Dance in the Desert Oracle, AZ, USA W contra
Playing with Fyre Stomp Rocket Lisa Greenleaf Susan Petrick
Fri 8–Mon 11 Head for the Hills Dance Weekend $140-$240 Kresgeville, PA, USA W contra ECD
Fri 8–Sun 10 Atlanta Dance Weekend Atlanta, GA, USA W contra
The Faux Paws Drive Train Will Mentor Seth Tepfer
Fri 8 8:00 pm–10:00 pm Balfolk im Kulturbad donation Bonn, Germany W balfolk
AOK!
Fri 8 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Boombal Gent, Belgium balfolk
Fri 8 8:00 pm–11:30 pm Unicorn Ceilidh £7-£13 Baldock, UK English ceilidh
Cock and Bull Band Michael Catovsy
Fri 8 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Ceilidh Club £18-£24 London, UK Scottish cèilidh
Sat 9 2:00 pm– 6:00 pm Bal Miniscule free Oxford, UK W balfolk
Sat 9 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Nottingham Mixed Dance £10 Nottingham, UK contra ECD
Colin Hume
Sat 9 8:00 pm–11:00 pm London Barndance £5-£15 London, UK contra
Contrasaurus Jake Wood
Sat 9 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Ceilidh Club £18-£24 London, UK Scottish cèilidh
Sun 10 12:00 pm– 5:00 pm DanseHerts £8 Ickleford, UK balfolk
Sun 10 2:30 pm– 5:30 pm Englefield Green contra dance Egham, UK contra
Box of Frogs Mark Elvins
Sun 10 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Boombal Gent, Belgium balfolk
Tue 12 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Dansavond €5 Zeist, Netherlands W balfolk
Wed 13 8:15 pm–11:30 pm Folkbal Eindhoven €10 Eindhoven, Netherlands W balfolk
Bouton
Wed 13 7:30 pm–11:30 pm Bal Étoile at Jamboree free London, UK W balfolk
Fri 15–Sun 17 ContraShock New York, NY, USA W contra
Fri 15–Sun 17 Catalina Dance Weekend Catalina Island, CA, USA W contra
The Faux Paws Engine Room Countercurrent Alex Deis-Lauby Gaye Fifer
Fri 15 4:00 pm–Sun 17 4:00 pm Zesty Contra Weekend £190-£310 Halsway, UK W contra
Ali & Mollie Rhodri Davies Mark Elvins
Fri 15 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Balfolkcafe €15 Groningen, Netherlands W balfolk
Airboxes
Fri 15 8:00 pm–11:00 pm TANZhaus WABE Berlin, Germany balfolk
Jormsons Kapell La Belle Ivresse
Fri 15 8:00 pm–Sun 17 10:30 pm Rose City Dance-a-Rama Portland, OR, USA W contra
Wild Asparagus Joyride Lindsey Dono George Marshall
Sat 16 1:30 pm– 4:45 pm Lancaster Contra £10-£15 Lancaster, UK contra
Edward Wallace & Heather McAslan Lisa Heywood
Sat 16 4:00 pm–10:00 pm Le P'tit Bal du Harby €10-€25 Quevaucamps, Belgium W balfolk
Shillelagh
Sat 16 7:30 pm–10:30 pm Balfolk Practice free Innsbruck, Austria balfolk
Sat 16 8:00 pm–12:00 am Bal Folk La Chaux, France W balfolk
Folkadanse
Sat 16 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Ceilidh Club £18-£24 London, UK Scottish cèilidh
Sat 16 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Ceilidh Club £18-£24 London, UK Scottish cèilidh
Sun 17 4:00 pm– 8:00 pm Balfolk €13-€15 Cologne, Germany W balfolk
Sun 17 4:30 pm– 9:00 pm Bal De La Cabane Du Bout Du Monde Watermaal-Bosvoorde, Belgium W balfolk
Tralala Lovers
Tue 19 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Dansavond €5 Zeist, Netherlands W balfolk
Thu 21 7:00 pm–11:15 pm Balhalla Gent, Belgium W balfolk
Aérokorda
Fri 22 7:45 pm–10:45 pm Alcester Contra £4-£10 Alcester, UK contra
Vertical Expression Liam Binley
Fri 22 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Ceilidh Club £18-£24 London, UK Scottish cèilidh
Sat 23 Bosun Higgs in Welshampton Welshampton, UK English ceilidh
Bosun Higgs Hilary Evans
Sat 23 2:00 pm– 5:00 pm Cam-French £2-£4 Cambridge, UK balfolk
Sat 23 6:30 pm– 1:00 am St. Andrew's Charity Ball €99 The Hague, Netherlands Scottish cèilidh
Sat 23 7:30 pm–10:30 pm Friday Folk Saturday Special £12 St Albans, UK ECD
Sat 23 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Ceilidh Club £18-£24 London, UK Scottish cèilidh
Sun 24 2:00 pm– 3:30 pm MiniBal at Toitū free Dunedin, New Zealand balfolk
Tue 26 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Dansavond €5 Zeist, Netherlands W balfolk
Wed 27 8:00 pm–11:59 pm Balfolk café Nijmegen €10-€15 Nijmegen, Netherlands W balfolk
Wed 27 7:30 pm–11:30 pm Bal Étoile at the Gipsy Queen free London, UK W balfolk
Fri 29–Sun 1 December Breaking Up Thanksgiving Evanston, IL, USA W contra
Fri 29 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Ceilidh Club £18-£24 London, UK Scottish cèilidh
Sat 30 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Paris Contra Dance Paris, France W contra
Sat 30 2:00 pm–11:00 pm ContraCopia $25-$35 Philadelphia, PA, USA W contra
Ice Cream Truckers Stove Dragon Millserati Gaye Fifer Alex Deis-Lauby Ben Sachs Hamilton
Sat 30 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Contrabridge £7-£15 Cambridge, UK contra
Fiddlechicks Adam Hughes
Sat 30 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Leeds Contra £10 Leeds, UK contra
Vertical Expression Rhodri Davies
Sat 30 8:30 pm–11:30 pm Bal trad €12 Castres, France balfolk
Masca Sound Duo Des Cimes
Sat 30 8:00 pm–10:30 pm Dansez Français Brighton, UK W balfolk
BOF!
Sat 30 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Exeter Ceilidh £4-£15 Exeter, UK English ceilidh
Spinach for Norman
December 2024
Tue 3 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Dansavond €5 Zeist, Netherlands W balfolk
Fri 6–Sun 8 Winter Warmup Dance Weekend Worthington, OH, USA W contra
Notorious The Hollertones Will Mentor Liz Burkhart
Fri 6 7:00 pm–10:00 pm Balfolk €6-€20 Leipzig, Germany balfolk
Cardboard Cabin
Fri 6 8:00 pm–11:30 pm Unicorn Ceilidh £7-£13 Baldock, UK English ceilidh
Sat 7 Portland Duo in St. Ippolyts St. Ippolyts, UK contra
Portland Duo Lynne Render
Sat 7 7:00 pm–11:00 pm Tanzhaus Innsbruck €10-€20 Innsbruck, Austria W balfolk
Galna Humlor
Sat 7 7:00 pm–10:00 pm Balfolk im Hardtbergsaal donation Bonn, Germany W balfolk
Joachim Montbord
Sat 7 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Bal Experience €14-€16 Dranouter, Belgium balfolk
Duo Bucsan-Gielen Saraï
Sat 7 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Ashford ceilidh £10-£12 Ashford, UK W English ceilidh
Swing the Bridge John Sweeney
Sat 7 7:30 pm–10:00 pm Cheltenham Ceilidh Club £5 Cheltenham, UK W English ceilidh
Cheltenham Ceilidh Band
Sun 8 12:00 pm– 5:00 pm DanseHerts £8 Ickleford, UK balfolk
Sun 8 3:00 pm–10:00 pm Wageningen Junushoff €15-€20 Wageningen, Netherlands W balfolk
Sun 8 2:30 pm– 5:30 pm Englefield Green contra dance Egham, UK contra
Linda Game Band Charlie Turner
Sun 8 5:30 pm– 9:30 pm Bal @ La Tricoterie €14-€26 Brussels, Belgium W balfolk
Ciac Boum
Tue 10 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Dansavond €5 Zeist, Netherlands W balfolk
Wed 11 8:15 pm–11:30 pm Folkbal Eindhoven €10 Eindhoven, Netherlands W balfolk
Trio Bucsan/Dantin/Kuyper
Fri 13 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Balfolkcafe €15 Groningen, Netherlands W balfolk
Moore & Moss
Sat 14 8:00 pm–12:00 am Bal Folk La Chaux, France W balfolk
La Chouette Enjôleuse
Sat 14 8:15 pm–10:30 pm Bal Folk RZF €7-€15 Alleur, Belgium W balfolk
Broes
Sat 14 7:30 pm–10:30 pm Sytchampton Saturday dance £8 Sytchampton, UK ECD contra
The Falconers Geoff Cubitt
Sat 14 8:00 pm–11:00 pm London Barndance £5-£15 London, UK contra
King Kontra String Band Lynne Render
Sun 15 3:00 pm– 5:00 pm Folk & Dance at Schäfersee free Berlin, Germany balfolk
Magistal
Sun 15 4:00 pm– 8:00 pm Bal Folk €25 Hamburg, Germany balfolk
Moore & Moss Laouen
Sun 15 4:30 pm– 9:00 pm Bal De La Cabane Du Bout Du Monde Watermaal-Bosvoorde, Belgium W balfolk
Les Kickeuses
Sun 15 6:00 pm–10:00 pm Bal Crewkerne £4 Crewkerne, UK W balfolk
Tue 17 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Dansavond €5 Zeist, Netherlands W balfolk
Wed 18 8:00 pm–11:59 pm Balfolk café Nijmegen €10-€15 Nijmegen, Netherlands W balfolk
Exqueezit
Thu 19 7:00 pm–10:00 pm Bal Folk De Noël €10 Gerpinnes, Belgium balfolk
Guus Herremans
Fri 20 4:00 pm– 8:00 pm Bal Boeuf €13-€15 Cologne, Germany W balfolk
Fri 20 7:00 pm–11:00 pm Joint Christmas Twmp £2 Aberystwyth, UK W Irish set balfolk ECD contra
Hywel Jones Nigel Hardy Keith Ffloyd Ian Hughes John Blanchfield
Fri 20 8:00 pm–11:00 pm TANZhaus WABE Berlin, Germany balfolk
Sat 21 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Baleynbal free Belsele, Belgium balfolk
Folkafdeling Sint-Niklaas
Mon 23 7:00 pm–11:15 pm Balhalla Kerstbal Gent, Belgium W balfolk
Aïe Mon Pied!
Tue 24 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Dansavond €5 Zeist, Netherlands W balfolk
Thu 26–Wed 1 January Contradancers Delight Holiday Morgantown, WV, USA W contra
Toss the Possum Buzz Band George Paul Terry Doyle Warren Doyle
Thu 26 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Kerstboombal Gent, Belgium balfolk
Fri 27 3:00 pm–Wed 1 January 11:00 am Silvester*Folk Festival Colditz, Germany W balfolk
Trio Loubelya Dekolaz Initium Duo Nello Duo Vandenabeele-Knapen L'air Inconnu Tribal Jaze Duo Tanghe-Coudroy Marion & Steve Marie Paulette Clume Femti Fem
Sat 28–Thu 2 January Folk Marathon Vienna, Austria W balfolk
Sat 28 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Vorsylvester Balfolk & Session €10-€20 Innsbruck, Austria W balfolk
Sat 28 8:00 pm–10:30 pm Dansez Français New Year party Brighton, UK W balfolk
Sat 28 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Exeter Ceilidh £4-£15 Exeter, UK English ceilidh
Barnstormers
Sun 29–Wed 1 January Bash on Vashon Vashon Island, WA, USA W contra
Sun 29 Bosun Higgs in Chippenham Chippenham, UK English ceilidh
Bosun Higgs
Tue 31 Réveillon De La Cabane Du Bout Du Monde Watermaal-Bosvoorde, Belgium balfolk
Tue 31 Bal Final Gent, Belgium balfolk
Tue 31 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Dansavond €5 Zeist, Netherlands W balfolk
Tue 31 8:00 pm–11:30 pm Unicorn Ceilidh £7-£13 Baldock, UK English ceilidh
Polka Works Barry Goodman
January 2025
Tue 7 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Dansavond €5 Zeist, Netherlands W balfolk
Sat 11 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Tanzhaus Innsbruck €10-€20 Innsbruck, Austria W balfolk
Anam Cara
Mon 13 7:00 pm– 9:45 pm Minibal — Balfolk Utrecht Utrecht, Netherlands balfolk
Duo Niepold-Cutting
Tue 14 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Dansavond €5 Zeist, Netherlands W balfolk
Fri 17–Sun 19 Contra Carnivale San Luis Obispo, CA, USA W contra
Stringrays The Gaslight Tinkers Nova Lisa Greenleaf Frannie Marr Jeremy Korr
Fri 17–Mon 20 Stellar Days and Nights Buena Vista, CO, USA W contra
Countercurrent Harken! Seth Tepfer Wendy Graham
Fri 17 6:00 pm–Sun 19 6:00 pm Prague Balfolk Weekend Prague, Czechia W balfolk
Bal O'Gadjo Filippo Gambetta Hilde van Belle BAL LAB Folk Knock Trio Forj Marina Lazar Light Migrations L'air Inconnu Bouton
Fri 17 1:00 pm–Mon 20 1:00 pm Rocky Mountain Ranch Dance Buena Vista, CO, USA contra ECD
Sat 18 7:30 pm–10:30 pm Sytchampton Saturday dance £8 Sytchampton, UK ECD contra
Chis & Julie Dewhurst Dave Wright Kathryn Wright
Sat 18 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Exeter Contra Exeter, UK contra
Tue 21 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Dansavond €5 Zeist, Netherlands W balfolk
Wed 22 8:00 pm–11:59 pm Balfolk café Nijmegen €10-€15 Nijmegen, Netherlands W balfolk
Fri 24–Sun 26 Florida Snow Ball Gulfport, FL, USA W contra
Elixir Playing with Fyre Nils Fredland Beth Molaro
Fri 24 6:30 pm–10:00 pm Burns Night Ceilidh The Hague, Netherlands Scottish cèilidh
Fri 24 7:00 pm–Sun 26 1:30 pm Balactée Saint-Donat-sur-l'Herbasse, France W balfolk
Sat 25 7:30 pm–10:30 pm Balfolk Practice free Innsbruck, Austria balfolk
Sat 25 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Exeter Ceilidh £4-£15 Exeter, UK English ceilidh
Dartmoor Pixies
Sun 26 2:00 pm–10:00 pm Diemerbal Diemen, Netherlands W balfolk
Bamako Express Tribal Jaze
Tue 28 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Dansavond €5 Zeist, Netherlands W balfolk
February 2025
Sat 1 1:30 pm– 4:45 pm Lancaster Contra £10-£15 Lancaster, UK contra
Chris Dixon & Arthur Capelier-Mourguy Rhodri Davies
Sat 1 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Boombal Gent, Belgium balfolk
Sat 1 8:00 pm– 9:30 pm Bal donation Bruges, Belgium balfolk
Cord'air
Tue 4 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Dansavond €5 Zeist, Netherlands W balfolk
Wed 5–Wed 12 Tropical Dance Vacation St Croix, US Virgin Islands W contra
Wild Asparagus George Marshall Lisa Greenleaf
Fri 7–Sat 8 Phoenix Winter Frolic Mesa, AZ, USA W contra
Sat 8 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Paris Contra Dance Paris, France W contra
Sat 8 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Tanzhaus Innsbruck €10-€20 Innsbruck, Austria W balfolk
Kathman Quattro
Sat 8 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Ashford ceilidh £10-£12 Ashford, UK W English ceilidh
Barnfire John Sweeney
Tue 11 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Dansavond €5 Zeist, Netherlands W balfolk
Fri 14 8:00 pm–11:30 pm Unicorn Ceilidh £7-£13 Baldock, UK English ceilidh
Banter Tim Walker
Tue 18 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Dansavond €5 Zeist, Netherlands W balfolk
Fri 21–Sun 23 Bayou Bedlam Houston, TX, USA W contra
Stringrays Lisa Greenleaf
Fri 21–Sun 23 Fiddling Frog Dance Festival Pasadena, CA, USA W contra
The Syncopaths River Road Susan Petrick Lindsey Dono
Fri 21–Sun 23 Galhalla St Louis, MO, USA W contra
Sarah Kaiser Lo Peckman
Fri 21 7:00 pm–Sun 23 7:00 pm BalhallaFestival Gent, Belgium W balfolk
Sat 22 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Exeter Ceilidh £4-£15 Exeter, UK English ceilidh
Phoenix
Tue 25 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Dansavond €5 Zeist, Netherlands W balfolk
Wed 26 8:00 pm–11:59 pm Balfolk café Nijmegen €10-€15 Nijmegen, Netherlands W balfolk
Fri 28–Sun 2 March IVFDF 2025 Sheffield, UK W balfolk contra English ceilidh ECD Scottish cèilidh SCD
March 2025
Tue 4 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Dansavond €5 Zeist, Netherlands W balfolk
Tue 4 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Boombal Gent, Belgium balfolk
Tue 11 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Dansavond €5 Zeist, Netherlands W balfolk
Fri 14 8:00 pm–11:30 pm Unicorn Ceilidh £7-£13 Baldock, UK English ceilidh
Sat 15 7:00 pm–11:55 pm Bal Wilde Wereld Wageningen €7.50 Wageningen, Netherlands W balfolk
De Houtzagerij Madlot
Fri 21–Sun 23 Carolina Meltdown Lake Wylie, SC, USA W contra
Sat 22 7:30 pm–10:30 pm Sytchampton Saturday dance £8 Sytchampton, UK ECD contra
Nozzy Nicola Scott
Sat 22 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Exeter Contra Exeter, UK contra
Wed 26 8:00 pm–11:59 pm Balfolk café Nijmegen €10-€15 Nijmegen, Netherlands W balfolk
Drøn Mook
Sat 29 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Exeter Ceilidh £4-£15 Exeter, UK English ceilidh
Amber Fire
April 2025
Wed 2 10:00 am–Wed 9 8:00 am Contra Holiday in Medieval England $1450 Ely, UK contra
Wild Asparagus Contrasaurus George Marshall Janet Shepherd Terry Doyle Charlie Turner
Sat 5 7:30 pm–10:30 pm Harrogate Contra £6-£10 Harrogate, UK contra
Heather & Philip Rachel Shapiro-Wallace
Fri 18–Sun 20 ComSiBal Festival Boutersem, Belgium W balfolk
Fri 18 7:30 pm–11:59 pm Avondbal bij de Muziekstage donation St.Michielsgestel, Netherlands W balfolk
Fri 18 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Boombal Gent, Belgium balfolk
Fri 18 8:00 pm–11:30 pm Unicorn Ceilidh £7-£13 Baldock, UK English ceilidh
Sat 19 7:30 pm–11:59 pm Avondbal bij de Muziekstage donation St.Michielsgestel, Netherlands W balfolk
Sun 20 7:30 pm–11:59 pm Avondbal bij de Muziekstage donation St.Michielsgestel, Netherlands W balfolk
Wed 23 8:00 pm–11:59 pm Balfolk café Nijmegen €10-€15 Nijmegen, Netherlands W balfolk
Sat 26 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Paris Contra Dance Paris, France W contra
Celtiqua Seth Tepfer
Sat 26 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Exeter Ceilidh £4-£15 Exeter, UK English ceilidh
Flash Company
May 2025
Fri 9 8:00 pm–11:30 pm Unicorn Ceilidh £7-£13 Baldock, UK English ceilidh
Sat 17 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Ashford ceilidh £10-£12 Ashford, UK W English ceilidh
Climax Ceilidh Band John Sweeney
Sat 24 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Boombal Gent, Belgium balfolk
Wed 28 8:00 pm–11:59 pm Balfolk café Nijmegen €10-€15 Nijmegen, Netherlands W balfolk
Cardboard Cabin
Sat 31 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Exeter Ceilidh £4-£15 Exeter, UK English ceilidh
Skermish
June 2025
Sat 7 7:00 pm–11:00 pm Folk In 't Kasteel Antwerp, Belgium balfolk
Wed 25 8:00 pm–11:59 pm Balfolk café Nijmegen €10-€15 Nijmegen, Netherlands W balfolk
Sat 28 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Exeter Ceilidh £4-£15 Exeter, UK English ceilidh
Crowdy-Kit
July 2025
Sat 5 1:30 pm– 4:45 pm Lancaster Contra £10-£15 Lancaster, UK contra
Contrary Faeries Andrew Swaine
September 2025
Sat 27 7:30 pm–10:30 pm Sytchampton Saturday dance £8 Sytchampton, UK ECD contra
The Falconers Rhodri Davies
October 2025
Sat 18 7:30 pm–10:30 pm Harrogate Contra £6-£10 Harrogate, UK contra
Linda & Philip Louise Siddons
November 2025
Sat 1 1:30 pm– 4:45 pm Lancaster Contra £10-£15 Lancaster, UK contra
Ben Farmer, Chris Dixon & Arthur Capelier-Mourguy Rhodri Davies
December 2025
Wed 3 8:00 pm–10:15 pm Balfolk €5 Geleen, Netherlands balfolk
Musac
Sat 13 7:30 pm–10:30 pm Sytchampton Saturday dance £8 Sytchampton, UK ECD contra
Vicky Swan & Jonny Dyer Ivan Aitken
April 2026
Fri 17 7:30 pm–11:59 pm Avondbal bij de Muziekstage donation St.Michielsgestel, Netherlands W balfolk
Sat 18 7:30 pm–11:59 pm Avondbal bij de Muziekstage donation St.Michielsgestel, Netherlands W balfolk

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