Bringing the finest traditional music to Richmond, Va

The Richmond Folk Music Society was founded to honor and promote traditional folk music and to support and encourage the artists who perform it. In our hectic, modern world with all its technological innovations and frenzied pace, we believe that it is important to keep a place in our hearts for the old songs, tunes, ballads and instruments that are part of our collective heritage. At our quarterly concerts, co-sponsored and held at Congregation Or-Ami, we provide a comfortable, relaxed atmosphere so that the community might experience superb traditional acoustic music in an intimate setting. We respect all traditions and strive to present a variety of music. We book artists who, in addition to being talented musicians, are well versed, authentic, and true to the style of the traditional music they perform.

Seventh Annual New Year's Eve Celebration and Auction with Heavy Shtetl!

Richmond Folk Music’s host venue will be holding its 7th Annual New Year’s Eve Celebration and Silent Auction featuring music by Heavy Shtetl, Richmond's party klezmer band. Small plates, desserts,and beverages will be available for purchase. Tickets are $18 in advance and $25 at the door. For more information, to view and bid on silent auction items or to purchase advance tickets, go to Sponsored by Congregation Or Ami in cooperation with Richmond Folk Music.

Doors open at 7:00 pm with the band playing until 10:00 pm. Music, friends, and fun. . . and you'll be at home and in your pajamas before midnight (or head to the next party)!

 On-line auction begins December 1. You do not need to be present to have the winning bid!

Thanks to everyone who came out to Richmond Folk Music in 2017!  

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