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Celtic Fiddling at the Duluth Folk School

Introduction to Celtic Fiddling

This class will serve as an introduction to various Celtic fiddle styles, including Scottish, Irish, Cape Breton, and New England Contra. It is a goods starting point for any musician interested in Celtic music. We will discuss different types of tunes, delve into myriad styles, talking about playing at sessions, and learn a few tunes.Continue Reading
Circular Saw Class at the Duluth Folk School

Circular Saw Basics

Would you like to build things out of wood, but are a bit uncomfortable with your circular saw (also known as a skill saw)? Here’s a chance to discover how to use your saw effectively, whether cutting 2×6 rafters or ripping plywood. We’ll learn how to adjust the saw, tricks make sure your material isn’tContinue Reading
Yara Yoga at the Duluth Folk School

Yara Yoga at the Duluth Folk School

Yara Yoga is excited to begin offering yoga classes on Thursday mornings at The Duluth Folk School/Dovetail Cafe! Join Yara Yoga Co-Owner Amy Fogarty, RN, DNP, RYT for a gentle morning yoga practice and if you have time, linger to enjoy a lovely breakfast in the Dovetail Cafe, when they open at 7:00. This gentleContinue Reading
Four Mile Portage playing at the Duluth Folk School

Music: Four Mile Portage

Four Mile Portage is Tom and Brandy of Duluth, Minnesota. They can be found all over, playing old time fiddle and banjo dance music, calling dances, and singing sweet vocal harmonies.
Ingeborg von Aggassiz at the Duluth Folk School

Music: Ingoborg von Agassiz

Come on down to the Duluth Folk School for a free show! Ingeborg von Agassiz is an electronic-folk artist from Duluth, MN. She is known for her solo performances using keyboards, beats, and vocal loops. For her performance at Dovetail she will be playing guitar and singing a wide variety of folk music and popContinue Reading
Lee Colorblind Johnson at the Duluth Folk School

Music: Homemade Instruments & Down-Home Music

Join Lee “Colorblind” Johnson and Kyle Ollah for a fun, free musical session! Today, Jug Band Music (sometimes called ‘a poor person’s jazz’) exists off in the margins of American history, but it was once a hot ticket during the 1930’s. Bands like the Memphis Jug Band and Gus Cannon’s Jug Stompers performed with aContinue Reading
Aaron Tank at the Duluth Folk School

Music: Aaron Tank

Aaron Tank is a songwriter/guitarist from Turtle River, MN. He is currently based out of Duluth, MN and draws creative inspiration from the natural world as well as life experiences.
Charlotte Montgomery plays music at the Duluth Folk School

Music Residency: Charlotte Montgomery

Come on down to the Folk School for a free show by the folk school’s May Music Resident, Charlotte Montgomery! You may know Charlotte from Red Mountain banging on the cowbell and dancing in sparkly outfits, or from pickin’ banjo with her former old time band The Clover Street Cronies. Her solo set of originalContinue Reading


Duluth Folk School
1917 W Superior St
Duluth, MN 55806


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