The Bellingham Folk School is your online 'go-to' for folk music happenings in Whatcom County. We hope that this site can help you make musical connections in our wonderful community. 

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Your home for folk music

Spearheaded by local fiddler and teacher, Cayley Schmid, the Bellingham Folk School works to encourage those curious about folk music to play and learn together. Listings of regular weekly classes, instructors, jams, performances, and social events make the Bellingham Folk School a hub for anyone interested in "living-room music."


Whether you are brand new to playing music or you're just looking for a community of like-minded folk music players, Bellingham Folk School is the place for you.