Calendar

Feb
3
Sat
2018
Cathy & Marcy Evening Concert & Afternoon Workshop @ Radisson Plaza Hotel
Feb 3 all-day
Cathy & Marcy perform and teach at the Great Lakes Acoustic Music Association (GLAMA) 2018 Cooper’s Glen Music Festival, check back for more information soon.
Mid-Winter Singing and Folk Festival Children’s Family Concert (Sponsored by the City of Lansing) @ East Lansing Hannah Community Center
Feb 3 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Cathy & Marcy Kids/Family Concert – Sponsored by the City of East Lansing

2018 Cooper’s Glen Music Festival @ Great Lakes Acoustic Music Association (GLAMA), Radisson Plaza Hotel
Feb 3 @ 7:00 PM
Afternoon Workshop: Banjo with Cathy Fink and Josiah Shrode
Evening Concert line-up: Tom Paxton, Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer, Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper, Don Julin Trio
Feb
10
Sat
2018
WTMD Saturday Morning Tunes w/Sonia De Los Santos @ WTMD
Feb 10 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Cántale A Tu Bebé Bilingual Concert with Sonia De Los Santos @ BLOOM by Strathmore at Long Branch Recreation Center
Feb 10 @ 2:00 PM

FREE!!! No registration required. Join us for a bilingual sing-play/concert for the littlest ones and their parents/caregivers with Cathy Fink, Marcy Marxer and Sonia De Los Santos!

Feb
16
Fri
2018
The Louis Jay Meyers Music Camp (Formerly Folk Alliance Mid-Winter Camp) @ Sheraton Crown Center Kansas City
Feb 16 – Feb 17 all-day

Cathy & Marcy return as faculty at the 2018 Louis Jay Meyers Music Camp Feb. 16-18, 2018, held in combination with the Folk Alliance International Conference. For the complete workshop schedule click here

Cathy’s Workshops
Feb. 16, 10-11:30am – Right Hand Drills for Solid Clawhammer Banjo Playing
Feb 17, 1-2:20pm  – Song Accompaniment for Old Time Banjo
Feb. 18, 10-11:30am – Variations on a Tune for Banjo Players

Marcy’s Workshops
Feb. 16, 10-11:30am – Intro to Chorded Melody for Ukulele
Feb. 17, 1-2:20pm – Swing Ukulele
Feb. 18, 10-11:30am – Fingerstyle Ukulele

 

Folk Alliance International Conference – Official Showcase Artists @ Washington Place 1 - Westin Kansas City at Crown Center
Feb 16 @ 7:30 PM
Feb
22
Thu
2018
4th Annual Palm Strings Ukulele Festival @ Hilton Palm Springs
Feb 22 – Feb 24 all-day

Cathy & Marcy perform and teach at the 2018 Fourth Annual Palm Springs Ukulele Festival, February 22-24th.

Mar
2
Fri
2018
Guitar Festival & Workshops
Mar 2 – Mar 3 all-day
Valencia College – Master Guitar Series @ Valencia College East Campus Performing Arts Center
Mar 2 @ 7:30 PM

Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer – Duo Concert – free, registration required

Mar
5
Mon
2018
Leadership Bluegrass (Cathy)
Mar 5 – Mar 7 all-day

Cathy Fink invited to participate in IBMA’s 2018 Leadership Bluegrass! The purpose of the Leadership Bluegrass program is to pull together a cross section of people with exhibited or potential leadership qualities into a network of learning and communication. The results will foster a broad-based understanding of the total needs of the bluegrass community, which will help participants better prepare to determine the goals of the particular organization, company or group in which they choose to serve. Read more about the program here .

Mar
11
Sun
2018
String Sing Brunch: from China to Appalachia @ Takoma Ranch
Mar 11 @ 12:20 PM – 2:30 PM

Chao Tian, master of the Chinese Hammered Dulcimer with Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer!

Mar
22
Thu
2018
Suwannee Banjo Camp (Cathy) @ Cerveny Conference Center
Mar 22 – Mar 25 all-day

Cathy teaches banjo at the camp, for the complete schedule view here 

Apr
6
Fri
2018
Zoom A Little Zoom (Private, In-School Event) @ Garrett Park Elementary School
Apr 6 all-day
Apr
7
Sat
2018
Workshops in Centerville, DE – Guitar w/Rolly Brown & Marcy, Banjo w/Cathy; Ukulele w/Marcy (concert is sold out!)
Apr 7 – Apr 8 all-day

The House Concert is SOLD OUT, however, there are still a few spots for workshops
Call 302-654-8306 or email Sbroitman(at)wcupa.edu to register

Saturday, April 7th 2:00-5:00 PM
Acoustic Guitar Workshop w/Rolly Brown and Marcy Marxer
Clawhammer Banjo w/Cathy Fink

Sunday, April 8th 11:00 AM- 1:00 PM
Ukulele – Getting Into Chorded Melody w/Marcy Marxer

Apr
13
Fri
2018
Ola Belle Reed Song School-Ola Belle Songwriting Retreat @ Ashe Civic Center
Apr 13 – Apr 15 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 13 through Sunday, April 15, 2018. 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
27
Fri
2018
MerleFest, Wilkes Community College @ MerleFest at Wilkes Community College
Apr 27 – Apr 28 all-day

Cathy & Marcy perform on April 27 & 28!

May
11
Fri
2018
Denver Ukefest @ Swallowhill Music - Denver Ukefest!
May 11 @ 7:30 PM

Friday concert w/Taimane and Christopher Davis-Shannon
Saturday Workshops

May
12
Sat
2018
Frontrange Barbecue – Duo Concerts @ Front Range Barbeque
May 12 @ 7:30 PM

Two Sets – 7:30 & 8:30pm

May
18
Fri
2018
Banjo Camp North @ Prindle Pond Conference Center
May 18 – May 20 all-day

Cathy & Marcy are on the faculty for Banjo Camp North 2018, a fun-packed weekend for banjo players, and for folks who want to become banjo players. For a list of the entire faculty click here

Jun
7
Thu
2018
Stokes County Arts Council Residency @ Stokes County Arts Council
Jun 7 all-day

Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer in residence  – Stokes County Arts Council, Danbury, NC

June 7 @ 7:00 PM – An Evening With Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer – Traditional Folk/Eclectic
A program of traditional folk, swing, blues and more!

June 9 @ 11:00 AM – Cathy & Marcy’s Family Music Party  – Children’s/Family Music
Songs for all ages! For children and their families, this interactive music party features a sampling of the duo’s vast repertoire for kids/families.

June 9 @ 7:00 PM –  An Evening of Storytelling With Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer
As storytellers, Cathy & Marcy bring forward their humor, wit and passion about the history of women in country music, their world travels, songs that have changed lives and anecdotes from 40 years of social music making together. They believe that telling stories and writing songs go hand in hand, the two crafts inform each other while offering different opportunities for detail and presentation.

Jun
9
Sat
2018
Stokes County Arts Council Residency @ Stokes County Arts Council
Jun 9 all-day

Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer in residence  – Stokes County Arts Council, Danbury, NC

June 7 @ 7:00 PM – An Evening With Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer – Traditional Folk/Eclectic
A program of traditional folk, swing, blues and more!

June 9 @ 11:00 AM – Cathy & Marcy’s Family Music Party  – Children’s/Family Music
Songs for all ages! For children and their families, this interactive music party features a sampling of the duo’s vast repertoire for kids/families.

June 9 @ 7:00 PM –  An Evening of Storytelling With Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer
As storytellers, Cathy & Marcy bring forward their humor, wit and passion about the history of women in country music, their world travels, songs that have changed lives and anecdotes from 40 years of social music making together. They believe that telling stories and writing songs go hand in hand, the two crafts inform each other while offering different opportunities for detail and presentation.

Jun
10
Sun
2018
Steve Kaufman’s Acoustic Kamp 2018 – Old Time And Traditional Week @ Maryville College
Jun 10 – Jun 16 all-day

Cathy & Marcy teach classes/workshops during Old Time Traditional Week at Steve Kaufman’s Acoustic Kamp

Jun
16
Sat
2018
Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer, Brad & Ken Kolodner, Evie Ladin @ The Tin Pan
Jun 16 @ 8:00 PM

Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer, Ken and Brad Kolodner and Evie Ladin join forces for a special “Banjofest” performance in Richmond, VA

Jun
17
Sun
2018
Mike Seeger Commemorative Old Time Banjo Festival @ The Birchmere Music Hall
Jun 17 all-day
Jun
22
Fri
2018
Midwest Uke & Harmonica Camp @ Olivet College
Jun 22 – Jun 24 all-day
Jun
30
Sat
2018
Ukulele University Bend Oregon (Uke U-7) @ Cascades Academy
Jun 30 – Jul 2 all-day

Tickets Coming Soon at http://www.ukeu.info
Cathy & Marcy perform and teach!
“Dedicated to fostering the Spirit of Aloha
through ukulele music, friendship, and education”

Jul
7
Sat
2018
The American Folklife Center Library of Congress Summer Music Jam @ Library of Congress, Veterans History Project Information & Welcome Center (LJ-G51) Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress
Jul 7 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Cathy & Marcy lead the American Folklife Center Summer Music Jam (Old Time) from 3-4pm at the Veterans History Project Information & Welcome Center (LJ-G51)
Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress.

Jul
13
Fri
2018
HOTAfest 2018 – Fink, Marxer, Gleaves @ University of Pittsburgh Titusville Campus
Jul 13 – Jul 14 all-day
Jul
18
Wed
2018
Fink, Marxer Gleaves CD Release Concert @ City Winery Nashville
Jul 18 @ 8:00 PM

Fink, Marxer, Gleaves celebrate the release of “Shout and Shine” at City Winery, Nashville.

Jul
19
Thu
2018
Fink, Marxer Gleaves CD Release Concert @ The Burl
Jul 19 @ 8:00 PM

Fink, Marxer, Gleaves celebrate the release of “Shout and Shine” at The Burl in Lexington, KY.

Jul
25
Wed
2018
St. Mary’s County Library – Cathy & Marcy Duo Summer Reading Celebration @ Margaret Brent Middle School
Jul 25 @ 2:00 PM
St. Mary’s County Library – Cathy & Marcy Duo Summer Reading Celebration @ Leonardtown Elementary School
Jul 25 @ 6:00 PM
Aug
11
Sat
2018
Strathmore’s 10th Annual Ukefest @ The Music Center at Strathmore
Aug 11 – Aug 15 all-day

UkeFest Artistic Directors Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer return along with Craig Chee, Sarah Maisel, Ginger Johnson, Gerald Ross and Frank Youngman 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 10th Annual UkeFest 2018.

 

Sep
13
Thu
2018
65th Annual Conference – NCAEYC, Cathy & Marcy Bookend Keynote Address, Present Workshops @ NCAEYC at The Raleigh Convention Center
Sep 13 – Sep 14 all-day

Cathy & Marcy will bookend keynote and present workshops for NCAEYC Conference attendees.

Sep
16
Sun
2018
Eileen Carson Benefit w/Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen, Tony Trishka, and Footworks @ The Hamilton DC
Sep 16 @ 7:30 PM
Sep
22
Sat
2018
Alice Gerrard – Special DC Album Release Show w/Special Guests @ All Souls Unitarian Church - Pierce Hall
Sep 22 @ 7:30 PM

Celebrating the release of the new Hazel & Alice CD of previously unheard recordings.

Opening Act: Tatiana Hargreaves and Jake Blount

The concert will feature:
Ginny Hawker & Tracy Schwarz
Kay Justice
Arnold Lee “Buddy” Dickens
Joe DeJarnette
Chris Brashear
Along with Alice Gerard and Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer
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!

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