Welcome to the

Beach Cities

Folk Music Club

founded 2004


Do you wish you

could sing around a campfire with Pete Seeger?


Do you secretly sing Woody Guthrie songs

in the car?

Woody Singers

Did you dream you

saw Joe Hill last night?

Then you’re in luck!

The Beach Cities

Folk Music Club

is here!

On the third Tuesday of each month

from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m,

banjo players, fiddlers, guitar players and singers gather

in a warm circle in April & Gary & Jeff ‘s Manhattan Beach living room

to sing and play folk music.  May the circle be unbroken!

join us

for a Sing-along/Hoot/Jam!

Bring a friend!

Bring a song!

Bring an instrument!

Where? The Wayland home

1642 Voorhees Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

1 1/2 blocks west of Aviation, 4 blocks north of Artesia.

Please bring yummy snacks or drinks to share…or not

Since we meet on a weeknight,

we ask that you skeedaddle at 10 pm.

Come play along and bring a song!


Please note that we are a group of friends who come together to make music.  We do not put on concerts as a result of agent or performer solicitations.  If you’d like to join us in music and song on the third Tuesday of the month, please contact us. But if you are contacting us in the hopes that we will put on a concert, please don’t.

For more information:

aprilspencil [at]G Mail [dot] com (founder April Halprin Wayland)

(please put Beach Cities Folk Club in the subject line)

snail mail:

Beach Cities Folk Music Club

1097 Aviation Boulevard

Hermosa Beach, CA 90254

FAX: (24 hours) (310) 379-4523

Happy 13th Birthday, 2017 BCFC!


~ We meet the third Tuesday of each month, 7-10 pm ~

many thanks to Janet Cornwell

~ the following song themes are only suggestions to get your musical juices flowing ~

January 2017 OUR 13TH BIRTHDAY!
California; babies & children; songs of hope…and songs to sing on the Women’s March
February 2017 furniture & furnishings; rain; hope
March 2017 shoes & stockings; funny songs; hope
April  2017 guitars, fiddles, banjos; windows & mirrors; hope
May 2017 drums & pianos; the ocean & sea shanties; hope
June 2017 America; stories & legends; hope
July 2017 promises; flowers; hope
August 2017 hands & feet; fire; hope
Sept 2017 the world; bugs; hope
October 2017 anger & revenge; candy & sweets; hope
November 2017 jewelry; pets; hope
December 2017 apologies & regrets; letters & documents; hope

Folk Links—in no particular order

Please let us know if any of these links are broken! Email April: aprilspencil [at]G Mail [dot] com

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