Live from the Old Town School

I am honored to be a part of a new collection of live recordings from the archives of the Old Town School of Folk Music: 127 songs spanning 53 years of performances from Joan Baez, Big Bill Broonzy Mahalia Jackson, Pete Seeger  and….me (?!?) (along with Andrew Bird, Robbie Fulks, and many others). Preview and  download at itunes,  Amazon, or CD baby selections: Temporary,  Sept 17, 2006, with Joel Paterson (drums), Jason Adasiewicz (vibraphone) and Casey McDonough (bass) The Dying Soldier, Dec 9, 2007, from Robbie Fulks’ tribute to the Carter Family concert, solo performance Apple Doll, Aug 2 2003, CD release show for ‘Duets’, with Diane Christiansen, J. Adasiewicz, Mike Bradburn (bass), and Dave Williams (drums)

Simon’s Oct 2nd

Simon’s Tavern, Sunday, Oct 2nd at 9pm. No cover! Steve Dawson, Jason Roebke (bass), Frank Rosaly (drums), Diane Christiansen (singing) and Jason Adasiewicz (vibraphone). we’ll sound a little bit like this 5210 N. Clark St, Chicago. 21 and over. 9 – 11:30pm


Saturday, Sept 10th: FitzGerald’s Side Bar (Berwyn, IL)  with Alton Smith. A duo set. Alton is a gifted pianist and a soulful singer. Ana Egge also plays. Ana’s new album was produced by Steve Earle and just got a great review in Rolling Stone. Show begins at 8:30. Tickets are on sale now Friday, Sept 16th: The Coffee House (Milwaukee, WI). A solo set at this intimate listening room, opening set by Next Door Neighbor. 8pm Saturday, Sept 17th: Dolly Varden plays the Brilliant Corners of Popular Amusements festival in Chicago at 1:30. Free and all ages. Friday, Sept 23rd: Front Porch Music (Valparaiso, IN) with Jami Lunde. I’ll accompany Jami and play a few songs of my own. 8pm Sunday, Oct 2nd: Siimon’s (Chicago, IL) Funeral Bonsai Wedding (me, Jason Adasiewicz, Frank Rosaly, Jason Roebke, Diane Christiansen) return to Smon’s for 2 sets beginning at 9pm. FREE!