• slide-image

    Front Porch Music Festival

    On Saturday, June 20, the first-ever Front Porch Music Festival will take place in the Longfellow neighborhood from 2-4 p.m. The Family Folk Machine will inhabit some neighborhood front porch from 3:30 to 4:00 for a friendly sing-along, to be followed by a parade of improvised percussion instruments. You can take a look at http://frontporchmusicfestival.com for more information.
  • slide-image

    The Family Folk Machine

    ma-chine: a. A device consisting of fixed and moving parts that modifies mechanical energy and transmits it in a more useful form

    **Iowa City's intergenerational folk choir**

About Us

The Family Folk Machine is an intergenerational, non-auditioned choir supported by the Iowa City/Johnson County Senior Center that welcomes kids and adults of all ages and backgrounds to sing together with a folk band. We seek to build community through singing songs with our neighbors, to explore American history and culture through song, to foster individual musical growth, and to pursue excellence as an ensemble.

Connect with us