Down the Road

Previous events


Arts Northwest

Boise ID

I'm still on tour, have the days free, so will find myself in Boise to attend this year's Arts Northwest conference. Lucky me.


Bowling Green State University Arts Village

Bowling Green, Ohio

4 P.M. I'll be offering a workshop, So, You Want To Go Places With Your Art . At 5:30 I'll be performing and will have fiddler, Lucy Long, joining me.


Amherst Poetry Festival

Amherst, MA

More details as I have them. I can barely remember the last time I did anything in western Mass, where I have long-time friends.


Baltimore roots music variety show

War Memorial Arts Initiative, 101N. Gay Street, Baltimore, MD

One-part concert, (beginning at 8 PM) one-part PAE conference showcase (beginning at 9:15 PM). Also appearing will be Dovetail Ensemble, The Blue Rhythm Boys, Charm City Junction, and special guest, John Lilly. $15 for general public, $10 for seniors and students with ID, free for veterans and those with PAE conference badges.


South Carolina school visit and show at Seanachai Social Club

Charleston SC

Thanks to banjo player, guitarist, and scholar, Edwin McCallister, I'll be visiting a school and then doing an evening show at the Seanachai Social Club. More details as I have them.


Ashe County residency

West Jefferson, NC

From Wednesday morning through Friday evening I'll be visiting three or four schools, leading a writing workshop, participating in a community-wide variety show, and doing more than all that.

Kansas City roots music variety show

The Brick, 1727 McGee St., Kansas City

Show also includes The Aching Hearts (from St. Louis), Spencer & Rains (from Lawrence), Switchback (from Indiana), Betse & Clarke (from KC), and undoubtedly some surprises. $10 (free for Arts Midwest attendees)


Arts Midwest

Kansas City

I'll be trying my luck again at Arts Midwest, this time around it's back to Kansas City.


Rhythm and Roots Festival

Ninigret Park, Charlestown RI

I'll be doing kids' shows, and workshops, and whatever else seems right. Three stages, plus a workshop stage, plus a kids' stage. Line-up looks amazing. I'm definitely on at 5 P.M. Saturday and then noon on Sunday. Otherwise, we'll have to see!

Children under 12 free with ticketed adult


Alaska State Fair


More details as I have them. I'll be playing two sets, one for a family/kids' audience, and one for a general audience. I'll be joined by the terrific Peter Johnson, and some special guests.


Anchorage show

Taproot, Anchorage

It's Todd Grebe's night at the Taproot, and I'll be joined by Peter Johnson and maybe some special guests.


Appalachian String Band Festival


I'll be on the grounds.


NY state library shows and workshop

Amsterdam Free Library, Amsterdam

More details as I have them, but it looks like I'll be doing a pair of kids' programs and a writing workshop and a reading/show for a general audience.