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12/11 – Our annual Children of Christmas show will take place at Molten Java from 2 – 4 on a SUNDAY afternoon.  Join us in an afternoon of singing seasonal songs and other merriment.  Santa will be making an appearance, too – so bring the kiddies!!!



11/10 – 11/13 – We will be at the NERFA conference in Kerhonkson NY, renewing our ties with the larger folk community. 


11/19 – we return to Molten Java for more of the usual mayhem.



10/8 – Molten Java is the place, and we are delighted to be splitting the bill with our friend Carolann Solebello!  A founding member of Red Molly, Carolann is now pursuing a solo career.  We hope you will make her feel welcome in Connecticut!  8 – 10 PM.


JUNE 2011

6/4 – Fundraiser at St James Church, Danbury CT.  Details about the event here.  The dinner begins at 6 PM and is a celebration of many ethnicities.  Tickets at the door.


6/11 – private function – the wedding of two dear friends!


6/17 – we’ll be taping a show or two for Time Out with Kevin Gallagher, to be broadcast later this summer on the local-access Comcast station.  Details to follow!


6/24 – we will be playing at the Bethel train station from 5 – 8:30, welcoming home the weary commuters and weekenders.  Come on out and enjoy some great live music and terrific eats as well!


6/25 – the usual mayhem at Molten Java, 102 Greenwood Ave., Bethel CT.  We’ll cavort from 8 – 10 PM.


6/28 – we’ll be playing outside the Danbury library from 6 -7 PM.  Come on out and enjoy some free live music – outdoors, where it belongs in the summer! ;-)


6/30 – 5th Thursday, and that can only mean the My Place Taproom on Queen St. in Newtown!  EXCELLENT food, an impressive and ever-changing selection of beers on tap, and My Dad’s Truck – talk about your winning combinations!  We start around 9.

MAY 2011

5/20 – Private fundraiser



October 2010

Thursday, 29 October - My Place Pizza, 8 Queen St., Newtown CT, 8 - 11.  Come join us for GREAT food and an extensive tap selection - and our own brand of Americana!

November 2010

11-14 November - we'll be at the NERFA conference in Kerhonkson NY.  

19 November - 10 PM - Bohemian Pizza, 342 Bantam Rd., Litchfield CT.  A new venue [and late start time!] for us - come on our and enjoy eclectic food and drink, and support us in a new place as well!

20 November - 9-10 PM - back to Molten Java, 102 Greenwood Ave., Bethel.  

December 2010

11 December, 8 - 10 PM - Our annual Children of Christmas show at Molten Java, 102 Greenwood Ave., Bethel.  Come sing Christmas songs with us, and bring the kids - Santa will be there!!!

 MAY 2009
Sunday, 31 May - we are pleased to be part of St Thomas' Church, 95 Greenwood Ave, Bethel CT - we will be helping this parish celebrate it's 100th anniversary!  Details to follow; we will play sometime in the afternoon.

JUNE 2009
Sunday, 14 Junem 2 - 5 PM at Molten Java, 102 Greenwood Ave., Bethel CT - the usual mayhem and hijinx, this time on a Sunday!

JULY 2009
Saturday, 18 July, 8 - 11 PM - Molten Java, 102 Greenwood Ave., Bethel CT - spontaneous sing-alongs likely!
July 22 - 26 - Falcon Ridge Folk Festival in Hillsdale, NY!!!  We are schedule to play at the Acoustic Live tent on the Midway on Friday at 2:30, and on Sunday from 11:30 until sometime afternoon!  Sunday will be the Gospel show, complete with a singing parade through the midway with as many of our friends from Tribes Hill as we can convince to roll out of camp and join us!

Saturday, 8 August, 8 - 11 PM - Molten Java, 102 Greenwood Ave., Bethel CT - hot summer fun at the coffee house!

Saturday, 12 September, 8 - 122 PM - Molten Java, 102 Greenwood Ave., Bethel CT - the Back-to-School show!
25 - 27 September - private engagement.

Saturday, 10 October, 8 - 11 PM - Molten Java, 102 Greenwood Ave., Bethel CT - Fall in with us!

Saturday, 21 November, 8 - 11 PM - Molten Java, 102 Greenwood Ave., Bethel CT - Be thankful with us for this wonderful coffee house and venue!

Saturday, 12 December - Molten Java, 102 Greenwood Ave., Bethel CT - our annual Children of Christmas show!  Details to follow.

Saturday, 19 January - Molten Java 102 Greenwood Ave. Bethel CT  FREE SHOW!  We will play from 8 PM until closing.

Saturday, 26 January - Open Mic at the The Coffee House in New Fairfield CT.  It's located in Heritage Plaza, on rt. 39, just east of the junction of Route 37 and Rt. 39 (the first traffic light; plaza is on the right side of the road, across from Shaws supermarket).  We close the Open Mic portion of the show [around 8:30], and the headliner is CT bluesman Dan Stevens.  Admission is $5.

Thursday, 7 February [date changed from the 21st!] - We will be playing the Songwriter's Den at Thataway Cafe, 409 Greenwich Ave.,  Greenwich, CT.  The featured artist that night is
Artie Tobia; we hope you can join us.

Saturday, 16 February - Molten Java, 102 Greenwood Ave.  Bethel CT FREE SHOW!  We play from 8 PM 'til closing.


Wednesday, 27 February - Georgetown Saloon from 7:30 - 10;30.  Come out and enjoy dinner and some great live acoustic music!  Click the link for details; this is a great meal they've got planned at the saloon!

MARCH 2008
Saturday, 15 March - We'll be singin' our Irish tunes at Molten Java, 102 Greenwood Ave., Bethel CT, from 8 until closing!  COme on out and sing along!

Sunday, 16 March - Join us at the White Plains Indoor Farmer's Market for some great Irish music and lots of goodies for sale!  Admission to the Market is free, but parking at the County Center is $4.00.  Location:  198 Central Park Ave., junction of the Bronx River Parkway and Tarrytown Rd [Rt 119] in White Plains.  The market is open from 10 - 4; our play time TBA, but expect it to be early rather than later.  
This was a FUN GIG!!!

Monday, 17 March -
CANCELLED DUE TO A DEATH IN THE DANIEL'S FAMILY. OUR SYMPATHIES TO EVERYBODY AT DANIEL'S, AND WE APOLOGIZE TO OUR FANS FOR THIS LATE NOTICE. We will be at Daniel's Fine Catering in the early evening, playing and singing some great Irish and sing-along music.  Come on out and enjoy great food, music, and company!  Dube Lane, Waterbury.

MARCH 2008
Saturday, 29 March -Steppin' Out Tonight with the Blues at Cheshire Lutheran Church

660 West Main St. Cheshire, CT - WE LOVE THIS SHOW!!!  If you only come to one show a year, make it this one!  Rosin the Bow and friends, Cece Borjeson and Ruth George, the Southington Chamber Singers (featuring Gwen Hopko), and My Dad's Truck are bluer than blue with an all blues review.  This is the fundraiser for the Relay for Life of Cheshire.  The cost is a Free will offering at the door.  Refreshments will be available for purchase at intermission.   For more info email or call (203) 272-5910.

April 2008
Saturday, 26 April, back at Molten Java for more hijinks102 Greenwood Ave., Bethel CT.

May 2008
SATURDAY, 17 May - Fundraiser, Old Stone Church, 251 Main St., East Haven CT.  We will play at 1 PM. 
THIS SHOW WAS PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED FOR SUNDAY, BUT IT IS SATURDAY!!  We apologize for any inconvenience or confusion.

SATURDAY, 17 May - Molten Java once again.  Come on out - you never know what might happen!  102 Greenwood Ave., Bethel CT.

July 2008
From Wednesday the 23rd through Sunday the 27th, we'll be found at Falcon Ridge Folk Festival in Hillsdale, NY.  What a fun and soul-refreshing week!

8-9-08 - private party on Fire Island.

TIME CHANGE!!!  We'll play at 8:30, not 7:20.  We apologize for any confusion or inconvenience. Tuesday night, 19 August, we will be playing at Banjo Jim's at 9th Street and Avenue C in Manhattan!  We would dearly love to see some of our friends at this gig...we hope you can make it!  We will play a 20-minute set at 8:20, and then back our friend Rick Snyder, who will be our host that evening.  It should be a lot of fun - you won't want to miss it!

December 2008

Saturday, 13 December - Once again we will bring our Christmas show [and Bonnie Wisnowski] to the Roots Music Coffee House in Danbury CT.  Please join us for a special evening of seasonal tunes.  FREE FAMILY SHOW at 7 PM, including a visit from Santa!!  Open Mic and a second show to follow; tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door from Roots Music Coffeehouse.

Sunday, 14 December - We will perform in the Tribes Hill Annual Solstice Show at the Tarrytown Music Hall in Tarrytown, NY.  Check out Tribes Hill's home page for details; tickets are available from the Tarrytown Music Hall.

Wednesday, 31 December - We will be participating in First Night Danbury.  Our "space" is the lobby of the Palace Theatre - convenient and easy to get to!  More details can be found at  We hope to see many of your for this Family show! - what fun this one was!!!

Gigs from 2009

15 March - a Sunday at Molten Java!!  We'll be there from 2 - 5 and hope to see you there.

17 March 2009 - We will be at Jordan's Restaurant in Southbury from 6 - 10 PM for a St. Patrick's Day family show!  This is a new venue for us, so we're hoping for a GREAT turnout so they'll invite us back!  The food is awesome, and the music is sure to be a blast!  The resturant is in the complex off Ext 14 [I-84] up behind the church at 900 Main Street South.



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