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North Georgia Folk Festival Update

Save the date!  September 29, 2018 The 34th Annual North Georgia Folk Festival is scheduled for Saturday, September 29, 2018 at Sandy Creek Park in Athens, Georgia.  Featured performers on the main stage include The Rebecca Sunshine Band, The Moonshine, … Continue reading

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Contra Dance this Saturday, June 16!

Our Next Contra Dance will be held on June 16th, 2018 We will dance to the music of String Theory, an Athens favorite and our caller will be Janet Shepherd from Atlanta. Orientation session from 7:45 – 8:00 PM: introduction, … Continue reading

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33rd Annual North Georgia Folk Festival

The 33rd Annual North Georgia Folk Festival will be held at Sandy Creek Park in Athens, Georgia on Saturday, October 7, 2017.  This long-running festival is produced by the Athens Folk Music and Dance Society and features the best in … Continue reading

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AFMDS Winter Concert featuring John McCutcheon

AFMDS Winter Concert featuring John McCutcheon John McCutcheon will be performing Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at 7:30pm at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia Day Chapel for the 2nd Annual Athens Folk Music and Dance Society Winter Concert. John is … Continue reading

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AFMDS Winter Concert featuring John McCutcheon

Internationally acclaimed folk singer and multi-instrumentalist, John McCutcheon, will be returning to Athens on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 for an intimate concert at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia Day Chapel.  Doors open at 7:00 and the show starts at … Continue reading

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December 17 Contradance

Join us for our next contra dance on… December 17, 2016 Presented by the Athens Folk Music & Dance Society with live music and calling.  Orientation session from 7:45 – 8:00 PM: introduction, basic moves, helpful hints for enjoyable dancing– … Continue reading

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Christmas Hoot and Caroling Singalong

Monday Dec 12, 2016 at Little Kings Shuffle Club, Athens IT’S A TRADITION!! ‘Tis the season when we gather and lift our voices together!! Christmas is the one time of year where all people of all walks of life (and … Continue reading

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AFMDS Winter Concert featuring John McCutcheon

Internationally acclaimed folk singer and multi-instrumentalist, John McCutcheon, will be returning to Athens on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 for an intimate concert at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia Day Chapel.  Doors open at 7:00 and the show starts at … Continue reading

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North Georgia Folk Festival – This Saturday! October 8, 2016

This coming Saturday, October 8, is the day of the 32nd Annual North Georgia Folk Festival.  The festival runs from 11:00 until 9:00 at Sandy Creek Park, 400 Bob Holman Rd in Athens, and features a full day of outstanding … Continue reading

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North Georgia Folk Festival

We have a poster!  Thanks to Art Rosenbaum for the beautiful drawing and to Andrew Lentini for the graphics! NGFF_16_Poster_Jason Cade

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