Del Rey & Suzy Thompson in the Northwest!
Fri. Feb. 2 - Portland OR house concert - email email@example.com for address, reservations. We'll be joined by ace bassist Matt Weiner for this show!
Sat. Feb. 3 - Seattle WA - Dusty Strings - Steve James will be joining Del and Suzy for this special show! More info here: http://store.dustystrings.com/p-4947-180203-del-rey-steve-james-and-suzy-thompson-advanced-ticket.aspx
Sun. Feb. 4 - 2:00 pm til 4:15 pm - Bellingham WA at the YWCA. We love playing in this beautiful room!! Matt will be playing this show with us, too. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Guitars Without Borders (Eric Thompson, Jody Stecher, Scott Nygaard)
Sat. Feb. 3 - Schoenberg Guitars, 106 Main Street. 8:00 pm. This is an amazing venue for guitar music, the walls are lined with beautiful vintage instruments that sing along with the performer's guitars. No reservations required. $20 in advance, $25 at the door.
Sun. Feb. 4 - Fifth Street Farms, Berkeley. Reservations are necessary to assure you a seat (and give you the address!) and made by calling (510) 525-9248, or via email at email@example.com. Doors open at 7:00, music at 7:30. Cost is $20; all proceeds go to the musicians.
The Aux Cajunals - Mardi Gras celebrations
Tues. Feb. 13 (actual date of Mardi Gras) at Ashkenaz, Berkeley. Our annual gala Mardi Gras dance, Cajun music with the Aux Cajunals followed by foot-stomping zydeco with the Tri Tip Trio. Dance lesson with Cheryl McBride at 8:00. Mardi Gras parade around the dance floor at 8:30 followed immediately by a set from the Aux Cajunals. Tri Tip Trio starts at around 10 pm. All ages welcome. Costumes, masks, beads, etc. encouraged! We will bring some of our traditional Cajun Mardi Gras clothes for folks to borrow, and the Aux Cajunals will of course all be wearing our crazy Cajun Mardi Gras costumes. Tickets available at the door. Beer & wine, soft drinks. All ages welcome. Free parking across the street in the REI lot.
Sat. Feb. 17 - Occidental Center For the Arts, Occidental, CA. 7 pm. The Aux Cajunals plays a Cajun Mardi Gras Dance Party — this was super fun last year and we look forward to doing it again. All ages welcome. Costumes encouraged, and we’ll bring some to borrow. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door. for info, call 707-874-9392.
Wed. March 14 - Freight & Salvage - Thompsonia is thrilled to be playing a double bill show with Bruce Molsky!! More info: https://www.thefreight.org/event/1618125-bruce-molsky-thompsonia-berkeley/
Sat. April 7th - Eric & Suzy at the Brooklyn Folk Festival, held at St. Ann’s Church, 157 Montague St, Brooklyn. Our set is at 12:45 (that’s midday, not in the middle of the night!)
June 16-17 - Grass Valley, CA - Thompsonia at the California Bluegrass Association's Father's Day Festival. We will be performing on the main stage and also will play for a square dance! This year's lineup is amazing! Del McCoy Band, Molly Tuttle, Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper, and more. http://fathersdayfestival.com
SUMMER 2018 -- CAMPS
June 10-13 — CBA Camp, Grass Valley, CA - Eric, Suzy and Allegra will all be teaching, and Thompsonia will be performing at the Father’s Day Bluegrass Festival in Grass Valley the next weekend (June 16-17) Registration will open in February
June 24-29 - American Roots Music Camp, Mars Hill, North Carolina — new camp, amazing staff - Suzy, Del Rey, Alice Gerrard, Chris Brashear, Ernie Hawkins, Frank Lee. Suzy will be teaching fiddle rags and blues, and also blues singing. Registration is NOW OPEN!
July 1-7 — Festival of American Fiddle Tunes, Port Townsend WA — Eric, Suzy and Allegra all will be teaching and performing at this wonderful gathering! Registration is NOW OPEN! http://centrum.org/festival-of-american-fiddle-tunes-the-workshop/
July 28-Aug. 3 - Puget Sound Guitar Workshop, near Bremerton, WA — Eric and Suzy will both be on staff. Friendly, small camp, nice lake. Registration opens on March 15.
Aug. 6-9 — Targhee Music Camp, Alta, WY — Eric and Suzy will both be on staff. High up in the Tetons!! Registration is NOW OPEN!
Sept. 6-9 — American Banjo Camp, Bremerton, WA — Eric will be teaching guitar at this banjo camp, which has complete fiddle and guitar tracks, in addition (of course!) to banjo (both bluegrass and old-time).