Northeast Filk Convention

The Northeast Filk Convention, known since 2000 as NEFilk, is the filk convention of the northeastern United States. It rotates among different locations and hosting organizations, under the names ConCerto, ConCertino, Conterpoint, and Contata. NEFilk has been used as the name of the common identity since 2000.


Convention Dates Location GoHs
ConCerto 1990
(NEFilk 1)
June 8-10, 1990 Cherry Hill, NJ Kathy Mar, Linda Melnick
ConCertino 1992
(NEFilk 2)
June 19-21, 1992 Woburn, MA T.J. Burnside-Clapp, Mitchell Burnside-Clapp, Lindy Sears, Naomi Pardue, Randy Farran
Conterpoint 1993
(NEFilk 3)
June 4-6, 1993 Baltimore, MD Bill Roper, Sue Trainor
Contata 1994
(NEFilk 4)
June 10-13, 1994 Secaucus, NJ Joey Shoji
ConCertino '95
(NEFilk 5)
June 9-11, 1995 Westboro, MA Barry Childs-Helton , Sally Childs-Helton, Jordin Kare, Bob Laurent
Conterpoint Too!
(NEFilk 6)
June 21-23, 1996 Triangle/Quantico, VA Heather Alexander, Leslie Fish, Cynthia McQuillin, "Dr. Jane" Robinson
The Second ConCerto
(NEFilk 7)
June 13-15, 1997 Cherry Hill, NJ Urban Tapestry (Allison Durno, Jodi Krangle, Debbie Ridpath Ohi), Philip Allcock, Ellen Kranzer
Contata 98
(NEFilk 8)
June 10-12, 1998 Saddle Brook, NJ Steve Macdonald, Marc Glasser, Jane Mailander
ConCertino 99
(NEFilk 9)
July 9-11, 1999 Westboro, MA Bill Sutton, Brenda Sutton, Mike Browne
Conterpoint Three
(NEFilk 10)
June 16-18, 2000 Triangle/Quantico, VA Joe Bethancourt, Clam Chowder, Lynn Gold
The Third ConCerto 2001 (cancelled in 2000)
Conterpoint Four
(NEFilk 11)
June 22-24, 2001 Rockville, MD Michael Longcor, "Downtown" Freddy Brown
Contata 3
(NEFilk 12)
June 21-23, 2002 South Plainfield, NJ Dandelion Wine (Tom Jeffers and Dave Clement), Andrew Eigel, Steve Brinich
ConCertino '03
(NEFilk 13)
July 18-20, 2003 Worcester, MA Jeff Bohnhoff, Maya Bohnhoff, Ellen Kushner, Priscilla Olson, Rika K├Ârte
Conterpoint 2004
(NEFilk 14)
June 11-13, 2004 Rockville, MD Chris "Minstrel" Malme, Jordan Mann
Contata 2005
(NEFilk 15)
June 24-26, 2005 Secaucus, NJ Carla Ulbrich, Joe Giacoio, Persis Thorndike, Mara Brener
ConCertino '06
(NEFilk 16)
June 16-18, 2006 Worcester, MA Mike Whitaker, Mabel Liang, Bob Leigh, Nancy Louise Freeman
Conterpoint 2007
(NEFilk 17)
June 22-24, 2007 Rockville, MD Wild Mercy, Seanan McGuire
Contata 5
(NEFilk 18)
June 20-22, 2008 Parsippany, NJ Heather Dale, Crystal Paul, Carla Ulbrich, Nate Bucklin, Louie Bucklin
ConCertino 2009
(NEFilk 19)
June 19-21, 2009 Worcester, MA Bill Roper, Gretchen Roper, Harold Stein, Lois Mangan, Brooke Lunderville, John Caspell
Conterpoint 2010
(NEFilk 20)
June 25-27, 2010 Rockville, MD Ed Stauff, Mary Ellen Wessels, Char MacKay, Jonathan Baker, Debbie Baker
Contata 6
(NEFilk 21)
July 1-3, 2011 Parsippany, NJ Judi Miller, Pavlov's Duck, Deb Wunder
ConCertino 2012
(NEFilk 22)
June 29-July 1, 2012 Boxborough, MA Playing Rapunzel, Peggi Warner-Lalonde, Ariel Cinii
Conterpoint 2013
(NEFilk 23)
June 21-23, 2013 Gaithersburg, MD Stone Dragons, Lissa Allcock, Debbie Baker and Jonathan Baker
Contata 7
(NEFilk 24)
June 20-22, 2014 Morristown, NJ Amy McNally, David Perry, Sheryl Erlich, Peter Alway
ConCertino 2015
(NEFilk 25)
June 19-21, 2015 Boxborough, MA Summer and Fall, Mark Mandel, Kari Maaren
Conterpoint 2016
(NEFilk 26)
July 1-3, 2016 Timonium, MD Bill Sutton, Brenda Sutton, Kip McMurray
Contata 8
(NEFilk 27)
June 23-25, 2017 Morristown, NJ Bob Kanefsky, Jane Sibley, , Zornige Ameisen/Angry Antz

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