Past Gigs
 2014
Friday Nov 7, 2014Open Mic PlymouthDoc's Guitar, Deep River Bluesw. Fred. Lisa & Sara were there.
Friday Oct 3, 2014Open Mic Plymouth Short Grass, Cats got Measles, Creole belle.. w. FredForgot to sing myself Happy Birthday
Sat Sept 27, 2014Little Farmer Rough Around the EdgesWe each got an apple pie!
Tues Sept 2, 2014Redeemer Church PlymouthMusic during dinnerRough Around the Edges- Me, Bill, and Fred.  Good times.
Thurs Aug 21, 2014JohnMichaelKohler
Arts Center
Best Band contest finals!Rough Around the Edges- Me, Bill, and Fred.  Good times.
Sun Aug 17, 2014Kiwanis Arts & Crafts FairRough Around the EdgesGuest Artist: Jamie Oderkirk
Sat Aug 9, 2014Lisa's Open Mic at
the farm by Waldo
Deep River Blues, World @ Peace, Wi RiverWith Fred on dobro. Fish Boil!
Weds July 30, 2014Rosetti's Turner Hall
Plymouth,Open Mic
Honey Bee, Creolle Belle, Long Lonesome Road w. FredGood to meet Jim Rosetti and Turner Hall folks
Sat July 12, 2014Lisa's Open Mic at the farm by WaldoCalgary, Creolle Belle w. Fred. Used Lisa's guitargroup jam- Roll over Beethoven
Fri June 13, 2014Lisa'sOpen Mic at the farm by WaldoShort grasss,deep river blues,wi river. Used Lisa's guitargroup jam- Crossroads
Fri May 2, 2014Open Mic PlymouthLong Lonesome Road, Embryonic Journeyw. Fred. Lisa- New York State of Mind
Sun April 13,2014 Heritage Park ChiltonBrat Fry concertKathy Ardnt & Chris Woefel -guest artists. Stephen Schilling group too!
Sat April 5, 2014Open Mic PlymouthBaby I'm Sorry, Deal Like Thatmy compositions!
Fri March 7, 2014Open Mic PlymouthBlack Mtn Rag, Deep Rive Bluesthank you Jane Sommer, Fred Heyman
Fri Feb 7, 2014Open Mic PlymouthLose that Girl, Walk Don't Run12-string. Lisa & Luke-Across the Univ
Fri Jan 3, 2014Open Mic PlymouthIf not for you, Short GrassFred on Dobro (If not..). 12-String.
2013
Sat Dec 7, 2013Open Mic PlymouthJingle Bells on 12-stringI'm still running sound system
Fri Nov 1, 2013Open Mic PlymouthTeddy Bears Picnic,Spinning Sngon 12-string
Sat Oct 5, 2013Lisa Farm WarmingRough Around the EdgesChris & Fred & Me
Fri Oct 4, 2013Open Mic PlymouthDoc's Guitar, Deal Like Thatworld premier of my song "Deal..."
Sat Sept 21, 2013Little FarmerRough Around the Edgesw. Chris & Fred & Me
Fri Sept 6, 2013Open Mic PlymouthTitanicmodern lyrics flopped
Sun Aug 18, 2013Kiwanis Arts & CraftsRough Around the Edgesguest artists - Jamie Oderkirk, Fiddlin Foursome, Pete Scheuerman,Rotunda
Mon May 13, 2013Chilton Library1 hr. concert, part of their music seriesBill on Bass. Thanks to Steve at the library for this opportunity.
Fri May 10, 2013Open Mic Plymouth WiJust Because, Beer Barrel PolkaBill on Bass, took Jimmy (my muse). Did the "Polka band" type material.
Fri Apr 12, 2013Open Mic    
Plymouth Wi
Mr.Tambourine Man,  If not for YouBill on bass, me on 12-string/harp.  Strum & sing.
Fri Mar 1, 2013Open Mic
Plymouth Wi
Windy & Warm on 12-string, What's the Matter w the MillRod on blues harp (Mill).  Took Jimmy.
Fri Feb 1, 2013Open Mike Plymouth WiCats got the Measles, Tom DooleyBill on bass!  Good turnout for a cold night.
Fri Jan 11, 2013Open Mike
Plymouth Wi
First Open Mic with Jamie/AmieWent really good. Trilogy: Deal Like That, Amazed, Embryonic Journey.
Fri Jan 11, 2013Felician VillageAfternoon, w. Bill & FredLast minute fill-in for cancelation
 2012
Fri Nov 23, 2012Open Mike Plymouth WiWi.River and Creole Belle w. Fred on dobro.Pete and Karen's last time as hosts.  Took Jimmy.
Fri Oct 12, 2012Open Mike Plymouth WiJust me- Spinning Song, Wi. River on the 12-stringThanksgiving might be the last Plymouth Open Mike.
Wed Sept 29, 2012Little Farmer Malone WiRough Around the Edges- Chas, Fred, Bill, and ChristopherA beautiful day and a huge crowd. We played everything we knew.
Wed Sept 5, 2012Willodale  New HolsteinJammin' on the JordanMe and Fred.  Probably the best performance and recording I have done.
Sun August 19, 2012Kiwanis Arts & Crafts Fair    New Holstein Weather turned out ok. Not sure if Kiwanis liked the "folk-rock".Rose Kowalski, Rough Around the Edges, Rotunda, Cramer folk-rock
Sun July 29, 2012Liberty Grove Arts & Crafts Ellison Bay Nice weather. Chris on bass, Fred on Dobro.Guest artist- Katy Dahl.
My Folk-Rock stuff so-so...
Fri July 13, 2012Terra VerdeNight gig w. Bill.Put up some posters.
Sat June 23, 2012Olde Ellison Bay DaysA great gig w. Rough Around the EdgesTracy and Pete performed. Rode in the parade. Cramer reunion.
Sat June 9, 2012Rocky Knoll CareSecond gig of the yearWith Bill, Fred, and Christopher.
Fri June 1, 2012Open Mike Plymouth WiDoc's Guitar tribute to Doc, I'm so Lonesome, World@PeaceWith Bill and Fred. Out of tune-oops. Botched 2nd solo in World-oops.
Sat May 26, 2012Homestead Care Ctr., New HolsteinFirst gig of the yearWith Bill, Fred, and Christopher. Tried World@Peace and Wi. River.
Fri April 27, 2012Open Mike Plymouth WiTed Mack Rag, Deep River BluesWith Bill on bass. Got a few compliments!
Fri March 23, 2012Open Mike Plymouth Wi Calgary, Anji w. Bill on bassBill did the bass solo in Anji.
Sat March 17, 2012Cedar Lodge at Cedar Lake, KielOpen Jam Me and Jimmy. Kind of noisy... St. Patricks Day.
     2011  
Sat Sept 17,2011  Little Farmer   Malone Wi   Concert w. Christopher & Bill.  Tracy Wundrock did a set. Great weather and a fine finish for the year. 
Fri Sept 2, 2011 Felician Village  Manitowoc   Concert w. Bill on bass. Took Jimmy, a great (inebriated) crowd! 
Sun August 21, 2011  Kiwanis Arts & Crafts Fair    New Holstein  Perfect weather and a good time had by all  Helen & Kathy, Charlie-Chris-Bill-Fred, Pete, Celeste, Tracy, Elizabeth 
Sat August 13, 2011 Z-Spot Sheboygan  2 sets with Bill, Fred, and Chris Great opportunity at a good venue. 
Sun July 24, 2011          Liberty Grove Arts & Crafts Ellison Bay  1st set OK, 2nd set rained out (with Bill and Fred and Chris)  Guest artists- Pete Scheuerman, Tracy Wundrock.  A fun day. 
Fri July 1, 2011  Open Mike Harmony Cafe Appleton  Doc's guitar, Wi River  Busy place, kind of noisy. Went with Christopher and Jimmy. 
Fri June 17, 2011 Open Jam Wesley Church Sheboygan  Lots of fun      Some folks I know, others I am happy to meet. 
Fri April 29, 2011  Open Mike Plymouth Wi  If Not for You, Anji  w Fred, Bill, Steve...great sound. Anji is w Bill on bass. 
Sun April 17, 2011  Paradigm Open Mike  Sheboygan Short Grass, Embryonic Journey  finally got on stage at the Paradigm. Chris filmed it 
Sun April 17, 2011  Rocky Knoll  OFFICIAL GIG #10  w Christopher, and Bill on bass. Went good 
Sun March 13, 2011 Homestead Care Center  OFFICIAL GIG #9  w Christopher, and Bill on bass. Went good. 
Fri Feb 25,2011 Open Mike Plymouth W Grandfathers Clock, Cats got Measles Played w Bill on bass, it rocked.
   2010                                               
Fri Oct 22, 2010  Open Mike Plymouth W  Long Lonesome Rd, Black Mtn Rg  w Christopher, took Jimmy. Fun day! 
Fri Oct 22, 2010   Felician Village Care OFFICIAL GIG #8 (w Christopher)  Best one yet. 
Sat Oct 16, 2010  Terra Verde Open Mike Embryonic Journey, Doc's Guitar  Took Jimmy. 
Sat Oct 9, 2010 Terra Verde Coffee  OFFICIAL GIG #7 (w Christopher)  Return engagement. Experiment w. bass. 
Sat Oct 2, 2010  Little Farmer, Malone     OFFICIAL GIG #6 (w Christopher)  58 degrees, but played ok. Got apple pie. 
Sat Aug 21, 2010 Terra Verde Open Mike  Creolle Belle, Walk Don't Run  Ralph accompanied. Jim went.     
Sun Aug 15, 2010  Kiwanis Arts & Crafts Fair Electric folk-rock w. Christopher and Lisa  Best one ever.  Bob and Jane and just about everybody was there. 
Sat Aug 7, 2010  Terra Verde Coffee  OFFICIAL GIG #5 (w Christopher)  Lisa and Jimmy were there. 
 Sun July 18, 2010  Liberty Grove Arts & Crafts Fair, Ellison Bay, Wi  OFFICIAL GIG #4 (w Christopher)  Some sprinkles, some sun. A fun gig. Dinner at the Viking, drove to Gills Rock.
Sun June 26, 2010  Rocky Knoll Care Ctr.   OFFICIAL GIG #3 (w Christopher)   System set up good, must work on arrangements for fewer mistakes.
 Fri Apr 30, 2010  Open Mike  Plymouth Arts Ctr     Mr. Tamborine Man v3&4  Crowded, ~21 performers. Took care of unfinished business. Jim went along.
 Sun Mar 28, 2010  Calumet Homestead New Holstein  OFFICIAL GIG #2 (w. Christopher)  Went better than gig #1, need some improvement..got to do another care center.
 Fri Mar 19, 2010  Open Mike  Plymouth Arts Ctr  Ted Mack Rag w. kazoo  Mr. Tamborine Man v1&2  Took Jimmy.  Tamborine Man is a long song, people can only take so much
 Fri Feb 12, 2010  Open Mike  Plymouth Arts Ctr  Grandfather's Clock    Nashville Blues (w. Fred)  Smaller crowd, more relaxed. Took  Jimmy, we lost vacuum belts!#$% ok next day.
 Fri Jan 22, 2010  Open Mike   Plymouth Arts Ctr  Short Grass   Did all 4 verses, a few minor screwups. Took Jimmy!
     2009  
 Fri Nov 27, 2009  Open Mike  Plymouth Arts Ctr  Jam a little.   Crowded, signed up #18, couldn't stay that late.
 Sun Sept 6, 2009  Willowdale Care New Holstein  FIRST OFFICIAL GIG (w. Christopher)  Went alright, not my best but adequate for first try.
 Sun Aug 16, 2009  Kiwanis Arts & Crafts Fair   doc watson etc w. Christopher  Went ok for a busy day. A little windy but everyone had a good time.
 Sat July 25,2009  Franklin Haus Showcase  World at Peace,  Spinning Song  It was hot, I was tired... I give myself a C- for my efforts.
 Fri May  29,2009  Open Mike Plymouth  Fire & Rain, Anji  Em7+4 (open strings) in F&R.  Anji rocked!
 Fri April 24,2009  Open Mike  Plymouth Arts Ctr  Embryonic Journey  Guitar instrumental.. I rocked the house
 Fri Mar 27,2009    Open Mike  Plymouth Arts Ctr  Short Grass   First performer again just one tune. 
 Sat Feb 28, 2009  Franklin Haus Showcase   Walk Don't Run, Wi. River   Songwriters night.
 Fri Feb 13, 2009  Franklin Haus Jam   Long Lonesome Road   Nice group, a lot of familiar faces.
 Sat Feb 7, 2009  Ledgeview Jam  misc...   No skiers, no musicians. Played for the attendant.
     2008  
 Fri Oct 24, 2008  Open Mike     Plymouth Arts Ctr  Ted Mack Rag  w. Bill (bass)  finger getting better! 
 Fri Sept26, 2008  Open Mike    Plymouth Arts Ctr   Spinning Song  struggle with tendonitis
 Sat Aug 17, 2008  Kiwanis Arts & Crafts Acoustic Show  doc watson w. Christopher  struggle with tendonitis
 Fri May 30,2008  Open Mike     Plymouth Arts Ctr   Deep River Blues  struggle with tendonitis
 Fri Jan 4, 2008  Open Mike Plymouth Arts Ctr  If Not for You & Doc's Guitar  Strum & sing..hmm. Jimmy went with.
    2007   
 Fri Nov 23, 2007  Open Mike Plymouth Center  Tom Dooley & Black Mountain Rag  Introduced Tom Dooley, flatpicked w. Chris..
 Sat. Oct 6, 2007  Little Farmer, Pipe, Wi  Entire 2nd Set w. Chris & Black MountainRag  Went great!, taped it..Chris played classical, we flatpicked!
 Fri Sept 21, 2007  Open Mike Plymouth Center  Creole Belle/Richland Woman.  Me and Jim. Visited potential gig venues!.
 Sun Aug 19, 2007  Kiwanis Arts & Crafts Acoustic Show  Cat' got Measles, Doc's Guitar  I organized and produced this event.. not bad!.
 Fri April 20, 2007  Open Mike Plymouth Center  Open Mike Plymouth Center  Me and Jim. Announce Kiwanis event.
 Sun April 15, 2007  Fondulac Acoustic Music Association  Jam session only.  Me and Jim. Announce Kiwanis event.
 Fri Jan 19, 2007  Open Mike Plymouth Center  Walk Don't Run (inst), Calgary (sing)  "Walk" w. Bill on bass. Took Jim. Big crowd, sang good!
    2006  
 Sun Dec 10, 2006  Fondulac Acoustic Music Association  Doc's Guitar (inst), World@Peace, Jingle Bells (inst)  Small audience, last performance of the year.. went ok.
 Fri Nov 24, 2006  Open Mike Plymouth Center  Windy&Warm (inst), World@Peace, Jingle Bells (inst).  Official premier of World at Peace. Chris taped it. Bill the bass player did Warm&Windy w. me.
 Sun Nov 19, 2006  Capitol Civic Center, Manitowoc  Windy&Warm (inst), World@Peace, Jingle Bells (inst).  Sneak preview of my composition World at Peace which originated in 1971. Jim came along.
  Fri Oct 20, 2006  Open Mike Plymouth Center  Cats got measles, Spinning Song  w. my brother-in-law Jim
 Sat. Sept 30, 2006  Little Farmer, Pipe, Wi  Entire 1st Set  Went great!, Chris taped it..see clips
 Friday Apr 21, 2006  Open Mike Plymouth Center  Short Grass (sing)
Warm &Windy (inst)
 Good crowd, practiced flatpickin' Black Mountain Rag w. Mike M. Performance very sloppy but so was practicing.
     2005  
 Friday Nov 25, 2005  Open Mike Plymouth Center  Jingle Bells (inst) Wisconsin River (sing) Embryonic Journey(inst)  My kids and friends were there and taped it. World premier of Wisconsin River! 4.5 on a scale of 10, but happy I did it.
 Saturday Oct 1, 2005  Little Farmer, Pipe, Wi  Cats got measles (sing/harp) Ted Mack Rag (harp) Deep River Blues, Embryonic Jour.  This went surprisingly well, even with my corny jokes. Janie taped it. Felt good, very inspiring. Nice day, nice crowd.
 Sunday
May 15, 2005
 Capitol Civic Center, Manitowoc Short Grass (sing)
Warm & Windy (inst 
 Last acoustic jam of the season. Chris filmed it. Went too fast, didn't warm up. For me-any gig is better than none.
 Saturday
April 2, 2005
 Jumpin'Jambalay Fest @Ceadar Lk  Short Grass (sing)
Warm & Windy (inst)
Doc's Guitar (inst)
 Had a bad cold but did it anyhow. Introduced as 'recalcitrant borborygmus'. Taped.
     2004  
 Friday
Sept.24, 2004
 Open Mike Plymouth Center  Deep River Blues(sing)
Angie/Walk don't Run (inst)
 Nervous and sloppy, but as I will say again and again- For me- any gig is better than none.
 Friday
July 30, 2004
 Open Mike Plymouth Center  Nashville Blues (sing)
Ted Mack Rag (inst)
 I sang..why not. I flatpicked..why not. Fred helped out with dobro on Nashville blues..why not. Ted Mack Rag- harmonica..why not.
 Saturday
June 12, 2004
 Open Mike Kiel City Park  Doc's Guitar (inst)   Embryonic Journey (inst)  Urged by Lisa and Chris, I performed. Really nervous. They taped it.