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    April 3, 2014



Good Hearted Acoustic Music in Grand Rapids, Michigan


4th friday Contra Dance:::   April 25, No May

April  4:     Contra Dance:    Celador a traveling band from North Carolina:   Karin Neils calling

April 12           Lil' Rev.

April 19           Davey O.

May  3:   SATURDAY   ! May Day Picnic Dance:!  Hawks and Owls :  local callers 

Sunday Sings
    2nd Sundays at Dan & Mary's House see details..

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Community Singing

Affectionately called Song Circle, it is the core of a society of people that just sing our American cultural heritage embodied in the folk songs.

Featuring the popular Contra and International forms of dance.

Contra similar to square dancing with live music, instruction and "called" dances.

International carries on the traditions of the myriad of dances from all over the world.

Acoustic Saturday Night Concerts

Presenting the best local and regional acoustic music

 in a casual concert style setting, 

an ongoing venue for thirty years.

Similar to sister organizations of Wheatland music, Ten Pound Fiddle,
and The Ark, we offer a respite from the pretentious, high energy music 
to present quality good hearted music that heals the mind and soul.

GRFAS is a non-profit 501c3 corporation.
So tax deductible contributions are welcome!!

Founded as the the Grand Rapids Folklore Society in 1974 by Donna Lea Wilson and Maryann Rivers in a house in Eastown Grand Rapids.  It out grew that "house concert" venue and for years had the Grand Rapids Public Museum as there home. Back in Eastown, in a time of similar similes,
we are.....

Lil' Rev on the left: w/ Brian Hefron

Davie O.

Subpages (2): places the faces of GRFAS