Community folk calendar

Community folk music calendar

Updated 4/24/2021

All events are online (“virtual”) unless a location is provided. All times are PDT. Calendar items or corrections can be sent to SFFMC Calendar Editor Shelby Solomon at folknikcal@yahoo.com.

 

Regularly Scheduled Events

Daily 9am:  Daily Antidote of Song https://revelsdc.org/2021/daily-song/

Daily 5:30pm:  Quarantine Happy Hour https://www.facebook.com/groups/quarantinehappyhourmusic

Daily 8pm:  Meredith Axelrod & Craig Ventresco https://meredithaxelrod.com/

Every Sunday 11am:  Southern CA Uilleann Pipers Club seminar http://socalpipers.com/piper_sunday.html

Every Sunday 11am:  Michael McNevin https://www.facebook.com/mudpuddlemusic https://michaelmcnevin.com/

Every Sunday noon:  Sundays with Mary Gauthier https://www.youtube.com/officialmarygauthier

Every Sunday 1pm:  Emma’s Revolution workshop: Learn an ER song https://www.emmasrevolution.com/concerts

Every Sunday 4pm:  Oldtime jam w/Terry Barrett & Evo Bluestein http://www.evobluestein.com/

Every Sunday 4pm:  Buncrana, Sláinte Pub: 131 Broadway, Oakland https://www.facebook.com/slainteoak

Every Sunday 4pm:  Chuck Brodsky https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2mESWWuqzmGqAHV44UciNQ

Every Sunday 5pm:  Fiddle Hell (fiddlehell.org) online jam https://www.facebook.com/groups/fiddlehellmassachusetts/ Instructor schedule at https://www.fiddlehell.org/online/online-jams

Every Sunday 7pm:  Seattle song circle http://www.seafolklore.org/wp/about-sfs/seattle-song-circle/

Every Sunday 7pm:  Agoura Hills song circle on Zoom, info: http://songmakers.org/

1st Sunday 1pm:  SCVFA jams on Zoom, info: https://www.fiddlers.org/

1st Sunday 4pm:  contra jam session on Zoom, info: http://www.audreyknuth.com/online-contra-jam

1st Sunday 4pm:  Greenwich Village Folk Festival https://greenwichvillagefolkfestival.org/

1st Sunday 8pm:  Starry Plough Irish session online https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMR8XRkX_HX9NdL7bRKCp-g

4th Sunday 1pm:  Bluegrass & old-tIme jam, Ocean View Park, Santa Cruz, email: luke at playingbyear.com

4th Sunday 4pm:  BACDS concert, contra, & party online, join email list: http://eepurl.com/g33a_z

Every Monday 9:30am:  vocal warm-up with Briget Boyle https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCz7v6ZJ0IBfM7T39SoZ4fnQ

Every Monday 11am:  AJ Lee & Blue Summit https://www.facebook.com/BlueSummitmusic/

Every Monday noon:  Mudcat Worldwide Singaround on Zoom, email: joe at mudcat.org

Every Monday 4pm:  John Whelan https://www.facebook.com/john.whelan.142

Every Monday 4pm:  learn a tune w/Audrey Knuth, sign up at: http://www.audreyknuth.com/

Every Monday 6pm:  Mark & Maggie O’Connor https://ourconcerts.live/shows

Every Monday 7pm:  Palo Alto jam on Zoom, email: larryjoba at aol.com

Every Monday 7pm:  E.P. Foster Library song circle on Zoom, info: http://songmakers.org/

1st & 2nd Monday noon:  Annie Patterson leads Rise Up Singing singalong https://www.riseupandsing.org/annie/concerts/online

1st Monday 6pm (starting 6/7): The Garage bluegrass jam, Out West Garage: 321 2nd St., Petaluma https://californiabluegrass.org/event/the-garage-jam/2021-06-07/

2nd/4th Monday 7pm:  Groundbreakin Trad Session https://www.meetup.com/irish-music-trad-session/events/qzgvrrybchbhc/

3rd Monday 7:30pm:  Bay Area Sacred Harp (BASH) sing on Zoom, email: board at bayareasacredharp.org

Every Tuesday 10am:  Mark & Maggie O’Connor https://ourconcerts.live/shows

Every Tuesday 4pm:  virtual open mic (Boston) https://www.passim.org/live-music/club-passim/openmic/

Every Tuesday 6pm:  The Ould Sod Irish session http://michaeleskin.com/zoom.html

Every Tuesday 7pm:  Andronico’s SF jam on Zoom, email for link: dinahbeatrice at gmail.com

1st Tuesday 4pm:  fiddle workshop w/Calvin Vollrath https://www.campcalvin.ca/cv-tow

Every Wednesday 12pm:  traditional Irish session on Facebook, email: apetvet at gmail.com

Every Wednesday 1pm:  songwriting workshop w/Emma’s Revolution, email: emmasrevmusic at gmail.com

Every Wednesday 1pm:  beginner Uke class on Zoom, info: http://songmakers.org/

Every Wednesday 2:30pm:  John Whelan tune teach on Zoom http://johnwhelanmusic.com/slow-session/

Every Wednesday 4pm:  John Whelan’s slow Irish session on Zoom http://johnwhelanmusic.com/slow-session/

Every Wednesday 5pm:  Jay Ungar & Molly Mason https://www.facebook.com/jayandmolly/

Every Wednesday 6pm sign-up:  open mic on Zoom, info: http://songmakers.org/

Every Wednesday 6pm:  Open mic at Café Paradiso, Iowa https://www.facebook.com/OpenMicAtCafeParadiso

3rd Wednesday 4pm:  Scottish/Cape Breton fiddle session, http://www.bsfc.org/our-activities/wednesday-night-sessions/

3rd Wednesday 6pm:  contra jam session on Zoom, info: http://www.audreyknuth.com/online-contra-jam

Every Thursday 9:30am:  vocal warm-up with Briget Boyle https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCz7v6ZJ0IBfM7T39SoZ4fnQ

Every Thursday 12&1pm (thru 5/27):  Keith Terry body music class https://crosspulse.com/events/

Every Thursday 5&6pm:  tin whistle workshops w/Michael Eskin http://michaeleskin.com/whistle.html

Every Thursday 5pm:  Tune Supply virtual session w/guest musician https://tune.supply/virtual-session

Every Thursday 7pm:  Chuck Behrman’s song circle on Zoom, info: http://songmakers.org/

Every Thursday 7pm:  Living Room Choir on Zoom (Mar 4-May20) https://thelivingroomchoir.com/choir-sessions/

Every Friday 9:30am:  David Steinhart’s song circle on Zoom, info: http://songmakers.org/

Every Friday 4pm:  Old-Time slow-ish jam https://www.berkeleyoldtimemusic.org/slow-jam-fizz

Every Friday 4pm:  Ben Morrison/Terrier https://www.facebook.com/bigbenmorrison/

1st Friday 7pm:  Rhythm circle on Zoom, contact: kathryn_lamar at yahoo.com

1st Friday 8pm:  CCE Irish/Scottish singing session on Zoom, email: mfj at ieee.org

3rd Friday 7pm:  online open mic https://www.meetup.com/SouthBayAcousticMusic/

4th Friday 7pm:  Kate’s Café open mic on Zoom https://www.sgvcc.org/kates-cafe/

Every Saturday 9:30am:  beginner Uke class on Zoom, info: http://songmakers.org/

Every Saturday 1pm:  Sin Silver https://www.facebook.com/sin.silver.7

Every Saturday 2pm: John Whelan’s Master Session, performer/ticket: http://johnwhelanmusic.com/master-sessions/

Every Saturday 6pm:  Portland Folk Music Society song circle https://portlandfolkmusic.org/content.aspx?page_id=22&club_id=748368&module_id=350693

Every Saturday 6:30pm:  Misner & Smith https://www.facebook.com/MisnerandSmith/

Every Saturday 7pm:  ukulele jam, join https://www.meetup.com/San-Francisco-Ukulele-Meetup/

Every Saturday 8pm:  The Black Donnellys https://www.facebook.com/theblackdonnellys

2nd Saturday 5pm:  The Shipwrecked Shanty Band https://www.facebook.com/groups/171947164165522/ and outdoors at Quinn’s Lighthouse Restaurant and Pub: 1951 Embarcadero Cove, Oakland

4th Saturday 11am:  River City mountain dulcimer virtual jam, info: https://www.rivercitydulcimers.com/


One-Time Events

Scotland Online – various performers online https://scotlandonline.org/ Note concerts times are in the Scottish time zone (UTC+1). California time is 8 hours earlier.

Apr 30-May 2  Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas Ashokan weekend online https://ashokancenter.org/2021-cyber-string-fling/

Fr Apr 30 9:30pm:  Bring in the May in Britain w/Boss Morris https://folk.org/livestream/may-dawn-dance-live-to-your-living-room/

Sa May 1 6am:  May Day! Dance the sun up with Berkeley Morris online!  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPhcweOvS8pvQeuSFWfyrDg

Sa May 1 Noon:  Martin Carthy, register: https://fsgw.org/event-4270366

Sa May 1 Noon:  Goat Hill Girls/Pacific Drive/Dark Hollow, Summit House Beer Garden: 23123 Santa Cruz Hwy, Los Gatos    Reservation: 408-353-2700 https://www.facebook.com/summithousebeergarden/

Sa May 1 2pm:  Wolf Jett, Hallcrest Vineyards: 379 Felton Empire Road, Felton  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wolf-jett-at-hallcrest-vineyards-tickets-149490230303

Sa May 1 3pm:  Blame the Whiskey https://www.facebook.com/blamewhiskey

Sa May 1 4:30pm:  John McCutcheon https://boxoffice.mandolin.com/collections/john-mccutcheon

Sa May 1 5pm:  BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet https://ourconcerts.live/shows

Sa May 1 6:30pm:  Anthony Arya/Taylor Rae/Lindsey Wall dinner/show, Michael’s on Main: 2591 Main, Soquel    Tickets: 831-479-9777×2 https://www.michaelsonmainmusic.com/

Sa May 1 7pm:  Pamela Rose with ‘Blues Women!’ https://thefreight.org/

Starting week of May 2:  music classes from Freight & Salvage https://thefreight.org/learn-to-play/classes/view-all-classes/

Su May 2 3pm:  Joni Mitchell Ensemble https://www.passim.org/stream/

Su May 2 4pm:  Patrick Landeza https://howlive.tv/event/Patrick

Su May 2 4pm:  Sara Grey and Anita Best https://fsgw.org/concerts

Su May 2 5pm:  May Day Hootenanny/celebrate Anne Feeney https://mayworks.org/calendar/

M  May 3 5pm:  Dan Navarro https://www.passim.org/stream/

May 4,11,18 7pm:  Celtic tune writing class w/David Brewer, register: davidbrewerbooking at gmail.com

Tu May 4 1pm:  SFFMC Zoom sing, email ed_hilton at yahoo.com for Zoom link

May 5-6 6pm:  Molly Tuttle & Ketch Secor, Felton Music Hall: 6275 Hwy 9, Felton https://feltonmusichall.com/

Th May 6 5pm:  Heather Pierson https://www.passim.org/stream/

Th May 6 7pm:  Dustbowl Revival https://thefreight.org/

May 7-9  Ashokan acoustic guitar weekend online https://ashokancenter.org/2021-acoustic-guitar/

Fr May 7 6pm:  Lindsey Wall, Big Basin Vineyards: 830 Memory Lane, Boulder Creek https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fireside-fridays-with-lindsey-wall-at-big-basin-vineyards-tickets-149100614953

Sa May 8 Noon:  Wildcat Mountain Ramblers/Bean Creek/North Country Blue, Summit House Beer Garden: 23123 Santa Cruz Hwy, Los Gatos, reservation: 408-353-2700 https://www.facebook.com/summithousebeergarden/

Sa May 8 Noon:  Boo Hewerdine https://livetoyourlivingroom.com/events/

Sa May 8 4pm:  Annie Patterson & Peter Blood/Emma’s Revolution https://www.riseupandsing.org/events/repairing-breach-brattleboro

Sa May 8 5pm:  Live >From New York https://www.passim.org/stream/

Sa May 8 6:30pm:  Dave Stamey/Annie Lydon dinner/show, Michael’s on Main: 2591 Main, Soquel     Tickets: 831-479-9777×2 https://www.michaelsonmainmusic.com/

Sa May 8 7pm:  Gerry O’Connor with Richard Mandel http://www.seafolklore.org/wp/concerts/

Sa May 8 7pm:  Bobi Céspedes https://thefreight.org/

Su May 9 2pm:  Anthony Arya & Michael McNevin, live at Hallcrest Vineyards, Santa Cruz Mountains  https://www.facebook.com/events/2734109593566094/

Su May 9 3pm:  CA Revels Pub-In-Place sing https://www.californiarevels.org/

Su May 9 4pm:  The Whoots https://sactocds.wordpress.com/

Su May 9 5pm:  The Accidentals https://www.passim.org/stream/

Su May 9 5:30pm:  Sarah Jarosz https://thefreight.org/

Tu May 11 8pm:  SFFMC Board Meeting, email ed_hilton at yahoo.com for Zoom link

Th May 13 Noon:  Aireene Espiritu, Yerba Buena Gardens, Mission St. between 3rd & 4th Streets, SF  https://ybgfestival.org/event/lunchtime-pop-up-series/2021-05-13/

Th May 13 6pm:  The Milk Carton Kids https://thefreight.org/

Th May 13 7pm:  Dustbowl Revival https://thefreight.org/

May 14-16  Berkeley Dulcimer Gathering, register: https://www.berkeleydulcimergathering.com/

May 14-16  Ashokan autoharps & dulcimer gathering online https://ashokancenter.org/2021-autoharps-dulcimers/

Fr May 14 5:30pm:  Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas https://thefreight.org/stream/

Fr May 14 7pm:  SFFMC musical meeting, email ed_hilton at yahoo.com for Zoom link

Sa May 15 Noon:  Bella Hardy https://livetoyourlivingroom.com/events/

Sa May 15 4pm:  Annie Patterson & Peter Blood https://www.riseupandsing.org/events/repairing-breach-northwest

Sa May 15 5pm:  Liv Greene https://www.passim.org/stream/

Su May 15 5pm:  Jesse Palidofsky and Seth Kibel https://fsgw.org/concerts

Sa May 15 6:30pm:  Dirty Cello dinner/show, Michael’s on Main: 2591 Main, Soquel    Tickets: 831-479-9777×2 https://www.michaelsonmainmusic.com/

Sa May 15 7pm:  Matthew Byrne http://www.seafolklore.org/wp/concerts/

Sa May 15 8:30pm:  Kaptain Bottletop https://app.gopassage.com/events/kbot2021

Su May 16 4pm:  Mark Hummel & Bob Welsh, outdoors at The Back Room: 1984 Bonita, Berkeley https://backroommusic.com/

Su May 16 4pm:  Phil Wiggins & Saul Broudy https://fsgw.org/concerts

Su May 16 4:30pm:  Noah Fowler/Matt Wenger/Annett Wasilik https://www.sfmsfolk.org/events/coffee_spring.html

Tu May 18 1pm:  SFFMC Zoom sing, email ed_hilton at yahoo.com for Zoom link

W  May 19 Noon:  The Askew Sisters https://livetoyourlivingroom.com/events/

Th May 20 Noon?:  Tom Lewis https://www.falconaudiovisualarts.co.uk/page-11/page-6/

May 21-23  Ashokan Old Time weekend online https://ashokancenter.org/2021-online-rollick/

Fr May 21 3:30pm:  Community family sing w/Carpe Diem Arts https://www.carpediemarts.org/sing-with-us

Fr May 21 5pm:  Hawthorn https://www.passim.org/stream/

Fr May 21 6pm:  Aki Kumar, outdoors at The Back Room: 1984 Bonita Ave, Berkeley https://backroommusic.com/

Sa May 22 5pm:  John McCutcheon https://thefreight.org/

Sa May 22 5pm:  Alice Howe https://www.passim.org/stream/

Sa May 22 6pm:  CBA Turn Your Radio Online show https://californiabluegrass.org/tyro-cba/home/

Sa May 22 6:30pm:  Matt Hartle & Larry Graff/Rita Hosking & Sean Feder dinner/show, Michael’s on Main: 2591 Main, Soquel    Tickets: 831-479-9777×2 https://www.michaelsonmainmusic.com/

Sa May 22 7pm:  Fársan http://www.seafolklore.org/wp/concerts/

Su May 23 4pm:  BACDS concert/contra w/Rodney Miller/Rebecca King online, join email list: http://eepurl.com/g33a_z

Su May 23 4pm:  Mission Blue, outdoors at The Back Room: 1984 Bonita Ave, Berkeley https://backroommusic.com/

Su May 23 4pm:  Mamma’s Marmalade https://www.passim.org/stream/

M  May 24 4pm:  Harriet Riley & Alex Garden https://www.passim.org/stream/

M  May 24 4:30pm:  PMN workshop on writing political songs, register: https://peoplesmusic.org/event-4239667

May 27-30  Virtually Orkney Folk Festival https://orkneyfolkfestival.com/

Th May 27 11:30am:  Peggy Seeger https://boxoffice.mandolin.com/collections/peggy-seeger

May 28-31  Northwest Folklife Festival https://www.nwfolklife.org/festival/home.html

May 28-30  SFFMC Memorial Day campout online https://www.sffmc.org/

May 28-30  Ashokan Uke weekend online https://ashokancenter.org/2021-ukes-in-space/

Fr May 28 7pm:  SFFMC musical meeting, email ed_hilton at yahoo.com for Zoom link

Sa May 29 4:30pm:  Fársan, tickets: https://www.sfmsfolk.org/concerts/Farsan.html

Sa May 29 6:30pm:  Hank and Ella w/The Fine Country Band dinner/show, Michael’s on Main: 2591 Main, Soquel   Tickets: 831-479-9777×2 https://www.michaelsonmainmusic.com/

Su May 30 4pm:  Larry Hanks & Steve Cormier https://fsgw.org/concerts

Tu Jun 1 1pm:  SFFMC Zoom sing, email ed_hilton at yahoo.com for Zoom link

Jun 3-6  QuaranTUNE Virtual Dulcimer Festival 4.0, register: https://www.virtualdulcimerfest.com/

Jun 4-6  Ashokan Bluegrass weekend online https://ashokancenter.org/2021-bluegrass-weekend-online/

Jun 4-6  People’s Music Network Summer Convergence online https://peoplesmusic.org/

Sa Jun 5 Noon:  Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas https://boxoffice.mandolin.com/collections/alasdair-fraser-natalie-haas

Sa Jun 5 5pm:  John Craigie/Coffis Brothers/Aviva Le Fey, Roaring Camp: 5401 Graham HillRd, Felton https://feltonmusichall.com/

Sa Jun 5 7:30pm:  Tommy Emmanuel https://lutherburbankcenter.org/event/the-muse-hour-with-tommy-emmanuel/

Tu Jun 8 8pm:  SFFMC Board Meeting, email ed_hilton at yahoo.com for Zoom link

Jun 9-13  Camp-Oo-Koo-Lay-Lay, Lake Berryessa https://campookoolaylay.wordpress.com/

Jun 11-13  Ashokan Western & Swing weekend online https://ashokancenter.org/2021-western-swing-weekend-online/

Fr Jun 11:  *** folknik Deadline *** Email materials to appropriate editor

Fr Jun 11 7pm:  SFFMC musical meeting, email ed_hilton at yahoo.com for Zoom link

Sa June 12 10am-6pm:  SFFMC’s SF Free Folk Festival online https://sffolkfest.org/

Sa Jun 12  CBA Music Camp online workshops https://cbamusiccamp.com/CBAonline.php

Sa Jun 12 6:30pm:  Roy Zimmerman dinner/show, Michael’s on Main: 2591 Main, Soquel     Tickets: 831-479-9777×2 https://www.michaelsonmainmusic.com/

Su Jun 13 4pm:  Glen Loper and Bethany Waickman https://sactocds.wordpress.com/

Su Jun 13 4pm: Teja Gerken & Doug Young/Pete Madsen, outdoors, BackRm: 1984 Bonita, Berkeley https://backroommusic.com/

Tu Jun 15 1pm:  SFFMC Zoom sing, email ed_hilton at yahoo.com for Zoom link

Th Jun 17 Noon?:  John Conolly https://www.falconaudiovisualarts.co.uk/page-11/page-6/

Jun 18-20  Ashokan Northern America/Europe weekend online https://ashokancenter.org/2021-northern-weekend-online/

Jun 18-20  Gulf Coast Cruinniú http://www.gulfcoastirish.org/

Fr Jun 18 5pm:  California Honeydrops/AJ Lee&Blue Summit, Roaring Camp: 5401 Graham Hill, Felton https://feltonmusichall.com/

Fr Jun 18 5pm:  Keith Terry & Evie Ladin Band, house concert, Portola Valley, reservations: email sam at schillace.com

Fr Jun 18 9:30pm:  The Sam Chase & The Untraditional, Felton Music Hall: 6275 Hwy 9, Felton https://feltonmusichall.com/

Jun 19-20  Calaveras Celtic Heritage Faire, Calaveras Fair: 2465 Gunclub Rd, Angels Camp http://celticheritagecelebration.com/

Sa Jun 19 6pm:  CBA Turn Your Radio Online show https://californiabluegrass.org/tyro-cba/home/

Jun 20-24  Earful of Fiddle Music and Dance Camp online https://www.earfuloffiddle.com/

Su Jun 20 5pm:  Jackie Greene/The T Sisters, Roaring Camp: 5401 Graham Hill Rd, Felton https://feltonmusichall.com/

M  Jun 21 3:30pm:  Community family sing w/Carpe Diem Arts https://www.carpediemarts.org/sing-with-us

Jun 25-27  Ashokan Southern US weekend online https://ashokancenter.org/2021-southern-weekend-online/

Fr Jun 25 5pm:  The Brothers Comatose/Rainbow Girls, Roaring Camp: 5401 Graham Hill Rd, Felton https://feltonmusichall.com/

Fr Jun 25 7pm:  SFFMC musical meeting, email ed_hilton at yahoo.com for Zoom link

Sa Jun 26 6:30pm:  Anthony Arya & Tammi Brown dinner/show, Michael’s on Main: 2591 Main, Soquel    Tickets: 831-479-9777×2 https://www.michaelsonmainmusic.com/

Su Jun 27 4pm:  BACDS concert/contra w/The Syncopaths/Jacqui Grennan online, join email list: http://eepurl.com/g33a_z

July 2-5  Fiddle Tunes online https://centrum.org/festival-of-american-fiddle-tunes-the-workshop/

July 2-4  SFFMC July Fourth campout online https://www.sffmc.org/

Sa Jul 3 5pm:  Taj Mahal/Gaby Moreno, Roaring Camp: 5401 Graham Hill Rd, Felton https://feltonmusichall.com/


Genre Music Calendars Online

Genre               Calendar

Bluegrass         Bluegrass Signal: concert, jam, class, & radio show listings http://www.bgsignal.com/

Bluegrass         California Bluegrass Association (also other calendars) https://www.cbaweb.org/Events/Calendar

Bluegrass         Northern California Bluegrass Society https://ncbs.info/

Celtic                AmeriCeltic: concert, session, & radio show listings https://americeltic.net/

Celtic                Celtic Society of the Monterey Bay: concert, session, & radio show listings https://www.celticsociety.org/

Celtic                CelticSF group, info to join https://groups.io/g/CelticSF

Country Dance  Country Dance & Song Society (CDSS) https://www.cdss.org/community/covid19/online-events

Folk                  Portland Folk Music Society https://portlandfolkmusic.org/content.aspx?page_id=4001&club_id=748368

Folk                  Ministry of Folk: concert, session, & teacher listings https://www.ministryoffolk.com/

Folk                  Folk Alliance International: event listing, resources, and conferences https://folk.org/

Harp                 Harpers Hall: concert, gathering, & resource listings https://harpershall.com/index.html

Old Time           oldtimeSF group, info to join https://groups.io/g/oldtimeSF

Sacred Harp      Sacred Harp Musical Heritage Association: sings and info https://fasola.org/

Saw                     Saw Notes: https://sawnotes.com/

Song Circles      https://calendar.google.com/calendar/embed?src=omflgqdt0jbq1c59j86rjvkkpo%40group.calendar.google.com

Song Circles     Seattle Folklore Society http://www.seafolklore.org/wp/virtual-sings/

Song Circles     https://www.bostonsongsessions.org/virtual-sessions

Ukulele             Got a Ukulele: everything uke https://www.gotaukulele.com/