Spokane Folklore Society
Answer Phone: (509) 598-9111.
P.O. Box 141
Spokane, WA 99210-0141
Questions about the folklore society?
email  spokanefolklore@gmail.com
Spokane Folklore Society Index

Calendar of Events
Current News
Fall Folk Festival
  Lady of the Lake
Membership information
SFS welcome page
About SFS
History and 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
 Web resources

Support our Business Members:

Kit "KayCee"Brennick, State Farm Insurance
4407 N Division St, Suite 610
Spokane, WA 99207
Bus: 509-483-5540 Fax: 509-592-2098

CHallanger Coaching   Specializing in “Helping Women Get Out of Their Heads and into Action” since 2001.

 Kay Rowley, Rowley Rentals, LLC

Webmaster: Brad Sondahl
Email the webmaster with additions, corrections, and kind words
Spokane Folklore Society
Web Resources Guide

Where to find:

Contra and  folk dance information, CD's etc.:
Dancilla.com 1200 folk dance videos and mp3s of dance music
Michael Dyck's Contradance Index

Songs, lyrics:
Bluegrass and old time:
BluegrassNet - Songbook
Song texts of the original Carter Family
Honking Duck: Old Time Music from 78s
Old Time Music MIDI Archive - 19th and 20th Century dance tunes arranged for fiddle and banjo
The Old-Time Music Home Page

American  and British Isles Folk:
The Folkniks: History of the 60's folk scare: A nice intro to 60's folk, and great links page
 Folk Music of the British Isles and U.S.
Old time,historic American, bluegrass music and American folklore-Native Ground Music
The Ballad Index
Music for the Nation: American Sheet Music, 1870-1885
Irish Songs - Music, Lyrics and Midis for Traditional, Drinking and Folk Songs
MIDI and GIF Music Files for Hammered Dulcimer and Other Instruments
Southern Folklife Collection, UNC-CH
Public Domain Music Sequenced by Benjamin Robert Tubb
Civil War Songs
British Isles Traditional Music
The Fiddler's Companion:A Descriptive Index of North American and British Isles Music for the Folk Violin and Other Instruments. by Andrew Kuntz
Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources - by Jane Keefer

Other song and lyric sites:
The Cyber Hymnal
Ragtime MIDI Files by Warren Trachtman
Grateful Dead Lyric And Song Finder (includes lots of traditional songs)


Folk music chat/bulletin boards
The Mudcat Discussion Forum--lyrics, folk related conversation in searchable bulletin board format
 the unofficial Martin guitar forum
 NWbluegrass group at groups.Yahoo.com

Music encyclopedias/histories/discographies
Ibiblio.org Folk music Discography (list of folk recordings)

Folk Radio on the web (best with broadband):

Spokane Public Radio
KYRS Thin Air Radio
http://www.sugarinthegourd.com/ Old time music all the time
Folk Roots/Folk Branches with Mike Regenstreif on CKUT
http://www.247polkaheaven.com/ Polka music