Welcome to the “New” Folk Music Notebook

Ron Olesko onstage at the Hurdy Gurdy 2013

“We propose to devote ourselves to the creation, growth and distribution of something new, yet not so new, since its beginnings have been visible, or rather – audible, for some years now. We call it ‘Peoples Music’ “ Those words were printed on page 2 of the very first issue … → read more

THE KENNEDYS AT THE FAIR LAWN COMMUNITY CENTER

This Saturday night (May 2), the Hurdy Gurdy Folk Music Club will present THE KENNEDYS with special guest VICKIE RUSSELL at the Fair Lawn Community Center. The concert begins at 8:00pm sharp. Tickets for this show are $20 ($17 for Hurdy Gurdy members) and can be purchased online at http://www.hurdygurdyfolk.org/ … → read more

WORK O’ THE WEAVERS AND JOE MCKAY COMING TO THE HURDY GURDY FOLK MUSIC CLUB THIS SATURDAY

On Saturday December 6 at 8:00pm, the Hurdy Gurdy Folk Music Club Concert Series at the Fair Lawn Community Center will present Work O’ The Weavers. Opening the evening will be Joe McKay. Work O’ The Weavers is a quartet that pays tribute to The Weavers – the influential folk … → read more

SUSAN WERNER AND LINDSAY MAC AT THE HURDY GURDY ON OCTOBER 4TH

This Saturday (October 4, 2008) at 8:00pm, the Hurdy Gurdy Folk Music Club Concert Series at the Fair Lawn Community Center will present acclaimed singer-songwriter Susan Werner and special guest Lindsay Mac. Earlier this year, Susan Werner was named Best Contemporary Folk Artist of 2007 at the International Folk Alliance … → read more

HURDY GURDY GALA SEASON OPENER SATURDAY NIGHT

Opening night. Klieg lights, red carpets, fancy designer dresses and tuxedos, papparazi, Paris Hilton, television news crews.Well, please do not expect any of those items at the Fair Lawn Community Center on Saturday night when the Hurdy Gurdy Folk Music Club kicks off our 28th season of acoustic concerts. What … → read more

THE REFUGEES (Deborah Holland, Wendy Waldman, & Cindy Bullens) COMING TO THE HURDY GURDY

Hit the play button for a sneak preview of The Refugees This Saturday June 7 at 8:00pm, the Hurdy Gurdy Folk Music Club Concert Series at the Fair Lawn Community Center will feature The Refugees. The Refugees are a new band that features critically-acclaimed singer-songwriters Cindy Bullens, Deborah Holland, and … → read more

WHAT A NIGHT! HURDY GURDY FOLK MUSIC CLUB NEWS – AND MORE!

< - The Dave Rowe Trio relaxing after an outstanding performance at the Hurdy Gurdy in Fair LawnWhat an evening at the Hurdy Gurdy! Outstanding performances from the Dave Rowe Trio and Caroline Doctorow! Another well-attended concert at our new home in Fair Lawn! Everyone had a great time! What … → read more

Hurdy Gurdy Kicks off 2008 Series

Happy New Year!! TheHurdy Gurdy Folk Music Clubwill kick off their 2008 series of concerts this Saturday January 5th with singer-songwriter Vance Gilbert and special guests the Moonlighters. The 8:00pm concert will be held in the Fair Lawn Community Center located at 10-10 20th Street in Fair Lawn, NJ. Vance … → read more

SATURDAY NIGHT IN FAIR LAWN – “BLUES AT THE CROSROADS” WITH TOBY WALKER & PAT WICTOR

No matter how hard we try, this time of year seems to bring unwanted hustle and bustle in our lives. Leave the stress behind and join us this Saturday night at the Fair Lawn Community Center when the Hurdy Gurdy Folk Music Club presents “Blues at the Crossroads: Saints and … → read more

The Kennedys, Hurdy Gurdy, more photos

Pete and Maura Kennedy will be my special guests on WFDU-FM’s TRADITIONS this Sunday between 3 and 6pm ET. You can listen online at www.wfdu.fm, or if you are in the NYC area set your radio dial to 89.1FM.The Kennedys will bring their “irresistible” (Rolling Stone) hip folk to Irvington … → read more