Latest update: Thursday August 21st, 2014

Future tours in planning: Sept 2014: USA tour of Eastern States; Oct/Nov 2014: USA tour of AZ, NM, TX, LA, AL, GA, NC; Jan/Feb 2015: USA tour of CA, OR, WA. Available for concerts in Scotland at all other times. Concert suggestions always welcome. Please email

August 2014 IN SCOTLAND

Saturday August 30th, 2014  Perth Concert Hall, Perth, Scotland. Jim will make a guest appearance in his home town to sing his song ‘Battle of Waterloo’ at Far, Far from Ypres, a concert of songs from, or about, the First World War, with a stellar cast of performers from Scotland’s folk and traditional music scene, including Ian McCalman, Barbara Dickson, Dick Gaughan, the Sangsters, Siobhan and Brian Miller and many more, compered by Iain Anderson. Tickets available online from Horsecross:


Friday September 12th, 2014  Montague MA Community Hall, 34 Main Street, Montague MA. Concert begins 7.30pm. Advance tickets $15/Tickets at the door $18. Further info and tickets from Louise Dunphy: or call 413-548-9860. Thanks to our sponsors The Harp Irish Pub, St Andrew’s Society and 4Seasons Liquors. Opener: local singer/songwriter Paul Kaplan.

Saturday September 13th, 2014  Voorheesville NY Old Songs Concert Series, 8pm. Venue address: Old Songs, 37 South Main Street, Voorheesville NY. Tickets $20/$5 for children under 12 (plus booking fee). Available in advance via the Old Songs website: or call Old Songs to reserve: (518) 765-2815 (when online tickets sell out there still may be some available by phone).

Sunday September 14th, 2014  New Haven CT House concert at the home of Susan and Bob Frew, 7pm. Suggested donation $20 adults/$10 children. Venue: 204 Bishop Street, New Haven CT 06511. Please sign up by emailing to book your place. Thank you!

Wednesday September 17th, 2014  Dover NH Red & Shorty’s, 8pm. Homely, friendly house concert venue in Lorna and Joes Simes’ home, 4 Paul Street, Dover NH 03820. Tickets $15. Tel: 603.767.3305. You can pre-order tickets by sending an email to, or buy tickets online:

Thursday September 18th, 2014  Warner NH House concert at the Old Bean Tavern, 12 Newmarket Road, home of David Swords and Jennifer Goodrich. 7pm. Artist donation $20. By reservation only. To sign up and receive directions, please email Feel free to bring snacks to share and whatever you like to drink.

Friday September 19th, 2014  Concord NH New Hampshire Highland Games, Loon Mountain NH.

Saturday September 20th, 2014  Concord NH New Hampshire Highland Games, Loon Mountain NH.

Sunday September 21st, 2014  Concord NH New Hampshire Highland Games, Loon Mountain NH.

Tuesday September 23rd, 2014  Brooklyn, NY House concert at the Spiessbachs’ Park Slope home, 7.30pm. Artist donation $20, reservations required. To book your place (very limited) please email Address and directions will be given a few days in advance to those with reserved seats. BYOB.

Wednesday September 24th, 2014  Flemington NJ Hunterdon Library, 7pm. FREE CONCERT. Venue: Hunterdon County Library, 314 State Route 12, Flemington NJ 08822.

Thursday September 25th, 2014  Media PA Green Willow House Concert at the home of John and Jayne. Suggested donation $20. Potluck dinner at 6.30pm; concert at 7.30pm. BYOB. Seats limited so reservations required; directions will be given on sign-up. To secure your place please email or telephone 302-456-3242.

Friday September 26th, 2014  Elkton MD Big Elk Chapel, 7pm. Concert in the charming white chapel at the intersection of Gallaher and Big Elk Chapel Roads. Suggested donation $18. For further information or to reserve seats, please call Lisa Dolor: 410-392-3946.

Saturday September 27th, 2014  Bethlehem PA Celtic Classic Festival Jim is scheduled to perform 1.30-2.30pm at the Tavern in the Glen and 8.30-9.30pm at the Ice House. (Please check these details on the day as timings can change.)

Sunday September 28th, 2014  Bethlehem PA Celtic Classic Festival Jim is scheduled to perform 2.30-3.15pm in the Ice House and 4.15-5pm, again in the Ice House. (Please check these details on the day as timings can change.)


Thursday October 23, 2014  Prescott AZ

Friday October 24, 2014  Tubac AZ Tubac Center of the Arts, 7.30pm. Tickets $20/$25. Venue address: 9 Plaza Road, Tubac AZ 85646. Phone (520) 398 2371 or visit

Saturday October 25, 2014  Phoenix AZ Irish Cultural Center, 7pm. Tickets $15 advance/$17 at the door. Advance tickets available from For further information visit or call 602-258-0109. Venue address: Irish Cultural Center, 1106 North Central Avenue, Phoenix AZ 85004.

Sunday October 26, 2014  Tucson AZ

Monday October 27, 2014  Las Cruces NM To be confirmed

Tuesday October 28, 2014  Albuquerque NM The Cooperage, 7.30pm. Tickets $17 advance/$22 on day of show. You can buy yours here: or visit Hold My Ticket (112 2nd St SW) or call: 505-886-1251. Presented by AMP Concerts – thank you Neal!

Thursday October 30, 2014  Austin TX House concert at the Hamptons’ home, 7pm. Suggested donation $18; reservations required. Please let Nan know you’d like to come by emailing or call 512-323-9656 (you may have to leave a msg and Nan will get back to you).

Friday October 31, 2014  Dallas TX Uncle Calvin’s Coffeehouse

Sunday November 2, 2014  Memphis TN To be confirmed.

Friday November 7, 2014  Mt Laurel AL The Townhouse Tea Shoppe. Dinner at 6.30pm, followed by a concert. Tickets $35, which includes dinner, concert, dessert and coffee at the interval and one free glass of wine. To make your reservation please call 205-529-0081 or email Venue address: 23 Olmsted Street, Mt Laurel AL 35242.

Saturday November 8, 2014  Huntsville AL

Sunday November 9, 2014  Dawsonville/Dahlonega GA House concert.

Wednesday November 12, 2014  Athens GA

Friday November 14, 2014  West Jefferson NC

Sunday November 16, 2014  Purcellville VA Catoctin Creek Distillery, 7-9pm. Tickets $25, available online now: Venue address: Catoctin Creek Distillery, 120 West Main Street, Purcellville, VA 20132. Tel: 540-751-8404. There are only 50 seats available and this concert is very likely to sell out, so advance purchase is strongly advised. Thank you!


Saturday January 24, 2015  Pasadena CA CalTech – to be confirmed.

Sunday January 25, 2015  Santa Monica CA Celebrate Robert Burns Day!

Tuesday January 27, 2015  San Jose CA Private concert.

Thursday January 29, 2015  Berkeley CA To be confirmed.

Friday January 30, 2015  Lakeport CA

Saturday January 31, 2015  Chico CA

Sunday February 1, 2015  Auburn CA

Wednesday February 4, 2015  Salem OR

Friday February 6, 2015  Olympia WA Traditions Cafe, 8pm.

Saturday February 7, 2015  Seattle WA Seattle Folklife Society.

Sunday February 8, 2015  Bellingham WA Nancy’s Farm.

Saturday February 14, 2015  Tualatin OR