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Welcome to the events calendar!

This is a fantastic place to learn about traditional dance, music, and song activities happening every week throughout North America…and beyond. We are currently listing both virtual and in-person events, and we strongly suggest that in-person events follow safety guidelines from the CDC and local health authorities. Click here for our COVID-related recommendations and resources.

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Tips for running online events: For help setting up your online event and creating the best possible sonic experience, check out the resources on this page.

Other calendars of interest: Check out the following calendars that also include online traditional dance, music, and song events.

  • Some Alternative Roots lists dances, festivals, online concerts, and more.
  • Virtual Sessions maintains a list of online traditional song sessions that are happening throughout North America and beyond.
  • Folklife maintains a list of virtual sings with a focus on events hosted by organizers in England as well as the US.
  • Folk Alliance International maintains a calendar of livestreaming events, including a number of online concerts featuring traditional musicians and singers.
  • Dale Adamson’s calendar lists a variety of international music and dance events.

Choose a category to narrow the list:

Events Calendar

Event Date Time (Eastern) Links Categories City State
Daily Antidote of Song Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021 12:00 PM Eastern Event Link Playing Music ONLINE
Steel Songbirds Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021 3:00 PM Eastern Event Website Online Concerts ONLINE
All Hands In! Virtual Contra Dance Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021 8:00 PM Eastern Event Link Donate Band & Caller Lists Contra Dance ONLINE
Wooster Contra Dance Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021 9:30 PM Eastern Register Event Website Contra Dance ONLINE
Becky Tracy & Keith Murphy play Saturday Evening Waltz Party Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021 10:00 PM Eastern Facebook Live Tip Jar NBCDS Online Concerts ONLINE
Daily Antidote of Song Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021 12:00 PM Eastern Event Link Playing Music ONLINE
Online Ballad Sing Live from The Mermaid's Tavern Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021 2:00 PM Eastern Mailing List Tip Jar Participant FAQ Traditional Song ONLINE
Symmetry ECD Sunday Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021 2:00 PM Eastern Event Website English Country Dance ONLINE
Daily Antidote of Song Monday, Oct. 25, 2021 12:00 PM Eastern Event Link Playing Music ONLINE
Scandinavian Online Music Jam Monday, Oct. 25, 2021 7:30 PM Eastern Playing Music ONLINE
Daily Antidote of Song Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021 12:00 PM Eastern Event Link Playing Music ONLINE
Symmetry ECD: 4th Tuesday Afternoon Caller's Workshop Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021 2:00 PM Eastern Sign Up Website English Country Dance ONLINE
Daily Antidote of Song Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021 12:00 PM Eastern Event Link Playing Music ONLINE
Family Dance for Ages 8 & Up on FB Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021 4:00 PM Eastern Facebook Live Donate Family and Community Dance ONLINE
Virtual Folk Dance Village: International Folk Dance Lessons Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021 4:00 PM Eastern Register Donate Other Dance Traditions ONLINE
Folklore Society of Greater Washington ECD Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021 7:40 PM Eastern Event Website Donate English Country Dance ONLINE
Daily Antidote of Song Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021 12:00 PM Eastern Event Link Playing Music ONLINE
Online Concerts Live from The Mermaid's Tavern Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021 7:30 PM Eastern Facebook Live Mailing List & Tip Jar Participant FAQ Online Concerts, Traditional Song ONLINE
Daily Antidote of Song Friday, Oct. 29, 2021 12:00 PM Eastern Event Link Playing Music ONLINE
Workshop on Folksongs of Fall, Death and Mystery with Saro Lynch-Thomason Friday, Oct. 29, 2021 6:30 PM Eastern Buy Tickets Event Website Facebook Event Traditional Song, Workshops and Lessons ONLINE
Virtual Folk Dance Village: International Folk Dance Lessons Friday, Oct. 29, 2021 8:30 PM Eastern Register Donate Other Dance Traditions ONLINE
Daily Antidote of Song Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021 12:00 PM Eastern Event Link Playing Music ONLINE
YRECD virtual dance Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021 2:00 PM Eastern Event Website English Country Dance ONLINE
All Hands In! Virtual Contra Dance Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021 8:00 PM Eastern Event Link Donate Band & Caller Lists Contra Dance ONLINE
Daily Antidote of Song Sunday, Oct. 31, 2021 12:00 PM Eastern Event Link Playing Music ONLINE
Symmetry ECD Sunday Sunday, Oct. 31, 2021 2:00 PM Eastern Event Website English Country Dance ONLINE
Odd Sundays English Dance Sunday, Oct. 31, 2021 4:00 PM Eastern Email to Register English Country Dance ONLINE
Daily Antidote of Song Monday, Nov. 1, 2021 12:00 PM Eastern Event Link Playing Music ONLINE
Jo Freya - Winter Songs and Carols Workshop: Part 1 Monday, Nov. 1, 2021 3:00 PM Eastern Event Website Workshops and Lessons ONLINE
Daily Antidote of Song Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021 12:00 PM Eastern Event Link Playing Music ONLINE
Symmetry ECD: 1st Tuesday Afternoon with Brian Stanton Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021 2:00 PM Eastern Website English Country Dance ONLINE
Daily Antidote of Song Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021 12:00 PM Eastern Event Link Playing Music ONLINE
Family Dance for Ages 8 & Up on FB Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021 4:00 PM Eastern Facebook Live Donate Family and Community Dance ONLINE
Virtual Folk Dance Village: International Folk Dance Lessons Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021 4:00 PM Eastern Register Donate Other Dance Traditions ONLINE
Folklore Society of Greater Washington ECD Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021 7:40 PM Eastern Event Website Donate English Country Dance ONLINE
Daily Antidote of Song Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021 12:00 PM Eastern Event Link Playing Music ONLINE
Jo Freya - Online Instrumental Ensemble 21: Tunes from Blowzabella album ´Octomento´ Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021 3:00 PM Eastern Event Website Workshops and Lessons ONLINE
Symmetry ECD: 1st Thursday Evening Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021 7:00 PM Eastern Website English Country Dance ONLINE
Daily Antidote of Song Friday, Nov. 5, 2021 12:00 PM Eastern Event Link Playing Music ONLINE
Belfast Flying Shoes Radio Hour Friday, Nov. 5, 2021 6:00 PM Eastern Event Website Belfast Flying Shoes Playing Music ONLINE
Virtual Folk Dance Village: International Folk Dance Lessons Friday, Nov. 5, 2021 8:30 PM Eastern Register Donate Other Dance Traditions ONLINE
Daily Antidote of Song Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021 12:00 PM Eastern Event Link Playing Music ONLINE
YRECD virtual dance Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021 2:00 PM Eastern Event Website English Country Dance ONLINE
All Hands In! Virtual Contra Dance Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021 8:00 PM Eastern Event Link Donate Band & Caller Lists Contra Dance ONLINE
Daily Antidote of Song Sunday, Nov. 7, 2021 12:00 PM Eastern Event Link Playing Music ONLINE
Online Tavern Sing Live from The Mermaid's Tavern Sunday, Nov. 7, 2021 2:00 PM Eastern Mailing List Email to Register Traditional Song ONLINE
Symmetry ECD Sunday Sunday, Nov. 7, 2021 2:00 PM Eastern Event Website English Country Dance ONLINE
Odd Sundays English Dance Sunday, Nov. 7, 2021 4:00 PM Eastern Email to Register English Country Dance ONLINE
Daily Antidote of Song Monday, Nov. 8, 2021 12:00 PM Eastern Event Link Playing Music ONLINE
Jo Freya - Winter Songs and Carols Workshop: Part 1 Monday, Nov. 8, 2021 2:00 PM Eastern Event Website Workshops and Lessons ONLINE
     
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