Past Shows

Date
Venue

Mar 20, 2024

9 am

Dewey Balfa Cajun and Creole Heritage Week

Teaching Intermediate Cajun Fiddle, March 22 and March 24. Camp this years is at Lakeview Park and Beach, on LA 13, between Eunice and Mamou, LA. For more information, go to https://lafolkroots.org 

Mar 10, 2024

5 pm-8 pm

Tipitinas

Cajun Fais Do Do w/ Bruce Daigrepont, 5:30-9 pm. Red beans and rice served at intermission.

Mar 09, 2024

7 pm

FolkNet Concert Series

Solo show.

Feb 21, 2024

8 pm

Freight and Salvage

20+ years of Emma’s Revolution, Live Documentary Filming at Freight & Salvage. With guests including Holly Near, Reggie Harris, Greg Greenway, Crys Matthews, et al. Live show is sold out, but livestream tickets are available for $20 at the Freight’s website. Masks required for the live show.

Jan 11, 2024

8 pm

Red Dragon Listening Room

Solo show. Opening for Peter Yarrow.

 

Nov 12, 2023

5 pm

Tipitina's

Cajun Fais Do Do w/ Bruce Daigrepont, 5:15-8 pm. Online purchases include at $3.80 fee. Tickets may also be purchased at the door.

 

Nov 11, 2023

11:30-11:45 PM

Covering Your Friends Showcase Room 228

Privately sponsored showcase. https://nerfaconference.org

Nov 11, 2023

1 AM

Femmepire Records Showcase, Room 427

Privately sponsored showcase, in the round with Aimee Van Dyne and Jennifer Smucker https://nerfaconference.org

Nov 10, 2023

2 am

Everything But Guitars Showcase Room 430

Privately sponsored showcase. https://nerfaconference.org

Sep 04, 2023

Noon-7 pm

Fox Valley Folk Festival

Sunday 9/3, solo set. Monday, 9/4: Cajun trio set with special guests Charlie Terr and Jordan Wankoff (12:30 pm) plus workshops, (solo, 1 pm and 5 pm, trio at 3 pm).

Sep 03, 2023

Noon-7 pm

Fox Valley Folk Festival

September 3-4. Sunday: solo set at 5 pm, Workshops at noon, 2 and 3 pm.

Sep 01, 2023

8 pm

Two Way Street Coffeehouse

With special guests Charlie Terr and Jordan Wankoff

Aug 03, 2023

TBA

Buffalo by the Bayou Dance Weekend

With Bruce Daigrepont, August 3-6. Dance weekend. Also features Leroy Thomas and Jeffery Broussard. Buffalo Gap Retreat is located at 229 Cool Creek Road, Capon Bridge, WV 26711.

Jul 28, 2023

Tba

Falcon Ridge Folk Festival

July 28-30, with the house band. Goshen Fair Grounds, Goshen, CT,116 Old Middle St, Goshen, CT.

Jul 16, 2023

5 PM

Church of the Holy Trinity Parish Hall

Solo show. For more information, contact holytrinitygreenport@gmail.com or contact patbennett2.pb@gmail.com.

Jul 08, 2023

Doors open at 6 pm

Garage concert - Takoma Park, MD

Solo outdoor show. For more information, email marika@takomaradio.org

Jun 30, 2023

7 pm

Skyline House Concerts Presents

Hendersonville, NC. With Cary Cooper. Space is limited, so RSVP by everte@comcast.net or 828-595-9772. Address provided upon reservation. BYOB–soft drinks provided. Feel free to bring an appetizer or dessert to share.

Jun 18, 2023

5 pm

Tipitinas

Cajun Fais Do Do w/ Bruce Daigrepont, 5-8 pm. Tipitina’s is at 501 Napoleon Avenue, on the corner of Napoleon and Tchoupitoulas.

 

Jun 06, 2023

7 pm

Northshore Vineyard Church

Playing a short solo set, then with the Mid-City Aces. Northshore Vineyard Church is located at 525 East Boston St. Covington, LA 70433. Type in the address for the map.

Apr 14, 2023

11:10 am-12:20 pm

French Quarter Festival

Chevron Stage with Bruce Daigrepont

Apr 14, 2023

TBA; Look for the cubes when they come out!

French Quarter Festival

Chevron Stage with the Mid-City Aces

Apr 06, 2023

8 pm

Red Dragon Listening Room

Solo show. Opening for Jaimee Harris and Pat Byrne.

 

Mar 04, 2023

8 pm

Acoustic Renaissance Concerts

Solo show, co-starring Heather Styka . Unitarian Church of Hinsdale

Feb 04, 2023

7 pm

Calmes House Concert Series

Solo show, in Central (Baton Rouge), 11143 Lazy Lake Drive, BR LA 70818. Seats are first come, first serve. To reserve your seat, call (225)241-3172 or email calmeshouseconcerts@gmail.com

Nov 20, 2022

5 pm

Third Sunday Concert Series

Christ Episcopal Church, 129 North New Hampshire Street Covington LA 70433, with The Mid-City Aces!!!

Nov 19, 2022

7-9 pm

Abita Springs Opry

Abita Springs Town Hall, 22161 Level Street, w/ Pat Flory, Mike Kerwin, and Jeff Burke

Nov 13, 2022

noon

Three Rivers Art Festival

Downtown Covington, LA

Nov 12, 2022

7 pm

Neutral Ground Coffeehouse

5110 Danneel Street, New Orleans. Playing the early set, 7-9 pm

Nov 11, 2022

7-9:15 pm

Jefferson Performing Arts Society

JPAS, 177 Sala Avenue, Westwego, LA; I play from 8:30-9:15 pm

Oct 24, 2022

afternoon

Blackpot Camp

Lakeview Park & Beach, Eunice, LA, Mon-Thursday, Oct. 24-27, Teaching Cajun fiddle

Oct 20, 2022

TBA

FARM (Folk Alliance Region Midwest) formal showcase

DoubleTree by Hilton, Lisle/Naperville, IL; Thursday 10/20: Uncorked Showcase, Conference 1, 11:40 pm; Friday 10/21, Traditional Showcase, Conference 2, 11:30 pm ; Saturday 10/22: Formal showcase, 8 pm

Mar 12, 2022

7 pm

Barns of Rose Hill

Solo show, w/ Kipyn Martin, Dinner and a Show Series, 7-9 pm

Mar 11, 2020

6 pm

Nolamericana Songwriter Series at the Loa Bar

Solo, featured, with Lynn Drury.  At the Loa Bar, inside the International House and Hotel: 6-8 pm

Mar 07, 2020

2:45-3:45 pm

Prairie Acadian Cultural Center

Cajun music presentation, with Maegan and Mary Benoit

Jan 23, 2020

1:30-2:45 pm

Louis Jay Meyers Music Camp

The class will be in Bayside A.

Jan 22, 2020

8 pm

Folk Alliance International Official Showcase

Conference showcases go from Wed.-Sat. 1/22-25. I play my official showcase Wednesday evening, then play private showcases from Wednesday through Saturday.

Nov 16, 2019

7 pm

Calmes House Concert Series

Solo show: this will be my fourth solo appearance at the Calmes House Concert Series, but my first in a couple years now. Seats are first come, first serve. To reserve your seat, call (225)261-4718 or email calmeshouseconcerts@gmail.com

Nov 09, 2019

11 PM; 12:30 am

Northeast Regional Folk Alliance

Guerilla Showcases with The Malvinas and solo TBA

Nov 05, 2019

7 pm

Woodstock house concert

with the Malvinas. For more info, contact mizmarkley@gmail.com

Nov 04, 2019

7 pm

The Colony

with the Malvinas. Featured act at the open mic.

Nov 03, 2019

Doors open at 1 pm. Concert at 2.

Chestnut Tree Concerts

With the Malvinas!
From the presenter: Bring your own beverage of choice, and if you want, some sort of munchie/finger food to share We recommend a donation of $20. Advance notice appreciated. For more info, call (203) 828-6032 or email barbara.getsinger@gmail.com.

Nov 01, 2019

8 pm

Camp Marshall House Concerts

With the Malvinas

Oct 12, 2019

12 pm

Festivals Acadiens et Creoles

Jam Ca! Hosting the Jam from 12:00-1:15 pm

Oct 11, 2019

5:30 pm

Festivals Acadiens et Creoles

with Bonsoir, Catin, Sheryl Cormier et. al Scene Ma Louisiane

Aug 31, 2019

7 pm

Fox Valley Folk Festival Preview

Aug 30, 2019

6 pm

Autumn Ridge House Concerts

Aug 01, 2019

6:30 pm

Cranfest in the Courtyard

with the Mid-City Aces

Jul 26, 2019

TBA

40th Annual Nachitoches-NSU Folk Festival

July 26-27 with Bruce Daigrepont

Apr 05, 2019

7:30 pm

Uptown Theater of the First St. Community Center

with The Malvinas

Mar 31, 2019

4:30 pm

New Orleans House Concert

Solo show with friends; private event, in Carrollton, near Oak Street. For more info, call Dave or Joyce at (504)927-9290. Doors open at 4:30 pm. Concert starts at 5:30 pm.

Feb 19, 2019

7:30 pm

Lilfest Stars Concert Series

Solo show at Keene Valley Congregational Church. Rick Drost opens

Feb 13, 2019

TBA

Folk Alliance International

Feb 13-16; private showcases solo and with the Malvinas

Dec 14, 2018

9 pm

Tipitinas

Anders Osborne’s 7th Annual Holiday Spectacular, special guest with Joan Osborne, Theresa Andersson and Mike Dillon

 

 

Aug 25, 2018

1 pm

Studio One--WETS

with the Malvinas

Aug 24, 2018

7 pm

Music on the Square

with the Malvinas

Aug 04, 2018

TBA

Sugar Maple Music Festival

with the Mid-City Aces

The festival is located at Lake Farm County Park, in Madison, WI

Plans are being made for a solo workshop with Sam Broussard on Saturday

Aug 03, 2018

7 pm

Eagles #34

with the Mid-City Aces

Doors open at 7 pm. Free Cajun dance lesson at 7:15; dance from 8-11 pm.

Jun 23, 2018

11 am

New Orleans Cajun-Zydeco Festival

w/ Bruce Daigrepont; 11 am-12:30 pm.

Jun 19, 2018

6-7:30 pm

St. Tammany Parish Library, Slidell Branch

With Bruce Daigrepont

Jun 05, 2018

6-7:30 pm

St. Tammany Parish Library, Madisonville Branch

With Bruce Daigrepont.

May 14, 2018

5 pm

Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center

with special guest Waylon Thibodeaux

May 12, 2018

7 pm

Church of the Good Shepard, Beachwood, OH

solo show. Folknet will link you to brownpapertickets m.bpt.me

May 06, 2018

4 pm

Friendship House Concerts - Pittsburgh, PA

For information and/or an invitation, email:

LLouise & Jim Altes
friendshiphouseconcerts@gmail.com

Suggested donation: $15.00. All proceeds go to the performer.

After the concert, there will be a pot luck dinner. Please bring an entree, an hors d’oeuvre, a salad, a side dish, or dessert to share.

Apr 21, 2018

7 pm

Maple Street Concerts

Apr 20, 2018

7 pm

Highland Avenue Church of the Brethren

Solo show. Popcorn and refreshments served.

Mar 16, 2018

7-9 pm

with Sheryl Cormier and the Cajunettes

Mar 13, 2018

Pot luck dinner at 6 pm. Concert at 7

Lilfest House Concert

RSVP at (518) 576-9513 to assure enough chairs.

6:00 Bring beverages or appetizer, casserole or dessert for a shared table.

Mar 11, 2018

4 pm

Second Sunday Folk Dance

Solo show. From the website: “The Fortune Lake Lutheran Camp is located between Iron River and Crystal Falls (in Iron County, Michigan), 2 miles west of Crystal Falls on US-2. Turn south on Bible Camp Road and drive for less than a quarter mile. Turn right on Fortune Lake Camp Road and drive just a short distance…If you have any questions, call the Fortune Lake Camp at (906) 875-3697, or Bette or Dean Premo at (906) 822-7889” or email Bette at bette.premo@white-water-associates.com

Mar 10, 2018

7 pm

Cotter Creek House Concert

Potluck dinner at 5:30; Concert at 7 pm. Rev. Blake Blakesley opens. For more info, contact Joel Kroencke at (715) 853-6879 or at jmkroenke@frontier.net

Mar 10, 2018

10-11:30 am

Cajun Vocal Workshop for Women

Concert and workshops at Karen Holden’s house on the near west side. If you are interested in the house concert and/or the workshops, email kcholden@wisc.edu or call 608-238-6039. Provide your name, contact email, and, the number of places for concert or workshop you would like to reserve. You will receive a return email with location and concert/workshop details.

• Vocal Workshop for Women: Saturday morning, March 10, 2018, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Focus on understanding the best keys for women (i.e., how to get along with that accordion!) and how to sound “Cajun.” One hour for group workshop. Last 30 minutes for individual feedback.

 

Mar 08, 2018

6:30 pm

House Concert, Madison, WI

The House Concert. Thursday, March 8, 2018. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Concert at 7:00. Two 40-minute sets with a break for treats and conversation between.

Concert and workshops at Karen Holden’s house on the near west side. If you are interested in the house concert and/or the workshops, email kcholden@wisc.edu or call 608-238-6039. Provide your name, contact email, and, the number of places for concert or workshop you would like to reserve. You will receive a return email with location and concert/workshop details.

Mar 07, 2018

6:30-8:30 pm

Cajun Fiddle Workshop

Thursday night concert and workshops at Karen Holden’s house on the near west side. If you are interested in the house concert and/or the workshops, email kcholden@wisc.edu or call 608-238-6039. Provide your name, contact email, and, the number of places for concert or workshop you would like to reserve. You will receive a return email with location and concert/workshop details.

The Cajun Fiddle Workshop is Wednesday evening, March 7, 2018, 6:30-8:30 p.m. The workshop will focus on a dancehall approach to Cajun fiddling and bluesy slides. Note: the workshop will be in standard tuning. Background in Cajun music not necessary, though helpful.

Feb 25, 2018

7 pm

The Whirlybird Fiddle Bar

An encore performance from the Malvinas, at the Whirlybird. For info, directions, etc., call Jim or Christy at 337-290 1601

Feb 24, 2018

7:30 pm

Manship Theatre

with the Malvinas. Opening for Alejandro Escovedo

Sep 17, 2017

4 pm

Passing Through House Concerts

Solo show. For more information, contact Leslie at leslie.berman@gmail.com

Sep 15, 2017

7 pm

Camp Marshall

Solo show. $15 suggested donation. For more information, call Jim or Maggie at (609)443-0577.

Sep 08, 2017

TBA

77th National Folk Festival

with Bruce Daigrepont

Aug 26, 2017

TBA

TradMadCamp (Aug. 26-Sept. 1)

Teaching Cajun fiddle. Forest Huval, Erica Weiss, Bing Futch, and many other great performers will be there with me.

Aug 03, 2017

7 pm

Laundromat Espresso Bar

w/ Jan Boney. Une soirée Cadienne (An evening of Cajun music).

Jul 16, 2017

4:15 pm

32nd Annual Woodstock Folk Music Festival

With the Malvinas: we’re on from 4:15-4:45; the festival goes from noon-6 pm.  Also performing are Pat Donohue, David Hawkins, Joan & Joni (Allison Shapira and this year’s Falcon Ridge Most Wanted Kipyn Martin), co-2017 FRFF Most Wanted Bettman & Halpin, et al.

Jul 15, 2017

8 pm

WFMT Studio - Chicago, Illinois

Folkstage show with the Malvinas broadcast live at WFMT studios, 98.7 FM

Jul 14, 2017

8:15 pm

Two Way Street Coffeehouse

with the Malvinas

Jul 09, 2017

1 pm

Montana Folk Festival

With Bruce Daigrepont; 1:00-1:45 pm, “The Original” Stage. Then I do a fiddle workshop from 3:05-4:00 pm on the NW Energy Broadway Stage, with Jamie Fox, Rubie Azar, and Clayton Campbell

Jun 24, 2017

5 pm

UU General Assemby

solo fiddle for Synergy Service, closing on Sunday afternoon.

Jun 03, 2017

4:30 pm

Rockwood Music Hall

Matinee solo show; Stage 3; 4:30-5:30 pm

May 26, 2017

TBA

The Folk Project Acoustic Getaway

Apr 29, 2017

12:45-1:55 pm

New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival

Lagniappe Stage w/ The Sweet Olive String Band, with special guest Jeff Burke

Apr 22, 2017

7 pm

Songbird Sanctuary

CD RELEASE SHOW with the Malvinas. This is a private event; reservations are required. Optional Pot Luck Dinner at 6 pm. Concert starts at 7.

Apr 06, 2017

9 pm

Banks St. Bar

ABC Night with the Mid-City Aces; French Quarter Fest preview

Sep 04, 2016

12:00-12:30 pm

40th Annual Fox Valley Folk Music and Storytelling Festival

Solo; featuring Lou and Peter Berryman, Bryan Bowers, The Freight Hoppers, Jack Williams, Small Potatoes, 25 more; Main stage performance at noon; Workshops TBA.

Aug 07, 2016

TBA

Falcon Ridge Folk Festival

2016 Most Wanted Song Swap, w/ Annika Bennett, and Scott Wolfson & Other Heroes.

Jun 04, 2016

TBA

Accordion Kings and Queens

w/ the Magnolia Sisters

May 28, 2016

8 pm

The Song Box

Gina will be playing a split bill with Russ Seeger. For more information and advance reservations email songbox@optonline.net or call 516.579-5365.

May 22, 2016

7-10 pm

Buffa's Back Room

Nattie’s Songwriter Circle with Natasha Sanchez, John Fohl, and Cary Hudson

Feb 17, 2016

12:30 am

Folk Alliance International

Solo private showcase, Lilfest I, Room 727.

Dec 03, 2015

8 pm

Neutral Ground Coffeehouse

Solo show. First Thursday with Mark Fernandez…

Dec 01, 2015

6 pm

St. Louis Cathedral Holiday Concert Series

St. Louis Cathedral Holiday Concert Series with Bruce Daigrepont

Oct 23, 2015

noon

Panel: Roots in the Church (w/ Greg Brown)

Panel: Roots in the Church (with Greg Brown)

Oct 22, 2015

12:40 AM

Lilfest (Privately sponsored showcase)

solo showcase.

Sep 19, 2015

9 am

Covington Farmers Market

Solo show.

Sep 18, 2015

6 pm

Sunset at the Landing

With the Sweet Olive String Band (Mike Kerwin, Pat Flory, Rob Schafer, and me), 6=7:30 pm. With special guests Orphic Observance.

Aug 22, 2015

7:30 pm

Last Minute Folk

Solo show. Psyched to get to play this prestigious series!

Jul 31, 2015

noon-4 pm

Falcon Ridge Folk Festival

Solo; Emerging Artist Showcase, 2 songs; Showcase for all 24 Emerging Artists is from noon-4 pm

Jul 25, 2015

1-2:30 pm

St. Tammany Parish Library, Folsom Branch

w/ Bruce Daigrepont

Jul 18, 2015

1-2:30 pm

St. Tammany Parish Library, Slidell Branch

With Bruce Daigrepont

Jul 11, 2015

10:45 am-12:30 pm; 1:30-4:30 pm; 7 pm

Songbird Music School

Teaching Cajun & country fiddle; classes during the day; evening instructors concert at 7 pm.

May 10, 2015

noon; 6:45 pm; 8 pm

Bayou'n'Brooklyn Festival

May 8-10. Concerts start at 2 pm. With Jesse Lege and Bayou Brew with special guest Yvette Landry. 6:45 and 8 pm. Advanced Cajun fiddle workshop at noon.

May 09, 2015

12:00 pm; 3:00 pm; 9:30 pm

Bayou'n'Brooklyn Festival

May 8-10 Concerts start at 2 pm. With Jesse Lege and Bayou Brew with special guest Yvette Landry, 9:30 pm. Workshops on Beginning and Intermediate Cajun Fiddle, at noon and 3 pm.

Apr 26, 2015

TBA

Festival International

Sunday morning gumbo and gospel country show. Music lineup will be announced Feb. 4!!!

Feb 21, 2015

12:30 am

Folk Alliance International

Soona Songs Showcase, w/ the Malvinas. Room 704

Feb 20, 2015

3:30 pm; 11 pm; 12:30 am

Folk Alliance International

Soona Songs Showcases. The 3:30 pm showcase is solo; the evening showcases are both with the Malvinas, all in Room 704.

Feb 19, 2015

2:00 pm; 1:00 am

Folk Alliance International

Soona Songs and Lilfest Private showcases: the 2 pm Soona Songs Showcase is with the Malvinas, Room 704. The 1 am showcase is solo, Lilfest I, Room 728.

Feb 18, 2015

12:00 am

Folk Alliance International

Private showcases, Feb. 18-22; Soona Songs Showcase. Room 704.

Feb 12, 2015

8 pm

Red Dragon Listening Room

Solo show. Opening for Christine Lavin! If you saw our concertwindow.com show this summer, you’ll love this! If you didn’t, and you’re in the Baton Rouge area, come see us at the Red Dragon.

 

Jan 24, 2015

8 pm

Neutral Ground Coffeehouse

Solo show. Jim Pharis plays at 8 pm. I play at 9.

Dec 13, 2014

8 pm

Red Dragon Listening Room

Solo show. Opening for David Olney.

Nov 15, 2014

7 pm

Abita Springs Opry

Cajun music w/ Cameron and Michael Dupuy 7-9 pm

Nov 12, 2014

7 pm

Buffa's Back Room

Solo show before the World’s Most Open Mic, 7-8 pm.

Sep 24, 2014

5:30 pm

Slidell Branch Library

Bastille Day Celebration w/ Bruce Daigrepont. From Bruce’s website: (re-scheduled because of construction — it’s never too late to celebrate Bastille Day!)

Sep 05, 2014

Doors open at 7; concert starts at 7:30 PM

Cousin Andy's Coffee House

Jul 19, 2014

Doors open at 7 pm; show starts at 8

Quail Ridge House Concert Series

Solo show. For more info, email marilyn@marilynduncan.com

Jun 25, 2014

7 pm

Music By the Bay

Solo show. By invitation only. Email gary.martin@umassd.edu for invitation. Suggestion donation $20.

 

Jun 15, 2014

11 am

New Orleans Cajun-Zydeco Festival

w/ Bruce Daigrepont; 11 am-12:15 pm.

May 25, 2014

1:00 pm concert; 2:00 pm workshop

GottaGetGon Festival

Solo concert, 1:00-1:45 pm; Songwriting workshop, 2:00-2:45 pm (Townley Bldg.)

Mar 13, 2014

6-8 pm

Ogden After Hours

With the Sweet Olive String Band: Pat Flory, Mike Kerwin, Rob Schafer, and Gina

Nov 16, 2013

7pm

First Unitarian Universalist Church of New Orleans

Gina playing w/ emma’s revolution, and opening the show

Aug 30, 2013

Cousin Andy's Yellow Moon Cafe

Solo show.

Jun 29, 2013

8pm

The Song Box

Gina will be playing with Paul Sachs at a House Concert. For more information and advance reservations email songbox@optonline.net or call 516.579-5365.

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