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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, Sep. 18, 2021 12:00 PM Eastern Event Link Playing Music ONLINE
Oktoberfest with the Happy 5 Oompah Band Saturday, Sep. 18, 2021 12:30 PM Eastern Playing Music Northampton MA
YRECD virtual dance Saturday, Sep. 18, 2021 2:00 PM Eastern Event Website English Country Dance ONLINE
Oktoberfest with the Happy 5 Oompah Band Saturday, Sep. 18, 2021 4:00 PM Eastern Playing Music Suffield CT
All Hands In! Virtual Contra Dance Saturday, Sep. 18, 2021 8:00 PM Eastern Event Link Donate Band & Caller Lists Contra Dance ONLINE
Saturday Evening Waltz Party with KGB! Saturday, Sep. 18, 2021 10:00 PM Eastern Email to Register Tip Jar Online Concerts ONLINE
Daily Antidote of Song Sunday, Sep. 19, 2021 12:00 PM Eastern Event Link Playing Music ONLINE
Online Chantey Sing Live from The Mermaid's Tavern Sunday, Sep. 19, 2021 2:00 PM Eastern Facebook Live Mailing List Email to Register Traditional Song ONLINE
Symmetry ECD Sunday Sunday, Sep. 19, 2021 2:00 PM Eastern Event Website English Country Dance ONLINE
Odd Sundays English Dance Sunday, Sep. 19, 2021 4:00 PM Eastern Email to Register English Country Dance ONLINE
Daily Antidote of Song Monday, Sep. 20, 2021 12:00 PM Eastern Event Link Playing Music ONLINE
Nashville Virtual English Country Dance Monday, Sep. 20, 2021 8:30 PM Eastern Register Donate English Country Dance ONLINE
Daily Antidote of Song Tuesday, Sep. 21, 2021 12:00 PM Eastern Event Link Playing Music ONLINE
Symmetry ECD: 3rd Tuesday Afternoon Tuesday, Sep. 21, 2021 2:00 PM Eastern Website English Country Dance ONLINE
Lester Simpson & Nigel Corbett Tuesday, Sep. 21, 2021 3:00 PM Eastern Event Website Online Concerts ONLINE
Daily Antidote of Song Wednesday, Sep. 22, 2021 12:00 PM Eastern Event Link Playing Music ONLINE
Virtual Folk Dance Village: International Folk Dance Lessons Wednesday, Sep. 22, 2021 4:00 PM Eastern Register Donate Other Dance Traditions ONLINE
Folklore Society of Greater Washington ECD Wednesday, Sep. 22, 2021 7:40 PM Eastern Event Website Donate English Country Dance ONLINE
Daily Antidote of Song Thursday, Sep. 23, 2021 12:00 PM Eastern Event Link Playing Music ONLINE
Tom Kitching: Seasons of Change Book & Album Launch Thursday, Sep. 23, 2021 2:30 PM Eastern Event Link Facebook Event Online Concerts ONLINE
Online Concerts Live from The Mermaid's Tavern Thursday, Sep. 23, 2021 7:30 PM Eastern Facebook Live Mailing List & Tip Jar Participant FAQ Online Concerts, Traditional Song ONLINE
The Contradancer's Guide to French Dancing: From Bal to Balfolk (with Leslie Barr) Thursday, Sep. 23, 2021 8:00 PM Eastern Event Website Facebook Stream Donate Workshops and Lessons ONLINE
Daily Antidote of Song Friday, Sep. 24, 2021 12:00 PM Eastern Event Link Playing Music ONLINE
Virtual Folk Dance Village: International Folk Dance Lessons Friday, Sep. 24, 2021 8:30 PM Eastern Register Donate Other Dance Traditions ONLINE
Daily Antidote of Song Saturday, Sep. 25, 2021 12:00 PM Eastern Event Link Playing Music ONLINE
Oktoberfest with the Happy 5 Oompah Band Saturday, Sep. 25, 2021 2:00 PM Eastern Playing Music Bloomfield CT
All Hands In! Virtual Contra Dance Saturday, Sep. 25, 2021 8:00 PM Eastern Event Link Donate Band & Caller Lists Contra Dance ONLINE
Wooster Contra Dance Saturday, Sep. 25, 2021 9:30 PM Eastern Register Event Website Contra Dance ONLINE
Daily Antidote of Song Sunday, Sep. 26, 2021 12:00 PM Eastern Event Link Playing Music ONLINE
Online Ballad Sing Live from The Mermaid's Tavern Sunday, Sep. 26, 2021 2:00 PM Eastern Mailing List Tip Jar Participant FAQ Traditional Song ONLINE
Symmetry ECD Sunday Sunday, Sep. 26, 2021 2:00 PM Eastern Event Website English Country Dance ONLINE
Syracuse Country Dancers Online English Country Dance Sunday, Sep. 26, 2021 7:00 PM Eastern Email to Register Event Website English Country Dance ONLINE
Daily Antidote of Song Monday, Sep. 27, 2021 12:00 PM Eastern Event Link Playing Music ONLINE
Atlanta DistDance Even Monday English Dance Monday, Sep. 27, 2021 7:00 PM Eastern Event Link English Country Dance, Waltz ONLINE
Scandinavian Online Music Jam Monday, Sep. 27, 2021 7:30 PM Eastern Playing Music ONLINE
Daily Antidote of Song Tuesday, Sep. 28, 2021 12:00 PM Eastern Event Link Playing Music ONLINE
Symmetry ECD: 4th Tuesday Afternoon Caller's Workshop Tuesday, Sep. 28, 2021 2:00 PM Eastern Sign Up Website English Country Dance ONLINE
Daily Antidote of Song Wednesday, Sep. 29, 2021 12:00 PM Eastern Event Link Playing Music ONLINE
Virtual Folk Dance Village: International Folk Dance Lessons Wednesday, Sep. 29, 2021 4:00 PM Eastern Register Donate Other Dance Traditions ONLINE
Folklore Society of Greater Washington ECD Wednesday, Sep. 29, 2021 7:40 PM Eastern Event Website Donate English Country Dance ONLINE
Daily Antidote of Song Thursday, Sep. 30, 2021 12:00 PM Eastern Event Link Playing Music ONLINE
Jo Freya: Online Instrumental Ensemble 20 Thursday, Sep. 30, 2021 2:00 PM Eastern Course Website Email to Register Workshops and Lessons ONLINE
The Water Project Friday, Oct. 1, 2021 3:00 AM Eastern Event Website Free Tickets Family and Community Dance, Online Concerts, Other Dance Traditions, Storytelling, Workshops and Lessons Santa Clara CA
Daily Antidote of Song Friday, Oct. 1, 2021 12:00 PM Eastern Event Link Playing Music ONLINE
Virtual Folk Dance Village: International Folk Dance Lessons Friday, Oct. 1, 2021 8:30 PM Eastern Register Donate Other Dance Traditions ONLINE
The Water Project Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021 3:00 AM Eastern Event Website Free Tickets Family and Community Dance, Online Concerts, Other Dance Traditions, Storytelling, Workshops and Lessons Santa Clara CA
Daily Antidote of Song Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021 12:00 PM Eastern Event Link Playing Music ONLINE
YRECD virtual dance Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021 2:00 PM Eastern Event Website English Country Dance ONLINE
All Hands In! Virtual Contra Dance Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021 8:00 PM Eastern Event Link Donate Band & Caller Lists Contra Dance ONLINE
The Water Project Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021 3:00 AM Eastern Event Website Free Tickets Family and Community Dance, Online Concerts, Other Dance Traditions, Storytelling, Workshops and Lessons Santa Clara CA
     
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