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Past shows (in reverse date order)


August 5, 2016: Acoustic show at Four Hour Day Lutherie (4305 Harford Rd, Baltimore, MD 21214) for First Fridays Lauraville. With DT Huber and Eli August and the Abandoned Buildings.

July 30, 2016: Hamilton Street Festival.

July 19, 2016: West Madison Craft Beer & Wine Bar (Jon solo).

July 10, 2016 and July 24, 2016: Leadbetters.

June 4, 2016: Songwriter’s round robin at Edith May’s Paradise (7711 Apple Road, Jessup, MD) with Georgie Jessup, John Seay, and Christina Van Norman. This is a house show but open to the public. BYOB and potluck!

April 30, 2016: Last-minute fill-in show (trio) at Roofer’s Union in DC.

April 16, 2016: Mad City Coffee (10801 Hickory Ridge Rd #101, Columbia, MD 21044) for Joe Isaac’s Music Matters Showcase.

March 17, 2016: As the featured artist at Marc Avon Evans’s long-running Acoustic Thursdays at Peace and a Cup of Joe, 713 W. Pratt St., Baltimore, MD 21201.

March 16, 2016: Jon short set as part of the Baltimore Songwriters’ Association’s monthly showcase at Bertha’s in Fell’s Point (734 S Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21231).

February 13, 2016: Benefit show for Music4More at Teavolve, with Mosno Al-Moseeki and the Moonbeams and ilyAIMY. This was a good one.


November 21, 2015: Mum’s Bar in Federal Hill (1132 S Hanover St, Baltimore, MD 21230) for Tim Kaye’s birthday party!

November 6, 2015: At Roofer’s Union in Adams Morgan, DC. 2446 18th St NW, Washington, DC 20009.

November 5, 2015: Ledbetters (1639 Thames St, Baltimore, MD 21231) for happy hour (5-9).

October 30, 2015: Jon solo at Reverb Collective.

October 29, 2015: Joe Scala and the Marksmen at Ledbetters 9:30-close.

October 25, 2015: Jon solo on Caroline Ferrante’s Americana radio show.

October 21, 2015: Ledbetters (1639 Thames St, Baltimore, MD 21231) for happy hour (5-9).

October 10, 2015: Baltimore County Arts’ Guild’s Art-AGstravaganza.

October 9, 2015: Jon solo at Ze Mean Bean Cafe, 6:30-9:30. 1739 Fleet Street, Fells Point, MD 21231.

September 11, 2015: Jon solo at Ze Mean Bean Cafe.

August 29, 2015: Jon solo at Folk n Potluck 2 at Reverb Collective (2112 N.  Charles St. Baltimore, MD, downstairs from Brothers Music).

August 21, 2015: Jon solo at Ze Mean Bean Cafe.

August 14, 2015: Jon solo at Ze Mean Bean Cafe.

August 14, 2015: Jon solo at Ze Mean Bean Cafe.

August 9, 2015: Jon solo at the Sunday Songwriters’ Songfest at Frederick Coffee Company with Andrew Luttrell.

July 25th, 2015: Hamilton Street Festival.

June 27, 2015: The Windup Space with ellen cherry, June Star, and The Modern Ruins.

April 15, 2015: Bertha’s Mussels as part of the Baltimore Songwriters’ Association’s monthly showcase.


November 21, 2014: Dinner set at Joe Squared with the Marksmen.

October 4, 2014: CD release show for Most Distant Star EP at Teavolve.

September 20, 2014: Perry Hall UMC Fall Fest and Craft Show.

Friday, May 30, 2014: Joe Squared for the dinner set, 7:00-9:00.

Sunday, June 8, 2014: World Folk Music Association showcase with IONA and Laura Dungan & Aaron Fowler.

Sunday July 13, 2014: Todd Walker’s Sunday Songwriters’ Songfest at Frederick Coffee Co. and Cafe.

Friday, August 8, 2014: Joe Squared for a night show with The Katie Bowers Band (that’s Katie and Joe Scala) and Miss Shevaughn and Yuma Wray.

March 2, 2014: Private Party.

January 24, 2014: Cellar Stage with Lynn Hollyfield, Neptune’s Car, and Jessica Smucker.


November 25, 2013: Teavolve as the feature act for Rob Hinkal’s open mic.

October 8, 2013: Cellar Stage with The Kennedys.


June 10th, 2012: Hon Fest in Hampden in the Bacardi Lounge Umbrella Radio tent.

March 17, 2012: Bread and Circuses for a St. Patrick’s Day show.

February 17, 2012: Cellar Stage opening for Seth Glier.

February 3, 2012: Peanut Gallery Showcase at the Hamilton Arts Collective with Her Fantastic Cats, Ms. Wittmore (puppets!), and Neutron Bomb.

January 29, 2012: Private show.

December 9, 2011: Joe Squared (133 West North Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21201) 10:pm. Mini release show for our “Silent Little Bells” double-sided single. With Miss Shevaughn and Yuma Wray.

November 11, 2011: Babcock Presbyterian’s Coffeehouse series. 8240 Loch Raven Boulevard, Towson, Maryland 21286. With our good friend Woody Lissauer.

October 2011

October 9: Carribou Coffee for Sweet Tea Pumpkin Pie’s STPP Fest.

October 14: Jon and Jen opened as a duo for The Kennedys at The Cellar Stage (Baltimore).

September 2011

September 10: Towson Arts in the Park, 2002 Cromwell Bridge Rd, Baltimore, Maryland. Our third appearance at this free fall festival.

August 2011

August 27: Birthday party at the Hostel. (Canceled due to hurricane.)

August 3: The Sidebar Tavern with Analogue Transit.

August 8: Bella Cafe & Bar with The Galt Line and Miss Shevaughn and Yuma Wray.

August 9: New Deal Cafe. Jon solo, opening for Woody Lissauer.

July 2011

July 1Red Hook Bait and Tackle, 320 Van Brunt Street, Brooklyn, NY. Our New York debut! With the soul-drenched Appalachian folk of Miss Shevaughn & Yuma Wray.

July 8Joe Squared, with alternaweirdos Petal Blight (woo theramin!) and steampunk singer-songwriter Eli August.

June 2011

June 16: New Deal Cafe (113 Centerway, Greenbelt, MD 20770) with Miss Shevaughn & Yuma Wray. Midway Fair’s second trip to Washington!

June 10: The Windup Space (12 W. North Avenue, Baltimore, MD) for Iraqi Student fundraiser “Iraqui-palooza.” With Cameron BlakeA Cat Called CricketHarwood, and McGregor Burns.

May 2011

May 30: “Everybody Must Get Stoned” — A night of Americana and eclectic rock at the Hamilton Arts Collective. With songwriter Happy Haines & the masters of the one-minute-song Sage and Stone.

May 21: CD release show with the Acacia Sears BandWoody Lissauer, Kristin Jones, and Andrew Luttrell. 7-10 pm at Teavolve, 1401 Alice Anna St., Baltimore, MD.

April 2011

April 9: Jon solo at Bohemian Coffeehouse  with Maryjo Mattea.

April 10: Jen solo at the Sunday Songwriters Songfest at the Frederick Coffee Company (100 N. East St., Frederick, MD 21701).

April 12: As featured artist at the Bread and Circuses 27 E. Chesapeake Ave., Towson, MD 21286) open mic.

April 16: Baltimore EcoFest (cancelled due to weather).

April 29: Jon solo with Ken Gutberlet at Bohemian Coffee House (1821 N. Charles, Baltimore).

December 2010

December 4: Flamboyance of Flamingos at Fraziers on the Avenue.

December 19: Jen and Jon duo show (with guest Andrew Luttrell) for Todd Walker’s Sunday Songwriter’s Songfest at Frederick Coffee Company.

December 22: Jon solo at Teavolve (1401 Alice Anna St, Baltimore, MD) for the Baltimore Songwriters’ Associations’s holiday homecoming concert. With: Ken Gutberlet, Lindsay Stroh,  Craig Cummings, Marjy Plant,  Ella’s Umbrella, Angela Taylor, Richard Walton, Janice B, sahffi, and Doug Alan Wilcox.

December 29: Trio show for McKinzie Lefstein‘s closing reception at the Baltimore Hostel (17 W. Mulberry St., Baltmore, MD). One of our favorite places to play, for one of our favorite people! McKinzie drew the art for the Fireworks album, which has garnered as much or more praise than the album itself. She’s got a lot of new pieces up (including a very cute “Clue” series), so even if you’ve seen her work in past, this exhibit is well worth coming to.

October 2010

October 30: Jon & Tim at the Dundalk Fun Festival help the Baltimore Guitarist Group earn a donation for the Little Kids Rock charity, which donates musical equipment to needy schools. We play at 11:00. Breakfast with Midway Fair! (Info here.)

October 10: At the Parkie Pavilion in Druid Hill Park (#7e on this here map, right off of Linden Hanlon Road on the north side of the lake). Full band show as part of’s 10/10/10 Global Work Party.

October 3: Jon and Jen opened for Matt Hutchinson of Fools and Horses at Ukazoo Books

October 2: Jon and Andrew Luttrell at Cyclops Books for Happy Haine’s Acoustic Harvest fest. With the Baltimore String Fellons, Boatwater, and Alex Culbreath among many others.

September 2010

September 26: Second Annual World Peace Party in honor of the International Day of Peace. It’s at Sweet Peace Farm, 3761 Back Woods Rd, in Westminster, MD.

September 5: New Deal Cafe (Washington, DC) with  special guest Andrew Luttrell.

September 4: Towson Arts Collective’s Arts in the Park.

August 2010

August 28: Midway Fair’s first birthday party dinner at The Baltimore Hostel. With Longbottom.

July, 2010

July 7: 8×10 with echoSeven.

June, 2010

June 12: Hon Fest on the Bacardi Stage, 3:00. Produced by Umbrella Radio.

May, 2010

May 29: Ukazoo.

May 7: Teavolve.

April 2010

April 3: Midway Fair participated in a Battle of the Bands at Singer’s, 227 W. Chase Street, Baltimore, MD 21201.We did not win, but we got invited to play shows there anyway.

March 2010

March 11: Jon solo at The French Press Cafe, with Old Time Country Music Hall of Famer Mark Brine.

March 20: Jon solo at Sweet: A Bakery and Cafe.

March 25: Jon as the featured artist at Java Mamma’s Open Mic, hosted by Acasia Sears. My friend Joe Scala of Katie and Joe joined me on harmonies on a couple of my songs.

February 2010

Feb. 27Poets and Lyres: A Concert to Connect Listeners with Lyrics. At the Baltimore Hostel. With Chris Myers & June Star.And featuring two short films by Andrew Mausert-Mooney. Hey, look, we has a poster!

Feb. 18: Jon and Jen semi-solo at Tyson’s Tavern in Fell’s Point.

January 2010

Jan. 27: Full band at Teavolve, 1401 Aliceanna Street, Baltimore, MD, 21231. 8:00-10:00.
Midway Fair helps kick off the Baltimore Songwriter Association’s 2010 showcases at this wonderful coffeehouse/bar/restaurant in Fell’s Point, broadcast by Umbrella Radio.
Great atmosphere, great service, and very reasonable.
Open stage after 10:00.

Jan. 21: Private party.

Jan. 9: Full band acoustic @ Ukazoo Books.
730 Dulaney Valley Rd., Towson, MD 21204. 6:00-8:00.
Award-winning lyricist Michael Berkowitz opens.

Jan. 6: Jon solo with Ken Gutberlet and Kate Curtis
TUVW (Tyson’s Urtext Vocalizing Wednesdays) Songwriters in the Round
Tyson’s Tavern, 2112 Fleet St, Fells Point/Canton, 21231. 7:30 – 10:30 pm

December 2009

Dec. 26: Jon solo at Ukazoo Books, 730 Dulaney Valley Rd., Towson, MD 21204. 6:00-8:00.

Dec. 11: The big show in December is of course the CD release.
Hamilton Arts Collective,
2929 Hamilton Avenue Baltimore, MD 21214, 8:00-10:00

Dec. 5: again at Shamrock Coffee Company, as a guest with Julia Rose.

November 2009

Nov. 21Shamrock Coffee Company with Howard “Harmonica Blu” Herrnstadt
22 S. Main Street, Bel Air, MD (7:30-9:30)

Nov. 13: 8:00-10:00 at the Friendly Coffeehouse, 120 W. Pennsylvania Avenue, Towson, MD

Nov. 12The Friendly Inn, 11074 Frederick Rd, Ellicott City (9:00-close)

Nov. 7Perry Hall Folk Music Night, 9515 Belair Rd. (7:00-10:00).
Featured performer is Julia Rose. Midway Fair will be the featured performer next April.

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