Calendar

Sep
16
Sat
2017
Appalachian Festival @ Frostburg State University FREE!!! (11am, 3pm, 4:40pm Sets) @ Frostburg State University
Sep 16 all-day

Cathy & Marcy will perform two sets for kids/families at 11am & 3pm on the festival grounds and a folk/traditional set at 4:40pm on The Thomas Subaru Stage.

This is a family-friendly FREE event with lots of activities throughout the day.

Appalachian Festival @ Frostburg State University FREE!!! (11am, 3pm, 4:40pm Sets) @ Frostburg State University
Sep 16 all-day

Cathy & Marcy will perform two sets for kids/families at 11am & 3pm on the festival grounds and a folk/traditional set at 4:40pm on The Thomas Subaru Stage.

This is a family-friendly FREE event with lots of activities throughout the day.

Sep
20
Wed
2017
Concerts from the American Folklife Center FREE! w/Dom Flemons, Seth Kibel, Cissa Paz, and Phil Wiggins @ Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress
Sep 20 @ 12:00 PM

American Folklife Center invited 5 distinguished Washington, D.C.-area artists to dig deep into our archive and put their own creative stamp on the songs and tunes they found here. Each of the artists will perform just a couple of songs from the archive to show what a tremendous resource it is for creative work. The artists are Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer, Dom Flemons, Seth Kibel, Cissa Paz, and Phil Wiggins. At this concert, you will hear the music they fell in love with during their research, imbued with their own creativity and style.

Concerts from the American Folklife Center FREE! w/Dom Flemons, Seth Kibel, Cissa Paz, and Phil Wiggins @ Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress
Sep 20 @ 12:00 PM

American Folklife Center invited 5 distinguished Washington, D.C.-area artists to dig deep into our archive and put their own creative stamp on the songs and tunes they found here. Each of the artists will perform just a couple of songs from the archive to show what a tremendous resource it is for creative work. The artists are Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer, Dom Flemons, Seth Kibel, Cissa Paz, and Phil Wiggins. At this concert, you will hear the music they fell in love with during their research, imbued with their own creativity and style.

Sep
27
Wed
2017
IBMA Bluegrass Ramble Showcase @ The Architect Bar and Social House
Sep 27 @ 7:00 PM

Cathy & Marcy are showcase performers at IBMA’s Bluegrass Ramble!

Other opportunities to see the duo:
Tues. 9/26
10pm-1am: Bluegrass Situation & Pinecone’s Shout & Shine Diversity Showcase at the Pour House

Thurs. 9/28
2:35pm, Convention Center 304

Friday 9/29
1:30-2:15pm, WOF Streetfest, Davie St. Stage TRIO with SAM GLEAVES

Visit the conference site to buy tickets or register for the conference, see the full line-up here

IBMA Bluegrass Ramble Showcase @ The Architect Bar and Social House
Sep 27 @ 7:00 PM

Cathy & Marcy are showcase performers at IBMA’s Bluegrass Ramble!

Other opportunities to see the duo:
Tues. 9/26
10pm-1am: Bluegrass Situation & Pinecone’s Shout & Shine Diversity Showcase at the Pour House

Thurs. 9/28
2:35pm, Convention Center 304

Friday 9/29
1:30-2:15pm, WOF Streetfest, Davie St. Stage TRIO with SAM GLEAVES

Visit the conference site to buy tickets or register for the conference, see the full line-up here

Sep
28
Thu
2017
IBMA Bluegrass Ramble Showcase Thurs. 9/28 2:35pm, Convention Center 304 @ Raleigh Convention Center #304
Sep 28 @ 2:35 PM

Cathy & Marcy are IBMA Showcase Artists for The Bluegrass Ramble!
Other opportunities to see the duo:
Tues. 9/26
10pm-1am: Bluegrass Situation & Pinecone’s Shout & Shine Diversity Showcase at the Pour House

Weds. 9/27
Architect Bar & Social House

Friday 9/29
1:30-2:15pm
WOF Streetfest, Davie St. Stage TRIO with SAM GLEAVES

Visit the conference site to buy tickets or register for the conference, see the full line-up here

IBMA Bluegrass Ramble Showcase Thurs. 9/28 2:35pm, Convention Center 304 @ Raleigh Convention Center #304
Sep 28 @ 2:35 PM

Cathy & Marcy are IBMA Showcase Artists for The Bluegrass Ramble!
Other opportunities to see the duo:
Tues. 9/26
10pm-1am: Bluegrass Situation & Pinecone’s Shout & Shine Diversity Showcase at the Pour House

Weds. 9/27
Architect Bar & Social House

Friday 9/29
1:30-2:15pm
WOF Streetfest, Davie St. Stage TRIO with SAM GLEAVES

Visit the conference site to buy tickets or register for the conference, see the full line-up here

Sep
29
Fri
2017
IBMA World Of Bluegrass Streetfest – Trio Showcase w/Sam Gleaves @ WOF Streetfest, Davie St. Stage
Sep 29 @ 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM

Cathy & Marcy are IBMA Showcase Artists for The Bluegrass Ramble!
Other opportunities to see the duo:
Tues. 9/26
10pm-1am: Bluegrass Situation & Pinecone’s Shout & Shine Diversity Showcase at the Pour House

Weds. 9/27
Architect Bar & Social House

Thurs. 9/28
2:35pm
Raleigh Convention Center, #304

IBMA World Of Bluegrass Streetfest – Trio Showcase w/Sam Gleaves @ WOF Streetfest, Davie St. Stage
Sep 29 @ 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM

Cathy & Marcy are IBMA Showcase Artists for The Bluegrass Ramble!
Other opportunities to see the duo:
Tues. 9/26
10pm-1am: Bluegrass Situation & Pinecone’s Shout & Shine Diversity Showcase at the Pour House

Weds. 9/27
Architect Bar & Social House

Thurs. 9/28
2:35pm
Raleigh Convention Center, #304

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
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 

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
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
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
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
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

Sep
22
Tue
2020
Jazz Standards for Ukulele, Baritone Uke, Guitar, Tenor Banjo and Mandolin Class (Intermediate-Advanced, via Zoom) @ School for Musical Traditions
Sep 22 @ 8:30 PM – Oct 27 @ 9:25 PM

Jazz Standards for Ukulele, Baritone Uke, Guitar, Tenor Banjo and Mandolin w/ Marcy Marxer, (Intermediate-Advanced, via Zoom), School for Musical Traditions, Tuesdays Sept 8- Oct. 13

This will be a repertoire-building class with a Jazz Chord Book for each instrument mentioned above and a Jazz Songbook for the class to play from each week.  We’ll explore Chord Voicing and Specific Chord Passages.  Players will be able to choose the Chord Positions they prefer for each song.  We’ll play and sing.  Good times!

Lessons will be held on ZOOM and will be recorded and stored in a class Dropbox Folder for reference.

Oct
23
Fri
2020
Ukulele Elementary with West Music @ West Music Virtual Event
Oct 23 – Oct 24 all-day

 

Ukulele Elementary: A Classroom Jump-Start
Virtual Teacher Training Workshops – Oct. 23-24

 

Dec
5
Sat
2020
Baritone Ukulele Day w/Jim Beloff and Ginger Johnson (Virtual) @ Strathmore Virtual Event - Baritone Uke Day w/Jim Beloff and Ginger Johnson
Dec 5 all-day