Events

9/5/14
thru
9/6/14
Mountain View, AR
Ozark Folk Center State Park
All day

Flatfoot/Buck Dance Intensive

Aubrey Atwater/Steve Green

Flatfoot/Buck Dance Intensive with Aubrey Atwater & Steve Green at The Ozark Folk Center Mountain View, AR September 5 & 6, 2014 In conjunction with the Folk Dance Days weekend, 7 hours of workshop sessions at the Ozark Folk Center in the charming country town of Mountain View, AR. Workshops will focus on bringing together the rhythms and sounds of buck dance and flatfoot technique in stepping that will bring your step dancing and clogging to the next level. Who should attend – Intermediate level cloggers, flatfoot dancers, and step dancers who want to take charge of their dancing. Participants can expect to: • Learn to use heel rocks, heel digs, and heel stutters to add interest to your sound • Find places for triplets in your stepping • Early registration - $55.00 Register at www.ozarkfolkcenter.com 870-269-3851

ozarkfootsong.com
9/25/14
thru
9/28/14
Austin, TX
Holiday Inn Austin Midtown
All Day & (Almost) All Night!

Southwest Regional Folk Alliance Conference

SWRFA Wants You!

The 14th Annual Southwest Regional Folk Alliance Conference will be in Austin, Texas, at the Holiday Inn, Austin-Midtown, on Sept 25 - 28, 2014. We have open mics, Official Showcases and In Room showcases, seminars and panels during the day on Friday and Saturday which address many facets of the music business - booking and tour planning, agents and managers, music law, the internet, getting airplay, studio know how, song sharing and discussion, wellness while on the road and looking for alternate ways to get our music to the world – such as in schools and films. We eat meals together and form wonderful new relationships and renew old ones. And we are certain to have FUN! Artists, managers, agents, venue operators as well as folks who come to listen enthusiastically are all encouraged to attend. Please join us this year!

www.swfolkalliance.org
9/27/14
thru
9/28/14
Portsmouth, NH
Market Sq Portsmouth
10am-10pm Sat; 1-5pm Sun

Portsmouth Maritime Folk Festival

Andy Kenna, John Roberts, Jeff Warner, Cliff Haslam, and others

Every September, dozens of folk and sea music performers bring maritime folk music and song to downtown Portsmouth, NH. The 15th annual festival showcases music from the US, British Isles and Canada at venues in the Market Square area, including RiRa Irish Pub (22-26 Market Sq), and the Portsmouth Athenaeum (9 Market Sq). Performers in 2014 include Andy Kenna, John Roberts, Cliff Haslam, Dave Peloquin and more. A Saturday evening concert will be held at the First Methodist Church on Miller Ave. This is an all-ages event with audience participation strongly encouraged! Hours Sat. 10:00AM - 10PM, Sun. 1PM - 5:30PM. All events FREE; donations appreciated. For more, visit www.newenglandfolknetwork.org/pmff/.

http://www.newenglandfolknetwork.org/pmff/
9/27/14
Park Ridge, NJ
Acoustic Cafe Music Series at OLM Academy
8 PM

Brother Sun in Concert

Brother Sun

Greg Greenway, Pat Wictor, and Joe Jencks are . The trio's harmonies, as much as their lyrics, tell what they are about: warm as a campfire, stirring as a gospel church, rousing as a call to arms. Fusing folk, Americana, blues, pop, jazz, rock, and a cappella singing, Brother Sun is an explosion of musical diversity and harmony, in the finest of male singing traditions. 8 PM Tickets: $20 advance, $22 at the door www.cafeacoustic.org 201-573-0718 Proceeds benefit the OLM Haiti fund.

http://www.cafeacoustic.org
10/10/14
thru
10/12/14
Lawrence, KS
Lawrence Country Club
9:00-5:00

Music Together Teacher Training

Our three-day, in-person Music Together teacher training workshop combines philosophy and practice in a relaxed, supportive atmosphere. During the workshop, you’ll learn how children learn music and how you can apply it to lesson-planning and song-leading. You’ll also see the power of family music firsthand, as you observe three mixed-age family classes taught by your trainer or an experienced teacher.

www.musictogether.com/teach
11/7/14
thru
11/9/14
Kansas City, MO
Kansas City Hilton Airport Hotel
10 AM - 11 PM

Acoustic Music Getaway

Dan Miller, Brad Davis, Tim May, Betse Ellis, David Harvey, Alan O'Bryant

The Acoustic Music Getaway is a weekend long event filled with workshops, jam sessions, and concert and good times! We will be offering workshops for guitar, mandolin, banjo and fiddle with some of the best instructors in the country. Our goal is to provide you with an environment where you can totally immerse yourself in your music without any distractions. You’ll be with top instructors and like-minded players who are looking to improve their playing while having fun! The weekend kicks off with workshops at 3:00 on Friday November 7th and wraps up at 3:00 on Sunday November 9th. The Saturday evening concert will also be open to the general public for a ticket price of $15. The cost of the weekend is $300 which includes: Five, 2 hour long workshops over the course of 3 days. Multiple jam sessions with and without instructors. Saturday boxed lunch and a sit-down buffet dinner. Saturday night instructor concert. A raffle and giveaways.

www.acousticmusicgetaway.com

509 Delaware St. #101
Kansas City, MO 64105
TEL: 816-221-FOLK (3655)
FAX: 816-221-3658
fai@folk.org

Upcoming Events
Flatfoot/Buck Dance Intensive
09/5/2014 – 09/6/2014
All day
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View, AR

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Southwest Regional Folk Alliance Conference
09/25/2014 – 09/28/2014
All Day & (Almost) All Night!
Holiday Inn Austin Midtown, Austin, TX

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