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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
Balance the Bay Contra Dance Weekend San Francisco Friday, Aug. 12, 2022 10:00 PM Eastern Register Facebook Group Contra Dance, Mask Required, Vaccine Required, Weekend San Francisco CA
New London Assembly at the Amherst Early Music Festival Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022 Event Website English Country Dance, Festivals Bethlehem PA
ECD in Brunswick, ME Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022 7:00 PM Eastern Event Website English Country Dance, Mask Required, Vaccine Required Brunswick ME
All Hands In – Virtual Contra Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022 8:00 PM Eastern Event Website Direct Link Contra Dance ONLINE
Dancing Well dance & song for ALL! Facebook Live Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022 4:00 PM Eastern Facebook Live Children's Programming, Family and Community Dance, Other Dance Traditions, Workshops and Lessons ONLINE
Folklore Society of Greater Washington ECD In-Person Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022 8:00 PM Eastern Event Website Directions Covid Policy Contact English Country Dance, Indoor Event, Vaccine Required Glen Echo MD
5 Things... Inside the Dancing Mind of... Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022 9:00 PM Eastern Event Website English Country Dance, Workshops and Lessons ONLINE
Mt. Airy Contra Thursday, Aug. 18, 2022 8:00 PM Eastern Facebook Schedule COVID Policy Contra Dance, Indoor Event, Mask Required, Vaccine Required Philadelphia PA
Blue Slope Farm Square Dance, Sat. 08/20/2022 Saturday, Aug. 20, 2022 7:00 PM Eastern Contra Dance, Family and Community Dance, Indoor Event, Square Dance, Waltz, Workshops and Lessons North Franklin Connecticut
Lawrence Barn Dance Association Saturday, Aug. 20, 2022 8:30 PM Eastern Event Website Facebook Contra Dance Lawrence KS
Symmetry ECD Sundays Sunday, Aug. 21, 2022 2:00 PM Eastern Event Website English Country Dance ONLINE
Scandinavian Online Music Jam Monday, Aug. 22, 2022 7:30 PM Eastern Playing Music ONLINE
English Country Dance Classes in Pasadena, CA Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2022 10:15 PM Eastern Event Website English Country Dance, Mask Required, Vaccine Required Pasadena CA
Dancing Well dance & song for ALL! Facebook Live Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2022 4:00 PM Eastern Facebook Live Children's Programming, Family and Community Dance, Other Dance Traditions, Workshops and Lessons ONLINE
Folklore Society of Greater Washington ECD In-Person Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2022 8:00 PM Eastern Event Website Directions Covid Policy Contact English Country Dance, Indoor Event, Vaccine Required Glen Echo MD
Folklore Society of Greater Washington ECD Online Thursday, Aug. 25, 2022 7:40 PM Eastern Event Website Donate Support Musicians English Country Dance ONLINE
Historic Jonesborough Dance Society Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022 7:00 PM Eastern Event Website Facebook Contra Dance Jonesborough Tennessee
Mystic Contra Dance "The Pie Dance" Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022 7:30 PM Eastern Event Website Map Contra Dance, Family and Community Dance, Indoor Event, Playing Music, Vaccine Required, Waltz, Workshops and Lessons Groton Connecticut
Symmetry ECD Sundays Sunday, Aug. 28, 2022 2:00 PM Eastern Event Website English Country Dance ONLINE
Syracuse Country Dancers Online English Country Dance Sunday, Aug. 28, 2022 7:00 PM Eastern Event Website Email to Register English Country Dance ONLINE
ECD in Brunswick, ME Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2022 7:00 PM Eastern Event Website English Country Dance, Mask Required, Vaccine Required Brunswick ME
English Country Dance Classes in Pasadena, CA Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2022 10:15 PM Eastern Event Website English Country Dance, Mask Required, Vaccine Required Pasadena CA
Dancing Well dance & song for ALL! Facebook Live Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2022 4:00 PM Eastern Facebook Live Children's Programming, Family and Community Dance, Other Dance Traditions, Workshops and Lessons ONLINE
Folklore Society of Greater Washington ECD In-Person Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2022 8:00 PM Eastern Event Website Directions Covid Policy Contact English Country Dance, Indoor Event, Vaccine Required Glen Echo MD
Julian Labor Day Dance Weekend Friday, Sep. 2, 2022 3:00 AM Eastern Email to Register Contra Dance, Weekend Julian CA
Belfast Flying Shoes Radio Hour Friday, Sep. 2, 2022 6:00 PM Eastern Event Website Belfast Flying Shoes Playing Music ONLINE
HCD Quiet Corner Contra Dance! Fri 09/02/2022! Friday, Sep. 2, 2022 7:30 PM Eastern Event Website Contra Dance, Family and Community Dance, Indoor Event, Playing Music, Square Dance, Vaccine Required, Waltz, Workshops and Lessons Coventry Connecticut
Northwest Passage Dance Camp (Labor Day Weekend) Friday, Sep. 2, 2022 8:00 PM Eastern Event Website Camps, English Country Dance, Weekend, Workshops and Lessons Government Camp OR
Symmetry ECD Sundays Sunday, Sep. 4, 2022 2:00 PM Eastern Event Website English Country Dance ONLINE
Glen Echo Contra Dance Monday, Sep. 5, 2022 3:30 PM Eastern Event Website Contra Dance Glen Echo MD
All Hands In – Virtual Contra Tuesday, Sep. 6, 2022 8:00 PM Eastern Event Website Direct Link Contra Dance ONLINE
English Country Dance Classes in Pasadena, CA Tuesday, Sep. 6, 2022 10:15 PM Eastern Event Website English Country Dance, Mask Required, Vaccine Required Pasadena CA
Dancing Well dance & song for ALL! Facebook Live Wednesday, Sep. 7, 2022 4:00 PM Eastern Facebook Live Children's Programming, Family and Community Dance, Other Dance Traditions, Workshops and Lessons ONLINE
Folklore Society of Greater Washington ECD In-Person Wednesday, Sep. 7, 2022 8:00 PM Eastern Event Website Directions Covid Policy Contact English Country Dance, Indoor Event, Vaccine Required Glen Echo MD
Glen Echo Contra Dance Friday, Sep. 9, 2022 8:00 PM Eastern Event Website Contra Dance Glen Echo MD
Historic Jonesborough Dance Society Saturday, Sep. 10, 2022 7:00 PM Eastern Event Website Facebook Contra Dance Jonesborough Tennessee
Symmetry ECD Sundays Sunday, Sep. 11, 2022 2:00 PM Eastern Event Website English Country Dance ONLINE
Organizers of ECD Dances Monthly Meet-up Monday, Sep. 12, 2022 4:30 PM Eastern Email to Register English Country Dance ONLINE
ECD in Brunswick, ME Tuesday, Sep. 13, 2022 7:00 PM Eastern Event Website English Country Dance, Mask Required, Vaccine Required Brunswick ME
English Country Dance Classes in Pasadena, CA Tuesday, Sep. 13, 2022 10:15 PM Eastern Event Website English Country Dance, Mask Required, Vaccine Required Pasadena CA
Dancing Well dance & song for ALL! Facebook Live Wednesday, Sep. 14, 2022 4:00 PM Eastern Facebook Live Children's Programming, Family and Community Dance, Other Dance Traditions, Workshops and Lessons ONLINE
Folklore Society of Greater Washington ECD In-Person Wednesday, Sep. 14, 2022 8:00 PM Eastern Event Website Directions Covid Policy Contact English Country Dance, Indoor Event, Vaccine Required Glen Echo MD
Adirondack Dance Weekend Friday, Sep. 16, 2022 Event Website Facebook Contra Dance, English Country Dance, Indoor Event, Other Dance Traditions, Square Dance, Vaccine Required, Weekend, Workshops and Lessons Silver Bay NY
Fandango! 2022 Friday, Sep. 16, 2022 7:00 PM Eastern Event Website English Country Dance, Mask Required, Vaccine Required Decatur GA
Glen Echo Contra Dance Friday, Sep. 16, 2022 8:00 PM Eastern Event Website Contra Dance Glen Echo MD
Symmetry ECD Sundays Sunday, Sep. 18, 2022 2:00 PM Eastern Event Website English Country Dance ONLINE
All Hands In – Virtual Contra Tuesday, Sep. 20, 2022 8:00 PM Eastern Event Website Direct Link Contra Dance ONLINE
Dancing Well dance & song for ALL! Facebook Live Wednesday, Sep. 21, 2022 4:00 PM Eastern Facebook Live Children's Programming, Family and Community Dance, Other Dance Traditions, Workshops and Lessons ONLINE
Folklore Society of Greater Washington ECD In-Person Wednesday, Sep. 21, 2022 8:00 PM Eastern Event Website Directions Covid Policy Contact English Country Dance, Indoor Event, Vaccine Required Glen Echo MD
5 Things... Inside the Dancing Mind of... Wednesday, Sep. 21, 2022 9:00 PM Eastern Event Website English Country Dance, Workshops and Lessons ONLINE
     
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