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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We won't spam you non-stop, but we send out notices about upcoming dances, concerts, and other BFS events.

Renew your membership or join today! membership form

Members get $2 off admission to BFS dances and $3 off admission to BFS concerts. Attend 10 events during the 2014-2015 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.

It's almost Fall - time for a fall gathering!

We will be holding our annual membership meeting and dance party at Lindley Center on Friday, Sept. 26. We'll lead off with a potluck, starting at 5:30. After that, there will be a brief membership meeting. The only agenda item at this time is election of a new president and secretary, each to a two-year term. Following that, we will start the music and dancing!

There will be dance demos of Scottish Dance, International Folk Dance, and Contra Dance, with the audience encouraged to join in on some of them! Music provided by several local bands, including Weatherwood, The Barrowburn Dance Band, and Bebe LeBoeuf!

Bring a picture of your dancing past, & also how and when you started dancing!

Lindley Center is located off of East Main Street and Curtiss, in Bozeman, just past the Public Library. (1102 East Curtiss)

                                                     Admision is FREE !!!

           See you at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, September 26!  Bring food and your family!!!

Questions ???   + Google "Bozeman Folklore Society" for our website
                          +  Bozeman Folklore Society FB page
                          +  Call Ellen at: 406.581.3444


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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 (October 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.