dates: concerts, festivals, and camps
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- April 21, 2017: Concert in Boone, NC with the Blue Ridge Broadcasters (contact Center for Appalachian Studies for tickets)
- April 28-38, 2017: Chesapeake Dance Weekend in Edgewater, MD—playing square dances with the Bucking Mules!
- May 4, 2017 house show in Charlottesville, VA with the Bucking Mules
- May 5, 2017 album release show at the Nightlight in Chapel Hill, NC with Bucking Mules, featuring Alice Gerrard
- May 6, 2016 house concert in Greensboro, NC with Bucking Mules Trio
- June 4-10, 2017 Blue Ridge Old Time Week in Mars Hill, NC—weeklong instruction in advanced Old Time Fiddle in the North Carolina mountains, focusing on fiddling from Western North Carolina and East Tennessee
- July 21-23, 2017: Hiawatha Traditional Music Festival in Marquette, MI—with the Bucking Mules
- August 13-19, 2017: Ashokan Southern Week in Olivebridge, NY—teaching fiddle and a banjo at a week-long instructional camp.
- 7 PM June 1, 2013: Blue Ridge Music Center in Galax, Va—performing in Tennessee Tradition concert with fiddler Mike Bryant
- June 15-19, 2013: Mars Hill Old Time Week in Mars Hill, NC—weeklong instruction in Old Time Fiddle in the North Carolina mountains
- June 30- July 7, 2013: Festival of American Fiddle Tunes in Port Townsend, WA—will be sharing fiddle and banjo tunes from East Tennessee and the Cumberland Plateau
- July 21-27, 2013: Swannanoa Old Time Gathering in Swannanoa, NC—will be teaching Old Time Fiddle and Banjo for a super fun week of music
- August 3, 2013: Appalachian String Band Festival aka Clifftop in Clifftop, WV—playing with winning band from 2012 stringband competition the Bucking Mules for Saturday evening concert
- September 21, 2013: Fiddle Showcase at Hoppin' John festival near Pittsboro, NC
- September 28, 2013 8 PM: All Stars of Folk Revue at Carrborro Arts Center in Carrborro, NC
- October 5, 2013 7:30: Concert with Cleek Schrey, Luker Richardson and Matt Olwell at Garth Newell Music Center in Hot Springs, VA
- October 19, 2013: House Concert and fiddle workshop in Port Republic, VA
- November 1 8-11 : NC Squares Square Dance at Carrborro Arts Center
- BUCKING MULES UK tour 2014:
- February 21 8 PM with Rob Heron and the Tea Pad Orchestra: Cumberland Arms, Newcastle
- February 22 8 PM, Douglas Robertson's studio, Edinburgh
- February 23 The Caledonia, 2 Catharine Street, Liverpool
- February 25 Burnetts Hill Chapel, Martletwy, Pembrokeshire
- February 28 The Lamb, Lewes, Sussex
- March 1 7:30 The Forge, London
- February 14-16 2014: Gainsborough Old Time Music and Dance Festival in Gainsborough, UK with the Bucking Mules
- June 8 -11 2014: Teaching fiddle at California Bluegrass Assocation's Grass Valley Music Camp
- June 12-15 2014: California Bluegrass Association Father's Day Bluegrass Festival in Grass Valley, CA with the Bucking Mules
- July 20-25 2014: Swannanoa Old Time Gathering in Swannanoa, NC—teaching Old Time Fiddle and Banjo for a super fun week of music in the North Carolina mountains
- August 17-22: Nimble Fingers Bluegrass and Old Time Music Camp in Sorrento, British Columbia—teaching old time fiddle at a beautiful camp with wonderful people
- September 17-21: Berkeley Old Time Music Convention with the Bucking Mules in Berkeley, CA—a concert at the Freight and Salvage, a dance at Ashkenaz, and workshops
- May 14-17, 2015 Bluff Country Gathering in Lanesboro, MN—performing and teaching up in Minnesota at a wonderful gathering
- July 29-August 2, 2015 Appalachian String Band Festival aka Clifftop in West Virginia with Bucking Mules—the 2014 blue ribbon band will play a concert on Saturday evening
- August 5-7, 2015 Teaching fiddle at Minnesota Bluegrass and Old Time Pre-Festival Camp with Bucking Mules (Luke will teach banjo and Karen will teach guitar)
- August 5-9, 2015 Minnesota Bluegrass and Old Time Music Festival with Bucking Mules at El Rancho Mañana, Minnesota
- October 3, 2015, 2015 in Raleigh, NC: Fiddling a square dance with the Freighthoppers at IBMA Wide Open Bluegrass (4-5:30 and free).
- October 16-17, 2015 in Austin, TX: Austin Stringband Festival playing a square dance (9:45 PM on the 16th) and a concert (9:00 PM on the 17th) with the Bucking Mules
- November 14, 2015 in Pittsboro, NC NC Squares 10th Anniversary Square Dance Party August 7-12, 2016: Augusta Heritage Center Old-Time Week in Elkins, WV—co-teaching a class with folklorist and musician Bobby Fulcher on repertoire from the Cumberland Plateau. It should be an amazing class that will delve into the region's music and players. August 14-20, 2016: Ashokan Southern Week in Saugerties, NY—teaching fiddle at a week-long instructional camp.
- October 7, 2016 8:30-11pm: concert with Steph Coleman at Nightlight in Chapel Hill, NC
- October 14-16, 2016: Florida Fiddlers Association Convention—I'll be a special guest at the convention, performing concerts and teaching workshops.
- January 18, 2017: Solo Performance at Virginia Wesleyan College in Norfolk, VA
- February 4, 2017: Floyd Radio Show in Floyd, VA with the Blue Ridge Broadcasters
- February 10-11, 2017 University of Chicago Folk Festival in Chicago, IL with the Bucking Mules
- March 25-27, 2017: Crook Road Weekend Old Time Fiddle Workshop at Chestnut Creek School of the Arts in Galax, VA. Weekend fiddle workshop and evening concert with Travis Stewart and Meredith McIntosh.