2017 Midland Folk Music Festival information!!!!

Thursday, August 24 - Sunday, August 27, 2017

Location: Midland County Fairgrounds (6905 Eastman Rd., Midland, MI)

Admission: $5/member, $10/nonmember (memberships available at the door)

Camping Available: $20/night (includes electricity) - Campsites will NOT be available until Monday, August 21st!!!!  If you show up on Sunday, August 20th, you will be turned away, so please stop creating bad P.R. for FMSM and please just come on Monday.  Thank you for your understanding.

Thursday evening sing-along  7p.m.
60's chick songs in the Fair Center

Friday & Saturday Workshops
An assortment of folk music instrument and related workshops, including Children's Workshops

Friday 7 p.m.
Free Traditional Contra Dance
Dancers of all levels & spectators welcome & Mt. Haley Jamboree (Aug. Only)
Musicians of all levels welcome

Saturday 7 p.m.
Stage Show featuring Regional Bands

Sunday 9;30-11:30 a.m.
Gospel Open Stage

Jamming Opportunities Day and Night & Open Stage Opportunities

Safe, clean, family-friendly environment

Full Admission: $5/member, $10 non-member
(Memberships available at the door)
Please do not arrive before Aug. 21

Note:  Here are the 2016 schedules, so don't go planning the 2017 festival by them!   They should give you a good idea of what to expect, and the updated schedules will be posted as soon as they become available...  :-)


Don't miss any of the fun! Download the 2016 Festival information in PDF format:

2016 Workshops Schedule - including a map of new workshop locations

Folk Music Society of Midland elects new officers

June 14, 2017:  

The Folk Music Society of Midland recently held their annual business meeting, and has elected new officers for the 2017-2018 term. Officers for the upcoming year are:

President: Louis Dupuis
Vice-President: JoAnn Satkowiak
Treasurer: Bell Atwater
Secretary: Julia Dryzga

Other board members elected are Cliff Atwater, Ray Brown, Pat Darby, Jerry Hickman, Cilla Jones, and Ken Lukowski.  Please support the group's leadership team, and ask what you can do to help keep FMSM thriving and growing!

FMSM Annual Picnic and Business Meeting

All FMSM members are invited to attend the annual picnic and meeting on Wednesday, June 14th at Beaver Zion Lutheran School, 1557 W. Seidlers Rd. in Auburn, beginning at 6pm.  This is a potluck dinner, and attendees are encouraged to bring a potluck dish to share.  Seidlers Rd. is Monroe Rd. in Midland County, and Beaver Zion is three miles north of Wheeler Road and just west of 11 Mile Road.

Dinner will be followed by a brief business meeting and the election of officers, and then a time for music afterward, so bring your musical instrument of choice and a song or two to share!


Here are a few pictures for your enjoyment!

WASSUP3 is fast approaching!

What is up?  WASS is UP!  On Friday and Saturday, March 10th and 11th of 2017, SUGAR is presenting its third annual ukulele festival, which is free and open to all!

Here's a flyer that gives an outline of what is happening, and if you desire more details, contact Johnny Hunt at johnnyhunt57@yahoo.com...  Plan to be there!



will be playing

at Chippewa Nature Center

on Saturday, February 18, 2017

This date is a change from the normal last Friday of the month!