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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.

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Laurence Juber

The Grand Annex 434 W. 6th St., San Pedro, CA, United States

“A stunning sense of space and fluidity…a truly wondrous sound” – Guitar World “Uniformly exquisite and dazzlingly executed” – L.A.Times Laurence Juber is a solo performer, recording artist, composer, and arranger. His finger-picking playing fuses folk, jazz, blues, pop, and classical styles, creating a multi-faceted performance that belies the use of only one instrument. First […]

$28 – $43

Nomad Eel Records Music Fest

The Grand Annex 434 W. 6th St., San Pedro, CA, United States

San Pedro’s own Nomad Eel Records showcases a line-up of LA-based bands. Nomad Eel Records was born from the love of music and art. We are not bound to any one genre and have a more eclectic range of tastes. As much as life is a journey, so is music and art. Come celebrate music […]

$30 – $37.50

Scottish Fiddlers of Los Angeles 40th Anniversary Concert with Special Guests Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas

Hermosa Beach Community Theater 710 Pier Ave., Hermosa Beach, CA, US

Get ready for an electrifying toe-tapping, hand-clapping evening as the Scottish Fiddlers of Los Angeles return to the Hermosa Beach Community Theatre on Saturday, April 13, for the 40th edition of their Annual Concert, this year with featured guests, the acclaimed Scottish fiddle and cello duo Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas. Children 12 and under […]


Dick Hensold and Patsy O’Brien – 2nd Saturday Community Concert

Winona Grange 8340 SW Seneca St, Tualatin, OR, United States

The 2nd Saturday Community Concerts present, Dick Hensold and Patsy O'Brien! A concert of traditional Celtic music, but with unique and innovative arrangements, including a variety of songs from Britain and Ireland, accompanied by guitar and Northumbrian Smallpipes (a quiet bagpipe from Northeast England), or various whistles. It also features traditional and historical tunes from Cape Breton Island, […]

$15 – $30

Mike Tomaro 10tet

Soka Performing Arts Center 1 University Dr., Aliso Viejo, CA, US

FEATURED ARTISTS: Mike Tomaro, Alto & Soprano Sax, Woodwinds, Composer/Arranger Glenn Cashman,Tenor Sax, Woodwinds Keith Bishop, Baritone Sax, Woodwinds Chad Willis, Lead Trumpet Jeff Jarvis, Trumpet Zach Niess, Trombone Andy Waddell, Guitar Jeremy Siskind, Piano Michael Parchaiski, Bass Ryan Dong, Drums Mike Tomaro has been the Director of the Jazz Studies Program at the Mary Pappert School of Music at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, […]

$22.50 – $62

Ken O’Malley solo show

Three Stags Irish Pub and Restaurant 328 Orange Street, Redlands, United States

His passionate and compelling voice is what they notice first. As a solo artist, Ken O’Malley easily commands the room; with his band he also rocks the house. Quickly drawing the audience in, it is no wonder that the Irish News describes him “without question, as the single most enduring, influential and proficient of all […]

Music They Don’t Want You to Hear

A weekly 2 hour radio show of folk music with a focus on singer songwriters.  We range from vintage to the latest releases giving preference to songs focused on social and political  issues.   Ron Cooke (aka A Still Small Voice) shares Folk music with an emphasis on songs related to political and social issues. A […]

Team Taiko

The Grand Annex 434 W. 6th St., San Pedro, CA, United States

We believe in creating unique opportunities for people to meet their neighbors and engage in their community in a new way. Come play with us! Taiko is a Japanese drumming style that, over the last several decades, has become a global phenomenon. Since 2013, Grand Vision has partnered with leading taiko instructors to bring the […]

Event Series Orange County Celtic Jam

Orange County Celtic Jam

St. Paul's Episcopal Church 1221 Wass Street, Tustin, United States

We meet every Monday evening to play Celtic music. Venue: St. Paul's Episcopal Church 1221 Wass St., Tustin, CA Doors open at 6:30 pm. Music at 7:00 pm. $3 donation for use of the room. Tunes are chosen from the books in our Dropbox. OCCJ - Dropbox


Tuesday night Online jam session and mini-concert with Pam Weeks and Bill Olson

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Pam Weeks and Bill Olson have been hosting an online jam session and mini-concert every Tuesday night for almost three years. This is a free, guided jam session for all instruments geared toward the intermediate player, from 7-8PM EST. Tempos will be moderate and chords will be called out the first time through. What makes […]