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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Legendary Folksinger and Storyteller Adam Miller performs 1163 1000 SoCoFoSo

Legendary Folksinger and Storyteller Adam Miller performs

News release 11/13/19 – Traditional Folksongs of the Winter Holidays – A local favorite, folksinger and storyteller Adam Miller returns to the Sonoma County Library to perform five free sing-along concerts of Traditional Folksongs of the Winter Holidays. This popular, multi-cultural sing-along program features traditional holiday folksongs from an American English-speaking folk tradition. Well-known (and…

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Kate Wolf had a Sonoma County kind of sound 646 1000 SoCoFoSo

Kate Wolf had a Sonoma County kind of sound

By Gaye LeBaron of Press Democrat on 10/12/19 – Just the mention of his name can create a national audience for Ken Burns’ documentaries. His recent “Country Music” series was a classic example. As expected, last month’s eight-part documentary was — as they said back in the day — “a trip.” He took viewers through…

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Mariachi Juniors 485 331 SoCoFoSo

Mariachi Juniors

By Steve Gilford – For more than a half dozen years, Jam Nation has been performing for performing at assisted living homes, Alzheimer residential care units and retirement communities in Sonoma County. Our band has donated the payments we receive to support student music programs. Last year several of our members attended an end of…

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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…

End-of-Year Pickin Potluck Party

December 29 @ 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm

SoCoFoSo Board Meeting

January 3, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Featured Videos

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  1. Haute Flash Quartet

    December 13 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
  2. David Luning (acoustic)

    December 13 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
  3. Sonomusette

    December 14 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  4. Sebastopol English Country Dance

    December 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  5. Rainbow Girls

    December 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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