Humboldt Folklife Society

We are Humboldt Folklife. We strive to support and celebrate local music and dance through festivals, dances, and workshops. 

It’s Barn Dance season! Check out our events page to stay up-to-date


All photography provided by Joel Sonenshein, Andrew Geoff, Bob Doran, and Chuck Johnson.


Check out our Radio Show

Sundays 7PM-9PM
Following in the footsteps of Don Wolski and the Bayside Hayride! With host Jay Stallman, our radio show explores the wild and wonderful landscape of folk music. Tune in to hear a wide range of traditional and contemporary American roots music, including acoustic blues and jazz; old-time stringband and bluegrass; historical and contemporary folk; world-wide acoustic influences; cajun and zydeco; Western swing, honky tonk, and rockabilly; and old country to alternative country. Check it out.