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Press-Citizen column about the fall FFM season

Press-Citizen Community Music column September 1, 2018 by Jean Littlejohn The Family Folk Machine has begun rehearsals for our fall program, “Stand by Me: Songs of Friendship.” We’re learning arrangements of well-known songs like Bruce Springsteen’s “No Surrender” and our title song, “Stand by Me,” along with lesser-known songs that

FFM kids at ArtsFest this Saturday!

This Saturday, June 2, the FFM kids will take the Family Stage at 2 p.m. They are going to perform several of the songs they wrote this spring, and you won’t want to miss them! FFM Associate Director had the kids divide into groups for songwriting–words, tunes, chords, and everything–and

Family Folk Machine Celebrates Five Years

Press-Citizen article published May 5 about the upcoming Family Folk Machine concert by Jean Littlejohn The Family Folk Machine, Iowa City’s intergenerational choir, is celebrating its fifth anniversary with a concert at the Englert Theatre on Saturday, May 12, at 3 p.m. We are excited to bring back some of

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