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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
9/17 – Hard Luck Café – “Young Folk” – Annika & Kirsten Maxwell
9/20 – Folk Jam at South Huntington Library
10/3 – First Saturday Concert – Irish Mythen
10/11 – Folk Jam at South Huntington Library
10/15 – Hard Luck Café – Caroline Cotter & Jay Hitt
11/7 – First Saturday Concert – Bumper Jacksons
11/8 – Folk Jam at South Huntington Library
11/19 – Hard Luck Café – “O’ Canada!” – Manitoba Hal & Shawna Caspi
12/13 – Folk Jam at South Huntington Library
1/2/16 – First Saturday Concert – Bob Westcott’s Holiday Revue
1/21/16 – Hard Luck Café – Scott Krokoff & Robinson Treacher
3/5/16 – First Saturday Concert – Phil Ochs Tribute
4/2/16 – First Saturday Concert – Steve Gillette & Cindy Mangsen plus Jack Williams
4/21/16 – Hard Luck Café – The Kennedys
5/19/16 – Hard Luck Café – Kipyn Martin & Allison Shapira “Joan and Joni Tribute”

Upcoming Events

  • 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.
  • Thu, September 17th, 2015, 7:30pm
    at Cinema Arts Centre - Sky Room
    Check back later for details
  • Sun, September 20th, 2015, 1:00pm
    at South Huntington Public Library
    The Folk Music Society of Huntington’s monthly Folk Jam/Song Circle/Sing-Along affords musicians and singers of all experience levels an opportunity to play, sing and hone their performance skills. Extending from 1-4 p.m. one Sunday a month at the South Huntington Public Library (145 Pidgeon Hill Road, Huntington Station), the Folk Jams are completely acoustic, unplugged events attended primarily by amateur musicians and those who love to sing, although visitors who just want to listen are also welcome. Song selections range across the broad folk milieu, but are often taken from the "Rise Up Singing" songbook. Admission is free and open to the public. Participants are asked to bring their voices, acoustic instruments, and a snack/non-alcoholic beverage to share.
  • Sat, October 3rd, 2015, 7:30pm
    at The Congregational Church of Huntington
    Check Back later For Details
  • Sun, October 11th, 2015, 1:00pm
    at South Huntington Public Library
    The Folk Music Society of Huntington’s monthly Folk Jam/Song Circle/Sing-Along affords musicians and singers of all experience levels an opportunity to play, sing and hone their performance skills. Extending from 1-4 p.m. one Sunday a month at the South Huntington Public Library (145 Pidgeon Hill Road, Huntington Station), the Folk Jams are completely acoustic, unplugged events attended primarily by amateur musicians and those who love to sing, although visitors who just want to listen are also welcome. Song selections range across the broad folk milieu, but are often taken from the "Rise Up Singing" songbook. Admission is free and open to the public. Participants are asked to bring their voices, acoustic instruments, and a snack/non-alcoholic beverage to share.
Click here for a complete list of all upcoming events.