Bozeman Folklore Society




Bozeman Folklore SocietyFind us on FacebookFollow us on TwitterThe Bozeman Folklore Society (BFS) is an all volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to promoting, preserving, enjoying and sharing the music, dance, arts, crafts, and skills of traditional cultures. It is an associate group of the Country Dance and Song Society (CDSS).


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Members get $2 off admission to BFS dances and $3 off admission to BFS concerts. Attend 10 events during the 2012-2013 Season (October through September), have your membership card stamped and you'll get a Dance Free Card for a contra dance or Half-Off admission at a BFS concert.


>>>>> Folk News Flash <<<<<

Slow jam session series is now being held on Wednesday nights from 7:00-8:00 at Highgate Senior Living Community. The address is 2219 West Oak Street, Bozeman. Cost is $25 for a six-Monday night series. Bob Spetz and Tina Visscher are the teachers. For more info, email Bob Spetz (scotfiddler (at)  gmail (dot) com).

Friday, May 9th, barn dance in support of the Pioneer Museum Barn Tour.  It is a kickoff for the Tour, with Fiddle Dundee playing at the Big Yellow Barn on Springhill Road, with Barb, Marty, Steve B., and Ellen calling.

Ceilidh coming up in late April or early May - stay tuned for details.

September is membership renewal month. But you can join any time. BFS members play an important role in preserving and promoting folk music and dancing traditions and enjoy these other benefits:

Dancing: BFS sponsors international folk dancing, Scottish country dancing and bi-monthly contra dances (September through May). BFS members receive discount admission at contra dances. See the Dance page for a current schedule.

Music: BFS concerts feature folk, bluegrass and Americana performers in a warm acoustic setting plus the occasional Irish Ceilidh. BFS members enjoy a discount for all concerts. See the Concerts page for more info on upcoming shows and the KGLT Sunday Music Spotlight schedule.

Service: BFS underwrites two KGLT radio shows...  Bluegrass Traditions (Saturdays, 9 to Noon) and The Monday Night Folk Show (Mondays, 7 to 9 pm). We also air excerpts from BFS concerts every other Sunday at noon on the KGLT Sunday Music Spotlight. Information: Newsletter emails provide information on dances, concerts, workshops, and more, plus advance notice of special events.