Northwest Summer Show Dates

Previous events

Jun10

Simon de Voil and Adhamh Roland

Leaven Community, 5431 NE 20th Ave., Portland, OR

Trans*, Mystic Folk.

Join these vibrant, funny and deeply compassionate humans as they share songs related to their identity and experience of life.

Cost is sliding scale $20 to $5. All are most welcome. No one turned away from lack of funds.

Jun9

Simon de Voil and Adhamh Roland

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Jackson Place Cohousing, 800 Hiawatha Place, Seattle, WA

Trans*, Mystic Folk.

Join these vibrant, funny and deeply compassionate humans as they share songs related to their identity and experience of life.

Cost is sliding scale $20 to $10. All are most welcome. No one turned away from lack of funds.

Jun7

The Beauty, Simon de Voil & Adhamh Roland

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Woodard Lane Cohousing, 1620 Woodard Ave. NW, Olympia, WA

Adhamh Roland and Simon de Voil are on tour, and The Beauty has been gestating for over a year and is ready to be born into the world! Come experience this moment with us!

$5-10 suggested donation. doors at 6:30, music starts at 7. wheelchair accessible. please come fragrance free.

The Beauty is a rock band comprised of nomy lamm, sam gray and ben lucal.

Simon de Voil is a song weaver and boat builder who connects sacred presence with everyday life. https://simondevoil.com/about

Adhamh Roland is a lyrical alchemist who sings mystic musings in a queerly folk fashion. https://www.adhamhroland.com/

Jun5

Simon de Voil and Adhamh Roland

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Finnriver Farm and Cidery, 62 Barn Swallow Rd., Chimacum, WA

Join us for an intimate evening of song and story

Simon de Voil (Port Townsend, WA via Scotland) Song weaver and boat builder connecting sacred presence with everyday life. www.simondevoil.com

Adhamh Roland (Berkeley, CA) Lyrical alchemist singing mystic musings in a queerly folk fashion. www.adhamhroland.com

The show will be in the listening room of the Finnriver Farm and Cidery Seating is limited to 30 seats All ages, $10-$20

Jun2

Sweet Garden Folk Show

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Backyard Garden, 2733 Prince St., Berkeley, CA

Bathe in the delights of spring and music for your spirit at the same time! Local songsters Theresa Martin and Adhamh Roland team up with the talents of Rico Roget (drums) and Andrew Ignacio (bass) for a daytime, outdoor show in an enchanted backyard garden.

Chairs, blankets and shade provided. Feel free to bring an extra blanket, snack or non-alcoholic bevvy. All ages, bathroom is not ADA accessible however the show space is.

$20-$10 suggested donation, no one turned away for lack of funds.

About the artists: Theresa Martin believes that Song is a collaborator in healing earth and resisting empire. She currently lives on Coastal Miwok land at Green Gulch Farm and is an organizer of the Thrive Street Choir, the Assistant Director of Music as Medicine Project, and a songleader at herchurch. Find some of her music here: https://soundcloud.com/theresaannmartin

Adhamh Roland is a genderqueer visionary activist who sings about resilience, human experience, evolution, interconnectedness and freedom from cycles of violence and oppression in “Frighteningly clever and disarmingly heartfelt folksongs” -Examiner.com
More at adhamhroland.com

Heart-Opening Soul-Shivering Musical Brunch

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The Well Cafe, 5443 Telegraph Ave., Oakland, CA

All ages and free (bring cash for tips)! Join us for a Heart-Opening, Soul-Shivering Brunch featuring local singer/songwriters:

Adhamh Roland “Frighteningly clever and disarmingly heartfelt folksongs” -Examiner.com Adhamh Roland is a genderqueer visionary activist and lyrical alchemist. Part elfin fairy, part Midwestern transplant, Roland sings stories about resilience and human experience with a gentle twang and a fierce love. adhamhroland.com

Yael Illah Yael Illah is a devotional musician, ordained Hebrew Priestess, and lover of love. In reclaiming sacred texts Yael creatively resists cultural and spiritual amnesia, utilizing sound as an ancient tool to awaken the ancestral memories, blessings and stories in our bones. yaelillah.bandcamp.com

MJoy Take a bowl of joy, add a handful of humor, 3-4 teeth, 1 teaspoon of wisdom, a dash of self reflection, marinate for 3 minutes and 30 seconds in the 90’s & you got some pop-rocks that are catchy & thoughtful. mjoyyourself.com

Here's the Facebook link for the event: https://www.facebook.com/events/290783381648483/?active_tab=about

Concert With Simon de Voil & Adhamh Roland

Unity Church, 3918 San Juan Ave, Port Townsend, WA

An evening of song and story, led by transgender singer-songwriters Simon de Voil and Adhamh Roland. Join these two vibrant, funny and deeply compassionate humans as they share songs related to their transgender identity and experience of life.

simondevoil.com

Changing Sides: concert with Simon de Voil and Adhamh Roland

Interfaith Community Sanctuary, 1763 NW 62nd Street, Seattle, WA

An evening of reflective song and story, led by transgender singer-songwriters Simon de Voil and Adhamh Roland. Join these two vibrant, funny and deeply compassionate folks as they share insights into the way their transgender identity has shaped their spiritual journeys.

Simon de Voil's music explores themes of the inner landscape of the soul, the enchantment of the natural world and a personal journey to follow an unexpected calling. You can find out more about Simon and hear his music at www.simondevoil.com

HeartSong: musical prayer honouring authenticity and diversity

Unity Church, 3918 San Juan Ave, Port Townsend, WA

Simon de Voil (simondevoil.com) hosts this monthly creative musical worship that will explore and celebrate transgender incarnation.

Simon and Adhamh will be co-leading this time of deep listening, ritual, singing and contemplation.

All are welcome.

A Trans and Queer Evening of Mystic Story and Song

Leaven Community, 5431 NE 20th Ave, Portland, Oregon 97211

A Trans and Queer Evening of Mystic Story and Song adhamh roland: lyrical alchemist, visionary activist and theravada buddhist practitioner (berkeley, ca via st. louis) https://www.adhamhroland.com/

simon de voil: sacred song weaver, minister, and boat builder (port townsend, wa via scotland) etc. https://www.simondevoil.co.uk/

Brenna Sahatjian cello/guitar collages of softly distorted dreams and folklore www.brennasahatjianmusic.com

Facebook event:

https://www.facebook.com/events/414318095616627/

Nov4

Folksinger's Soiree/Return of Riot-Folk + More!

The Salon, 3 E. 21st St., Baltimore, MD

House Show featuring 5 musicians including 4 members of the Riot-Folk Collective:

On tour: Brenna Sahatjian Music - Portland, OR cello-flavored dream folk www.brennasahatjianmusic.com

Adhamh Roland - Western Mass mystical musings in a queerly folk fashion http://www.adhamhroland.com/

JD Reverie - NYC indiefolk https://jdreverie.bandcamp.com/releases

Baltimore's own:

Ryan Harvey- riotfolk http://www.ryanharveymusic.com/

Mark Gunnery- electrofolk https://soundcloud.com/pirateradio-267379027/sets/the-tales-of-pirate-jenny

8pm, $5-15 sliding scale donation, all ages Please be respectful of the house.

More info on the tour can be found here https://www.facebook.com/events/618741924998291/

Nov3

Aya Aziz, JD Reverie, Adhamh Roland, Brenna Sahatjian

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Cobra Club, 6 Wyckoff Ave, Brooklyn, NY

Please join us for an evening of songcraft:

Aya Aziz - cabaret https://soundcloud.com/aya-aziz-music-nyc

JD Reverie-indie folk https://jdreverie.bandcamp.com/releases

On tour: Adhamh Roland -Western Mass mystic musings in a queerly folk fashion http://www.adhamhroland.com/

Brenna Sahatjian Music -Portland, OR cello-flavored dream folk https://brennasahatjian.bandcamp.com/

$7 21+

Nov2

Songcrafter's Ball

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Wooden Shoe, 704 South St., Philadelphia, PA

SONGCRAFTER'S BALL AT THE WOODEN SHOE

Tombo Crush - letting it out//punching the ground https://tombocrush.bandcamp.com/

Adhamh Roland - mystic musings in a queerly folk fashion (Western MA) http://www.adhamhroland.com/

Brenna Sahatjian - cello-flavored dream folk (Portland, OR) https://brennasahatjianmusic.com/

JD Reverie - NYC indiefolk https://jdreverie.bandcamp.com/releases

Chenda Cope - country/folk https://chendacope.bandcamp.com/

8pm. $5-15 suggested donation. All ages, sober space. Wheelchair Accessible Venue

Oct31

Halloween Show-Adhamh Roland, Brenna Sahatjian, Ghost Guest, + John Deaf

Kitty City, Contact me through the contact page for address

A cozy Halloween folk show...wear costumes!

On tour: Adhamh Roland-mystic musings in a queerly folk fashion http://www.adhamhroland.com/

Brenna Sahatjian- cello-flavored dream folk https://brennasahatjianmusic.com/

plus local acts: The House of John Deaf - catatonic love songs soundcloud.com/thehouseofjohndeaf

Ghost Guest-really sad folk-y emo, like... really sad ghostguest.bandcamp.com

at: Kitty City in Worcester, MA. This is an all ages early house show, please PM for address. Donations suggested for touring musicians.

Oct29

Break the Chains

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Make Shift Boston, 549 Columbus Ave., Boston, NY

Break the Chains is a semi-monthly all-ages, all-gender, radical dance party featuring nationally touring queer and trans performers. We're back on Oct 29 for a special HALLOWEEN edition. Wear what you want, but we'll have prizes for best costume!!!

QUEERS WILL DANCE with Guest DJ Mercedes Flowers!!!

Featuring live performances by touring artists:

Adhamh Roland - genderqueer visionary activist/songcrafter who sings about resilience, evolution, interconnectedness and freedom from cycles of oppression. "Frighteningly clever and disarmingly heartfelt folksongs"-Examiner.com

Brenna Sahatjian - Grunge flavored dream folk. Songs about anti-capitalism and re-enchantment​

Miriam Elhajli - Venezuelan-Moroccan-American composer and vocalist whose work is influenced strongly by Latin American folk, modern jazz, and contemporary classical music.

Evan Greer - you know me ;-)

This should go without saying: but NO racist/sexist/transphobic/etc costumes.

All ages. Wheelchair accessible. $10 - 20 sliding scale suggested donation at the door to support working queer artists. $5 youth / low income. Contact Evan to volunteer and you get in for free! evangreer@gmail.com