“Joel Mabus is a free-ranging fretboard genius and funny, deep songwriter whose warm voice, sly humor, and musicianship sweep audiences along for the ride.“ – Cornell Folk Song Society 2014 More info...Genre: Comedy, Community Singing, Contemporary Folk, Singer SongwritersCaller Peter Baker, with music by Askin’ for Trouble More info...
Friday, December 11, 2015Community Music SchoolCome sing wonderful, seasonal songs with your community, all evening long. Lyric books provided; special ‘family’ pricing. More info...Genre: Community Singing
Saturday, December 12, 2015Community Music SchoolCome join folk enthusiasts ages 3 – 13 and their family in singing Holiday songs with song leading veteran Sally Potter. More info...Genre: Great for KidsCaller Darlene Underwood, with music by The Johns More info...Final Lansing appearance! “Blessed with the voice of an old soul from the mountains, a gentlemanly air, and the ability to sling hundreds of notes with razor-crisp precision at the speed of a machine gun, Strings’ flat-picking talent seems almost beyond comprehension to veterans of the local bluegrass scene, especially given his youth.” Northern Express More info...Genre: Americana, Bluegrass, Michigan Artists, RootsCome join folk enthusiasts ages 3 – 13 and their family for fun with harmonica. More info...Genre: Great for KidsA seamless, polished, barrel-drum-tight, rhythmically innovative and wildly entertaining traditional music powerhouse.” -The Guardian More info...Genre: British Isles/ Celtic, Humor, Roots, Singer Songwriters, The Next Generation
Friday, January 29, 2016Hannah Community Center“John McCutcheon is not only one of the best musicians in the USA, but also a great singer, songwriter, and song leader. And not just incidentally, he is committed to helping hard-working people everywhere to organize and push this world in a better direction.” — Pete Seeger More info...Genre: Community Singing, Mid-Winter Singing Festival, Singer Songwriters, Traditional Folk
Saturday, January 30, 2016Hannah Community CenterThe Hills are Alive! A Sing-Along to the movie “The Sound of Music” and costume contest! This is not just a chance to see the classic movie on the big screen in magnificent Technicolor and glorious cinemascope, it’s a major audience participation event with subtitles for all the songs. More info...Genre: Community Singing, Mid-Winter Singing Festival
Saturday, January 30, 2016Hannah Community CenterKids of all ages are encouraged come to the Hannah Community Center and sing folk songs. More info...Genre: Community Singing, Great for Kids, Interactive, Mid-Winter Singing Festival
Saturday, January 30, 2016Hannah Community CenterEach year, we bring back some old favorites, and add the energy of some new folks. Song sheets for each workshop will be given out by the presenter. More info...Genre: Community Singing, Great for Kids, Interactive, Mid-Winter Singing FestivalEnjoy the high energy and exquisite musicianship from two of Michigan’s favorite bands – Kalamazoo-based An Dro and Greater Lansing’s Heartland Klezmorim. (The Chenille Sisters concert is officially postponed until Fall, 2016) More info...Genre: British Isles/ Celtic, Instrumentalists, Klezmer, Michigan Artists, Traditional FolkCaller Gaye Fifer, with music by Oh! Contraire More info...Join four favorite Michigan groups as they present their favorite songs from The Roaring Twenties. More info...Genre: Americana, Singer Songwriters, Traditional Folk
Saturday, February 13, 2016Community Music SchoolCome join folk enthusiasts ages 3 – 13 and their family for the family dance! It’s fun, easy, vigorous, and a great way to enjoy live music! More info...Genre: Dance, Great for KidsSheila Kay Adams is a seventh generation ballad singer, storyteller, and musician from the Sodom Laurel community of Madison County, North Carolina. More info...Genre: Singer Songwriters, Traditional FolkCaller TBA, with music by TBA More info...Music from the West of Ireland with passionate vocals and dazzling instrumentals. More info...Genre: British Isles/ Celtic, Singer Songwriters, Traditional Folk
Friday, March 11, 2016The AMPTwo strong, heartfelt songwriters bring their passion to the fiddle. Co-produced with Goldenrod Music. More info...Genre: Contemporary Folk, Humor, Michigan Artists, Singer Songwriters, The Next Generation
Saturday, March 12, 2016Community Music SchoolFiddle Scouts offers young people a chance to explore folk music and the folk arts in a relaxed, community setting. You and your children are invited to attend! Local or visiting musicians and artists engage children in a hands-on, interactive experience. Through fun and discovery, we’ll build the next generation of folk music fans. More info...Genre: Great for Kids
Friday, March 18, 2016Community Music SchoolSince 1971 Pop Wagner and Bob Bovee have produced some of the most spirited traditional music around. More info...Genre: Humor, Singer Songwriters, Storytelling, Traditional Folk“Larkin’s shows are celebrations of song, guitar and voice coming together in perfect unison with a perfect blend of skill and humility. Patty Larkin would never tell you that she’s a great guitarist, but she’ll show you all night long.”-CityBeat More info...Genre: Instrumentalists, Singer Songwriters“Davis’ folksy and humble stage presence, combined with his humorous monologues, made one feel that this was not a concert, but rather, an impromptu performance on a front porch down in some southern swamp. Indeed, at times Davis had the audience singing, clapping and stomping their feet.” -Daily Herald Tribune More info...Genre: Americana, Blues, Humor, Singer SongwritersCaller Bob Stein, with music by Cosmic Otters More info...
Friday, April 08, 2016Community Music SchoolThese two Michigan-based musicians demonstrate the art of “songs without words.” (As well as a few with words!) More info...Genre: Contemporary Folk, Instrumentalists, Michigan Artists, Singer SongwritersApril Verch blends the traditions of roots music and step-dancing with her own artistic voice and vision in a high-energy show that puts her award-winning fiddling and songwriting talents out front. More info...Genre: Bluegrass, Dance, Instrumentalists, Traditional Folk
Saturday, April 16, 2016Community Music SchoolCome join folk enthusiasts ages 3 – 13 and their family for fun with the April Verch Band. More info...Genre: Great for Kids“He’s the closest thing [Canada] has to Woody Guthrie” – The Georgia Strait More info...Genre: Contemporary Folk, Singer Songwriters, Storytelling“Special Consensus is a superb bluegrass outfit in a classic vein but with more than enough modern sensibilities to attract every ear in this now pleasantly fractionating genre.” Mark S. Tucker, The Folk & Acoustic Music Exchange More info...Genre: Bluegrass, Instrumentalists, Singer Songwriters, Traditional Folk“It takes serious talent to sing and play this effortlessly.” -Gretchen Peters More info...Genre: Americana, Contemporary Folk, Singer SongwritersCaller TBA, with music by TBA More info...
Saturday, May 14, 2016Community Music SchoolInteractive musical show infused with rhythm instruments, singing and movement. More info...Genre: Dance, Great for KidsCaller Michael Hamilton, with music by TBA More info...
The Next Few Events..Friday, December 04, 2015
Joel Mabus – In Concert Saturday, December 5, 2015
Contra and Square Dance Friday, December 11, 2015
12th Annual Holiday Sing hosted by Sally Potter, wsg Doug Berch Saturday, December 12, 2015
Fiddle Scouts – Holiday sing-a-long with Sally Potter
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