50 Years of Folk – Seattle Folklore Society (Fiddle Workshop)

Are you a roots musician/appreciator and would like a *free* opportunity to jam, attend workshops, sing, and dance in your Phinney/Greenwood neighborhood?  Coming right up….An all-day Free Folk Festival and evening Showcase Concert to celebrate the Seattle Folklore Society’s 50th Year!

Brittany Newell of the Barn Owls will be hosting an old-time fiddle workshop featuring the fiddling of Kenny Baker starting at 12:00 on Saturday, 9/17.  Stop by and say hello!

Check out more details and a schedule for the day here

Dare to Be Square West, November 11-14

We have long been awaiting the return of our favorite square dance festival, Dare to Be Square West, which was last spotted in Seattle in 2009.  D2BS is infamous for its innovative square dancing opportunities, inclusive atmosphere, and rowdy party energy.  We personally invite you to attend this year’s festival.  If you have not yet, register yourself at daretobesquarewest.org, and join in for a weekend of music and dancing.

Highlights include a Friday night dance played by yours truly, 7:30pm, Saturday/Sunday workshops and evening dance/concert, and a Monday Stragglers Brunch + Tractor dance. Venues include Leif Erickson Hall, Fremont Abbey & the Tractor Tavern. All details to be found at daretobesquarewest.org, including registration and work trade opportunities.