Corona Virus / COVID-19 Program Updates:
Live Concerts continue for 2023!

Seattle Folklore Society is very excited for the return of live music to the PNA Community Hall! Join us Saturdays and an occasional Sunday for a wide-ranging array of world-class acoustic music. We will offer a mix of in-person,  online, and hybrid concerts in the coming year – check our website for the latest updates.  Starting in November 2022,  SFS will no longer require proof of COVID-19 vaccination for concert attendees. We will still require all (except performers while on stage) to stay masked.  We will continue to monitor guidelines from Washington State, King County,  and the Phinney Center.
Watch our webite for updates to the calendar and attendance policies. Tickets go on sale 30 days before each concert.  Konnectclub is our partner for ticket sales as well as as our online platform. In the case of reduced hall capacity or changes in situation, refunds will be available (Places will be reserved in the order purchased if oversold due to changes in hall capacity. Some concerts will also include a livestream or ability to view a recording) 

Seattle Song Circle is flourishing during COVID-19.  We started video conferencing in February 2020, and moved from a dozen people singing together in person to 3 times that from all over.  By the end of July, participants came in from Alaska to Maryland, from Australia to UK and Denmark.  And the weekly sing extended past 11 PDT.  The Seattle Song Circle is meeting 7PM Sundays via Zoom Conferencing, at this link: https://zoom.us/j/358495231 .
SFS new page of virtual sings with events most every day of the week.   

The Emerald City Contra Dance resumed dances for the first time since early 2020 on Friday September 9th. See  Seattledance.org for more info about COVID precautions and schedule.(In the meantime, the Thursday night contra dance is also presenting in-person dances, with proof of vaccination and masks required. See the Lake City Dance  webpage for more info)

Upcoming Seattle Folklore Society Events

Newberry & Verch
Feb 11, 2023 (Sat), 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Buy tickets online: https://knct.club/3IHgPwA
Venue: Phinney Center Concert Hall, Brick Building, 6532 Phinney Ave N, Seattle
The roots of the Missouri Ozarks meet the Canadian Ottawa Valley with tunes and songs from Joe Newberry (banjo, guitar) and master fiddler and stepdancer April Verch.
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Feb 18, 2023 (Sat), 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Buy tickets online: https://knct.club/3iNWnQc
Venue: Phinney Center Concert Hall, Brick Building, 6532 Phinney Ave N, Seattle
"Award-winning, lively and soulful Danish folk duo." Popular Danish fiddler, Kristian Bugge and accordionist Sonnich Lydom will take us on a journey through traditions of Danish folk music. These lively musicians perform old dance tunes and songs from every corner of their Scandinavian home country. Join us for an unforgettable live music experience spiced up with humor and stories from their many years together on the road!
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Local Songwriter Showcase with Jed Crisologo, Eileen Cuba, Nick Droz, & Nessa Grasing
Mar 04, 2023 (Sat), 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Buy tickets online: https://knct.club/3JrVXtR
Venue: Phinney Center Concert Hall, Brick Building, 6532 Phinney Ave N, Seattle
SFS presents an evening with local songwriters Jed Crisologo, Eileen Cuba, Nick Droz, and Nessa Grasing.
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Mar 05, 2023 (Sun), 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Buy tickets online: https://knct.club/3DHxBbC
Venue: Phinney Center Concert Hall, Brick Building, 6532 Phinney Ave N, Seattle
With a 20-year background studying polyphonic music around the world, Lauren Breunig, Jeremy Carter-Gordon, Lynn Rowan, and Will Rowan share a vibrant energy onstage with a blending of voices that can only come from decades of friendship alongside dedicated practice. Windborne shifts effortlessly between drastically different styles of music, drawing their audience along on a journey that spans continents and centuries, illuminating and expanding on the profound power and variation of the human voice.
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