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Balfolk in Trinity Bellwoods Park this Monday Sept. 2 + Kick Off Concert at Burdock this Thursday Sept.5 !

Our regular Balfolk Monday will take place in Trinity Bellwoods Park this Labour Day Monday, Sept. 2. Find us at 7:30pm on the wooden stage in the Dog Part of the park. (Mondays will resume at Drom the following week.)

 


Big Branch is sold out! However you can still come hear the bands in Toronto for the Big Branch Kick Off Concert, Thursday Sept. 5 at Burdock Music Hall in Toronto (Dufferin and Bloor)
Doors at 9pm, Concert at 9:30pm.
Musicians: Maider Martineau (accordion from Basque Country) Arnaud Bibonne (Bagpipes from south of France), Benoit Roblin (Hurdy gurdy from central France), Martin Courdoy (Accordion from Bretagne) and Lena Jonsson (Fiddle from Sweden)
Big Branch Kick Off Concert (1)
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Balfolk dancing is popular social dancing from Western Europe, a recent revival of traditional, mostly French, folk dances.

Bourrées, jigues, gavotte, mazurkas, waltzes, scottishes: some partner dances, some group dances, some snakey chain dances.They are all fun and easy to learn, you don’t need any partners or prior experience. We’ll show you how!

We always dance to live music: fiddles, accordions, clarinets, guitars and more…