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Norman Blake to Headline the 30th Folk Festival

We are extremely proud to announce that Norman Blake will be headlining the 30th Annual North Georgia Folk Festival on October 11, 2014.  and the rest of the musical lineup is great too. Advance tickets on sale now at Eventbrite. … Continue reading

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30th Annual North Georgia Folk Festival – Save the Date!

The 30th Annual North Georgia Folk Festival will be held on October 11, 2014 at Sandy Creek Park in Athens, Georgia.  We’ll have a full, beautiful, Fall day filled with music, arts, craft demonstrators, kid’s activities and fantastic food. The … Continue reading

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Folk Festival Receives Grant from Georgia Council for the Arts

The Athens Folk Music and Dance Society has received a grant to support The 30th Annual North Georgia Folk Festival from the Georgia Council for the Arts.  In a letter to Tommy Jordan (Associate Director of CGR and Director of … Continue reading

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John McCutcheon to headline at the 29th North Georgia Folk Festival

Friends – we are in for a treat this year when John McCutcheon returns to the North Georgia Folk Festival on Oct 5.  I mean, we have a great lineup this year, but I was super excited to be able … Continue reading

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Date set for the 29th Annual North Georgia Folk Festival

Mark your calendars!  Reserve the Date:  October 5, 2013. The 29th Annual North Georgia Folk Festival will be held on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at Sandy Creek Park, Athens, Georgia. All of the infrastructure is in place and we are … Continue reading

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Pre-Folk Festival Events

North Georgia Folk Festival Pre-Festival Activities Farmer’s Market Music with the Folk Society Band, Saturday, Sept 29, 2012, Athens Farmer’s Market at Bishop Park, 10:00-12:00. Concert: Joe Willey and Fiona Sheehan: Tuesday, October 2,2012 at Two Story Coffee House, Five … Continue reading

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Hoot – July 9, 2012

The Athens Folk Music & Dance Present: The Hoot Monday July 9 @ The Melting Point Pavilion 8-10pm  admission is FREE This month our monthly music variety show continues on the Melting Point Pavilion! We love the pavilion with it’s party lights and … Continue reading

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Hoot – April 9, 2012

The Hoot! Monday April 9 @ The Melting Point Pavilion 8-10pm admission is FREE We are back on the Melting Point Pavilion for the April installment of our monthly show!  The Pavilion is located in the center of the Foundry … Continue reading

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The Hoot – November 14

The Hoot Monday November 14 @ The Melting Point 8-10pm admission is FREE! This month the Folk Society’s music variety show continues as we welcome Between Naybors, which features Greg Benson, Melanie Morgan,  and Dale Wechsler.  They’ll be doing a set of … Continue reading

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North Georgia Folk Festival

Today is the day!  Sept 24, 2011 The North Georgia Folk Festival is out at Sandy Creepk Park, north of Athens.  Come on! The full lineup and info are on the Folk Festival page on this site.

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