May 17  with Christy Bennett Fumee Gypsy Project, featuring the music of Irene Higginbotham. Studio 5, Evanston IL

May 20,27 and ongoing Mondays with Fumee at Rogers Park Social, Chicago

June 27th Don Stiernberg Trio at “Food Truck Thursdays” outdoor concert series, Jen Jensen Park, Highland Park/Ravinia, 5:30-8:30

June 30th-July 6th Swannanoa Gathering Mandolin-Banjo-Fiddle Week. Warren Wilson College, Asheville, NC. Awesome instructional camp with concerts and jams, legendary instructors

July 5th Isis Music Hall, Asheville NC. An evening of swingin’ string jazz with Greg Ruby(gtr)and Kevin Kehrberg(bass)

July 14th Sunrise Park, Lake Bluff, IL. services on the beach with The Community Church of Lake Forest/Lake Bluff

July 19th Woodstock Opera House, Woodstock IL with the incredible Robbie Fulks

July 20th Minneapolis/St.Paul, again with Robbie Fulks

July 27th Don Stiernberg (Portland)Trio. Diack Farm, Boring, OR

July 8-11 The Marshall Mandolin Summit. Marshall, MI. teaching and concertizing with Mike Marshall, Caterina Lichtenberg, John Reischman and Sierra Hull

August 18th Don Stiernberg Quartet in concert on the green, Long Grove, IL 4:00

August 21-23 Alan Bibey Mandolin Camp. Ocean Lakes Campground, Myrtle Beach SC. Awesome staff: Alan, Matt Flinner, Ralph McGee and DS for mandolin, Tony Watt and Wyatt Rice teach guitar.

Sept. 8th Community Church of Lake Forest/Lake Bluff at the beach, Lake Bluff IL

  October 18th-19th Great Lakes Mandolin Camp, Chicago Edition(!) Brian Oberlin and DS teach and concertize. Double Tree Inn, Skokie, IL. details at