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Paddy Keenan with Eugene Durkee-Fri Nov 18-7:30pm Bo Diddleys

Paddy Keenan & Eugene Durkee 7:30pm Sun, Nov 18th Bo Diddley’s $16 Paddy Keenan is said to be uncomfortable with the label “King of the Pipers,” so we will only assert that he is a virtuoso on the bellows-driven Uillean pipes, a founding member of the enormously influential Bothy Band, and recipient of the Irish

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Slaid Cleaves-Oct 12 Fri 7:30-Bo Diddleys

Slaid Cleaves    7:30pm   Fri, Oct 12         Bo Diddley’s $16 Slaid Cleaves’ thumbnail autobiography reads: “Grew up in Maine. Lives in Texas. Writes songs. Makes records. Travels around. Tries to be good.” Cleaves began his musical career in Ireland, busking on the streets of Cork, before making Austin his base. Since then he has toured nationally

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Ian McFeron with Alisa Milner-Sept 22 Sat-Bo Diddley’s

Ian McFeron with Alisa Milner   Sat, Sept 22        Bo Diddley’s           7:30 $5 Another coffeehouse concert with Seattle-based singer-songwriter-guitarist Ian McFeron and fiddler/cellist/vocalist Alisa Milner. McFeron’s songbag draws on “blues, folk, pop, gospel, alt-country, and jazz.” Milner comes from the Texas-style fiddling tradition and numbers among her influences Stephane Grappelli, Vassar Clements, and Mark O’Connor. “These

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Bella Ruse-Sept 19-Wed-Bo Diddley 7:30

Bella Ruse    7:30pm Wed, Sept 19      Bo Diddley’s $10 The first concert of our new “coffeehouse series” featuring the Minneapolis duo of singer Kay Gillette and guitarist Joseph Barker. A “combination of airy folk and crunchy pop” played on “a laboratory of instruments–typewriter, suitcase organ, glockenspiel, and kazoos.” “Sometimes,” says Gillette, “we

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Greg Brown- Aug 3rd 2012-Friday- Pioneer Place on Fifth

Greg Brown 7:30 Friday August 3rd at the Pioneer Place on Fifth, St. Cloud MN $35 Greg Brown is the bard of rural Midwestern (especially Iowan) life. In a career that stretches back to the hootenanny 1960’s, he has played every kind of venue from coffee houses to concert halls; written weekly songs-to-order for “A

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Chris Smither-Sept 6th Thursday-Pioneer Place on Five

Chris Smither 7:30 Thursday September 6th at Pioneer Place on Fifth $25 June 19, 2012 marked the release of Hundred Dollar Valentine (Signature Sounds) – and this, Chris Smither Chris Smither’s 12th studio record, is a masterwork.  It sports the unmistakable sound he has made his trademark:  fingerpicked acoustic guitar and evocative sonic textures meshed with spare, brilliant songs,

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Mollie O’Brien and Rich Moore-Sept 16-BoDiddleys

Mollie O’Brien and Rich Moore 7:30 Sunday September 16th at BoDiddley’s $18 Singer Mollie O’Brien and guitarist Rich Moore have impeccable folk-bluegrass and singer-songwriter credentials, but their songbag is a really big one, filled with all kinds of Americana from blues to gospel to jazz to Tin Pan Alley, and with material from writers as

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Past Artist Before 2012

The Folk Society has hosted many great artists over the years here are some photos from the ones that played on this stage before 2012.

 
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