Brendan Taaffe Random photos of Brendan Taaffe playing the fiddle - Photos copyright Maurice Gunning

Past Performances


2005

WhenWhereWho / What
Fri, Jan. 21
8:00 p.m.
Kingston, NH
Kingston Town Hall (Route 108)
Contra dance with Bill Olson calling and Ethan Hazzard-Watkins and Anna Patton. $8 ($6 students). (603) 679-5448
Sat, Jan. 22
2:30 p.m.
Jamaica Plain, MA
First Church of Jamaica Plain (corner of Centre and Elliot Streets)
Gender free contra dance with Bob Golder calling, and Ted Davis on guitar. $8.
Wed, Jan. 26
7:30 p.m.
Hinesburg, VT
Good Times Café
A solo show. Good eats and a lovely venue.
Fri, Jan. 28
8:00 p.m.
Tinmouth, VT
Tinmouth Community Center at the bend in the road on 140
Contra dance with Mark Sustic calling, George Wilson fiddle and me on guitar. $7. (802) 235- 2718
Sat, Jan. 29
8:00 p.m.
Montpelier, VT
Capitol City Grange
Contra dance with Peter Amidon calling, Sam Amidon, Jeremiah McLane and myself. $7. (802) 744-6163
Thur, Feb. 3
8:00 p.m.
Cambridge, MA
VFW hall (688 Huron Avenue)
Contra dance, George Wilson on fiddle and myself on guitar. $7. (508) 229-2854
Fri, Feb. 4
8:00 - 11:00 p.m.
Providence, RI
Brown University (Faunce House, 75 Waterman Street)
Contra dance with George Wilson and myself. $6. (401) 272-3803
Sat, Feb. 5
8:00 - 11:00 p.m.
Peterborough, NH
Peterborough Town Hall
Contra dance with Steve Zakon-Anderson calling, with George Wilson and myself. $7. (413) 498-5678
Mon, Feb. 7
7:30 - 10:30 p.m.
Concord, MA
Scout House Contra (74 Walden Street)
I'll be calling with Yankee Ingenuity. $8. (781) 272-0396
Fri, Feb. 11
8:00 p.m.
Burlington, VT
St. Anthony's (Flynn and Pine)
Contra dance. I'll be playing with Bibelot (Richard Forest, Roger Kahle and myself). $7. (802) 496-2523
Sun, Feb. 13
7:00 p.m.
Weybridge, VT
House concert at the home of Fran and Spence Putnam (575 Morgan Horse Farm Road)
I played and sang there a little over a year ago as a fundraiser for Dean and it was a beautiful room for music. I'm looking forward to being back there again. We're asking for a $12 donation. You can call the Putnams at 545-1644 or Cheryl and Anaïs Mitchell at 545-2278 for more information.
Fri, June 24
8:00 p.m.
Tinmouth, VT Tinmouth Contra Dance: Robert Golder calling, Brendan Taaffe and Elvie Miller (piano, accordion)


Village Harmony tour, traveling session II
Led by Larry Gordon, Brendan Taaffe, and Jane Peppler. Yiddish and Klezmer, Mariachi songs, shape-note, Irish, Appalachian and medieval pieces.
Fri, July 8Lancaster, NH - Congregational Church (603) 788-2201
Sat, July 9South Paris, ME - Congregational Church (207)
Sun, July 10Farmington, ME - Nordica Hall (207) 778-4572
Mon, July 11Camden, ME - John St. Church (207) 236-0610
Tues, July 12Yarmouth, ME - Sacred Heart Church (207) 846-6020
Wed, July 13Acton, MA - Prospect St Congregation, Beth Elohim (978) 263-1120
Thur, July 14Sanbornton, NH - Congregational Church (603) 286-3520
Fri, July 15Peacham, VT - Joint concert with Session III Community Church (802) 592-6014
Sat, July 16Middletown Springs, VT - Solarfest
Sun, July 17Shrewsbury, VT - Community Church (802) 492-3655
Mon, July 18 Richmond, VT - Round Church (802) 434 - 2716
Tues, July 19East Barnard, VT - E. Barnard Church (802) 763-7058


Sat, July 16Tinmouth, VTSolarfest Contra Dance: George Marshall calling, George Wilson and Brendan Taaffe
Sat, July 23
10:00 a.m.
Brattleboro, VT
Farmers' Market
Brendan Taaffe and friends
Tues, July 26Ludlow, VTOkemo Valley Music Series, free outdoor concert, Brendan Taaffe and friends
Wed, August 10Greenville, ME
Blair Hill Inn
Outdoor concert - Brendan Taaffe with Matt and Shannon Heaton
Thur, August 11Lewiston, ME
Bates College
Outdoor concert - Brendan Taaffe with Matt and Shannon Heaton
Sun, August 14Colonie, NYBuhrmaster Barn Dances: Ethan Hazzard-Watkins, Anna Patton and Brendan Taaffe
Fri, August 19
8:00 p.m.
Greenfield, MA
Guiding Star Grange
George Marshall calling, George Wilson, Brendan Taaffe and Stuart Kenney
Sat, August 20, 10:00 a.m.Brattleboro, VT
Farmers' Market
George Wilson and Brendan Taaffe
Sat, August 20
8:00 p.m.
Walpole, NHWalpole Contra Dance: Lisa Sieverts calling, George Wilson and Brendan Taaffe
Fri, Sep. 16
7:30 p.m.
Tinmouth, VTOld Firehouse Concert Series: Brendan Taaffe with Dave Loney and Randy Miller
Sat, Sep. 17
8:00 p.m.
Montpelier VT
Capitol City Grange
George Wilson and Brendan Taaffe
Fri, Sep. 23
8:00 p.m.
Tinmouth, VTTinmouth Contra Dance: Linda Leslie calling, Sarah Blair, Brendan Taaffe, Dedo Norris
Sep. 24 - November 22Germany, Holland, Britain and IrelandNorthern Harmony Tour. Please see This link opens in a new windowNorthern Harmony Web site for details.
Sat, Nov. 26
8:00
Cobblestones Pub, Smithfield, Dublin Saro in concert with the Rough Deal String Band opening.
Sun, Nov. 27
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
CREATE, 10/11 South Earl Street, Dublin American Vocal Harmony workshop with Saro


2006

Sat, Jan. 7
8:00 p.m.
Peterborough, NH Peterborough Contra Dance
Steve Zakon-Anderson, calling. Brendan Taaffe and Bob McQuillen.
Fri, Jan. 13
8:00
Burlington, VT Queen City Contras
Brendan Taaffe calling, music TBA
Fri, Jan. 27
8:00 p.m.
Tinmouth, VT Tinmouth Contra Dance
Brendan Taaffe calling, Pete and Karen Sutherland.
Fri, Feb. 3
8:00 p.m.
Providence, RI
Faunce Hall, Brown University
Brown Univeristy Contra Dance
Lucia Watson calling with Chris Stevens, button accordion, Brendan Taaffe and Bruce Rosen, guitar and piano.
Sat, Feb. 4
8:00 p.m.
Montpelier, VT
Capitol City Grange
Montpelier Contra Dance
Rachel Nevitt calling with Chris Stevens, button accordion, Brendan Taaffe and Rick Klein, guitar
Thurs., Feb. 23
8:00 p.m.
Medford, Mass.
Springstep
TNDC Contra Dance
Rick Mohr calling with George Wilson, David Kaynor, Brendan Taaffe, and Stuart Kenney.
Fri, Feb. 24
8:00 p.m.
Tinmouth, VT Tinmouth Contra Dance
Nils Fredland calling with Brendan Taaffe, Roger Kahle and Chuck Corman (bass and percussion).
Sat, Feb. 25
7:30 p.m.
Jamaica Plain, MA Gender Free Contra Dance
Chris Ricciotti calling with Rakish Paddy (Brendan Taaffe, Chris Stevens, Roger Kahle).
Fri, Mar 10
8:00 p.m.
Burlington, VT Queen City Contras
Chris Weiler calling with Bibelot
Sat, Mar. 18
8:00 p.m.
Greenfield, MA Guiding Star Grange
Kathryn Wedderburn calling with Allisone First, Brendan Taaffe and the mystery guest.
Fri, Mar. 24
8:00 p.m.
Tinmouth, VT Tinmouth Contra Dance
Brendan Taaffe calling with Jane's Gang.
Sat., Mar. 25
8:00 p.m.
Keene, NH
Heberton Hall
Keene Contra Dance
Steve Zakon-Anderson calling with The Rising Sun (Randy Miller, Allisone First, Brendan Taaffe).
Saturday, Apr. 22
12:00 p.m.
Natick, Mass. NEFFA
with Yard Sale (Brendan Taaffe, Chris Stevens and Roger Kahle); 1:00 with The Rising Sun (Randy Miller and Allisone First).
Sat., April 22
8:00 p.m.
Keene, NH
Heberton Hall
Keene Contra Dance
Brendan Taaffe calling with Randy Miller and Larry Siegel.
Fri, Apr. 28
8:00 p.m.
Rehoboth, Mass.
Goff Hall
Rehoboth Contra Dance
Sue Rosen calling with Brendan Taaffe, Chris Stevens, and Bruce Rosen.
Fri., May 12
8:00 p.m.
Burlington, Vt.
St. Anthony's
Queen City Contra Dance
Dan O'Connell calling with Brendan Taaffe, Brian Perkins, and Will Patton.
Sat., May 13
10:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Essex, Vt.
Celtic Arts Center
Instrumental workshops: 10:30-1:00 Irish fiddle, $30. 2:00-4:30 backing Irish musci on guitar, $30.
Contact Denise Dean for details at fiddleon@aol.com
Sat., May 20
8:00 p.m.
Saratoga Springs, NY.
Contra Dance
Peter Stix calling with Brendan Taaffe, Chris Stevens and Alan Thomson.
Fri., May 26
8:00 p.m.
Tinmouth, Vt.
Tinmouth Community Center
Tinmouth Contra Dance
Kathryn Wedderburn calling with Troll Soup (Wheaton and Meadow Squier, with Brendan Taaffe)
Sat., May 27
8:00 p.m.
Putney, Vt.
Pierce's Hall
Putney Contra Dance
Brendan Taaffe calling with the Mystery Band.
Saturday, June 3rd
8:30 p.m.
Plymouth, Vermont Northwest Quarterly Meeting dance
with Roger Kahle and Mark Sustic.
Saturday, June 10 Campton, New Hampshire Private wedding
Sun., June 11
4:00 p.m.
Guilford, Vt.
Guilford Community Church
Choral concert
Narrow Space--a nine person a capella ensemble.
Sat., June 17
8:30 a.m.
Queechee, Vermont.
Queechee Balloon festival
Brendan Taaffe with Colin McCaffrey
Wed., June 21
8:00 p.m.
Plymouth, Vt.
Farm and Wilderness
Dance with David Kaynor and Erica Morse.
Fri., June 23
8:00 p.m.
Tinmouth, Vt.
Tinmouth Community Center
Tinmouth Contra Dance
Sue Rosen calling with Brendan Taaffe and Bruce Rosen, piano.
Sat., June 24
8:00 p.m.
Charlotte, Vt.
25th Anniversary contra dance
Rachel Nevitt calling with Brendan Taaffe, Brian Perkins, and Chris Stevens.
Sun., June 25
2:00-4:00 p.m.
Middletown Springs, Vt.
Town Green
Middletown Springs Strawberry Festival
playing solo.
Saturday, July 8 Belmont, Vermont Private wedding
Saturday, July 29
8:00 p.m.
Montpelier, Vermont Montpelier Contra Dance
Nils Fredland calling: Chris Stevens and Brendan Taaffe with Flynn Cohen, guitar.
Mon. July 31
7:30 p.m.
Leverett, Mass. private function
Thurs, Aug. 3
7:30 p.m.
Waterbury, Vermont Waterbury Concert Series
Brendan Taaffe with Chris Stevens and Brian Perkins.
Sat. Aug. 5
10:00 a.m.
Brattleboro, Vt.
Farmer's Market
Brendan Taaffe and Roger Kahle.
Sat. Aug. 5
8:00 p.m.
New Bedford, Mass..
family dance
Linda Leslie calling with Brendan Taaffe and Roger Kahle.
Fri., Aug. 11
7:30 p.m.
Greenfield, Mass.
Guiding Star Grange
Contra Dance
Calling with Richard Forest, Mary Cay Brass, and Stuart Kenney.
Sat. Aug. 12
7:30 p.m.
Plymouth, Vermont Farm and Wilderness Fair Day.
Thurs., Aug. 31
8:00 p.m.
Medford, Mass.
Springstep
TNDC Contra Dance
Tony Parkes calling with Colin Lindsay (fiddle), David Cantieni (flute), and Brendan Taaffe (guitar).
Fri. Sept. 1
7:00 p.m.
Castleton, Vt.
The Iron Lantern
Playing with David Cantieni (flute) and Colin Lindsay (fiddle).
Sat. Sept. 2
8:30 p.m.
Washington, Mass.
The Northeast Squeeze-in
Calling for a contra dance.
Sat. Sep. 9
7:30 p.m.
Plymouth, Vermont Northwest Quarterly Meeting Contra
with David Kaynor.
Thurs., Sep. 14
8:00 p.m.
Medford, Mass.
Springstep
TNDC Contra Dance
Sue Rosen calling with Brendan Taaffe(fiddle), Lise Brown (flute, sax), and Bruce Rosen (piano).
Sat. Sept. 16
5:00 p.m.
West Rutland, Vt.
The Carving Studio
Sculptfest
playing with Troll Soup.
Sun. Sept. 17
7:30 p.m.
Holyoke, Mass. Private function.
Fri., Sep. 22
8:00 p.m.
Tinmouth, Vermont Tinmouth Contra Dance
Caller TBA with Nat Hewitt (fiddle) and Liza Constable (guitar).
Fri. Sept. 29
7:30 p.m.
Greenfield, Mass.
Guiding Star Grange
Contra Dance
Calling with Lissa Schneckenburger and the Greenfield Dance Band.
Sat. Sept. 30
5:00 p.m.
Montague, Mass.
Montague Grange Hall
Gender-free Contra Dance
Linda Leslie calling with Brendan Taaffe and the Flying Garbanzos.
Fri., Oct. 20
8:00 p.m.
Providence, RI Brown University Contra Dance
Dan Pearl calling; I'm playing with White Squall.
Sat., Oct. 21 Monroe, NY Private wedding
Sun., Oct. 22
7-10 p.m.
Enfield, CT. Powder Mill Barn Dance
Ralph Sweet calling; music by Colin Lindsay, Chris Stevens and Brendan Taaffe.
Fri., Oct. 27
8:00 p.m.
Tinmouth, Vermont Tinmouth Contra Dance
Calling with Pete (fiddle) and Karen Sutherland (piano).
Sat., Nov. 11
8:00
South Amherst, Mass. Munson Library Contra Dance
Jim Fownes calling; music by Brendan Taaffe and Elvie Miller.
Fri., Nov. 24
8:00 p.m.
Tinmouth, Vermont Tinmouth Contra Dance
Paul Rosenberg calling with Emily Troll (fiddle) and Brendan Taaffe (guitar).
Sun. Dec. 3
2:00 p.m.
Greenfield, Mass. Guiding Star Grange Experienced Contra Dance
Lisa Greenleaf calling with Brendan Taaffe, Chris Stevens, Ann Percival and Corey DiMario.
Fri., Dec. 22
8:00 p.m.
Tinmouth, Vermont Tinmouth Contra Dance
Mark Sustic calling with Troll Soup.
Sunday, Dec. 31
6:00 p.m.
Montpelier, Vermont First Night Montpelier


2007

Friday, Jan. 19
8:00
Manchester, NH Mill City Contra
Chris Weiler calling: I'll be playing fiddle with Roger Kahle
Friday, Jan. 26
8:00 p.m.
Tinmouth, Vermont Tinmouth Contra Dance
Jesse Edgerton calling with David Cantieni, Colin Lindsay and myself.
Saturday, Jan. 27
8:00
Acworth, NH Acworth Contra dance
Mary DesRosiers calling: I'll be playing fiddle with Larry Siegel on piano.
Sat., Feb. 3
8:00 p.m.
Montpelier, Vermont Montpelier Contra dance
Ed Hall calling: I'll be playing with Chris Stevens, Brian Perkins and Will Patton.
Friday, Feb. 9
8:00 p.m.
Burlington, Vermont Queen City Contra
Will Mentor calling; I'll be playing with Yann Falquet and Will Patton.
Sat – Sun,
Feb. 17 & 18
11:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
CREATE
10/11 South Earl Street
Dublin, Ireland
Now Shall a Song Arise: Harmony Singing Workshops. Open to anybody who wants to sing, I'll be teaching material from different world traditions, with all parts taught by ear. E25 per day/ E40 for both days.
Friday, Feb. 23
8:00 p.m.
Tinmouth, Vermont Tinmouth Contra Dance
Jim Fownes calling with Geordie Lynd (fiddle) and me.
Saturday, Feb. 24
7:30 p.m.
Montague, Mass. Gender-free contra
Tim Van Egmond calling: I'll be playing fiddle with Roger Kahle.
Friday, June 22
8:00 p.m.
Dummerston, Vermont Evening Star Grange Putney School contra dance
Jesse Edgerton calling with myself and Andy Davis.
July 7 – 14 Kilfenora, Co. Clare, Ireland
Boghill Retreat Centre
Turtle Dove Harmony Week
Monday, July 16
Castlebar, Co. Mayo Singing workshops, sponsored by Mayo Arts Council
Tuesday, July 17
Westport, Co. Mayo Turtle Dove concert.
Thursday, Aug. 2
7:30 p.m.
Marshfield, Vermont Old Schoolhouse Summer Concert Series
Monday, Sep. 3
2:00 p.m.
private wedding
Saturday, Sep. 22
8:00 p.m.
Acworth, New Hampshire Acworth Contra Dance
Nils Fredland calling with myself and friends.
Friday, Sep. 28
8:00 p.m.
Tinmouth, Vermont Tinmouth Contra Dance
Nils Fredland calling with Colin Lindsay (fiddle), David Cantieni (flute) and me (guitar).
Friday, Oct 12
8:00 p.m.
Burlington, Vermont Queen City Contra Dance
I'm calling with Garton's Crimson Avengers (Joanne Garton, Mike Ayles, Nicholas Williams, David Boulanger).
Sat-Sun, Oct 20-21  Georgian Singing workshop with Zedashe.
Friday, Oct 26
8:00 p.m.
Tinmouth, Vermont Tinmouth Contra Dance
I'm calling with Locomojo (Shirley White and Amy Larkin on fiddles, Linda Henry on piano).
Saturday, Oct 27
7:00 p.m.
Montague, Mass. Gender Free Contra Dance
I'm calling with Wintergreen.
Saturday, Nov 3
8:00 p.m.
Montpelier, Vermont Montpelier Contra Dance
Peter Amidon calling with Colin Lindsay, myself and Mike Ayles on guitar.
Sunday, Nov 18
2:00 p.m.
Lancaster, Mass. Lancaster Contra Dance
Nils Fredland calling with Colin Lindsay and me.
Friday, Nov 23
8:00 p.m.
Tinmouth, Vermont Tinmouth Contra Dance
Rebecca Lay calling with Randy Miller on fiddle and me on guitar.
Saturday, Dec 8
7:00 p.m.
Montague, Mass. Gender Free Contra Dance
I'm calling with The Flying Garbanzos.
Sunday, Dec 9
7:00 p.m.
Greenfield, Mass. Greenfield Harmony concert.
Friday, Dec 14
8:00 p.m.
Burlington, Vermont Queen City Contra Dance
I'm calling with Elly and Owen Marshall.
Saturday, Dec 15
7:30 p.m.
Nelson, New Hampshire
Nelson Town Hall
Turtle Dove Reunion Concert
Thursday, Dec 20
8:00 p.m.
Concord, Mass. Concord Scout House Thursday Night Contra Dance
Linda Leslie calling with madgad (Colin Lindsay, David Cantieni and me).
Friday, Dec 28
8:00 p.m.
Tinmouth, Vermont Tinmouth Contra Dance
TBA
Monday, Dec 31
5:00 p.m.
Montpelier, Vermont First Night Montpelier
with Ann Whiting and Dance Manian Tevils


2008

Jan 25-27 Colrain, Mass. Turtle Dove Winter Weekend with Malcolm Dalglish, Evelyn Harris and Brendan Taaffe.
Thursday, Feb 7
7:00 p.m.
Greenfield, Mass. Colman's Well house concert: e-mail for venue details
Friday, Feb 8
8:00 p.m.
Burlington, Vermont Queen City Contra Dance
Rebecca Lay calling; I'm playing fiddle with Pete Sutherland on piano and Will Patton on bass.
Saturday, Feb 9
7:00 p.m.
Montague, Mass. Gender Free Contra Dance
Tim Van Egmond calling; I'm playing fiddle with Karen Axelrod on piano.
Sunday, Feb 10
4:30 p.m.
Leverett, Mass. Colman's Well house concert: e-mail for venue details
Feb 15-20IrelandVocal workshops to be announced.
Friday, Feb 22
8:00 p.m.
Tinmouth, Vermont Tinmouth Contra Dance
I'm calling with Crowfoot
Sunday, Feb 24
3:00 p.m.
Montague, Mass. Montague Family Dance
I'm calling and playing fiddle with David Cantieni and Ann Percival.
Friday, Mar 14
8:00 p.m.
Smithtown, NY Smithtown Contra Dance
caller tba with Brian and Colin Lindsay and myself.
Saturday, Mar 15
8:00 p.m.
Long Island Tilles Center
Brian Lindsay, Colin Lindsay and myself.
Friday, Mar 28
8:00 p.m.
Tinmouth, Vermont Tinmouth Contra Dance
Rebecca Lay calling with Colin Lindsay and myself.

Magic Foot Spring Tour
Thursday, Apr 17
8:00 p.m.
Concord, Mass. Scout House Contra Dance
with Nils Fredland calling.
Saturday, Apr 19
8:00 p.m.
Bluemont, Virginia Bluemont Contra Dance
caller TBA
Monday, Apr 21
8:00 p.m.
Asheville, North Carolina Asheville Contra Dance
with Nils Fredland calling.
Tuesday, Apr 22
8:00 p.m.
Winston-Salem, North Carolina Winston-Salem Contra Dance
with Nils Fredland calling.
Wednesday, Apr 23
8:00 p.m.
River Falls, South Carolina River Falls Contra Dance
with Nils Fredland calling.
Friday, Apr 25
8:00 p.m.
Atlanta, Georgia Atlanta Contra Dance
with Nils Fredland calling.
Saturday, Apr 26  Private wedding with Magic Foot
Sunday, Apr 27
8:00 p.m.
Glen Echo, Maryland Glen Echo Contra Dance
caller TBA

Friday, May 2
7:30 p.m.
Tinmouth, Vermont Old Firehouse Concert Series
Colman's Well
Saturday, May 17
11:00 a.m.
Greenfield, Mass. Greenfield Public Library
I will be giving a story-telling performance.
Saturday, May 17
8:00 p.m.
Montpelier, Vermont Capitol City Grange
Steve Zakon-Anderson calling with madgad (Colin Lindsay, David Cantieni, and Brendan Taaffe).
Friday, May 23
8:00 p.m.
Tinmouth, Vermont Tinmouth Contra Dance
Mark Sustic calling with Shirley White, Emily Troll and myself.
Saturday, May 24
8:00 p.m.
Burlington, Vermont Private wedding.
Saturday, May 31
8:00 p.m.
Ithaca, New York Hands Four Contra Dance
Nils Fredland calling with Magic Foot.
Sunday, June 1
4:00 p.m.
Danby, New York Danby Town Hall
Colman's Well concert.
Saturday, June 7
8:00 p.m.
Plymouth, Vermont Farm and Wilderness
Northwest Quarterly Meeting.
Saturday, June 21
8:00 p.m.
Greenfield, Massachusetts Guiding Star Grange
Caller tba with Allison First, Susan Conger and myself.
Saturday, June 28
8:00 p.m.
Greenfield, Massachusetts Guiding Star Grange
Adina Gordon calling with Magic Foot.
Wednesday, July 2
8:00 p.m.
Nelson, New Hampshire Nelson Town Hall
Colman's Well conert.
Jul 12-19 Kilfenora, Co. Clare, Ireland Turtle Dove Summer Week at the Boghill Centre with Kathy Bullock, Nils Fredland and Brendan Taaffe.
Jul 26 - Aug 2 Kotel, Bulgaria Turtle Dove Summer Week at the Philip Koutev Folk School with Iris Ficker of the Pauni Trio, Brendan Taaffe and local Bulgarian teachers.
Friday, Sep 26
8:00 p.m.
Tinmouth, Vermont Tinmouth Contra Dance
Quena Crain calling with Geordie Lynd on fiddle and me on guitar.
Friday, Oct 17 -- Sunday Oct 20 Center for Cultural Evolution Colrain, Mass. Turtle Dove African Singing Weekend with Fred Onovwerosuoke, Ablawa Reine, and Sheasby Matiure.
Friday, Oct 24
8:00 p.m.
Tinmouth, Vermont Tinmouth Contra Dance
Rebecca Lay calling with Colin Lindsay on fiddle and me on guitar.
Sunday, Oct 26
8:00 p.m.
Brattleboro, Vermont Brattleboro Contra Dance
Peter Amidon calling with Magic Foot Trio.
Friday, Nov 7
8:00 p.m.
Providence, Rhode Island Brown University Contra Dance
Magic Foot Trio playing.
Sunday, Nov 9
noon to midnight
Guiding Star Grange Greenfield, Mass Fall Frolic
All day dance party with the Moving Violations, Magic Foot, and Les-Z Boys. We'll be playing the middle slot with Bob Isaacs calling.
Saturday, Nov 15
8:00 p.m.
Montague, Mass Gender-Free Contra Dance
I'll be calling with Heathen Creek.
Friday, Nov 28
8:00 p.m.
Tinmouth, Vermont Tinmouth Contra Dance
Nils Fredland calling with George Wilson on fiddle and myself on guitar.
Thursday, Dec 11
7:30 p.m.
Brattleboro, Vermont House Concert with Colman's Well. $10 suggested donation; please e-mail me at brendan@brendantaaffe.com for more details
Sunday, Dec 21
3:00 p.m.
First Churches, Northampton, Mass. Northampton Family Dance
Family dance with live music.
Wednesday, Dec 31
8:00 p.m.
Northampton, Mass. First Night Northampton
Magic Foot performing as part of the First Night celebrations.


2009

Friday, Jan 9
8:00 p.m.
Burlington, Vermont Queen City Contra Dance
TBA calling with Sarah Blair on fiddle and myself on guitar.
Saturday, Jan 17
8:00 p.m.
Montpelier, Vermont Montpelier Contra Dance
David Kaynor calling with Magic Foot and special guest Will Patton on bass.
Friday, Jan 16
8:00 p.m.
Greenfield, Mass. Greenfield Contra Dance
I'm calling with the Hipbones (Colin Lindsay, Alex Jarrett, Jazer Giles, Owen Marshall).
Friday, Jan 23
8:00 p.m.
Tinmouth, Vermont Tinmouth Contra Dance
Quena Crain calling with Shirley White on fiddle and myself on guitar.
Sunday, Jan 25
3:00 p.m.
Montague, Mass. Montague Family Dance
Friday, Jan 30 thru Sunday, Feb 1
6:00 p.m.
Colrain, Mass. Turtle Dove Winter Weekend
Singing weekend led by Evelyn Harris, John Harrison and myself. Please see www.turtledoveharmony.org for further details.
Saturday, Feb 7
11:00 a.m.
Hanover, New Hampshire Hopstop series at Dartmouth College
I'll be performing with Sarah Blair.
Feb 14-15
10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Dublin, Ireland Singing workshop at CREATE, 10/11 South Earl Street off of Meath Street. I'll be teaching a mix of songs from the American tapestry each day. €30 for one day or €50 for the weekend.
Friday, Feb 27
8:00 p.m.
Tinmouth, Vermont Tinmouth Contra Dance
Rebecca Lay calling with Mary Lea on fiddle and myself on guitar.
Saturday, Feb 28
8:00 p.m.
Greenfield, Mass. Guiding Star Grange
Will Mentor calling with Magic Foot.
Sunday, Mar 1
2:00 p.m.
Greenfield, Mass. Guiding Star Grange
Steve Holland calling with Magic Foot.
Wednesday, Mar 6
7:30 p.m.
Portland, Me Café Blue
Magic Foot in concert.
Thursday, Mar 5
7:00 p.m.
Camden, Me Camden Public Library Coffeehouse
Magic Foot in concert.
Friday, Mar 6
8:00 p.m.
Belfast, Maine Flying Shoes Contra dance
Rebecca Lay calling with Magic Foot.
Saturday, Mar 7
7:00 p.m.
Montague, Mass. Gender Free Contra, Montague Grange
Tim Van Egmond calling with Colin Lindsay and myself.
March 18 and 19 Magic Foot in the recording studio  
Saturday, Mar 21
10:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Craftsbury Common, VT Sterling College
Singing workshop: for details, see This link opens in a new windowhttp://sterlingcollege.edu/AD.folkart.html
Monday, Mar 23 Concord, VT School residency
Friday, Mar 27
8:00 p.m.
Tinmouth, Vermont Tinmouth Contra Dance
Woody Lane calling: Susan Conger (fiddle) and myself.
Saturday, Mar 28
7:00 p.m.
Montague, Mass. Gender Free Contra, Montague Grange
I'm calling with Dogtown.
Thursday, April 9
7:00 p.m.
Greenfield, MA House concert
Colin Lindsay and myself. e-mail mountainroadmusic@gmail.com to reserve a space
Sunday, Apr 12
7:00 p.m.
Brattleboro, Vermont Brattleboro Contra Dance
Caller TBA: Rodney Miller (fiddle) and myself.
Friday, April 30
8:00 p.m.
Rochester, NY Rochester Contra dance
Caller TBA; I'll be playing fiddle with Tom Hodgson on guitar.
Sat. and Sun. May 1-2 Toronto, ON Spring Sing!
Two-day singing workshop with Kathy Bullock and myself
Sat., May 16
8:00 p.m.
Greenfield, MA Guiding Star Grange Contra
Steve Zakon-Anderson calling with Magic Foot.
Thursday, May 21
7:30 p.m.
Concord, MA Concord Scout House dance
Caller TBA with Magic Foot.
Friday, May 22
8:00 p.m.
Glen Echo, MD Glen Echo contra dance
Adina Gordon calling with Magic Foot.
Saturday, May 23
8:00 p.m.
Bethlehem, PA Valley Contra
Adina Gordon calling with Magic Foot.
Sunday, May 24
8:00 p.m.
Glen Echo, MD Glen Echo contra dance
Adina Gordon calling with Magic Foot.
Monday, May 25
8:00 p.m.
Charlottesville, VA House concert with Magic Foot; more details TBA.
Tuesday, May 26
8:00 p.m.
Winston-Salem, NC Winston-Salem contra dance
Jesse Edgerton calling with Magic Foot.
Wednesday, May 27
8:00 p.m.
Greenville, SC Greenville contra dance
Jesse Edgerton calling with Magic Foot.
Thursday, May 28
8:00 p.m.
Asheville, NC Old Farmer's Ball
Jesse Edgerton calling with Magic Foot.
Saturday, May 30
8:00 p.m.
River Falls, SC River Falls Lodge contra dance
Jesse Edgerton calling with Magic Foot.
Aug 1 - Aug 8 Kilfenora, Co. Clare, Ireland Turtle Dove Summer Week
Singing retreat led by Ali Burns, Fred Onovwerosuoke and myself. See www.turtledoveharmony.org for more details.
Sunday, Sep 6
really late
Brattleboro, Vermont Dawn Dance
The late shift with Magic Foot
Friday, Sep 25 - Sunday, Sep 27 Plymouth, Vermont Youth Dance Weekend
Magic Foot with Rebecca Lay and Wendy Graham calling. Visit This link opens in a new windowwww.youthdanceweekend.org for more details.
Friday, Oct. 23
8:00 p.m.
Tinmouth, Vermont Tinmouth contra
Rebecca Lay calling; Mary Lea on fiddle and me on guitar.
Sunday, Nov. 8
afternoon
Greenfield, Mass. Fall Frolic at the Guiding Star Grange
Magic Foot with Alden Robinson on fiddle.
Saturday, Nov. 14
10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Brattleboro, Vermont Giving back through song: Turtle Dove workshop with Peter and Mary Alice Amidon, Becky Graber, Mary Cay Brass, Brendan Taaffe and Matt Wojcik. Proceeds go to the Morningside Shelter. Please visit This link opens in a new windowwww.turtledoveharmony.org
Saturday, Nov. 14
8:00 p.m.
Greenfield, Mass. Top Hill contra at the Guiding Star Grange
Magic Foot with Sarah Blair on fiddle.
Friday, Dec. 11
8:00 p.m.
Burlington, VT Queen City Contra
I'll be calling with Geordie Lynd and Roger Kahle.
Saturday, Dec. 12
8:00 p.m.
Nelson, NH Nelson Contra
Nils Fredland calling with Rodney Miller on fiddle.


2010

Saturday, Jan 16
8:00 p.m.
Montpelier, Vermont Capitol City Contra
Jeff Petrovich calling; Sarah Blair, Mark Roberts, Brendan Taaffe.
Sunday, Jan 17
3:00 p.m.
Northampton, Mass Family Dance
I'm calling; Shirley White on fiddle, Susan Jansen on piano.
Thursday, Jan 21
7:30 p.m.
Greenfield, Mass. CD release House Concert
At the home of Amanda Doster. Please contact her at mountainroadmusic@gmail.com to reserve a space.
Friday, Jan 22
8:00 p.m.
Tinmouth, Vermont Tinmouth contra
I'm calling; Cedar Stanistreet on fiddle, Max Newman on guitar.
Saturday, Jan 30
all day
Brattleboro, Vermont Northern Roots Festival
I'll be playing at various times with Chris Stevens, Peter Siegel and Dan Houghton. Check out This link opens in a new windowwww.bmcvt.org for more details.
Saturday, Feb 6
10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Brattleboro, Vermont Turtle Dove workshop with Carl Linich and Brendan Taaffe. Please visit This link opens in a new windowwww.turtledoveharmony.org
Saturday, Feb 6
7:30 p.m.
Montague, Mass. Gender Free Contra
I'm calling with Shirley White and Linda Henry.
Thursday, Feb. 11
1:00 p.m.
Glasgow, Scotland Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Dance
Master Class.
Thursday, Feb. 11
7:00 p.m.
Stirling, Scotland Singing Workshop.
Saturday, Feb. 13
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Edinburgh, Scotland Christ Church Hall
Contact Liz at 0131 447 6793.
Tuesday, Feb. 16
7:00 p.m.
Kirriemuir, Scotland Singing Workshop.
Sat – Sun, Feb. 20, 21 Essex, England Shared Voices Singing Workshop. Visit This link opens in a new windowwww.sharedvoices.org.uk for more details.
Friday, Feb 26
8:00 p.m.
Tinmouth, Vermont Tinmouth contra
Quena Crain calling; band TBA.
Saturday, Feb 27
7:30 p.m.
Montague, Mass. Gender Free contra
TBA.
Saturday, Mar 6
7:30 p.m.
Shrewsbury, Vermont Shrewsbury Library
Solo concert.
Tuesday, Mar 16
10:30 a.m.
Northampton, Mass. Northampton Center for the Arts
Family performance.
Friday, Mar 19 – 21 Fairlee, Vermont Turtle Dove singing weekend with John Harrison, Moira Smiley, and Brendan Taaffe. Visit This link opens in a new windowwww.turtledoveharmony.org for more details.
Friday, Mar 22
8:00 p.m.
Tinmouth, Vermont Tinmouth contra
Mary Wesley calling; George Wilson on fiddle, I'm on guitar.
Saturday, Apr 10
8:00 p.m.
Greenfield, Mass. Tophill contra at the Guiding Star Grange
Sarah Blair, Chris Stevens, Brendan Taaffe.
Apr 16 – 18 Oberlin College Dandelion Romp weekend with Magic Foot and Nightwatch.
Sunday, May 16
8:00 p.m.
Glen Echo, Maryland Glen Echo contra
Magic Foot on tour with Jesse Edgerton.
Monday, May 17
8:00 p.m.
Asheville, North Carolina Grey Eagle
Magic Foot on tour with Jesse Edgerton.
Tuesday. May 18
8:00 p.m.
Winston-Salem, North Carolina Vintage Theater contra
Magic Foot on tour with Jesse Edgerton.
Thursday, May 20
8:00 p.m.
Asheville, North Carolina Old Farmer's Ball
Magic Foot on tour with Jesse Edgerton.
Friday, May 21
8:00 p.m.
River Falls, South Carolina River Falls contra
Magic Foot on tour with Jesse Edgerton.
Saturday, May 22
8:00 p.m.
River Falls, South Carolina River Falls contra
Magic Foot on tour with Jesse Edgerton.
Sunday, May 23
8:00 p.m.
Thomas, West Virginia The Purple Fiddle
Magic Foot in concert.
Jun 18 – 20 Asheville, North Carolina Summer Soirée with Magic Foot, George Marshall calling.
Saturday, Aug 21
7:30 p.m.
Putney, VermontSolo performance at the Sandglass Theater. Tickets are $15.
Friday, Sep 3
6:00 p.m.
Brattleboro, Vermont Gallery Walk with Cantrip
Saturday, Sep 5 Private wedding
Sunday, Sep 5
Noon—midnight
Randolph, Vermont New World Festival
Appearing solo and with Cantrip.
Friday, Sep 17
7:30 p.m.
Brattleboro, Vermont In concert with Cantrip at the Hooker-Dunham Theater
Saturday, Sep 18
8:00 p.m.
Lenox, Mass Lenox contra
Fo'town
Sunday, Sep 18
7:30 p.m.
The Skye Theatre, South Carthage, Maine In concert with Cantrip
Monday, Sep 19
7:00 p.m.
Ellsworth, Maine In concert with Cantrip
Friday, Sep 24
8:00 p.m.
Tinmouth, Vermont Tinmouth Contra
TBA.
Friday, Oct 1
5:00—7:00 p.m.
Springfield, Mass. The Big E with Alden Robinson, Chris Stevens
Saturday, Oct 2
10:30—4:30 p.m.
Ithaca, New York Singing Workshop. Please e-mail for details
Sunday, Oct 3
8:00 p.m.
Ithaca, New York Bound For Glory on WVBR. Listen live at wvbr.com
Friday, Oct 22
8:00 p.m.
Tinmouth, Vermont Tinmouth Contra
Will Mentor calling; Sarah Blair on fiddle, myself on guitar.
Saturday, Nov 6
5:00 p.m.
Hinsdale, New Hampshire Picadilly Farm Harvest Supper: Family dance with Peter Siegel
Sunday, Nov 7
3:00 p.m.
Shrewsbury, Vermont Concert at Shrewsbury Library
Saturday, Nov 13
12:30 to 5:00 p.m.
Hollywood, Co. Wicklow Singing workshop at Ballymore Hall; singing session at Phil Murphy's pub at night. Contact Phil Callery (philcallery@gmail.com) for more details.
Sunday, Nov 14
11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
CREATE 10/11 Earl Street South, Dublin Singing workshop at Create (in The Liberties, off of Meath Street). Join me for a day of American harmony singing.
Wed, Nov 17
7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
The Pavillion, Lisdoonvarna, Co. Clare Singing workshop. €10
Saturday, Nov 20
10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast Singing workshop. Join me for a day of American harmony.
Saturday, Nov 20
7:30 p.m.
Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast Solo concert
Monday, Nov 22
7:30 p.m.
Enniskillen, Co. Omagh Singing workshop.
Friday, Nov 26
8:00 p.m.
Tinmouth, Vermont Tinmouth Contra
Adina Gordon calling; George Wilson on fiddle, myself on guitar.
Thursday, Dec 2
7:30 p.m.
Concord, Mass Scout House Contra
Fo'town
Friday, Dec 10
8:00 p.m.
Burlington, Vermont Queen City Contra
Fo'town
Saturday, Dec 18
10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Vermont Jazz Center, Brattleboro, Vermont Turtle Dove singing workshop with Val Mindel and myself.


2011

Saturday, Jan 8
10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Lucid Stage, 29 Baxter Boulevard, Portland, ME Singing workshop. $40 -please contact Ellen Murphy (radochas@gmail.com) for more information.
Saturday, Jan 15
8:00 p.m.
Capitol City Grange, Montpelier, Vermont Montpelier Contra Dance. David Kaynor calling; Morning Star playing.
Sunday, Jan 16
3:00 p.m.
Northampton, Mass. Northampton Family Dance.
Wednesday, Jan 19
4:00 p.m.
Cup and Top Café, Florence, Mass. Family concert
Friday, Jan 21
8:00 p.m.
Tinmouth, Vermont Tinmouth Contra Dance. Dave Eisenstadter calling; Danny Noveck on fiddle, and myself on guitar.
Jan 28—30 Woolman Hill Retreat Center Turtle Dove Winter Weekend with John Harrison and myself. Visit This link opens in a new windowwww.turtledoveharmony.org for more details.
Saturday, Feb 5
10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Edinburgh, Scotland Singing workshop. Contact Liz Elkind (liz.elkind10@gmail.com) for details and registration.
Monday, Feb 7
8:00 p.m.
Edinburgh, Scotland Singing workshop with Loud & Proud.
Thursday, Feb 10
12.00 p.m.
Glasgow, Scotland Master class at Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama.
Thursday, Feb 10
7:30 p.m.
Dunbar, Scotland Singing workshop.
Saturday, Feb 12
10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Hillhead Baptist Church, Glasgow, Scotland Singing workshop. Contact Harry Campbell (harry@muldoonspicnic.co.uk) for details and registration.
Sunday, Feb 13
10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
York, England Singing workshop with Chechelele. Contact Ruth Dance (ruthdance@btinternet.com) for details and registration.
Monday, Feb 14
evening
Snowdonia, Wales Potential singing workshop. Contact An Croenen (an.croenen@yahoo.co.uk) for details and registration.
Tuesday, Feb 15
7:30 p.m.
Chester, England Singing workshop at the Bear and Billet, a pub in the heart of Chester. Contact An Croenen (an.croenen@yahoo.co.uk) for details and registration.
Saturday, Feb 19
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Friends Meeting House, Upper Goat Lane, Norwich, England Singing workshop: £15. Contact Stephanie Anderson (01692 583400, or visit This link opens in a new windowwww.stephanie-anderson.co.uk) for details and registration.
Sunday, Feb 20
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
East Ruston Village Hall, School Road, East Ruston, England Singing workshop: £12. Contact Stephanie Anderson (01692 583400, or visit This link opens in a new windowwww.stephanie-anderson.co.uk) for details and registration.
Feb 22—Mar 15 Zimbabwe: I'll be collecting songs and studying mbira.
Friday, Mar 25
8:00 p.m.
Tinmouth, Vermont Tinmouth Contra Dance. Will Mentor calling: Rodney Miller on fiddle, myself on guitar.
Saturday, Mar 26
all day
Northampton, Mass. Spring Meltdown: an extravaganza of family music and literature.
Friday, Apr 1
8:00 p.m.
Brown University, Providence, RI Brown Contra with Danny Noveck and Chris Stevens
Saturday, Apr 2
1:00 — 4:30 p.m.
Providence, RI Singing workshop. For more details, contact Stephen Higa at stephen_higa@brown.edu.
Saturday, Apr 9
10:00 a.m. — 3:00 p.m.
Middlebury, Vermont Singing workshop at St. Stephen's Church on the Green. $30: contact Brennan Michaels or John Beattie at 802-352-4416 or owlhouse@wildblue.net
Sunday, Apr 10
5:00 p.m.
Greenfield, Mass. House concert at Mountain Road Music. $10: please contact Amanda at mountainroadmusic@gmail.com to RSVP and get directions.
Tuesday, Apr 12
6:00 p.m.
Salt Hill, Lebanon, NH Irish session with Roger Burridge.
Saturday, Apr 16
1:00 — 4:30 p.m.
Friends Meeting House, Putney, Vermont Songs of Zimbabwe singing workshop. $25: please call 802-770-0857 or email sing@turtledoveharmony.org to register.
Saturday, Apr 16
8:00 p.m.
Lenox, Mass. Lenox Contra Dance with Magic Foot Trio (Alden Robinson on fiddle)
Sunday, Apr 17
1:00 p.m.
NEFFA, Mansfield, MA Ceilidh dance with Ed Wallace and Randy Miller on twin fiddles.
Friday, Apr 22
8:00 p.m.
Tinmouth, Vermont Tinmouth Contra: Mary Wesley calling with Shirley White (fiddle) and June Drucker (bass).
Apr 29—May 1 Dallas, Texas When in Doubt, Swing with Magic Foot.
Friday, May 6
8:00 p.m.
Glen Echo, Maryland Glen Echo Contra: Woody Lane calling with Sarah Blair (fiddle) and Garrett Sawyer (bass).
Saturday, May 7
8:00 p.m.
Shepherdstown, WV Shepherdstown Contra: Anna Rain calling with Sarah Blair (fiddle) and Garrett Sawyer (bass).
Sunday, May 6
8:00 p.m.
Glen Echo, Maryland Glen Echo Contra: Anna Rain calling with Sarah Blair (fiddle) and Garrett Sawyer (bass).
Sunday, May 22
10:00 a.m. — 4:00 p.m.
Minnetonka, MN Singing workshop: for details, contact Betsy Sansby at bsansby@comcast.net.
May 23 — 26
Norwich, Vermont School residency at Marion Cross Elementary
Friday, May 27
8:00 p.m.
Tinmouth, Vermont Tinmouth Contra: I'm calling with the Cold River Band.
Sunday, Jun 12
7:00 p.m.
Brattleboro, Vermont Brattleboro Contra: with Mary Lea (fiddle) and Peter Siegel (guitar, mandolin).
Sunday, Jun 19
11:00 a.m.—2:00 p.m.
Putney, Vermont Putney Farmer's Market: with Roger Kahle (guitar)
Wednesday, Jun 22
6:30ish p.m.
Putney, Vermont J.D. McCliment's: Irish session
Thursday, Jun 23
6:00ish p.m.
Hanover, NH Salt Hill: Irish Session
Saturday, Jne 25 Amherst, Mass. Private Event
Sunday, Jun 26
12:00
Hanover, NH Singing workshop at the Friends Meetinghouse.
Thursday, Jun 30
6:00ish p.m.
Hanover, NH Salt Hill: Irish Session
Tuesday, Jul 5
7:30 p.m.
Concord, NH Summer Sings session at the Concord Community Music School.
Wednesday, Jul 6 Chester, Vermont Whiting Library Summer Reading program: storytelling performance
Tuesday, Jul 12 Quechee, Vermont Wilder Library Summer Reading program: storytelling performance
Wednesday, Jul 13 North Bennington, Vermont McCullough Library Summer Reading program: storytelling performance
Thursday, Jul 14 Lyndonville, Vermont Lyndonville Library Summer Reading program: storytelling performance
Thursday, Jul 14
6:00ish p.m.
Hanover, NH Salt Hill: Irish Session
18 — 24 Jul
Westercaputh, Perthshire, Scotland This link opens in a new windowTurtle Dove singing week with Ali Burns and Sheasby Matiure.
Friday, Aug 12 Dover, Vermont Dover Library Summer Reading program: storytelling performance
Aug 20 – 27 Plymouth, Mass. Camper's Week at Pinewoods. I'll be leading a chorus and playing dance music. Visit This link opens in a new windowwww.cdss.org for more information.
Saturday, Sep 10
1:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Northampton Friends Meeting House
Northampton, Mass.
Sing Zimbabwe! Singing workshop focusing on the traditional songs of Zimbabwe. $25.
Saturday, Sep 10
7:30 pm
Putney, Vermont House dance at Hither & Yon.
Saturday, Sep 17
8:00 p.m.
Greenfield, Mass. Contra dance with Magic Foot and special guest Sarah Blair.
Saturday, Sep 24
10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Portland, Maine Singing workshop at Lucid Stage: $40. Please contact Ellen Murphy at radochas@gmail.com for details and registration.
Oct 14–16 Syracuse, NY Phylla Mae Fall Fest with Magic Foot, David Kaynor, and August Wheat.
Fri, Oct 28
8:00 p.m.
Tinmouth, Vermont Tinmouth Contra with Nancy Turner calling, Cedar Stanistreet on fiddle.
Sat, Oct 29
all day
Keene, NH Singing workshop with Animaterra Women's Chorus
Sat, Nov 12
10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Ballymore Eustace, Co. Kildare, Ireland Singing workshop at the Ballymore Eustace Communtiy Center. €20 for the day.
Sun, Nov 13
10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Old Chapel, Sophia Centre, 25 Cork St, Dublin, Ireland Singing workshop. €60 for the day.
Tues, Nov 15
7:30 p.m.
Dublin, Ireland Workshop with the Discovery Gospel Choir
Wed, Nov 16
7:00–9:30 p.m.
Greystones Studios, Meridian Centre, Church Road, Greystones, Co. Wicklow Singing workshop: €25
Thurs, Nov 17
7:00–9:30 p.m.
Camden Palace Hotel, Cork, Ireland Singing workshop, focusing on shape note music. €10.
Sat, Nov 19
10:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast, Northern Ireland Singing workshop: £10/8.
Sun, Nov 20
11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
The Higher Bridges Gallery, Clinton Centre, Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh Singing workshop: £20.


2012

Jan 7 – 8
10:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m. each day
Santa Cruz, California Singing workshops. Sorry, this event is sold out.
Sunday, Jan 15
1:00 p.m.
Montpelier, Vermont Winter Folk festival: singing workshop and performing with Mayfly.
Saturday, Jan. 21
12:00–4:30 p.m.
Putney, Vermont Singing workshop with Nils Fredland and myself: visit This link opens in a new windowwww.turtledoveharmony.org for more details.
Saturday, Jan. 21
8:00 p.m.
Montpelier, Vermont Capitol City contra: Will Mentor calling with Morning Star (Sarah Blair, Garrett Sawyer, and myself).
Sunday, Jan. 22 Manchester, NH Singing workshop with Wellspring Hospice Singers.
Friday, Jan. 27
8:00 p.m.
Tinmouth, Vermont Tinmouth Contra: Adina Gordon calling: Sarah Blair, fiddle, and myself.
Saturday, Jan. 28
12:00–9:30 p.m.
Brattleboro, Vermont Northern Roots Festival

Bright Wings Chorus Here Below CD Release Tour


Friday, Feb 3
7:30 p.m.
Brattleboro, Vermont Concert at Headroom Stage: $12. E-mail me to reserve your space.
Saturday, Feb 4
7:30 p.m.
Barton, Vermont Concert at Barton United Church: $12. E-mail me to reserve your space.
Sunday, Feb 5
7:00 p.m.
Burlington, Vermont Concert at Ira Allen Chapel: $12. E-mail me to reserve your space.

UK Tour


Thursday, Feb 9
7:00 p.m.
Dunbar, Scotland Singing workshop with Dunbar Sings at Our Lady of the Waves. Contact Karen Dietz at kdietz@phonecoop.coop
Saturday, Feb 11
10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Edinburgh, Scotland Full day workshop at Christ Church Hall, Holy Corner. £25/£17 concession. Contact Liz Elkind to register at liz.elkind10@gmail.com
Sunday, Feb 12 York, England Closed workshop with Chechelele
Tuesday, Feb 14
7:00 p.m.
Kirriemuir, Scotland Singing workshop with Angus Folk. £8/£6 concession. info@angusfolk.org or This link opens in a new windowwww.angusfolk.org
Saturday, Feb 18
10:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Bury, England Singing workshop with the Bury Acapeelers at Blackburne Hall, The Wylde. £10 for non-choir members: contact Angela at acapeelers@hotmail.co.uk
Sunday, Feb 19
10:30–3:30
Coventry, England Full day workshop at the Herbert Art Gallery. £20/£17 concession. To book, contact Chris at chris.hoskins.poet@btinternet.com
Wednesday, Feb 22
10:00 a.m.
Newcastle-on-Tyne, England Singing workshop: The Sage Gateshead.
Thursday, Feb 23
10:00 a.m.
Newcastle-on-Tyne, England Singing workshop: The Sage Gateshead.
Feb 24 – 26 Hexham, England Singing weekend with Ali Burns: please visit This link opens in a new windowwww.aliburns.co.uk to register.
Tuesday, Feb 28
7:30 p.m.
Sheffield, England Singing workshop at St. Mary's Church, Bramall Lane
Wednesday, Feb 29
7:30 p.m.
Norwich, England Singing workshop with Big Sky.
Saturday, Mar 3
10:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Friends' Meeting House, Norwich, England. Singing workshop. £15: please contact Stephanie Anderson for more information at stephanie_anderson@hotmail.co.uk
Sunday, Mar 4
10:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
East Ruston, England Singing workshop. £15: please contact Stephanie Anderson for more information at stephanie_anderson@hotmail.co.uk
Tuesday, Mar 6
7:00 p.m.–9:30 p.m.
London, England Singing workshop at the Old Bowling Pavilion, Canbury Gardens, Kingston Upon Thames. £12. Contact Hannah Rose at hannahrose@naturalvoice.net

Sunday, Mar 18
3:00 p.m.
Northampton, Mass. Northampton Family Dance
Mar 23 – 25 Hulbert Outdoor Center, Fairlee, Vermont Turtle Dove singing weekend with Luke Hoffman, Eva Salina Primack, and Brendan Taaffe. $285. Please visit This link opens in a new windowwww.turtledoveharmony.org for more information.
Saturday, Apr 14
10:30–4:30
Middlebury, Vermont Singing workshop: please contact Brennan Michaels for more information at owlhouse@wildblue.net
Saturday, Apr 21
12:00 onwards
Mansfield, Mass NEFFA: New England Folk Festival

Magic Foot Southern Tour with Jesse Edgerton Calling


Sunday, May 13
8:00 p.m.
Glen Echo, Maryland Glen Echo contra.
Monday, May 14
8:00 p.m.
Asheville, North Carolina Grey Eagle contra.
Tuesday, May 15
8:00 p.m.
Winston Salem, North Carolina Vintage Theater contra.
Thursday, May 17
8:00 p.m.
Asheville, North Carolina Old Farmer's Ball.
Saturday, May 19
8:00 p.m.
River Falls, South Carolina River Falls contra.
Saturday, May 19
8:00 p.m.
River Falls, South Carolina River Falls advanced contra.


2013

Jan 11–13 Nelson, New Zealand Singing Weekend with Julian Raphael and myself. Contact communitymusic@xtra.co.nz for more details.
Jan 18-20 Auckland, New Zealand SummerSing: a singing weekend with Max Maxwell, Jimi Dine, and myself. This link opens in a new windowwww.singforjoy.org.nz for more details.
Jan 25-27 Wellington, New Zealand Zimfest: a weekend of mbira, marimba, and singing. I'll be teaching mbira and makwayera singing. Please contact communitymusic@xtra.co.nz for more information.
Thursday, Jan 31
7:30 pm
Oakland, California Singing workshop. Please contact Lauren Carley at lacarley@gmail.com to register.
Saturday, Feb 2
10:30 am–4:30 pm
Pacific Cultural Center, Santa Cruz, California Singing workshop with Brendan. The cost of the workshop is $50. To register, please send a check made out to 'Turtle Dove' to: Meg Sandow, P.O. Box 3596, Santa Cruz, CA, 95063
Saturday, Feb 9
10:00 am–4:00 pm
Tamworth Village Hall, Tamworth New Hampshire Singing workshop with Brendan. The workshop is on a sliding scale from $30-40. To register, please contact Joanna at joannakwiley@gmail.com.
Friday, Feb 22
8:00 pm
Tinmouth, Vermont Tinmouth Contra Dance. I'll be playing guitar with Danny Noveck on fiddle. Luke Donforth calling.
Saturday, Mar 2
10:30 am–4:30 pm
Martham, Norfolk, England Singing workshop. £15: please contact Stephanie Anderson for more information at stephanie_anderson@hotmail.co.uk
Saturday, Mar 3
10:30 am–4:30 pm
Norwich, England Singing workshop. £15: please contact Stephanie Anderson for more information at stephanie_anderson@hotmail.co.uk
Tuesday, Mar 5
7:30 pm
Castle Acre, Norwich, England Singing workshop.
Thursday, Mar 7
7:30 pm
Norfolk Folk Club This link opens in a new windowwww.norfolkfolk.co.uk Singing workshop.
Saturday, Mar 9
10:00 am–3:30 pm
Bath, England Singing workshop. For information and registration, please contact Jane Harris at jane@songways.co.uk.
Sunday, Mar 10 York, England Singing workshop with Chechelele
Wednesday, Mar 13
7:30–9:30 pm
Govanhill Baths, Glasgow, Scotland Singing workshop.Contact Harry Campbell at harry@muldoonspicnic.org.uk for details.
Thursday, Mar 14
7:30 pm
Dunbar, Scotland Singing workshop with Dunbar Sings.
Saturday, Mar 16
10:00 am–4:30 pm
Blackburne Hall, The Wylde, Bury, England Singing workshop with the Bury Acapeelers. £10 for non-choir members: contact Angela at hello@inspirevoices.co.uk
Sunday, Mar 17
10:30 am–4:30 pm
Bisley Hall, Stroud, England Singing workshop. £20. To register, please contact Nick at fionaandnick@btinternet.com
Monday, Mar 18
7:30 pm
Stoke on Trent, England Singing workshop as part of Penkhull Folk Week. For information, please contact Greg at boatband@yahoo.co.uk
Tuesday, Mar 19
7:30 pm
Sheffield, England Singing workshop.
Thursday, Mar 21
7:30 pm
Hay on Wye, Wales Singing workshop.To register, please contact Catherine at catherine@thebridgehay.co.uk.
Mar 22–24 Whitwell, Norwich, England Big Sky Whitwell Weekend with Sian Croose and Brendan Taaffe. £95.
Monday, Mar 25
7:30 pm
Hoxne, Norwich, England Singing workshop.
Friday, Apr 12
8:00 pm
Burlington, Vermont Queen City Contra with Pete Sutherland and Oliver Scanlon on twin fiddles.
Saturday, Apr 13
10:00 am– 4:30 pm
Burlington, Vermont Singing workshop with Avery Book and myself. Details tba.
Apr 25-28 Brattleboro, Montpelier, Cambridge, Amherst Bright Wings CD release tour. Details tba
Saturday, Apr 20
12:00 onwards
Mansfield, Mass NEFFA: New England Folk Festival: I will be leading workshops on makwayera singing and mbira.
Jun 29–Jul 7 Ashfield, Mass Turtle Dove Summer Week with Kathy Bullock, Ali Burns, and Brendan Taaffe. The cost of the week is $710. For more information, please visit This link opens in a new windowwww.turtledoveharmony.org
Sat, Oct 5
10–5
Yarmouth, Maine Singing workshop at 317 Main.$35 general public; $25 currently registered 317 Main students. (207) 846-9559 to register.
Sat, Oct 12
10:30–4:30
Frome, England Frome Voice Weekend Singing Workshop. Contact Rasullah at rasullah@btinternet.com
Sun, Oct 13
10:30–4:30
Defford Village Hall, Defford, England Singing Workshop. Details at This link opens in a new windowwww.vocalantics.co.uk
Mon, Oct 14
7:30–9:30
Swansea Metropolitan University, Swansea, Wales Singing Workshop. Contact June at humbrella@btinternet.com
Wed, Oct 16
7:30–9:30
Garden Café, Lower Lydbrook, Gloucestershire Singing workshop. Contact Paul at gardencafe@btinternet.com
Thurs, Oct 17
7:30–9:30
St. Mark's Church, Winchester, England Singing Workshop. Details at This link opens in a new windowwww.singwinchester.com/workshops
Fri, Oct 18
7:00–9:30
Weymouth, England Singing Workshop hosted by Quangle Wangle Choir. Contact Juliet at julietharwood@hotmail.com
Sat, Oct 19
10:30–4:30
St. Mark's, Bournemouth, England Singing Workshop, £35. Contact Sarah at sarahmcnaughton@hotmail.com
Sun, Oct 20
10:30–4:30
Petham Village Hall, Petham, England Singing Workshop hosted by the Maridadi Singers. Contact Angela at angelabarnes@talktalk.net
Tues, Oct 22
7:00
Dublin, Ireland Singing workshop with the Discovery Gospel Choir
Sat, Oct 26
10:30–4:30
Ballymore Eustace, Co. Kildare, Ireland Singing Workshop. Contact Phil at philcallery@gmail.com
Sun, Oct 27
1:00–5:00
Black Lion, Co. Cavan, Ireland Singing Workshop at the McNean Resource Centre. €25. Contact me to reserve a space.
Mon, Oct 28
7:30–9:30
Kinvara, Co. Galway Singing Workshop. €10. Contact me for details.
Tues, Oct 29
7:00–9:00
Cork, Ireland Singing Workshop at the Studio of Graffiti Theatre. €15. Contact Síle at silenibhroin@yahoo.com
Wed, Oct 29 Cork, Ireland Youth Singing Workshop: closed to the public.
Sat and Sun, Nov 2-3
10:30–4:30/ 11–5
Dublin, Ireland Singing Workshop at the Wisdom Centre, Sophia, 125 Cork Street. €100 for the weekend/ €85 if booked with a friend. Contact Mary at maryj@eircom.net
Fri, Nov 8
8:00
Burlington, Vermont Queen City Contra with Joanne Garton on fiddle
Sat, Nov 9
10:30–4:30
Burlington, Vermont Singing Workshop with Avery Book at the New City Galerie. Details at This link opens in a new windowwww.turtledoveharmony.org
Sat, Nov 9
7:30
Cornwall, Vermont Family Dance
Sat, Nov 23
10–5
Hanover, New Hampshire Singing Workshop with John Harrison at the Friends Meeting House. Details at This link opens in a new windowwww.turtledoveharmony.org
Fri, Dec 6
7:30
Brattleboro, Vermont CD release concert with The New Line. Details TBA
Sat, Dec 7
7:30
Montpelier, Vermont CD release concert with The New Line. Details TBA.
Dec 28–Jan 1 Dodgeville, Wisconsin Midwinter Festival at Folklore Village.


2014

Feb 17–21. Sharon, Vermont School residency.
Tuesday, Feb. 18
7:30 pm
Hanover Friends Meeting House, Hanover, NH Solo Concert. $12.
Friday, Feb. 21
8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Tinmouth, Vermont Tinmouth contra dance with Sarah Blair on fiddle, Mary Wesley calls.
Sunday, Feb. 23
7:00 pm
Cambridge, Mass. House concert at the home of Adam Simon. 45 1/2 Cherry St., Cambridge. $12 suggested donation. Rsvp to brendan@brendantaaffe.com
Saturday, Mar 1
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Bath Spa, England Singing Workshop at St. Luke's. £25/20. To register, contact Jane Harris at jane@songways.co.uk
Sunday, Mar 2
10:30 am – 4:30 pm
St. Mary's Church, Bridport, England Singing Workshop. £25/20. To register, contact Fran at franrois@hotmail.com
Monday, Mar 3
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Winchester, England Singing Workshop. Contact Jac at jac@singwinchester.com
Tuesday, Mar 4
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Sheffield, England Singing Workshop with the Purple Cats.
Wednesday, Mar 5
7:30 pm
House concert in Sheffield £5–8 suggested donation. At the home of Jane French. RSVP to janeefrench@live.com
Thursday, Mar 6
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Garden Café, Lower Lydbrook, Gloucestershire Solo Concert.. Contact Paul at gardencafe@btinternet.com
Saturday, Mar 8
10:30 am – 4:30 pm
Lansdown Hall, Stroud, England Singing Workshop, £20/18. To register, contact Nick at sing@circleofsong.co.uk or 01453 752978
Sunday, Mar 9
10:30 am – 4:30 pm
Castle Acre, England Singing Workshop. To register, contact Linda at linda.roast@btopenworld.com
Monday, Mar 10
7:30 pm
Village Hall, Castle Acre, England Solo concert.
Tuesday, Mar 11
7:30 pm
House concert in Norwich £5–8 suggested donation. At the home of Jane Ellis. RSVP to walkaboutjane@icloud.com
Wednesday, Mar 12
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Norwich, England Singing workshop. To register, contact Stephanie at stephanie_anderson@hotmail.co.uk
Thursday, Mar 13
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Norwich, England Singing Workshop with Big Sky.
Mar 14–16 Isle of Cumbrae, Scotland. Singing weekend with Karen Dietz and myself.
Monday, Mar 17
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Hillhead Baptist Church, Glasgow, Scotland Singing Workshop. To register, contact Harry at harry@muldoonspicnic.org.uk
Tuesday, Mar 18
10:00 am
North Berwick, Scotland Singing Workshop.
Thursday, Mar 20
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Largs, Scotland Singing Workshop. Contact Sheila at sheila@sheilaramsay.com
Saturday, Mar 22 Moniaive, Scotland Singing Workshop. Contact Kate for details at kate.sings2000@virgin.net.
Sunday, Mar 23
10:30 am – 4:30 pm
York, England Singing Workshop. To register, contact Ruth at ruthdance32@gmail.com
Monday, Mar 24
7:30 pm
York, England House concert at the home of Ilona Woodhead. Rsvp at ilonawoodhead@live.com
Tuesday, Mar 25
7:30 pm
Milton Keynes, England Singing Workshop with Milton Keynes Community Choir.
Wednesday, Mar 26
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
St. Luke's Church, Holloway, Islington, London Singing Workshop. £10/£5. Contact Angela at angela.reith@mayton.demon.co.uk
Friday, Apr 4
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Keene, New Hampshire Family dance at the Keene Public Library. FREE!
Saturday, Apr 5
7:30 pm
Montague, Mass. House concert: split bill with Peter Siegel. $10–15 suggested donation. At the home of Will Quale. RSVP to Will at will.quale@gmail.com
Apr 9—11; 16—17 Warren, Vermont School Residency
Saturday, Apr 12
10:30 am – 4:30 pm
St. Barnabas Church, Norwich, Vermont Singing workshop with John Harrison. $45. More information at This link opens in a new windowwww.turtledoveharmony.org.
Saturday, Apr 12
7:30 pm
Milford, NH House concert at the home of George Carvill and Ellie Weiss. Suggested donation $10–15. Rsvp at family@carvill.net
Tuesday, April 15
7:30 pm
Hanover Friends Meeting House, 42 Lebanon St
Hanover, NH
Solo concert. Suggested donation $10–15
Friday, Apr 18
8:00 pm
Tinmouth, Vermont Tinmouth Contra dance with Danny Noveck on fiddle. Amelia Fontein calls.
Thursday, May 1
7:30 pm
Bagitos Café
Montpelier, Vermont
Concert with The New Line: Pete Sutherland on banjo, Colin McCaffrey on guitar. Suggested donation $10–15.
Saturday, May 3
7:30 pm
The Old Firehouse
Tinmouth, Vermont
Concert with The New Line: Pete Sutherland on banjo, Colin McCaffrey on guitar. Suggested donation $10–15.
Sunday, May 4
7:00 pm
New City Galerie
Burlington, Vermont
Concert with The New Line: Pete Sutherland on banjo, Colin McCaffrey on guitar. Suggested donation $10–15.
Thursday, May 8
7:30 pm
The Nexus
Somerville, Mass.
House Concert with special guest, Max Newman. Suggested donation $10–15. RSVP to Julie at julievallimont@gmail.com / 401-481-5853. Please rsvp by May 7. Parking is by permit only: Davis Square is a ten minute walk.
Friday, May 9
7:30 pm
3B Brooklyn, 136 Lawrence Street
Brooklyn, New York
Solo House Concert at 3b. Suggested donation $10–15. Near almost all the trains: This link opens in a new window3bbrooklyn.com.
Saturday, May 10
7:30 pm
Tacoma Park, Maryland Solo House Concert. E-mail me for details.
Sunday, May 11
3:30 pm
Ballroom Blum
Adelphi, Maryland
Solo House Concert. Suggested donation $15–20, space limited. RSVP to Anna: annarain4@gmail.com / 301 779-4273.
Friday, May 16
8:00 pm
Tinmouth, Vermont Tinmouth Contra with Joanne Garton on fiddle.
Saturday, May 31 Alstead, NH Private wedding.
June 6–8 Sky Meadow Retreat
Stannard, Vermony
Turtle Dove Singing Weekend with Sheasby Matiure and Brendan Taaffe. More info at This link opens in a new windowturtledoveharmony.org.
Jun 13—15 Plymouth, Mass. Swing into Summer at Pinewoods
Jul 12—19 Roujan, Languedoc, France Turtle Dove Singing Week with Kate Howard — FULL.
Jul 26—Aug 2 Plymouth, Mass. Harmony of Song and Dance Week at Pinewoods: visit This link opens in a new windowcdss.org for details.
Fri, Aug 29
8:30 pm
Cambridge, Mass. campfire. A festival at Club Passim, Harvard Square's venerable folk club. I'm on stage with three other performers. Details at This link opens in a new windowwww.clubpassim.org.
Aug 30–Sep 1 Roxbury, Vermont Village Harmony's 25th Anniversary Weekend. I'll be leading workshops and performing with Bright Wings. Details at This link opens in a new windowwww.villageharmony.org
Sat, Sep 6 Walpole, NH Private Wedding
Thur, Sep 18
7:30 pm
Somerville, Mass House concert at the Nexus. Rsvp to monkeyhippy@gmail.com
Fri, Sep 19
8:00 pm
Brooklyn, New York House concert at the home of Liza Bruna and Sam Zygmuntowicz: 565 3rd Street. $15. Rsvp at AnneMarie.Edden@stantec.com
Sat, Sep 20
8:00 pm
Princeton, NJ House Concert. The venue is in a private music room in the Princeton area. Please obtain the address and directions when you RSVP to salon33@outlook.com
Sun, Sep 21
7:30 pm
Philadelphia, PA House concert at the home of Jon Potter. Rsvp to jonathan.o.potter@gmail.com.
Fri, Sep 26
7:30 pm
Rochester, NY House Concert at the home of Peggy and Rich Dempsey: 140 Fernboro Rd. $12–15. Contact peggybeg@rochester.rr.com to rsvp.
Sat, Sep 27
7:30 pm
Ithaca, NY House Concert at the home of Hope Rainbow: 514 N Aurora St. $10. Contact epoh.wobniar@gmail.com to rsvp.
Wed, Oct 1
7:30 pm
Portland, Maine Music at Blue. Solo show.
Oct 2–3 Hope, Maine School residencies
Fri, Oct. 3
7:00 pm
Hope, Maine Concert at Sweet Tree Arts. Reservations at sweettreearts@gmail.com / 207 763 2770
Sat, Oct 4
7:30 pm / 6:30 potluck
Bowdoinham, Maine House concert at the home of the Whittlesey's. 182 Ridge Road,suggested donation $10. For Further Information call David at 207 522–4118
Sun, Oct 5
1:00 pm
Belgrade, Maine House concert at the home of the Gawler's. 284 Guptill Road, Belgrade. Contact: johngawler2@gmail.com or mollyfaye8@gmail.com / 207 446–1553
Fri Oct 10
7:30 pm
Sandglass Theater
Putney, Vermont
Crankies and Ballads: an evening of crankies presented by Eric and Ines Bass, Kirk Murphy, Anna Patton, and Brendan Taaffe
Sat, Oct 11 Private wedding
Sun Oct 12
3:00 pm
Sandglass Theater
Putney, Vermont
Crankies and Ballads: an afternoon of crankies presented by Eric and Ines Bass, Kirk Murphy, Anna Patton, and Brendan Taaffe
Sun, Oct 12
7:00 pm
Brattleboro, Vermont Brattleboro Contra Dance with Shirley White and June Drucker. At the Stone Church
Fri, Oct 17
8:00 pm
Tinmouth, Vermont Tinmouth Contra Dance. Details TBA
Sat, Oct 18
10:30 am—4:30 pm
Hanover, NH Singing workshop with John Harrison and Brendan Taaffe at Hanover Friends Meeting House, 43 Lebanon St. $45.
Sun, Oct 19
7:00 pm
Brattleboro, Vermont House concert at MY own dang house. E–mail brendan@brendantaaffe.com to rsvp.
Oct 21—Nov 15 Study trip to Zimbabwe
Nov 21–23 Stannard, Vermont Turtle Dove Singing Weekend with Val Mindel and Brendan Taaffe. Details at This link opens in a new windowwww.turtledoveharmony.org.
Fri Nov 28
8:00 pm
Tinmouth, Vermont Tinmouth Contra Dance. Danielle Boudreau calling.
Dec 12–14 Woolman Hill
Deerfield, Mass
Youth Harmony Weekend with John Harrison, Suzannah Park, and Brendan Taaffe. Details at This link opens in a new windowwww.turtledoveharmony.org
Wed, Dec 17
7:30 pm
Middletown, Connecticut House concert


2015

Thu, Feb 19
7:30 pm
Livermore, California Solo house concert at the home of Ann Brown.
E-mail aewbrown@gmail.com for details / rsvp.
Fri, Feb 20
7:30 pm
Santa Cruz, California Solo house concert at Walnut Commons.
E-mail sglansdale@gmail.com for details / rsvp.
Sat, Feb 21—22
10:30—4:30 both days.
Santa Cruz, California Singing workshop at Walnut Commons.
$45 for one day / $80 for both.
E-mail sglansdale@gmail.com for details / rsvp.
Mar 1—3 Stump Sprouts, Hawley, Mass. Singing retreat with BUHS Madrigals
Sun, Mar 8
4:00 pm
Lexington, Mass. Mbira house concert with Kaia Wong at the home of Lucy DeWolf. $15.
E-mail ldewolf@rcn.com for details / rsvp.
Fri, Mar 20
7:30 pm
Amherst, Mass. The Wax Wing Four (my new quartet!) house concert at the home of Casey Steinberg.
Sat, Mar 21
7:30 pm
Old Firehouse: Tinmouth, Vermont The Wax Wing Four in concert
Sun, Mar 22
7:00 pm
Burlington, Vermont The Wax Wing Four in concert at New City Galerie
Fri, Mar 27
7:30 pm
Putney, Vermont The Bright Wings Chorus: concert at Next Stage. Get your tickets This link opens in a new windowhere.
Sat, Mar 28
7:30 pm
East Montpelier, Vermont The Bright Wings Chorus: concert at The Old Meeting House. Get your tickets This link opens in a new windowhere.
Sun, Mar 29
4:00 pm
Concord, Mass. The Bright Wings Chorus: house concert. Get your tickets This link opens in a new windowhere.
Wed, Apr 8
7:30 pm
Edinburgh, Scotland Solo house concert at the home of Rachel and Ian.
E-mail ianaegis@freeuk.com to rsvp. Suggested donation £8—10.
Fri, Apr 10
7:30 pm
North Berwick, Scotland Solo house concert. E-mail mdln@comcast.net for details / rsvp.
Apr 11—18 Laurieston, Scotland World Harmony Week at Laurieston Hall with Kate Howard, Ali Burns, Carl Linich, and Bongani Magatyana.
Sun, Apr 19
10:30 am—4:30 pm
York, England Singing workshop at York Steiner School, Danesmead.
£20 (£17 concession). Bring and share vegetarian lunch, drinks provided.
E-mail ruthdance32@gmail.com
Tue, Apr 21
7:00 pm
Lower Lydbrook, Gloucestershire, England Solo concert at the Garden Café: This link opens in a new windowwww.gardencafe.co.uk
Wed, Apr 22
7:30 pm
Stroud, England. Singing Workshop. To register, contact Nick at sing@circleofsong.co.uk or 01453 752978
Thu, Apr 23
7:30 pm
Frome, England Solo house concert at the home of Gwyneth Evans and Ian Fellows.
£8—10 suggested donation.
E-mail gwinian@gmail.com for details.
Fri, Apr 24
7:30 pm
Bath Spa, England Solo house concert at the home of Jane Harris. £8—10 suggested donation.
E-mail jane@songways.co.uk for details.
Sat, Apr 25
10:00 am—4:00 pm
Bath Spa, England Singing Workshop at St. Swithin's. £25/20: details at This link opens in a new windowwww.songways.co.uk
Sun, Apr 26
10:30 am—4:30 pm
Canterbury, England Singing Workshop at Lower Hardres Village Hall.
Info / tickets: 01227 767486 (Angela)
Mon, Apr 27
3:00 pm
Canterbury, England Solo house concert at the home of Shirley and Mike Batt, 59 Beverley Road, Canterbury.
Suggested donation £8—10. rsvp to reserve a space: shirleybatt@gmail.com
Tue, Apr 28
7:30 pm
Norwich, England Solo house concert at the home of Jane and Frank Ellis. £8—10 suggested donation.
Rsvp at walkaboutjane@icloud.com
Wed, Apr 29
7:00—9:30 pm
Norwich, England Singing Workshop at the Friends Meeting House, Upper Goat Lane. £15.
To book, e-mail stephanie_anderson@hotmail.co.uk
Sat, May 2
9:30 am—3:30 pm
Oxford, England Singing Workshop at St. Barnabas, Jericho.
£22 in advance booked online at This link opens in a new windowwww.singingsaturdays.co.uk £26 at the door.
E-mail info@singingsaturdays.co.uk
Sun, May 3
10:00 am—4:30 pm
Castle Acre, England Singing Workshop at Castle Acre Village Hall, Pyes Lane. £20.
Bring lunch to share. E-mail helen.bensihem@hotmail.co.uk
Mon, May 4
8:00 pm (doors open 7:45)
Castle Acre, England Solo concert: Castle Acre Village Hall. £7 (£6 concession)
Tue, May 5
8:00—10:00 pm
Cambridge, England Singing Workshop
Wed, May 6
8:00—10:00 pm
London, England Singing Workshop at St. Luke's Church (Hillmarton Road, N7 9JE).
£10 (£5 low income), pay on the door.
Info at angela.reith@mayton.demon.co.uk
May 11—14 Moretown, Vermont School Dance residency: Moretown Elementary School.
Fri, May 15
8:00 pm
Tinmouth, Vermont Tinmouth Contra Dance: Adina Gordon calling, Joanne Garton on fiddle.
May 22—24 City, New Jersey The Getaway
Jun 26—Jul 3 Glastonbury, England Turtle Dove Summer Singing Week with Sian Croose, Chartwell Dutiro, and myself. Full details at This link opens in a new windowwww.turtledoveharmony.org
Jul 11—19 Deerfield, Mass. Village Harmony's New England Adult Camp with David Akombo, Heidi Wilson, and myself. Details at This link opens in a new windowwww.villageharmony.org
Aug 23—30 Mckenzie Bridge, Oregon Village Harmony's Oregon Cascades Adult Camp with Larry Gordon, Natalie Nowytski, and myself. Details at This link opens in a new windowwww.villageharmony.org


2016

Sat, Jan 30
12:00–9:00 pm
Brattleboro, Vermont Northern Roots Festival
Tues, Feb 2
7:00 pm
Burlington, Vermont Shape Note Singing School, Ira Allen Chapel
Wed, Feb 3
6:00 pm
Shelburne, Vermont Treewild House Concert
$20. Limited seating: rsvp to JJames@cssu.org or 802 985-1124. Potluck at 6. Concert at 7
Fri, Feb 5 Keene, New Hampshire Keene Library Family Dance
Sat, Feb 6
10:30 am – 4:30 pm
Brattleboro, Vermont Choral arranging workshop
$40 includes lunch. E-mail brendan@brendantaaffe.com to register.
Thur, Feb 18
7:30 pm
Concord, Mass. Scout House Contra Dance with Danny Noveck and Corey DiMario.
Feb. 19–21 Village Harmony Winter Weekend Details at This link opens in a new windowwww.villageharmony.org
Sat, Feb 27
1:00–4:00 pm
Takoma Park, Maryland Singing Workshop at the home of Mairi Breen Rothman
Sat, Feb 27
7:30 pm
Washington, D.C. House Concert at the home of Penelope Weinberger. E-mail pz_weinberger@hotmail.com to rsvp.
Fri, Mar 4
7:30 pm
Ship Gallery, Ulster American Folk Park, Omagh Solo Concert. £5
Sat, March 5
10:30 am – 4:30 pm
Ship Gallery, Ulster American Folk Park, Omagh Singing Workshop. £20. Contact Val at info@togetheronevoice.co.uk to register.
Sat, Mar 12
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Wisdom Centre, 25 Cork Street, Dublin, Ireland Singing Workshop. €65 for the day. Contact Mary at maryj@eircom.net to register.
Sun, Mar 13
10:00 am
Dunlavin Singing workshop
April 1–3 North Yarmouth, Maine Maine Acoustic festival


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