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Golden Link Folk Singing Society


2020 Turtle Hill Folk Festival

Virtually Couldnt Attend

Was Presented Online by the Golden Link Folk Singing Society
September 11, 12 and 13, 2020

It's all over now, but ...
You can watch the instant replay at

Golden Link's 49th Turtle Hill Festival has moved to an online format this year due to Covid-19 concerns.  But our performers will have some great music lined up for you, just like at the on-site festival!  We're still working out all the details, but we currently have 2 live online concerts scheduled for each of the three days.  Be sure to join us in this unique opportunity to share folk music with those who love it!

All Concerts Online!
Post-Concert Zoom Reception with Performers Each Day!
Tip Jar Donations to Support the Performers!
No Festival Entry Fee!

Visit our Festival Schedule Page for detailed schedule of concerts and receptions, along with Concert Links!
Friday, Sept. 11 - Concerts & Zoom Reception, Starting 7 pm (Details Here )

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Cosy Sheridan & Charlie Koch

From the Boston 
Globe: “She is a wonderfully lively, very funny, and enormously amiable entertainer with a keen and wicked eye for the excesses of our fast-food, TV-happy, and noisy culture.” Her writing is terrific, and she often plays in open tunings and with multiple capos. She directs the Moab Folk Camp, Moab, Utah, and is known for her songwriting workshops. More ... 

Pete's Posse

A multi-generational trio of multi-instrumentalists who offer traditional, American Roots, and what they call “Neo-Traditional Roots.” You’ll hear twin fiddles over high-powered guitar, pounding foot percussion, mandolin, clawhammer banjo, jaw harp, keyboards and excellent vocal harmonies. More ... 

Saturday, Sept. 12 - Concerts & Zoom Reception, Starting 7 pm (Details Here )

Brendan Taaffe

From Vermont, his roots are Irish and American Traditions. Having spent time in Africa, he offers a unique way of blending old-time ballads with traditional Zimbabwean hymns. He is an expert on the 
mbira (“thumb piano”). He often uses “crankies”—a Colonial style of scrolling silhouette illustration that is hand-cranked—to accompany songs. More ... 


Magpie are Terry Leonino and Greg Artzner, who began playing and singing together just two years after Golden Link was founded. They are: terrific instrumentalists, excellent singers with excellent harmony, and music historians. They are playwrights, actors, and social activists. Their concerts embody Golden Link’s value of being a folk 
singing society, as they skillfully get audiences singing along. More ...

Sunday, Sept. 13 - Concerts & Zoom Reception, Starting 3 pm (Details Here )

Jack Williams

Jack brings dazzling picking, an outstanding voice, and an ability both to write and to find interesting songs. He has been heralded for bringing a mix of blues, country, jazz, folk-rock, roots, and traditional genres to memorable performances. He will be new to many Turtle Hillers, who will quickly learn why Jack has an enthusiastic following in this area. More ...

Cadleys Listening Room

The Cadleys

Following in the tradition of great male-female duets like George Jones with Tammy Wynette and Emmylou Harris with Gram Parsons, John and Cathy Cadley show how two voices blended in seamless harmony can produce one powerful sound.  From traditional mountain ballads and bluegrass classics, to knockout original songs, the Cadleys deliver great singing, solid musicianship, and entertaining rapport.  More ...

Order your 2020 Turtle Hill T-shirt or sweatshirt!

Sporting our theme for this year: "Virtually the Best Festival You Couldn't Attend!"  Available is sizes from Small to 5XLm men's and women's styles, and sweatshirts.  Visit our Golden Link Store to place your order now!

Last Year's Festival:

If you'd like to re-live some of the highlights of our 2019 festival, please enjoy the video:

Thanks to our Sponsors!

Golden Link wants to extend our gratitude to our past Gold Link Level sponsors to the Turtle Hill Folk Festival. We thank Lori’s Natural Foods, Stutzman’s Guitar Center, and the Fiddlers of the Genesee.
A special thanks also goes out to Mama Napoli who provided our food at previous festivals.  
We encourage you to continue your support for them as well. These sponsors, and many others from past years, encourage the tradition of live folk music which Golden Link celebrates with the Turtle Hill Folk Festival.