The Grand River Folk Community!



 August  2017
Wed 2 Celtic Session, (Continues weekly) Guelph 7:30pm, no charge. Pennywhistle Pub. penny.whistle.session@gmail.com
Fri 4 Traditional Irish Session, (Continues weekly) Elora 9pm, no charge. Shepherd's Pub. Host: Eva McCauley
Fri 4 Mill Race Festival of Traditional Folk Music, 4h to 6th Cambridge Varies, free. Downtown Cambridge (Galt) See www.millracefolksociety for details. .
Wed 9 Two Rivers Song Circle, group singing Guelph 7pm, nc. ANAF 344 Hall, 32 Gordon St..
Wed 23 Two Rivers Song Circle, group singing Guelph 7pm, nc. ANAF 344 Hall, 32 Gordon St..
Thu 24 CANCELLED Beverlie Robertson, Brian Crozier, Bob MacLean, Single Malt Cambridge 7pm, $??. McDougall Cottage.

 September  2017
Fri 1 Traditional Irish Session, (Continues weekly) Elora 9pm, no charge. Shepherd's Pub. Host: Eva McCauley
Sun 3 Brantford Open Stage, Open mic Brantford 2pm, $4. Brant Park Inn.
Wed 6 Celtic Session, (Continues weekly) Guelph 7:30pm, no charge. Pennywhistle Pub. penny.whistle.session@gmail.com
Thu 7 Bob MacLean, Kitchen Ceilidh Cambridge 7pm, donation. McDougall Cottage.
Sun 10 Mill Race English Pub Sessions, group playing Cambridge 2pm, no charge. Brownstone Gastropub, 39 Queen St. E. Hespeler.
Sun 10 Eleanor Matte (fiddle), Tartan Tea Cambridge 2pm, $15. McDougall Cottage, Reserve for lunch..
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.
Sat 16 Old Chestnuts Song Circle, group singing Kitchener 7:30pm, no charge. Near downtown. 519-578-6298 for information. NOTE UNUSUAL DATE and new start time
Sun 17 Ceilidh/session, Songs and tunes with Bob MacLean New Hamburg 2pm, nc. The Scran and Dram, 338 Waterloo St.
Sun 17 Brantford Open Stage, Open mic Brantford 2pm, $4. Brant Park Inn.
Thu 21 Celtic Harp meets the Sitar, Ruth Sutherland Cambridge 7pm, donation. McDougall Cottage. Musician in Residence series
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
Fri 22 Jay Linden and DW Rutter Kitchener 8pm, $20. Old Boehmer Box Factory, 283 Duke Street W. Tickets via Evenbrite.
Sat 23 Matthew Byrne, Folk Night at the Registry Kitchener 8pm, $18/20. Registry Theatre, 122 Frederick St.. Tickets and info via www.folknight.ca
Sun 24 Mill Race English Pub Sessions, group playing Cambridge 2pm, no charge. Argyle Arms, 210 King St. East, Preston.
Tue 26 Bruce Cockburn, with Terra Lightfoot Kitchener 8pm, $??. Centre In The Square.
Wed 27 Two Rivers Song Circle, group singing Guelph 7pm, nc. ANAF 344 Hall, 32 Gordon St..
Sat 30 At Home Singalong, with Sam Turton Guelph 7pm, no charge. 238 Kathleen St, back door.

 October  2017
Sun 1 Brantford Open Stage, Open mic Brantford 2pm, $4. Brant Park Inn.
Wed 4 Celtic Session, (Continues weekly) Guelph 7:30pm, no charge. Pennywhistle Pub. penny.whistle.session@gmail.com
Thu 5 Eleanor Matte (fiddle), Kitchen Ceilidh Cambridge 7pm, donation. McDougall Cottage.
Fri 6 Traditional Irish Session, (Continues weekly) Elora 9pm, no charge. Shepherd's Pub. Host: Eva McCauley
Sun 8 Mill Race English Pub Sessions, group playing Cambridge 2pm, no charge. Brownstone Gastropub, 39 Queen St. E. Hespeler.
Wed 11 Two Rivers Song Circle, group singing Guelph 7pm, nc. ANAF 344 Hall, 32 Gordon St..
Sun 15 Ceilidh/session, Songs and tunes with Bob MacLean New Hamburg 2pm, nc. The Scran and Dram, 338 Waterloo St.
Sun 15 Brantford Open Stage, Open mic Brantford 2pm, $4. Brant Park Inn.
Fri 20 Black Walnut Acoustic Open Stage Kitchener 8pm, $3. Mill-Courtland Centre.
Sat 21 Old Chestnuts Song Circle, group singing Kitchener 7:30pm, no charge. Near downtown. 519-578-6298 for information. NOTE UNUSUAL DATE and new start time
Sun 22 Mill Race English Pub Sessions, group playing Cambridge 2pm, no charge. Argyle Arms, 210 King St. East, Preston.
Sun 22 Bob MacLean, Tartan Tea Cambridge 2pm, $15. McDougall Cottage, Reserve for lunch..
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 Blackie and the Rodeo Kings Kitchener 8pm, $??. Centre In The Square.
Sat 28 At Home Singalong, with Sam Turton Guelph 7pm, no charge. 238 Kathleen St, back door.
Sat 28 Lizzy Hoyt, Folk Night at the Registry Kitchener 8pm, $18/20. Registry Theatre, 122 Frederick St.. Tickets and info via www.folknight.ca
Sun 29 Brantford Open Stage, Open mic Brantford 2pm, $4. Brant Park Inn.

 November  2017
Wed 1 Celtic Session, (Continues weekly) Guelph 7:30pm, no charge. Pennywhistle Pub. penny.whistle.session@gmail.com
Thu 2 Brad McEwen (cittern), Kitchen Ceilidh Cambridge 7pm, donation. McDougall Cottage.
Fri 3 Traditional Irish Session, (Continues weekly) Elora 9pm, no charge. Shepherd's Pub. Host: Eva McCauley
Wed 8 Two Rivers Song Circle, group singing Guelph 7pm, nc. ANAF 344 Hall, 32 Gordon St..
Sat 11 Set dance workshop, with Steaphen Rayner Fergus 11am/2pm, $25. Melville United 300 St. Andrew St. 787-0096.
Sun 12 Mill Race English Pub Sessions, group playing Cambridge 2pm, no charge. Brownstone Gastropub, 39 Queen St. E. Hespeler.
Sun 12 Brantford Open Stage, Open mic Brantford 2pm, $4. Brant Park Inn.
Tue 14 Story of Simon and Garfunkle, Tribute show Kitchener 8pm, $??. Centre In The Square.
Wed 15 Jesse Cook Kitchener 8pm, $??. Centre In The Square.
Fri 17 Black Walnut Acoustic Open Stage Kitchener 8pm, $3. Mill-Courtland Centre.
Sat 18 Whitehorse Kitchener 8pm, $??. Centre In The Square.
Sun 19 Ceilidh/session, Songs and tunes with Bob MacLean New Hamburg 2pm, nc. The Scran and Dram, 338 Waterloo St.
Sun 19 Brad McEwen (cittern), Tartan Tea Cambridge 2pm, $15. McDougall Cottage, Reserve for lunch..
Wed 22 Two Rivers Song Circle, group singing Guelph 7pm, nc. ANAF 344 Hall, 32 Gordon St..
Thu 23 Bob MacLean, John Harris and Gwen Potter, Concert Cambridge 7pm, $10. McDougall Cottage.
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
Sat 25 Old Chestnuts Song Circle, group singing Kitchener 7:30pm, no charge. Near downtown. 519-578-6298 for information. NOTE new start time.
Sat 25 At Home Singalong, with Sam Turton Guelph 7pm, no charge. 238 Kathleen St, back door.
Sun 26 Mill Race English Pub Sessions, group playing Cambridge 2pm, no charge. Argyle Arms, 210 King St. East, Preston.
Sun 26 Brantford Open Stage, Open mic Brantford 2pm, $4. Brant Park Inn.
Tue 28 The Young Uns, Folk Night at the Registry Special Kitchener TBA, $22. Registry Theatre, 122 Frederick St.. Tickets and info via www.folknight.ca

 December  2017
Fri 1 Traditional Irish Session, (Continues weekly) Elora 9pm, no charge. Shepherd's Pub. Host: Eva McCauley
Sun 3 Ruth Sutherland, Tartan Tea Cambridge "1pm, 3pm", $15. McDougall Cottage, Reserve for lunch..
Mon 4 Blind Boys of Alabama Kitchener 7:30pm, $??. Centre In The Square.
Wed 6 Celtic Session, (Continues weekly) Guelph 7:30pm, no charge. Pennywhistle Pub. penny.whistle.session@gmail.com
Thu 7 Geoff Lewis, Kitchen Ceilidh Cambridge 7pm, donation. McDougall Cottage.
Sun 10 Mill Race English Pub Sessions, group playing Cambridge 2pm, no charge. Brownstone Gastropub, 39 Queen St. E. Hespeler.
Sun 10 Brantford Open Stage, Open mic Brantford 2pm, $4. Brant Park Inn.
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 Ceilidh/session, Songs and tunes with Bob MacLean New Hamburg 2pm, nc. The Scran and Dram, 338 Waterloo St.
Tue 19 Natalie McMaster and Donnell Leahy Kitchener 8pm, $??. Centre In The Square.
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
Sun 24 Mill Race English Pub Sessions, group playing Cambridge 2pm, no charge. Argyle Arms, 210 King St. East, Preston.
Wed 27 Two Rivers Song Circle, group singing Guelph 7pm, nc. ANAF 344 Hall, 32 Gordon St..
Sat 30 At Home Singalong, with Sam Turton Guelph 7pm, no charge. 238 Kathleen St, back door.

 January  2018
Wed 3 Celtic Session, (Continues weekly) Guelph 7:30pm, no charge. Pennywhistle Pub. penny.whistle.session@gmail.com
Fri 5 Traditional Irish Session, (Continues weekly) Elora 9pm, no charge. Shepherd's Pub. Host: Eva McCauley
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. Brownstone Gastropub, 39 Queen St. E. Hespeler.
Fri 19 Black Walnut Acoustic Open Stage Kitchener 8pm, $3. Mill-Courtland Centre.
Sat 20 Joe Crookston, Folk Night at the Registry Kitchener 8pm, $22/25. Registry Theatre, 122 Frederick St.. Tickets and info via www.folknight.ca
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..
Fri 26 Drumlin Contra Dance Fergus 7:30, $8/12. St. James church., 171 Queen St. E. . Beginner session 7:45, dance 8pm. drumlincontradances.ca
Sat 27 Old Chestnuts Song Circle, group singing Kitchener 7:30pm, no charge. Near downtown. 519-578-6298 for information. NOTE new start time.
Sat 27 At Home Singalong, with Sam Turton Guelph 7pm, no charge. 238 Kathleen St, back door.
Sun 28 Mill Race English Pub Sessions, group playing Cambridge 2pm, no charge. Argyle Arms, 210 King St. East, Preston.

 February  2018
Sun 11 Mill Race English Pub Sessions, group playing Cambridge 2pm, no charge. Brownstone Gastropub, 39 Queen St. E. Hespeler.
Wed 14 Two Rivers Song Circle, group singing Guelph 7pm, nc. ANAF 344 Hall, 32 Gordon St..
Fri 16 Black Walnut Acoustic Open Stage Kitchener 8pm, $3. Mill-Courtland Centre.
Sun 18 Ceilidh/session, Songs and tunes with Bob MacLean New Hamburg 2pm, nc. The Scran and Dram, 338 Waterloo St.
Fri 23 Drumlin Contra Dance Fergus 7:30, $8/12. St. James church., 171 Queen St. E. . Beginner session 7:45, dance 8pm. drumlincontradances.ca
Sat 24 Old Chestnuts Song Circle, group singing Kitchener 7:30pm, no charge. Near downtown. 519-578-6298 for information. NOTE new start time.
Sat 24 At Home Singalong, with Sam Turton Guelph 7pm, no charge. 238 Kathleen St, back door.
Sun 25 Mill Race English Pub Sessions, group playing Cambridge 2pm, no charge. Argyle Arms, 210 King St. East, Preston.
Wed 28 Two Rivers Song Circle, group singing Guelph 7pm, nc. ANAF 344 Hall, 32 Gordon St..

 March  2018
Sat 10 Joe Jencks and Si Kahn, Folk Night at the Registry Kitchener 8pm, $25/28. Registry Theatre, 122 Frederick St.. Tickets and info via www.folknight.ca
Sat 24 Old Chestnuts Song Circle, group singing Kitchener 7:30pm, no charge. Near downtown. 519-578-6298 for information. NOTE new start time.

 April  2018
Fri 13 Laura Smith, Registry Roots Weekend Kitchener 8pm, $25/28. Registry Theatre, 122 Frederick St.. Tickets and info via www.folknight.ca
Sat 14 Dave Gunning and JP Cormier, Folk Night at the Registry Kitchener 8pm, $25/28. Registry Theatre, 122 Frederick St.. Tickets and info via www.folknight.ca
Sat 14 Workshops, Registry Roots Weekend Kitchener "10am, 1pm", TBA. Registry Theatre, 122 Frederick St..
Sat 28 Old Chestnuts Song Circle, group singing Kitchener 7:30pm, no charge. Near downtown. 519-578-6298 for information. NOTE new start time.

 May  2018
Fri 4 Irish Cultural Weekend, Workshops, concert Fergus --, n/a. Various., Workshops all weekend and Artisan demonstrations, dinner, ceili and and Open Platform Feis. 519-787-0096.
Sat 5 Shari Ulrich Trio, Folk Night at the Registry Kitchener 8pm, $22/25. Registry Theatre, 122 Frederick St.. Tickets and info via www.folknight.ca

 July  2018
Sun 22 Scheider Creek Porch Party Kitchener 3pm, free. Near Peter St..
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Guelph Country Dances

Caller: Judy Greenhill

Band: Relative Harmony

www.guelphcontradances.com

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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!