Columbus Folk Music Society

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CFMS’ Americana/Folk Concert Series supported in part by:  Ken & Judy Pierce Foundation of The Columbus Foundation

columbusfoundation.org

Unless otherwise noted, concerts are held at The Columbus Mennonite Church, 35 Oakland Park Ave, Columbus. Map below.

Standard FolkSide Coffeehouse programs (held at the Mennonite Church) consist of: 

  • Jam Session, 6pm 
  • Open Mic, 7pm     
  • Community Sing 7:45 -8pm
  • Featured Performer, 8pm 

Suggested donation: $15 general public; $10 CFMS members & students; under 12 free

2019-20 CONCERT SERIES

Sat, Sept 28  8pm – Krist/Bizer (Singer-songwriter duo)  FRANKLIN, MI

www.youtube.com/watch?v=ucTEPVxUaW0

FolkSide Coffeehouse 

Sat, Oct 26  8pm –  Parker MacDonell (Singer-songwriter) 

COLUMBUS, OH

parkermacdonell.bandcamp.com

FolkSide Coffeehouse

Sat, Nov 30  8pm – The Wonderhills

(Folk/Americana/bluegrass band)

BLOOMINGTON, IN

wonderhills.bandcamp.com

FolkSide Coffeehouse

Sat, Jan 25  8pm – The Wayfarers

 (Old-time Mountain Music – nostalgic Americana)  ZANESVILLE, OH

thewayfarersband.com

FolkSide Coffeehouse

Sat, Feb 29  8pm – Cari Ray & The

Shaky Legs (Acoustic blues, folk, 

ragtime duo) LIVINGSTON, TX

cariray.com

FolkSide Coffeehouse

Sat, Mar 28  8pm – Dan Weber

(American country-folk) Vancouver, WA

danwebermusic.com

FolkSide Coffeehouse

Sat, April 25  8pm Buffalo Rose 

(Folk/Americana/soul/bluegrass band)

PITTSBURGH, PA

www.buffalorosemusic.com

FolkSide Coffeehouse

2019-20 FESTIVAL FUNDRAISERS

Sun, Oct 6   2-4pm – Starlit Ways (aka Chris & Rose) in Concert Held at Byrne’s Pub, 1248 W Third Ave, Grandview Hts, OH   $10 donation.

Sun, Nov 17  3-5pm – Mike Hale & Friends: A John Prine Show Held at El Vaqueros (banquet room), 3230 Olentangy River Rd, Cols, OH. $15 donation at door.


Sat, Nov 30  8pm –  Baked Goods / Service Auction Held at November FolkSide Coffeehouse, 35 Oakland Park Ave, Cols, OH

Fri, Feb 7  7:30pm –  Valentine’s Concert (Bill Cohen) Held at Columbus Mennonite Church (sanctuary), 35 Oakland Park Ave, Cols, OH. $15 donation at door.

Sunday, March 15 3-5pm  – Avalon Nine Trio / Lone Rover (Rob Maccabee) Duo Held at El Vaqueros (banquet room), 3230 Olentangy River Rd, Cols, OH. $15 donation at door.

Sun, April 19  2-4pm – The Folk Ramblers (Bill Cohen & Carl Yaffey) Held at Byrne’s Pub, 1248 W Third Ave, Grandview Hts, OH   $10 donation.




FUNDRAISING EVENTS

MOST IF NOT ALL FUNDRAISERS BENEFIT THE COLUMBUS FOLK MUSIC SOCIETY’S CENTRAL OHIO FOLK FESTIVAL (COFF). THE FESTIVAL IS A FREE, OPEN TO THE PUBLIC EVENT NOW SERVING OVER 10,500 PEOPLE ANNUALLY.