Here are some links related to the things we do and the folks we do it with. Please suggest links by sending email to firstname.lastname@example.org. None of the following sites are in any way affiliated with the Missoula Folklore Society.
Societies and Organizations:
First Night Missoula
The Country Dance and Song Society
The Montana Gaelic Cultural Society
The Bozeman Folklore Society
Wintergreen Dance Weekend (Bozeman, MT)
The Spokane Folklore Society
The Seattle Folklore Society
The Northwest Folklife Festival
NEFFA - A fun site to browse thru, with the Largest Folk Links page on the Web.
Missoula Cultural Council - among other things, there is a calendar of community events.
The Montana State Old Time Fiddlers - Home of the State Fiddle Camp, two weeks of music and dance bliss.
Lively Times - Montana's monthly arts and music news.
Contra Dance Related Sites:
A series of videos explaining the basics of contra dancing.
View ACTUAL contra dances:
A video showing how each dance is 'walked through' at a contra dance before you dance.
Learn about the Tao of Contra
What Is Contra Dance? - a nice explanation by Gary Shapiro
Dr. Bob's Random Contra Dances - The Online Random Contra Dance Generator
Music Related Sites:
Ceolas Celtic Music Archive
Traditional Irish Songs
The Mudcat Cafe presents The Digital Traditions Folksong Database Search Page
International Choral Festival 2000
Artists we have known and loved:
Dave Carter and Tracy Grammer
Old Blind Dogs
Kelly Joe Phelps
Willson and McKee
Woods Tea Company
Silly Web Tricks - Not to be missed!:
Web Camera - actually take a picture of yourself over the Web.
Timothy W. Macinta's Age Detector
Internet Anagram Server Home
The Book of Cliches - The Customer is Always Right Handed.
The Virtual Church of the Blind Chihuahua - some people just have too much time on their hands.
The Famous Elk in the Fire Photo - shot in the Bitterroot on the day the Sula Complex fires burned together into one raging inferno.