Folk dance events

July 2024
Sun 14–Sat 20 Ashokan Northern Week Olivebridge, NY, USA W contra
Will Mentor Susan Kevra John Krumm
Tue 16–Sun 21 Nordlek 1165-2830 NOK Arendal, Norway W scandi
Tue 16 7:30 pm–10:00 pm Open Air Folk Practica Brussels, Belgium W balfolk
Tue 16 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Dansavond €5 Zeist, Netherlands W balfolk
Wed 17 Rondeau workshop Warsaw, Poland W balfolk
Wed 17 6:00 pm– 7:30 pm Balfolk Class $15 Wellington, New Zealand W balfolk
Wed 17 6:40 pm– 9:00 pm English Country Dance Asheville, NC, USA W ECD
Wed 17 7:30 pm–10:30 pm FSGW English Country Dance $8-$17 Glen Echo, MD, USA W ECD
Thu 18–Sun 21 Vertanzt Röthenbach im Emmental, Bern, Switzerland W balfolk Irish céilí scandi
Thu 18 7:00 pm–10:00 pm Lake City Contra Dance $10-$20 Seattle, WA, USA W contra
Thu 18 7:30 pm–10:30 pm Thursday Contra Dance $5-$20 Philadelphia, PA, USA W contra
Fri 19–Sun 21 Summergreen Livingston, MT, USA W contra
The Dam Beavers Drovers Grove Alex Deis-Lauby Rab Cummings
Thu 18 8:00 pm–10:30 pm Berkeley Contra Dance $6-$25 Berkeley, CA, USA W contra
Erik Hoffman
Fri 19 7:00 pm–Mon 22 11:59 pm Boombal Gentse Feesten Gent, Belgium W balfolk
Kwintet Gestrikt Warmoes Bamako Express Le Mange Bal
Fri 19 7:00 pm–10:00 pm Folkowe lato na placu Wolności Poznań, Poland W balfolk
Fri 19 7:30 pm–10:30 pm ContraATL Weekly Dance $7-$15 Decatur, GA, USA W contra
Fri 19 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Friday Night Contra at Glen Echo $15 Glen Echo, MD, USA W contra
Fri 19 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Contra at Guiding Star Grange $10 Greenfield, MA, USA W contra
Back Row Band
Sat 20–Sat 27 American Dance & Music Week Plymouth, MA, USA W contra
Lisa Greenleaf Will Mentor
Fri 19 7:30 pm–10:30 pm Friday Contra Dance $5-$25 Nashville, TN, USA W contra
Fri 19 7:30 pm–10:30 pm CFOOTMAD Community Contra Dance $12-$19 Boulder, CO, USA W contra
Sat 20 11:00 am–11:00 pm Rørospols and Balfolk Dances €15-€30 Vilnius, Lithuania W balfolk scandi
Sat 20 2:00 pm– 5:00 pm Parkfolk 2024 free Amsterdam, Netherlands W balfolk
Duo Baftig
Sat 20 6:15 pm–10:00 pm Lancaster Contra Dance $12-$20 Lancaster, PA, USA W contra
Sat 20 6:30 pm– 9:30 pm Annapolis English Country Dance $5-$15 Annapolis, MD, USA W ECD
Kappy Laning
Sat 20 7:00 pm– 9:30 pm South Florida Contradance $5-$10 Boca Raton, FL, USA W contra
Sat 20 6:40 pm–10:00 pm Monterey Contra Dance $5-$12 Monterey, CA, USA W contra
Sun 21 2:30 pm– 4:30 pm Sunday Afternoon Masterclass £7 Maidstone, UK W English ceilidh
John Sweeney
Sun 21 6:45 pm– 9:45 pm Bristol French Session and workshop free Bristol, UK W balfolk
Sun 21 4:30 pm– 6:30 pm Scottish Country Dance $5 Boulder, CO, USA W SCD
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
Tue 23 7:30 pm–10:00 pm Open Air Folk Practica Brussels, Belgium W balfolk
Tue 23 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Dansavond €5 Zeist, Netherlands W balfolk
Wed 24–Sun 28 Balalalune Trièves, France W balfolk
Wed 24 6:00 pm– 7:30 pm Balfolk Class $15 Wellington, New Zealand W balfolk
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
Fri 26 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Dansen van Le Mange Bal €5 Zeist, Netherlands W balfolk
Sat 27–Mon 5 August Harmony of Song & Dance Plymouth, MA, USA W contra
Lisa Greenleaf Brooke Friendly
Sat 27 1:30 pm– 5:30 pm Hebden Bridge Panards £3-£7 Hebden Bridge, UK W balfolk scandi
Sun 28 4:30 pm– 6:30 pm Scottish Country Dance $5 Boulder, CO, USA W SCD
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
Wed 31 7:30 pm–11:30 pm Bal Étoile at the Gipsy Queen free London, UK W balfolk
August 2024
Thu 1 7:30 pm–11:30 pm Teyrrasfolk free Belsele, Belgium W balfolk
Emmarilin Viorel
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 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
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 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Workshop Sauts en so €5 Zeist, Netherlands W 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
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 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Workshop Poitou (Ciac Boum!) €5 Zeist, Netherlands W balfolk
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
Sun 18 2:30 pm– 4:30 pm Sunday Afternoon Masterclass £7 Maidstone, UK W English ceilidh
John Sweeney
Sun 18 6:45 pm– 9:45 pm Bristol French Session and workshop free Bristol, UK W balfolk
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 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 1:30 pm– 5:30 pm Hebden Bridge Panards £3-£7 Hebden Bridge, UK W balfolk scandi
Sat 24 3:00 pm–Fri 30 10:00 am TradMaD $980 Plymouth, MA, USA W contra
Alex Cumming
Sun 25 6:00 pm–10:00 pm Bal Crewkerne £4 Crewkerne, UK W balfolk
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 Mazurka Workshop Warsaw, Poland W balfolk
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
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 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
Fri 30 7:30 pm– 9:30 pm Lets Dance Waregem, Belgium W balfolk
September 2024
Mon 2 7:15 pm– 9:45 pm Balfolk Utrecht Summer Trial Class Utrecht, Netherlands W 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
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 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 Portuguese Dance Workshop Warsaw, Poland W balfolk
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 7:30 pm–10:00 pm Cheltenham Ceilidh Club £5 Cheltenham, UK W English ceilidh
Cheltenham Ceilidh Band
Sun 8 2:00 pm– 6:00 pm Bal Miniscule free Oxford, UK W balfolk
Sun 8 3:00 pm–10:00 pm Wageningen Junushoff €15-€20 Wageningen, Netherlands W balfolk
Hartwin Dhoore Trio Snaarmaarwaar
Sun 8 4:00 pm–10:30 pm FolkTanz-Abend €10-€14 Vienna, Austria W balfolk
Edentia
Mon 9 7:00 pm–11:30 pm Balfolk trial lesson €12.50-€15 Nijmegen, Netherlands W balfolk
Mon 9 7:30 pm– 8:30 pm Balfolk Trial Lesson €10 Leeuwarden, Netherlands W balfolk
Tue 10 7:00 pm–10:00 pm Balfolk Express trial lesson €5 Utrecht, Netherlands W balfolk
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
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–10:00 pm Folkowe lato na placu Wolności Poznań, Poland W balfolk
Sat 14 11:00 am– 5:00 pm Balfolk Voorne €20 Voorne, Netherlands W balfolk
Pekel Wouter Kuyper
Sun 15 4:00 pm– 8:00 pm Balfolk €13-€15 Cologne, Germany W balfolk
Sun 15 6:45 pm– 9:45 pm Bristol French Session and workshop free Bristol, UK W balfolk
Mon 16 7:00 pm– 8:30 pm Dance Class Level 6 Mechelen donation Mechelen, Belgium W balfolk
Mon 16 7:00 pm– 8:30 pm Dance Class Level 7 donation Brussels, Belgium W balfolk
Mon 16 8:30 pm–10:00 pm Dance Class Level 4 Mechelen donation Mechelen, Belgium W balfolk
Mon 16 8:30 pm–10:00 pm Dance Class Level 6 donation Brussels, Belgium W balfolk
Tue 17 6:00 pm– 7:30 pm Dance Class Level 4 donation Brussels, Belgium W balfolk
Tue 17 7:30 pm– 9:00 pm Dance Class Level 1 donation Brussels, Belgium W balfolk
Tue 17 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Dansavond €5 Zeist, Netherlands W balfolk
Wed 18 7:00 pm– 8:30 pm Dance Class Level 1 Mechelen donation Mechelen, Belgium W balfolk
Wed 18 7:00 pm– 8:30 pm Dance Class Level 1 Mechelen donation Mechelen, Belgium W balfolk
Wed 18 7:00 pm– 8:30 pm Dance Class Level 3 donation Brussels, Belgium W balfolk
Wed 18 8:30 pm–10:00 pm Dance Class Level 6 donation Brussels, Belgium W balfolk
Thu 19 7:00 pm–10:00 pm Tanzlernabend donation Cologne, Germany W balfolk
Thu 19 7:00 pm– 8:30 pm Dance Class Level 2 donation Brussel, Belgium W balfolk
Thu 19 8:30 pm–10:00 pm Dance Class Level 1 donation Brussel, Belgium 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 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Balfolkcafe Groningen €15 Groningen, Netherlands W balfolk
Bart Praet
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
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
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
Sat 28–Sun 29 Les Ptits Bals de L'Étang Perdu Hauterives, France W balfolk
Sat 28 1:30 pm– 5:30 pm Hebden Bridge Panards £3-£7 Hebden Bridge, UK W balfolk scandi
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 Balfolk Stroud £10 Stroud, UK W balfolk
Shivelight
Sat 28 8:00 pm–10:30 pm Dansez Français Brighton, UK W balfolk
Oscina
Sun 29 11:00 am– 5:00 pm Workshop: Bourrées & sauts béarnais €20 Hamburg, Germany W 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
Mon 30 7:15 pm– 9:45 pm Balfolk Utrecht Autumn Trial Class Utrecht, Netherlands W balfolk
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
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 8:30 pm–Sun 6 5:30 pm Blowzabella workshop festival Dranouter, Belgium W balfolk
Blowzabella
Sat 5 7:30 pm–10:00 pm Cheltenham Ceilidh Club £5 Cheltenham, UK W English ceilidh
Cheltenham Ceilidh Band
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 4:30 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
Sat 12 1:15 pm– 6:15 pm Folk Dance for Beginners - Level 1 Mechelen €20-€55 Mechelen, Belgium W balfolk
Sat 12 7:00 pm–11:00 pm Tanzhaus Innsbruck €10-€20 Innsbruck, Austria W balfolk
Bowidl mit Christina Nessmann
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
Sun 13 2:00 pm– 9:00 pm Jubileumbal Wilde Wereld Wageningen €7.50 Wageningen, Netherlands W balfolk
De Houtzagerij Madlot
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
Thu 17 7:00 pm–10:00 pm Tanzlernabend donation Cologne, Germany W balfolk
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
Sat 19 1:15 pm– 6:15 pm Folk Dance for Beginners - Level 1 €20-€55 Brussels, Belgium W balfolk
Sat 19 7:30 pm– 1:00 am Drakenbal €10-€20 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands W balfolk
Andrea Capezzuoli David Cornelissen
Sun 20 ContraStock Glen Echo, MD, USA W contra
Sun 20 2:30 pm– 4:30 pm Sunday Afternoon Masterclass £7 Maidstone, UK W English ceilidh
John Sweeney
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
Sat 26 1:30 pm– 5:30 pm Hebden Bridge Panards £3-£7 Hebden Bridge, UK W balfolk scandi
Sat 26 8:15 pm–10:45 pm Bal Folk RZF €7-€15 Alleur, Belgium W balfolk
Petit Piment
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
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
Thu 31 7:00 pm–10:00 pm Tanzlernabend donation Cologne, Germany 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
Sat 2 7:00 pm–11:00 pm Tanzhaus Innsbruck €10-€20 Innsbruck, Austria W balfolk
Plus-De-Deux
Sat 2 7:30 pm–10:00 pm Cheltenham Ceilidh Club £5 Cheltenham, UK W English ceilidh
Cheltenham Ceilidh Band
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!
Sat 9 2:00 pm– 6:00 pm Bal Miniscule free Oxford, UK W balfolk
Sun 10 2:30 pm– 4:30 pm Sunday Afternoon Masterclass £7 Maidstone, UK W English ceilidh
John Sweeney
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
Thu 14 7:00 pm–10:00 pm Tanzlernabend donation Cologne, Germany 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 10:00 pm Balfolk intensive 2024 Nijmegen, Netherlands W balfolk
Wim te Groen
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–Sun 17 10:30 pm Rose City Dance-a-Rama Portland, OR, USA W contra
Wild Asparagus Joyride Lindsey Dono George Marshall
Sat 16 4:00 pm–10:00 pm Le P'tit Bal du Harby €10-€25 Quevaucamps, Belgium W balfolk
Shillegagh
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
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
Thu 28 7:00 pm–10:00 pm Tanzlernabend donation Cologne, Germany W balfolk
Fri 29–Sun 1 December Breaking Up Thanksgiving Evanston, IL, USA W contra
Sat 30 1:15 pm– 1:15 pm Folk Dance for Beginners - Level 1 €20-€55 Brussels, Belgium W balfolk
Sat 30 1:30 pm– 5:30 pm Hebden Bridge Panards £3-£7 Hebden Bridge, UK W balfolk scandi
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 8:00 pm–10:30 pm Dansez Français Brighton, UK W balfolk
BOF!
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
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 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 3:00 pm–10:00 pm Wageningen Junushoff €15-€20 Wageningen, Netherlands W balfolk
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
Thu 12 7:00 pm–10:00 pm Tanzlernabend donation Cologne, Germany W balfolk
Fri 13 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Balfolkcafe €15 Groningen, Netherlands W balfolk
Moore & Moss
Sat 14 8:15 pm–10:30 pm Bal Folk RZF €7-€15 Alleur, Belgium W balfolk
Broes
Sun 15 2:30 pm– 4:30 pm Sunday Afternoon Masterclass £7 Maidstone, UK W English ceilidh
John Sweeney
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
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
Mon 23 7:00 pm–11:15 pm Balhalla Kerstbal Gent, Belgium W balfolk
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
Sat 28–Thu 2 January Folk Marathon Vienna, Austria W balfolk
Sat 28 1:30 pm– 5:30 pm Hebden Bridge Panards £3-£7 Hebden Bridge, UK W balfolk scandi
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
Sun 29–Wed 1 January Bash on Vashon Vashon Island, WA, USA W contra
Tue 31 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Dansavond €5 Zeist, Netherlands W balfolk
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
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
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 7:00 pm–Sun 26 1:30 pm Balactée Saint-Donat-sur-l'Herbasse, France W balfolk
Sun 26 2:00 pm–10:00 pm Diemerbal Diemen, Netherlands W balfolk
Bamako Express Tribal Jaze
Sun 26 2:30 pm– 4:30 pm Sunday Afternoon Masterclass £7 Maidstone, UK W English ceilidh
John Sweeney
Tue 28 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Dansavond €5 Zeist, Netherlands W balfolk
February 2025
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 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
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
Sun 23 2:30 pm– 4:30 pm Sunday Afternoon Masterclass £7 Maidstone, UK W English ceilidh
John Sweeney
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 11 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Dansavond €5 Zeist, Netherlands W balfolk
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
Sun 23 2:30 pm– 4:30 pm Sunday Afternoon Masterclass £7 Maidstone, UK W English ceilidh
John Sweeney
Wed 26 8:00 pm–11:59 pm Balfolk café Nijmegen €10-€15 Nijmegen, Netherlands W balfolk
Drøn Mook
Fri 28–Mon 31 Balfolk weekend Intensive 2025 - "Veterans" €275-€350 Nijmegen, Netherlands W balfolk
April 2025
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
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
Sun 27 2:30 pm– 4:30 pm Sunday Afternoon Masterclass £7 Maidstone, UK W English ceilidh
John Sweeney
May 2025
Sat 17 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Ashford ceilidh £10-£12 Ashford, UK W English ceilidh
Climax Ceilidh Band John Sweeney
Wed 28 8:00 pm–11:59 pm Balfolk café Nijmegen €10-€15 Nijmegen, Netherlands W balfolk
Cardboard Cabin
June 2025
Sun 1 2:30 pm– 4:30 pm Sunday Afternoon Masterclass £7 Maidstone, UK W English ceilidh
John Sweeney
Wed 25 8:00 pm–11:59 pm Balfolk café Nijmegen €10-€15 Nijmegen, Netherlands W balfolk
Sun 29 2:30 pm– 4:30 pm Sunday Afternoon Masterclass £7 Maidstone, UK W English ceilidh
John Sweeney
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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