Video Highlights from 2020 on YouTube:

Adam Swanson Ragtime Piano Benefit Concert

Watch – The Irving Berlin Video

 Our CD, “Back in Time, Tin Pan Alley Favorites” is completed!
Contact Judy

$ 15 plus $ 3.00 for shipping
24 songs on 19 tracks!
Listen to samples!
Hear what people are saying (below)!

 

Two Interesting Movies About Tin Pan Alley

 

(1) Tin Pan Alley History Movie Online

 

(2) Why We Know The Songs from Tin Pan Alley

 

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Link to Jamming  & Open Mic Opportunities

 

 

Event Name Date URL Info More Info
John Lilly 🏘
Early country music
performer/singer/songwriter
If you like Jimmie Rodgers and Hank Williams, you’ll enjoy
John Lilly!
Saturday, April 18
6:00 pm Potluck
7 pm Concert
 See Website  John is considered a fine yodeler and frequently teaches workshops in yodeling, as well as workshops in the songs of Jimmie Rodgers and Hank Williams. He has been on the teaching staff for Early Country Music Week at the Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College five times. $ 15 Donation
at the door!
RSVP for address and details!
505-349-3723
North Rio Rancho/Bernalillo Area Location!

“For the Birds”
Still on the Hill
Story Telling Songwriters Award Winning Duo
from Arkansas

Tuesday, April 21st
Doors open at 7 pm
 See Website
If you’re a folk singer, folk music lover, a history buff or maybe you or your ancestors have a connection to one of the small communities in the Ozarks or maybe the Appalachians, this music will pull at your heart strings
 They honor the 50th anniversary of Earth Day with picking, fiddling, singing, and their legendary low-tech PowerPoint.
Doors open 7:00 pm
Concert at 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
First United Unitarian Church
Social Hall
3701 Carlisle, NE – ABQ
$ 10-20 tickets are the door
Children under 12 free
WHEELS Museum
2nd Annual
Auto Parts Swap Meet
&
Car Show

Sunday, May 3
8 am to 3 pm
Balloon Fiesta Park
4401 Alameda, NE – ABQ

See Website
Raffle
Music
Buy
Sell
Booth setup available May 2 from 12-4 Security provided.
Promote Your Business – Rent a booth – $35
Auto Parts and Cars
Musical Instruments, CDS, Albums
Jewelry
Antiques
Hand Crafted Items
$ 5 Admission
Booths Available
To Reserve and for Pricing
Contact Jim (505) 239-4543 Jim
Leba (505)-243-6269 Leba

National Champion
Fingerstyle Guitarist Richard Smith

Chet Atkins called him “The most amazing guy I know on the guitar. He can play anything I know, only better

Friday, May 8
Concert at 7:30
Doors Open at 7

See Website

The winner of the 2001 National Finger­style Guitar Champion, 2008
Thumbpicker of the Year and a 2009 National Thumbpickers Hall of Fame Inductee,

 He has performed worldwide and appeared alongside Tommy Emmanuel, Eric Clapton, Albert Lee, Bryan Sutton, Joe Brown, Ralph McTell, his ‘hero’, Chet Atkins, and many others. Born in England in 1971, he initially concentrated on the country picking of his hero Chet At­kins and Merle Travis, later transcribing classical music, Jazz, the gypsy style of Django Reinhardt, bluegrass, ragtime, the blues, Sousa marches and more. .”

The Outpost Performance Space
210 Yale, SE
Call 505-268-0044

$ 30.00

 2nd Annual Accordion Extravaganza
with
Dan and Kim Christian Accordion Duo

 

Saturday, May 9
7 pm to 9 pm

See Website
Their unique ability to play together with exact precision is unparalleled anywhere else on the planet. They have extensive experience in pleasing audiences.

Kim and Dan have had their own show at Branson, Missouri for two years and are  impressive on the accordions. Rick Delabio, professional percussionist from Las Vegas, Nev. will be providing drums.

First Unitarian Church
3701 Carlisle, NE
email Dan
(505) 268-3780

$ 20 adults
$ 10 under 12 years

Jim Jones
with Special Guest
Randy Huston
Lot of Fun Awaits with These Two
7 pm to 9 pm

Tuesday, May 12
IWMA/NM Chapter Showcase
Best Western Rio Grande
I-40 and Rio Grande, NW

See Website

Very Fine Western Music!

 This is part of a new series of concerts
Jim Jones is presenting called
“Western’s Best at the Best Western.”

Cork & Tap
Best Western Plus Rio Grande Inn, 1015 Rio Grande Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104, USA
No Fee!
Donations Accepted!

 Randy Lewis Brown 🏘
Award winning singer/songwriter
Randy Lewis Brown, despite being well past his prime and having an early bedtime, can still take an audience on a magical journey of discovery with his
storytelling and songs.

Saturday , May 18
Potluck at 6 pm

Concert at 7 pm

See Website

 

Hailing from what he describes as the Upper East Side of Texas, his songs are tightly packed with sadness, wonder, joy, humor, philosophy as well as a tiny tad of that subtle southern smart-ass. With guitar, mandolin and voice alone he will guide you through his rich inner world and you will find yourself in the exact spot where the wide open spaces of the West meet the mossy confines of southern pine forests and mysteries are laid bare.

 $ 15 Donation
at the Door!
RSVP for address and details!
Rio Rancho Location
505-349-3723

Dan McCorison🏘
Shortly after college Dan returned to his native Colorado where he and a couple of new friends formed his first band, Dusty Drapes and the Dusters. Known for sure fire country music and Western swing, The Dusters were soon touring, headlining packed shows and opening for the likes of Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson, Flatt and Scruggs and Linda Ronstadt. Along the way, Dan was discovered by Chris Hillman of The Byrds and Flying Burrito Brothers. Shortly after leaving the Dusters, Chris arranged for Dan to be signed to MCA Records and produced the resulting album featuring Emmylou Harris’ Hot Band.

Saturday , June 20
Potluck at 6 pm

Concert at 7 pm

See Website Dan McCorison, cut his teeth in the thriving folk music scene of his home town, Denver Colorado.  Dan’s trail finally led him to Nashville where he lived for twenty years writing and recording with some of the finest writers and musicians in country music. He has played all around the USA as well as in Japan, Australia and Europe. Dan is currently living with his wife, June and their trusty dog, Daisy in Arizona. He is a proud member of the International Western Music Association and the Pro Cowboy Country Artists Association.

 $ 15 Donation
at the Door!
RSVP for address and details!
Rio Rancho Location
505-349-3723

Rupert Wates🏘
Singer/Songwriter

& Gifted Performer
Prime Figure in American Music
Saturday, July 11
6:00 pm Potluck
7 pm Concert
See Website
North Rio Rancho/Bernalillo Area Location!
His music is an eclectic mix of acoustic, melodic art/folk, with flavors of jazz, vaudeville and cabaret. He has released nine solo CDs. $ 15 Donation
at the door!
RSVP for address and details!
505-349-3723

 46th Annual
SW Pickers Festival

August 21-23

  See Website

More Information Coming Soon
More at the Red River Site

Red River, New Mexico

Carol Walker🏘
Mountain Dulcimer Player

 Saturday, August 22
Potluck at 6 pm
Concert at 7 pm

See Website  More Information Coming Soon! $ 15 Donation
at the Door!
RSVP for address and details!
Rio Rancho Location
505-349-3723

Annual Santa Fe Trad Fest

August 28-30
Workshops – Jamming – Performances

  See Website

An Eclectic Mix of Music Including:
Bluegrass
Old Time

Camp Stoney, Santa Fe, NM

Michael Blakely🏘
Novelist
Singer/Songwriter

 Saturday, October 3
Potluck at 6 pm
Concert at 7 pm

See Website As a singer/songwriter, Mike Blakely has released 13 albums, performed all over the U.S. and has made 16 tours to Europe. His songs have been recorded by Alan Jackson, Gary P. Nunn, Red Steagall, Flaco Jimenez and Raul Malo, Walt Wilkins & The Mystiqueros, john Arthur martinez, Randy Brown, Geronimo Trevino III and Johnny Rodriguez, Johnny Bush, Jon Chandler, Bill Barwick and others. $ 15 Donation
at the Door!
RSVP for address and details!
Rio Rancho Location
505-349-3723
John Coinman 🏘
Award-winning singer-songwriter who grew up on the Kiowa Grasslands in Clayton, New Mexico. He has recorded five solo albums and had numerous songs in films and on television.

 Saturday, October 24
Potluck at 6 pm
Concert at 7 pm

See Website

He has collaborated with many notable artists including John Densmore of The Doors, James Intveld, Michael Blake (the writer of Dances With Wolves), Amy Rigby, Tony Gilkyson (of Lone Justice and X), Teddy Morgan, and 4 time grammy winner Alfonso Rodenas. John’s latest solo album Under The Sun was released in October, 2019.

John is the bandleader for Text with Kevin Costner & Modern West (KCMW) and he was the Music Supervisor for the film Dances With Wolves. He has been touring with KCMW since 2006 and has recorded 5 albums of original songs with the band including the companion CD to the award winning miniseries Hatfields And McCoys. $ 15 Donation
at the Door!
RSVP for address and details!
Rio Rancho Location
505-349-3723

Most Events are Free or Reasonably Priced!
(I will no longer be listing every event for these locations)

Albuquerque Library Free Events
Albuquerque Traditional Music
American JeM
AMP Concerts

Bobcats
Carrizozo Music
Comhaltas Celtic
Gig (Santa Fe)
House Concerts in Corrales
Le Chat Lunatique
Lincoln County Bluegrass Band
New Mexico FolkMads
Old Martina’s Hall (Taos)
The Outpost Performance Space
The Range Cafe (Bernalillo)
Luna Rossa Winery (Deming)
Rio Bravo Brewing Company
Rio Rancho House Concerts
Second Street Brewery (Santa Fe)
Santa Fe Bandstand Events (Santa Fe)
The Singing Pilgrims
Solid Grounds Coffeehouse
Southwest Pickers
Southwest Roots Music (Santa Fe)
Tortuga Gallery (ABQ)
International Western Music Association (New Mexico Chapter)
Free AMP Concerts in Albuquerque and Santa Fe!

I will continue to list festivals and house concerts and other events that might be of interest to you.

Watch These Videos – The Performers are Fantastic! Unknown-1

There are some new videos of concerts and performances I’ve attended online.  Watch here.
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Meet the Muldawers

judy and michael

Winners of the 41st Annual SW Pickers
Entertainment Duo Contest, August 2015
Married 53 years!