Ocracoke's own Molasses Creek Band will be touring from the end of this month until early March. Many readers of our journal enjoy the band while vacationing on the island. Now is your opportunity to hear them in a theater near you. They will be performing in Virginia, Maryland, New York, Connecticut, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, Oklahoma, and Louisiana.
Below is their schedule as of the present. You can go directly to their web site (Molasses Creek Calendar) at any time for additions or changes.
January 29 -- Concert at the Alden Theater, McLean, VA. Details TBA. Contact the Alden Theater at (703) 790-0123 for more information.
January 30 -- The Mainstay, Rock Hall, MD. 4:00 PM. Contact (410) 639-9133 for more information.
February 11-12 -- Concert/Residency in Walton, NY sponsored by Music on the Delaware. Concert is Saturday at the Walton Theater. Details contact Jim Richardson (607) 865-6829.
February 16 -- Fundraising concert for The Reformed Presbyterian and Methodist Youth Group. 4:30 Workshop. 7:30 PM Concert. Delmar Reformed Church, 386 Delaware Ave, Delmar, NY. Details contact Barbara Hoffman at email@example.com
February 19 -- The Sounding Board Coffeehouse, 8:00 PM, The Universalist Church of West Hartford, 433 Fern Street, West Hartford, CT, reservations contact Brent Hall at firstname.lastname@example.org
February 25 -- Concert/Residency with the Ashe County Arts Council, Jefferson, NC. For more information, contact Jane Lonon at www.ashecountyarts.org
March 12 -- Six String Cafe' and Music Hall, Cary, NC. 8:00 PM. 919-469-3667 www.sixstringcafe.com
March 17 -- Patchwork Storytelling and Music Festival, Baxter Hood Continuing Education Center, Rock Hill, SC. 2:45-4:45 PM w/storytellers. Diane Williams (803) 981-5840. www.yclibrary.org
March 19-- Stecoah Valley Center, 8:00 PM. 121 Schoolhouse Road, Robbinsville, North Carolina 28771. Contact Lynn Shields, 828-479-3364. www.visitsvcenter.com
March 24 -- Falany Performing Arts Center, Reinhardt College, Waleska, GA, 7:30 PM. Details contact Sue Tennant (770) 720-5562. www.reinhardt.edu
March 26 --Otherlands Coffee Bar, 641 South Cooper, Memphis TN, evening concert, details, TBA.
March 27 -- Joining Easter Service at Balmoral Presbyterian Church, Memphis, TN. 6413 Quince Rd., Memphis, TN 38119
March 30 -- Patrick Henry Elem. School, Tulsa, OK. 9:00 AM
March 30 -- Academy Central Elem. School, Tulsa, OK. 1:30 PM
March 31 -- Springdale Elem. School. School, Tulsa, OK. 9:00 AM
March 31 -- Disney Elem. School. School, Tulsa, OK. 2:00 PM
April 1 -- Hoover Elem. School. School, Tulsa, OK. 9:30 AM, 1:15 PM
April 1 -- Hoover Elem. School's 50th Anniversary Celebration, Tulsa, OK. 7:00 PM, 2327 S. Darlington, Tulsa, OK. Contact Barbara Mc-Bride-Smith, 918-746-9128
April 21-May 7 -- Residency with the parrishes in Northeast Louisana who are members of the RUPAR consortia. Details contact Naomi Cordill (888) 338-1501. http://www.performingartscalendar.com
April 22 -- Bernice Historical Society, Bernice, LA, April 22, 2005 7 PM
April 23 -- Schepis Museum, Columbia, LA 7 PM
April 24 -- Rose Theatre, Bastrop, LA 2:30 PM
April 25 -- Morehouse Schools, LA
April 26 -- West Carroll Schools/Library, Oak Grove, LA 7 PM
April 27 -- Madison, LA School and evening concert.
April 28 -- Franklin Schools, LA
April 29 -- POPS Concert, Byerley House, Lake Providence, LA 7 PM
April 30 -- POPS Concert, Princess, 6 PM Hatfield Home, LA
May 1 -- St. Joseph Arts, St. Joseph, LA 2 PM
May 2 -- St. Joseph Schools, St. Joseph Arts Studio, LA
May 3 -- Jackson Parrish Events, LA
2 PM Forest Haven Nursing Center
7 PM Veteral Memorial Park, Jonesville
May 4 -- Biedenharn, LA (details, TBA)
May 5 -- ULM Recital, LA 7 PM
May 6 -- Richland Arts Council, Rayville, LA 7 PM
May 7 -- Kiroli Park, West Montroe, LA, 7:30 PM. Symphony Under the Stars" featuring "Molasses Creek" as guest artists at the Monroe Symphony Orchestra's Family Pops Concert