Savannah Folk Music
October 12, 13, and 14, 2012
2012 "Noteworthy Art"
(For a PDF copy of the auction brochure click here)
The silent auction will be held in two
parts, half on the evening of Friday, Oct. 12th at the Ellis Square Folk Fest and half during
the Concert in GRAYSON STADIUM the afternoon and evening of Sunday, Oct. 14th.
ADVANCE BIDS may be made at any time prior to the silent auction by
providing a valid signed check payable to SFMS in the amount of the
guaranteed bid specifying the particular auction item and received by SFMS
at the following address: SFMS c/o 121 South Sheftall Circle, Savannah GA 31410
no later than 5th October 2012.
The Silent Auction BID sheet for that
particular auction item will indicate that a valid advance bid has been
placed. In the event that the advance bid is exceeded by a higher bid
during the silent auction, the advance bidder’s check will be returned by
Plans are in hand to hold an online
auction of some of these guitars on EBAY – details will be provided later.
ALL Bids will start at no less than $150 for Noteworthy ART Guitars and $250 for Celebrity Signed Guitars and be raised in at least $10
increments. Cash and check or
major credit card (with picture ID)
are acceptable payment. Art guitars come with display stand and Celebrity-autographed
guitars with stand, soft gig bag case and letter of authenticity. Questions
may be addressed by calling 912-898-1876
As we proudly present the NINTH annual
“Noteworthy Art” Exhibit and Silent Auction in support of the 23rd Annual
Savannah Folk Music Festival, the Savannah Folk Music Society thanks the
GRETSCH Foundation for its generous donation of beautiful historic series
guitars and Portman’s Music Superstore for the donation of guitar stands
and cases. Some of the guitars
have been autographed by the biggest names in folk music. Most have been
adorned by Savannah’s finest artists. Purchasers of these unique items will
have treasures and help ensure the Festival remains free & open to the
This years celebrity autographed guitars
have been signed by:
Grammy Award winner singer/ songwriter Kathy
27 time Grammy Award Winner Alison
Krauss and Union Station;
3) National Finger
Style Guitar Champion and harp guitar expert Muriel Anderson
Renowned blues guitarist and teacher Scott
Grammy Award winner singer/songwriter Sarah
2012 Folk Music Festival Cast signed guitar: Doug Macleod, Al Petteway
& Amy White, Curley Maple, and Deidre McCalla
The EXHIBITION of the Art Guitars will be held
at the Visitors Center on Ellis Square in downtown historic Savannah from Sept
10th, 2012 until the festival opens on October 12th.
Fountain" by Emma Knight
"Hummin' & Strummin'
from the Heart"
by Suzanne Croci
"My Savannah" by Jim
"Say You Love Me" by
"Self Portrait " by
"Under the C Scape"
by Mary Ellen McLaughlin
"Songs of Freedom - Josh
by Joni Bishop
"Wildfire" by Gretta
& Union Station
OFFICIAL FESTIVAL LODGING
Oglethorpe Inn and Suites is
located at 7110 Hodgson Memorial Drive in Savannah. Visitors to
Savannah are invited to make reservations (mention that it is for the
Folk Music Festival) at the special rate of $89 for King Size Bed and
$99 for Two Beds. The phone number is 912-354-8560. Click on logo for direct access to