New Mexico Resources

Albuquerque Folk Festival
Albuquerque Square Dance Center
Albuquerque Swing & Country Dance Club
¡Globalquerque!  (September)
Irish American Society of Albuquerque
Merri’s Folk eNews
Non-FolkMADS activities we happen to know about (list of events)
New Mexico Rail Runner Express
Old-Time ABQ (info about Old-Time Music in the Albuquerque area)
Santa Fe International Folk Dancing (Balkan, Greece, Middle East (not belly dancing), & more)
SNMMDS (Southern New Mexico Music and Dance Society)
SouthWest International Folk Dance Institute (SWIFDI)
Southwest Traditional & Bluegrass Music Association (AKA Southwest Pickers)
Klezmerquerque  (February)
Zoukfest (June)

Music and Dance Groups in Neighboring States

Arkansas Valley Music and Dance (Buena Vista, Salida, and Leadville)
Durango Contra Dances
Durango Bluegrass Meltdown
Four Corners Folk Festival – Pagosa Springs, CO
Central Rockies Old-Time Music Association (CROMA) (Facebook link)
Colorado Friends of Old Time Music and Dance (CFOOTMAD)
Lyons Old-Time Square Dance (Facebook Link)
Pagosa Folk ‘n’ Bluegrass Festival – Pagosa Springs, CO
Stellar Days & Nights – Buena Vista, CO

AZ We Dance – Cottonwood, AZ (and Northern, AZ)
Flagstaff Friends of Traditional Music
Phoenix Traditional Music and Dance
May Madness – Prescott, AZ
Prescott, AZ Contra Dance  (Folk Happens)
Tucson Friends of Traditional Music (TFTM)

Utah Contradance Information Page

Austin Friends of Traditional Music
Traditional Austin Area Dance Association


Assorted Web Resources

ABC Music Notation Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about ABC, plus links to software.
Bruce’s Megaband ABC music archive Tune of the month in ABC notation as appeared in past FolkMADS newsletters.
Country Dance and Song Society (CDSS)
CDSS-Affiliated Groups List
Ceolas (Celtic Music Resources)
Ted Crane’s Dance Database
Dwayne Johnson’s Contra Corners Map
English Country Dance Video ListAnnotated index of over 900 online videos; includes a couple from our own Jim Boros.
Essays about Contra Dance
A million links to essays; maybe even a Brazilian. That’s a lot.
Fasola Home Page 
Resources for Sacred Harp/shape note singing.
Folk Music – Index to Recorded Resources
The Fiddler’s CompanionSearch titles alphabetically for lots of info, sources, history, etc.
Mudcat Café
Old Time Herald Online
Old Time Music Home Page
Michael Dyck’s Contra Dance Index
100’s of Contra Dances by author, title, formation.
The Dance Gypsy 
Locate dances anywhere.
Centralia Old-Time Music CampoutSecond Full Week in August
Instrument Jokes!Occasionally offensive.

New Mexico Folk Music and Dance Society