Joel Mabus on Tour
This page last updated: September 19, 2014
(For selected past appearances, click HERE)
EARLIER THIS YEAR, 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
and other fine concert venues.
20, Saturday, Kalamazoo Michigan
7pm to 10pm Mangia Mangia Jazz and Blues Series Concert.
Mangia Mangia is a family owned Italian restaurant downtown on the famous
outdoor Mall of Kalamazoo. The 60 seat banquet room is host to a monthly
Jazz & Blues concert. Tickets are in cash at the door. $10.
RESERVATIONS ARE HIGHLY RECOMMENDED, AS SEATING IS LIMITED. CONTACT PATTI
@ 269-731-5388, OR EMAIL AT: PATTIFLEM@AOL.COM FOR RESERVATIONS AND
QUESTIONS REGARDING THIS CONCERT.
Saturday South Haven Michigan
Special Event -- 7:30 (doors open at 7) Foundry Hall 422 Eagle Street, South Haven, MI 49090, USA
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel:
Double concert -- Chris Vallillo from Illinois and myself. Chris is an old
friend and great singer/guitarist from western Illinois. We will be
splitting the bill in this special show, $15 at the door. Check with
Foundry for other ticket options.
OCT 10, Friday, East Lansing, MI
Concert at Ten Pound Fiddle Coffeehouse, at the UU Church in East Lansing.
8pm show. A few years ago I did a Fiddle show on 11/11/11. This year make
it 10/10. I can't roll back the year to 2010, however. I have
a bagful of new songs to share along with a few other surprises, along with my
usual blend of original and traditional songs. I consider this my
homecoming show, however there is no home football game this weekend at MSU.
26, Sunday, West Bloomfield, MI
Music@Main concert Sunday afternoon at the Library http://www.wblib.org/index.php
2 sets -- 3to4PM and again 5to6PM Free to public, thanks to Friends of the
Library. No reservations needed, seats 140
NOVEMBER 8, Saturday, East Troy, WI
MOO (Make Our Own) Music Gathering -- morning and afternoon. http://www.moomusic.org/events
at Camp Edwards in East Troy. This is the successor to the classic
Stringalong Weekends, in the old location. I will be teaching 2 guitar
worshhops, one on "exploring the blues" and one on "secret life
of chords" and doing a short mini concert. All daytime events. The
other featured instructor will be my friend Mark Dvorak.
8, Saturday, Madison WI
Concert for MADFOLK 8pm at the Wil-Mar Center http://www.madfolk.org/
953 Jenifer Street 8:00 show – doors open at 7:30 Tickets
$15 adv and $17 day of show
After my teaching stint at MOO, I will hightail it up to Madison to play for a
great bunch of folks in the Isthmus of Madison. Come out to celebrate (or commiserate)
the results of the 2014 election that Tuesday with me and the folkies of
9, Sunday, Crystal Falls, MI
Back again at the "Second Sunday Folk Dance" concert and dance at The
Fortune Lake Camp (Lutheran, but not a church function) about 2 miles west of
Crystal Falls. 4 pm CENTRAL time. Lovely community event (everybody
welcome!) hosted by my dear friends, Bette and Dean Premo, of the Whitewater
Band. A short welcoming set from Whitewater, a concert set from me,
followed by refreshments and a community contra/old-time dance. In their 30th
NOV 21, Friday, Princeton, NJ
Concert at Princeton Folk Music Society, details TBA http://princetonfolk.org/
NOV 22, Saturday, Ithaca NY
Concert at Cornell Folk Song Society, details TBA http://www.cornellfolksong.org/index.html
JAN 30 Friday, East Lansing, MI
Hannah Community Center. It is the annual Midwinter Singing Festival, w/ Frank Youngman, Mark Dvorak, Anne Hills
and yours truly on theater stage leading the singing Friday night.
Saturday afternoon workshops on many topics, and then Saturday night theater
stage with Dan Chouinard leading the singing. details TBA http://www.singingfestival.com/
MARCH 6, Friday, Livonia MI
A special night at Trinity House Theater, 8pm. A double-bill show with Red
Tail Ring, an exciting new-time old-time duo I have done shows with before.
Plenty of great songs, both trad and original. Lots of guitar picking, banjo
picking and fiddling. Trinity house is a small gem of a theater in an historic
building tucked in the shadow of a modern cloverleaf exchange in Livonia, just
outside of Detroit proper. Literally a step back to the 19th century. And
I mean literally. $20, $17 for subscribers. http://www.trinityhousetheatre.org/
MARCH 7, Lansing MI
Contradance with the Top Drawer String Band, classic edition (Brian Bishop on
fiddle, Laura Stein on piano, Mabus on else) Ten Pound Fiddle dance at the
Central United Methodist Church downtown Lansing (next to the capitol) in
celebration of Bob Stein's 80 birthday! English dance from 2-5 with music
from Debby Jackson & Friends, American Contras 7-10 with the Top Drawers.
Various Michigan callers. For more info call 517-614-5858 http://www.tenpoundfiddle.org/event/14-15dance6/
21, Sat. Downtown Kalamazoo
The 10th Kalamazoo Fretboard Festival at the Kalamazoo Valley Museum, 230 N.
Rose St, Kalamazoo. http://kvm.kvcc.edu/
I was there for the 1st annual Fretboard Festival, and back a few more times,
but looking forward to my performance at the 10th. Free and day-long (11-6),
schedule to be announced.
JUNE 5-6-7 Olivet Michigan
On Staff for the Midwest Banjo Camp details TBA http://www.midwestbanjocamp.com/