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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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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 […]

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

Bella & Rudy with Sudden Strangers

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

Rudy Rios (guitar/vocals), Bella Gomez (lead vocals), Isaac Sharp (bass), Jack Ghekiere (guitar). Sudden Strangers, an indie rock band from San Pedro, California, comprises Bella and Rudy on vocals, Jack on drums, and Isaac on bass. United by years of friendship and shared roots in their local community, their music reflects their deep connection and […]

$20 – $40

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 […]

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

$3

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 […]

Ken O’Malley solo show

O'Caine's Irish Pub 36101 Bob Hope Dr, Rancho Mirage, CA, CA, 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 […]

The People with the Trees in Their Chest

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

A Workshop Performance of a new, original play by award-winning playwright, Shawn Christopher Lovell Nabors. A modern-day play following an African American family from Brooklyn, NY who struggle to break the curse of poor health that has marked their family for generations. The audience will be invited to give constructive feedback after the performance. Produced […]

FREE, RSVP encouraged