Concerts

Latest update: Thursday January 10, 2019
At a glance: Jan/Feb 2019 – West Coast of the USA (CA, OR, WA); Late Feb/early March 2019 Scotland; March/April 2019 USA – DE, PA, NJ, NY, MA, NH, NC; July/Aug 2019 Scotland; October/November Southern States of the USA, from AZ to VA.


JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2019 – Solo tour: WEST COAST of the USA

Friday January 25, 2019 San Diego CA Celebrate Burns Night at a beautiful house concert, 7pm. $25 cash donation collected at the door. To reserve your place, please email zolahouseevents@gmail.com. Concert address and other details will be emailed approximately one week in advance. Please note that this concert is expected to sell out, so don’t linger too long if you are keen to attend.

Saturday January 26, 2019 Santa Monica CA Come join the fun at Jim’s “Most Played” house concert, 7.30pm. Artist donation $20. Please reserve your seat by email to irishfleury (at) earthlink (dot) net. This is a very friendly event to which all music lovers are welcome. Reservations required; address given on sign-up.

Sunday January 27, 2019 Tehachapi CA Fiddler’s Crossing, 3pm. Excellent listening room in Eastern Kern County, CA. Based on the house concert model, freshly ground and brewed coffees, teas and a variety of “goodies” are included in the ticket price. The vibe is cozy, friendly and warm. Tickets $20, available to purchase online from the Fiddler’s Crossing website, here: fiddlerscrossing.com Venue address: Fiddler’s Crossing, 206 East F Street, Tehachapi CA 93561, USA.

Tuesday January 29, 2019 Soquel CA House concert, presented by the Celtic Society of Monterey Bay, 7.30pm. Suggested donation $20 or $18 for members of the Celtic Society. Address and directions will be supplied on sign-up. To reserve your place, please visit: http://www.celticsociety.org.

Wednesday January 30, 2019 San Francisco CA Friendly house concert in the outer Sunset neighborhood. Tapas, drinks and conversation at 6.30pm, concert at 7.30pm. Suggested donation $20-$25. Seating is limited and likely to sell out; to sign up please email Sue: dancegirl@earthlink.net

Thursday January 31, 2019 Berkeley CA **SOLD OUT **House concert at the ​private and historic home of Celia Ramsay and Kent Rasmussen, 7.30pm (doors open 7pm). Artist donation $20. Free wine and nibbles at intermission. To secure your seat please email celiaramsay@gmail.com or call ​707-337-0498. The address will be supplied to those who sign up.

Friday February 1, 2019 Lakeport CA KPFZ presents Jim Malcolm in concert, 8pm. Fore Family Winery Tasting Room. Tickets $20 for KPFZ members and $22 for non members. Doors open 7pm; concert 7.30pm. For information and reservations please call 707-262-0525 or email krones@sonic.net. Venue address: 3920 Main Street, Kelseyville CA 95451. Thanks to Susan Krones of KPFZ for producing this concert.

Saturday February 2, 2019 Chico CA ARC Pavilion, 2040 Park Avenue, Chico. Doors open 7PM music 7:30PM. Tickets $20 available at Pullins Cyclery, 801 Main St. Chico or email pullinsusa@sbcglobal.net for reservations. More information by calling Steve at 530-354-6868.

Sunday February 3, 2019 Auburn CA Auburn House Concerts, 3pm. Always very busy and great fun so please do make your reservation in good time. Artist donation $25. For details on how to attend please visit: http://www.auburnhouseconcerts.org You can also email: info@auburnhouseconcerts.org or call 530-885-4292.

Monday February 4, 2019  Private house concert.

Thursday February 7, 2019 Albany OR Mennonite Village Lakeside Center, 5353 Columbus St SE, Albany, OR Donation ($15 suggested). Concert begins 6.30pm. For further information contact Lefty Schultz: 541-928-1325.

Friday February 8, 2019 McMinnville OR Private house concert.

Saturday February 9, 2019  Tualatin OR Second Saturday Community Concerts at Winona Grange, Tualatin, 7.30pm (doors 6.45pm). Tickets available online from October 4: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3744680 Tickets $15 students/children, $20 general (with small booking fee) or $25 at the door. Thanks to Sam Keator for presenting this concert – it’s always a good one!

Sunday February 10, 2019 Salem OR House concert, 3pm. Friendly gathering of music-lovers. Suggested donation $20. Address and directions given on sign-up. To reserve your place please email aislinnadams318@gmail.com.

Thursday February 14, 2019 Olympia WA Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Traditions Cafe, with an extra dose of Scottish love songs. Concert begins 7.30pm. Tickets $15, available in advance by calling Traditions on: 360-705-2819. Venue address: 300 5th Avenue SW, Olympia, WA 98501. http://www.traditionsfairtrade.com

Friday February 15, 2019 Olympia WA Vintage Jim Malcolm at Traditions Cafe. Concert begins 7.30pm. Tickets $15, available in advance by calling Traditions on: 360-705-2819. Venue address: 300 5th Avenue SW, Olympia, WA 98501. http://www.traditionsfairtrade.com

Saturday February 16, 2019 Seattle WA Seattle Folklore Society, 7.30pm – 10pm. Phinney Neighborhood Center (brick building), 6532 Phinney Ave N, Seattle. Tickets in advance: $20/Conc $18/Youths $10; tickets at the door: $22/Conc $18/ Youths $10. Advance available online now: brownpapertickets.com or call 1-800-838-3006. www.seafolklore.org.

Sunday February 17, 2019 Bellingham WA Nancy’s Farm, 2pm. Suggested donation $20, payable at the door. Concerts at Nancy’s Farm are by invitation only, so if you would like to attend, please call 360-739-5651 or email info@nancysfarm.com to join the email list. Anyone already on the email list is automatically invited.


LATE FEB/EARLY MARCH 2019 IN SCOTLAND

Thursday 28th Feb, 2019 Bigger  Clydesdale Folk Club. clydesdalefolkclub.net

Saturday 2nd March 2019 Craigie, Ayrshire  Craigie Folk Club. cultural-connections.co.uk

Tuesday 5th March, 2019 Leith, Edinburgh  Leith Folk Club. leithfolkclub.com

Thursday 7th March, 2019 Kirkcaldy  Kirkcaldy Acoustic Music Club. kirkcaldyacousticmusicclub.co.uk

Monday 11th March, 2019 Stirling  Stirling Folk Club. stirlingfolkclub.co.uk

Tuesday 12th March, 2019 Ardersier  Ardersier International Folk Club. Venue: PACE Cafe, the Old School, Ardersier, 7.30pm. All welcome.


MARCH/APRIL 2019 – EASTERN STATES OF THE USA – and North Carolina

Thursday March 21, 2019 Wilmington DE Green Willow Folk Club www.greenwillow.org

Friday March 22, 2019 Elkton MD Big Elk Chapel. Concert details to follow.

Saturday March 23, 2019 Dillsburg PA Maple Shade Barn, 7-9pm.  Tickets $20 – online purchase available here: JimMalcolmInDillsburg. Sponsored by Northern York County Historical and Preservation Society. Venue address: 35 Greenbriar Lane, Dillsburg, PA. For more info call: 717-502-1440.

Monday March 25, 2019 Dillsburg PA Private house party.

Wednesday March 27, 2019 Flemington NJ Hunterdon County Library, 314 New Jersey 12, Flemington NJ 08822. Concert begins 7pm. Free entry.

Friday March 29, 2019 Cazenovia NY Brae Loch Inn, 7.30pm. Presented by the Central New York Scottish Games. Advance tickets $20 + $1.50 booking fee, available online here: Buy your ticket. Tickets at the door (if not sold out) $25. Venue address: 5 Albany Street, Cazenovia NY 13035.

Saturday March 30, 2019 Rochester NY Golden Link Folk Singing Society www.goldenlink.org

Sunday March 31, 2019 Corning NY Valley Folk Music, 2pm. Venue: 144 Cedar Street, Corning NY (in the red-brick UM Church, entrance on First St). Admission $20, payable by cash or check at the door. Under 14s free with an adult; high school and college students $5 with id; officially disabled or temporarily in a wheelchair $5 (if disabled please call ahead and bring a helper to access the building). Pre-concert jam session begins 12:30 (free – acoustic instruments and songs). Admission opens 1:40. valleyfolk.org

Tuesday April 2, 2019 New Haven CT House concert.

Wednesday April 3, 2019 Somerville MA Back Room at the Burren www.burren.com/Backroom Tickets $23 ($24.80 with booking fee) available online now: www.brownpapertickets.com

Friday April 5, 2019 Voorheesville NY Old Songs, 7.30pm (doors open 6.45pm). Tickets $25 adult/$12 (youths 12-18 years)/$5 Under 12s. Available online (no online fees) oldsongs.org/concerts/. Venue: Old Songs Community Arts Center, 37 S Main St, Voorheesville NY 12186. oldsongs.org

Saturday April 6, 2019 Hampton Falls NH House concert, details to follow.

Sunday April 7, 2019 Montague MA Concert details to follow.

Wednesday April 10, 2019 Great Falls VA Concert details to follow.

Thursday April 11, 2019 Lexington VA House concert at the Gills’ home, just outside the city. Suggested donation of $20 – $25, collected on the night (cash or check). Please bring appetizers/snacks to share and BYOB to enjoy from 6.30pm; concert 7.30-9.30pm. Reservations required; please email thomgill3@gmail.com. The house concert address, phone number and directions will be emailed once a reservation is confirmed. There will be an optional whisky tasting during the break. There are only 40 seats available, so please book yours early.

Saturday April 13, 2019 Loch Norman NC Loch Norman Highland Games https://www.ruralhillscottishfestivals.net

Sunday April 14, 2019 Loch Norman NC Loch Norman Highland Games https://www.ruralhillscottishfestivals.net


MAY 2019 – SCOTLAND

23-26 May, 2019 Orkney Islands Orkney Folk Festival www.orkneyfolkfestival.com