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 for availability and rates.*

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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
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!
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