Monday, 30 August 2021

Two Themed Monthly Shows

DETAILS HERE: Upcoming Shows!

NOTE: THE NOVEMBER FOLK SINGALONG WILL BE ONE WEEK EARLIER (FRI. NOV. 12TH)  DUE TO A SCHEDULING CONFLICT

 
 




Tuesday, 11 May 2021

Folk Songs Live Is Still Going Strong!

A full year has passed since Covid-19 changed so much about the world we live in. What it didn't change is that people love music and that it can help so much during trying times.

We have continued to present our 60's Folk Singalong online, on the third Friday of each month...


and we even added a new show called Super 70's on the first Saturday of each month...

A great benefit of these online shows is that we have met wonderful people from around the world who tune in. 

Check out our Shows Dates Tab so you don't miss the next ones.

Take care and stay safe 💓

Thursday, 8 April 2021

Upcoming Livestream Shows!

The next 60's Folk Singalong is on FRI. APR. 16TH, 7pm ET

The next Super 70's with Sue and Dwight is on SAT. MAY 1ST, 7pm ET

DETAILS HERE: Upcoming Shows!

Tuesday, 16 March 2021

NEXT 60's Folk Singalong with Sue and Dwight - Friday, March 19th 2021

Hope you can join us!

FRI. MAR. 19TH , 7pm ET - 60's Folk Singalong with Sue and Dwight
Live-streaming from our (click on this link) Folk Songs Live Facebook Page and our (click on this link) Sue and Dwight YouTube Channel
VIEWING TIP: if you 'Follow' the Facebook Page or 'Subscribe' to our YouTube Channel in advance, you get alerted when we "go Live" making it easier to link to the show.

There is no set ticket price, however if you enjoy the show and would like to contribute to the VIRTUAL TIP JAR (CLICK ON THIS LINK) or if you prefer ETransfer to sdpmusic@bell.net your support would be very much appreciated. Thank you!


Here's a snippet from last month's show...



Wednesday, 3 February 2021

Song Requests for Next 60's Folk Singalong - Fri. Feb. 19th 7pm ET

 

The next online 60's Folk Singalong is coming up quickly, so we invite you to get your song requests in and we will do our best to include them in the setlist. Check the various show tabs here on this site to see which songs are available to choose from...

Details and links to the show are in the Show Dates Tab under the banner above. See you soon!

Tuesday, 12 January 2021

Next Show - January 15th, 2021

Hope you can join us. Click on the 'Show Dates' tab above for details on how to tune in!


Saturday, 12 December 2020

Next Online 60's Singalong Show!

Join us for a 60’s Folk Singalong with songs of artists like Bob Dylan, The Byrds, Phil Ochs, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Pete Seeger Gordon Lightfoot, Peter Paul and Mary, Joni Mitchell and more.


Watch us live on our Folk Songs Live Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/FOLKSONGSLIVE/ and on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/SueandDwight/videos

Friday, 30 October 2020

Requests For November 20th 60's Folk Singalong Show!

The next online 60's Folk Singalong is coming up quickly, so we invite you to get your song requests in and we will do our best to include them in the setlist. Check the various show tabs here on this site to see which songs are available to choose from...

Details and links to the show are in the Show Dates Tab under the banner above. See you soon!

 

Friday, 2 October 2020

Let Us Know What Songs You'd Like To Hear On Friday October 16th

The next online 60's Folk Singalong is coming up quickly, so we invite you to get your song requests in and we will do our best to include them in the setlist. Check the various show tabs here on this site to see which songs are available to choose from...

Links to the show are in the Show Dates Tab under the banner above. See you soon!

Wednesday, 9 September 2020

Our Next Online 60's Folk Singalong

It's coming up soon!

If there is a song from our repertoire that you'd like to hear, please let us know. Song lists are in the Tabs above.

Links to the show are in the Show Dates Tab above.

Friday, 7 August 2020

Get Your Requests In!

The next 60's Folk Singalong is coming up quickly, so we invite you to get your song requests in and we will do our best to include them in the setlist.

Check the various show tabs here on this site to see which songs are available to choose from...

Sunday, 19 July 2020

Thank You!

We had such fun on Friday night live-streaming our singalong show. It was so exciting having viewers from all over the world! We love when people tell us in the comment sections where they are watching from.

We were a little late getting started after encountering a technical glitch at the beginning and had to reboot our computer. Unfortunately that added to some confusion for people trying to access the show. We think we have a good solution to avoid that problem in future shows...we're learning and adapting to the technology as we go along.

The video of the live performance is available on the FOLK SONGS LIVE Facebook Page though, so you can watch it there if you like. This link should take you to it: https://www.facebook.com/FOLKSONGSLIVE/videos/1593471417500738/

Thank you for joining us and also for your generous contributions to our Virtual Tip Jar/e-Transfers. We really appreciate the support.

Our next folk singalong is scheduled for Friday, August 21st. Hope to see you then.

Sunday, 12 July 2020

Join Us Online!

It looks like the only way, in the forseeable future, that we'll be able to get together is online. So, we are pleased to present a new series '60's Folk Singalong with Sue and Dwight' on the third Friday of each month live-streaming from our Folk Songs Live Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/FOLKSONGSLIVE/

The next show is on Friday, July 17th and starts at 7pm ET.

See you then!

Saturday, 22 February 2020

What A Get Together!

Posted by Dwight

The latest generation of our singalong shows, 'Get Together - 60’s Singalong' hit the ground singing last Wednesday night at the Free Times Cafe. A robust and energetic crowd of 57 filled the music room and spilled out into what we lovingly refer to as the VIP Lounge. No matter where you were seated though, the air was full of voices! The crowd included many of our wonderful regulars, brand new faces, and members of singing groups Choir!Choir!Choir! and Shout Sister Choir. The singalong movement is growing!

Beginning with the Folk Revival and ending with Woodstock, the 1960’s witnessed the Civil Rights Movement, Vietnam War, and the birth of the Peace and Love generation. The music of the 60’s reflected these transformations as traditional folk merged with electric instruments to give birth to the Folk Pop, Folk Rock and Singer Songwriter eras.

Picking up where our Folk Revival show left off in 1965, the new show covers songs all the way up to 1970. Old favorites like Puff The Magic Dragon and Walk Right In were joined by new favorites For What It’s Worth, California Dreamin’, The Sound of Silence, One Tin Soldier and others.

Here's the full setlist:















Thanks to everyone who came out to sing with us. It couldn't have been a better way to start the 'new' era.
Next show is Wednesday, March 18, 7:30pm. Make sure to reserve your seats in advance at 416-967-1078.



Sunday, 26 January 2020

Wow...What A Send-Off!

Photo by J. Whitfield

Last Wednesday night, the monthly edition of our 60s FOLK REVIVAL singalong show ‘Where Have All the Folk Songs Gone?’ came to an end, after a wonderful seven year run at the Free Times Cafe. 

It was a fitting finale featuring a full house, a boisterous singing audience, and The Weavers classic 'Goodnight Irene' to end the evening. We were humbled (yes, there were tears) and so appreciative of the standing ovation we received from the audience.
Photo by E. Carter
Another highlight of the evening for us, was Klaas VanGraaft taking the stage, as the second set got underway, to say some wonderful things about the show and how the songs and their meanings took him back to the days when he himself was a popular musician on the folk scene, as a solo artist and part of The Chanteclairs. 

The official FOLK REVIVAL period ran from 1955 to 1965 and in presenting our Where Have All The Folk Songs Gone? show, it was important to us to stay within those years to retain authenticity of the show premise. However, in recent months, in response to audience feedback, we began including some songs that pushed a few years beyond 1965. The FOLK REVIVAL ended somewhat abruptly in 1965 with the British Invasion and young folk artists like Bob Dylan expanding their styles beyond acoustic folk to create new musical categories like Folk Pop and Folk Rock. The response to the newer songs was very positive so we decided it was time to create a new show that encompasses the full decade of the 1960's. 

Although we will miss revisiting the FOLK REVIVAL every month, we are very excited about the expanded repertoire we can draw from in our new show 'Get Together - Sixties Singalong', which debuts at the Free Times Cafe on Wed. Feb. 19th. Fortunately some favourite songs rooted in the 60's will carryover from the other show...I mean, it's hard to imagine a show without 'Puff The Magic Dragon'.😉  Hope you'll join us!


 


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