Author Archives: Friday

Double Bill: Geoff Kaufman and Sally Rogers on January 19

Geoff Kaufman leads his audiences to the great truths, humor, and beauty in folk music. Ancient ballads, work songs, and songs of love; poignant songs of people in struggle, humorous glimpses of human foibles, and compelling insights into history are … Continue reading

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On December 8 at 7:30, Maggie’s Guitar will perform “Crossing: The Musical,” a stage play.  Original songs tell the story of a journey to America, with the joy and sorrow, pride and prejudice discovered along the way. Buy Tickets  December … Continue reading

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Coming Friday, November 17: Lucy Kaplansky!

Lucy Kaplansky “Fusing alternative country, roots rock, and folk music with rare style and intelligence — not to mention a truly charming stage presence — Lucy presents her thoughtful songs about the human condition with warmth and power.” — Freight … Continue reading

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“Everybody Knows” Leonard Cohen Tribute on Friday, October 13

Cohen’s songwriting and worldly-wise, deep-voiced words and music touched many.  In his 82 years, Leonard  Cohen explored religion, politics, isolation, sexuality, and personal relationships.  Early compositions included “Suzanne,” “Hey, That’s No Way to Say Goodbye,” and “Bird on a Wire.”  … Continue reading

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Joe Jencks on September 22!

Friday Night Folk is thrilled to open our season with Joe Jencks of the band “Brother Sun.” From Joe’s website: Joe Jencks is an international touring performer, songwriter and educator based in Chicago, IL. He is known for merging musical … Continue reading

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Coming May 12: The Johnson Girls

COMING MAY 12: THE JOHNSON GIRLS An all-woman acappella ensemble has thrilled audiences worldwide   Friday Night Folk at All Souls presents The Johnson Girls in concert May 12 in Unity Hall at All Souls Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 19 Jay … Continue reading

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Coming April 21: Richard Shindell

 COMING APRIL 21: RICHARD SHINDELL “The thinking man’s folksinger.” Friday Night Folk at All Souls presents Richard Shindell in concert April 21st in Unity Hall at All Souls Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 19 Jay Street, New London, CT. Originally from New York, … Continue reading

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Coming March 24, 2017: Zoe Lewis

 COMING MARCH 24: ZOË LEWIS Songs for Building Bridges not Walls! Folk songs, travel tales, vintage jazz and humor to give you hope and keep you strong. Friday Night Folk is pleased to present eclectic singer-songwriter Zoë Lewis on March 24 … Continue reading

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For Pete’s Sake 2017!

COMING FEBRUARY 24: FOR PETE’S SAKE! A PETE SEEGER TRIBUTE CONCERT Tickets for this concert are now SOLD OUT. There are no more ticket reservations available. You can still make a donation to START FRESH, by clicking on the DONATION … Continue reading

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COMING JANUARY 20: GEOFF KAUFMAN and STEVE GILLETTE & CINDY MANGSEN

 Friday Night Folk is pleased to welcome two great folk acts to the stage for its January 20 concert. Beloved troubadour Geoff Kaufman will take the Friday Night Folk stage with a variety of folk, maritime and Americana music. Husband and wife … Continue reading

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