Saturday August 17 2019: Little Branch Bal with Lausa, from France! (A Dance Event)
Location: St. Barnabas on the Danforth Anglican Church, 361 Danforth Ave, Toronto, ON
4-6pm Dance Workshop with Laüsa: Learn dances from Gascony! We recommend this workshop for experienced dancers. $15 admission, $12 member/student/underemployed
6:30-7:30pm Introductory workshop for beginners: Learn the basics of balfolk! All levels and all ages are encouraged to come. Highly recommended for dancers who are newer to balfolk, or anyone who wants a refresher. Included in admission ticket for the bal.
8pm Bal: A night of live music and dancing! All ages welcome. $20 admission, $17 member/student/underemployed, $5 under 12 years old.
Notes: please remember to bring indoor shoes or dance shoes, and a water bottle.
Thursday September 5 2019: Big Branch Kick Off Concert (A listening concert)
At the Burdock Music Hall in Toronto
Duo Adar: Basque Singing and Tunes, Accordion and Pipes, from France
Benoit Roblin: Hurdy Gurdy from France
Duo Jonsson Coudroy: Swedish Fiddle, Breton Accordion from France
Doors: 9pm / Show: 9:30pm / 3 groups performing!
$25 admission, $20 member/student/underemployed, $15 for Big Branch Participants
Every Monday we dance outdoors at the High Park Nature Centre, from 7:00-10:30pm. The music is live – a jam – so check our musicians FB page to learn the tunes ahead of time and join in on the jam!
This is a pay-what-you-can event (suggested $5-10) which helps us raise money for our big events and pay musicians!
*Interested in getting people moving at your next event or party? You can hire an experienced team of musicians/Balfolk teachers to come to you and teach you how to dance! The dances are simple and instantly fun, even if you’ve never danced before. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for availability and rates.*
Friday, December 18 2015 BALfolkFESTnoz
Sunday December 13 2015 Balfolk @ WinterFolk Fair, St Vlad’s, Toronto
Friday, September 25, 2015 Balfolk for European Day of Languages at Alliance Francaise de Toronto.
June 25 2015 BALfolkFESTnoz #4, with N’Diaz from Brittany, Swansea Town Hall, Toronto
Sunday, June 21 2015 Day of Delight in Dufferin Grove Park Thursday,
Saturday, June 6 2015 12:15pm-1:15pm: Balfolk Workshop at Dundas West Street Festival (Sherdian and Dundas St West, Toronto)
February 27, 2015 BALfolkFESTnoz #3 @ St Vlad’s
November 7 2014, BALfolkFESTnoz#2 @ 918 Bathurst, Toronto
Wednesday August 27, 2014 Balfolk at Fairmount Market! Near Gerrard and Coxwell, 4pm-7pm, pwyc
Friday, September 5, 2014 at 6:00pm Post – Summer Homecoming Bal and Potluck at Trinity Bellwoods Park! The Gazebo in the pit of Trinity Bellwoods Park in Toronto
Sunday April 20, 2014 Haivky – Spring Revels in the Park (organized by Kosa Kolectiv) In Trinity Bellwoods Park! 4pm-7pm https://www.facebook.com/events/1415013622096662/
Saturday April 26, 2014 Buffalo Bal Folk! In Buffalo! Our friends from Montage are putting on a dance in Buffalo. There’s troupe heading down from Toronto. Get in touch if you’d like to join us! https://www.facebook.com/events/1398409950427583/
Wednesday May 7, 2014 Variety night at Graffitti’s (hosted by Eva Moon) At Graffitti’s in Kensington Market! 9pm
March 22, 2014 BALfolkFESTnoz #1 @ 918 Bathurst