· New Website Coming Soon! ·

Steve Kaufman Workshop April 4-7 WELCOME to the Homestead Pickin' Parlor®, the heart of the Twin Cities folk music scene since 1979. We specialize in acoustic music recordings, instruments, accessories, and instruction. During non-pandemic times we also host events, workshops and weekly jam sessions.

Our website is currently being renovated and we appreciate your patience during this transition period. If you have inquires about lessons, jams, instruments, accessories, events or anything else, please feel free to email us or give us a call at (612) 861-3308.

· Holiday Hours ·

DEC 1, 2021 - JAN 2, 2022
Holiday Hours 2021

During this holiday season our hours continue to be dictated by Covid 19 protocols and common sense. We ask when you shop you wear a mask that fully covers your mouth and nose in the interest of your safety and the safety of our employees and the other shoppers, thank you.

DEC 1-23: 10 am - 6 pm

DEC 24: 10am - 3pm


DEC 27-30: 10am -5pm



While we work on getting a new website up and running we are posting about our latest instruments and news on our Facebook Page, follow us for the latest updates!

Visit our Facebook Page for updates while our website is under construction

Seats fill up fast so reserve yours today at folkmuse@aol.com
or call us at: (612) 861-3308 or (800) 497-3655.
Location: 6625 Penn Ave So.

Apr 4 - Mandolin Rhythm Workshop (20 students maximum). Chords from basic to intermediate forms, chops, timing, notes, etc. Some basic knowledge of the mandolin is helpful though not required. 7-9 p.m. $50.

Apr 5 - Beginner and Intermediate Mandolin Lead Workshop (20 students maximum). Fingerings, new songs, how to learn new songs, learning by Tab and by ear. 7-9 p.m. $50.

Apr 6 - Beginner/Intermediate Flatpicking Workshop (20 students maximum). Right and left hand techniques to gain better control, new tunes, new chords. 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. $90.

Apr 7 - Upper Intermediate and Advanced Level Flatpicking Workshop (20 students maximum). Right and left hand techniques to gain better control, new tunes, new chords. Noon-3 p.m. $50.

Steve Kaufman Concert April 6

Sat., April 6th. 8pm

Watch Steve play all of the "hot licks" and tasty melodies that he teaches in his books, DVDs and workshops live in concert! Opening the show will be 2012 MN State Flatpicking Champion Mike Cramer. MN guitar hero and MC extraordinaire, Adam Grainger, will be serving as the Master of Ceremonies! Don't miss this special show.

Armatage Elementary School, 2501 West 56th Street. 8 p.m.; $17 in advance and $20 day of show

Homestead Pickin' Parlor® | 6625 Penn Ave So - Richfield, MN 55423 | 612-861-3308 | 1-800-497-FOLK (3655 ) | folkmuse@aol.com