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Monday, March 28th, 2016

Deering High School

'Vocal Skinny-Dipping' Workshops - 1:30 Mar 28, 29, 31

370 Stevens Ave
Portland Maine 207-874-8260
Price: observe

Martin is thrilled to have been invited to teach skatting and 'Vocal Skinny-Dipping' to the chorus and jazz band at Deering High School!  Our goal is to create a live performance piece for their Spring concert!

Contact Gil Pettola 874-8260 if you'd like to come observe!

Friday, March 18th, 2016

BRIO! @ Side Door Coffeehouse

BRIO! in Concert - Open Mike Signup: 6:45 pm. Open Mike: 7:00 pm. BRIO! Concert 8:3

UU Church 1 Middle St
Brunswick Maine
Price: $8 suggested

BRIO! is thrilled to perform again in this BEAUTIUL space for these BEAUTIFUL people.


Be one of the BEAUTIFUL People!

Sunday, February 28th, 2016

Augusta Civic Center

Kidabaloo! - Noon - 5PM

76 Community Drive
Augusta Maine 04330
US (207) 626-2400
Price: $6

I'm thrilled to be your Entertainment Stage EmCee for the afternoon!



  • Bounce Houses
  • Face Painting
  • Karaoke
  • Nikki Hunt – Hula Hoop
  • Conjuring Carroll – Magician
  • Augusta Fire Department
  • Augusta Police Dept:  Carla Wiggin
  • YMCA Kid Events
  • G-Force Laser Tag
  • Sabre Tooth Tiger
  • Super Hero’s
  • Hello Kitty, Clifford The Big Red Dog, Smokey Bear and more
  • Totally Toddlers- special room for the little ones
  • More on it’s way

  • Read More: Kidabaloo 2016 |


    Saturday, February 27th, 2016

    Whittlesey's Barn

    Maine Songwriter's Association Showcase - 6:30 Potluck, 7:30 show

    186 Ridge Rd
    Bowdoinham Maine
    Price: $10 suggested donation

    I look forward to sharing an evening with Kirsten Manville, Jenny Lou Drew and Delilah Poupore. Whittlesey's are great hosts and this should be a fantastic evening!

    Friday, February 26th, 2016

    Upton House Concert

    Martin Swinger in House Cocnert - 7:30

    Upton Massachusetts 01568
    Price: Contact for

    A Friday evening house concert for my buddy, Robert Mattson. Mark Stepakoff opening and TRUST ME - This guy is FANTASTIC!!  I'd happily open for HIM!!

    Sunday, February 14th, 2016

    Chocolate Church Arts Center

    Hot Chocolate Caberet - 2PM

    798 Washington St.
    Bath Maine 04530
    US 207-442-8455
    Price: $15 single, $25 couple

    In the Curtis Room, a musical afternoon celebrating love and friendship.

    Featuring Andy Barber, Alison Lee Freeman, Liz and Chris Lannon, and Martin Swinger, with Sean Fleming and other special guests.  Desserts and beverages offered.

    Saturday, February 6th, 2016

    Bowdoin Ice and Smelt Festival

    Singing Fun about Ice and Smelts! - 2-4PM

    Mailly Park
    Bowdoinham Maine
    Price: FREE-FREE-FREE!!

    Lots'a Fun indoors and out!  Come smell a smelt! Freeze your Ice! Sing along a Spring song!

    Monday, February 1st, 2016

    Hillside Terrace

    Sing Along Fun! - 1:30-2:30

    21 Warren St
    Hallowell Maine
    Price: welcome!

    A relaxed afternoon singing for and with Senior Friends.

    Sunday, January 31st, 2016

    Emory Arts Center

    Sing Til SPRING! - 3-4PM

    University of Maine: Farmington
    Farmington Maine
    Price: Kids FREE! Adults $10. Fundraise

    Martin Swinger and Matt Loosigian perform an outrageously fun Family Sing-Along to scare away the winter! 

    Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

    Greenfield Middle School

    PMN Conference - Weekend Conference

    Greenfield Massachusetts
    Price: membership in PMN

    Thrilled to be joining lots of socially conscious musicians hoping to change the world with a song!

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    Saturday, January 16th, 2016

    South Florida Folk Festival

    Concert Winner! - TBA

    Hugh Taylor Birch State Park 3109 E. Sunrise Boulevard
    Fort Lauderdale Florida 33304
    (954) 564-4521
    Price: Festival Ticket

    Join us in Ft. Lauderdale for a wonderful afternoon of great original music! NO COVER BANDS!!

    Friday, December 4th, 2015

    Gardiner Art Walk

    Art Walk (downtown festival) - begins 5:30

    Water Street
    Gardiner Maine
    Price: free-FREE-FREE!!

    bundle up and enjoy a whole town of artists and crafts people hosting demonstration and gallery events all on one walkable street!  I'm roving around from warm spot to warm spot!

    Friday, September 25th, 2015

    Common Ground Fair

    Spotlight Stage and Roving Musician - 11:30 AM

    MOFGA Farm
    Unity Maine
    Price: Gate Entry

    Performing originals and more at the Spotlight Stage, then roving around the grounds for an hour. This is a GREAT FAIR!!   NO RIDES OR COTTON CANDY!

    This is an ORGANIC FARMER'S FAIR w/ wonderful Maine performers, artists, products and produce!

    Sunday, September 13th, 2015

    Mercer Community Center

    Music with Kids! - 2-4PM

    1015 Beech Hill Rd.
    Mercer Maine 04957-4845
    587 - 2361 OR 587 - 2900
    Price: FREE-FREE-FREE!!

    At 2 I'll lead songwriting games and at 3 I'll lead a sing-along concert for children and adults!

    Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

    Easton Mountain

    Bear Your Soul Summer Camp (Men's Retreat) - 5 day retreat

    391 Herrington Hill Road,
    Greenwitch New York 1-800-553-8235 (toll free)
    Price: contact Easton Mountain, work-st

    Join me and 60 or more 'Bears' for a week-long romp in the woods. Workshops, Talent Show, Pool, free time in a beautiful setting with a beautiful group of men searching for a deeper connection with other like-minded souls. I'm leading free-style singing workshops!

    Definitely NOT your average Bear Run!

    Saturday, August 8th, 2015

    Frontier Cafe' and Gallery

    Maine Songwriter's Showcase - 7PM

    Fort Andross
    Brunswick Maine
    Price: $10

    I'm a featured guest for Maine Songwriter's Association sharing the evening along with Peter Alexander and other MSA Song Competition winners!  Details TBA

    Thursday, August 6th, 2015

    Cold Harbor, NY Library

    Music with kids! - 4:30 PM

    Cold Harbor, LI New York
    Price: FREE-FREE-FREE!!

    Details TBA!!

    Thursday, August 6th, 2015

    Renbrook Arts Camp

    Resident Songwriter - Daytime/Evening

    West Hartford Connecticut

    Honored to be the 'Resident Songwriter for this great summer camp! I'm teaching there between June 29 and July 24, but the show we're writing songs for will be August 6 & 7.

    Please come out for a great program - Musical about GLACIERS!  It promises to be a 'moving' performance!  :^)

    Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

    Hansen Mass Library

    music with kids! - 10 AM

    Hansen Massachusetts
    Price: FREE-FREE-FREE!!

    Details TBA!!

    Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

    Waldo Pierce Library

    Read to the Rhythm! - 10-11AM

    Frankfort Maine
    Price: FREE-FREE-FREE!!

    Bring the kids down to the library for a fun morning of rhythm and song! (Grown-ups, a family show like this can be HIGHLY ENTERTAINING, even if you don't have kids!)

    Sunday, July 12th, 2015

    Ferry Beach UU CHoir Conference

    ImprovSinging Workshop! - 1:30-2:30

    5 Morris Ave.
    Saco Maine 04072
    Price: just come!

    Thrilled to lead an improv singing workshop for the lovely folks at Ferry Beach in Saco. Come join the Choir!

    Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

    Papoose Pond Family Campground

    Sing Around the Campfire! - 7:30-9PM

    700 Norway Rd.
    Waterford Maine 04088
    (207) 583 - 4470

    EVERY Tuesday night campfire from June 23 - Aug 18.

    BYO Bug Spray, S'mores provided.

    Friday, June 19th, 2015

    Side Door Coffeehouse

    Martin Swinger & open mike - 7:30

    15 Pleaseant St
    Brunswick Maine 04011
    (207) 729-8515
    Price: $5

    I'm honored to be the feature performer at the Side Door Coffeehouse Open mike!  Please come out and bring songs!

    Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

    Kerrville Folk Festival

    Round Robin Concert @ Threadgill - 7PM

    3876 Medina Hwy
    Kerrville Texas 78028
    US (830) 257-3600
    Price: Be There.

    I'm honored to share the stage in a round robin concert with Doug Coppock, Brenda Freed, Rob Lytle and Bernice Lewis!

    Friday, May 15th, 2015

    House Concert @ Dianne Webb's

    House Concert with Martin Swinger - 7:00

    Houston Texas

    Details TBA! 

    Friday, May 1st, 2015

    Garden Stage Coffee House

    Martin Swinger and Matt Nakoa in Concert - Open mike 7:30, Show 8:30

    223 Stewart Avenue (at Nassau Blvd.)
    Garden City New York 11530
    US 516-248-8855
    Price: $20 in advance, $22 day of show

    Matt most recently was a Kerrville NewFolk winner!  He's fantastic!!


    Garden Stage on Friday, May 1, 2015

    223 Stewart Avenue (at Nassau Blvd.)

    Garden City, NY  11530

    ½ block north of the Nassau Blvd. LIRR station

    8:30 p.m. preceded by an open mic at 7:30.

    Tickets will be $20 with advance reservations and $22 at the door.

    For reservations and information contact


    Friday, April 3rd, 2015

    OZ Campground

    Bear Necessities - 10PM

    50 GA-230
    Unadilla Georgia 478-892-2299
    Price: make reservation

    I look forward to sharing the stage with San Kagalis for the first night of Bear Necessities, followed Saturday night by Jeff 'Rockcub' and Gordon Michaels.  Fun weekend!

    Saturday, March 28th, 2015

    Old Schoolhouse

    Schoolhouse Songwriter's Series - 8PM

    491 Middlesex Ave
    Metuchen New Jersey
    Price: $10

    Sharon Goldman hosts songwriters in the round. I'm thrilled to be one and the rest are TBA.   Joins us for a lovely evening of variety and great songs in this historic building!

    Monday, March 23rd, 2015

    Slates Restaurant & Bakery

    BRIO! + 1! - 8PM - come early for dinner

    169 Water Street
    Hallowell Maine 04347
    US (207) 622-9575
    Price: $15 call Slates for reservation

    Deb, Matt and I are joined by our talented friend, Ed Desjardins for an evening of incredible harmony, both vocal and instrumental as we stretch the boundaries of predictable music! Award-winning songs, stellar harmonies!

    Sunday, March 15th, 2015

    Unitarian Universalist of Brunswick

    BRIO! Service music and VOCAL JAM!! - Service 10AM, Workshop 1-3PM

    19 Pleasant St
    Brunswick Maine 04011
    Price: Service FREE, Workshop $15-30 pa

    Join Deb Hensley, Matt Loosigian and I for some inspiring music at the Sunday Am service then stick around for a rollicking vocal jam from 1-3PM NO singing experience necessary!

    Thursday, March 12th, 2015


    MArtin Swinger - 7-9 dinner music - all original!

    192 Water St.
    Hallowell Maine 04347
    US 207-512-8433
    Price: Free!!~

    Jon me at Joyce's (Across from Slates) for an evening of music. Good food and drink. 

    Sunday, February 15th, 2015

    Tabernacle United Church (Sunday Service)

    Sunday Service Special Music - 10 AM

    37th and Chestnut (University City)
    Phildelphia Pennsylvania 19104
    Price: FREE!!~

    Sunday morning I'm thrilled to offer special music for the Tabernacle service. This open and affirming church recognizes the value of the way original music reflects the Spirit. Please come celebrate the ONE thing we all have in common: the mystery of LIFE!!

    Saturday, February 14th, 2015

    Circle Singing at Tabernacle United

    Circle Singing - 4:30-6:30

    37th and Chestnut (university City)
    Philladelphia Pennsylvania 19104
    215-514-1696 or
    Price: Sliding Scale $15-25

    Holly Phares and I will lead a Circle Singing event - meaning - INSTANT CHOIR!! NO music to read or learn, ALL SINGING FREELY AND FUN-LY!!

    Both from the school of Bobby McFerrin, Holly and I invent music on the spot with lush harmonies, daring dissonances and poly-rhythmic joy!  


    Contact Holly for reservation or just COME!! Bring friends!  

    No Instruments, just bring your voices!


    Register: Call Holly @ 215-514-1696 or email:

    - or mail check directly to:  Holly Phares – 220 Shawmont Avenue – Cottage, Philadelphia, PA  19128  

    REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  Monday, February 9, 2015

    Saturday, February 14th, 2015

    Tabernacle United Church Singing Workshop

    Heart Songs (Singing workshop) - 1-4PM

    37th and Chestnut (University City)
    Phildelphia Pennsylvania 19104
    Price: Sliding scale $40-65

    Professional singer and choir director, Holly Phares and I are leading this IMPROVISATIONAL SINGING event designed to gently introduce improv singing games. No experience is necessary, only a willingness to sing playfully. Guaranteed SAFE and FUN!

    Register: Call Holly @ 215-514-1696 or email:

    - or mail check directly to:  Holly Phares – 220 Shawmont Avenue – Cottage, Philadelphia, PA  19128 

    REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  Monday, February 9, 2015

    Stick around for CIRCLE SINGING  4:30-6:30!

    THEN go out to dinner with someone you love!  Better yet, BRING THEM ALONG!!

    Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

    The Vitality Center

    Vitality Concerts - 7:30 PM

    66 Austin Blvd
    Commack New York 11725
    Price: $15 for one, $25 for two

    Lovely new concert series for a Wednesday night, Please come!

    Saturday, February 7th, 2015

    Rock City Cafe

    BRIO and friends! - 7PM

    316 Main Street,
    Rockland Maine 207-594-5688
    Price: Free!~ (Donations welcome)

    Deb Hensley, Matt Loosigian and our good friend, Ed Desjardins join me in an evening of original songs and fantastic harmony at this quaint venue/cafe/food co-op!

    Friday, February 6th, 2015

    Union Church Coffeehouse

    Martin Swinger Feature Artist & open mic - 7PM followed by open mic

    37 Main St
    Belgrade Maine
    Price: $10

    HOnored to be invited to  boost spirits at a "Mid-Winter Blah's" concert. Followed by an open mic. Come down and let's celebrate the returning of LIGHT!!!

    Sunday, February 1st, 2015

    Creative Life Center

    Special Muic - 9:30 and 11AM

    5326 Spring Stuebner Rd. # 200
    Spring Texas 77389

    Love sharing special music with this congregation of forward thinkers!

    Friday, January 30th, 2015

    Crockett Elementary School

    Songwriting and Improvisational singing - all day!

    Crockett Texas

    This is an in-school residency with 4th and 5th graders, but public is welcome to the 2PM school concert.

    Thursday, January 29th, 2015

    Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Texas

    Songwriting in the classroom - afternoon

    Waco Texas

    Songwriting games! This is an in-school function and not open to the public. 

    Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

    Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Texas

    Songwriting in the classroom - afternoon

    Waco Texas

    Afterschool program of songwriting games!  This is an in-school event and not open to the public.

    Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

    Dr. Eugene Clark Library

    Evenings with the Songwriter - 7PM

    Lockhart Texas
    Price: FREE -!

    Come share a lovely evening in this quaint Texas Town!

    Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

    The Gathering

    Sing and Dance fun! - 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    7127 Bee Cave Road, Westlake Hills Presbyterian
    Austin Texas 78746
    Price: free!~

    Sharing music in a day nursing home facility. Last year they danced and sang and we had a great time of it. heartwarming!

    Sunday, January 25th, 2015

    Triinity United Methodist Church

    Special Music - 10:30 AM

    4001 Speedway
    Austin Texas 78751

    I look forward to providing special music for the Sunday service!

    Saturday, January 24th, 2015

    Barton Creek Farmer's Market

    FREE MUSIC!! - 11AM

    Austin Texas
    Price: FREE!~

    Join me and The Better Halves for a great market and fine music!

    Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

    Anderson Fair

    Ken Gaines Songwriter Night - 8PM

    2007 Grant St
    Houston Texas US
    Price: $10

    Friday, January 16th, 2015

    Vitambi Springs Campground

    Concert - 7PM

    22500 County Road 835
    Clewiston Florida 33440
    (863) 983-8488

    Join us at this fine Men's retreat center for a great show and a full weekend of fun activities in the Florida WILDS!!

    Friday, January 16th, 2015

    South Florida Folk Festival

    Singer/Songwriter Competition! - 11AM

    Hugh Taylor Birch State Park 3109 E. Sunrise Boulevard
    Fort Lauderdale Florida 33304
    (954) 564-4521
    Price: one day: $30 Full weekend: $50

    Honored to have been chosen to participate in the song competition! The competition is on Saturday and further performance continue on Sunday. BE THERE and share the SUN!!

    Saturday, November 22nd, 2014

    Frontier Cafe' and Gallery

    Martin Swinger & the Existential Band - 7:30

    Fort Andross
    Brunswick Maine
    Price: $15

    Thrilled to present a concert in MAINE!! Featuring Ed Desjardins and several surprise guests for an evening of fine original music!

    Thursday, November 20th, 2014


    music! - 7:30 - 9:30PM

    192 Water St.
    Hallowell Maine 04347
    US 207-512-8433
    Price: FREE-FREE-FREE!!

    An evening of original music in Hallowell!

    Friday, November 7th, 2014

    Cary Memorial Library Coffeehouse

    Martin Swinger in Concert! - Open mike 7PM Feature: 8:15

    17 Old Winthrop Road
    Wayne Maine 04284
    Price: FREE~

    Looking forward to a fun evening in "Where the Hell is" Wayne, Maine

     Open mic 7-8 (5 10 minute slots usually fill up before the event); You play 8:15-9; $5 minimum donation; contact Stan Davis 685 9639

    Location Cary Memorial Library 17 Old Winthrop Rd, Wayne, ME



    Please join me!

    Saturday, October 11th, 2014

    Bath Citizen Involvement Day

    Street entertainment - 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    Waterfront Park, Commercial St
    Bath Maine
    Price: FREE-FREE-FREE!!

    Happy to have been invited to sing thru the festivities on Saturday in Bath!  Come join the fun and learn about becoming a more engaged citizen.

    Saturday, September 27th, 2014

    Brooklyn Music Shop

    Martin Swinger & Mike Agranoff in Concert - 8:30

    -1226 Prospect Ave.,
    Brooklyn New York 11215
    Price: $15

    Mike Agranoff is a BRILLIANT performer - funny, smart, a troubadour of the highest calibre...and then there's ME!!  This is gonna be a GREAT show, Folks! TWO for the price of ONE!!  Please come and fill this place for a fantastic evening!!

    Don, the presenter recommends you "...make reservations to guarantee a seat (the tickets are still cash at the door, but a reservation will get you a seat with your name on it) Reservations can be made at "


    BE THERE!!  

    Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

    Ebenezers Pub

    Martin Swinger Feature Artist & open mic - Open mike 7:30, Show 8:30

    112 Pleasant St
    Brunswick MAE
    Price: FREE

    Sweet little pub that brews their own beer and features beer from around the world!  Great food, great beer, great music - how could you lose?!?!?

    Friday, September 5th, 2014

    The Emporium

    Martin Swinger and Deb Hensley in Concert - 7-9PM

    Main St: Intersection of 17 & 41
    Readfield Maine
    Price: pass the hat

    My ImproVox buddy, Deb, and I will share an evening of original and improvisational music at this sweet little place in Readfield. I hope you'll come for this personal concert!

    Friday, August 22nd, 2014

    Tidewater Friends of Folk Music

    Martin Swinger in Cocert - 7PM

    Weslet United Meth. Church
    2510 N. Armistead Ave. Hampton, Virginia 23666
    US 757-626-FOLK
    Price: $5 suggested

    I'm looking forward to a return to Hampton Roads where I used to perform as half of Mandala. I hope you'll come out to hear what half of us have been up to over the last 20 years!

    Thursday, August 7th, 2014

    Easton Mountain

    Bear Your Soul SUmmer Camp - Long weekend

    Greenwitch New York
    Price: contact EM

    Freddy & Jay Freeman and a puppy pile of other talented artists lead workshops and offer performances for all our Bear Buddies!

    Saturday, July 19th, 2014


    Winner Concert - Mid-day

    12 McNamara Road
    Tinmouth Vermont 05757
    US (802) 235-1513
    Price: Festival Ticket

    After winning last year's song competition, I've been invited to perform a half-hour show while judges are deciding about this year's winner!

    Friday, June 20th, 2014

    Amazing Things Arts Center

    Main-e-acks!! Martin Swinger, Connor Garvey, Sorcha Merrill - 7PM

    55 Nicholas Road
    Framingham Massachusetts 01701
    US 781.772.1945
    Price: $10

    The show that got cancelled in December...who knew it would SNOW?


    It CERTAINLY won't snow us out THIS time!


    I'm also offering a Family  Concert on Saturday afternoon at 1PM

    Friday, June 6th, 2014

    Kerrville Folk Festival

    Rhythm in the Bones - day

    Texas Hwy 16
    Kerrville Texas 78028
    US (830) 257-3600
    Price: day pass

    I'm leading a workshop for teachers about rhythm games. Come join us!

    Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

    Emery Arts Center

    Flash Tonic - 7 PM

    University of Maine Campus
    Farmington Maine
    Price: $10

    I'm performing a concert of improvisational music with my former ImproVox buddies, Matt Loosigian and Deb Hensley as part of a 3 day residency in Farmington and Kingfield Elementary Schools.


    Come sing with us!

    Saturday, May 10th, 2014

    Union Church Coffeehouse

    Martin Swinger in Concert! - 7PM

    37 Main St
    Belgrade Maine
    Price: $10

    Lovely location on Main  St in beautiful Belgrade Maine!

    Saturday, March 29th, 2014

    Sandywoods Music

    In Concert! - 7PM

    intersection of Route 177 & 81
    Tiverton Rhode Island Russ Smith at (401) 241-7349
    Price: $10 / $12

    My FIRST gig EVER in Rhode Island!

    Thursday, February 20th, 2014

    One Longfellow Square

    Pete Seeger Celebration - Potluck 5:30, SHow 7

    Portland Maine 04101
    Price: FREE

    Join me, Phil Hoose and many others in a celebration of Pete's life and music!

    Sunday, February 9th, 2014

    Camp Street Cafe

    Sunday Concert! - 6PM - 9:30PM

    215 S. Third Street
    Crockett Texas 75835
    US (936) 544 8656
    Price: ?? TBA

    I'm excited to play AGAIN in Crockett  - (two times in one weekend) - for grown-ups this time at this historic and fun cafe!

    Sunday, February 9th, 2014

    Creative Life Center

    Sunday AM services - 10AM & 11:30AM

    5326 Spring Stuebner Rd. # 200
    Spring Texas 77389
    Price: FREE~

    What a fine group of people at this congregation!  You won't be hounded to join or donate or be saved - only to celebrate life and recognize The Spirit in ALL of us!

    Saturday, February 8th, 2014

    Millbend Coffeehouse

    Martin Swinger in Concert! - 7PM

    1370 N. Millbend
    The Woodlands Teas
    Price: $17 advance, $20 night of show

    Looking forward to my first time at Millbend! Gonna be a great way to begin the year and part of a GREAT trip to sunny, warm Texas when Maine is still in the freezer!

    Friday, February 7th, 2014

    Jordan School

    Afternoon Concert for Middle School - 2PM

    Crockett Texas

    A fan took my singing workshop at Kerrville Folk Fest and has invited me to visit his school on my way to Dallas to open for WILLY PORTER!!~

    Friday, February 7th, 2014

    Uncle Calvins Coffeehouse

    Opening for WILLY PORTER!! - 7:30 PM

    9555 N. Central Expressway
    Dallas Texas 75231
    US 214-363-0044
    Price: TBD

    How exciting is THAT?!??!    

    Thursday, February 6th, 2014

    Anderson Fair

    IN the round with Ken Gaines - 8PM

    2007 Grant St
    Houston Texas US
    Price: $10

    Always a great evening with Ken at Anderson Fair - ya never know what fantastic musicians may also be there with us!

    Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

    Concert in the Keys


    31578 Avenue E
    Big Pine Key Florida 33043
    305 849 1173
    Price: Suggested $20

    Beth and Erik are good friends from the NJ Front Porch Family who spend winters in Key West and I guess have nothing better to do than invite hoards of friends in for a concert featuring ME!!  I'm a LUCKY BOY!!


    Located just before Mile Marker 31 on the Overseas Highway/ US 1

    Saturday, January 4th, 2014

    Emerald Concerts:

    Artist Showcase - 7:30

    2919 Van Buren St.
    Hollywood Fl 33012
    Price: $20 Suggested

    David and Leni Engels have invited me and fantastic performers Ellen Bukstel and Larry Mangum to share an evening. I promise an entertaining time!

    Friday, January 3rd, 2014

    Vitambi Springs Campground

    private performance - TBA

    22500 County Road 835
    Clewiston Florida 33440
    (863) 983-8488
    Price: Free to Campers

    This 'Men Only' Campground is lovely and fun. I've been invited to sing after supper on Friday night.  Register for the weekend and join us for the evening! Still warm enough to hang out at the pool!

    Saturday, December 14th, 2013

    Amazing Things Arts Center

    Main-e-acks!! Martin Swinger, Connor Garvey, Sorcha Merrill - 7PM

    55 Nicholas Road
    Framingham Massachusetts 01701
    US 781.772.1945
    Price: $20

    Wonderful arts center has invited Connor and I and Lovely and Talented Sorcha Merrill to share an evening of songs! Gonna be GREAT!!

    Saturday, December 14th, 2013

    Amazing Things Arts Center

    IN Concert FAMILY SHOW! - Early

    55 Nicholas Road
    Framingham Massachusetts 01701
    US 781.772.1945
    Price: TBA

    Happy to perform again at Amazing Things! Have had fun featuring at their open mike and this will be a real treat to share my Family Show with my many friends down there!

    Please COME!!

    Friday, December 13th, 2013

    Jack's House

    Martin Swinger and Connor Garvey together! - 7:30

    72 A High St.
    Topsfield Mass 01983
    Price: Requested $20

    Jack has been an FRFF friend for almost 20 years and has invited Connor and I to invade his lovely home for an evening of fine music!  


    Contact  to make a reservation.  Limited to 30 guests!

    Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

    Port City Blue

    Short Concert - TBA

    650 Congress St
    Portland Maine (207) 774-4111
    Price: Donation: Be Generous!

    Beautiful small 'listening room' venue in Downtown Portland known for great music and a kind and efficient staff who respects the musicians and the music!

    Friday, October 11th, 2013

    Great Falls Coffeehouse

    in Concert with Stephanie Marshall - 7PM

    2 Avenue A
    Turner's Falls Massachusetts 01376
    (413) 863-3221
    Price: Donation: Be Generous!

    Stephanie Marshall (Boxcar Lilies) will open for me at this beautiful a d historic site!

    Saturday, October 5th, 2013

    Oswego Music Hall

    In Concert with CONNOR GARVEY! - Evening

    Oswego New York 13126

    This GEM of a performance space is a coup for a performer! We are SO excited to share the stage this evening! 

    BTW Connor Garvey ROCKS!!

    Friday, October 4th, 2013

    Dream Away Lodge

    In Concert with CONNOR GARVEY! - 7:30 PM

    1342 County Rd
    Becket Massachusetts
    Price: $20

    Dream Away Lodge is one of those magical places in the beautiful Berkshires! Book a room and join us for a wonderful night of music!


    BTW:  Connor Garvey ROCKS!!

    Sunday, September 22nd, 2013

    Common Ground Fair

    Sunflower and Spotlight Stages - 10:30 AM

    MOFGA Farm
    Unity Maine
    Price: Entry fee CGF

    If you haven't been to the Common Ground Fair, you have NOT visited MAINE!

    Sponsored by Maine Organic Farmers and Grower's Association, this festival is artsy-political-historic-rootsy-new age-wholesome-organic-photogenic-enlightening-educational-community-cultural-diversity filled FUN!!


    Oh, yeah. And I get to sing there!  I'M A LUCKY BOY!!

    Sunday, September 15th, 2013

    Friendship House Concert

    In Concert with Jud Caswell! - PM

    121 S Fairmount St
    Pittsburg Pennsylvania 15206
    US 412-361-6051
    Price: $15

    Another great show with by collaborator, Jud Caswell at the gracious home of Jim and LLouise Altes.

    Saturday, September 14th, 2013

    Vocal Skinny-Dipping workshop @ Moore Music

    Vocal Skinny-Dipping - 2-5PM

    18 Grinnell Ct.,
    Derwood Maryland 20855
    US 301-309-0983
    Price: $20

    Vocal Skinny-Dipping is a workshop designed to free your inner skat singer! Simple and playful exercises scaffold into brilliant and complex harmonies and counter-harmonies - all in a fun and supportive atmosphere. You won't believe the music coming out of YOU!!

    Limit 20 people. No particular singing skill necessary. ALL are welcome.


    Please make reservations!


    Concert with Martin Swinger and Jud Caswell to follow, workshop participants will be invited to perform a piece!

    Saturday, September 14th, 2013

    Moore Music (In the House)

    In Concert with Jud Caswell - 8PM

    18 Grinnell Ct
    Derwood Maryland 20855
    US 301-309-0983
    Price: $20

    More fun in DC with my buddy, Jud Caswell!

    Contact Scott Moore for more info.

    Friday, September 13th, 2013

    Grounds and Sounds Cafe

    In Concert with Jud Caswell - 8PM

    380 Nicolls Rd.
    Setauket New York 11733
    Price: $15

    I love this fine UU Coffeehouse in Stony Brook, LI and you will too!

    Jud is co-writer for Little Plastic Part and a great inspiration for me! He's winner of multiple nation-wide song contests and an all-round talented humble guy.


    Happy to tour with such a fine gentleman!

    Monday, August 26th, 2013

    Easton Mountain 'Art in the Woods'

    Art in the Woods - Aug 26-29

    391 Herrington Hill Road,
    Greenwitch New York 1-800-553-8235 (toll free)
    Price: Contact Easton Mountain

    A 4 day retreat for LGBTI youth ages 18-21 to celebrate ourselves and our community with singing, visual and theater arts!  I'm teaching Vocal Skinny-Dipping, of course!

    Thursday, August 22nd, 2013

    Winslow Public Library

    Music with kids & Evening Party! - 6-7PM

    136 Halifax St.
    WInslow Maine 04901
    Price: FREE -!

    Winslow Public Library has invited me to do family performance in the evening!  

    Sunday, August 18th, 2013

    Sugar Hill Folk Festival

    Afternoon Festival - 2-4:30

    45 Main St
    Dalton Massachusetts 01226
    Price: FREE -!

    Performing with my buddies, Bernice Lewis, Ladies Auxiliary Orchestra and Purly Gates! Gonna be BIG FUN!   

    Friday, August 16th, 2013

    Portland Downtown Summer Music Series

    Summer Music Series - Noon-1PM

    Congress Square
    Portland Maine
    Price: FREE~! (Cancelled if raining.)

    These are the great artists I share the line-up with. Gonna be a GREAT summer!

    July 12 2013

    Caroline Cotter

    July 19 2013

    Hurry Down Sunshine

    July 26 2013

    Elaine Colella


    Congress Square


    August 2 2013

    Ted DeMille

    August 9 2013

    Heather Pearson

    August 16 2013

    Martin Swinger

    Concert is cancelled in case of inclement weather. 

    Saturday, August 10th, 2013

    Out in the Woods! Easton Mountain

    Out in the Woods! - All Day Festival of Gay Musicians!

    391 Herrington Hill Road,
    Greenwitch New York 1-800-553-8235 (toll free)
    Price: TBA

    Proud to have been invited to perform at Easton Mountain for their Out in the Woods music festival celebrating the LGBTIQ community! North of Albany in a beautiful setting! ALL are WELCOME!

    Thursday, August 8th, 2013

    Manchester CT Libraries 2 SHOWS!

    Afternoon with kids, evening with the whole family! - 3:30 & 6:30

    Manchester Connecticut 06042
    Price: FREE -!

    Afternoon show for kids @ 3:30:


    100 No. Main St., Manchester CT 06042



    Evening Show for the whole family @ 6:30



     586 Main St., Manchester CT 06042


    Friday, August 2nd, 2013

    Falcon Ridge Folk Festival

    Emerging Artist Showcase - 1-4PM

    74 Modley Road
    Sharon Connecticut 06069
    Price: Cost of Festival

    I am proud to have been selected for the Emerging Artist Showcase!  Come lend your support! I win by YOUR VOTES!!!

    Thursday, July 18th, 2013

    PortCity Blue

    Cover Your Friends - 8-10PM

    650 Congress St.
    Portland Maine 04101
    (207) 774-4111
    Price: $5

    Connor Garvey hosts this evening of local musicians covering songs written by their friends! I'll cover Lisa Ashman, Tom Stahl and more! Come out to hear many great songs performed by fine Maine performers!

    Saturday, July 13th, 2013


    Songwriting Competition - 1-4PM

    12 McNamara Road
    Tinmouth Vermont 05757
    US (802) 235-1513
    Price: Festival Entry

    I am honored to have been selected for a slot in the songwriting competition along with several of my friends! Come celebrate the Power of the Sun!

    Saturday, June 8th, 2013

    Kerrville Folk Festival

    Live on the Family Stage! - 10 AM

    Texas Hwy 16
    Kerrville Texas 78028
    US (830) 257-3600
    Price: Festival Ticket

    Join me and friends for LOADS of FUN on the Family Stage Saturday AND Sunday!

    Friday, June 7th, 2013

    Kerrville Folk Festival

    Music School for Teachers (Continuing Ed.) - All day!

    Texas Hwy 16
    Kerrville Texas 78028
    US (830) 257-3600
    Price: Festival Ticket + class.

    I'm sharing secrets of singing in the classroom - even for NON-SINGERS!!  YOU will not turn into Julie Andrews.... HOWEVER, you WILL learn to sing out with confidence and skill in ways that positively effect your classroom!  Learn to FAIL gracefully and maintain respect from your students. Learn how to create lesson songs and even invent songs in the moment!

    Thursday, June 6th, 2013

    Kerrville Folk Festival

    Singing School! - All Day!

    Texas Hwy 16
    Kerrville Texas 78028
    US (830) 257-3600
    Price: Festival Ticket + class.

    Amazingly talented Brenda Freed and I will lead a whole day of vocal exploration from technique and best practices through improvisational singing!

    Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

    Boys & Girls Clubs of Kileen, TX

    Songwriting Fun! - Afternoon TBA

    Kileen Texas
    Price: N/A

    May 22 and 23!

    I love playing songwriting games with kids! Skills and Inspiration!

    Friday, May 17th, 2013

    Front Porch

    Concert and Sing-Along - 6-7:30 PM for pot-luck and concert!

    308 Meadowbrook Rd
    Robbinsville New Jersey 08691
    US 609 443 0577
    Price: Donation: Be Generous!

    I'm feeling sing-ey! If you join me at Front Porch I'll lead a healthy dose of audience sing-along... you'll be SURPRISED by what you SING!

    I'll share some of my own songs, too.

    My Show: U-Sing-2! 

    Thursday, May 16th, 2013

    Huntington Folk Society

    Gilles Malkine & Martin Swinger - 7:30 PM

    423 Park Avenue
    Huntington New York 631-418-8548
    Price: Via Website

    Looks like a show of us two old guys singing about what only old guys could possibly know...  EVERYTHING!!!!


    Held at Huntington’s Cinema Arts Centre. 

    Would you like to be AMAZINGLY entertained??  Be THERE!  

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