Travis Edmonson (September 23, 1932 - May 9, 2009) *
Kathleen Zundell (January 1, 1948 - May 11, 2009)
Jerry Holland (February 23, 1955-July 16, 2009) *
Mike Seeger (August 15, 1933- August 7, 2009)
Steve Mann (May 2, 1943-September 9, 2009)
Sam Hinton (March 31, 1917-September 10, 2009)
Mary Allin Travers (November 9, 1936 - September 16, 2009)
Fred Starner (August 6, 1937 - October 25, 2009)
Bess Lomax Hawes (January 21, 1921 - November 27, 2009)
William "Liam" Clancy (September 2, 1935 – December 4, 2009)
* Note: Newly added obituary



Despite the recession, there were a lot
of great concerts and fun events in 2009.


These folk venues still have an amazing lineup of performers:

Acoustic Music San Diego

Blueridge Pickin' Parlor

Bodie House Concerts

Boulevard Music

Caltech Folk Music Society

Claremont Folk Music Center

Coffee Gallery Backstage

CTMS Center for Folk Music

Fret House

Hallenbeck's General Store

Kulak's Woodshed

Living Tradition Concerts

McCabe's Guitar Shop

Noble House House Concerts

Old Time Music (San Diego)

Russ and Julie's House Concerts

San Diego Folk Heritage


Other venues that have a lot of shows of interest to our readers:

Anthology (San Diego)

Belly Up Tavern

Caltech Performing Arts

Cerritos Performing Arts Center

Coach House

Skirball Cultural Center

UCLALive (Royce Hall)


Other events that were of note are:

Culver City Summer Series

L.A. Acoustic Festival

CTMS Taste of Encino

Levitt Pavilion (Pasadena and MacArthur Park)

Old Time Social

Santa Barbara Old Time Fiddlers Convention

Santa Monica Pier Twilight Dance Series

Skirball Cultural Center Summer Series

Topanga Banjo Fiddle Contest



We at FolkWorks wish you happy holidays and a healthy new year.


You will find that 2010 is starting off with a bang.

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