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 also offer occasional online or hybrid concerts as our resourses allow. 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. 

As of March 5th, the Concert Committee decided to increase the number of tickets sold for our concerts at Phinney to be closer to the hall’s allowable capacity. Our mask requirement remains in place for all attendees through April 1st, so we believe this increase will allow more people to enjoy our concerts without sacrificing any safety. We will continue to monitor guidelines from Washington State, King County,  and the Phinney Center.  We plan to move to a “masks encouraged” policy with our April 8th concert and beyond, dependant on the preferences of the performers (check the individual concert listings to be sure).
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 .
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

Evie Ladin & Keith Terry
Mar 25, 2023 (Sat), 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Buy tickets online: https://knct.club/3EzlnlS
Venue: Phinney Center Concert Hall, Brick Building, 6532 Phinney Ave N, Seattle
Innovative musicians/dancers with a quirky neo-trad soul, Oakland, California based Evie Ladin & Keith Terry throw down original folk songs and deep interpretations of old songs, with the kinetic thrill of percussive dance. 
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Fiddle Showcase dedicated to Vivian Williams
Apr 01, 2023 (Sat), 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Buy tickets online: https://knct.club/3SCjsCV
Venue: Phinney Center Concert Hall, Brick Building, 6532 Phinney Ave N, Seattle
SFS presents a special showcase in honor of Northwest fiddling great, Vivian Williams. Featuring four outstanding local fiddlers, it’s sure to be an evening to remember! Ramon Selby, Stuart Williams, Jim and Jamie Fox, Devon Léger and Family
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Kiki Valera y su Son Cubano
Apr 08, 2023 (Sat), 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Buy tickets online: https://knct.club/3mrsW7V
Venue: Phinney Center Concert Hall, Brick Building, 6532 Phinney Ave N, Seattle
Exciting Cuban musical tradition for listening and dancing: With its Spanish and African origins, call-and-response format, and infectious percussion beats, Son Cubano was a major influence on many other forms of music, from mambo and salsa to jazz and cha-cha-chá. Kiki Valera is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, arranger, and virtuoso of the Cuban cuatro. This is a seated concert, but we will have an area set aside for dancing as well!
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Heidi Muller & Bob Webb
Apr 15, 2023 (Sat), 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Buy tickets online: https://knct.club/3Jhip75
Venue: Phinney Center Concert Hall, Brick Building, 6532 Phinney Ave N, Seattle
Heidi Muller and Bob Webb cross the musical boundaries between original songs and traditional tunes, blending each other’s influences from the Pacific Northwest to the Appalachian Mountains. Their songs feature award-winning songwriter Heidi’s crystalline vocals backed by Appalachian dulcimers, guitars, mandolin, and electric cello. SFS is delighted to bring back this dynamic duo. They have several new songs and tunes to share at the concert.
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