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Folk Music NYC celebrates, supports and carries on the traditions of folk music of all flavors, presenting concerts, musical get-togethers, singing parties, musical weekends and classes. Folk Music NYC is sponsored by the Folk Music Society of New York, Inc. / New York Pinewoods Folk Music Club. The club is a non-profit 501(c)(3) educational corporation, an affiliate of the Country Dance and Song Society of America run by a volunteer Board of Directors.

Upcoming events (5+)

Irish Traditional Music Session, every Monday

Landmark Tavern

Irish Traditional Music Session, every Monday 8-11 pm Tenor banjo, harmonica and fiddle player Don Meade and friends get together every Monday night for an Irish traditional music session in the back room of this historic Hell’s Kitchen bar/restaurant. Free admission. Musicians and singers welcome. Check on the Landmark Session web page: http://blarneystar.com/landmark.html Follow the Landmark Session on Facebook: http://blarneystar.com/landmark.html Location: Landmark Tavern,[masked]th Avenue (on 46th St); co-sponsored with and led by Don Meade. For Citi Bike fans - there is a rack across 11th Av from the Landmark, so convenient!

Sunnyside Singers Club

Aubergine Cafe

Meetup hosts for this gathering are Steve and Marilyn Suffet. Sunnyside Singers Club (https://www.facebook.com/sunnysidesingersclub), a pub-style sing-around. All songs are welcome, as are acoustic instruments. This weekly gathering is a participatory event, be one of the music makers. Listeners are welcome too, of course. Location: Aubergine Cafe, 49-22 Skillman Ave, Woodside, NY 11377 at the corner of Skillman Ave and 50th St, Queens, The nearest subway stop is 52nd St on the #7 Flushing Local. Free admission. The Aubergine Cafe (http://auberginecafe.com/), a wonderful neighborhood spot, offers sandwiches, salads, coffee, tea, wine, and beer.

Larry Kaplan in concert

Pearl Studios

Larry kaplan is a multi-instrumentalist singer and songwriter. He worked for many years on traditional vessels in Maine, sailed on and helped restore the Schooner, Bowdoin. His four CDs on Folk Legacy Records, “ Worth All The Telling,” “Songs For An August Moon,” “Furthermore,” and his newest, “True Enough.” No Depression, the Folk Roots Magazine, has called Larry’s music “some of the most finely crafted songs in folk music today.” He is the recipient of multiple best folk CDs of the year by leading folk radio programs across the US and Europe,. His songs have been performed and recorded by many respected artists and audiences around the world—compositions respectful of tradition, poignant stories in song, honest, highly singable… always memorable. Larry's website: https://www.larrykaplanmusic.com/ Pearl Studios, 500 Eighth Ave, room 304, Manhattan (between 35th & 36th Sts). Contribution: general public $25; members $20. Get tickets online: https://www.larrykaplanmusic.com/

Larry Kaplan Workshop on Gale Huntington

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Workshop about folk song collector Gale Huntington Larry will gives a talk about Gale Huntington — his life and his collecting, Illustrated with photographs and the occasional song, Gale was a Marthas Vineyard fisherman, farmer, school teacher and historian, and the author of Songs the Whalermen Sang, as well as other books on New England music and history. Larry and Gale became friends over their shared love of music and the sea. At Pearl Studios, 500 Eighth Ave, room 406, Manhattan (between 35th & 36th Sts). Contribution: general public $15; Folk Music Society of NY members $12.

Past events (1,276)

Sunnyside Singers Club

Aubergine Cafe

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