Karla with a K & Too Bad Jim
Karla with a K & Too Bad Jim are playing the summer away on the shady patio at RJ's! Enjoy delicious food and drink specials. Watch for special musical guests, microbrews & tasting nights. Thursdays all summer, weather permitting. 5835 Lamar, Mission KS (913) 262-7300, $3, 7 pmhttp://www.rjsbbq.com
Kerrville Folk Festival
Varied - over 100
44th Annual Kerrville Folk Festival. 18 days and nights of Songwriters on and off stage. Schools for Songwriting, Blues Guitar, Harmonica and Ukulele. Camping, Children's Concerts, Grassy Hill Kerrville New Folk Competition. Discount tickets on sale online until May 17. Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell on May 23rdwww.kerrvillefolkfestival.org
Kim & Reggie Harris and Arlon Bennett & the Healing Project
Kim & reggie Harris, Arlon Bennett & the Healing Project
The Acoustic Café presents an evening of positive, uplifting music with Kim & Reggie Harris and Arlon Bennett & the Healing Project Co-bill. Tickets $20 advance, $22 door. www.cafeacoustic.org 201-573-0718 Proceeds benefit the OLM Vallieres, Haiti scholarship fund.http://www.cafeacoustic.org
Early Show with Linda Draper plus special guests at Rockwood Music Hall in NYC! No Cover!
Linda Draper (with Eric Puente on percussion and Jeff Eyrich on upright bass)
Brooklyn-based folk singer-songwriter (and Folk Alliance Member) Linda Draper will perform an early show on Mon. June 1 @ 7pm at Rockwood Music Hall (196 Allen Street, NYC). She will be joined by Eric Puente (of the Grand Slambovians) on percussion & Jeff Eyrich (who has played bass and toured with everyone from Tim Buckley to Bette Midler). Linda Draper has released 7 albums. Over the years she has had the pleasure of opening for Luka Bloom, Melissa Ferrick and Dan Navarro. www.lindadraper.nethttp://www.rockwoodmusichall.com/
First Tuesday Tunes with Betse
Tote your instruments to the Olathe Public Library for an acoustic Jam session with Betse Ellis, a founding member of The Wilders and the fiddlin' half of the new duo, Betse & Clarke. All skill levels welcome; come and play, sing along or just enjoy the music.https://www.facebook.com/TuesdayTuneswithBetse
Sunday Concert Series
Fred Uzzell, Jim Winters & the Backroad Aristocrats (along with special guests)
Jim Winters, Fred Uzzell and the Backroad Aristocrats present a 3 hour classic country music show along with notable special guests. Doors open at noon, seating at 1pm and show from 2pm - 5pm. $15 at the door. Call (913)-269-9867 for more information.
Minnesota Irish Music Weekend
Mick, Louise and Michelle Mulcahy; Seán Clohessy; Bridget Fitzgerald
The Center for Irish Music presents the 8th annual Minnesota Irish Music Weekend, a lively weekend of traditional Irish music with workshops, lectures, a free Friday night "Great Session Experience," and a Saturday night concert. The 2015 event hosts "All Ireland" award-winning musicians: Mick, Louise and Michelle Mulcahy; fiddler Seán Clohessy; and founding member of Cherish the Ladies Bridget Fitzgerald.http://www.centerforirishmusic.org/mim/
Minnesota Irish Music Weekend
Joanie Madden - tin whistle; Mick Mulcahy - accordion; Louise Mulcahy - flute, whistle, uilleann pipes; Michelle Mulcahy - harp, fiddle; Bridget Fitzgerald - song; Sean Clohessy - fiddle and piano
Presented by the Center for Irish Music, the Minnesota Irish Music Weekend is a unique festival that pairs world-class traditional Irish musicians and teachers with learners of all ages and abilities for a weekend of workshops, lectures, the Friday night Great Session Experience and a rare and virtuosic Saturday night concert featuring the visiting artists.http://www.centerforirishmusic.org/mim/
Come enjoy an evening of Blues as the Kansas City Blues Society sponsors the Folk Alliance Winewalk Saturdays with Karla Peterie and Jim Herbert in an acoustic blues set, featuring Tulsa Read on the harmonica. Then sit back as one of Kansas City's finest blues acts, Dave Hays Band takes the stage. In the courtyard across the street from the The Folk Store 509 Delaware, Kansas City Missouri. This is free to the public.