Down the Road

Previous events


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.

Red Hook, Brooklyn workshop and show

Jalopy, 315 Columbia Street, Brooklyn, NY

I'll be at the fabulous Jalopy Theatre. Right now we'll have the fabulous Diana Jones appearing and that fine Gothic-folk-Americana quintet, Bobtown. And Charlie Shaw will be joining me. That's at 8 PM, and I'm also expecting surprise guests. Also, from 4-6, I'll be leading a writing workshop. My appearance for workshop and evening show is supported in part by Poets & Writers, Inc.


Red Hook writing workshop

Jalopy, 315 Columbia Street, Brooklyn, NY

I'll be leading a writing workshop Sunday afternoon prior to evening show. Open to writers of all experience and abilities. We'll begin four new pieces and have some fun. $20 for workshop (includes ticket to evening show and a Ken Waldman CD).


Four St. Mary Parish Library summer reading program shows

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Franklin LA

I'll be doing four events over Wednesday and Thursday.

Wednesday 10 AM: Baldwin Branch Wednesday 2 PM: Patterson Branch Thursday 10 AM: Franklin Branch Thursday 2 PM: Berwick Branch


Two Lafayette Parish Library summer reading program shows

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Lafayette LA

I'll be doing two events: in the morning I'll be at the North Regional Library in Carencro, and in the afternoon I'll be at the South Regional Library on Johnston Street, past Ambassador Caffery.


Two Iberia Parish Library summer reading program shows

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New Iberia LA

Two shows for the Iberia Parish libraries. The first is at 2 PM at the Coteau branch. The second is at 6:30 at the Main Library in downtown New Iberia.


Pittsburgh-area house concert

Finleyville PA

I'll be joined by the exceptional Pittsburgh multi-instrumentalist, Mark Tamsula.

More information? Contact our house concert host, Bill Locke, at 412-841-0512.


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.