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You are visiting the online home of Long Island, New York’s leading all-volunteer, nonprofit presenter of folk and acoustic concerts. The Folk Music Society of Huntington presents two monthly concert series (most concerts are preceded by open mics), a monthly folk jam and sing-along, and an annual folk festival in conjunction with the Huntington Arts Council. Information about these and other events, along with an extensive links section highlighting our members and Acoustic Allies, can be found elsewhere on this website.

Concert Summary

7/26 – 10th Annual Huntington Folk Festival at Heckscher Park, Huntington
7/26 – Noon to 6 PM – Numerous unplugged performances.
7/26 – 8:00 Featured Performers – Tom Paxton (No Fuss & Feathers Roadshow opens)
8/23 – Noon to 6 PM – Borderline Picnic and Jam
11/7 – Bumper Jacksons

Upcoming Events

  • Sun, July 26th, 2015, 12:00pm
    at Heckscher Park - Chapin Rainbow Stage
    Tom Paxton will headline the 10th Annual Huntington Folk Festival on Sunday, July 26 at Huntington, NY's Heckscher Park, located off Main Street (Route 25A). Extending from noon until l0:30 p.m., the free festival – co-presented by the Folk Music Society of Huntington and the Huntington Arts Council – is part of the 50th Annual Huntington Summer Arts Festival. Tom Paxton also is marking his 50th year as a touring artist.

    Opening for Paxton on the park’s Chapin Rainbow Stage will be No Fuss and Feathers Roadshow. Prior to the evening concert, AcousticMusicScene.com and FMSH will host unplugged showcases and song swaps featuring more than three-dozen artists near canopy tents from noon until 6 p.m. Artists confirmed to perform during the afternoon include Acoustic Apple, Annika, Mark Allen Berube, Michael Braunfeld, Meghan Cary, Andrea Cetlin, Greg Cornell and the Cornell Brothers, Curtis & Carla, Generations: Mike & Aleksi Glick, Phil Henry, Jay Hitt, Karen Hudson, Josh Joffen, Stuart Kabak, Kalinec & Kj, Cecilia Kirtland, Scott Krokoff, Mara Levine, The Levins, Kirsten Maxwell, Lois Morton, Mark Newman & Naomi Margolin, James O’Malley, Elaine Romanelli, Shawn Taylor, Robinson Treacher and Bob Westcott. Click on "more info and tickets" for a complete schedule of afternoon performers.

    The 50th Annual Huntington Summer Arts Festival is produced by the Town of Huntington, presented by the Huntington Arts Council, and sponsored in part by the New York State Council for the Arts, the County of Suffolk and Canon U.S.A.
  • Sun, August 23rd, 2015, 12:00pm
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    On Sunday, August 23rd the Borderline Folk Music Club will again be sponsoring the annual Borderline Picnic which this year will be a tribute to Tom Paxton at our new venue, Germonds Park, 185 Germonds Road, West Nyack 10994. This event, which will run from 12:00 noon to 6:00 PM is FREE and open to the entire community. The main stage performers are: Lew Abramson, Barry and Brooks, Lydia Adams Davis, James Durst, Robert and Susan Gelb, John Guth, Josh Joffen,Terry Kitchen, Larry Kolker, Mara Levine, Dennis McDonough, Kerri Powers,Anne Price(with Rita Deutsch), Maggie Seligman, Steve Suffet, John Whoever, Bob Wright (With Bill Doerge and Bob Conroy). Our Emcees for the day are Bill Hahn(WFDU FM) Michael Kornfeld (Acousticmusicscene.com) and Joe Pszonek(WMSC) We will also have a separate jam area for those wanting to jam and sing led by Bob Wright. Co sponsoring this year's festival are the Town of Clarkstown, Folk Music Society of NY (aka Pinewoods), AcousticMusicScene.com, the Folk Music Society of Huntington. and Tribes Hill. FREE admission; Bring your own food, drink, and lawn chairs. Those who don't can purchase it from the park concessionaire. Alcohol and pets are not permitted on premises.
  • Sat, November 7th, 2015, 7:30pm
    at The Congregational Church of Huntington
    Check back later for details
Click here for a complete list of all upcoming events.