| Carl Brainerd
Vice President :
| Gayle Fallon
| Paul Cooper
Cotton Patch Rag Editor:
|Concert Producer:||Paul Cooper, ph: 713-204-1207|
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.
APRIL PICKIN’ PARTY
The next Pickin' Party is from
2:00-6:00 PM, Sunday, April 22, hosted by Steve
Blyskal, Sigrid Stewart, and Gary and JoAn
Lust, in Steve and Sigrid’s home. The
address is 20403 Coleridge Ln, Richmond, TX.
Directions from I10 West:
Turn south onto Hwy 6 S after 3 miles
Turn right onto Barker Oaks Dr after 0.6 mile
Turn right onto Westheimer Rd after 0.5 mile
Continue straight onto FM1093 W/Westheimer Rd after 3.6 miles
Keep right to stay on Farm to Market 1093 W after 1.0 mile
Turn left onto Grand Mission Blvd after 0.5 mile
Turn right onto Bellaire Blvd after 1.0 mile
Turn right onto Lakehead Ln after 279 feet
Turn right onto Benton Springs Ln after 164 feet
Benton Springs Ln turns left and becomes Pipe Creek Ln after 0.1 mile
Turn left onto Broad Run Ln after 0.3 mile
right onto Coleridge Ln 20403 Coleridge Ln
is on the left in 69 feet
Directions from Westpark Tollway:
Take exit toward Mason Rd after 0.2 mile
Merge onto FM 1093 West after 0.4 mile
Turn left onto S. Mason Rd after 0.3 mile
Turn left onto Lakemont Bend Ln after 0.1 mile
Turn right onto Somerset Hill Ln after 0.2 mile
Turn left onto Cape Cottage Ln after 282 feet
left onto Coleridge Ln 20403 Coleridge Ln is
on the right in 0.1 mile
Their phone numbers are 832-264-1278 (Steve) and 832-314-6115 (Sigrid).The hosts will provide a main dish, soft drinks, water, plates, utensils, etc. Bring a side dish or dessert for the pot luck meal, which is from 2:00 to 3:00 PM. Song circle will be from 3:00 to 6:00 PM. Guests are always welcome at our Pickin’ Parties! Bring food to share, an instrument, voice and/or ear.
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.