Sonoma County Folk Society

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Folk Notes

News, Tips and Fun from the Folk Music community in Sonoma County and beyond.

Ian Tyson Sept 25, 1933 – Dec 29, 2022

Ian Tyson Sept 25, 1933 – Dec 29, 2022

Singer-songwriter Ian Tyson left us “old folkies” with some classic folk material. His popularity in the U.S. preceded that of such other Canadian folksingers as Leonard Cohen, Joni Mitchell and Neil Young. If you’ve attended folk music jams, it’s likely you’ve joined...

Crazy Cold Beautiful

Crazy Cold Beautiful

CRAZY COLD BEAUTIFUL is a song cycle about the history and culture of sled dog mushing in northern Minnesota. The composition is inspired by the contributions of 19th century Ojibwe mail carrier, John Beargrease, who worked with his sled dogs to deliver the mail...

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Join the Sonoma County Folk Society

Sonoma County is home to a remarkable music community. Participate and connect with fellow music lovers and enjoy the many benefits of being a SoCoFoSo member.

We work together throughout the year to host shows and events, support young musicians, and promote folk music.

SoCoFoSo Board meetings are held monthly by Zoom on the third Thursday of each month at 7pm. Everyone is invited to attend. If you would like the zoom link, email us at: [email protected] prior to each meeting.

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