2/5: Funeral Bonsai Wedding (trio) opens Rachel Drew and the Bitter Roots CD release concert – The Constellation, Chicago, IL 8:30pm
Jason Roebke, Jason Adasiewicz and I will play a set of my songs – some familiar and some brand new – opening for Rachel’s band, of which I am bassist. The rest of the Bitter Roots are: John Mead (gtr), Gerald Dowd (dr) and Alton Smith (keyboards). Adv Tickets here

2/14: Dolly Varden – All-Star Benefit Concert to raise money for The Chicago Diabetes Project – The Hideout, Chicago, IL 4pm12633569_10153794524071007_5720074199758411893_o
Dolly Varden, Frisbie, Robbie Fulks, Kelly Hogan, Phil Angotti, Nora O’Connor.. and many others will perform at this all-ages benefit event

2/15: Robbie Fulks: Jerry Reed vs. Lou Reed – The Hideout, Chicago, IL
a reprise of an amazing mash up of Reeds. We did this in 2013 and we’re doing it again. With Steve Doyle and Alex Hall 7pm

4/3: Steve Dawson and Friends – Simon’s, Chicago, IL
It’s gonna be my birthday and I’ll be playing at Simons!

Diane and I will do a duet show in Madison, WI on Friday, May 15, and in Columbus, OH on May 8th. More info on that soon
I will play in Baltimore with ellen cherry on May 6th, to celebrate the release of our EP, “The Thread!”
She will come to Chicago to play a release celebration show in June.

fitzgeralds fest 3Hey! Diane and I will be playing a showcase at this year’s FARM gathering in Iowa City. That’s Folk Alliance Region Midwest. The whole thing happens at the Sheraton Hotel over the weekend of Oct 22-24.
Our official showcase will be at 10pm on Friday night, Oct 23rd.
We’ll also be playing sets in a couple of the room showcases later that evening:
“Uncorked Room” 214 presented by Loretta Sawyer. at 12 midnight
“Friendly Showcase Room” 224 presented by Jenny and Robin Bienemann at 12:30am
more information here
-Steve

Dolly Varden plays “The Dumbest Magnets” at SPACE

September 15, 2015

tickets and more information here

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Hideout, Monday Aug 10

August 6, 2015

I’ll be playing with Robbie Fulks this coming Monday night, August 10th, at the Hideout. We’ll be singing all songs by women artists. 7pm start.  

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