We are a 501(c)(3) charitable organization dedicated to the production and preservation of acoustic "living room" music in the American folk tradition.

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We hold gatherings twice per year on the first full weekends in March and November.

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We feature group jams and instructional workshops led by our participants and by featured performers with a national reputation for their particular skill and talent.

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November 4-6, 2016 Gathering

Featuring Performances and Workshops with:

Lil' Rev

Lil' Rev

Li'l Rev is familiar to Wisconsin audiences as a world-class entertainer and steward of vintage song and lore. Performing with ukulele, harmonica, mandolin, guitar and banjo, Rev has an unmatched repertoire of both traditional and original song, poetry, storytelling and humor. Audiences will sing along, clap, laugh and maybe even shed a tear at a Lil' Rev performance. Both entertainer and educator, Rev is renowned as one of the preeminent ukulele instructors in the nation, with seven instructional books to his credit.

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Matt Watroba

Matt Watroba

Many know Matt Watroba as the voice of folk music in Michigan for his work with WDET-Detroit Public Radio. As producer and host of the Folks Like Us program, and Folk Alley, Watroba has come in contact with many aspects of folk music and culture. This has helped shape a repertoire and presentation that is unique on stages across the state and country. He is committed to inspiring the world to sing-one town at a time. Matt sings and writes songs of compassion, inner strength, humor and everyday living. He was awarded "Best Overall Folk Performer" by the Detroit Music Awards for the year 2000. He has shared the stage with the likes of Pete Seeger, Tom Paxton, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Arlo Guthrie, Christine Lavin, Peter Yarrow and Richard Thompson.

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