Fall Getaway

Celebrating the Tradition for
over 50 Years (since 1959)

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The Folk Song Society of Greater Boston is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization of people interested in folk music: its traditional origins and sources and its current expressions. We are dedicated to providing opportunities for everyone to make, enjoy, and support this music. Membership in the Folk Song Society offers you reduced admission to FSSGB concerts, attendance at singing parties and special events, a free subscription to the Folk Letter, and regular announcements of FSSGB events.

Our roughly 300 members include open and overlapping communities of singers, pickers, scholars, and friends gathering in many forms. We sponsor
  • Monthly concerts
  • Group singing events:
    monthly sings, midweek sings and trad swaps
  • Periodic workshops
  • A yearly weekend gathering in the fall
  • An extensive library of folk music

Folk letter

Sent monthly to FSSGB members, the newsletter features
  • Details of monthly and weekly singing parties
  • Concert announcements
  • Additional FSSGB activities
  • A calendar of folk music events in the area
  • Articles by FSSGB members exploring folklore and other subjects of interest to the folk community

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A FSSGB midweek sing was recently featured in an episode of Acton Music Project, a TV series on the Acton Massachusetts educational access channel! Click here to view it.