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 Dedicated to promoting the ongoing enjoyment and preservation
 of traditional and contemporary folk music, dance, crafts and lore in the North and South Carolinas Piedmont area.

Orpheus Supertones

Orpheus Supertones
Special Charlotte Appearance of the
Orpheus Supertones!

Friday, September 19th, 7:30 PM
at the Levine Museum of the New South!

If you want to buy tickets online right now,
follow this link!

A Rare Charlotte Performance by the World Famous Orpheus Supertones! Foot Stomping Music & A Contagious Good Time with Pete Peterson, Kellie Allen, Hiliary Dirlam, Clare Milliner and Walt Koken. Six-time prize winners in the prestigious traditional string band competition at the Appalachian String Band Festival at Clifftop WV, and prize winners galore at countless music contests, the Orpheus Supertones have set the new standard in the Old Time Appalachian Music tradition!

This concert will take place in the Harris Hall at the Levine Museum of the New South, 200 E 7th St Charlotte, NC. Come early to browse the Museum's exhibits, and the Museum offers complimentary parking validation after 5pm in the Seventh Street Parking Deck!

For more information about these new legends of Old Time music and how you can order tickets online, check out the Full Story Page! Be sure to guarantee your seats today!

Become a New Member or Renew your Membership for the Rest of this Year at Half Price! Join now and be a member through the end of 2014

Each year we offer "Christmas in July" [and August] by offering 1/2 price memberships for the rest of the current year. Follow this link to the CFS Membership Offer page to take advantage of this great bargain!

CFS Music CD:  Celebration: 25 Years of The Charlotte Folk Society.
CD 'Celebration:  25 Years of The Charlotte Folk Society'

In 2007, as part of the Folk Society's 25th anniversary year, we produced a wonderful compact disc. 21 songs have been compiled on a single CD that represents some of the more memorable performers over our 25 year history. You'll love it! It is available for $10 at Folk Society events, or you can order it at the following link. Listen to samples; Buy the CD!

DVD Cover for Pebble in a Pond
Pebble in a Pond DVD: The Story Of the Charlotte Folk Society

Pebble in a Pond is a documentary about the Charlotte Folk Society. This program debuted on WTVI on November 22, 2010 and has aired many times since.

Marilyn Meacham Price truly tossed a "pebble in a pond" when she founded the Charlotte Folk (Music) Society in 1982, and the ripples continue ever outward. Supported and nurtured by a succession of volunteers, the organization has not only achieved its mission, but also created a very special community in the process.

Order your copy and learn more about the Pebble in the Pond DVD today!



The Violin Shoppe

The Violin Shoppe

2112 East 7th Street
(between Caswell & Laurel)
Charlotte, NC 28204

10 AM - 6 PM
Saturdays 10 AM - 4 PM

Back in stock. All mahogany soprano & concert ukes. Great summer fun!

Big selection of fiddles from all over the world - German, Czech, Bulgarian, Russian

New!! The Art of The Violin Shoppe

A fine art gallery in our main hall exhibiting the work of local and nationally known artists!

Bluegrass & Old-Time Instruction by Glen Alexander and Jon Singleton.

Folk Society members receive a 10% discount.

Ongoing Events!

Mint Hill Old Time Jam


Meets Saturdays at the Carl J. McEwen Historic Village in Mint Hill. Get all the details by checking out the Mint Hill Jam web page!

Queen City Bluegrass Jam


Meets bi-weekly at the Asbury Care Center on Shamrock Drive. Learn details by joining the Queen City Bluegrass Jam's Meetup Group!

VOLUNTEER NOW: NEED COMMUNITY SERVICE HOURS? Attention students! If your school requires you to work community service hours, the Charlotte Folk Society has lots of volunteer opportunities!

Mountain Dulcimer
The Charlotte Appalachian Dulcimer Club meets on the second Friday of each month.

JOY IN SONG: COMMUNITY SINGERS WANT YOUR VOICE . This is an open invitation to anyone who is interested in singing with the
Community Singers!

DO YOU CLOG . . . and want to participate on a team? Call Adele Greenfield
at 704-588-2855.