Calendar

Upcoming performances

Past performances

2016-2017

July 24 2016 Instructor at The Jink and Diddle School of Scottish Fiddling Valle Crucis, NC
August 6 2016 Tim Macdonald and Rachel Barton Pine play at The Scottish Home Picnic The Scottish Home, 2800 Desplaines Ave, North Riverside, IL • 10am
August 22 2016 Tim Macdonald & Jeremy Ward (The Fightin' Seahorses) play a contra dance The Irish American Heritage Center, Chicago, IL • 7pm
August 25 2016 Tim Macdonald, Jeremy Ward, and The BBE at a Scottish Folk Night Big Bricks, 3832 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL • 5pm
August 27 2016 Tim Macdonald & Jeremy Ward (The Disgruntled Porcupines) at Rogers Pork Jarvis Ave east of Ashland, Rogers Park, Chicago, IL • 3:30pm
September 2 2016 The Midwest Sing & Stomp, with music from Tim Macdonald & Jeremy Ward at 10pm Red Line Tap, 7006 N Glenwood Ave, Chicago, IL • 6pm
September 5 2016 ‘Fiddle Styles of the World’ workshop at The Fox Valley Folk Festival Island Park, Geneva, IL • 2pm
September 5 2016 ‘Social Dancing of the British Isles’ workshop with Old Fezziwig’s Band at The Fox Valley Folk Festival Island Park, Geneva, IL • 3pm
September 8 2016 Tim Macdonald, Jeremy Ward, and The BBE at a Scottish Folk Night The Scottish Home, 2800 Desplaines Ave, North Riverside, IL • 5pm
September 10 2016 Tavern Music of the American War for Independence with the NWTA at the Ox Bow Tavern Cantigny Park, Wheaton, IL
September 11 2016 Performance at the Redeemer Anglican Church Fall Festival 5210 N Washtenaw Ave, Chicago, IL • 5pm
September 24 2016 The Gentle Shepherd with Tim Macdonald, Jeremy Ward, and The BBE The Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL • 8pm
September 25 2016 The Gentle Shepherd with Tim Macdonald, Jeremy Ward, and The BBE Theater Wit, 1229 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL • 7pm
September 28 2016 Tim & Jeremy and Spitzer & Mareva at Uncommon Ground 1401 W Devon Ave, Chicago, IL • 8pm
October 4 2016 Chicago Scottish Jam The Duke of Perth, Chicago, IL • 7pm
October 11 2016 Chicago Scottish Jam The Duke of Perth, Chicago, IL • 7pm
February 14 2017 Chicago Scottish Jam The Duke of Perth, Chicago, IL • 7pm
February 28 2017 Chicago Scottish Jam The Duke of Perth, Chicago, IL • 7pm
March 6 2017 Tim, Jeremy, Spitzer Space Telescope, and Heather Malyuk form a contra super group! The Irish American Heritage Center, Chicago, IL • 7pm
March 18 2017 Tim and Jeremy at Uncommon Ground, followed by Artemisia Uncommon Ground Lakeview, 3800 N Clark St, Chicago, IL • 8pm
March 19 2017 Contra dance with The Cosmic Otters Fermilab’s Kuhn Barn, Batavia, IL • 2pm
March 20 2017 English Country Dance, preceded by a lecture-concert on Robert Mackintosh of Tulliemet Nineteenth Century Club, 178 Forest Ave., Oak Park, IL • 6:45pm
March 30 2017 Elizabethan Music for the Renaissance Society of America’s 2017 Convention with the Newberry Violin Band Palmer House, 17 E Monroe St, Chicago, IL • 7:30pm
April 2 2017 Fiddle Workshop for the Boston Scottish Fiddle Club Plymouth Congregational Church, 582 Pleasant St., Belmont, MA • 2pm
April 22 2017 Paper presentation for Musica Scotica: “Robert Mackintosh of Tulliemet: A Statistical and Sociocultural Analysis” The Tolbooth, Jail Wynd, Stirling, Scotland
April 29 2017 Frottole with the Newberry Violin Band Newberry Library, 60 W Walton St, Chicago, IL • 2pm
May 6 2017 House concert (album sneak peek!) Lakeview East, Chicago, IL • 7pm
May 16 2017 Indy Contra Dance Indianapolis, IN • 7pm
May 20 2017 English Country Dancing Garfield Park Conservatory, Chicago, IL • 5pm
June 10 2017 A Gaelic Summer preview with the Bach and Beethoven Ensemble for the Bella Voce Gala Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL • 7pm
July 1 2017 Montepelier Contra Dance Capital City Grange, Montepelier, VT • 8pm
July 2 2017 Workshop for the Champlain Valley Scottish Fiddle Club Middlebury, VT • 2pm
July 2 2017 Concert presented by the Champlain Valley Scottish Fiddle Club Middlebury, VT • 7pm
July 3 2017 ESCape Week at Pinewoods Pinewoods, MA • Until July 7
July 11 2017 House Show with Old Lazarus' Harp Ledyard, CT (RSVP for precise address) • 7pm
July 12 2017 Concert with Old Lazarus' Harp Jalopy Theatre, Brooklyn, NY • 8:30pm
July 13 2017 Square Dance with Old Lazarus' Harp Threes Brewing at Franklin + Kent, Brooklyn, NY • 8pm
July 15 2017 Concert with Old Lazarus' Harp Hamlin Street Diner, 1334 Hamlin St NE, Washington, DC • 7pm
July 18 2017 House Concert with Old Lazarus' Harp Blacksburg, VA • 7pm
July 20 2017 House Concert with Old Lazarus' Harp Roanoke, VA • 7pm
July 22 2017 Concert with Old Lazarus' Harp The Sloop Clearwater, Beacon, NY
July 23 2017 Teaching at The Jink & Diddle School of Scottish Fiddling (just Tim) Valle Crucis, NC • Until June 30

2015-2016

September 4 2015 Scottish performance with Character Fleadh Troquet River North, 111 W Huron St., Chicago, IL • 8pm
September 7 2015 Scandinavian dance music with Chicago Spelmanslag at the Fox Valley Folk Festival Island Park, Geneva, IL • 12pm
September 7 2015 Dances of the British Isles with Old Fezziwig’s Band at the Fox Valley Folk Festival Island Park, Geneva, IL • 3pm
September 12 2015 US National Scottish Fiddling Competition Edinboro, PA • 1pm
September 18 2015 Scottish music of the American Civil War at the Green Whale Tavern Barrington, IL
September 19 2015 Scottish performance with Character Fleadh at the Brew at the Bridge Oswego, IL • 5pm
September 23 2015 Music of the British Isles with an Italian Twist with the Bach and Beethoven Ensemble Constellation, 3111 N Western Ave., Chicago, IL • 6pm
September 28 2015 After-school program about the Baroque violin Nettelhorst Elementary School, Chicago, IL • 3:30pm
October 3 2015 Scottish concert and ceilidh dance with Character Fleadh at the Clan MacPherson Reunion Itasca, IL • 7pm
October 12 2015 House concert with Jeremy Ward Wicker Park (contact Tim for address), Chicago, IL • 7pm
October 13 2015 Chicago Scottish Jam The Duke of Perth, Chicago, IL • 7pm
October 25 2015 Glenfiddich Fiddle Championship Blair Castle, Perthshire, Scotland
October 26 2015 Dunkeld and District Strathspey and Reel Society Dunkeld, Scotland • 7:30pm
October 29 2015 Concert with Jeremy Ward at The National Centre of Excellence in Traditional Music. Preceded by a workshop. Plockton, Scotland
November 10 2015 Chicago Scottish Jam The Duke of Perth, Chicago, IL • 7pm
November 17 2015 Chicago Scottish Jam The Duke of Perth, Chicago, IL • 7pm
November 21 2015 Performance at The Feast of the Haggis with Rachel Barton Pine and The Thistle and Heather Highland Dancers Palmer House, Chicago, IL • 6pm
November 24 2015 Chicago Scottish Jam The Duke of Perth, Chicago, IL • 7pm
December 1 2015 Chicago Scottish Jam The Duke of Perth, Chicago, IL • 7pm
December 7 2015 Caledonian Regency Ball called by Susan de Guardiola with Jeremy Ward and Jonathan Whitall Oak Park, IL • 7pm
December 8 2015 Chicago Scottish Jam The Duke of Perth, Chicago, IL • 7pm
December 15 2015 Chicago Scottish Jam The Duke of Perth, Chicago, IL • 7pm
December 16 2015 Colloquium on “Folk but Baroque: Re-examining the Performance Practice and Genre of 18th-century Scotland” with Jeremy Ward and David Schrader Towner Fellows' Lounge at The Newberry Library, Chicago, IL • 4pm
January 5 2016 Chicago Scottish Jam The Duke of Perth, Chicago, IL • 7pm
January 12 2016 Chicago Scottish Jam The Duke of Perth, Chicago, IL • 7pm
January 15 2016 Private event with Jeremy Ward Chicago, IL • 7pm
January 16 2016 Scottish Country Dance Ball with Jeremy Ward Baker Community Center, St. Charles, IL • 7pm
January 17 2016 Scottish Tea Dance with Jeremy Ward Baker Community Center, St. Charles, IL • 1:30pm
January 19 2016 Chicago Scottish Jam The Duke of Perth, Chicago, IL • 7pm
January 23 2016 Pre-concert lecture on Scottish tunes and Romantic concertos with Rachel Barton Pine and the Lansing Symphony Orchestra Wharton Center for the Performing Arts, East Lansing, MI • 7pm
January 23 2016 Traditional Scottish tunes with Rachel Barton Pine and the Lansing Symphony Orchestra (Tickets) Wharton Center for the Performing Arts, East Lansing, MI • 8pm
February 2 2016 Chicago Scottish Jam The Duke of Perth, Chicago, IL • 7pm
February 5 2016 Old Lazarus' Harp February Concert with Jeremy Ward The Galway Arms, 2442 N Clark St, Chicago, IL • 8pm
February 6 2016 Solo concert of “Lowland Scottish Music of the Late 18th Century” Military History Fest, Pheasant Run Resort, St. Charles, IL
February 6 2016 Seminar on “Historically-Informed Performance: How to Research Early Music” Military History Fest, Pheasant Run Resort, St. Charles, IL
February 9 2016 Chicago Scottish Jam The Duke of Perth, Chicago, IL • 7pm
February 16 2016 Chicago Scottish Jam The Duke of Perth, Chicago, IL • 7pm
February 23 2016 Chicago Scottish Jam The Duke of Perth, Chicago, IL • 7pm
February 25 2016 Private lecture on musical styles with Jeremy Ward Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL
February 27 2016 University of Glasgow Chicago Burns Supper with Jeremy Ward, Brandi Berry, and Mady Newfield Chicago, IL
March 1 2016 Chicago Scottish Jam The Duke of Perth, Chicago, IL • 7pm
March 5 2016 St. Patrick’s Day performance with Logical Fleadh St. Cornelius Church, 5205 N Lieb Ave., Chicago, IL • 7:30pm
March 6 2016 Scottish workshop for the Fiddle Club of the World (Chicago Chapter) with Jeremy Ward Seman Violins, 4447 Oakton St, Skokie, IL • 7:30pm
March 8 2016 Chicago Scottish Jam The Duke of Perth, Chicago, IL • 7pm
March 12 2016 St. Patrick’s Day performance with Logical Fleadh Durty Nellie’s, 180 N Smith St., Palatine, IL • 2:30pm
March 12 2016 St. Patrick’s Day performance with Logical Fleadh Fountain Blue, 2300 Mannheim Rd, Des Plaines, IL • 8pm
March 15 2016 Chicago Scottish Jam The Duke of Perth, Chicago, IL • 7pm
March 17 2016 St. Patrick’s Day performance with Character Fleadh Durty Nellie’s, 180 N Smith St., Palatine, IL • 2pm
March 17 2016 St. Patrick’s Day performance with Logical Fleadh Palmer Place, 56 S La Grange Rd., La Grange, IL • 7pm
March 19 2016 House Concert: Co-Latha Breith Sona feat. Tim Macdonald and Jeremy Ward Lakeview, Chicago, IL (Contact Tim for details) • 7:30pm
March 22 2016 Chicago Scottish Jam The Duke of Perth, Chicago, IL • 7pm
March 29 2016 Chicago Scottish Jam The Duke of Perth, Chicago, IL • 7pm
April 5 2016 Chicago Scottish Jam The Duke of Perth, Chicago, IL • 7pm
April 9 2016 Wilson Abbey Contra Dance as Tim Macdonald and Jeremy Ward are the Whipmen of the Year, feat. Guest Artist Meg Dedolph, the Whipman’s Lass Wilson Abbey, 935 W Wilson Ave., Chicago, IL • 8pm
April 12 2016 Chicago Scottish Jam The Duke of Perth, Chicago, IL • 7pm
April 19 2016 Chicago Scottish Jam The Duke of Perth, Chicago, IL • 7pm
April 23 2016 Scottish Fiddling in 1770s America demonstration at the U.S. Grant Pilgrimage The Grant Home, Galena, IL
April 26 2016 Chicago Scottish Jam The Duke of Perth, Chicago, IL • 7pm
April 30 2016 Scottish Fiddling in 1770s America demonstration at the Mt. Vernon Revolutionary War Weekend Mt. Vernon, VA
May 3 2016 Chicago Scottish Jam The Duke of Perth, Chicago, IL • 7pm
May 10 2016 Chicago Scottish Jam The Duke of Perth, Chicago, IL • 7pm
May 14 2016 The Music of George Gibson on the Lewis & Clark Expedition demonstration at Point of Departure Camp Dubois, Hartford, IL
May 17 2016 Chicago Scottish Jam The Duke of Perth, Chicago, IL • 7pm
May 24 2016 Chicago Scottish Jam The Duke of Perth, Chicago, IL • 7pm
May 31 2016 Chicago Scottish Jam The Duke of Perth, Chicago, IL • 7pm
June 6 2016 Tim Macdonald & Jeremy Ward with the Degenerate Train Puns play a contra dance The Irish American Heritage Center, Chicago, IL • 7pm
June 7 2016 Chicago Scottish Jam The Duke of Perth, Chicago, IL • 7pm
June 14 2016 Chicago Scottish Jam The Duke of Perth, Chicago, IL • 7pm
June 17 2016 Tim Macdonald and Jeremy Ward at the Chicago Highland Games Hamilton Lakes, Itasca, IL • 8:15pm
June 18 2016 Tim Macdonald and Jeremy Ward at the Chicago Highland Games Hamilton Lakes, Itasca, IL • 11:30am
June 19 2016 House Concert NW suburb of Pittsburgh, PA. Contact Tim for details. • 7pm
June 18 2016 Tim Macdonald and Jeremy Ward at the Chicago Highland Games Hamilton Lakes, Itasca, IL • 3pm
July 15 2016 Two concerts at the Jane Austen Festival with Jeremy Ward Louisville, KY

2014-2015

January 31 2015 St. Andrews Society Burns Supper Chicago, IL • 7:30pm
March 20 2015 Scottish Concert with Susie Petrov Madison, WI • 8pm
March 21 2015 Scottish Country Dance Ball with Susie Petrov Madison, WI • 7:30pm
April 6 2015 English Country Dance called by Susan de Guardiola with The Cosmic Otters Oak Park, IL • 7pm
April 10 2015 Bluegrass performance in honor of Rod Whitacre Ambridge, PA • 12pm
May 2 2015 English Country Dance with Old Fezziwig’s Band Urbana, IL • 7pm
May 3 2015 Scottish Country Dance with Kate Shuldiner Chicago, IL • 7pm
May 5 2015 Chicago Scottish Jam The Duke of Perth, Chicago, IL • 7pm
May 12 2015 Chicago Scottish Jam The Duke of Perth, Chicago, IL • 7pm
May 17 2015 Free Scottish performance with Jeremy Ward The Duke of Perth, Chicago, IL • 2pm
May 18 2015 English Country Dance with Old Fezziwig’s Band Oak Park, IL • 7pm
May 19 2015 Chicago Scottish Jam The Duke of Perth, Chicago, IL • 7pm
May 26 2015 Chicago Scottish Jam The Duke of Perth, Chicago, IL • 7pm
May 27 2015 Performance at a St Andrews Society dinner Chicago, IL • 7pm
June 2 2015 Chicago Scottish Jam The Duke of Perth, Chicago, IL • 7pm
June 9 2015 Chicago Scottish Jam The Duke of Perth, Chicago, IL • 7pm
June 13 2015 Scottish concert with Kate Shuldiner at the Riverside Folk Festival Cantigny Park, Wheaton, IL • 3pm
June 16 2015 Chicago Scottish Jam The Duke of Perth, Chicago, IL • 7pm
June 19 2015 Scottish concert with Kate Shuldiner at the Chicago Highland Games Hamilton Lakes, Itasca, IL • 7:30pm
June 20 2015 Scottish concert with Jeremy Ward at the Chicago Highland Games Hamilton Lakes, Itasca, IL • 11:30AM & 3:00pm
June 27 2015 Ohio Scottish Games fiddle competition Wellington, OH • 9AM
June 30 2015 Chicago Scottish Jam The Duke of Perth, Chicago, IL • 7pm
July 2 2015 Fiddle and harpsichord concert at a private dinner party Grafton, WI • 5pm
July 7 2015 Chicago Scottish Jam The Duke of Perth, Chicago, IL • 7pm
July 9 2015 Midwest Fiddle Championship Old Town School of Folk Music, Chicago, IL • 6:30pm
July 11 2015 Midwest Fiddle Championship Finals Old Town School of Folk Music, Chicago, IL • 1:45pm
July 14 2015 Chicago Scottish Jam The Duke of Perth, Chicago, IL • 7pm
July 20 2015 Instructor at The Jink and Diddle School of Scottish Fiddling Valle Crucis, NC
August 17 2015 English Country Dance with Old Fezziwig’s Band Oak Park, IL • 7pm

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