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Joel Mabus on Tour              

This page last updated:   April 03, 2016

(For selected past appearances, click HERE)

IN THE PAST YEAR OR SO, JOEL APPEARED AT:

MIDWINTER SINGING FESTIVAL -- East Lansing, MI
BUTTERMILK JAMBOREE -- Yankee Springs MI
NILES BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL -- Niles MI
HIAWATHA MUSIC FESTIVAL -- Marquette, MI
THE ARK -- Ann Arbor MI
WFMT FOLKSTAGE -- Chicago
FOX VALLEY FOLK FESTIVAL -- Geneva, IL
THE TEN POUND FIDDLE -- East Lansing, MI
PRINCETON FOLK MUSIC SOCIETY -- Princeton, NJ
CORNELL FOLK SONG SOCIETY -- Ithaca, NY
MIGHTY UKE DAY -- Lansing, MI
FOLK COLLEGE -- Huntingdon, PA
MIDWEST BANJO CAMP -- Olivet, MI
CHARLOTTE BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL -- Charlotte, MI
OLD SONGS FESTIVAL -- Altamont, NY
SCHOODIC ARTS FESTIVAL -- Winter Harbor, ME
MICHIGAN BLUES FESTIVAL -- Lansing, MI
MAMA'S COFFEEHOUSE -- Bloomfield Hills, MI
LAMB'S RETREAT FOR SONGWRITERS -- Harbor Springs, MI
AMERICANA ROOTS FESTIVAL -- Marshall, MI

and other fine concert venues.

UPCOMING:

2016

APRIL 17  SUN PORTAGE MI
4 PM Prince of Peace Lutheran Church https://popportage.360unite.com/pop-festival-of-the-arts 
Historical readings of Michigan pioneer diaries interspersed with my "parlor guitar" renditions of early hymns.  Freewill offering. 

 

APRIL 23, SAT Ithaca, NY
8 PM Concert for Cornell Folk Song Society at  McGraw Hall http://www.cornellfolksong.org/events/index.html 
On Sunday afternoon I will offer workshop(s) too -- check the website for details.

 

JUNE 4-5, Olivet MI
Midwest Banjo Camp XII.  I will be at camp Saturday and Sunday, this year to teach a couple of fingerstyle GUITAR classes, in a new track offered for guitar.  My Minnesota buddy, Pat Donohue will be the main teached of this track, I will be relief pitcher.  http://www.midwestbanjocamp.com/instructors.html 
  

JUNE 11, SAT Yankee Springs, MI
Buttermilk Jamboree at Circle Pines Camp.  This year I am there with my band, The String Doctors. http://www.buttermilkjamboree.org/ 

 

JULY 9 BLISS  MI
Blissfest -- I will be there with my band, The String Doctors. http://www.blissfest.org/ 

 

JULY 16 - 23 ALL WEEK near Auburn, CA
I will be back again, teaching 2 classes at the California Coast Music Camp (CCMC) about 3 hours east of San Francisco.  I will teach a guitar class on swing lead guitar improvisation, and another on songwriting/performing. Details TBA, website: http://www.musiccamp.org/index.php

 

AUG 14-20 ALL WEEK Lake Winnipesaukee NH
Summer Acoustic Music Week of UMASS, Boston.  I will be back to SAMW to teach two classes in songwriting, amidst other frivolities. http://www.wumb.org/samw/home/

 

SEP 4-5 Geneva IL SUN-MON LABOR DAY
Fox Valley Folk Festival http://foxvalleyfolk.com/ details to be announced

 

SEP 24 Sat. Grand Rapids MI
8 PM Concert for Grand River Folk Arts Society. Wealthy Theater Annex, 1110 Wealthy Street. Details TBA https://sites.google.com/site/grfolkarts/concerts 

 

NOV 4, Fri. East Lansing MI
Ten Pound Fiddle Concert. details TBA http://www.tenpoundfiddle.org/ 

 

DEC 4, Sun. Kalamazoo MI
3PM  "A Parlor Guitar Christmas Concert" for Transformations Spirituality Center, held at the historic Sisters of St. Joseph motherhouse at Nazareth, scheduled soon to be deconstructed.  It is a beautiful sanctuary space -- I did a concert there a few years ago with Carrie Newcomer. Should be a very special day.  Details TBA https://www.transformationscenter.org/ 

 

2017

JAN 21, Sat. Chicago IL
Folkstage, WFMT-FM show with radio broadcast, details TBA