The Golden Link Folk Singing Society

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Schedule-image.pngOur 2017-18 Concert Series is just beginning! Our concert chair and the Golden Link board has been working behind the scenes to bring you an incredible new concert series this year.  From old favorites like John McCutcheon and Richie & Rosie, to new groups to the Golden Link audience like RUNA and Ladin & Terry, to folk legends like Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul and Mary, this year's season has more to offer than ever before!  There's something for everyone.  Some of the concerts are listed below and on our Concert Page, and tickets are available for sale now.  To see the full line up, check out our Blog Post covering the full season.

BanjoPicker_Old_Timey_400.jpgSeptember 19 - Banjo Styles Workshop! Don't miss this "how to" follow up to the Banjo Workshop from the Turtle Hill Folk Festival.  Registration is online only.  Click Here for details.

CanalStreetStringBand_600.jpgOctober 21 - The Canal Street String Band presents Folk and Blues Roots of the Grateful Dead. Join us as this unique event kicks off our concert season and discover the stories behind some of the Grateful Dead's iconic music.  Even if you're not a Deadhead, you'll love the Canal Street String Band's renditions of their songs using a wide variety of instruments, both traditional and unusual.  Don't miss it!  Tickets and details are Here.

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Want to host a sing-around? It's fun and easy! - We're always looking for people who'd like to host a sing-around in the weeks and months to come.  You can host one of our standard nights such as "Open Sing" or "Sing-a-long and Chorus songs", or you can host a theme night and you get to choose the theme! For more information on what you need to do and what dates are available, contact our membership coordinator Here.

Potpourri_and_Jam_400.jpgOctober 31st - The 2017 Potpourri Jam has been scheduled! - YOU have a chance to perform!  Those who sign up will be placed with others to form a group, given time to practice some songs, and then perform at this fun event.  To learn more about it, or to apply, visit our Potpourri Jam PageApplication forms will also be available at the Turtle Hill Folk Festival. Names will be drawn and groups formed on September 21st.

Yarrow-PR-shot_web-light.jpgTickets are on sale now for a special Golden Link concert by Peter Yarrow – of Peter, Paul and Mary – on Saturday, November 4 at 7:30 pm at Hochstein School of Music & Dance. In concert, he weaves a narrative of his life in music and politics, punctuated with renditions of the iconic songs we all know and love, such as "Puff, the Magic Dragon" and "Day is Done." Click here to purchase your tickets now. Golden Link members - log into your account on the website and click on the member link near the bottom of the concert page for member pricing.

gllogo2gold.jpgNew, Easy Way to Support Golden Link! - If you're renewing your membership, or becoming a new member, we have a new way to show you care about folk music.  You can now become a member at the Folk Friend or Gold Patron level to support Golden Link's efforts to promote folk music.  Read more about it here on our Blog Post, or go to our Membership Page to take advantage of these new levels!



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If you haven't already, enter your email at right (bottom on mobile) and click the Join button to join our site, follow our activities, donate, volunteer, and set preferences to receive notifications of upcoming events.

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You can use the Become a Member button at right (bottom on mobile) to become a paid member and gain the benefits of reduced prices for events such as concerts and the Turtle Hill Folk Festival, receive our monthly newsletter, access to our media library, and more! For more details, visit our Member Benefits Comparison Page.

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  • commented 2016-08-11 13:34:39 -0400
    Myles – Participation in the Members Showcase concert is a benefit of membership. To sign up for a member showcase, you or one person in your group must be a paid Golden Link member.
  • commented 2016-08-01 12:09:54 -0400 · Flag
    Barb – to see or change your newsletter and email options, select Member Subscriptions under the Members menu (you have to be logged into the site). But you are currently setup to get the paper newsletter.
  • commented 2016-08-01 11:39:28 -0400
    I love the website. Looks great! However, please continue to (snail) mail a hard copy newsletter to me. Some habits die hard… like reading beloved newsletters that stack up on my kitchen counter. Thanks
  • commented 2016-06-02 00:14:35 -0400
    Mitzie, I’ll get in touch with you tomorrow to help you with downloading the newsletter.
  • commented 2016-06-01 22:36:37 -0400
    Wow!!!
    Color paged Newsletter!
    Awesome!
    Larger font also!!!
    Thanx gang!!!
  • commented 2016-06-01 15:04:15 -0400
    I can’t seem to see the calendar or to figure out how to download the newsletter. However….I think that the website is definitely the way to go…. Mitzie Collins
  • commented 2015-09-13 01:04:11 -0400 · Flag
    Linguini – it isn’t necessary to have an account to use the website, view events, the community calendar, etc. You only need an account if you want to receive email notifications from us regarding upcoming events, or to purchase tickets for them. If you want to view the Members section, then you do have to purchase a membership, and you would need an account on the website for that.
  • commented 2015-09-12 10:38:00 -0400
    why is it necwssary to have an account to view details of your group? i’m giving it a try butt with the risks of spam etc it leaves a bad feeling. it’s un folky
  • commented 2015-08-14 10:23:36 -0400
    The new website is a terrific improvement. Keep up the great work!