2017 Newsletters

Our newsletters are filled with great information about things that are important to musicians and listeners.  We have articles about local performers, stories behind the songs, history of folk music and gear that performers might use.

Click on the links below to see previous newsletters. To receive the most recent newsletter you will need to join F.A.M.E.

January - F.A.M.E. Holiday Show at FSK Mall - Christmas Show at Frederick Coffee Co. - Effects of humidity on people and musical instruments - Folklore history: Richie Havens

February - Comparison of Taylor vs Martin guitars. - Meet song circle fan Dorothea Mordan - Folklore history: singer/songwriter Tom Paxton 

March - Five year anniversary of Traditional Folk Song Circle - Folklore history: The Dubliners - Review of guitar picks - F.A.M.E. lecture series

April - Lecture series begins with “Music Between the Wars: the Revolution to the Civil War" -  reviews of guitar picks - Featured Artist — Tony Denikos 

 May - Outreach touches elementary school - Featured Artist Teporah Bilezikian - Habitat ReStore Grand Opening

June - Spotlight on member Joe Ginorio - Acoustic music on the radio - Monday Songwriters’ Showcase 10th anniversary

July - 60's & 70s California Music scene - "Recycling" guitar strings - Thalia guitar picks - spotlight on Frank Davis

August- California Dreamin' Concert - the real Casey Jones  - Oasis Guitar Sleeve

September- Hygrometers and Relative Humidity - Dueling Banjos music trivia -  Frederick County Public Schools’Arts Integration Workshop

October - 2017 Annual Picnic Pics - Song Circle at Homewood - Open Mics: Photos and Details

November - Spotlight on Dan Webb - folklorist: Janis Ian - October 13th Sky Stage open mic pics