FOLK CLUB EVENTS

Mar
01
Musical meeting online

Our online Friday musical meetings have moved to 1st and 3rd Fridays at 7 pm, since we are now having in-person ones again on 2nd and 4th Fridays. For updates and access, join our email list.

Mar
05
Tuesday afternoon online musical meeting

1st & 3rd Tuesdays on Zoom 1-3:00pm. For access, join our email list.

Mar
08
Spring Harmony Online begins

Three days of online music, from Friday March 8 until Sunday March 10.  Registration is now open here.

Mar
08
IN-PERSON musical meeting

Our in-person musical meetings at Cyprian’s have started up again on the 2nd and 4th Fridays of the month!  More info here.

Mar
15
Musical meeting online

Our online Friday musical meetings are moving to 1st and 3rd Fridays at 7 pm starting in December 2023, since we will be having an in-person one on Friday December 8. For updates and access, join our email list.

Mar
19
Tuesday afternoon online musical meeting

1st & 3rd Tuesdays on Zoom 1-3:00pm. For access, join our email list.

Mar
22
IN-PERSON musical meeting

Our in-person musical meetings at Cyprian’s have started up again on the 2nd and 4th Fridays of the month!  More info here.

Jul
05
“July 4” weekend gathering begins

Multi-day in-person event at Camp Herms in the El Cerrito Hills, starting on Friday afternoon July 5 and continuing until Monday July 8.  You can either camp overnight or come for day use. More info here!

Jul
13
San Francisco Free Folk Festival

Live and in person in Golden Gate Park.  Save the date!  More information is here.

Aug
30
Labor Day weekend gathering begins

Multi-day in-person event at Camp Herms in the El Cerrito Hills, starting on Friday afternoon August 30 and continuing until Monday September 2.  You can either camp overnight or come for day use. More info here!

Welcome to the San Francisco Folk Music Club!

Whether you sing traditional songs or newer songs, a cappella or with your guitar, whether you play Old-Time, Irish, or other instrumental tunes, whether you dance contra, Irish, or swing, we’re always thrilled to meet new musicians! Come to one of our events, find out more about what we do, or join us!

FOLK CLUB NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

Spring Harmony Online – March 8-10!

Registration is now open for our annual event on Zoom.   Come to listen, join in, or lead an activity yourself!  Workshops, jams, Zoom dancing, singarounds, storytelling!  Slots available to perform in one of three concerts.  Volunteers with Zoom skills are needed – can you help out?  More info is hereThe registration form (including workshop signup, concert slot signup, and volunteer options) is here.

In-person musical meetings are back!

Our in-person musical meetings have started up again!  They’re on the 2nd and 4th Fridays of the month from 7 pm to 11 pm.  We are back at our pre-pandemic site at Cyprian’s in San Francisco at 2097 Turk St., at the corner of Lyon.  Details are here.

Questions?  Contact Glen at gvanlehn@sonic.net .

SFFMC summer holiday weekend gatherings

We will be returning to Camp Herms in the El Cerrito hills for our 2024 “July 4” and Labor Day weekend gatherings.  Details about our summer gatherings at Camp Herms are here.  Camp Herms will not be available to us for Memorial Day weekend this year, but we are working on planning a gathering that weekend in another location.  Watch this space for updates!

2024 SF Free Folk Festival will be on July 13!

SFFMC’s 2024 San Francisco Free Folk Festival  will be on Saturday July 13.  We will be returning to our 2023 location in Golden Gate Park on Saturday, July 8, 2023.   For more information, check out the festival website.  Our festivals in Golden Gate Park are was co-sponsored by Illuminate and the San Francisco City Recreation and Parks Department.

2023-24 Camp Harmony was a success

This was our first in-person New Year’s Camp in four years!  We returned to our former site at Camp Newman, between Calistoga and Santa Rosa, which has been rebuilt since the fire there in 2017.   We hope to return to Camp Newman for Camp Harmony 2024-25.  More info about the 2023-24 camp is here.

2023 El Cerrito Free Festival was October 14

SFFMC’s 2023 El Cerrito Free Folk Festival was live and in person on Saturday, October 14 at the El Cerrito Community Center on Moeser Lane in El Cerrito.  Details are on the festival website.  The festival was a lot of fun!  We hope to see everyone at next year’s festival.

SFFMC online member directory

The SFFMC member directory is online at https://www.sffmc.org/member-directory!  The directory can only be viewed by current members who are logged into the website.   If you run into problems, contact the SFFMC membership coordinator at membership@sffmc.org .

Community folk calendar now on our site!

Thanks to folknik calendar editor Shelby Solomon, we have a new community folk calendar on our website!  Check it out here.

SFFMC survey results

Some of you may remember that SFFMC did a member/community survey back in December 2020.  Here are the compiled results of the multiple-choice questions: https://www.sffmc.org/wp-content/uploads/SFFMC-survey-multiple-choice-report.pdf .  Thanks again to everyone who responded!