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Previous events

Feb20

Joan & Joni: A Tribute to Joan Baez and Joni Mitchell

Virtual

We are thrilled to bring you another virtual Joan & Joni concert on Zoom! The concert is co-hosted by: Old Sloop Coffeehouse, The Stone Room Concerts, Ethical Brew, Ginger Roots Agency, Undiscovered Music and Music My Mother Would Not Like. Tickets start at $15.

Nov10

Joan & Joni Private Showcases at the NERFA Conference, Stamford, CT

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Stamford, CT

Private Showcases at the Northeast Regional Folk Alliance (NERFA) Conference in Stamford, CT

Sep17

Allison Shapira at Ireland's Four Courts

Ireland's Four Courts, 2051 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA

Allison will be the featured performer during the weekly open mic. For more info or to sign up for the open mic, email: BFranke.music@gmail.com

Age limit: All ages

Aug30

Nick Bayard and Allison Shapira LIVE at the Velvet Lounge

Velvet Lounge, 915 U Street NW, Washington, DC

Come see Allison Shapira perform songs from her debut album, "Coming Home," and see Nick Bayard from The Family Hammer perform originals and Americana favorites. You don't want to miss it!

Allison Shapira: http://www.facebook.com/AllisonShapiraMusic
Nick Bayard: http://music.thefamilyhammer.com/



Age limit: 21+

Aug22

Acoustic Night with The Art Soiree

Beacon Sky Bar (Rooftop), 1615 Rhode Island Ave, NW, Washington, DC

Allison will be playing an hour-long set at 9pm as part of The Art Soiree's Acoustic Night. Tickets are free but please register in advance. Come out for a beautiful summer evening rooftop concert!


Free Age limit: All ages

Aug13

Focus Presents Vic's Music Corner: Allison Shapira opens for Big Wide Grin

Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Rockville, 100 Welsh Park Drive, Rockville, MD


$15 for Focus members/ $18 general Age limit: All ages

Jun25

Allison Shapira Live at the New Deal Cafe

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New Deal Cafe, 113 Centerway Roosevelt Center, Greenbelt, MD

Allison is playing a full 2-hour set at the New Deal Cafe, a fantastic venue with great food in Greenbelt, MD. Come hear songs from her new album as well as a few folk classics. Free admission; all ages welcome.

Age limit: All ages

May30

Allison plays with The 9 Songwriter Series

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Ebenezers Coffeehouse, 201 F Street NE, Washington, DC

Allison is excited to perform once again as part of "The 9 Songwriter Series:" Founded in 2008 by singer/songwriter Justin Trawick, "The 9 Songwriter Series" is a touring live music event based in Washington, DC. The show was created with the idea of nine artists getting together and combining their talents in order to play in nicer clubs and to larger amounts of people. Each installment features nine solo singer/songwriters performing in rotation and often sitting in with each other, providing audiences with a rich, intimate, varied listening experience. Where else can you hear almost 30 songs from nine different artists for only $10? To date, over 100 different artists have participated in "The 9", at shows in DC, Arlington, Bethesda, Baltimore, Annapolis, Philadelphia, New York, Richmond, Charlottesville, Charlotte, Los Angels and San Francisco. Follow and Like "The 9" at www.facebook.com/wearethe9 and www.twitter.com/wearethe9 or go to www.wearethe9.com


$10 Age limit: All ages

Apr8

Brewers Alley Songwriters Showcase

Brewers Alley, 124 North Market Street (route 355) , Old Town Frederick, MD

Allison will be playing in the Monday Night Songwriters' Showcase, held every Monday evening upstairs at Brewer's Alley, 124 N. Market St., in beautiful downtown Frederick, MD. The program starts at 7:30 pm with a piano prelude, followed by three or four songwriters doing three songs each. The featured songwriter for the evening goes on around 9 pm for 45 minutes, followed by three more three-song performers. Somewhere in the mix we throw in some poetry from our resident poet, John Holly. Our MCs are Ron Goad, Todd C. Walker and Tomy Wright, frequently interrupted by Rod Deacey on sound. Our shows are FREE -- we collect tips for the featured songwriter, but there is no door charge, so come and support LIVE MUSIC!

Age limit: All ages

Mar27

Allison Shapira CD Release Party

Club Passim, 47 Palmer Street, Cambridge, MA

I am absolutely thrilled to announce that my CD Release Party will be at the legendary Club Passim - formerly Club 47 - in Harvard Square, where Joan Baez sang barefoot on the stage in 1958. And I'm honored to have my voice teacher and friend Carrie Cheron performing with me.


$12 nonmembers/$10 members of Passim Age limit: All ages

Mar16

Rock n' Roll Marathon

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Near the Titanic Memorial, Washington Channel Park, 4th and P Street, SW, Washington, DC

I'll be sharing a stage with musician Josh Urban during the Rock n' Roll Marathon in DC. Come hear 40 live bands and cheer on the runners!

Age limit: All ages

Mar13

Allison Shapira Live at the New Deal Cafe

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New Deal Cafe, 113 Centerway, Greenbelt, MD

Allison is playing a full 2-hour set at the New Deal Cafe, a fantastic venue with great food in Greenbelt, MD. Come hear songs from her new album and a selection of well-known folk covers. Free admission.

Age limit: All ages

Jan18

Harvard-Princeton Inaugural Ball

University Club of Washington, 1135 Sixteenth Street, NW, Washington, DC

Allison is honored to perform a selection of patriotic American songs at the Harvard-Princeton Inaugural Ball in Washington, DC. For those interested in joining, please visit this link to purchase tickets: http://www.harvard-dc.org/index.html

$85 for members, $110 for nonmembers Age limit: All ages

Jan14

Allison performs as part of The 9 Songwriter Series

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The IOTA Club & Cafe, 2832 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA

Allison is thrilled to perform as part of "The 9 Songwriter Series:" Founded in 2008 by singer/songwriter Justin Trawick, "The 9 Songwriter Series" is a touring live music event based in Washington, DC. The show was created with the idea of nine artists getting together and combining their talents in order to play in nicer clubs and to larger amounts of people. Each installment features nine solo singer/songwriters performing in rotation and often sitting in with each other, providing audiences with a rich, intimate, varied listening experience. Where else can you hear almost 30 songs from nine different artists for only $10? To date, over 100 different artists have participated in "The 9", at shows in DC, Arlington, Bethesda, Baltimore, Annapolis, Philadelphia, New York, Richmond, Charlottesville, Charlotte, Los Angels and San Francisco. Follow and Like "The 9" at www.facebook.com/wearethe9 and www.twitter.com/wearethe9 or go to www.wearethe9.com

Age limit: All ages

Jan2

Open Mic at IOTA Cafe

The IOTA Cafe, 2832 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA

Join Allison and other local musicians for an open mic at the IOTA Cafe in Arlington, VA (near the Clarendon metro stop).

Age limit: All ages

Dec27

Open Mic at New Deal Cafe

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New Deal Cafe, 113 Centerway Roosevelt Center, Greenbelt, MD

Come hear Allison and other local singer/songwriters at this open mic sponsored by the Songwriters' Association of Washington (SAW).

Age limit: All ages

Dec21

Open Mic at Modern Times Coffeehouse

Modern Times Coffeehouse, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW , Washington, DC

Come out this Friday night for Allison's second open mic in the DC area - at Modern Times Coffeehouse, inside the Politics & Prose bookstore on the lower level. Since it's an open mic, Allison won't know in advance what time she goes on. But show up at 8pm to enjoy other local DC artists as well.

Free and open to the public Age limit: All ages

Dec10

Open Mic at the Irish Channel in DC

The Irish Channel, 500 H Street NW, Washington, DC

Come out for Allison's first performance in DC! She goes on at exactly 8:30.

Age limit: All ages

Venues where Allison has played or is scheduled to play