I'm heavily involved in producing and am a fan of filk music. I'm also on
a couple of filk concoms.
I also keep a copy of a list of tunes that have been documented to scan to
the Hebrew hymn Adon Olam.
Some Upcoming Filk Cons
January 2-4, 1998
Filking in the Home of Country Music (they're taking a year off).
Feb 6-8, 1998
Gatwick UK. Tenth UK filk convention. Send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
for more information.
- ConChord 13
Sometime in 1999
The Los Angeles area's filk con.
Early March, 1998
The San Francisco Bay Area's filk con. Contact email@example.com for more information.
Sometime in April, 1998
The Canadian filk con, held in or near Toronto, ON. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or
to nominate someone for the Filk Hall of Fame.
- The Second ConCerto
June 13-15, 1997
Holiday Inn at Cherry Hill, Cherry Hill, NJ.
This year's incarnation of the east coast's floating filk con.
for more information.
- Ohio Valley Filk
Fest XI (aka OVFF)
The biggest filk con of 'em all, held in or near Columbus, OH.
The following filkers have web pages:
Other Filk Web Pages
- Heather Alexander
One of the SF Bay Area's best.
- D. Glenn
Friend, filker, medieval musician, transvestite (with great legs!).
- Mary Bertke
Mary has recently completed 6 months of music and culture study in Ireland,
and is a first-rate musician.
- Joe Bethancourt
A really talented musician with lots of really cool instruments (including
a "Martian" banjo).
- Melissa Binde
General filk info, list of filkers' home pages, and various filk collections.
A British filker with lots of cool links (including one here! :-) ).
A member of the Pittsburgh-based group
- Solomon Davidoff
My friend who did a thesis on filking.
- Meg Davis
A fine singer and songwriter; perhaps best known for "Captain Jack and the
- Sherman Dorn
An Associate Professor at University of South Florida and filker with
eclectic tastes in music.
Old-time filker and Gretchen Roper's brother.
- Julia Ecklar
A well-respected author and filk musician.
A look at Electro's Hideaway.
- Clif Flynt
A Michigan-based filker. Check out his Brain Dead Boy
- Lee Gold
My "extremely distant long-lost cousin" (no, we're not related), as well
as the publisher of
Xenofilkia, a bimonthly filk fanzine.
- Judith and Dave Hayman
Some of the main culptrits behind FilkONtario.
An east-coast based filker whose page has a list of filk resources and filkers.
- Talis Kimberley
One of Great Britain's premiere filkers.
- Jodi Krangle
One of the members of Urban
Tapestry, a filk trio based near Toronto, ON, Canada.
- Bob "Blars" Larson
A filk fan, all-around cool guy, and "partner in crime" when it comes to
throwing "@!" parties at cons.
- Graham Leathers
Canadian filker, a fellow broadcast worker, outdoorsman, and dog owner.
Once described as "the Leo Buscaglia of filk," you could say he GaFIAted.
- Michael P. McDowell
Science-fiction author and member of the Black Book Band.
- Steve Macdonald
One of Michigan's finest.
- Duncan MacGregor
Canadian filker with a brand new web page.
- Debbie Ridpath Ohi
Another of the members of
Urban Tapestry, a filk trio based near Toronto, ON, Canada. Debbie is also
the group's webmaster and has designed pages for many other filk groups.
- Mark Osier
Mark Osier's experimental web page.
- Jim Poltrone
Mini-Moog-toting Ohio-based filker.
- Maggi Rohde
This points to her page of everything she could find on filk and filking.
I didn't dare put up this page without mentioning him! An SF Bay area
filker and long-time friend. Check out his page of
interesting places for musicians and music lovers.
- Robert Smith
Another member of the Pittsburgh-based group On The
- Tom Smith
Who let him in here???!? :-)
- W. Scott "Cosmo" Snyder
A really cool page by a really cool guy who used to live in the Los Angeles
area but now lives in Champaign, IL.
- Robert Stockton
AKA "Robin the Just," Pittsburgh-based harp and recorder player extraordinaire.
- Rob Sutherland
A Canadian filker and all-around nice guy.
- Mary Ellen Wessels
AKA "MEW," an all-around cool person, first-rate musician, and lead singer of
the Black Book
- Clark Wierda
One of the folks involved with Musicon and an all-around nice guy.
- Gwen Zak
SO of Michael P. McDowell and member of the Black Book Band.
- Leonard Zubkoff
Leonard Zubkoff and Dandelion Digital's home page.
- INWAP.COM Home Page
A household of really cool filk fen, cool cats, and cool toys.
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