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concerts & tours

2021 events

Mon 31st May – open-air performance of nature-themed music on dulcimer in Kathy Brown’s famous garden, Stevington, Bedford

Sun 22nd Aug – afternoon, open air concert of dulcimer & folk song with Rebecca Hallworth at the Stratford Play House, Stratford Upon Avon – in aid of Cancer Research

all other live performances still on hold due to the pandemic

2020 highlights

Fri 31st Jan ~ dulcimer set in St Michael’s Church monthly evening concert series, Woburn Sands ~ organised by Spectrum Elite Musicians

all other UK 2020 dates cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic

Oct / Nov ~ US tour: Nashville, TN & Black Mountain Music Festival, NC ~ tour cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic

2019 highlights

Thu 17th Jan ~ recording guitar films at Auden Guitars, Higham Ferrers

Sun 3rd Mch ~ 13th return visit to Ealing Guitar Society, London ~ solo dulcimer & guitar concert

Wed 1st May ~ guitar performance at Statford Play House for local community group ~ Stratford On Avon

Sun 23rd June ~ ‘3 Guitars’ concert at Stratford Play House, Stratford On Avon with Martin Vishnick (classical guitar) and Stefanos Tsourelis (jazz guitar)

Thu  27th June ~ Peterborough Town Hall ~ private dulcimer concert for local U3A group

Sun  21st July ~ 4pm dulcimer & guitar concert at the Seed Festival at Hawkwood House in the Cotswolds

Sun 8th September ~ MNDA Summer Gala, Harrow London ~ with Martin Vishnick (classical guitar), Matthew Sear (classical guitar) & Kay Grant (vocals)

Wed 6th Nov ~ interview, recorded music and live performance on Secklow Sounds Radio, Milton Keynes

2018 highlights

13th Jan ~ sell-out concert at Whittlesea Straw Bear Festival, Peterborough

18th Feb ~ sell-out concert at Lavendon Village Hall, near Olney ~ with Rebecca Hallworth (vocals) & Andy Crowdy (bass)

16th–18th Mch ~ Allendale, Northumbria ~ workshops for Nonsuch dulcimer club’s ‘Spring Fling’

21st April ~ Oxford Folk Weekend ~ concert with Rebecca Hallworth (vocals) ~ dulcimer & vocal workshops

23rd Jun ~ Turner Hall, Vanderbilt University, Nashville ~ solo dulcimer concert plus duets with virtuoso dulcimer player Stephen Seifert

24th–29th Jun ~ Kentucky Music Week, Bardstown ~ dulcimer workshops & short performance

1st Jul ~ St Pauls Episcopal Church, Louisville, Kentucky ~ workshop & solo dulcimer concert

19th–22nd Oct ~ Nonsuch Dulcimer Club annual gathering at Malvern ~ short concert performance and dulcimer & vocal workshops

2017 highlights

4th-6th Mch ~ Mountain dulcimer Music Festival, Albany, New York state ~ dulcimer & vocal workshops and dulcimer & guitar concert

9th Mch ~ Brandon Music Cafe, Brandon, Vermont ~ dulcimer & guitar concert

11th Mch ~ Sand Lake Arts Centre, Averill Park, New York state ~ dulcimer & guitar concert

10th Jun ~ Holy Trinity Church, Wolverton, Milton Keynes ~ dulcimer & guitar concert

20th June ~ Great Knight Folk Club, Northampton ~ folk concert with Rebecca Hallworth (vocals)

17th Sep ~ The Olney Centre, Olney, ~ afternoon concert with Rebecca Hallworth (vocals) and Andy Crowdy (bass)

19th-22nd Oct ~ Dulcimer Chautauqua On The Wabash, New Harmony, Indiana ~ dulcimer workshops and concerts