April 5, Oswego Heritage Council, Lake Oswego, OR
May 3, Fort Vancouver WWI Ambulance Talk, Vancouver, WA
June 4, Sigma Alpha Iota Luncheon Performance, Darien, IL (Private event)
June 19-24, Speaking and singing at annual Lincoln Highway conference, Denison, IA (event for registered attendees only)
July 20, Ashland Chautauqua, Ashland, OH
July 22, Hayesville Opera House, Hayesville, OH
August 18, Suffragette Marker Dedication Ceremony, Portland, OR
Wednesday, April 6 at 6pm: Performance at the Sycamore Public Library in Sycamore IL. Free admission. For more information, click here.
Tuesday, April 19: Speaking engagement for the Portland Pearl Rotary Club in Portland, Oregon. Meeting time is 7:15-8:30am, so if you’re an early riser or work downtown come on out! Guests are welcome. Click here for full event information.
Saturday, July 2nd from 10am-3pm: Hagemann Ranch Open House sponsored by the Livermore Heritage Guild in Livermore, CA. I’ll take the stage at around 12:15pm, but come early/stay late for all of the fun activities that will be going on!
Thursday, July 7 at 7pm: Performance at the Churchill County Museum in Fallon Nevada. I really enjoyed my time in Fallon three years ago on my inaugural tour (which was mentioned in the book), and I’m looking forward to going back! The concert is free, and I’ll be selling and autographing books and CDs. Come check out all that the museum has to offer!
Tuesday, July 12 at 12pm: Performance in Murray City, Utah. This performance is part of their Arts in the Park Series, and the concert will be held at Murray Park Pavilion #5. Bring your sack lunch and enjoy an hour of entertainment! Here’s a flyer with the full information – Arts in Park full season2016.
Wednesday, July 13th at 11:30am: Speaking engagement in Salt Lake City, Utah (must register for this event). I’ll be speaking for the eWomen Network Salt Lake City Chapter about crowdfunding, and I’d love to share my tips with you. For more information and to register, visit this link.
Saturday, August 20 and Sunday, August 21: Three performances at the Heritage Village in East Grand Forks, Minnesota for their annual Heritage Days Festival. Performance times: Saturday, August 20th at 12 PM, and 3 PM, and Sunday August 21st at 11 AM.
CLICK HERE to see a flyer noting all Heritage Days Information.
Tuesday, June 16: Speaking at eWomen Network luncheon in Chicago, IL at 11:30am. The title of my presentation is, “Crowdfunding – Tips and Tricks to Help You Meet your Campaign Goals“. Books and CD’s will be for sale.
Wednesday, June 17: Speaking at eWomen Network dinner in Cincinnati, OH at 7pm. The title of my presentation is, “Crowdfunding – Tips and Tricks to Help You Meet your Campaign Goals“. Books and CD’s will be for sale.
Friday, June 19: Brookdale in Oak Park, Illinois at 1pm. Admission is free, and I’ll be performing in the Oak Park room.
Wednesday, June 24: Ypsilanti Automotive Heritage Museum in Ypsilanti, Michigan, at 7:30pm. In conjunction with the annual Lincoln Highway Conference, the museum will be open for this evening from 7-9pm for a free will donation.
Thursday, July 16: Ashland, OH Chautauqua. at 7pm. This Lincoln Highway City is celebrating their 200th anniversary, so come experience their history with me.
Friday, July 17: Hayesville Opera House in Hayesville, OH at 5pm. We’ll be doing special program of songs this evening, and the President of the Opera House will be talking about the history of the Opera House. People will also be allowed to tour the facility.
Thursday, July 23: Fort Cody Music Series, 221 Halligan Drive, North Platte, NE at 7pm. Happy to make my 2nd appearance in North Platte – this is going to be a fun show!
Saturday, July 25: United Church of Christ, 6310 West 29th Avenue, Wheat Ridge, Colorado at 7pm. This church is a special place for me, so if you are in the Denver Metro area please join me!
Sunday, August 2: Mini-concert at La Cour Bistro & Art Bar in Denver, Colorado from 7-10pm. Tonight’s concert will feature the “Best of Broadway” with multiple vocalists. I’ll be performing in the first hour (so come early!), and will have American Songline books, CDs and merchandise available for purchase.
Wednesday, October 14: Performance at the Lake Oswego Public Library (706 Fourth Street) in Lake Oswego, Oregon from 1-2pm. This is my first official performance in the Pacific Northwest as part of the library’s Second Wednesday Performing Arts Series, come and enjoy a lovely afternoon of hearing America’s history through song – all free of charge.
Wednesday, November 4: Performance and presentation for the Oswego Heritage Council’s “First Wednesday” series at 398 10th Street in Lake Oswego, Oregon. Doors to the Heritage House open at 6:30pm and light refreshments are provided with the presentation beginning at 7pm. Free admission.
Wednesday, November 11: Speaking at eWomen Network luncheon in Colorado Springs, CO at 11:30am. The title of my presentation is, “Crowdfunding – Tips and Tricks to Help You Meet your Campaign Goals“. (Registration is required.)
Thursday, November 12: Speaking a eWomen Network luncheon in Denver, CO at 11:30am. The title of my presentation is, “Crowdfunding – Tips and Tricks to Help You Meet Your Campaign Goals.” Registration is required, so click here to register.
Friday, November 13: Speaking in Boulder, CO area for the Coffee and Connections Women’s group at 8:30am. The location is the Guaranty Bank and Trust, 401 Main St. • Longmont, CO. I’ll be speaking about crowdfunding to this dynamic group, don’t miss out!
Friday, November 13: Performance at the Mercury Cafe in Denver, CO at 7:30pm. This is my second performance there, and they were featured in the American Songline book I published this year. $10 cover, and a portion of the proceeds benefit Cabaret Otaku, Denver’s First Alternative Opera Company.
Sunday, December 6 from Noon – 4pm. I am honored to be a part of the Oregon Historical Society’s 48th annual Holiday Cheer Event in Portland, Oregon! As a newly published author, I’ll be selling and signing my American Songline books and CDs in full costume. Admission is free, so please stop by and say hi!
Saturday, October 18: Circa 1910: Sights, Sounds and Sweets of the JMS Building’s Golden Age, South Bend, IN. On this day, I gave talks about the Lincoln Highway as well as vaudeville, and I performed a mini-concert at the end of day. You can read more about it in this article.
Overall, I took some time off the road and I worked hard on my CD and book this year! See the final products on my Store page.
Saturday, April 13: Duplex Cabaret, New York, NY at 4:30pm *Please note that while there is no cover, you must make a reservation online to hold a seat for this inaugural performance. To make the reservation, click here.
Friday, April 19: Bainbridge House, Princeton, New Jersey at 5pm.
Thursday, April 25: General Warren Inne, Malvern, PA at 6pm.
Thursday, May 2nd: Ligonier Town Hall, 120 E. Main St., Ligonier, PA at 7:30pm
Sunday, May 5: Lincoln Highway Festival/Community Day, Latrobe, PA I’ll be performing from 2-4 pm, but will be arriving before 12pm to be available for questions/sell merchandise.
Sunday, May 12: Hayesville Opera House, Hayesville, OH at 4pm
Thursday, May 23: San Rocco Oratory (St. Anthony Hall), 330 E. 21st St, Chicago Heights, IL 7:30pm
Sunday, May 26: Sacred Heart Church, Palos Hills, IL at 3:30pm
Sunday, June 2: Loveland Community House, Dixon, IL at 2pm *Note: There will be a light reception of cookies and punch after the show, and the museum and whole building will be open for viewing after the concert as well – all free of charge.
Friday and Saturday, June 7-8: Bell Tower Festival, Jefferson, IA (Friday I performed for the Opening Ceremony, and Saturday I was not only in the parade but also performed in the afternoon.
Sunday, June 9: First Presbyterian Church, Grand Junction, IA at 10:15am (part of Sunday church service)
Saturday, June 15: Appearance and performance, State Center Rose Festival, State Center IA
Thursday, June 27: Liederkranz, Grand Island, NE 7pm
Sunday, June 30-Monday, July 1: Lincoln Highway Centennial Celebration, Kearney, NE [PDF] On Sunday, I’ll be performing from 12-5pm. Look for me in the downtown area in the 1910’s or 1920’s block! On Monday, I’ll be performing at the Archway Education Tent at 9:30am and 3pm.
Wednesday, July 3: Lincoln Highway Association Banquet (for conference attendees only)
Thursday, July 4: Fort Cody Music Series, 221 Halligan Drive, North Platte, NE at 7pm
Friday, July 5: Oregon Trail Golf Course, 31200 W Tower Rd in Sutherland, NE at 7pm
Saturday, July 13: Appearance at the Quality Inn & Suites, North Platte, NE at 3pm
Sunday, August 4: St Matthew’s Episcopal Cathedral, Laramie, WY at 2:30pm
Wednesday, August 7: Rock Springs Historical Museum, Rock Springs, WY at 7pm
Thursday, August 8: Depot Square, 920 Front Street, Evanston, WY from 5-7pm
Friday, August 9: Summit County Fair, Coalville, UT at 5pm
Saturday, August 10: Rockport Dam Jam (20th Anniversary), Wanship, UT at 4pm. (I’ll be performing at the historic Rockport Old Church. Come earlier in the day to enjoy all of the festivities!)
Thursday, August 15: Clark Historic Farm, Grantsville, UT at 7pm
Thursday, August 22: Churchill County Museum, Fallon, NV at 7pm
Saturday, August 24: Nevada Historical Society, Reno, NV at 2pm
Saturday, August 31: Duarte Garage and Lincoln Highway Museum, Livermore, CA
Doors Open at 4pm, Lincoln Highway Marker Dedication Ceremony at 4:30pm, and Concert will be at 5pm. Don’t miss the final show of this tour!!
Sunday, September 1: Mini-Concert at the Western Terminus Marker in Lincoln Park, San Francisco CA.