Past Tour Dates: 2011

January 7 | Friday
Breakin Up Xmas Square Dance
Ashkenaz | Berkeley, CA

In the Southern tradition of celebrating the end of the holiday season on or near Epiphany, The Stairwell Sisters host this rowdy night of square dancing. Join the band, call a dance, or just get out on the dance floor under the able instruction of myself!
8pm


Tuesdays starting January 11
Six-week Sessions of Clawhammer Banjo
Freight & Salvage | Berkeley, CA

Winter Session: Jan 11-Feb 15
6:30-7:30 – Banjo from Scratch I
7:30-8:30 – Banjo Repertoire
Contact The Freight to Register – Banjos available for rent!


January 14-16 | Weekend
Evie Ladin
Portland Old Time Gathering | Portland, OR

Giant Square Dance, Clogging Workshop, Jam, Jam, Jam!


January 21 | Friday
Evie Ladin Band
The Roosthouse | Carmel, CA

8pm, $10-15 sliding scale


January 22 | Saturday
Evie Ladin Band
LIVE on KCBX | San Luis Obispo, CA

2:30pm with Sonnie Brown


January 22 | Saturday
Evie Ladin Band
Red Barn Community Music Series | Los Osos, CA

6pm potluck and jam session; 7pm concert


January 23 | Sunday
Evie Ladin Band
House Concert | Santa Cruz, CA

2:30 Old-Time Harmony Singing Workshop
4pm Concert
220 Spring St
RSVP and info: herrmann@ucsc.edu or 831 459-9432


January 29 | Saturday
Evie Ladin Band
Fiddling Cricket Concerts | Santa Clara, CA

Mission City Coffee Roasting Co.
8pm


January 30 | Sunday
Old-time Harmony Singing Workshop
Freight & Salvage | Berkeley, CA

1-2:30pm, $15
Contact The Freight to register and for more info.

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February 2| Wednesday
Crosspulse Duo
Pinole Library | Pinole, CA

Free Family Program
7pm


February 5| Saturday
Crosspulse Duo
Bay Area Association of Childrens Librarians | Fremont, CA

Showcase
11am


February 6| Sunday
Family Square Dance!!
NOCCS | Oakland, CA

A FUNdraiser for North Oakland Community Charter School!
I’m calling to the raucous tunes of the Squirrelly Stringband
All dances taught, No experience necessary, super fun for the whole family!Get yourself moving before Superbowl Kickoff!!
1000 42nd St, between Adeline & Market
Noon-1:30pm, $5 kids / $10 adults / $25 per family


February 12| Saturday
Stairwell Sisters
San Francisco Bluegrass Old-Time Festival | San Francisco, CA

With Misner & Smith, and Cahalen Morrison & Eli West
St. Cyprian’s Church, 2097 Turk st. (corner of Lyon)
8pm


February 13 | Sunday
Evie Ladin with Keith Terry
House Concert | Sacramento, CA

2pm Old-Time Harmony Singing Workshop
3:30pm Concert
Contact: Bill Trainor – btmusic@rcip.com


February 16-20 | Weekend
Evie Ladin w/ Keith Terry
Folk Alliance International Conference | Memphis, TN

Official Showcase and then some! Here’s the Sched:
Weds Feb 16
10:30pm Steam Powered Preservation Society, rm 1903
11:20pm Tim Hay Loft, rm 1922
Thurs Feb 17
1:50am Access Film Music, rm 1914
Fri Feb 18
10:30pm Omega Delta Psi, rm 1719
11:15pm CD Baby, rm 1907
1am Arnoldi, rm 1705
2am Go Girls, rm 1829
Sat Feb 19
1:30pm Panel: New Traditions
8pm Official Showcase, Chatanooga Room
11pm Hootennany Hall, rm 1808
Around midnight – John Hartford Tribute Feature Concert, Heritage 1
12:30am Concerts In Your Home, rm 1926
1:30am Sandy Paton room, rm 1904


February 24-27| Weekend
Teaching Banjo
CBA Winter Camp | Petaluma, CA

Amazing staff at this perfect spot to spend a few days picking. Highly recommended.


March 5 | Saturday
Stairwell Sisters
How To Homestead Square Dance!! | San Francisco, CA

2-5pm Darning and mending! 6-7pm potluck, 7pm short films, 8pm SQUARE DANCE
Harvey Milk School, 50 Scott St @ Duboce


March 6 | Sunday
Old-time Harmony Singing Workshop
Freight & Salvage | Berkeley, CA

1-2:30pm, $15
Contact The Freight to register and for more info.


March 12 | Saturday
Evie Solo
West Coast Live | Berkeley, CA

Live Radio Performance + National Broadcast + Delicious Breakfast!
With Authors Adam Haslett, Mark Moffett, Carl and Karl, chamber group Eos Ensemble and host Sedge Thomson
Revival Bar & Kitchen, 2102 Shattuck Ave.
10am-Noon


March 12 | Saturday
Stairwell Sisters
Sonoma County Bluegrass & Folk Festival | Sebastopol, CA

Concert, Old-Time Harmony Singing Workshop
Also performing: Black Crown Stringband, Euphonia, Jim Hurst & more!


March 13 | Sunday
Evie Ladin Band
Bird & Beckett | San Francisco, CA

4:30-6:30pm


Tuesdays starting March 15
Six-week Sessions of Clawhammer Banjo
Freight & Salvage | Berkeley, CA

Spring Session I: Mar 15-Apr 19
6:30-7:30 – Banjo from Scratch II
7:30-8:30 – Banjo Repertoire
Contact The Freight to Register – Banjos available for rent!


March 18 | Friday
Evie Ladin with Keith Terry
Uncle Calvin’s Coffeehouse | Dallas, TX

co-bill with 3 Penny Acre


March 19 | Saturday
Evie Ladin with Keith Terry
Camp St. Cafe | Crockett, TX

6:30-7:30 Old-Time Harmony Singing Workshop
8pm Concert


March 22 | Tuesday
Evie Ladin with Keith Terry
Highland Park School | Dallas, TX

Assembly + Workshop


March 24 | Thursday
Evie Ladin with Keith Terry
In the Music Room | Waxahachie, TX

Recording Podcast
7pm


March 26-27 | Saturday-Sunday
Evie Ladin with Keith Terry
RICEGRASS | Fischer, TX

Concert Saturday, Old-Time Harmony Singing Workshop Noon Sunday
Also performing: Old Man Leudecke, Billy Bright & Chojo Jacques, Nora Jane Struthers & More!


March 27 | Sunday
Evie Ladin with Keith Terry
Austin Friends of Traditional Music House Concert | Austin, TX

6-7pm Old-Time Harmony Singing Workshop, $10
7:30pm Concert, $15 (or $20 for both workshop and concert)
To reserve a spot: ebpittman@austin.rr.com or call: 512 476 3991
Note: for unknown reasons gmail addresses will not be recognized. If your email is gmail, please call for reservations.


March 30 | Wednesday
Evie Ladin & Evil Diane
Milk Bar | San Francisco, CA

9pm


March 31 | Thursday
Private Party
Woodside, CA


April 3 | Sunday
Old-time Harmony Singing Workshop
Freight & Salvage | Berkeley, CA

1-2:30pm, $15
Contact The Freight to register and for more info.


April 9 | Saturday
Square Dance Fundraiser for Musae
Dogpatch Studios | San Francisco, CA

A traditional square dance caller is leading the charge, and I get to be in the band for a change, with Lisa Berman, Elise Engelberg & Matt Knoth (of Black Crown Stringband)
991 Tennessee Street, SF


April 13 | Wednesday
Body Music Workshop
Temescal | Oakland, CA

Sub for Keith Terry’s Body Music Workshop


NORTHWEST TOUR
April 16 | Saturday
Evie Ladin Solo
Traditions | Olympia, WA

5-6:30 Old-Time Harmony Singing Workshop, $15 (kids under 12 free, kids 12-18 $5)
8pm Concert
**Note: Workshop is at a nearby location, not Traditions – for info contact raincrowproductions@gmail.com / (360)528-9480


April 17 | Sunday
Evie Ladin solo
Quimper Grange | Port Townsend, WA

1219 Corona St (North end of Sheridan)
5:30-6:30 Old-Time Harmony Singing Workshop, $10
6:30 Ice Cream! Free!
7pm Concert, $10 – OR – $15 for both workshop and concert!


April 21 | Thursday
Evie Ladin Live on KBCS
KBCS | Bellevue, WA

1pm, Live on the Air!


April 21 | Thursday
Square Dance!
Century Ballroom | Seattle, WA

I’m calling to the rocking sounds of The Tallboys
915 E Pine St.


April 22 | Friday
Evie Ladin with Keith Terry
Nancy’s Farm | Bellingham, WA

6-7pm Old-Time Harmony Singing Workshop
7:30 Concert


April 23 | Saturday
Evie Ladin Workshops
Dusty Strings | Seattle, WA

11-12:30 Old-time Banjo – Technique, Tunes and Listening Skills, $20
1:30-3 Old-time Harmony Singing, $20


April 23 | Saturday
Evie Ladin with Keith Terry
Seattle Folklore Society | Seattle, WA

Concert on Phinney Ridge
7:30pm


April 27 | Wednesday
Stairwell Sisters
Red Devil Lounge | San Francisco, CA

Kamp Americana Show, with Kamp Kamille and others
8:30pm



May 1 | Sunday
Evie Ladin with Keith Terry
Rose Avenue Acoustic Delights | Oakland, CA

2pm Concert
Reservations required, so check out the website for how to do that!


May 6-8 | Friday-Sunday
Stairwell Sisters
Parkfield Mother’s Day Bluegrass Festival | Parkfield, CA

Fantastic Line-Up at this first festival of the season.


Tuesdays starting May 10
Six-week Sessions of Clawhammer Banjo
Freight & Salvage | Berkeley, CA

Spring Session II: May 10-Jun 14
6:30-7:30 – Banjo from Scratch I
7:30-8:30 – Banjo Repertoire
Contact The Freight to Register – Banjos available for rent!


May 11 | Wednesday
Evie Ladin Solo
Wine and Song | Pasadena, CA

Hosted by Brad Colerick
7pm


May 13 | Friday
Evie Ladin Solo
Los Angeles Old-Time Social Los Angeles, CA

Concert set, Singing & Banjo Workshops


May 14 | Saturday
Evie Ladin Solo
Boney Mountain House Concerts Newbury Park, CA

8pm


May 15 | Sunday
Evie Ladin Solo
Topanga Banjo Fiddle Contest | Agoura Hills, CA

Concert Set + Square Dance with Triple Chicken Foot & Old Sledge!


May 19 | Thursday
Evie Ladin & Evil Diane
Freight & Salvage | Berkeley, CA

With West Virginia awesome band Old Sledge
8pm


May 20 | Friday
Collaboration with Musae Womens Choir
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church | Berkeley, CA

Musae Womens Choir’s theme this year is Bluegrass, Blue Skies and Beyond, and we are providing some authentic instrumentation
for their arrangements of Appalachian songs. A beautiful choir with a beautiful sound.
With Lisa Berman, Elise Engelberg & Matt Knoth (of Black Crown Stringband)
2300 Bancroft Way, 8pm


May 21 | Saturday
Crosspulse Percussion Ensemble
STS Academy | Pittsburg, CA

Free Family Programs as a part of World Music Day in Small World Park.
12:30 & 1:30pm


May 21 | Thursday
Evie Ladin & Evil Diane
Sutter Creek Theater | Sutter Creek, CA

8pm


May 22 | Sunday
Collaboration with Musae Womens Choir
St. Mark’s Lutheran Church | San Francisco, CA

Musae Womens Choir’s theme this year is Bluegrass, Blue Skies and Beyond, and we are providing some authentic instrumentation
for their arrangements of Appalachian songs. A beautiful choir with a beautiful sound.
With Lisa Berman, Elise Engelberg & Matt Knoth (of Black Crown Stringband)
1111 O’Farrell Street, 4pm


May 30 | Monday
Evie Ladin w/ Keith Terry
Club Passim | Cambridge, MA

Campfire! Concert @ 3:45pm


May 30 | Monday
Evie Ladin w/ Keith Terry
Cantab Lounge | Cambridge, MA

Featured performers on their weekly Singer-Songwriter night
738 Massachusetts Ave
10pm



June 4 | Saturday
Evie Solo
VML Winery | Healdsburg, CA

1-4pm


June 4 | Saturday
Square Dance!
Toby’s Feed Barn | Point Reyes, CA

7-10pm


June 5 | Sunday
Old-time Harmony Singing Workshop
Freight & Salvage | Berkeley, CA

1-2:30pm, $15
Contact The Freight to register and for more info.


June 7 | Tuesday
Crosspulse Duo
Free Family Programs
11:00am North Beach Library, SF
2:30pm Marina Library, SF


June 8 | Wednesday
Crosspulse Duo
Free Family Programs
2:30pm Portola Library, SF
4:30pm Ingleside Library, SF


June 10 | Friday
Crosspulse Duo
Free Family Programs
1:30pm Richmond Library, SF
4pm Potrero Library, SF


June 11 | Saturday
Stairwell Sisters
Private Party | Occidental, CA


June 12 | Sunday
Solo
Private Party | Danville, CA


June 14 | Tuesday
Crosspulse Duo
Free Family Programs
10:30am Eureka Valley Library, SF
2pm Mission Library, SF


June 15 | Wednesday
Crosspulse Duo
Free Family Programs
3:30pm Mill Valley Library, Mill Valley
7pm West Portal Library, SF


June 17-19 | Weekend
Evie Ladin & Evil Diane
Live Oak Music Festival | The Hills Above Santa Barbara, CA

Thrilled to be invited back to this excellent California Festival, supporting KCBX!


June 20-25 | Week
Evie Ladin Teaching
Fiddlekids | Berkeley, CA

My 8th year at this fantastic camp for young fiddle players – I teach dance. Highly recommended for your young violin student!


June 25-26 | Weekend
Evie Ladin & Evil Diane
Kate Wolf Festival | Laytonville, CA

Awesome line-up! Beautiful Fester!




July 1 | Friday
First Friday Square Dance
Neibyl Proctor Library | Oakland, CA

Filling in for Jordan Ruyle, with the Stairwell Sisters!
8-10:30pm


July 6 | Wednesday
Crosspulse Duo
Benicia Library | Benicia, CA

Free Family Program
3pm


July 7 | Thursday
Crosspulse Duo
Mountain View Library | Mountain View, CA

Free Family Program
2:30pm


July 7 | Thursday
Stairwell Sisters
Summer In The Park | Pinole, CA

6:30pm, FREE


July 8 | Friday
Stairwell Sisters
Point Richmond Music Series | Point Richmond, CA

Free Show, with Houston Jones!
5:30pm


July 9 | Saturday
Crosspulse Percussion Ensemble
Stanford Jazz Workshop | Stanford, CA

Free Family Program
10am


July 9-16 | Week
Evie Ladin Teaching
California Coast Music Camp | Placer County, CA

My first year at this excellent teaching camp.


July 24 | Sunday
Old-time Harmony Singing Workshop
Freight & Salvage | Berkeley, CA

1-2:30pm, $15
Contact The Freight to register and for more info.


July 29 | Friday
Evie Ladin Solo
Friday Folk | Bloomington, IN

8pm, Monroe County History Center, $10
More information: email Mike Kelsey or call (812) 331-2298


July 30 | Saturday
Evie Ladin Solo
Kentucky Music Weekend | Louisville, KY

On the road to Clifftop, a Festival in Louisville! Concert, square dance, more…


July 31 – August 6 | Week
Evie Ladin & Keith Terry
Appalachian Stringband Festival | Clifftop, WV

Taking the neo-trad conpetition by storm 🙂



August 8 | Monday
Crosspulse Duo
Free Family Programs
10:30pm Bay View Library, Richmond
1pm West Side Library, Point Richmond



August 11 | Thursday
Crosspulse Duo
Baypoint Library | Baypoint, CA

Free Family Program
4pm


August 12 | Friday
Stairwell Sisters
Hard Rack Cafe, Elks Lodge | Alameda, CA

8pm



August 13 | Saturday
Square Dance!
18 Reasons | Sonoma, CA

I’m calling to the raucous tunes of the Black Crown Stringband @ Cirle JR Ranch, followed by David Thom Band
5-6:30pm


August 14 | Sunday
Old-time Harmony Singing Workshop
Freight & Salvage | Berkeley, CA

1-2:30pm, $15
Contact The Freight to register and for more info.


August 14-21 | Week
Evie Ladin & Keith Terry
Cazadero Performing Arts Family Camp | Cazadero, CA

Fun for the whole family, in the redwoods!



September 2 | Friday
Stairwell Sisters
Delaware Valley Bluegrass Festival | Woodstown, NJ

One of the many festivals I remember running around barefoot as a kid!


September 9 | Friday
Evie Ladin & Evil Diane
Art Space 4500 | San Francisco, CA

Co-bill with the fabulous Misner & Smith
8pm


September 10 | Saturday
Stairwell Sisters
Anderson Marsh Bluegrass Festival | Lake County, CA

Happy to get back to this fun festival in a beauoootiful spot in Northern California! Concert + Square Dance Sets.


Tuesdays starting September 13
Six-week Sessions of Clawhammer Banjo
Freight & Salvage | Berkeley, CA

6:30-7:45 – Banjo for the Rank Beginner
7:45-9 – Banjo Repertoire – All Levels above Rank Beginner
Contact The Freight to Register – Banjos available for rent!


September 14-18 | Weekend +
Berkeley Old-Time Music Convention | Berkeley, CA
Always a raucous weekend of old-time music & dance, with amazing guests from near and far. Concerts, Square Dances, Workshops and more.


September 24-25 | Weekend
Evie Ladin & Evil Diane
Kings River Bluegrass Festival | Sanger, CA

Concert sets, Old-Time Harmony Singing Workshop



October 5 | Wednesday
Evie Ladin & Evil Diane
Strings | Oakland, CA

Happy to return to this awesome room, right down the street.
6320 San Pablo Ave. (near Alcatraz)
8pm


October 12 | Wednesday
Evie Ladin & Evil Diane
SF Jazz SummerFest | San Francisco, CA

Free Lunchtime Concert @ Levi Strauss Plaza
Noon-1:30


October 14 | Friday
Evie Ladin & Keith Terry
Dave’s Cave | Auburn, CA

8pm


October 15 | Saturday
Evie Ladin & Keith Terry
Tin House Studios | Grass Valley, CA

6:30-7:30 Old-Time Harmony Singing Workshop
8pm Concert


October 16 | Sunday
Evie Ladin & Keith Terry
Wagman House Concerts | Davis, CA

5:30-6:30 Old-Time Harmony Singing Workshop
7pm Concert


October 23 | Sunday
Old-time Harmony Singing Workshop
Freight & Salvage | Berkeley, CA

1-2:30pm, $15
Contact The Freight to register and for more info.


October 28 | Friday
Stairwell Sisters
Ashkenaz | Berkeley, CA

GIANT SQUARE DANCE!



November 1-6 | Week
Evie Ladin with SlamDance AND Special Collaboration with Sandy Silva and Nic Gareiss
International Body Music Festival | Bay Area, CA

Concerts, Workshops, Jams – an a-maz-ing week with Body Music artists from across the globe.


Tuesdays starting November 8
Six-week Sessions of Clawhammer Banjo
Freight & Salvage | Berkeley, CA

6:30-7:45 – Banjo for the Rank Beginner, Level 2
7:45-9 – Banjo Repertoire – All Levels above Rank Beginner
Contact The Freight to Register – Banjos available for rent!


November 11 | Friday
Evie Ladin Band
Armando’s | Martinez, CA

CD Release Partay for Melody Walker!
8pm


November 12 | Saturday
Evie Ladin Band
Wisteria Ways | Oakland, CA

8pm


November 18 | Friday
Calling, with the Black Crown Stringband
Bolinas Barn Dance | Bolinas, CA

GIANT SQUARE DANCE!


November 19 | Saturday
Evie Ladin & Keith Terry
w/ McNevin & McClellan
Mudpuddle Shop

$10-15 donation – BYO beverage of choice
37433 Niles Blvd Fremont Ca 94536
Fremont CA
7:30pm
RSVPs Strongly Recommended, seats about 25 max.
(510) 794 9935 – info@michaelmcnevin.com



December 2 | Friday
Stairwell Sisters
St. Cyprian’s Church | San Francisco, CA

With the fabulous Cascada de Flores!


December 4 | Sunday
Old-time Harmony Singing Workshop
Freight & Salvage | Berkeley, CA

1-2:30pm, $15
Contact The Freight to register and for more info.