Savannah Folk Music Society exists to promote the enjoyment, preservation and evolution of the living art of folk music and dance. 

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Pot Luck and Picking’ Jam, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020. 2:00 – 5:00pm.  Bring your instrument (voices count), a dish to share, your smile, and maybe a friend to enjoy an afternoon of informal music.  Around 4:30, the music stops for a brief annual membership meeting, where we’ll announce the results of the election for 2020 SFMS Board members.

 

First Friday for Folk Music, Friday, March 6, 2020 Cynergy with special guest Jamie Keena. Cynergy is Judy & Bob Williams. They have been performing in and around Savannah for the past three decades including almost annual appearances at FFFM. Jamie Keena is well known in the Savannah music world having played here for over 30 years. He is best known as a civil war musician and his repertoire of instruments include the guitar, penny whistle and the banjo.  Rupert Wates was previously scheduled to perform at this event. However, Rupert needed to cancel due to the imminent arrival of his first child. $5 donation at the door; refreshments are available for sale.

 

Contra Dance, Saturday, March 14, 2020. 7:30 — 10:30pm, Garden City United Methodist Church, 62 Varnedoe Rd, Garden City, GA.   Social and aerobic fun moving to live music!  $6 for SFMS members; $9 non-members

Band: Glow In The Dark String Band (Joe Nelson, James Pittman, Judy Williams)
Callers: Bob Beattie and Joyce Murlless

Featured Performer

Savannah Concert. April 26, 3pm

Who We Are
We are a society of music makers, appreciative listeners, and dancers.
We provide year-round, affordable access to acoustic music and dance, benefiting the greater Savannah community.
We define “Folk Music” broadly,
ranging from blues to bluegrass, from world music to country, from traditional to contemporary, from front porches to modern stages.
It’s “Roots Music”: playful, relaxing, thought-provoking and down-to-earth.
Some tunes are centuries old, others written yesterday. It’s acoustic, and often fun to sing along with, or to dance to.