Calendar

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

Nov
29
Wed
2017
Fresh Air: Strathmore Artists in Residence @ AMP by Strathmore
Nov 29 @ 8:00 PM

FRESH AIR
ARTIST IN RESIDENCE CLASS OF 2018 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 2018 for their debut concert at AMP. All 6 class members and their mentors take the stage for an unforgettable evening of cross-genre collaboration featuring the stars of tomorrow!

Seating will be general admission.

Cathy & Marcy participate as mentors in the program and concert
with Daryl Davis (AIR Mentor), Seth Kibel (AIR Mentor), Gina Sobel, Uasuf Gueye, Drew Kid, Chao Tian, Cecily, and Josanne Francis
Fresh Air: Strathmore Artists in Residence @ AMP by Strathmore
Nov 29 @ 8:00 PM

FRESH AIR
ARTIST IN RESIDENCE CLASS OF 2018 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 2018 for their debut concert at AMP. All 6 class members and their mentors take the stage for an unforgettable evening of cross-genre collaboration featuring the stars of tomorrow!

Seating will be general admission.

Cathy & Marcy participate as mentors in the program and concert
with Daryl Davis (AIR Mentor), Seth Kibel (AIR Mentor), Gina Sobel, Uasuf Gueye, Drew Kid, Chao Tian, Cecily, and Josanne Francis
Apr
6
Fri
2018
Zoom A Little Zoom (Private, In-School Event) @ Garrett Park Elementary School
Apr 6 all-day
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
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
13
Fri
2018
HOTAfest 2018 – Fink, Marxer, Gleaves @ University of Pittsburgh Titusville Campus
Jul 13 – Jul 14 all-day
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
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
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
Feb
1
Fri
2019
Fink, Marxer & Gleaves with Special Guest Chao Tian @ Common Ground on the Hill in Baltimore
Feb 1 @ 7:30 PM
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
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.

Dec
8
Sun
2019
Cathy & Marcy with Strathmore Children’s Chorus- Great American Folksong for the Holidays @ The Music Center at Strathmore
Dec 8 @ 4:00 PM
Cathy & Marcy with Strathmore Children's Chorus- Great American Folksong for the Holidays @ The Music Center at Strathmore | North Bethesda | Maryland | United States

Put a little fiddle in your holiday tradition with a spectrum of American folksong!

Strathmore Children’s Chorus collaborates with Grammy winners Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer on folk arrangements of holiday gems that celebrate the spirit of the season, including the spiritual “Children Go Where I Send Thee,” “Hine Ma Tov,” “Beautiful Star of Bethlehem,” and “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year,” plus Appalachian tunes and more. The chorus is accompanied by a stellar lineup of roots musicians on guitar, banjo, fiddle, and hammered dulcimer.

Dec
27
Fri
2019
Hank Williams Tribute with Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer, Pete & Maura Kennedy, The Bumper Jacksons Duo, Patrick McAvinue, Mark Schatz @ Court Square Theater
Dec 27 @ 7:00 PM
Hank Williams Tribute with Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer, Pete & Maura Kennedy, The Bumper Jacksons Duo, Patrick McAvinue, Mark Schatz @ Court Square Theater

GRAMMY® winners Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer host the evening with Pete & Maura Kennedy, The Bumper Jacksons Duo, Patrick McAvinue, and Mark Schatz.

Dec
28
Sat
2019
Hank Williams Tribute with Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer, Pete & Maura Kennedy, The Bumper Jacksons Duo, Patrick McAvinue, Mark Schatz @ Creative Alliance
Dec 28 @ 8:00 PM
Hank Williams Tribute with Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer, Pete & Maura Kennedy, The Bumper Jacksons Duo, Patrick McAvinue, Mark Schatz @ Creative Alliance | Baltimore | Maryland | United States

GRAMMY® winners Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer host the evening with Pete & Maura Kennedy, The Bumper Jacksons Duo, Patrick McAvinue, and Mark Schatz.

Dec
29
Sun
2019
23rd Annual Hank Williams Tribute w/Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer, Pete and Maura Kennedy, The Bumper Jacksons Duo, Patrick McAvinue, Mark Schatz @ Birchmere Music Hall
Dec 29 @ 7:30 PM
23rd Annual Hank Williams Tribute w/Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer, Pete and Maura Kennedy, The Bumper Jacksons Duo, Patrick McAvinue, Mark Schatz @ Birchmere Music Hall

The 23rd Annual Hank Williams Tribute line up features Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer, Pete and Maura Kennedy, The Bumper Jacksons Duo, Patrick McAvinue, and Mark Schatz.

Sep
22
Tue
2020
Django for Uke Class – Marcy Marxer (Advanced via Zoom) Tuesdays, Sept 8 – Oct 13 @ School for Musical Traditions
Sep 22 @ 7:30 PM – Oct 27 @ 8:20 PM

Django for Uke Class – Marcy Marxer (Advanced via Zoom)
Tuesdays, Sept 8 – Oct 13

This class will explore the style of Jazz Music popularized by Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli.

We will watch videos and listen to recordings for inspiration, then play the Chords and Melodies line by line.  We will play the melodies of the pieces with lines inspired by Django and Stephane but will not play the exact solos that Django played on the guitar.

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

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
Dec
27
Sun
2020
Hank Williams Tribute w/Robin & Linda Williams, Bill Kirchen, Tim O’Brien & Jan Fabricius, Ruthy Ungar & Lyn Hardy @ Virtual Creative Alliance
Dec 27 @ 4:00 PM
Jan
21
Thu
2021
NAMM Believe in Music – Ukulele Symposium – Cathy & Marcy join Peter Luongo, James Hill, Mary Agnes Krell @ NAMM Believe in Music Week (Virtual)
Jan 21 @ 1:00 PM

UKULELE SYMPOSIUM AT NAMM’s BELIEVE IN MUSIC event

Cathy & Marcy join Peter Luongo, James Hill, Mary Agnes Krell and a who’s who of ukulele instruction in this FREE online symposium.

    • Thursday, January 21st from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
    • Friday, January 22nd from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
    • Friday, January 22nd from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
  • The event will be Live Streamed through NAMM’s Youtube network (available on-line through until the end of February).
  • The event will be FREE to any and all who wish to attend.
Jan
22
Fri
2021
NAMM Believe in Music – Ukulele Symposium – Cathy & Marcy join Peter Luongo, James Hill, Mary Agnes Krell @ NAMM Believe in Music Week (Virtual)
Jan 22 @ 10:00 AM

UKULELE SYMPOSIUM AT NAMM’s BELIEVE IN MUSIC event

Cathy & Marcy join Peter Luongo, James Hill, Mary Agnes Krell and a who’s who of ukulele instruction in this FREE online symposium.

    • Thursday, January 21st from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
    • Friday, January 22nd from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
    • Friday, January 22nd from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
  • The event will be Live Streamed through NAMM’s Youtube network (available on-line through until the end of February).
  • The event will be FREE to any and all who wish to attend.
NAMM Believe in Music – Ukulele Symposium – Cathy & Marcy join Peter Luongo, James Hill, Mary Agnes Krell @ NAMM Believe in Music Week (Virtual)
Jan 22 @ 1:00 PM

UKULELE SYMPOSIUM AT NAMM’s BELIEVE IN MUSIC event

Cathy & Marcy join Peter Luongo, James Hill, Mary Agnes Krell and a who’s who of ukulele instruction in this FREE online symposium.

    • Thursday, January 21st from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
    • Friday, January 22nd from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
    • Friday, January 22nd from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
  • The event will be Live Streamed through NAMM’s Youtube network (available on-line through until the end of February).
  • The event will be FREE to any and all who wish to attend.