Spokane Folklore Society Index

Calendar of Events
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Fall Folk Festival
  Lady of the Lake
Membership information
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About SFS
Code of Conduct
Discipline Policy
History, old Newsletters
and Photo Archives

Performers' Referral List:
Contra Dance Callers
Contra  Dance Bands
Children's Entertainment
Dance Instruction
Dance Performers
Festivals & Camps
Local Folk Venues
Local related organizations etc.
Music Teachers
Spoken Word
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Regional Festivals & Camps

Weiser Bluegrass Music Camp (for guitar, fiddle, mandolin and beginning dobro)

Location: Weiser, Idaho
Address:  2235 Paddock Avenue, Weiser, ID 83672
Date: early May (April 30 to May 3, 2020)
Cost: $325 in 2020
Website: https://weiserbanjo.weebly.com/music-camp.html
Phone: 208-869-0952
Contact: Joe Gobel

Intensive 4-day Bluegrass Music Camp (for either guitar, fiddle, mandolin or dobro) in an intimate setting at the National Old Time Fiddlers’ Contest and Festival site in Weiser, Idaho with instruction, jams and concerts, and more. In 2020 instructors will be internationally known Nashville-based Chris Jones (guitar) and Megan Lynch Chowning (fiddle) and Sharon Gilchrist (mandolin) and Ivan Rosenberg (beginner track and dobro). Austin Clark is expected to add special sessions.

Weiser Banjo Camp

Location: Weiser, Idaho
Address: 2235 Paddock Avenue, Weiser, ID 83672
Date: mid May (14-17, 2020)
Cost: Yes - $325 in 2020
Website: https://weiserbanjo.weebly.com/banjo-camp.html
Email: weiserbanjocamp@gmail.com
Phone: 208-890-5529
Contact: Mark McDonagh

Intensive 4-day Banjo Camp in an intimate setting at the National Old Time Fiddlers' Contest and Festival site in Weiser, Idaho with classes, jams, concerts, and more. 

Instructors will be internationally known Greg Cahill, Bill Evans, David Miles Keenan, and Jason Homey. Greg Boyd is expected to add special sessions.

Dulcimer Week in the Wallowas

Adult week-long camp, classes for all levels, held at Wallowa Lake, OR
Hosted by Heidi Muller & Bob Webb - always during week of July 4th
Email: wallowadulcimer@gmail.com
Info: www.wvmusicalliance.org - click on Programs

The FREE  Montana Folk Festival is held in Butte, Montana. .Features a Montana Folklife Area, food vendors, a Montana Arts Market and more. For the complete schedule montanafolkfestival.com

Lady of the Lake  Contra Dance Camps will take place  on Lake Coeur d'Alene in Idaho.
http://www.ladyofthelake.org/ for more information

Bluewaters Bluegrass Festival   Medical Lake Wa

Tumbleweed Festival
http://www.tumbleweedfest.com/The event is held annually, over Labor Day weekend, in Howard Amon Park in Richland WA - alongside the Columbia River.  The festival started in 1997 and has grown ever since. Performances run concurrently on five separate stages.

in November at Spokane Community College (The Lair), N. 1810 N. Greene Street in Spokane, Washington. Visit http://spokanefolkfestival.org/

Other regional folk organizations:
Spokane Songwriters
Inland Northwest Bluegrass Association
Inland Empire Blues Society
Palouse Folklore Society
Missoula Folklore Society
3 Rivers Folklife Society
Wallowa Valley Music Alliance
MidColumbia Traditional Arts and Music Association
Walla Walla Friends of Acoustic Music
Portland Folk Music Society
Seattle Folklore Society