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Lineup Announced for the North Georgia Folk Festival

Friends – we have a lineup for the 35th Annual North Georgia Folk Festival. See you there! Saturday, October 12, 2019 at Sandy Creek Park.   Music Schedule MAIN STAGE 11:00am      Rebecca Sunshine Band 12:00pm     The Moonshine 1:00pm       … Continue reading

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35th Annual North Georgia Folk Festival! October 12, 2019

Save The Date!  October 12, 2019 35th Annual North Georgia Folk Festival Sandy Creek Park, 400 Bob Holman Road, Athens, Georgia The 35th Annual North Georgia Folk Festival is scheduled for Saturday, October 12, 2019 at Sandy Creek Park 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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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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AFMDS Email List

We are trying to put together an email list to improve communication with people who would like to stay informed about the activities of the Athens Folk Music and Dance Society.  These activities include dances, concerts, the North Georgia Folk Festival, the … Continue reading

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Raise the Folk: An Intimate Evening of Folk Music at the Garden – 1/28/2016

Please join us for an evening of folk music supporting the Athens Folk Music and Dance Society. Funds raised will be used to promote traditional and contemporary folk music, dance and art in northeast Georgia. Featuring Claire Campbell • Caroline … Continue reading

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Christmas Hoot!

IT’S A TRADITION!!   ‘Tis the season when we gather and lift our voices together!! Christmas is the one time of the year where all people of all walks of life (and musical abilities) come together and sing! It’s a seasonal … Continue reading

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The 31st annual North Georgia Folk Festival will be held on Saturday, October 10, 2015, at Sandy Creek Park in Athens, Georgia.  This fun-filled, family-friendly day in the park offers children’s activities, traditional arts and crafts demonstration and sales, and good … Continue reading

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