June 1 Central Barbecue (Memphis) ‎2249 Central Ave, Memphis, TN 38104  901-272-9377 7-10 PM

June 11 Libertas Montessori of Memphis 3777 Edenburg Dr, Memphis TN 38127     901.609.3611  10- 11 AM Email: info@libertasmemphis.org

June 16TH Illinois State Museum (Lewistown) 10956 N Dickson Mounds Rd, Lewistown, IL 61542   7- 9 PM (309) 547-3721

June 17TH Alpha Baptist Church (Galesburg) Rev. Andy Busch, pastor   101 E D St, Alpha, IL 61413(309) 368-6960  10:30- 11:30 Service

July 1-13th:  Common Ground (Westminster, MD) 2 College Hill  McDaniel College Westminster, MD 21157 Office: 410-857-2771   Email: commonground@commongroundonthehill.org; Website: www.commongroundonthehill.org

July 14th Common Ground Festival (WM, MD) For tickets: https://www.commongroundonthehill.org/tix_fest.html

July 19th Player’s Pub w/ Marge Steiner (Bloomington, IN) 424 S. Walnut St. Bloomington, IN  joe@theplayerspub.com  812 334-2080    5:30- 7:30 PM

July 21st, day: KDHX Folk School workshops w/ Marge (St. Louis) Folk School at KDHX    2-4 PM   3323 Washington Ave  St Louis, MO 63103    314-441-6062   folkschool@kdhx.org   Mailing Address:  3524 Washington Ave  St. Louis, MO 63103

July 21st night: Focal Point (as Marge’s accompanist) 2720 Sutton Blvd – Maplewood, MO 63143 Contact: info@thefocalpoint.org  314-328-4810   7:30- 10:30 PM

August 10th: Shawano master classes (Shawano, WI) Shawano Folk Music Festival:  Dori Jerger  715-850-1244    Piedmont Style 10 AM- 12 Noon; Slide 1 PM-3 PM shawanofestival@hotmail.com

August 11th : Workshops @ Shawano festival (Shawano, WI):  PO Box 213   N5649 Airport Road  Shawano, WI 54166    ALl day Saturday and Sunday 715-850-1244  Email: shawanofestival@hotmail.com

August 12th: go to Hackensack to wash rocks

August 17th-19th:  Stringfest August 17, 18, 19, Hackensack, MN. Contact is ggoltz@aol.com for details.

September 1-3:  The 41st / 42nd Annual Fox Valley  (Geneva, IL) Folk Music & Storytelling Festival September 2 & 3, Island Park, Geneva, IL (40 mi. West of The Chicago Loop) On Sat, September 1 we have a Live Concert on WFMT-FM, 8PM.  Festival Hours: — Eight Stages Run From 11 AM to 6 PM Both Days. On Sunday Only, From 6 to 7:30 PM Is Our Old-Time Community Barn Dance. And From 7:30 to 10 PM Is “Ghost Stories” In The Main Music Stage Tent. Admission Donation — $20 per day Adults – $15 Teens & Elders — 12 & Under Free! ($5 Discount For Both Days — Family Rate of $45 Per Day For Parents & Their Children) (Free Parking At Kane Co. Government Ctr, 719 S. Batavia Ave, Geneva, IL. (IL Rt. 31)

For More Information Email Juelu@aol.com For more details visit http://www.midnightspecial.org/ and select the “Live Folkstage Schedule” link.


The Fox Valley Folk Music & Storytelling Festival will be held at the beautiful 13 acre Island Park, located in downtown Geneva, IL, about 40 miles West of downtown Chicago. Eight stage areas present concerts, hands-on workshops, topical song and story workshops, dance, vocal and instrument classes and special things for the kids. The Festival Offers Two Days Of Education & Entertainment With:35 Feature Acts, (over 100 individual performers)  Eight Stage Areas Run Both Days From 11 am to 6 pm  Held On A Beautiful 13 Acre Island In The Fox River  Old-Time Community Barn Dance 6 – 7:30 pm Sunday GHOST STORIES From 7:30 – 10 pm Sunday ($5)  Children’s Area, Folk Arts Area, Food Vendors  Bring Instruments For Hands-On Workshops & Jamming   Camping Available Within 15 – 20 min.  Drive from the Island  3  Blocks  From Chicago & Northwestern METRA Rail Stop  Wheel Chair Accessible – Festival Runs Rain Or Shine  tents and covered areas in case of rain,  dozens of craft and record vendors, activities for the children, workshops and picking circles throughout the site. Beginning about August 25 an extensive recorded line-up will be available at:  (630) 897-0061

September 14th: Louie’s Back Room, Kalamazoo, MI  629 Walbridge St.,  Contact: (269) 385-9359 Booking inquiries: Booklouies@gmail.com Website: LouiesKzoo.com, LouiesBackRoom.com  9 PM-12 M

September 15th: Workshop (2-  4:30 PM) and concert (7-9 PM), White Crow Conservatory  3736 Mackinaw St, Saginaw, MI  (989) 790-2118  thewhitecrow@hotcrowpie.com http://www.whitecrowconservatory.blogspot.com

September 19th: Tunes by the Tracks (Clifton Park NY)  Clifton Springs Library 4 Railroad Ave, Clifton Springs, New York 14432  (315) 462-7371  7:30- 10:30 PM

September 21st:  The Bop Shop, (Rochester, NY) The Bop Shop  1460 Monroe Ave  Rochester, NY 14618 (585) 271 3354   7-9 PM

September 23rd: Turning Point w/ Rick Ilowite, (Piermont, NY)   468 Piermont Ave. Piermont, N.Y. Suite 1 10968    (845) 359-1089   7-10 PM

September 28th: The Empty Glass, w/ Jack Radcliffe  The Empty Glass 410 Elizabeth Street Charleston, WV 25311     304-345-3914   9 PM- 12 M

September 29th: The Fleetwood w/Jack Radcliffe (Asheville, NC)   496 Haywood Rd  West Asheville, North Carolina      @fleetwoodschapel    (828) 505-5525  9 PM- 12 M

October 7th: The Mountain Rose w/ Rockin’ Robin (Kent, Ohio) Roy Smith Shelter House (heated) in Fred Fuller Park  497 Middlebury Rd  Kent, Ohio 44240  for details call Tom Ball at (330) 733-8845.  7:30- 10:30 PM

October 13th: House concert for Chuck Ericson Minneapolis MN)  Instructions pending

October 18th or 19th: Lefty’s  2307 University Avenue Des Moines, Iowa  50311 (tentative)

October 20th: John Boyd House Concert (KC MO) Instructions pending

October 25-28: FARM conference will be at the Crowne Plaza Grand Rapids ‘Airport’, 5700 28th Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI  49546. Their phone is:  616-957-1770. If you want to contact FARM directly, they prefer that you contact them via email.  Email info@farmfolk.org.  To send them something via snail mail, the address is: Folk Alliance Region Midwest  PO Box 22  Remus, MI  49340

October 28th: House concert for Valerie in Flossmoor, IL 3 PM till the cops come Instructions pending

HOME for two months! I will have some gigs at home, but they haven’t materialized as yet.

January 11th day: Handley Library (Winchester VA) 100 West Piccadilly St., P.O. Box 58. Winchester, VA 22604   Phone: (540) 662-9041  Email: information@handleyregional.org 12 Noon

January 11th night: The River House   24 Rickie Davy Lane, PO Box 240, Capon Bridge, West Virginia 26711. 7-9 PM   email: arts@theriverhousewv.org  (304) 856-2440

February 1st-12th: Home Routes Ontario Circuit (ending in Ottawa, ON)  For info on any given house concert, call or fax one of these: Phone: (204) 480-3380;  Toll-free: 1 (866) 925-6889; Fax: 204-786-6259

February 13th– 17th: Folk Alliance in Montreal, Quebec  Don’t even think about it unless you’re gong to be there. The FAI convention is pretty all consuming.

April 12th: Central States Anthropological Society (Memphis) No info yet

May (sometime):  House Concert (Washington DC) pending