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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

7/30/16 – Huntington Folk Festival – Noon – Multiple Unplugged Performances
7/30/16 – Huntington Folk Festival – Evening – Slaid Cleaves (Kirsten Maxwell opens)
10/1/16 – First Saturday Concert – No Fuss & Feathers
10/20/16 – Hard Luck Café – The Folk Goddesses + TBD
11/5/16 – First Saturday Concert – TBD
11/17/16 – Hard Luck Café – Kalinec and KJ
12/3/16 – First Saturday Concert – John Gorka & Michael Johnson
1/7/17 – First Saturday Concert – TBD
2/2/17 – First Saturday Concert – Cliff Eberhardt & Louise Mosrie
3/4/17 – First Saturday Concert – Joe Crookston
4/1/17 – First Saturday Concert – TBD
5/6/17 – First Saturday Concert – Cassie and Maggie MacDonald
6/3/17 – First Saturday Concert – TBD

Upcoming Events

  • Sat, July 30th, 2016, 12:00pm
    at Heckscher Park
       Slaid Cleaves will headline the 11th Annual Huntington Folk Festival on Saturday, July 30 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 51st Annual Huntington Summer Arts Festival. Kirsten Maxwell will open for Slaid Cleaves. Prior to the evening concert, AcousticMusicScene.com and The Folk Music Society of Huntington will host unplugged showcases and song swaps featuring more than three-dozen artists near canopy tents from noon until 6 p.m. Artists slated to perform during the afternoon include Jeremy Aaron, Acoustic Apple, Blair Bodine, Addie Brownlee, Rob Carlson & Benefit Street, Greg Cornell and the Cornell Brothers, Dan and Faith, Bryan Gallo, He-Bird, She-Bird, Josh Joffen, Susan Kane, Judy Kass, Colleen Kattau, Rorie Kelly, Terry Kitchen, Ray Lambiase, Rich Lanahan, Eric Lee, Mara Levine, Dennis McDoNoUgh!, Lois Morton, My Dad's Truck, James O'Malley, Steven Pelland, Pluck & Rail, Hank Stone, Aly Tadros, Jessy Tomsko, Carla Ulbrich, Letitia VanSant, and more to be announced.
  • Sun, September 18th, 2016, 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" and "Rise Again" songbooks. 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 1st, 2016, 7:30pm
    at The Congregational Church of Huntington
    Check back later for details
  • Sun, October 9th, 2016, 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" and "Rise Again" songbooks. 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.
  • Thu, October 20th, 2016, 7:30pm
    at Cinema Arts Centre - Sky Room
    Check back later for details
Click here for a complete list of all upcoming events.