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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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PERLA BATALLA House of Cohen with🍷Pre-concert Wine Tasting

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

Grammy-nominated Perla Batalla pays tribute to her mentor, the late great Leonard Cohen. Hear classics like Bird on a Wire, Dance Me to the End of Love and Hallelujah. Batalla’s remarkable voice has been sought after for years, enhancing the work of artists such as Lou Reed, Jackson Browne and kd lang. Known for her distinctively warm, beautiful voice […]

$16 – $43
Event Series TEAM TAIKO Drum Classes Fall Session

TEAM TAIKO Drum Classes Fall Session

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 traditional drumming practice that, over the last several decades, has become a global phenomenon. Since 2013, Grand Vision has partnered with leading taiko instructors to bring […]

$15

Celtic Music in Medford

Dunbar Farms and Winery 2881 Hillcrest Rd, Medford, OR, United States

Dreamers’ Circus

632 E Main St, Ventura, CA, United States

Philharmonic Society of Orange County Presents Dreamers' Circus PROGRAM Program to be announced Join us as we kick off our 70th anniversary season on Thursday, October 12, at Renée & Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall with Dreamers’ Circus! All ticketholders are invited to a special pre-concert reception at 6pm with complimentary light bites and a signature drink! Dreamers’ Circus' […]

$35

Open Mic Night

Grand Annex 434 West 6th St., San Pedro, CA, US

Acoustic Singers, Singer-Songwriters, Poets! There’s so much going on outside during the San Pedro Art Walk, we decided to move the Open Mic to the Second Thursday of each month. Please come on down to the Grand Annex for Second Thursday Open Mic Night on Thursday, November 11, 2021. To participate, please sign up at […]

$5

Surfin’ Safari with Dean Torrence (of Jan & Dean) with The Surf City Allstars

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

Jan and Dean were an American rock duo consisting of Jan Berry (April 3, 1941 – March 26, 2004) and Dean Torrence. In the early 1960s, they were pioneers of the California Sound and vocal surf music styles popularized by the Beach Boys. Among their most successful songs was 1963’s “Surf City”, the first surf song to […]

$25 – $55

JEFF DAYTON The Music of Glen Campbell

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

Glen Campbell remains one of the most well-respected musicians who bridged the line between country and pop. Jeff Dayton remembers his 15 years as Campbell’s bandleader and pays tribute to the music and legacy of his mentor and friend. Hear Wichita Lineman, Gentle On My Mind, Southern Nights and more.

$28 – $43
Event Series Music They Don’t Want You to Hear

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 […]

Event Series TEAM TAIKO Drum Classes Fall Session

TEAM TAIKO Drum Classes Fall Session

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 traditional drumming practice that, over the last several decades, has become a global phenomenon. Since 2013, Grand Vision has partnered with leading taiko instructors to bring […]

$15
Event Series Ken O’Malley solo show

Ken O’Malley solo show

Auld Dubliner 71 S Pine Ave., Long Beach, CA, US

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 […]

Celtic Music in Medford

Dunbar Farms and Winery 2881 Hillcrest Rd, Medford, OR, United States

CARSIE BLANTON Opener: Brittany Ann Tranbaugh

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

In her own words, Carsie Blanton writes anthems for a world worth saving, and has been doing so since she first picked up guitar as a teen. Her music is a unique mix of pop, rock and sultry jazz, with healthy doses of heart, humor and revolutionary optimism. Her viral hits include a tribute to […]

$25 – $35