Tour

2018

January 17th – March 28th, 2018 in Kansas City, MO. Winter Community Chorus Class Wednesday evenings from 7:00 PM – 8:20 PM. $125 for the ten-week session (limited scholarships and discounts available upon inquiry). E-mail elliegracearts@gmail.com with questions! More info

February 8, 2018 in Boston, MA. Ellie will be a visiting artist at the New England Conservatory of Music, teaching an undergraduate master class in percussive dance.

February 13, 2018 in Boston, MA. Ellie will be a special guest instructor for the class on “American Folk Music: Tradition, Preservation, and Practice Through The Alan Lomax Collection” in the graduate program at New England Conservatory of Music.

March 10, 2018 in Tacoma, WA. Leela and Ellie Grace in Concert. Doors open at 6 PM for meet and greet/snacks. Concert starts at 7PM. Details and tickets

March 11, 2018 in Portland, OR. Leela and Ellie Grace in Concert. Suggested donation $20 or what you can. All proceeds go to the artists! Potluck at 6:30 and concert at 7:30. RSVP to abbiew@froggie.com for directions and to reserve!

April 9-10, 2018 in Nashville, TN. Songs For The Resistance Workshop for Bethany Fellows Retreat. Private.

April 15, 2018 in Kansas City, MO. Community Chorus Concert. A special concert featuring Ellie’s students. 4 PM at Enhance Your Art Event Space.

May 18, 2018 in Columbia, MO. Private Concert at Tiger Place.

May 25-28, 2018 in Socorro, NM.  Folkmadness Dance Weekend. Appearing with Nearest and Dearest (Leela Grace, Ellie Grace, Julia Weatherford, and Pearl Shirley).  FolkMAD website

June 10-15, 2018 in Mecosta, MI. Earful of Fiddle. Ellie is the featured dance instructor for this annual immersive traditional music and dance camp. Earful of Fiddle website

June 15, 2018 in Alma, MI. Summer DanceFest. Details TBA.

July 1-6, 2018 in Pleasantville, Tennessee. Cumberland Dance Week. Ellie will be on staff teaching percussive dance and music and playing for evening dances! Cumberland Dance Week website

July 6-8, 2018 in Middelton, WI. National Women’s Music Festival! Leela and Ellie Grace are featured performers at this incredible women’s music event. NWMF website

July 15-21, 2018 in Asheville, NC. Swannanoa Gathering Old Time Week. Ellie will be on staff teaching Clogging I, leading the Teen Program, performing in the evening concerts, and leading jams. Swannanoa Gathering website

 August 6-10, 2018 in Olivebridge, NY. Ashokan Family Week. Ellie will be on staff teaching dance, singing, body percussion, stringed instruments, and more. Ashokan website

August 12-18, 2018 in Olivebridge, NY. Ashokan Southern Week. Ellie will be on staff teaching clogging and harmony singing. Ashokan website

August 24-25, 2018 in Brasstown, NC. John C. Campbell Folk School Concert and Dance. Ellie’s all-female, old-time band Blue Eyed Girl will be doing a weekend residency  at this renowned folk school in the mountains of North Carolina.

Sept 21-22, 2018 in St Joseph, MO. Bluegrass Battles Hunger. Leela and Ellie Grace will be featured performers and the artists in residence at this music festival/food drive/hunger awareness event. Event website


2017

January 24th-February 28th, 2017 in Kansas City, MO. Harmony Singing Classes. Tuesday evenings from 6:40 PM – 8:00 PM. $75 for the six-week session (limited scholarships available upon inquiry). E-mail elliegracearts@gmail.com with questions!

January 25th-March 1st, 2017 in Kansas City, MOHarmony Singing Classes. Wednesday evenings from 7:30 PM – 8:45 PM. $75 for the six-week session (limited scholarships available upon inquiry). E-mail elliegracearts@gmail.com with questions!

January 25th-March 1st, 2017 in Kansas City, MOBeginning Appalachian Clogging Classes. Wednesday evenings from 6:o0 PM – 7:00 PM. $75 for the six-week session (limited scholarships available upon inquiry). E-mail elliegracearts@gmail.com with questions!

February 12, 2017 in Kansas City, MO (Midtown). Songs For The Resistance–Workshop and Community Sing. 1:30-4 PM. Come together in community to sing out and stand up! This workshop will offer you a small repertoire of old and new songs for resistance, for protest, for marching, for unifying and lifting up, and for remembering hope. Lyric sheets will be provided and all songs will be taught by ear. No prior singing or resisting experience required! By donation (pay what you can, if you can) with 25% of the proceeds going to the ACLU and New Roots For Refugees. Email elliegracearts@gmail.com to register!

February 15-19, 2017 in Kansas City, MO. International Folk Alliance Conference.

March 12, 2017 in Columbia, MOSongs For The Resistance–Workshop with Ellie Grace. 1:30-4 PM at Unitarian Universalist Church of Columbia. Come together in community to sing out and stand up! This workshop will offer you a small repertoire of old and new songs for resistance, for protest, for marching, for unifying and lifting up, and for remembering hope. Lyric sheets will be provided and all songs will be taught by ear. No prior singing or resisting experience required! By donation, with 25% of the proceeds going to the ACLU and The Center Project. Email elliegracearts@gmail.com to register!

March 15th-April 19th 1st, 2017 in Kansas City, MOBeginning Appalachian Clogging Classes. Wednesday evenings from 7:15 PM – 8:15 PM. $75 for the six-week session (limited scholarships available upon inquiry). E-mail elliegracearts@gmail.com with questions!

March 15th-April 19th 1st, 2017 in Kansas City, MO Appalachian Clogging II Classes. Wednesday evenings from 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. $75 for the six-week session (limited scholarships available upon inquiry). E-mail elliegracearts@gmail.com with questions!

March 21st-April 25th, 2017 in Kansas City, MOSpring Group Singing Classes. Tuesday evenings from 7:00 PM – 8:20 PM. $75 for the six-week session (limited scholarships available upon inquiry). E-mail elliegracearts@gmail.com with questions!

May 4th, 2017 in Kansas City, MO. Faces of Innocence Gala. Claflin & Grace (Ellie’s duo with Brian Claflin) performs at the annual fundraising event for the Midwest Innocence Project.

May 5th, 2017 in Columbia, MO. Claflin & Grace Evening Concert. Presenting a full evening concert in the town where Ellie grew up! Doors at 7 PM, show at 7:30 PM. Tickets for adults are $13 in advance and $15 at the door. Students/kids are $10, ages 5 and under are free. Unitarian Universalist Church of Columbia at 2615 Shepard Blvd. Buy Tickets 

May 6th, 2017 in Fairfield, IA. Claflin & Grace Evening Concert at Cafe Paradiso. Concert at a cozy venue in one-of-a-kind Fairfield! Tickets are $12 in advance/$15 at the door. Concert starts at 8 PM. Buy Tickets

May 7th, 2017 in Kansas City, MO. Claflin & Grace Evening Concert at Pilgrim Chapel. Intimate concert at a beautiful venue in Midtown KC. Doors at 6:30, concert at 7 PM. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for students and kids, free for 5 and under. Seating is limited. Buy Tickets

May 11th, 2017 in Ventura, CA. Music For Changing Times Songwriting Competition Finals. Claflin & Grace original “I’m Gonna Walk It With You” is in the top ten of a national social justic songwriting competition, and Ellie is performing the song in the finals!

May 12th, 2017 in Ventura, CA. Peter and Paul Concert at the Rubicon Theater. Claflin & Grace are appearing as the special featured guest in Peter and Paul’s (of Peter, Paul, and Mary) evening concert!

July 2-7, 2017 in Pleasantville, Tennessee. Cumberland Dance Week. Ellie will be on staff teaching percussive dance and music! Cumberland Dance Week website

July 22, 2017 in Franklin, NC. Contra Dance with Blue Eyed Girl. Ellie will be joining her beloved Blue Eyed Girl bandmates to play a contra dance at Cowee School Arts and Heritage Center!

July 23-29, 2017 in Asheville, NC. Swannanoa Gathering Old Time Week. Ellie will be on staff teaching Mandolin I and leading the Teen Program. Swannanoa Gathering website

July 30, 2017 in Hendersonville, NC. Kanuga Conference Center Guest Period. Ellie will be reuniting with her fellow Blue Eyed Girl, Pearl Shirley, for a special show.

August 7-11, 2017 in Olivebridge, NY. Ashokan Family Camp. Ellie will be on staff teaching dance, singing, body percussion, stringed instruments, and more. Ashokan website

August 13-20, 2017 in High View, WV. Adult and Family Week at Timber Ridge. Ellie will be on staff teaching harmony singing, the interdisciplinary teen class, and partner dancing!

August 26-27, 2017 in Lawrence, KS. Artist in Residence at the Americana Music Academy! Ellie will be in residence at AMA during the 37th Annual Fiddling and Picking Championship to teach harmony singing and clogging workshops, present an evening concert, and judge the vocal harmony competition. www.americanamusicacademy.com

December 15, 2017 in Asheville, NC. Claflin & Grace CD Release Concert! Come celebrate the release of this stunning album of all original music with Ellie and Brian. At the Block Off Biltmore at 39 S Market Street. Doors open at 7, show at 7:30 PM. Tickets $10 at the door. More info: elliegracearts@gmail.com.
December 17, 2017 in Asheville, NC. The Swannanoa Solstice at the Diana Wortham Theater. Performing with David Holt, Phil Jamison, Robin Bullock, Al Petteway, Amy White, and other TBA.

2016

Spring 2016 in South Hadley, MA. Visiting Artist in Dance at Mount Holyoke College.

April 1-2, 2016 in Boonville, MO. Big Muddy Folk Festival. Leela and Ellie Grace are featured performers on Friday and leading workshop during the day Saturday! Big Muddy Folk Festival website

April 24, 2016 in Kansas City, MO. House Concert with Ellie Grace and Kelly Bosworth. Ellie’s cousin Kelly is also a touring folk musician… magic happens when they share a stage! For more info: rangerellie@gmail.com

July 17-23, 2016 in Asheville, NC. Swannanoa Gathering Old Time Week. Ellie will be on staff teaching Intermediate Clogging and leading the Teen Program. Swannanoa Gathering website

July 24, 2016 in Hendersonville, NC. Kanuga Conference Center Guest Period. Ellie will be reuniting with her fellow Blue Eyed Girl, Pearl Shirley, for a special show.

July 31-August 7, 2016 in Lyman, NH. Family Week at Ogontz. Ellie will be on staff teaching partner dancing, Appalachian clogging, and the interdisciplinary teen class. Ogontz website

August 8-12, 2016 in Olivebridge, NY. Ashokan Family Camp. Ellie will be on staff teaching dance, songwriting, singing, and stringed instruments. Ashokan website

September 6-11, 2016 in Fairbanks, Alaska. Far North Fiddle Festival. Ellie will be appearing in a powerhouse trio with Leela Grace and Eden Macadam-Somer at this amazing festival up north!! Far North Fiddle Festival Facebook

September 17, 2016 in Columbia, MO. Hometown Concert! 7:30 PM. Leela and Ellie will be back in their beloved hometown for a full evening concert. Unity Center of Columbia at 1600 West Broadway. $15 in advance, $18 at the door, $10 for students and kids, 5 and under free! Buy Tickets

September 23, 2016 in Fairfield, IA. Highlands Listening Room. 7:30 PM. Intimate farmhouse concert with Leela and Ellie. Sliding scale: $10-$20. For reservations and directions, email windpowerjohn@gmail.com or call (641) 451-0438.

September 25, 2016 in St. Louis, MO. The Focal Point. 7 PM. Leela and Ellie will be doing a full evening concert at a wonderful listening room that they have loved for many years. $15 in advance. Focal Point website.

November-December in Kansas City, MO. Harmony singing Class.

December 17, 2016 in Oak Ridge, NC. Private Concert.

December 18, 2016 in Asheville, NC. The Swannanoa Solstice at the Diana Wortham Theater. Performing with David Holt, Phil Jamison, Robin Bullock, Al Petteway, Amy White, and other TBA.

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Ellie Grace

Progressive Roots Music & Electrifying Percussive Dance

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