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Alabama Folk School

Dates & Rates

Learn something new.

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November 18, 2021 4pm - November 21, 2021 1pm

Bakers and blacksmiths pursue their work in an encouraging atmosphere while music students fully immerse themselves in old-time classes, their days and nights filled with instruction from master musicians, jam sessions, and an instructor concert. Afternoon mini classes give all participants a chance to take part in learning something totally new.

Registration Opens July 2021

  • Confirmed Classes & Instructors:
  • Jimmy Triplett - Repertoire
  • Evan Kinney - Banjo I
  • Paul Brown - Banjo II
  • Ann Whitley - Fiddle I
  • Judy Hyman - Fiddle II
  • Jeff Claus - Guitar
  • Mick Kinney - Mandolin
  • Beverly Smith - Singing
  • Sarah Ward - Pie Baking
  • Brady Jackson - Blacksmithing
  • Mini-classes, including Uke by Jamie Finley and Alabama Fiddle Tunes by Jim Cauthen and Jim Holland

Instructor Bios & Class Descriptions

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April 21, 2022 - April 24, 2022

One of our most popular workshops is back with great Bluegrass music classes and Gee's Bend quilting. This four-day workshop provides a truly immersive experience with a fun and enthusiastic community of musicians and artists.

CHECK BACK FOR MORE INFO SOON!

"I've been to the Folk School Old Time week for 2 or three years. Wonderful experience in a beautiful setting. I'll come again as soon as my shoulders allow me to fiddle. Great instruction." - Mary Brugh, Facebook Review