The Grand River Folk Community!



 February  2020
Sat 1 Ben Rollo, Great Canadian Singer-Songwriters IV Kitchener ?pm, $??. Registry Theatre, 122 Frederick St.
Wed 5 Celtic Session, (Continues weekly) Guelph 7:30pm, no charge. Pennywhistle Pub. penny.whistle.session@gmail.com
Thu 6 Acoustic Folk Jam (Weekly) Kitchener 6pm, no charge. TWB Brewery, 300 Mill St. Host: Onion Honey
Fri 7 Kitchen Party (weekly) Guelph 7pm, no charge. Louie's on Lewis, 84 Lewis St..
Sun 9 Mill Race English Pub Sessions, group playing Cambridge 2pm, no charge. Argyle Arms, 210 King St. East, Preston.
Wed 12 Two Rivers Song Circle, group singing Guelph 7pm, nc. ANAF 344 Hall, 32 Gordon St..
Sat 15 Ceili, IRL Festival Kitchener 8pm, $12/$15. Victoria Park Pavillion.
Sun 16 Ceilidh/session, Songs and tunes with Bob MacLean New Hamburg 2pm, nc. The Scran and Dram, 338 Waterloo St.
Thu 20 Mill Race Scottish Sessions, group playing Cambridge 7pm, no charge. Blackwing Coffee Bar, 135c George St. North, Galt.
Fri 21 Black Walnut Acoustic Open Stage Kitchener 8pm, $3. Mill-Courtland Centre.
Sat 22 Old Chestnuts Song Circle, group singing Kitchener 7:30pm, no charge. Near downtown. 519-578-6298 for information. NOTE 7:30 start time!
Sun 23 Mill Race English Pub Sessions, group playing Cambridge 2pm, no charge. Argyle Arms, 210 King St. East, Preston.
Wed 26 Two Rivers Song Circle, group singing Guelph 7pm, nc. ANAF 344 Hall, 32 Gordon St..
Fri 28 Drumlin Contra Dance Fergus 7:30, $8/12. St. James church., 171 Queen St. E. . Beginner session 7:45, dance 8pm. drumlincontradances.ca
Fri 28 Andrew Collins Trio Waterloo 8pm, $??. Folkway Music, 22 Dupont St.. 519.772.0424

 March  2020
Wed 4 Celtic Session, (Continues weekly) Guelph 7:30pm, no charge. Pennywhistle Pub. penny.whistle.session@gmail.com
Thu 5 Acoustic Folk Jam (Weekly) Kitchener 6pm, no charge. TWB Brewery, 300 Mill St. Host: Onion Honey
Fri 6 Kitchen Party (weekly) Guelph 7pm, no charge. Louie's on Lewis, 84 Lewis St..
Sat 7 Allison de Groot and Tatiana Hargraves, Banjofest Guelph 10:30am, $??. Silence, 46 Essex St.. Tickets from Eventbrite.
Sat 7 Ferron, Live On Stage Waterloo 7:30pm, $35. Princess Theatre, 6 Princess St. W.. Tickets via Eventbrite.
Sat 7 Celtic Music School, IRL Festival. Irishreallifefestivalkw.com Kitchener 11am, $20 each. TWH Social. , 1 King W. 1 hour classes in: whistle, fiddle, song, banjo/mando, bodhran, guitar; followed by jam at 8pm. irishreallife@gmail.com.
Sun 8 Brantford Open Stage, Open mic Brantford 2pm, $4. Brant Park Inn.
Sun 8 Mill Race English Pub Sessions, group playing Cambridge 2pm, no charge. Argyle Arms, 210 King St. East, Preston.
Wed 11 Two Rivers Song Circle, group singing Guelph 7pm, nc. ANAF 344 Hall, 32 Gordon St..
Thu 12 Sharon Shannon Band, IRL Festival. Irishreallifefestivalkw.com Kitchener 8pm, $45. Registry Theatre, 122 Frederick St. Tickets via Eventbrite. 27 hours long?
Fri 13 Clefs of Moher, IRL Festival Waterloo 2pm, $25. Knox Presbyterian Church, 50 Erb St. W.. With Michael Kelly Cavan. Also March 16.
Sat 14 The Mighty Kin, IRL Festival Kitchener 2pm, nc. Kitchener Public Library.
Sat 14 St. Patrick's Ceili, IRL Festival Kitchener 8pm, $12. Victoria Park Pavillion.
Sat 14 St. Patricks Extravaganza, and Ceili Guelph 7pm, $20/$25. Italian Canadian Club, 135 Ferguson St.. Guelph Celtic Orchestra.
Sun 15 Ceilidh/session, Songs and tunes with Bob MacLean New Hamburg 2pm, nc. The Scran and Dram, 338 Waterloo St.
Sun 15 Ugly Horse Band, IRL Festival Kitchener 2pm, nc. Kitchener Public Library.
Thu 19 Mill Race Scottish Sessions, group playing Cambridge 7pm, no charge. Blackwing Coffee Bar, 135c George St. North, Galt.
Thu 19 RUNA, One Night Only Kitchener 8pm, $27. Registry Theatre, 122 Frederick St. Tickets from Centre In The Square
Fri 20 Black Walnut Acoustic Open Stage Kitchener 8pm, $3. Mill-Courtland Centre.
Sat 21 James Keelaghan and Jez Lowe, Folk Night at the Registry Kitchener 8pm, $23|25. Registry Theatre, 122 Frederick St. Tickets via folknight.ca
Sun 22 Brantford Open Stage, Open mic Brantford 2pm, $4. Brant Park Inn.
Sun 22 Mill Race English Pub Sessions, group playing Cambridge 2pm, no charge. Argyle Arms, 210 King St. East, Preston.
Wed 25 Two Rivers Song Circle, group singing Guelph 7pm, nc. ANAF 344 Hall, 32 Gordon St..
Fri 27 Drumlin Contra Dance Fergus 7:30, $8/12. St. James church., 171 Queen St. E. . Beginner session 7:45, dance 8pm. drumlincontradances.ca
Fri 27 Old Chestnuts Song Circle, group singing Kitchener 7:30pm, no charge. Near downtown. 519-578-6298 for information. NOTE UNUSUAL DATE!

 April  2020
Wed 1 Celtic Session, (Continues weekly) Guelph 7:30pm, no charge. Pennywhistle Pub. penny.whistle.session@gmail.com
Thu 2 Acoustic Folk Jam (Weekly) Kitchener 6pm, no charge. TWB Brewery, 300 Mill St. Host: Onion Honey
Fri 3 Kitchen Party (weekly) Guelph 7pm, no charge. Louie's on Lewis, 84 Lewis St..
Sun 5 Mill Race English Pub Sessions, group playing Cambridge 2pm, no charge. Argyle Arms, 210 King St. East, Preston.
Wed 8 Two Rivers Song Circle, group singing Guelph 7pm, nc. ANAF 344 Hall, 32 Gordon St..
Sun 12 Brantford Open Stage, Open mic Brantford 2pm, $4. Brant Park Inn.
Thu 16 Mill Race Scottish Sessions, group playing Cambridge 7pm, no charge. Blackwing Coffee Bar, 135c George St. North, Galt.
Fri 17 Black Walnut Acoustic Open Stage Kitchener 8pm, $3. Mill-Courtland Centre.
Fri 17 Spring Ceili, IRL Festival Kitchener 8pm, $??. Victoria Park Pavillion.
Fri 17 Michael Jerome Browne, Registry Roots Weekend Kitchener 8pm, $22. Registry Theatre, 122 Frederick St. Tickets via folknight.ca
Sat 18 One For The Foxes, Folk Night at the Registry Kitchener 8pm, $20|22. Registry Theatre, 122 Frederick St. Tickets via folknight.ca
Sat 18 Ian Tamblyn: Chasing The North, Registry Roots Weekend Kitchener 1pm, $15. Registry Theatre, 122 Frederick St. Tickets via folknight.ca. Audio-visual and musical journey through the North.
Sun 19 Mill Race English Pub Sessions, group playing Cambridge 2pm, no charge. Argyle Arms, 210 King St. East, Preston.
Sun 19 Ceilidh/session, Songs and tunes with Bob MacLean New Hamburg 2pm, nc. The Scran and Dram, 338 Waterloo St.
Wed 22 Two Rivers Song Circle, group singing Guelph 7pm, nc. ANAF 344 Hall, 32 Gordon St..
Fri 24 Drumlin Contra Dance Fergus 7:30, $8/12. St. James church., 171 Queen St. E. . Beginner session 7:45, dance 8pm. drumlincontradances.ca
Fri 24 Kevin Ramessar, (Also Apr 25) Kitchener 8pm, $27. Registry Theatre, 122 Frederick St. Tickets at Centre In The Square
Sat 25 Old Chestnuts Song Circle, group singing Kitchener 7:30pm, no charge. Near downtown. 519-578-6298 for information. NOTE 7:30 start time!
Sun 26 Brantford Open Stage, Open mic Brantford 2pm, $4. Brant Park Inn.

 May  2020
Fri 1 Kitchen Party (weekly) Guelph 7pm, no charge. Louie's on Lewis, 84 Lewis St..
Sat 2 Eileen McGann, Folk Night at the Registry Kitchener 8pm, $20|22. Registry Theatre, 122 Frederick St. Tickets via folknight.ca
Sun 3 Brantford Open Stage, Open mic Brantford 2pm, $4. Brant Park Inn.
Sun 3 Mill Race English Pub Sessions, group playing Cambridge 2pm, no charge. Argyle Arms, 210 King St. East, Preston.
Wed 6 Celtic Session, (Continues weekly) Guelph 7:30pm, no charge. Pennywhistle Pub. penny.whistle.session@gmail.com
Thu 7 Acoustic Folk Jam (Weekly) Kitchener 6pm, no charge. TWB Brewery, 300 Mill St. Host: Onion Honey
Wed 13 Two Rivers Song Circle, group singing Guelph 7pm, nc. ANAF 344 Hall, 32 Gordon St..
Fri 15 Black Walnut Acoustic Open Stage Kitchener 8pm, $3. Mill-Courtland Centre.
Sun 17 Brantford Open Stage, Open mic Brantford 2pm, $4. Brant Park Inn.
Sun 17 Mill Race English Pub Sessions, group playing Cambridge 2pm, no charge. Argyle Arms, 210 King St. East, Preston.
Sun 17 Ceilidh/session, Songs and tunes with Bob MacLean New Hamburg 2pm, nc. The Scran and Dram, 338 Waterloo St.
Thu 21 Mill Race Scottish Sessions, group playing Cambridge 7pm, no charge. Blackwing Coffee Bar, 135c George St. North, Galt.
Fri 22 Drumlin Contra Dance Fergus 7:30, $8/12. St. James church., 171 Queen St. E. . Beginner session 7:45, dance 8pm. drumlincontradances.ca
Sat 23 Old Chestnuts Song Circle, group singing Kitchener 7:30pm, no charge. Near downtown. 519-578-6298 for information. NOTE 7:30 start time!
Wed 27 Two Rivers Song Circle, group singing Guelph 7pm, nc. ANAF 344 Hall, 32 Gordon St..
Sun 31 Mill Race English Pub Sessions, group playing Cambridge 2pm, no charge. Argyle Arms, 210 King St. East, Preston. Whit Sunday.

 June  2020
Wed 3 Celtic Session, (Continues weekly) Guelph 7:30pm, no charge. Pennywhistle Pub. penny.whistle.session@gmail.com
Thu 4 Acoustic Folk Jam (Weekly) Kitchener 6pm, no charge. TWB Brewery, 300 Mill St. Host: Onion Honey
Fri 5 Kitchen Party (weekly) Guelph 7pm, no charge. Louie's on Lewis, 84 Lewis St..
Sun 7 Brantford Open Stage, Open mic Brantford 2pm, $4. Brant Park Inn.
Wed 10 Two Rivers Song Circle, group singing Guelph 7pm, nc. ANAF 344 Hall, 32 Gordon St..
Sun 14 Mill Race English Pub Sessions, group playing Cambridge 2pm, no charge. Argyle Arms, 210 King St. East, Preston.
Thu 18 Mill Race Scottish Sessions, group playing Cambridge 7pm, no charge. Blackwing Coffee Bar, 135c George St. North, Galt.
Fri 19 Black Walnut Acoustic Open Stage Kitchener 8pm, $3. Mill-Courtland Centre.
Sun 21 Brantford Open Stage, Open mic Brantford 2pm, $4. Brant Park Inn.
Sun 21 Ceilidh/session, Songs and tunes with Bob MacLean New Hamburg 2pm, nc. The Scran and Dram, 338 Waterloo St.
Wed 24 Two Rivers Song Circle, group singing Guelph 7pm, nc. ANAF 344 Hall, 32 Gordon St..
Sun 28 Mill Race English Pub Sessions, group playing Cambridge 2pm, no charge. Argyle Arms, 210 King St. East, Preston.

 July  2020
Wed 1 Celtic Session, (Continues weekly) Guelph 7:30pm, no charge. Pennywhistle Pub. penny.whistle.session@gmail.com
Thu 2 Acoustic Folk Jam (Weekly) Kitchener 6pm, no charge. TWB Brewery, 300 Mill St. Host: Onion Honey
Fri 3 Kitchen Party (weekly) Guelph 7pm, no charge. Louie's on Lewis, 84 Lewis St..
Wed 8 Two Rivers Song Circle, group singing Guelph 7pm, nc. ANAF 344 Hall, 32 Gordon St..
Sun 19 Ceilidh/session, Songs and tunes with Bob MacLean New Hamburg 2pm, nc. The Scran and Dram, 338 Waterloo St.
Wed 22 Two Rivers Song Circle, group singing Guelph 7pm, nc. ANAF 344 Hall, 32 Gordon St..

 August  2020
Wed 12 Two Rivers Song Circle, group singing Guelph 7pm, nc. ANAF 344 Hall, 32 Gordon St..
Wed 26 Two Rivers Song Circle, group singing Guelph 7pm, nc. ANAF 344 Hall, 32 Gordon St..

 September  2020
Sat 26 Old Chestnuts Song Circle, group singing Kitchener 7:30pm, no charge. Near downtown. 519-578-6298 for information. NOTE 7:30 start time.

 October  2020
Sat 24 Old Chestnuts Song Circle, group singing Kitchener 7:30pm, no charge. Near downtown. 519-578-6298 for information. NOTE 7:30 start time.

 November  2020
Sat 28 Old Chestnuts Song Circle, group singing Kitchener 7:30pm, no charge. Near downtown. 519-578-6298 for information. NOTE 7:30 start time.
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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!