Community folk calendar

Community folk music calendar

Updated 12/25/2020 

All events are online (“virtual”) unless a location is provided. All times are PST. 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/2020/daily-song/

Daily noon:  Noony Toons with Shira Kammen https://www.facebook.com/Noony-Toons-105433457786556/

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 noon:  Margie Butler and Paul Espinoza https://www.facebook.com/goldenboughmusic

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

Every Sunday 6pm:  Michael McNevin https://www.facebook.com/mudpuddlemusic

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

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

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

Every Monday 9:30am: vocal warm-up with Briget Boyle https://www.facebook.com/kitkavocalensemble

Every Monday noon:  Annie Patterson leads Rise Up Singing singalong https://www.riseupandsing.org/annie/concerts/online

Every Monday noon:  Mudcat Worldwide Singaround on Zoom, info: joe@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:  Virtual World Harmony Chorus (1/11-2/15) https://instantharmony.com/virtualwhc.html

Every Monday 7pm:  Palo Alto jam on Zoom, info: larryjoba@aol.com

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, info: board@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://appcordions.com/zoom/

Every Tuesday 7pm:  Andronico’s SF jam on Zoom, info: https://www.facebook.com/events/d41d8cd9/andronicos-virtual-old-time-jam-hosted-by-dinah-noah-stroe/579597072730396/

Every Wednesday 12pm:  traditional Irish session on Facebook, info: apetvet@gmail.com

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:  Open mic at Café Paradiso, Iowa https://www.facebook.com/OpenMicAtCafeParadiso

Every Thursday 9:30am: vocal warm-up with Briget Boyle https://www.facebook.com/kitkavocalensemble

Every Friday 3pm:  The Sam Chase https://www.patreon.com/thesamchase

Every Friday 7pm:  Kathryn Rose https://www.facebook.com/kathrynrosefolk

1st Friday 7pm:  Drum circle on Zoom, contact: kathryn_lamar@yahoo.com

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

Every Saturday Noon:  Irish seisiun outdoors, Summit House Beer Garden: 23123 Santa Cruz Hwy, Los Gatos 408-353-2700 https://www.facebook.com/summithousebeergarden/

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 3pm:  Bluegrass session outdoors, Summit House Beer Garden: 23123 Santa Cruz Hwy, Los Gatos 408-353-2700 https://www.facebook.com/summithousebeergarden/

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

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.

Dec 27,29-30 12pm:  McGoldrick, McCusker & Doyle, tickets: https://myplayer.uk/christmasathome

Su Dec 27 11am:  community sing w/Moira Smiley & Melanie DeMore, tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wintersongs-community-sing-with-moira-smiley-and-melanie-demore-tickets-132738397119

Su Dec 27 1pm:  Mads Hansens Kapel, tickets: http://www.seafolklore.org/wp/events/

M  Dec 28 4pm:  Naledi Masilo https://www.passim.org/stream/

Tu Dec 29 1pm:  People’s Music Network song & poetry swap https://www.facebook.com/Peoples.Music.Network/

W  Dec 30 4pm:  Ellis Paul tribute https://www.passim.org/stream/

Th Dec 31 2:30pm:  Scottish Hogmanay w/St. Andrew’s Society of SF, tickets: https://www.tickettailor.com/events/saintandrewssocietyofsanfrancisco/450539

Th Dec 31 4pm:  NYE Sea to Sea (US-wide dance party) https://nyedance.info/

Th Dec 31 5pm:  Tune Supply virtual session w/Kennedy,O’Connor,Redmond,etc. https://www.youtube.com/tunesupply

Th Dec 31 6pm:  Auld Lang Zoom from Ashokan Center https://ashokancenter.org/auld-lang-zoom/

Th Dec 31 6pm:  Ellis Paul https://www.facebook.com/events/194237719010858

Th Dec 31 7:30:  QuaranPalooza: Goodbye 2020! tickets: https://cellojoe.com/quaranpalooza-goodbye-2020

Dec 31-1/3/2021  SFFMC Camp Harmony online https://www.sffmc.org/camp-harmony-online-this-year/

 

2021

Fr Jan 1 8pm:  Dave Monterey https://www.facebook.com/watch/lutherburbankcenter/644032859751138/

Sa Jan 2 1pm:  Alasdair Fraser New Year Workshop & Ceilidh https://www.facebook.com/events/417455756271926/

Su Jan 3 4pm:  Alisa Amador https://www.passim.org/stream/

Jan 7-10  Strings Without Boundaries online classes https://www.stringswithoutboundaries.com/

Jan 8-10  CBA Jam-A-Thon https://www.cbaweb.org/News/Article/19620

Jan 8-10  Upper Potomac Fiddle Retreat https://mailchi.mp/af65106f2e0b/upper-potomac-fiddle-retreat-january-8-10-2021

Fr Jan 8 5pm:  Megan Schoenbohm https://www.facebook.com/watch/lutherburbankcenter/644032859751138/

Fr Jan 8 5pm:  Nobody’s Girl https://www.passim.org/stream/

Fr Jan 8 8pm:  SFFMC musical meeting, email ed_hilton@yahoo.com for Zoom link

Sa Jan 9 4pm:  John McCutcheon https://www.folkmusic.com/

Starting week of Jan 10:  music classes from Freight & Salvage https://secure.thefreight.org/overview/158

Su Jan 10 1pm:  waltz playing workshop w/Star Thistle https://sactocds.wordpress.com/

Su Jan 10 4pm:  Audrey Knuth & Amy Englesberg https://sactocds.wordpress.com/

Tu Jan 12 8pm:  SFFMC Board Meeting, email ed_hilton@yahoo.com for Zoom link

Jan 14-18  Boston Celtic Music Festival https://www.passim.org/live-music/festivals_summer_series/bcmfest-2021/

Jan 14-17  Portland Old-Time Music Gathering https://bubbaguitar.com/gathering/

Jan 15-17  From Women’s Hearts and Hands Guitar Camp online http://womensheartsandhands.com/

Jan 15-17  Upper Potomac virtual Pipers weekend https://us12.campaign-archive.com/?e=__test_email__&u=38004ca2e2202c9d23ce7b59d&id=e32fc00ebb

Jan 15-Feb 2  Celtic Connections Festival https://www.celticconnections.com/

Fr Jan 15 8pm:  Rainbow Girls https://www.facebook.com/watch/lutherburbankcenter/644032859751138/

Sa Jan 16 4pm:  John McCutcheon https://www.folkmusic.com/

Sa Jan 16 7pm:  Let Her Sing https://thefreight.org/

Sa Jan 16 7pm:  Electric Bonsai Band, tickets: http://www.seafolklore.org/wp/events/

Su Jan 17 4pm:  Marla Fibish mandolin workshop & session w/SCVFA https://www.fiddlers.org/

Th Jan 21 5pm:  Aki Kumar https://www.piedmontpiano.com/calendar/2021/1/21/aki-kumar

Fr Jan 22 8pm:  SFFMC musical meeting, email ed_hilton@yahoo.com for Zoom link

Sa Jan 23 11am:  bluegrass fiddle workshop w/Deanie Richardson https://thefiddlemercantile.com/collections/workshops

Sa Jan 23 7pm:  Jason Anick Acoustic Trio https://thefreight.org/

Jan 29-31  People’s Music Network virtual Winter Convergence https://peoplesmusic.org/

Sa Jan 30 7pm:  Nina Gerber & Chris Webster https://thefreight.org/

Feb 5-7:  QuaranTUNE Virtual Dulcimer Festival 3.0 https://www.virtualdulcimerfest.com/

Feb 5-7: Winter Virtual Lark Camp https://www.larkcamp.org/

Feb 6-7:  Ladysmith Black Mambazo – check if cancelled https://thefreight.org/

Sa Feb 6 11am:  oldtime/bluegrass fiddle workshop w/Tatiana Hargreaves https://thefiddlemercantile.com/collections/workshops

Su Feb 7 4pm:  Rachel Bell & Becky Tracy https://sactocds.wordpress.com/

Tu Feb 9 8pm:  SFFMC Board Meeting, email ed_hilton@yahoo.com for Zoom link

Feb 12-14  West Coast Pipers Tionól http://www.sfpipersclub.org/tionol.html

Fr Feb 12 8pm:  SFFMC musical meeting, email ed_hilton@yahoo.com for Zoom link

Sa Feb 20 11am:  jazz fiddle workshop w/Jason Anick https://thefiddlemercantile.com/collections/workshops

Fr Feb 26 8pm:  SFFMC musical meeting, email ed_hilton@yahoo.com for Zoom link

Sa Mar 6 11am:  Canadian fiddle workshop w/Calvin Vollrath https://thefiddlemercantile.com/collections/workshops

Mar 11-14  Smoldering Uke XI festival, Hidden Valley Music Seminars: 104 W Carmel Valley Rd, Carmel Valley https://www.hiddenvalleymusic.org/event-smoldering-uke_299.htm

Fr Mar 12 8pm:  SFFMC musical meeting, email ed_hilton@yahoo.com for Zoom link

Su Mar 14 4pm:  Caroline McCaskey https://sactocds.wordpress.com/

Sa Mar 20 11am:  Irish fiddle workshop w/Liz Carroll https://thefiddlemercantile.com/collections/workshops

Fr Mar 26 8pm:  SFFMC musical meeting, email ed_hilton@yahoo.com for Zoom link

 

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

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/

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

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