Fresno Folklore Society
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Promoting the Excellence and Diversity
of Local Folk Arts!
Who are we?
- We were founded by folk musicians.
- We promote live events.
- We support our local event venues.
- We archive recordings and videos of live performances.
- We support local folk artisans and art shows.
- We support local groups in the greater community of folk arts.
For the Love of Traditional Arts and Dance!
then I met these people that would get me playing music again. People like
Big John and Lorraine Halcomb, Pete Everwine, Frank Hicks, Ron Hughey, and
Will Spires. And they liked that old-time stuff."
“We wanted a lot more cultural events than just music. All
around life, you know, all the way through. Since people stayed longer, we
wanted other things happening because some of them weren’t musicians. I tried
to include as many kinds of art as we could.” — Virgil Byxbe, Sweet’s Mill
Something for everyone...
Fresno Folklore Society is a resource for
everyone who either makes folk art or loves to experience it!