gigs and workshops

WORKSHOP: Teaching Intermediate Banjo at Gainsborough Festival, February 14-17, 2020, Gainsborough, England


WORKSHOP: Teaching Novice Banjo at Janie's Jumpstart weekend in  Cleveland, February 7-9, 2020


With TRILLIUM: All Soles Contradance, Friday April 10, Columbus OH, with caller Kim Thompson


With HOTPOINT STRINGBAND: Thursday, May 14 2020 Old Farmer's Ball, Ashville  Contradance with callers TBA


With HOTPOINT STRINGBAND: Friday, May 15 to Sunday, May 17, 2020 Lake Eden Arts Festival, with callers TBA


With HOTPOINT STRINGBAND: Friday, July 17-Sunday July 19, 2020 River Rendezvous contradance weekend, Coshocton, Ohio, with other band and callers TBA


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Here are some of the dance weekends and week-long camps at which I've been lucky enough to perform in the past.  Most have been with my band Hotpoint Stringband.


CALIFORNIA: Dance Awakening, Santa Barbara Harvest Moon, NBCDS Hotfoot, Monterey Foggy Moon, Faultline Frolic. NORTH CAROLINA: Gypsy Meltdown, Spring Dance Romance, Feet Retreat, Lake Eden Arts Festival (LEAF), Still Dancing. OHIO: Pigtown Fling, Mayapple Stomp, Winter Warmup, River Rendezvous, Big Fun. GEORGIA: Atlanta Dance Weekend. MICHIGAN: Dawn Dance, Spring Dance Heritage, Wheatland Traditional, Looking Glass. KENTUCKY: Dance Trance, Berea Spring Weekend, Louisville Balance the Belle. VIRGINIA: Charlottesville Dance Weekend. WEST VIRGINIA: Augusta Dance Week, American Fall Dance Weekend at Buffalo Gap, Footmad Fall Festival, Wild Wonderful Dance Weekend, June Moon. MISSOURI: Solefest, Columbia Dance Weekend. ALABAMA: Blue Moon. MONTANA: Bear Hug. NEW YORK: Rochester Thanksgiving Weekend. FLORIDA: Snow Ball, Black & White Ball. KANSAS: Pilgrim's Progression. TENNESSEE: Memfest, Music City Masquerade, Mountain Madness. VIRGINIA: Charlottesville Fall Festival. TEXAS: Bayou Bedlam, Fire Ant Frolic; PENNSYLVANIA: Pittsburgh Fall Dance Weekend; NEW JERSEY: Victoria's Revenge SOUTH CAROLINA: Palmetto Bug Stomp, Harvest Moon,  Monster Mash. MARYLAND: Chesapeake Dance Weekend WASHINGTON: Seattle Dancing Fool Weekend. NEW MEXICO: FolkMADness. OREGON:Portland Raindance; ONTARIO, CANADA: Owen Sound Spring Fling, Hamilton Country Dancers Spring Weekend

Here are some of the workshops and music camps where I’ve been privileged to teach banjo in the past:


Augusta Heritage Arts Workshops, Elkins WV (Old-time Week)


Blue Ridge Oldtime Music Week, Mars Hill NC


Suwannee Banjo Camp, High Springs, FL


Numerous Janie’s Jumpstart music camps


Meet Your Banjo, Arts West, Athens, OH


Clawhammer Banjo workshop, Berlin, Germany