Grand Performers List - Calliope

Grand Performers List

2015-2016

Calliope Carnegie Lecture Hall Series 2015-2016
Eliza Gilkyson, Gretchen Peters and Mary Gauthier:
Three Women and the Truth 09/26/15
Valerie June 10/10/15
Jorma Kaukonen Fundraiser 10/25/15
Livingston Taylor and EVA 11/21/15
The Hillbenders present The Who’s TOMMY; A Bluegrass Opry 12/05/15
Eric Bibb 01/23/16
De Temps Antan 02/27/16
Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem 03/19/16
Suzanne Vega 04/16/16
Leo Kottke 40th Anniversary Concert 05/07/16

Roots Cellar Concerts 2015-2016
Mac Martin & The Dixie Travelers 09/17/15
Ronny Cox 10/15/15
Vance Gilbert 11/12/15
Pittsburgh Songwriters Circle CD Release 12/11/15
Radoslav Lorkovic 02/28/16
The Way Down Wanderers 02/04/16
The Kruger Brothers 03/23/16
Darrell Scott 05/19/16
The Gibson Brothers 06/23/16

2014-2015

Calliope Carnegie Lecture Hall Series 2014-2015
The Duhks 10/18/14
Danny Schmidt & Darling Side 11/1/14
Janis Ian 11/21/14
John Jorgenson Bluegrass Band 12/5/14
Tribute to Leadbelly:
with Josh White Jr., Rev. Robert B. Jones and Radoslav Lorkovic 1/31/15
Cathie Ryan Band 3/28/15
Bela Fleck with Abigail Washburn 4/11/15
Sherman Holmes Project 4/25/15

Roots Cellar Concerts 2014-2015
Elis Paul 9/25/14
Spuyten Duvil 10/9/14
Long Time Courting 10/23/14
Sarah Lee Guthrie and Johnny Irion with Harpeth Rising 3/19/15
Tom Russell5/3/15

Emerging Legends Series 2014-2015
Janice Coppola 9/5/14
Brad Yoder 9/12/14
Suzanne Ortner- Roberts 9/26/14
David Michael King 10/3/14
Rachel B 10/9/14
Tracy Drach and Eve Goodman 10/24/14
Geese in the Bog 10/31/14
Jay Hitt 11/7/14
African Music and Dance Club 11/14/14
Ben Hartlage 11/21/14
Squirrel Hillbillies 1/9/15
Ferla- Marcinizyn guitar duo 1/16/15
Roger Zahab & Jennifer Sternick violin duo 1/23/15
Ferrous Blue (Al Bowers and Jocie Ghaznavi) 1/30/15
James Robertson 2/6/15
Gregg Welty 2/13/15
Yamoussa Camara Drum and Dance 2/20/15
Kei Rush Trio 2/27/15
Lorens Chuno trio 3/6/15
Pitches and Tones 3/19/15
Sue Borowski 3/27/15
Phil and Steve 4/3/15

 

2013-2014

Calliope Carnegie Lecture Hall Series 2013-14
Vieux Farka Toure 10/26/13
Blue Highway 11/16/13
Bruce Cockburn 12/7/13
True Blues 1/25/14
Karan Casey 3/8/14
Jake Shimabukuro 3/27/14
Steel Wheels 4/5/14
Martha Redbone 4/26/14

Roots Cellar Series 2013-14
Tim Farrell 9/19/13
Christoper Mark Jones 10/3/13
Honey Dewdrops 10/10/13
Songwriters Circle 11/1/13
Comas 11/21/13
Christine Lavin & Uncle Bonsai 12/12/13
John Gorka 1/30/14
Mollie O’Brian & Rich Moore 2/13/14
Hey Mavis 3/20/14
Kruger Brothers 3/27/14
Del Rey 4/3/14
Common Threads 5/2/14
Blues and BBQ Fundraiser 5/8/14

Emerging Legends 2013-14
Bill Weiner 9/13/13
Judith Avers 9/20/13
Joy Ike 9/2/13
Susanne Ortner Roberts & Doug Levine 10/4/13
Eve Goodman & Tracy Drach 10/10/13
Erika May 10/18/13
Jay Hitt 10/25/13
Jon Banuelos 11/1/13
Fiddlin’ Slim 11/8/13
Celtic Shores- Sue Borows 11/15/13
African Music and Dance Club 11/22/13
Roger Zahab & Jim Ferla 1/9/14
Geese in the Bog 1/16/14
Brad Yoder 1/23/14
Broken Fences 1/30/14
Susanna Ortner-Roberts & Mark Strickland 2/7/14
Peter King 2/13/14
Puro Queso Jazz Quartet 2/21/14
Coppola & Day 2/18/14
Lorens Chuno 3/6/14
Jay Hitt 3/21/14
Pitches & Tones 3/28/14
Squirrel Hillbillies 4/3/14
Phil & Steve 4/11/14

Collaborations 2013-14
Phil and Steve 7/13
Christopher Mark Jones 8/13
Al Fresco Picnic- Hillman Library 8/13
Alash Ensemble 11/15/13
Sunday Gravy Show -Frank 11/24/13
Bombino 11/27/13
Sunday Gravy Show- Ritchie & Sterns 1/19/14
Sunday Gravy Show- Hamell on Trial 2/23/14
Kevin Burke & Cal Scott 3/14/14
The Roustabouts 6/19/14
The Early Mays 7/27/14

 

 

2012-2013

Calliope Carnegie Lecture Hall Series 2012-13
Steve Earle with Charlie Mars-09/15/12
The Travelers-(opener AppalAsia) 10/06/12
Campbell Brothers-11/17/12
Decembersongs-12/15/12
Peter Yarrow with Mustard’s Retreat-01/19/13
The Seldom Scene (with opener Gordon Neidinger and Gary Antol)-02/09/13
Lúnasa-(opener Cállan) 03/09/13
Mary Flower and Colin Linden-04/20/13

The Roots Cellar Series 2012-13
Joybox Express with Billy Price-10/12/12
Tom Russell-11/20/12
Pittsburgh Songwriters Circle CD Release Part 1-11/30/12
Pittsburgh Songwriters Circle CD Release Part 2-12/07/12
Lucy Kaplansky-01/31/13
Jay Hitt-02/14/13
Steel Wheels-03/07/13
Common Threads-03/22/13
Scott Ainslie-04/23/13

Emerging Legends Series 2012-13
Garden Gate–09/14/12
Joy Ike–9/20/12
Callan–9/28/12
AppalAsia–10/05/12
Jeff Miller–10/11/12
Lorens Chuno–10/19/12
Jay Hitt–10/26/12
Susanne Orter-Roberts & John Marcinizyn–11/02/12
Cathasaigh–11/09/12
RichPatrick–11/16/12
Brenda Jean–11/30/12
Squirrel Hillbillies–1/11/13
African Music & Dance Club–01/18/13
Christopher Mark Jones–01/25/13
Broken Fences–2/01/13
Nancy Deckant & David Michael King–02/07/13
Dan Possumato, Vince Burns & Kathy Fallon–02/15/13
Jon Banuelos & friends–02/22/13
The Early Mays–03/08/13
The Pitt Overtones–03/29/13
Phil Smith & Steve Weber–04/05/13
Ben Hartlage–04/11/13

Collaborations
Fanfare Ciocarlia—09/24/12
Huun Hurr Tu—10/03/12

Workshops
Harmonica Workshop with Clint Hoover (winter & spring)
Irish Tune Repertoire with Vince Burns (spring)

 

 

2011-2012

Calliope Carnegie Lecture Hall Series 2011-12
The Kruger Brothers—10/15/11
The Refugees—11/05/11
Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band—11/19/11
Catfish Keith–12/10/11
Christine Lavin with Special Guest Zoe Lewis—1/21/12
Samite—02/25/12
Dervish—03/10/12
Pat Donohue & Mike Dowling—04/14/12

Opening Acts 2011-12
The Allegheny Drifters—10/15/11
Jay Hitt—11/05/11
Mac Martin and The Dixie Travelers—11/19/11
Mark Tamsula & Richard Withers—12/10/11
Callan—03/10/12
Phil Smith & Steve Weber—04/14/12

The Roots Cellar Series 2011-12 (formerly named “Calliope Center Stage”)
Vance Gilbert—9/22/11
Tom Russell—09/27/11
Ray Bonneville and Andy Friedman—10/06/11
The Honey Dewdrops—10/20/11
Mustard’s Retreat & Garnet Rogers—11/17/11
Pittsburgh Songwriters Circle CD Release Party—12/2/11
Common Threads—02/17/12
John Gorka—03/01/12
Genticorum—03/29/12
Grianne Hambly & William Jackson—04/19/12
Cheryl Wheeler—04/17/12

Emerging Legends 2011-12
Brad Yoder—09/09/11
Nancy Deckant—09/16/11
Joy Ike—09/23/11
A.T.S—09/30/11
Jeff Miller—10/07/11
Jay Hitt—10/14/11
AppalAsia—10/21/11
Benjamin Saalbach-Walsh—10/28/11
Brenda Jean—11/04/11
Dennis McCurdy and Howard Davidson—11/11/11
Jennie Kay Snyder and Bruce Hoffman—11/18/11
Too Tall Americanos—12/02/11
Squirrel Hillbillies—01/06/12
John Rodgers—01/13/12
Joy Ike—02/03/12
The Parker Sisters—02/10/12
RichPatrick and Sue Borowski—03/02/12
Steve Gallo and Donna Occhipinti—03/23/12
Phil Smith and Steve Weber—03/30/12
Mark Tamsula and Richard Withers—04/06/12
Garden Gate; Ellen Gozion and Penny Anderson—04/13/12

Collaborations 2011-12
Khaira Arby-07/10/11
The Honeycutters-08/20/11
Vieux Farka Toure-08/28/11
Sidi Toure-09/21/11
Tinariwen w/ Sophie Hunger and Centipede E’est—11/21/12
Si Kahn—03/24/12
Meklit Hadero-02/07/12
Bombino-04/11/12

 

 

2010-2011

Calliope Carnegie Lecture Series 2010-11
John Hammond w/ Daryl Fleming—9/25/2010
Tom Rush w/ Carol Lee Espy—10/23/2010
Ken Whiteley & The Levy Sisters, with Joy Ike—11/20/2010
Geoff Muldaur & Jim Kweskin w/ Brett Howland—12/11/2010
Harry Manx w/ Gordon Neidinger Trio—1/22/2011
Red Horse w/ Andina & Rich —2/26/2011
Solas w/ Corned Beef & Curry—3/5/2011
Patty Larkin w/ Merrie Amsterburg—4/16/2011

Educational Outreach 2010-11
Guitar Summer Camp —7/12, 7/13/, 7/14, 7/15, 7/16, 2010
Percussion Summer Cam—p  8/2, 8/3, 8/4, 8/5, 8/6
Guitar Summer Camp —8/16, 8/17, 8/18/2010
Percussion Summer Camp—  8/9, 8/10, 8/12, 8/13/2010
Worlds of Percussion in-school program- 4, 5 grade—9/17/10-5/31/11
Roots of Rock in-school guitar program- 6, 7 8 grade—9/16/10-5/31/11
Pitt Arts Workshop (John Hammond) —9/25/2010
Pitt Arts Workshop (Ken Whiteley & The Levy  Sisters) with Peter King—11/20/2010

Emerging Legends 2010-11
Ronni & Al—11/5/2010
Parker Sisters—11/12/2010
RichPatrick—11/18/2010
Eve Goodman—12/3/2010
Squirrel Hillbillies—1/14/2011
Brenda Jean—1/21/2011
Jay Hitt—1/28/2011
The Moonlighters—2/4/2011
Joy Ike —2/11/2011
Mike Strasser  2/18/2011
The Overtones—2/25/2011
T. Mitchell Bell—3/4/2011
Samoan Cats & The Plat Maps—3/18/2011
Phil Smith & Steve Weber—3/25/2011
Jeff Miller—4/1/2011
Sue Gartland & Jordan Umbach—4/8/2011
Emily Rodgers—4/15/2011

Calliope Center Stage Concerts 2010-11
Red Molly—9/16/2010
The Wiyos—11/11/2010
Calliope Songwriters Circle CD Release—12/3/2010
DecemberSongs—12/15/2010
Calliope School Showcase— 1/13/2011
Boilermaker Jazz Band—1/27/2011
The Turpentiners with Emily Rodgers—2/10/2011
Calliope School Showcase—3/24/2011
Boulder Acoustic Society—3/31/2011
Ellis Paul—4/21/2011
Ernie Hawkins Band—4/29/2011
Calliope School Showcase—6/9/2011

Collaborations 2010-11
Üsztürü—7/10/2010
Ronny Cox with Tom Breiding—9/22/2010
Mother Earth News Fair—9/25/10-9/26/10
Sound Series: Van Dyke Parks, with Clare & The Reasons—9/28/2010
Ordo Sakhna—10/8/2010
The Hot Seats—10/11/2010
Hot Club of Detroit—11/3/2010
Bert Jansch with Pegi Young—12/17/2010
Huun Huur Tu—2/14/2011
Khaira Arby —2/22/2011
Alash with Appalasia—5/26/2011
Heveder—6/8/2011

Other Events 2010-11
Scott Ainslie House Concert—10/2/2010
Patty Larkin Songwriting Workshop—4/16/2011

 

 

2009-2010

Calliope Carnegie Lecture Hall Series, 2009-10
The Klezmatics (opener: Neil Jacobs)—10/17/09
Jill Sobule & Mia Dyson—11/7/09
The Ebony Hillbillies (opener: The Lackawanna Longnecks)—12/5/09
Richie Havens with special guest Harry Manx—1/23/10
Cheryl Wheeler (opener: The Turpentiners)—2/13/10
Mick Moloney’s Green Fields of America (opener: Maho Snaps)—3/6/10
Music from the Crooked Road: Mountain Music of Virginia—4/10/10

Outreach 2009-10
Worlds of Percussion in-school program, Grades 4 & 5–09-10 school year
Roots of Rock in-school guitar program, Grades 6, 7, 8–09-10 school year
Boys & Girls Club Workshop, Guitar (with Emily Pinkerton)—12/1/09
Guitar Workshop at The Ebony Hillbillies Intermission (with Emily Pinkerton)—12/5/09
Pitt Arts Workshop, American Roots Revival (with Emily Pinkerton)—11/22/09
Pitt Arts Workshop, Old-time–12/5/09
Dulcimer Workshop at Cheryl Wheeler Intermission (with Bob Fagan)—2/13/10
Boys & Girls Club Workshop, Guitar (with Emily Pinkerton)—3/1/10
School Assembly with Corey Harris & Phil Wiggins—3/26/10
Pitt Arts Workshop, Blues—3/27/10
Guitar Workshop at Harris & Wiggins Intermission (with Emily Pinkerton)—3/27/10
Music from the Crooked Road Workshop—4/10/10

Calliope Emerging Legends Series, 2009-10
Tom Breiding—9/25/09
Emay & David Michael King—10/7/09
Sue Powers, Jeff Berman & Kip Ruefle—10/21/09
Caleb Lovely—11/4/09
Mulefactory—11/18/09
Parker Sisters—12/2/09
Peter King—1/6/10
Emily Rodgers—1/20/10
Joy Ike—2/3/10
The Weathered Road—2/17/10
Pairdown—2/24/10
Women of the House—3/17/10
Phil Smith & Steve Weber—3/31/10
The Wreckids—4/14/10

Calliope Center Stage Concerts 2009-10
The Mavens—9/25/09
Grand Opening with Ernie Hawkins Band—10/23/09
The Wiyos—11/16/09
The Hot Seats—12/17/09
Calliope School Showcase & Community Jam—1/5/10
Ernie Hawkins Band—2/5/10
Emily Rodgers & Lohio—3/11/10
Rolling Roots Revue—4/22/10
Eliza Gilkyson—4/30/10
Calliope School Showcase & Community Jam—6/10/10
Mon River Ramblers—6/25/10

Collaborations 2009-10
Tukros Hungarian Folk Ensemble—7/12/09
Mike Dowling—7/17/09
Guitar Workshop with Mike Dowling—7/18/09
The Horse’s Ha—7/27/09
Holy Ghost Tent Revival—8/20/09
The Clumsy Lovers—8/23/09
King Wilkie—9/12/09
Hoots & Hellmouth—9/24/09
Paul Rishell & Annie Raines—10/30/09
Warsaw Village Band—11/2/09
Scythian—11/10/09
Harper Simon (opener: Emily Rodgers)—11/11/09
Asylum Street Spankers—11/28/09
Boulder Acoustic Society (opener: The Beagle Brothers)—1/9/10
The AppalAsian Trio—1/16/10
Alash Ensemble (opener: The AppalAsian Trio)—3/12/10
Chirgilchin—3/19/10
Aztec Two Step—4/8/10
Roger Drawdy & The Firestarters (opener: The Armadillos)—5/22/10
Miss Tess & the Bon Ton Parade (opener: Phat Man Dee)—5/29/10
North Sea Gas (opener: Hooley)—6/2/10

Other Events 2009-10
House Concert with Dan Navarro—8/28/09
First Night, Calliope Stage—12/31/09
Stacey Earle & Marc Stewart—3/7/10
House Concert with Del Rey—4/17/10
Master Guitar Workshop with Del Rey—4/18/10
Ukulele Workshop with Del Rey—4/18/10

 

 

2008-2009

Calliope Carnegie Lecture Hall Series 2008-09
The Infamous Stringdusters (opener Mon River Ramblers)—10/25/08
Mavis Staples: A Tribute to Mahalia Jackson (opener Artistic Youth Ambassadors of Pittsburgh)—11/22/08
Tim O’Brien (with special guest Todd Burge)—12/13/08
Leo Kottke (with special guest Ernie Hawkins)—1/17/09
The Wiyos & Joel Mabus—2/14/09
Tommy Sands & His Irish Band (opener Fiddlers Two)—3/7/09
Greg Brown with special guest Bo Ramsey—3/21/09
Vance Gilbert & Ann Rabson—4/18/09

Collaborations 2008-09
A Tribute to Utah Phillips, with The First Unitarian Church Folk Orchestra—10/24/08
Paul Geremia House Concert, with Acoustic Music Works–11/26/08
Ellen Gozion & Friends, with Univ. of Pittsburgh Library System—11/20/08
Bruce Molsky, with Univ. of Pittsburgh Library System—12/6/08
Phil Smith & Steve Weber, with Univ. of Pittsburgh Library System–1/15/08
Joel Mabus, with Univ. of Pittsburgh Library System—2/13/08
Carol Palmer & Friends, with Univ. of Pittsburgh Library System–3/19/09
Emily Pinkerton & Friends, with Univ. of Pittsburgh Library System—4/16/09

Other Events 2008-09
The Threepenny Opry, featuring Dave Wells—7/5/08
Rootz Festival Kick-off, featuring Mike Seeger—7/9/08
Rootz Festival Kick-off Dinner—7/9/08
Rootz: The Green City Music Festival—7/12/08
Featuring: Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem, Steve Forbert, Ernie Hawkins Band, Pittsburgh Songwriters Project, Lohio, Mon River Ramblers, Road to the Isles, Hooley, Lackawana Longnecks, Artistic Youth Ambassadors of Pittsburgh, Peter King & Marc Reisman, John & Wendy Mackin, Devilish Merry, Mark Weakland, George Kantor, Mike & Janet Reing, Steve Pellegrino, Jack Erdie, Rolling Scones
The Threepenny Opry, featuring Robert Wagner & T. Mitchell Bell—7/12/08
Blues at the Crossroads featuring Cephas & Wiggins—9/24/08
Blues & BBQ Dinner with The Monongahela Sheiks—9/24/08
Pittsburgh Songwriters Project CD Release—9/24/08
House Concert featuring Bruce Molsky—12/6/08
Bruce Molsky Fiddle Workshop—12/6/08
Bruce Molsky Banjo Workshop—12/6/08
Calliope Songwriters Circle CD Release—12/6/08
House Concert featuring Joel Mabus—2/15/09
Hoots & Helmouth—3/28/09
House Concert featuring Jack Williams 5/6/09
The Hot Seats—5/28/09

Outreach 2008-09
Worlds of Percussion in-school program, Grades 4 & 5–9/17/08-5/31/09
Roots of Rock in-school guitar program, Grades 6, 7, 8–9/16-08-5/31/09
Rootz: The Green City Music Festival, Children’s Tent—7/12/08
Featuring: Hands All Around, Devilish Merry, Pittsburgh Mandolin Orchestra—Youth Ensemble, Ian & Amy of the Zany Umbrella Circus, Charlie & Daphne, Amy Garbark (silk-screening)
Pitt Arts Workshop, Blues (with Professor Phil Smith)—9/25/08
School Assembly with Cephas & Wiggins—9/25/08
School Assembly with Cephas & Wiggins—9/25/08
Pitt Arts Workshop, Singer-Songwriter (with Mark Weakland & Mike Wilkin)—3/21/09

 

 

2007-08

Calliope Carnegie Lecture Hall Series
The Roches (with special guest Alice Stewart)—10/20/07
The Greencards (opener Dave Shellow)—11/3/07
Alejandro Escovedo (openers Emily Pinkerton & Cristian Amigo)—12/8/07
Chris Smither (opener Heather Kropf)—1/19/08
Carolina Chocolate Drops (opener Rachel Eddy)—2/16/08
Andy Stewart & Gerry Obeirne (opener Bruce Foley)—3/1/08
Roger McGuinn (opener Anne Feeney)—3/29/08
Jean Ritchie & John McCutcheon—4/26/08

Other Events 2008-09
Blues & BBQ Fundraising Dinner—9/30/07
Blues at the Crossroads, featuring Del Rey & Steve James—9/30/07
A Harvest Feast of Folk Music Dinner—11/17/07
House Concert featuring Scott Ainslie—5/1/08
House Concert featuring Scott Ainslie—5/2/08
Guitar Workshop with Scott Ainslie—5/3/08
Calliope Songwriters Circle CD Release Party—5/15/08
Calliope Songwriters Circle CD Release Party—6/26/08

Outreach 2007-08
Calliope School Teacher Showcase—9/5/07
Emily Pinkerton & Cristian Amigo Guitar Workshop—10/07
After-school guitar program (Julie Harris)–10/1/2007-5/1/2008
Pitt Arts Workshop, Contemporary American Music (Jeff Berman & Sue Powers)—11/3/07
Calliope Outreach Instructor Performance at Pittsburgh Children’s Museum (Jeff Berman & Sue Powers)—11/1/07
Calliope Outreach Instructor Performance at Pittsburgh Children’s Museum (Sue Powers)—11/8/07
Calliope Outreach Instructor Performance at Pittsburgh Children’s Museum (Jeff Berman)—11/15/07
Calliope Outreach Instructor Performance at Pittsburgh Children’s Museum (Heather Kropf)—11/29/07
Calliope Outreach Instructor Performance at Pittsburgh Children’s Museum (Steve Pellegrino)—12/6/07
Pitt Arts Workshop, Blues (Peter King)—12/19/07
After-school percussion program (Kip Reufle)—Fall semester, 2007
After-school percussion program (Kip Reufle)—Spring semester, 2008
Pitt Arts Workshop, Old-time music and clogging (Mark Tamsula & Angelle Geyette)—2/16/08
School assemble program and hands-on workshop (Emily Pinkerton & Cristian Amigo)—3/28/08
Artist in Residence CD Release Concert (Cristian Amigo)—3/30/08
Boys & Girls Club Percussion Workshop—4/3/08
Boys & Girls Club Old-time Guitar & Banjo Workshop—4/4/08
Calliope School Student/Teacher Showcase—5/8/08

Collaborations 2007-08
Akron/Family (opener Megafaun), with The Warhol Museum–3/7/08
Film Screening of Bound to Lose and performance by The Velocity Ramblers, with The Warhol Museum—11/16/07
Stacey Earle & Mark Stuart, with The Ligonier Theater—6/8/08

 

 

2006-07

Calliope Carnegie Lecture Hall Series 2006-07
John Jorgenson Quintet, with Johnny Staats & Robert Shafer—10/21/06
Richard Thompson, with Kris Delmhorst—11/10/06
The Wailin’ Jennys, with Mick Martin & Rick Malis—12/2/06
Guy Davis & Mary Flower—1/13/07
Robin & Linda Williams, with The Allegheny Drifters—2/17/07
Buille, with Eve Goodman—3/3/07
Guy Clark & Slaid Cleaves—3/31/07
Eliza Gilkyson & Tom Russell—4/21/07

Other Events 2006-07
Blues at the Crossroads, Scott Ainslie, Emily Pinkerton—9/30/06
Blues & BBQ Dinner, with Bill Locke, Phill Smith, Steve Weber—9/30/06
Blues Guitar Workshop with Scott Ainslie—10/1/06
Local Artist Showcase (John Hayes, Southwind, Ben Hartlage, Balkan Babes, Peter King, George Salamacha & Nancy Deckant, Tangueros de Ley, Sue Gartland, Jeff DeSantis, Charlie Anderson, Robert Wagner, Sue Powers, Heather Kropf, Sam Flesher & Dave Hart)—11/17/06
Calliope Songwriters Circle CD Release Party (Dan Bench, Howard Davidson, Peter Donovan, Bruce Hoffman, Nancy Deckant, George Kantor, Dennis McCurdy, David Wells, Cathasaigh, Sue Gartland, Randy Hoffman, Jack Knight, George Salamacha, Another Country with DJ Danger)—12/9/06

Outreach and Other Collaborations 2006-07
Collaboration with Warhol Museum, Joanna Newsom—11/11/06
Collaboration with Warhol Museum, Jack Rose & Peter Walker—11/19/06

 

 

2005-06

Calliope Carnegie Lecture Hall Series 2005-06
Tommy Emmanuel, with Carol Lee Espy—10/15/05
Andy Statman, with Jeff Berman & Jim DiSpirito—11/19/05
Del McCoury Band, with David Long & Mike Compson—12/10/05
Odetta, with St. Bede’s Choir—1/21/06
Paul Rishell & Annie Raines, with Monongahela Sheiks—2/25/06
Flook, with Ellen Gozion—3/18/06
Tom Rush, with 3 Bricks Shy—4/22/06

Calliope Legends–Unitarian Church, Shadyside 2005-06
Ken Waldman with Mark Tamsula & Don Shean—10/29/05
Workshop: Ken Waldman with Mark Tamsula, Don Shean, Devilish Merry—10/29/05
Lee Murdock—1/28/06
Burr Beard & LE McCullough, with Devilish Merry—2/18/06
Workshop: Burr Beard & LE McCullough, with Devilish Merry—2/18/06
Lorna Bracewell—3/4/06
Isla—3/25/06
Coyote—4/8/06

Other Events 2005-06
Calliope Open House, with Monongahela Sheiks, Hooley, Bill Locke—11/11/05
Calliope Songwriters Circle CD Release (Jonathan Ritz, David Wells, Andy Tinker, Sue Gartland, Robert Wagner, Dan Bench, Randy Hoffman, Howard Davidson, John Hayes, George Kantor, Patti Spinner, David LaRose, Peter Donovan, Jack Erdie)—12/9/05
Fundraising House Party, with Paul Rishell & Annie Raines—2/26/06
Appalachian Spring Dinner—5/15/05
30th Anniversary Party (Ernie Hawkins, Emily Rodgers, Boca Chica, Emily Pinkerton, George Kantor, Jack Erdie, Mark Tamsula & Friends, The Mavens, Strangers in this Land, Eve Goodman, NewLanders)—5/12/06
Calliope School Showcase, various artists—5/16/06

Outreach and Other Collaborations 2005-06
Outreach concert at Beechwood Farms, with Devilish Merry—9/05
Outreach concert at Boyd Community Center, with Devilish Merry—10/05
Collaboration with Pittsburgh Mandolin Orchestra, Butch Baldassari—11/5/05
Pitt Arts Workshop, Klezmer Music—11/19/05
School presentation at Propel Schools, with Devilish Merry—2/17/06
School presentation at Kentucky Ave. School, with Devilish Merry—2/17/06
Pitt Arts Workshop, Blues Music—2/25/06
Collaboration with Silver Eye Center for Photography, John Cohen Film Screening/Q&A, with The Lackawanna Longnecks—3/9/06
Pitt Arts Workshop, Irish Music—3/18/06

 

 

2004-05

Calliope Carnegie Lecture Hall Series 2004-05
Two High String Band, with Tim & Elise–10/16/04
Doc Watson & David Holt–10/19/04
David Bromberg, with Fitzgerald & Beach–12/11/04
Sheila Kay Adams, with Hutch & Dave–1/22/04
Alvin Youngblood Hart, with Brad Yoder–2/12/04
Karan Casey Band, with The Rolling Scones–3/12/04
The Waybacks, with Sue Powers & Jeff Berman–4/16/04

Backporch Ballroom 2004-05
Coal Train, Brew House–7/30/04
Asylum Street Spankers, Brew House–10/1/04
The Wilders, Brew House—4/22/05

Music in the House 2004-05
The Wilders, Lawrenceville–7/11/04
Wammo, Highland Park–7/25/04

Calliope at the Rex 2004-05
The Mammals, The Rex Theatre–7/14/04

Calliope at La Prima 2004-05
Jay Hitt & Friends, La Prima Espresso—1/28/05
John Hayes & Friends, La Prima Espresso—3/25/05
Robert Wagner, La Prima Espresso—4/29/05
Confluence, La Prima Espresso—6/24/05

Calliope Legends–Unitarian Church, Shadyside 2004-05
Kate Long & Robin Kessinger–11/5/04
Kate Long Storytelling Workshop–11/6/04
Robin Kessinger Flatpicking Guitar Workshop–11/6/04
Mindy Simmons—1/29/05
Kreg Viesselman—2/19/05
Mojo Collins—3/19/05
Steve Gillette & Cindy Mangsen—4/23/05
Rachel Allen—6/4/05

Outreach and Other Collaborations 2004-05
The Incredible String Band, with Spires that in the Sunset Rise (Warhol Museum),
Hazlett Theater–10/22/04
Paul Rishell & Annie Raines (Pittsburgh Blues Society), Frick Fine Arts–12/4/04
Paul Rishell Workshop (Guitar), Frick Fine Arts—12/5/05
Annie Raines Workshop (Harmonica), Frick Fine Arts—12/5/05
Joanna Newsom, with Tan or Boil (Warhol Museum), Warhol Theater—3/4/05
Doc Watson Workshop with Mike & Janet Reing, Carnegie Lecture Hall—11/19/04
Blues Workshop with Phil Smith & Steve Weber, Univ. of Pittsburgh—2/12/05
Devilish Merry, Heinz History Center—5/1/05
Lackawana Longnecks (Allegheny Recovery Fair, Market Square)—5/11/05
Fitzgerald & Beach (Allegheny Recovery Fair, Market Square)—5/12/05
John McCamm, Bob Banerjee, Todd Hartman (Allegheny Recovery Fair, Market
Square)—5/13/05
Hillbilly Idol (The Appalachians Opening Reception), Rex Theatre—6/9/05


 

2003-04

Calliope Carnegie Lecture Hall Series 2003-04
Gillian Welch–9/20/03
The New Lost City Ramblers, with Brett Howland–10/25/03
The Woody Guthrie Tribute Tour–11/22/03
Roy Book Binder, with Ernie Hawkins–1/17/04
Juggernaut Jug Band, with Great American Gypsies–2/21/04
Lunasa, with Mike Gallagher–3/20/04
Mike Marshall & Darol Anger, with The Pittsburgh Mandolin Orchestra–4/17/04

Benefit Concert, Carnegie Music Hall 2003-04
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, with Jeff Austin & Chris Castino–5/21/04

Outreach and Other Collaborations 2003-04
Bradley Festival, Hartwood Acres–8/03
Allegheny County Fair, East Liberty–8/31/03
Donna the Buffalo with Jim Lauderdale (Flavorville), Kendrew’s, Aliquippa–12/6/03
Richard Smith (Guitar Society), PNC Recital Hall, Duquesne Univ.–12/6/03
NewLanders & The Wheeling Park H.S. Bluegrass Band (First Night)–12/31/03
D.C. Fitzgerald–Lunchtime performance (Pitt Arts)–2/15/04
Del Rey & Steve James (Collings Guitars & Acoustic Music Works), Frick Fine Arts–5/15/04
Del Rey & Steve James Workshop (Collings Guitars & Acoustic Music Works)–5/16/04
Lackawanna Longnecks (Allegheny Co. Coalition for Recovery), Market Square–5/19/04
John McCamm & Todd Hartman (A. Co. Coalition for R.), Market Square–5/20/04
D.C. Fitzgerald & Bob Beach (A. Co. Coalition for R.), Market Square–5/21/04
Road to the Isles, CD Release Party, James St. Tavern/North Side–6/4/04

Backporch Ballroom 2003-04
Mike Compton & David Long, Lawrenceville–7/6/03
Swing Gitan, Brew House–8/23/03
Asylum Street Spankers, Brew House–11/21/03
Mike Compton & David Long, The Pink Building–4/9/04
David Davis & The Warrior River Boys, Brew House–5/7/04

Calliope Legends–Unitarian Church, Shadyside 2003-04
John Roberts & Tony Barrand Concert–11/14/03
Bob Franke Concert (Frick Fine Arts)–2/7/04
Bob Franke Songwriting Workshop (Univ. of Pittsburgh)–2/7/04 & 2/8/04
Dan Levenson Concert & Dance–4/2/04
Dan Levenson Workshop–4/2/04
Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer Concert–5/8/04
Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer Workshop–5/8/04

Workshops 2003-04
Woody Guthrie Workshop (Pitt Arts)–11/22/04
D.C. Fitzgerald–Blues Guitar Workshop (Pitt Arts)–1/25/04
Ernie Hawkins–Blues Guitar Workshop (Pitt Arts)–2/1/04
Jug Band Workshop with Steve Weber & Phil Smith (Pitt Arts)–2/12/04
Irish Music Workshop with Kathy Fallon (Pitt Arts)–3/24/04

 

 

2002-03

Calliope Concerts at Soldiers and Sailors Auditorium: 2002-03
Mickey Hart and Bembe Orisha—9/21/02

Calliope Carnegie Lecture Hall Series 2002-03
Saffire—The Uppity Blues Women—10/26/02
The Sam Bush Band—11/9/02
Boys of the Lough—12/14/02
Scott Ainslie—1/25/03
Ladysmith Black Mambazo—2/12/03
Patrick Street—3/1/03
Rani Arbo and daisy mayhem—3/29/03

Outreach and Other Collaborations 2002-03
Jam Grass—8/4/02
Bradley Fest
Fair in the Park—9/7/02 – 9/8/02
Hillbilly IDOL
Monongahela Sheiks
Venez Au Bal
Folk Orchestra
Rank Strangers
New Morning
The Dog Run Boys

Rodan and Milo Pullman, Club Café—10/8/02
Donna the Buffalo and Jim Lauderdale, The Emerald Room, McKees Rocks—11/2/02

Backporch Ballroom 2002-03
Hi Tone String Ticklers–Two shows on 10/19/02
Old Crow Medicine Show–11/22/02 Brew House Performance Space

House Concerts — Unitarian Church, Shadyside 2002-03
Soup Kitchen—9/14/02
Soup Kitchen Workshop
Debby McClatchy—11/8/02

 

 

2001-02

September 22 Benefit Concert for the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund 2001-02
October 20 Dixie Hummingbirds (Gospel)
November 2 Geoff Muldar (Blues)
January 17 Danu (Irish)
February 9 Northern Lights (Bluegrass)
March 16 David Mallett (Singer/Songwriter)
April 20 Alison Brown Quartet (Bluegrass/Jazz/Latin)
Large Venue Concerts
May 23 A Reunion of Old and In The Way (Bluegrass)
December 5 Landmine Free World Concert (Singer/Songwriter)

Emerging Legends Concert Series 2001-02
January 19 Lee Murdock (American Folk)
February 26 Carol Eagleheart (Native American Indian)
March 2 Brendan Bulger and Billy Knox (Celtic)
December 14 Duck Baker and Woody Mann (Blues)

Workshop Series 2001-02
January 19 Lee Murdock (Guitar and Songwriting)
February 26 Carol Eagleheart (Songwriting Master Class)
March 2 Brendan Bulger (Fiddle)
March 2 Billy Knox (Guitar)
December 13 Duck Baker (Guitar)
December 13 Woody Mann (Guitar)

Back Porch Ballroom Series 2001-02
December 7 The Asylum Street Spankers provided the musical accompaniment
to the silent film Steamboat Bill, Jr. at Pittsburgh Filmmakers. The Allegheny Rhythm Kings performed between screenings.
March 21 Karl Shiflett and Big Country Show (Alt Country)
April 26 Jenny and the Pine Tops (New Grass)
April 19 Hot Club of Cowtown (Swing)
May 11 Paul Geremia (Blues)
June 22 Larry Keel Experience (Bluegrass)

Free to the Public—Special Events 2001-02
September 7 Rank Strangers and Coal Train performed in front of the Harris
Theater before each viewing of the film Down From the Mountain.
October 19 Dr. Zolten’s lecture and a performance by the Dixie Hummingbirds at the Heinz History Center
January 26 Remembering Pat Travis: An Evening of Song concert to benefit the Radio Information Service

First Night Artists 2001-02
Heidi Hart Hawaiian Dance Group
Rank Strangers
Hooley
Jody Abbott (& Carnival of Souls)
Emcees: Alan Irvine, Sean Miller

 

 

2000-01

Calliope Acoustic Masters Series (Carnegie Lecture Hall)
September 21 Altan (Irish)
October 21 Tim O’Brien and Darrell Scott with About Time (Bluegrass)
December 9 Fancha (Afro-Brazillian)
January 20 John Jackson and Pat Donohue (Blues)
February 1 Slaid Cleaves and Susan Werner (Singer/Songwriter)
March 24 John Hartford Trio (American Old Time)
April 28 Nashville Mandolin Trio (International Mandolin Styles)

Calliope Concerts at Carnegie Music Hall 2000-01
November 2 Peter Rowan, Peter Rice, Iris Dement (Folk Masters)
May 18 Jorma Kaukonen, Michael Falzerano and Arlo Guthrie — (Folk Masters) –

Emerging Legends Concert Series 2000-01
November 11 Ceoltoiri (Irish Gaelic)
December 4 Cambio Libre (Cuban)
April 14 Jim Hurst and Missy Raines (Bluegrass)
May 12 David Grier and Matt Flinner (Acoustic Jazz with Bluegrass)

Country & Classic Blues Concerts 2000-01
February 13 Andy and Larkin Cohen (Blues)
June 30 D.C. Fitzgerald and Bob Beach (Blues)

Workshop Series 2000-01
November 11 Ceoltoiri (Vocal Workshop)
December 4 Cambio Libre (Drumming and Dancing)
April 14 Jim Hurst (Guitar)
April 14 Missy Raines (Bass)
May 12 David Grier (Guitar)
May 12 Matt Flinner (Mandolin)

First Night Artists 2000-01
Heather Kropf
Mark Dignam
Knotwork
Monongahela Shieks
Emcees: Scott Pavelle, Mike Kennelly

 

 

1999-2000

Calliope Concerts at Carnegie Music Hall 1999-00
Mollie O’Brien with Len Kovalsky–9/18/99
Utah Phillips–10/16/99
Tom Paxton–12/11/99
Cehpas & Wiggins–1/15/00
Cathie Ryan–2/19/00
Freighthoppers–3/25/00
The Savoy Cajun Band–4/8/00
Emmylou Harris–5/19/00

First Night Artists 1999-00
Fire on the Mountain
Steve Suarez
The Balkan Women’s Singing Group (Balkan Babes)
Common Threads
Emcees: Scott Pavelle, Mike Kennelly

 

 

1998-99

Calliope Carnegie Lecture Hall Series 1998-99
Richie Havens with The Monongahela Sheiks–9/26/98
Robin and Linda Williams and Their Fine Group and John McCutcheon–10/24/98
House Band with Michael & Carrie Kline–12/5/98
Showcase–1/16/99
Djambone, Second Wind, Brad Yoder, Steel Impressions
Dave Van Ronk and Rosalie Sorrels–2/20/99
Dervish–3/20/99
Cheryl Wheeler and Vance Gilbert–4/10/99
Doc Watson and the David Grisman Quintet–5/20/99

23rd Annual Smoky City Folk Festival–6/11-12/99
Salamander Crossing
Beth Nielson Chapman
Hot Matzohs
Beaver Creek
Garnet Rogers
Road to the Isles
Mustard’s Retreat
Ernie Hawkins and Friends
African Drum and Dance Ensemble
The Wyrd Sisters

First Night Artists 1998-99
Tom Cunningham
Jay Hitt
Blackberry Winter
Bluegrass on Rye
Emcee: Robert Wagner

 

 

1997-98

Calliope Carnegie Lecture Hall Series 1997-98
The Armstrongs with Fitzgerald & Beach–9/27/97
June Tabor with Huw Warren & Mark Emerson; Les Barker, Amarillis–10/18/97
David Holt–12/13/97
Dry Branch Fire Squad with South Wind–1/17/98
John Sebastian –2/21/98
Martin Hayes & Dennis Cahill with The Folan Family–3/21/98
The Nashville Bluegrass Band with Len Kovalsky–5/9/98
Leon Redbone–6/6/98
Roseanne Cash

Calliope Concerts at Frick Fine Arts Auditorium 1997-98
Paul Rishell & Annie Raines–3/20/98

22nd Annual Smoky City Folk Festival–6/19-21/98
Paul Epstein and the Trusty House Band
Grand Bon Rien
Lucy Van Sickle
Hooley with Maggie and Sally Folan
Lackawanna Longnecks & Turkey Hollow Cloggers
Swing Shifters
South Wind
Chesapeake
Four Bitchin’ Babes

 

 

1996-97

Concerts at Calliope House 1996-97
James Keelaghan–9/15/96
Pete & Maura Kennedy–10/27/96
Nightingale–11/10/96

Calliope Carnegie Lecture Hall Series 1996-97
Iris DeMent with Mac Martin and the Dixie Travellers–9/28/96
Samite with Drums of West Africa in America–10/19/96
Kevin Burke’s Open House with Dave Krysty & Allegheny Ridge–11/23/96
Brave Old World with Steel City Klezmorim–12/14/96
John Hammond with Ernie Hawkins–1/25/97
Ralph Stanley with Beaver Creek Band–2/22/97
Nomos with Baltinne–3/22/97
La Bottine Souriante with Gemini 28–4/19/97

21st Annual Smoky City Folk Festival–6/6-8/97
Mac Martin and the Dixie Travellers
Coal Country Cloggers with Beaver Creek Band
Lonesome River Band
Debbie McClatchy
Ramblin’ Jack Elliott
George Balderose & Friends
Songwriter’s Circle (James Hovan, Robert Wagner, Sam Flescher)
Miguel’s Latino Moods
Jabali Afrika
Dog Run Boys
Nightingale
Henry Shapiro & Swing Fever
Jay Ungar and Molly Mason Quartet

Frick Fine Arts Auditorium 1996-97
Del Rey and Mary Flower–7/20/97
Ari Eisinger–11/2/96

 

1995-96

Calliope Carnegie Lecture Hall Series 1995-96
Richie Havens with Lucy Van Sickle–9/23/95
Jody Stecher & Kate Brislin with Dwayne Thorpe–10/28/95
Tarika with City Theater–11/18/95
Boys of the Lough with George Balderose & Friends: A Celtic Christmas–12/10/95 a
Boozoo Chavis with Temujin–1/27/96
The House Band with Mike Gallagher–2/24/96
Muzsikas with Balkan Women’s Singing Ensemble & Otets Paissi Bitov Band–3/23/96
Laurie Lewis & Grant Street with Dog Run Boys–4/20/96

20th Annual Smoky City Folk Festival–5/31-6/9/96
North Fork Rounders
Steeleye Span with Hooley
John Benedict
Guaranteed Irish
Dwayne Thorpe
Ernie Hawkins & Rodger Montgomery
Coal Country Cloggers & Beaver Creek Band
Guaracha
Umoja
Saffire–Uppity Blues Women
Caribbean Vibes Steel Band
George Balderose
Richard Hughes
Mary Conroy & Bridget Regan
Maddie Conroy–6/1/96

 

 

1994-1995

Calliope Concerts at Synod Hall 1994-95
Rory Block with The Dancing Demons–9/24/94
Lou & Peter Barryman–10/9/94
Battlefield Band with Richard Hughes–10/21/94
Ad Vielle Que Pourra with Queen Anne’s Lace–11/12/94
Jay Ungar & Molly Mason–1/14/95
Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys with PGH International Folk Theatre–3/25/95
Altan–4/22/95

Calliope Concerts at Rosebud 1994-95
Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys–3/26/95

Calliope Concerts at Carnegie Library 1994-95
Calliope Sampler–4/5/95
Dolores Heagy, Barb Frederking of Coal Country Cloggers, Alan Irvine, Marc
Reisman & Peter King

Calliope Concerts at Carnegie Lecture Hall 1994-95
Kate & Anna McGarrigle with John Benedict–5/20/95

19th Annual Smoky City Folk Festival 6/10-11/95
George Balderose & Hooley
Henry Shapiro & Swing Fever
Dwayne Thorpe
Coal Country Cloggers
Chismo Charles & The Mystic Knights of the Sea
Pittsburgh International Folk Theatre
Accousticcatos
Dancing Demons
Debbie McClatchy
Mac Martin and the Dixie Travellers

 

 

1993-94

Calliope Concerts at Lawrenceville Library 1993-94
Joel Mabus—10/93
Bennett/Lorraine Lee Hammond—11/93
David Selfridge–1/26/94
Small Potatoes–2/6/94

Calliope Concerts at Synod Hall 1993-94
Mollie & Tim O’Brien with Leslie Smith–2/19/94
Trian with Ploughman’s Lunch–3/26/94
Tannahill Weavers–10/1/93
Sukay with Musuhallpa–11/6/93
The Savoy/Doucet Cajun Band Alan Irvine, Storyteller–1/29/94

Calliope Concerts at Stephen Foster Memorial Hall 1993-94
Dave Van Ronk & Spider John Koerner with Marc Reisman & Peter King–12/4/93

Calliope Concerts at Lawrenceveille Library 1993-94
David Selfridge–1/26/94
Small Potatoes–2/6/94

18th Annual Smoky City Folk Festival 5/20-22/94
Mac Martin and the Dixie Travelers
Tish Hinojosa
North Fork Rounders
George Balderose & Friends
Guaranteed Irish
John Benedict
The Rhythm Rats
Coal Country Cloggers
Dog Run Boys
Umoja
Anne Feeney
Gary Belloma and the Blue Bombers
Square Dance–6/9/94 Kathy Henderson & Boiled Buzzards

 

 

1992-93

Calliope Concerts at Synod Hall
Allegheny River Dancers and Stephen Fadden—9/26/92
Mark O’Connor—10/24/92
The Fairfield Four—11/21/92
Michael Cooney—1/30/93
Norman and Nancy Blake—2/27/93
Magenta Music—3/20/93

17th Annual Smoky City Folk Festival–5/21-23/93
The Hicks
Bryan Bowers
Oscar Brand
Ginny Hawker & Tracy Schwarz
George Balderose, Richard Hughes, Bridgit Regan and Mary Conroy
Ernie Hawkins & Friends
Calliope Sampler: Annie Trimble & Curt Cooper, Mark Reisman, John Wilson
Irish Seisiun: Rich Withers, Charlie Anderson, Bruce Foley, Rich Moore,
Bruce Molyneaux, Dale Brubaker, Lori Cole
Leslie Smith
Pittsburgh International Folk Theatre
Margaret Christl
Coal Country Cloggers & the Hicks
The Accousticcatos
Bohica
Umoja
Front Street
Beaver Creek

Calliope Concerts at Lawrenceville Library 1992-93
Ceoltoiri–6/16/93

 

 

1991-92

Calliope Concerts at Synod Hall
Fiddle Fever—9/27/91
Fortaleza—10/25/91
New Lost City Ramblers—11/23/91
Priscilla Herdman, Anne Hills & Cindy Mangsen—1/25/92
Peter Ostrouschko with Dean Magraw—2/22/92
Altan—3/21/92

16th Annual Smoky City Folk Festival–5/15-17/92
Stewed Mulligan
Pete Seeger
Rande Harris
George Balderose, Richard Hughes, Mary Conroy, and Bridgit Regan
Calliope Sampler: Shape Note Singers, John Wilson, Annie Trimble, Leslie Smith
Rt. 8 Ramblers
Braddock Male Chorus
Flying Cunninghams
Guaranteed Irish and the Pittsburgh Reelers
Ernie Hawkins and Bill Weiner
Lackawanna Longnecks and the Coal Country Cloggers
Guaracha
African Drum & Dance Ensemble
Pittsburgh Banjo Club
Dwayne Thorpe
Anne Feeney

 

 

1990-91

Calliope Concerts at Synod Hall 1990-91
Sukay—9/29/90
Beausoleil—10/27/90
The Watersons—11/17/90
Seldom Scene—1/18/91
Sally Rogers and Claudia Schmidt—2/23/91
Patrick Street—3/23/91

15th Annual Smoky City Folk Festival–5/18-19/91
Jean Ritchie
John Gorka
Saxie Williams & Dolores Heagy
George Balderose, James McIntosh, Richard Hughes, & Brigit Regan
Gregory Gladkov
Strathmon Ceildh Band
Calliope Sampler:
Tom Cunningham, Hornyak & Mercurio, Shape Note Singers, Leslie
Smith, Steely Band Rappers, Connie Rockman
Corge Batyi’s Hungarian Gypsy Band
Braddock Male Chorus
Boiled Buzzards & Coal Country Cloggers
Debbie McClatchy
Omi-Tutu
Pittsburgh Irish Seisiun Musicians & Pittsburgh Reelers
Pittsburgh International Folk Theatre
Mac Martin and the Dixie Travelers
Common Threads

 

 

1989-90

14th Annual Smoky City Folk Festival–5/18-20/90
Tom Paxton
Front Street
George Balderose, Jimmy McIntosh & The Highland Dancers, Richard Hughes
Slim Bryant
Tracy Schwarz & Ginny Hawker
Sounds of Heritage
Coal Country Cloggers & the Lackawanna Longnecks
Guaracha
Michael Cooney
Mac Martin & the Dixie Travelers
Omi-Tutu
Anne Feeney & Friends

 

 

1988-89

Calliope Concerts at Synod Hall 1988-89
John McCutcheon and Sally Rogers: “An American Sampler”–10/1/88
Savoy-Doucet Cajun Band–1/22/89
Scartaglen–2/25/89
Boys of the Lough–3/25/89

Calliope Concerts at the Jewish Community Center 1988-89
Sukay–10/22/88
Kapelye–11/19/88

13th Annual Smoky City Folk Festival–5/19-21/89
Lackawanna Longnecks & Randy Johnson
Gerry Milnes & The Stovestokers
John Hartford
Critton Hollow String Band
Cephas & Wiggins
Clear Fork
Dave Krysty & Bill Lemmons
Coal Country Cloggers
Stovestokers
Guaracha
George Balderose & Beth and Bridgit Regan
Ernie Hawkins & Andy Cohen
Brown, Foley, Withers, & Shelvin
Maggie Folan & Friends
Dwayne Thorpe
African Drum and Dance Ensemble

 

 

1987-88

Calliope Concerts at Synod Hall 1987-88
Fiddle Fever–10/17/87
Jean Ritchie and George Pickow–1/16/88
Mick Maloney, Jimmy Keene & Eileen Ivers–3/19/88

Calliope Concerts at Penn Café 1987-88
Scartaglen–8/27/87
Debby McClatchy–12/5/87
Rosalie Sorrels–2/5/88

Calliope Concerts at Graffiti 1987-88
Rare Air–11/12/87

Calliope Concerts at J. Hanna’s 1987-88
Benefit Concert for SCFF: Debby McClatchy & Roger Watson and Dwayne Thorpe–
4/7/88
Benefit Boogie for SCFF: Ernie Hawkins Blues Band–4/24/88

12th Annual Smoky City Folk Festival–5/20-22/88
High Society
Beaver Creek Band
Marc Reisman & Mike Sallows
The Lackawanna Longnecks
Voices of Tabernacle
Vivien Richman & Friends of Robert Schmertz
Stand Bayou
Los Folkloristas
George Balderose with Mike Reing, Charlie Anderson, Chuck Krepley, Joe
Harris, and Highland Dancers
Richard Hughes & Sean McClorey
Ernie Hawkins, Bill Wiener, & Willy Try
Dave Krysty & Bill Lemons
Oliver Browne, Dick Withers, & Bruce Foley with The Pittsburgh Reelers
Ethel Caffie-Austin & the Community Gospel Choir
Larry Edelman and the Percolators
Miguel Sague and the Latin American Cultural Union
John Benedict & John Deleanardo
Roustabout and the Coal Country Cloggers
Anne Feeney & Friends
Mac Martin and the Dixie Travelers
Iron Rose Garland Dancers
Dolores Heagy
Dwayne Thorpe

Calliope Concerts at Frick Fine Arts 1987-88
Midsummer Evening of Celtic Music & Dance I–7/27/87:
Ian Kennedy, Hamish Moore, Richard Hughes, George Balderose, Mike Reing, Charles Anderson, Joe Harris, Beth & Bridget Regan, Oliver Brown, Bruce Foley,
Dick Withers, Maggi Foley & Mary Flaherty
Midsummer’s Evening of Celtic Music and Dance II 07/30/88:
Hamish Moore, Sheila Stewart of Blairgownie, Jim McIntosh, The
Pittsburgh Ceilidh Band, Highland/Scottish Country Dancers
Sukay–9/19/87

Benefit Concert for SCFF: Reel World String Band, Children’s Concert–4/30/88

 

 

1986-87

Calliope Concerts at Penn Café 1986-87
Lou Killen with Richard Hughes & Walter Scott–1/10/87
Roustabout–2/7/87
Richard Hughes & Walter Scott–3/14/87
Patrick Sky, Richard Hughes & Walter Scott–5/1/87
Critton Hollow String Band–5/9/87

Calliope Concerts at Synod Hall 1986-87
Boys of the Lough–3/20/87

Calliope Concerts at Calliope House 1986-87
Ron Gonnella–4/10/87

Calliope Concerts at Benedum Auditorium 1986-87
Sally Rogers & Howie Bursen–4/25/87

Calliope Concerts at Waverly Presbyterian Church 1986-87
Larry Edelman & the Percolators–6/26/87

11th Annual Smoky City Folk Festival–5/29-31/87
Mike and Janet Reing
John Benedict
The Percolators
High Society
Lutitia Clipper
Casey Deely
Kaleidoscope
Dave Krysty
The Lackawanna Longnecks
John Patrick
Queen Anne’s Lace
Marc Reisman
Bob Shank
Temujin the Storyteller
Odetta
Mike Seeger
George Balderose
Beth and Bridgit Regan & Friends
Richard Hughes and Walter Scott
Dwayne Thorpe
Oliver Brown
Dick Withers
The Pittsburgh Reelers
Ethel Caffie-Austin
St. Benedict the Moor Gospel Choir
Big Possum String Band
John Jackson
Coal Country Cloggers
Anne Feeney & D.C. Fitzgerald
The Short Crick Flat-Pickers
Dolores Heagy
Jay Breckenridge
Iron Rose Garland Dancers

 

 

1985-86

Calliope Concerts at Frick Fine Arts 1985-86
The Stewarts of Blair and Kevin Burke & Gerry O’Beirne–10/5/85

Calliope Concerts at Calliope House 1985-86
The Stewarts of Blair–9/5/85
Sally Rogers–10/23/85
Ernie Hawkins and Lou & Peter Berryman–11/7/85
Thompkins County Horseflies–11/23/85
Leftwich, Higginbotham, & Jackson–12/7/85
Dave Holt & Susie Crate–1/18/86
Paddy O’Brien & Daithi Sproule–2/5/86
Mic Maloney, Jimmy Keane, & Robbie O’Connell–2/20/86
Critton Hollow–3/1/86
Tracy Schwarz–3/7/86
Sally Rogers–4/5/86
Ian Kennedy with Mary Kennedy–8/6/86

Calliope Concerts at Graffiti 1985-86
Rare Air–4/12/86 at Graffiti

10th Annual Smoky City Folk Festival–5/30-6/1/86
High Society
Stewed Mulligan
The Percolators
Jan Boyd and Dave McLaughlin
Dave Cook and Mark Tamsula
Four Flying Feet
Dolores Heagy
The Olde Favorite String Band
Mark Reisman
Bob Shank
Hot Rize
Robin & Linda Williams
George Balderose & Scottish Dancers
Dave Krysty
Queen Anne’s Lace
Dwayne Thorpe
Oliver Browne, Bruce Foley, and Dick Withers
The Pittsburgh Reelers
Mike and Janet Reing
Anne Feeny and D.C. Fitzgerald
The Coal Country Cloggers
Richard Hughes and Walter Scott
Ernie Hawkins, Bill Weiner, and L.E. McCullough
The Dog Run Boys
The Iron City Morris Team
John Benedict
Eric the Juggler

 

 

1984-85

Calliope Concerts at Stephen Foster Memorial Theatre 1984-85
Bodie Wagner and the Double Decker String Band–9/15/84

Calliope Concerts at Graffiti 1984-85
Bruce Foley & Oliver Brown with Irish Step Dancers (in place of Kevin Burke and Gerry
O’Beirne)–9/22/84
Debbie McClatchy–10/19/84
Ewan MacColl, Calum MacColl, and Peggy Seeger–11/2/84
Queen Ida and the Bon Temps Zydeco Band–11/14/84
Queen Ida and the Bon Temps Zydeco Band–7/13/85

Calliope Concerts at Benedum Hall 1984-85
Storytelling Workshop/Concert, co-sponsored with Storytellers Guild of
Pittsburgh–9/28/84

Calliope Concerts at Calliope House 1984-85
Michael Parent, Temujin Ekunfeo, Dave Krysty, Connie Rockman
Thompson County Horseflies–10/6/84
Dave Holt and Burr Beard–12/15/84
Mac Martin & the Dixie Travelers–1/26/85
James McIntosh–2/9/85
Mike Kline & Gerry Milnes–4/27/85
Ian Kennedy with Mary Kennedy–8/10/85

Calliope Concerts at Synod Hall 1984-85
Si Kahn–3/2/85

Calliope Concerts at Frick Fine Arts 1984-85
John McCutcheon–3/30/85
Libana–6/27/85

9th Annual Smoky City Folk Festival–5/31-6/2/85
Crawdad
Appalachian Folk Cure
Sylvan & Lester Hare
George Balderose & Scottish Dancers
Gary Crough & Bernie Schneider
Queen Anne’s Lace
Bruce Foley & Oliver Brown
The Pittsburgh Reelers
Mike and Janet Reing
The Moonshine Dreamers
Dave Krysty
The Florida Blues Band & The Coal Country Cloggers
Richard Hughes & Walter Scott
Ernie Hawkins and the Blue Beets
Mac Martin and the Dixie Travellers
Whiskey on Tap
Smoky City Syncopators
Jim Bryner with Harmon Morgan
James McIntosh
Mick Moloney, Liz Carroll & Jimmy Keane

 

 

1983-84

Calliope Concerts at Calliope House 1983-84
Sandy Bradley-Smallwinder (?)–9/28/83
James McIntosh–10/2/83
Dick Gaughan–11/8/83
Saul Brody–1/14/84
Leftwich, Higgenbothan & Richie–2/11/84
Guy & Candie Carawan / Carawan Children’s Concert–2/25/84
Mary McCaslin & JIm Ringer–3/4/84
Fred Armstrong Park (Concert of Stories & Music) –3/31/84
Red Rose Flyers–4/7/84
Moonshine Dreamers–6/23/84

Calliope Concerts at Graffiti 1983-84
Red Clay Ramblers–7/26/84

Calliope Concerts at Wilkinsburg YMCA 1983-84
Benefit Square Dance, 4/18/84

Calliope Concerts at Frick Fine Arts Auditorium 1983-84
Marlin Whitaker & Ron Buchanan with the Smoky City Benefit Band
Benefit Event, 5/10/84
John McCutcheon
Green Mountain Crossing–7/10/84

8th Annual Smoky City Folk Festival, 6/1-3, 1984
Dolores Heagy
Crawdad
The Celtones
Paul Jay and Bob Hutchinson
George Balderose and Scottish Dancers
Dwayne Thorpe
Debbie McClatchy
The Moonshine Dreamers
Richard Hughes and Walter Scott
Bruce Foley and Oliver Brown
The All Pittsburgh Irish Step Dancers & the Blarney Stone Dancers
Dave Krysty
The Coal Country Cloggers & The Deer Creek String Band
Anne Feeney & Bryan Rubican
The Ernie Hawkins Band
The Dog Run Boys

 

 

1982-83

Calliope Concerts at Calliope House 1982-83
Easy Street String Band–9/15/82
Rick & Lorraine Lee–10/3/82
Johnny Cunningham–10/16/82
Bill & Carlotta Wellington–11/13/82
Margaret MacArthur–11/4/82
Critton Hollow String Band–11/13/82
Michael Coney–11/24/82
Brad Leftwich & Linda Higgenbotham–12/4/82
Malcolm Dalglish-Gerry Larsen Band–12/14/82
John Roberts & Tony Barrand–1/22/83
Richard Hughes & Walter Scott–3/12/83
Red Rose Flyers–4/9/83
Mike Kline & Gerry Milnes–5/14/83

Benefit Concert for the Smoky City Folk Festival: Dwaye Thorpe & the Moonshine

Calliope Concerts at Central Catholic 1982-83
Boys of the Lough–2/26/83
Battlefield Band–3/31/83

Calliope Concerts at Frick Fine Arts 1982-83
Dreamers with Irish Step Dancers–4/30/83

7th Annual Smoky City Folk Festival, 6/3-5/83
Hot Mud Family
Debbie McClatchy
Contradictions
Queen Ann’s Lace
Mike Reing
Paul Jay and Bob Hutchinson
Bill and Marlene Vrscak
Gary Crouth and Bernie Schneider
George Balderose and Scottish Dancers
Richard Hughes and Walter Scott
Swinging on the Gate
Tom Hoffman
Bruce Foley and Irish Step Dancers
Moonshine Dreamers
Dwayne Thorpe
Rhythm Gorillas and Coal Country Cloggers
Ernie Hawkins and the Blue Beets
Dog Run Boys
Connie Rockman
Iron City Morris Team

 

 

1981-82

Calliope Concerts at Portfolio 1981-82
Battlefield Band–9/2/81
Sara Grey, Ellie Ellis, Richard Hughes, Walter Scott–12/22/81
Cathy Fink, Marty Somberg, Laurie Anders, Kate Charles–1/16/82

Calliope Concerts at Calliope House 1981-82
Mike Kline & Gerry Milnes–9/19/81
Leo Kretzner–10/4/81
Debbie McClatchy–10/16/81 (?)
Sandy Bradley & Small Wonder String Band–11/15/81
Guy Carawan–12/12/81
Michael Kline–12/19/81
Dog Run Boys–1/9/82
Red Rose Flyers–2/6/82
The Hot Mud Family–3/12/82
Benefit Square Dance, 2/26/82
Larry Edelman & Deer Creek

Calliope Concerts at Frick Fine Arts 1981-82
Jeannette Carter & John McCutcheon–11/22/81
Last Night’s Fun–12/5/811

6th Annual Smoky City Folk Festival, 6/18-20/82
Trapezoid
George Balderose & Scottish Dancers
Sean McClorey
Rural Valley Revelers
Three Rivers Morris Dance Team
Richard Hughes & Walter Scott
Ernie Hawkins & Friends
The Hale Family
Dwayne Thorpe
Swinging on the Gate
Deer Creek String Band
Coal Country Cloggers

Calliope House Music Arts Workshop–7/11-17/82 Performance Schedule:
7/12: Richard Hughes, Walter Scott, Andy Cohen, Joe la Rose, & Ernie Hawkins;
Larry Edelman; L.E. McCullough; George Arata
7/13: Dwayne Thorpe; Lorraine Duisit; Chicago Barn Dance Company & Coal
Country Cloggers
7/14: George Balderose & Tony DeMarco; Brendan Mulvihill; Tim Britton &
Touchtone
7/15: Frank George, Bob Hutchinson, Moonshine Dreamers
7/16: Paul Molans; Randy Johnson & Mike Reing; Dog Run Boys

 

 

1980-81

Calliope Concerts at Calliope House 1980-81
Fred & Jenny Armstrong-Park–8/2/80
Mike Kline–8/16/80
Tracy’s Family Band–9/12/80
Andy Cohen & Joe LaRose–9/26/80
Joseph C. Hickerson–10/18/80
Tom Paley–11/9/80
Bob Shank–11/22/80
Louis Killen–12/13/80
The Rebel Yellers–1/24/81
Helen Schneyer–2/13/81
Ernie Hawkins, Bill Weiner, Larry McCullough–2/22/81
Michael Cooney–3/5/81
Hurricane Ridgerunners–3/20/81
John McCutcheon–4/2/81
Sam & Carrie Rizzetta, Blackie Cool & Woody Simmons–4/11/81
Mark Gilston–4/18/81
David Jones–5/16/81

Calliope Concerts at Frick Fine Arts 1980-81
Maggi Peirce; Richard Hughes & Walter Scott–3/29/81
Debby McClatchy, Malcolm Dalgish & Grey Larsen, Bob Carlin–4/17/81

Calliope Concerts at Chatham College 1980-81
Kevin Bourke & Michael O’Domhnaill and Malcolm Dalglish & Grey Larsen–11/14/80
Trapezoid–2/11/81

Calliope Concerts at Third Presbyterian Church 1980-81
SCFF Benefit Square Dance, featuring Swinging on the Gate and the Rural Valley
Revellers–3/6/81
SCFF Benefit Square Dance, featuring Devilish Merry–4/24/81
SCFF Benefit Square Dance, featuring the Deer Creek String Band–5/15/81

5th Annual Smoky City Folk Festival, 5/29-31/81
The Hale Family
Fire Valley Faction
Dwayne Thorpe
Swinging on the Gate
Connie Rockman
Ernie Hawkins and Friends
Debby McClatchy
Bethlehem Temple Radio Choir
Rural Valley Revellers
Coal Country Cloggers
Richard Hughes and Walter Scott
Deer Creek String Band
Dog Run Boys

 

 

1979-80

Calliope Concerts at Calliope House 1979-80
Martin Carthy–6/28/80
Madaline MacNeil & John Molineux–7/9/80
Joe Hickerson–9/15/79
Mike Kline–10/6/79
Trapezoid–10/14/79
Devilish Merry–10/21/79
Paul Geremia–11/1/79
Debby McClatchy–11/4/79
Lou Killen–12/17/79
Malcolm Dalglish and Grey Larsen and Ted Bogan and the Armstrongs–1/11/80
Margaret MacArthur–1/25/80
James McIntosh–2/16/80
Don Smith–2/21/80
Ron Wathen, Richard Hughes & Walter Scott–3/15/80
John Roberts–3/28/80
Boys of the Lough–4/11/80
John McCutcheon–4/25/80
Benefit Square Dance–4/27/80
Dwayne Thorpe & Devilish Merry
Norman and Nancy Blake and James Bryan, 5/16/80

4th Annual Smoky City Folk Festival, 5/30-6/1/80
George Balderose & Thomson Highland Dancers
Dwayne Thorpe
Devilish Merry & Irish Step Dancers
Mike Reing
Connie Rockman & Margaret Mary Kimmel
Three Rivers Morris Dance Team
Rural Valley Revellers
Ernie Hawkins
Richard Hughes & Walter Scott
Swinging on a Gate & Coal Country Cloggers

 

 

1978-79

Calliope Concerts at Calliope House 1978-79
David Jones–10/1/78
Debby McClatchy-10/15/78
Allan Block–10/22/78
Alistair Anderson–11/9/78
Malcolm Dalgish & Greg Larsen–12/3/78
Pop Wagner–12/10/78
Critton Hollow–1/21/79
Delaware Water Gap–2/11/79
Trapezoid–3/3/79
Tracy & Eloise Schwartz–3/9/79
Maggi Peirce, Richard Hughes & Walter Scott–3/17/79
Rick & Lorraine Lee–4/1/79
Arm & Hammer String Band–4/12/79
Knock na Shee–4/22/79
Joe & Antoinette McKenna–5/7/79
Dwayne Thorpe—5/19/79
Gypsy Gyppo String Band–7/26/79

Calliope Concerts at Duquesne University Student Union Ballroom 1978-79
Margaret MacArthur, Cork Lickers, and Louisiana Aces–2/25/79

3rd Annual Smoky City Folk Festival, 7/14-15/79
George Balderose &Thompson Highland dancers
David Liden & Martha Owen
Mike Reing
Devilish Merry
Richard Hughes
Irish Step Dancing
Swinging on a Gate & Coal Country Cloggers
Dog Run Boys
Three Rivers Morris Team
Ernie Hawkins
Soap Creek

 

 

1977-78

Calliope Concerts at Calliope House 1977-78
Friends of Bob Schmertz–10/7/77
Tracy & Eloise Schwarz–10/14/77
Malcolm Dalglish & Grey Larson–10/30/77
The Flying Cloud–11/6/77
Joe Heany–11/28/77
Donald Lindsay, Norman MacLeod, the Erskine Highlanders–12/9/77
Eric Schoenberg–12/18/77
David Brody–2/5/78
Margaret MacArthur–2/9/78
Joe Hickerson–2/19/78
John Roberts–2/25/78
Trapezoid–3/9/78
Richard Hughes & Walter Scott; Maggi Peirce–3/17/78
Gary Carawan–4/1/78
Olla Belle Reed–4/9/78
Arm & Hammer String Band–4/16/78
Larry McCullough & Folktellers–4/22/78
D. Lindsay, M. Cushing, A. Fitzgerald (Scottish-Celtic)–4/29/78
Wry Steam–5/7/78
Dwayne Thorpe–5/20/78

Benefit Concert for Pittsburgh Folk Arts Cooperative and Calliope House–2/17/78
At Carnegie Lecture Hall : Alice Gerrard, Mick Maloney and Eugene O’Donnell, Red Clay Ramblers

2nd Annual Smoky City Folk Festival–6/10-11/78
Richard Hughes
Dwayne Thorpe
Jim Coor
Hutch and Connie
Devilish Merry
George Balderose
Thompson Highland Dancers
David Liden
Steel City Bluegrass Band
Ron Buchanan

 

 

1976-77

Calliope Concerts at Calliope House 1976-77
Debby McClatchy–10/24/76
Margaret MacArthur–11/4/76
Donald Lindsay, Norman MacLeod, The Erskine Highlanders–11/13/76 Guy Carawan–11/19/76
Joel and Kathy Shimberg–2/13/77
Debbie McClatchy–2/20/77
Tracy Schwarz–2/27/77
Priscilla Herdman–3/6/77
Richard Hughes & Walter Scott–3/17/77
Dwayne Thorpe–4/1/77
Delaware Water Gap–4/11/77
Lou Killan–4/17/77
John McCutcheon–4/25/77

 

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