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Folk Music Calendar

Events in Northeast Ohio

4/3/2014 Richard Shindell

Thursday The Landings Rec Center, 425 Avon Belden Road, Avon Lake bit.ly/1jFWYKn (Folk)

4/4/2014 Chuck Mead & His Grassy Knoll Boys

Also: Rachel & The Beatnik Playboys. Friday Beachland Ballroom, 15711 Waterloo Rd, Cleveland, beachlandballroom.com/ (Folk/Americana/Country) (Country/Blues/Americana)

4/4/2014 Contra Dance

Friday Hales Gym, 180 W Lorain St., Oberlin, www.oberlin/edu/stuorg/contra/ (Teaching)

4/4/2014 Swing Dance

Bainbridge Township Town Hall, 17826 Chillicothe Rd. (Rt-306), Chagrin Falls (Lessons - 8, Dance - 9 - 11:30)

4/5/2014 Jeff Powers

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

4/5/2014 Contra Dance

Saturday Lakewood Masonic Temple, 15300 Detroit Ave., Lakewood (Teaching Contra/Schottische)

4/5/2014 Contra Dance

Saturday Troy Community House, 13950 Main Mkt. Rd. (Rt-422) East of Rt-700, Welshfield (Teaching)

4/5/2014 Contra Dance

Saturday Valley College Grange, 2411 Shreve Rd. (Rt-226), Wooster (Teaching)

4/6/2014 Amy Cook

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

4/7/2014 Red Brick Rhoades

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

4/8/2014 Joe Rollin Porter

Tuesday Barking Spider, 11310 Juniper Rd, Cleveland, www.barkingspidertavern.com/ (Folk/Blues/Fingerstyle Guitar)

4/9/2014 Tim Matson

Also: Jody Getz & Friends. Wednesday Barking Spider, 11310 Juniper Rd, Cleveland, www.barkingspidertavern.com/ (Singer/Songwriter)

4/10/2014 Contra Dance

Thursday Boston Twp Schoolhouse, 1775 Main (Rt-303) (Corner of Riverview Rd & Rt-303), Peninsula (Teaching)

4/11/2014 The Womack Family Band

Also: Nate Jones Band, Rachel Brown & the Beatnik Playboy. Friday The Kent Stage, 175 East Main St., Kent, www.thekentstage.com (Folk/Rock) (Singer/Songwriter)

4/11/2014 Contra Dance(Dandelion Romp)

Friday Hales Gym, 180 W Lorain St., Oberlin, dromp@oberlin.edu (Dance)

4/11/2014 English Country Dance

Friday Triune Lutheran Church, 4810 W. Mill, Broadview Heights (Lesson - 8)

4/12/2014 Al Rose

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

4/12/2014 Nate Condrey and Carrie Ryan

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

4/12/2014 Contra Dance(Dandelion Romp)

Friday Hales Gym, 180 W Lorain St., Oberlin, dromp@oberlin.edu (Dance)

4/12/2014 Contra Dance

Greentown Community Park Bldg, 9845 Cashner, off Greensburg/State Rd, Greentown (Teaching)

4/13/2014 Contra Dance(Dandelion Romp)

Friday Hales Gym, 180 W Lorain St., Oberlin, dromp@oberlin.edu (Dance)

4/14/2014 The Progressives

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

4/14/2014 John McGrail

Also: Bert Dennis & Ryann Anderson Duo, Quinn Sands. Monday Beachland Ballroom, 15711 Waterloo Rd, Cleveland, beachlandballroom.com/ (Singer/Songwriter) (Blues/Americana)

4/15/2014 Elliot Ingersoll

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

4/15/2014 Contra Dance

Tuesday Chagrin Falls Township Hall, 83 Main St., Chagrin Falls (Teaching)

4/16/2014 Mal San Marco

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

4/17/2014 Spoon Too Soon

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

4/18/2014 3 to Go

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

4/19/2014 Second Hand Dogs

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

4/18/2014 Jason Patrick Meyers Band

Also: Nate Jones. Friday Beachland Ballroom, 15711 Waterloo Rd, Cleveland, beachlandballroom.com/ (Americana/Country) (Singer/Songwriter)

4/18/2014 English Country Dance

Friday Unitarian Society Hall, 2728 Lancashire Rd., Cleveland Heights (Lesson - 8)

4/19/2014 Contra Dance

Saturday Grace Lutheran Church, 13001 Cedar Rd., Cleveland Heights (Teaching)

4/21/2014 Marcus Whitemire

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

4/22/2014 Open Mic Night

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

4/22/2014 TIYL - Carole King

Also: Mary Scholz. Tuesday Wilberts Music, 812 Huron Rd E, Cleveland, www.wilbertsmusic.com/ (Folk/Indie/Pop) (Singer/Songwriter)

4/22/2014 Cory Branan

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

4/23/2014 James Brentar

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

4/24/2014 Anita Keys & Friends

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

4/24/2014 Contra Dance

Thursday Boston Twp Schoolhouse, 1775 Main (Rt-303) (Corner of Riverview Rd & Rt-303), Peninsula (Teaching)

4/25/2014 RailShakers

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

4/25/2014 Rebekah Jean

Also: Demos Paradimas. Friday Beachland Ballroom, 15711 Waterloo Rd, Cleveland, beachlandballroom.com/ (Americana) (Americana/Singer/Songwriter)

4/26/2014 Catherine Koch

Also: Davie O. Saturday Barking Spider, 11310 Juniper Rd, Cleveland, www.barkingspidertavern.com/ (Singer/Songwriter) (Americana)

4/26/2014 Contra Dance

Saturday Boston Twp Schoolhouse, 1775 Main (Rt-303) (Corner of Riverview Rd & Rt-303), Peninsula (Teaching)

4/26/2014 Spanning the Spectrum: A Unique Musical Odyssey

Summit Choral Society presents a tribute at the Akron Civic Theatre to the events of May 4, 1970 with special speaker, KSU Professor Emeritus Jerry Lewis. Bluegrass band Honeytown performs with the chorus in the concert's second half.
www.summitchoralsociety.org/

4/27/2014 Brent Kirby

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

4/27/2014 Waltz & Swing Dance

Sunday Grace Lutheran Church, 13001 Cedar Rd., Cleveland Heights (Waltz - 2, Swing - 4)

4/28/2014 Chris Padgett

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

4/28/2014 Jayke Orvis & The Broken Band

Also: Rodney & The Regulars, James Hunnicutt. Monday Beachland Ballroom, 15711 Waterloo Rd, Cleveland, beachlandballroom.com/ (Alternative/Country) (Swing/Country) (Folk/Singer/Songwriter)

4/29/2014 Rock, Salt & Nails

Also: Sheela & The Others. Tuesday Barking Spider, 11310 Juniper Rd, Cleveland, www.barkingspidertavern.com/ (Folk/Traditional) (Singer/Songwriter)

4/30/2014 Avin Baird

Also: Guy Pernetti. Wednesday Barking Spider, 11310 Juniper Rd, Cleveland, www.barkingspidertavern.com/ (Folk) (Guitarist)

4/30/2014 Austin Craig

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




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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