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As Robin and Linda Williams have said often "Live music makes you smarter!" So come see us!
June 17, 2023 Porch Visit Godfrey Daniels, Bethlehem 8:00 p.m.
We're already considering how to change this one up a bit. Thinking about "Songs We Like to Sing," which was the title of a Stanley Brothers recording a long time ago, but there will be tunes too, of course. This is more like a visit than a formal concert: no mics or set list! Come join us for the fun!
June 21, 2023 Make Music Upper Perk Lawn at Pennsburg UCC, Pennsburg 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Make Music Upper Perk (MMUP) is part of a world-wide celebration of music held every year in 108 countries on the summer solstice, June 21st; always free and open to the public.
MMUP is an all-volunteer event. Musicians come from the Upper Perk Valley and surrounding areas, and include amateurs and professionals; ranging in ages from 5 years old to 80+?, playing and singing all types of music from folk to Celtic to punk rock; jazz to pops orchestra to Sousa. https://valleyartscene.wordpress.com/make-music-upper-perk/ for details.
July 7, 2023 Kutztown Folk Festival Kutztown, PA Main Stage, 11:45 a.m. and 1:45 p.m. The Kutztown Folk Festival is the oldest continuously operated folklife festival in America. We'll do two sets on the Main Stage with Norm Williams, amid the food, crafts, food, folklife, quilts, and more food. A really unique experience! https://www.kutztownfestival.com/
July 9, 2023 Maidencreek Old-time Music Festival Maiers Grove, Blandon PA 10:00 AM - 8:00 p.m.
Concerts, workshops, visiting master musicians Mike Compton, Joe Newbery, and Jesse Milnes. Rachel Manke, ukelele professional, and others to be announced may even include Nate Druckenmiller. Also jamming, good food and ice cream, of course. Reservation begin on or about June 1st. We promise you'll like this one, and we've already reserved the Grove for July 14, 2024 - and have two guest artists!
July 15, 2023 Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm Music in the Valley Day 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Music in the Valley features various groups performing traditional music at different locations on the farm. This is a wonderful opportunity to speak to the musicians and learn about folk instruments and the traditional music of the 19th century. The event will be held under tents, rain or shine. The day ends with a jam session around 3:30pm. (As expected - we're part of the music throughout the farm, with many friends, including Norm Williams and Jim Heck.) https://quietvalley.org/event/music-in-the-valley/
July 23, 2023 Emmaus Farmers Market The Triangle in Emmaus, PA 10:00 a.m. to 1:00
Lots going on these days in Emmaus, and here's a place for family farm goods, great bread and honey, cupcakes, kombucha, and lots of kids dancing in front of the musicians' tent. That's the plan, anyway! The Market goes year round - check it out!
August 12, 2023 Nazareth Farmers Market Center Square, Nazareth 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
In historic Nazareth as part of our annual Farm Tour. Joined by Norm Williams, we'll provide music for shoppers, little kids in strollers and the usual collection of happy dogs. Farm produce, baked goods, breakfasts, and yes, dog treats!
August 26, 2023 Dreibelbis Historic Farm 356 Hard Hill Road, near Hamburg, PA all day
The biggest event at the Dreibelbis Farm is the annual Historic Farm Festival, held every summer. The farm has a history going back to Daniel Boone's family! Re-enactors demonstrate skills and crafts needed for life on a 19th century farm. Speakers and live music are also featured throughout the day, and house tours and hayrides may be enjoyed. We'll sit under the trees and share some tunes.
October 1, 2023 Emmaus Farmers Market The Triangle in Emmaus, PA 10:00 a.m. to 1:00
Fall fun at the Market! Looking for supplies to stock up for the fall season, and on into the dreary months of winter, too. Dancing, dogs, and goodies everywhere. Come out and say hi!
October 7 & 8, 2023 Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm 49th Annual Harvest Festival, 10:00-5:00 both days
A wonderful event! Demonstrations of heritage crafts and trades, as well as cooking, candle dipping, scrapple making, tanning, leather work, spinning, weaving and more! Other highlights include one-room school presentations, Civil War encampment, folk entertainment, refreshments, quilt raffle, wagon rides, and children's activities! (As expected - we're part of the music throughout the farm, with many friends, including Norm Williams and Jim Heck.) https://quietvalley.org/event/harvest-festival