FOLK CLUB EVENTS

Jun
28
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
02
Tuesday afternoon online musical meeting

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

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
05
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.

Jul
12
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
13
San Francisco Free Folk Festival

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

Jul
16
Tuesday afternoon online musical meeting

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

Jul
19
Musical meeting online

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

Jul
26
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.

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!

Oct
20
El Cerrito Free Folk Festival

Save the date!  Details here as they become available.

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

SFFMC summer holiday weekend gatherings coming up!

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!

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.   For more information, check out the festival website.  Our festivals in Golden Gate Park are co-sponsored by Illuminate and the San Francisco City Recreation and Parks Department.

2024 El Cerrito Free Festival will be on October 20

Save the date!  SFFMC’s 2024 El Cerrito Free Folk Festival will be live and in person on Sunday, October 20 at the El Cerrito Community Center on Moeser Lane in El Cerrito.  (Note the change from the previously announced date.) Details are on the festival website.

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 .

Spring Harmony Online 2024 was March 8-10

Spring Harmony Online was another successful online SFFMC event with workshops, concerts, jams, singarounds, and more.  More than 200 people registered!  More info is here.  We plan to be back in Spring 2025!

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.

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!