2017 Concert Season opens with The Bills this Saturday – January 21st! Hear the band interviewed on KBCS at 11 AM

We are pleased to begin our 2017 concert season with The Bills – a wonderful 5 piece Canadian combo, celebrating 20 years of touring as a group.  Advance tickets will be available on-line until 2PM Saturday through Brown Paper Tickets 
You can hear the band interviewed on KBCS Radio 91.3 FM at 11 AM, on Our Saturday Tradition with Ginger Hopper.

The concert takes place at the Phinney Neighborhood Center Community Hall (in the lower brick building) The house will open by 7PM for the 7:30 show.  At this point tickets are expected to be available at the door – our website will be updated if this changes. See the concert listings for more info about this and other upcoming events.

The Seattle Family Dance starts again on January 8th(earlier time: 2 :30 – 4:30 PM)!

Family Dance at Phinney Neighborhood Center, sponsored by the Seattle Folklore Society.

Family Dance this Sunday, January 8th! Come hear (and dance to) the next exciting young band – “The Mossbacks” – at the Phinney Neighborhood Center Community Hall this Sunday from 2:30 to 4:30 pm!

These talented youth play with skill and confidence far beyond their years. They are all multi-instrumentalists: Carter Schafer (15) plays fiddle, piano, and banjo; Oliver Knaphus (10) plays fiddle and guitar; and Sam Zito (15) plays bass, fiddle, and mandolin.

Sherry Nevins will call fun dances for all ages. Spread the word!http://seattledance.org/family

Future 2017 Family Dance dates:
February 12th (the 2nd Sunday this month!)
March 5
April 2

SFS Annual Picnic scheduled for Sunday, August 14th

SFS Annual Picnic Invitation Sunday, August 14th, 2016

Please come to the Seattle Folklore Society’s annual potluck picnic. Bring your instruments, voices, and a big pot of your favorite family recipe. The picnic is a great time to meet our board members and each other, talk about SFS, and join in some singing.

The Picnic is Sunday, August 14th from 5 to 8 PM. Jack Aldrich has once again graciously opened his home to us. Jack’s address is in Seattle’s Maple Leaf neighborhood. (Call 206-782-0505 for address)

All of us on the SFS board are looking forward to seeing you at the Picnic!

Fall 2016 Concert Series Announced

The SFS Concert Committee has a great list of concerts lined up for Fall 2016. Check out the full line-up here and mark your calendars. Tickets go on sale at Brown Paper Tickets for each show approximately 60 days before the concert date.

Sept 24: Eliza Gilkyson
Oct 1: Bruce Molsky
Oct 2: Tannahill Weavers
Oct 8: Nordic Fiddlers Bloc
Oct 16: Jamie Laval
Oct 22: Kenny White
Nov 5: (TBA)
Nov 13: Ben Hunter & Joe Seamons
Nov 19: Lucy Kaplansky
Nov 26:  Heidi Muller & Bob Webb

More information on each show will be added to the individual listings before tickets go on sale.