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Use this page to find links to Past Press Releases, Flyers, and Performer Pictures for programs presented by the Folk Music Society of New York.  Basic details of current events are listed in the calendar on the Main FMSNY page.
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Past Concerts (listed below, index still under construction)


Many of our series of concerts mostly take place at 8:00 pm at the office of Organization of Staff Analysts, 220 E. 23rd Street New York., suite 707 (between 2nd and 3rd Ave’s).  (On-street parking is available after 7pm.)  General Admission $20;  $10, Members.  Full-time students under 23 admitted free.  Tickets available at the door or on-line at the links specified below.  

  • Friday, May 29, 2009: Nightingale at the office of Organization of Staff Analysts, 220 E. 23rd Street New York., suite 707 (between 2nd and 3rd Ave’s) at 8 pm.  (On-street parking is available after 7pm.)  .  General Admission $15;  Members, $12; children and Full-time students, $6.  Tickets available at the door or online at www.nightingale.eventbrite.com.  Info: 718-672-6399.. Press Release (MS Word, 37K) ...  flyer (pdf, 260K) ...
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  • Saturday, May 30:  May Mainia Contra dance with Nightingdale, at the Church of the Village, 201 W. 13 St, 4-6pm Experienced Dancing, 8pm General Dancing.  For full details download pdf flyer.  Sponsored by Country Dance*New York.
Nightingale


World Music Days
 

Enoch KentSara Grey is a compelling singer with a sensitive accompaniment style on the banjo who has been a featured performer of traditional song in the US and Britain forclock for larger image more than 40 years.  Sara has a rare and extraordinary repertoire of traditional songs, gleaned from a lifetime steeped in traditional music on both sides of the Atlantic.  Her son, Kieron Means, shares a deep love and respect for the traditions.  He has his own fine repertoire, a striking voice, and a fine style on guitar behind Sara or as a solo artist.  They will present an evening of rarely heard gems that is not to be missed..  Press release (MS Word format).   Learn more at their website:  http://www.maclurg.com/saragrey.  More pictures at: http://www.maclurg.com/saragrey/gallery.htm  

   At OSA, 220 E 23rd St, suite 707, between 2nd and 3rd Ave, Manhattan. Members $10, general public $20, FREE to all fulltime students under age 23 and to all young people under 18 years of age .  Tickets available at the door or online at  http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/155065 (service charge applies).  Info: 212-672-6399  

tavernacle choirThis concert is to celebrate and honor Frank for his pivotal role in promoting, teaching, and continuing folk music in the NYC Area. The Richmond Tavernacle Choir (Frank, Norm Pederson, Bob Conroy, Jan Christensen, David Kleiman, Alison Kelley, Heather Wood, Ken Schatz) performs annually at the restored tavern in Historic Richmondtown on Staten Island — hence the name. Expect plenty of rousing singalongs. 

   At OSA Hall, 220 E 23rd St, suite 707, between 2nd and 3rd Ave, Manhattan. Members $10, general public $20, FREE to all fulltime students under age 23 and to all young people under 18 years of age .  Tickets available at the door or online at  http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/171241 (service charge applies).  Info: 212-957-8386.   Press release (MS Word, 18K)   Frank WoernerClick on the pictures to the left for higher resolution jpeg photo.

Michelle Choiniere Michelle Choiniere
Michele Choiniere
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Michele Choiniere
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Past House Concerts

These are informal concerts held in various homes throughout the city.  Call the indicated numbr for location information and reservations.

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Past Special Events


Past Weekends (see also Eisteddfod, below)

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Past Sings


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Press Contacts: (These are not public information numbers unless so indicated on the press release.)
General Press information:  
Rosalie Friend, 718-965-4074, e-mail;  or Don Wade, 718-426-8555, e-mail
The Society's Program Charperson
(for concerts): Eileen Pentel, 718-672-6399, e-mail
The Eisteddfod-NY Chairperson: Jerry Epstein, 718-429-3437, e-mail
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