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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
Dalakopa - International Folk Music Wednesday, Sep. 28, 2022 7:30 PM Eastern Event Website Indoor Event Minneapolis MN
Folklore Society of Greater Washington ECD In-Person Wednesday, Sep. 28, 2022 8:00 PM Eastern Event Website Directions Covid Policy Contact Indoor Event Glen Echo MD
Blue Slope Country Museum Barn Dance, Sat. 10/01/2022 Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022 7:00 PM Eastern Map Indoor Event North Franklin Connecticut
HCD Quiet Corner Contra Dance, Fri 10/07/2022 Friday, Oct. 7, 2022 7:30 PM Eastern Event Website Indoor Event Coventry Connecticut
Harvest Moon Dance Weekend Friday, Oct. 7, 2022 8:00 PM Eastern Event Website Indoor Event St. Charles IL
Space Coast Contra Dance Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022 7:30 PM Eastern Event Website Facebook Group Indoor Event Cocoa FL
ContraShock! Friday, Oct. 14, 2022 7:30 PM Eastern Event Website Indoor Event New York NY
Star of the North—Minnesota Weekend English Country Dance Friday, Oct. 21, 2022 9:00 PM Eastern Event Website Indoor Event Minneapolis MN
Mystic Contra Dance "The Pie Dance" Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022 7:30 PM Eastern Event Website Indoor Event Groton CT
Space Coast Contra Dance Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022 7:30 PM Eastern Event Website Facebook Group Indoor Event Cocoa FL
Welcome Yule Friday, Dec. 9, 2022 7:00 PM Eastern Event Website Venue Facebook Email Indoor Event Turners Falls Massachusetts
Welcome Yule Saturday, Dec. 10, 2022 7:00 PM Eastern Event Website Venue Facebook Email Indoor Event Turners Falls Massachusetts
Welcome Yule Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022 2:00 PM Eastern Event Website Venue Facebook Email Indoor Event Turners Falls Massachusetts
Space Coast Contra Dance Saturday, Dec. 17, 2022 7:30 PM Eastern Event Website Facebook Group Indoor Event Cocoa FL
Space Coast Contra Dance Saturday, Jan. 14, 2023 7:30 PM Eastern Event Website Facebook Group Indoor Event Cocoa FL
Space Coast Contra Dance Saturday, Feb. 11, 2023 7:30 PM Eastern Event Website Facebook Group Indoor Event Cocoa FL
Space Coast Contra Dance Saturday, Mar. 11, 2023 7:30 PM Eastern Event Website Facebook Group Indoor Event Cocoa FL
Space Coast Contra Dance Saturday, Apr. 8, 2023 7:30 PM Eastern Event Website Facebook Group Indoor Event Cocoa FL
Call of the Loon - Minnesota Contra Dance Weekend Friday, Apr. 14, 2023 1:00 AM Eastern Event Website Indoor Event Minneapolis MN
     
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