The Filk Music Club of New England


Welcome to the MASSFILC site!

"What are you?" We're a Massachusetts-based club, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation, that exists to sing and promote filk music.

"Filk music? What's that?" Many words have been spilled over that question, but a short answer is that it's the folk music of science fiction and fantasy fandom.

"What do you actually do?" We hold monthly meetings, with lots of singing and good conversation, which anyone may attend. We sell songbooks and T-shirts.

"Ooh! Sounds interesting! How can I get involved?" You're welcome to come to any of our meetings, whether you want to participate or just listen and converse. If you want to keep in touch with New England filkers and learn about our upcoming events, you can subscribe to one of our mailing lists. Meanwhile, feel free to explore our site.


Upcoming meetings/filksings (Details):

Saturday, October 9, 2021, at Gary McGath's new house in Plaistow, NH. Filksing 2-6, followed by business meeting at 6 and nothing after that. Health precautions will be detailed in the meeting announcement.
Saturday, November 13, 2021, online. Business meeting at 7 PM EDT, singing afterward till 10 PM. Using Zoom conferencing. Connection details will be sent on the Announcements list.

The business meeting usually runs till 7:20 or 7:30, immediately followed by open singing.