| Carl Brainerd
Vice President :
| Gayle Fallon
| Debra Baltzell
Cotton Patch Rag Editor:
|Concert Producer:||Paul Cooper, ph: 713-204-1207|
song circles are normally held on the first
Monday of each month at 7:30 PM. These
are located at the Jewish Community Center in Room 119, which is
on the lower level of the building.
JCC is located at 5601 South Braeswood Boulevard, Houston, TX
of a "song circle", allowing each attendee an
opportunity for a musical performance, share a song,
tall tale, announcement, or other item which he or
she may wish to share with the group.
Non-performers are just as welcome as performers.
After all, musicians, singers, storytellers, all
need an audience.
|The Cotton Patch Rag|
A monthly newsletter of the Houston Folklore & Folk Music Society, The Cotton Patch Rag includes a calendar of folk music events in and near Houston, reviews of albums and concerts, articles about folklore, music, musicians, and news of the Society's business. The Houston Folklore & Folk Music Society membership price of $20.00 per year includes the subscription and monthly mailing of The Cotton Patch Rag. For $15.00, one can become a member and receive a digital copy of The Cotton Patch Rag as well as emails of our Second Saturday Concert promos and our Pickin' Party details.
|Our EMAIL List|
We have an email distribution list that we use to email information about Second Saturday Concerts and about our monthly pickin' parties. If you are interested, you can email firstname.lastname@example.org and ask to be put on the Folklore list. You will only get 2 emails per month from us and we do NOT share our distribution list.
JULY PICKIN’ PARTY
and Lynn Latch will
pickin’ party Sunday,
in a 5-Sunday month). As usual, the party will run
from 2 to 6 PM.
It will be held at their subdivision’s
The address is 13003 Aste Ln, Houston, TX 77065. It
is on the Northwest side of Houston, actually
Cypress, TX, off of 290 & Eldridge Parkway. John’s
number is 713-907-8771, if anyone has any
questions or needs directions.
Bring your instruments and some food to share. (Guests are always welcome.)
LINKS TO OUR VIDEOS OUT ON
Remembered Some photos taken at Pickin'
Parties attended by Cal Perry. Audio is
that of Cal leading the circle in "I'll Fly
Parties [March - June 2012] This video was
made with frame captures of a video from Feb
2011, and with photos taken from the CPR. The
audio is a recording of Justin's rendition of
"Wonderful World" made on Feb 2011.
Here is a link to a slide show of
photos from various pickin' parties:
Pickin' In The Past
Party Years 2002-2006 This
video was composed of photos taken
over a range of several years. Included among these are photos of individuals we have not seen of late because they have moved on to other locations, other interest, and some that are now deceased.