Calendar

Upcoming Performances:


03/21/12:JP Hops House, 2317 S. Hwy 6, Houston TX. Jim will be performing along with Tom Tranchilla and the Hard Times Troubadours. Show starts at 7pm. No cover.


04/21/12: JP Hops House, 2317 S. Hwy 6, Houston TX. Jim will be performing along with Tom Tranchilla, Buddy Allen and Jeff Hoofard. Show starts at 9pm. No cover.


Previous Performances (2011):


10/20/11: Muir Fine Art Gallery, 302 Stafford  Street, Houston, TX 77079.  Jim will be playing background music from 6:30 till about 9:30pm


10/21/11: War'Hous Visual Studios, 4715 Main Street, Houston, TX. Jim will be playing music in support of Kendall Perkin's solo show.


10/22/11: Pumpkin Patch Concerts, Holy Cross Episcopal Church, 5653 W. Riverpark Drive, Sugar Land, TX 77479. I will be peforming solo from 3:15-4pm.


12/08/11: Millbend Coffee House. 1370 N. Millbend, The Woodlands, TX. Opening for Jack Williams. Performance begins at 8pm. Tickets $13, $11 for seniors and students. Jack is a truly amazing performer, one of the best on the circuit. If you have never seen him, you should take this opportunity to do so. If you have, you already know how good he is, and are probably making plans to come.


03/02/11:JP Hops House, 2317 S. Hwy 6, Houston TX. Jim will be performing along with Tom Tranchilla and the Hard Times Troubadours. Show starts at 7pm. No cover.

07/02/11: JP Hops House, 2317 S. Hwy 6, Houston TX. Jim will be performing along with a whole host of other performers to benefit Sweet Mama Cotton to defray medical costs from an automobile accident. Among the performers on the bill are David Fahl, Gary Seber, Tom Tranchilla, Buddy Allen, Larry Sepulvado, US 2, Leslie Krafka, Patti Sullivan, Bubba Gould, Ken Gaines, Mark Beets, Saylor White, Sweet Mama Cotton and yours truly.

Music starts at 5pm and goes on past midnight. I will be playing between 6:50-7:15pm. 


9/9/11: JP Hops House, 2317 S. Hwy 6, Houston TX. Jim will be performing in September's Texas Songwriter Showcase hosted by songwriter Willie-B and tapping guitarist Gary Seber. Show starts at 9, no cover.


Previous Performances (2010):

05/02/10 : Benefit for Betty Carrier @ Pasta Lamonte's Italian Restaurant, 14510 Grisby, Houston, TX. Phone 281-496-0030.  The event is from 1-7pm. $20 per person includes boiled Crawfish. Acts include Otis Futhermucker, Mike Darnell, Robert Frith, Glynace, Saylor white, Andy Rodriguez, Perry Thomas, Buddy Allen, Tom Tranchilla, Sherrie Koy, The Hanshaws and myself. I go on around 5:30pm. Hope to see you there.

05/15/10 :  Multiple artiste performance at Bohemeo's - 708 Telephone Road, Houston TX. The others on the bill include "The Big Lizard Boys", Gary Burgess, Mitch Tiffin and Mike Swanson. I will be playing for about 30 minutes starting at 2:30pm.

08/14/2010 : Millbend Coffee House. 1370 N. Millbend, The Woodlands, TX. I will be opening for Buddy Mondlock. This should be a great show, I have long been a fan of Buddy, who has had his songs covered by the likes of Joan Baez, Peter, Paul & Mary, Garth Brooks etc. The show starts at 8pm. Tickets are $12, $10 for Seniors and students.

10/30/2010: Pumpkin Patch Concerts, Holy Cross Episcopal Church, 5653 W. Riverpark Drive, Sugar Land, TX 77479. I will be peforming solo from 2:30-3:30pm.

11/20/10: Beck's Prime Restaurant, 1202 S. Dairy Ashford, Houston TX. Jim will be peforming with Saylor White during the lunch hour. Show starts at around 11:30am.

12/12/10: Benefit for Peter Gruezmacher at Lynn's Longbranch Saloon, 5505 Pinemont, Houston, TX 77092. Music, silent auctions, raffles from 4pm-10pm. Acts include Beryl Grady, Ken Gaines, Mark Zeus/Thunderboltz, Steve Reno, Pete Simple, Leslie Krafka, Gary Seber, Patti Guyer, Clay Farmer, and yours truly. I will be playing a 30 minute solo set starting around 4:30pm


Previous Performances (2009):

03/1/09 : Benefit for Susan Balch @ Pasta Lamonte's Italian Restaurant, 14510 Grisby, Houston, TX. Phone 281-496-0030. The event is from 1pm-7pm. $20 per person includes boiled crawfish, italian sausage & salad. Acts include TC Smythe, Gary Seber, Ken Gaines, Brian Kalinec, The Hanshaw's, Mark Zeus and others. I go on at 3:30pm. Come on out to support a good cause

5/2/09 : Benefit for Paige Seber @ Nick's Sports Bar and Grill, 1448 Wilcrest (at Briar Forest) 1-6pm. I will be going on at 1:20pm. Others who will be performing include : Chris Stieteler, Willie B, Larry Sepulvado, Tom Tranchilla and Buddy Allen, Amber Cranfill and Miles Steven, Glynace, Mark Zeus, Josal, Saylor White and Mark Beets, Tony Ryan, Gary Seber.

Paige is a lovely and talented young actress. She has won a 70% scholarship to "Actors Abroad" in France. She has been working 2 jobs while attending high school to raise funds for expenses not covered by the scholarship. She needs our help in getting there. 

5/21/09 : Brian Kalinec and Friends. In the round with Brian, Chris Collins, Tom Tranchilla and myself. 8:00 pm at J.P.'s Hops House, Houston TX

07/10/09: Waldo's Coffeehouse, 1030 Heights Blvd., Houston Texas. In the round with Brian KalinecCarolyn WallaceConnie Mims and yours truly. Starts at 7:30pm.

10/9/09: Muir Fine Art Gallery, 302 Stafford  Street, Houston, TX 77079.  Jim will be playing background music in support of Artist Julio C Garcia's one man show.

10/10/09: Millbend Coffee House. 1370 N. Millbend, The Woodlands, TX. Opening for Susan Shore. Performance begins at 8pm. Tickets $13, $11 for seniors and students.

10/24/09: Pumpkin Patch Concerts, Holy Cross Episcopal Church, 5653 W. Riverpark Drive, Sugar Land, TX 77479. I will be peforming solo from 3:30-5pm.

10/30/09: The Corner Cafe, 120  Farquhar St., Navasota, TX. In the round with special guests Tom Tranchilla and Buddy Allen. Doors open at 6pm, performance starts at 7pm to about 9:30 or so.


12/11/09: Muir Fine Art Gallery, 302 Stafford  Street, Houston, TX 77079.  Jim will be playing background music from 7:00 till about 9:30pm

Previous Performances (2008):

2/20-2/24/08 : International Folk Alliance Conference, Memphis, TN. Again, this will be held at the Mariott Hotel and Cook Convention Center, downtown Memphis. As usual there will be the luminaries of the folk music world in attendance. It's always a fun event - just don't go there expecting to get any sleep. I'll be traveling with my buddy Tom Tranchilla, and others from the HAAM organization. I will be performing solo in the following showcases :


   02/20/08 : CMT Showcase (Rm 1806) - 1:00-1:30am


   02/21/08 : Fan Club Cruises (Rm 1923) - 10-30-10:50pm


                     HAAM Showcase (Rm 1709) - 12:50-1:10am


                     Northern Roots Radio (Rm 1711) - 2:20am-2:40am


   02/22/08 : Cassidy House Concerts (Rm 1706) - 2:00-2:30pm


                     Aurora Gorilla/Burnside Distribution (Rm 1708) - 2-2:20am


   02/23/08   HAAM Showcase (Rm 1709) - 11:50-12:10am


                     "A Little Bit Marvelous" Showcase (Rm 1904) - 1:50-2:10am             


3/02/08 : The Bugle Boy, La Grange, TX. I will be performing as part of a songwriters showcase which will be going on  from 1:00pm till about 5pm.

03/20/08 : Emerson Unitarian Universalist Church, Houston TX, Service in celebration of the Vernal Equinox. 7:00pm

04/12/08 :  Crawjam 2008, Anderson, Texas. This marks the 17th year that it has been held! I'll be playing a set in the late afternoon as usual.

4/26/08 : Fiddler's Frolic Texas Songwriter's Serenade, Hallettsville, TX. Jim has made the semi finals of the songwriter's competition. 

5/01/08 : Private Party

5/16/08: "Get Me to France" Benefit concert for Acting Abroad Scholarship winner Paige Seber. 7:30-10:30pm, Oxford Hall in the Heights, 1135 Oxford Street, Houston, TX. Donation $10.

7/05/08: ACE Theatre, 17011 Bamwood, Houston, TX 77090. In the round with Tom Tranchilla, Brian Kalinec and Buddy Allen. Show starts at 8pm, Tickets $15, $12 for seniors and students.

7/11/08: JP Hops House, Houston Texas. Texas Songwriter Showcase with Willie B and Van Buchanan.

7/26/08: JP Hops House, Houston Texas. Benefit for Dave Tinder. From 5pm till about midnight. There will be a bunch of great musicians out there. Jim goes on around 5:40 pm.


Previous Performances (2007):

1/18/07 : Art Gallery opening for my favorite artist, Andrew Scott Dejesse. One man show featuring his fabulous landscapes.  Bering and James Gallery, 805 Rhodes Place #500, Houston. From 6-9pm. I will not be playing music this time around (gasp!), but will be there. You should too if you appreciate fine art.

1/27/07 : Vintage Bar, 4356 Westheimer (on Mid Lane), Houston, TX shared bill with Tom Tranchilla and Selia Qynn. from 8:30-11:30pm

2/21-2/25/07 : International Folk Alliance Conference, Memphis, TN. This will be held at the Marriott Hotel and Cook Convention Center in downtown Memphis. This is, of course the annual gathering of the tribes. There is just no telling who you will bump in out there. Buffy Ste Marie does the keynote this year. Jim will be performing solo at the following showcases:


    02/21/07 : Troubadour Room (Rm 1903) - 1:00-1:20am


    02/22/07 : Best of the West Showcase (Rm 1710) - 2:30-2:50pm


                        HAAM Showcase (Rm 1909) - 11:30-11:50pm


                        Outside the Box showcase (Rm 1725) - 1:10-1:30am


    02/23/07 : HAAM Showcase (Rm 1909) - 12:10-12:30am


                        Sticker Freak Showcase Room (Rm 1714) - 1:30-1:50am


    02/24/07 : Wild Iris Showcase (Rm 1719) - 1:00-1:20am


                        Aurora Gorilla Showcase (Rm 1708) 2:00-2:25am


4/1/07 : Blue Hills at Round Top, Round Top, TX with Tom Tranchilla, 7:30-10:30pm.

4/7/07 : J.P. Hops House with Tom Tranchilla, opening for Carla Ulbrich. Show starts at 9pm.

4/15/07: Crawjam 2007, Anderson, Texas.

4/21/07 : Muir Fine Art Gallery , 302 Stafford Street, Houston, TX 77079,with Selia QynnMark A. Chapman'sQUIRKe Art Exhibit. 7-10pm


6/02/07- 6/08/07 : Kerrville Folk Festival, Kerrville, TX. I'll be there with my friend Tom Tranchilla hanging out, listening to great music, and playing the campfire circles till the wee hours.

7/07/07 : Private Performance (wedding)

7/23/07 : HAAM Radio Show, KPFT 90.1 FM. I will be performing live in the studio from 4:00-4:30pm. The show is also being streamed live over the Internet.

7/28/07 : Private Party

8/04/07 : Firefly Club, Ann Arbor, MI. Stick Night performance with Greg Howard, Glenn Poorman, Darrell Havard, Steve Osborn and myself.

8/10/07 : Avalon Folk Festival, Paw Paw, West Virginia. Jim has been chosen to be a finalist in the Rising Star Performer Competition.

8/17/07 : "Driven To Abstraction" 30 works of art by Howie Doyle at the "Full Throttle Gallery", 2040 Louetta Rd, Spring, TX, One half mile est of I-45 and the intersection of Old Holzwarth Rd. Jim will be performing background music from 7-10pm.

9/08/07 : Millbend Coffee House. 1370 N. Millbend, The Woodlands, TX. Opening for Diana Jones

9/22/07 : Habitat House Concerts, 10037 Hazelhurst, Houston, TX 77080. In the round with Tom Tranchilla and Mark Campbell. 7:30-10pm.

9/29/07 : Emerson Universalist Unitarian Church annual pledge drive dinner. 6-9pm


9/30/07 : Benefit for Mark Zeus. Cosmos Cafe, 69 Heights Blvd, Houston, TX. Like many musicians, Mark has no health insurance and has to undergo  surgery. Please come out to this event, support Mark and see some of your favorite local musicians, yours truly included. Music begins at 4pm and goes through midnight. I will be going on around 5pm. Acts include Ken Gaines, Brian Kalinec, Danny Everitt, Shake Russell and many more!


10/4-10/7/07: 8th Annual Southwest Regional Folk Alliance Conference, Austin, TX. Jim will be playing in the following showcases during the conference.


      10/5 : Acoustic Avenue - 10:40-11:00pm


                 Handshake Management - 12:40-1:00 am


                 Sound Dog Records - 1:30-1:50am


      10/6 :  Edge City - 12:50-1:10am


                  Batkat Whodat? - 1:30-1:50am


10/26/07 : Muir Fine Art Gallery , 302 Stafford Street, Houston, TX 77079, 7-10pm


11/30/07 : Muir Fine Art Gallery , 302 Stafford Street, Houston, TX 77079, 7-9 pm providing background music for painter Reg Stark's one man show.


12/8/07 : J.P. Hops House "Adopt-a-Family" Benefit concert from 6pm - midnight. Jim goes on around 10pm. Click on this link for more details.

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