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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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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

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

Brooks Williams in Pasadena

Knox Presbyterian Church, Pasadena, CA 225 S. Hill Ave, Pasadena, CA, United States

Knox Presbyterian Church in Pasadena proudly presents a live solo performance by guitarist, singer, and songwriter Brooks Williams. Brooks, a legend and leading light on the acoustic music scene for over three decades, is one of the world's top acoustic guitarists. The concert takes place on October 20 at 7:30 p.m. in the Knox Sanctuary (directions). A suggested donation […]


Perry Hall Folk Music Night, featuring Steven Gellman, with Margaret Wolfe

Perry Hall United Methodist Church 9515 Belair Rd., Baltimore, MD, United States

Monthly open mic Folk Music Night is held Saturdays from 7:00-10:00 pm at Perry Hall United Methodist Church, 9515 Belair Rd., Baltimore, MD 21236. Admission is free, but donations are welcome. Further info: 410-529-7176. The featured performer this month is Steven Gellman, with Margaret Wolfe.


The Storytellers at ArroyoFest

626 Golden Streets: Arroyo Fest 1110-1100 Mission St, South Pasadena, CA, United States

We are pleased to announce we'll be performing at ArroyoFest in South Pasadena, closing out the entertainment on the South Pas Stage at Mission Station. Sponsored by 626 Golden Streets, ArroyoFest is FREE and will be held from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 29. People will be free to go onto the Arroyo Seco […]

CHRIS PIERCE & FRIENDS with🍷 Pre-concert Wine Tasting

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

Soulful, bluesy singer-songwriter gaining national attention for his TV soundtrack hits. His recent album, American Silence earned rave reviews from NPR Music, Rolling Stone and many more. Dubbed “one of the most important American songwriters working today,” by 88.5 KCSN Los Angeles, Chris Pierce rose to international prominence when NBC primetime series This Is Us featured his song We Can […]

$16 – $40

Sicilian Songs and Stories with Michela Musolino

COLLAGE 731 South Pacific Avenue, San Pedro, CA, United States

Ancient chants, Sicilian love songs, spaghetti westerns, Memphis soul, and a folk tale or two… They all come together when Michela Musolino takes the stage. With just her rich voice, Sicilian frame drum, and an electric guitar she enchants audiences as past and present blend into something unique and magical. Michela Musolino has been internationally […]



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

The nation’s premier tribute to Tom Petty returns with American Girl, Free Fallin’, Mary Jane’s Last Dance, Refugee and more classics. Led by Ozzie Mancinelli, The Pettybreakers started out as a SoCal regional band and rapidly grew to national fame by 2014 when AXS-TV bestowed upon them their title as the “World’s Greatest Tribute to Tom Petty […]

$30 – $46

Modern Folk with Joselyn & Don

COLLAGE 731 South Pacific Avenue, San Pedro, CA, United States

Montana natives turned Angelenos, Joselyn & Don’s intoxicating music feels like a walk through mountain wildflowers and Southern California Joshua trees. The duo’s 2020 debut album "Soar" and 2022 EP "Seeds & Bones" have been warmly received by critics and added to over 200 independent radio stations worldwide, reaching number 5 on Roots Music Report’s Americana Album Chart […]



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

Grammy winner, British-Invasion original and rock music pioneer, Albert Lee is the unofficial third Everly Brother and longtime Eric Clapton bandmate. Albert Lee grew up a fan of pop artists of the day Buddy Holly and Jerry Lee Lewis. He started playing guitar as a teen and dropped out of school to chase his dreams. […]

$30 – $46

The Storytellers: Bluegrass-Ish Brunch at Hangar 24

Hangar 24 17877 Von Karman Ave Unit 110, Irvine, CA, United States

Join The Storytellers at their acclaimed "Bluegrass-Ish Bash" residency at Hangar 24 Craft Brewing OC in Irvine. Bring friends and family to a large outside gathering with enough space to keep a close distance, dance, sing, visit, drink some great craft beer and eat some great food created by the culinary experts at Hangar 24. […]


ELLIS PAUL Opener: Arielle Silver with🍷Pre-concert Wine Tasting

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

Prolific singer-songwriter delivers a songbook of timeless, heartfelt pieces. His many honors include the Kerrville New Folk Award and the 2019 International Acoustic Music Artist of the Year. A rare west coast show! Performing with Radoslav Lorković. Ellis Paul has traveled around the world, writing songs and acting as a self-proclaimed guitar-carrying reporter on the […]

$16 – $43