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Here's what's coming up:

F.A.M.E will present "California Dreaming"

The second iteration of this concerwill be at

Elk Run Vineyards, Friday, September 1, 6-9 pm.

 The show will be songs from

the 60s and 70s that came out of the California Music scene. 

More information and press release from first concert 

           

Pictured above: 

Casey Cleveland, Michelle Swan, Katherine Ott, Lois McDuffee, Sam Ott, Richie Ricker

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Charlie Zahm concert

 co-sponsor: Old World Troubadour Productions

September 10, 6-8 PM

Ceresville Mansion

website: http://www.charliezahm.com/

$15 per adult, $5 per child under 10 years, $10 per senior over 65 years, $10 per active military person, $10 FAME members

   

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Scholarship Fund

As part of our mission to nurture acoustic music in and around Frederick County, F.A.M.E. has set up a scholarship fund.  Click here for more information.

 

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The purposes of Frederick Acoustic Music Enterprise are:

(1) To nurture, promote and preserve original and traditional acoustic music of all genres in Frederick and Frederick County through live music, education and community outreach;

(2) To educate aspiring musicians and the general public about all aspects of original and traditional acoustic music of all genres via workshops, open mikes, showcases and concerts;

(3) To reach out to the community via workshops and concerts, especially through schools and youth organizations and the setting up of mentoring opportunities for young and aspiring acoustic musicians.

Our vision is to include ALL forms of acoustic music including (but not limited to) bluegrass, celtic, traditional, singer/songwriter, gospel, a capella, choral, classical, jazz, children's, - in short, anything that does not require amplification!  We are not averse to electric/electronic music - some of our members play that as well!  We feel that acoustic music is often overlooked, short-changed, or down-played in our community.  Therefore, we are focused on acoustic music, recognizing it as part of a larger tapestry of music that energizes our community.