May 20, 2009 Jamie Laval and Zac Leger (www.jamielaval.com) Celtic (Scottish, Irish …)
Nov 17, 2009 Crowfoot (www.crowfootmusic.com) — New England Contra
Feb 1, 2010 Jamie Laval and Zac Leger (www.jamielaval.com)
Feb 10, 102010 Lisa Ornstein, André Marchand, and Normand Miron (Québecois)
April 10, 2010 CMC Benefit – Chamber Music featuring Michelle Mathewson (vla), Katherine Schultz (cello), Scott Esty (vln), Margaret Murer (piano).
May 10, 2010 Rio Con Brio (www.rioconbrio.com) Brazilian choro
July 13, 2010 As Faiscas – Music from Galicia (Kevin Carr – family) ( www.kevincarr.org )
Aug 12, 2010 Ex Pirata Intl – Music from France and Canada (french dances/cape breton/Seskat./fiddle accordion) (http://www.redsafariproductions.com/artists/ex-pirata)
Sept 10, 2010 RVSQ -( www.rvsq.com ) Classical Crossover
Sept 15, 2010 Celtic Fiddle Festival / Kevin Burke (www.kevinburke.com) Irish / Christian Lemaitre(Brittany)/ Nicolas Quemener (Brittany)/André Brunet (Québec)
Sept 23, 2010 Kevin Carr – storytelling (www.kevincarr.org)
Sept 29, 2010 John Whelan Trio (www.johnwhelan.com) – Irish
Oct 29, 2010 – Chamber Music – Alameda String Trio (CMC benefit) -Members of the Portland Opera Orchestra Chamber Music Benefit for the Community Music Center Michael Grossman (vln), Michelle Mathewson (vla), Katherine Schultz (cello)
Nov. 14, 2010 Ruthie Dornfeld & Clyde Curley (www.ruthiedornfeld.com)
Nov. 23, 2010 Lissa Schneckenburger & Bethany Waickman (www.lissafiddle.com) – New England fiddle
Dec.10, 2010 De Temps Antan (Québecois) (www.detempsantan.qc.ca)
Jan 22 (Sat) Rio Con Brio (www.rioconbrio.net) / Alexandra Buys (Brazilian Choro & Portuguese Fado)
Feb 1 (Tues) Betsy Branch & Mark Douglass
Feb 21 (Mon) Tidal Wave (www.tidalwavemusic.com)
Feb 23 (Wed) Tashina Clarridge & Jefferson Hamer (www.jeffersonhamer.com)
Feb 27 (Sun) Perpetual e-Motion ( www.perpetuale-motion.com )
March 11 (Fri) – Lisa Ornstein & Dan Compton ( www.ornsteincompton.com )
March 16 (Wed) – Chamber Music (Cary Lewis-piano, Abby Mages-flute, Justin Kagan-cello, Alan Juza-oboe)
April 8 (Fri) – David Brewer & Peter Daldry ( www.davidbrewermusic.com )
April 16 (Sat) Chamber Music (2 ensembles)– Asiana Ensemble + Piano Trio (Scott Esty (vln), Andrew Bonner (piano), Becky Reese (cello)
April 21 (Thurs) – Dudu Maia & Douglas Lora – Choro ( www.dudumaia.com/ ) & http://www.myspace.com/douglaslora
April 23 (Sat) – Toughcats – (www.toughcats.com)
May 11 (Wed) – French Renaissance vocal group – friends
May 14 (Sat)– 3 Leg Torso (trio) ( www.3legtorso.com ) – Original Modern Chamber Music – Bela Balogh (vln), Courtney Von Drehle (accordion) , Mike Murphy (double bass)
May 16 (Thurs) – The Bee Eaters – ( www.beeeaters.com )
May 22 (Sun) – Betsy Branch and David Kaynor ( www.davidkaynor.com )
July 3 (Sun)- The Brazilionaires (Brazilian choro) ( www.zakborden.com )
July 14 (Thurs – David Brewer & Rebecca Lomnicky ( www.davidbrewermusic.com ) , (www.rebeccalomnicky.com )
Sept 14 (Wed)- Molly’s Revenge ( www.mollysrevenge.com ) (David Brewer, John Weed, Stuart Mason, Pete Haworth)
Oct 11 (Tues) – Ferintosh – Abby Newton(cell), Kim Robertson(harp), guest fiddler Rosie Newton (www.ferintosh.com)
Oct 20 (Thurs) – The Carr Family – Kevin Carr, Josie Mendelsohn, Daniel Carr, Molly Carr (www.kevincarr.org).
Nov 19 Sat – Bass Mandolin (www.bassmandolin.com) Brian Oberlin (mandolin) & Josh Feinberg (bass).
Nov 23 Wed – Perpetual e-Motion (www.perpetuale-motion.com) Ed Howe (Electronic violin & loop station), John Coté (guitar/didgeridoo/foot percussion)
Nov 30 Wed – The Blackberry Bushes Stringband (www.theblackberrybushes.com) – Jes Raymond (guitar), Kendl Winter (banjo), Jakob Breitbach (fiddle), Joe Capoccia (upright bass), Jack Dwyer (mandolin)
Dec 9 Fri – Men of Worth (www.menofworth.com) Scottish & Irish: Donnie Macdonald and James Keigher (vocals, mandolin, guitar, concertina and bodhran)
Jan 24 (Tues) – Chamber music (Flute, Oboe, Cello, Piano) – Abby Mages, Alan Juza, Justin Kagan, Cary Lewis
Jan 25 (Wed) – Bill Evans’ Banjo in America (Banjo’s past and present) http://www.billevansbanjo.com/banjo-in-america.php. YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/BillEvansBanjo
Jan 31 (Tues) – Betsy Branch (fiddle/vocals), Mark Douglass (piano/vocals), Nils Fredland (trombone/vocals) (www.nilsfredland.com)
Feb 3 (Fri) – Tashina Clarridge (fiddle), Jefferson Hamer (guitar/vocals) (www.jeffersonhamer.com)
Feb 5 (Sun)- Andy Irvine (www.andyirvine.com) One of the great Irish singers – world music pioneer and an icon for traditional music and musicians.
Feb 14 – FRUITION (www.fruitionband.com)
Feb 29 (Wed) – Dan Compton & Mark Roberts (Irish/Appalachian/Quebecois) (more info coming soon …)
March 9 (Fri) – **Double Bill** Rio Con Brio & Alexandra Buys (Brazilian choro & Portuguese Fado) (www.rioconbrio.net) ~ AND ~ Patrice O’Neill (vocals) (www.patriceoneill.net), Hilary Field (guitar) (www.hilaryfield.com) and Gwen Franz (viola).
March 16 (Fri) – Neil Pearlman Band (feat Neil Pearlman – Piano, Doug Berns – bass & Xavier Ramos – Percussion) (http://www.reverbnation.com/neilpearlman)
(#50)-March 19 (Mon) Brittany Haas (Crooked Still ) & Lauren Rioux (Republic of Strings) duo concert – Twin fiddles/banjo-fiddle/viola (http://www.laurenandbrittanymusic.com)
Apr 2 – Double Bill Colter Harper + Zak Borden
Apr 6 – Quality Folk – Kate Power & Steve Einhorn
April 16 – Dudu Maia, Henrique Neto, Alexandre Lora (choro – mandolin/guitar/pandeiro) – (www.dudumaia.com)
April 17 (Tues) – Genticorum (www.genticorum.com) Québecois – Yan Falquet ( guitar, jew’s harp, vocals), Alexandre de Grosbois-Garand (wooden flute, electric bass, fiddle, vocal), Pascal Gemme (fiddle, feet, vocals)
April 27 – The Bee Eaters + Laurie Lewis
May 12 – Rabbit Foot String Band
May 24 – Molly’s Revenge with special guests Rebecca Lomnicky & Colleen Raney
May 27 – Kevin & Daniel Carr ~ Carried Away Pipe Dreams & Fiddle Fables
Jun 1 – The Humours ~ Colin Cotter / Ryan McKasson / Ashley Broder
Jun 2 – *OREGON ARTBEAT TAPING* ~ Triple Bill :: The Wiesenekkers, Rio Con Brio, Tim Connell / Jack Dwyer (Twin Mandolins on Fire)
Jun 30 – Steve Young & Jubal Lee Young
Sept 4 – Paul Hutchinson (accordion), John Hymas (fiddle) Both from the UK. http://www.bacds.org/camps/eweek2012/staff.shtml and scroll down!
Sept 15 (Sat) – Brongaene Griffin (Irish fiddle) and Cary Novotny (guitar/vocals) (www.brongaenegriffin.com) Celtic and American inspired songs and tunes of Peace and Love. A benefit for Physicians for Social Responsibility-Oregon. (www.oregonpsr.org)
Sept 28 (Fri) – Hilary Field & Gwen Franz – Guitar / Viola – (www.fieldandfranz.com) + Special Guest Rio Con Brio! (www.rioconbrio.net)
Oct 1 (Mon) – Trio Brasileiro – Douglas Lora (guitar) / Dudu Maia (mandolin) / Alexandre Lora (pandeiro) – (http://www.cliftoncenter.org/trio-brasileiro/)
Oct 9 (Tues) – Daddy Squeeze – Top notch, offbeat accordion from Minnesota! (www.daddysqueeze.com) Dan Newton (accordion/vocals) / Elizabeth Rowen (percussion)
Oct 12 (Fri) – True Life Trio (www.myspace.com/truelifetrio) “Bulgaria to the Bayou” ~ This trio’s musical partnership was initially forged in the Kitka Women’s Vocal Ensemble. True Life Trio presents sumptuous vocal harmonies and sultry rhythms from Eastern Europe, the Americas & beyond. (Leslie Bonnett-fiddle/vox/perc, Briget Boyle-guitar/vox/perc, Juliana Graffagna-bass/vox/perc)
Oct 19 (Fri) – A Thousand Years at Sea (ATYAS) (http://www.reverbnation.com/athousandyearsatsea) – Colin Cotter – vox/guitar/fiddle, Ethan Lewis – vox/guitar/fiddle. Duo Show – At the Intersection of Folk/Jazz/Celtic/Rock
Oct 26 (Fri) – Colleen Raney Band – Colleen Raney (guitar/vocals), Casey Neill (guitar/vocals/songwriting), Johnny Connolly (button accordion), (www.colleenraney.com)
Nov 2 (Fri) – (Double Bill) Aaron Keim (The Quiet American) (roots renaissance) & Whiskey Puppy (boot-stomping, mule-slapping traditional acoustic bluegrass and old-time music) – (www.quietamericanmusic.com / www.whiskeypuppy.com)
Nov 11 (Sun) – Le Vent Du Nord – Quebecois (www.leventdunord.com).
Nov 16 (Fri) – Carolyn Cruso (Hammer dulcimer/guitar/flute/vocals) & Carl Thor (Hammer dulcimer/piano) (www.carolyncruso.com) & (www.talismanmusic.com/carl.html)
Nov 25 (Sun) – George Wilson (www.oldsongs.org/georgewilson.html) – Dynamic fiddler, humorist & singer; presenting tunes from all over ( New England, Quebec, Cape Breton, Scotland, Ireland and Shetland) + songs bringing to life personalities of the past with accompaniment on the 5-string banjo. Fiddle workshop before show as well!!
Dec 7 (Fri) – Brian Oberlin (mandolin/vocals) (www.mandoberlin.com) Swinging Solo Mandolin Christmas Concert – Brian Oberlin, founder and director of the River of the West Mandolin Camp and the Oregon Mandolin Orchestra, likes to savor the moment of the short Christmas music season by delving into his favorite holiday music that swings, gallops, and dances with a classical touch. Spirited vocals & amazing playing, you can’t help but sing along.
Dec 10 (Mon) – Scott Law & Aoife O’Donovan (www.scottlawmusic.com) (www.aoifeodonovan.com)
Dec 15 (Sat) – Brunet et Beaudry – André Brunet (fiddle/foot percussion) & Eric Beaudry (guitar/bouzouki/foot percussion) (www.andrebrunet.qc.ca // detempsantan.qc.ca/biographie) Fiddle + Guitar Workshops.
Dec 20 (Thurs) – Darol Anger (violin) + Emy Phelps (guitar/vocals) + friends (& family) – Legendary Fiddle Weirdo, Transcendent Furies Songstress (and friends) return from New England to share holidayish songs + instrumentals; deep resonance and sparking musical fire.https://www.facebook.com/pages/Emy-Phelps-and-Darol-Anger/ , http://www.darolanger.com
Dec 28 (Fri) – The Syncopaths (www.syncopaths.com) – Exuberant, compelling, chamber folk – Ryan McKasson (fiddle), Ashley Broder (mandolin), Jeff Spero (piano), Christa Burch ( bodhrán, vocals)