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Fresno Folklore Society

The Fresno Folklore Society (FFS) is a non-profit corporation founded for the purpose of preserving folk arts, especially traditional music, in California's San Joaquin Valley.

Website: http://home.pacbell.net/ckjohns/
Location: Fresno
Members: 13
Latest Activity: Nov 5, 2010

A video from the Scottish Games


In this video, several members of the Folklore society are jamming with the band Molly's Revenge.

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Hello everyone!

Started by Eric Hendey May 16, 2009.

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Comment by Patricia Allen Wolk on June 1, 2009 at 9:41pm
Hello yourself! You know about the Diana Jones/Steve Ono concert on Saturday in the Wolk Garden? The Arts & Leisure magazine of the New York Times of Sunday, May 31 has a feature article about Diana Jones - see this link.
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/05/31/arts/music/31warr.html?_r=1
She'll be staying with us and will be here for the full party. Come on out and meet a Nashville persona.
Comment by Eric Hendey on June 1, 2009 at 1:15pm
Visit this site.

http://youthfolklore.com/

Come and visit this new site for the Fresno Youth Folklore Society.
Comment by Patricia Allen Wolk on May 29, 2009 at 9:57am
CONCERT IN THE WOLK GARDEN 6661 N. FORKNER DON'T MISS
DIANA JONES singer/songwriter
2006 Kerville folk winner in concert
Steve Ono opening
Saturday June 6, 7:00 pm $15--Goes to the musicians



"Her songs are as threadbare and timeless as a Carter Family classic, yet as personal and carefully crafted as a John Prine or Guy Clark tune." -- Nashville Scene
"One of the most exciting singer-songwriters to emerge in recent years"-- Sing Out!
www.dianajonesmusic.com
Steve Ono, local hero, also performs.

Come early to party & potluck, say “aloha oe” to retiring FFS prez, Anne Jenny.
Stay late and jam with local musicians.
Bring chair or blanket, food & drink to share.
Comment by Steve Ono on May 29, 2009 at 9:31am
Hey folkie folks, I'll be playing tonight May 29 and tomorrow night May 30 at the infamous Public House in Granite Park. Downbeat is 6 PM end ends at 8 PM. Y'all Come.
Comment by Carl Johnsen on May 17, 2009 at 7:45am
Just so you know, Adam is the guy on the left playing the awesome low d whistle. Hear him most Tuesday nights at the Public House celtic jams.
Comment by Adam Hendey on May 16, 2009 at 7:59pm
Hey Eric (whoever you are)
Why exactly do you need an admin when there are only... let's see here... four members right now?
Comment by Patricia Allen Wolk on May 16, 2009 at 4:03pm
Hi Eric--I'd rather not. I have my plate full. Glad to see the young folks playing trad music.
Comment by Eric Hendey on May 16, 2009 at 3:51pm
ok, i'll get on that right now.
Do you want to be an admin?
Comment by Patricia Allen Wolk on May 16, 2009 at 3:46pm
Hey! Nice. FFS is also on myspace and on Facebook. Look at the photos on our myspace--lots of them-- and maybe you can transfer some of them.
Comment by Carl Johnsen on May 16, 2009 at 3:37pm
should have been Bryan Bowers. This is a great opportunity to hear one of a great autoharpist and storyteller.
 

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