NY Folk Music Society Stage

2019 Artist Info

Bob Malenky, 11:30am

Blues and more

Open Jam with Bob Malenky and Gerry Segal, 12pm

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Singer/Songwriter. Publisher of Artisan Songs. webpage: www.gerrysegal.com

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Evy Mayer, 1pm

Evy Mayer, a mix of humorous and traditional songs with opportunities to sing along.

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EVY MAYER sings and plays ukulele, guitar, dumbek and a host of other percussion instruments. Evy has been involved in folk music since the 1960s, from her first open mike at the Café Wha to her present role as a producer of albums. She currently performs with Jean Farnworth as “Double Trouble,” with Phyllis Elkind and Don Friedman as "Triboro," and also sings and leads workshops with the other members of “The Rounds Galore... and More Singers” (Jan Maier and Murray & Randi Spiegel).

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Sea Shanties with Jan Christensen, 1:30pm

Open Sing--Come and Sing Sea Shanties with Jan Christensen

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Longtime member of The Hudson River Sloop Singers, The New York Packet, and Harbortown, Jan runs monthly sea song sessions at the Noble Maritime Collection, Snug Harbor Cultural Center on Staten Island. Jan encourages folks to sing along on traditional and contemporary songs of the seas, rivers, and lakes.

Upcoming gigs:

Sunday, July 21, 2-5 PM - Sea Shanty Session at Noble Maritime Collection, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Building D, on Staten Island. Admission is free, but we take a free-will collection to thank the Noble.

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Mountain Maidens, 2:30pm

Mountain Maidens, a folk trio doing traditional and contemporary folk song--great harmonies and interesting instruments.  Marie Mularczyk O'Connell, Candice Baranello,  Lorraine Berger, 

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Three dynamic voices blended in splendid ancient and modern harmonies that will lift your spirit, excite your senses and warm your heart. They sing ballads, folk songs, Medieval, Irish Traditional music, love songs, country and gospel songs including themes of social justice to the accompaniment of guitars, banjo, dulcimer, bouzouki, dumbec, spoon, castanets and lots of percussion instruments including washboard. They met at Swing The Teapot Irish Pub in Floral park where they were singing Irish music for St. Patrick’s day they knew right then and there they would be a trio. There was instant magic, harmony and camaraderie. Marie plays just about every string and percussion instrument there is (guitar, banjo, mandolin, dulcimer, Irish Bouzouki, dumbec, bones and spoons) and sings British and American folksongs and Jewish music. Candice (Candy) Baranello is a member of the Long Island group Wild Ginger. She plays dulcimer, washboard, and bodhran and sings traditional, Old Timey, classical and gospel. Lorraine is a member of the Huntington Choral Society, plays guitar and flamenco castanets, dance board and sings in a beautiful alto. They are accompanied at special concerts by Harpist, guitarist and vocalist, Jean Farnworth and Irish Fiddler Madelaine Dillon and other talented musicians when called upon. CD release April 2018 double CD Mountain Maidens Marie Mularczyk guitar mandolin banjo spoons bouzouki Candice Barenello dulcimer ukelele Lorraine Berger guitar castanets kahon, All 3 of us are vocalists. Specialize in folk, Irish, Women and Resistance Family and more. 

Upcoming gigs:

Dolfin Book Store Port Washington

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Open Jam with Evy Mayer, 3pm

A combination of singing and instruments. You can take a break, play a tune, lead a song or just sing or play along.