Tim Eriksen & friends Calendar
Introduction to shapenotes, with community singing
Liz Draper hosts November Mondays, featuring Jacqueline Ultan + Michelle Kinney + Liz Draper (cellos and bass) & Tim Eriksen (Amherst)
A crumpled 1873 concert program found in the Bombyx basement provides the impetus for a multi genre community music celebration featuring shapenote singing, brass band, taiko drumming, ukulele, folksongs and more.
Pay what you will, $30 dinner in advance.
Autumn magic lantern show featuring strange New England stories.
Singing school with historical context at the annual event featuring multiple speakers. This year also featuring Michelle Obama, Jennifer Lawrence, Ken Burns, Nadia Bolz Weber, Rainn Wilson and a host of others.
Come to learn and listen, stay to experience and sing!
Readings from “An intimate memoir by blues legend Robert Johnson's stepsister, including new details about his family, music, influences, tragic death, and musical afterlife. Brother Robert does much to pull the blues master out of the fog of myth.” Music by Tim Eriksen + Hubby Jenkins, followed by family style dinner
A weekend of shapenote singing, history and hearthcooking in an 18th century inn. Bring your own bedding and ten candles. See the flyer for details.
Shapenote singing school and singing, with notes on regional history and literary connections, presented by the New England Literature Program
A solo acoustic concert including traditional folksong from New England and beyond
Solo acoustic concert including folksong from New England and the Ozarks
All Day shapenote singing from the Sacred Harp, 1991 and Missouri Harmony, 2005
Learn to sing shapenote music from the Sacred Harp
Opening day for Historic Deerfield and the newly renovated Barnard Tavern, with participatory shapenote singing and instruction, focusing on music of the tavern's heyday ca 1795-1805. The event is free with a ticket to the museum, and open to all singers.
Pumpkintown: Music, Stories and Magic Lantern Projections
Pajama Slave Dancers album release show with Stands For Nothing (first show since the Reagan years) plus Tim E and friends playing the music of Cordelia's Dad. Raymond and the Circle open. Doors at 8
Two days of community singing from the Sacred Harp. Check the link for covid protocol. Free, and no experience required to participate.