Sonoma County Folk Society

Read all about it! The 19th Annual Sonoma County Bluegrass and Folk Festival 150 150 SoCoFoSo

Read all about it! The 19th Annual Sonoma County Bluegrass and Folk Festival

Due to the flooding of the Sebastopol Community Cultural Center the festival venue has changed to Analy High School – 6950 Analy Ave., Sebastopol Come join us for a day of music and fun on Saturday, March 9 as we celebrate our 19th year! This year’s event features a wide range of great performances including the Duo Quartet, Nu-Blu, Jerry Wicentowski & the Wiseman Institute, the Bloomfield Bluegrass band and Mike Beck. In addition to the main stage acts, there will be a workshop with cowboy singers Mike Beck & Scott Gerber discussing the lives of working cowboys while swapping songs,  and an old-time fiddle workshop with Plaid Stranger’s Karen Celia Heil. Doors open at noon with music running 1pm-9pm. Tickets go on sale February 1 at People’s Music (Sebastopol), Last Record Store (Santa Rosa) and online at  $35 in advance, $40 at the door; one low price all day!  There is a $5 discount for members of the Sonoma County Folks Society and California Bluegrass Association with proof of membership. Be sure to bring your instrument. There will be plenty of opportunity to jam and hang out with…

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CSOTFA District 10 Fiddle Camp-out 893 1000 SoCoFoSo

CSOTFA District 10 Fiddle Camp-out

CSOTFA District 10 is sponsoring its second annual old-time fiddle campout near beautiful Clear Lake in Lake County.  RV and tent camping is available along with kayak/canoe rentals, boat launch, and fishing.  This “family friendly” event features workshops for all, potlucks, and an exciting “fiddle-off!” Space is limited, so plan on reserving your spot now! …

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Walker Creek Sampler 150 150 SoCoFoSo

Walker Creek Sampler

By Bill Amatneek – As a teen, I attended a summer music camp. We played in duos, quartets, choirs and orchestras, attended classes in composition, singing, ear training, conducting, and music theory, and took one-on-one lessons. We even sang art songs, including the 1826 Franz Schubert hit that begins “Who Is Silvia? What is she?”…

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Every month with a 5th Sunday SoCoFoSo holds a Pickin’ Potluck at the Sebastopol Grange. Bring a dish to share and join in the music and friendship.
Next Pickin’ Potluck is…

Pickin’ Potluck

June 30 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Folk Society Board Meeting

June 30 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
  1. Peacetown – Nick Gravenites Band w/Harvey Mandel

    June 26 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  2. Kate Wolf Festival

    June 27 @ 8:00 am - June 30 @ 5:00 pm
  3. The Hossettes

    June 27 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  4. Santa Rosa Challenging Contra Dance

    June 29 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  5. Folk Society Board Meeting

    June 30 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Jam Session 897 960 Steven Radice

Jam Session

Music CD Shake the Blues