Summer 2014  

Sat/June 14 ~ Benefit for Lost Voices w/Mike Ball and Jen Cass ~ cookout 5:30, concert 7:00.  Shalom Lutheran Church  1740 E. M-36, Pinckney, MI.  $10 concert, free will donation for dinner.  Tix at door or call (734)878-6859.

                           ~Part One of my Annual Pasty Belt Tour  (going to the UP)~

Thurs/June 26   3:00Bonifas Art Center  Open House ~ 700 First Ave, South, Escanaba (906)786~3833.  This date begins an exhibit on the charming old logging town of Nahma.  I’ve played and stayed at the historic (and haunted!) Nahma Inn.  It’s a great UP spot and they’re having a music festival on that Saturday, June 28th.  Check out Nahma here.

Thurs/June 26   6:30 ~ Escanaba Public Library.  ’The Heart of Ireland.’ 400 Ludington, Escanaba.

Fri/June 27    Point Iroquois Lighthouse   ’Lighthouses & Legends’ 10:00am – ‘Bunyan & Banjoes’ 1:00pm. Near the town of Brimley and Whitefish Point on Lake Superior.

Sat/June 28   7:00   Falling Rock Cafe and Bookstore   104 E. Munising Ave, Munising (home of Pictured Rocks)  (906)387-3008

Mon/June 30   2:00   Brookridge Heights Senior Facility ~ ‘Lighthouses & Legends’  1901 Division St, Marquette

   ~home from the UP~

Thurs/July  10   6:30PM   Webster Park,  Hudson, Michigan, w/ 4 of theYellow Room Gang + Rod Capps

Wed/July 16   8:00  Acoustic Spotlight 6 St. Patrick Street, London, Ontario (519)433-9418 or (519)434-7963

Sat/July  19   5:00-6:00   Summer Fun Festival    St. Joseph’s Church  6805 Mast Road,  Dexter, Michigan

Thurs/July 25   6:30-8:30  Sandhill Crane Vineyards  4724 Walz Road, Jackson, Michigan
A “Thirsty Thursday” concert.   $5 gets you in the door + wine samples and there are plenty of wines and great food to purchase.  The best deal in town!

Fri/July  25    7:00-9:00    Friday Night Summer Concert w/David Mosher  East Jordan Bandshell, 119 Spring Street, East Jordan, Michigan

Sat/July  26  Harbor Springs, private party w/David  (you can have a private concert too – send me an email!)

Wed/July 30   7:00  St. Johns Bandshell w/David Mosher at St. Johns, Michigan City Park

Sun/Aug 3  Ann Arbor Bandshell still working out details

Thurs/Aug 14  Glen Lake Library  11:00am  10115 Front St, Empire, Michigan     ‘Bunyan & Banjoes’ family program

Fri/Aug  15 Wild Blueberry Festival  2 shows – 12:00 ‘ Bunyan & Banjoes’ & 6:30pm ‘Lighthouses & Legends’.  This is wonderful small town festival just miles down the road from Whitefish Point.  More blueberries than you can imagine.

Sat/Aug 30 Thumbfest ~ all day music festival w/performances & workshops in beautiful Lexington, Michigan on Lake Huron.  Best of all, it’s FREE.

Further down the road ~ some September highlights include Trinity House Theatre, Ten Pound Fiddle and the Flint Folklore Concert Series.  Stay tuned!






Spring 2014

    Spring has grudgingly made her appearance here in Ann Arbor.  It seems to be one step forward and two steps back with the temps and we’re hungry enough to take anything above 40 degrees right now!  I had a little garden experiment going ~ I planted cold weather greens in my raised bed in late fall […]



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