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!


2021 El Cerrito Free Folk Festival online on October 23

SFFMC’s 2021 El Cerrito Festival will be online on Saturday, October 23.  Save the date!  Details will be posted on the festival website as they become available.

Labor Day campout was a success!

This was our first in-person camp in almost two years, on September 4 through 6 at Camp Herms in the hills above El Cerrito.  Proof of Covid-19 vaccination was required for attendance.  Thanks very much to Hali Hammer and Randy Berge and everyone else who made it happen!

Friday night musical meetings online for now

Our musical meetings have gone online for now due to the coronavirus.  To receive Zoom invitations for them, subscribe to our Harmony email list at https://groups.io/g/harmony. More information is here.

2021 SF Free Folk Festival was online on June 12 – many events still available for viewing

SFFMC’s 45th annual San Francisco Free Folk Festival was online on Saturday, June 12, 2021.  Over 770 people registered!  Many of the festival events are still available for viewing.  See the festival website for more information.

SFFMC survey results

Some of you may remember that SFFMC did a member/community survey back in December.  Here at last 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!

Spring Harmony online was a success!

It was on April 9-11, with over 200 people registered.  Thanks to everyone who made it happen, and to everyone who attended!