Columbus Folk Music Society
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For Americana/Folk Concert Series bookings:
Americana / Folk
Saturday, Jan 27
2023-24 Series Line-up
NOTE: UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED BELOW Americana/Folk Concert Series concerts occur at the Mennonite Church space located at: 35 Oakland Park Ave, Columbus, OH.
For all Mennonite Church concerts, the schedule is: 6PM Open Jam / 7PM Open Mic / 7:45PM Community Sing / 8PM FEATURED PERFORMER.
Door donation is $15 general public; $10 CFMS members & students; and under 12 free. To sign up for the OPEN MIC, contact Bill Cohen (email or call 614-263-3851).
Concert Series concerts occurring at other venues are noted in CAPS in the line-up below and may have a slightly different schedule.
Sat, Sept 30, 7PM – Shawna Caspi
Singer-Songwriter / Toronto, ON, CAN
Fri, Oct 20, 5:30PM – Alum Creek Band
Bluegrass / Columbus, OH
LOCATION OF SHOW: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FOR ALL PEOPLES, 946 Parsons Ave, Cols, OH / 5:30PM Food / 6PM Show
Sat, Oct 28, 7PM – Roberta Lea
Singer-Songwriter / Norfolk, VA
Sat, Nov 18, 7PM – Fialla
Traditional Irish / Columbus, OH
Sat, Jan 20, 2:00PM – Showman & Coole
NOTE New Time and Location:
Folk&Old-time / Toronto, ON, CAN
LOCATION and TIME OF SHOW: REEB AVE CENTER, 280 Reeb Ave, Cols, OH / 3PM Concert / 2:30PM Open Mic / 2PM Refreshments
Sat, Jan 27, 7PM – The Wildwoods
Folk/Americana / Lincoln, NE
Sat, Feb 24, 7PM – Shannon Clark & the Sugar Midwest Americana Soul / Greenville, OH
Sat, Mar 23, 7PM – Andy Baker
Singer-Songwriter / Gobles, MI
Sat, Apr 27, 7PM – Stillhouse Junkies
Genre-bending American Roots / Durango, CO
41 Depot St, Powell, OH. ALSO a FESTIVAL LAUNCH SHOW !
The Columbus Folk Music Society gratefully acknowledges support from the Greater Columbus Arts Council www.gcac.org for its Americana/Folk Concert Series.
Additional 2023-24 fundraisers may be added: WATCH THIS SPACE!
These fundraisers benefit the Columbus Folk Music Society’s annual Central Ohio Folk Festival held the first weekend in May. The festival attracts around 11,000 folks over the two-day weekend.
Sun, Sept 17, 2023 1:00 - 3:30PM
John Prine Tribute Concert
A celebration of ALL things John Prine.
The tribute band, the Dirty Windows, (named after one of Prine’s phrase turning lyrics) features Mike Hale, Ed Tatum, Brian Szuch and Renilda Marshall who will be serving up some fine John Prine!
Food truck and drinks available. Suggested donation: $15 (we'll pass the hat). A benefit for our 2024 Central Ohio Folk Festival.
VENUE: Nocterra Brewing Co.
41 Depot St, Powell, OH 43065
Sun, Dec 10, 2023
Folk-Style HOLIDAY SHOW with FOG (Friends of Greenbush)
A fun-filled holiday show.
The FOG band consists of Charlie Flowers, Renilda Marshall, Teresa Schleifer, Mike Hale and Bill Cohen, accomplished Columbus-based musicians, who will be delivering an engaging variety of tunes pertinent to the season!
Food and drinks available. Suggested donation at the door: $15. A benefit for our 2024 Central Ohio Folk Festival.
VENUE: El Vaquero’s Restaurant (banquet room), 3230 Olentangy River Rd, Cols, OH 43202
Fri, Feb 2, 2024
Pre-Valentine Concert with Bill Cohen & Friends
A fun-filled celebration of the theme of love and ALWAYS a few delightful surprises.
Suggested donation at door: $15. A benefit for our 2024 Central Ohio Folk Festival.
VENUE: Columbus Mennonite Church
35 Oakland Park Ave, Cols 43214