Events Calendar

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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.

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John Whelan Slow Session

Virtual Event

John Whelan Slow Session Every Wednesday, John hosts a free, live “Taking Time” slow session on Zoom. The session starts at 4pm Pacific time/7pm Eastern/midnight Irish/UK time, lasts for about two hours, and regularly draws attendees from around the world. PayPal.me/buttonboxman Venmo @john-whelan-37

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 […]

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 […]

DakhaBrakha

Virtual Event

DakhaBrakha “The group mixes everything from punk-pop to traditional Ukrainian songs in cool yet beguiling textures, often with the close harmonies usually associated with Balkan music. But it’s really the live shows that take DakhaBrakha beyond mere curiosity to utter brilliance.” — NPR DakhaBrakha is a quartet from Kyiv, Ukraine. Reflecting fundamental elements of sound and […]

Ken O’Malley at Sagebrush Cantina

Sagebrush Cantina 23527 Calabasas Rd., Calabasas

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 […]

Whelan Master Sessions

A World of Song with Cathy Jordan, Niamh Parsons, Clare Horgan, and Geneviève Galarneau We all know how difficult it is for touring artists during the pandemic, with touring and performance venues shut down for an indefinite period of time. Although there is an enormous amount of fantastic content being produced online, much of it […]

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 […]

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 […]