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The FolkWorks Calendar is a comprehensive listings of folk/roots/trad related events. The listing includes both live and virtual concerts, dances, festivals, and more.

The events are entered by contributors: musicians, event producers and publicists. Contributors are authorized by FolkWorks and are asked to keep their entries within the guidelines of folk/roots/trad genres. Please use the filters to see the events that are of interest to you and in your locality.

We make every attempt to ensure that information we publish is accurate and up to date. Occasionally events, particularly ongoing events, change without our knowledge. If you notice an error in the information in these listings, please let us know (email info@folkworks.org) so we can correct it as soon as possible. Thanks for using the FolkWorks Calendar …  tell your friends.

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Hannah James

Virtual Event

Described as “a true original” by the Guardian, spellbindingly innovative musician and dancer Hannah James has been one of the key figures in the revival of English percussive dance in recent years. Renowned as one of the best accordionists on the British folk scene, her musicianship extends far beyond the tradition and flawlessly incorporates beautiful vocal […]

We Banjo 3: Light of Summer

Bonfires blaze. Ancient runes etched in stone. A Druid strides through forest glade, long shadows cast by the longest sun. The Oak King will be crowned. Celebrate the Light of Summer. Join We Banjo 3, the Kings of Celtgrass, live from the woods at Fergal’s home. CeolCroí, the heart of music. Join our summer solstice […]

TUNE SUPPLY – MARY O’s VIRTUAL SESSION

Virtual Event

For the past five years, we've met every Thursday at Mary O's in Manhattan. In March 2020, we moved the session online. After 40 twice weekly sessions and five "Common Tunes At Reasonable Speeds" sessions, we're back to our original session format, with spectacular leaders and special guests. Mouse over the calendar listings to see […]

Ken O’Malley at The Auld Dubliner

The Auld Dubliner 71 South Pine Ave, Long Beach

A true ambassador of Irish culture, he infuses every performance with the rich history of his native land and audiences quickly become engaged with his compelling stories. One show producer put it this way: “He holds nothing back. Whether singing a passionate ballad, playing a solo on the mandolin, or explaining the gloriously sad history […]

Free

Quarantine Happy Hour

Virtual Event

Daily live happy hour music from a different person or musical household every day to keep us connected and supported during the quarantine. The scheduled performer will play an hour of live music for you starting at 5:30PM Pacific Time. Virtual tip jars will be in effect and 100% of the tips go to the […]

Rolly Brown

Virtual Event

Rolly Brown is a guitarist living in Bucks County PA. He has been a Nat’l Guitar Fingerpicking Champion and a Philadelphia Music Award nominee. Over a long and checkered musical career, he has been a solo performer, sideman, studio musician, radio producer, and teacher. His musical passions have included folk, blues, jazz, swing, bluegrass, and […]

Slow Jam Fizz

Virtual Event

Sponsored by the Berkeley Old Time Music Convention, it will be on Zoom every Friday 4-5pm Pacific Time.  We hope to also livestream it to YouTube. Our Zoom account only allows 100 participants, so this would mean that overflow would still be able to access the jam.  And, if the jam leaders give permission, Slow […]

Quarantine Happy Hour

Virtual Event

Daily live happy hour music from a different person or musical household every day to keep us connected and supported during the quarantine. The scheduled performer will play an hour of live music for you starting at 5:30PM Pacific Time. Virtual tip jars will be in effect and 100% of the tips go to the […]

Ken O’Malley at The Auld Dubliner

The Auld Dubliner 71 South Pine Ave, Long Beach

A true ambassador of Irish culture, he infuses every performance with the rich history of his native land and audiences quickly become engaged with his compelling stories. One show producer put it this way: “He holds nothing back. Whether singing a passionate ballad, playing a solo on the mandolin, or explaining the gloriously sad history […]

Free