| Carl Brainerd
Vice President :
| Gayle Fallon
| Paul Cooper
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 $15.00 per year includes a digital copy and of The Cotton Patch Rag. In addition to The Cotton Patch Rag there is an email distribution 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 HouFolkMusic@gmail.com 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.
FEBRUARY PICKIN’ PARTY
February Pickin’ Party will
be hosted on Sunday February 26 at the home of
Michael and Cassey Crouch at
4427 Warwick Drive, Sugar Land, 77479. Hosts
will provide the main dish and
drinks. Folks can bring appetizers, sides,
salads, desserts. Pot luck begins at
2PM, song circle at 3PM. 4427 Warwick Drive,
Sugar Land is in the southern part
of First Colony, south of Highway 6 and 2 blocks
south of Commonwealth Ave, in
the Oxford subdivision.
Coming from Houston or from north of the Southwest Freeway (59):
Take the University Blvd exit from the Southwest Freeway. Go south 1.2 miles on University Blvd (it winds left then right). Turn left on Commonwealth Avenue at the traffic light by Sugar Land Memorial Park
right. Go 2.1 miles on Commonwealth
Avenue. Turn right on Warwick. 4427 is the last
house on the left (on the
northeast corner) in the second block.
Coming from Missouri City or Highway 6 East:
Turn south from Highway 6 onto Austin Parkway (the northbound part of this street is Dulles). Go 0.9 mile, including winding to the right, and go just past the big electric wires. Turn left on Commonwealth Avenue and go 1.5 miles (including winding to the right). Turn left on Warwick (one block past Knightsbridge and the Commonwealth Tennis and Swim Club). 4427 is the last house on the left (on the northeast corner) in the second block.
Call Michael at 832-282-3101 for additional information if needed.
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.