The Grand River Folk Community! 20 Years of Music!



 January  2023
Sun 1 Brantford Open Stage, Open mic Brantford 2pm, $5. Brant Park Inn.
Mon 2 Vocal Meditation (weekly) Online Noon+7:30, pwyc. Zoom. Jane Lewis. All-together-now.ca
Tue 3 Bluegrass jam (weekly) Cambridge 7pm, donation. Galt Legion. ntellier@rogers.com
Thu 5 Acoustic Jam (Weekly) Kitchener 6pm, no charge. TWB Brewery, 300 Mill St. Host: TWB
Fri 13 Songwriting Weekend , with Katherine Wheatley and James Gordon Guelph Weekend, $625|$695. Ignatius Centre, 2 km N of Guelph. Email james@jamesgordon.ca for info or to register
Sun 15 Brantford Open Stage, Open mic Brantford 2pm, $5. Brant Park Inn.
Wed 18 Ukulele Jam, Music at Green Gables Waterloo 7:30pm, n/c. WLU campus centre, 75 University Ave W.. Email len@musicatgreengables.com to register
Mon 23 Ukulele Basics Workshop, Music at Green Gables Kitchener 8pm, $80. Green Gables , 189 Queen St N. 6 weeks, 1 hour per week. Option to attend via Zoom. Email len@musicatgreengables.com to register
Wed 25 Ukulele Confident Beginners Workshop, Music at Green Gables Kitchener 8pm, $70. Green Gables , 189 Queen St N. 5 weeks (not consecutive), 1 hour per week. Option to attend via Zoom. Email len@musicatgreengables.com to register
Thu 26 WUPS, Open Uke stage Cyberspace 7:30pm, n/c. Online, Zoom. Reply to FB event to confirm
Fri 27 Ceili , Irish dance Kitchener 7:70pm, $14|$20. Victoria Park Pavilion, 80 Schneider Ave. Presented by Irish Real Life Festival (IRL). Irishreallifekw.com for tickets
Sat 28 Old Chestnuts Song Circle, Group singing Cyberspace 7:30pm, n/c. Online, Zoom. Email jhcole@mgl.ca for information.
Sun 29 Mill Race English Pub Sessions, group playing Cambridge 2pm, no charge. Ernies, 7 Queen St W. Hespeler.

 February  2023
Wed 1 Ukulele Digging Deeper Workshop, Music at Green Gables Kitchener 8pm, $70. Green Gables , 189 Queen St N. 5 weeks (not consecutive), 1 hour per week. Option to attend via Zoom. Email len@musicatgreengables.com to register
Thu 2 Acoustic Jam (Weekly) Kitchener 6pm, no charge. TWB Brewery, 300 Mill St. Host: TWB
Sat 4 Guelph Celtic Orchestra, Concert and Ceilidh Guelph 7:30pm, $10-$25. Red Chevron Club, 34 Elizabeth St. Tickets via http://www.guelphceltic.ca/
Sun 5 Brantford Open Stage, Open mic Brantford 2pm, $5. Brant Park Inn.
Mon 6 Vocal Meditation (weekly) Online Noon+7:30, pwyc. Zoom. Jane Lewis. All-together-now.ca
Tue 7 Bluegrass jam (weekly) Cambridge 7pm, donation. Galt Legion. ntellier@rogers.com
Thu 9 Ukulele Jam, Music at Green Gables Cyberspace 8pm, n/c. Online, Zoom. Email len@musicatgreengables.com to register
Thu 9 David Francey, Live at The Princess Waterloo 8pm, $40. Original Princess, 6 Princess St W. Tickets ar Eventbrite
Sat 11 Ceili , Irish dance Kitchener 7:30pm, $14|$20. Victoria Park Pavilion, 80 Schneider Ave. Presented by Irish Real Life Festival (IRL) Irishreallifekw.com for tickets
Sun 12 Mill Race English Pub Sessions, group playing Cambridge 2pm, no charge. Ernies, 7 Queen St W. Hespeler.
Fri 17 Black Walnut Open Stage Kitchener 7:30pm, $3?. Mill Courtland Centre, 216 Mill St.. Signup at 7:15.
Sat 18 Old Chestnuts Song Circle, Group singing Cyberspace 7:30pm, n/c. Online, Zoom. Email jhcole@mgl.ca for information. Date TBC.
Sat 18 Ben Rollo, Songwriter series Kitchener 8pm, $30+fees. Registry Theatre, 122 Frederick St.. Tickets at kwtickets.ca. With Kevin Breit, Sheila Carabine, David Gillis
Sun 19 Brantford Open Stage, Open mic Brantford 2pm, $5. Brant Park Inn.
Fri 24 Story Songs, Allison Lupton, Ian Bell, James Gordon, Garnet Rogers 7:30pm, $30+. Central Presbyterian Chirch, 7 Queen's Sq.. With Shane Cook and David Woodhead
Sat 25 Dave Gunning and JP Cormier, Folk Night at the Registry Kitchener 8pm, $40|45. Registry Theatre, 122 Frederick St.. Tickets are available via folknight.ca
Sun 26 Mill Race English Pub Sessions, group playing Cambridge 2pm, no charge. Ernies, 7 Queen St W. Hespeler.

 March  2023
Thu 2 Acoustic Jam (Weekly) Kitchener 6pm, no charge. TWB Brewery, 300 Mill St. Host: TWB
Sun 5 Brantford Open Stage, Open mic Brantford 2pm, $5. Brant Park Inn.
Mon 6 Vocal Meditation (weekly) Online Noon+7:30, pwyc. Zoom. Jane Lewis. All-together-now.ca
Tue 7 Bluegrass jam (weekly) Cambridge 7pm, donation. Galt Legion. ntellier@rogers.com
Sun 12 Mill Race English Pub Sessions, group playing Cambridge 2pm, no charge. Ernies, 7 Queen St W. Hespeler.
Wed 15 Ukulele Jam, Music at Green Gables Waterloo 7:30pm, n/c. KPL, Queen St branch. Email len@musicatgreengables.com to register. Part of IRL.
Fri 17 Black Walnut Open Stage Kitchener 7:30pm, $3?. Mill Courtland Centre, 216 Mill St.. Signup at 7:15.
Sat 18 Ceili , Irish dance Kitchener 7:30pm, $14|$20. Victoria Park Pavilion, 80 Schneider Ave. Presented by Irish Real Life Festival (IRL) Irishreallifekw.com for tickets
Sun 19 Brantford Open Stage, Open mic Brantford 2pm, $5. Brant Park Inn.
Sat 25 Old Chestnuts Song Circle, Group singing Cyberspace 7:30pm, n/c. Online, Zoom. Email jhcole@mgl.ca for information. Date TBC.
Sun 26 Mill Race English Pub Sessions, group playing Cambridge 2pm, no charge. Ernies, 7 Queen St W. Hespeler.

 April  2023
Sun 2 Brantford Open Stage, Open mic Brantford 2pm, $5. Brant Park Inn.
Mon 3 Vocal Meditation (weekly) Online Noon+7:30, pwyc. Zoom. Jane Lewis. All-together-now.ca
Tue 4 Bluegrass jam (weekly) Cambridge 7pm, donation. Galt Legion. ntellier@rogers.com
Thu 6 Acoustic Jam (Weekly) Kitchener 6pm, no charge. TWB Brewery, 300 Mill St. Host: TWB
Sun 9 Mill Race English Pub Sessions, group playing Cambridge 2pm, no charge. Ernies, 7 Queen St W. Hespeler.
Fri 14 Boreal: Songs of Renewal, Roots Weekend Kitchener 8pm, $28. Registry Theatre, 122 Frederick St.. Tickets are available via folknight.ca. Live streaming also available ($23)
Sat 15 Allison Lupton All Star Band, Folk Night at the Registry Kitchener 8pm, $30|35. Registry Theatre, 122 Frederick St.. Tickets are available via folknight.ca. Live streaming also available ($23)
Sun 16 Brantford Open Stage, Open mic Brantford 2pm, $5. Brant Park Inn.
Sun 16 Stephen Fearing + Sentimentals, Roots Weekend Kitchener 3pm, $30|35. Registry Theatre, 122 Frederick St.. Tickets are available via folknight.ca
Fri 21 Black Walnut Open Stage Kitchener 7:30pm, $3?. Mill Courtland Centre, 216 Mill St.. Signup at 7:15.
Sat 22 Old Chestnuts Song Circle, Group singing Cyberspace 7:30pm, n/c. Online, Zoom. Email jhcole@mgl.ca for information. Date TBC.
Sun 23 Mill Race English Pub Sessions, group playing Cambridge 2pm, no charge. Ernies, 7 Queen St W. Hespeler.
Sun 30 Brantford Open Stage, Open mic Brantford 2pm, $5. Brant Park Inn.

 May  2023
Mon 1 Vocal Meditation (weekly) Online Noon+7:30, pwyc. Zoom. Jane Lewis. All-together-now.ca
Tue 2 Bluegrass jam (weekly) Cambridge 7pm, donation. Galt Legion. ntellier@rogers.com
Thu 4 Acoustic Jam (Weekly) Kitchener 6pm, no charge. TWB Brewery, 300 Mill St. Host: TWB
Sat 13 Joe Crookston, Folk Night at the Registry Kitchener 8pm, $25|30. Registry Theatre, 122 Frederick St.. Tickets are available via folknight.ca. Live streaming also available ($21)
Sun 14 Brantford Open Stage, Open mic Brantford 2pm, $5. Brant Park Inn.
Sun 14 Mill Race English Pub Sessions, group playing Cambridge 2pm, no charge. Ernies, 7 Queen St W. Hespeler.
Fri 19 Black Walnut Open Stage Kitchener 7:30pm, $3?. Mill Courtland Centre, 216 Mill St.. Signup at 7:15.
Sat 27 Old Chestnuts Song Circle, Group singing Cyberspace 7:30pm, n/c. Online, Zoom. Email jhcole@mgl.ca for information. Date TBC.
Sun 28 Brantford Open Stage, Open mic Brantford 2pm, $5. Brant Park Inn.
Sun 28 Mill Race English Pub Sessions, group playing Cambridge 2pm, no charge. Ernies, 7 Queen St W. Hespeler.

 June  2023
Thu 1 Acoustic Jam (Weekly) Kitchener 6pm, no charge. TWB Brewery, 300 Mill St. Host: TWB
Mon 5 Vocal Meditation (weekly) Online Noon+7:30, pwyc. Zoom. Jane Lewis. All-together-now.ca
Tue 6 Bluegrass jam (weekly) Cambridge 7pm, donation. Galt Legion. ntellier@rogers.com
Sun 11 Brantford Open Stage, Open mic Brantford 2pm, $5. Brant Park Inn.
Fri 16 Black Walnut Open Stage Kitchener 7:30pm, $3?. Mill Courtland Centre, 216 Mill St.. Signup at 7:15.
Sun 25 Brantford Open Stage, Open mic Brantford 2pm, $5. Brant Park Inn.

 August  2023
Sat 26 Play Music on your Porch Day Everywhere , n/c. . ,,

 September  2023
Sat 16 Folk Night at the Registry, Season 16 begins Kitchener 8pm, TBA. Registry Theatre, 122 Frederick St.. Registry Theatre,122 Frederick St.,
Sun 17 Ceilidh/session, Songs and tunes with Bob MacLean New Hamburg 2pm, nc. The Scran and Dram, 338 Waterloo St.

 October  2023
Sun 15 Ceilidh/session, Songs and tunes with Bob MacLean New Hamburg 2pm, nc. The Scran and Dram, 338 Waterloo St.
Sat 28 Folk Night at the Registry, Season 16 continues Kitchener 8pm, TBA. Registry Theatre, 122 Frederick St.. Registry Theatre,122 Frederick St.,Date TBC.

 November  2023
Sun 19 Ceilidh/session, Songs and tunes with Bob MacLean New Hamburg 2pm, nc. The Scran and Dram, 338 Waterloo St.
Sat 25 Folk Night at the Registry, Season 16 continues Kitchener 8pm, TBA. Registry Theatre, 122 Frederick St.. Registry Theatre,122 Frederick St.,

 December  2023
Sun 17 Ceilidh/session, Songs and tunes with Bob MacLean New Hamburg 2pm, nc. The Scran and Dram, 338 Waterloo St.
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20 Years and 1 Pandemic Later!
The Grand River Folk Community was founded in February 2002 by
Brad McEwen of the Mill Race Folk Society and Jack Cole of the Old Chestnuts Song Circle.


Send events or comments to webmaster@grandriverfolk.org See also www.jeremiah.ca for more events in Southern Ontario, Live @ Jives for  a bit further north,  Headwaters Acoustic Music Society in Orangeville, and Home County for the London area.  Thanks to Doug Gibson for the original GRFC logo!