Simple Gifts Tour Schedule

Please contact the venue or Simple Gifts to confirm.

 
January 2022
Sat
1/29

Simple Taste of Folk College
ONLINE - Click HERE to join us.
Zoom meeting id: 896 8773 2965
Zoom passcode: music


Simple Gifts organizes an annual "Folk College" weekend in May, and we're hoping to be in-person this year. The event on January 29 will be a free one-day taste of what goes on at Folk College, including:

5-6pm Beginners' Jam - Perfect for people who've never jammed and perhaps never played an instrument

6-7pm Open Mic - Listen to and be inspired by short performances by amateurs.

7-8pm Simple Gifts concert - This is our usual monthly "Music & Laughter" concert

8-9pm More jamming and conversation

February 2022
Wed
2/9
7:00

What Instrument Should I Play?
ONLINE - Click HERE to join us.
Zoom meeting id: 896 8773 2965
Zoom passcode: music


If you're thinking about learning an instrument but not sure which one, this workshop is for you! We'll show 10 folk instruments in order from easiest to hardest, discuss the pros and cons of playing each, and give advice on how to get started.


Sun
2/27

The Arts at Trinity
Wilmington DE
302-652-8605


3pm Workshop explaining how we construct our music
4pm Concert
March 2022

Sat
3/19
12-3pm

Bottle Works Ethnic Arts Center
Johnstown PA
814.536-5705


Hands-on music workshops for adult non-musicians. You'll get to try ukulele, bowed psaltery, and other folk instruments such as guitar, mandolin, autoharp, dulcimer, banjo, fiddle. Sponsored by Laurel Highlands Historical Village. Call 814-288-7017 to register. Continued 4/16 and 5/21.


Sun
3/20

St. John's Lutheran Church
Phoenixville PA (west of Phila)
610-933-3947

4pm concert
Sat
3/26

Music and laughter on a Saturday night
ONLINE - Click HERE to join us.
Zoom meeting id: 896 8773 2965
Zoom passcode: music


Join us online for a free concert (donations requested)
6:45pm Get on early to say hi before the concert starts
7pm Simple Gifts concert


Sun
3/27

Camp Chapel Methodist Church
Perry Hall MD (near Baltimore)
410-256-5561

4pm concert
April 2022

Sun-Mon
4/3-4/4

St. Timothy's Episcopal Church
Perrysburg OH (near Toledo)
419.874.5704

Sunday 3pm concert
Monday workshop for music students at Bolling Green State University

Sat
4/16
12-3pm

Bottle Works Ethnic Arts Center
Johnstown PA
814.536-5705


Hands-on music workshops for adult non-musicians. You'll get to try ukulele, bowed psaltery, and other folk instruments such as guitar, mandolin, autoharp, dulcimer, banjo, fiddle. Sponsored by Laurel Highlands Historical Village. Call 814-288-7017 to register. Continued 5/21.


Thur
4/21

Fiddle Class for Violinists
ONLINE - Click here to register
619-560-5694


8:30pm Eastern - Intermediate and advanced violinists learn the basics of playing fiddle.


Thur
4/28

Penns Valley Senior Center
Centre Hall PA (near State College)
814-362-9511 or 814-349-8188


1pm Ukulele lessons for beginners and non-musicians. Instruments will be provided or bring your own if you have one. Priority to ages 60 and up, but others are welcome if space allows.

May 2022

Thur
5/5

Central Perry County Senior Center
New Bloomfield PA
717-582-4508


11am Concert
12pm Ukulele lesson for beginners and non-musicians. Instruments will be provided or bring your own if you have one. Priority to ages 60 and up, but others are welcome if space allows.


Thur
5/12

Penns Valley Senior Center
Centre Hall PA (near State College)
814-362-9511 or 814-349-8188


1pm Ukulele lessons for beginners and non-musicians. Instruments will be provided or bring your own if you have one. Priority to ages 60 and up, but others are welcome if space allows.

Sun
5/15

Concert for Ukraine
ONLINE - Click HERE to join us.
Zoom meeting id: 896 8773 2965
Zoom passcode: music


1pm Eastern - Concert to support Ukrainian refugees in Poland. We'll also get to meet several Ukrainians and/or Poles who can tell us first-hand about the situation there.


Fri
5/20

Moonstock Concerts
State College PA
814-404-1313


7pm outdoor concert - bring a chair or blanket


Sat
5/21
12-3pm

Bottle Works Ethnic Arts Center
Johnstown PA
814.536-5705


12:00 Hands-on music workshops for adult non-musicians. Sponsored by Laurel Highlands Historical Village. Call 814-288-7017 to register.

1:30 Concert


Thur
5/26

Penns Valley Senior Center
Centre Hall PA (near State College)
814-362-9511 or 814-349-8188


1pm Ukulele lessons for beginners and non-musicians. Instruments will be provided or bring your own if you have one. Priority to ages 60 and up, but others are welcome if space allows.

Fri-Sat
5/27-5/29
Folk College
Held at Juniata College in Huntingdon PA
(south of State College)
814-643-6220

FEATURED EVENT

Three days of workshops, concerts, and jamming with Simple Gifts, John McCutcheon, Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer, Appleseed Collective, and more.

June 2022

Thur
6/29

Penns Valley Senior Center
Centre Hall PA (near State College)
814-362-9511 or 814-349-8188


1pm Ukulele lessons for beginners and non-musicians. Instruments will be provided or bring your own if you have one. Priority to ages 60 and up, but others are welcome if space allows.

2pm Concert

July 2022

Fri-Sat
7/8-7/9

Bethany Public Library
Bethany PA (east of Scranton)
570-253-4349


Bethany Music Camp for all ages and instruments. Details tbd.
August 2022

Sat
8/27

Starlight Tea Concert Series
Lancaster Church of the Brethren
Lancaster PA
717-397-4751


7pm concert
September 2022

Wed
9/9

Heritage Hunt Concerts
Gainsville VA (near DC)


3pm concert
Fri-Sat
9/16-9/18
Greenwood Furnace Folk Gathering
Between State College & Huntingdon PA
814-643-6220

FEATURED EVENT

Three days of workshops, concerts, and jamming with Simple Gifts and others. See folkgathering.com for details.

October 2022

Fri
10/7

University of Findlay
Alumni Memorial Union Building
Findlay OH
419-434-4606


11:30am concert

Please consider leaving a tip for Simple Gifts or the sponsoring organization. If no organization is indicated, then the event is self-sponsored by Simple Gifts and entirely supported by donations.

link to facebook    Simple Gifts • Box 968 • Lemont, PA 16851 • 814/238-8048 • Linda@SimpleGiftsMusic.com