Down the Road

Previous events


Cortland County (NY) workshop and solo show

Homer Library, Homer, NY

I'll be leading a writing workshop and then doing a solo show with poetry, storytelling, and fiddle tunes. This event is co-sponsored by Poets & Writers.


Tioga County (NY) workshop and solo show

Coburn Free Library, Owego, NY

First a writing workshop then a solo poetry reading with fiddling, storytelling, and almost certainly a few surprises.


Jefferson County (NY) workshop and solo show

Depauville Library, Depauville NY

I'll be leading a writing workshop at 5 P.M., which leads into a solo show of poetry, storytelling, and fiddle tunes. The evening is co-sponsored by Poets & Writers.


Livingston County (NY) workshop and solo show

Avon Library, Avon, NY

I'll be doing a writing workshop at 5 P.M., and then a solo show with poetry, storytelling, and fiddle tunes. This one is co-sponsored by Poets & Writers.


PA Presenters Spring Arts Conference

SteelStacks, Bethlehem, PA

I'll be in New York state the week following, so it made perfect sense to make this Wednesday to Friday conference.


AK Folk Festival Workshop: So, You Want to Go Places With Your Art?

Centennial Hall, Juneau

I'll share what I know here at this year's folk festival.


Alaska Folk Festival

Centennial Hall and elsewhere, Juneau

I have my 15 minutes on Thursday night. I know Sine Anahita will join me, And Bob Banghart. And more. Ken Waldman and the Secret Visitors. I'll also be doing a Music Business workshop on Sunday afternoon, April 13.


Pacific Contact

Burnaby B.C.

I'll be attending this Canadian booking conference en route to the Alaska Folk Festival in Juneau.


West Seattle show

Kenyon Hall, Seattle, Washington

Post-AWP Seattle roots music variety show. I'll be bringing along some great musicians, and almost certainly will bring some super-special guests:

Squirrel Butter

Red Dog

W.B. Reid and Bonnie Zahnow

$14/$12/$10/$5 (see Kenyon Hall website) Age limit: All ages


Writers Who Play at AWP

The Rendezvous, Seattle, WA

Co-producer, JIm Clark, and I will be bringing Writers Who Play to this year's AWP conference in Seattle. NIne years earlier we started the series
up the road in Vancouver. We expect to end it here, and we'll assemble the usual wonderful mix of writers who are also stellar musicians.

Age limit: 21+ or w/adult


Writers Who Play panel

AWP conference, bookfair stage

I'll be joined by Will Jennings, Craig Wright, Garry Craig Powell (and almost certainly by Writers Who Play co-producer Jim Clark).


AWP in Seattle

Downtown Convention Center, Seattle , Washington, USA

AWP will be in Seattle this year, and I'll be making an appearance.

Age limit: All ages


Solano County show

Vacaville Performing Arts Center, Vacaville, CA

Part of two-day residency sponsored by Solano County Library Foundation and includes school visit and community poetry workshop. For the evening show I'll be joined by multi-instrumentalists Kevin Carr, and Ray Bierl,

$10 seniors/students; $15 foundation members; $20 general


Yuba-Sutter workshops and show

Two writing workshops and an evening show in communities in both Yuba County and Sutter County. More details as I have them.


Amador County workshop and solo show

National Hotel, Jackson, California

I'll be doing one private writing workshop for teens, one public writing workshop to get writers started on new pieces, and then an evening show titled FROM JACKSON TO JUNEAU. I expect to be solo, but, who knows, I might have a guest or two.


Venice, California event

Beyond Baroque, Venice, California

I'll be doing a set of music, poetry, storytelling, and almost certainly some surprises at Beyond Baroque, one of the great literary centers in the nation.



So, You Want to Go Places With Your Art?

Beyond Baroque, Venice, CA

This three-hour writing workshop is designed for artists of all disciplines and experience: get published, find a gallery, make CDs, go on tour, and more. Beyond Baroque is one of the foremost literary arts center in the country.


Bisbee library show

Copper Queen library, Bisbee, AZ

First time ever in Bisbee--sure am looking forward to it! It'll be a solo show, but will have the usual, any maybe some unusual, surprises.

Age limit: All ages