Shows

Upcoming Shows

Mon Oct 23, 10:30pm. Berkeley, CA. KPFA 94.1. SF Bay Area radio appearance and online at kpfa.org.  Fula Brothers: trio with Mamadou Sidibe and Kendrick Freeman.

Fri Oct 27. Berkeley, CA. Ashkenaz. Fula Brothers: trio with Mamadou Sidibe and Kendrick Freeman. 1317 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94702. Office: 510-525-5099 , showline: 510-525-5054. Tickets link.

Wed Nov 8, 7:30. Willits, CA. Willits Center for the Arts. Honey for the Soul: MaMuse and Fula Brothers.  71 E. Commercial St Willits, CA 95490. Tickets link.

Thurs Nov 9, 7:30. Arcata, CA. Arcata Playhouse. Honey for the Soul: MaMuse and Fula Brothers. 1215 9th Street, Arcata, CA 95521. Tickets link.

Fri Nov 10. Weaverville, CA. Trinity Alps Performing Arts Center. Honey for the Soul: MaMuse and Fula Brothers. 101 Arbuckle Court, Weaverville, CA. 96093. Tickets link.

Sat Nov 11, 8pm. Nevada City, CA. Nevada Theatre. MaMuse and Fula Brothers. 401 Broad Street,
Nevada City, CA 95959. Tickets link.

Check back soon for upcoming shows.

 

Recent Shows

Sun Oct 1, 4pm. Sebastopol, CA. Ferguson Land Concert. Fula Brothers and MaMuse. Tickets link here.

Wed Aug 2, 5pm. Sebastopol, CA.  Peacetown Concert Series. With songbirds Ma Muse. Ives Park, 154 Jewell Ave, Sebastopol, CA 95472

Sat July 29, 7:30pm. San Francisco, CA. Red Poppy Arthouse. Fula Brothers: trio with Mamadou Sidibe and Kendrick Freeman. 2698 Folsom Street, San Francisco, CA 94110. (650) 731-5383, info@redpoppyarthouse.org.

Thurs July 20, 6pm. Freestone, CA. Osmosis Day Spa Sanctuary. Benefit with songbirds Ma Muse. 209 Bohemian Highway , Freestone, CA 95472

Fri June 9, 7:30pm. Sebastopol, CA. Yellow Sub. Fula Brothers: trio with Mamadou Sidibe and Kendrick Freeman. Outdoor dance concert. 665 Ferguson Rd, Sebastopol, CA 95472. For more info, contact Cassandra Ferrera at 707.228.8400.

Sat Nov 19, 6pm. Children’s Humanitarian International Gala. Walter Solo. Fundraiser for CHI. Sebastopol Community Church, 1000 Gravenstein Hwy N, Sebastopol, CA. 707-823-2484

Tues Nov 1, 6:30. Marshall, CA. Nick’s Cove. With guitarist-songwriter Matt Lacques. 23240 Highway 1, Marshall, CA 94940. 415-663-1033

Sat-Sun Oct 1-2. Santa Barbara, CA. Santa Barbara Acoustic Instrument Celebration. Guitar festival. Walter solo.

Fri Sept 30, 6:30. Santa Barbara, CA. SOhO. Double bill with Stevie Coyle. 1221 State Street, #205, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. 805 -899-2176

Sat Aug 27, 7pm. Oakland, CA. Oakland House Concert. Fula Brothers: duo with Malian kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. Email debbrooks61@gmail.com or call 510-531-2822 for info and reservations.

Fri July 1, 12pm. San Rafael, CA. Marin County Fair. Vocals with Orpheus. Marin County Civic Center, 10 Avenue of the Flags, San Rafael, CA 94903. 415-473-6400

Wed June 8. Edinburgh, Scotland. House Concert EdinburghWalter solo. Contact 42music42@musician.org for details.

Sat Jan 23, 8pm. Lafayette, CA. Mighty Fine Guitars. Walter solo. 85 Lafayette Circle, Lafayette, CA 94549. 925.268.8226

Sat Nov 14. Santa Cruz, CA. Kuumbwa Jazz Center. Mamajowali – trio with multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven and kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. Details soon to follow.

Mon Nov 9. Safety Harbor, FL. Safety Harbor Art and Music Center. Mamajowali – trio with multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven and kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. Details soon to follow. 706 2nd Street North, Safety Harbor, FL 34695.

Sun Nov 8, 7:30pm. St. Augustine, FL.  Pretty Cool Music. Mamajowali – trio with multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven and kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. 67 Florida Ave, St. Augustine FL 32084. Call 904-377-1978 or email pcm2@bellsouth.net for info and reservations.

Sat Nov 7 – Sun Nov 8. Brooksville, FL. Riverhawk Music Festival. Mamajowali – trio with multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven and kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. Sertoma Youth Ranch, Brooksville, Florida (Dade City). 863-984-8445

Fri Nov 6, 7:30. Jensen Beach, FL. Beacon 21 Clubhouse. Mamajowali – trio with multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven and kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. Contact Kathy Kernan 772 631-9427 or kathykernan@yahoo.com for info and reservations.

Thursday, Nov 5, 7:30pm. Tampa, FL. South Tampa House Concerts. Mamajowali – trio with multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven and kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. Westshore/Gandy Area, Tampa Florida. RSVPs are required. Info/RSVP:  Gloria at gshello@tampabay.rr.com

Wed Nov 4, 7:30pm. Jacksonville, FL. Mudville Music Room. Mamajowali – trio with multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven and kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. 3105 Beach Blvd, Jacksonville, FL. Reservations: 904-352-7008 or FlaMusic@bellsouth.net. 

Mon Nov 2, 7pm. N. Miami, FL. Luna Star Cafe. Duo with kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. 775 Northeast 125th St, North Miami, FL. Brooksville, FL. 305·799·7123

Sun Nov 1, 8pm. Ft Myers, FL. Music4meAndU House Concerts. Duo with kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. For info and reservations, contact Alice at music4meAndU@aol.com.

Sun Nov 1, 1-3pm. Bradenton, FL. Zen Guitars. Walter solo. 303–301 Blvd West, Unit 947, Bradenton, Fl. 34205. 941-706-5621

Sat Oct 31, 7:30pm. San Antonio, FL. The GarageMahal. Duo with kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. RSVP Rochelle and Norman Morris at 813 503-0773 or rochelle@coffeetalkcafe.net. 

Sat Oct 31, 12:30-2pm. St Petersburg, FL. St Petersburg International Folk Fair. Duo with kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. Vinoy Park, Downtown St. Petersburg, FL. 727.552.1896

Fri Oct 30, 7pm. Nokomis, FL. The Rhythm Inlet. Duo with kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. 2301 Tamiami Trail North, Unit A, Nokomis, FL 34275, 941-966-5800.

Wed Oct 28, 7:30pm. Englewood, FL. Osprey House Concerts. Walter solo. Email tadkosanovich@gmail.com or call 941-966-2763 for info and reservations.

Mon Oct 26. Jacksonville, FL. Guitar workshop. For reservations and info – contact Ken Anoff at timetodrum@gmail.com or 904-322-7130. Home of Ken Anoff – 839 Leafy Lane, Jacksonville, FL 32216.

Sun Oct 25. Jacksonville, FL. Gina Martinelli’s Art and Music Studio. Walter solo. For reservations and info – contact Ken Anoff at timetodrum@gmail.com or 904-322-7130. 1712 Pine Grove Ave Jacksonville, FL 32205.

Sat Oct 24. Healdsburg, CA. Private event. Walter solo.

Sat July 25. Boonville, CA. Not So Simple Living Fair. Mamajowali – trio with multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven and kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. Mendocino Co. Fairgrounds, Boonville, CA.

Sat-Sun June 20-21. Santa Barbara, CA. Live Oak Music Festival. Mamajowali – trio with multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven and kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. Live Oak Camp, Highway 154, Lake Cachuma, CA. 805-781-3030

Thurs June 11. Edinburgh, Scotland. Guitar clinic. 42-43 Royal Park Terrace, Edinburgh, Scotland EH8 8JA. Contact 42music42@musician.org for info and reservations.

Sun June 7. Strathdon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Studio 1604. Duo with fiddler Jonny Hardie of the The Old Blind Dogs. Contact jonnydog@hotmail.co.uk for info and reservations.

Fri June 5. Glenbuchat, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Glenbachat Hall. Duo with fiddler Jonny Hardie of the The Old Blind Dogs. Glenbuchat Hall, Strathdon, Aberdeenshire, AB36 TS

Thurs June 4. Ballater, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Crerar Deeside Inn. Duo with fiddler Jonny Hardie of the The Old Blind Dogs. 13-15 victoria road, AB35 5RA Ballater, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

Tues June 2, 7:30. Kendal, England. Wildwood Full Moon Celebration. Walter solo. Slough Farm, Docker, Kendal, Cumbria, England LA8 0DB. Contact aid@drummachine.org.uk for reservations.

Sun May 31, 2:30. Hebden Bridge, England. The Trades Club. Walter solo. Holme Street, Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, England, Tel: 01422 845 265. Contact aid@drummachine.org.uk for reservations.

Sun May 31, 12:30pm. Hebden Bridge, England. Guitar clinic at The Trades Club. Holme Street, Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, England. Contact aid@drummachine.org.uk for info and reservations.

Fri May 29. Lancaster, England. Gregson Centre. Walter solo. 33 Moorgate, Lancaster, Lancashire LA1 3PY. Tel: 01524 849959

Wed May 27. Edinburgh, Scotland. Guitar clinic. 42-43 Royal Park Terrace, Edinburgh, Scotland EH8 8JA. Contact 42music42@musician.org for info and reservations.

Mon May 25, 8pm – Edinburgh, Scotland. Soundhouse at the Traverse Theatre. Walter with bassist Mario Caribe. The Traverse Bar, Cambridge Street, Edinburgh. Tickets link.

Sat May 23. Alford, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Journey’s End. Walter solo. Alford, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Details coming, stay tuned.

Fri May 22.  New Pitsligo, Fraserburgh, Scotland. Last Busworks Canteen. Walter solo. The Quarry, New Pitsligo, Fraserburgh, Scotland. 01771 653288.

Thursday May 21, 7:30. Carmunnock, Glasgow, Scotland. Carmunnock Village Recreational Club. Walter solo. 109 Waterside Road, Carmunnock, Glasgow, Scotland G76 9DU. Contact sandy@sandydevers.co.uk or 0141 644 0447 for more info.

Wed May 20, 7:00. Glasgow, Scotland. STV – The Riverside Show. TV appearance, Scotland Television. Watch on Virgin channel 159, Sky 117 or Freeview 23, or online with the STV Player.

Wed May 20 – Mon June 8. UK tour. Walter solo, duo shows with Scottish fiddler Jonny Hardie from The Old Blind Dogs, and duo with bassist Mario Caribe.

Sun May 3. Davis, CA. Benefit Concert for Marguerite Montgomery Elementary School. Mamajowali – trio with multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven and kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. For info, email dekristie@mac.com. More info to follow.

Sun March 29, 12:30pm. Larkspur, CA. Folkish Festival-Marin Country Mart. Duo with kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. Free to the public. 2257 Larkspur Landing Circle, Larkspur, CA 94939. 415-461-5700

Sat Mar 14, 8pm. Santa Cruz, CA. Santa Cruz House Concert. Mamajowali – trio with multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven and kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. For reservations, contact Darrel or Janet at darrellouis@gmail.com. More info to follow.

Sat Mar 7, 7:30pm. Coloma, CA. Gold Trail Grange Hall. Benefit for RiverTunes Scholarship fund. Mamajowali – trio with multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven and kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. Ticket link or purchase at Main St. Music / Placerville, Sierra Rizing Bakery / Lotus. 319 Hwy 49 Coloma, CA. 530-902-4413

Fri Mar 6, 8pm. Sebastopol, CA. Sebastopol Community Cultural Center. Mamajowali – trio with multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven and kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. Tickets at seb.org. 425 Morris St. Sebastopol, CA 95472. 707-823-1511

Wed Mar 4. Palo Alto, CA. Private Event. Mamajowali – trio with multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven and kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe.

Sun Feb 22, 4pm. Watsonville, CA. Corralitos Cultural Center. Mamajowali – trio with multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven and kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. Reservations: contact corralitosmusic@gmail.com. 127 Hames Road, Watsonville, CA 95076. 831-288-2226

Sun Feb 22, 11:30am. Santa Cruz, CA. KPIG 107.5fm Please Stand By with Sleepy John Sandidge. Mamajowali – trio with multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven and kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. Listen online.

Sat Feb 21, 7:30pm. Atascadero, CA. Musicá Del Rio House Concert. Mamajowali – trio with multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven and kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. For info and reservations: email invite@musicadelrio.org with the word “please’ in subject line.

Fri Feb 20, 7:30pm. Los Osos, CA. St. Benedict’s Episcopal Church. Presented by KCBX and Live Oak Music Festival. Mamajowali – trio with multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven and kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. Tickets link here. 220 Snowy Egret Lane, Los Osos, CA 93402. 707.678.1351.

Sat Feb 7, 7:30pm. Ukiah, CA. Holy Trinity Church. Mamajowali – trio with multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven and kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. Tickets at Mendocino Booksstore, Dig! Music. Out of town: contact smalone2k@yahoo.com. 640 South Orchard Ave, Ukiah, CA 95482.

Fri Feb 6, 8:00pm. Caspar, CA. Caspar Community Center. Mamajowali – trio with multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven and kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. 15051 Caspar Road, Caspar, CA 95420. 707-964-4997

Fri Dec 19, 11:30am PST. On the air. Music Friday Live! Radio interview with Patrick O’Heffernan. Tune in online at blogtalkradio.com/musicfriday or cyberstationusa.com. Call in at 347-215-7511 or email questions live to musicfridaylive@gmail.com.

Sun Nov 23, 7:30pm. Santa Cruz, CA. High Street House Concert. Mamajowali – trio with multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven and kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. 410 High Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060.

Sat Nov 22. Gilroy, CA. The Barn. Mamajowali – trio with multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven and kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. Gilroy, CA. Check back soon for details.

Fri Nov 21, 7pm. Ojai, CA. Ojai Concert Series. Mamajowali – trio with multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven and kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. 441 E. Ojai Avenue, Ojai, California. 805-665-8852

Thurs Nov 20, 7:30pm. Winters, CA. The Palms Playhouse. Mamajowali – trio with multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven and kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. 13 Main St, Wiinters, CA 95694. 530-795-1825.

Sun Nov 16, 2pm. Felton, CA. Don Quixote’s International Music Hall. Victoria Blythe CD Release Concert with Walter Strauss, Sam Bevan and Kendrick Freeman. 6275 Highway 9, Felton, CA 95018. (831)335-2800.

Sun Nov 9, 3pm. Modesto, CA. Sunday Afternoons at CBS. Mamajowali – trio with multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven and kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. Congregation Beth Shalom, 1705 Sherwood Ave, Modesto, CA. 209-571-6060.

Sat Nov 8, 3pm. Altadena, CA. The Coffee Gallery Backstage. Victoria Blythe CD Release Concert with Walter Strauss, Sam Bevan and Kendrick Freeman. 2029 N. Lake, Altadena, CA 91001. 626.398.7917

Fri Nov 7, 8pm. Berkeley, CA. Victoria Blythe CD Release Concert with Walter Strauss, Sam Bevan and Kendrick Freeman. Private venue – contact vcblythe@gmail.com for reservations and info.

Thurs Oct 16, 7pm. Oakland, CA. Far-west Venues’ Choice Concert. Walter Solo. Featured artist at public concert kicking off the Far-west Folk Alliance Conference. Oakland Marriot City Center, 1001 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94607. 510-451-4000

Sat Oct 4. Capay Valley, CA. Hoesdown Harvest Festival. Mamajowali – trio with multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven and kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. Hwy 16, Guinda, CA. 800-791-2110

Sat Sept 27, 7pm. Trinity Alps Wilderness 30th Anniversary Concert. Mamajowali – trio with multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven and kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. Lee Fong Park Amphitheater, Weaverville, CA. 530-623-3856

Fri – Sun Sept 19-21. Bishop, CA. Millpond Music Festival. Mamajowali – trio with multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven and kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. Millpond County Park, Bishop CA. 760-873-8014

Fri Sept 5. Chico, CA. The Rendezvous. Mamajowali special show with Ma Muse. 3269 Esplanade, Suite 142, Chico, CA 95973. 530-864-2525

Sun Aug 24. Bodega Bay, CA. Bodega Seafood Art and Wine Festival. Mamajowali – trio with multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven and kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. 16855 Bodega Hwy. Bodega, CA 94922. 707-843-7378

Sat Aug 23, 7:30pm. Napa, CA. Napa Mountains House Concerts. Mamajowali – trio with multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven and kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. Contact bluesphere42@gmail.com for more info and reservations.

Fri Aug 22, 8pm. Benicia, CA. First Street Cafe. With Victoria Blythe. 440 First St, Benicia, CA 94510. 707-745-1400

Sat July 26, 8pm. Lafayette, CA.  Fine Guitars / Lamorinda Music. Walter solo. 85 Lafayette Circle, Lafayette, CA 94549. 925.268.8226

Fri-Sun July 11-13. Grass Valley, CA. California Worldfest. Mamajowali – trio with multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven and kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. Fairgrounds, Grass Valley, CA 530-891-4098

Fri May 30, 8pm. Occidental, CA. Occidental Center for the Arts. Mamajowali – trio with multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven and kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. 3850 Doris Murphy Ct. Occidental Ca. 95465. Bohemian Hwy. at  Graton Rd. 707-874-9392

Sun Apr 13, 7pm. Naples, FL. Naples Cambier Park Bandshell. Mamajowali – trio with multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven and kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. 580 8th Street S., Naples, FL 34102. 239-213-3049

Sat Apr 12, 8pm. Monticello, FL. Monticello Opera House. Mamajowali – trio with multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven and kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. Monticello, FL.

Thurs-Fri Apr 10-11. Brooksville, FL. Stringbreak Music Festival. Mamajowali – trio with multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven and kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. Sertoma Youth Ranch, Brooksville, Florida (Dade City). 863-984-8445

Wed April 9. Safety Harbor, FL. Mamajowali – trio with multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven and kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. Details to follow.

Sat April 5, 7pm. Ashland, OR. Rogue Valley Unitarian Modern Roots Foundation presents Mamajowali. Trio with multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven and kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. 87 4th St, Ashland, OR 97520. (541) 482-4755.

Fri April 4, 8pm. Redding, CA. The Oaksong Music Society. Mamajowali – trio with multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven and kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. Pilgrim Congregational Church, 2850 Foothill Blvd. Redding, CA 96001. 530-223-2040

Sat Mar 8, 7:30. El Cerrito, CA. Trucks ‘n Tunes at the El Cerrito Community Center. Mamajowali – trio with multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven and kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. 7007 Moeser Ln, El Cerrito, CA 94530.

Sat Mar 1, 8pm. Tiburon, CA. Schoenberg Guitars. Walter solo. 106 Main St. Tiburon, CA 94920. 415.789.0846

Sat Feb 22, 7pm. Cambria, CA. Wise Owl Concert Series. Walter solo. 2164 Center Street,  94328. (805) 927-8888

Sun Feb 2, 3pm. Glasgow, Scotland. Celtic Connections International Festival. Guitar workshop – West African Stringed Music on Guitar. Glasgow Royal Concert Hall,  2 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, Scotland G2 3NY. Tel: 0141 353 8000.

Sat Feb 1, 3pm. Glasgow, Scotland. Celtic Connections International Festival. Masterclass – The Language of International Music. Duo with kora player Sidiki Diabate from Bamako, Mali. Glasgow Royal Concert Hall,  2 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, Scotland G2 3NY. Tel: 0141 353 8000.

Fri Jan 31, 11:30pm. Glasgow, Scotland. BBC 3: World on 3. With kora player Sidiki Diabate from Bamako, Mali and Brazilian bassist Mario Caribe. Live session at BBC studios.

Fri Jan 31, 8pm. Glasgow, Scotland. Celtic Connections International Festival. With kora player Sidiki Diabate from Bamako, Mali and Brazilian bassist Mario Caribe. National Piping Center, 30-34 McPhater Street, Glasgow, Scotland G4 0HW. Tel: 0141 353 0220

Fri Dec 13, 9pm. Berkeley, CA. Ashkenaz Music and Dance Center. With Mamadou and Vanessa. 1317 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702. (510) 525-5054

Thurs Dec 5, 8pm. Edinburgh, Scotland. House Concert Edinburgh. Duo with kora player Sidiki Diabate from Bamako, Mali. Contact Douglas via email at info@douglasinscotland.co.uk for details.

Sun Nov 17, 5pm. San Mateo, CA. Joe’s Garage. Mamajowali – trio with multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven and kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. Acoustic Tune-ups at Joe’s Garage, Downtown San Mateo, CA – a house concert style performance. For an more info, e-mail: tuneupsatjoes@gmail.com.

Sat Nov 16, 8pm. Rumsey, CA. Rumsey Hall. Mamajowali – trio with multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven and kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. 14380 Manzanita Drive and Rt. 16, Rumsey, CA. More info: bbdeerboy@gmail.com. (530)320-4974

Fri Nov 15, 8pm. Walnut Creek, CA. Devil Mountain Coffeehouse. Mamajowali – trio with multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven and kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. 55 Eckley Lane, Walnut Creek, CA 94596. 925-934-3135

Sat Nov 2, 5pm. Los Osos, CA. Red Barn Community Music Series. Mamajowali – trio with multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven and kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. Potluck before the show. 2180 Palisades Ave, Los Osos, CA, 93402. More info at redbarnseries (at) gmail (dot) com or call 805-776-3172.

Sun Sept 1. Templeton, CA. Castoro Winery – BeaverstockMamajowali – trio with multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven and kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe.  1315 North Bethel Road, Templeton, California 93465. 805.238.0725

Sat Aug 10, 8pm. Santa Rosa, CA. Healdsburg Guitar Festival Acoustic Guitar Summit. With guitarists Mark Hansen, Eric Skye/Mark Goldenberg Duo, Thomas Leeb, and John Stowell/Sean McGowan Duo. Marriott/Courtyard Ballroom. 175 Railroad Street, Santa Rosa, California 95401.

Fri-Sun Aug 9-11. Santa Rosa, CA. Healdsburg Guitar Festival. Walter solo performance and workshop. Hyatt Vineyard Creek Hotel and Spa, 170 Railroad Street, Santa Rosa, CA 95401. 707-284-1234

Fri-Sat July 12-13. Grass Valley, CA. California Worldfest. Mamajowali – trio with multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven and kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. Fairgrounds, Grass Valley, CA 530-891-4098

Sat June 15, 3pm. Newark, CA. Newark Public Library. Walter solo. 6300 Civic Terrace Ave, Newark, CA 94560. (510) 795-2627

Fri-Sun May 24-26. Cumberland, MD. Delfest. Mamajowali – trio with multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven and kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. Allegany County Fairgrounds, Cumberland, MD. 510.595.1115

Wed May 22. Frostburg, MD. Dante’s. Mamajowali – trio with multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven and kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. 14 W Main St, Frostburg, MD, 21532

Sat May 4. Bodega, CA. Best of the West Fundraiser for the Harmony Ark Foundation school programs. Fernando’s Bed and Breakfast, 17699 Highway 1 Bodega, CA.

Wed May 1, 7pm. Redwood City, CA. Redwood City Library – Downtown. Walter solo. 1044 Middlefield Rd, Redwood City, CA 94603. 650-780-7000

Sat April 20, 8pm. Berkeley, CA. Loper Chapel. With songwriter Vickie Blythe and bassist Sam Bevan. 2345 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA. 

Fri April 19. Lafayette, CA. Lafayette House Concert. With songwriter Vickie Blythe and bassist Sam Bevan.

Wed April 10, 9:30. Fairfax, CA. The Sleeping Lady. Acoustic Guitar Summit with Teja Gerken and Mark Goldenberg. 23 Broadway, Fairfax, CA 94930. (415)485-1182. 23 Broadway, Fairfax, CA 94930. (415)485-1182

Mon April 1. Ft. Myers, FL. Music4meAndU Concert Series. Walter solo. Contact Alice at musikfun498@aol.com for reservations. Ft. Myers, FL.

Sun Mar 31, 2pm show. Tampa, FL. Concerts in the UU Dome. Walter solo. Unitarian Universalist Church of Tampa. 11400 Morris Bridge Rd, Tampa, FL 33637. 813-988-8188.

Sat Mar 30, 8pm. Englewood, FL. Osprey House Concerts. Walter solo. Email tadk@englewoodeyecare, or RSVP & leave msg for directions at (941)966-2763. Englewood, FL.

Fri Mar 29.Keystone Heights, FL. Gatorbone Studios House Concert. Walter solo. Contact gatorbone@gmail.com for info and reservations. Keystone Heights, FL. Between Gainesville and St Augustine.

Sat-Sun Mar 23-24. Live Oak, FL. Suwanee Springfest. Mamajowali – trio with multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven and kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. The Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park, 3076 95th Drive, Live Oak, Florida 32060.

Thurs Mar 21. Aberdeen, NC. The Rooster’s Wife, Mamajowali – trio with multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven and kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe.114 Knight Street Aberdeen, NC 28315. (910) 944-7502.

Tues Mar 12, 7:30. Don Quixote’s International Music Hall. Mamajowali – trio with multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven and kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. 6275 Hwy 9, Felton, CA Santa Cruz CA. 831-603-2294.

Sun Mar 10 11am. Santa Cruz, CA. KPIG 107.5fm Please Stand By with Sleepy John Sandidge. Mamajowali – trio with multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven and kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. Listen online.

Sun Mar 3, 4pm. Weed, CA. College of the Siskiyous. Kenneth W. Ford Theater. Mamajowali – trio with multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven and kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. 800 College Ave, Weed, CA 96094. (530) 938-5555

Fri-Sat Mar 1-2. Bellevue WA. Wintergrass Festival. Mamajowali – trio with multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven and kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. Hyatt Regency Hotel, 900 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue WA 98004. (253) 428-8056

Fri Feb 22. Middletown, CT. Wesleyan University. Middletown, CT 06459.

Thurs Feb 21. Northampton, MA. The Parlor Room at Signature Sounds. 32 Masonic Street, Northampton, MA 01060. (413) 665-4036

Mon Feb 18. Amherst, MA. Hampshire College Recital Hall. 893 West Street, Amherst, MA 01002

Sat Dec 8. Seattle, WA. Concerts at our House. Walter solo. Capitol Hill, Seattle, WA, 98112.(206) 328-2479

Sat Dec 1, 7:30. Rumsey Hall. Mamajowali – trio with multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven and kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. 14380 Manzanita Drive and Rt. 16, Rumsey, CA. More info: bbdeerboy@gmail.com. (530)320-4974

Sat Nov 24. Rumsey, CA. 38th Annual Sonora Christmas Craft and Music Festival. Mamajowali – trio with multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven and kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. Mother Lode Fairgrounds, Sonora, CA. (209)533-3473

Sat Nov 17, 7:30. Los Gatos, CA. The Woodshed at Keith Holland Guitars. Mamajowali – trio with multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven and kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. 16905 Roberts Road, Los Gatos, CA. (408)395-0767

Sat Nov 10, 8pm. Lafayette, CA. Mighty Fine Guitars / Lamorinda Music. Mamajowali – trio with multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven and kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. 85 Lafayette Circle, Lafayette, CA 94549. 925.268.8226

Sun Oct 21. Aberdeen, NC.  The Rooster’s Wife, 114 Knight Street Aberdeen, NC 28315. (910) 944-7502

Sat Oct 20, 8:00. Winston-Salem, NC. Underground Theater. Community Arts Cafe, 411 W. Fourth Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27101 336-793-8000.

Fri Oct 19. Mt Airy, NC. Mt Airy House Concert. Private show. Mt Airy, NC.

Sun Oct 14, afternoon show. Palmyra, VA. Village Concerts. Palmyra, VA. Contact pk24paws@comcast.net for info and reservations.

Sat Oct 13. Cary, NC. Cary House Concert. Contact Mike at poormike@mac.com for info and reservations. Cary, NC

Sat Sept 29, 7:30pm. Windsor, CA. Windsor Acoustic Guitar Series. Contact Scottn@sonic.net for info and reservations. Windsor, CA.

Sat Sept 22. Bishop CA. Millpond Music Festival. Mamajowali – trio with multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven and kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. Millpond County Park, Bishop CA. 760-873-8014

Sat Sept 15. Chico, CA. Chico World Music Festival. Mamajowali – trio with multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven and kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. Chico, CA.

Wed Sept 12. Gilroy, CA. The Barn. Mamajowali – trio with multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven and kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. Gilroy, CA. Check back soon for details.

Sat Aug 11-12. Caspar, CA. Caspar Fest. Mamajowali – trio with multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven and kamale ngoni (hunters harp) player Mamadou Sidibe. Caspar, CA 95420. 707.964.4997.

Mon Aug 6, 7pm. Petaluma, CA. Lagunitas Amphitheater. Three Guitars–No Borders:  shared evening of solos, duos, and trios with guitarists Alex de Grassi and Franco Morone. 1280 North McDowell Boulevard, Petaluma, CA (707) 769-4495.

Sun Aug 5, 7:30pm. Santa Cruz, CA. High Street House Concert. Three Guitars–No Borders:  shared evening of solos, duos, and trios with guitarists Alex de Grassi and Franco Morone. 410 High Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060.

Sat Aug 4, 8pm. Berkeley, CA. Freight and SalvageThree Guitars–No Borders:  shared evening of solos, duos, and trios with guitarists Alex de Grassi and Franco Morone. Broadcast live online! at concertwindow.com. 2020 Addison Street, Berkeley, CA 94704 (510) 644-2020.

Fri Aug 3, 8pm. Grass Valley, CA. St. Joseph’s Cultural Center. Three Guitars–No Borders:  shared evening of solos, duos, and trios with guitarists Alex de Grassi and Franco Morone. 410 South St., Grass Valley, CA 95945 (530)272-4725.

Wed July 25, 10pm. KPFA 94.1 – Sing Out. Radio appearance with guitarist Alex de Grassi and host Larry Kelp. Berkeley, CA

Fri April 20, 11:30am. Music Friday. Radio appearance with hosts Patrick O’Heffernan & Chuck Morse. Click here to listen online.

Sun Mar 25th, 7pm. Fremont, CA. Mudpuddle Shop. 37433 Niles Blvd, Fremont, CA 94536

Sun Mar 18th. Oakland  CA.  Wisteria Ways Special shared bill with songbirds Ma Muse. Contact info@wisteriaways.org for info and reservations. Oakland  CA.

Fri Mar 16th. Larkspur, CA. The Acoustic Vortex.  Special shared bill with songbirds Ma Muse. Contact Bruce at bruce@acousticvortex.com for info and reservations. Larkspur CA

Wed Mar 7th. Bamako, Mali. Home of Ali Farka Toure. Concert Celebration of Ali Farka Toure, on the 2nd anniversary of his death. Bamako, Mali.

Fri Feb 24th. Bamako, Mali. Le Diplomate. Opening set for Toumani Diabate and the Symmetrix Orchestra. Koulikoro road, Bamako, Mali.

Feb 12th through Mar 12th: Walter in Mali, West Africa. Study with celebrated kora player Toumani Diabate, and cross-cultural musical explorations with other Malian musicians. See Mali 2012 page for more!

Thurs Jan 28th through Sun Feb 11th: Scotland.

Fri Feb 10: Aberdeen Arms. Special shared evening with Jonny Hardie and Davy Cattanach (of Old Blind Dogs and Catford). Tarland, Aberdeenshire, Scotland AB34 4TX. 013398 81225

Wed Feb 8th: 7:30pm dinner with an 8:30pm show: Buchanan’s at The Woodend Barn  Evening includes a meal of fine local organic cuisine. Banchory, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Book in advance – tel: 013398 87073, email val@buchananfood.com.

Sat Feb 4th 8pm: House Concert – Edinburgh, Scotland. Contact Douglas via email at info@douglasinscotland.co.uk for details.

Sat Jan 28th 8pm: Celtic Connections Festival. Guitar Summit featuring Walter Strauss and Tony McManus  City Halls, Candleriggs, Glasgow  G1 1NQ  Scotland – check out what folks are saying about the performances.

Sat Jan 28th 11pm: Celtic Connections Festival  Late Night Sessions, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall: Exhibition Hall, Glasgow,  Scotland  G2 3NY – check out what folks are saying about the performances.

Wed Jan 11th 9pm: The Sleeping Lady guitar summit with Teja Gerken and Paul Asbell  23 Broadway, Fairfax CA 94930 ph 415.485.1182

Sat Dec 17th 5-7pm: West County Glass grand opening. 1382 Gravenstein Hwy S Blvd D Sebastopol CA 95472

Tues Nov 29, 7pm: Bazaar Cafe. Songwriter Night with Mark Lemaire and Twilight. 5927 California St, San Francisco, CA 94121

Sat Nov 5, 8:00: Underground Theater. Community Art Cafe, 411 W. Fourth Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27101 336-793-8000.

Fri Nov 4, 8:00: Charles and Myrtle’s Coffeehouse. 105 McBrien Rd, Chattanooga, TN. 423.892.4960.

Fri Nov 4, 12 noon: WDVX Blue Plate Special. Knoxville Visitors Center, Gay St and and Summit Hill Dr, Knoxville, TN. Broadcast live on 102.9fm and online.

Thurs Nov 3: Mt Airy House Concert. Private show. Mt Airy, NC.

Wed Nov 2, 11am: WNCW – Studio B 88.7fm. Broadcasting in Charotte at 100.3. Live on-air appearance. Streamed live. Spindale, NC.

Tues Nov 1, 6:45: The Rooster’s Wife @ Poplar Knight Spot, 114 Knight Street Aberdeen, NC 28315.

Sunday Oct 30, 6:00: Cary House Concert. Contact Mike at poormike@mac.com for info and reservations. Cary, NC.

Sat Oct 29, 7:30:  Smithfield Music. Contact smfdmusic@verizon.net for more info or purchase tickets at 757.357.7707. Smithfield, VA.

Fri Oct 28: Creeksedge Clubhouse. Private show. Richmond, VA.

Fri Oct 28: Afternoon Guitar Workshop. Smithfield Schools. Smithfield, VA.

Thurs Oct 27, 7:30: Durham House Concert. Contact Clare at crg@mindspring.com for info and reservations. Durham, NC.

Sat Oct 22, 7:30: Berkeley House Concert. Shared bill with guitarist / songwriter duo Mark Lemaire and Twilight. For info and reservations contact audrey12@comcast.net.

Sun Oct 2: Bob Koch’s Pickin’ Fest. Contact Bob at suissiester@gmail.com (610) 987-3130 for info and reservations. Oley, PA.

Fri Sept 30, 8pm: Chaplin’s – The Music Cafe. 66 N. Main St. Spring City, PA 19475. (610) 792-4110.

Thurs Sept 29, 8pm: The Hayloft at the Carriage House Café. 305 Stewart Avenue Ithaca, NY 14850. 607.645.0152

Wed Sept 28, 8:00 concert: Bernunzio Uptown Music. 122 East Ave, Rochester, New York 14604. (585)473-6140

Wed Sept 28 5-6:30: Music of the World Guitar workshop. Bernunzio Uptown Music. 122 East Ave, Rochester, New York 14604. (585)473-6140

Sun Sept 25, 7pm: Amherst House Concert. Amherst Co-housing Community. Amherst, MA.

Sun Sept 25, afternoon: Hungry Ghost Bread Festival. State St, Northampton, MA. 413.582.9009