Community folk calendar

Community folk music calendar

Updated 4/26/2022

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://carpediemarts.org/daily-antidote-of-song

Daily 8pm:  Meredith Axelrod & Craig Ventresco https://meredithaxelrod.com/ , archive: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3iKTFblJvkeTkF_JgdzX0A

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

Every Sunday 1pm:  Chuck Brodsky https://www.facebook.com/chuckbrodsky

Every Sunday 1pm:  instrumental Irish Traditional session, Plough & Stars: 116 Clement St, SF https://theploughandstars.com/

Every Sunday 3pm:  jam (check schedule for type), Freight & Salvage: 2020 Addison St, Berkeley https://secure.thefreight.org/events?k=jams&view=list

Every Sunday 4pm:  Buncrana seisún, Sláinte Pub: 131 Broadway, Oakland https://slainteoakland.com/

Every Sunday 5:30pm:  medium speed session, Starry Plough: 3101 Shattuck, Berkeley https://www.facebook.com/StarryPlough

Every Sunday 6:30pm:  open Irish Trad session, Chieftain: 198 5th St, SF https://www.thechieftain.com/live-music/

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/

Every Sunday 7:30pm:  open session, Starry Plough: 3101 Shattuck, Berkeley https://www.facebook.com/StarryPlough

1st Sunday 11am:  Ballad Sing online from the Mermaid’s Tavern https://sites.google.com/view/lynnoel/music/mermaidstavern

1st Sunday 11am:  Sea Chantey Zoom, South Street Seaport Museum, NY https://southstreetseaportmuseum.org/chanteysing/

1st Sunday 1pm:  SCVFA jam, Hoover School cafeteria or Rose Garden Park, San Jose, https://www.fiddlers.org/

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

2nd Sunday 1pm:  Marin Music Jam, Quietwood Grove, Marinwood https://www.meetup.com/Marin-Acoustic-Guitar-Group

3rd Sunday 11am:  Chantey Tavern Sing online Mermaid’s Tavern https://sites.google.com/view/lynnoel/music/mermaidstavern

3rd Sunday 1pm:  SCVFA jam at various parks, check https://www.fiddlers.org/ for location

3rd Sunday 4pm:  NEFFA Live OnLine concert, register: https://www.neffa.org/neffa-live-online/

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

4th Sunday 1:30pm:  CA state old-time fiddlers jam, UMC: 19806 Wisteria, Castro Valley https://californiabluegrass.org/calendar/

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

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

Every Monday 7pm:  oldtime jam, UUC: 505 E Charleston Rd, Palo Alto, email: banjoclarka at yahoo.com

1st Monday 6pm: The Garage bluegrass jam, Out West Garage: 321 2nd St., Petaluma https://californiabluegrass.org/calendar/

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

Every Tuesday 4:30pm:  Golden Link (Rochester, NY) sing around on Zoom, https://goldenlink.org/

Every Tuesday 6:30pm:  Irish seisiún, O’Flaherty’s Irish Pub: 25 N San Pedro St., San Jose https://www.meetup.com/Santa-Cruz-South-Bay_Irish-Music-Meetup/

Every Tuesday 6:30pm:  open mic w/Ceni, Hopmonk: 230 Petaluma Ave, Sebastopol https://www.hopmonk.com/sebastopol

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

Every Tuesday 7:30pm:  open mike, Starry Plough: 3101 Shattuck, Berkeley https://www.facebook.com/StarryPlough

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

Every Wednesday 12pm:  Trans-Atlantic Irish session on Zoom, info in Wed calendar: https://americeltic.net/events/

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/, archive: http://michaeleskin.com/johnwhelan.html

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

Every Wed Jun 8-Sep7 4:30pm:  Peacetown Summer Concerts, various venues, Sebastopol https://www.peacetown.org/

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

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

Every Wednesday 6:30pm sign-up for 7pm  open mic on Zoom, info: http://songmakers.org/

Every Wednesday 7pm:  Americeltic/SCVFA Trad jam on Zoom, info in Wed calendar: https://americeltic.net/events/

Every Wednesday 7pm:  bluegrass jam, UUC: 505 E Charleston Rd, Palo Alto, email: banjoclarka at yahoo.com

2nd Wednesday 8pm:  Irish song session, Plough & Stars: 116 Clement St, SF https://theploughandstars.com/

Every Thursday 4pm:  tin whistle learner session w/Alix http://michaeleskin.com/whistle.html

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

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

3rd Thursday 4:30pm:  house concert from the Mermaid’s Tavern https://sites.google.com/view/lynnoel/music/mermaidstavern

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

1st Friday 8pm:  CCE Irish/Scottish singing session on Zoom https://sfcooleykeegancce.org/music/singing.html

2nd & 4th Friday 5:30pm:  Old-Time slow-ish jam online https://www.berkeleyoldtimemusic.org/slow-jam-fizz

2nd Friday 8pm:  Chantey sing online (Seattle) http://www.nwseaport.org/upcoming-events.html

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

last Friday 7pm:  Kate’s Café open mic, 6350 Sir Francis Drake Blvd, San Geronimo https://www.sgvcc.org/events/

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

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 7pm:  ukulele jam online https://www.meetup.com/San-Francisco-Ukulele-Meetup/

2nd Saturday Noon:  bluegrass jam, Santa Clara Depot: 1005 Railroad Ave, Santa Clara, email: kennedymk at comcast.net

2nd Saturday Noon:  Portsmouth chantey sing online http://pmffest.org/monthly-chantey-sing/

3rd Saturday 11am:  Hyde St Pier virtual Chantey Sing https://maritime.org/chantey-sing/

3rd Saturday 1pm:  River City dulcimer jam, Strum Shop: 209 Vernon, Roseville https://www.rivercitydulcimers.com/

3rd Saturday 7pm:  Teton Tea song swap on Zoom, email kevinlangdon86 at yahoo.com

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


Irregularly Scheduled Events

Caffe Lena (Saratoga Springs, NY) livestreams https://www.caffelena.org/live-streaming-events/#

Club Passim (Cambridge, MA) livestreams most concerts https://www.passim.org/live-music/

San Mateo Area Folk Music Singalongs https://www.meetup.com/San-Mateo-Folk-Music-Meetup

SF Music Family jam in Golden Gate Park https://www.meetup.com/sf-music-family-jams/

Walnut Creek Jams https://www.meetup.com/walnut-creek-guitar-meetup-group


One-Time Events

M  Apr 25 Noon:  Bobby McFerrin: Circlesongs, Freight & Salvage: 2020 Addison St, Berkeley https://thefreight.org/

Tu Apr 26 8pm:  Pierre Bensusan, Freight & Salvage: 2020 Addison St, Berkeley https://thefreight.org/

Tu Apr 26 8pm:  Blitzen Trapper, HopMonk: 224 Vintage Way, Novato https://kcturnerpresents.com/

Tu Apr 26 8pm:  Anna Tivel, Lost Church: 427 Mendocino, Santa Rosa https://www.thelostchurch.com/

Tu Apr 26 8pm:  Hailey Whitters, Felton Music Hall: 6275 Hwy 9, Felton https://feltonmusichall.com/

W  Apr 27 12pm:  Jacob & Drinkwater online https://livetoyourlivingroom.com/events/

W  Apr 27 7:30pm:  John Whelan & Katie Murray, Fifth St Farms house concert, Berkeley http://www.fifthstfarms.com/

W  Apr 27 7:30pm:  Las Cafeteras, GMC, Sonoma State University https://gmc.sonoma.edu/all-events/

W  Apr 27 7:30pm:  Fire, Grace and Ash, Kuumbwa: 320 Cedar St, Santa Cruz https://www.celticsociety.org/

W  Apr 27 8pm:  Chalaban, Freight & Salvage: 2020 Addison St, Berkeley https://thefreight.org/

W  Apr 27 8pm:  Anna Tivel Trio, HopMonk: 224 Vintage Way, Novato https://kcturnerpresents.com/

Th Apr 28 4pm:  People’s Music Network songswap https://peoplesmusic.org/

Th Apr 28 8pm:  Joseph/Brother, Freight & Salvage: 2020 Addison St, Berkeley https://thefreight.org/

Th Apr 28 8pm:  Late for the Train/Jessica Malone/Eric Long, 230 Petaluma, Sebastopol https://www.hopmonk.com/sebastopol

Apr 29-May 1:  Berkeley Bluegrass Festival, Freight & Salvage: 2020 Addison St, Berkeley https://thefreight.org/2022bluegrass/

Fr Apr 29 7pm:  Kathy Kallick Band, Side Door: 2900 Franklin, Sacramento https://www.thesidedoor.net/

Fr Apr 29 7:30pm:  Bobby Jo Valentine/Ira Marlowe, Monkey Hse: 1638 University, Berkeley https://www.themonkeyhouse.org/

Fr Apr 29 7:30pm:  Tim Flannery’s Love Harder Project, Plough & Stars: 116 Clement St, SF https://theploughandstars.com/

Fr Apr 29 7:30pm:  Chris Webster/Nina Gerber, 320 Cedar, SantaCruz 831-479-9421 https://www.snazzyproductions.com/snazzy/

Fr Apr 29 8pm:  Andy McKee & Yasmin WIlliams, Sweetwater: 19 Corte Madera, Mill Valley https://sweetwatermusichall.com/

Fr Apr 29 8:30pm:  Joseph, Mystic Theatre: 23 Petaluma Blvd, Petaluma https://mystictheatre.com/

Sa Apr 30 11:30am-10pm:  QuaranPalooza festival https://www.facebook.com/QuaranPalooza

Sa Apr 30 2pm:  Brookdale Bluegrass Festival, Brookdale Lodge: 11570 Hwy 9, Brookdale https://brookdalebluegrass.com/

Sa Apr 30 4pm:  Tim Flannery, UICC: 2700 45th Ave, SF https://www.eventbrite.com/o/united-irish-cultural-center-39010272693

Sa Apr 30 4:30pm: Rob van Sante & Janie Meneely online, register: https://fsgw.org/event-4775479

Sa Apr 30 5pm:  Emma’s Revolution online, tickets: https://www.emmasrevolution.com/concerts

Sa Apr 30 6pm:  Christie McCarthy, Michael’s on Main: 2591 Main, Soquel https://www.michaelsonmainmusic.com/

Sa Apr 30 6pm:  The Brother Reed, Shady Lady house concert, Monte Sereno, https://www.meetup.com/SouthBayHouseConcerts/

Sa Apr 30 7pm:  The Musers, 3850 Doris Murphy Ct, Occidental https://www.occidentalcenterforthearts.org/

Sa Apr 30 7pm:  Chris Webster & Nina Gerber, Side Door: 2900 Franklin, Sacramento https://www.thesidedoor.net/

Su Apr 30 7:30pm:  Courtney’s Other Neighbors, Monkey House: 1638 University, Berkeley https://www.themonkeyhouse.org/

Sa Apr 30 7:30pm:  Kathy Kallick Band, 1220 Linda Mar, Pacifica https://pacificaperformances.org/

Sa Apr 30 7:30pm:  T Sisters, Kuumbwa: 320 Cedar, Santa Cruz 831-479-9421 https://www.snazzyproductions.com/snazzy/

Sa Apr 30 8pm:  Shana Morrison & Caledonia, Sweetwater: 19 Corte Madera, Mill Valley https://sweetwatermusichall.com/

Sa Apr 30 9pm:  Brian Conway & Christy O’Connell, Plough & Stars: 116 Clement St, SF https://theploughandstars.com/

Sa Apr 30 9pm:  The Sam Chase & The Untraditional , Moe’s: 1535 Commercial Way, Santa Cruz https://moesalley.com/

Su May 1 2:30am:  Sing in the May, Mermaid’s Tavern online https://sites.google.com/view/lynnoel/music/mermaidstavern

Su May 1 5:30am:  Welcome in the May! with Berkeley Morris, Inspiration Point, Tilden Park https://berkeleymorris.org  with Deer Creek Morris & Kitchen Sink Molly, Baylands Nature Preserve, Palo Alto

Su May 1 11am:  Together In Song concert online, register: https://www.goldenbridgechoir.com/schedule

Su May 1 2pm:  Jackson Emmer, The Back Room: 1984 Bonita Ave, Berkeley https://backroommusic.com/

Su May 1 6pm:  Dream Farm, Peri’s Tavern: 29 Broadway Blvd, Fairfax https://peristavern.com/

May 2-8:  Young Tradition Fest., livestream tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ytv-festival-livestream-tickets-310154609787

M  May 2 12pm:  Lisa Knapp online https://livetoyourlivingroom.com/events/

M  May 2 12pm:  Bobby McFerrin: Circlesongs, Freight & Salvage: 2020 Addison St, Berkeley https://thefreight.org/

M  May 2 7:30pm:  Open Mic, Freight & Salvage: 2020 Addison St, Berkeley https://thefreight.org/

Tu May 3 1pm:  SFFMC Zoom sing, email ed_hilton at yahoo.com for Zoom link

W  May 4 6:30pm: open mic w/Dennis Haneda, HopMonk: 224 Vintage Way, Novato https://www.hopmonk.com/novato

Th May 5 2pm:  songwriting circle, 3850 Doris Murphy Ct, Occidental https://www.occidentalcenterforthearts.org/

Th May 5 8pm:  Andy McKee & Yasmin Williams, Freight & Salvage: 2020 Addison St, Berkeley https://thefreight.org/

Fr May 6 12pm:  Bridget Marsden & Leif Ottosson online https://livetoyourlivingroom.com/events/

Fr May 6 7pm:  Gerry O’Connor & Richard Mandel, house concert, Davis http://wagmanhouseconcerts.org/index.html

Fr May 6 7pm:  Tony Kamel, house concert, SF https://kcturnerpresents.com/

Fr May 6 7pm:  Duo Gadjo, Roxx on Main: 627 Main St., Martinez https://www.roxxonmain.com/

Fr May 6 7:30pm:  Keith Greeninger, 320 Cedar, Santa Cruz 831-479-9421 https://www.snazzyproductions.com/snazzy/

Fr May 6 8pm:  Makana, Freight & Salvage: 2020 Addison St, Berkeley https://thefreight.org/

Sa May 7 10am:  Irish slow session, Sutro Heights, SF https://www.meetup.com/irish-music-sessions-not-full-speed/

Sa May 7 2pm:  jam, Walnut Creek https://www.meetup.com/walnut-creek-guitar-meetup-group

Sa May 7 2pm:  Ukulele jam, Niles Community Park, Fremont https://www.meetup.com/San-Francisco-Ukulele-Meetup/

Sa May 7 5pm:  Emma’s Revolution online, tickets: https://www.emmasrevolution.com/concerts

Sa May 7 5pm:  John McCutcheon retrospective part 5 online, tickets: https://folkmusicnotebook.com/

Sa May 7 7pm:  Gerry O’Connor & Richard Mandel, Booster house concert, Santa Rosa, email: howard.booster at gmail.com

Sa May 7 7pm:  Sin Silver, Roxx on Main: 627 Main St., Martinez https://www.roxxonmain.com/

Su May 8 4pm:  Gaelic Muses, Joe’s Corner: 37713 Niles Blvd, Fremont https://www.facebook.com/GaelicMuses/

Su May 8 7pm:  Sean Rowe, HopMonk: 224 Vintage Way, Novato https://kcturnerpresents.com/

Su May 8 8pm:  The Black Feathers, The Back Room: 1984 Bonita Ave, Berkeley https://backroommusic.com/

Starting week of May 9:  music classes from Freight & Salvage https://thefreight.org/learn-to-play/classes/view-all-classes/

M  May 9 12pm:  Bobby McFerrin: Circlesongs, Freight & Salvage: 2020 Addison St, Berkeley https://thefreight.org/

Tu May 10 7pm:  Celtic Women, Paramount: 2025 Broadway, Oakland https://www.paramountoakland.org/

Tu May 10 8pm:  SFFMC Board Meeting, email ed_hilton at yahoo.com for Zoom link

Tu May 10 8pm:  The Lonesome Ace Stringband, The Back Room: 1984 Bonita Ave, Berkeley https://backroommusic.com/

Tu May 10 8pm:  Aaron Lee Tasjan, Freight & Salvage: 2020 Addison St, Berkeley https://thefreight.org/

W  May 11 12pm:  The Last Inklings online https://livetoyourlivingroom.com/events/

W  May 11 6:30pm: open mic w/Dennis Haneda, HopMonk: 224 Vintage Way, Novato https://www.hopmonk.com/novato

W  May 11 7pm:  The Lonesome Ace Stringband, United Methodist Church: 1 Soledad Dr, Monterey https://otteropry.org/

W  May 11 7pm?:  Gerry O’Connor & Richard Mandel, house concert, Salinas, email: robinwelch at gmail.com

W  May 11 8pm:  Rushadicus, Freight & Salvage: 2020 Addison St, Berkeley https://thefreight.org/

Th May 12 2pm:  songwriting circle, 3850 Doris Murphy Ct, Occidental https://www.occidentalcenterforthearts.org/

Th May 12 7pm:  Jim Kweskin, house concert, SF https://kcturnerpresents.com/

Th May 12 8pm:  Ramblin’ Jack Elliott, Hopmonk: 230 Petaluma Ave, Sebastopol https://www.hopmonk.com/sebastopol

May 13-15:  Berkeley Dulcimer Gathering online https://berkeleydulcimergathering.com/

Fr May 13 7pm:  SFFMC musical meeting, email ed_hilton at yahoo.com for Zoom link

Fr May 13 7pm:  Dirty Cello, house concert, Walnut Creek, RSVP: Likeheartedhouseconcerts at gmail.com

Fr May 13 8pm:  Jim Kweskin, Lost Church: 427 Mendocino, Santa Rosa https://www.thelostchurch.com/

Fr May 13 9pm:  AJ Lee & Blue Summit/Po’ Ramblin’ Boys , Moe’s: 1535 Commercial Way, Santa Cruz https://moesalley.com/

Sa May 14:  Virtual Maine Fiddle Camp workshops https://www.mainefiddlecamp.org/

Sa May 14 7pm:  Cris Williamson, Freight & Salvage: 2020 Addison St, Berkeley https://thefreight.org/

Sa May 14 7pm:  Dirty Cello, SOMO Village: 1400 Valley House Dr, Rohnert Park https://www.somovillage.com/events/

Sa May 14 7pm:  Savage and Bond, Roxx on Main: 627 Main St., Martinez https://www.roxxonmain.com/

Sa May 14 7pm:  Todd Snider, B Street: 2700 Capitol Ave, Sacramento https://bstreettheatre.org/shows/

Sa May 14 7:30pm:  Steve Baughman & Patrice Haan, house concert, Berkeley, email eauriti at gmail.com

Sa May 14 8pm:  True Life Trio & Duo Kel-Mo, The Back Room: 1984 Bonita Ave, Berkeley https://backroommusic.com/

Sa May 14 8pm:  Hank and Ella w/Fine Country, Michael’s on Main: 2591 Main, Soquel https://www.michaelsonmainmusic.com/

Sa May 14 8pm: Hanna Haas/Solström, Lost Church: 427 Mendocino, Santa Rosa https://www.thelostchurch.com/

Su May 15 12pm:  Rachael McShane & The Cartographers online https://livetoyourlivingroom.com/events/

Su May 15 1pm:  SCVFA jam, Mitchell Park: 600 East Meadow Drive, Palo Alto https://www.fiddlers.org/

Su May 15 3pm:  Teja Gerken & Doug Young Duo, The Back Room: 1984 Bonita Ave, Berkeley https://backroommusic.com/

Su May 15 3pm:  Dirty Cello, house concert, Capitola, RSVP: Likeheartedhouseconcerts at gmail.com

Su May 15 4pm:  Mark & Cindy Lemaire, Dala’s Nest House concert, Menlo Park, RSVP: dalasnestmusic at comcast.net

Su May 15 4:30pm: Margaret Walters & Debra Cowan online, register: https://fsgw.org/event-4681222

M  May 16 12pm:  Bobby McFerrin: Circlesongs, Freight & Salvage: 2020 Addison St, Berkeley https://thefreight.org/

M  May 16 8pm:  Freight Singers Community Chorus, Freight & Salvage: 2020 Addison St, Berkeley https://thefreight.org/

M  May 16 8pm:  Le Vent Du Nord, Sweetwater: 19 Corte Madera, Mill Valley https://sweetwatermusichall.com/

Tu May 17 10:30am:  FSGW Schweinhaut song circle on Zoom, register: https://fsgw.org/event-4778400

Tu May 17 1pm:  SFFMC Zoom sing, email ed_hilton at yahoo.com for Zoom link

Tu May 17 7:30pm:  The Hoot, Monkey House: 1638 University, Berkeley https://www.themonkeyhouse.org/

Tu May 17 8pm:  Raul Malo, Freight & Salvage: 2020 Addison St, Berkeley https://thefreight.org/

May 18-22:  Folk Alliance International conference, online & in Kansas City, MO https://folk.org/programs/conference/

W  May 18 8pm:  Raul Malo, Freight & Salvage: 2020 Addison St, Berkeley https://thefreight.org/

Th May 19 12pm:  Cup O’Joe online https://livetoyourlivingroom.com/events/

Th May 19 2pm:  songwriting circle, 3850 Doris Murphy Ct, Occidental https://www.occidentalcenterforthearts.org/

Th May 19 4:30pm: Alex Cumming online https://sites.google.com/view/lynnoel/music/mermaidstavern

Th May 19 7:30pm:  SF Gay Men’s Chorus, Freight & Salvage: 2020 Addison St, Berkeley https://thefreight.org/

Th May 19 7:30pm:  Wreckless Strangers, 204 N. Cloverdale, Cloverdale http://www.cloverdaleartsalliance.org/americana-night

Th May 19 7:30pm:  Alice DiMicele, Michael’s on Main: 2591 Main, Soquel https://www.michaelsonmainmusic.com/

May 20-22:  SF Pipers host West Coast Tionól http://www.sfpipersclub.org/tionol.html

Fr May 20 5pm:  Bonny June & Bonfire, Michael’s on Main: 2591 Main, Soquel https://www.michaelsonmainmusic.com/

Fr May 20 7pm:  SF Scottish Fiddlers, 1st Presbyterian Church: 2407 Dana St, Berkeley https://sfscottishfiddlers.org/

Fr May 20 8pm:  Guthrie Girls/Poi Rogers, Michael’s on Main: 2591 Main, Soquel https://www.michaelsonmainmusic.com/

Fr May 20 8pm:  Mokai, The Back Room: 1984 Bonita Ave, Berkeley https://backroommusic.com/

Fr May 20 8pm:  Niki Jacobs: Ballad of Mauthausen, Freight & Salvage: 2020 Addison St, Berkeley https://thefreight.org/

Sa May 21 3pm:  SF Scottish Fiddlers, Salesforce Park Ampitheater, SF https://sfscottishfiddlers.org/

Sa May 21 3:30pm:  Community family sing w/Carpe Diem Arts https://www.carpediemarts.org/home

Sa May 21 7pm:  Sharon Robinson, Dance Palace: 503 B St, Pt Reyes Station https://dancepalace.org/

Sa May 21 7pm?:  Ross Newell, house concert, Napa, RSVP: WineCountryConcerts at gmail.com

Sa May 21 7:30pm:  Scroggins & Rose, Fifth St Farms house concert, Berkeley http://www.fifthstfarms.com/

Sa May 21 7:30pm:  SF Pipers Tionól concert, Plough & Stars: 116 Clement St, SF https://theploughandstars.com/

Sa May 21 8pm:  Mission Blue, The Back Room: 1984 Bonita Ave, Berkeley https://backroommusic.com/

Sa May 21 8pm:  Yael Naim, Freight & Salvage: 2020 Addison St, Berkeley https://thefreight.org/

Sa May 21 8pm:  Susan Werner, HopMonk: 224 Vintage Way, Novato https://kcturnerpresents.com/

Sa May 21 8pm: Obsidian Son Band/Lockwood Barr, Lost Church: 427 Mendocino, Santa Rosa https://www.thelostchurch.com/

Sa May 21 9pm:  Guthrie Girls, The Chapel, 777 Valencia St, SF https://thechapelsf.com/

Su May 22 3pm:  SF Scottish Fiddlers, Bankhead: 2400 1st St, Livermore https://livermorearts.org/

Su May 22 4pm:  Nina Gerber & Chris Webster, 3850 Doris Murphy Ct, Occidental https://www.occidentalcenterforthearts.org/

Su May 22 7pm:  Evie Ladin Band/Rita Hosking Trio, HopMonk: 224 Vintage Way, Novato https://kcturnerpresents.com/

Su May 22 7pm?:  Ross Newell, house concert, Walnut Creek, RSVP: Likeheartedhouseconcerts at gmail.com

Su May 22 7:30pm:  Susan Werner, The Back Room: 1984 Bonita Ave, Berkeley https://backroommusic.com/

Su May 22 8pm:  Ramblin’ Jack Elliott , Moe’s: 1535 Commercial Way, Santa Cruz https://moesalley.com/

M  May 23 12pm:  Nick Hart online https://livetoyourlivingroom.com/events/

M  May 23 12pm:  Bobby McFerrin: Circlesongs, Freight & Salvage: 2020 Addison St, Berkeley https://thefreight.org/

Tu May 24 8pm:  Ray Fest honoring Ray Edlund, Freight & Salvage: 2020 Addison St, Berkeley https://thefreight.org/

May 25-30:  Strawberry Music Festival, Nevada County Fairgrounds, Grass Valley http://strawberrymusic.com/

May 25-28:  Red Host Strings Workshop online option https://centrum.org/vintage-jazz-workshop/

W  May 25 6:30pm: open mic w/Dennis Haneda, HopMonk: 224 Vintage Way, Novato https://www.hopmonk.com/novato

W  May 25 8pm:  Barbaro, Freight & Salvage: 2020 Addison St, Berkeley https://thefreight.org/

Th May 26 12pm:  ALAW online https://livetoyourlivingroom.com/events/

Th May 26 2pm:  songwriting circle, 3850 Doris Murphy Ct, Occidental https://www.occidentalcenterforthearts.org/

Th May 26 6pm:  Alex Lucero/Ted Welty/Dave Miller, Felton Music Hall: 6275 Hwy 9, Felton https://feltonmusichall.com/

Th May 26 8pm:  David Bromberg Quintet, Freight & Salvage: 2020 Addison St, Berkeley https://thefreight.org/

May 27-30:  SFFMC Memorial Day campout, Camp Herms, El Cerrito, registration info: https://www.sffmc.org/

Fr May 27 7pm:  SFFMC musical meeting, email ed_hilton at yahoo.com for Zoom link

Fr May 27 7pm:  Mitch Polzac & the Royal Deuces, Roxx on Main: 627 Main St., Martinez https://www.roxxonmain.com/

Fr May 27 8pm:  Cuchulain/The Singer & The Songwriter, The Back Room: 1984 Bonita Ave, Berkeley https://backroommusic.com/

Fr May 27 8pm:  David Bromberg Quintet, Freight & Salvage: 2020 Addison St, Berkeley https://thefreight.org/

Fr May 27 8pm:  Jessica Malone, Side Door: 2900 Franklin, Sacramento https://www.thesidedoor.net/

Sa May 28 7pm:  Carlos Reyes, Roxx on Main: 627 Main St., Martinez https://www.roxxonmain.com/

Sa May 28 8pm:  Suzy Bogguss, Freight & Salvage: 2020 Addison St, Berkeley https://thefreight.org/

Su May 29 3pm:  Avalon Rising, The Bistro: 1001 B St, Hayward https://the-bistro.com/

Su May 29 6:30pm:  David Luning/John Courage, SOMO Village, Rohnert Park https://www.somovillage.com/events/

Su May 29 7pm:  Eamonn Flynn, The Back Room: 1984 Bonita Ave, Berkeley https://backroommusic.com/

Su May 29 7pm:  Jim Kweskin/Meredith Axelrod/Suzy Thompson, Freight: 2020 Addison St, Berkeley https://thefreight.org/

Su May 29 7pm:  Little Hurricane, Tree House house concert, Los Gatos https://www.meetup.com/SouthBayHouseConcerts/

M  May 30 12pm:  Bobby McFerrin: Circlesongs, Freight & Salvage: 2020 Addison St, Berkeley https://thefreight.org/

Tu May 31 8pm:  Kaki King, Freight & Salvage: 2020 Addison St, Berkeley https://thefreight.org/

W  Jun 1 8pm:  Bedouine/Shannon Lay, Kuumbwa: 320 Cedar St, Santa Cruz https://www.kuumbwajazz.org/

Jun 2-5:  QuaranTUNE 7.0, register: https://www.virtualdulcimerfest.com/

Th Jun 2 8pm:  Little Village: 5 World Premieres, Freight & Salvage: 2020 Addison St, Berkeley https://thefreight.org/

Th Jun 2 8pm:  Eilen Jewell, Hopmonk: 230 Petaluma Ave, Sebastopol https://www.hopmonk.com/sebastopol

Fr Jun 3 8pm:  Eilen Jewell, Freight & Salvage: 2020 Addison St, Berkeley https://thefreight.org/

Sa Jun 4 10am:  Irish slow session, Sutro Heights, SF https://www.meetup.com/irish-music-sessions-not-full-speed/

Sa Jun 4 7pm:  Gaelic Muses, Jack’s Brewing: 39176 Argonaut Way, Fremont https://www.facebook.com/GaelicMuses/

Sa Jun 4 8pm:  Bay Area Harmony Sweepstakes, Palace of Fine Arts: 3301 Lyon, SF https://www.harmony-sweepstakes.com/

Sa Jun 4 8pm:  Y La Bamba, Freight & Salvage: 2020 Addison St, Berkeley https://thefreight.org/

Sa Jun 4 8pm:  DeShawn Hickman Sacred Steel, HopMonk: 224 Vintage Way, Novato https://kcturnerpresents.com/

Sa Jun 4 8pm:  The Black Feathers/John Roy Zat, Lost Church: 427 Mendocino, Santa Rosa https://www.thelostchurch.com/

Su Jun 5 7pm:  Don Burnham & The Bolos, Freight & Salvage: 2020 Addison St, Berkeley https://thefreight.org/

Su Jun 5 7pm:  John McCutcheon, B Street: 2700 Capitol Ave, Sacramento https://bstreettheatre.org/shows/

Su Jun 5 8pm:  Bedouine/Shannon Lay, Sebastiani Theatre: 476 1st St. E, Sonoma https://www.sebastianitheatre.com/

M  Jun 6 7:30pm:  Open Mic, Freight & Salvage: 2020 Addison St, Berkeley https://thefreight.org/

M  Jun 6 7:30pm:  John McCutcheon, Sebastiani Theatre: 476 1st St. E, Sonoma https://www.sebastianitheatre.com/

Tu Jun 7 12pm:  George Sansome & Sophie Crawford: Queer Folk online https://livetoyourlivingroom.com/events/

Tu Jun 7 1pm:  SFFMC Zoom sing, email ed_hilton at yahoo.com for Zoom link

Tu Jun 7 8pm:  Tommy Emmanuel, Freight & Salvage: 2020 Addison St, Berkeley https://thefreight.org/

W  Jun 8 8pm:  Tommy Emmanuel, Freight & Salvage: 2020 Addison St, Berkeley https://thefreight.org/

Th Jun 9 8pm:  Will Bernard & Freelance Subversives, Freight & Salvage: 2020 Addison St, Berkeley https://thefreight.org/

Th Jun 9 8pm:  Margo Cilker, Felton Music Hall: 6275 Hwy 9, Felton https://feltonmusichall.com/

Jun 10-12:  RiverTunes Summer JAMboree, Ruhstaller Farm, Dixon https://rivertunes.net/

Fr Jun 10 7pm:  SFFMC musical meeting, email ed_hilton at yahoo.com for Zoom link

Fr Jun 10 8pm:  Steel House, Freight & Salvage: 2020 Addison St, Berkeley https://thefreight.org/

Fr Jun 10 8pm:  John McCutcheon, Devil Mtn Coffee House at MDUUC: 55 Eckley Lane, Walnut Creek https://www.eventbrite.com/o/devil-mountain-coffee-house-17550611277

Sa Jun 11 8pm:  John McCutcheon, Freight & Salvage: 2020 Addison St, Berkeley https://thefreight.org/

Sa Jun 11 8pm:  David Nelson & Banana, HopMonk: 224 Vintage Way, Novato https://kcturnerpresents.com/

Sa Jun 11 8pm:  The Musers/Jacob Phillip Benning, Lost Church: 427 Mendocino, Santa Rosa https://www.thelostchurch.com/

Jun 12-15:  CBA Summer Music Camp, Grass Valley https://californiabluegrass.org/summer_music_camp/smc-home/

Su Jun 12 4pm:  Dirty Cello, Dala’s Nest House concert, Menlo Park, RSVP: dalasnestmusic at comcast.net

Su Jun 12 4pm:  Aryeh Frankfurter/Lisa Lynne, 1225 Hopyard Rd, Pleasanton https://trinitypleasanton.org/trinity-concert-series

Su Jun 12 6pm:  Cherry Poppin’ Daddies, HopMonk: 224 Vintage Way, Novato https://kcturnerpresents.com/

Su Jun 12 7pm:  Suzzy Roche & Lucy Wainwright Roche, Freight & Salvage: 2020 Addison St, Berkeley https://thefreight.org/

M  Jun 13 7pm:  Joe Purdy, B Street: 2700 Capitol Ave, Sacramento https://bstreettheatre.org/shows/

Tu Jun 14 8pm:  SFFMC Board Meeting, email ed_hilton at yahoo.com for Zoom link

Tu Jun 14 8pm:  Berkeley Festival of Choro, Freight & Salvage: 2020 Addison St, Berkeley https://thefreight.org/

W  Jun 15:  *** folknik Deadline *** Email materials to appropriate editor (see editor list in folknik)

W  Jun 15 8pm:  Biréli Lagrène, Freight & Salvage: 2020 Addison St, Berkeley https://thefreight.org/

Jun 16-19:  CBA Father’s Day Festival, Grass Valley https://californiabluegrass.org/fathers_day_festival/fdf-home/

Jun 16-17:  Rhiannon Giddens/Francesco Turrisi, SFJazz: 201 Franklin, SF https://www.sfjazz.org/

Th Jun 16 12pm:  Ruth Notman online https://livetoyourlivingroom.com/events/

Th Jun 16 4:30pm:  Janie Meneely & Rob van Sante online https://sites.google.com/view/lynnoel/music/mermaidstavern

Th Jun 16 8pm:  Biréli Lagrène, Freight & Salvage: 2020 Addison St, Berkeley https://thefreight.org/

Fr Jun 17 7pm?:  Eliot Bronson, house concert, Walnut Creek, RSVP: Likeheartedhouseconcerts at gmail.com

Fr Jun 17 8pm:  Cheryl Wheeler/Kenny White, Freight & Salvage: 2020 Addison St, Berkeley https://thefreight.org/

Fr Jun 17 8pm:  S.R. Laws & The Heartsleeves, Lost Church: 427 Mendocino, Santa Rosa https://www.thelostchurch.com/

Jun 18-19:  Redwood Music Camp, Corralitos https://www.communitymusicschool.org/redwood-music-camp

Sa Jun 18 3pm?:  Eliot Bronson, house concert, Capitola, RSVP: Likeheartedhouseconcerts at gmail.com

Sa Jun 18 6pm:  Duo Quartet, Twin Oaks Roadhouse: 5745 Old Redwood Hwy, Penngrove https://kcturnerpresents.com/

Sa Jun 18 8pm:  Kenny Garrett, Freight & Salvage: 2020 Addison St, Berkeley https://thefreight.org/

Su Jun 19 7pm:  Chris Pierce, Freight & Salvage: 2020 Addison St, Berkeley https://thefreight.org/

M  Jun 20 8pm:  Robert Earl Keen, Rio: 1205 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz https://feltonmusichall.com/

Tu Jun 21 12pm:  Intarsia online https://livetoyourlivingroom.com/events/

Tu Jun 21 1pm:  SFFMC Zoom sing, email ed_hilton at yahoo.com for Zoom link

Tu Jun 21 3:30pm:  Community family sing w/Carpe Diem Arts https://www.carpediemarts.org/home

Tu Jun 21 7:30pm:  Tommy Prine, Michael’s on Main: 2591 Main, Soquel https://www.michaelsonmainmusic.com/

Tu Jun 21 8pm:  Cheryl Wheeler w/Kenny White, HopMonk: 224 Vintage Way, Novato https://kcturnerpresents.com/

Tu Jun 21 8pm:  Mary Gauthier/Jaimee Harris, Felton Music Hall: 6275 Hwy 9, Felton https://feltonmusichall.com/

W  Jun 22 7pm:  Cheryl Wheeler w/Kenny White, B Street: 2700 Capitol Ave, Sacramento https://bstreettheatre.org/shows/

W  Jun 22 7:30pm:  Tommy Prine, The Back Room: 1984 Bonita Ave, Berkeley https://backroommusic.com/

W  Jun 22 7:30pm:  Old Blind Dogs, Kuumbwa: 320 Cedar St, Santa Cruz https://www.celticsociety.org/

Jun 23-26:  Kate Wolf Music Festival, Black Oak Ranch, Laytonville https://katewolfmusicfestival.com/

Th Jun 23 8pm:  Teilyn/Mark Caputo, The Back Room: 1984 Bonita Ave, Berkeley https://backroommusic.com/

Fr Jun 24 12pm:  RANT online https://livetoyourlivingroom.com/events/

Fr Jun 24 5:30pm:  Lauryn Marie, Bankhead Courtyard: 2400 1st St, Livermore https://livermorearts.org/

Fr Jun 24 7pm:  SFFMC musical meeting, email ed_hilton at yahoo.com for Zoom link

Fr Jun 24 7pm:  Builders & Butchers, Tree House house concert, Los Gatos https://www.meetup.com/SouthBayHouseConcerts/

Fr Jun 24 8pm:  The Blues Broads, Freight & Salvage: 2020 Addison St, Berkeley https://thefreight.org/

Sa Jun 25 2pm:  jam, Walnut Creek https://www.meetup.com/walnut-creek-guitar-meetup-group

Sa Jun 25 6pm:  Mary Gauthier, HopMonk: 224 Vintage Way, Novato https://kcturnerpresents.com/

Sa Jun 25 7pm?:  Eliot Bronson, house concert, Napa, RSVP: WineCountryConcerts at gmail.com

Sa Jun 25 8pm:  Margaret Belton, Freight & Salvage: 2020 Addison St, Berkeley https://thefreight.org/

Su Jun 26 2pm:  Karyn Ann, Rose Ave Acoustic house concert, Oakland https://roseavenue.com/concert/

Su Jun 26 6pm:  Greg Brown, HopMonk: 224 Vintage Way, Novato https://kcturnerpresents.com/

Su Jun 26 7pm:  Carrie Rodriguez, Freight & Salvage: 2020 Addison St, Berkeley https://thefreight.org/

Tu Jun 28 8pm:  Tom Paxton & The DonJuans, HopMonk: 224 Vintage Way, Novato https://kcturnerpresents.com/

W  Jun 29 8pm:  Tom Paxton & the DonJuans, Freight & Salvage: 2020 Addison St, Berkeley https://thefreight.org/

Th Jun 30 12pm:  Bryony Griffith & Alice Jones online https://livetoyourlivingroom.com/events/

Th Jun 30 8pm:  Black Opry Revue, Freight & Salvage: 2020 Addison St, Berkeley https://thefreight.org/

Jul 2-4 Noon-8:30pm:  SFFMC July 4th picnic, Codornices Park, Berkeley, info: https://www.sffmc.org/


Genre Music Calendars/Resources Online

Genre                   Calendar & Resources

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

Bluegrass             California Bluegrass Association https://californiabluegrass.org/calendar/

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

Blues                     https://groups.io/g/JacksBluesClues/calendar

Cajun-Zydeco    SFBAYou.com https://calendar10.tripod.com/

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/events-calendar

Flamenco            The Flamenco Society of San Jose: concert & class listings http://www.theflamencosociety.org/

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

Folk                        FolkWorks: even listing, information/interviews https://folkworks.org/

Folk                        Library of Congress-American Folklife Center: American folklife, including music https://www.loc.gov/folklife/
Folklife concert schedule: https://www.loc.gov/concerts/folklife/

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

Folk                        Mudcat Café: lyrics & knowledge https://mudcat.org/

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

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

Irish                       The Session: tunes, recording, sessions & events worldwide https://thesession.org/

Klezmer/Yiddish     KlezCalifornia: event & class listings https://klezcalifornia.org/

Music Hall            Song collection & history http://folksongandmusichall.com/

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

Old Time jams   https://www.facebook.com/groups/390588871395459

Roots Americana-Honky-Tonk-Alt Country-Rockabilly   Hicks with Sticks: event listings & blog http://www.hickswithsticks.com/

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

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

Song Circles        (you may have to copy & paste this into your browser’s address bar to get it to work)  https://calendar.google.com/calendar/embed?src=omflgqdt0jbq1c59j86rjvkkpo%40group.calendar.google.com

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

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

Song Circles        Songmakers: LA area Songcircles (& more) http://songmakers.org/

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