Category Archives: Folk Festival

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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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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North Georgia Folk Festival – Oct 10, 2015 – Save the Date!

Hey Folks – Save Saturday, October 10, 2015 on your calendar for the 31st Annual North Georgia Folk Festival to be held at Sandy Creek Park, 400 Bob Holman Road, Athens, GA. We have the park and all of the … Continue reading

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Folk Week and the North Georgia Folk Festival

Hey Friends – We are deep into Folk Week here in Athens, with performances by   The Skillet Lickers on It’s Friday last week, and by Art Rosenbaum (Sunday) and Claire Campbell (last night) at the World Famous.  It’s been great so far. We continue … Continue reading

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Folk Festival Poster

Here’s the poster for the 30th Annual North Georgia Folk Festival! Many, many thanks to Art Rosenbaum for the drawing of the Stone Mountain Wobblers and to Andrew Lentini for the poster design.

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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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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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