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 https://www.cbaweb.org/Events//Sonoma:  $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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Steve Hogle 750 1000 SoCoFoSo

Steve Hogle

By Chris Finn – Steve Hogle has been involved in bluegrass music in California since before there was a California Bluegrass Association.  Steve is one of the original signatories on the petition that Carl Pagter (CBA #1) was passing around in 1975 on the way to filing the paperwork necessary to form the CBA. His…

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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

September 29 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Board Meeting

September 29 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
  1. Green Music Center Bluegrass Day Feat. Steep Canyon Rangers

    July 21 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  2. Sunday Afternoons on the Patio

    July 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  3. Sebastopol English Country Dance

    July 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  4. River Tunes Music Camp

    July 22 @ 8:00 am - July 26 @ 5:00 pm
  5. Peacetown – Duo Quartet/SonoMusette

    July 24 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Jam Session 897 960 Steven Radice

Jam Session