Regional Calendar

Folk Events and Folk-Friendly Venues in Central Pennsylvania and Beyond

Calendar dated April 9, 2014. Our thanks to Henry Koretzky!

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FOLK EVENTS AROUND THE AREA 
For each region, concert venues and presenters are listed first, in alphabetical order; then Festivals, Dances, Ongoing Gigs, and Jam Sessions are grouped at the end of each region. 
 
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HARRISBURG AREA
Alibis Eatery & Spirits, 10 North Pitt Street, Carlisle, PA, 717-243-4151, http://www.alibispirits.com Andalusia, 26 N. Hanover St., Carlisle, PA, 6-9 pm 2nd Mondays: Steve Rudolph Annual Summer Musicfest, 4pm-midnight, Music Lovers Circle of Central PA. Valley Glen, 7050 Valley Glen Rd., Annville, PA, at http://www.paflute.com/Others.htm Appalachian Brewing Company, 50 N. Cameron St., Harrisburg, PA, 717-221-1080, http://www.abcbrew.com. http://myspace.com/indieabbey Bangkok Wok, Mechanicsburg, PA, 6 - 8 p.m, 717-795-7292 Bellevue Park Community House, 143 Briar Cliff Rd, Harrisburg, PA, 717-234-2557, terry.bachmann@gmail.com Bluegrass on the Grass, Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA, 1-9 pm, 717-245-1485, tracy@dickinson.edu , http://www.bluegrassonthegrass.org July 12 Bosler Library, Carlisle, PA Brewhouse Grille, 2050 State Road, Camp Hill, PA 717-737-0030, http://www.myspace.com/brewhousegrille Broad Street Market, 1233 North Third Street, Harrisburg, PA, 717-236-7923, 11 am-2 pm Carlisle Coffee & Smoothie Company, Carlisle PA, 7-9 pm Carlisle Performing Arts Center, 44 W. High St., Carlisle, PA, 717-258-0666, http://www.carlisletheatre.org Carnahan’s, 209 3rd Street, New Cumberland. 717-774-4781 Central Pennsylvania Friends of Jazz, Monthly concerts, http://www.friendsofjazzorg May 27: Ehud Asherie & Ken Peploski Ceoltas Irish Pub, 310 N. 2nd St., Harrisburg, PA, http://www.ceoltasirishpub.com/ Chick’s Tavern, 120 East Second Street, Hummelstown, PA, 717-566-2293, http://www.chickstavern.com Clover Lane Coffeehouse, Third Friday coffeehouses in the social hall of the Unitarian Church of Harrisburg, 1280 Clover Lane. Info: 717-564-9514, http://www.harrisburguu.org/Ministry/coffeehouse.htm Coakley’s Irish Restaurant & Pub, Bridge St., New Cumberland, PA, 717-774-5556, http://www.coakleys.com Colonial Park United Church of Christ Picnic on the Lawn, 5000 Devonshire Blvd., Harrisburg, PA, 3-4 pm June 14: Rayzen Kane Conewago Coffeehouse, 336 South Market Street, Elizabethtown, PA, 7:30 pm Cornerstone Coffeehouse, 2133 Market St., Camp Hill, PA, 717-737-5026, Fridays/Saturdays, 8:30 pm June 8: Rayzen Kane Dauphin County Sunset Series, Fort Hunter, N. Front St., Harrisburg, PA Derry Presbyterian Church, Hershey, PA, 8 pm May 9: Irish Blessing/Susquehanna Chorale Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA, http://www.dickinson.edu Dickinson College Farm, 553 Park Dr., Boiling Springs, PA, 717-245-1969, 6:30 pm Dillsburg Public Library Presents, Old Monaghan Church, 15 E. Church St., Dillsburg, PA, 2-3 pm, 717-432-5613, http://www.yorklibraries.org/dillsburg . Doc Holliday’s, New Cumberland, PA, 6-9 pm, 717-920-3627 Doc Holliday's (East Shore), 469 Eisenhower Blvd., Harrisburg, PA, 7 - 10 p.m, 717-564-4448 Doyle Hotel, 9 N. Market St, Duncannon, PA, 8 pm-midnight, 717-834-6789, http://www.doylehotel.com Elizabethtown College, Leffler Performance Center, Elizabethtown PA, 7:30 pm http://www.gretnamusic.org Elizabethville Library, Elizabethville, PA, 717/234-4961 Espresso Yourself Café, Newport, PA, 717-567-9882, 7 pm, http://www.espressoyourselfcafepa.com Fed Live, N. 2nd St., Harrisburg, PA Fetter House, 102 S. Carlisle St., Landisburg, PA, 3 pm, 717-567-7023, romeo@pa.net Fireside Pub & Grill, Ski Roundtop, Lewisberry, PA, 7-10 pm Flinchy’s Restaurant & Bar, Camp Hill, PA, 717-761-9000, 9 pm-midnight Folklore Elizabethtown, PA http://www.folklorecoffee.com, (717) 361-1658 Last Fridays: open mic Fort Halifax Music Fest, Fort Halifax park, Halifax, PA, 5-10 pm Fort Hunter, N. Front St., Harrisburg, PA, Forum Theatre, 5th & Walnut Sts., Harrisburg, PA, 7:30 pm, 717-214-ARTS May 14: Straight No Chaser Franklintown Community Fire Company, Rt 194, Franklintown, PA, 717-432-1464. Thurs eve jam sessions also; see below. Fredricksen Library, Camp Hill, PA 717-497-9933, sandj70@embarqmail.com, 7 pm Giant Center, 950 W. Hersheypark Dr., Hershey, PA, 7:30 pm, 717-534-3911, http://www.giantcenter.net May 8: Avenged Sevenfold Gingerbread Man, 312 Market Street, Harrisburg, PA, 717-221-8400, 8-10 pm Gretna Music at Elizabethtown College, Elizabethtown, PA Gullifty’s, Cedar Cliff Mall, New Cumberland, PA Wednesdays [summer]: live jazz [6:30-9:30 pm] [jam last Wed.] Hall of Philosophy, Mt. Gretna, PA, 3:30 pm Harrisburg Hardware Bar, 236 North Second St., Harrisburg, PA, 717-221-0530 Hershey Public Library, 701 Cocoa Avenue, Hershey, PA, 2:00PM, 717-533-6555, http://www.hersheylibrary.org Hershey Theatre, Hershey, PA April 22: Melissa Etheridge solo April 29: Flashdance June 19: Morissey June 21: Rain Hersheypark Stadium, Hershey, PA May 14: Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band June 20: Rascal Flatts July 12: Bruno Mars July 19: Fall Out Boy/Paramore HersheyPark, Music Box Theatre, Hershey, PA HersheyPark, Star pavilion, Hershey, PA Hilton, Market Square, Harrisburg, PA Fridays/Saturdays: live jazz w/Steve Rudolph [7:30-11 pm] Historic Dill’s Tavern, Dillsburg, PA Historic Peace Church, Camp Hill, PA, 3 pm, http://www.historicpeacechurch.org HMAC Stage on Herr, 269 Herr St., Harrisburg, PA, 717-441-7506, info@harrisburgarts.com, http://www.harrisburgarts.com Holly Inn, Mt. Holly Springs, PA, 717-486-3823 tracy@dickinson.edu, http://www.hollyinn.com Hunter’s Valley Winery, 3 Orchard Rd., Rte. 15, Liverpool, PA, 2-4 pm, http://www.huntersvalleywines.com, 717-444-7211 June 7: Sweet Nothings [1-4 pm] International House Hardwood Lounge, 320 Chestnut St., Harrisburg, PA, ihouse@harristown.net, http://www.ihousehbg.org , 6-8 pm Kennedy’s Valley Church of God, Landisburg, PA, 7 pm 2nd Sundays: bluegrass Kings Gap State Park, 200 Kings Gap Road, Carlisle, PA, 717-486-5031, kingsgapsp@state.pa.us, 7-10 pm, http://www.friendsofkingsgap.org/home/events Lisburn Fire Hall, Rtes. 382 & 114, New Cumberland, PA, 7 pm, 717-741-2658, cwpent@wmconnect.com, http://www.CWPent.Webs.com Little Amps Coffee Roasters, Green & Muench Sts., Harrisburg, PA Little Buffalo Festival, Little Buffalo State Park, 1570 State Park Rd., Newport, PA, littlebuffalofestival@yahoo.com, http://littlebuffalofestival.blogspot.com/, noon-dusk Oct. 4 Log Cabin Inn, Newport, PA, 9:30 pm April 18: LeBlanc & Kissinger Love, Peace, Justice, 'n' Hope Coffeehouse, Harrisburg Friends Meetinghouse, 1100 North Sixth Street, Harrisburg PA, 7:30 pm, 717-692-3581, miknuminous@msn.com Lykens Chamber of Commerce Boro park, Lykens, PA, 7 pm Lynden Gallery, 117 South Market Street, Elizabethtown, PA, 6-9 pm April 11: Rue de la Pompe Maennerchor Club, Cathedral Room, 211 North St., Harrisburg, PA, 717-233-3011, 8-11 pm Malone’s, Derry Street, Harrisburg, PA, 8 pm-midnight, 717-724-9177 Mangia Qui, North St., Harrisburg, PA Aug. 15: The Launies [9-11 pm] Market Cross, 113 North Hanover St., Carlisle, PA, 717-258-1234 Market Cross Inn, 105 W. King St., Shippensburg, PA, 717-532-3967 Market Square Concerts, Market Square Church, 20 S. 2nd St., Harrisburg, PA, 8 pm, http://www.marketsquareconcerts.org Marysville Tavern, Marysville, PA, 9 pm-midnight, 717-957-9900 McLain Festival, Carlisle, PA, http://www.historicalsociety.com/Celtic_Festival.php Mechanicsburg Earth Day Festival, Main & Market Sts., Mechanicsburg, PA April 26 Messiah College, Grantham, PA, http://www.messiah.edu May 10: Irish Blessing/Susquehanna Chorale Midtown Scholar Bookstore, 1302 N. 3rd St., Harrisburg, PA, 717-236-1680, 8 pm, books@midtownscholar.com, http://www.midtownscholar.com April 12: Jeff Ruby April 13: David Fishel [2 pm] April 18: Tom Yoder April 19: Casey Bolles April 25: Nina Scarcia April 26: Danny Whitecotton May 2: Kieth Kenny May 9: Robert Thompson May 10: Mycenea Worley May 16: seasons May 31: Elijah Cross Mifflin Bluegrass Festival, Mifflin Athletic Assn., 789 Roxbury Rd. [Rte. 997], Newville Rd., 2 pm Mini-Mountain laurel concert series, Orthey Concert Series, Highland United Presbyterian Church, 11 Church Rd., Newport, PA, 7:30 pm, Workshop at 1 pm at Orthey’s Workshop, 567-9469 or 567-6406, http://www.ortheyinstruments.com Weekend autoharp workshop/concert events include: Fri 7:30pm concert at Evangelical Lutheran Church, 120 N. Main St., Lewistown, PA Sat 1pm workshop at George Orthey’s Shop, 18 Burd Rd., Newport, PA Sat 7:30pm concert at Highland Presbyterian Church, 11 Church Rd., Newport, PA Molly Brannigans Pub, N. 2nd St. & Locust Sts., Harrisburg, PA, http://www.mollybrannigans.com Mountain Laurel Autoharp Gathering, Little Buffalo Family Campground, Newport, PA, 570-743-7924, http://www.mlag.org/ Mulligan’s East Shore Pub, 3523 Union Deposit Rd., Harrisburg, PA Music at Gretna, Mt. Gretna Playhouse, Mt. Gretna, PA, 717-361-1508, kanec@etown.edu, http://www.gretnamusic.org Music at the Manse, Dickinson Presbyterian Church, Carlisle, PA, 7 pm Music Lovers Circle of Central PA Annual Summer Musicfest, 7050 Valley Glen Rd., Annville, PA, 4 pm-midnight Music on Market St., 1508 Market St., Harrisburg, PA, 1 pm Music on the Mountain, Kings Gap State Park, 200 Kings Gap Road, Carlisle, PA, 717-486-5031, kingsgapsp@state.pa.us, 4-8:30 pm, http://www.friendsofkingsgap.org/home/events June 1: Mountain Ride/Colebrook Road July 6: Erica Lyn Everest/Second Time Thru Aug. 3: Walt Crider & the Old Time Way Sept. 7: Seasons/Irish Blessing Ned Smith Festival of Nature & Art, Millersburg, PA Old Monaghan Presbyterian Church, 15 E. Church St, Dillsburg, PA, 7pm, 717-802-1540 Ono Fire Company, behind Farmer’s Wife Restaurant, old Rte. 22, Ono, PA O’Reilly’s Tap Room, off Union Deposit Rd., Harrisburg, PA, 717-564-2700, http://www.tbrendanoreilly.com\ PCCA Sunday Hour Arts, Fetter House, Landisburg, PA, 717-567-7023, pcca@perrycountyarts.org, http://www.perrycountyarts.org, 3 pm Penn State Harrisburg, Olmsted Building, Middletown, PA, 6:15 pm, 717-948-6273, sbronner@psu.edu Penn State Harrisburg, Community Center, Middletown, PA, noon, 717-948-6273 Penn State Harrisburg, Morrison Gallery, Library, Middletown, PA, 6:30 pm, 717-948-6563, hrk2@psu.edu Perfect 5th, Carlisle Pike, Mechanicsburg, PA, http://www.theperfect5th.com Perking Point, Rte. 39, Hershey, PA, 7 pm Perry County Council of the Arts’ Landis House Performance Series, 67 N. 4th St., Newport, PA 3:00 p.m. Perry Valley Presbyterian Church, Millerstown, PA, 7-9 pm Pomfret Street Garden, 30 West Pomfret Street, Carlisle, PA, 3-5 pm Popcorn Hat Players/Gamut Theatre, http://www.gamutplays.org/popcornhat/events.php, 605 Strawberry Square (3rd floor), Harrisburg, PA, 717-238-4111, info@gamutplays.org Pride of the Susquehanna riverboat, Harrisburg, PA Riverside Summer Concerts, Italian Lake, 3rd & Division Sts., Harrisburg, PA, 7:30 pm, http://www.riversideconcerts.net Robert Burns Supper, Scottish Society of Central Pennsylvania, 6:30 pm, Radisson Penn Harris Hotel, 1150 Camp Hill Bypass, Camp Hill, PA, 717-238-7680, http://www.pennscots.org Rose Lehrman Arts Center, Harrisburg Area Community College, Harrisburg, PA, 717-231-ROSE, http://www.hacc.edu/RLAC St. Thomas Roasters Coffeeshop, 5951 Linglestown Rd., Hbg, 717-526-4171. Fri/Sat eves, 8-10 pm., http://www.stthomasroaster.com/ Aug. 30: Rayzen Kane Acoustic Folk Quartet Scottish Society of Central PA, Radisson Penn Harris, 1150 Camp Hill Bypass, Camp Hill, PA, 5 pm, 717-761-1052, http://www.PennScots.org Seven Mountains Bluegrass Association picnic, Allenberry Inn/Playhouse, Boiling Springs, PA, http://www.sevenmountainsbluegrass.org Silver Cup Lounge, Cumberland Golf Club, Rte. 641, Carlisle, PA, 8-11 pm Simpson Library Mechanicsburg, PA, 3 pm, 717-766-0171 Square of Mechanicsburg, Main St. and Market St., Mechanicsburg, PA, 7-9 pm State Street Station, 225 State St., West Fairview, Enola, PA, 717-732-3318, 10 pm Suba, 3rd & North Sts upstairs, Harrisburg, PA, 9-11 pm 2nd/4th Thursdays: live jazz [7-10 pm] Susquehanna Storytellers Guild, Fort Hunter Centennial Barn, N. Front St., Harrisburg, PA, 7:00 PM, 717-737-8438 Theatre Harrisburg, Krevsky Production Center, 513 Hurlock St., Harrisburg, PA, 717-232-5501 ext. 23, email@theatreharrisburg.com Thornwald Park, Carlisle, PA, 717-243-3318, 6:30 pm TJ Rockwell's Mechanicsburg, Grantham Rd., Mechanicsburg, PA, 7 - 10 p.m., 717-766-4200, http://www.tjrockwells.com Tomato Pie Café, 3950 Tecport Rd., Harrisburg, PA, 7-9 pm July 26: Rayzen Kane Aug. 23: Jamie O’Brien & Henry Koretzky Trinity United Church of Christ, 40 West Pine Street, Palmyra, PA, 717-838-3412, 7 pm Two Mile House, 1189 Walnut Bottom Rd., Carlisle, PA, 6-8 pm, 717-243-3437, http://www.historicalsociety.com Ukelele workshop, Hershey’s Violin Shop, 11 W. Main St., Mechanicsburg, PA, 7:30 pm Union Street Blues Club, 3 S. Union St., Middletown, PA, 717-379-5259, digitaldave@usa.com, http://www.UnionStreetBlues.net Wednesdays: open band night [7 pm-midnight] Unitarian Church of Harrisburg, 1280 Clover Lane, Harrisburg, PA, 717-234-3844, (a.bart.carpenter@gmail.com Unitarian Universalists of the Cumberland Valley, UUCV Meeting House, 2 Forge Rd., Boiling Springs, PA, 7:30 pm, 717-243-9525 Unity Church of Harrisburg, 927 Wertzville Road, Enola, PA, 10 am, 717-564-0112, http://www.cpwchorus.org. Vineyards at Hershey, 598 Schoolhouse Rd., Middletown, PA, 717-901-3993 Warm Hearts Café, 25 E. Main St., Rte. 641, Mechanicsburg, PA, 7:3-9:30 pm April 12: Rayzen Kane Warm Springs Lodge, Shermansdale, PA, http://www.warmspringslodge.com West Pomfret Music garden, Carlisle, PA West Shore Hardware Bar, 5401 Carlisle Pike, Mechanicsburg, PA, 717-697-4646 Wetlands Festival, Wildwood Lake, Harrisburg, PA Whitaker Center for Science & the Arts, 301 Market St. (Strawberry Square), Hbg, 717-214-ARTS, thebox@whitakercenter.org, http://www.whitakercenter.org April 18: Kat Edmonson May 14: Straight No Chaser May 17: Paul Potts May 20: Dark Star Orchestra May 31: Ethan Bortnick July 10: Bacon Brothers Aug. 8: The Mavericks Aug. 13: Indigo Girls Nov. 28: Dave Mason Wildwood park, Olewine Pavilion, Harrisburg, PA, http://www.dauphincounty.org Word of Life Chapel, Wickersham Rd., Bainbridge, PA, 6-7 pm Ye Olde Country Auction, 40 Shepherd Rd., Newville, PA, 6:30 pm, 717-776-7447 April 12: Hanover Express April 26: CB Pickers May 10: Guilford Station/Blue Ridge Thunder Cloggers May 24: Ernie Bradley & Grassy Ridge June 14: Keepin’ It Simple June 28: Nitro Ride Young’s UMC, 7075 Wertzville Rd., Mechanicsburg, PA, 7 pm, http://www.youngsumc.org April 27: Walt Crider & the Old Time Way May 25: Keepin’ It Simple June 22: Farm Hands Bluegrass Band - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - DANCES - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Beginner Folk Dancing for Young and Old! Blue Hound Farm Birthday Barn Bash benefit for PA Wounded Warriors May 17: Barn dance w/callers Karl Senseman & Terry Bachmann w/Contra Rebels Capital Area International Folk Dancers: weekly dances Wed. 7:30-9:30 pm; Sun. 6:30-8:30 pm. The Movement Center, 2134 N. 2nd St., Harrisburg, PA, 717-234-3844 Contradance, Wellsville Fire Hall, 95 Community St., Wellsville, PA, 7-11 pm, 717-292-6684 Frolic in the Fall dance getaway, Camp Reilly, Fishing Creek Valley Rd., Rte. 443, Harrisburg, PA, 11am-11 pm, Fallfrolic@yahoo.com, http://home.comcast.net/~davecolestock/frolic.html Harrisburg Scottish Country Dance Society, Silver Springs Presbyterian Church, Mechanicsburg, PA, 717-545-5092, piobbeag@aol.com, hscds.webs.com/xiinightdance.htm Locust Lane Contra Dance Series, 2nd & 4th Fridays, 8pm (beginners workshop 7:30), $9, $4 youth, under 12 free. Christ the Savior Orthodox Church, 5501 Locust Lane, Hbg, 717-975-2758 or 717-770-1477, Hbg Area Contra Dance Assn., dance@harrisburgcontra.org, and http://www.harrisburgcontra.org [Temporary location change March/April 2014: Rail Community Center, 200 S. Hanover St., Hummelstown, PA] April 11: caller Bob Nicholson w/Eileen Nicholson & Jill Smith April 25: caller Karl Senseman w/Unbowed July 25: Unbowed Aug. 8: The Contra Rebels Scottish Country Dance Classes, Christ the Savior Orthodox Church, 5501 Locust Lane, Hbg., Mondays (except for last Monday of month), 7-9pm, , 717-545-5092, piobbeag@aol.com, http://hscds.webs.com Swing Dance, http://www.centralpaswingdance.org - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - ONGOING GIGS - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Acoustic open mic, Ceoltas Irish Pub, 310 N. 2nd St., Harrisburg, PA, 10 pm-1:30 am, http://www.ceoltasirishpub.com/ Wednesdays Courthouse Common Espresso Bar, town square, Carlisle, PA, 7-9 pm Thursdays: open mic Kennedy’s Valley Church of God, Landisburg, PA, 7 pm 2nd Sunday: bluegrass Midtown Tavern, 1101 N 2nd St., Hbg, 717-236-5783, Tuesdays, 10pm-1am: acoustic open mic Open Mic, Cornerstone Coffeehouse, Market St., Camp Hill, PA, 6:30-8:30 pm 2nd Wednesdays [not Dec. 2013] Open mic, HMAC Stage on Herr, 269 Herr St., Harrisburg, PA, 717-441-7506, info@harrisburgarts.com, http://www.harrisburgarts.com/calendar.html Wednesdays w/Mike Banks - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - JAM SESSIONS: - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Acoustic jam, Environmental Center 3283 Pinch Rd W, Cornwall, PA, (717) 202-9423, 1-4 pm, May-Sept. 1st 1st Sundays Acoustic open mic, Ye Olde Ale House, 5002 Carlisle Pike, Mechanicsburg, PA, 7-10PM, kc@kckurtwood.com Tuesdays Angel String Autoharp Club, First Mondays, 6:30-9:30 pm, between Hanover and Spring Grove, PA. Call 717-637-6857 evenings between 6-9pm. Bluegrass Jam, Mondays, 1-3:30 pm, Claremont Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Activities Room, 1000 Claremont Rd., Carlisle, PA, 717 649-1436 Bluegrass & Country Jam/Open Mike, Thursdays, 7-10pm, Franklintown Community Fire Company (see above). Concerts also at this venue. Bluegrass Jam, Sundays (Jan-June, Sept.-Nov), 2-5 pm, Lykens Senior Center, 200 W. Main St., Lykens, PA, 717-453-9979 Bluegrass/old Country/Bluegrass Gospel Jam, Carlisle Fish and Game, off of Route 641, 1421 W. Trindle Rd., Carlisle, PA, 5-11 pm, http://www.carlislefishandgame.org 3rd Saturdays Bluegrass Music jam, Perfect 5th Musical Arts Center, Mechanicsburg, PA, 2-4 pm , Blues Jam, Thursdays, 8-11:30 pm, Champions, Highspire, Blues Society of Central PA, 888-771-BSCP (2727), http://www.bscpblues.org, vinblues@cvn.net Blues jam [acoustic], Monday nights, McGrath’s Pub upstairs, 202 Locust St., Harrisburg, PA 7-10 pm, 717-232-9914 Gospel, Folk, Bluegrass Jam Session, Matamoras Community Church Family Life Center, 3267 Peters Mountain Rd. Halifax Pa., 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., 717 896-8154/717 896-3228, >www.matamoraschurch.org Irish sessions, Thursdays following the 3rd Tuesday, 6-10 pm, Flavers Food & Spirits, 45 N Market St, Elizabethtown, PA, 717-361-2115. Irish sessions, 2nd Tuesdays, Coakley’s Restaurant & Irish Pub, Bridge St., New Cumberland, PA, 717-774-5556, http://www.coakleys.com Irish session, Ceoltas Irish Pub, 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm, 310 N. 2nd St., Harrisburg, PA, 717-233-3202 Every other Monday, 2nd & 4th in March, etc. Jazz jam, MJ’s Coffeehouse, Allen Theatre, 36 E. Main St., Annville, PA, 6-9 pm, 717-867-4766 Off the Wall Dulcimer Society, 1st Sundays except holiday weekends, 2-5pm, St. Stephens Church, New Kingston, PA, 717-766-2982 Open mic, Snapper’s Bar & Grill, Mechanicsburg, PA, 8:30-11:30 pm, http://openmikes.org/listings/snappersbarandgrill Wednesdays Perry County Council of the Arts, Summer replacement Open Mic/coffeehouse, 7 pm Seven Mountains Bluegrass Association jam, 3rd Sundays, 2-5 pm, Young’s United Methodist Church, 7075 Wertzville Rd., Mechanicsburg, PA, 717-957-4349, http://www.sevenmountainsbluegrass.org Susquehanna Folk Music Society Jam Session Fort Hunter Barn, 5300 North Front Street, Harrisburg, PA, 1-4 pm 2nd Sundays Susquehanna Storytellers Guild, 4th Sundays (not summer), 1:30 pm, 717-737-8438, St. Timothy Lutheran Church, 4200 Carlisle Pike, Camp Hill, PA,
CHAMBERSBURG / GETTYSBURG AREA
Adams County Heritage Festival, Gettysburg Recreation Park, 545 Long Lane, Gettysburg, PA, http://www.icpj-gettysburg.org/festival.htm Adams County Irish Festival, Moose Park, 10 am-7:30 pm, http://www.adamscountyirishfestival.com 3rd Saturday in July Adams County Winery, Gettysburg, PA, 1-5 pm After Hours at the Attic, Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA, 9:30 pm-1 am Altland House, Underside Pub, on the square, Abbottstown, PA, 7 pm Apostles United Church , Waynesboro PA, 717-762-4113, 1:30 pm The Barn, 149 Bankert Rd., Hanover, PA, 8 pm April 26: Ferguson & Ferguson Bay City, Hanover, PA, 7 - 10 p.m, 717-637-1217 Beck & Benedict Hardware Music Theater, 118 Walnut St., Waynesboro, PA, 717-762-4711. Concerts, 7-11 pm, http://www.beck-benedicthardware.com April 12: Dark Hollow Bluegrass Band May 24: The Hillbilly Gypsies June 14: Stoney Creek Bluegrass Band July 19: Hickory Ridge Bluegrass Band Bistro 71, 71 N. Main St., Chambersburg, PA, http://www.bistro71.net Boyds Bear Country, 75 Cunningham Road, Gettysburg, PA , 1-866-367-8338, 2-5 pm Burgin Center for the Arts, Mercersburg PA, 717/328-6107 Capitol Theatre, Chambersburg, PA, 717-263-0202 Celebrate the Arts at Old Market Day, courthouse plaza, Chambersburg, PA, 11 am-1 pm The Cider House, 400 Baltimore St., Gettusburg, PA Common Ground on Seminary Ridge , Lutheran Theological Seminary, Gettysburg, PA, 12 pm, (717) 338-3000, ext. 2197 Community Celebration, Christ Lutheran Church, 30 Chambersburg Street, Gettysburg, PA, 10:30-11:30 pm Eichelberger Performing Arts Center, 195 Stock St, Hanover, PA, 717-637-7086, http://www.theeich.org Emmanuel UCC, 124 Broadway, Hanover, PA, 3 pm Fairfield Inn, Rte. 116, Fairfield, PA, 717-642-5410, http://www.thefairfieldinn.com, 6-9 pm 3rd Fridays: Cormorant’s Fancy [6-9 pm] Farnsworth House, S. Baltimore St., Gettysburg, PA, 9:30-11:30 pm First Fridays, Courthouse Plaza, Chambersburg, PA, 5 - 8 p.m 1st Friday, Gettysburg Style, Christ Lutheran Church, 30 Chambersburg, St., Gettysburg, PA, 6-8:00pm Flannery's Tavern on the Square, Mercersburg, PA, 8:30-11:30 p.m Garryowen Irish Pub, 126 Chambersburg St., Gettysburg, PA, http://www.garryowenirishpub.com Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival, Granite Hill Campground, 3340 Fairfield Rd., Gettysburg, PA, 1-800-642-TENT, 717-642-8749, http://www.gettysburgbluegrass.com May 15-18 Gettysburg Festival, Gettysburg, PA, http://www.gettysburgfestival.org, 717-334-0853. Gettysburg Lutheran Seminary, Gettysburg, PA, 7:30 pm, http://www.musicgettysburg.org/ 717-334-6286 x2100 Goofy’s Eatery & Spirits, 5965 York Rd., Spring Grove, PA Hanover Country Club, 200 East Water St., Abbottstown, PA, 6:30-9:30 pm, 1-717-259-8422 Hauser Estate Winery, Biglerville, PA, 6 p.m., http://www.hauserestate.com Jefferson Fire Company Hall, Codorus, PA, 717-741-2658, cwpent@wmconnect.com, 6 pm Kclinger’s Tavern, 304 Poplar Street, Hanover. 717-633-9197, 10:30 pm-1:30 am Kiwanis Bandshell, Chambersburg, PA, 7-8 pm July 24: The Launies Lady of the Creek, Music workshops and jam sessions. Emmitsburg, MD, 717-334-5392, http://www.ladyofthecreek.com The Livery, 900 Chambersburg Road, Gettysburg, PA, 717-334-4333, http://www.herrtavern.com McConnellsburg Fire hall, McConnellsburg, PA, 717-485-4454, director@fultonhistory.org, 7:30 pm McFeely’s Coffeehouse, Ceddia Union Building, Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, PA Music Gettysburg, Gettysburg PA, 717-334-6286 N.E.W. A-ville Inn, Arendtsville, PA, 4-7 pm New Oxford Coffee Company, New Oxford, PA, 7-8 pm Orchards Restaurant & Lounge, http://www.orchardsrestaurant.com/, Chambersburg, PA 6:30-9:30pm O’Rorke’s, Steinwehr St., Gettysburg, PA, 8-11 pm, 717-334-2333 Pike Inn Restaurant & Lounge, 985 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA, 7:30-10:30 pm, 717-334-9227 The Plaza, Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA, 717-334-1999, 10:30 pm Red Run Park, Rte. 16, Waynesboro, PA, 1-4 pm, 717-762-1270 Round Barn, Arendsville, PA, 7 pm Shippensburg University, Grove Theater, Shippensburg, PA April 27: Shippensburg University-Community Orchestra w/Steve Rudolph & Jonathan Ragonese [3 pm] Shippensburg University, Luhrs Performing Arts Center, Shippensburg, PA, 8 pm, http://www.luhrscenter.com/index.cfm?pag=13&evt=632381af-6bf0-418e-ba56-87961ef0bc31 Sidney, East Berlin, PA, 7-10 pm, 717-259-1319 South Mountain Folk & Roots Festival, Biglerville, PA, http://www.jibberjazz.com Totem Pole Playhouse, Chambersburg, PA, http://www.totempoleplayhouse.org Union Evangelical Lutheran Church, 408 West Market Street, York, PA, 717-843-7897, 3:30 pm Waynesboro Church of the Apostles, Waynesboro, PA, 2 pm Winner's Circle Lounge, 5 East Walnut Street, Hanover, PA --- HOUSE CONCERTS --- Bill Goldberg/Suzanne Gates, Dover, PA, 717-259-0319, billandsuzanne1@verizon.net Stone Jug House Concert Series, Gettysburg PA, 717-677-4420 for reservations and directions. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - ONGOING GIGS - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Altland House / The Underside Pub & Eatery, on the Square in Abbottstown, PA, 717-259-9535, http://www.altlandhouse.com. Live acoustic music Fridays & Saturdays 7-11pm at The Underside Celtic Service, Christ Lutheran Church, 30 Chambersburg St., Gettysburg, PA, 6 pm, bfolkemer@yahoo.com 1st & 3rd Sundays Reader's Bookstore and Café, 125 Broadway, Hanover, PA 717-630-2524 Friday evenings The Relax Lounge at The Orchards Restaurant, 1580 Orchard Dr., Chambersburg, PA, 717-264-4711, 9:30 pm-1:30 am O’Rorke’s, 44 Steinwehr Ave, Gettysburg, PA, 717-334-2333, Live Celtic music 8-11 pm - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - JAM SESSIONS - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Bluegrass Open Mic, Mondays, 7-10 pm. Dutch Country Restaurant, 946 Baltimore St., Hanover, PA, 717-632-1616 Bluegrass Jam, Wednesdays & Fridays, 7pm. Community Building, Rte. 116, Fairfield, PA Bluegrass Jam, Friday evenings, Beck & Benedict Hardware, Walnut & 3rd Sts., Waynesboro, PA, 717-762-4711. Bluegrass jam, Gettysburg YWCA, 909 Fairfield Rd., Gettysburg, PA, 6:45-9:45 pm, wendy.hamer@sheridan.com, (717) 334-9171 Fridays Garryowen Irish Pub, 126 Chambersburg St., Gettysburg, PA, http://www.garryowenirishpub.com Open Irish Session 1st Sunday 2-5pm Irish Session Band 3rd Sunday 2-5pm Live music: Every Thursday 8pm – 1am Jam with Ben Shippensburg Folk Jam, 2-4 p.m, 717-300-3494, Market Cross Pub, 105 W. King St., Shippensburg, PA, http://www.marketcrosspub.com/ Last Sundays
YORK / LANCASTER AREA
Airville Fire Hall, Airville, PA, 7 pm, 717-741-2658, cwpent@wmconnect.com, http://www.CWPent.Webs.com Allen Theater, Annville, PA American Music Theatre, Lancaster, PA, http://www.americanmusictheatre.com April 28: Merle Haggard May 2: The Lettermen May 4: ABBA: The Concert May 9: Good Ole Boys May 16-18: Gaither Vocal Band June 1: Sheryl Crow June 2: Chris Young June 7: Celtic Woman June 9: Amos Lee June 12: Thompson Square June 15: Marty Stuart/Connie Smith June 20: Who’s bad: tribute to Michael Jackson June 21: Charlie Thomas & the Drifters/Carl Gardner’s Coasters/Herb Reed’s Platters June 22: REO Speedwagon June 29: Happy Together tour July 12: The Texas Tenors July 13: Mickey Gilley/Gene Watson July 20: The Osmond Brothers/The Lennon Sisters July 28: The Beach Boys Aug. 19: Yanni Aug. 23: The Shoji Tabuchi Show Aug. 25: Johnny Mathis Annex 24 art gallery, 24 W. Walnut Street, Lancaster, PA, 6:45 pm Annie Baileys, 28-30 East King St., Lancaster, PA, 717-393-4000, 7 pm Belvedere Inn, 402 N. Queen St., Lancaster, PA Bistro 19, 19 N. George St., York, PA, 717-845-1900, 8-11 pm April 10: The DeAngelo Trio April 17: Tim Warfield Quartet April 24: Larry Marshall Trio Bluegrass at Goofy’s, Rte. 116, Spring Grove, PA, 717-417-5570 Bluegrass in the Woods, Otter Creek Campground, Airville , PA. http://www.ottercreekcamp.com/ Box Lunch Revue, Cherry Lane Park, York, PA, 11:30 am-1:30 pm, May 11-Aug. 26 on Tues. & Thurs., 717-854-1587, http://www.yorkcity.org/section.php?name=Events July 22: Jamie O’Brien & Henry Koretzky Brown’s Orchards, 8892 Susquehanna Trail South, Loganville, PA, 2:30-5 pm, 717-428-1698, nonaandstan@suscom.net Bube’s Brewery, Mt. Joy, PA, 717-653-2056 Burning Bridge Tavern, Wrightsville, PA April 25: Robert Bobby Café Chocolate, 40 E. Main St., Lititz, PA, 7-10 pm, 717-626-0123, http://www.chocolatelititz.com Caribbean Inn, 1 South Charlotte Street, Manheim, PA, 717-665-6589, 9 pm Celtic Fling, Renaissance Fairegrounds, Manheim, PA Chameleon Club, Lancaster, PA, http://www.chameleonclub.net April 11: Reel Big Fish April 16: Badfish: tribute to Sublime April 17: Huey Mack April 19: Whitechapel May 1: Mayday Parade May 2: Escape the Fate May 6: Dance Gavin Dance May 7: Fozzy/Rev Theory/Gemini Syndrome May 9: Fuel June 3: Sevendust June 11: Drive-By Truckers Chestnut Hill Café, Lancaster, PA Christmas Ceili, Irish Folk Music and Dancing, Ní Ríaín School of Irish Dance, free céilí dancing workshop at 5:30 pm., 6-9 pm, http://www.NiRiDance.com, Emmanuel Christian Fellowship Social Hall, 2309 E. Philadelphia St., York, Coatesville Cultural Society, 143 E. Lincoln Hwy., Coatesville, PA, 8 pm, 610-925-6235, http://www.ctims2.org April 14: The Teetotalers Coffee Company, 1639 Lititz Pike, Lancaster, PA, 7-9 pm, 717-299-7118, http://www.coffeecocafe.com Corner Stable Bar, The Olde Tollgate, Leader Heights Rd. & S.Queen St., York, PA, 9 pm-1 am Crown Concert Series, Lancaster PA, 717-392-5718, 4 pm Dover Fair, Dover, PA, 7:15 & 9:15 pm Early Bird Fiddle Festival, 10am-7pm, Berks County Heritage Center. 1102 Red Bridge Rd,Reading, PA Open stage 10am-12:30pm; fiddle contest 5-7pm; 610-374-8839, http://www.co.berks.pa.us/Dept/Parks/Pages/FiddleFestival.aspx Elmcroft, Lebanon, PA, 6 pm Ephrata Area Community Theatre, Brossman Business Complex, 124 East Main Street, Ephrata, PA, 717-738-2228, http://www.ephrataact.org/, 2 pm Ephrata Theater, Ephrata, PA First Friday, Art and Glassworks, 319 N. Queen St., Lancaster, PA, 717-394-4133, 7-10 pm Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, PA, 8 pm Freedom Hall, Lancaster County Convention Center, Lancaster, PA May 13: Seether Friedensaal Lutheran Church, 9148 White Church Road, SevenValleys, PA, 717-428-2250, 1-5 pm Fulton Bar, Lancaster, PA Gallery 141, 113 North Water St, Lancaster, PA, 7-8 pm Gap Gala, Salisbury Community Park, Rte. 897, Gap, Pa; 4:00 pm, 717-442-8118 Glen Rock Mill Inn, 50 Water St., Glen Rock, PA, 717-235-5918, http://www.glenrockmillinn.com Goofy’s Eatery & Spirits, 5965 York Rd., 4-8 pm, 717-225-9909 Grace Lutheran Church, Red Lion, PA, 717-244-5987 Grace United Church of Christ, 1947 New Holland Pike, Lancaster, PA, 7:00 PM., 717 419 1152. Granfalloons, 41 East Princess Street, York, PA, 717-843-5450, 7:30 pm-11 pm, http://falloons.com, http://www.myspace.com/gfalloons HACC Lancaster campus, Lancaster, PA, 7 pm HACC Lebanon campus, Lebanon, PA, 3 am-7 pm HACC, York campus, Cytec Community Room, 2010 Pennsylvania Ave., York, PA, http://yorkcity.org/oldeyorkstreetfair, noon-1 pm Hagar Arcade, next to Lancaster Central Market, Lancaster, PA, 6:30pm First Fridays: February, March and April 2010: Rue de la Pompe Horn Farm, Hellam, PA, 4- 5:30 pm, 717-845-3797, hssmdpets@aol.com John Wright Restaurant, 234 N. Front St., Wrightsville, PA, 6:30 pm, 717.252.0416 Josiah Funck Mansion, 450 Cumberland St., Lebanon, PA, 7:30 pm, 717-507-2784 Kirby’s Café, 4035 N. George St., Manchester, PA, 717-266-2944, 5:30-8:30 pm Kitchen Kettle Village, Intercourse, PA, 3 pm Lafayette Club, 59 E. Market St., York, PA, 6-9 pm, 717-848-2896 Lancaster Arts Hotel, Lancaster, PA, 5 pm Lancaster County Folk Music & Fiddlers Society: Friends’ Meetinghouse, 110 Tulane Terrace, Lancaster, PA, 717-394-7948, http://sites.google.com/site/lcfmfs/, Lancaster county old fiddlers picnic, West Willow Fire Co., West Willow PA, 10 am-5 pm Lancaster Dispensing Company, Lancaster, PA, 10 pm, 717-299-4602 Lancaster Mennonite Fine Arts Center, 2176 Lincoln Highway East, Lancaster, PA, 717-721- 7120 Landis Valley Farm Museum, Lancaster, PA, 11 am-5 pm Lebanon Art Center, Lebanon, PA, 6 pm 1st Saturdays: Celtic Singing session March 8: Irish soup supper fundraiser, 5-8 pm Legends Café, 9 S. 9th St., Lebanon, PA, 7-9 pm, 717-273-7700, http://www.legendscafe.org Lickity Split, New Holland, PA, 7 pm Lititz Public Library, 651 Kissel Hill Rd., Lititz, PA, 7-8 pm, 717.626.2255, http://www.lititzlibrary.org July 29: The Launies Oct. 23: Harrisburg Mandolin Ensemble Little Britain Presbyterian Church, Peach Bottom, PA, 7:30 pm Long's Park Amphitheater, Lancaster, PA Lower Windsor Township Building, 2427 Craley Rd., Wrightsville, PA, 6:30 pm, 717-244-0340 McCleary’s, Front St., Marietta, PA, 10 pm-1 am Millersville University, Millersville, PA MJ’s Coffeehouse, Allen Theatre, 36 East Main Street, Annville, PA, (717) 867-4766 , 7 pm Molly’s Irish Pub, 253 E. Chestnut St., Lancaster, PA, 717-396-0225, 10 pm Moon Dancer Winery, 1282 Klines Run Road, Wrightsville, PA, 717-252- WINE, http://www.moondancerwinery.com Mudhook Brewery, 34 Cherry Lane, York, PA, http://mudhookbrewing.com/, 9-11:30 pm Music in the Park concert series, Mt. Joy, PA, http://mainstreetmountjoy.com/events.php, 6 pm Nashville Volunteer Fire Company, 116 Nashville Blvd., Spring Grove, PA, 6-10 pm, 717-225-3219 New Covenant Mennonite Fellowship, 529 Farmersville Rd., New Holland, PA, 7 pm New Freedom Fest, New Freedom, PA, http://www.newfreedomfest.org New Holland Bluegrass Nights, Liberty Fire Hall, 339 E. Main St., Rte. 23, New Holland, PA, 7 pm, 717-626-3103 New Holland Coffee Company 840 West Main St., New Holland, PA, (717)355-0565, 7-9 pm New Life Presbyterian Church, York, PA, morning service, dale@newlifeyork.com Northern Lebanon Parks & Recreation, Lions Park, Fredericksburg, PA, 7 pm, 717-865-5425 Penn-Mar Irish Festival, The Markets at Shrewsbury, 12025 Susquehanna Trail, Glen Rock, PA, 11 am-7 pm, http://www.penn-mar.org/irish_festival.htm Penn State York, Pullo Center, York, PA, 7:30 pm, 717-505-8900. http://pullocenter.yk.psu.edu/ Pennsylvania Academy of Music, Lancaster, PA, 7:30 p.m., http://pamusacad.org/concerts.php Press Room, 26 W. King St., Lancaster, PA, 5:3-8:30 pm, http://www.pressroomrestaurant.com April 13/27: Rue de la Pompe Prince Street Café, Lancaster, PA, Pub Donegal, Mount Joy, PA, 8-11 pm Quentin Tavern Restaurant, Quentin, PA, 9:30 pm Rachel’s Creperie, Lancaster, PA, 5:30 pm Railroad House hotel, 280 W. Front Street, Marietta, PA, 9:30 pm St. Malachis of Doe Run, 76 St. Malach Rd, Cochranville, PA, 610-383-5068, http://www.olcchurch.org, 2 pm St. Pauls Lutheran Church, http://www.stpaulchurchsg.org/, Spring Grove, PA St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 301 St. Thomas Rd., Lancaster, PA Scooter's Restaurant & Bar - 921 Lititz Pike Lititz, PA (717) 627-5666, 9 pm - 1 am Senorita Burrita, 226 N. Prince St., Lancaster, PA, 7 pm Seven Mountains Bluegrass Association Concerts, Goodwill Fire Hall, 23 S. Queen St., York, PA, 717-395-7128 or 717-350-4791, http://www.sevenmountainsbluegrass.org, 7:30-11 pm April 12: Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers May 10: James King Band Shady Maple, Rte. 23, East Earl, PA, 717-445-4908 Shank’s Tavern, Marietta, PA, 7:30 pm April 22: open mic hosted by Leo DiSanto Shippensburg University, Old Main Chapel, Shippensburg, PA South Central Pennsylvania Old Time String Band Music Festival, Elicker's Grove, Spring Grove, PA, suzanneandbill@verizon.net, (717)-259-0319 June 21 Spring Farm Fest, Heritage Creek Farm Camp, Mt. Joy, PA, noon-6 pm April 27 Stahr Performing Arts Center Concert Series, 438 N. Queen St., Lancaster, PA Steinman Park, W. King St., Lancaster, PA, noon-1 pm Stouffers of Kissel Hill, Rte. 462, York, PA, noon-2 pm Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center, 50 N. George St., York, PA, 717-846-1111, http://www.strandcapitol.org April 11: Liverpool Legends April 12: Kathleen Madigan April 17: Carolina Chocolate Drops April 26: Deana Martin May 3: Peter Nero & Tim Warfield May 3: Jay Farrar May 6: Chicago May 13: John Legend May 16: Penn & Teller May 31: Kurt Vile & the Violators Strasburg Jaycee Park, Strasburg, PA, 6-9:30 pm, 717-687-8969, hostetlers5@gmail.com, http://www.strasburglibrary.org Susquehanna Senior Center, 2427 Craley Road, Wrightsville, PA, 6:30 pm, 717-244-0340, http://www.susquehannaseniorcenter.org, susquehannseniorcenter@yahoo.com Tellus 360, Lancaster, PA, 8 pm April 23: For the Sake of the Song Road Show Ten Thousand Villages, Rte. 272, Ephrata, PA Thorn Hill Winery, 1945 Fruitville Pike, Lancaster, PA April 11: Jay Vonada & Steve Rudolph The Timbers, 350 Timbers Rd., Mt. Gretna. PA, 7-10 pm TPC Banquet & Convention Center, 3920 Farm Dr., Dover, PA, 6:30 pm, 717-292-3154 Oct. 25: Rhonda Vincent & the Rage Twin Brook Winery, Gap, PA., 717-442-4915, 6:30-9:30 pm Unitarian Universalist Congregation of York, 925 S. George St., York, PA, 717-845-8212, http://www.uucy.org Upstairs Ballroom, RLH Guitars, 30 Main St., Red Lion, PA, 7 pm Village Nightclub, Lancaster, PA The Wagon Shed, Stringed Instrument Repair, 109 N. 2nd St., New Freedom, PA, 7 pm, 717-235-7465, wagonshed@takemypicture.net , http://www.stringedinstrumentrepairs.com April 19: Honey Child Waltz Vineyards, 1599 Old Line Rd., Manheim, PA, 717-664-9463, 5:30-8:30 pm May 31: Honeypump June 14: Marty Shaugnessy & the Stars Are Spies Band June 28: Mark DeRose Band July 26: Steven Courtney’s Transistor Radio Aug. 16: Hey Fever War Memorial park, Mt. Joy, PA, 6:30-8 pm Ware Center, 42 N. Prince St., Lancaster, PA April 16: Seamus Heaney: His Life & Poetry by Seamus Carmichael April 25: Tribute to Great Jazz Bassists May 2: St. Elouise The Winter Center, Millersville, PA Wood Stove House concerts, Lancaster, PA, jmundok@gmail.com, 717-618-1641, York County Fiddlers’ Association convention, Brogue, PA, 717-862-3331, 10 am-10 pm York Emporium, 343 W. Market St., York, PA, 7-9 pm York Social Dance Club, Elks Theatre, S. George St., York, PA, 7-10 pm --- HOUSE CONCERTS --- Chestnut House Concerts, Tim & Karen Lehman, 603 W. Chestnut St., Lancaster, PA, http://www.chestnuthouseconcerts.com April 19: Old Buck House of Beer Cans, Newberrytown, PA, 8 pm, 717-938-4332 Live from the Cellar house concerts, Lancaster, PA, 7 pm April 19: Vinegar Creek Constituency Robert Bobby's Basement, 6566 Ridge LN, Wrightsville, PA, 717-252-9066, rbfolky@comcast.net, http://www.robertbobby.com, 7:30 pm April 13: Friction Farm - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - DANCES - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - English Country dance Ball, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Lancaster, PA Jay's Barn, 290 Woolen Mill Road, New Park, PA, 7-10 pm, http://www.harrisburgcontra.org Lancaster Traditional Society Contradance. Usually third Saturdays. No partner needed. St. John’s Episcopal Church, 321 W. Chestnut St., Lancaster. Beginners workshop 6:15 Dance 7-10 pm. Adults $9. Students $6. Age 15 and under free. Lancaster County Park location for May, June, and August (7-10 pm). 717 951-4317/ http://www.lancastercontra.org. April 12: caller Jim Kitch w/Instant Ensemble May 17: caller Brian Suchenski w/Dr. Twamley’s Audio Snakes Aug. 16: The Contra Rebels Radfest, Croation dance, Williamson Pavilion #11, Lancaster County Park, Lancaster, PA, zita@worlddancelancaster.com, 717-392-8251 Red Rose Scottish Country Dance Society Lancaster, PA. Scottish Country Dance is a form of Social Dance traditional to Scotland. Meeting at the Manheim Train Station at 210 S. Charlotte St., Manheim, PA on Tuesday evenings from 7PM - 9PM from September to June. Partners are not necessary. Recommended age is 16 or older but all are welcome! Basic Classes begin in September at a cost of $25 with the first lesson free. Wear soft-soled shoes. Be prepared for some exercise and a lot of fun! For more information: Call Sandy 653-1397 or email her at latitudestravel@comcast.net. World Dance, World International Folk Dance, Susquehanna Dance Center, 120 College Ave., Mountville, PA [Oct.-April]; Williamson Pavilion #11, Lancaster Central Park, Lancaster, PA [May-Sept.], 717-951-5152, zita.angelo712@gmail.com Mondays 7:30-9 pm Thursdays 7-9 pm - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - ONGOING GIGS - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Bube’s Brewery, 102 N Market St, Mt. Joy, PA, 717-653-2056, http://www.bubesbrewery.com Live acoustic music. 8 pm-midnight Celtic Worship, Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, 30 Chambersburg Street, Gettysburg:, PA, 6 pm, pastorbethfolk@centurylink.net , (717) 334-5212. 2nd/4th Sundays Dugal’s Station II, Rte. 30, Gap, PA, 717-442-3200 Wednesdays: Millcreek Bluegrass Band, 7:30-10:30 pm First Capitol Dispensing Company, 57 N. Pershing, York, PA, 717-854-1714. Mondays: Dave SanSoucie, 10 pm-1 am Historic Blue Star, 602 W. King St., Lancaster, PA, 717-509-5095 Tuesdays: Dave SanSoucie & Dann Ottemiller, 10 pm-1 am Mixer’s Club, Holiday Inn, West Manchester Mall, York, PA, 717-846-9500. Thursdays: Dave SanSoucie, 9-11 pm - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - JAM SESSIONS - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - PA All Acoustic Jam. Best Source Music, Helen Ave. Ephrata, PA. 717-721-7120, noon-5 folkjam.org/map/us 2nd & 4th Sundays [Oct.-May] Bluegrass Jam: Fridays (until Memorial Day), 7 pm. Bunker Hill Fellowship Hall, Mountville Rd north of Lebanon, PA, 717-861-7577 Bluegrass Jam: Saturdays, 6-9 pm [2-5 pm from Nov. 1-April 1], year-round. White Oak Campground, White Oak Rd, Strasburg Twp, PA, 717-687-6207 Bluegrass/old-time/country/gospel jam, Christiana, PA, edmundsonO@aol.com Bluegrass jam session, Indian Steps Museum, 205 Indian Steps Rd., Airville, PA, 717-862-3948, joy@indiansteps.org, 1 pm Celtic jam, Pub Dunegal, 112 E Main St, Mount Joy, PA, (717) 653-2180, 4-7 pm, http://www.pubdunegal.com/ 2nd Saturdays: hosted by Wyndfall Celtic session, Niko’s, Cumberland St., Lebanon, PA 1st Saturdays: singing session, 6 pm 3rd Saturdays: session, 5-8 pm Cocalico Valley Jammers: 1st Sundays, 1-5pm. Fire Hall, Schoeneck, PA. 717-859-3545 Craley Jam: Thursday eves, 7:30-11:30p, Windsor Twp. Building, Rte. 624 Gospel Music Jam, Church of the Open Door, Loucks Road, off Route 74, York, PA, 6:45 - 9:45 pm 717-792-0302 Tuesdays Lancaster County Folk Music & Fiddlers Society: 2nd Sundays, 2-5pm. Friends’ Meetinghouse, 110 Tulane Terrace, Lancaster, PA, 717-394-7948, http://sites.google.com/site/lcfmfs/ Lancaster Jamfest @ maxfilms, 1185 Division Hwy., (PA r322), Ephrata, PA, http://www.maxfilms.com/contact.aspx, 2 pm Local Musicians Showcase, Shamrock Café, Walnut and Mulberry Streets, Lancaster, PA, 9:30 pm-1:30 am, http://www.myspace.com/lancastermusicshowcase Wednesdays Molly’s Irish Pub, 253 E. Chestnut St., Lancaster, PA, 717.725.5565, 7-10 pm, eymurph@yahoo.com , http://www.mollyspub.com/ 4th Mondays, traditional Celtic Sesiun Moon Dancer Winery, off Klines Run Road, Wrightsville, Pa, 2-6pm, 717-252- 9463
NORTH / CENTRAL PA AREA
Acoustic Brew Coffeehouse, Center for Well-Being, Lemont, PA, 814-238-8048 meld@psu.edu, http://www.acousticbrew.org April 26: Pesky J. Nixon May 17: The Boxcar Lilies Aerie Coffeehouse, Eagles Mere, PA, 570-924-4142, next@epix.net. Concerts Fri & Sat, 7:30 pm. AJ’s Lounge Inc., 323 Market Street, Sunbury, PA, 570-286-5467, 10 pm Alabaster Coffee Shop, 410 Pine St., Williamsport PA, 6-8 pm Alto Italian Restaurant and Bar, 901 Pike Street, Lemont, PA, 814-238-5534 American Ale House, Toftrees, State College, PA, 814-237-9701, 5-7 pm, http://www.americanalehouse.com 1st Tuesdays: Zeropoint Big Band Ard’s Farm Market, Rte. 45, Vicksburg, PA, 2-6 pm Arena, 1521 Martin Street, State College, PA, 814-237-8833, 10:30 pm The Arm Bar, 300 Cameron Avenue, Milton, PA, 570-742-3206, 10 pm-1 am Art Soup Coffeehouse, Penns Creek Adult Resource Center, 100 Richard Rd., Penns Creek, PA, 7:30 pm, 570-837-6200 Avenue 209, 209 Bellefonte Ave., Lock Haven, PA, 7 pm Bar Bleu, 114 South Garner St., State College, PA, 814-237-0374, 10 pm Barnes & Noble, Market St., Lewisburg, PA, 7-8 pm Barrel 35, Williamsport, PA, 10 pm-midnight Bellefonte Summer Sounds, Talleyrand Park Gazebo, 100 S. Water St., Bellefonte, PA, http://www.bellefontearts.org/index.htm, 7 pm Belleville Mennonite School, 4105 Front Mountain Rd., Belleville, PA, 6 pm Benjie’s, 350 Hughes Street, Williamsport, PA, 570-327-1553 Bennigan’s, 1323 Columbia Boulevard, Bloomsburg, PA, 8:30 pm Berwick Brewing, Berwick, PA, 7:30 pm Big Andy’s, 14 South Front Street, Milton, PA, 570-742-8100 Blind Pig Pub, Eagles Mere, PA, 7:30-10:30 pm Bloomsburg University, Gross Auditorium, 400 East Second Street, Bloomsburg, PA, 2:30 pm, 570-389-4284 Bluegrass in the Hollow Festival. Wagon Wheel Music Park , Philipsburg , PA. http://www.wagonwheelevents.com/ Boalsburg Farmers Market, Pennsylvania Military Museum, Boalsburg, PA, 2 pm, 814-355-0215, piperspeck@hotmail.com Boxers, Huntingdon, PA, 10 pm Bradford County Regional Arts Council, Towanda PA, 570/268-2787, http://www.bcrac.org, 3 pm Brasserie Louis, Front & Market Streets, Lewisburg, PA, 8-11 pm The Brewery, 233 East Beaver Avenue, State College, PA, 814-237-2892, 10 pm Brews N Bytes Internet Café, Danville, PA, 570-275-8666 The Brickyard, Pine St., Williamsport, PA Brook Park Station Café, 2370 Old Turnpike Rd. Lewisburg, PA, 570-524-3663, 6-8:30 pm Bucknell University, Weis Center for the Performing Arts, Lewisburg, PA, 570-577-1000, http://www.bucknell.edu Bullfrog Brewery, 229 West Fourth Street, Williamsport, PA, 570-326-4700, 10 pm Aug. 25: Jamie O’Brien & Henry Koretzky Café Latte, 21 N. 3rd St., Lewisburg, PA, 8-10 pm Café Lemont, Lemont, PA, 6 pm Café Mooset, 225 Center St., Bloomsburg, PA, 570-204-7847, 7-9 pm Café 210, 210 West College Avenue, State College, PA, 814-237-3449, 10 pm Caffeine, 516 Washington Street, Huntingdon, PA, 6-8 pm Camp for a Cure/Jam for Life, Hunlock Creek, PA, jacquie4091@hotmail.com, 570-905-0660 Canyon Country Bluegrass, Wellsboro High School, Nichols St., Wellsboro, PA, 7-10 pm, 570-724-0300, info@canyoncountrybluegrass.com, http://www.canyoncountrybluegrass.com Caseman’s New Shore Acres, 5647 State Route 87, Montoursville, PA, 10 pm, 570-435-2190 Catawissa Borough 4th Annual Teenage Battle of the Bands, Cara Park, South 3rd St. Catawissa, PA, 6:30 pm, 570-356-2390, jgaughan@bucknell.edu The Cell Block, McMullen’s Pub, 154 W. 3rd St. Williamsport, PA, 570-322-7475, 10 pm Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts, State College, PA Central PA Sea Shanty Sing, Hollidaysburg, PA, 1:30-4:30 pm kss15@psu.edu 814-932-8158 , http://www.personal.psu.edu/kss15 Central Pennsylvania All-Day Shape Note Singing, Progress Grange Hall, 217 S. Pennsylvania Ave., State College, PA, 10 am-4 pm, 814-360-2162, hal.kunkel@gmail.com, http://www.statecollegesacredharp.com Cherry Alley Café, 21 N. 3rd St., Lewisburg, PA, 7-9 pm, 570-524-1234 Chicory House Coffeehouse, St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church Community Room, 35 S. Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA, 570-825-8772, http://www.chicoryhouse.com Coffee & Tea Room, 217 W. 4th St., Williamsport, PA, 8-10:30 pm, http://theomnibus.org/room217/index.html Coleman Station Bluegrass Festival, Friedens, PA, 814-444-8509, http://www.blue-grass.org/festival Community Arts Center, Penn State Altoona, Altoona, PA, 814-949-5105 Community Arts Center, 220 W. 4th St., Williamsport, PA, 570-326-2424, http://www.pct.edu/commarts/ May 15: Tony Bennett Community Theater League Auditorium, 100 W. 3rd St., Williamsport, PA, 7:30 pm, 570-327-1777, http://www.ctlnet.org/ Congregation Brit Shalom, State Colege, PA, 814-238-4611 Cool Beans, 141 W. High St., Bellefonte, PA, 7:30-10 pm, 814-692-8966 Corner Pocket Billiards & Lounge, 535 East 3rd Street, Williamsport, PA, 570-601-1122, 10 pm Coudy House Concerts, Coudersport, PA, 3 pm Country Cupboard, Route 15, Lewisburg, PA, 570-523-3211, 6-8 pm Covenant Presbyterian Church , Scranton PA, 570-346-6400, 3 pm Darkhorse Tavern, 128 E. College Ave. State College, PA, 814 237-0490, 10:30 pm DarrylZ, Rte. 405, Lewisburg, PA, 6:30-8:30 pm, 570-523-9400 The Deli Restaurant, 113 Hiester Street. State College, PA, 814-237-5710 DiSalvo’s Restaurant, 341 E. 4th St., Williamsport, PA Edison Hotel, Sunbury, PA, 7-10 pm April 12: Doug McMinn Elias Center for the Arts, Mifflinburg, PA, 866-781-2922 Elk Creek Café, 100 W. Main St., Rte. 45, Millheim, PA, 814-349-5965, elkcreekcafe@earthhlink.net, 7:30 pm, http://elkcreekcafe.net April 10: Richard Sleigh April 12: Marah April 13: The Carper Family April 19: The Hello Strangers Emma's Food for Life, 11 S. Market St., Selinsgrove, PA, 570-374-0178 Empty Cup Concert, State College Area High School South Auditorium, 7 pm, 814-231-5067, jhr11@scasd.org Festival of Irish Music & Dance, , The Houserville House of Hope (United Methodist Church), 1320 Houserville Rd., State College, PA, (814) 238-3451, info@scmusicacademy.org, www.scmusicacademy.org First Presbyterian Church, Clarks Summit PA, 570-586-6306 Folk College, Juniata College, Huntingdon, PA, http://www.folkcollege.com May 23/24/25 Front Street Station, 2 S. Front St., Northumberland, PA, 570-473-3626 July 18: Jamie O’Brien & Henry Koretzky Gamble Farm Inn, 311 North Main Street, Jersey Shore, PA, 570-398-1981, 10 pm Garden Terrace, 14 South Market Street, Elysburg, PA Gene Goldsmith house concerts, Centre Hall, PA, 814-404-5204 Genetti Hotel, 200 West Fourth Street, Williamsport, PA, 570-326-6600, 8 pm Greenwood Furnace Folk Gathering, Greenwood Furnace State Park, PA, http://www.folkgathering.com Sept. 12/13/14 Greystone Café, Lock Haven, PA, 10 pm, 570-748-5818 Harry’s Grille, 18 West Main Street, Bloomsburg, PA, 570-784-3500, 10 pm Harvest Artist Coop, W. 4th St., Williamsport, PA, 7 pm Hazleton Area High School, 1601 W. 23rd Street, Hazleton, PA, 570-788-4864, 8 pm Hickory Fest, Stony Fork Campground, Wellsville, PA, http://www.hickoryfest.com Aug. 15-17, 2014 House concert, 110 Chambers Alley, Boalsburg, PA, 7 pm House concert, Center for Well-Being, 123 Mt. Nittany Rd., Lemont, PA, 2-4 pm, patty@callanishband.com House concert, State College, PA, 7:30 pm, laurelzemail@gmail.com , 570-235-1833. House concert, Hollidaysburg, PA, 6:30-8PM, kss15@psu.edu 814-932-8158 http://www.personal.psu.edu/kss15 House concert, State College, PA, folkzy1@gmail.com, 814-235-1833 Hufnagle Park, Lewisburg, PA, 7:30-8:30 PM, http://www.lewisburgartscouncil.com Hulls Landing, 27 Rt. 442 Hwy. Muncy, PA, 570-546-6524, 10 pm The Inn Under, Route 487, Benton, PA, 570-925-5050, 9:30 pm Irish Cultural Center, Scranton, PA, 570-342-6771 Iron Works, Day’s Inn, 50 Sheraton Road, Danville, PA, 8 pm Jack’s Mountain Blues Festival, West End Fairgrounds, Laurelton, PA Aug. 16-17 James V. Brown Library, Williamsport, PA, 6-8 pm, 570-326-0536 Java Juice & Art Café, 125 W. 4th St., Williamsport, PA, 8 pm, 570-601-1570 Johnny’s Bar, 1301 Washington Street, Huntingdon, PA, 814-643-6070, 9 pm Kelly’s Steak & Seafood, 316 Boal Avenue, Boalsburg, PA, 814-466-6251, 9:30 pm Kildare’s Irish Pub, State College, PA Kimball’s, 234 Park St., Williamsport, PA, 570-322-1115, 10 pm Kind Café, Market St., Selinsgrove, PA, 7-9 pm, 570-374-0663 King Street Coffeehouse at the Townside Two, 253 Front St., Northumberland, PA, 570-473-9794, 7-10 pm, http://www.kingstreetcoffeehouse.com/ April 18: Buc Hill Aces/DePotorLand/John Sweeney & Friends King’s College, Wilkes-Barre, PA Kirby Center, 71 Public Square, Wilkes Barre, PA, 570-826-1100, http://www.kirbycenter.org April 9: Joan Osborne Acoustic Duo April 12: Ballroom with a Twist April 14: united States Army Field Band—Jazz Ambassadors April 15: Alejandro Escovedo April 26: The Midtown Men May 7: Joe Bonamossa May 17: An Evening of Solid Gold May 23: Standard Time May 24: Bobby Vinton May 30: Ethan Bortnick June 5: John Legend July 11: Zappa Plays Zappa July 12: John Mueller’s Winter Dance Party Lewisburg Hotel, Lewisburg, PA, 6-8 pm, 570-523-7800 Lock Haven Summer Concert Series, 20 E. Church St., Lock Haven, PA, 6-8 pm Lulu’s, State College, PA Maggie Maloney’s, 13 North 5th Street, Sunbury, PA, 10 pm Magnolia Restaurant, 10 W. Main St., Bloomsburg, PA, 7-10 pm Mansfield University, Straughn Auditorium, Mansfield, PA, 7-9:30 pm McMullen’s Pub, 154 W. 3rd St. Williamsport, PA, 570-322-7475, 10 pm Meiserville Inn, Rte. 104, Meiserville, PA, 570-539-0090, http://www.meiserville.com, 9 pm-midnight 2nd & 4th Wednesdays: open mic 1st & 3rd Wednesdays: bluegrass/old-time country open mic Aug. 22: Jamie O’Brien & Henry Koretzky Mike & Dot’s Pub, Route 45, Mifflinburg, PA, 9:30 pm The Mill Tavern, Montoursville, PA, 570-368-8734, 7 pm Millbrook Playhouse, Mill Hall, PA, 7 PM, http://www.smokedcountryjam.com, 570-753-8878 Milton park, Milton, PA, 6:30-8 pm Mini-Mountain Laurel concert series, St. John's Lutheran Church, 7:30 p.m, 120 N Main St Lewistown, PA, 7:30 pm, 717-667-3740, http://www.ortheyinstruments.com , gorthey@gmail.com Mountain Tavern, Rte. 15, Williamsport, PA, 9 pm Mulberry’s, Mill St., Danville, PA, 6:30-8:30 pm, 570-275-6615 The Music Academy, in Conjunction with Acoustic Brew Concert Series, Folk Music Traditions, 7-8 PM, 814-238-3451, themusac2@aol.com, http://www.scmusicacademy.org, State College, PA New Mountain Tavern, 5146 US Highway 15, Montgomery, PA, 570-547-0750, 9:30 pm Nippenose Tavern, Rte. 654, Jersey Shore, PA Oak Grove Church Christmas Village, Elysburg, PA, 5-8 pm Old Forge Brewing Company, 282 Mill St., Danville, PA, 570-275-8151 Old Lynn Concert series, Old Church, Meshoppen, PA, 570-965-2889 Open Your Eyes to Dream, 143 W Main St, Bloomsburg, PA, 8-10 pm, http://web.mac.com/eshurmaitis/OeCAL/events.html Penn State Downtown Theatre Center (under Panera), State College, PA, http://www.rps.psu.edu, noon-1 pm Penn State University, Bryce Jordan Center, University Park, PA, 1-800-863-3336, http://www.bjc.psu.edu Penn State University, Eisenhower Auditorium, University Park, PA Penn State University, Schwab Auditorium, University Park, PA Penn Wells Hotel Lounge, Wellsboro, PA, 8-11 pm People’s Choice Festival, Boalsburg, PA Phillips Emporium, Bloomsburg, PA, 570.387.8027, 7 pm PPL Montour Preserve, Conference Center Auditorium, Washingtonville, PA, 2 pm The Pub, 200 E. 4th Street, Williamsport, PA, 570-326-6333, 10 pm The Pub II, Mill Street, Danville, PA, 9 pm Puirseil’s Irish Pub, 15 S. 6th St., Lewisburg, PA, 570-523-6000 Raystown Lake Concert Series, Huntingdon County, PA, 814/643-6220 Red Horse Tavern, 104 N. Main St., Pleasant Gap, PA, 8-10:30 pm, 814-369-2082 Remington Ryde Bluegrass Festival, 169 Homan Lane, Centre Hall, PA, 717-348-3537, remingtonryde@yahoo.com July 10-13, 2014 River St. Jazz Café, 667 N. River St., Plains, PA, 9:30 pm, 570-822-2992 Rose Maries, 26 E. Main Street, Bloomsburg,PA, 570-784-7169, 10 pm-1 am Rumrunners, Market St., Williamsport, PA, 10 pm The Saloon 101 Heister St., State College, PA, 814-234-0845, 10 pm The Scarlet D Tavern, 264 Chestnut St., Mifflinburg, PA, mifflinburghotel@dejazzd.com, 570 966-5400, 9 pm Second Sunday at Six service, All Saints Episcopal Church, Market Street, Selinsgrove, PA, 6PM Senior Music Center, Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Susquehanna Valley, 265 Point Township Dr., Suite A, Northumberland, PA, 570-473-9331, 6:30-8:30 pm Shadow Brook Resort, Rte. 6, Tunkhannock, PA, 7-11 pm, 800-955-0295 Shaver’s Creek Music Festival, State College, PA, 11 am-8 pm, 814-863-2000 Skeeter's Ribs, Shamokin Dam, PA, 570-743-2727 Slifer House, Lewisburg, PA Aug. 14: The Launies Smoked Country Jam Bluegrass Music Festival, Quiet Oaks Campground, Cross Fork, PA, 570-753-8878, ron@smokedcountryjam.com, http://www.smokedcountryjam.com 3rd Thurs./Fri./Sat. Smokey Joe’s Café, 1324 West Third Street, Williamsport, PA, 570-321-9800 Sons of Italy Club, 144 East Fourth Street, Williamsport, PA, 570-323-2012, 9 pm Spartan Pub, Hughesville, PA Standing Stone Coffee, Huntingdon, PA, 8:30-11 pm State College First Thursday, Schlow Memorial Library, 221 S. Allen St., 7:30-8:30 pm, 814-237-6238 State College Presbyterian Church coffeehouse, Westminster Hall, State College, PA, 7 pm State Theatre, 130 W. College Ave., State College, PA, 814-272-0606, http://www.statetickets.org May 15: Iris Dement Stonehenge Festival, Friendship Park, West Milton, PA, 570.435.5254, stonehengemusic.org Summer’s Best Music Festival, State College PA, 888-221-6670 10 West Espresso Coffeehouse, 23 N Main St., Mansfield, PA, 570-662-2979 Fridays, 7 pm: Acoustic music, poetry, or open stage 3 Gringos, Williamsport, PA, 9 pm-midnight Town Park, Mifflinburg, PA, 7 pm June 26: Sweet Nothings Town Tavern, Bellefonte Ave, Lock Haven, PA, 570-748-1607, 10 pm Towne Tavern, 600 Market St., Lewisburg, PA, 570-524-0821, 10 pm Trinity United Methodist Church, 128 W. Howard Street, Bellefonte, PA, 2 pm Tudor Bookshop & Café, 651 Wyoming Ave., Kingston, PA, 7:30-9:30 pm Two Tuesdays, 2309 Island Rd., Lock Haven, PA, 570-769-7117 Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Centre County, 780 Waupelani Drive Extension, State College, PA, 814-237-7605, 3 pm University Mennonite Church, 1606 Norma Street, State College, PA, 814-237-7835, 7 pm Vic’s Pub, Lewisburg, PA, 6 pm Wachovia Arena, Casey Plaza, 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes Barre, PA, 570-970-7600, 8 pm Watson Inn, 100 Main Street, Watsontown, PA, 570-538-1832, 9 pm-midnight Webster’s Bookstore & Café, State College, PA, 7:30 pm, 814-861-0615, kmm104@psu.edu West Branch School, 755 Moore Avenue, Williamsport, PA, 570-323-5498 West Kish Coffeehouse, West Kishacoquillas Presbyterian Church, 3820 Main St., Belleville, PA, 7 pm, 717-935-5065 Winterstream Concert Series, State College, PA (215) 817-1693 or geno@mysongstore.com Wyalusing's Fall Festival Grove Dale Winery, RR 5 Box 2, Wyalusing Pa., 570-746-1400. http://grovedalewinery.com/ Zelda’s, 103 S. 6th St., Lewisburg, PA, 8-10 pm Zeno’s Pub: 100 W College Ave, State College, PA 814-237-4350, 10:30 pm - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - DANCES: - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Argentine Tango Lessons for Beginners, Adults over 18 years, No partner necessary. No dance experience necessary, 9.30-11AM, Saturdays starting January 19, 2008 for eight weekend lessons, Cost $80 for eight lessons, Donald L. Heiter Community Center, North 5th Street, Lewisburg, PA 610-737-7333, paul.shri@gmail.com Chicory House Contra Dances: Church of Christ Uniting, 190 S. Sprague Ave., Kingston, PA, 570-333-4007, http://www.folkloresociety.org/Dancing.html 1st Saturday May 3: The Contra Rebels Christ Episcopal Church contradance, 4th & Mulberry Sts., Williamsport, PA, 8-10:30 pm English Country Dance, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 780 Waupelani Dr. Ext., State College, PA, 814-237-7605, 1:30-4:30 pm Jim Thorpe Country Dance, Mauch Chunk Museum Ballroom, Jim Thorpe, PA, 8 pm, burr.beard@gmail.com Lewisburg Contradance: Donald L. Heiter Community Center, 100 North 5th St., Lewisburg, PA, 570 524 2104, 7:30-10:30 pm, 3rd Saturdays http://tedcrane.com/DanceDB/DisplayDance.com?key=us_pa_seg_ccd State College Contradance: Friends’ School, 1900 University Drive Extension, State College, PA, 814-234-8769 http://cpcda.org 3rd Fridays (and some Saturdays), 7:30-11pm, $6, kids free. Susquehanna Ballroom Dance Society, Taste of Ballroom Dancing lesson series, Divine Providence Hospital auditorium, Williamsport, PA, 6:30 to 7:45 PM, tonythomke@yahoo.com , 220-6468, http://williamsportballroom.blogspot.com/2006/06/dance-classes.html Wednesday nights: June 2 through August 25 Swing dances, Lewisburg, PA, http://lewisburgswingdance.blogspot.com/ , adadelbosque@msn.com - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - ONGOING GIGS: - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Bleu Plate, 406 Market St., Lewisburg, PA, 7:30-10:30 pm, 570-524-9828 Thursdays: Averie Cark/Sean Kirnan/Joe DeCristopher Brews ‘N’ Bytes Internet Café & Eatery, 20 Lower Mulberry St., Danville, PA, 7-9 pm Fridays & Saturdays: open mic Bullfrog Brewery, 231 W 4th St, Williamsport, PA, 570-326-4700. Live music. 1st Wednesdays: Doug McMinn Jazz Quartet Checkers, 127 East Main Street, Lock Haven, PA, 570-748-7777, 10 pm Sundays: The Fatman Band Cloverleaf Friday Music Fest: John Dillon + guest artist Fridays, 7-9pm, Stables Eatery, Olde Cloverleaf Village, 120 McCracken Rd, Danville, PA, 570-275-8838. http://www.artranch.net/coffeehouses/Coffee.html Coffee & Tea Room: Open Mike Tuesdays, 7:30 pm, 217 West 4th St., Williamsport, PA, 570-326-1760, room125@suscom.net, http://theomnibus.org/room125/ Daniel’s Pub at the Bush House, 315 High St., Bellefonte, PA, 814-355-8400. Mondays: Open mic 9pm. Alternate Fridays, 10 pm-1:30 am: Appalachian Alchemy Greystone Café: 1110 E Water St, Lock Haven, PA, 570-748-2126. First Fridays, 10pm: Lockport Drifters High Street Pub, 213 West High Street, Bellefonte, PA, 814-353-3130, 6-9 pm Sundays: JT Blues Highlands Pub: 101 Market St., Lewisburg, PA, 6-9 pm, 570-524-5559. Third Mondays: Old World Trio Jessica's Tea Room, http://www.jessicastearoom.com/, 6916 Weaversville Rd., Northampton, PA, (610) 502-9881 Phyrst Irish Pub, 111½ East Beaver Avenue, State College, PA, 814-238-1406, 10 pm Wednesdays: JTBlues Puirseil’s Irish Pub, 15 S. 6th St., Lewisburg, PA, 570-523-6000, 6-8 pm Wednesdays: Lowlander Highlanders Fridays: Lux Bridge [8-9 pm] Smoke ‘N Joe’s Coffeehouse: 128 Locust Lane, State College, PA, 814-231-0828 Friday nights: Eugene Goldsmith Southern Lehigh Public Library, <http://www.solehipl.org/, 3200 Preston Lane, Center Valley, PA, 7-8 pm Town Perk, Bloomsburg, PA, 7-10 pm Fridays: Burgess, Mitchell & Seal Zeno’s Pub: 100 W College Ave, State College, PA 814-237-4350 Wednesdays, 8-10 pm: Andy Tolins’ Bluegrass Revue Thursdays: Dawn Kinnard & Richard Sleigh Fridays: AAA Blues Band/Spider Kelly - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - JAM SESSIONS: - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Acoustic Blues Jam: 2nd Fridays, The Stables Eatery, Olde Cloverleaf Village, 120 McCracken Rd, Danville, PA, 570-275-8838 Acoustic Open Mic Night, last Saturdays (mostly), Cool Beans, 141 W. High St., Bellefonte, PA, 7-10 pm Bluegrass jam, 4th Sunday, Howard Firehall, Howard, PA Bluegrass jam, Harry's Grille, 18 West Main Street, Bloomsburg, PA, 570 204-3785, 9 pm Wednesdays Bluegrass Jam Unplugged, Noxen School House, Noxen, PA, 10:00a.m. - 5:00 p.m, terryfreas@yahoo.com, 570-928-8535 1st Saturday Canyon Country Acoustic Jam Session, 2nd Sundays, 2-6 pm, Wellsboro Middle School, Nichols St., Wellsboro, PA, 1-800-PA GRASS, http://www.canyoncountrybluegrass.com Centre County Library, 2nd Fridays, Miller Room, Historical Museum, 203 N. Allegheny St., Bellefonte, PA, 3-4 pm, 814-355-1516 Da's Pub, Route 115, Blakeslee, PA, 7:30 pm, Irish session 2nd Tuesday Frosty Valley Dulcimer Friends, open jam, Christ Memorial Episcopal Church, Pine & Market Sts., Danville, PA, 7-10 pm, noizmkr@evenlink.com 1st Mondays Irish session, Hammerhead Lounge, 326 Main St., Northampton, PA, 7:30 pm, 610-262-6713 1st/3rd Wednesdays Irish session, Kildare's Irish Pub, 528 E. College Ave., State College, PA, 2celtichorses@gmail.com Last Thursdays Irish session: Mt. Nittany Inn, 559 North Pennsylvania Avenue, Centre Hall, PA, (814)364-9363 http://www.mtnittanyinn.com, 7-9:30 pm, 814-237-3449 2nd Thursdays Irish session: Puirsell’s Irish Pub, 15 South 6th St., Lewisburg, PA, 570-523-6000, 9 pm, vanfleet@bucknell.edu Fridays Jam session/vegetarian potluck, 1st Sunday, 608 E. Prospect Ave., State College, PA, 4 pm, 814-861-3683 Jazz Workshop with Burgess, Mitchell, & Seal, 12-4 pm, Bullfrog Brewery, 229 West Fourth Street, Williamsport, PA, 570-326-4700 http://www.gregoryburgess.com/Page406.htm Sundays Jerseytown Community Center, Rtes. 254 & 44, Jerseytown, PA. 3rd Sundays Sept-May, 10 am-5 or 6 pm, 570-759-8377, jerseytownjam@cobrasound.com. Jam at Meiserville Inn, Rt. 104, Meiserville. 570-539-8526, 7-10 pm Wednesdays Local Music Collective jams, http://www.localmusiccollective.com Log Cabin Inn, Muncy, PA, 9 pm Fridays: open jam w/Tickled Pink Old-Time jam, Tussey Mountain Lodge, Boalsburg, PA, 7-10 pm, 814-237-5457, http://www.tusseymountain.com 4th Wednesdays Parkin' Lot Pickin' and Bluegrass Jam, Antique Depot, Duncansville, PA, 12 to 5 pm, oldtownrungc@aol.com or 814-695-3898. Summer weekends, Sat./Sun. [starting May 7] Pine Hall Lutheran Church, 1760 W. College Ave., State College, PA, 7-10 pm, 814-466-2226, askrug@aol.com Tuesday night jam: bluegrass, old-time, gospel Puirseil’s Irish Pub, 15 S. 6th St., Lewisburg, PA, 570-523-6000, 6-8 pm Thursdays: Irish open mic Redbank Valley Municipal Park, 137 Park Rd., Fairmount City, PA, 814-365-5924, redbankpark@windstream.net Roots jam, Thursday nights, Magnolia Restaurant, 10 W. Main St., Bloomsburg, PA, 7 pm, 570-784-0809, maryoats@ptd.net Seven Mountains Dulcimer Society Jam Session: 2nd Fridays, 7pm, Evangelical Lutheran Church, 200 East Logan St, Reedsville, PA. 717-667-3740, ken.longfield@ecunet.org Shape-Note Singing, American Folk Music. University Mennonite Church, 1606 Norma Street, State College, PA, 814-237-7835, 7 pm 2nd & 4th Tuesdays Slab Cabin Run Acoustic Jam, State College Christian & Missionary Alliance, State College, PA, 1-4 pm, 814-234-0471 2nd Saturdays Solstice Shop Hub, Rte. 45, Millheim, PA, 2-4 pm Saturday afternoons: folk jams Weekly Jazz Jam, On the Point Restaurant, Shikellamy Park Marina, Northumberland, PA, 6-9 pm, 570-286-8300. Wednesdays w/Flora Eyster & Steve Mitchell
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AFBA Bluegrass Shindigs: 2nd Sundays Oct-April, 10-6, stage shows at 12 noon; $4. The Beethoven Waldheim Club, 1984 Waldheim Rd, Hellertown, PA. Appalachian Fiddle & Bluegrass Association, http://www.afbawindgap.org, afba@att.net AFBA/NEPA Bluegrass, Leithsville Fire Company, 1995 Leithsville Road, Hellertown, PA, Route 412 & Flint Hill Road, 6-10 pm, http://www.nepabluegrass.com. Albright College, Reading, PA Allentown Fairgrounds, Allentown, PA Aug. 27: Motley Crue Aug. 28: Lady Antebellum Aug. 29: Tim McGraw Aug. 30: Hunter Hayes Allentown Symphony hall, Allentown, PA Alley Oops Pub, Milford, PA, 570-296-6831 Alvernia College, Reading, PA, 5-5:30 pm, http://www.alvernia.edu Americana Roots Festival, Matamoras, PA, http://www.arf2008.com Anthracite Heritage Festival, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m, Mauch Chunk Lake Park, Carbon County, PA. http://www.mclpark.com/events.html Appalachian Fiddle & Bluegrass Association Bluegrass Festival. Mountain View Park, East Mountain Rd. , Wind Gap, PA. Appalachian Fiddle & Bluegrass Association "Fall Festival and Buffet" and Fiddle Contest. Mountain View Park, East Mountain Rd. , Wind Gap, PA. http://www.afbawindgap.org/AFBA_Fall_Festival_and_Buffet.html Arts at St. John, Allentown, PA, 610-435-1631 Barn Concert, Amy & Charlie’s Barn, 21 Merkel Rd., Bechtelsville, PA, 8 pm Begley’s Pub, Easton, PA, http://www.begleyscht.com Berks County Fiddle Festival, 10 a.m.-7:00 p.m., Berks County Heritage Center. Reading, PA, http://www.co.berks.pa.us/parks/ical/eventDetail_page.asp?date_ID=CCCECFC9CD83CDCACD Berks County Heritage Center. Reading, PA Oct. 4: Ken Gehret & Friends [11 am-1:30 pm] Building 24, 115 Bern Rd., Wyomissing, PA, 610.375.2700, http://www.bldg24.com Celebrating Earth Spirituality Festival, Stoudtburg Village, Adamstown, PA , 10:00am - 6:00pm, rpw-admin@readingpagansandwitches.com Chestnut Hill Church, Coopersburg, PA, 7 pm, 610-965-6320 Coca-Cola Park, Allentown, PA Coliseum Restaurant, Blandon, PA, http://www.meadowoodmusic.com/ Crocodile Rock, Allentown, PA Deer Head Inn, Rte. 11, Delaware Water Gap, PA, 7 pm, 570-424-2000, http://deerheadinn.com Evergreen Country Club, 415 Hartz Rd., Fleetwood, PA, 6 pm, http://www.evergreenclub.org Exspresso Yourself Café, 7 Old Swede Road, Douglassville, PA, 7 pm, http://www.ExspressoYourself.com. Fiddlin’ Bear Gathering, Lake Genaro Park, Hamlin, PA, 845-888-4797, skessler@bestweb.net, http://www.sacrasoft.com/Genero/index.shtml First Unitarian Universalist Church of Berks County, 416 Franklin Street, Reading, PA, 610-779-1420, nahenaheprod@aol.com Flatpicking guitar/mandolin workshops/concert, Mohnton, PA, 610-775-7322, jester48@ptd.net Flying Dog Saloon, 7408 Boyertown Pike, Earlville, PA, 610-689-0405, 9 pm Godfrey Daniels, 7 East 4th St., Bethlehem, PA, 610-867-2390. For schedule, call or check website: http://www.godfreydaniels.org Goodfellas Café, 1105 South Centre Street, Pottsville, PA, 570-628-2474, 11 pm Gring’s Mill, Tulpehocken Rd., Reading, PA, 6:30-8:30 pm Dec. 22: Irish Mist Heritage Fest, Mauch Chunk Lake Park, Jim Thorpe, PA, noon-9 pm, http://www.carboncounty.com/park/heritage.html Hopewell Mennonite Church, 45 S. 6th St., Reading, PA, 6 pm Ice House, Bethlehem, PA,. 610-433-8899 Kempton Gun Club, Kempton, PA, 717-741-2658, 5 PM Kutztown Folk Music Society: St John’s UCC, Walnut & White Oak Sts, Kutztown PA, 610-683-8720 Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA Lazy Dog Coffeehouse, 18 East Sunbury Street, Minersville. 570-544-4800, 8-11 pm Levitt Pavilion, Steel Stacks, Bethlehem, PA, http://www.levittsteelstacks.org/calendar/ Living God Lutheran Church, Honey Brook, PA, 2-3 pm & 5:30 pm Lyons Fiddle Festival, Lyons Community Park, Lyons, PA, 610-682-9019 Sept. 21: Mauch Chunk Folk Festival, Mauch Chunk Opera House, Jim Thorpe, PA, http://www.mauchchunkoperahouse.com Mauch Chunk Opera House, Jim Thorpe, PA April 12: Willy Porter April 17: 40 Story Tower April 19: Free Range Folk April 24: Dead Winter Carpenters April 26: Underwater Sounds May 1: The Whigs May 2: Live at the Fillmore: tribute to The Allman Brothers Band May 3: Eaglemania May 9: Parrot Beach May 29: Particle June 27: Stanley Clarke Trio Sept. 18: The Wailin’ Jennys Mountain Laurel Performing Arts Center, Bushkill, PA, 570-588-5800, http://www.mountainlaurelcenter.org Musikfest Café, Bethlehem, PA NEPA Bluegrass Festival, Lazy Brook Park, Rtes. 6 & 92, Tunkhannock, PA, 570-721-2760, http://www.nepabluegrass.com Old Time Music Festival, Maier's Grove, Grove Rd., Blandon, PA, 11 am-8:30 pm, littlecat@enter.net, http://meadowwoodmusic.com Penn’s Peak, Jim Thorpe, PA, 7 pm, http://www.pennspeak.com July 18: B.B. King PNC Plaza, Bethlehem, PA Pocono Bluegrass & Folk Society Shin-Digs, BPO Elks Lodge, 260 Washington St, East Stroudsburg, PA, 570-421-8760 or 570-992-2259, felixpap@ptd.net, http://www.poconobluegrass.org Pocono Mountains Bluegrass Festival. G.D.S. Fairgrounds, Newfoundland , PA. http://www.poconobluegrassfestival.com/ Reading Area Community College, Reading, PA, 610/322-4721 x5259, http://www.racc.edu/, 11 am Reading Eagle Theatre at the Sovereign Center, Reading, PA Reading Public Museum, Reading PA, 610/376-3395 Sage Coffeehouse & Tea Garden, 26 N. Centre St., Pottsville, PA, 7-9 pm St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1 Front St, Mohnton, PA, at jester48@ptd.net, 610-775-7322 Sands Bethlehem Event Center, Bethlehem, PA April 16: Melissa Etheridge solo April 25: Tesla May 2: Rob Thomas May 14: Guns ‘N’ Roses May 15: the Golden Boys May 17: Art Garfunkel May 18: Reba McIntire May 25: Blondie May 27: The Monkees May 30: Michael Bolton June 11: Willie Nelson & Friends/Alison Krauss & Union Station June 29: Josh Turner July 2: Crosby, Stills & Nash July 13: Boston July 15: Peter Frampton & the Doobie Brothers Aug. 12: Yanni Dec. 1: Tony Orlando’s Great American Christmas Show Santander Performing Arts Center, 136 N. 6th St., Reading, PA, 610-898-7299 April 18: Justin Moore June 13: Daniel O’Donnell Scottish Rite Cathedral, West Reading, PA, 7:30 pm, 215-336-2000 Sherman Theater, Main St., Stroudsburg, PA, 8:30 pm, http://www.shermantheater.com/?siteid=4&itemcategory=25144&priorId=0&ProductId=17636 Shindig at the Park, Mountain View Park, 12:30 – http://www.afbawindgap.org Sovereign Majestic Theatre, Pottsville PA, Space Mountain House Concerts, 1609 Peppermint Rd., Coopersburg, PA, 610-346-9293, 7 pm April 20: Rev. Billy C. Wirtz Stabler Arena, 124 Goodman Dr., Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, 610-758-3770, 8 pm State Theater, Easton, PA, 412-323-2707 Stoudt's Brewery, Adamstown, PA, 7:30 pm Stoudtburg Village, Adamstown, PA, noon, 610-589-9644, harpy1@verizon.net Toyota Pavilion at Montage Mountain, Scranton, PA Variety of Music Show, Fair Grounds Auditorium, Kempton, PA, 717-741-2658, cwpent@wmconnect.com, 5 pm WDVR Bluegrass Festival, Mountain View Park, Wind Gap, PA, http://wdvrfm.org/bluegrass07.htm. Wind Gap Bluegrass Festival, Mt. View Park, Wind Gap, PA, 973-584-2324, http://www.windgapbluegrass.com/ The Works, 1109 Bern Road, Wyomissing. 610-375-2700 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - DANCES - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Birdsboro Community Memorial Center, 201 E. Main St., Rte. 724, Birdsboro, PA, 610-780-5667, 1st Saturdays 7:30-10:30 pm, [alternate site: Crow’s Nest Preserve, 201 Piersol Rd., Elverson, PA], http://birdsborocontra.org Valley Contra Dance Society: Unitarian Universalist Church, Center & Wall Sts., Bethlehem, PA, 610-432-0804, http://www.valleycontradance.org , 2nd, 4th, 5th Saturdays, 7:30-10:30pm (beginners workshop 7), $7.50 April 12: The Contra Rebels - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - JAM SESSIONS - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Berks Sacred Harp Singers: 3rd Sundays Sept-June, 7-9pm, Reading area, 610-582-5924, DHenkin@aol.com Best Music source acoustic jam, 19 Helen Ave., Ephrata, PA, 717-721-7120, noon-5 pm 4th Sundays Bluegrass jam, Godfrey Daniels, http://www.godfreydaniels.org/, 7:30, 7 East Fourth Street, Bethlehem, PA, (610) 867-2390. 2nd Tuesdays Folk/Bluegrass open mic, Iron Horse Inn, Main St., Alburtis, PA, 9 pm-12:30 am, 610-967-6600 Thursday nights FREE Bluegrass Clinic and Open Jam Shindig, Guitar Villa, 216 Nazareth Pike, Bethlehem PA http://www.guitar-villa.com 610-746-9200, 12:30-5 pm Full Circle Music Society: 2nd Tuesdays, 6:30-10 pm, St. John's Lutheran Church, S. Church St., Mohnton, PA, 610-779-7127, luddy46@msn.com , http://members.tripod.com/full_circle_ms/ Irish session, Porter's Pub, 700 Northampton St., Easton, PA, 610-250-6561, http://www.porterspubeaston.com/ , 7:30 pm 2nd/4th Wednesdays Irish session, Godfrey Daniels, http://www.godfreydaniels.org/, 7:30, 7 East Fourth Street, Bethlehem, PA, (610) 867-2390. 1st Wednesday . Irish session, Grace O'Malley's Pub, 700 Main St., Stroudsburg, PA, 1-5 pm, http://GraceOMalleysSession.yolasite.com Sundays Irish session. Ugly Oyster Pub – 21 South 4th St. , Reading, PA – 610-373-6791 Thursdays Jam, Quakertown American Legion, E. Broad St., Quakertown, PA. budbuick49@verizon.net 215-527-3226. http://www.folkjam.org/node/14711 2nd/3rd/4th Mondays Karp’s Grill Bluegrass/Country music Jam, Waverly Exit off I-81, Rt. 632 west 1/3 mile to Dennis Rd., Scott Township, PA, 570-586-8668. 1st Saturdays Kutztown Folk Music Society: 2nd Sundays, 7pm, St John’s UCC, Walnut & White Oak Sts, Kutztown PA, 610-683-8720 Mini concerts on 2nd Fridays. Lehigh Valley Folk Music Society Jam: 3rd Weds, 6:30-10pm, Lehigh County Senior Citizen Center, 1633 Elm Street, Allentown, PA. 610-433-8899, kristbenj@aol.com, http://www.lvfolkmusicsociety.org Meadowood Music Bluegrass jam, Tuesday nights, 6-9 pm, 233 W. Main St., Kutztown, PA, 610-683-6885 http://meadowoodmusic.com/kutztown/meadowood_jam.html Open Pickin Party, Bill & Jennifer Parker, 2945 Sunset Drive, Bethlehem, PA, 1 pm Pocono Bluegrass & Folk Society Shin-Digs, 1st Sundays Oct-May (none in Dec), 10 am-, jamming and bands. BPO Elks Lodge, 260 Washington St, East Stroudsburg, PA, 570-421-8760 or 570-992-2259, felixpap@ptd.net, http://www.poconobluegrass.org Stonersville Hotel, Thursdays, 5702 Boyertown Pike, Rte. 562, Birdsboro, PA, 8 pm, 610-689-8699 Welsh Mountain Dulcimer Society: 3rd Mondays, 6:30-8:30pm, Pottstown area, 610-326-2992 or 610 489-3417
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[For Southeastern Pennsylvania events, see http://www.westchesterfolk.org ] Acoustic Café, Lower Brandywine Presbyterian Church, 101 Old Kennett Road, Centreville, DE, 8 pm, (302) 994-0495, itsoup@verizon.net Act II Playhouse, 56 E. Butler Avenue, Ambler, PA, 7 pm, http://www.act2.org America Bar & Grill, Shops at Lionville Station, Rte. 113, Chester Springs, PA, 9 pm-1 am Wednesdays; open mic w/Dan Frantz Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, 3680 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA, 8 pm Arden Gild Hall, Arden, DE, ardenclub.com , 302-475-3126 Ardmore Music Hall, 23 E. Lancaster Ave., Ardmore, PA, 610-649-8389, http://www.ardmoremusic.com April 25: Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad Barnstormers Theater, Ridley Park, PA, 8 pm, 610-496-7813 BenFest VII Mini Bluegrass Festival. 130 Upper Church Rd., Hilltown, PA, 215-589-0401, hilltown5string@yahoo.com Big Noise in the Neighborhood” Festival, Justison Landing Park, Wilmington, DE, noon-8, www.lightupthequeen.org Birmingham Friends Meeting Annual Chicken Barbecue, 1245 S. Birmingham Rd, West Chester, PA, 4-7 PM Blockley Pourhouse, 3801 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA, (215) 222-1234 Boot & Saddle, Philadelphia, PA April 14: White Hinterland April 27: Jessica Hernandez & the Deltas Borders Bookstore, Rosemont Shopping Center, Philadelphia, PA , 610.527.1500, 7 pm Brandywine Friends of Old Time Music, Concerts, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Hall, 420 Willa Rd., Newark, DE area, 302-475-3454, bfotm@dca.net, http://www.brandywinefriends.org April 25: Beverly Smith & Alice Gerrard Brickette Lounge, Rte. 100, West Chester, PA Brittingham’s Irish Pub, Lafayette Hill, PA, 610-828-7351 Bryn Mawr Twilight Concerts, Bryn Mawr, PA, 610.864.4303, 7 pm Bucks County Bluegrass Festival, 1 PM to 1 AM. Snipes Farm, 890 West Bridge Street, Morrisville, PA, http://www.snipesfarm.com. http://www.myspace.com/musicatsnipes Bucks County Folk Song Society, Spring Concert, 7:30 PM, Newtown Presbyterian Church, Chancellor and Washington Streets, Newtown, PA. 215-378-0791, president@bucksfolk.org, http://www.bucksfolk.org Bucks County Guitar Summit, Lahaska, PA, http://www.rollybrown.com Burlap and Bean , 204 South Newtown Street Rd. , Newtown Square, PA, (484) 427-4547, http://www.burlapandbean.com , 8 pm C & S Club, 2668 Alden Rd., Bryn Athyn, PA, 8-11 pm Cabaret at Odette’s, New Hope, PA, 215-862-3000 Cafe Habana, 102 S. 21st St., Philadelphia, PA, 215-561-2822, 11 pm-2 am CALVARY CENTER, 801 S. 48th, Philadelphia, PA, 7:30pm Chaplin's Music Café, 66 N. Main St., Spring City, PA, http://www.chaplinsthemusiccafe.com, 8 pm Chester County 80th Annual Old Fiddlers' Picnic, Hibernia County Park. 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, http://dsf.chesco.org/ccparks/ Chester County Historical Society, West Chester, PA, 7 pm Chester Heights Campmeeting (at the intersection of Smithbridge and Valleybrook Rd.) 320 Valleybrook Road in Chester Heights, PA - 610-459-5678 ...www.ch-campmeeting.org, 7 pm Chris' Jazz Café, 1421 Sansom St., Philadelphia, PA, 215-568-3131, 9 pm-1 am Church of the Holy Trinity, 212 South High St., West Chester, PA, 8 pm, 610-436-0497 Citizens Bank Park, Broad & Pattison Sts., Philadelphia, PA Aug. 1: Jason Aldean Aug. 2: Billy Joel Coffee Beanery, 100 West State Street, Media, PA, 610-566-2857, 7:30 pm-midnight Colonial Theatre, Phoenixville, PA, 610-917-1228 Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann, Delaware Valley Branch, Commodore Barry Club, Carpenter Lane & Emlen St., Philadelphia, PA, http://www.hslc.org/~gormley/cce/ Common Ground Coffeehouse, Concerts at College of the New Church, Bryn Athyn, PA, 215-914-4888, mira@xpnonline.net , http://www.commongroundcoffeehouse.org Concerts Under the Stars, Upper Merion Bldg., King of Prussia, PA, 7 pm, 610-265-1071, http://www.umconcerts.org Congregation Ohev Shalom, Wallingford, PA, 1:15, 610-874-1465 COSTA’S Grill & Wine Bar, The Brandywine Building, 1000 West St., Wilmington, DE, 302-777-2268, 8 pm, http://www.eatdowntown.net Council Rock North High School, Newtown, PA, http://www.fitzpatrickirishdance.com/show.html, 2 & 7 pm Country Creek Winery, 133 Cressman Rd Telford, PA, (215) 723-6516, 6 pm Cromwell’s, Greenville, DE, 8:30 pm April 24: For the Sake of the Song Road Show Crossroads Music, Calvary Church, 48th St. & Baltimore Ave., Philadelphia, PA, 7:30 pm, 215-729-1028, http://www.crossroads.calvary-center.org April 12: The Singing & Praying Bands of Maryland & Delaware May 4: Ani Cordero CrossWay Community Church, 3805 Mill Road, Willow Grove, PA, 7 pm Dawson's Pub, 100 Dawson St., Manayunk, PA, 10:30 pm, http://www.dawsonstreetpub.com Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE, 6 pm, 302/351.8509 http://www.delart.org Delaware Valley Bluegrass Festival, Salem County Fairgrounds, Woodstown, NJ, Brandywine Friends of Old Time Music, 302-475-3454, bfotm@dca.net, http://www.brandywinefriends.org Doylestown Brown Bag series, Bucks County Courthouse Lawn, 55 East Court Street, Doylestown, PA, noon-1 pm Doylestown Moose Lodge, 127 E State St., Doylestown PA, 8-11 pm, 215-348-9135 Drake Tavern, 304 York Rd., Jenkintown, PA, 9:30 pm Eastern University, St. Davids, PA, 610-341-5872 Easttown Library, 720 First Ave., Berwyn, PA, 2-4 p.m, http://www.ccls.org/libs/easttown.htm Electric Factory, 421 N. 7th Street Philadelphia, PA, 215-627-1332. April 12: The Wonder Years April 19: Christina Perri May 13: Elbow May 17: Mastodon May 30: Ingrid Michaelson June 23: Lindsey Stirling Elkins Estate, 1750 Ashbourne Road, Elkins Park, PA, http://www.pfs.org/UCE.php#tony . Emmanuel Resurrection Episcopal Church, 8201 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, 7-9 p.m., 215-498-1719 Fergie’s Pub, 12th & Sansom Sts., Philadelphia, PA, 10 pm, 214-928-8118, http://www.fergies.com Festival Pier, Penns Landing, Philadelphia, PA Fifth Street Coffeehouse, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 5902 N. 5th St., Philadelphia, PA, 7-9:30 pm, 215-276-5500x216, http://5thstcoffeehouse.org The Fire, 412 W. Girard Ave., Philadelphia, PA, 9:30pm First Presbyterian Church, West Chester, PA, 610-696-0554, 4:30 pm First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia, 2135 Chestnut Street., Philadelphia, PA, 3 pm Flying Pig, Malvern, PA, 610-578-9208 Folk Club, Lansdowne, PA, 610-622-7250 Folk Factory, Philadelphia, PA, 215-848-6246 Folk Project Acoustic Getaway, North New Jersey May 23-25 Fortissimo Folk Music, Volunteer internet services for the folk music community, at http://www.fortissimo.org/ Also House Concerts (see below). 610-544-2335, john@fortissimo.org Four Dogs Tavern, 1300 West Strasburg Rd., route 162, West Chester, PA, 610.692.4367, http://fourdogstavern.com, 8-11 pm Free Library of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 215-686-5372 French Quarter Bistro, Royersford, PA, http://www.frenchquarterbistro.com Friends Folk Club, Oxford Friends Meeting, 260 S. 3rd St., Oxford, PA, 610-869-0338, bove@friendsfolkclub.com Golden Tea House, Philadelphia, PA April 20: Weed Grand Opera House, 818 N. Market St., Wilmington, DE, 800-37-GRAND, grandopera@grandopera.org May 9: Christina Pato May 18: Straight No Chaser Grape Street Philadelphia, 4100 Main St., Philadelphia, PA, 215-483-7084, 8 pm, http://www.grapestreet.com Green Line Café, 42nd & Baltimore Ave., Philadelphia, PA, 8 pm, 215-222-3431 Green Willow Folk Club, Wilmington, DE area. 302-798-4811, grwillow@dca.net, http://www.greenwillow.org May 1: Open the Door for Three May 18: Cassie & Maggie McDonald Greentree Park, 21 Grubb Road, Malvern, PA, 5:30-8 pm, 610-640-1669 Grumpy’s Roadhouse & BBQ. 300 Mauch Chunk Road; Mechanicsville, PA http://www.grumpysbbq.net/ . 610-769-4600, 9:30 pm Gryphon Café, 105 W Lancaster Ave Wayne, PA 19087(610-688-1988), 8 pm Gwynedd Friends Coffeehouse, Gwynedd Friends Meeting, Rte. 202 and Sumneytown Pike, P.O. Box 142, Gwynedd, PA, 8 pm, http://www.gwyneddfriends.org/coffeehouse.htm Hadley Memorial Fund, Kennett Square, PA, 610/444-1855 Harrah’s Chester Casino & Racetrack, Chester, PA Harrah’s Philadelphia Casino & Racetrack, Philadelphia, PA May 25: Kristian Bush June 13: Lisa Marie Presley Havana, New Hope, PA, 215-862-9897 Haverford College, Haverford, PA Historic Newtown Theater, 120 North State St., Newtown, PA Hungarian Sportsman’s Club, 1622 Hilltown Pike, Hilltown, PA, bjarnut@omrform.com, http://www.thehilltowngermanclub.com Irish Center, Philadelphia, PA, 8:30 pm, http://www.philadelphiaceiligroup.org/events/workshops.html John & Peter’s, 96 S. Main St., New Hope, PA, 8:30 pm 1:30 am Monday nights: open mic Johnny Brenda’s, 1201 N. Frankford Ave. , Philadelphia, PA , 9 PM, http://www.johnnybrendas.com Joseph’s Grill, 1033 Bellevue Ave., Langhorne, PA, 215-702-8310. http://www.josephsgrille.com/ , 7:30 pm Joyful Noise Coffeehouse, St. Luke's UCC Church, Ridge Pike and Route 113, Trappe, PA, http://www.thejoyfulnoise.org JR's Bar, 2327 S. Croskey St., Philadelphia, PA The Kennett Flash , Kennett Square, PA, http://www.kennettflash.org/, 8 pm Keswick Theatre, Easton Rd. & Keswick Ave., Glenside, PA, 215-572-7650, 7:30 pm, http://www.keswicktheatre.com Concerts nearly every night. Khyber, 56 South Second St., Philadelphia, PA Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, 260 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA, 215-790-5800, http://www.folkclub.org Events in a variety of genres. L2 Bar and Restaurant, 22nd and South Sts., Philadelphia, PA, 8-10PM Landhaven Bed & Breakfast, Barto, PA Lansdowne Folk Club, Twentieth Century Club, 84 S. Lansdowne Ave., Lansdowne, PA, 610-622-7250, http://www.folkclub.org Concerts: Thursdays, 7:30 pm, $14 April 24: Pesky J. Nixon w/The Lords of Liechtenstein May 15: Joe Crookston w/Amy Faden June 5: Zoe Mulford & Friends Lansdowne Summer Concert series, lawn of St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church, 19 W Baltimore Ave., Lansdowne, PA, 7 pm Last Chance Café, 539 San Diego Ave., Jenkintown, PA, 8 pm, 215-663-9338, http://www.oldmusicproject.com/lastchance.html Library Guy Productions concert series, Philadelphia, PA, http://www.oldmusicproject.com/LGIMS.html Living God Lutheran Church, 3200 Horseshoe Pike, Rte. 322 East, Honey Brook, PA, 9:30 pm, 610-273-9383, http://www.livinggodchurch.org London Grill, 23rd St. & Fairmount Ave., Philadelphia, PA, 9:30 pm Longwood Gardens, US Route 1, Kennett Square, PA, 610-388-1000, http://www.longwoodgardens.org Low Key Productions, First Unitarian Church, 730 Halstead Rd., Rte. 202, Wilmington, DE, 8 pm, jerrynor@pond.com Lower Brandywine Presbyterian Church, 101 Old Kennett Road, Wilmington, DE, 8 pm M Room, 15th & Girard, Philadelphia, PA, 10:30 pm Mann Center for the Performing Arts, 52nd & Parkside Aves., Philadelphia, PA, 215-893-1999, http://www.manncenter.org May 11: Lana Del Rey May 30: R5 June 6: Jack Johnson June 13: Willie Nelson/Alison Krauss & Union Station June 14: Widespread Panic July 21: Neutral Milk Hotel July 24: Sarah McLachlan July 25: Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds Aug. 23: Yanni Aug. 27: Josh Groban Maxwell's, 37 North Main Street, Doylestown, Pa. 10 pm, http://www.momsmaxwellsonmain.com/ . Media Theater, State & Monroe Sts., Media, PA, 8 pm, 610-891-0100 Melodies Café, Ardmore, PA Memorial Bluegrass concert & jam, 2-7 p.m., Anson Nixon Park, Kennett Square, PA, 302-547-0250, bluegrasscause@comcast.net Mermaid Inn, 7673 Germantown Ave., Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, PA, 215-247-9797, http://www.themermaidinn.net/jam.html, 9:30 pm-12:30 am Mid-Winter Scottish & Irish Music Festival and Fair, Valley Forge Convention Center, King of Prussia, PA, http://www.eohebrides.com/index.cfm MilkBoy Coffee, 2 East Lancaster Ave., Ardmore, PA, 7:30 pm, http://www.MilkBoyCoffee.com, 610-645-5269 Minstrel, http://www.folkproject.org , Morristown Unitarian Fellowship, 21 Normandy Heights Rd., Morristown, NJ, 8 pm April 11: Bucky Pizzarelli/Ed Laub Duo w/Grover Kemble April 18: open stage April 19: house concert w/Marc Berger [Rockaway, NJ] April 25: Spuyten Duyvil w/Robinson Treacher May 2: Ocean Celtic w/Millstone River Morris May 9: open stage May 10: Sycamore Slough String Band house concert [Morristown, NJ] May 16: Zoe Mulford w/Brad Yoder May 30: Rich Deans & the Rainmakers w/Sydney Kayne June 6: John Gorka w/Nalani & Sarina June 13: open stage June 20: Liza & AJ w/Spook Handy June 27: The Boxcar Lilies w/Robert Oakes & Katherine Smith July 11: open stage July 18: Cliff Eberhardt w/Eric Frandsen July 25: The Minstrel’s 39th Birthday Show Aug. 8: open stage Aug. 15: Suzzy Roche & Lucy Wainwright Roche w/Dan Pelletier Sept. 5: open stage Sept. 12: The Finest Kind Sept. 19: Modern Man Sept. 26: Cosy Sheridan w/Dave Nachmanoff Oct. 3: Sloan Wainwright w/The Wag Oct. 10: closed Oct. 17: Woody Mann Oct. 24: Dave Nachmanoff Nov. 7: Sally Rogers & Claudia Schmidt Nov. 14: open stage Dec. 5: chorus song night Dec. 12: open stage Dec. 26: Christine Lavin/Don White Jan. 9: April Verch Band Jan. 30: Bill Staines Feb. 6: Valentine’s Day Extravaganza Feb. 13: open stage Feb 20: The Loose Canons March 6: Jean Rohe & the End of the World Show March 13: open stage Mitchell Performing Arts Center, Bryn Athyn, PA, 215-947-3262 Mom & Pop’s Coffeehouse, United Christian Church, 8525 New Falls Road, Levittown, PA, 215-547-1124, sdeckhart@earthlink.net, http://www.fortissimo.org/Clubs/momandpops/ Concerts: 1st & 3rd Fridays, 8 pm, $7 Montour-Delong Fairgrounds, Washingtonville, PA, 7:00 & 8:45 PM 570-437-3968; http://www.montourdelongfair.com Morris Arboretum, Philadelphia, PA, 215-247-5777 Musical Lairs House Concert, Villanova University, Philadelphia, PA, 610-520-0442 New Hope Winery, New Hope PA, http://www.newhopewinery.com/calendar.php Oct. 25: Rhonda Vincent & the Rage Newtown Theatre, Newtown, PA, 2:30 pm, http://www.newtownbluegrass.com/ Nick's Chicks, Main St., Atglen, PA, 6:30-8 PM North Star Bar, 2639 Poplar St., Philadelphia, PA, http://www.northstarbar.com 215-787-0488, 9 pm The Note, 142 E. Market St., West Chester, PA, 8 pm, http://www.thenotewc.com Odette’s, New Hope, PA Oxford Arts Alliance, Oxford, PA, 610-932-9724, 7 pm Oxford Friends Meeting House, 260 S. 3rd St., Oxford, PA, 8 pm, 610-932-8572, friendsfolkclub@aol.com Painted Bride, Philadelphia, PA, 215-925-9914, 7:30 pm, http://www.paintedbride.org/ The Parlor, Media Community Center Mansion, 301 N Jackson St, Media, PA, 610-566-4932, http://www.fortissimo.org/clubs/parlor/ Acoustic music 1st Thursdays, Oct-June, 7:30pm, $10 Pastorius Park, Abington Ave. at Lincoln Drive, Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, PA, In case of rain, indoors to the Jenks School (8301 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, 215-248-8810, http://www.chestnuthill.org/events/pastorius08.html The Patio at Archmere, 3600 Delaware Pike, Claymont, DE, (302) 798-6632 ext. 706, http://www.archmereacademy.com/FriendsofThePatio/, 3 pm The Peak Center, Lansdale, PA, http://peakcenter.org Pebble Hill Church, Doylestown, PA, 7:30 pm, 215-348-3428, http://www.pebblehillchurch.org/events.html Perkasie Patchwork Coffeehouse, Perkasie, PA, 215-257-3117 Philadelphia Ceili Group, Commodore Barry Club, Carpenter Lane & Emlen Sts., Philadelphia, PA, 215-849-8899, http://www.philadelphiaceiligroup.org Ceilis & Traditional Sessions Fridays 9pm. Philadelphia Folksong Society, A variety of musical activities for the whole family. 7113 Emlen Street, Philadelphia PA, 215-247-1300, pfs@pfs.org, http://www.folkfest.org/pfs.php PFS Concerts: 2nd Sundays, Oct-June, Germantown Academy Art Center, Ft Washington, PA, 7:30 pm, $14, members free. Plowshares Coffeehouse, Schuylkill Friends Meeting House, Whitehorse Road & Route 23, Phoenixville, PA, 610-933-7630, http://www.nothinbut.net/%7epfs/pfs_home.html Monthly concerts, Saturdays 8pm. Plush Lounge, Glenside, PA, 9 pm-midnight, http://www.plushlounge.org Psalm Salon, Philadelphia Society for Art, Literature & Music, 5841 Overbrook Avenue, Philadelphia PA, 215-477-7578, http://www.psalmsalon.com , 8 pm The Puck, 85 Printers Alley, Doylestown, PA, 9 pm, http://pucklive.com April 12: The Wayne Rangers Recording studio workshop, Slot-One Recording Studio, Ambler, PA, 7-11 pm, 215-643-1313, http://www.slot-1.com/songwriterworkshop.htm Riverbend Acoustic World Music Series, Riverbend Environmental Education Center, 1950 Spring Mill Rd., Gladwyne, PA, 7 pm Roller's Flying Fish, 8142 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia PA, 6 PM, 215 - 247- 0707 Rotunda, 4014 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA, 7 pm St Francis University, Boiler House Series, 7 pm, 800-690-0822 St. John’s U.C. Church, Laurys Station, PA, 610-262-8061 St. Luke's United Church of Christ, 11080 Knights Rd., Philadelphia, PA, 215-637-8866, http://www.stlukesucc-phila.net , 7 pm St. Paul's Episcopal Church , 1105 E Lincoln Hwy , Exton PA , 610/363-2363, 7:30 pm Sanctuary of Calvary Church, 801 S. 48th St., Philadelphia, PA, 7 pm Schneider Center, 2995 Cemetary Rd., Parkesburg, PA, 610-383-5068, http://www.olcchurch.org, 7 pm Scott Arboretum, Swarthmore PA, 610/328-8024 Sedgwick Cultural Center, 7137 Germantown Ave., Philadelphia, PA, 215-248-9229, info@sedgwickcenter.org, http://www.sedgwickcenter.org Concerts in a variety of genres. Sellersville Theater 1894, 136 Main St, Sellersville, PA, 215-257-5808, http://www.st94.com Concerts: folk and other genres. April 9: Carolina Chocolate Drops April 10: the Flamingos April 13: Tom Hampton & Friends April 16: Toby Lightman & Leigh Nash April 17: The Dan Band April 18: Hotel California: tribute to the Eagles April 19: Alex & the Kaleidoscope Band April 19: Brian Miller April 24: “The Mark of Zorro” April 25: Four Bitchin’ Babes April 26: Bo Bice April 27: Edwin McCain w/Mark Bryan April 28: Laura Cantrell April 30: Ray Wylie Hubbard May 1: King’s X May 2: Johnny A May 7: New Riders of the Purple Sage May 8: Dwight Tilley & PezBand May 9: Eric Steckel, Jim George & Mojo Stu May 10: The Outlaws/BlackHawk May 11: Tyrone Wells May 12: Luka Bloom May 13: Jay Farrar May 15: Rhonda Vincent & the Rage May 16: Iris Dement May 17: Reckless Kelly May 18: Richie Furay May 22: Chatham County Line May 23: Lisa Loeb May 24: Walking the Line: tribute to Johnny Cash May 25: Igor & The Red Elvises May 30: Voyage: tribute to Journey May 31: David Lindley June 1: Phil Ochs song night June 5: Ottmar Liebert & Luna Negra June 6: Jessie’s Girl June 7: Bruce Robison & Kelly Willis June 8: Erim McKeown w/Christine Havrilla June 11: Chuck Prophet & The Mission Express June 12: Pat Travers Band June 13: The Band of Heathens June 15: Indigenous June 18: Marc Broussard June 20: Runa June 21: Hot Club of Detroit June 22: Tennessee Mafia Jug Band June 27: the subdudes July 3: Black Oak Arkansas July 5: Antsy McClain & the Trailer Park Troubadours July 8: Johnny Peers & the Mudville Comix July 9: The Iguanas July 10: Jimmy Thackery & the Drivers July 11: The Bacon Brothers July 12: Billy Joe Shaver July 13: Matthew Sweet Rock Show July 16: Tyler Hilton & Tony Lucca July 19: Stanley Jordan July 22: Skid Row July 26: Altan July 29: Leon Russell Sessions @ Westin Philadelphia, Lobby Bar & Lounge, 99 South 17th Street at Liberty Place, Philadelphia, PA, 7-8 pm Shampoo, 417 N. 8th St., Philadelphia, PA The Shanachie, 111 E. Butler Ave., Ambler, PA, 215-283-4887, 9 pm-midnight Slot One Recording Studio, Ambler, PA, 215-643-1313 Sly Fox Brew Pub, Phoenixville, PA, 8-11:30 pm, http://slyfoxbrew.com/events/celtic.html Society Hill Playhouse, 507 S. 8th St., Philadelphia, PA, 215-923-0210 Sorella Rose, 1800 Bethlehem Pike, Flourtown, PA, 215-233-0616, 6:30-10:30 pm Stagecrafters Theater, 8130 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia PA 19118 866-450-0826, 8 pm Station Café, Wayne, PA, 7:30 pm, 610-687-1931 Steel City Coffeehouse, 203 Bridge St., Phoenixville, PA, 610-933-4043, http://www.steelcitycoffeehouse.com/ Studio 34, 4522 Baltimore Ave., Philadelphia, PA Temperance House, 5 S. State St., Newtown, PA, http://www.temperancehouse.com/) 7-10pm Theatre of the Living Arts, Philadelphia, PA April 18: Boy George May 14: HAIM May 20: You Me at Six June 1: Danity Kane June 21: Man Overboard Tin Angel, 20 S. 2nd St., Philadelphia, PA, 215-928-0770, http://www.tinangel.com Tower Theatre, Upper Darby, PA April 12: The Wanted April 24: 5 Seconds of Summer May 14: HAIM June 24: Peter Frampton & The Doobie Brothers Trinity Church, 301 N. Chester St., Swarthmore, PA, 610 544 2297, 7 pm Tritone, 1508 South St., Philadelphia, PA, 215-545-0475 Triumph Brewing Company, 400 Union Square Dr., New Hope, PA, 215-862-8300 Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St., Philadelphia, PA, 9 pm, 215-922-5483 May 22: Guided by Voices Troubadour Folk Club, Churchville Nature Center, 501 Churchville Lane, Churchville, PA, 8pm, 215-357-4005, http://www.fortissimo.org/clubs/troubadour 20th Century Club, 84 S. Lansdowne Ave., Lansdowne, PA, 610-622-7250, 7:30 pm, http://www.folkclub.org Twilight Concerts, Bryn Mawr Gazebo, 9 S. Bryn Mawr Ave., Bryn Mawr, PA, 7 pm, 610-864-4304, dbroida@comcast.net, http://www.umconcerts.org Ukrainian League of Philadelphia, 23rd & Brown, Fairmount, Philadelphia, PA, 9:00pm, http://www.ukiebar.com The Underground, http://www.myspace.com/undergroundinphilly, Philadelphia PA Union Transfer, Philadelphia, PA April 17: Leif Vollebekk April 19: Gardens & Villa June 15: tUnE-yArDs w/Sylvan Esso Unitarian Universalist Church of Delaware County, 145 W. Rose Tree Rd., Media, PA, 8 pm University of Pennsylvania Museum, Philadelphia, PA Wachovia Center, 3601 S. Broad St., Philadelphia, PA, 7:30 pm, 215-336-3600 Ware Recital Hall(Swope Music Bldg.), 817 South High St., West Chester, PA, 7:30 pm, http://www.CTIMS.info _,_.___ April 14: The Teetotallers West Chester Folk, 334 W. Union St., West Chester, PA, 610-436-8357, rswain@wcupa.edu, http://www.westchesterfolk.org Concerts (often in Wilmington) & house concerts (usually in West Chester). Call or email for schedule. West Chester University, West Chester, PA, 7:30 pm The Whip, Rte. 841, Unionville, PA, 610-383-0600 Wilmington Winter bluegrass festival. Holiday Inn Select, 630 Naamans RD. Claymont, Delaware. 302-729-2700. http://www.wilmingtonwintergrass.org. World Café Live, 3025 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA, http://www.worldcafelive.com April 10: Dan Kassel April 11: Zydeco-a-Go-Go April 11: Prism Quartet April 12: The Grand Nationals April 12: Peanut Butter & Jams: Alex & the Kaleidoscope Band April 12: Rockin’ Docs for Diabetes cure April 13: Nina Persson April 13: Andy Suzuki & the Method April 14: Dave Barnes April 14: Monday Jazz Jam April 15: Jose James April 15: The Boombox Collective April 16: Nir Felder April 16: The Revivalists/Moon Taxi April 17: Los Amigos Invisibles April 17: a Day Without Love/The Phosphenes/Patrick Donovan/Keepers/Family Vacation April 18: Pure Jerry: tribute to Jerry Garcia April 19: James Hunter Six April 19: AJR April 19: Jay Michael April 19: Peanut Butter & Jams: Otis Dooda April 21: Monday Jazz Jam April 21: Philly Rising open stage April 22: the Milk Carton Kids April 23: Patrick Park April 24: Alejandro Escovedo & the Sensitive Boys April 24: Nathaniel Rateliff April 25: No BS! Brass Band April 25: Kristin Lee April 26: Charlie Hunter & Scott Amendola April 26: Peanut Butter & Jams: Randy Kaplan April 26: Joan Osborne April 27: Poor Old Shine April 28: Monday Jazz Jam April 28: Philly Rising open stage April 29: the Philadelphia Jazz Project April 30: the Captain Black Big Band directed by Orrin Evans w/Kurt Rosenwinkel and Joanna Pascale May 1: Berlin May 1: Peter Bradley Adams May 2: Todd Park Mohr May 2: the New Mendicants May 4: The Foreign Exchange May 5: Suzanne Vega w/Ari Hest May 6: Stu Larsen May 7: Aaron Comess May 8: Trace Bundy May 9: David Ford May 10: Keren Ann May 11: Minas May 17: Peanut Butter & Jams: Robbie Schaefer May 18: Uh Huh Her May 18: Steve Moakler May 21: Stone Jack Jones May 22: Willie Watson May 23: Dana Fuchs May 24: Spottiswoode & His Enemies May 25: Frank Cervantes May 30: World Party May 30: Holly Williams June 4: The Smites: tribute to The Smiths June 5: The Soul Rebels June 8: Patty Griffin June 10: Playing for Change June 11: Dan Wilson June 29: Jeanne Jolly July 11: the Original Wailers July 19: Camera Obsura July 30: Cultura Profetica Aug. 1: Box of Rain/Pure Jerry: tribute to Jerry Garcia Aug. 6: Mike Peters Sept. 18: Zion 80 World Café Live at the Queen, Wilmington, DE Yardley Community Center, 64 S. Main St., Yardley, PA, 7-9 pm, 215-493-1582 Yellow Dog Inn, 562 Lincoln St., Oxford, PA, 9 pm-midnight Thursdays: Gnawgahides Country Bluegrass Show --- HOUSE CONCERTS --- Ann Mintz and Clifford Wagner's house, 508 Wellesley Road, Philadelphia, PA, 8 pm Cooldog Concert Series, 2:30 pm, Claymont, DE, cooldogconcerts.com Debbie Durant house concert, Landenburg, PA, 7:30 pm, 610-274-2253, debd138@gmail.com Fortissimo House Concerts:Delaware County, PA area. $10 donation to artist. Concerts usually followed by potluck & song circle. 610-544-2335, john@fortissimo.org, http://www.fortissimo.org Glenside house concerts, Glenside, PA, 215-572-7715, glensidehc@comcast.net, <http://tinyurl.com/GlensideHouseConcerts> Last Chance Café house concert series, 539 San Diego Ave., Jenkintown, PA, 8 pm, 215-663-8267, http://www.thelastchancecafe.net/ Montchanin Mountain Music series, Steve & Barb Broitman, Centreville, DE, sbroitman@wcupa.edu 302-654-8306 May 3: Robin Bullock guitar workshop & concert; mandolin workshop May 4 1-3 pm Pete Peterson/Kellie Allen’s, Oxford, PA,kaallen@hotmail.com, 267-879-7967. Philadelphia Folksong Society House Concerts: 215-247-1300 Roots Music House Concert, 8 p.m., 269 W. Walnut Lane (near Wayne Ave.), Philadelphia, PA, 215-756-1017, Sixth St House Concerts:, 126 E Sixth St, Media, PA, 8pm, 610-627-0670, concerts@SixthSt.com, http://www.sixthst.com Space Mountain house concerts, Hellertown, PA, 8 pm, 610-346-9293, Mike@spacefamily.net Voorhees, NJ, Ed Fortuna, 83 Cornell Dr., 856-768-6690, ed2956@comcast.net West Chester Folk house concerts, West Chester, PA area, 8 pm, 610-436-8357, http://www.westchesterfolk.org Suzanne West & Jerry Northington, 5 Stones Throw Rd., Wilmington, DE, 302-478-6383, somanysong@aol.com, 8 pm Xtreme Folk Scene, Jenkintown, PA - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - DANCES - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Arden Folk Dance Gild Hall, 2126 The Highway, Arden, DE, 302-478-7257, rbrat@sprynet.com, http://home.sprynet.com/~rbrat/ First Sundays (and more) Arden Folk Gild Community Family Dance Series, 610-407-0460, Arden Folk Gild, 2126 The Highway, Arden, DE, 2:30-4 pm ButterBall, St. Thomas Indian Church, Philadelphia, http://www.strutyourstuffing.org Contracopia Dance-A-Plenty, St. Thomas Indian Orthodox Church, Philadelphia, PA, 2 pm Germantown Country Dancers, Merion Friends Meeting Social Hall 615 Montgomery Ave, Lower Merion, PA, 2:30-4 pm Glenside Contra Dances: Glenside Memorial Hall, Waverly Rd. and Keswick Ave., Glenside, PA (north of Philadelphia) Thursday night Contra Dances: (no dance on Thanksgiving) at Glenside, 8-11pm, $5 http://www.thursdaycontra.com Aug. 28: Unbowed 3rd Saturdays Contras and Squares: at Glenside, 8-11pm, $6, http://www.thursdaycontra.com/contra/ThirdSaturday.html Info: Bob Pasquarello at bpasquarel@aol.com or 215-572-6165 Russellville Square Dance: Russellville Grange, 245 Old Limestone Rd., Rte. 896, Russellville, PA, 717-529-6256, http://www.frysinger.com/dance/#russellville 2nd Saturdays Oct-May, 8-11pm, $6, under 16 free St. Mary's Church Square Dance: St. Mary's Church parish hall, 3916 Locust Walk, Philadelphia (on Univ of Pennsylvania campus), Bill Masi, 215-477-8434, bmasi@aol.com, http://hometown.aol.com/bmasi/myhomepage/index.html 2nd Tuesdays, 7:30-10:15, $5 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - JAM SESSIONS - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - bluegrass, old time & classic country jam, Phoenix Village Art Center, 207 Bridge St. Phoenixville, PA , 2-5 pm, marinagresh@verizon.net (610)933-1967 1st & 3rd Sundays Bluegrass night: First Wednesdays, 7-9 pm, Manayunk Music Exchange, 4369 Cresson, Manayunk, PA, 215-487-1413 bluegrass/old time/classic country jam, Silver Dollar Farm, 7:30 p.m. 203 North Creek Road, Landenberg, Pa. 610-274-8123, bhoffman@suffolk.lib.ny.us 2nd Tuesdays Bluegrass & classic country (all acoustic) jam, Hop Angel Brauhaus, 7980 Oxford Ave., http://hopangelbrauhaus.blogspot.com/, 8:15 pm, http://www.holmesburgjam.com Thursday nights Bluegrass jam, Chaplin's Music Café, 66 N. Main St., Spring City, PA, http://www.chaplinsthemusiccafe.com, 7-10 pm 1st Thursdays Bluegrass music jam, The Mermaid Inn, 7673 Germantown Ave., Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, PA, 215-247-9797, 8:00, Reuty@aol.com, http://www.themermaidinn.net/ First Wednesdays Blues jam, Picasso, State Street, Media, PA, 8:30-11:00 pm, http://www.picasso-bar.com/index2.swf First Tuesdays Brandywine Dulcimer Fellowship: 1st Fridays, 7 (7:30?) pm, Grace Lutheran Church, Rte 41 and Graves Rd near Hockessin, DE 302-998-7767 Cajun music jam, The Mermaid Inn, 7673 Germantown Ave., Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, PA, 215-247-9797, 8:00, Reuty@aol.com, http://www.themermaidinn.net/ First Tuesdays Doylestown jam, German Hungarian Sportsman’s Club, 1622 Hilltown Pike, Hilltown, PA, 7:30-11 pm, http://launch.groups.yahoo.com/group/Doylestown_Jam/ Wednesdays Exchange Restaurant, 902 N. Market St., Wilmington, DE, 7-10 pm, 302-656-4067, http://mywebpages.comcast.net/epollak/jam.htm Tuesday nights Fire Bar & Grill, 4th and Girard, Philadelphia, PA, 6-9 p.m., http://www.iourecords.com/thefire/shows.html 2nd Sundays MilkBoy Coffee, 2 East Lancaster Ave., Ardmore, PA, 7 pm, http://www.MilkBoyCoffee.com, 610-645-5269 1st/3rd/5th Sundays: open music circle Bluegrass jam, Northeast Philadelphia History Fair, Holy Family University, 10am-4pm Jam, old Peppercorns Restaurant, 8 South Third Street, Oxford, PA, 8-10 pm, joffk@cs.com. Jam workshops, Freedom Baptist Church, 5 East Oak Lane, Glenolden, PA, 330-221-6404, fbridgeway@juno.com. Old-time/bluegrass jam, The Institute, 12th and Green, Philadelphia, PA, 8:00 pm, bfskwire@gmail.com Tuesdays Old Time Jam most Fridays at Bill & Fritzi Wisdom’s, Bryn Mawr area, 610-527-7080 or wisdom@vm.temple.edu Old Time Jam, Pat's Pizza, 47 W. Lancaster Ave., Downingtown, PA, 8-11pm, countrycornercoj@aol.com 3rd Fridays Old Time Jam, Gryphon Cafe, 105 W. Lancaster Ave., Wayne. PA, 8-10:30pm upstairs. 2nd Fridays Old-time music jam, The Mermaid Inn, 7673 Germantown Ave., Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, PA, 215-247-9797, 8:00, Reuty@aol.com, http://www.themermaidinn.net/ First Tuesdays Open Circle Jam, Lisa Wolfe Music Studio, 446 Lancaster Avenue, Malvern, Pa, 610-647-3217, 7-10:30 pm 3rd Fridays Open mic, America Bar & Grill, The Shops at Lionville Station, 610-280-0800, Chester Springs, PA, 9 pm, http://www.americabargrill.com/ABGhome_cs/ABGhome_cs.shtml Wednesdays Open mic, Fire Bar & Grill, 4th and Girard, Philadelphia, PA, 6-9 p.m., http://www.iourecords.com/thefire/shows.html 2nd/4th Sundays Philadelphia Ceili Group: Traditional Sessions Fridays, 9pm; Ceilis (performances) 4th Fridays, 9pm. Slow sessions 3rd Fridays 8-9 pm. Commodore Barry Club, Carpenter Lane & Emlen Sts., Philadelphia, PA, 215-849-8899, http://www.philadelphiaceiligroup.org Philadelphia Folksong Society: regular sings & etc. 215-247-1300, pfs@pfs.org, http://www.nothinbut.net/%7epfs/pfs_home.html Phoenixville Bluegrass Jam. Every other Tuesday night at 8 p.m. at 109 Ravenhill Road Phoenixville, PA. For specific dates and other information see http://bluegrassjam.org PA or contact Garrett Fuller at garrettfuller@yahoo.com. Phoenixville jam, Phoenixvillage Art Center, 207 Bridge St., Phoenixville, PA, 2-5 pm, marinagresh@verizon.net , 610-933-1967 1st & 3rd Sundays Songwriters Open Stage, Shanachie Pub and Restaurant, 111 East Butler Ave., Ambler, PA, 7 pm, http://www.meetup.com/writers-603/ 3rd Sundays Swarthmore Borough Hall, Community Room Upper Level, 121 Park Ave., Swarthmore, PA, 610-328-5525, 7-10 pm Acoustic jam, 1st Thursdays Temperance House, 5 S. State St., Newtown, PA, http://www.temperancehouse.com/) 7-10pm 1st & 3rd Thursdays: Irish session Trainer) Sunday jam, Trainer VFW, 12th and Chestnut Street, Trainer, PA, 610-348-0559. Sundays Tuesday Night Live, Guppy’s Good Times, 2 Maple St. (Maple and West Elm), Conshohocken, PA, 8pm – 11:30pm, bill@pleasantvalleyaudio.com Tuesdays Wilmington jam, LOMA Coffeehouse, 3rd and Market Sts., 239 North Market Street, Wilmington, DE, 7-10 p.m. Mondays
BALTIMORE / WASHINGTON AREA
Afterwords Café, 1517 Connecticut Ave., NW, Washington, DC, 9 pm, 202-387-1462, http://www.kramers.com Alibi Inn, Rte. 282, Warick, MD, 9 pm-1 am, 410-755-6862 Allegany Arts Center, Cumberland, MD, 7:30 pm, 301-268-6401 American Legion hall, Post 238, Hughesville, MD, 2 pm, 301-737-3004 April 13: Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers An Die Musik, Baltimore, MD, http://www.andiemusiklive.com April 13: Victoria Vox & Karen Collins Annapolis Harbour Center, 2512-A Solomons Island Rd., Annapolis, MD, 2:30 pm, 410-266-5857, http://www.annapolisharbourcenter.com Apehangers Bar and Grille, 9100 Crain Hwy, Bel Alton, MD, 3-7 pm Applebee's, 634 Baltimore Blvd., Westminster, MD, (410) 871-0755, 8:30-10:30 pm Arcadia Volunteer Fire Company Fire Hall, Arcadia Ave., Arcadia, MD, 7:30-11 pm, 410-346-7306, deyler@suscom.net, http://www.ccramblers.cjb.net April 24-26: Spring bluegrass festival Arlington Cinema 'n' Drafthouse, 2903 Columbia Pike, Arlington, VA, 703-486-2345, http://www.arlingtondrafthouse.com , 7:30-10:30 Arlington United Methodist Church, 716 South Glebe Rd., Arlington, VA, 7-8 pm, 703-979-7527, http://www.faithrenaissance.com The Artbarn, 311 Kent Square Rd., Gaithersburg, MD, 8 pm, 301-258-6394, http://www.ci.gaithersburg.md.us/ Arlington Cinema ‘N’ Drafthouse, 2903 Columbia Pike, Arlington, VA, 703-486-2345, http://www.arlingtondrafthouse.com, 7-8:30 pm Auld Shebeen Irish Pub, 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, VA, 703-293-9600 Austin Grill, 801 King St., Alexandria, VA, 10 pm, 703-684-8969, http://www.austingrill.com Austin Grill, 919 Ellsworth Dr., Silver Spring, MD, http://www.austingrill.com, 240-247-8969 Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover St., Easton, MD, 8 pm, http://www.avalontheatre.com Baldwin’s Station & Pub, 7618 Main St., Sykesville, MD, 21784 Tix: 410-795-1041 Info: Joyce Sica, Uptown Concerts 410-922-5210, joycesica@aol.com, http://www.uptownconcerts.com Concerts usually 8pm Wednesdays. Baltimore Folk Music Society, Concerts, dances, singing, family events, festivals, etc. 410-366-0808, info@bfms.org, http://www.bfms.org Baltimore Museum of Art, 10 Art Museum Dr., Baltimore, MD, 410-374-9059, mtfarmer@earthlink.net, http://www.jezicensemble.org Baltimore Soundstage, • 124 Market Place • Baltimore, MD , BaltimoreSoundstage@Baltimoresoundstage.com Bangkok Blues, 962 W. Broad St., Falls Church, VA, 703-534-0095, http://www.bangkokbluesrestaurant.com Live music nearly every night (closed Mon). Blues jam Tuesdays. Bay Music Festival, Rte. 18, Queen Anne's County park, Centreville, MD Beans in the Belfry, 122 W. Potomac St., Brunswick, MD, 7 pm, 301-834-7178, http://www.beansinthebelfry.com/ Benefit for the Diabetes Association, Knox Presbyterian Church, Falls Church, VA, 7pm Berryville Bluegrass Series, Williams Community Auditorium, Johnson-Williams Middle School, 110 Lincoln Ave., Berryville, VA, 540-837-2187, fjurney@visuallink.com Berwyn Café, 5010 Berwyn Rd., College Park, MD, noon, 301-345-9898 Birchmere, 3701 Mt. Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA, http://www.birchmere.com April 9: Candy Dulfer April 10: Jim Brickman April 11: Iris Dement April 12: Hiroshima April 13: Ashley Monroe April 15: Joan Osborne April 17: Kevin Costner & Modern West April 19: Cleve Francis April 23: Johnny Swim April 24: Earl Klugh April 26: Najee April 27: Dale Ann Bradley/Steve Gulley/Missy Raines/Michael Cleveland/Sammy Shelor April 29: Milk Carton Kids May 1: Three Dog Night May 2: Steve Tyrell May 3-4: Pat McGee Band May 7: The Winery Dogs May 8: Steve Wariner May 9: Suzanne Vega May 10: Gary Taylor May 11: Mother’s Finest May 14: Jay Farrar May 15: John Hodgman May 16: John Waters May 17: Maysa May 18: Parmalee May 20: Blackmore’s Night May 22: Syleena Johnson May 23: 10,000 Maniacs May 24-25: Eric Roberson May 28: Brandy Clark May 29: Sheila E. May 30-31: The Fab Faux: tribute to the Beatles June 1: ROAMFest June 5: Meshell Ndegeocello June 6: Bruce Robison & Kelly Willis w/Dale Watson & the Lonestars June 7: Ottmar Liebert & Luna Negra June 13: Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes June 14: Four Bitchin’ Babes June 19: Fourplay June 20: Bill Kirchen & Too Much Fun/The Nighthawks featuring Billy Price June 21/22/23: Bacon Brothers June 24: Joe Henry June 25: the subdudes June 26: Norman Brown & Jonathan Butler feat. Alex Bugnon June 27: Peaches & Herb June 28: Seldom Scene w/John Starling, Tom Gray, Rickie Simpkins June 29: Marcus Miller June 30: Andy Grammer July 5: Burlesque-A-Pades July 10: Pokey LaFarge July 11: Sarah Jarosz July 12: Mike Seeger Commemorative OLD TIME BANJO FESTIVAL featuring Tony Trishka, Richie Stearns, Rick Good, Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer July 15: Procol Harum July 16: Matthew Sweet Rock Show July 17: Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin & The Guilty Men July 18: Edwin McCain July 20: Grace Griffith tribute concert w/Grace Griffith, Marcy Marxer, Al Petteway July 25: Sonny Landreth w/Jimmy Thackery & the Drivers July 26: The Dan Band Aug. 2: Hal Ketchum Aug. 3: Marc Cohn Aug. 7: Jay Hayden & V. Rich Aug. 9: Pure Prairie League/Firefall Aug. 12: Dick Dale Aug. 22: Kim Waters Aug. 27: Larry Graham & Graham Central Station Sept. 5: Euge Groove Sept. 12: Melissa Ferrick Sept. 15: British Invasion 50th Anniversary Tour Sept. 18: Gary Puckett & the Union Gap Sept. 19/20: The Wailin’ Jennys Sept. 21: Bellydance Revolution Sept. 24: Bodeans Sept. 28: Ralph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boys Oct. 3: Hangtown Dancehall Oct. 13: Herb Alpert & Lani Hall Dec. 5-6: Dar Williams: “The Honesty Room” Black Ankle Vineyards, 14463 Black Ankle Road, Mt. Airy, Maryland, 301-829-3338, 6:00-9:00 PM. , http://www.blackankle.com/ . Black Box Theater, Cultural Arts Center, 15 W. Patrick St., Frederick, MD 301-662-4190, http://www.frederickartscouncil.org/, 9 pm The Black Cat, 1811 14th St., NW, Washington, DC, 9 pm, 202-667-7960, http://www.blackcatdc.com/ May 24: Guided by Voices BlackRock Center for the Arts, 12901 Town Commons Drive, Germantown, MD, 301-528-2260, http://www.blackrockcenter.org. Concerts, coffeehouses, more. Blue Fin Restaurant, Gaithersburg, MD, 8 PM, 301-947-1993, 555 Quince Orchard Rd. Blue Moon Café, Princess & High Sts., Shepherdstown, WV, 304-876-1920, 7pm, bluemoonsundays@earthlink.net Bluegrass for a Good Cause, Mostly Bluegrass Marathon Jam, American Legion Post 276, 8068 Quarterfield Rd., Severn, MD, noon-midnight, 443-875-8797, mdjam4fisherhouse@comcast.net Bluegrass for Hospice Festival, Flat Iron Farm, Great Mills, MD, 301-737-3004, http://www.bluegrassforhospice.com. Bluegrass Fundraiser for Hollywood Rescue Squad, St. Mary's County Fairgrounds, Leonardtown, MD, http://www.californiaramblers.com/. Bluemont Summer Concert series, Warren Green Building, 10 Hotel St., Warrenton, VA, 540-338-4640, 7:30 pm http://www.bluemont.org/Concerts/Warrenton.html Bobby Lew's, 2006 18th St NW, Washington, DC, 9pm, Bolger Center, Potomac, MD, http://www.madisonhousefoundation.org/register/folk-music-party , 301-330-8532 Bottom Floor, Saturday night benefit coffeehouse concerts at St. John’s United Methodist Church of Hamilton, 5315 Harford Rd., Baltimore, MD, http://www.joannejuskusmusic.com/bottomfloor.htm 410-730-2421 Bowie Elks Lodge #2309, Rte. 450, Crofton, MD, 7-11 pm, 301-261-3260, civitantickets@comcast.net Brewer's Alley, 9 PM, 124 N. Market St., Frederick, MD, 301-631-0089, http://www.brewers-alley.com Mondays: Songwriter Night [7:30-10 pm] Brick House Restaurant, 1534 Cedarhurst Rd., Shady Side MD, 9 pm, 410-867-3400 Brunswick High School, 101 Cumming Dr., Brunswick, MD, 301-371-5582, http://www.brunswickbluegrass.org 3 pm Brunswick Roundhouse concerts, Brunswick, MD, 3 pm, http://www.brunswickbluegrass.org Buckingham's Choice, Adamstown, MD, 3 pm, 301-644-1424 Bull Run Park, Centerville, VA, noon-5 pm Bull Run Unitarian Universalist Church, 9350 Main Street, Manassas VA, 7:30pm Burke Presbyterian Church, 5690 Oak Leather Dr., Burke, VA, 703-764-0456, http://www.burkepreschurch.org , 5:30-7:30 pm Cactus Flats, Rte. 15, Thurmont, MD, 5:45 pm Cameron Perks Coffeehouse, 4911 Brenman Park Dr., Alexandria, VA, 703-461-6900, 9 am, http://www.cameronperks.com/ Camp Chapel, Perry Hall, MD, 3 pm, 410-256-5561 Carroll Arts Center Theater, 91 W. Main St., Westminster, MD, 8 pm, http://groups.yahoo.com/group/rootbenefit/ Carroll Café, Seekers Church, 276 Carroll St. NW, Washington, DC, 301-562-4147, 7:30 pm, http://www.seekerschurch.org Carver Center, 200 Willie Palmer Way, M.S. 78W, Purcellville, VA, 8:00 pm Catonsville Presbyterian Church, 1400 Frederick Rd., Catonsville, Maryland, 410-747-6180, 3:00 PM. http://www.catonsvilleconcerts.org/ . Cat’s Eye Pub, 1730 Thames St., Fells Point, Baltimore, MD, 3:30-8 pm, http://www.catseyepub.com Cecil Community College, North East, MD, 410-287-1000, http://cecilcc.edu/events/ Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church, 9601 Cedar Lane, Bethesda, MD. 301-493-8300. http://www.cedarlane.org/ . jdtribute@hotmail.com . Cellar Stage, Faith Community United Methodist Church of Hamilton, 5315 Harford Rd., Baltimore, MD, 8:30 pm, 410-521-9099. Info: Joyce Sica, Uptown Concerts, 410-922-5210, joycesica@aol.com, http://www.uptownconcerts.com April 11: Billy Jonas Band Central Presbyterian Church, Towson MD, 410/823-6145 Charm City Folk & Bluegrass Festival, Druid Hill Park, Baltimore, MD, http://www.charmcitybluegrass.com April 26: Cherry Hill Park, 312 Park Ave., Falls Church, VA, 7 pm Chesapeake College, Wye Mills, MD Chief Ike’s Mambo Room, 1726 Columbia Rd., NW, Washington, DC, 9:15 pm, 202-332-2211 Church of the Ascension, 633 Sligo Avenue, Silver Spring , MD, 3 pm, 703.354.6460, http://www.fsgw.org Church of the Good Shepherd, 9350 Braddock Rd., Burke, VA, 703-323-5400, http://www.good-shepherd.net/ Club House Grill, 46950 Community Plaza, Sterling, VA, 8 pm, 703-444-8675, 8 pm Coffee Quarter Roastery, San Souci Plaza, Rte. 235, California, MD, 7 pm, 301-737-3004 College Perk Coffee House, 9078 Baltimore Ave., College Park, MD, 8 pm, 301-982-0587, http://www.collegeperk.org Columbia Lakefront, Wincopin Circle, Columbia, MD, 8 pm Common Ground On the Hill, Western MD College, Westminster, MD, 410-857-2771, http://www.commongroundonthehill.org, cground@qis.net June 29-June: Traditions Week 1 June 6-11: Traditions Week 2 Common Ground on the Hill Baltimore series, Brown Memorial Woodbrook Presbyterian Church, 6200 N. Charles Sr., Baltimore, MD, 8 pm Community Coffeehouse at Babcock, Babcock Presbyterian Church, 8240 Loch Raven Blvd., Towson, Maryland 21286. 410-825-3314. 7:00-10:00 PM. http://www.babcockpc.org/ . Community College of Baltimore County, Essex MD, 443/840-1726, http://ccbcmd.edu/, 2:0 pm Concerts at the Historic Cooper's House, 5509 Old Columbia Rd., Columbia, Maryland 4:00 PM & 8:00 PM. http://www.coopershouse1790.org/ . 410-772-1541 Coopershouse1790@verizon.net . Concerts in the Woods Series, Hard Bargain Amphitheater, Accokeek, MD, 8pm -10pm, http://www.hardbargainfarm.org/concerts.html Concerts on Bonnie Branch, Ellicott City, MD, http://Concert.RyanSimmons.net/ Concert@RyanSimmons.net, 410-788-4899, 8 pm Corky’s Hard Bean Café, 526B Ritchie Hwy., Park Plaza Shopping Center, Severna Park, MD, 7-10 pm, 410-518-6077 Corner Store, 900 South Carolina Ave, SE, Washington DC, http://www.cornerstorearts.org Country Roads Folk Festival, Noon - 10 PM, Almost Heaven Farm, Route 9, Kearneysville, WV, 304-267-7963, http://www.mofolk.com Creative Alliance/Sound Foundation Benefit Concert Series, The Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore, MD, 410-276-1651, 8 pm, http://www.joannejuskusmusic.com/soundfound.htm DAR Constitution Hall, Washington, DC Davies Memorial Unitarian Church, 7400 Temple Hill Rd. Camp Spring MD, 301-868-0082, 6:30 pm DC Bluegrass Union, 1-800-380-DCBU or 703-450-4667, http://www.dcbu.org Concerts around the Washington, DC area. May 4: DCBU Pick-nic June 29-July 4: DC Bluegrass & Old-Time Camp Feb. 27/28, 2015: DC Bluegrass Union Festival [Sheraton Premiere Hotel, Tysons Corner, VA] DCBU Fall Picking Party fundraiser, 2-6 pm, Frying Pan Park, Fairfax, VA, https://www.ticketleap.net/Member/event.aspx?event_id=8FAC0595-F16A-4EA7-BA77-C6B067812C8 Decoy Lounge of Colony South Hotel, 7401 Surratts Rd., Clinton, MD, 8 pm The Deej Out at DOMKU Concerts, 821 Upshur St., NW, Washington, DC, 8-11 pm, 202-722-7475, http://www.thedeej.org Deer Creek Coffee House, Grace Memorial Episcopal Church, 1022 Main St., Darlington, MD, 410-836-3587, 7:30 pm, deercreekch@zoominternet.net, 410-378-4350, http://www.gracememorial.ang-md.org/Event.php?id=123 . Deer Creek Fiddler’s Convention, Carroll County Farm Museum, 500 S. Center St., Westminster, MD, 1-800-654-4645, 9:30 am-8 pm DeGroen’s, Baltimore Brewing Company, Baltimore, MD, http://www.degroens.com Delmarva Folk Festival, Field's Farm, Downs Chapel Rd., Hartly, DE, 877-DEL-FOLK, http://www.delfolk.org/fest.htm The Depot, 1728 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD, 410-528-0174, http://www.thedepot.org Dogfish Head Ale House, 800 W. Diamond Ave., Gaithersburg, MD, 9:30-11 pm Downtown Holiday Market, Washington, DC, 4 PM, 202-661-7592, F St., NW, http://www.downtowndc.org The Drum and Strum Music Store, 540-347-7484, http://www.drumnstrum.com, 49 E Lee St., Warrenton, VA, 7:30 pm Eastern Shore Bluegrass Association, Marydel Fire Hall, Delaware Rte. 8, Maryland Rte. 454, Marydel, MD, 1 pm, 302-674-3149 Edith May’s Paradise, 7711 Apple Ave., Jessup, MD April 19: Tony Denikos May 3: open mic w/Woody Lissauer Educare Learning Center, 2538 Jefferson Pike, Jefferson, MD, 10 am, 301-834-9007, http://www.educatewithcare.com El Golfo Restaurant, 8739 Flower Ave, Silver Spring, MD, 301-608-2121, 7 pm, http://www.elgolforestaurant.com Elk Run Winery, 15113 Liberty Road, Mt. Airy, MD, 6-9 pm Elkton Library, 301 Newark Ave., Elkton, MD, 7 pm, 410-996-5600 http://www.cecil.ebranch.info/contact-us/elkton/ Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 811 Cathedral St., Baltimore, MD, 7:30 pm May 14: Holly Near w/emma’s revolution Enoch Pratt Free Library, Light Street Branch, 1251 Light St., Baltimore, MD, 3-4 pm, 410-396-1096, http://www.prattlibrary.org Equinox Restaurant, Washington, DC, 5:30PM, 202-331-8118, 818 Connecticut Ave., NW, http://www.equinoxrestaurant.com/ Eutaw Place at Beth Am Synagogue, 2501 Eutaw Pl., Baltimore, MD, 410-484-9110, 8:15 PM, http://www.eutawplace.org/ F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre, Rockville Civic Center Park, 603 Edmonston Drive, Rockville MD, 8 pm, 240-314-8690, http://www.rockvillemd.gov/theatre, FFNCC Kalevala Event, Embassy of Finland, 3301 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington, DC, 6:30 pm, leilatak@verizon.net Fillmore, Silver Spring, MD Fireflies Brunch 1501 Mt. Vernon Ave, Heart of DelRay, Alexandria,VA, 11 am-2 pm Sundays: Bob Perilla & Friends Firehouse Grill, 3988 University Dr., Old Town, Fairfax, VA, 7 pm, 703-383-1030 Fireside Coffee House, River Road Unitarian Church, 6301 River Rd., Bethesda, MD, 8 pm Firestation 8, 317 E. Diamond Ave., Gaithersburg, MD, 6:00PM, 301-977-7665 http://www.firestationcue.com/welcome.htm First Baptist Church of La Plata, 9070 Hawthorne Rd., La Plata, MD, 7:30 pm, 301-934-9040, http://www.fbclaplata.org 1st Mariner Arena, 201 W. Baltimore St., Baltimore, MD, 410-347-2020, info@1stmarinerarena.com, 7:30 pm First Trinity Lutheran Church, 501 4th St NW, Washington, DC, 4-5:30 pm F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre at Rockville Civic Center Park, 603 Edmonston Drive, Rockville MD, 240-314-8690, http://www.rockvillemd.gov/theatre Focus-Alexandria, Church of the Resurrection, Alexandria, VA, http://www.focusmusic.org Focus Coffeehouse at Ted's 355 Diner, 895 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD, 8 pm, focusrockville@earthlink.net 301-275-7459, http://www.focusmusic.org April 15: Roy Zimmerman Folklore Society of Greater Washington, 202-546-2228, http://www.fsgw.org Regular concerts, sings, and dances of all sorts. Forest Grove UMC, 6327 Dickerson Road, Rte. 28, Tuscarora, MD, 301-349-5416, 9 am-3 pm 43 South 43 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown, MD, 301-745-5443 49 West Coffeehouse, 49 West St., Annapolis, MD, 1-4 pm, http://www.49westcoffeehouse.com Four Corners Community Nursery, Silver Spring, MD, 9:45AM, 301-681-9520, 33 University Blvd. E., in Marvin United Methodist Church Franklin Park’s arts center, 36441 Blueridge View Ln. Purcellville, VA, 8 pm, http://www.franklinparkartscenter.org Franklin’s, 5123 Baltimore Ave., Hyattsville, MD, 301-927-2740, 10 pm Frazier’s on the Avenue, 919 W. 36th St., Baltimore, MD, 10 pm, 410-662-4914 Frederick Coffee Company, 100 East St., Frederick, MD, 9-11 pm, 301-698-0039 Frederick Community College, 7932 Opposumtown Rd, Frederick, MD, 11:45AM - 1PM Frederick Unitarian Universalist Congregation Concert Series, 4880 Elmer Derr Rd., 8 pm, 301-695-2720, http://www.frederickuu.org The Friendly Coffeehouse, Calvary Baptist Church, 120 W. Pennsylvania Ave, Towson, MD, 8:30 pm, 410-889-7436 2nd Fridays: open stage Friendship Children's Center, 10 AM, 5310 43rd Street, NW, Washington, DC French Quarter Cafe, 19847-N Century Blvd. Germantown, MD, 7-9 pm Frostburg Community Center, Frostburg, MD, 301-689-6280, roberts1492@verizon.net Frostburg Palace Theater, 31 E. Main St., Frostburg, MD, 301-687-0921, info@frostburgpalace.org, frostburgpalace.org Frying Pan Park, 2709 West Ox Rd., Herndon, VA, 7 pm, 703-437-9101, Yvonne.Johnson@fairfaxcounty.gov Full Moon Saloon, 710 Aliceanna St., Baltimore, MD, 9 pm, 410-276-6388 George Mason University's Center for the Arts, Fairfax, VA, 8 pm, http://cfa.gmu.edu Germano's Trattoria, 300 S. High St., Baltimore, Maryland 410-752-4515. 8:00-10:30 PM. http://www.germanostrattoria.com/ . Globe Theatre, 12 Broad St., Berlin, MD, 8 pm Good Deale monthly concert series, Good Deale Lodge, 6022 Drum Point Rd., Deale, MD, 7:30 pm, http://www.gooddealebluegrass,com/concerts.html Gordon Center for the Performing Arts, 3506 Gwynbrook Avenue, Owings Mills, MD, 410-356-7469, http://www.gordoncenter.com/. Concerts in many genres. Goucher College, Kraushaar Auditorium, Towson, MD The Green Door Tavern, Route 5, Park Hall, MD, 301-863-7000, http://www.greendoortavern.com, 9 pm Green Meadows Petting Farm, Max Blob's Park, 8024 Blob's Park Rd., Jessup, MD, 800-799-1166, http://www.greenmeadowsevents.com/gm/gm_home.htm, 11 am Grog & Tankard, 2408 Wisconsin Ave., NW, Washington, DC, 202-333-3114, 8 pm, http://www.grogandtankard.com/ Guitars of Pikesville, 806 Reisterstown Road 2nd Floor S6, Pikesville, MD, http://www.guitarsofpikesville.com, 7-9 pm Gypsy Sally’s, 3401 K St., NW, Washington, DC, 202-333-7700, info@gypsysallys.com, http://www.gypsysallys.com May 3: Nora Struthers & the Party Line/Joe Overton & Clear Blue Sky May 14: The Steel Wheels June 14: Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen The Hamilton, 600 14th Street, N.W., Washington, DC, 202.787.1000, http://www.thehamiltondc.com/live "Happenings at the Harman" Lunchtime Concert Series, Sidney Harman Hall, 610 F Street NW, Washington, DC http://www.shakespearetheatre.org/tickets/happenings.aspx Hard Bargain Farms Spring Farm Festival, Accokeek, MD, http://www.fergusonfoundation.org/sff.html Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St., Havre de Grace, MD. 410-939-4800 Havre de Grace Middle School, Havre de Grace, MD, 2 pm, 410-939-0028, gtesterl@comcast.net Hempen Hill BBQ, 13208 Fountain Head Plaza, Hagerstown, MD, 301-797-4455, 8:30-11:30 pm Hereford Volunteer Fire Company, Summit manor, 510 Monkton Rd., Monkton, MD, 7 pm, 410-343-0706 Herndon Friends Meeting House, 660 Spring St., Herndon, VA, 7:30 Hill Chapel, 5740 Green Market Rd.., New Market, Maryland, 240-405-5304., 7:00-9:00 PM, http://www.thehillchapelhouseconcerts.com/ . Hill Country BBQ, 410 7th St NW, Washington, DC, 9:30 pm, http://www.hillcountrywdc.com/hc-live.dc May 12: David Jacobs-Strain Hilton-Pikesville (Preakness Ballroom), 1726 Reisterstown Rd, Pikesville, MD, 7:30 pm Historic Cooper's House, 5509 Old Columbia Rd., Columbia, Maryland 8:00 PM http://www.coopershouse1790.org/ . 410-772-1541 Coopershouse1790@verizon.net . Historical Society Auditorium, 17 S. Washington St., Easton, MD, 443-786-2750 Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 1090 Sterling Rd., Herndon, VA, 703-437-1883, http://www.holycrosslutheranchurch.net/ April 11: Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers [8 pm] April 26: Bill Emerson & Sweet Dixie [7:30 pm] Homestead Gardens, 743 W. Central Ave., Davidsonville, MD 21035-1935; 410-798-5000 http://www.homesteadgardens.com/, 1 pm Hot August Blues & Roots Festival, Oregon Ridge Park, Cockeysville, MD, http://hotaugustblues.com/lineup/ Aug. 16, 2014 House of Musical Traditions, 7040 Carroll Ave., Takoma Park, MD, 301-270-9090, lessons@hmtrad.com Howard Community College, Columbia MD, 410-772-4024 Hughesville American Legion, Hughesville, MD, 7 pm Institute of Musical Traditions, Concerts at St. Mark Presbyterian Church, 10701 Old Georgetown Rd., Rockville, MD. Info: 301-270-9090, imtfolk@erols.com, http://imtfolk.org Iota Club & Café, 2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA, 8 pm, 703-522-2868, http://iotaclubandcafe.com J. Patricks, Andre Street, Baltimore, MD, 410-244-8613 James Lee Theater, 2855-A Annandale Rd., Falls Church, VA, 7 pm, http://www.dcbu.org Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna, VA, 703-255-1566, info@jamminjava.com April 9: Hot Club of Cowtown JCC of Northern Virginia, 8900 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax, VA, 703-323-0880, 7 pm, http://www.jccnv.org/component/jcalpro/view/91/99999999.html Jefferson Community Center, 4603B Lander Rd., Jefferson, MD, 3-6 pm, 240-285-0055 Jekyll & Hyde’s, East St., Frederick, MD, 7:30 pm Jerusalem Mill, 2813 Jerusalem Road, Kingsville, MD. 410-877-3560., http://www.jerusalemmill.org Jumbo Jimmy’s Crab Shack, 1065 Bainbridge Rd., Port Deposit MD, 4–8 pm Jumpin’ Java, Charles Town, WV, 7 pm, Cheryl@intrepid.net JV’s Restaurant, 666 Arlington Blvd., Rte. 50, Falls Church, VA, 703-241-9504, http://www.jvsrestaurant.com Kavanaugh's Brunch 2400 Wisconsin Ave, Upper Georgetown, DC, noon-3 pm Saturdays: Bob Perilla & Friends Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, 2700 F St., NW, Washington, DC, 202-467-4600, http://www.kennedycenter.com Kevin’s Seafood Corner, Leonardtown, MD, 6-8 pm Kingstowne Acoustic Music, 5830 Kingstowne Center, #110, Alexandria, VA, 7-9:30 p.m., 703-822-9090, david@kingstowneacousticmusic.com Knights of Columbus Hall, Monthly bluegrass concerts, 6pm-midnight, with Dean Sapp & The Harford Express, Hit ‘n Miss, and guest bands. 302 W. Pulaski Hwy, Elkton, MD, 1-800-246-3319, http://www.deansapp.com Knox Presbyterian Church, Falls Church, VA, 3 pm Kramerbooks/Afterwords, 1517 Connecticut Ave., NW, Washington, DC 0036; 8 pm, 202-387-1462, http://www.kramers.com/ Krider's Peach Festival, 208 Krider's Church Road, Westminster, MD, (410) 857-5525 La Plata Town Hall, La Plata, MD, 7-9 pm Ladew Gardens, Monkton, MD, 6:30 pm, 410-557-9570, http://www.ladewgardens.com Lake Accotink Park, 7500 Accotink Park Road, Springfield, VA Lake Ann Book Store, Reston, VA May 31/Aug. 2: Difficult Run String Band Laurel Mill Playhouse, 508 Main St., Laurel, MD, 8 pm, http://www.laurelmillplayhouse.org Laurrapin Grille, 209 N. Washington St., Havre de Grace, MD, 410-939-3663, http://www.laurrapin.com Lee District Park Amphitheater, 6601 Telegraph Rd, Franconia, VA Leitersburg Theatre. Hagerstown, MD, http://www.leitersburgtheatre.com , hurdygurdyman77@aol.com Library of Congress, Coolidge Auditorium, 101 Independence Ave., SE, Washington, DC, 202-707-8000, 8 pm Life Center, Trinity Lutheran Church, 109 Main St., Reisterstown, MD, 410-833-1604, 7 pm L’il Margaret’s Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Festival, Goddard Farm, Leonardtown, MD, 301-475-8191 Limerick Pub, 11301 Elkin St., Wheaton, MD. 301-946-3232., 7:30 pm, http://www.thelimerickpub.net/ . Linganore Winery, Mt. Airy, MD, 1 pm, http://www.linganore-wine.com The Lion & Bull, 5351 Merchant View Sq., Haymarket, VA, 8 pm, (703) 754-1166, http://www.lionandbull.com Lisner Auditorium, George Washington University, 730 21st street, NW, Washington, DC, 202-994-6800 Little River United Church of Christ, 8410 Little River Turnpike, Annandale, VA, 7:30PM, 703-978-3060, http://www.lrucc.org/ Loew’s Hotel, Powerhouse Room, Annapolis, MD, 8-10:30 pm, 410-269-0777, elanabyrd@comcast.net Lost Rhino BrewPub, Ashburg, VA, 6-9 pm April 11: Difficult Run String Band Loudon County Library - Rust Branch, 380 Old Waterford Rd, Leesburg, VA. 703-777-0541 Loudoun Bluegrass Festival, 4-H Fairgrounds, Leesburg, VA, http://www.bluegrassloudoun.com/ May 10 Lucketts Bluegrass, Lucketts Elementary School, Leesburg, VA, 7 pm, 703-771-5281, http://www.luckettsbluegrass.com April 12: Scott Brannon Band/The Virginia Ramblers April 19: Darren Beachley Band April 26: Patent Pending/The Patuxent Partners Lyceum, 201 S. Washington St., Alexandria, VA, 8 pm Lyric Opera House, Baltimore, MD Madams Organ, 2461 18th St. NW, Adams Morgan, Washington, DC Maggie Moore’s Irish Pub, 21 N. Eutaw St., Baltimore, MD, 410-837-2100 MaGerk's Pub & Grill, 120 S. Bond St., Bel Air, MD, 6:30 pm, http://www.magerks.com/belair Mainstay, Rock Hall, MD, 5153 Main St., Rock Hall, MD, 410-639-9133, 8 pm, http://www.rockhallmd.com/mainstay/schedule.htm Manor House Restaurant, Manor House at Poplar Springs, 9245 Rogues Rd., Casanova, VA, 6 pm, 540 788-3401, http://www.poplarspringsinn.com Mansion at Strathmore Hall, North Bethesda, MD, 7:30 pm, 301-581-5100, http://www.strathmore.org Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center, 1000 Forest Glen Rd., Silver Spring, MD 301-681-1255, 1 pm, http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/mc/services/rec/Seniors/schsr.html Market Street Coffee, 19 W. Market St., Leesburg, VA, 8 pm, 571-258-0700, http://www.myspace.com/marketstreetcoffee Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Annapolis, MD, 8 pm April 19: Indigo Girls May 18: Martin Short Maryland Presbyterian Church, 1105 Providence Rd., Towson, MD, 410-825-0719, http://www.mpchurch.org/index.html, 8 pm Mason District Park, 6621 Columbia Pike, Annandale, VA, http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performance Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD June 14: Willie Nelson/Alison Krauss & Union Station July 26-27: Phish Michelle’s Restaurant, 10 E. Washington St., Hagerstown, MD, 8-11 pm, 301-733-6608 Mick O’Shea’s Irish Pub, 328 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD, 9:30 pm-1:30 am, 410-539-7504, http://www.mickosheas.com Mighty Pint, 1831 M St., NW, Washington, DC, 8:00-11 PM, http://www.themightypint.com/ Mondays: Board Games & Banjos w.BanjerDan Millennium stage, Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, 2700 F St., NW, Washington, DC, 202-467-4600, http://www.kennedycenter.com Mojo Room & Lounge, 4825 Belair Rd., Baltimore, MD, 9 pm, 410-325-7427, http://www.themojobalto.com/ Montgomery College Chautauqua Series, 20200 Observation Dr., Germantown, MD, 7 pm, http://www.montgomerycollege.edu, 301-353-7756 Montpelier Mansion, Laurel MD, 301-377-7800, 410-792-0664, 2 pm http://www.pgparks.com/Things_To_Do/Arts/Montpelier_Arts_Center.htm Morgan Chapel United Methodist Church, 6750 Woodbine Rd., Woodbine, MD, 6:30 pm Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church Bluegrass Festival, Mt. Carmel Church, Mt. Carmel & Prettyboy Dam Rds., Parkton, MD, 410-343-1275, 2-7 pm Music Barn at The Sotir's, 14601 Cooper Rd., Phoenix, Maryland, 7:30 PM, geniemoore@me.com , 410-967-8882 April 11: Pierre Bensusan . Music Café, Damascus, MD, 8 pm Music Center at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda, MD, 301-581-5100, http://www.strathmore.org Music from the Vault, St. Paul's Lutheran Church Parish Hall, 19 W Pennsylvania Ave, Walkersville, MD, 7-9 pm Music on Main Real Music concert series, Elkton, MD Nanjemoy Community Center, Rt. 6, Nanjemoy, MD, 7:30 pm, 301-737-3004 National Capital Area Scottish Festival, 11 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Rockville High School, 2100 Baltimore Rd., Rockville, MD, http://www.rhspb.org National Museum of Women in the Arts, 703-620-5554, 1250 New York Ave., NW, Washington, DC, 6 pm, http://www.mseproductions.com/ National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, DC National Theatre, Washington, DC, 703-524-1616, 9:30 & 11 am New Deal Café, 113 Centerway, Roosevelt Center, Greenbelt, MD, 301-474-5642, http://www.newdealcafe.com/ April 24: Songwriters Association of Washington (SAW) Open Mic Next to the House concert, Dance Exchange, 7117 Maple Ave., Takoma Park, MD, 8:00 pm. http://www.imtfolk.org. The NightCat, 5 Goldsborough St., Easton, MD, 443-786-2750m http://www.coffeeast.com 9:30 Club, Washington, DC April 20: Gardens & Villa May 3: Nickel Creek June 13: tUnE-yArDs w/Sylvan Esso July 13: Nightmare & the Cat North Bay Bluegrass Association, Havre de Grace Middle School Cafeteria, Havre de Grace, MD, 2-5 pm, 410-939-0028 North Elk Coffee House, St. Mary Anne’s Episcopal Church, 315 S. Main St., North East, MD, 7:30-9:30 pm, 410-287-5522 Northeast Fire Hall, 210 South Maldin Ave., Northeast, MD, 6 pm, 410-287-0911, http://www.deansapp.com Northern Virginia Community College, Loudoun campus, Sterling VA, Waddell Theater, 703/450-2616, http://nvcc.edu April 15: Simple Gifts O'Brien's BBQ, 387 E. Gude Drive, Rockville, MD Old Bowie Town Grille, 8604 Chestnut Ave., Bowie, MD, 9 pm, 301-464-8800, http://www.oldbowietowngrille.com Old Brogue Irish Pub, 760-C Walker Rd., Great Falls, VA, 703-759-3309 http://www.oldbrogue.com, oldbrogue@aol.com Old Stone School, 37098 Charlestown Pike, Hillsboro, VA, 8 PM Old Town Hall, 3999 University Dr., Fairfax, VAm 8 pm, 703-352-2787 Old Town Theater, Alexandria, VA, 703-683-8888, http://www.oldtowntheater.com Old Towne Tavern, 325 N Market St., Frederick, MD, 301) 695-1454, 9 pm Oliver’s Old Town Tavern, Laurel, MD Olney Theater Centre, Olney, MD O’Lordan’s, Westminster, MD, 6-9 pm, 410-876-0000 O’Meara’s Restaurant & Pub, 8971 Center St., Manassas, VA, noon, 703-369-1469, http://www.omearasrestaurant.com One World Coffeehouse, Owen Brown Interfaith Center, 7246 Cradlerock Way, Columbia, MD , 7:30-9:30 pm, http://www.uucolumbia.net/index.html April 19: Greg Klyma Open Door Café, Bel Air Town Center, 528 Baltimore Pike, Bel Air, MD, 8-10 pm, http://www.open-door-cafe.com Outcrop Fellowship concert series, St. Matthew’s Church, 201 E. Frederick Dr., Sterling, VA, 7:30 pm, 703-796-6675, http://www.outcrop-fellowship.com asm@spiritui.com Patriot Center, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, 8 pm, 202-397-SEAT The Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore, MD, 8 pm, 410-276-1651 Patuxent Studio, 409 N. Stonestreet Ave., Rockville, MD, 7 pm, 301-424-0637, infor@pxrec.com Peking Restaurant & Bar, 139 S. Queen St., Martinsburg, WV, 8:30 pm, 304-263-6544 Perry Hall United Methodist Church, 9515 Belair Rd., Baltimore, MD, 410-529-7176, ndzimmer@comcast.net, http://www.perryhallumc.org/FolkMusicNight/ April 12: Tony Denikos May 17: Ayreheart June 14: Beth & Stephen Folkemer July 12: Bob Sima Perryville Library, Perryville, MD. 410-996-6070, 3 pm, http://www.cecil.ebranch.info/contact-us/perryville/ Pier Six Pavilion, Baltimore, MD May 3: Krewella May 4: Ledisi June 15: Rebelution Aug. 1: Jurassic 5 Aug. 9: Heart Aug. 10: Panic! At the Disco Aug. 12: Gavin Degraw & Matt Nathanson Aug. 26: Boston Sept. 18: Daryl Hall & John Oates The Pit Stop, 7429 Grove Road, Frederick, MD, 4-7 pm Pleasant Valley Fire Hall, 2030 S. Pleasant Valley Rd., Westminster, MD 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM Point Lookout Marina, Ridge, MD, 4 pm Pour House Café, 233 E. Main St., Westminster, MD, 8:30-10:30 pm, 410-751-9171 Prince Theater, Crossroads Community Foundation Fundraiser, 210 High St., Chestertown, MD, 410-810-2060, http://www.princetheatre.org Quarry House Tavern, 8401 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring, MD 301-587-8350, 8 pm Ram’s Head Center Stage, Maryland Live Casino, http://www.marylandlivecasino.com Ram’s Head Live, 20 Market Place Inner Harbor, Power Plant Live, Baltimore, MD, http://www.ramsheadtavern.com April 9: Aaron Lewis April 11: Wide Eyes: tribute to Tool April 12: Railroad Earth April 13: Rock Your Heart Out: tribute to Children’s Heart Foundation April 17: Pat Green April 18-19: Lotus April 21: Alter Bridge April 23: Lacuna Coil April 24: The Polish Ambassador April 25: Bar Cardy & Myzter Hurd April 26: Ani DiFranco April 27: School of Rock showcase May 1: Beats Antique May 2: Against Me May 3: All Time Low May 4: Escape the Fate/Pop Evil May 5: Rob Zombie May 6: Seether May 9: High Voltage May 10: The Bridge May 11: Bad Suns & Skaters May 15: Killswitch Engage May 18: Dark Star Orchestra May 21: Wild Cub/Sleeper Agent May 22-25: Maryland Deathfest May 29: Zomboy May 31: Ten: tribute to Pearl Jam June 4: The Head & the Heart June 5: The 1975 June 18: Devo June 25: Say Anything June 26: Drive-By Truckers June 28: The Legwarmers July 1: Neko Case July 11: Nightmare & the Cat Oct. 7: Within Temptation Ram’s Head OnStage, 33 West St., Annapolis, MD, 410-268-4545, ht@toad.net, http://www.ramsheadtavern.com. Concerts nearly every night. April 9: Al Stewart April 10: Iris Dement April 11: The Flamingos April 12: Joan Osborne April 13: Hiroshima April 14: In the Vane Of: tribute to Tom Petty April 15: Kevin Costner & Modern West April 16: Ben Taylor April 17: Keller Williams April 18: Livingston Taylor April 19: Delbert McClinton April 20: Hotel California: tribute to the Eagles April 21: Marshall Crenshaw April 22: Alejandro Escovedo & the Sensitive Boys April 23: Edwin McCain April 24: Four Bitchin’ Babes April 25: Earl Klugh April 26: LoCash Cowboys April 27: Maceo Parker April 28: Bret Michaels April 30: Rodney Crowell May 1: Steve Tyrell May 2-3: Bacon Brothers May 3: John Wesley May 4: Katie Herzig May 6: Little Barrie May 8: Suzanne Vega May 9: Judy Collins May 10: Dwight Tilley & PezBand May 11: David Bromberg Quartet May 14: Hayes Carll May 15: Howie Day May 16: Todd Park Mohr May 17: Tom Wopat May 18: Chatham County Line/Mandolin Orange/Willie Watson May 20: AJ Croce May 21: Syleena Johnson May 22-23: Justin Hayward May 24-25: 10,000 Maniacs May 28: Indigenous May 29: Official Blues Brothers Revue May 30: The Nighthawks May 31: World Party June 1: Kristian Bush June 2: Scott Kirby & His Acoustic Group June 3: Avery*Sunshine June 4: Sergio Mendes June 5: Pablo Cruise June 6: John Blount & Dave Tucker Big Band: tribute to Duke Ellington June 6: Melissa Ferrick June 7: John Ford Coley & Terry Sylvester June 8: Ottmar Liebert June 9: Jesse Cook June 11: Playing for Change June 12: Experience Unlimited June 13: Ana Popovic June 14: Dan Wilson June 15: Jamie Lynn Spears June 15: Greg Adams & East Bay Soul June 17-18: Tommy Emmanuel June 19: Johnnyswim June 20-21: Fourplay June 22: Marc Broussard June 25: Griffin House & Toby Lightman June 26: the subdudes June 27-28: America June 29: Bay Tunes Guitars Spring Rock Band School Showcase June 29: Marshall Tucker Band June 30: Lydia Pense & Cold Blood July 5: 2U: tribute to U2 July 10: Tuesday Afternoon: tribute to The Moody Blues July 12: The Cheaters July 15: Matthew Sweet Rock Show July 16: Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin & the Guilty Ones July 20: The Iguanas July 21: Zepparella: tribute to Led Zeppelin July 23-24: The Time Jumpers July 25: The Dan Band July 28: Debbie Davies Band & Chris Cain Band July 29: Mickey Dolenz Aug. 8: Technicolor Motor Home Aug. 14: Teddy Gentry’s Rockit City Band Aug. 26: Larry Graham & Graham Central Station Aug. 30-31: Crack the Sky Sept. 4: Euge Groove Sept. 7: Walter Beasley & Lynne Fiddmont Sept. 26: BlackHawk & the Outlaws Oct. 1: Asia Oct. 5: Jo Dee Messina Oct. 11: California Guitar Trio/Montreal Guitar Trio Oct. 12: The Kingston Trio Nov. 23: Janis Ian Recher Theatre, Towson, MD, 410-337-7178, http://www.rechertheatre.com Red and The Black, 1212 H St. NE, Washington, DC, 202-399-3201, 9 pm, http://www.redandblackbar.com/ Reston Community Center, 2310 Colts Neck Road Reston, VA, 3 pm Rhodeside Grill, 1836 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA, 9:30 pm, 703-243-0145, info@rhodesidegrill.com, http://www.rhodesidegrill.com/ Ring of Fire Grill and Tavern, 1314 E. Gude Dr., Rockville MD 8:00-11:00pm, 240-328-6811 or http://www.ringoffiregrill.com Riverdale Park Holiday Market, Riverdale, MD, 4 PM, 301-209-8529, MARC Rail station parking lot, 4650 Queensbury Rd., http://www.rpholidaymarket.com Riverside Hotel, Greensboro, MD http://www.riversidecountryinn.com , 302-222-1019 Riverside Park, Baltimore, MD, 6:30 - 9pm, http://travel.yaoo.com/p-travelguide-2826377-riverside_park_baltimore-i, http://www.forp.info/ Rob’s Barn, 807 View West Dr., Westminster, MD, 8 pm, 410-857-7473, robtowmiller@gmail.com Rockville Coffee House, 112 W. Montgomery Ave., Rockville, MD, 7-10 pm, 301-762-2288 Rockville Town Square; Thursdays 6-8 p.m., Rockville, MD, http://www.rockvillemd.gov/events/square.htm = Rodeo Restaurant 8229 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring, MD, 9 pm-1 am, 301-559-1355, rodeo_silverspring@yahoo.com Saturdays: Bob Perilla & Friends Roots Café Series, Seidel's Bowling Center, 4443 Belair Rd., Baltimore, MD, 410.485.5171, http://www.rootscafe.org, 9 pm Royal Lake Park, 5344 Gainsborough Drive, Fairfax, VA Royal Oak Tavern, 101 W. 14th St., Front Royal, VA, 7 pm, (540) 551-9953 St. Andrew Chapel UMC, 1301 Trap Rd., Vienna, VA St. Dennis Church, Religious Ed Hall, 154 N. Main St., Galena, MD, 1-5 pm, 410-648-5366 St. Elmo’s Coffee Pub, Mt. Vernon & Del Ray Aves., Alexandria, VA, 703-739-9268, 8-10 pm, http://www.radiodelray.com/stelmos St. Francis Episcopal Church, 9220 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls, VA 22066; 7:30 pm, 703-759-2082, http://www.stfrancisgreatfalls.org/ St. Mark Presbyterian Church, 10701 Old Georgetown Rd., Rockville, MD, 7:30 pm, 301-530-2613 http://www.saintmarkpresby.org., events@saintmarkpresby.org St. Mary’s Coffeehouse, St. Mary’s Cllege of Maryland, Daily Grind coffeeshop, Campus Center, 16800 Point Lookout Rd., St. Mary’s City, MD, 4:30 pm, 240-895-2000, http://www.smcm.edu/ St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 37018 Glendale St., Purcellville, VA, 540-338-7307, http://www.stpetes.net, 10 am St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Washington St., Bolivar Heights, WV, 8pm St. Stephens and St. Agnes School, 400 Fontaine Street, Alexandria, VA Sandpiper Inn, 4040 Beach Rd., Dundalk, MD, 1 pm, 615-662-3621, pickabanjo@bellsouth.net Savage Mill, 8600 Foundry St., Savage, MD, 4 pm, 800-788-6455, http://www.savagemill.com/ Scandinavian Christmas Celebration, Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave., Takoma Park, Maryland 7:30 PM.http://www.imtfolk.org/html/imt_calendar.shtml . 301-754-3611.orders@imtfolk.org . Sean Bolan’s Irish Pub, 12 S. Main St., Bel Air, MD, 9:30 pm-midnight, http://www.seanbolans.com Seidel’s Bowling Center, Baltimore, MD, 9 PM, 410-485-5171, 4443 Belair Rd., http://www.rootscafe.org Shamrock Restaurant, Thurmont, MD Silopanna Music Festival, Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds, Annapolis, MD, http://www.silopannamusicfestival.com Silver Spring Farmer’s Market, Ellsworth Dr., Silver Spring, MD, 9:30 AM, 202-362-8889, http://www.freshfarmmarket.org/markets/silver_spring.html Sixth & I Historic Synagogue, Washington, DC Sleepy Hollow Folk Club, 3604 Bent Branch Ct, Falls Church, VA, 703-941-8441, 7 pm, stewart@pressroom.com Smithsonian Jazz Café, Washington, DC, 6:15-10 pm Smokin’ Hot Bar & Grille, Glenwood, MD, 410-489-6001, http://www.smokinhotbarandgrille.com Snowdrop Scottish Dance Ball, Trinity Presbyterian Church, 5533 16th Street North, Arlington, VA, 8 pm, http://www.rscds-greaterdc.org/ Sonar, 407 E. Saratoga St., Baltimore, MD, 410-783-7888, http://www.sonarbaltimore.com Sound Foundation concerts, Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore, MD, 8-10:30 pm, 410-276-1651, http://www.joannejuskusmusic.com South Lakes High School, 11400 South Lakes Drive Reston, VA, 8 pm SOVA, 1359 H Street, NE, Washington, DC, http://www.sovadc.com Springfield Presbyterian Church, 7300 Spout Hill Rd., Sykesville, Maryland, 410-795-6152, http://www.springfield-church.org/ . The Sputnik Café, 1397 Generals Hwy., Crownsville, MD, 410-923-3775, 7-9 pm Stacy's Coffee Parlor, 709 Broad St., Falls Church, VA, 7-9:30 pm Starland Café, 5125 MacArthur Blvd., Washington, DC, 202-244-9396, http://www.starlandcafe.com/ State Theatre, 220 N. Washington St., Falls Church, VA, 703-237-0300, http://www.thestatetheatre.com Concerts in many genres. Stella’s, 1725 Duke St., Alexandria, VA, 7-10 pm, 703-519-1946, http://www.stellas.com Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda, MD, http://www.strathmore.org June 13: John Prine Studio 194 Theatre, Chesapeake Arts Center, 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park, MD, 8 pm, 410-636-6597, info@chesapeakearts.org , http://www.chesapeakearts.org Sugarloaf Coffeehouse, Sugarloaf Congregation of Unitarian Universalists, 16913 Germantown Rd, Germantown, MD, 301-977-8952, 3rd Saturdays, March - May and September - November at 8pm. http://scuu.org/coffeehouse Summertunes 2008, Frederick, MD, http://www.contradancers.com/mmfac/, liz@us.net, 301-986-1291 SundayBluegrass concert series, Cultural Arts Center, Black Box Theatre, 15 W. Patrick St., Frederick, MD, 4:30-8 pm, http://www.sunbg.cjb.net, 1st Sundays Sunday Night All Folked Up, Waterfront Hotel, Baltimore, MD, 7 pm Sunset Concerts at National Harbor, National Harbor, MD, 866 707 2289, 630pm, http://www.sunsetconcerts.com Surge Community Church, 1988 Kirby Rd., McLean, VA, 7-10 pm, http://www.thesurge.cc/ . Susquehanna Music & Arts Festival, Ramblewood Resort & Campground, http://www.smaf.info Tagart Memorial Chapel, McDonogh School Campus, 8600 Mcdonogh Road, Owings Mills, MD, 7:30 pm Takoma Park City Auditorium is at 7500 Maple Ave., Takoma Park, MD, http://www.hungryformusic.org , 240-582-6193. Takoma Park Community Center, Takoma Park, MD Talking Head Club, 407 E. Saratoga St., Baltimore, MD, 410-962-5588, http://www.talkingheadclub.com Tall Trees Concert series, Towson Unitarian Universalist Church, 1710 Dulaney Valley Rd., Lutherville, MD Teavolve Café & Lounge, 1401 Aliceanna St., Baltimore, MD, 410-522-1907 April 21: open mic w/Rupert Wates Temple Emanuel, 909 Berrymans Lane, Reisterstown, MD, 410-526-3676, tescaconcerts@gmail.com http://www.templeemanuelofbaltimore.org TESCA Concerts, Temple Emanuel, 909 Berrymans Lane, Reisterstown, MD,. 410-526-3676,7:30 pm, Tescaconcerts@gmail.com . http://www.templeemanuelofbaltimore.org/ 333 Coffeehouse, U.U. Church, Annapolis, MD, 8 pm, 410-647-4275, http://ceimd.com/fsgw/calendar.php3 April 25: Steve Gillette & Cindy Mangsen Towson UU Church, 1710 Dulaney Valley Rd., Towson, MD, 5 pm, http://www.towsonuuc.org Traditional Irish Music Master Classes, 7:45-9:30pm, Gonzaga College High School, 19 I Street NW, Washington, DC Unitarian Universalist of Fallston, 1127 Old Fallston Rd., Fallston, MD, 410-877-3773, uufallston.org, 7-9 pm Unitarian Universalist Church of Silver Spring, 10309 New Hampshire Ave., Silver Spring, MD. 301-434-4050. 8 pm, http://www.uucss.org/News_and_events/UpcomingEvents.html . United Methodist Church, 2714 Old Washington Rd., Westminster, MD, 7-11 PM, 717-292-6175 Unity Church Frederick, Frederick, MD, http://www.2ndsat.com, info@2ndsat.com 2nd Saturdays Unity of Maryland, Civil Air Patrol Building, 18621 Jarkey Dr., Hagerstown, MD, 7 PM, http://www.unityhagerstown.org/, sandy.boyer@gmail.com . Uptown Concerts: see Baldwin’s Station / Cellar Stage VFW (Darlington – Post 10146), 3440 Conowingo Rd., Street, MD, 7 pm–11 pm VFW, 6712 Pine Ave., Dundalk, MD, 8 pm-midnight, 410-633-6694 VFW Hall, 519 Poole Rd., Westminster, MD, 1-5 pm, 410-848-9250 The Virginian, 9229 Arlington Blvd., Fairfax, VA, 703-385-0555, 7:15 pm, http://www.thevirginian.org Viva Vienna!, Vienna, VA, 11:00AM, 703-255-4742, http://www.vivavienna.org/vivaviennapage.htm Warehouse Café, 1021 7th St., NW, Washington, DC, 1-3 pm, 202-257-5989, http://www.warehousetheater.com/music.php#e98 Warner Theatre, Washington DC, 8 pm, 877.598.8696 July 17: B.B. King Warrenton Concert Series, Warrenton Middle School, 7 pm, http://www.warrentonfire.org/concerts Washington Ethical Society, 7750 16th St., NW, Washington, DC, 8 pm Washington Folk Festival, Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo, MD, http://www.fsgw.org Weinberg Center for the Arts, 20 W. Patrick St., Frederick, MD, 8 pm, 301-228-2828, http://www.weinbergcenter.org Western Maryland Blues Festival, Hagerstown, MD, 301/739-8577 x116, http://www.blues-fest.org Westover market, Arlington, VA July 5: Difficult Run String band Westside Café, 1A W. 2nd St., Frederick, MD Williamsburg Inn, 11131 Pulaski Hwy., White Marsh, MD, 410-335-3663, http://www.whitemarshwilliamsburginn.com Wolf Trap, Vienna, VA, 703-255-1900, http://www.wolf-trap.org Concerts in many genres, and other events. Tickets online or 800-955-5566. World Folk Music Association Showcase, El Golfo Restaurant, 8739 Flower Ave., Silver Spring, MD, 8 pm, 301-608-2121, http://www.wfma.net/EGshowcase.htm Worldgate Center, 12801 Worldgate Dr., Herndon, VA, 5:30 pm, 703-620-5554 Zion United Methodist Church of Shipley, 2714 Old Washington Rd., Westminster, MD, 7-9 pm, 410-795-3585, 1st Saturdays --- HOUSE CONCERTS --- Americana Christmas House Concert, 3 PM, Mary & Dan Helfrich, 5265 Lightfoot Path, Columbia, MD, ddhelfrich@gmail.com Andy and Katie Borland's House Concert, Severna Park, MD, 7:30 pm, 410-647-1242 Andy Wallace, 603 Largo Rd., Upper Marlboro, MD, 8 pm, 301-324 7311, andysondra@verizon.net. Arlington house concert, Arlington, VA, 7:15 pm, Julia@juliagordon.net Arnold House concert: Arnold, MD, 410-757-4931, 7:30 pm, nefores@aol.com Bryson Family House Concert, Mount Rainier, MD, 301-351-8087, BryCA137@aol.com Cellar Music House Concerts, Laurel, Maryland. 8:00 PM.CellarMusic@comcast.net . http://home.comcast.net/~cellarmusic/ . Chrysalis House Concerts, Arlington, VA, stevekey@aol.com Charlie Collyer & Pam Zappardino, 3339 Uniontown Rd., Uniontown (Westminster), MD. 410-871-1579, 8 pm Dawsonconcerts, Silver Spring, MD, 8 pm, 301-762-3718, dawsonconcerts@aol.com, http://www.dawsonconcerts.com Dumfries, VA, 703-244-4011, libbywiebel@yahoo.com, 8 pm The Folk Club, Herndon, VA, 703-430-0456, thefolkclub@yahoo.com, 6:30-9 pm Folklore Society of Greater Washington, 202-546-2228, http://www.fsgw.org House Concert, Allison Hayward, 7105 Churchill Road, McLean VA, allisonhayward@aol.com, House Concert and Potluck Jam, Mount Rainier, MD, Jamming starts at 3 pm, Concert starts at 7 pm, 301-277-5258, BryCA137@aol.com house concert, 38665 Purple Martin Lane, Hamilton, VA, 8 pm, dannyknicely@gmail.com House concert, Pasadena, MD, annatoyna@mac.com, 410-360-7360, 7:30 pm House concert, Judy Bush, 2801 Tally Ho Court, [Google search: 5861 Oakland Rd.], Sykesville, MD, . 443 920-3266, or judybradybush@gmail.com House Concert, Timonium, MD, 8:00 PM. 443-416-5828 lowwolf@verizon.net . House concerts on Longdale, Timonium, MD, 410-560-4953, brenda.cogley1@yahoo.com Ken Kolodner, 3806 Fenchurch Rd., Baltimore, MD, 410-746-8387 Live at Roxy’s, Bethesda, MD, 8 pm, 202-408-4048 Locust Point Workshops, on Foot, 175 River Rd., Elkton, MD 21921, 8:30 am-9 pm Longview Cottage House concerts, Catonsville, MD, svob@comcast.net, 8 pm Moore Music in the House, Rockville, MD, 301-309-0983, scott@mooremusic.org, http://www.mooremusic.org June 7: Scott Wolfson & Other Heroes/The Lords of Liechtenstein Bobbie Needham home, West River, MD, 410-867-3789, bobbieneedham@comcast.net, 7:30-9:45 pm Home of Sherry & Steve Panzer, 10684 Quarterstaff Rd., Columbia, MD, 410-531-9233, spanzers@cs.com Paula's House Concerts, Severna Park, Maryland., 7:30-10:30 PM, paulavercammen@gmail.com 410-315-9066. Potomac Valley Scottish Fiddle Club, BeckyRoss@PeatAndBarley.com , 301-208-8285 River House Concerts, @ York Hill Farm, 1583 Ridge Rd., Shenandoah Junction, WV, 304-876-2690, cheryl@intrepid.net, 7 pm Rosemont Co-op House Concert, 8:30 pm, Washington, DC, Shuford House Concerts, 410-532-5604, ramboshuford@hotmail.com Sully Stephens, Columbia, MD, 410-730-5831, soccerdr@erols.com Tricia’s House Concerts, Westminster, Maryland, 8:00 PM, triciashouseconcerts@hughes.net, http://www.concertsinyourhome.com/event-sbayha20120324.html . Betsy & Bryan Voss, Towson, MD, 410-296-6757, betsyvoss@comcast.net, http://concerts.awcubed.com, 8 pm Warnocks house party, Crownsville, MD, 410-766-3115, pwarnock@awcubed.com, http://concerts.awcubed.com Weil Sing house concerts, Takoma Park, MD, 8 pm, 301-587-8839, rweil4488@aol.com Where? House Concerts, 2911 Woodstock Ave., Silver Spring, MD, 301-588-5314, jkkaplan@erols.com ------- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - DANCES - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Annapolis Traditional Dance Society Contradance: Fraternal Order of Police Hall, on Rte 178, 4 miles north of Annapolis, MD. 410-224-8488, josull@erols.com, http://www.contradancers.com/atds/ 3rd Saturdays, Baltimore Folk Music Society: Concerts, dances, singing, family events, festivals, etc. 410-366-0808, http://www.bfms.org BFMS English country dances: Monday nights, 8pm, $8, beginners’ workshop 1st Mon, 7:30 pm BFMS Square & contra dances: Wednesday nights, 8pm, $8, beginners’ workshop 2nd & 4th Wed, 7:30 pm July 30: Unbowed BFMS Contra dances: 2nd Saturdays, 8pm (beginners’ workshop 7:30), $8 Baltimore Scottish Social, Catonsville Presbyterian Church, Catonsville, MD, http://www.rscdsgreaterdc.org/ , 8 pm Folklore Society of Greater Washington, Weekly Contra, English country and International dances, and many other events. 202-546-2228, http://www.fsgw.org Friday Night Dance, Glen Echo, MD, 8:30-11:30 pm July 4: The Contra Rebels Sunday Night Dance, Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo, MD, 7:30-10:30 pm Louisiana Dance Party , http://www.hungryformusic.org; Torpedo Factory Art Center, 105 N. Union St. Alexandria, VA, 8 pm Mid-Maryland Contra Dance: Trinity School, Frederick, MD 21701. Mid-Maryland Folk Arts Council. 301-694-6794, mid_maryland_fac@hotmail.com, http://www.contradancers.com Usually 4th Sat, 8-11 pm (beginners workshop 7pm) Norwegian Dancing House Party, pi@xecu.net, (301) 371-4312, potluck 6:30pm, dancing 8pm, Norwegian Spring Springar Spree, Takoma Park, MD, MAND.fanitull.org, pi@xecu.net, 371.4312 May 2-4, 2014 Shepherdstown contradance, War Memorial Building, King & German Sts., Shepherdstown, WV, 8 pm Square Dance, Ballroom Blum, 8300 Osage Terrace, Hyattsville, MD, 2-5 pm SummerTunes, Frederick, MD, http://www.contradancers.com/mmfac/, 301- 986-1291, http://www.liz@us.net Terrapin Scottish Ball, Colony Ballroom, Stamp Student Union Building, University of MD, College Park, MD. http://www.rscds-greaterdc.org , 8:30 pm Waltz Time, Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo, MD, 3:30-6 pm JAM SESSIONS - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Annual jam, Rivendell Club, Front Royal, VA, 6:30 pm, 540-636-1329, http://www.rivendellcommons.com Bangkok Blues: 3rd Weds: open mic/jam w/The Urban Legends, 8-11 pm. 926 W. Broad St., Falls Church, VA, 703-534-0095, Barnes & Noble Bookstore, 2618 N. Salisbury Blvd., Salisbury, MD, 6-9 pm, 410-968-3873, http://www.pik-ware.com 1st Saturdays Bluegrass Jam, 2nd Fridays, 7:30-11 pm, Farmers Picnic Woods, Petersville, MD, 301-898-5572 Bluegrass jam, Coffey Music, 31 E. Main St., Westminster, MD, 410-876-1045, http://www.coffeymusic.com 3rd Thursdays Bluegrass/acoustic jam: Sundays, 1-5 pm, Horizon Organic Farm & Education Center, Marketplace, Gambrills, MD, 1-866-343-5802, http://www.horizonorganicfarm.com Bluegrass jam, Solly’s U Street Tavern, 11th & U Sts. NW, Washington, DC, 7-10 pm 2nd/4th Tuesdays Boe's Strings open jam, 26 S. Market Street, Frederick, MD, 7:00-8:30 PM (Celtic), 8:30 PM (Bluegrass), 301-662-0750 Thursdays Capitol Area Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Assn. Lyon Park Community Park and Center, 414 North Fillmore Street, Arlington, VA, 1-6 pm Change Ringing with Handbells, Frederick, MD, 7 pm, 301-371-4312, pi@xecu.net Clementine Restaurant, 5402 Harford Rd., Baltimore, MD, 7-10 pm DC Bluegrass Union jam, The Mansion, 2020 O St. NW, Washington, DC, 11 am-2 pm, http://dcbu.org/>. 1st Sundays DC Bluegrass Union VFW Bluegrass Jam, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 350, 6420 Orchard Ave., Takoma Park, MD, 7-10 pm, http://tinyurl.com/VFWJam, 301-270-8008, barb@barbdiederich.com 1st/3rd Mondays Donna’s Tavern & Restaurant, 6607 Pine St., Dundalk, MD, 7:30-10:30 pm Wednesdays: open mic First English Coffeehouse, First English Lutheran Church, Charles & 39th Sts., Baltimore, MD, 8:30 pm, 410-889-7436 4th Fridays: open mic/coffeehouse Folklore Society of Greater Washington, Open Sings, Sacred Harp Singing, gospel sings, and many other events. 202-546-2228, http://www.fsgw.org Frying Pan Park Bluegrass Jam, Frying Pan Park, 2709 W. Ox Road, Herndon, VA, 1-4 pm, 703-437-9101 1st/3rd Sundays Goodloe Memorial Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 1540C Pointer Ridge Place, Bowie, MD, 301-212-5277, .7:30-10:00 PM. http://www.goodloeuu.org/Events.htm . 301-922-1865, coffeehouse@goodloeuu.org . 3rd Saturdays: Goodloe Coffee House Night (Open Mic) Half Moon Barbeque, 8235 Georgia Ave., 8:30-11:30 pm, 301-585-1290 Tuesdays: open stage Irish trad session, O'Lordans Irish Pub, 14 Liberty St., Westminster, MD, 8-10 pm, 410-635-3551, jigsandreels@comcast.net 2nd/4th Wednesdays Kicking Bluegrass Jam hosted by King Street Bluegrass, JV's Restaurant, 6666 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church, VA, 5-8 pm Third Sundays Kingstreet Bluegrass, 5810 Kingstowne Ctr, Alexandria, VA, (703) 313-0400, 8-11:30 pm Thursdays: bluegrass/acoustic music jam McLean marathon Jam, McLean VFW Post 8241, 1051 Springhill Rd., McLean, VA , 703-821-2609 Music Masters, 8455-H Tyco Rd., Tysons Corner, Va, 7:30 PM, 703-848-9403, HTTP://WWW.MUSIC-MASTERS.ORG/ 3rd Fridays Scottish music jam, O'Sullivan's Irish Pub, 754 Elden st., Suite 102, Herndon, VA, 2:30-5 pm 3rd Sundays Sterling Golf Swim & Tennis Club, 333 S. Sterling Blvd., Sterling, VA, 6-9 pm, 703-406-4698, djohnson@roiwebsites.com 2nd Sundays [Note: resumes March 2014] [Winter location: Neighbors Restaurant and Pub, 6 - 9 PM, 262 Cedar Ln, Vienna, VA, http://www.neighborsrestaurantva.com/] Surfside South Restaurant, Herrington Harbour South Marina, Rose Haven, MD, 301-855-6766, http://www.surfsidesouth.com Tuesdays, 8-11pm:Bluegrass performers, open mic & jam Sundays, 8-11pm: Blues jam with Charlie Sayles Group
SHENANDOAH VALLEY
Acoustic Muse, Charlottesville, VA, http://acousticmuse.shows.org Barking Cherry house concert series, Charlottesville, VA, 434-974-6702, sngwrtr525@adelphia.net Blue Moon Cafe, 7 PM, 304-876-1920 200 E. High St., 304-876-1920, http://www.bluemoonshepherdstown.com/ Bob, 100 W. South St., #1D, Charlottesville, VA, 434-244-3786, http://www.boncville.com Charlottesville Contradances, Municipal Arts Center, 5th St near I-64, Charlottesville, VA 22902 http://contracorners.com 1st, 3rd, and 5th Fridays, 8pm (beginners workshop 7:30), $6, under 16 free Court Square Theater, Harrisonburg, VA The Garden, University of Virginia, 1500 Jefferson Park Ave., Charlottesville, VA, 8 pm, 434-977-8743 Gravity Lounge, 103 S. 1st St., Charlottesville, VA, 7 pm, 434-977-5590, http://www.gravitylounge.com Johnson-Williams Middle School, 200 Swan Ave., Berryville, VA, 540-837-2187, tickets@berryvillebluegrass.com Magnolia House house concert, Charlottesville, VA, 6-11 pm Para Coffee, Charlottesville, VA The Prism Coffeehouse, Reynolds Homestead Continuing Education Center, Critz, Patrick County, Virginia, (804) 97-PRISM, http://www.theprism.org Scottish Weekend, Timber Ridge Camp, Winchester, VA, http://www.scottishweekend.org, liz@us.net, 301-986-1291 Song Camp Intensive, Charlottesville, VA, 540-987-3164, songcamps@kidpanalley.org, http://www.kidpanalley.org The Southern, Charlottesville, VA, (www.thesoutherncville.com Starr Hill Music Hall, Charlottesville, VA
OTHER
Champlain Valley Folk Festival, Kingsland Bay State Park, Lake Champlain, Ferrisburgh, VT, 877-850-0206, info@cvfest.org, http://www.cvfest.org Northeast Heritage Music Camp, Johnson State College, Johnson, VT, http://www.northeastheritagemusiccamp.com Winter Village Bluegrass Festival, Ithaca, NY, http://www.wintervillagebluegrass.org Winter Village Music camp, La Tourelle, Ithaca, NY

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The Susquehanna Folk Music Society (SFMS) is supported by our members and many generous organizations.

Funding is provided by the Cultural Enrichment Fund and by the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, administered locally by the Cultural Alliance of York County.

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