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Saturday, March 16, 2019 – Traditional Ballad Singing Contest - grade 4 through age 25

  • 16 Mar 2019
  • 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
  • 842 Tremont Street Duxbury, MA
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The 2019 Traditional Ballad Singing Contest will be held on SATURDAY, March 16th at 7:00 PM at FIRST PARISH DUXBURY, 842 Tremont St (Rte 3A), Duxbury, MA 

Here are the links for the Full Contest Info and Sign Up Form and the Poster: 


No charge for contestants, all others: $9 Members, $10 Non-members, $4 Children.

Make sure your ballad tells a story with a plot and an ending.  Make sure your ballad is so old that nobody knows who wrote it, or make sure your ballad is at least 100 years old.   You must sign up ahead so Contest Organizers Karen Haffner and Lynn Feingold can review and OK your choice of ballad.  Here are the categories for 2019:

Grade 4 Through High School

Solo performer WITHOUT instrument $50 cash prize

Solo performer WITH instrument $50 cash prize

Group (2 or more) WITHOUT instrument $100 cash prize
Group (2 or more) WITH instrument(s) $100 cash prize

After High School Through Age 25

Solo or group, with/without instrument(s) - $50 cash prize.  If you have any questions, contact Karen at or 617-875-2047 (leave a voicemail or text) or Lynn Feingold at 781-608-7218.


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About us

All volunteer non-profit dedicated to bringing live music to the South Shore. This season we are celebrating our 41st anniversary! That makes us one of the longest running all-volunteer folk music clubs in the country.

South Shore Folk Music Club Inc.
P.O. Box 156
Kingston, MA 02364-9998

Venue Location:
First Parish Duxbury
842 Tremont St (Rte 3A)
Duxbury, MA

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