Program Updates:
Fall concerts begin September 17th.
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 may also offer occasional online or hybrid concerts as our resources allow. Check our website for the latest updates.  SFS no longer requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination for concert attendees. We have moved to a “masks encouraged” policy, dependant on the preferences of the performers (check the individual concert listings to be sure).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.) 

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 . Second Sundays are also in person at the Greenwood
Senior Center 525 N 85th. Go to the rear of the building to enter.
That sing also starts at 7pm to allow the online circle to start up.
The live room is a separate Zoom room until 9pm, when it all
merges. Typical attendance is about nine people. Doors and
windows are open.
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, 2022. Strict COVID protections are in place, requiring masks, and proof of vaccination. See  Seattledance.org for more info about COVID precautions and schedule.
(Though not an SFS sponsored activity, we want to let you know that Thursday night contra dance is also presenting in-person dances, with masks required. This dance continues to recommend full vacination with the current booster; but is no longer checking for proof of vaccination. WELL-FITTING FACE MASKS ARE STILL REQUIRED (masks are provided for those who don’t have one). See the Lake City Dance  webpage for more info)

NEW FOR 2023 – The Old Growth Oldtime Seattle Gathering! proudly sponsored by SFS.  See oldtimeseattle.org/oldgrowth for more info! 

Upcoming Seattle Folklore Society Events

Brivele & Tzepl - a night of Klezmer music and song!
Sep 23, 2023 (Sat), 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Buy tickets online: https://knct.club/3P6s9W2
Venue: Phinney Center Concert Hall, Brick Building, 6532 Phinney Ave N, Seattle

Seattle-based anti-fascist klezmer folk-punk trio who braid together oral history, Yiddish language, contemporary and old-country musical genres, American Vaudeville, and visual arts, Brivele is wonderfully theatrical, musically proficient, and great at engaging an audience. They will be joined by Tzepl, whose sound combines elements of nineteenth century European string players with the brassy American style of the early twentieth century, with accordion, violin, & tuba/trombone.
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Alice Wallace, with Xander Hitzig
Sep 30, 2023 (Sat), 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Buy tickets online: https://knct.club/3stIbjH
Venue: Phinney Center Concert Hall, Brick Building, 6532 Phinney Ave N, Seattle

Country songbird Alice Wallace returns, accompanied by the talents of fiddle player Xander Hitzig. Named 2017 Female Vocalist of the Year at the California Country Awards, Alice draws influence from iconic voices ranging from Linda Ronstadt to Patsy Cline, not to mention making the country yodel a part of her sets with songs from classic artists like Patsy Montana and Don Walser.
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Chris Webster & Nina Gerber
Oct 07, 2023 (Sat), 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Buy tickets online: https://knct.club/3Z8fXY2
Venue: Phinney Center Concert Hall, Brick Building, 6532 Phinney Ave N, Seattle

Webster's voice is uniquely compelling while Gerber's guitar is beautiful and powerful. Together they're magic. Tasty originals, soulful ballads, jazz, sweet folk
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Claudia Schmidt
Oct 14, 2023 (Sat), 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Buy tickets online: https://knct.club/3PFpGCi
Venue: Phinney Center Concert Hall, Brick Building, 6532 Phinney Ave N, Seattle

Beloved singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist returns with a special tour, to commemorate 50 years of sharing her quirky and wonderful hodge-podge of music, poetry, story, laughter. drama, and celebrating the moment.
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