Calendar

Sep
25
Tue
2018
IBMA Conference @ International Bluegrass Music Association Conference
Sep 25 – Sep 27 all-day
Sep
27
Thu
2018
IBMA World of Bluegrass – Songwriter’s Showcase @ Raleigh Convention Center
Sep 27 @ 1:00 PM

Cathy Fink will participate in the 2018 World of Bluegrass Songwriter’s Showcase at the Raleigh Convention Center. In order to attend you have to have access to the IBMA conference, for more information visit IBMA’s website.

Sep
28
Fri
2018
Prairie Jamboree Ukulele Festival @ Viscount Gort Hotel
Sep 28 – Sep 29 all-day

Cathy & Marcy perform and present workshops at the festival on Sept 28-29.

Sep
30
Sun
2018
Banjo & Guitar Workshops, Ukulele Club of Winnipeg and Homeroutes Workshop @ TBD
Sep 30 all-day
Oct
4
Thu
2018
Inner City Inner Child – Sing To Your Baby Workshops (Private Event)
Oct 4 all-day

Cathy & Marcy conduct a private Sing To Your Baby residency for Inner City-Inner Child

Oct
11
Thu
2018
Inner City Inner Child – Sing To Your Baby Residency (Private Event)
Oct 11 all-day

Cathy & Marcy conduct a private residency for Inner City-Inner Child

Oct
13
Sat
2018
Fink, Marxer & Gleaves Live @ Tonal Park Studios Allyworld
Oct 13 @ 7:30 PM

Join Cathy Fink, Marcy Marxer, and Sam Gleaves for an evening of music – presented by FSGW (Folklore Society of Greater Washington). No Advance tickets will be sold, please pay at the door. Please access Allyworld via the Takoma Radio entrance.

 

Click here for more information

Oct
20
Sat
2018
Cathy & Marcy Duo Kids/Family Show @ Pumpkin Village at Leesburg Animal Park
Oct 20 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Concert included with purchase of Leesburg Animal Park/Pumpkin Villeage Fallfest Leesburg Admission Tickets here

Oct
21
Sun
2018
Cathy & Marcy Duo Kids/Family Library Show @ Wheaton Interim Library
Oct 21 @ 2:00 PM

FREE Performance for children of all ages and their families. Please pick up your free ticket at the Information desk starting at 1 o’clock.

Oct
25
Thu
2018
Woodstock Invitational Luthiers Showcase Kickoff Concert – Cathy & Marcy with Mary Flower @ The Colony
Oct 25 @ 8:00 PM

Thursday evening, Oct. 25:
Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer, Mary Flower – kickoff concert at the Colony

Oct
26
Fri
2018
Woodstock Invitational Luthiers Showcase – Cathy & Marcy Grit Laskin Guitars Showcase @ Bearsville Theater & Utopia Soundstage
Oct 26 all-day
Oct
27
Sat
2018
Woodstock Invitational Luthiers Showcase – Cathy & Marcy Present Workshops @ Bearsville Theater & Utopia Soundstage
Oct 27 all-day
Nov
2
Fri
2018
Cathy & Marcy Perform at The 20th Anniversary Banjo Gathering @ Birthplace of Country Music Museum
Nov 2 – Nov 3 all-day
November 2nd Concert Cathy & Marcy, Adam Hurt, Jake Blount, Bill Evans, Greg Adams, Bob Carlin & more. Stream LIVE at listenradiobristol.org.
Nov
16
Fri
2018
AMTA National Conference – Workshops & Jam Sessions @ Hyatt Regency Dallas
Nov 16 – Nov 18 all-day

AMTA 2018 Conference Theme: Music Therapy for a Growing World

Conference runs from Nov. 16-18, Cathy & Marcy will present ukulele workshops & jam sessions. Open only to AMTA Conference attendees.

Nov
28
Wed
2018
Fresh Air: Strathmore Artists in Residence Preview Concert @ AMP by Strathmore
Nov 28 @ 8:00 PM

FRESH AIR ARTIST IN RESIDENCE CLASS OF 2019 PREVIEW CONCERT
For more than 10 years, Strathmore has proudly supported the budding careers of musicians through our highly regarded Artist in Residence (AIR) program. Join the AIR class of 2019 for their debut concert at AMP. All AIR class members and their mentors take the stage for an unforgettable evening of cross-genre collaboration featuring the stars of tomorrow.

Dec
28
Fri
2018
Hank Williams Tribute with Robin & Linda Williams, Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer, Pete & Maura Kennedy, Patrick McAvinue, Marshall Wilborn @ Court Square Theater
Dec 28 @ 7:00 PM

Get your tickets early, this one sells out folks!
GRAMMY® winners Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer host the evening with Robin & Linda Williams, Pete & Maura Kennedy, Patrick McAvinue, and Marshall Wilborn.

Dec
29
Sat
2018
Hank Williams Tribute w/Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer, Robin & Linda Williams, Pete & Maura Kennedy, Patrick McAvinue, Marshall Wilborn @ The Capitol Theatre Center
Dec 29 @ 7:30 PM

Our second year at The Capitol Theatre in Chambersburg, PA!
Line-up features: Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer, Robin & Linda Williams, Pete and Maura Kennedy, Patrick McAvinue, and Marshall Wilborn. Get your tickets early folks!!

Dec
30
Sun
2018
22nd Annual Hank Williams Tribute w/Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer, Robin & Linda Williams, Pete and Maura Kennedy, Patrick McAvinue, Marshall Wilborn @ Birchmere Music Hall
Dec 30 @ 7:30 PM

The 22nd Annual Hank Williams Tribute line up features Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer, Robin & Linda Williams, Pete and Maura Kennedy, Patrick McAvinue, and Marshall Wilborn. Get your tickets early folks!!

Jan
3
Thu
2019
Arts Presenters Conference & Showcases @ Arts Presenters Conference
Jan 3 – Jan 5 all-day

Cathy & Marcy perform as part of Ken Waldman’s Annual Folk/Roots Showcases
January 3 @8pm – Jalopy, 315 Columbia St, Brooklyn, NY 11231
January 4 @9pm – Don’t Tell Mama, 343 W 46th St, New York, NY 10036

 

Jan
5
Sat
2019
Banjoista Salon with Hilary Hawke and Cynthia Sayer @ Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
Jan 5 @ 4:00 PM

Arts Presenters attendees contact Alisa (at) cathymarcy.com for reservations. All others purchase tix via ticket link above.

These four women are celebrated artists of multiple banjo styles: Cathy Fink’s clawhammer genius, Hilary Hawke’s bluegrass/ old time mastery, Marcy Marxer’s cello banjo and banjo ukulele innovations; and Cynthia Sayer’s jazz banjo virtuosity. They have individually garnered numerous honors including Grammy Awards, induction into the American Banjo Hall Of Fame, appearances ranging from Broadway to The White House, Merlefest to the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, and concerts and educational programs worldwide. Together for the first time, these artists will weave in and out of collaborations and solos from Swing Classics to Appalachian Traditions, Original compositions, and more. Don’t miss it!

Jan
26
Sat
2019
Cathy & Mary w/ Myrna Sislen, NAMM Idea Center Session @ Anaheim Convention Center. Level 1, Lobby, NAMM Idea Center
Jan 26 @ 1:30 PM

Cathy & Marcy join Middle C Music’s Myrna Sislen for “How to Make the Most of the Ukulele Explosion”, at The NAMM Show 2019 (National Association of Music Merchants).

Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer Duo Show @ Island Bazaar
Jan 26 @ 7:00 PM
Jan
31
Thu
2019
Fink, Marxer & Gleaves with Special Guest Chao Tian @ AMP by Strathmore
Jan 31 @ 8:00 PM

Join Cathy Fink, Marcy Marxer & Sam Gleaves with Special Guest Chao Tian (Chinese dulcimer).

 

Feb
1
Fri
2019
Fink, Marxer & Gleaves with Special Guest Chao Tian @ Common Ground on the Hill in Baltimore
Feb 1 @ 7:30 PM
Feb
2
Sat
2019
Fink, Marxer & Gleaves @ Hurdy Gurdy Folk Music Club
Feb 2 @ 8:00 PM

Join Cathy Fink, Marcy Marxer and Sam Gleaves for an evening of tunes selected from their debut release “Shout and Shine” and more folk/bluegrass/traditional music favorites.

Feb
4
Mon
2019
Private Zoom A Little Zoom In-School Performance @ Round Valley School
Feb 4 all-day
Feb
14
Thu
2019
Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer – Duo Official Showcase (Open to Conference Registrants Only) @ Folk Alliance, McGarrigle Room, Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth Hotel
Feb 14 @ 5:45 PM – 6:15 PM

Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer Official Showcase: 5:45 pm6:15 pm
McGarrigle Room @ Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montréal, Québec, Canada
2019 Folk Alliance International Conference

Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer – Shubb Capo Cabana Showcase at Folk Alliance (Open to Conference Registrants Only) @ Folk Alliance, Room 541, Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth Hotel
Feb 14 @ 11:30 PM – Feb 15 @ 11:50 PM

Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer @ Shubb Capos Showcase – Capo Cabana

Feb
15
Fri
2019
Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer – Duo Official Showcase (Open to Conference Registrants Only) @ Folk Alliance, Traditional Room, Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth Hotel
Feb 15 @ 10:30 PM – 11:00 PM

Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer Showcase: 10:30-11pm
Folk Alliance Traditional Room @ Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montréal, Québec, Canada

Feb
16
Sat
2019
Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer – Coyote Entertainment Showcase (Open to Conference Registrants Only) @ Club Montreal Room, Folk Alliance
Feb 16 @ 1:00 AM – 1:50 AM

Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer Duo Showcase
1:00pm – Club Montreal Room, Sponsored by Coyote Entertainment

Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer – Si Kahn’s 75th Bday Showcase (Open to Conference Registrants Only) @ The Gordon Lightfoot Room (Van Horne Room) @ Folk Alliance International Conference
Feb 16 @ 10:30 PM – 10:55 PM

10:30-10:55pm
Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer Showcase
Si Kahn’s 75th Birthday Celebration
The Gordon Lightfoot Room (Van Horne Room)
Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montréal, Québec, Canada

Also on the program…

11:00-11:55 pm: Mother Jones In Heaven
12-12:25 am: Joe Jencks
12:30-12:55 am: Cairdeas
1:00-1:25 am: Joe Jencks & Si Kahn
1:30-1:55 am: Mara Levine
2:00-2:30 am: Cairdeas

Feb
22
Fri
2019
Wintergrass 2019 – Duo Performances @ Hyatt Regency Bellevue, WA
Feb 22 all-day

Cathy & Marcy perform at Wintergrass 2019 along with a stellar line-up including Steep Canyon Rangers,  Blue Highway, Billy Strings, Fireside Collective, Jonathan Byrd & The Pickup Cowboys, Laurie Lewis, Slocan Ramblers, Marc O’Connor, The Canote Brothers and more. Check out the Wintergrass 2019 website for more information and tickets.

Mar
22
Fri
2019
Cathy & Marcy – Duo Folk/Eclectic Concert @ Tuft Theatre, Swallow Hill Music
Mar 22 @ 8:00 PM
Mar
23
Sat
2019
12th Street Rag and Rockin’ The Uke Workshop with Marcy Marxer @ Swallow Hill Music
Mar 23 @ 10:30 AM

For intermediate to advanced level ukulele

Practice Smarter, Play Better Workshop with Cathy Fink @ Swallow Hill Music
Mar 23 @ 1:00 PM

All instruments all levels!

Mar
25
Mon
2019
Menucha Ukulele Band Camp @ Menucha Retreat and Conference Center
Mar 25 – Mar 29 all-day

2019 Faculty: Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer, Aaron Keim, Tracy Kim, Nicole Keim, Matt Weiner, Nova Devonie

2019 Artistic Director: Marianne Brogan, Portland Ukulele Association

Mar
30
Sat
2019
Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer w/The Go Janes – Performance & Workshops @ Dusty Strings Music
Mar 30 all-day

Workshop Links: 

Improve Your Clawhammer Banjo Playing with Cathy Fink: https://bit.ly/2GtHTPT

Play By Ear – Paper Free! with Cathy Fink: https://bit.ly/2Tz9UZT

Chord Confidence on Ukulele with Marcy Marxer: https://bit.ly/2WOugk5

 

Mar
31
Sun
2019
Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer w/The Go Janes – Uke Workshops & Performance @ Bellingham Unitarian Universalist
Mar 31 @ 7:00 PM
Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer w/The Go Janes - Uke Workshops & Performance @ Bellingham Unitarian Universalist | Bellingham | Washington | United States

Uke Workshops 2:30-4:00pm
Play By Ear and Chorded Melody

Apr
5
Fri
2019
Music in The Mountains – Flatpicking on the Mountain, Banjo in the Mountains
Apr 5 – Apr 7 all-day

FLATPICKING ON THE MOUNTAIN
Guitar Flatpicking Intensive (Intermediate and Up)
Instructor: Marcy Marxer

BANJO IN THE MOUNTAINS
Banjo Workshops (Intermediate and Up) 
Instructors: Cathy Fink, Adam Hurt

Location Lansing, NC (nearest airports are Charlotte – 3hrs, or Tri-Cities – 2hrs): Near the quaint town of West Jefferson, hiking, arts, crafts and good vibes.

Apr
12
Fri
2019
Ola Belle Reed Song School-Ola Belle Songwriting Retreat 2019 @ Ashe Civic Center
Apr 12 – Apr 14 all-day

Instructors: Cathy Fink, Claire Lynch, Sam Gleaves
The Ashe County Arts Council welcomes the weekend retreat of songwriting, making music, and celebrating the work of Ola Belle Reed with the Song Writer’s Retreat. The workshop will be held at the Ashe Civic Center Friday, April 12 through Sunday, April 14, 2019. It is open to songwriters of all genres and styles, and all accompaniment instruments are welcomed.

Workshop space is limited. $200 adults; $150 students. Tuition assistance and limited partial scholarships available. Contact the Ashe County Arts Council to reserve your space; credit cards are accepted. Call 336.846-2787 for more information or to register.

Apr
23
Tue
2019
Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer – Si Kahn’s 75th Bday Celebration with The Looping Brothers @ The Evening Muse
Apr 23 @ 7:30 PM
May
1
Wed
2019
Cathy & Marcy Teach Workshops & Perform @ 11th Annual Reno Ukulele Festival
May 1 – May 4 all-day

Cathy & Marcy perform and teach at the 2019 11th Annual Reno Ukulele Festival, May 1-4. Check back for more information soon!

May
16
Thu
2019
The Cuckoo’s Nest Folk Club – Duo Concert @ Cuckoo's Nest Folk Club at Chaucer's
May 16 @ 7:30 PM
May
17
Fri
2019
4th Annual Ukefest- All Star Headliner Concert & Workshops @ Midland Cultural Center
May 17 – May 19 all-day

Check the Ukefest website for updates on the schedule of workshops, both Cathy & Marcy are scheduled to teach at this festival in addition to performing.

May
19
Sun
2019
Cathy & Marcy – Duo Performance @ Hugh’s Room Live
May 19 @ 8:30 PM

Cathy & Marcy perform at Hughs Room Live!

Jun
1
Sat
2019
Duo Performance and Banjo Showcase @ Glen Echo Park - Washington Folk Festival (FSGW)
Jun 1 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Duo Concert 5pm Cuddle Up Stage
Banjo Showcase (Cathy & Marcy + more)  6pm Cuddle Up Stage

Jun
6
Thu
2019
Cathy and Marcy on the faculty – teach and perform @ Midwest Banjo Camp at Olivet College
Jun 6 – Jun 9 all-day

Cathy & Marcy are instructors at the camp

Jun
27
Thu
2019
Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer Duo – Performances, Workshops @ 24th Annual Kate Wolf Music Festival, Black Oak Ranch
Jun 27 – Jun 30 all-day
Jun
30
Sun
2019
Cathy & Marcy Duo – Bluegrass Pride @ San Francisco Pride Parade
Jun 30 all-day

Cathy & Marcy will be featured artists on California Bluegrass Association’s Bluegrass Pride Float!

Cathy & Marcy Duo @ Third Annual Bluegrass Pride Celebration Concert
Jun 30 @ 4:00 PM

Info on how to purchase tickets coming soon!

Jul
4
Thu
2019
Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer Duo + Duo Sets w/Special Guest Eliza Meyer – July 4 and 6 @ Festival for the Eno, West Point on the Eno City Park
Jul 4 – Jul 6 all-day

July 4
12:15pm Cathy & Marcy w/Special Guest Eliza Meyer (Grove Stage)
1:45pm Cathy & Marcy Kids/Family Set (Chimney Stage)

July 6
1:00   Cathy & Marcy (Grove Stage)
3:15   Cathy & Marcy Pete Seeger in the Round (Chimney Stage) w/Special Guest Eliza Meyer + more

note: The full festival lineup is available here

Jul
9
Tue
2019
Duo Folk – Eclectic Show Presented by The Rogue Folk Club and Pacific Bluegrass and Old Time Music Society @ St James Hall ( Kitsilano)
Jul 9 @ 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM
Jul
11
Thu
2019
Cathy & Marcy Duo – Kids/Family Performance @ Willoughby Community Park Amphitheater
Jul 11 @ 6:00 PM
Jul
13
Sat
2019
Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer – Featured Performers @ Vancouver Island MusicFest, Comox Valley Fairgrounds
Jul 13 – Jul 14 all-day
Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer - Featured Performers @ Vancouver Island MusicFest, Comox Valley Fairgrounds | Courtenay | British Columbia | Canada

Saturday July 13
10:00am – 
Happy Birthday Pete Seeger – 100 Years Old
The Grierson Stage

The Woodland Stage

Sunday, July 14
11:45am – Did You Hear John Hurt?

The Barn

Jul
21
Sun
2019
Fink, Marxer & Gleaves – Instructors at Vocal Week @ Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College
Jul 21 – Jul 26 all-day

Cathy Fink, Marcy Marxer, and Sam Gleaves are instructors at Augusta Heritage’s Vocal Week

Jul
27
Sat
2019
Fink Marxer & Gleaves -NPR’s Mountain Stage with Larry Groce, Augusta Festival Concert @ Harper-McNeeley Auditorium - Myles Center for the Arts
Jul 27 @ 7:30 PM

Fabulous line up lincluding: Chance McCoy, Fink, Marxer & Gleaves, T-Mart Rounders and more in Elkins, WV – Mountain Stage Live from Augusta Festival.

Aug
4
Sun
2019
Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer are Instructors (Cathy – Banjo, Marcy – Ukulele) @ Kenosseee Lake Kitchen Camp, Camp Kenosee
Aug 4 – Aug 10 all-day

Cathy teaches Banjo, Marcy teaches Ukulele – see the Kenossee Kitchen Camp website for more info! https://kenoseekitchenparty.ca

Aug
17
Sat
2019
Strathmore’s 11th Annual Ukefest @ The Music Center at Strathmore
Aug 17 – Aug 21 all-day

UkeFest Artistic Directors Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer return along with Maureen Andary, Peter Luongo , Daniel Ho, Frank Youngman, Devin Walker, and other guests for five days of skill-based instruction. For those looking for more intensive skill development, Strathmore’s UkeFest is the only program of its kind that offers an advanced track. To register, please visit Strathmore 11th Annual UkeFest 2019.

Sep
5
Thu
2019
Cathy is on the Faculty @ American Banjo Camp
Sep 5 – Sep 8 all-day

Cathy teaches a variety of banjo workshops, near Seattle, WA.

Sep
13
Fri
2019
Cathy & Marcy are Headliners and Instructors @ KYukeFest 2019, ArtsPlace
Sep 13 – Sep 15 all-day
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