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  • 2017
  • March 8   4:30 - 5:30 pm,   The Catbird Seat (with Kay Rinker-O'Neil), A Celtic Kaleidoscope ~ Irish songs & tunes, Community District Library - Lennon Branch, 11904 Lennon Rd, Lennon, MI 48449
  • March 15   7 - 8 pm,   The Catbird Seat (with Kay Rinker-O'Neil), A Celtic Kaleidoscope ~ Irish songs & tunes, Waterford Township Public Library, 5168 Civic Center Dr, Waterford, MI 48329
  • April 8   10 - 11:15 am,   Solo, Hands-on Mountain Dulcimer for kids, Fiddle Scouts presented by the Ten Pound Fiddle, MSU Community Music School, 4930 S Hagadorn, East Lansing, MI 48823, Suggested donation of $3-5 per child, Refreshments included.
  • April 29   7:30 pm,   The Catbird Seat (with Kay Rinker-O'Neil), Twin-bill concert with The Stringtown Trio (Robert McCloy, Pooh Stevenson, & Drew Howard); The Catbird Seat plays 1st. Creek Haven, 108 S Park St, Mason, MI 48854; 517.337.2264; $10 suggested donation, at the door.
  • May 5   6:45 - 7:45 pm,   The Catbird Seat (with Kay Rinker-O'Neil), Arts Night Out!, Elderly Instruments, 1100 N Washington Ave, Lansing, MI 48906. And first, from 5:30 - 6:30 the Pretty Shaky Band hosts an Old-Time Music Jam.
  • May 20   1:00 - 1:45 pm,   The Catbird Seat (with Kay Rinker-O'Neil), Park Stage, East Lansing Art Festival, corner of Abbot & Albert, East Lansing, MI 48823; Outdoor concert; Free
  • June 2   9 am - 4 pm,   All-day Autoharp Workshop for all level players, Interlochen's College of Creative Arts - Adult Programming, Small class-size, Class will join DeeDee Tibbits' hammered dulcimer students & Jan Hammond's mountain dulcimer students for an "All Together Now" jam at the end of the day. $65 registration fee includes lunch. Preregistration encouraged. 231.276.7387 or online
  • June 3   9 am - 5 pm,   Mountain Dulcimer Immersive (with DeeDee Tibbits & Jan Hammond), Interlochen's College of Creative Arts - Adult Programming, Students break into 3 groups depending on skill level then have each teacher individually as well as a Duets & Rounds workshop led by all 3 instructors for the full group at the end. Beginners do not have to own an instrument - mountain dulcimers will be provided. $85 registration fee includes lunch. Preregistration encouraged. 231.276.7387 or online
  • June 23 & 24     Autoharp workshops for all level players, Mountain Laurel Autoharp Gathering, Little Buffalo State Campground, Newport, Pennsylvania.
  • July 11   6:30 pm,   The Catbird Seat (with Kay Rinker-O'Neil), Children's Concert, Capital Area District Library - Okemos Branch, Okemos, MI
  • July 13   1:30 pm,   The Catbird Seat (with Kay Rinker-O'Neil), Children's Concert, Capital Area District Library - Foster Branch, Lansing, MI
  • July 14   2 - 7:30 pm,   Autoharp workshop, Mountain Dulcimer workshop, and Solo set on the Evening Show Stage, ODPC 45th Annual Dulcimer Musical Funfest, Osceola County Fairgrounds, Evart, MI, $7 admission.
  • July 22   6 - 7 pm,   The Catbird Seat (with Kay Rinker-O'Neil), followed by two other groups: Asking For Trouble & Water Wonderland, Gunnisonville United Methodist Church, 2031 Clark Rd, Bath, MI 48808; Public welcome, no cover.
  • July 29   7 - 9 pm,   The Catbird Seat (with Kay Rinker-O'Neil), The Book Nook & Java Shop, 8744 Ferry Street, Montague, MI 49437, (231) 894-5333, $10 suggested donation
  • August 7   7 - 8 pm,   The Catbird Seat (with Kay Rinker-O'Neil), "Sentimental Journey" Concert - adult program, Northville District Library, 212 W Cady, Northville, MI 48167, (248) 349-3020
  • August 21   7 - 8 pm,   "Dulcimer Days" Concert - solo, adult program, Peter White Library, 217 N Front St, Marquette, MI 49855, (906) 226-4318
  • September 9 & 10   1:15 - 2:15 both days,   Mountain Dulcimer workshops for all level players, Wheatland Music Festival, Remus, MI, weekend tickets sold out - unlimited Sunday only tickets available at the gate, $25
  • November 11   7:30 pm,   The Catbird Seat (with Kay Rinker-O'Neil), co-headliners with Sonas (DeeDee Tibbits & band), 46th Annual Tin Whistle Concert, Paint Creek Folklore Society, Fellowship Hall, University Presbyterian Church, 1385 S Adams Rd, Rochester Hills, MI 48309, Tickets $15, To reserve tickets at the door call 586-323-0607
  • November 12   2 - 3 pm,   The Catbird Seat (with Kay Rinker-O'Neil), Clarkston Independence District Library, 6495 Clarkston Rd, Clarkston, MI 48346
  • November 16   7 - 9 pm,,   The Catbird Seat (with Kay Rinker-O'Neil), Sweet Sounds for the Holidays - Christmas & Celtic music for "A Night at the Greenhouse", Van Atta's Greenhouse & Flower Shop, 9008 Old M-78, Haslett, MI 48840, 517-325-9040; door charge - $15 per person or $25 per pair; proceeds go to Eve Inc.
  • November 17   5 - 6:30 pm,   Sweet Sounds for the Holidays - Christmas music & favorites, Silver Bells in the City, Impression 5 Science Center, 200 Museum Drive, Lansing, MI 48933
  • December 11   6 - 7 pm,   The Catbird Seat (with Kay Rinker-O'Neil), "A Traditional Christmas" family concert, Lapeer District Library, deAngeli Branch, 921 W. Nepessing St, Lapeer MI 48446; 810-664-6971
  • Click here for an archive of notable past performances.