Pittsburgh Balfolk Blast

October 12-14, 2018

Three days of Balfolk music and dancing. Balfolk is traditional dancing of Western Europe that has evolved into a contemporary form. Our event will focus on the music and dance of France especially. This will be a weekend of workshops, dances, jam sessions, and good times for dancers and musicians of all levels.

Featuring: Three Bands: Eloise, Reste a Nommer, and Pardon My French.

Dance Instruction by: Lisa and Fabien

Music workshops with the bands and Leslie Barr

Event Schedule: (for detailed schedule click here)

  • Friday Evening: Contra Dance & Balfolk Party
  • Saturday: Workshops in Balfolk Dance and Music
  • Saturday Evening: Grand Bal- a Balfolk Dance with Everyone!
  • Sunday : Workshops in Balfolk Dance and Music
  • Sunday Afternoon: Farewell Dance for Everyone!
  • Sunday Late Afternoon: Contra Dance for Everyone!