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Slow Jam at the Duluth Folk School

Music: Slow Jam

Bring your guitar, your ukulele, your fiddle, or your didgeridoo, and join us for a free Slow Jam, led by local musician, Kyle Ollah! Q. What’s a slow jam? A. At a slow jam, all acoustic instruments (e.g., banjo, mandolin, bass, etc.) are welcome. The typical format is that we sit in a circle andContinue Reading
Old Time Music Jam Session at the Duluth Folk School

Music: Old Time Music Jam Session

Come on down for a free jam session at the folk school! Play along, or just sit back and listen to old chestnuts and local favorites, played by the usual suspects in a warm and friendly atmosphere. Everyone is welcome to play along, listen, and on occasion, dance! Sponsored by “A Time to Dance”
Quiltmaking for Beginners at the Duluth Folk School

Quiltmaking for Beginners

Do you want to learn how to properly make a quilt – from start to finish? In this series, Helen will teach you the basics of quiltmaking…from choosing fabrics, to using the proper tools, to precision piecing and pressing, to stitch-in-the-ditch machine quilting, and more. Lots of tips and tricks will be shared. By theContinue Reading
Spoken Word with Sonofmel at the Duluth Folk School

Spoken Word Open Mic hosted by Sonofmel

Come on down for our free monthly Spoken Word Open Mic! The spoken word, ever-meant to be heard, reminds us we’re largely made up of stories and poems, to hear and be heard. Join us each month for a special theme and take part in poetry and build-a-story games, while we gather to hear whatContinue Reading
Best Slippers Ever

Best Slippers Ever!

You will learn to trace and measure your own feet to sew the best fitting slippers you have ever worn! During class, you’ll learn to hand-sew a pair of custom-fit slippers. We will provide wool felt for the soles, but the uppers can be anything you like, or you can choose from the selection we’llContinue Reading
Open Mic Night at the Duluth Folk School

Music: Open Mic Night hosted by Jamie Ness

Come on down for the Duluth Folk School’s monthly Open Mic Night, hosted by Duluth musician, Jamie Ness! For performers, this is a great opportunity to play in front of people, to try out a new song, or to try performing at a different level! For audience members, this is a great opportunity to supportContinue Reading
Folksing at the Duluth Folk School


Would you like to sing secular folk music in a group setting? Join us for Folksing at the Folk School! Folksing is a monthly, open-to-all, community group singing event with a leader and songbooks. You don’t have to read music – you just have to want to sing! The spirit of Folksing is “we” notContinue Reading

Music: The Skally Line

Do you like to hear well-crafted arrangements, tight harmonies, and old school brother duet music? Then you’ll LOVE the Skally Line, performing free at the Duluth Folk School! The Skally Line brings a passion for old country music, fiddle tunes, blues, ballads, and gospel. We specialize in writing music about Minnesota stories and themes. BothContinue Reading


Duluth Folk School
1917 W Superior St
Duluth, MN 55806


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