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)

In addition to your annual membership, please consider making an additional gift of either $100.00+ to become a Sponsor or $300+ to become a Patron.

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Play Music with Others

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.

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Featured Events

March Gathering: The Special Consensus (and WandaFest 2024)

Great Aunt Stella Center 926 Elizabeth Ave, Charlotte, NC, United States

Saturday, March 9th – 7:30 pm GREAT AUNT STELLA CENTER 926 Elizabeth Ave, Charlotte, NC 28204

The Special Consensus is a bluegrass band that has achieved a contemporary sound in their four decades of performing, making their music a modern classic. The band is led by Greg Cahill, banjo player and recipient of the prestigious Distinguished Achievement Award from the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) and inducted into the Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass Music in America Hall of Greats, and includes Dan Eubanks (bass), Greg Blake (guitar) and Michael Prewitt (mandolin).



The Charlotte Folk Society is supported, in part, by the Infusion Fund and its generous donors.

Infusion Fund


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