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Judith Avers: Shows

Past Dates

Friday, September 14th, 2012

Club Cafe

Paul Labrise CD Release party - 10pm

56-58 South 12th St.
Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 15203
US (412)431-4950

I'll be opening for the fabulous Paul Labrise at his CD Release party

www.paullabrise.com

Will be a great night!


Monday, August 20th, 2012

St. Andrew Lutheran Church

Recording with The Early Mays - August 20 - 25

304 Morewood
Pittsburgh pa 15213
Price: closed studio

We'll be finishing up our band's debut album - it is to be an Appalachian Christmas CD.  Hope to see you at our big Christmas release party - December 1st.  


Tuesday, July 17th, 2012

The Pretty Penny

Pay Back the Penny!!! - 6pm

Rt. 219
Hillsboro West Virginia 24946
Price: $20 adults $7 kids - includes a

 

A COMMUNITY FUNDRAISER TO SAY "THANK YOU" TO THE PRETTY PENNY CAFE!!!!!!

On Friday June 26th, a severe line of storms called a derecho swept through the mid-atlantic and mid-west states. The ramifications for our community were massive and losses have been great. There a...re still many households that almost two weeks later still have no power. However, the response from the community has also been truly inspiring. In particular, the immediate response of Blair Campbell and the Pretty Penny Cafe, and the effort they organized to feed the residents of Hillsboro in light of this disaster, was phenomenal.

In 54 hours (over the course of 5 days) the Pretty Penny Cafe, with the help of community members who volunteered 500 hours, served 3,444 FREE meals to the community, traveled 372 miles to deliver those meals, and raised $1,462 for the local fire department.

Now, the town of Hillsboro and High Rocks Educational Corporation are organizing a community effort to say THANK YOU to Blair Campbell and the rest of the Pretty Penny staff for their phenomenal work.

If you are thankful that the Penny is a part of our town, our community, and our lives, then please join us TUESDAY, JULY 17th at 6pm for a fundraiser to Pay Back the Penny!

The event will feature LIVE MUSIC by Phil Ralston and Judith Avers!

We are asking for a $20 donation for adults and $7 donation for kids which provides a 3 course meal (salad, entree buffet and dessert) provided by the Pretty Penny Cafe. Additional donations can also be accepted, and Pretty Penny Cafe t-shirts will be available for sale at the event.

Thank you to everyone who has given their support during this difficult time!


Wednesday, July 4th, 2012

High Rocks Campground

Songwriting 101 with Art and Media - July 10 - July 25th

Hillsboro West Virginia 24946
US

Judith will be teaching Songschool 101 to teens in the woods of West Virginia.  This particular class will also be focusing on creating a visual representation of an Appalachian song as well.  Art and Music - what a perfect combination!


Friday, June 15th, 2012

wild reds music garden

Deryck Tines and his Gospel Choir with special guests: Judith Avers and Ben Shannon - 8pm - 11pm

1100 Normahill Drive
Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 15201
Price: donations

Carpool suggested.

Open mic to follow the performances. 

The members of Judith's new band, The Early Mays will also make a showing and sing some new tunes! 

children are welcome - no pets please.  : )


Sunday, June 10th, 2012

Three Rivers Arts Festival

Acousticafe Stage featuring the new band The Early Mays - 1:30 pm

Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 15201
US
Price: FREE!

Acousticafe hosts one of the best stages at The Three Rivers Arts Festival.  They have kindly invited our new band, The Early Mays, to play a set!  It will be our first public appearance and we can't wait!

 

Check out the members of our band:

www.emilypinkerton.com

www.ellengozion.com

There will be music all week and Sunday is the last day.  Come out and join us! 


Sunday, June 10th, 2012

Three Rivers Arts Festival

Judith's new band The Early Mays perform! - 1:30

Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 15201
US
Price: FREE

Acousticafe Songwriter Stage downtown - come spend the day with the artists and hear beautiful local music - every day - for free! 

We will be playing a 25 minute set so head down to the fountain and check it out!


Saturday, May 26th, 2012

First Unitarian Church of Pittsburgh

Emily Pinkerton's CD Release Concert!! - 7pm

605 Morewood
Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 412-621-8008

Judith will be performing the song "Summer Heat" with Emily Pinkerton and Ellen Gozion. 

Come celebrate the fabulous Emily Pinkerton as she releases her new album, Ends of the Earth. 


Friday, April 27th, 2012

Pocahontas County Opera House

Songschool 101 Student Performance and special performance by Judith Avers - 7pm

818 3rd Ave
Marlinton West Virginia 24954
US (304) 799-6645

Friday, April 27th, 2012

High Rocks

Songschool 101

Hillsboro West Virginia 24946
US

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

High Rocks

Songschool 101

Hillsboro West Virginia 24946
US

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

High Rocks

Songschool 101

Hillsboro West Virginia 24946
US

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

High Rocks

Songschool 101

Hillsboro West Virginia 24946
US

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

High Rocks

Songschool 101

Hillsboro West Virginia 24946
US

Friday, March 30th, 2012

Greenbrier County Convention & Visitor's Bureau

Songschool 101 Song Presentation and open stage - 7pm

200 W. Washington Street
Lewisburg West Virginia 24901
Price: free

Join us in celebrating the work of the Songschool 101 students.  We will be sharing some of the work we've been doing in Songschool this week.  The Visitor's Center is also hosting an open mic after we perform and members of the community are welcome to sign up and share their own talents!

(I will also be sharing a few songs as well!)


Friday, March 30th, 2012

High Rocks - Dogwood Studios

Songschool 101 - songwriting workshop for teens with Judith Avers

112 Maplewood Avenue
Lewisburg West Virginia 24901

Thursday, March 29th, 2012

High Rocks - Dogwood Studios

Songschool 101 - songwriting workshop for teens with Judith Avers

112 Maplewood Avenue
Lewisburg West Virginia 24901

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

High Rocks - Dogwood Studios

Songschool 101 - songwriting workshop for teens with Judith Avers

112 Maplewood Avenue
Lewisburg West Virginia 24901

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

High Rocks - Dogwood Studios

Songschool 101 - songwriting workshop for teens with Judith Avers

112 Maplewood Avenue
Lewisburg West Virginia 24901

Monday, March 26th, 2012

High Rocks - Dogwood Studios

Songschool 101 - Songwriting school for teens - with Judith Avers

112 Maplewood Avenue
Lewisburg West Virginia 24901

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

Club Cafe

Brooke Annibale with Morgan Erina and Judith Avers - 8pm - doors at 7

56-58 South 12th St.
Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 15203
US (412)431-4950
Price: $5

Really looking forward to this show.  Brooke and Morgan are amazing and this will be a glorious evening of music. 

Check these rockstars out:

www.brookeannibale.com

http://www.myspace.com/morganerina

Such an affordable and cool way to spend an evening.  See you there!


Friday, March 9th, 2012

Club Cafe

Supporting act for Daniel Marcus - 7pm - doors at 6

56-58 South 12th St.
Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 15203
US (412)431-4950
Price: $10

I'll be playing the early slot for Daniel Marcus' show.  We will also be sharing the stage for a few songs.  Check him out at:  www.dmarcusmusic.com

See you there!


Monday, February 27th, 2012

Club Cafe

Acousticafe Open Stage - hosting - 6:30 doors

56-58 South 12th St.
Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 15203
US (412)431-4950
Price: free - 21 and up

Join me on February 27th for Pittsburgh's best (in my opinion) open stage.  Respectful crowds, fabulous variety and some of the most talented acts I've ever seen - all free!  A perfect way to spend a chilly February night. 

 

More details to come on the night's theme!! 


Friday, February 17th, 2012

Club Cafe

Heather Kropf and her band with special guest - Judith Avers - 7pm

56-58 South 12th St.
Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 15203
US (412)431-4950
Price: $10

"her piano is sweet, her vocals spot on" - Pittsburgh City Paper

With three albums under her belt, tonight's concert will explore new material and arrangements in preparation for her fourth CD. Randall Venturini (Crisis Car, Souled Out, Dave Harger Group) on bass, Mark Weakland (The Newlanders, Mountain Playhouse Theatre) on drums, Keith Hershberger on guitar, and Juan Vasquez on lead guitar, will join her.

Come early to hear special guest, and recent Pittsburgh transplant, Judith Avers, whose voice reminds one of Catie Curtis and Gillian Welch, and whose music gently rocks you like a porch swing to the heart of the matter. Not to be missed!

p.s. plus it's Heather's first band show after a milestone birthday, so it's kinda like a birthday party, and maybe she'll bring cake and stuff....


Friday, February 10th, 2012

Pino's Contemporary Italian Restaurant and Wine Bar

9pm

Pittsburgh pa

I will be joining the fabulous Brad Yoder (www.bradyoder.com) for a laid-back evening of music, yummy food and good vibes. Would love to see you there.

Saturday, January 14th, 2012

First Unitarian Church of Pittsburgh

SongSpace at First Unitarian with Joy Ike - 7:30 pm (doors at 7)

605 Morewood
Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 412-621-8008
Price: tba

I will be sharing the stage with the lovely and talented Joy Ike

www.joyike.com


Saturday, December 24th, 2011

First Unitarian Church of Pittsburgh

Christmas Eve 10pm service - Appalachian trio with Judith Avers, Ellen Gozion and Emily Pinkerton - 10 pm

605 Morewood
Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 412-621-8008
Price: free

The beautifully talented Ellen Gozion and Emily Pinkerton will be singing traditional Appalachian Christmas songs with me at this candlelight  Christmas Eve service. 

Also joining us will be Bill Larson and The New Tourists


I am so excited about this show - how lovely.  Hope you can join us!

check them out!

www.emilypinkerton.com

www.ellengozion.com

 

 


Saturday, November 26th, 2011

Club Cafe

Brooke Annibale with special guest, Paul Luc - 6:00pm door 7:00pm show

56-58 South 12th St.
Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 15203
US (412)431-4950
Price: $7.00

I'll be singing harmonies with the lovely and talented Brooke Annibale.  

Please check them out at: 

www.brookeannibale.com

www.lucmusic.com

 


Monday, November 14th, 2011

WYEP Community Broadcast Center

Third Thursday's at WYEP - Featured act: Brooke Annibale - 7:00pm

67 Bedford Square
Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 15203
US 412-381-9131

I'll be singing supporting vocals for the lovely and fabulous Brooke Annibale (www.brookeannibale.com)

Tune in or show up and hang out with us!

 

All ages


Saturday, November 5th, 2011

Saturday Light Brigade Radio

SLB Radio Show at the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh - 11:00am - noon

10 Children's Way
Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 15212
Price: free!

Bring your little ones or your friends and come see and hear how radio happens!  Amazing...

 


Saturday, October 15th, 2011

Chatham University - Cafe Rachel

8:30 am - 9:45 am

Woodland Rd
Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 15232
US
Price: free

Saturday, October 8th, 2011

David's Music House

David's Music House One Year Anniversary! - 7:00pm

1011 Waterdam Plaza Drive
McMurray Pennsylvania 15317
724-941-9200

An Evening of Women in the Round featuring the lovely and talented:

 

Amy Melissen, Vicky Andreis, Brooke Annibale, Alicia Romano, Heather Kropf and me!


Wednesday, September 7th, 2011

Pittsburgh Hospitality House

w/Danny Malone, Jóhann Kristinsson and Brad Yoder - 7pm to 10:30pm

7211 Thomas Blvd
Pittsburgh pa 412-731-3372
Price: $5-10 suggested donation

Snack potluck - BYOBeverage

All ages welcome!

 

This will be a lovely evening of truly beautiful music.  We might even hang some lights...

Come one!  Come all!  Come two!  Come three!

www.dannymalone.com

www.bradyoder.com

www.myspace.com/johannkristinsson


Saturday, August 6th, 2011

House Concert

Featuring Brad Yoder - 7:00

Irwin Pennsylvania

Private event


Saturday, July 30th, 2011

High Rocks Campground

Nettlefest 2011 - 11 - 5 pm

Hillsboro West Virginia 24946
US
Price: www.highrocks.org

I will be joining these lovely acts:

Songschool 101 Class 2 (I'm teaching an Appalachian songwriting course again and the students will be showcasing their work!!)

Appalachian Annie - a group I'm in featuring:  Anna Osbourne, Erica Marks, Annie Mountcastle, Melissa Carper (from The Carper Family) and MORE!!!

Dueling Fiddlers - fabulous

Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys - LOVE them!

 

See you all there!!


Sunday, July 10th, 2011

High Rocks Campground

Songschool 101 - Class 2

Hillsboro West Virginia 24946
US

Class in session July 10 - July 21st

 

Sponsored by the West Virginia Division of Culture and History, I will be teaching Appalachian Songwriting with a modern twist to teens in Southern West Virginia.  The students' work will be showcased with local legends and musical guests at Nettlefest 2011 on July 30th. 

See you there!!

 


Friday, July 8th, 2011

Smithfield United Church of Christ

An evening of lovely music with Brad Yoder and Broken Fences - 9:00 - 11:30

620 Smithfield Street
Pittsburgh pa

To hear these lovely folks, please click the links below.  We'll see you on the 8th!!  : )

Brad Yoder:

www.bradyoder.com

Broken Fences:

http://www.myspace.com/broken-fences


Sunday, June 12th, 2011

Three Rivers Arts Festival

Three Rivers Arts Festival - AcoustiCafe Stage - 1:00

Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 15201
US

Check out this awesome lineup!  This is the final day of the festival and I'm so happy to be a part of such a glorious day of music.  See you there!

 

Sunday, JUNE 12

1:00 Judith Avers

1:30 Tim Ruff

2:00 Heather Kropf & Keith Hershberger

2:30 Ben Hardt

3:00 Joy Ike

3:30 Jimbo Jackson


Friday, June 10th, 2011

Cattivo

MUSTACHE PRIDE - Part of the Pittsburgh Pride Pub Crawl - 9pm - 2 am

146 44th Street
Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 412-687-2157

Get your picture taken with the bearded lady!!  Buy a mustache to wear or bring your own! Don't miss Hairy Hirsute Mustache Variety Show!  Sample Milk Mustache cocktails at the handle bar!!  Ride the giant 12-foot mustache!!  Win cash for the best 'stache!!  Fun for boys and girls!!

 


Friday, May 27th, 2011

The Irish Pub

Judith Avers at the Irish Pub!! - 6 - 8pm

109 E. Washington
Lewisburg wv 24901
Price: $5.00

All ages!!!  Come celebrate with us!!  Can't wait to get back to L-town!!


Thursday, April 14th, 2011

West Virginia University

Take Back The Night

Morgantown West Virginia 26505
US

more details soon!


Thursday, April 7th, 2011

Grazie Restaurant and Event Center

An evening with Judith Avers and Brad Yoder - 9-11:00pm

100 Village Club Drive
Wexford Pennsylvania 15090
724-934-7880

Following Grazie's Open Stage, the lovely and fabulous Brad Yoder and I will be performing.  www.bradyoder.com

 

See you there!!


Friday, April 1st, 2011

The Wild Bean

Song School Grand Finale Show w/ special guest Richard Heffner and more! - 7:00 - 9:00pm

119 East Washington st
Lewisburg West Virginia 24901
US 304-645-3738
Price: Free and all ages!!

Join us April 1st (no foolin!) for the grand finale of our Song School 101!!

 The debut class will show their stuff, Richard Heffner will make an appearance and play a few songs and I will be closing out the evening.  

I cannot wait!!  Please come and support these lovely young people as they look back and (hopefully) gain a little love for the music of the region and how relevant it is today!

 

 


Thursday, March 31st, 2011

High Rocks - Dogwood Studios

Song School 101 - An Appalachian Songwriting Workshop for teens - 4-7pm

112 Maplewood Avenue
Lewisburg West Virginia 24901
Price: Auditions March 10

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

High Rocks - Dogwood Studios

Song School 101 - An Appalachian Songwriting Workshop for teens - 4-7pm

112 Maplewood Avenue
Lewisburg West Virginia 24901
Price: Auditions March 10

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

High Rocks - Dogwood Studios

Song School 101 - An Appalachian Songwriting workshop for teens - 4-7pm

112 Maplewood Avenue
Lewisburg West Virginia 24901
Price: auditions March 10

For more information about how YOU can audtion, please email info@judithavers.com


Monday, March 28th, 2011

High Rocks - Dogwood Studios

Song School 101 - An Appalachian songwriting workshop for teens - 4-7pm

112 Maplewood Avenue
Lewisburg West Virginia 24901
Price: auditions March 10

Judith Avers and High Rocks will be hosting an Appalachian Songwriting workshop for teens.  Our goal:  To create Appalachian songs with a modern twist. 

 

For information on how you can audition, please email info@judithavers.com 

 


Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

Commonplace Coffeehouse

Commonplace Coffeehouse concert series - 7:30-9:30pm

5827 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh pa 15217
usa 412.422.0404
Price: free - donations appreciated

I adore their coffee and staff.  Please join me in Squirrell Hill for a cozy evening of music.  Bring your friends and enjoy some of the most scientifically delicious coffee ever.  (Did that get you curious?)

p.s.  I will be debuting a couple of new songs.  : )


Friday, February 11th, 2011

David's Music House

7:30 - 10:30pm

1011 Waterdam Plaza Drive
McMurray Pennsylvania 15317
724-941-9200
Price: 10-20 suggested donation - none

With Brooke Annibale and Vicky Andreis

(Judith plays at 7:30pm)

We would love to see you come out to support this new local Music House.  An evening of female singer/songwriters in  cozy setting.  See you there!


Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

Commonplace Coffeehouse

An evening with Caleb Hawley - 7:30-9:30

5827 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh pa 15217
usa 412.422.0404
Price: Donations suggested

Check out the lovely Caleb Hawley here:  www.calebhawley.com

 

My favorite coffee in town!!  Join us for a cozy evening in Squirrel Hill - a perfect way to start the week. 

 


Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

Club Cafe

with the lovely Brad Yoder and band!! - 8:00 pm

56-58 South 12th St.
Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 15203
US (412)431-4950

21 & over

Brad Yoder will be playing with a band and I will have some special musical guests playing with me as well.  We will both be playing old favs as well as material from our new albums.  I love the Club Cafe and hope to see you all there! 

 


Saturday, January 1st, 2011

Private wedding celebration

West Virginia

Friday, December 31st, 2010

Cattivo

New Years Eve Celebration w/ Joe King - 9pm

146 44th Street
Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 412-687-2157

(I play 9:15 to 10 or so.)  Happy New Year!!!


Sunday, December 19th, 2010

PULSE House

House Concert w/ Joy Ike, Brad Yoder and Jason Rafalak - 7:30pm

5615 Stanton Avenue
Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 15206
US 412.362.1233
Price: $5 suggested donation

Please join us Sunday, December 19th for an intimate house concert at the PULSE house in Pittsburgh, PA.  (www.pulsepittsburgh.org)

The fabulous Joy Ike (www.joyike.com) and the lovely and talented Brad Yoder (www.bradyoder.com) with the musical stylings of Jason Rafalak will also be...literally...rocking...the...house. 

All ages welcome.

BYOB and snacks

I can't wait to see you there!


Saturday, November 20th, 2010

church of the redeemer

Brad Yoder's CD Release Party - 7:30pm

5700 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh pa USA
Price: $15 adults $10 students 12 & une

The event will be all-ages, with complementary food & beverages.

Please join us as we celebrad Brad's newest album "Excellent Trouble."  It's lovely and so is Brad.  He will be performing with a full band and there will be perormances by myself and the Brooklyn - based band, Pearl and the Beard 

 

See you there!


Saturday, October 16th, 2010

Private Wedding

3pm

West Virginia

Thursday, October 14th, 2010

The Irish Pub

The I-Love-Lewisburg-Show!! - 8pm

109 E. Washington
Lewisburg wv 24901
Price: $5

One of my favorite FAVORITE venues in the sweetest, most wonderful town around - Lewisburg.  I'm counting down the days. 

 

 


Sunday, October 10th, 2010

David's Music House

Grand Opening!! - 11am - 6pm (Judith plays from 12:30 - 1:00pm)

1011 Waterdam Plaza Drive
McMurray Pennsylvania 15317
724-941-9200

A benefit to raise funds for the Alzheimer's Association.


I will be playing on the coffeehouse stage and the day will be filled with music and prizes!

For a detailed list of performers and more information, please visit their website. 

 

Would love to see you out to support a great cause!

 


Tuesday, September 21st, 2010

Commonplace Coffeehouse

8:00 pm

5827 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh pa 15217
usa 412.422.0404
Price: donations appreciated

Would love to see you out to support this lovely business.  Seriously one of the best lattes of my life. 


Sunday, September 5th, 2010

Unity Church of Fort Collins

9:00 am and 10:30 am

1401 West Vine Drive
Fort Collins Colorado 80521
970-482-1620

Please join me as I provide music for the Unity Church of Ft. Collins - one of my favorite places EVER! 

All are welcome!


Saturday, September 4th, 2010

Tour de Fat

Tour de Fat at the Mothership!! - 9am to 4pm

New Belgium Brewing Company
Ft. Collins Colorado

Acts:

MUCCA PAZZA (http://mucca-pazza.org/)
The Dovekins (http://www.myspace.com/dovekins)
A Honeymoon Cabaret (http://www.daredevilchicken.com/honeymoon.html)
Rob Williams   (http://www.robsho.com/)

Americaine: Stupide
Ben Sollee (http://www.bensollee.com/)
Paper Bird (http://www.paperbirdband.com/)
Judith Avers (http://www.judithavers.com/)

 

A do not miss show - trust me on this. 


Thursday, September 2nd, 2010

Abundant Love House Concert Series

House Concert w/ guest openers: Stevens and Engell - 6:30 - 9:00 pm

email for address and directions
Greeley Colorado 80634
usa
Price: donations appreciated

Please join us at the Abundant Love House Concert Series - bring your friends, a picnic, your family and join us in a lovely garden setting for an evening of live music. 

To reserve your spot, please email Tiffany at:   Tiffany@RedManxStudio.com or info@judithavers.com

 

See you there!!


Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

Cheeky Monk - Belgian Beer Cafe

with the fabulous Jen Korte - 8:00 pm

Downtown Denver - 534 E. Colfax
Denver Colorado 303-861-0347

Come down and drink yummy beer while Jen and I serenade you.....

 


Saturday, August 28th, 2010

Out East Music Feast

Out East Music Feast - 4:30 pm through Sunday August 29th

May Farms
Byers Colorado 303-822-5800
Price: $25.00 includes camping!

My second trip to the Out East Music Feast!  Last year we all sang a Michael Jackson song.  This year?

Led Zeppelin. 

ACTS:

4:30-5:30- the Patti Fiasco
5:45-6:15- Tany Heart
6:30-7:00- Gata Negra
7:15-8:15- Judith Avers
8:30-9:30 Sofie Reed
9:45-10:45- Qdiva Experience
11-12am- 2 Dog Tuesday
12:15-2am- Dj Sandstorm

Saturday, July 31st, 2010

High Rocks Campground

3rd Annual Nettle Fest - 11am

Hillsboro West Virginia 24946
US
Price: $20 door/ $15 advance/ $10 stude

Time            Performance               Event

11:00

Fork Ups AT

11-5 p.m. Art Show, Aviary

11:30

 

11:30-4 p.m. Chicken Feast

11:45

River Rock

 

12:00

 

Silent Auction Begins, Cook off Begin

12:45

Judith Avers 

Public voting for cook off

1:45

Gigue Saws

 

2:30

 

Cook off winners announced

2:45

The Honey Dewdrops

 

3:00

 

3-7 p.m. Pretty Penny Café Food Stand Open

3:30

 

Free S’mores at Campfire

3:45

Shaun Cromwell

 

4:45

Larry and Jenny Keel

 

 

5:30

 

Silent Auction Closes

5:45

 

Volunteer of the Year Award

6:00

Mary Gauthier

 

7:15

Black Mt. Bluegrass Boys

 

 

For the Young (and the young at heart):

 

 

 

12-3 Face Painting $1

12-6 Pony Rides $2

12:30 Potato Sack Race (field)

1:30 Three Legged Race (field)

2:30 Egg/Spoon Race (field)


Saturday, May 1st, 2010

Shenandoah River Songfest

VII Shenandoah River Songfest- private event - 12:00pm

Luray Virginia US
Price: $25

with:

Travis Steele Nevels

Kipyn Martin

Lascivious Deacons

Chuck E. Costa

Bryan Elijah Smith

Beaucoup Blue

Pops Walker - our host!  www.popswalker.com


Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

Chatham University -

1:00pm

Woodland Rd
Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 15232
US
Price: free

This show will be held at the Old Quad.  Near Cafe Rachel

 


Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

Chatham University - Cafe Rachel

Take Back The Night - 7pm

Woodland Rd
Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 15232
US
Price: open to the public

In the quad outside of Cafe Rachel


Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

Iron Horse Music Hall

Opening for Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem! - 7pm

20 Center Street
Northampton Massachusetts 01060
US (413)584-0610
Price: 413-586-8686 for tickets

Venue website:  http://www.iheg.com/index.asp

The fabulous Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem:  www.raniarbo.com

 

 


Friday, January 22nd, 2010

Club Passim

Opening for the fabulous Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem - 8 pm

47 Palmer St.
Cambridge Massachusetts 02138
US
Price: 617-492-7679 for tickets

I love them.  www.raniarbo.com

Venue site:  http://www.clubpassim.org

 


Wednesday, January 20th, 2010

Barton County Arts Council Back Room

The Back Room - 7:30pm

2006 Forest
Great Bend Kansas 67530
US 620-792-3097
Price: $10 with advance reservations

email tickets@bartonarts.org for tickets or more info. 

 


Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

Jen Korte and Friends House Concert

House Concert w/ Jen Korte - TBA

Denver Colorado US
Price: TBA

Email Jen or Liz for reservations and directions...

jen.korte@gmail.com

Jen (and maybe some other fabulous guests) will be playing with me.  Come sit by the fire with us and hang out.  I miss you.


Saturday, January 16th, 2010

Flagstaff Event CANCELLED

Flagstaff Pride Event CANCELLED - tba

Flagstaff Arizona US
Price: tba

Friday, January 15th, 2010

Fiddlers Dream

Fiddler's Dream Coffeehouse - 8pm doors at 7:15

17th St & Cactus Wren
Phoenix Arizona 85024
US 602-997-9795
Price: $3

8pm ~ Billy T. Scrapper returns to Fidd's from his current home in
               Tennessee, with fingerstyle playing of instrumentals AND
               songs with words...
       

8:50 - ME!

9:45pm - Gary Calderone and Friends will do some old-timey country
                 rockin’ folk music (that’s right, just about everything!)
         

Admission is $3, doors open at 7:15pm, music starts at 8pm.
         


Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

Jurs House Concert

Jurs House Concert - 6pm door 7pm show

email for directions and reservations
Green Valley Arizona US
Price: TBA

Please email planetjurs@mac.com for reservations and directions. 

 


Saturday, January 9th, 2010

Indyindie.com Concert Series

Indyindie concert w/ The Sirens - 7:30 (doors at 6:30)

7700 Eagle Valley Pass
Indianapolis Indiana 46202
US 317-295-9302
Price: tickets on sale in December at h

Love love love Indyindie and LOVE Indiana.  Get your tickets early for this one.  Dinner buffet and water/soft drinks included (how awesome is that)?? BYOB

with Kentucky's own The Sirens www.sirensinthewoods.com!


Sunday, November 8th, 2009

East Suburban Unitarian Universalist Church

"It's all good...even when it isn't" - 10:30am

4326 Sardis Road
Murrysville Pennsylvania US 724-327-5872
Price: free

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009

Chatham University - Cafe Rachel

8:00pm

Woodland Rd
Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 15232
US
Price: free

Saturday, October 3rd, 2009

Shenandoah Valley Acocustic Roots Festival

Finalist for the Shenandoah Valley Acoustic Roots Festival and Songwriter Contest! - 5pm

One East Main Street
Luray VA 22835
540-743-3311
Price: $12, 10, and 6

I am thrilled and honored to have been chosen as one of the finalists for the Shenandoah Valley Acoustic Roots Songwriter Contest!

 

I can't wait to see Luray, VA and I can't wait to meet some of the hosts:

Pops Walker

Chuck E. Costa

Beaucoup Blue

and more! 

Please check out these fine musicians...they are so good.  I may just be more excited to hear them than to play!

 More info to come. 


Friday, September 11th, 2009

Sisters Folk Festival September 11, 12 & 13th

Finalist for the Dave Carter Memorial Songwriting Contest!!!

Sisters OR
Price: visit website for admission cost

I am honored to be selected as a finalist for the Dave Carter Memorial Songwriting Contest 2009!

Other fantastic finalists (check them out...I just did.)

Ashleigh Flynn

Shaun Cromwell

Betty Soo

Cary Cooper

 

Some musicians who will be performing on the main stages throughout the festival:

Peter Rowan

Alison Brown Quartet

Todd Snider

Kelly Joe Phelps

Susan Werner

The Belleville Outfit

The Quebe Sisters Band

Band Pilot

City Folk

Kevin Welch & Fats Kaplin

Joe Craven Trio

Antje Duvekot

Ellis

and MORE!!! 

I am so excited.  Dave Carter was a brilliant songwriter.  I was just watching some of the older video's of Dave and Tracy Grammer....wow.  I will do my best to make them proud. 

 


Sunday, September 6th, 2009

Unity of Fort Collins, Colorado

9am & 10:30am

1401 West Vine Drive
Fort Collins CO 80521
USA 970.482.1620

Saturday, September 5th, 2009

House concert in Ft. Collins

House Concert w/ Colleen Crosson - 7:30pm

NE Ft. Collins (email or call for directions and the specifics)
Ft. Collins CO usa 970-493-4424
Price: $15

A house concert in Ft. Collins w/ Colleen Crosson opening (She is so cool). www.colleencrosson.com
Reservations are suggested. I'll be playing 2 sets and will be debuting some of my new songs as well as playing songs from the just released album "Mountain and Shore".

Email for directions and more info. : )

ccrosson@peakpeak.com

Saturday, September 5th, 2009

New Belgium Tour de Fat

New Belgium Brewing Company - 9am - 4pm

Fort Collins CO USA

with:

Sean Hayes
The Pimps of Joytime
Handsome Little Devils present: Squirm Burpee Circus
The Dare Devil Chicken Club Presents: Savage Amusements
Portland’s Original Mini-Bike Dance Troupe: The Sprockettes
Loyd Family Players Salsa Drum Corps
On the Grotto state:

Oakhurst, Handpicked Holler, Judith Avers, Barclay Martin, Tom Zingaro, The Late Jack Redell, Jen Korte & Dan Craig, Tony Achilles
Denver

Friday, September 4th, 2009

Ubi-Sub-Ubi

with Robyn Aasmundstad & Barclay Martin

2015 East 17th Ave
Denver CO USA 303.320.7814

(below The Thin Man)

Thursday, September 3rd, 2009

Firefly

supporting the Barclay Martin Ensemble - 7pm

4118 Pennsylvania Ave
Kansas City MO 64111
USA
Price: $5

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009

The Artichoke Sandwich Bar

Open Singer/Songwriter Circle

811 North Broadway
Wichita KS 67208
USA 316.263.9164
Price: Free

Saturday, August 29th, 2009

Out East Music Feast

May Farms - 4pm

64001 East Highway 36
Byers CO 80103
USA 303.822.5800
Price: $25 (inc. camping and breakf

with Angie Stevens, Jenn Korte & The Loss, Veronica May, Coles Whalen, Sara Slaton, Erin Van Horn & more.

visit www.mayfarms.com to read more about this show.

this is also a Michael Jackson tribute (and guess who's brushing up on her MJ skills??).

Friday, August 28th, 2009

Sukii's House Concert

7pm

Greeley CO 80634
USA
Price: $10 suggested donation

email info@judithavers.com for reservations and more information.

Sunday, August 2nd, 2009

Nettle Fest 2009

11am

Price: $20

Join us on Sunday, August 2nd for a lovely afternoon and evening of good music, good food, and good company on the High Rocks campground. Show your support for High Rocks for Girls and catch up with alumnae, hang out with staff from way back, and get to know some of the new faces in the High Rocks family.

There will be live music, a silent auction, an art show, chicken dinner, nettle cook-off and other great ways to pass the afternoon. So be sure to bring a blanket and your whole brood- it's going to be a blast!

Check out these artists and when they will be performing!

· Kari Sickenberger Band - http://karisickenberger.com (11:45-12:45)
· Judith Avers- http://www.judithavers.com (1:00-2:00)
· Uncle Earl - http://www.uncleearl.net/ (2:15-3:30)
· Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys (3:45-5:00)
· Larry Keel - http://www.larrykeel.com/ (5:15-6:30)
· Sweety- http://www.myspace.com/sweetyband (6:45-7:45)

Get your Tickets in advanced and save $$$$

Tickets cost $15 in advance, or $20 at the door, and just $5 for children under 12. Call or email High Rocks for advanced orders, or purchase tickets up at the following locations:

· Edith's Health and Specialty Store (Lewisburg)
· The Wild Bean (Lewisburg)
· The Dirt Bean (Marlinton)
· The Pretty Penny (Watoga State Park)
· McCoy's (Hillsboro)

Eat delicious Food!

· BBQ Chicken
· Potato Salad
· Italian Style Flat Green Beans
· Wilted Nettles and Greens
· Rolls
· Lemonade and Iced Tea
· Plus a Bake Sale!

Particpate in a silent auction for great prizes including:

· Gift Certificates
· Handmade Crafts
· Gift Baskets
· Tasty Treats
· and other great items!
(You can also help us by donating any of the above items. Just call or email us!)

Also enjoy an Art Show and Pony Rides!

Nettle Cook-off guidelines

There’s more to a nettle plant than its sting. Did you know that cooked stinging nettles are not only tasty, but rich in iron, calcium and folic acid? Have you heard that nettles can cure anemia, eczema, baldness, malcontent, boredom, and hunger? Well, it’s probably mostly true!

To celebrate the hidden wonders of the stinging nettle, we invite you to pull on some gloves, snip a bagful of the youngest leaves, cook up an original delicacy and bring it to Nettle Fest. Brave and hungry judges will award fame and prizes to the chef with the best nettle recipe! Read the Nettle Cook-off guidelines below for more details.

· See poem below or wear gloves for safe handling.
· Gather nettles in an inconspicuous, sustainable manner. (No more than 10% of the plants in an area)
· Cook up something at home with nettle as a significant ingredient.
· Bring it in a covered dish with your name taped to the bottom to Nettle Fest by 2pm.

"Tender-handed stroke a nettle,
And it stings you for your pains;
Grasp it like a man [or woman] of mettle,
And it soft as silk remains."
-Aaron Hill, early 18th century, Scotland

Sunday, June 7th, 2009

Buffalo, NY Pride Festival

1pm

Bidwell Parkway
Buffalo NY 716-559-3800
Price: free

Parade starts at 1pm
Mainstage show from 2pm to 6:30pm

other musical guests include:
Doria Roberts (http://www.myspace.com/doriaroberts)

Tom Goss
(www.tomgossmusic.net)

Hosted by: Loraine O'Donnell & John Borsa

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

The Irish Pub

9pm

109 E. Washington Street
Lewisburg WV 304-645-7386
Price: $5

The one. The only.
THE Irish Pub in Lewisburg, WV. We will be celebrating our friends graduation and visiting with our friends in our favorite....Lewisburg. Would really love to see you! (Plus, the Pub is always a good time.)

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

Club Cafe w/ Katie Sawicki

7pm sharp

56-58 South 12th Street
Pittsburgh PA 15203
412-431-4950

With the fabulous Portland-based singer/songwriter Katie Sawicki.
www.myspace.com/katiesawicki www.katiesawicki.com
Advanced tickets recommended-limited seating

Wednesday, May 20th, 2009

The 9th Ward (Babeville, Downstairs) supporting Chris Pureka

7:30pm

Buffalo NY

Advanced tickets are suggested. Doors open at 7pm.
341 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14202
(Corner of W. Tupper)



To Buy tickets: http://www.tickets.com/browseother.cgi?minpid=6515696

Monday, March 30th, 2009

Club Passim supporting Chris Pureka

7pm

Cambridge MA

The legendary Club Passim with the wonderful Chris Pureka. I cannot wait....


47 Palmer Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
www.clubpassim.com

Friday, March 13th, 2009

Carnegie Hall- Early CD release/farewell show

7pm sharp

Lewisburg wv

(304) 645-7917
info@carnegiehallwv.com
Carnegie Hall West Virginia
105 Church Street - Lewisburg, WV 24901

Saturday, January 31st, 2009

Indyindie.com concert opening for Chirs Pureka

Indianapolis IN

How excited am I to get to listen to my friend, Chris Pureka, play live? Very excited. She's wonderful.
First time in Indianapolis...can't wait.
7780 Eagle Valley Pass
Indianapolis, Indiana
317-295-9302
www.chrispureka.com

Saturday, January 24th, 2009

Club Cafe opening for Chris Pureka

7pm

Pittsburgh PA

I will be joining the amazing Chris Pureka in Pittsburgh. It will be my first time playing in Pittsburgh. I'm excited to hear Chris and to check out the town I'll be temporarily living in next year. Would love to see a friendly face!

advanced tickets suggested @ www.ticketweb.com/clubcafe Club Cafe
56-58 South 12th Street
412-431-4950

the lovely: www.chrispureka.com

Saturday, December 13th, 2008

Silver Lining Lodge Concert Series

6pm

Lewisburg WV

Please join us for dinner by bringing a potluck dish to share before the concert begins. Non-alcoholic beverages will be provided. (BYOAB)

If you are interested in attending, please email me at info@judithavers.com.

This show will be an intimate house concert in beautiful West Virginia.
I will be playing brand new songs as well as taking requests. : )

Saturday, October 25th, 2008

Judith Avers and Katie Sawicki House Concert in WV

7pm

Lewisburg WV

My good friend Katie Sawicki and I will be playing an intimate house concert at my home in West Virginia. We would love to have you there!

Space is very limited, so please email jjavers24@yahoo.com if you are interested in reserving a spot.

*cocoa, cookies, and conversation at 6pm.

$10 admission

Saturday, October 11th, 2008

Carnegie Hall opening for Tristan Prettyman

7:00pm

Lewisburg wv

105 Court Street.
info@carnegiehallwv.com

Tristan Prettyman

Since emerging on the California club scene just a few short years ago, singer/songwriter and guitarist Tristan Prettyman has been acclaimed as one of today’s most remarkable new artists. With laid-back melodies springing from finger-picked acoustic guitar and plaintive pedal-steel guitar, she explores her love of country-blues and folk from the ’60s and ’70s, artists like The Band, Joni Mitchell, and Bob Dylan. Rolling Stone calls Prettyman “one of the more promising young pop folkies.”

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