All events held at the Folk Music Center, 220 Yale Ave, Claremont, Ca. Call (909) 624-2928 for tickets and info.  Or email at

Open Mic Night!  6:30pm  *Always The Last Sunday Of The Month.  (Doors open and Sign-up @ 6pm) $2

Month april

CATHY and DAVE  in concert: Saturday, April 12th 7:30p (doors 7)  $12

newcov4Cathy Barton is a protégé of Roy Acuff, Jimmie Driftwood, and Grandpa Jones. A master of the frailing banjo style, she is a multiple winner of the Tennessee old-time banjo championship. She introduced the hammered dulcimer to the Walnut Valley Festival at Winfield, and holds a master’s degree in folklore. Dave Para, playing with old-time performers, has developed a great repertoire of traditional songs and stories, and a fantastic stage presence that carries over into their recordings.




PETER CASE  Friday, April 25th 7:30pm (doors@7) $20

Singer/songwriter, 3-time Grammy nominee
Peter Case’s work sets the bar for authenticity, passion and imagination and spans a number of genres, including folk, blues, and rock. Raised in Buffalo, NY, Case came to the Bay area in 1973 and worked as a street musician and played in the seminal power pop group The Nerves, before moving to Los Angeles to form the Plimsouls, landing a deal with Geffen Records.

Month May

festival 14CLAREMONT FOLK FESTIVAL MAY 31st 2014

The Festival will return to the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden to celebrate its 31st year on Saturday, MAY 31st. Tickets go on sale April 2nd