Perry Hall United Methodist Church

9515 Belair Road — Baltimore MD 21236 — 410-256-6479 — Map


Folk Music Night

Our monthly "open mike" folk music night is held Saturdays from 7:00-10:00PM. Admission is FREE, but donations are welcome. The schedule for June through October 2014 is:

  • June 14 *
  • July 12 **
  • August 9 ***
  • Sept. 6 ****
  • Oct. 4 *****

* Our featured performer for June 14th will be Rick Hill.
** Our featured performer for July 12th will be Bob Sima.
*** Our featured performers for August 9th will be Chatham Street.
**** Our featured performers for September 6th will be the Music Pilgrim Trio.
***** Our featured performer for October 4th will be Steve Warner.

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People Who Have Performed at the Folk Music Night

*Terry Gourley was accompanied by Tobias Hurwitz.
**Jan Seiden was accompanied by Wes Crawford.

So, what will you hear at our Folk Music Night? You'll hear local talent performing traditional folk songs, as well as songs written by such singer/songwriters as Bob Dylan, Pete Seeger, Woody Guthrie, Gordon Lightfoot, Jackson Browne, Tom Paxton, Harry Chapin, Paul Simon, James Taylor, John Denver, John Prine, Joni Mitchell, and Laura Nyro. You'll probably argue that some of what you hear isn't really folk music, and you'll be right! (For example, songs from the Beatles and the Everly Brothers.) You'll also hear original compositions performed by the up-and-coming local artists who have written them. You'll hear music performed on guitar, piano, bass guitar, mandolin, banjo, fiddle, mountain (lap) dulcimer, flute, harmonica, ukulele, autoharp, recorder, trumpet, tambourine, maracas, harp, tibetan singing bowls, and maybe even a "harp guitar". You might even hear yourself singing along. So, try us out. You'll be glad you did!

For further information, email Neil Zimmerman or call 410-529-7176.

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