Capital Maritime Music Fest

Capital Maritime Music Fest Celebrate the lure and lore of the sea. Workshops, activities and more during the day and a concert in the evening. Sat, November 1, 2014 Come to DC's Naval Heritage Center, 701 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, for a daylong celebration of the lore and lure of the sea featuring concerts, exhibitors, workshops and more.

Summer Fun from FSGW http://conta.cc/1KIxwEd
07/07/2015
Summer Fun from FSGW

Summer Fun from FSGW http://conta.cc/1KIxwEd

Light refreshments. $10/members; $12/non-members; $5/studentsGlen Echo Town Hall, 6106 Harvard Street, Glen Echo, MDThursday, July 9, 7:00 - 10:00 p.m.

July is nigh! http://conta.cc/1GLj4nA
07/01/2015
July is nigh!

July is nigh! http://conta.cc/1GLj4nA

Some members of FSGW's founding generation are now living in retirement communities where they hear the greatest hits of the 1940s nonstop. These are wonderful songs, but the members of our Board feel that our parents and friends in area retirement communities should have access to the wide range of…

June events http://conta.cc/1IZS2zE
06/16/2015
June events

June events http://conta.cc/1IZS2zE

FSGW English Country DanceDan Gillespie calls. Music: Becky Ross (fiddle), Bruce Edwards (concertina and bassoon) and Liz Donaldson (piano). Light refreshments. $10/members; $12/non-members; $5/studentsGlen Echo Town Hall, 6106 Harvard Street, Glen Echo, MD

June events http://conta.cc/1KRTTUb
06/09/2015
June events

June events http://conta.cc/1KRTTUb

FSGW English Country DanceApril Blum and Melissa Running call while Carrie Rose (flute), David Knight (fiddle) and Liz Donaldson (piano) make the musicLight refreshments. $10/members; $12/non-members; $5/studentsGlen Echo Town Hall, 6106 Harvard Street, Glen Echo, MD 

Sing a song of summer http://conta.cc/1JlnxCv
06/02/2015
Sing a song of summer

Sing a song of summer http://conta.cc/1JlnxCv

Some members of FSGW's founding generation are now living in retirement communities where they hear the greatest hits of the 1940s nonstop. These are wonderful songs, but the members of our Board feel that our parents and friends in area retirement communities should have access to the wide range of…

The Wonders of WFF http://conta.cc/1Gzhvxu
05/26/2015
The Wonders of WFF

The Wonders of WFF http://conta.cc/1Gzhvxu

Enjoy music, song, dance, storytelling and crafts from more than 450 of DC's finest folk artists who represent cultural traditions from all over the globe.

FSGW's 35th Annual Washington Folk Festival: Featuring Live Cultures! http://conta.cc/1JVCxFs
05/19/2015
FSGW\'s 35th Annual Washington Folk Festival: Featuring Live Cultures!

FSGW's 35th Annual Washington Folk Festival: Featuring Live Cultures! http://conta.cc/1JVCxFs

FSGW English Country DanceJoseph Pimentel and Kappy Laning lead the dances while Paul Oorts (guitar, accordion), Tina Chancey (fiddle, viola and gamba), and Colleen Reed (flute) play the tunesLight refreshments. $10/members; $12/non-members; $5/studentsGlen Echo Town Hall, 6106 Harvard Street, Glen…

May Frolics http://conta.cc/1dYkBQx
05/12/2015
May Frolics

May Frolics http://conta.cc/1dYkBQx

FSGW English Country DanceStephanie Smith calls while Susan Brandt (flute), Ralph Gordon (cello), and Liz Donaldson (piano) make the musicLight refreshments. $10/members; $12/non-members; $5/studentsGlen Echo Town Hall, 6106 Harvard Street, Glen Echo, MD 

Correction-Thursday Night Dance is on MAY 14! http://conta.cc/1R9mpWe
05/05/2015
Correction-Thursday Night Dance is on MAY 14!

Correction-Thursday Night Dance is on MAY 14! http://conta.cc/1R9mpWe

They don't call me Ms. Information for nothing!  I screwed up bigtime on the date of the FSGW/Carpe Diem Second Thursday Contra/Square Dance (you'd think the words, "Second Thursday" would have been a clue but nooo).  Anyway, my deepest apologies and the correct info is below.

FSGW, Bringing in the May http://conta.cc/1GWawgz
05/05/2015
FSGW, Bringing in the May

FSGW, Bringing in the May http://conta.cc/1GWawgz

FSGW English Country DanceMelissa Running calls to the playing of Becky Ross (fiddle), Anna Rain (recorders), and Liz Donaldson (piano)Light refreshments. $10/members; $12/non-members; $5/studentsGlen Echo Town Hall, 6106 Harvard Street, Glen Echo, MD

May is on the way! http://conta.cc/1GqWW22
04/28/2015
May is on the way!

May is on the way! http://conta.cc/1GqWW22

Spring Contra SonicBrian Hamshar & Janine Smith$8 FSGW/affiliates, students; $10 general Spanish Ballroom, Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo, MD

It's a Blast! http://conta.cc/1FSWmNH
03/24/2015
It\'s a Blast!

It's a Blast! http://conta.cc/1FSWmNH

Come celebrate spring's arrival at the 33rd Annual Chesapeake Dance Weekend on April 10-12, 2015. Held on the banks of the Rhode River in Edgewater, Maryland, this year's camp will feature a star-studded lineup:

It's St. Patrick's Day; take the craic! http://conta.cc/1Gg8qXr
03/17/2015
It\'s St. Patrick\'s Day; take the craic!

It's St. Patrick's Day; take the craic! http://conta.cc/1Gg8qXr

Come celebrate spring's arrival at the 33rd Annual Chesapeake Dance Weekend on April 10-12, 2015. Held on the banks of the Rhode River in Edgewater, Maryland, this year's camp will feature a star-studded lineup:

The Ides Have It http://conta.cc/1GlqDCL
03/10/2015
The Ides Have It

The Ides Have It http://conta.cc/1GlqDCL

Come celebrate spring's arrival at the 33rd Annual Chesapeake Dance Weekend on April 10-12, 2015. Held on the banks of the Rhode River in Edgewater, Maryland, this year's camp will feature a star-studded lineup:

In Like a Lion! http://conta.cc/1zUGIeY
03/03/2015
In Like a Lion!

In Like a Lion! http://conta.cc/1zUGIeY

Sunday, March 15, 2015, 3:00 p.m.Eric & Suzy Thompson house concert. Beautiful, historic Mt. Lubentia is the perfect setting for this couple's blend of American Roots music featuring old time Appalachian ballads and breakdowns, classic blues and jug band songs, bluegrass hot licks, and Louisiana Caj…

It's Snowtime! http://conta.cc/1B75IDX
02/24/2015
It\'s Snowtime!

It's Snowtime! http://conta.cc/1B75IDX

Sunday, March 15, 2015, 3:00 p.m.Eric & Suzy Thompson house concert. Beautiful, historic Mt. Lubentia is the perfect setting for this couple's blend of American Roots music featuring old time Appalachian ballads and breakdowns, classic blues and jug band songs, bluegrass hot licks, and Louisiana Caj…

FSGW Lets the Good Times Roll http://conta.cc/1ARlTpH
02/10/2015
FSGW Lets the Good Times Roll

FSGW Lets the Good Times Roll http://conta.cc/1ARlTpH

Sunday, March 15, 2015, 3:00 p.m.They're baaaack! Enjoy a Eric & Suzy Thompson house concert. Beautiful, historic Mt. Lubentia is the perfect setting for this couple's blend of American Root's music featuring old time Appalachian ballads and breakdowns, classic blues and jug band songs, bluegrass ho…

Mini-Fest is this Saturday http://conta.cc/1EBsG8f
02/03/2015
Mini-Fest is this Saturday

Mini-Fest is this Saturday http://conta.cc/1EBsG8f

Come prepared to enjoy English Country Dancing, Barn Dancing, Tango, Morris Dancing, Contra Dancing, Waltzes and more.  Singers and instrumentalists will thrill to a day of Ballad Singing, Gospel Singing, Sea Chanteying, Blues, Cowperson songs, an Irish seisiún, Cajun and Old-timey Music. There will…

For the brightest and best... http://conta.cc/1CZYsYi
01/27/2015
For the brightest and best...

For the brightest and best... http://conta.cc/1CZYsYi

Come prepared to enjoy English Country Dancing, Barn Dancing, Tango, Morris Dancing, Contra Dancing, Waltzes and more.  Singers and instrumentalists will thrill to a day of Ballad Singing, Gospel Singing, Sea Chanteying, Blues, Cowperson songs, an Irish seisiún, Cajun and Old-timey Music. There will…

Ethno-curious? http://conta.cc/1y5AxsS
01/13/2015
Ethno-curious?

Ethno-curious? http://conta.cc/1y5AxsS

who combine a passion for historical research with an ability to enthrall audiences with their singing, musicianship and storytelling. They accompany themselves on guitar, banjo,

Capital Maritime Music Fest
11/08/2014

Capital Maritime Music Fest

Photos from the Fest!

Photo's from the Fest!
11/08/2014

Photo's from the Fest!

Photos from the Fest!

Photos from the Fest!
11/08/2014

Photos from the Fest!

Photos from the Fest!

Workshops
10/28/2014
Workshops

Workshops

Workshops 2 p.m. Hornpipe Workshop, Burke Theater. Your timbers will shiver as we examine the dance and folklore of this iconic music of the sea! Besides being a rhythmic pattern (along with jigs and reels) the hornpipe is identified by many as the quintessential dance of sailors. Learn a little abo…

Love the "Leaving of Liverpool?" The Library of Congress' extremely learned folklorist, Steve Winick, will explain the h...
10/28/2014
Workshops

Love the "Leaving of Liverpool?" The Library of Congress' extremely learned folklorist, Steve Winick, will explain the history of the song in a talk/slide/sound recording presentation at 2 p.m. in the President's Room.
http://capitalmaritimemusicfest.com/workshops

Workshops 2 p.m. Hornpipe Workshop, Burke Theater. Your timbers will shiver as we examine the dance and folklore of this iconic music of the sea! Besides being a rhythmic pattern (along with jigs and reels) the hornpipe is identified by many as the quintessential dance of sailors. Learn a little abo…

Address

Naval Heritage Center, 701 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW,
Washington D.C., DC
20004

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