Category Archives: Folk Festival

36th Annual North Georgia Folk Festival is going Virtual!

36th Annual North Georgia Folk Festival The 36th Annual North Georgia Folk Festival is going virtual this year. After 35 years of having our annual homecoming North Georgia Folk Festival in the hills of Athens, Georgia, we couldn’t let the COVID-19 crisis … Continue reading

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Songwriter, Folksinger, Storyteller John McCutcheon returns to Athens, GA for an evening with performance at Hotel Indigo’s Rialto Room!

John McCutcheon is coming back to play in Athens on Saturday, April 4, 2020.  The show will be at the Rialto Room in the Hotel Indigo.  This is a really nice room – intimate yet big enough to hold a … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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