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Corona Virus / COVID-19 Program Updates:
Live Concerts are planned for 2022!


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. For in-person shows in our Fall 2022 season SFS will continue to require proof of COVID-19 vaccination for all attendees, and 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. Many 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 will resume 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 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

Canote Brothers - Live at the Phinney Center
Oct 01, 2022 (Sat), 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Buy tickets online: https://knct.club/3QbyKeS
Venue: Phinney Center Concert Hall, Brick Building, 6532 Phinney Ave N, Seattle
Two of the most versatile and joyfully infectious musicians in the Pacific NW. Original, old-time, and swing tunes and songs mixed in with humor and stories for a delightful evening for all ages.  
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Tania Opland and Mike Freeman
Oct 08, 2022 (Sat), 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Buy tickets online: https://knct.club/3RvgTBc
Venue: Phinney Center Concert Hall, Brick Building, 6532 Phinney Ave N, Seattle
Tania Opland and Mike Freeman have been touring the world together for over 25 years with a unique and eclectic mix of traditional and contemporary material from many cultures - songs in several languages, and acoustic music presented with wit and style and played on more instruments than any sane duo would travel with.
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The Tannahill Weavers
Oct 15, 2022 (Sat), 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Buy tickets online: https://knct.club/3eV4UhN
Venue: Phinney Center Concert Hall, Brick Building, 6532 Phinney Ave N, Seattle
One of Scotland’s premier traditional bands! Their diverse repertoire spans the centuries with fire-driven instrumentals, topical songs, and original ballads and lullabies. The band’s music demonstrates to old and young alike the rich and varied musical heritage of the Celtic people.
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Doran
Nov 05, 2022 (Sat), 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Buy tickets online: Tickets on sale October 5th
Venue: Phinney Center Concert Hall, Brick Building, 6532 Phinney Ave N, Seattle
Practical magic is the lifeblood of Doran, a spectacular new quartet composed of four musicians long situated on the fringes of American folk, all of them singers and multi-instrumentalists. Singer and banjo-player Elizabeth Laprelle (of Anna and Elizabeth), multi-media performance artists and musicians Channing Showalter and Annie Schermer (West of Roan), and ethnomusicologist and multi-instrumentalist Brian Dolphin draw from their respective work in story, song, archetype and image. . Influences can be heard from group’s [...]
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