The folk music scene is strong in Columbus, and you have the chance to enjoy it all year long with the Columbus Folk Music Society Music Series and Central Ohio Folk Festival.
Columbus Folk Music Society Concert Series
Saturday January 28: THE MIGHTY TROUBADOURS
Enjoy The Mighty Troubadours and their Americana-style, lively bluegrass songs punctuated by soulful harmonies at the latest monthly concert sponsored by the Columbus Folk Music Society. The show takes place at the Columbus Mennonite Church, 35 Oakland Park Avenue.
Featuring high-energy guitar, fiddle, mandolin, banjo, and bass, The Mighty Troubadours are a vocally-oriented string-band comprised of musicians Joey Gardina, Aaron Snyder, Isaiah Sparling, Kevin Hagans, and Glenn Rinehart.
6:00 pm: Informal folk music jam where you can listen OR participate!
7:00 pm: The coffeehouse will feature an open mic segment for 3 different folkie acts.
7:45 pm: As a warm-up for the main concert, the audience will join in a folk music sing-along that always sparks a warm feeling of community.
8:00 pm: The Mighty Troubadours take the stage
A donation of $15 at the door is suggested, $10 for CFMS members.
For more info, contact Bill Cohen at (614) 263-3851 or BillCohen@columbus.rr.com
Full details will be released closer to the events, or see the website.
Feb 25, 7PM – Honeysuckle (Progressive Folk)
Mar 25, 7PM – Mustard’s Retreat (Folk Singer-songwriter)
April 22, 7PM – Rupert Wates (Folk/Singer-songwriter)
Annual Central Ohio Folk Festival
Folk it up with the Annual Central Ohio Folk Festival at Highbanks Metro Park on May 6-7, 2023.
Enjoy concerts, jam sessions, 30+ music workshops, dance, and kids’ activities including the instrument petting zoo. Bring your acoustic instruments to join jams and song circles.
Details for the 2023 Folk Festival will be announced soon. See website for any updates.
For more information or registration, check out the Folk Festival webpage.
Highbanks Metro Park
9466 Columbus Pike (Rt. 23 N)
Lewis Center, OH 43035
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