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Posted By: NY Pinewoods
15-Jan-11 - 07:21 PM
Thread Name: Urban Folk Music of the 1960s
Subject: Urban Folk Music of the 1960s
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North American Urban Folk Music of the 1960s
A Celebration & Tribute
New York City October 22, 2011
Sponsored by the New York Pinewoods Folk Music Club

Folk Music Society of New York, Inc.

Purpose: To examine and celebrate the North American urban folk music community of the 1960s, and to pay tribute to the people who were part of it.

Date: Saturday, October 22, 2011

Elisabeth Irwin High School
40 Charlton Street
New York, NY 10014

Tentative Schedule:
1:00-1:50 PM: The Great Folk Scare: Overview of Folk Music in the 1960s
2:00-2:50 PM: Political Protest Folk Music of the 1960s
3:00-3:50 PM: The Trans-Atlantic Connection: North America and the British Isles
4:00-6:00 PM: Hoot in the Afternoon: the Songs We Sang
6:00-7:30 PM: Dinner break
7:30 - 10:00 PM: Evening concert

This event is nine months away and the organizers are now in the very early stages of planning. More information will be posted as it becomes available.