Hello folks! I’m excited to be heading back over to the West Coast for a few days for a bunch of great events in Portland, OR as part of my residency with Bubbaville. Bubbaville is a non-profit arts organization that supports old-time music and dance in Portland. Here’s my schedule of community workshops and performances that are taking place from October 31 to November 4, 2015. More details about the events: http://bubbaguitar.com/dom-flemons/.

Saturday, October 31 – Halloween Hootenanny at Church of the Acoustic Redemption

8325 North Central, Portland (St. John’s)

  • 2pm Bones workshop – $15 (includes a pair of wooden bones)
  • 4pm Songster Guitar workshop
  • 7pm Halloween Hootenanny (live music) – my set starts at 9:30pm

Sunday, November 1 – The Winding Stream at the Hollywood Theater

4122 NE Sandy Blvd, Portland

  • 2pm screening of The Winding Stream + post-film music and discussion
  • 7pm Potluck – more discussion and jamming

Monday, November 2 – Sharing Music with Kids!

  • I’ll spend the day visiting classes  and playing music for kids at Boise-Eliot/Humboldt K-8 School
  • Concert at Ethos Music Center Recital Hall – 6:30pm
  • Guitar workshop with Ethos Students 7:30 – 8:30pm

Tuesday, November 3 – Dom Flemons and Squirrel Butter at The Secret Society

116 NE Russell St., Portland

  • Doors open at 7pm – I’ll be spinning some records for your enjoyment!

Wednesday, November 4 – BRAVO Youth Orchestras + House Concert

  • I’ll be playing music for the Bravo Youth Orchestras programs at Rosa Parks and Cesar Chavez.
  • Scott Killops will host a house concert with myself and Squirrel Butter
    • Potluck starts at 6:30pm
    • Music starts at 7:30pm

It’s about that time! I’m headed across the pond later this week to kick off my UK shows with the wonderful Martin Simpson. We first collaborated last summer as the result of anEnglish Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS) commission. Similar to last time, we’ve been exploring how folk songs traveled between England and North America. Come on down – hope to see you there!

October 8 – Newbury – Arlington Arts Centre

October 9 – Didcot – Cornerstone

October 10 – Kendal– Brewery Arts Centre

October 11 – Manchester – Band on the Wall

October 13 – Cardiff – St. David’s Hall

October 14 – Shoreham-by-Sea – Ropetackle Arts Centre

October 15 – London – Cecil Sharp House

October 16 – Southport – The Atkinson

October 17 – Selby – Selby Town Hall

October 18 – Derby – Guildhall Theatre

Hello folks! I’m gearing up to head to Cleveland, MS for the International Conference on the Blues at Delta State University. This Monday, Oct. 5 I’ll be interviewed, lead a master class, and play a live show in the evening. Online registration for the conference is closed, but they will be taking “day of” walk-up registrations! Schedule of events:http://www.deltastate.edu/president/international-blues-conference/schedule-of-events/