Folk dance events

March 2023
Thu 23 9:00 pm–Sun 26 11:59 pm XXXI FEST-i-BALL Lisbon, Portugal W balfolk
Thu 30 5:00 pm–Sun 2 April 2:00 pm Balfolk Ratisbonne €25-€130 Regensburg, Germany W balfolk
Zéphyr Combo Wouter en de Draak Plume Tradtöchter L'hêtre heureux Gwyntrawen
Fri 31 4:00 pm–Sun 2 April 4:00 pm Irish Set Dance Weekend £175-£285 Halsway, UK W Irish set
Rise the Dust Maggie Daniel Lucy Slemmings
Fri 31 7:30 pm–Fri 7 April 10:30 pm Contra Holiday in Medieval England $1400 Ely, UK contra
Stringrays Contrasaurus Lisa Greenleaf Rhi Davies
April 2023
Sat 1–Sun 2 Loano Folk 2023 Loano, Italy W balfolk
Topette
March 2023
Fri 31 7:00 pm–Sun 2 April 6:30 pm Epicenter $90-$175 Mill Valley, CA, USA contra
The Latter Day Lizards The Figments Cis Hinkle Lindsey Dono
April 2023
Fri 7 6:00 pm–Mon 10 3:00 am ComSibal Folk Festival €88-€192 Leuven, Belgium W balfolk
Fahrenheit Hilde van Belle Remi Kesteman Folk à Donf Diatocello Man Encantada Duo du Balcon Mia Marine Balbuzar Maracu Siger
Fri 14–Sun 16 Folk Weekend Oxford Oxford, UK English ceilidh balfolk
Fri 14 4:00 pm–Sun 16 4:00 pm Halsway Contra Dance Weekend £175-£285 Halsway, UK W contra
Nozzy Rhi Davies Charlotte Rich-Griffin
Fri 14 5:30 pm–Sun 16 4:15 pm Tanz & Folk Festival Berlin €10-€100 Berlin, Germany W balfolk
TFFB Festivalband Knopfgemurmel L'Air Inconnu Fior Rémi Geffroy Duo Moore & Moss Lottes Flausen Stefano Baldan
Mon 17 4:00 pm–Fri 21 10:00 am English & Scottish Dance Week £225-£400 Halsway, UK W Playford SCD
Chris & Julie Dewhurst Frances Richardson
Fri 21–Sun 23 21. Folk-Tanz-Fest Halle, Germany balfolk
Fri 21–Sun 23 NEFFA Marlborough, MA, USA W contra scandi balfolk
Fri 21 4:00 pm–Sun 23 4:00 pm Falconers Dance Club weekend Halsway, UK Playford
The Falconers Linne Render
Fri 21 6:30 pm–Sun 23 3:00 pm Hands Four Spring Dance Weekend $88-$99 Berea, KY, USA W contra
Wild Asparagus George Marshall
Sat 22 10:00 am–Sun 23 8:00 pm Elfia Haarzuilens Haarzuilens, Netherlands W balfolk
Airboxes Wouter en de Draak Broes Duo De Schepper-Sanczuk
Fri 28–Mon 1 May May Heydays at Evesham £48-£97 Evesham, UK W contra Playford balfolk
Doug Eunson and Sarah Matthews English Contra Dance Band Knotted Chord Keeping Thyme The Old Boys' Network Stradivarious Brian Stanton Burt Hunter Cis Hinkle Colin Hume Denise Devonald Geoff Cubitt Kathryn and David Wright Liz Bartlett Louise Siddons Maureen Knight Nicola Scott Paula Evans
Fri 28–Mon 1 May Scandimoot £105-£150 North Yorkshire, UK W scandi
Fredrik Lundberg Olof Kennemark & Pers Alexander Olsson John-Francis Goodacre
Fri 28–Sun 30 The Phoenix $200 Lenox, MA, USA W Playford
Alchemy Andrew Shaw Graham Christian
Fri 28 4:00 pm–Sun 30 5:00 pm Bal Soleil 110-125 CHF Mogelsberg, St. Gallen, Switzerland W balfolk
Biskaya Sol Do Zéphyr Combo Duo l'Hêtre Heureux
Fri 28 6:00 pm–Sun 30 11:55 pm BalMostFolk 2023 Kraków, Poland W balfolk
Fri 28 6:00 pm–Mon 1 May 2:00 am Folkarria Eco Festi-bal €80-€100 Madrid, Spain W balfolk
Duo Laloy-Letron Duo Pacher-Roblin Caamaño & Ameixeiras Airboxes Loogaroo Giravolt Collado Project La Sylva
Fri 28 7:00 pm–Mon 1 May 6:00 pm Festival Balilas Rennes, France W balfolk
Fahrenheit Peldrut Bal O'Gadjo Duo Artense NIJ Trencadit Zlabya Planchée KV Express Petit Piment
Fri 28 8:00 pm–Mon 1 May 1:00 pm 5. Erlanger Bal Folk Festival 2023 €10-€67 Erlangen, Germany balfolk
Au Gré des Vents BéNéLo Gelée de Groseilles Trio JeanLo EmBRUN J.B. Picot HavoK
Fri 28 7:00 pm–Sun 30 4:00 pm Spring Dance Romance $120 Chapel Hill, NC, USA contra
Engine Room Nova Will Mentor Eileen Thorsos
May 2023
Fri 5 4:00 pm–Sun 7 5:00 pm Halsway Playford Assembly £175-£285 Halsway, UK W Playford
Warleggan Village Band Andrew Swaine
Fri 5 5:00 pm–Sun 7 3:00 pm Intensive Workshop: Waltz €180 Mattstedt, Germany W balfolk
Fri 5 6:00 pm–Tue 9 1:00 am Funambals Rillieux-la-Pape, France W balfolk
Fri 12–Sun 14 Hadleigh French Music & Dance Weekend £70 Hadleigh, UK W balfolk
Skolvan Dave Shepherd & Simon Gielen BOF!
Fri 12–Fri 19 Spring CDH Kingsport, TN, USA W contra
Fri 12 9:30 am–Sun 14 3:00 pm Bal na szczycie 270 PLN Wisła, Poland balfolk
Fri 12 4:00 pm–Sun 14 10:00 pm Gaia Folk Fest 2023 Flambruzzo, Italy W balfolk
TriOblique Porte Perte Philippe Plard Val Resia
Mon 15 4:00 pm–Fri 19 10:00 am American Contra Dance Week £225-£400 Halsway, UK W contra
English Contra Dance Band Cis Hinkle
Thu 18–Sun 21 37th Leipziger Tanzhausfest Leipzig, Germany W balfolk
Fri 19 1:00 pm–Sun 21 7:00 pm 1. Phönix Festival Leisnig, Germany W balfolk
Lunesk Hidrae Ulman Zirp Maracu Anna & Fine
Fri 19 1:30 pm–Sun 21 4:00 pm Dafodil 2023 Diest, Belgium W balfolk scandi
Fri 26–Mon 29 Chippenham Folk Festival Chippenham, UK W English ceilidh contra balfolk Irish set scandi SCD Playford
Albireo Banter Chris Dyer & Tom Evans Coldharbour Dave Yeomans, Matt Norman & Marni Rachmiel Emily & The Simons English Contra Dance Band Folk Camps Party Band Joshua & Benjamin Rowe, Ali Messer & David Ledsam Old Spot Stradivarious Vertical Expression Vicki Swan & Jonny Dyer Will Allen WillPower Andrew Swaine Bob Morgan David Wright Frances Richardson Jake Wood Kathryn Wright Rhi Davies Rhodri Davies Victoria Yeomans
Fri 26–Mon 29 FolkMADness Camp $155-$455 Socorro, NM, USA contra
Eloise & Co. Supertrad The Cheap Shots The Parson Sisters Adobe Brothers David Millstone Sue Rosen
Fri 26 6:00 pm–Sun 28 6:00 pm Woodfolk Festival 2023 Taipana, Italy W balfolk
Fri 26 1:45 pm–Mon 29 5:00 pm Camp Sturtevant Los Angeles, CA, USA contra
Uncle Farmer Susan Petrick
Sat 27 12:00 am–Mon 29 3:00 pm Weekend de Pentecôte au Moulin d'Andé €420-€720 Val-de-Reuil, France contra
Larry Unger & Karina Wilson Will Mentor
June 2023
Mon 5 4:00 pm–Fri 9 10:00 am French Music & Dance Week £6-£400 Halsway, UK W balfolk
Didier Oliver & Emmanuel Pariselle
Thu 8–Sat 10 RenoFolk Festival Bologna, Italy W balfolk
Fri 9–Sun 11 LCFD Spring Camp Plymouth, MA, USA W contra Playford
Mon 12 4:00 pm–Fri 16 10:00 am Summer Country Dance Week £225-£400 Halsway, UK W contra Playford
Ali, Jane & Meg Mark Elvins
Fri 16–Sun 18 Lichfield Folk Festival Lichfield, UK W contra Playford
Sat 17–Sat 24 Dance, Music & Spice $950 Lexington, MI, USA W contra Playford
Thu 22 8:00 pm–Sun 25 4:30 pm Folk Weekend Mattstedt Mattstedt, Germany W balfolk
Thu 29 3:00 pm–Tue 4 July 10:00 am July 4th Session $383-$393 Plymouth, MA, USA W contra Playford
Alchemy Night Watch
Fri 30 7:00 pm–Sun 2 July 4:30 pm Stegastomp £45-£90 Harbury, UK W contra
Contrasaurus Bob Morgan Rachel Shapiro-Wallace
Fri 30 8:00 pm–Sun 2 July 8:00 pm Bals et Roses Florenville, Belgium W balfolk
Duo Laloy-Letron Trivelin Embrun Manäcken 3…4 Filenko Farem Tot Petar Kafe Koefet Naragonia Bal à Oli La Rawète LyraDanz Shillelagh
July 2023
Mon 3–Sat 8 Gran Bal Trad (Vialfre) Vialfre, Italy W balfolk Italian Irish set Playford
Mon 3–Fri 7 English-Scottish-Contra session Plymouth, MA, USA W SCD contra Playford
Fri 7–Mon 10 Scottish Session I Plymouth, MA, USA W SCD
Mon 10–Sat 15 Scottish Session II Plymouth, MA, USA W SCD
Sat 15–Sat 22 Family Week at Pinewoods $67-$950 Plymouth, MA, USA W contra Playford
Fri 21–Fri 4 August Grand Bal de l'Europe (Gennetines) Gennetines, France W balfolk scandi Irish set English ceilidh Italian Playford
Sat 22–Sat 29 American Dance & Music Week at Pinewoods $950 Plymouth, MA, USA W contra
Fri 28 3:00 pm–Fri 4 August 11:30 am Summer CDH $160-$250 Mountain City, TN, USA W contra
Toss the Possum Drive Trail Terry Doyle Bob Isaacs
Sat 29–Sat 5 August Harmony of Song & Dance $950 Plymouth, MA, USA W contra Playford
August 2023
Sat 5–Sat 12 English Dance Week $950 Plymouth, MA, USA W Playford
Fri 11–Sun 13 Balance the Bay San Francisco, CA, USA contra
Nova The Gaslight Tinkers Lisa Greenleaf Michael Karcher
Sat 12–Sat 19 Early Music Week $990 Plymouth, MA, USA W Playford
Sun 13–Sat 19 Family Week Poland, ME, USA W contra Playford
Mon 14–Sun 20 Cascade of Music and Dance $63-$915 Cascade, MD, USA W contra Playford
Mon 14 4:00 pm–Mon 21 10:00 am Halsway Folk Dance Holiday £355-£570 Halsway, UK W Playford
Richard Jones & Chris Jewell Geoff Cubitt
Thu 24 10:30 am–Sun 27 11:59 pm Boombalfestival Lovendegem, Belgium W balfolk
Plume Petit Piment Cam&Léo Trio14 Turbobal Naragonia Duo Clercx Noiranomis Warmoes Zlabya Supernovas Emily & The Simons KV Express Tribot Man Encantada Floris and the Flames Lucas Thébaut Les Zéoles Nisia Trio Parasol LyraDanz Tref Duo Absynthe
September 2023
Fri 1–Mon 4 Labor Day Dance Away Julian, CA, USA contra
Thu 7 6:00 pm–Sun 10 11:45 pm Numinosum Festival 2023 Warsaw, Poland W balfolk Polish
Fri 15–Sun 17 Simmelfolk Simmelsdorf, Germany W balfolk
Duo Bothe-Molzahn L'air Inconnu L'Aube de Bale Luca Fiorini Bassd scho Emily & The Simons
Fri 15 9:30 pm–Sun 17 7:00 pm Berguedà Folk Festival Barcelona, Spain W balfolk
Bal O'Gadjo Flowk Man Encantada
Sat 23 3:00 pm–Sun 24 3:00 pm Archam+guest €10 Bologna, Italy W balfolk
Archam
Fri 29–Sun 1 October Cascade Contras on the River Springfield, OR, USA contra
The Dam Beavers Force for Nature Michael Karcher Susan Petrick
October 2023
Fri 13–Sun 15 Harvest Moon $70-$175 Santa Barbara, CA, USA contra
Stringrays Eloise & Co. Will Mentor Jacqui Grennan
Thu 26 6:00 pm–Sun 29 7:00 pm CaDansa Steenwijk, Netherlands W balfolk
Fri 27 8:30 pm–Sun 29 5:30 pm Blowzabella workshop festival Dranouter, Belgium W balfolk
Blowzabella
November 2023
Fri 3–Sun 5 Foggy Moon Dance Weekend Monterey, CA, USA W contra
Fri 3 5:00 pm–Sun 5 5:00 pm Skint Ashover, UK W balfolk scandi contra
Fri 17 4:00 pm–Sun 19 8:00 pm Balfolk Intensive 2023 Nijmegen, Netherlands W balfolk
December 2023
Wed 27 4:00 pm–Mon 1 January 1:00 pm Silvester*Folk Festival Leipzig, Germany W balfolk
April 2024
Fri 19–Sun 21 22. Folk-Tanz-Fest Halle, Germany balfolk

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