• Mark your calendars now for a very special event on January 2.  WFMA is pleased to be able to present the actor, author, singersongwriter and storyteller, in concert at . is most noted for his acting in movies and on TV, with over 125 movies and TV shows to his credit, including Deliverance, Total Recall, Robo Cop, Beverly Hills Cop and many more.  But Ronny's first love has always been music.  He now spends most of his time as a singer/songwriter performing at folk festivals, concert venues and small intimate theaters all of the U.S.  We are very fortunate to have him with us at El Golfo on January 2.  This show is sure to sell out quickly, so call the restaurant now to make your reservation.  You can find all the details here.
  • Photo of the Brothers Four On Thursday, November 12, delighted an enthusiastic crowd at the Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club with a concert that included a wide range of America's favorite music, including their biggest hits, "The Green Leaves of Summer," "Yellow Bird," "Greenfields" and many more.

  • Plan to join us on the second Sunday of each month (at 7 PM, unless otherwise noted) for our "WFMA Showcase at El Golfo."   is a Latin American restaurant, located at 8739 Flower Avenue, in Silver Spring, MD.  Our goal is to bring you performers who have been favorites at our events over the years and introduce new performers to you as well.  So far our showcases have featured some wonderful artists and everyone has enjoyed the fine food, service and music.


  • Photo of Side by Side The Side by Side Aloha Concert on September 26, 2015, at the Jewish Community Center in Rockville, MD was an amazing evening of music.

     This was the last opportunity to see in concert before Doris Justis retires and moves to Hawaii.  Doris and Sean were joined by three of the best instrumentalists around, Paul Prestopino, Bob Hefferan and Ron Greenstein.  And other friends of dropped in to join in the celebration, including two-time Grammy Award winner, our "special surprise guest," and, as a complete surprise to Doris and Sean,

    While the audience in the Kreeger Theater thouroughly enjoyed the concert, some technical issues prevented us from broadcasting much of the show on Concert Window.  But we have learned from this first experiecence with Concert Window and expect to be much more successful on our next broadcast.  We apologize to those not able to view the show online.  We were able to capture the last 45 minutes of the concert from our Concert Window broadcast and have uploaded it to YouTube.  You can view it here:

  • Photo of DVD Cover The long awaited Chad Mitchell Trio Farewell Concert DVD is now available! This two-disc DVD set contains the entire Chad Mitchell Trio Farewell Concert, November 15, 2014 with performances by Tom Paxton, Side by Side, the Gaslight Singers and of course, The Chad Mitchell Trio. More details can be found here.
  • picture of Dick Cerri Have you spent your Sunday nights wishing you could still listen to Dick Cerri’s “Music Americana?”  For many of us, Sunday nights were devoted to listening to the music that Dick (and the rest of us) loved.

    Now, thanks to the efforts of one of Dick’s biggest fans, Mike Marmer, we can listen to the music, interviews, folk quizzes, and commentary that we all enjoyed when Dick was on the air.  Mike has made available a sampling of Dick’s shows online.  You can find more information here.

  • An Evening with the Chad Mitchell Trio and Friends: The Farewell Concert

    Photo of the Chad Mitchell Trio

    On Saturday, November 15 we presented the last U.S. performance by  Aside from a cruise in March of 2015, this was the very last opportunity to hear the music of this trio that has delighted audiences for over 50 years.  This final concert was held at the beautiful Betheda Blues and Jazz Supper Club in downtown Bethesda, MD.  There were some special surprises and of course, time to remember and celebrate the life of Father Joe.  While no one could take Joe Frazier's place, Ron Greenstein, who has played bass for the trio since 2009 and has been filling in for Joe on vocals since 2011, joined Chad and Mike for the concert.  Also sharing in this celebration were and the Gaslight Singers.

  • We have added a new feature to the WFMA website.  Visit our Musical Notes page to see current items of interest to the DC area folk music community.  The current notes include:
    • One of our members is interested in selling his collection of folk LPs.
    You can find all the details on the Musical Notes page.
  • The WFMA Store is now Online. WFMA products may now be ordered online using a major credit card. New WFMA "Friends of Folk Music" memberships can also be processed through the online WFMA Store. New members will receive a free gift: Give Yourself to Love, a special CD containing highlights of the 15th Annual WFMA Benefit Weekend.

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