Patt & Poss Gigs
Last updated: March 25, 2018
2018
January 25-27 Happy Birthday Kellie!! You give good party!!
January 24 Northern Jam @ Kafein Coffee. Evanston, IL.
February 12 Chicago Barn Dance Company Contra Dance with Hillbilly Diaspora
January 28 Northern Jam @ Kafein Coffee. Evanston, IL.
March 2 Urbana, IL Contra Dance.
March 3 Fiddle/Mandolin Workshop. Community Arts Center. Urbana, IL
March 3 Private Party
March 5 Chicago Barn Dance Company Contra Dance with Patt & Possum
March 15-18 Niel Gow Festival. Dunkeld & Birnam, Scotland, UK.
March 28 Northern Jam @ Kafein Coffee. Evanston, IL.
March 29 School Program in St. Louis
March 30 Holding forth at the Schlafly Taproom in the evening listening to the dulcet tones of St. Louis' best old-time musicians.
March 31 Fiddle Workshop. KDHX Folk School.
April 1 No foolin'! Special Matinee Patt & Possum Concert. Focal Point. St. Louis. MO
April 1 ChildGrove Contra Dance Webster Groves, MO. Patt & Possum with Hillbilly Diaspora
April 23 Chicago Barn Dance Company Contra Dance with Hillbilly Diaspora
April 24 Indy Contra Dance with Patt & Possum
April 25 Northern Jam @ Kafein Coffee. Evanston, IL.
May 4 Contra Dance. San Diego, CA contact: kimspalding0621@gmail.com
May 5 Fiddle/Mandolin Workshop. San Deigo, CA. contact: kimspalding0621@gmail.com
May 6 Attending the Santa Clara Valley Fiddlers Association monthly jam session - San Jose.
May 7 Attending the Palo Alto Old-Time Jam
May 11 Fiddle/Mandolin Workshop - San Francisco Folk Collective.
May 12 Afternoon - Workshop/House Concert Mountain View, CA. Contact: SV.houseconcerts@gmail.com.
May 12 Evening - Palo Alto Contra Dance
May 13 Santa Cruz Contra Dance.
May 16 Berkeley Contra Dance.
May 26-27 Vandalia Gathering. Charleston, WV
May 30 Northern Jam @ Kafein Coffee. Evanston, IL.
June 1-2 West Plains Folk Festival http://www.oldtimemusic.org/
June 14-17 Attending the Brandywine Fest in PA.
June 21-24 WV State Folk Festival. Glenville, WV
June 24-30 Allegheny Echoes Workshops. Marlinton, WV. Bluegrass Fiddle Teaching.
July 11-15 CROMA. Berthoud, CO.
July 25 Northern Jam @ Kafein Coffee. Evanston, IL.
Jul 27 - Aug 5 Appalachian String Band Festival. Clifftop, WV
Aug 22 Northern Jam @ Kafein Coffee. Evanston, IL.
Aug 24 Pittsburgh Contra Dance
Aug 25 Pittsburgh Fiddle & Mando Workshop (details soon)
Aug 26 - Sep 4 Pembroke Fiddle and Stepdance Competition in Pembroke, ONT.  http://bright-ideas-software.com/pembrokefiddle/
Sep 6-9 Wheatland Music Festival http://www.wheatlandmusic.org/ Cooking taters for Nate - yes, that's my job!
Oct 5 Columbia Missouri Contra Dance https://mmtd.wordpress.com/
Oct 6 Benefit Concert for Illinois Old-Time Fiddlers Association
Oct 7 Illinois State Fiddle Championship
Oct 7 ChildGrove Contra Dance Webster Groves, MO.
Oct 8 Chicago Barn Dance Company Contra Dance
Oct 10 Bloomington, IN Contra Dance.
Oct 19-21 Des Moines/Ames Contra-Workshop-Concert Weekend
Nov 3 Contra Dance - Delafield, WI
Nov 17 Hillbilly Diaspora at Madison Contra Dance
2017
January 14 Birthday Bash of the Century. Evanston, IL. Review the tape at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dr1fjBD11O0
January 15 Madison, WI Contra Dance. http://sprott.physics.wisc.edu/dances.htm
April 12-16 Christopher Germain BD Bash!!
June 14-17 Bethel Adult Fiddle Camp, Bethel, MO.
June 18-24 Allegheny Echoes Workshops. Marlinton, WV. Bluegrass Fiddle Teaching.
July 2-22 Travels in Quebec & New Brunswick playing music with our friends
August 20 Missouri State Fair. Sedalia, MO.
August 21 Observe the total solar eclipse at Higginsville, MO.
August 24-27 Attending the Canadian Grand Masters Fiddle Championship in Salaberry-du-Valleyfield, QC. That's in Canada!
August 28-Sept 4 Pembroke Fiddle and Stepdance Competition in Pembroke, ONT.  http://bright-ideas-software.com/pembrokefiddle/
Sept 15-17 Squirrel Moon Dance Weekend. Folklore Village. Dodgeville, WI
Oct 18 Private party near Baraboo, WI
Oct 31 Tim MacDonald's Scottish Jam. Duke of Perth. Chicago, IL.
November 12 Play for Hospitalized Vets at Evanston American Legion.
2016
January 3 Banjos and Bagels - with Chipper Covington and the gang at Kaufman's Deli in Skokie, IL.
January 5 Celtic Knot Jam Session in Evanston, IL. 7:00 to 10:00 PM.
January 17 Banjos and Bagels - with Chipper Covington and the gang at Kaufman's Deli in Skokie, IL.
January 29 Global Dance Party with Patt & Possum. Old Town School of Folk Music.
February 8 Patt with Jennifer Jeffries at the Chicago Barn Dance Co. Irish American Heritage Center.
March 5 Contra Dance in Delafield, WI. Prairie Hill.
March 6 Banjos and Bagels - with Chipper Covington and the gang at Kaufman's Deli in Skokie, IL.
March 17-20 Niel Gow Festival. Dunkeld & Birnam, Scotland.
April 9 St. Louis Folk School Fiddle Workshop. St. Louis, MO.
April 10 Childgrove Contra Dance. Webster Groves, MO.
April 29 University of Chicago Contra Dance.
May 29 Stovall's Grove Fiddle Contest. Pacific, MO.
June 12 - 18 Bethel Fiddle Camp. Bethel, MO.
June 19 - 25 Bluegrass Fiddle Class. Allegheny Echoes. Marlinton, WV.
July 28 Guest appearance on WVEW's Fiddletown with Wichita Slim in Brattleboro, VT
August 3-5 Appalachian String Band Festival - Clifftop, WV. http://www.wvculture.org/stringband/index.html
July 29-31 Lowell Folk Festival. Lowell, MA
August 19 Montgomery County Old Threshers Fiddle Contest. Montgomery City, MO
August 20 Lexington Fiddle Contest. Lexington, MO.
August 21 Missouri State Fair Fiddle Contest. Sedalia, MO.
August 26 Pittsburgh Contra Dance with Patt & Possum. Pittsburgh, PA.
August 27 Pittsburgh Workshop. Email me for more info. possum.walden@gmail.com
8/29 to 7/5 Pembroke Fiddle and Stepdance Competition in Pembroke, ONT.  http://bright-ideas-software.com/pembrokefiddle/
Sept. 16 Fiddle workshop in the Greater Detroit Area. Email me for more info. possum.walden@gmail.com
Sept. 17 Elderly Instruments fiddle and mandolin workshop in Lansing, MI.  Register and get more info at: http://www.charliewalden.com/elderlyworkshop.htm
Sept. 17 Elderly Instruments fiddle and mandolin workshop in Lansing, MI.  Register and get more info at: http://www.charliewalden.com/elderlyworkshop.htm
Oct. 8 Patt & Possum at the Wilson Abbey Contra Dance. Chicago, IL.
October 9 Banjos and Bagels - with Chipper Covington and the gang at Kaufman's Deli in Skokie, IL.
October 16 Illinois State Fiddle Championship. Effingham. Info at: http://www.illinoisoldtimefiddlers.org/
November 5 Contra Dance in Delafield, WI. Prairie Hill.
Dec 3 Contra Dance and Workshop. San Deigo, CA
Dec 10 Workshop at Gryphon Strings. Palo Alto, CA
Dec 10 Contra Dance. Palo Alto, CA
December 31 Evanston First Night Barn with Jo Mortland Calling. http://www.firstnightevanston.net/
2015
January 4 Banjos and Bagels - with Chipper Covington and the gang at Kaufman's Deli in Skokie, IL.
January 5 Chicago Barn Co. with Earl & His Melodiers featuring the subtle guitar stylings of Mr. Mike "Wichita" Miller with Patt & Possum and other guests.  http://www.chicagobarndance.org/
January 10 North Shore Fiddle Sessions in Wilmette, IL at W. H. Lee Violins. Instruction in Old-Time Fiddling.  Download the poster and put it on your fridge.
January 4 Banjos and Bagels - with Chipper Covington and the gang at Kaufman's Deli in Skokie, IL.
January 22 San Diego, CA.  Patt & Possum participating at the regular Thursday Night Jam Session. Come on out. Check their Facebook page for more info on time and location.
January 24 San Diego, CA. Afternoon workshop followed by jamming and refreshments. 1 to 4 PM. Trinity Methodist Church, 3030 Thorn St., San Diego. Cost $20 to $30. Contact Kim to register: 858-405-6037. Download the poster and put it on your fridge!
January 24 Later that evening...San Diego Contra Dance with Martha Wild calling! More info at: http://www.sandiegocontra.org/calendar.
January 30

San Fran. Friday. 2-5 PM. Workshop. $25-40 sliding scale. Potluck and jam following. Email Charlie for more info: possum.walden@gmail.com.

January 31 Palo Alto Workshop. 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Gryphon Strings. 211 Lambert Ave., Palo Alto, Ca 94306,  650-493-2131. Call or stop by the store to get your ticket in advance. http://www.gryphonstrings.com/events/workshops.php
January 31 And later that evening...Palo Alto Contra Dance. http://www.bacds.org/series/contra/palo_alto/.
Patt & Possum with Caller Jean Gorrindo. Download the poster and put it on your fridge!
February 7 North Shore Fiddle Workshops in Wilmette, IL at W. H. Lee Violins. Instruction in Old-Time Fiddling. 
February 13 University of Chicago Folk Festival http://www.uofcfolk.org/. Patt & Possum in concert 8:00 PM at Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St. Chicago, IL 60637
February 14 University of Chicago Folk Festival http://www.uofcfolk.org/. Fiddle Style Workshop at 2:00 PM in the Library, Ida Noyes Hall, 1212 E. 59th St. Chicago, IL 60637
February 14 Valentine's Day Square Dance. Patt & Possum with Can I Get An Amen and Heather Malyuk & Dan MacDonald. 8:00 PM @ Fizz Bar & Grill 3220 North Lincoln Avenue, Chicago, IL 60657. 8:00 PM. $6 admission at the door.
February 15 University of Chicago Folk Festival http://www.uofcfolk.org/. Old Time Dance with Patt, Possum, and the Buckstankle Boys -12:00-2:00, Cloister Club, Ida Noyes Hall, 1212 E. 59th St. Chicago, IL 60637
February 15 University of Chicago Folk Festival http://www.uofcfolk.org/. Patt & Possum in concert 7:30 PM at Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St. Chicago, IL 60637
February 28 Fiddle workshop at the St. Louis Folk School.  http://folkschoolstl.org/collections/workshops
March 7 North Shore Fiddle Workshops in Wilmette, IL at W. H. Lee Violins. Instruction in Old-Time Fiddling. 
March 20-22 Attending the Neil Gow Fiddle Festival in Scotland. http://www.niel-gow.co.uk/2015.htm
April 4 North Shore Fiddle Workshops in Wilmette, IL at W. H. Lee Violins. Instruction in Old-Time Fiddling. 
April 18 Madison, WI Contra Dance. http://sprott.physics.wisc.edu/dances.htm. Plans are in the works for a hands-on fiddle workshop so check back.
May 2 Fiddle workshop at the St. Louis Folk School.  http://folkschoolstl.org/collections/workshops
May 3 Childgrove Country Dancers. St. Louis, MO.  With Andy Gribble, Dennis and Emily Buckhannon. Patt Plunkett calling.
http://www.childgrove.org/
May 9 North Shore Fiddle Workshops in Wilmette, IL at W. H. Lee Violins. Instruction in Old-Time Fiddling. 
June 4 North Shore Fiddle Workshops in Wilmette, IL at W. H. Lee Violins. Instruction in Old-Time Fiddling. 
June 21-27 Allegheny Echoes - Patt teaching vocals with Valerie Mindel and the Possum in concert. Marlinton, WV - http://www.alleghenyechoes.com/
July 24 to August 2 Appalachian String Band Festival - Clifftop, WV. With the Mollydookers for the Thursday square dance. http://www.wvculture.org/stringband/index.html
August 6-9 Canadian Open Fiddle Championship - Shelburne, ON. http://shelburnefiddlecontest.com/
August 23 Missouri State Fair Fiddlers Contest, Sedalia, MO.
August 30 to September 7 Pembroke Fiddle and Stepdance Competition in Pembroke, ONT.  http://bright-ideas-software.com/pembrokefiddle/
September 11-13 Wheatland Music Festival - Dance Workshop. http://www.wheatlandmusic.org/
December 31 Evanston First Night Barn with Jo Mortland Calling. http://www.firstnightevanston.net/
2014
January 18 Lansing Michigan Dance. Starts at 8:00 PM.  http://www.lgmaa.org/
January 24 St. Louis Folk School Square Dance.  It's the Possum with Dennis and Emily Buckhannon and Cuzzin Curt.  Patt Plunkett calling.  http://folkschoolstl.org/pages/square-dances
January 25 Fiddle workshop at the St. Louis Folk School featuring the tunes of Missouri great Nile Wilson.  Come on out and pick up some pointers on playing these great mid-Missouri hoe-downs.  http://folkschoolstl.org/collections/workshops
January 26 Private house concert.
January 26 Childgrove Country Dancers. St. Louis, MO.  With Andy Gribble, Dennis and Emily Buckhannon and our old pal Cussin' Cuzzin Curtis!
http://www.childgrove.org/
February 2 Contra Dance with our pal Edward Wallace.  http://www.delafieldcontra.com/
February 24 Chicago Barn Dance Co. Monday Night Dance.  Roger Diggle calling. Irish-American Heritage Center.  http://www.chicagobarndance.org/
March 18 Gus Friedlander's Eclectic Celtic Session. Celtic Knot Pub downtown Evanston, IL. Come down and play a tune or just listen and enjoy a cold one.
March 30 Fiddle Workshop in Montpelier, VT.  More details at: www.summit-school.org.
April 8 Gus Friedlander's Eclectic Celtic Session. Celtic Knot Pub downtown Evanston, IL. Come down and play a tune or just listen and enjoy a cold one.
April 14 Open Band led by the Possum and Open Calling led by Patt. Chicago Barn Dance at IAHC in Chi-Town. http://www.chicagobarndance.org/
April 18 KDHX St. Louis Folk School Square Dance.  It's the Possum with Dedo Norris and Jim Nelson. Patt Plunkett calling.  http://folkschoolstl.org/pages/square-dances
April 19 Fiddle workshop at the St. Louis Folk School featuring the tunes of Missouri great Lyman Enloe.  Come on out and pick up some pointers on playing Lyman's signature hoe-downs and waltzes.  http://folkschoolstl.org/collections/workshops
May 3 North Shore Fiddle Sessions in Wilmette, IL at W. H. Lee Violins. Instruction in Old-Time Fiddling. 
May 7 Silicon Valley - private house workshop and jam. Microchips and salsa will be served.
May 10 Patt & Possum playing the Spring Situation in Berkeley.  Check the schedule at: http://www.berkeleyoldtimemusic.org/spring2014.html
May 16 & 17 Special Birthday Celebration in Iowa!
May 24 & 25 Kimmswick Dance Weekend! With the Buckhannons on May 24 and Patt & Possum playing the hoe-downs for your square dancing pleasure on May 25. 
http://www.childgrove.org/kimmswick-2014
June 7 North Shore Fiddle Sessions in Wilmette, IL at W. H. Lee Violins. Instruction in Old-Time Fiddling. 
June 13 & 14 Pickin' On The Courtois
June 15 - 20 Bethel Youth Fiddle Camp. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bethel-Youth-Fiddle-Camp/703901806292174
June 22-28 Allegheny Echoes - Bluegrass Fiddle - Marlinton, WV - http://www.alleghenyechoes.com/
June 29 - July 6 Festival of Fiddle Tunes - Port Townsend, WA.  Possum teaching fiddle and Patt teaching piano and dance.   http://centrum.org/festival-of-american-fiddle-tunes-the-workshop/
July 25 to August 3 Appalachian String Band Festival - Clifftop, WV. With the Mollydookers for the Wednesday square dance. Patt calling Wednesday and Thursday. http://www.wvculture.org/stringband/index.html
August 3 - 8 Augusta Old Time Week - Adv. Fiddle - Elkins, WV - https://augustaheritagecenter.org/old-time/
August 17 Judging at Missouri State Fair Fiddlers Contest
August 22 Patt & Possum at the Pittsburgh Friday Night Contra Dance. http://pittsburghcontra.org/
August 25 to September 1 Pembroke Fiddle and Stepdance Competition in Pembroke, ONT.  http://bright-ideas-software.com/pembrokefiddle/
September 7 North Shore Fiddle Sessions in Wilmette, IL at W. H. Lee Violins. Instruction in Old-Time Fiddling. 
September 20 Elderly Instruments fiddle and mandolin workshop in Lansing, MI.  Register and get more info at: http://www.charliewalden.com/elderlyworkshop.htm
September 20 Lansing Michigan Dance. Starts at 8:00 PM.  http://www.lgmaa.org/
September 25 St. Louis Folk School Square Dance.  It's the Possum with Dennis and Emily Buckhannon and Cuzzin Curt.  Patt Plunkett calling.  http://folkandrootsfestival.com/lineup-schedule/
September 27 Fiddle workshop at the St. Louis Folk School. We're going to learn tunes from the repertoire of the late, great Pete McMahan of Harrisburg, MO. Early start - 10:00 AM.  Free with festival pass or only $20!! http://folkschoolstl.org/collections/workshops/products/missouri-fiddle-workshop-w-charlie-walden-september-27
September 28 Folk & Roots Fest Fiddle Contest - come on by and see if I judge it right! http://folkschoolstl.org/pages/fiddle-contest
September 28 Childgrove Country Dancers. St. Louis, MO.  With Andy Gribble, Dennis and Emily Buckhannon and our old pal Cussin' Cuzzin Curtis!
http://www.childgrove.org/
October 11 North Shore Fiddle Sessions in Wilmette, IL at W. H. Lee Violins. Instruction in Old-Time Fiddling. 
October 18 Old-Time Fiddle Workshop in Effingham, IL, sponsored by IOTFA.  More info at: http://www.illinoisoldtimefiddlers.org/Workshops.html. Register at: http://www.charliewalden.com/IOTFAWorkshop.htm.
October 19 Illinois State Fiddle Championship in Effingham, IL. More info at: http://www.illinoisoldtimefiddlers.org/Contest.html.
October 27 Chicago Barn Dance at IAHC in Chi-Town. http://www.chicagobarndance.org/
November 1 North Shore Fiddle Sessions in Wilmette, IL at W. H. Lee Violins. Instruction in Old-Time Fiddling. 
November 1 Contra Dance in Delafield, WI. http://www.delafieldcontra.com/
November 28 & 29 Breaking Up Thanksgiving, Evanston, IL.  http://www.chicagobarndance.org/.
December 6 North Shore Fiddle Sessions in Wilmette, IL at W. H. Lee Violins. Instruction in Old-Time Fiddling. 
December 22 Patt at Chicago Barn Dance Co. with Kathy & Jennifer.  Irish American Heritage Center http://www.chicagobarndance.org/
2013
January 7 - 10 Important Project meeting with Doug and Wichita!
February 9 U of Chicago Folk Festival Fiddle Workshop - http://www.uofcfolk.org/
March 2 Patt & Possum - University of Chicago Contra Dance - http://fac.uchicago.edu/calendar.html
April 15 Patt & Possum - Chicago Barndance Co. - http://chicagobarndance.com/
April 20 Patt & Possum with Chris Germain - Lansing, MI Contra Dance - http://www.lgmaa.org/
May 6 Open Band with Patt & Possum - Chicago Barn Dance -  http://chicagobarndance.com/
May 18 Patt & Possum in Concert at Kitchen Girl Coffeehouse, Oak Park, IL
May 20 Patt with Mark and Cathy @ Chicago Barn Dance - http://chicagobarndance.com/
June 10 Patt & Possum - Chicago Barndance Co. - http://chicagobarndance.com/
June 16 to 18 Bethel Fiddle Camp - Bethel, MO
June 20 - 22 WV State Folk Fest - Glenville, WV.  See you at the Lion's Club Hot Dog Stand.  Remember: NO SLAW!!!
June 23 to 29 Allegheny Echoes - Advanced Fiddle - Marlinton, WV - http://www.alleghenyechoes.com/
July 4 Missouri Fiddlin' Show at the Arch in St. Louis. 74th Anniversary of the National Folk Festival.
July 31 to August 4 Appalachian String Band Festival - Clifftop, WV - Judgin' and chillin'. http://www.wvculture.org/stringband/index.html
August 5 to 10 Augusta Old Time Week - Adv. Fiddle - Elkins, WV - https://augustaheritagecenter.org/old-time/
August 18 Possum judges the fiddle contest at the Missouri State Fair
August 24 & 25 Patt at Peoria Irish Fest
August 28 to September 3 Pembroke Fiddle and Stepdance Competition in Pembroke, ONT.  http://bright-ideas-software.com/pembrokefiddle/
September 29 St. Louis Folk School 3rd annual fiddler's contest
http://folkschoolstl.org/pages/fiddle-contest
September 29 Child Grove Country Dancers in St. Louis.  Patt - calling.  Band features Dennis & Emily Buckhannon with Cussin Cuzzin Curt on Mandolin and The Possum on fiddle.  http://www.childgrove.org/
October 6 Patt & Possum at U of C Barn Dance. Dance from 2-5 with dance lesson at 1:30, Ida Noyes Hall 3rd floor theater.
October 7 Patt & Possum at Chicago Barn Dance. http://www.chicagobarndance.org/
October 9 to
November 7
Australia Trip
October 12

 JamGrass Music Festival, The Ballroom, Thornbury Theatre, 859 High Street, Thornbury. 8:00 pm http://www.jamgrass.com.au/tickets/

October 17

Western Australia -- concert with Bluegrass Parkway at Kulcha Multicultural Arts Centre, 13 South Terrace, Fremantle - with Bluegrass Parkway.

October 19 Dinner concert with Ian Alexander at the Radio Springs Hotel
October 20

2:30 pm Charlie Walden - fiddle workshop,  Blackwood Academy of Bluegrass & Old Time and Acoustic Music Revue, Uniting Church Hall, Blackwood http://www.blackwoodacademy.org/. 4:00 pm Concert

October 22

1:00 pm Patt and Possum on Jan Dale's PBS 106.7 FM radio "Southern Style" program www.pbsfm.org.au

October 25-27 Dorrigo Folk and Bluegrass Festival www.dorrigofolkbluegrass.com.au
October 28-31 Coming to Tassie!  TBA
November 1 to 4

Maldon Folk Festival. http://www.maldonfolkfestival.com/ 

November 5

Mountain Pickers Association club night, Burrinja Cafe, 351 Glenfern Road, Upwey w/ Sugar Pie Band

November 11 Earl & His Melodiers - featuring Patt & Possum, Marilyn Branch, Nate Myers and the unparalleled guitar stylings of Mike "Wichita" Miller. Bell's Brewery in Kalamazoo - Traditional Square Dance - http://www.squaredancekalamazoo.com/
November 12 - 15 Lawndale Brewing Co. Master Brewer's Seminar. Evanston, IL. Mike "Wichita" Miller will speak regarding "The Hazards of Pitching Your Wort Prematurely".
November 29 & 30 Breaking Up Thanksgiving - http://www.chicagobarndance.org/
2012
May 13 Holding forth at the Sandy Dome BBQ in Charleston, IL
May 16 Suburban golf course gig with the Blue Grass Boys featuring Steve Rosen - private party
June 25-30 Allegheny Echoes at Marlinton,WV, Advanced Fiddle
August 1 - 5 Appalachian String Band Festival.  Clifftop, WV
August 19 Judging Missouri State Fair Fiddle Contest
September 10 Dance at Bell's in Kalamazoo, MI
October 20 Fiddle Workshop at Samuel's Music in Effingham, IL
November 19 Patt & Possum - Chicago Barn Dance
2011
February  5 University of Chicago Folklore Society Contra Dance
February 11-13 University of Chicago Folk Festival - fiddle workshop Noon Saturday
February 20 Fiddle Club of the World.  Atlantic Bar & Grill.  Concert & workshop. Starts at 6:30 PM.
April 18 Chicago Barn Dance at SPACE in Evanston.
May 28-29 Wheatland Traditional Arts Festival - Remus, MI
June 19-25 Allegheny Echoes at Marlinton,WV, Advanced Fiddle
August 3-7 Appalachian String Band Festival.  Clifftop, WV
August 8 - 15 Augusta Old Time Week - Advanced Fiddle
October 8 Holding forth at the Sandy Dome BBQ in Charleston, IL
October 15 Fiddle Workshop - Samuel's Music in Effingham, IL
2010
January 9 Chambana Jan Jam - Urbana, IL
January 23 Patt playing piano in MW w/ Edward Wallace, etal. http://setmke.org/
January 24 Church of the Epiphany. 201 S. Ashland Chicago.  Patt calling...
February 6 U of Chicago Contra Dance w/ Patt on piano and featuring "Chirp" Smith on fiddle & mandolin, Dot Kent calling.
March 11 Hobart, TAS.  Visit the Hobart OT Stringband Thursday Jam
March 13 Workshop, concert and dance in TAS.  Richmond, TAS. 
Mar 30 - Apr 1 Australian National Folk School, Canberra
April 1-4 Australian National Folk Fest, Canberra
Last week of June Allegheny Echoes at Marlinton,WV, Advanced Fiddle
August 8 - 15 Augusta Old Time Week - Advanced Fiddle
August 28-29 Fun in Kalamazoo
September 9-11 Happy Wheatland Everyone!! www.wheatlandmusic.org/home.asp
September 19 Woodstock Fiddle Contest - Woodstock, IL
September 20 Chicago Barn Dance Co. Contra Dance - for more info go to: www.chicagobarndance.com
October 2-3 See you at Dogfest!!  Aarf, Aarf...
October 9-10 Richmond Folk Festival - Richmond, VA.  www.richmondfolkfestival.org
November 27 Breaking Up Thanksgiving - www.chicagobarndance.com
 
2009
January 12 Chicago Barn Dance Co. Contra Dance
February 23 Chicago Barn Dance Co. Contra Dance
April 13 Chicago Barn Dance Co. Contra Dance
June 20-28 Allegheny Echoes at Marlinton,WV
July 24-August 6 Appalachian String band Festival in Clifftop WV.
August 3-5 Galax Old Fiddler Convention.  Galax, VA
August 21 Ohio State Fiddling Championship @ Nelsonville
September 19 Ed Haley Festival - Ashland, KY
October 10 North Park Nature Center - Chicago
October 17 Caller's Workshop - U of C
November 23 Chicago Barn Dance Co. Contra Dance
November 27-28 Breaking Up Thanksgiving - Lake Co. IL
December 28 CBDC Dance with Walter Weber @ S.P.A.C.E. in Evanston
2008
March 1 Shari's Party & Dance
June 23-29 Allegheny Echoes at Marlinton,WV, teaching Fiddle 4-Advanced
July 25-Aug 3 Appalachian String band Festival in Clifftop WV.
November 6-22 Harrietville Bluegrass Festival, Harrietville, VIC, Australia
2007
July 28-Aug 5 Appalachian String band Festival in Clifftop WV.
June 24-30 Allegheny Echoes at Marlinton,WV, teaching Fiddle 4-Advanced
May 25-27 Vandalia Gathering in Charleston, WV. Fiddling w/Echoes Band

March 5

Chicago Barn Dance Co. Pickers of Destruction with Eric Zorn calling

2005 & 2006

Vandalia Gathering in Charleston, WV.; Chicago Barn Dance Co. ;

Appalachian String band Festival in Clifftop WV.;

Allegheny Echoes at Marlinton, WV; Ivanhoe Pub in Racine,WI; more...

2004
June 20-26 Allegheny Echoes at Marlinton, WV teaching Bluegrass fiddle.
June 13-18 Montana Fiddle Camp.  Teaching traditional Missouri-Style Fiddin'.
May 3 Chicago Barn Dance Co. at the Parkview Lutheran Church in Chicago with Patt Plunkett.  Big Bill Sudkamp, caller.  8:00 to 11:00 PM.
May 2 Patt and Possum at the Root River Jam Sessions from 3:00 to 6:30 PM at the Ivanhoe Pub in Racine, WI.
March 20 Western Swing Fiddle Workshop at the Old Town School of Folk Music. 3:00 to 4:50 PM.
March 2-April 20 Teaching Western Swing Roots ensemble class at the Old Town School of Folk Music
March 8 Chicago Barn Dance Co. at the Parkview Lutheran Church in Chicago with Patt Plunkett.  Big Bill Sudkamp, caller.  8:00 to 11:00 PM.
March 7 Patt and Possum at the Root River Jam Sessions from 3:00 to 6:30 PM at the Ivanhoe Pub in Racine, WI.
   

2003

August 9-10 North Central Regional Fiddlers Convention in Hillsdale, MI with Patt Plunkett.  In concert.  Enjoy a "walking taco" and hear some great fiddlin'.
August 4-5 Old Fiddlers Contest in Galax, VA.  See you in line at the old-time fiddlers contest on Tuesday, August 5.
July 30-Aug 3 Appalachian String band Festival in Clifftop WV.
June 22-28 Allegheny Echoes at Snowshoe, WV teaching and pickin' Bluegrass fiddle with Richard Hefner's Band and the Bing Brothers Band.
May 23-25 Vandalia Gathering in Charleston, WV.  Here come the judge.
May 9-11 Mother's Day Fest at Gays Mill, WI.
April 26 Chicago Barn Dance Co. at the Esperanza School with Patt Plunkett and Fred Campeau.  Big Bill Sudkamp, caller

2002

August 23-25 64 National Folk Festival:  Upland, South and Heartland Fiddlers featuring: Eddie Bond Fletcher Bright, Charlie Walden with Kirk Suthpin, Herb Key and Wayne Henderson.  Bangor, ME.
July 31-Aug. 4 Appalachian String band Festival in Clifftop WV.  Playing the Dance with Patt and Ross Plunkett on Wednesday night, July 31. See you at the Allegheny Echoes kid's tent on Saturday morning.  Jamming in the campground, too.  Might be judging banjo so all you calf-skin poppers watch yer step 'tween now and then.
 June 23 - 28 Allegheny Echoes at Snowshoe, WV teaching beginning fiddle and relaxing and enjoying the beauty of the Snowshoe Mountain Resort.
May 10-12 Mother's Day Fest at Gays Mill, WI with Mike Miller.  We're not booked this year (Again? Those bums!), just there to party.
April 19 Presentation entitled "Gems of the Ballroom: Repertoire of the  Midwestern Fiddler."  Old Town School of Folk Music. Chicago, IL.  In conjunction with Fiddlers Three, a concert featuring Darol Anger, Bruce Molsky and Michael Doucet.
March 19 Chicago Barn Dance Co. at the Abbey Pub with Patt and Ross Plunkett.  Mr. Paul Ford, caller
February 22 American Folk Roots Festival:  Upland, South and Heartland Fiddlers featuring: Art Stamper, Charlie Walden and Eddie Bond.  Symphony Space.  2537 Broadway & 95th St 212/ 864-5400 New York (New York City?!?)
January 26 Chicago Barn Dance Co. at the Esperanza School with Patt and Ross Plunkett.  Mike "Wichita" Miller, caller
January 5

The 14th Annual Chambana Jan Jam at the Phillips Center in Urbana, IL with Patt and Ross Plunkett

2001

November 23-25 Chicago Barn Dance Co. Breakin' Up Thanksgiving at Camp Henry Horner in Lake County, IL.  Just hangin' out, eatin' some turkey and playin' a few of those good ol' big-uns.
November 12 Chicago Barn Dance Co. at the Abbey Pub with Patt and Ross Plunkett.  Mike "Wichita" Miller, caller
October 10-21 Ireland and Scotland trip with the Bing Brothers and Allegheny Echoes of W-by-God-V.
September 24 Chicago Barn Dance Co. at the Abbey Pub with Patt and Ross Plunkett.  Bill Sudkamp, caller
September 16 Woodstock Fiddlin' Contest, Woodstock, IL with Mike Miller. Will attempt to recapture the title of Champeen Fiddler of McHenry County (sure hope Chirps is judging again, ha, ha!).
September 7-9 Wheatland Music Fest near Remus, MI with Mike Miller.  No, we're not booked, just there to party. 
August 11 North Central Regional Fiddlers Convention in Hillsdale, MI with Mike Miller.  Headliners in concert at 5:00 PM.  Enjoy a "walking taco" and hear some great fiddlin'.
August 2-4 Appalachian String band Festival in Clifftop WV.  See you at the Allegheny Echoes kid's tent on Saturday morning.  Jamming in the campground, too.
June 30 Snowshoe Bluegrass Festival at Snowshoe, WV opening act with the Bing Brothers  Band.
June 24-30 Allegheny Echoes at Snowshoe, WV teaching and pickin' Bluegrass fiddle with Richard Hefner's Band and the Bing Brothers Band..
May 12-14 Mother's Day Fest at Gays Mill, WI with Mike Miller.  We're not booked this year, just there to party.
February 2-4 Chicago Folk Festival with Dwight Lamb and Chirps Smith.
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