New! Western Music Youth Day, July 17,2017 Videos

New!  4th Annual Brandywine Revival Festival Video!

4th Annual Old Time Music Festival held near the Brandywine River near Philadelphia, PA.
Interviews, tunes, pictures, fun stuff!

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

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


New Jamming Opportunities

Weekly Tuesday Klezmer Jam in Santa Fe

7pm – home of  Liv Orovich
235B Rosario Blvd
All instruments all skill levels
Email or phone 603-770-6070

Monthly Old Time Appalachian Jam

Apple Mountain Music Store (10301 Comanche, NE)
Second Saturday of each month!
Next two jams:
Saturday, August 12 from 2-4
Saturday, September 9 from 2-4
All acoustic instruments welcome
Contact Bruce for a free copy of his Duke City Fiddle Tunes Book
A monthly list of tunes we played is available here – photos too!

Ceilidh at the Crossroads

Singing Pilgrims will be hosting a “Ceilidh at the Crossroads” on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month at The Blue Grasshopper Pub (the new “Westside” location at 6361 Riverside Plaza Lane NW–near Coors and Montano)
from 7pm-9pm .  Contact Jeanne Page for more information.

Tin Pan Alley History Movie Online

There’s an abundance of information to be learned about the music played during the first half of the 20th century.  Learn something by clicking here!

Event Name Date URL Location More Info

Richard Smith House Concert
Fine Fingerpicking Guitar

Friday, August 18
7:00 pm

See Website  House Concert at Judy’s House $ 20.00
email to reserve

Santa Fe Traditional Music Festival
Three Days!
See Website

Friday, Saturday & Sunday, August 25, 26 & 27
Fees to be Determined

Jam Sessions
Arts & Crafts
Tent and RV Camping
Food & Full Facilities
Camp Stoney
7855 Old Santa Fe Trail
Santa Fe, NM
Santa Fe Friends of Traditional Music for more information

Claudia Nygaard
Singer, Songwriter, Storyteller

Sunday, August 27
7:30 pm

See Website Corrales Arts Center
4940 Corrales Road
Corrales, NM
$ 15.00
505-980-6161 to reserve!

Colton House Trio House Concert
Chris Brashear
Peter McLaughlin
Todd Phillips

Sunday, September 10
4:00 pm

See Website House Concert North Valley Location $ 20.00
email or call
Sarah Cobb to reserve

Southwest Pickers Annual Festival

September 14-17

Featured Bands
Blue Highway
Soda Rock Ramblers
Red River, NM See Website for Prices and Schedule

Albuquerque Ukulele Lending Library Kick Off Event

Saturday, September 16

Ukulele Play and Sing Along Event to Celebrate the Launch of the Lending Ukulele LIbrary Juan Tabo Library
3407 Juan Tabo, NE
Contact Judy Muldawer for more information

Celebrating World Music and Culture

September 22-23

free Saturday daytime programming and the Global Village of Crafts, Culture and Cuisine.

 Bideew Bou Bess (Senegal)

Debashish Bhattacharya & Derek Gripper (India/South Africa)
DDAT (Navajo/New Mexico, USA)
ENGINE (Argentina/France)
Samantha Fish (Missouri, USA)
Iberi Choir (Georgia)

Hong Sung Hyun’s Chobeolbi (Korea)
Pascuala Ilabaca (Chile)
Betsayda Machado & La Parranda El Clavo (Venezuela)
Nacha Mendez (New Mexico, USA)
Nortec Collective Presents Bostich + Fussible (Mexico)
Joe Tohonnie Jr. & The White Mountain Apache Crown Dancers (Apache/Navajo)
Trad.Attack! (Estonia)
Trio da Kali (Mali)
 See Website
National Hispanic Cultural Center

Southern New Mexico State Fair and Rodeo

September 27-October 1

See Website 
Crazy Hat Contest
Las Cruces Fairgrounds  Crazy Hat Contest
Open Horse Show
Junior Livestock
Arts & Crafts

Ukekopelli Festival – 3 days
See Website
Gospel Play Along on Sunday

Begins Friday, September 29th Ends Sunday, October 1!

Mark Baker
John Bartlit
Autumn Foglia
Dani Joy
Ralph Shaw
Gorton Smith
Grace Terzian
Lewis Winn
African American Performing Arts Center
310 San Pedro, NE
See Website for Updates and Details!

Hard Road with Bill Evans (banjo)

Wednesday, October 4
7:00 PM

See Website  Covenant Presbyterian Church
9315 Candelaria NE
View on Google Maps
$ 15.00
members $ 10.00

8th Annual NM Dulcimer Festival
Two Full Days!
See Website

Friday & Saturday, November 3-4

Jam Sessions
Albuquerque Academy
Simms Auditorium
6400 Wyoming NE, ABQ
See Website for Updates and Details!

Musical Variety – Find Your Favorite Genre

Up to Date Calendar Listings

Ongoing Free Concerts in Albuquerque and Santa Fe Free concerts in Albuquerque and Santa Fe!



Additional Events – Click on These Sites!
Most Events are Free or Reasonably Priced!
(I will no longer be listing every event for these locations)

Albuquerque Library Free Events
AMP Concerts
Apple Mountain Music
Cowgirl (Santa Fe)
The Gig (Santa Fe)
Le Chat Lunatique
O’Niells’s Pub (2 locations)
Old Martina’s Hall (Taos)
The Outpost Performance Space
The Range Cafe, Bernalillo

Rio Bravo Brewing Company
The Singing Pilgrims
Second Street Brewery (Santa Fe)
Santa Fe Bandstand Events (Santa Fe)
Solid Grounds Coffeehouse
Southwest Pickers
Southwest Roots Music (Santa Fe)
Taos Inn (Taos)
Western Music Association (New Mexico Chapter)


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.
If you missed the SW Pickers Festival, the Andy Cohen concert, Ukekopelli, and other great events this year, you can still enjoy them by watching here.
If you like what you see, subscribe to the banjojudy youtube channel!

Meet the Muldawers

judy and michael

Winners of the 41st Annual SW Pickers
Entertainment Duo Contest, August 2015
Married 51 years!