Apr. 9: Saxapahaw, NC. Haw River Ballroom Benefit for the UNC Center for Civil Rights (with Laurelyn Dossett, Molly McGinn and lots of others). Starting at 12 pm. Info: http://www.hawriverballroom.com/event/1447238-justice-for-all-concert-saxapahaw/

Apr 17-23: Black Mountain, NC. Workshop with Beverly Smith.

May 11: Bristol, VA. Radio Bristol's Farm & Fun Time. Live performance with Piedmont Melody Makers. Stream live at listenradiobristol.org. Info at  http://www.birthplaceofcountrymusic.org/radio/

May 12: Woodlawn, VA. Willard Gayheart's Front Porch Gallery. (with the Piedmont Melody Makers). Located behind Bobby Patterson's Heritage Shoppe. 7 pm. Check out Willard Gayheart's facebook page for info.

May 13: Floyd, VA. Floyd Country Store (with the Piedmont Melody Makers). Info at http://www.floydcountrystore.com/events/category/concerts

May 14: Durham, NC. Blue Note Grill. (with the Piedmont Melody Makers). 5-7 pm. Info at http://www.thebluenotegrill.com/events/

May 19: Bethlehem, PA. Godfrey Daniels (with the Piedmont Melody Makers). Info at 610-867-2390 and http://www.godfreydaniels.org/Shows.aspx

May 21: Greenville, DE. Brandywine Friends of Old-Time Music event at Coverdale Preserve, 2-7 pm (with Piedmont Melody Makers). Info at 302-321-6466; www.brandywinefriends.org.

June 4-10: Mars Hill, NC. Blue Ridge Old-Time Music Week (with Kay Justice). Info at http://www.mhu.edu/oldtimemusic

June 15-16: Grass Valley, CA. Father's Day Bluegrass Festival (Piedmont Melody Makers). Info at http://fathersdayfestival.com

June 18: Blodgett, OR (nr Corvallis). House Concert (Piedmont Melody Makers). Info: eveid@peak.org.

June 20: Portland, OR. House Concert (Piedmont Melody Makers). Info for questions, reservations, directions, etc:  abbiew@froggy.com or weissenbloom.abbie@gmail.com

June 21: Chehalis, WA. House Concert (Piedmont Melody Makers). Info: jacklynrissman@aol.com / 360-748-6068

June 22: Eugene, OR. Tsunami Books (Piedmont Melody Makers). Info: Mike Meyer, 541-345-8968; mmeyer@efn.org / http://www.tsunamibooks.org/events-calendar/?view=calendar&month=January-2017

June 24: Pistol River, OR. Pistol River Concert Assoc. (Piedmont Melody Makers). Info: http://pistolriver.com/shows/

June 29: Durham, NC. Backporch Music on the Lawn. (Piedmont Melody Makers) Info at https://www.americantobaccohistoricdistrict.com/news/356​​​​​​​

July 10-12: Elkins, WV. Augusta Heritage Center Classic Country Week. Info at https://augustaheritagecenter.org/augusta-schedule/early-country-music/

July 25-26: Swannanoa, NC. Old-Time Music Week Master Artist. Info at https://www.swangathering.com

Aug 6-12: Elkins, WV. Augusta Heritage Center Old-Time Week. Info at https://augustaheritagecenter.org/augusta-schedule/old-time/

Oct. 12-15: Nauvoo, AL. Alabama Folk School (with Kay Justice). Info at http://www.alfolkschool.com/calendar/

Alice Gerrard
PO Box 52353
Durham, NC 27707
Masthead photo by Katherine Meehan