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Mondays in 2017 ~ Essex, CT 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm
The Jovial Crew (Cliff Haslam, Joseph Morneault, Tim Marth and I) present Sea Chanteys, Irish songs, drinking songs and nonsense.  The
Gris is at 36 Main Street in Essex, CT. The fun starts as soon as you arrive.  Check out the Griswold Inn at

29 September 2017 Friday ~ Hartford, CT  Noon
Dawn and I will be doing a concert at the Old State House at 800 Main Street in Hartford, CT.  This one has been postponed due to weather
problems twice now!  We hope to see you there.  This will be in conjunction with the Friday Farmer's Market on the grounds of the OSH.
For more information please visit

8 October 2017 Sunday ~ Waterbury, CT  2:00 pm
The Mattatuck Museum presents "To End All Wars: Songs of the First World War" at 144 Main Street in Waterbury, CT.  The museum's
website is
here.  This program is part of a collaboration with the CT State Library's "Connecticut in WWI" project.  You can learn about
Connecticut's fascinating involvement in WWI at this website:

18 October 2017 Wednesday ~ Granville, MA  7:00 pm
The Noble and Cooley Center for Historic Preservation presents a concert by the Band of Steady Habits (Walt Woodward, Jeremy
Teitelbaum, Rachel Smith, Teagan Smith, Duke York and I), at 7 Water Street in Granville, MA.  For more information please visit

4 November 2017 Saturday ~ Hampton, CT  1:30 pm
The Band of Steady Habits (Walt Woodward, Jeremy Teitelbaum, Rachel Smith, Teagan Smith, Duke York and I) will be doing our
program "Handed Down in Song" after the annual meeting of the Hampton Antiquarian and Historical Society.  The event will take place
in the Little River Grange Hall at 178 Main Street in Hampton, CT.  The society's website is

15 November 2017 ~ Simsbury, CT  7:00 pm
The Simsbury Historical Society presents "Between the Great Wars: American Popular Music 1918-1941" at the Ellsworth Center, 10 Phelps
Lane in Simsbury, CT.  The society's website is

7 December 2017 Thursday ~ Phoenixville, PA  7:00 pm
The Phoenixville Public Library presents "A 19th Century Christmastide" at 183 Second Avenue in Phoenixville, PA.  The library's website

8 December 2017 Friday ~ West Grove, PA  7:00 pm
The Avon Grove Library at 117 Rosehill Avenue in West Grove, PA presents "Songs of the Second World War."  The library's website is

9 December 2017 Saturday ~ Chadds Ford, PA  11:00 am and 1:00 pm
The Brandywine River Museum has asked us to do two sets of songs from "A 19th Century Christmastide" as part of their annual holiday
activities.  The museum is at 1 Hoffman's Mill Road in Chadds Ford, PA.  Its website is

24 March 2018 Saturday ~ New Haven, CT  2:00 pm
The Knights of Columbus Museum, at 1 State Street in New Haven, presents "To End All Wars: Songs of the First World War" at 2:00 pm.  
The museum's website is

9 May 2018 Wednesday ~ Bethel, CT  7:00 pm
The Bethel Public Library Presents "A Song of the Seasons" at 189 Greenwood Avenue in Bethel, CT.  The library's website is here.

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Until later,
Rick Spencer
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