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Doug Adamz and Stevie Coyle

at Mia Cuppa Cafe Sunday Nov 22 2015 6:00 PM
Two Bay Area Fingerstyle Guitarists in concert
Doug Adamz is a dazzling guitar player, a soulful singer, and an outrageous harmonica player. Add the insightful poetry of his lyrics and his terrific sense of humor, Doug puts on a show you’ll never forget. Some of his songs are engaging stories, some are reflective and philosophical, sometimes he just gets down with the blues.
Stevie Coyle (late of the whiz-bang string band The Waybacks) is one lucky bum. His dad ran a radio station in southern California and brought home all the promo LPs that didn't fit the Spanish-language format. The Ventures' Guitar Freakout, The 50 Guitars of Tommy Garrett and Alvin And The Chipmunks Play The Beatles' Hits all came home on a single fateful day.

620 E Olive Ave Fresno Ca
$10 ADV/FFS $12 door Advance tickets at National
Hardware, Patrick's Music and
And by phone at 559-307-3610

John McCutcheon
at Unitarian Universalist Church of Fresno Friday Jan. 15 2016

His thirty-six albums have earned 6 Grammy nominations. His song Christmas in the Trenches was recently named one of the 100 Essential Folk Songs. John McCutcheon has an eclectic catalog of ballads, historical songs, children’s songs, love songs, topical satire, fiddle and hammer dulcimer instrumentals, and even symphonic works. 7:30 PM Doors open at 7PM $22 ADV/FFS $27 Door Advance tickets at National Hardware, Patrick's Music and 2672 E. Alluvial Ave. (between Willow and Chestnut) All Ages Kids under 12 free 559-307-3610


Steve Ono Concert mgr 559-307-3610
2013 Fresno Folklore Society, a 501(c)3 Non profit Community Organization

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FFS Venues
The Wolk Folk Garden 6661 N Forkner Fresno, CA
Frank's Place at the Warnor's Theatre 1432 Fulton Street Fresno 559-264-2848
Unitarian Universalist Church of Fresno 2672 E Alluvial Ave Clovis
Arte Americas 1630 Van Ness Fresno
The Severance Building 1401 N. Wishon Ave. Fresno, CA 93728

Fresno Folklore Records.
All of our performances are being recorded and are available to our members. We have Audio recording and CD/DVD production capabilities available to our members and associates. We can assist with copyright and performance rights registration and filings. We provide on line distribution through CDBaby, ITunes and Amazon. We can provide short run duplication and CD/DVD printing.
Who We Are The Fresno Folklore Society (FFS) is a non-profit corporation founded for the purpose of preserving folk arts, especially traditional music, in California's San Joaquin Valley.

What We Do We sing, we dance, we play music, and some tell stories. Above all we have fun and provide venues for the community to hear and enjoy "alternative" music. The goal of FFS is to promote music and dance of many cultures.
Membership is open to the community: $20 per year, individual; $30 family. Benefits: a monthly newsletter, a calendar of upcoming events and a discount for most concerts. We do encourage families. The Folklore society is a family affair. Children are welcome to all events--well, almost all.
Membership Info: Patty Bennett (559) 225-9511 Or Sign up online at
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2011 Fresno Folklore Society, a 501(c)3 Non profit Community Organization

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Archive of American Folk Song Wikipedia Folk MusicWikipedia Sound/listFolk Ally RadioLibrary of Congress Folk ArchiveLibrary of Congress | American Memory collectionMetamath Music Page, Mathematical proofs set to music.Musopen Community driven music repository of public domain music.Project Gutenberg recorded musicIrish Traditional Music ArchiveTraditional Ballad Index,
An Annotated Bibliography of the Folk Songs of the English-Speaking World
Folk Song Web Sites for TeachersNPR's America's Folk Music AnthologyFolk Music ArchivesSmithsonian FolkwaysAmerican Folklife Center
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