F.A.M.E Starts Monthly Traditional Folk Song Circle at Dublin Roasters, February 2012
The Frederick Acoustic Music Enterprise (F.A.M.E.), in partnership with Dublin Roasters, announces its monthly Traditional Folk Song Circle
Saturday, February 11th 2-4 pm,
1780 N. Market St., Frederick, MD, (240) 575-9929
The public is welcome to sing, play, share, learn, or just listen.
The F.A.M.E.-led song circle uses the Rise Up Singing songbook or individual lead sheets for participants to accompany accapella or on acoustics instruments. A leader will manage the event and provide a historic song context and opportunity for participants share their personal experience with Tradition Folk music.
The popular Rise Up Singing song book, which has 1200 songs to choose from, is F.A.M.E.'s point of departure focusing on Stephen Foster, Huddie Ledbetter, Weavers, Kingston Trio standards to start.
As regional Folk personality and Washington Area Music Association Wammie winner Mary Cliff says, "Traditional Folk music...and things you can see from there" is the SC's focus.