2003 Tour

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? unknown info
* confirmed
# taken from tape trader lists (and therefor far from reliable)
% major doubts over appearance at this event


December

2 – Kulak’s Woodshed, North Hollywood CA (Peter Case, The Blazers and Moot Davis also playing; webcast)*

9 – The Hotel Cafe, Hollywood CA (J.C. Hopkins and Mike Frease also playing) *

10 – Rosebud Cafe, Pittsburgh PA

11 – Tin Angel Acoustic Cafe, Philadelphia PA *

12 – Joe’s Pub, New York NY

14 – Club Helsinki, Great Barrington MA

20 – Interview by Rochelle Bytes on Album Spotlight, Whole Wheat Radio (internet radio), Talkeetna AK

23 – Kulak’s Woodshed, North Hollywood CA (The Blazers, Chris Hillman & Herb Pederson and Cisco also playing; webcast) *

28 – Beachland Ballroom and Tavern, Cleveland OH (Benefit for Democratic Presidential Candidate Dennis Kucinich) *


November

2 – Blues Bouquet, Boise ID *

? – Easy Street Records, Seattle WA (in-store performance)

3 – Triple Door, Seattle WA

4 – Triple Door, Seattle WA

5 – Dante’s, Portland OR *

6 – Wild Duck Music Hall, Eugene OR

9 – Rio Theatre, Santa Cruz CA (Benefit for Democratic Presidential Candidate Dennis Kucinich)

16 – Seeley G. Mudd Theatre, Claremont CA [benefit for Save Africa’s Children] *

19 – Mucky Duck, Houston TX (Moot Davis also playing) *

20 – Antone’s, Austin TX (Moot Davis also playing)

21 – Newby’s, Memphis TN (Moot Davis also playing)

22 – Headliners Music Hall, Louisville KY (featuring Pete Anderson and Moot Davis) *

23 – Instore performance, Tower Records – West End, Nashville TN

23 – 3rd & Lindsley, Nashville TN (Jen Foster also playing)

24 – Woodsongs Old-Time Radio Hour, Kentucky Theatre, Lexington KY (taping date; broadcast ?)


October

1 – The Yellow Umbrella Tour for Pop Smear, The Catalyst, Santa Cruz CA (The Skills Of Ortega and The Walkers also playing; benefit to fight cervical cancer)

2 – Harlow’s, Sacramento CA

3 – Six Rivers Brewing Co, Eureka CA

13 -Arts and Sciences Auditorium, University Of Wyoming, Laramie WY ( opening for B.B. King) *

15 – Mogollon Brewing Company, Flagstaff AZ

17 -Abbey Theater, Durango CO

18 – Soiled Dove, Denver CO

19 – Zephyr Club, Salt Lake City UT

22 – CMJ Music Marathon, CMJ Daystage, Hilton Hotel, New York NY

26 – Oscar Huber Memorial Ball Park, Madrid NM (Benefit for Democratic Presidential Candidate Dennis Kucinich)


September

1 – 1st Annual “etown rocks” Festival, Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison CO (Barenaked Ladies, The Blind Boys Of Alabama, and Keller Williams also playing)*

21 – Capo’s, Lowell MA *

22 – Space, Portland ME

23 – Here And Now, NPR, WBUR studios, Boston MA [broadcast date]

23 – Club Passim, Cambridge MA *

24 – Borders Books & Music, Boston MA

25 – Red Barn, Hampshire College, Amherst MA (Stephan Smith also performing)

25 – Colony Cafe, Woodstock NY (w/ bass player only) *

27 – Joe’s Pub, New York NY

28 – Borders Books & Music, San Diego CA *

28 – The Yellow Umbrella Tour for Pop Smear, Belly Up Tavern, Solana Beach CA (The Skills Of Ortega also playing; benefit to fight cervical cancer) *

29 – Borders Books & Music, Los Angeles CA

29 – The Yellow Umbrella Tour for Pop Smear, El Rey Theatre, Los Angeles CA (The Skills Of Ortega and Maimou also playing; benefit to fight cervical cancer) *

30 – Last Day Saloon, Santa Rosa CA (Tai Shan also playing)


August

2 – International SOS: SpeakOut at STRATCOM – No New Weapons of Mass Destruction (1-3 Aug), Memorial Park, Omaha NE *

3 – Old Orange County Courthouse, Santa Ana CA (Benefit for Democratic Presidential Candidate Dennis Kucinich)

9 – Crestone Music Festival (9-10 Aug), Crestone CO *

23 – Moonlight Concert Series, Clark County Outdoor Amphitheatre, Las Vegas NV

24 – Mainstage, Solfest (23-24 Aug), Solar Living Center, Hopland CA


July

10 – World Cafe, WXPN, University Of Pennsylvannia, Philadelphia PA*

18 – Humphrey’s Concerts by the Bay, San Diego CA (co-headlining with Solomon Burke) [CANCELLED]

25 – Calgary Folk Music Festival (24-27 Jul), Prince Island Park, Calgary, Canada *

26 – Calgary Folk Music Festival (24-27 Jul), Prince Island Park, Calgary, Canada


June

1 – Shocked & Odd Tour, Turning Point, Piermont NY (Special Guests: Peter Bergman and Maryedith Burrell) *

3 – Shocked & Odd Tour, Club Helsinki, Great Barrington MA (Special Guests: Peter Bergman and Maryedith Burrell)

4 – Milestones, Rochester NY

5 – Shocked & Odd Tour, North Star Bar, Philadelphia PA (solo)(Special Guests: Peter Bergman and Maryedith Burrell) [DID NOT EVENTUATE]

7 – Starr Hill Music Hall, Charlottesville VA (benefit for radio station WNRN)

8 – Shocked & Odd Tour, Cat’s Cradle, Carrboro NC (benefit for WXYC) *

10 – Shocked & Odd Tour, Birchmere, Alexandria VA (Special Guests: Peter Bergman and Maryedith Burrell) [DID NOT EVENTUATE]

11 – Orange Peel, Asheville NC (solo) [DID NOT EVENTUATE]

13 – 8th Annual Grassroots Radio Conference, Grand County High School Auditorium, Moab UT (solo) *

14 – Health & Harmony Music & Arts Festival (14-15 Jun), Sonoma County Fairgrounds, Santa Rosa CA

18 – Interview (via phone) on Dr. Andy’s Poetry And Technology Hour, 90.3FM KDVS, Davis CA *

22 – Telluride Bluegrass Festival (19-22 Jun), Town Park, Telluride CO *

30 – Summerfest (26 Jun-6 Jul), Potawatomi Bingo Casino Stage, Milwaukee WI *


May

2 – City Limits, Tucson AZ

3 – Operation Campfire: Shocked and Odd Tour 2003, Knitting Factory, Los Angeles CA (Special Guests: Peter Bergman and Maryedith Burrell) *

4 – Nita’s Hideaway, Tempe AZ

5 – Orpheum Theater, Flagstaff AZ

7 – Shocked and Odd Tour 2003, SoHo, Santa Barbara CA

8 -Operation Campfire: Shocked and Odd Tour 2003, Rio Theatre, Santa Cruz CA (Special Guests: Peter Bergman and Maryedith Burrell; benefit for KUSP)

9 – Operation Campfire: Shocked and Odd Tour 2003, The Fillmore, San Francisco CA (Special Guests: Peter Bergman and Maryedith Burrell; The Mother Truckers opened) *

10 – Operation Campfire: Shocked and Odd Tour 2003, Upstage Center Theatre, Carson City NV (Special Guests: Peter Bergman and Maryedith Burrell)

13 – Palms Playhouse, Winters CA

14 – Six Rivers Brewing Co., Eureka CA (Special Guests: Peter Bergman and Maryedith Burrell)

15 – Wild Duck Music Hall, Eugene OR

16 – Operation Campfire: Shocked and Odd Tour 2003, Aladdin Theater, Portland OR (Special Guests: Peter Bergman and Maryedith Burrell) *

17 – Crocodile Cafe, Seattle WA (Special Guests: Peter Bergman and Maryedith Burrell)

28 – Barre Opera House, Barre VT [benefit for radio station WGDR]

29 – WFUV’s City Folk Live Special Member’s Concert, Walsh Family Library, Fordham University, New York NY (solo)(Special Guests: Peter Bergman and Maryedith Burrell)*

30 – Bowery Ballroom, New York NY

31 – Operation Campfire: Shocked and Odd Tour 2003, Regent Theatre, Arlington MA *


April

1 -Live But Not For Long, Molly Malone’s, Los Angeles CA (benefit for Save Africa’s Children) *

12 – Governor Hindmarsh Hotel, Adelaide, Australia (Jeff Lang and Alice Stuart also playing)

13 – The Basement, Sydney, Australia [DID NOT EVENTUATE]

14 – The Basement, Sydney, Australia (Monique Brumby supporting)

16 – Hellenic Club, Canberra, Australia

17 – Interview & performance (“Penny Evans”), Mornings with Kerri-Anne, Ch.9 TV, Sydney, Australia *

17 – Mojo Stage, 14th Annual East Coast International Blues & Roots Music Festival (17-20 April), Red Devil Park, Byron Bay, Australia *

19 – Tivoli Theatre, Brisbane, Australia (Monique Brumby supporting) *

21 – Prince Of Wales, Melbourne, Australia *

22 – The Basement, Sydney, Australia (Monique Brumby supporting)

23 – The Basement, Sydney, Australia (Monique Brumby supporting) *

27 – Interview by James Griffin, Words, ABC TV, Sydney?, Australia (broadcast date) *


March

4 – Political Weenie Roast (part of the Campfire Series), Molly Malone’s, Los Angeles CA (benefit for the ANSWER Coalition)

7 – Sojourners (Christians For Justice And Peace) National Roundtable on Faith, Art, and Social Activism, Josephine Butler Parks Center, Washington DC (panel member and performer)

7 -Lisner Auditorium, Washington DC (Alice Walker, Cris Williamson, Elayne Boosler and Rachel Bagby also appearing; CODEPINK for Peace benefit) *

8 – Speaker at Anti-War Rally, Malcolm X Park, Washington DC *

11 – Civil Liberties Are Like Marshmallows… (part of the Campfire Series), Molly Malone’s, Los Angeles CA (benefit for the ANSWER Coalition)

18 – Make S’mores, Not Wars (part of the Campfire Series), Molly Malone’s, Los Angeles CA (benefit for the ANSWER Coalition)

23 – Code Pink protest at Academy Awards, Hollywood CA *

25 – Ghost Stories Of History (part of the Campfire Series), Molly Malone’s, Los Angeles CA (benefit for the ANSWER Coalition) *


February

3 – Evenings with Alex Bernard radio show interview, Queensland Local ABC Radio, Australia [broadcast date; taped the week before]

4 – Mornings with Tim Cox radio show interview by Annie Warburton, BC Radio, Hobart, Australia [broadcast date]

6 – Live But Not For Long, Molly Malone’s, Los Angeles CA (benefit for Save Africa’s Children)

15 – Anti-war rally organized by United For Peace & Justice (a coalition of antiwar groups), Los Angeles CA (Gore Vidal, Ed Asner, Mike Farrell, Martin Sheen, Anjelica Houston, William Baldwin, James Cromwell & others participated)

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