• It’s your Birthday… Let’s Blow Some Tin!

    by Tim Mattox I smell cake! If it’s December you know it’s time for Rod Piazza to light that candle and everyone is cordially invited. On Sunday, December 13th the birthday boy hosts his 7th Annual Birthday Blues Festival at the American Legion Post 79, Fairmount Park in Riverside. As is the tradition just prior […]

  • Annual Winterdance with Molly’s Revenge

    “A seriously joyous, masterly musical experience.” -Tom Clancy, Irish Music Magazine  On Saturday, December 19, 2015 at 7:30pm, San Diego Folk Heritage is proud to continue the tradition of hosting acclaimed Celtic trio Molly’s Revenge with guest vocalist Christa Burch for our annual Winterdance show. This all ages event will take place at Seaside Center […]

  • World Class Musicians to Perform in Encinitas

    San Diego Folk Heritage is proud to present two musical events this month at San Dieguito United Methodist Church in Encinitas, CA. On Saturday, November 14th, the nonprofit organization will welcome world-class touring musicians Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas. Fraser’s dynamic fiddling, engaging stage presence, and deep understanding of Scotland’s music have created a constant and […]

  • Kerrville New Folk Winners to Perform in Poway

    On Friday, November 6, 2015 at 7:30pm, San Diego Folk Heritage invites you to a performance featuring not one, but two 2014 Kerrville New Folk Winners. Opening the show will be local folk/pop duo The Lovebirds, followed by acclaimed New Mexico-based folk singer and storyteller C. Daniel Boling. The all ages event will take place […]

  • JW-Jones Breaks the Ice

    by Tim Mattox Canadian JW-Jones is on a tear and he’s headed south. The Ottawa guitarist rolls into Proud Mary’s for just one night with his ground-shaking rhythm section bassist, Laura Greenburg and drummer, Jamie Holmes on Thursday October 29th. The bands current six-week tour behind their Juno Award-nominated Album of the Year, Belmont Boulevard, […]

  • Sinatra at the Century Mark

    by Steve Thorn Francis Albert Sinatra’s 100th birthday won’t officially occur until December 12, but when you had a career as lengthy and diverse as the Hoboken, New Jersey native, it’s a good idea to start the festivities early. Where to begin? Obviously, his music career reigns over everything else, from the smooth-as-silk vocalizing from […]

  • SD Folk Heritage Presents Sarah McQuaid in Poway

    “Brilliant musicianship, a warm and welcoming stage presence and voice as rich, matured and knowing as the finest thrice-distilled Irish malt whiskey.” -Geoff Wallis, fRoots, UK On Friday, October 16, 2015 at 7:30pm, San Diego Folk Heritage is thrilled to showcase Sarah McQuaid at their next Poway concert as a part of her US and UK […]

  • Jazz Jam at 3rd Space

    We’re lucky to have a number of regular jazz jams here in San Diego. If you’re a player wanting to get out there an play with some great musicians, or if you like to hear great music, the monthly jazz jam held the first Tuesday of the month at 3rd Space should be inked in […]

  • Dan Walsh with Erin Inglish Saturday in Encinitas

    “The real deal, a demon picker” – UNCUT “Incredibly gifted – if anyone has the opportunity to see him they must” – BBC Radio 2 On Saturday, September 26, 2015 at 7:30pm, San Diego Folk Heritage is happy to announce their next Encinitas concert featuring acclaimed UK songwriter and banjo-player extraordinaire Dan Walsh. California-based banjo […]