Down the Road

Previous events


Bradford Children's Festival

Bradford, PA

More details about this festival when I have them.

Age limit: All ages


Upstate New York showcase

Solvay Middle School, Syracuse

I'll be spending the day from 8:30 A.M.-3:00 P.M. at a table as an exhibitor and will also be showcasing. Representatives from schools in the region will be attending.


Opelousas show

Delta Grand Theatre, Opelousas

I'll be joined by Breaux Bridge multi-instrumentalists, Hogie Siebert on banjo and guitar, and Juan Romano on guitar and accordion. We'll have some surprises and special guests, including St. Landry Parish storyteller, Jim Phillips, and Breaux Bridge singer, Chelsea Ellison. And there's more than all that.

$10 general admission, $5 for students with IDs


Nebraska event

Union College, Lincoln NE

Details are just coming together but I expect to spend a day on campus visiting classes, and then doing an evening event.


rural Arizona show education workshop and show

Willcox Historic Theater, Willcox AZ

I'll be spending a day at the beautiful old theater in Willcox where I'll be working with students by day and doing a show in the evening. More details as I have them.


San Diego event

Mesa College, San Diego CA

I'll be on campus to share poems, tell a few stories about what I do and where I've been, and play some fiddle tunes.


Louisiana residency

Slidell, LA

Four-day residency will end with a public event of some kind of Friday night. More details as I have them.


Louisiana residency

Slidell, LA

Four days in schools and elsewhere in the community, including evening events for the general public. More details as I have them.


Folk Alliance indie showcase: Ken Waldman & The Secret Visitors

Westin Hotel #549: Austin Skyline room, Kansas City

I'll be joined by long-time sometime accompanist, Austin multi-instrumentalist Jerry Hagins, and maybe a surprise visitor or two. We'll be in the Austin Skyline room, hosted by Steve Brooks and Andy Corwin.


Folk Alliance Panel: Performing Arts Markets

Shawnee Mission Room in Westin Hotel, Kansas City

I'll be on a panel with Renee Bodie, Herschel Freeman, Ken Carlson, and Angel Mercier, and will talk from a performer's perspective about playing at performing arts centers.


Maryville TN residency

Clayton Center for the Arts, Maryville TN

I'll be in Maryville for two or three days for a variety of activities, including a Friday night show, with a fine accompanist or two. More details as they unfold, but I'll almost certainly be doing outreach both at the college and in the community.


ArtsLink residency

New Martinsville WV

Two days of school visits, plus an evening show on Thursday. More details as I have them.


Education show at Kent State Tuscarawas

New Philadelphia OH

Tuesday matinee show for older elementary school students in the very fine performing arts center on campus.


Binghamton house concert

Binghamton, NY

Brian Vollmer and Claire Byrne host--and undoubtedly will play-- at a house concert. More details? Drop me a line.


Philadelphia kids' show

World Cafe Live, Philadelphia, PA

I'll be joined by banjo player, fiddler, and guitarist Brian Vollmer, for a set of great kids' music--the kind that parents like too. And I expect a few surprise guests, maybe you.

$8 Age limit: All ages


Delaware House Concert


Potluck begins at 7 P.M. for this Terrapin Woods House Concert series hosted by Mike and Peggy Brown. I'll be joined by the fine multi-instrumentalist, Brian Vollmer. More information? 302-521-0632 for Peggy Brown. Or email her at We'll all have ourselves a great time.

$15-$20 suggested donation

Virginia Beach show: From Tidewater to the Northern Lights

Sandler Center

I'll be joined by a pair of multi-instrumentalists: Brian Vollmer from Binghamton NY, and Dan Margolies, who'll be moonlighting from his job as History professor at Virginia Wesleyan. Expect a fun evening of Appalachian string-band music, original poetry, and Alaska-set storytelling. Plus a surprise or two.