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Jasper IN events

Jasper Public Library, Jasper, Indiana

I'll be leading a writing workshop and then doing a solo program at the library in Jasper.


Honeywell Center: Indiana residency

Honeywell Center, Wabash, IN

I'll be spending a week doing educational outreach at schools in a ten-county region in north central Indiana, plus will be doing
public events in the evenings.

Age limit: All ages


Historic Farmland USA show

Historic Farmland USA, Farmland, Indiana

I'll be joined by a pair of fine northwest Ohio multi-instrumentalists, Lucy Long and Mitch Depew.

Age limit: All ages


Historic Farmland USA: Indiana residency

Historic Farmland USA, Farmland, IN

I'll be visiting schools in eastern Indiana for two days, plus will be doing a show in the community.

Age limit: All ages



Carolina Theater, Durham, NC

I'll be at this bi-annual booking conference until mid-day, November 6, then off to Indiana.

Age limit: All ages


Folklore Society of Greater Washington: Washington D.C. show

Seekers Church, 276 Carroll Street NW, Washington D.C., USA

This link ought to tell you what you want to know!

free for members, $15 for non-members Age limit: All ages


D.C. Writing workshop

Seekers Church, 276 Carroll Street NW, Washington D.C., USA

I'll be leading a writing workshop prior to my evening show. More details as I have them.

$15 Age limit: All ages


Bowling Green event

Happy Badger, 331 N. Main Street, Bowling Green, Ohio

I'll be joined by fiddler, Lucy Long, and multi-instrumentalist, Mitch Depew in what will be preview of our show two weeks later in Farmland IN.

$10 suggested donation



Midland Theater, Newark, Ohio

I'll be in Newark October 21-23--first time at OAPN in six or seven years. Looking forward to the time in Ohio.


Ken Waldman CT House Concert

Prospect, CT

More details as I have them, but it will be at the home of Lee Delisle and Rhonda Larson. (

$15 ($5 for students)


Oswego Schools: two-day residency

Oswego, New York

I'll be working in Oswego, New York schools, and will be joined by the terrific multi-instrumentalist, Brian Vollmer. We'll be working with musicians, but I'm sure there will be some writing and poetry included.

Age limit: All ages


Ithaca house concert

Ithaca NY

Last-minute event where I'll be joined by Brian Vollmer, who's setting up the evening. For information, contact Brian: or 301-385-4027.

$10 suggested donation


Rome City Schools: week-long education residency

several schools, Rome, NY

I'll be visiting several schools for the Rome City School District, working mostly with elementary school writers.

Age limit: All ages


Mattapoisett Schools

Mattapoisett, Mattapoisett, MA

I'll be spending a day at the elementary school in Mattapoisett.

Age limit: All ages


Performing Arts Exchange

Convention Center, Nashville, TN

I'll be attending this booking conference, a Monday to Thursday in Nashville.

Age limit: All ages


Northern Mississippi school visit

Senatobia Elementary, Senatobia, MS

I'll be visiting second graders here in Senatobia.


Northern Mississippi school visit

Green Hill Elementary, Sardis, MS

I'll be visiting fifth graders here in Sardis.


From Northern Mississippi to the Northern Lights

Hernando Public Library, Hernando, MS

Solo show of old-time fiddle tunes, original poetry, and Alaska-set stories for grown-ups and kids who listen like grown-ups.
I'm looking forward to returning to Hernando!

Age limit: All ages


From Austin to Anchorage: An Arts Midwest showcase of showcases

Clive Bar, Davis Street, Austin, TX

A roots music variety show at the fabulous Clive Bar:

10:00-10:15: Ken Waldman and the Secret Visitors
10:15-10:30: David Greely, one of the premier Cajun fiddlers in the world
10:30-10:45: Riders on the Orphan Train, which means the terrific Phil Lancaster and Alison Moore
10:45-11:00: Rebel Dan, Austin string-band with Jerry Hagins, Tim Wooten, and Beth Chrisman
11:00-11:15 and beyond: Ken Waldman and the Secret Visitors, and special guests

free Age limit: 21+


Arts Midwest

Convention Center, Austin, TX

I'll be attending this booking conference, a Monday to Thursday in Austin.

Age limit: All ages