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Folk Music Calendar

Events in Northeast Ohio

7/3/2014 Evelyn Horan

Also: Noon (Erin Kapferer), Anthony Doran. Thursday Wilberts Music, 812 Huron Rd E, Cleveland, www.wilbertsmusic.com/ (Folk/Singer/Songwriter)

3/7/2014 Will Owen Gage

Also: Spyder Stompers. Thursday Barking Spider, 11310 Juniper Rd, Cleveland, www.barkingspidertavern.com/ (Blues/Americana) (Folk)

7/5/2014 Joe Firstman

Saturday Wilberts Music, 812 Huron Rd E, Cleveland, www.wilbertsmusic.com/(Singer/Songwriter)

7/5/2014 Mark Dignam

Also: Bill Lestock. Saturday Barking Spider, 11310 Juniper Rd, Cleveland, www.barkingspidertavern.com/ (Singer/Songwriter) (Bluegrass)

7/6/2014 Billy Joe Shaver

Also: Zoe Muth and the Lost High Rollers. Sunday Beachland Ballroom, 15711 Waterloo Rd, Cleveland, beachlandballroom.com/(Country/Folk)

7/7/2014 Burlap To Cashmere

Also: Istvan Medgyesi. Monday Beachland Ballroom, 15711 Waterloo Rd, Cleveland, beachlandballroom.com/ (Alternative/Folk)

7/8/2014 Chris Kasper

Tuesday Beachland Ballroom, 15711 Waterloo Rd, Cleveland, beachlandballroom.com/ (Americana)

7/8/2014 Charlie Mosbrook

Also: Keith Bachman. Tuesday Barking Spider, 11310 Juniper Rd, Cleveland, www.barkingspidertavern.com/ (Folk) (Singer/Songwriter)

7/9/2014 Triage

Also: Boy = Girl. Wednesday Barking Spider, 11310 Juniper Rd, Cleveland, www.barkingspidertavern.com/ (Singer/Songwriter)

7/11/2014 Felix y Los Gatos

Friday Wilberts Music, 812 Huron Rd E, Cleveland, www.wilbertsmusic.com/ (Americana/Zydeco)

7/12/2014 40th Annual Music in the Valley Folk Festival

Saturday Hale Farm, 2686 Oak Hill Road, Bath, www.wrhs.org/halefarm (Folk Fest)

7/12/2014 Eve 'n' Stephen

Also: Rachel Brown. Saturday Barking Spider, 11310 Juniper Rd, Cleveland, www.barkingspidertavern.com/ (Singer/Songwriter) (Country/Blues)

7/13/2014 40th Annual Music in the Valley Folk Festival

Sunday Hale Farm, 2686 Oak Hill Road, Bath, www.wrhs.org/halefarm (Folk Fest)

7/13/2014 Amy Black

Also: Jeff German & The Blankety Blanks, Jesse Friedberg. Sunday Beachland Ballroom, 15711 Waterloo Rd, Cleveland, beachlandballroom.com/ (Americana) (Singer/Songwriter) (Folk/Rock)

7/13/2014 Elliot Ingersoll

Sunday Barking Spider, 11310 Juniper Rd, Cleveland, www.barkingspidertavern.com/ (Singer/Songwriter)

7/14/2014 Jim Kozel

Monday Barking Spider, 11310 Juniper Rd, Cleveland, www.barkingspidertavern.com/ (Guitarist)

7/15/2014 HillBenders

Tuesday Beachland Ballroom, 15711 Waterloo Rd, Cleveland, beachlandballroom.com/ (Bluegrass)

7/16/2014 Annalise Emerick

Wednesday Wilberts Music, 812 Huron Rd E, Cleveland, www.wilbertsmusic.com/ (Folk/Country/Singer/Songwriter)

7/16/2014 The Giving Tree Band

Also: The Blue Ribbon Bluegrass Band, The Hiram Rapid Stumblers. Wednesday Beachland Ballroom, 15711 Waterloo Rd, Cleveland, beachlandballroom.com/ (Folk/Rock) (Bluegrass) (Folk)

7/16/2014 Johnnyswim

Wednesday Beachland Ballroom, 15711 Waterloo Rd, Cleveland, beachlandballroom.com/ (Singer/Songwriter)

7/16/2014 Neon Don & Eva Dilcue

Also: Tim Matson. Wednesday Barking Spider, 11310 Juniper Rd, Cleveland, www.barkingspidertavern.com/ (Singer/Songwriter)

7/17/2014 BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet

Thursday The Kent Stage, 175 E Main St, Kent, OH 44240 www.thekentstage.com/ (Cajun)

7/17/2014 Northeast Ohio Drum & Music Jam

Thursday Beachland Ballroom, 15711 Waterloo Rd, Cleveland, beachlandballroom.com/ (Drum Jam)

7/17/2014 Guy Pernetti

Also: Hillbilly Idol. Thursday Barking Spider, 11310 Juniper Rd, Cleveland, www.barkingspidertavern.com/ (Guitarist) (Country)

7/18/2014 Jim Volk

Friday Barking Spider, 11310 Juniper Rd, Cleveland, www.barkingspidertavern.com/ (Guitarist)

7/19/2014 John Hammond

Also: Rory Block. Saturday The Kent Stage, 175 E Main St, Kent, OH 44240 www.thekentstage.com/ (Blues/Folk)

7/19/2014 Davey O.

Saturday Barking Spider, 11310 Juniper Rd, Cleveland, www.barkingspidertavern.com/ (Americana)

7/20/2014 Dawn & Hawkes

Sunday Beachland Ballroom, 15711 Waterloo Rd, Cleveland, beachlandballroom.com/ (Singer/Songwriter)

7/21/2014 Alice Wallace

Also:Red Brick Rhoades. Monday Barking Spider, 11310 Juniper Rd, Cleveland, www.barkingspidertavern.com/ (Singer/Songwriter) (Americana)

7/22/2014 Open Mic Night w/ Will Cheshier

Tuesday Barking Spider, 11310 Juniper Rd, Cleveland, www.barkingspidertavern.com/ (Open Mic)

7/23/2014 Gretchen Pluess

Also: The PBJs. Wednesday Wilberts Music, 812 Huron Rd E, Cleveland, www.wilbertsmusic.com/ (Singer/Songwriter) (Folk/Pop)

7/23/2014 Wild Child

Wednesday Beachland Ballroom, 15711 Waterloo Rd, Cleveland, beachlandballroom.com/ (Alternative/Folk)

7/23/2014 Joshua Robert

Also: Whiskey Charmers. Wednesday Barking Spider, 11310 Juniper Rd, Cleveland, www.barkingspidertavern.com/ (Singer/Songwriter) (Americana)

7/24/2014 Slaid Cleaves

Thursday Beachland Ballroom, 15711 Waterloo Rd, Cleveland, beachlandballroom.com/ (Americana)

7/24/2014 Spoon Too Soon

Also: Vicki Chew. Thursday Barking Spider, 11310 Juniper Rd, Cleveland, www.barkingspidertavern.com/ (Americana) (Folk/Rock)

7/25/2014 Bellfuries

Friday Wilberts Music, 812 Huron Rd E, Cleveland, www.wilbertsmusic.com/(Roots/Americana/Rockabilly)

7/26/2014 Drew Gibson

Also: Tom Stahl. Saturday Barking Spider, 11310 Juniper Rd, Cleveland, www.barkingspidertavern.com/ (Singer/Songwriter)

7/27/2014 Brent Kirby

Sunday Barking Spider, 11310 Juniper Rd, Cleveland, www.barkingspidertavern.com/ (Singer/Songwriter)

7/28/2014 Loves It

Also: Mark Augustine. Monday Barking Spider, 11310 Juniper Rd, Cleveland, www.barkingspidertavern.com/ (Folk/Rock) (Folk)

7/29/2014 John & Jackie

Tuesday Barking Spider, 11310 Juniper Rd, Cleveland, www.barkingspidertavern.com/ (Singer/Songwriter)

7/30/2014 Lonesome Ranger

Wednesday Barking Spider, 11310 Juniper Rd, Cleveland, www.barkingspidertavern.com/ (Singer/Songwriter)

7/31/2014 Strand of Oaks

Also: Ryley Walker. Thursday Beachland Ballroom, 15711 Waterloo Rd, Cleveland, beachlandballroom.com/ (Folk) (Folk/Rock)

7/31/2014 Heather Luttrell & The Opossum Den

Also: Brett Howland, Honey Bucket. Thursday Barking Spider, 11310 Juniper Rd, Cleveland, www.barkingspidertavern.com/ (Blues/Americana/Folk) (Folk) (Singer/Songwriter)

8/19/2014 Syrup

Tuesday Cuyahoga County Public Library in Solon, 34125 Portz Parkway Solon, Ohio 44139, www.cuyahogalibrary.org/Branches/Solon.aspx (Folk)





Open Mic Night every Thursday @ 7pm at the Ohio Music Shop, 118 East Main Street, Kent, OH 44240, Phone: (330) 673-4700, www.ohiomusicshop.com

Open Mic Nightevery Monday 7pm at Northside Bar and Grill in Akron, 111 North Main Street, Akron, Ohio. 330-434-0611

Kent Old-Time Shindig 5 to 8pm free, first Sunday of every month takes place year round. The acoustic string band music of yesteryear comes alive at the Kent Shindig, an open jam for old-time music and dance, and includes lively Appalachian reels, as well as the occasional Irish tune, Civil War tune, etc.  All are welcome to play (bring an acoustic instrument), dance, and/or listen.
Europe Gyro-Pizza, 107 South Depeyster Street, Kent, Ohio. (330) 673-1352

Valley House Concert Series
Cuyahoga Valley National Park(CVNP) hosts a monthly house concert featuring former CVNP Artist-in-Residence Ed Caner who serves as both musician and host. The series, which occurs on the third Sunday of every month through May, will highlight local guest performers and different styles of music in the intimate setting of a restored bank barn, on the Hines Hill Campus.
Concerts start at 7:00 p.m.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Admission: $8 adults, $6 CVNPA members.
Advance sales are available by calling (330) 657-2909.
Seating is limited. Facility is not wheelchair accessible.
Hines Hill Conference Center is located at 1403 W. Hines Hill Road in Peninsula. This is approximately one mile east of Riverview Road.

Irish Dance Sets 8:00 - 10:00. on every Tuesday at the St. Clarence Church (30106 Lorain Rd., North Olmsted)

English Country Dance 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. on every Thursday at St. Christopher Church (7601 Old Mill Rd., near River Rd., Gates Mills)

Scottish Country Dance 8:00 - 10:00 every Friday at St. Ann School Gym (2160 Stillmas Rd. (Rt-306), Chagrin Falls)

Contra Dancing 6:30 p.m. Lesson Times for the following venues: Troy Community House. 7 p.m. Lesson Times for the following venues: Lakewood Masonic Temple, Valley College Grange, Greentown Community Park Bldg, and Boston Twp Schoolhouse. 7:30 p.m. Lessons for the following venues: Hales Gym, Wilder Main, Grace Lutheran Church and Chagrin Falls Township Hall.

Contra dancing is open to all and is family friendly. Learn the dance steps in minutes and then dance to the live music. A caller, working with a group of live musicians, guides dancers through a variety of dances. The musicians are world class, playing folk music. Paul Kovac Mandolin & Guitar Denny Jones Master Fiddle, Jen Mauer Bass & Accordion Joe Hunter Key boards, Will Craig Percussion & Sound Kenny Wilson Dance Caller. Tickets 17 & Under $8.00, Adults $10.00, Families $25.00. For further Information — www.neocontradance.org Will Craig 216.316.0068.  willrcraig@gmail.com Or Jim Newell 440.247.5751

Kent Community Sing (a-long) presented by Cuyahoga River Concerts, First Wednesdays, 7:00-8:30 pm at the UU Church of Kent, 228 Gougler Ave. Kent. Free but donations accepted.  Call 810-265-4007 for more inforation or go to www.cuyahogariverconcerts.com

Peninsula Valley Foundation offers a concert series every Friday Night called Voices in the Valley. They also host an Open Mic every 3rd Thursday. For more information contact Peninsula Valley Foundation Special Events Coordinator/Community Outreach at www.peninsulahistory.org or 330-760-0403

 
 

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