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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 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
Daily Antidote of Song Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021 12:00 PM Eastern Event Link Playing Music ONLINE
Symmetry ECD: 2nd Tuesday Afternoon - LIVE MUSIC Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021 2:00 PM Eastern Website English Country Dance ONLINE
Daily Antidote of Song Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021 12:00 PM Eastern Event Link Playing Music ONLINE
Family Dance for Ages 8 & Up on FB Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021 4:00 PM Eastern Facebook Live Donate Family and Community Dance ONLINE
Virtual Folk Dance Village: International Folk Dance Lessons Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021 4:00 PM Eastern Register Donate Other Dance Traditions ONLINE
Folklore Society of Greater Washington ECD Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021 7:40 PM Eastern Event Website Donate English Country Dance ONLINE
Daily Antidote of Song Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021 12:00 PM Eastern Event Link Playing Music ONLINE
Jo Freya - Online Instrumental Ensemble 21: Tunes from Blowzabella album ´Octomento´ Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021 2:00 PM Eastern Event Website Workshops and Lessons ONLINE
Online Concerts Live from The Mermaid's Tavern Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021 7:30 PM Eastern Facebook Live Mailing List & Tip Jar Participant FAQ Online Concerts, Traditional Song ONLINE
Daily Antidote of Song Friday, Nov. 12, 2021 12:00 PM Eastern Event Link Playing Music ONLINE
Virtual Folk Dance Village: International Folk Dance Lessons Friday, Nov. 12, 2021 8:30 PM Eastern Register Donate Other Dance Traditions ONLINE
22nd Annual Victorian Ball Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021 Event Website Indoor Event, Other Dance Traditions Buffalo NY
Daily Antidote of Song Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021 12:00 PM Eastern Event Link Playing Music ONLINE
All Hands In! Virtual Contra Dance Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021 8:00 PM Eastern Event Link Donate Band & Caller Lists Contra Dance ONLINE
Wooster Contra Dance Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021 9:30 PM Eastern Register Event Website Contra Dance ONLINE
Daily Antidote of Song Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021 12:00 PM Eastern Event Link Playing Music ONLINE
     
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