First Friday for Folk Music is a production of the Savannah Folk
Music Society and is held the first Friday of each month
at First Presbyterian Church at 520
Washington Avenue, Savannah,
Georgia. It is smoke-free, alcohol-free and family-friendly. There is a
recommended donation of $5 per person. Beverages and homemade fresh
baked goods are available for purchase. Festivities start
at 7:30 PM and run until about 10:00 PM.
June 7 th,
First Friday for Folk Music features Chris Desa and Michael Johnathon
is an accomplished multi instrumentalist, singer/songwriter specializing primarily in six
and twelve string guitars with over 5 decades experience in music.
He blends well known tunes of the 60’s- 80’s with his own compositions and also includes
those of many great singer/songwriters, who are not yet well known, with his versions of
their tunes. Having started playing the piano at a very early age, by the time Chris
completed high school he was able to play thirteen instruments. He has been president of
SFMS since 2011 and has served as a long time member/ board member.
Michael Johnathon is a folk-singer, songwriter, concert performer, author who created and
hosts the worldwide broadcast of the “Wood Songs Old-Time Radio Hour” with a radio audience
with over a million listeners each week on 500 public radio stations, PBS-TV coast-to-coast
plus American Forces Radio Network in 173 nations. He also created the world's first
multi-camera weekly music series broadcast on the internet. Michael is also a playwright ...
his play Walden: The Ballad of Thoreau has over 8,000 registered performances in 42 countries
and translated into four languages. He performed two thousand Earth Concerts,
plus benefits for the homeless, farm families, and shelters helping battered women and
children. In all, he sang to over two million people in one four-year stretch.
Billboard Magazine headlined him as an "UnSung Hero." He has been featured on CNN, TNN, CMT,
AP, Headline News, NPR, Bravo and the BBC.
Please come and enjoy an evening of great folk music
on May 3rd 2013
For more information
call (912) 355 7172 or (912) 898 1876
Future First Friday Performances
520 E. Washington Avenue
Barrigar and Mark Mazengarb
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