Category Archives: Past Tour Dates

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-

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-

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 or in person at the festival on Saturday.

Details, registration forms, and more are posted at:

Kerrville Folk Festival, Tribute to TR Ritchie, Monday, May 29, 2017

Heidi will be heading back to Kerrville, TX to participate in a celebration of the music of TR Ritchie, a songwriter from the Seattle music scene of the 1980s who went on to become a nationally-touring artist, who passed away in 2014. The concert will happen on the Threadgill stage, organized by songwriter Tracy Spring, and will include a stellar list of musicians plus a showing of the wonderful DVD about TR, American Songwriter. The 46th Annual Kerrville Folk Festival is the pre-eminent songwriter reunion, running 18 days from May 25-June 11 at Quiet Valley Ranch. Tickets are on sale now at

Inland Folk 35th Anniversary, June 22, Richland, WA

Northwest Public Radio will present a special concert on Thursday, June 22 to celebrate the 35th Anniversary of Dan Maher’s Inland Folk radio show! It will be at the Richland Players Community Theatre, 608 The Parkway, Richland, WA 99352 (off of Lee Blvd near Washington Way). Performers include Dan Maher, Heidi Muller, Bryan Bowers, William Pint & Felicia Dale, and Belinda Bowler. Admission is by making an advance pledge to public radio for at least $35 (includes a special 35th Anniversary t-shirt) at

For more information, please contact Northwest Public Radio at (800) 842-8991.