Columbus Folk Music Society

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APRIL 30 CONCERT IN-PERSON – no pre-registration required.

“Far Away” by Rj Cowdery

The Americana/Folk Concert Series is held at Columbus Mennonite Church, 35 Oakland Park Ave, Columbus, 43214 

For now, there is no preregistration required and no proof of vaccination required. Masks are now optional.  

SCHEDULE:   

6PM  Open Jam 

7PM  Open Mic (pre-signup) 

8PM  Featured Performer    

Contact Bill Cohen to sign up for open mic (email or call 614-263-3851)

Donation: $15 general public; $10 CFMS members & students; under 12 free.

STAY TUNED in the event COVID regulations change and dictate alternative plans.  We will post any changes in the listings below. 

2021-22  CONCERT SEASON LINE-UP


Sat, Sept 25   7PM South for Winter (Folk-blues / Gypsy-soul trio) 

NASHVILLE, TN

southforwintermusic.com

Sat, Oct 30   7PMKeith Larsen

(Singer-songwriter)

COLUMBUS, OH

keithlarsenmusic.com

Sat, Nov 20   7PMJohn Prine Tribute band (Tribute concert)

COLUMBUS, OH

Band – Mike Hale, Brian Szuch, Renilda Marshall and Ed Tatum

Sat, Jan 29   7PM Heather Pierson Acoustic Duo

Folk/Folk-Jazz/Singer-songwriter

CONWAY, NH

heatherpierson.com

Sat, Feb 26   7PMThe American Landscape CANCELLED DUE TO COVID

(Indie-Folk/Singer-songwriter)

SPRINGFIELD, OH

facebook.com/TheAmericanLandscapeBand

Sat, Mar 26   7PM Perennial Rye

(Americana / Bluegrass-newgrass) 

COLUMBUS, OH

perennialrye.com

Sat, April 30  7PM RJ Cowdery   (Folk/Singer-songwriter)

COLUMBUS, OH

rjcowdery.com

The CFMS’ Americana/Folk Concert Series is supported in part by: the Community Arts Fund of The Columbus Foundation with the assistance of the Ingram-White Castle Foundation. columbusfoundation.org

2022 FESTIVAL FUNDRAISERS

Additional 2021-22 season fundraiser concerts may be added; WATCH THIS SPACE!  

Most, if not all, fundraisers benefit the Columbus Folk Music Society’s annual Central Ohio Folk Festival held the first weekend in May.  The festival now attracts over 10,000 folks over the two-day weekend. 


Sun, Oct 10   3-5PM

Avalon Nine Trio 

Performing band consists of Linda Blaine, David Clutter & Brian Szuch. Enjoy songs by their favorite song-writers: Gillian Welch, John Hiatt, Joni Mitchell, Nanci Griffith, John Prine to name just a few! 

facebook.com/AvalonNine/

VENUE: El Vaquero’s Outdoor Patio area

3230 Olentangy River Rd, Cols, OH

Suggested donation $10-$15


Fri, Feb 4  7:30PM

Bill Cohen’s Valentine Concert

A celebration of ALL things Valentine’s Day with Bill Cohen on guitar/piano, Brian Szuch on lead guitar and Ann Fisher on flute. Tunes made famous by John Denver, James Taylor, Sam Cooke & more!  Fun trivia questions and ALWAYS some surprises.


DUE TO INCREASE OF COVID, CONCERT WILL NOW BE LIVE ONLINE:

 www.facebook.com/billcohensings/live 


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