OVFF 37

OVFF strongly desires to have an in-person convention in 2021. Unfortunately, we cannot commit at this time to seeing you in person this year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

We will announce whether OVFF will be held in person, or in virtual space, on July 1, 2021.


Join us in singing some LUNEY TUNES at

OVFF 37

October 29 - 31, 2021

The Ohio Valley Filk Fest is the world's largest fan-run filk convention,
for all fen with a song in their heart.

Guests of Honor: Misbehavin' Maidens
Toastmaster: Tom Smith
Honored Listeners: Dennis, Sharon, & Kaitlin Palmer
Interfilk Guest: James Mahaffey

DoubleTree Hotel * Worthington, Ohio

OVFF 37

Join us in singing some LUNEY TUNES at   OVFF 37 October 29 – 31, 2021 The Ohio Valley Filk Fest is the world’s largest fan-run filk convention, for all fen with a song in their heart. Guests of Honor: Misbehavin’ Maidens Toastmaster: Tom Smith Honored Listeners: Dennis, Sharon, & […]

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Misbehavin' Maidens

Guests of Honor: Misbehavin’ Maidens

The Misbehavin’ Maidens are a bawdy nerd-folk comedy band comprised of four women from the Washington, D.C. / Baltimore are with a love of feminist, sex-positive music, LGBTQIA+ representation, parodies, drinking & fandom references for the 19+ geek crowd.

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Tom Smith Photo

Toastmaster: Tom Smith

Tom Smith has only missed two OVFFs since 1986. Along the way, he’s recorded two dozen albums, mixing dark fantasy, implausible goofiness, and All. The. Puns.. He’s also amassed hundreds of friends and fans, fourteen Pegasus Awards, a spot in the Filk Hall of Fame, and not quite enough words […]

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Picture of Dennis, Sharon, & Kaitlin Palmer

Honored Listener: Dennis, Sharon, & Kaitlin Palmer

Dennis and Sharon Palmer have been involved with OVFF for a long time now. As attendees of the first OVFFs, then being involved with the concom. Their daughter, Kaitlin, attended OVFF when she was only a few months old. They now help behind the scene with the stage set-up.

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Interfilk Guest: James Mahaffey

James Mahaffey is a native Midwesterner who is now a transplanted “Texan-by-marriage”. His introduction to filk began with friends who convinced him to work the first FenCon convention. He spent the next ten years as ConOps before volunteering as “the sound guy” and co-ConChair. He also serves on the board […]

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