Buckeye Dulcimer Festival, Ashley, OH, March 7-11, 2018

Heidi is happy to return to the Buckeye Dulcimer Festival! She’ll be teaching Intermediate and Advanced Intensives on Wednesday and Thursday, and giving workshops on Calypso strumming, West Virginia fiddle tunes, fingerpicking and duet playing on Saturday.  She’ll also teach a songwriting workshop on Thursday night, and be part of the staff concert on the weekend. For all the details and registration, please visit:  http://www.buckeyedulcimerfestival.com.

Women, Words & Music, Joseph, OR, Saturday, March 31, 2018

The Wallowa Valley Music Alliance presents its annual showcase of women musicians and writers at the Josephy Center for Arts and Culture on Main Street in Joseph, to cap off its month-long showing of women’s art. The show starts at 7:00 pm and admission is $10.00. Heidi will be performing along with many other accomplished local performers and spoken-word artists.

Pacific NW Folklore Concert, Seattle, Friday, April 13, 2018

Heidi and Bob will play an acoustic concert at the Couth Buzzard Bookstore on Friday, April 13, 2018. This is a wonderfully intimate setting in the room at the back of the store, with refreshments available from their cafe. Enjoy lots of old and new songs and traditional music with guitars, dulcimers, mandolin and electric cello. Thanks to the PNW Folklore folks for hosting us!

Benefit Dinner for Jasmine, Saturday, April 28, Joseph, OR

A benefit dinner and auction will be held to raise medical and support expenses for  Jasmine Tool, daughter of Wallowa County Chieftain reporter Steve Tool, on Saturday, April 28 at 5:00 at The Place, 303 Lake Street (next door to the Joseph Methodist Church) in Joseph, OR. Jasmine is a single mother of two who has been suffering from a brain tumor. Heidi and Bob will be providing a set of music during the evening. Come help us raise funds!

House Concert, Wed., Nov. 8 in Carmichael, CA

From 7:00 – 8:15 Wednesday night Nov. 8, in a private home in Carmichael, we’ll perform our original songs and Appalachian dulcimer music with guitars, dulcimers, mandolin and electric cello. Expect plenty of singing and toe-tapping tunes!

To reserve a space and find out location, please email Dusty Thorburn at dustyturtle – at- gmail.com.

Mountain Dulcimer Workshop, Wed., Nov. 8 in Carmichael, CA

“West Virginia Fiddle Tunes for Mt. Dulcimer” for advanced beginner to intermediate players, taught by Heidi and Bob on Wed., November 8 from 4:30-6:00 pm, will be held in a private home in Carmichael. Cost is $25. To register and for more info, please email Dusty Thorburn at dustyturtle – at- gmail.com.

Concert will follow at 7:00 pm – cost is $15, or combination of workshop & concert is $35. Reserve a space through Dusty, above.

Harvest Festival of Dulcimers, Costa Mesa, CA Nov. 11-12, 2017

Heidi and Bob are so pleased to be invited to teach and perform at this longstanding dulcimer festival! Hosted by Southern California Dulcimer Heritage, there are workshops all day Saturday starting at 9:00 am and special focus sessions on Sunday, featuring two 4-hour classes in Mountain Dulcimer and Hammered Dulcimer.

Heidi will teach MD workshops in Calypso, Easy Waltzes, and West Virginia Fiddle Tunes. Bob will teach a class in Chord Forms and Capo use, and they will co-teach a class on playing some fun tunes together with other instruments.

A wonderful Staff Concert will be held 6:00-8:00 pm on Saturday night at the Presbyterian Church in Costa Mesa.

Sunday Focus Group 11:00 – 3:00 on “Playing Together” for MD and other instruments will be held at a home in Fullerton. Register online at scdh.org or in person at the festival on Saturday.

Details, registration forms, and more are posted at: scdh.org.