John Batdorf and James Lee Stanley


Featured at the Folk/Roots Festival

Willy Souly will be leading an African Dance Workshop

and featured in the Evening Concert

Paramount Ranch, home of the Topanga Banjo Fiddle Contest and Folk Festival
destroyed by fire

On November 9, 2018 the #WoolseyFire has destroyed the iconic Western Town at Paramount Ranch, a piece of Hollywood history used to film shows like “Westworld” and “M*A*S*H.” It was the site of the Topanga Banjo Fiddle Contest and Folk Festival since 1990. Click here for a short history of the Festival.

TBFC site after

This is a very rare video of the late Scott Didlake, 1948-1994, pioneer gourd banjo builder and the lost origin of the banjo researcher. He his talking at a Gourd banjo workshop during the Tennessee Banjo Institute event 1992 together with Mike Seeger and Clark Buehling.

Highly recommended

Saturday at Simi Cajun-Blues Festival and Coffee Gallery Backstage

Highly recommended

Molsky's Mountain Drifters

SUNDAY, MAY 13, 2018 - 8:00PM

McCabe’s Guitar Shop
3101 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90405

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Highly recommended

Friday night at the Old Time Social... the Ozark Highballers from Arkansas

FolkWorks thanks all those involved in making the 2018 Festival SUCH A SUCCESS

Festival Thank You