Friday, July 20th, 2018
Nearby Folk Music Venues: (Northeastern USA):

New York:
8th Step Coffeehouse (Schenectady)
Cafe Lena (Saratoga Springs)
First Acoustics Coffeehouse (Brooklyn)
Folk Music Society of Huntington
Joe's Pub (Manhattan)
Peekskill Coffeehouse
People's Voice Cafe (Manhattan)
Pinewoods Folk Music Club
The Starving Artist Cafe
Tarrytown Music Hall
Towne Crier Cafe (Brewster)
Turning Point Cafe (Piermont)
Uptown Coffeehouse (Riverdale)
Walkabout Coffeehouse (White Plains)

New Jersey:
Brennan Coffeehouse (Jersey City)
Hurdy Gurdy Coffeehouse (Bergen County)
Minstrel Folk Project

Circle of Friends Coffeehouse
Passim Folk Music and Cultural Center
Rose Garden Coffeehouse

Branford Coffeehouse

Philadelphia Folksong Society

Rhode Island:
Stone Soup Coffeehouse

People's Music Network
Organizations/Websites of interest to those pursuing activist music:

Acoustic Music promotes quality acoustic music with useful news and insightful commentary - advance notice and coverage of awards and contests, conferences of note and music festivals, plus pertinent U.S. national and Northeast regional news, some Canadian news, and Acoustic Radio Waves, Bluegrass & Beyond and Celtic Corner sections.

American Music Center
Throughout the years, the American Music Center has been a consistent leader in pioneering new programs and services to support and advance the field of new American music.

ASCAP, an organization owned and run by its members, is the leading U.S. Performing Rights Organization representing over 427,000 songwriters, composers and music publishers.

Babies and Grands Music
Babies & Grands Music is a multi-generational, multi-cultural music and movement program for young children six months to six years old. Children learn the fundamentals of music through play, songs, instruments, and movement in the company of their caregivers and participating resident elders of the Andrus Residence in Hastings on Hudson, NY. The Program Director is Sally band-member Jenny Murphy.

The Blues Mothers
Based in Hasting-on-Hudson, NY, the Blues Mothers include Jenny Murphy of Hudson Valley Sally. They have a sound all their own, featuring a strong lead trio of vocals, harmonica and flute. The "Mothers" enjoy performing at festivals, clubs, & coffee houses, and even hosted their own monthly music venue at Dorry's Diner.

Formed in 1939 as a non-profit-making performing right organization, BMI was the first to offer representation to songwriters of blues, country, jazz, r&b, gospel, folk, Latin and, ultimately, rock & roll.

Boston Area Coffeehouse Association
The Boston Area Coffeehouse Association (BACHA) is a membership organization open to all nonprofit folk and acoustic music coffeehouses in and around Boston, Massachusetts’ I-495 circle. Listings and links appear on its website, along with a combined coffeehouse calendar.

Fair Trade Music
Fair Trade Music is a grassroots campaign of Portland musicians, supported by the Musician's Union Local 99. Through advocacy, education, and recognition, they are working to build a better music scene with a higher level of musicianship and professionalism, to extend the same rights to musicians as those of other workers, and to forge equal partnerships between clubs and musicians.

Hudson River Sloop Clearwater
Environmental activist and educational organization founded by Pete Seeger in 1969.

People's Music Network
A network of musicians, performers, songwriters, sound & recording engineers, music lovers, record & concert producers, promoters, archivists, and more using music and culture to promote progressive ideas and values. PMN is committed to working with and supporting grassroots and community organizations, to explore and present the diversity of people's culture.

Tribes Hill
Tribes Hill is a nonprofit organization uniting musicians of the lower Hudson Valley region and their patrons in support of a music community that aspires to common goals and beliefs. It is a conceptual gathering place for people of all races, politics, and faiths coming together to explore and celebrate the human experience through song.

Walkabout Clearwater Chorus
A musical arm of the Hudson River Sloop Clearwater.

Westchester People's Action Coalition
WESPAC Foundation has been the leading force in Westchester County for peace and justice work for over three decades. WESPAC Foundation provides outreach and community to individuals, groups and leaders in civic and religious organizations in greater Westchester who find themselves without a voice or support system for their progressive positions.