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First Friday for Folk Music

  • First Presbyterian Church 520 Washington Avenue Savannah, GA, 31405 United States (map)

Ricky Stokes – You Can Always Come Back Home, written by Savannah’s own Ricky Stokes and recorded by artist Chuck Day, achieved #1 status on Christian radio in 2015. Ricky, a prolific songwriter, will be sharing some of his best compositions on the First Friday Stage. He plans to record his own new CD this summer. (Pictured: Chuck Day & Ricky Stokes)

Bob “King B” Fulton – “King B” Bob has been a regular performer in the Atlanta and Savannah/Tybee markets for more than 20 years. He was front man for the Atlanta-based Jump Kings and has served in a leadership post at the Atlanta Blues Society. Bob rocked the First Friday for Folk Music Stage several times, his last appearance being in 2016.

Kyrsten Roseman – Most recently a member of the duo The Rosies, Kyrsten is just now beginning her solo project. A well-versed member of both the Nashville and Savannah songwriters’ circles, Kyrsten gives voice and melody to her stories of life in both of these great southern cities.

And, Your Host for the Evening
Tom Cooler – A well-known and respected songwriter and performer in his own right, Tom has performed in countless venues across the region, including as one half of the new duo, Buckeye Posie, with fellow singer/songwriter, Josephine Johnson, who appeared on the First Friday for Folk Music Stage this past January. Tom has recently taken the reigns of the Savannah Songwriter Series as its host and coordinator, and is pleased to partner with the Savannah Folk Music Society for several presentations over the next 12 months.