Grand Re-Opening of the Charlotte Folk Society’s
Instrument Lending Library
Saturday April 1st 10am – 3pm
St. Martin’s Episcopal Church
1510 E Seventh Street, Charlotte, NC 28204 FREE!
Bring a Friend - All are welcome
Gilbert Nelson: “Dr. Jambo” Rekindle an old musical interest. Try before you buy. Free workshop. CFS volunteers on hand to assist you.
Open House, Jams, and Workshop!
The Barefoot Movement
"I would travel a thousand miles to hear them again and I urge music lovers of all stripes to join me.” Details & Reservations Saturday, April 15th 2023
GREAT AUNT STELLA CENTER
6:00 Jamming & Food Truck
Tickets just $5 each (or 6 for $25) available online or in-person at monthly gatherings.
Drawing will be held at our Holiday Dinner and Gathering. Need not be present to win. Krutz Series 250 Violin
Bow and case included, $1000 estimated value!
MAY 13: Jake Blount & Nic Gareiss
Old-Time, Blues, Gospel, African Roots Visionary with Highly Celebrated Percussionist
JUN 10: Donna Ulisee (FULL BAND)
Award-Winning Bluegrass Performer and Chart-Topping Songwriter We've got an INCREDIBLE year of gatherings ahead! SEP 9: Robin & Linda Williams
Celebrated Folk Duo and Prairie Home Companion Regulars
OCT 14: Unspoken Tradition
Original Traditional Newgrass Bluegrass band from North Carolina
NOV 11: Jamie Laval & Friends
Traditional & Original Celtic Music by a Master Fiddler
Welcome to the Charlotte Folk Society
We are dedicated to promoting the ongoing enjoyment and preservation of traditional and contemporary folk music, dance, crafts, and lore in the Carolinas Piedmont since 1982.
When you join the Charlotte Folk Society, you become part of a rich and vibrant folk tradition that spans continents and centuries and lives on in the musicians that perform on our stage every month. Join or Renew
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When people sing together, community is created. – Peter Yarrow (Peter, Paul and Mary)
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Every weekend, jam groups in a variety of genres from bluegrass to Old-Time to Celtic gather together to participate in a vibrant and living tradition of song. Beginners and experienced players alike can find their place in the circle.
Saint Martins Episcopal Church
1510 E 7th St, Charlotte, NC
Join us Saturday April 1 10-3pm as we celebrate the grand re-opening of the Charlotte Folk Society musical instrument “library” for lending instruments to those who would like to try before they buy. Open house, jams and free workshop after with special guest Gilbert Nelson "Dr. Jambo". St. Martin’s Episcopal Church in Charlotte.
Birdsong Brewing Co.
1016 N Davidson St, Charlotte, NC
It's Thirsty Thursday and Birdsong wants all Bluegrass Pickers to come JAM with them at their NoDa location! New beer release each Thursday and now you can hear / play some good old Bluegrass music. Inside and Outside if the weather permits. Pet Friendly. All Ages Welcome. Food trucks on site for some dinner. Bring the family and the dog .. have some food and try out a new beer. We'll be picking and grinning for hours...5:30PM to 9:00PM on the First Thursday of every month!
Join us every Friday evening from 7:00-9:00 at Holy Grounds Coffee Shop on the beautiful campus of Belmont Abbey College. All ages and skill levels are welcome. The focus of this jam is building confidence while gaining familiarity with the (mostly) bluegrass repertoire.