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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
Glen Echo Contra Dance Friday, Aug. 19, 2022 8:00 PM Eastern Event Website Preregister Contra Dance Glen Echo MD
Blue Slope Farm Square Dance, Sat. 08/20/2022 Saturday, Aug. 20, 2022 7:00 PM Eastern Contra Dance North Franklin Connecticut
Westport Barn Dance (MA), Sat 08/20/2022 Saturday, Aug. 20, 2022 8:00 PM Eastern Google Map Contra Dance Westport MA
Lawrence Barn Dance Association Saturday, Aug. 20, 2022 8:30 PM Eastern Event Website Facebook Contra Dance Lawrence KS
Glen Echo Contra Dance Friday, Aug. 26, 2022 8:00 PM Eastern Event Website Preregister Contra Dance Glen Echo MD
Historic Jonesborough Dance Society Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022 7:00 PM Eastern Event Website Facebook Contra Dance Jonesborough Tennessee
Mystic Contra Dance "The Pie Dance" Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022 7:30 PM Eastern Event Website Map Contra Dance Groton Connecticut
Julian Labor Day Dance Weekend Friday, Sep. 2, 2022 3:00 AM Eastern Email to Register Contra Dance Julian CA
HCD Quiet Corner Contra Dance! Fri 09/02/2022! Friday, Sep. 2, 2022 7:30 PM Eastern Event Website Contra Dance Coventry Connecticut
Glen Echo Contra Dance Monday, Sep. 5, 2022 3:30 PM Eastern Event Website Contra Dance Glen Echo MD
All Hands In – Virtual Contra Tuesday, Sep. 6, 2022 8:00 PM Eastern Event Website Direct Link Contra Dance ONLINE
Glen Echo Contra Dance Friday, Sep. 9, 2022 8:00 PM Eastern Event Website Contra Dance Glen Echo MD
Historic Jonesborough Dance Society Saturday, Sep. 10, 2022 7:00 PM Eastern Event Website Facebook Contra Dance Jonesborough Tennessee
Adirondack Dance Weekend Friday, Sep. 16, 2022 Event Website Facebook Contra Dance Silver Bay NY
Glen Echo Contra Dance Friday, Sep. 16, 2022 8:00 PM Eastern Event Website Contra Dance Glen Echo MD
All Hands In – Virtual Contra Tuesday, Sep. 20, 2022 8:00 PM Eastern Event Website Direct Link Contra Dance ONLINE
Glen Echo Contra Dance Thursday, Sep. 22, 2022 8:00 PM Eastern Event Website Contra Dance Glen Echo MD
Historic Jonesborough Dance Society Saturday, Sep. 24, 2022 7:00 PM Eastern Event Website Facebook Contra Dance Jonesborough Tennessee
Glen Echo Contra Dance Friday, Sep. 30, 2022 8:00 PM Eastern Event Website Contra Dance Glen Echo MD
All Hands In – Virtual Contra Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022 8:00 PM Eastern Event Website Direct Link Contra Dance ONLINE
Glen Echo Contra Dance Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022 8:00 PM Eastern Event Website Contra Dance Glen Echo MD
Historic Jonesborough Dance Society Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022 7:00 PM Eastern Event Website Facebook Contra Dance Jonesborough Tennessee
Glen Echo Contra Dance Friday, Oct. 14, 2022 8:00 PM Eastern Event Website Contra Dance Glen Echo MD
All Hands In – Virtual Contra Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022 8:00 PM Eastern Event Website Direct Link Contra Dance ONLINE
Glen Echo Contra Dance Friday, Oct. 21, 2022 8:00 PM Eastern Event Website Contra Dance Glen Echo MD
Historic Jonesborough Dance Society Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022 7:00 PM Eastern Event Website Facebook Contra Dance Jonesborough Tennessee
Music City Masquerade—Nashville, TN Friday, Oct. 28, 2022 8:30 AM Eastern Event Website Contra Dance Nashville TN
Glen Echo Contra Dance Friday, Oct. 28, 2022 8:00 PM Eastern Event Website Contra Dance Glen Echo MD
All Hands In – Virtual Contra Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022 8:00 PM Eastern Event Website Direct Link Contra Dance ONLINE
Glen Echo Contra Dance Friday, Nov. 4, 2022 8:00 PM Eastern Event Website Contra Dance Glen Echo MD
Glen Echo Contra Dance Friday, Nov. 11, 2022 8:00 PM Eastern Event Website Contra Dance Glen Echo MD
All Hands In – Virtual Contra Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022 8:00 PM Eastern Event Website Direct Link Contra Dance ONLINE
All Hands In – Virtual Contra Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022 8:00 PM Eastern Event Website Direct Link Contra Dance ONLINE
All Hands In – Virtual Contra Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022 8:00 PM Eastern Event Website Direct Link Contra Dance ONLINE
Contra Holiday in Medieval England Wednesday, Apr. 12, 2023 5:00 AM Eastern Event Website Contra Dance Ely
Call of the Loon - Minnesota Contra Dance Weekend Friday, Apr. 14, 2023 1:00 AM Eastern Event Website Contra Dance Minneapolis MN
     
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