Down the Road

Previous events

Feb14

Ken Waldman with Willi Carlisle Goehring

Prospero's, Kansas City

Ken Waldman has the fiddle. the stories, poems (including the Trump Sonnets). Willi Carlisle Goehring will be bringing instruments, songs, stories, and poems himself. Expect fun, inspiration, surprises.

Feb14

Folk Alliance

Kansas City

I'll know more in a few weeks or months exactly what all I'll be doing there. I expect to have some fun.

Jan12

From Manhattan to Moose Pass

Don't Tell Mama, Manhattan, NY

Another great roots music variety show coming for APAP attendees:

Ken Waldman; Kristin Andreassen; Ben Hunter & Joe Seamons; Laura Cortese & The Dance Cards; Nate the Great & Brian Vollmer; The Early Mays; Ryan Drickey and Utvandrarna; The Lily Henley Band

Jan11

From Red Hook to the Real Alaska

Jalopy, Brooklyn NY

Another great line-up as we prepare for APAP conference and Friday night in Manhattan. Roots music variety:

8 pm: Ken Waldman (Ken's Class Party plus Ken Waldman & The Wild Men) 8:30: Kristin Andreassen 8:45: Ben Hunter & Joe Seamons 9:00: Laura Cortese & The Dance Cards 9:15: Nate the Great & Brian Vollmer 9:30: The Early Mays 9:45: Ryan Drickey and Utvandrarna 10: 00: The Lily Henley Band 10:15: Ken Waldman & The Secret Visitors

Jan9

Donald Trump is My Muse: Upper West Side Manhattan show

Theater at Blessed Sacrament, 152 W. 71st Street, New York, NY

Trump-inspired evening of music, poetry, and storytelling, which also celebrates the release of Trump Sonnets, Volume 2. I'll be joined by multi-instrumentalist, Tom Bailey. The evening promises to be full of fun, inspiration, and surprises. www.iseats.net for reservations or information. Or call 212-579-0528

Jan7

DC-area book release and concert

School of Musical Traditions, Rockville MD

Not only will I be celebrating the release of Trump Sonnets, Volume 2, but it'll be a concert, and we'll be previewing the show, Donald Trump is My Muse. You want satire? Yes, we have satire. Washington Independent Review of Books calls the project, "Funny and Smart."

Jan6

Floyd set

Floyd Country Store, Floyd VA

I'll be doing a 2 pm set for that Saturday's Americana afternoon series. Perfect way to break up that day's drive from Asheville to Washington DC.

Jan5

Asheville Bookstore event

Firestorm Books, Asheville

Well, actually it'll be West Asheville. I'll be at this fine bookstore where I'll have a musician friend or two join me to celebrate the official release date of Trump Sonnets, Volume 2.

Dec20

Austin bookstore event

Malvern Books, Austin TX

This will be an evening with three writers and a songwriter. I'll have the new Trump Sonnets, Volume 2--so new it won't be officially out for another two weeks.

Oct31

Kansas City bookstore event

Prospero's, Kansas City

Preview of Trump Sonnets, Volume 2, which will be officially released in early 2018, plus Trump Sonnets, Volume 1. Plus there will be fiddling, other poems, stories, and a special guest or two. A perfect Halloween show!

Oct22

House Concert at John Parker's Church

Missoula MT

I'm looking forward to returning to Missoula and having some fun at John Parker's, which sounds like a blast. I expect a rotating cast of excellent local accompanists.

Oct14

Bookfair at Cascadia Poetry Festival--SPLAB

Washington State History Museum, Tacoma WA

I'll be extending my Tacoma stay by hanging out at this poetry festival for a few days and participating in this small press bookfair as well as a few other events. It hearkens back to when I started touring and took part in the bookfair they used to have at Seattle's Bumbershoot Festival.

Oct9

Arts Northwest Conference

Tacoma WA

I've registered and paid, so will definitely be there from October 9-12 Looking forward to this.