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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
Jimmy Aldridge & Sid Goldsmith Monday, Oct. 3, 2022 3:00 PM Eastern Buy Tickets Concerts ONLINE
TECDA Tuesday Evening Dance Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022 7:00 PM Eastern Email Donate English Country Dance Toronto ON
All Hands In – Virtual Contra Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022 8:00 PM Eastern Event Website Direct Link Contra Dance ONLINE
English Country Dance Classes in Pasadena, CA Tuesday, Oct. 4, 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, Oct. 5, 2022 4:00 PM Eastern Facebook Live Children's Programming, Family and Community Dance, Other Dance Traditions, Workshops and Lessons ONLINE
Glen Echo Contra Dance Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022 8:00 PM Eastern Event Website Contra Dance Glen Echo MD
Belfast Flying Shoes Radio Hour Friday, Oct. 7, 2022 6:00 PM Eastern Event Website Belfast Flying Shoes Playing Music ONLINE
TECDA Friday Night Dance Friday, Oct. 7, 2022 7:00 PM Eastern Email Donate English Country Dance Toronto ON
Contra Knights Pop-Rock Contra Dance Friday, Oct. 7, 2022 7:00 PM Eastern Event Website Contra Dance Orlando Florida
HCD Quiet Corner Contra Dance, Fri 10/07/2022 Friday, Oct. 7, 2022 7:30 PM Eastern Event Website Contra Dance, Indoor Event, Other Dance Traditions, Playing Music, Vaccine Required, Waltz, Workshops and Lessons Coventry Connecticut
Harvest Moon Dance Weekend Friday, Oct. 7, 2022 8:00 PM Eastern Event Website English Country Dance, Indoor Event, Mask Required, Vaccine Required, Weekend, Workshops and Lessons St. Charles IL
Historic Jonesborough Dance Society Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022 7:00 PM Eastern Event Website Facebook Contra Dance Jonesborough Tennessee
Boston Gender Free Contra Dance Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022 7:30 PM Eastern Event Website Contra Dance Boston MA
Space Coast Contra Dance Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022 7:30 PM Eastern Event Website Facebook Group Contra Dance, Indoor Event Cocoa FL
Boston Gender Free Contra Dance Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022 8:30 PM Eastern Event Website Contra Dance Boston MA
Symmetry ECD Sundays Sunday, Oct. 9, 2022 2:00 PM Eastern Event Website English Country Dance ONLINE
Dancing & Tea with Val Medve and Musicians Rebecca King & John Berger Sunday, Oct. 9, 2022 5:00 PM Eastern Event Website Register English Country Dance, Mask Required, Vaccine Required, Workshops and Lessons Pasadena CA
Syracuse Country Dancers Online English Country Dance Sunday, Oct. 9, 2022 7:00 PM Eastern Event Website English Country Dance ONLINE
Organizers of ECD Dances Monthly Meet-up Monday, Oct. 10, 2022 4:30 PM Eastern Email to Register English Country Dance ONLINE
ECD in Brunswick, ME Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022 7:00 PM Eastern Event Website English Country Dance, Mask Required, Vaccine Required Brunswick ME
TECDA Tuesday Evening Dance Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022 7:00 PM Eastern Email Donate English Country Dance Toronto ON
English Country Dance Classes in Pasadena, CA Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022 10:15 PM Eastern Event Website English Country Dance, Mask Required, Vaccine Required Pasadena CA
FOCSLE Music Virtual Sing Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2022 3:00 PM Eastern Event Website Facebook Playing Music, Traditional Song ONLINE
Dancing Well dance & song for ALL! Facebook Live Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2022 4:00 PM Eastern Facebook Live Children's Programming, Family and Community Dance, Other Dance Traditions, Workshops and Lessons ONLINE
Irish Music and Dance: Eimear & Eileen and Jackie & Rebecca Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022 7:00 PM Eastern Event Website Buy Tickets Concerts, Other Dance Traditions, Traditional Song Sheffield MA
TECDA Friday Night Dance Friday, Oct. 14, 2022 7:00 PM Eastern Email Donate English Country Dance Toronto ON
Contra Knights Pop-Rock Contra Dance Friday, Oct. 14, 2022 7:00 PM Eastern Event Website Contra Dance Orlando Florida
ContraShock! Friday, Oct. 14, 2022 7:30 PM Eastern Event Website Contra Dance, Indoor Event, Mask Required, Vaccine Required New York NY
Glen Echo Contra Dance Friday, Oct. 14, 2022 8:00 PM Eastern Event Website Contra Dance Glen Echo MD
(LBDA) Contra Dance at Stony Point Barn Friday, Oct. 14, 2022 8:30 PM Eastern Event Website Facebook Contra Dance Baldwin City KS
Contrastock Sunday, Oct. 16, 2022 1:00 PM Eastern Event Website Contra Dance Glen Echo MD
Dance Like a Bridgerton: English Country Tea Dance Sunday, Oct. 16, 2022 2:00 PM Eastern Buy Tickets English Country Dance Bristol CT
Symmetry ECD Sundays Sunday, Oct. 16, 2022 2:00 PM Eastern Event Website English Country Dance ONLINE
TECDA Tuesday Evening Dance Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022 7:00 PM Eastern Email Donate English Country Dance Toronto ON
All Hands In – Virtual Contra Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022 8:00 PM Eastern Event Website Direct Link Contra Dance ONLINE
Dancing Well dance & song for ALL! Facebook Live Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022 4:00 PM Eastern Facebook Live Children's Programming, Family and Community Dance, Other Dance Traditions, Workshops and Lessons ONLINE
5 Things... Inside the Dancing Mind of... Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022 9:00 PM Eastern Event Website English Country Dance, Workshops and Lessons ONLINE
TECDA Friday Night Dance Friday, Oct. 21, 2022 7:00 PM Eastern Email Donate English Country Dance Toronto ON
Contra Knights Pop-Rock Contra Dance Friday, Oct. 21, 2022 7:00 PM Eastern Event Website Contra Dance Orlando Florida
Mill City Contra Dance Friday, Oct. 21, 2022 7:45 PM Eastern Event Website Pre-Register Contra Dance, Family and Community Dance, Indoor Event, Mask Required, Other Dance Traditions, Vaccine Required, Waltz Derry NH
Glen Echo Contra Dance Friday, Oct. 21, 2022 8:00 PM Eastern Event Website Contra Dance Glen Echo MD
Star of the North—Minnesota Weekend English Country Dance Friday, Oct. 21, 2022 9:00 PM Eastern Event Website English Country Dance, Indoor Event, Vaccine Required, Weekend Minneapolis MN
Historic Jonesborough Dance Society Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022 7:00 PM Eastern Event Website Facebook Contra Dance Jonesborough Tennessee
Boston Gender Free Contra Dance Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022 7:30 PM Eastern Event Website Contra Dance Boston MA
Mystic Contra Dance "The Pie Dance" Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022 7:30 PM Eastern Event Website Contra Dance, Family and Community Dance, Indoor Event, Other Dance Traditions, Playing Music, Waltz Groton CT
Symmetry ECD Sundays Sunday, Oct. 23, 2022 2:00 PM Eastern Event Website English Country Dance ONLINE
Scandinavian Online Music Jam Monday, Oct. 24, 2022 7:30 PM Eastern Playing Music ONLINE
TECDA Tuesday Evening Dance Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2022 7:00 PM Eastern Email Donate English Country Dance Toronto ON
English Country Dance Classes in Pasadena, CA Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2022 10:15 PM Eastern Event Website English Country Dance, Mask Required, Vaccine Required Pasadena CA
FOCSLE Music Virtual Sing Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022 3:00 PM Eastern Event Website Facebook Playing Music, Traditional Song ONLINE
     
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