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Big Branch Festival 2023

The Weekend Festival is sold out, but you can still attend the

Big Branch Kick Off Concert

in Toronto

on Wednesday, September 6!

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Registration Opens Sept 1

Community Balfolkestra 

Mondays 6:30-8pm

At The Wicket, 1671 Bloor St W, Toronto

An opportunity to learn Balfolk dance repertoire with your friends! We’ll learn region-specific tunes, talk about ornamentation and tips on how to best play for the dances!


Sign up in advance for the entire 8-week semester here! (Fall 2023, Winter 2024, Spring 2024)
Cost per semester is on a sliding scale of $80-200.


*Open to all acoustic folk melody instruments: fiddle, accordion, whistles, clarinets, fretted instruments, bagpipes, etc. 

*Music will be taught be ear

*Open to various skill levels and ages; some experience playing your instrument is a prerequisite

*The Community Balfolkestra will perform at the Saturday Bal at the end of the semester!

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