Oct Calendar

Please note: All announcements need to be sent to FolkScene by the 20th of the month for the following month.


The Coffee Gallery Backstage located at 2029 N. Lake, Pasadena will feature in concert:

Wed Jan 15 Tracy Newman and the Reinforcements plus Art Podell and the Affordables 8:00 PM $15

  • Thurs Jan 16 John York, Billy Darnell & Chad Watson – The Jangle Brothers 8:00 PM $20
  • Fri Jan 17 John Zipperer & Friends plus Dobkin & Goldberg 8:00 PM $15
  • Sat Jan 18 Incendio 7:00 PM $20
  • Sun Jan 19 2:00 PM matinee The James Taylor & Carole King Tribute Band $20
  • Sun Jan 19 Heart of Gold Tribute to Neil Young plus 4 Way Street A tribute to Crosby, Sills, Nash & Young 6:00 PM $20
  • Tues Jan 21 Guitarist Muriel Andersen 8:00 PM  $18
  • Wed Jan 22 Guitarist Beppe Gambetta 8:00 PM $15
  • Thurs Jan 23 Will Ryan & The Cactus Country Cowboys with special guest June Foray 8:00 PM $20
  • Sat Jan 25 Sligo Rags7:00 PM $20
  • Sun Jan 26 3:00 PM matinee Sabrina & Craig plus Dafne $18
  • Sun Jan 26 7:00 PM Phil Lee plus opening the show is Jan King & Medicine Ball $18
  • Mon Jan 27 Guitarists Vicki Genfer plus Christie Lenee 8:00 PM $15
  • Thurs Jan 39 Slack Key Guitarists Stephen Inglis & Jim Kimo West 8:00 PM $20
  • Fri Jan 31 Heart Of The Fire 8:00 PM $20

For reservations you can call 626-798-6236 or online at coffeegallery.com

Wine & Song Concert Series located at the Firefly Bistro at 1009 El Centro St., So Pasadena will feature in concert every Wednesday evening:

  • Wed Jan 15 Brett Perkins & John Proulx plus Marina V.
  • Wed Jan 22 Lois Blaisch
  • Wed Jan 29 Natalie Gellman & Annie Farris

These concerts are free, but a reservation is required.  You can call the Firefly Bistro at 626-441-2443.  For more you can go to wineandsong.com/schedule

McCabe’s Guitar Shop at 3101 Pico, Santa Monica will feature in concert:

  • Fri Jan 17 Willy Mason & Tom Brosseau 8:00 PM $15
  • Sat Jan 18 Ernest Troost plus Happy Traum 8:00 PM $16 – Sun Jan 19 Happy Traum’s finger picking guitar workshop 3:30 to 5:00 PM $40
  • Sun Jan 19 Matinee Kids’ show with Joanie Leeds 11:00 Am (kids under 2 get in for free)
  • Thurs Jan 23 Joseph Arthur 10:00 PM $20
  • Fri Jan 24 & 25 David Lindley 8:00 PM each evening $22.50
  • Sun Jan 26 John Mc fee & Hank Linderman 8:00 PM $15

For reservations you can call 310-828-4497, or online at mccabes.com

Camarillo Café Concert Series located at the Camarillo Community Center, 1605 E. Burnley St in Camarillo will feature in concert:

  • Fri Jan 17 Small Potatoes plus Cynthia Carle 8:00 PM $20 – Open mic precedes the featured performers.  Sign ups at 7:30 PM

For reservations & info you can call 805-907-8318

Living Tradition Concert Series located at the Anaheim Downtown Community Center 250 E Center St., Anaheim will feature in concert:

  • Sat Jan 18 Small Potatoes plus Phil Ward $16 – children under 18 free with paid adult — for tickets you can contact Gary Trobridge at 714-955-3807 or online at thelivingtradition.org


Boulevard Music located at 4316 Sepulveda Blvd., Culver City will feature in concert:

  • Sat Jan 18 with the Special Consensus
  • Sun Jan 19 Variety Night with open mic with Genji & Laura
  • Sat Jan 25 County blues guitarist Paul Asbell plus a guitar workshop also on Sat from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

All shows at 8:00 PM – For reservations you can call 310-398-2583, or online at boulevardmusic.com

The Bluegrass Association of So CA presents bluegrass night the 3rd Tuesday of every month – At Viva Cantina located at 900 Riverside Drive in Burbank.

  • Tues Jan 21 The Wimberley Bluegrass Band

For additional info & reservations you can call 818-221-4680

Russ & Julie’s House Concerts in Oak Park in the Agoura –Westlake area will feature in concert:

  • Wed Jan 22 6:30 PM Joe Craven & Mike Mullins – Suggested Donation: $15   **DINNER & SONG**
    Limited to the first 20 people who RSVP. Have dinner with the artists, followed by a set of music in our family room. Dinner provided. Joe and Mike will each do some of their own music and will perform together

For reservations you can email to rsvp@houseconcerts.us or you can call 818-707-2179

The Pasadena Folk Music Society will feature in concert:

  • Fri Jan 24 John McCutcheon 8:00 PM – $20 – Caltech students $5 – Children  $5

For tickets and info you can call 626-395-4652 or on line at folkmusic.Caltech.edu

The San Diego Folk Heritage Concerts will feature in concert:

  • Sat Jan 25 John McCutcheon at the San Diequito United Methodist Church, Encinitas 7:30 PM $22 (members $18) for tickets you can go to sdfh@san.rr.com

The Fret House located at 309 N Citrus in Covina will feature in concert:

  • Sat Jan 25 guitarist Stefan Grossman 8:00 PM $20.00 – Check out the Fret House website for a Stefan Grossman’s workshop

For reservations & info you contact the Fret House at 626-339-7020 or online at frethouse.com

Fiddlers Crossing located at 206 E F Street, Tehachapi will feature in concert:

  • Sat Jan 25 old-time country/folk singer-songwriter Amber Cross $20

For reservations & info you can call 661-823-9994 – for further info you can go online to fiddlerscrossing.org


Far West Winter Variety Show – Far-West is the western-most region of Folk Alliance International.  In 2007 The Howard Larman Memorial scholarship  fund was established  to help artists with financial need to attend the Far-West Conference.

  • Sat Jan 25 from 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM a special concert to raise money for this fund featuring The Koles, Tracy Newman & The Reinforcements, Ernest Troost & John Zipperer & Friends – Donation $20 with all money going to the scholarship fund. – There will be a dessert table. Please feel free to add to the desserts. This will be held at the Grant R. Brimhall Library, 1401 East Janss Road, Thousand Oaks.


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