Recent Past Tour Dates
SAT, Dec 17, 2016
Private Party
Modesto, California

Don Burnham, songs & guitar
and

Bobby Black,
steel guitar



FRI, Oct 7, 2016
THE BACK ROOM

1984 Bonita Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 654-3808
www.backroommusic.com
Doors open 7:30 PM • Downbeat 8:00

LINEUP:

Don Burnham, guitar & vocals
Sarah Duckworth, vocals
Bobby Black, steel guitar
Mark Holzinger, lead guitar
Scott Lawrence, piano
Karen Horner, bass & vocals
Peter Lind, drums


Don & “Hurricane” Sam Rudin, founder and proprietor
of Berkeley's new hip nightspot, The Back Room


Poster design: Sarah Dee

SUN, Jun 12–SAT, Jun 25, 2016
NATIONAL FIDDLE CHAMPIONSHIP, Weiser, ID
http://www.fiddlecontest.com
Itís ALL happening in "STICKERVILLE", WEISER, ID, at the celebrated fiddle gathering. Looking forward to seeing many old friends, and jamming it up with the stalwart WEISER Western Swing musos!




SUN, May 15, 2016
CLUB FOX

2209 Broadway Street
Redwood City, CA  94063

Doors Open: 7:00 PM / Downbeat 7:30 PM

http://www.clubfoxrwc.com

HONKYTONK DANCE PARTY
LOST WEEKEND Western Swing Band rides into CLUB FOX music emporium for a dance and concert celebrating the band's 31st anniversary. Classic Western Swing and honkytonk country music from the outfit that galvanized the genre’s renaissance here in California. Since 1985, the all-star LOST WEEKEND band has been heralded as a ”Who's Who Of Country & Jazz” on the West Coast.

Bobby Black, steel guitar
Mark Holzinger, takeoff guitar
Paul Shelasky, fiddle
Pam Brandon, featured vocalist
Shota Osabe, piano
Rick Alegria, drums
Bing Nathan, bass
Bob Johns, trombone
Franklin Davis, cornet
Dale Mills, clarinet & sax
Don Burnham, guitar & vocals




FRI–SUN, Apr 22–24, 2016
TWO DAY TOWN
MUSIC FESTIVAL

Lake Del Valle State Recreation Area
Livermore, CA


Downbeat 1:00 PM, Sunday 4/24

Main Stage

www.twodaytown.com
www.thebolos.com
db & THE BOLOS return for the 16th annual Two-Day-Town music gathering. Sunday afternoon at 2DT also features Don’s longtime pals MARK HOLZINGER (Mark’s fabulous band GROOVE.ORG) and JIM PASSARD (Jim's swingin’ LOST CATS www.thelostcats.com). Camping and jamming—beautiful regional park!

BOLOS 2DT Lineup:
Don Burnham, guitar & vocals
Bobby Black, steel guitar
Mark Holzinger, lead guitar
Karen Horner, bass & vocals
Bill Belasco, drums



SAT, Apr 16, 2016
THE UGLY MUG
4640 Soquel Drive
Soquel, CA 95073
(Just south of Santa Cruz proper)

Website: Fiddlingcricket.com

Doors open: 7:00 PM
/ Downbeat: 7:30 PM
Ugly Mug Lineup:

Don Burnham, guitar & vocals
Mark Holzinger, lead guitar
Charlie Wallace, steel guitar
Karen Horner, bass & vocals
Scott Lawrence, piano

Reservations:
Email:brundle@attglobal.net
or by calling (408) 499-9441

SUN, Apr 10, 2016
STATION HOUSE CAFÉ

11180 CA HWY 1
Point Reyes Station, CA 94956

(415) 663-1515
www.stationhousecafe.com

Downbeat: 1:00 PM


featuring:

Bobby Black, steer guitar
Mark Holzinger, takeoff guitar
Scott Lawrence, piano
Karen Horner, bass & vocals
Don Burnham, guitar & vocals

Karen, Mark, Ramblin’ Jack Elliott and Don


SUN, Mar 27, 2016
SAN GREGORIO GENERAL STORE

Highway 84 and Stage Road
San Gregorio, CA 94074
www.sangregoriostore.com

2:00 PM to 5:00 PMish

Featuring:
Scott Lawrence, piano
Karen Horner, bass & vocals
Bill Belasco, drums
Don Burnham, guitar & vocals




SUN, Mar 20, 2016
CLUB FOX

2209 Broadway Street
Redwood City, CA  94063

Doors Open: 7:00 PM / Downbeat 7:30 PM

http://www.clubfoxrwc.com

INAUGURAL
HONKYTONK DANCE PARTY

LOST WEEKEND Western Swing Band rides into CLUB FOX music emporium for a dance and concert celebrating the band's 31st anniversary and the beginning of the group's Third-Sunday Monthly Residency. Classic Western Swing and honky tonk country music from the outfit that galvanized the genre’s renaissance here in California. Since 1985, the all-star LOST WEEKEND band has been heralded as a “Who's Who Of Country & Jazz” on the West Coast.

Bobby Black, steel guitar
Mark Holzinger, takeoff guitar
Blaine Sprouse, fiddle
Pam Brandon, featured vocalist
Shota Osabe, piano
Rick Alegria, drums
Bing Nathan, bass
Kevin Porter, trombone
Franklin Davis, cornet
Dale Mills, clarinet & sax
Don Burnham, guitar & vocals

SUN, Mar 13, 2016
ARMANDO'S

707 Marina Vista
Martinez, CA  94553


Matinee Downbeat: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM

http://armandosmartinez.com
Singer/guitarist DON BURNHAM returns to Martinez's popular music palace with his swinging combo, THE BOLOS.
Featuring:
Bobby Black, steel guitar
Mark Holzinger, takeoff guitar
Karen Horner, bass & vocals
Scott Lawrence, piano
Bill Belasco, drums
Don Burnham, guitar & vocals

FRI, Mar 11, 2016
9:00 PM DOWNBEAT

@ Evergreen Lodge

33160 Evergreen Road
Groveland, CA  95321

http://www.evergreenlodge.com
Singer/guitarist DON BURNHAM and his swinging combo, THE BOLOS, return to Yosemite! This event is open to the public.
Featuring:
Mark Holzinger, takeoff guitar
Scott Lawrence, piano
Karen Horner, bass & vocals
Bill Belasco, drums
Don Burnham, guitar & vocals
Please call Evergreen Lodge for more details/info on this special event:
(209) 379-2069

THU, Oct 15, 2015
DON BURNHAM enroute Wellington, New Zealand. Follow Don's adventures on Facebook: Click the FB button below for Don's latest photos and stories from Aotearoa.

WED, Feb 17, 2016
DON BURNHAM enroute San Francisco. Follow Don's adventures on Facebook:


SUN, Oct 11, 2015
FREIGHT & SALVAGE
Berkeley, CA / 1:00 PM / Matinee

www.freightandsalvage.org

LOST WEEKEND
Western Swing Band rides into FREIGHT & SALVAGE music emporium for a concert & dance celebrating the band's 30th anniversary! Classic Western Swing, and then some, from the outfit that galvanized the genre's renaissance here in California. Since 1985, the allstar LOST WEEKEND band has been heralded as a "Who's Who Of Country & Jazz" on the West Coast.
Mark Holzinger, takeoff guitar
Paul Shelasky, fiddle
Blaine Sprouse, fiddle
Pam Brandon, featured vocalist
Charlie Wallace, steel guitar
Shota Osabe, piano
Rick Alegria, drums
Bing Nathan, bass
Bob Schulz, cornet, vocals
Dale Mills, clarinet & sax
Kevin Porter, trombone
Don Burnham, guitar, vocals

THU, Oct 8 , 2015
DON QUIXOTE’S
INTERNATIONAL MUSIC HALL

6275 Hwy 9, Felton, CA 95018

http://www.donquixotesmusic.info
CONCERT/DANCE
DOWNBEAT 7:30PM


LOST WEEKEND Western Swing Band rides back to DON QUIXOTE'S International Music Hall for a special concert/dance celebrating the band's 30th anniversary! Classic Western Swing, and then some, from the outfit that galvanized the genre's renaissance here in California. Since 1985, the allstar LOST WEEKEND band has been heralded as a "Who's Who Of Country & Jazz" on the West Coast.
Mark Holzinger,takeoff guitar
Blaine Sprouse, fiddle
Pam Brandon, featured vocalist
Charlie Wallace, steel guitar
Rick Alegria, drums
Bing Nathan, bass
Bob Schulz, cornet, vocals
Dale Mills, clarinet & sax
Don Burnham, guitar, vocals




Poster design: Sarah Dee


THU, Oct 1st, 2015
5:00 PM–8:00 PM
DON BURNHAM & THE BOLOS
@ Evergreen Lodge

33160 Evergreen Road
Groveland, CA 95321

http://www.evergreenlodge.com
Celebrating the 125th anniversary of YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK.
Singer/guitarist DON BURNHAM and his swinging combo, THE BOLOS, will entertain at a special BBQ celebration of Yosemite's 125th anniversary. This event is open to the public!
Featuring:
Mark Holzinger, takeoff guitar
Blaine Sprouse, fiddle
Scott Lawrence, piano
Karen Horner, bass, vocals
Don Burnham, guitar, vocals
Please call Evergreen Lodge for more details/info on this special event: (209) 379-2069

Poster design: Sarah Dee 

SAT, Sept 26, 2015
EL CERRITO FOLK FESTIVAL
El Cerrito High School
540 Ashbury, El Cerrito, CA 94530

www.elcerritofolkfest.org
db & THE BOLOS / Downbeat circa 3:00 PM
DON BURNHAM & THE BOLOS, featuring:
Don Burnham, guitar, vocals
Mayne Smith, steel guitar, vocals
Richard Saslow, lead guitar
Karen Horner, bass, vocals
Admission is FREE!
Many fine performers throughout the day and evening, and lots of jamming too.



FRI–SUN, Jul 24–26, 2015
Evergreen Jazz Festival
Evergreen, Colorado 80439


LOST WEEKEND Western Swing Band Sextet
www.evergreenjazz.org
Featuring:

Bobby Black, steel guitar
Paul Anastasio, fiddle
Mark Holzinger, takeoff guitar
Don Burnham, guitar, vocals
Bing Nathan, bass
Rick Alegria, drums

SAT, Jun 20, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO FOLK FESTIVAL
DON BURNHAM,
guitar & vocals
JEREMY COHEN,
fiddle
Downbeat: 8:00 PM

LOCATION:
Cyprian's ARC
2097 Turk Street
San Francisco, CA

Don Burnham returns to the annual SFFMC folk music extravaganza to perform with longtime buddy, ace violinist Jeremy Cohen. The San Francisco Folk Festival has great resident musicians, and lots of jamming/sharing, as well as stage performances and workshops. Always a superb festival.
Admission is FREE!
Faith Petric R.I.P.

TUE, Jun 9–MON, Jun 15, 2015
NATIONAL FIDDLE CHAMPIONSHIP,
Weiser, ID

http://www.fiddlecontest.com
Sarah and I point the Cozy Traveler for STICKERVILLE,WEISER, ID where we'll join in the celebrated fiddle gathering. We're looking forward to seeing many old friends, and jamming it up with the stalwart WEISER Western Swing musicos.

SUN, Jun 7, 2015
ARMANDO'S
707 Marina Vista
Martinez, CA

http://armandosmartinez.com
db & THE BOLOS
Matinee Downbeat: 2:00 PM
Singer/guitarist DON BURNHAM returns
to Martinez's popular music emporium
with his swinging combo,THE BOLOS.
Featuring:
Bobby Black, steel guitar
Mark Holzinger, takeoff guitar
Karen Horner, bass, vocals
Scott Lawrence, piano
Bill Belasco, drums
Don Burnham, guitar, vocals
Sarah Dee, vocals


SUN, May 31, 2015
Walnut Creek, CA (PRIVATE PARTY)
db & THE BOLOS
Lineup:
Don Burnham, guitar, vocals
Mayne Smith, steel guitar, vocals
Richard Saslow, lead guitar
Karen Horner, bass, vocals

MON, May 4 - THU, May 7, 2015
Rancheros Visitadores Trailride
Santa Ynez, CA -- (PRIVATE EVENT)

KEVIN WIMMER, fiddle/vocals
DON BURNHAM, guitar/vocals


FRI–SUN, Apr 24 – Apr 26, 2015
TWO DAY TOWN MUSIC FESTIVAL
Del Valle Regional Park, Livermore, CA

BOLOS DOWNBEAT: around 2PM Sunday 4/26
Main Stage

www.twodaytown.com
www.thebolos.com
DON BURNHAM & THE BOLOS return for the 15th annual Two-Day-Town music gathering. Sunday afternoon at 2DT also features Don’s longtime pals MARK HOLZINGER (Mark’s fabulous band GROOVE.ORG) and JIM PASSARD (Jim's swingin’ LOST CATS www.thelostcats.com). Camping and jamming—beautiful regional park!

BOLOS 2DT Lineup:
Don Burnham, guitar, vocals
Bobby Black, steel guitar
Mark Holzinger, lead guitar
Karen Horner, bass, vocals
Scott Lawrence, piano
Bill Belasco, drums
 

SUN, Mar 15, 2015
ARMANDO'S

707 Marina Vista
Martinez, CA

db & THE BOLOS
Matinee Downbeat: 2:00 PM–NLT 5:30

http://armandosmartinez.com
Singer/guitarist DON BURNHAM returns to Martinez's popular music palace with his swinging combo,THE BOLOS.
Featuring:
Don Burnham, guitar, vocals
Bobby Black, steel guitar
Mark Holzinger, takeoff guitar
Karen Horner, bass, vocals
Scott Lawrence, piano
Paul Shelasky, fiddle
Now added:
Bill Belasco, drums


SAT, Feb 28, 2015
THE UGLY MUG
4640 Soquel Drive, Soquel, CA 95073
(just South of Santa Cruz proper)

DON BURNHAM & THE BOLOS
Doors open: 7:00 PM, Downbeat: 7.30 PM
Website: Fiddlingcricket.com
Ugly Mug Lineup:
Don Burnham, guitar, vocals
Bobby Black, steel guitar
Mark Holzinger, lead guitar
Karen Horner, bass, vocals
Reservations can be made at brundle@attglobal.net
or by calling (408) 499-9441

WED, Feb 18, 2015
DON BURNHAM enroute San Francisco, CA from Wellington, NZ via AIR NEW ZEALAND “Red-Eye” service. To follow Don's musical adventures on Facebook: Click the FB button below for latest photos and stories from New Zealand and California.



SAT, Feb 14, 2015
RESONATOR HOUSE CONCERT
71 Clark Street
Khandallah, Wellington , NZ
7PM

www.facebook.com/Resonatorhouseconcerts
Don and Sarah return to Murray Aitken’s ever-popular house concert venue for a swingin’ evening of songs and guitar. It just so happens that it’s Valentine’s Day, and Don and Sarah’s anniversary! Come see old friends, and make some new ones. Early arrivals will get the choice spots, as space is limited. Oh, and don’t forget Murray’s cheese rolls! We’re working on the coffee.

SUN, Feb 8th, 2015
Otunui Paddleboad
Noon departure
Wairoa River, Tauranga NZ

Don and Sarah Burnham return to entertain with songs and guitar on Peter Koole's nothing-short-of-fabulous Otunui paddleboat at Tauranga, NZ. This special music cruise featuring California crooner Don Burnham along wih his kiwi bride Sarah D departs at noon. A must-do adventure for enjoying the Tauranga region.
Reservations at www.paddleboat.co.nz

SAT, Feb 7, 2015
FERRY, Picton to Wellington , NZ
1:30 PM departure

www.interislander.co.nz
Interislander provides a variety of activities on its ships, designed to ensure that all passengers, both young and old, are entertained for the duration of the journey. Don and Sarah will brighten the passage with songs and guitar.

FRI, Feb 6, 2015
LE CAFÉ, Picton, NZ
3:00 PM

www.lecafepicton.co.nz
Le Café offers the best in contemporary Continental dining, using locally sourced ingredients, to be enjoyed with local wines, the best beers, and live music. The coffee is the finest in Picton as is the view! Host Peter Schoni has invited Don and Sarah back again for a fourth performance at LE CAFÉ/Picton! Thank you Peter! Pictonites and visitors come on down!

SUN, Feb 1, 2015
CHRISTCHURCH FOLK CLUB, NZ
7:30 PM

www.folkmusic.org.nz
Don and Sarah return to the Christchurch Folk Club for an evening’s entertainment with songs and guitar.

THU, Jan 29, 2015
FERRY, Wellington to Picton, NZ
8:30 AM departure (!)

www.interislander.co.nz
Interislander provides a variety of activities on its ships, designed to ensure that all passengers, both young and old, are entertained for the duration of the journey. Don and Sarah will hold forth with songs and guitar.


SUN, Dec 14, 2014
ARMANDO'S

707 Marina Vista
Martinez, CA

http://armandosmartinez.com
Announcing a most special musical benefit:
Sunday, December 14, 2014,
2 PM–10 PM
at Armando's, Martinez, CA

Playin’ For Susan  

Some of you may have learned that Susan Angerame, guitarist Mark Holzinger's partner, is very ill.
In short: I have knitted together a very special Sunday gathering as a musical benefit for Mark and Susie. I hope to see a great many of you from our Bay Area music community sometime, throughout the afternoon and evening, at "Playin’ For Susan."

Please mark/save this date:
Sunday, December 14.

There are no advance tickets—make your contribution to Mark and Susan at the door or CLICK HERE to make a donation. Set times TBA soon.
So many people to thank, but for now, especially Roy Jeans (Armando's), James Benney (Two Day Town), and Maurice Tani, who composed our lovely poster.
Please SHARE, and we'll see you THERE. —db


SUN, Nov 30, 2014
Station House Café

11180 CA HWY 1
Point Reyes Station, CA 94956

(415) 663-1515
Downbeat: 5:00 PM

www.stationhousecafe.com
db & THE BOLOS
featuring:
Bobby Black, steel guitar
Mark Holzinger, takeoff guitar
Blaine Sprouse, fiddle
Scott Lawrence, piano
Sarah D. Burnham, vocals
Paul Knight, bass, host
Don Burnham, guitar, vocals



WED, Nov 26, 2014
SAM'S BAR-B-QUE
1110 S Bascom Ave
San Jose, CA 95128
6PM - 9PM
www.samsbbq.com
JUST ADDED:
Don and Sarah will guest with Jerry Logan, bass and Charlie Wallace, steel guitar at San Jose's popular Texas music and barbeque emporium. Joe Weed, fiddle will also be aboard for this special evening show.



SAT, Oct 25, 2014
Triumphant Return—El Cerrito Folk Festival
Celebration begins at noon!
El Cerrito High School
540 Ashbury, El Cerrito, CA 94530
www.elcerritofolkfest.org
db & THE BOLOS / Downbeat 2 PM
DON BURNHAM & THE BOLOS, featuring:
BOBBY BLACK, steel guitar
SCOTT LAWRENCE,
piano
RICHARD SASLOW,
lead guitar
KAREN HORNER,
bass/vocals
SARAH D. BURNHAM,
vocals
DON BURNHAM, vocals & guitar
Admission is FREE!
Many fine performers throughout the day and evening, and lots of jamming too.

SUN, Oct 19, 2014
Sunday Matinée: 2PM
ARMANDO'S

707 Marina Vista
Martinez, CA

db & THE BOLOS
Matinee Downbeat: 2:00 PM
http://armandosmartinez.com
Singer/guitarist DON BURNHAM returns to Martinez's popular music palace with his swinging combo,THE BOLOS.
Featuring:
Bobby Black, steel guitar, vocals
Paul Shelasky, fiddle, humor
Karen Horner, bass, vocals
Don Burnham, guitar, vocals
Scott Lawrence, piano
Sarah D. Burnham, vocals

SAT, Aug 16, 2014
LOST WEEKEND
WESTERN SWING BAND

13-Piece “Large” Band
Private Event
Fremont, CA



FRI, Aug 15, 2014
FREIGHT & SALVAGE, Berkeley, CA / 8:00 PM
www.freightandsalvage.org
LOST WEEKEND Western Swing Band rides in to FREIGHT & SALVAGE music emporium for an evening of classic Western Swing, and then some, from the outfit that galvanized the genre's renaissance here in California. Since 1985, the allstar LOST WEEKEND band has been heralded as a "Who's Who Of Country and Jazz" on the West Coast.
Bobby Black, steel guitar
Mark Holzinger, takeoff guitar
Paul Shelasky, fiddle
Blaine Sprouse
, fiddle
Pam Brandon, featured vocalist
Shota Osabe, piano
Rick Alegria, drums
Bing Nathan, bass
Bob Schulz, cornet, vocals
Dale Mills, clarinet & sax
Van Hughes, trombone
Don Burnham, guitar, vocals

WED, June 11–TUE, June 18, 2014
NATIONAL FIDDLE CHAMPIONSHIP, Weiser, ID
http://www.fiddlecontest.com
Sarah and I point the Cozy Traveler for STICKERVILLE,WEISER, ID
where we'll join in the celebrated fiddle gathering. We're looking forward to seeing many old friends, and jamming it up with the stalwart WEISER Western Swing musicos.


SAT May 24th, 2014
Terrell Lynn Thomas—RIP
Memorial Gathering

Sheriff's Posse Building
2127 Ocean Street Extension
Santa Cruz, CA
Don Burnham, guitar & vocals
Sarah Burnham, vocals
Accompanied by steel guitarist Patty Maxine
Don, Sarah and Patty performed to remember and honor dear friend/musician, Terrell Lynn Thomas. Terrell Lynn is best known to West Coast audiences as one of the original KFAT radio personalities (KFAT—Gilroy, CA).

SUN, May 4, 2014
ARMANDO'S

707 Marina Vista
Martinez, CA

DON BURNHAM & THE BOLOS
Matinee Downbeat: 2:00 PM
http://armandosmartinez.com
Singer/guitarist DON BURNHAM returns to Martinez's popular music palace with his swinging combo,THE BOLOS.
Featuring:
Bobby Black, steel guitar, vocals
Mark Holzinger, takeoff guitar
Karen Horner, bass, vocals
Don Burnham, guitar, vocals
Scott Lawrence, piano


FRI–SUN, Apr 25–Apr 27, 2014
TWO DAY TOWN MUSIC FESTIVAL
Del Valle Regional Park, Livermore

DON BURNHAM & THE BOLOS
Main Stage — 1:00 PMish
Sunday, Apr 27, 2014

www.twodaytown.com
www.thebolos.com
DON BURNHAM & THE BOLOS return for the 14th annual Two-Day-Town music gathering. Sunday afternoon at 2DT also features Don’s longtime pals MARK HOLZINGER (Mark's fabulous band GROOVE.ORG), and JIM PASSARD (Jim's swingin’ LOST CATS <www.thelostcats.com>). Camping and jamming—beautiful regional park!
BOLOS Lineup:
Bobby Black, steel guitar
Mark Holzinger, takeoff guitar
Karen Horner, bass, vocals
Don Burnham, guitar, vocals
Rick Alegria, drums
db & the Bolos dedicate this Two Day Town performance to our longtime friend, Terrell Lynn Thomas, singer, musician, and KFAT radio personality. Terrell Lynn, RIP.


WED, Jan 15, 2014
FAITH PETRIC MEMORIAL
Freight & Salvage
2020 Addison Street, Berkeley, CA 94704

(510) 644-2020
info@freightandsalvage.org
Doors open at 7:00 pm
Don Burnham will perform, along with a cavalcade of musical artists from near and far, celebrating the life of San Francisco’s great folksinger and community leader
DB & THE BOLOS lineup:
PAUL SHELASKY, fiddle
MAYNE SMITH, dobro
RICHARD SASLOW, guitar
KAREN HORNER, bass
WILL SCARLETT, harmonica
DON BURNHAM, guitar & vocals
The FREIGHT & SALVAGE is completely SOLD-OUT for the JAN 15th, 2014 FAITH PETRIC tribute concert-gathering. There is a waiting list for SRO tickets. Best bet is to watch the evening ONLINE on CONCERT WINDOW.
Contact the FREIGHT & SALVAGE for details on these options.

MON, Jan 13, 2014
DON BURNHAM enroute San Francisco, CA from Wellington, NZ via AIR NEW ZEALAND “Red-Eye” service. To follow Don's musical adventures on Facebook: Click the FB button below for latest photos and stories from California.



SAT, Jan 11, 2014
Old Stone Butter Factory
#8 Butter Factory Lane
Whangarei, Northland, NZ
Phone 09-430-0044

DON and SARAH have been added to this
special Whangarei Western Weekend show at
OLD STONE BUTTER FACTORY!
Downbeat is 7:00 PM
DON BURNHAM, guitar & vocals
GEORGE BARRIS, bass
SARAH DEE, vocals
The Old Stone Buttery Factory on Facebook

FRI, Jan 10, 2014
Whangarei Western Weekend
Summer Country Rock Music Festival
@ Marsden Cove, Ruakaka, NZ
DON BURNHAM,
guitar & vocals
GEORGE BARRIS, bass
SARAH DEE
, vocals

Main stage—Don’s downbeat circa 4:30 PM
(in-between Suzanne Prentice and The Warratahs)
Click to see the event on Facebook


FRI, Dec 27, 2013 – THU, Jan 2, 2014
TAHORA MUSIC GATHERING, Tahora, NZ
Don and Sarah Burnham will participate
at the bi-annual New Zealand music gathering
on the North Island.

SUN Dec 8, 2013
KHANDALLAH VILLAGE FAIR, Wellington NZ
Khandallah Shopping Center, Ganges Rd
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
DON & SARAH BURNHAM,
songs and guitar
Wellington's best quality crafts on display
Music throughout the day.


FRI, Nov 8, 2013
MOJO ACOUSTIC MUSIC SERIES
@ Mojo Invincible Coffeehouse
161 Willis Street
Central Wellington, Wellington, NZ
Don & Sarah Burnham in concert
Don & Sarah will perform at a special “couples” concert.
Music begins at 7:00 PM.
Also performing: Marion & Barry Carter, and
Mark Laurent & Brenda Liddiard

WED Oct 23, 2013
DON BURNHAM enroute Wellington, New Zealand. Follow Don's adventures on Facebook: Click the FB button below for Don's latest photos and stories from Aotearoa.

 


THU Oct 3 – SUN Oct 6, 2013
LOST WEEKEND WESTERN SWING BAND'S DON BURNHAM, guitar and PAUL ANASTASIO, fiddle will participate @ the annual Sacramento Western Swing Society’s HALL OF FAME celebration/Mechanics’ Hall in Rancho Cordova, CA. The public is most WELCOME! Swing dancing and jamming!!
www.westernswingsociety.org

 

SUN, Sep 29, 2013
TRACTOR TAVERN, Seattle, WA
6:00PM – 11:00 PM
www.tractortavern.com
DON BURNHAM & THE BOLOS are scheduled to perform at 7PM, along with a cavalcade of musical artists, at the ALICE STUART benefit, “LOVING ALICE.” This event takes place at Seattle's TRACTOR TAVERN on Sunday, September 29, 2013. THE BOLOS: Paul Anastasio, fiddle; Ray Wood, guitar; Rod Backman, bass; Don Burnham, guitar & vocals. Seattle area peeps: Come on out to support our dear friend Alice Stuart, and hear some great music. I'm looking forward to visiting with SO MANY old friends from Seattle/environs. Please plan on joining us on the 29th! Thanks! —See you there!

THU, Sep 12, 2013
THE BOLOS (Duo)
featuring:
Don Burnham, songs & guitar
Blaine Sprouse, fiddle
Western Swing “BBQ/Hoedown” for employes/residents
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
CBRE | Asset Services
Walnut Creek, CA
Special thank yous here (!) to
Joel Jaffee, STUDIO D Recording, Sausalito, CA
and Nancy Anderson, @ CBRE Svcs

SAT, Aug 24, 2013
LOST WEEKEND
WESTERN SWING BAND
12-Piece “Large” Band

Private Event
Fremont, CA

Thank you Cliff Walker and Paul Spaan for featuring LW at the 2013 Cliff House Western extravaganza! We had a blast!


 
FRI, Jul 12 – MON, Jul 15, 2013
MUSIC CAMP/ Sierra Nevada

Don & Sarah will participate in the annual Sierra Nevada music camp.

SUN, July 7, 2013
DON BURNHAM AND THE BOLOS
3PM - 6 PM
Private Event
Birthday celebration
Martinez, CA

SUN, June 23, 2013
SAN GREGORIO GENERAL STORE
San Gregorio, CA
DON BURNHAM & THE BOLOS
2:00 PM to 5:00 PMish
www.sangregoriostore.com

Featuring:
Don Burnham, guitar, vocals
Sarah Duckworth, vocals
Charlie Wallace, steel guitar
Bing Nathan, bass

WED, June 12 – WED, June 19, 2013
NATIONAL FIDDLE CHAMPIONSHIP, Weiser, ID
http://www.fiddlecontest.com

Don & Sarah will point the wagons for STICKERVILLE,WEISER, ID to join in the celebrated fiddle gathering. We're looking forward to seeing many old friends, and jamming it up with the stalwart WEISER Western Swing musicos.

SUN, June 9, 2013
SAN FRANCISCO FOLK FESTIVAL (JUN 8&9, 2013)
3:00 PM / Faith Petric (Main) Stage
Presidio Middle School, San Francisco, CA
450 30th Ave (between Clement St & Geary Blvd)

DON BURNHAM & the BOLOS return to the annual
SFFMC folk music extravaganza.
Admission is FREE!

SUN, June 2, 2013
ARMANDO'S
707 Marina Vista
Martinez, CA

DON BURNHAM & THE BOLOS

Downbeat: 7:30 PM

http://armandosmartinez.com
 
Singer/guitarist DON BURNHAM returns to Martinez's popular
music palace with his swinging combo, THE BOLOS.
 
Featuring:
Bobby Black,
steel guitar, vocals
Paul Shelasky,
fiddle, humor
Mark Holzinger,
takeoff guitar
Karen Horner,
bass, vocals
Don Burnham,
guitar, vocals
Sarah Duckworth, vocals
Scott Lawrence, piano

FRI, May 17, 2013
FREIGHT & SALVAGE, Berkeley, CA / 8:00 PM
http://www.freightandsalvage.org
Nominated this year as Best Western Swing Band by the AWA, the veteran LOST WEEKEND band celebrates by returning to FREIGHT & SALVAGE for an evening of classic Western Swing and then some. LOST WEEKEND (since 1985) has been heralded as a “Who's Who Of Country and Jazz” in California.
The allstar lineup:
Bobby Black, steel guitar
Pam Brandon, featured vocalist
Mark Holzinger, takeoff guitar
Paul Shelasky, fiddle, humor
Shota Osabe, piano
Rick Alegria, drums
Bing Nathan, bass
Bob Schulz, cornet, vocals
Kevin Porter, trombone
Don Burnham, guitar, vocals
Special Guest:
Dale Mills, clarinet & sax

 

FRI–SUN, Apr 26–Apr 28, 2013
TWO DAY TOWN MUSIC FESTIVAL
Del Valle Regional Park, Livermore, CA

DON BURNHAM & THE BOLOS
Mainstage performance — Sunday, Apr 28, 2013
Downbeat circa 2:00 PM

www.twodaytown.com
www.thebolos.com
DON BURNHAM & THE BOLOS return for the 13th annual Two-Day-Town music gathering, along with Don's longtime pals MARK HOLZINGER (Mark's fabulous band GROOVE.ORG), and JIM PASSARD (Jim's swingin' LOST CATS <www.thelostcats.com>). Camping and jamming — Beautiful regional park!
Featuring:
Bobby Black,
steel guitar
Mark Holzinger,
takeoff guitar
Karen Horner,
bass, vocals
Don Burnham, guitar, vocals
Sarah Duckworth, vocals

Scott Lawrence, piano
 

SUN, April 21, 2013
DON & SARAH BURNHAM
Songs & Guitar
3:30PM – 5:00PM
Private Event
Yosemite Lodge
Yosemite NP, CA 95389


MON, April 1st, 2013
DON BURNHAM & THE BOLOS
Benefit: SUE DRAHEIM/WAYDE BLAIR
Freight & Salvage, Berkeley, CA

2020 Addison Street
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 644-2020
Showtime: 8:00 PM
http://www.freightandsalvage.org
DON BURNHAM & THE BOLOS will perform along with
a cavalcade of artists to support and honor Sue Draheim.
The Bolos Lineup:
Don Burnham, Guitar
Paul Shelasky, Fiddle
Mark Holzinger, Guitar
Mayne Smith, Dobro
Will Scarlett, Harmonica
Bing Nathan, Bass
Scott Lawrence, Piano
Bodie Wagner, Percussion
All proceeds to Sue Draheim and Wayde Blair

Lineup: Eric & Suzy Thompson, Don Burnham & The Bolos, Live Oak Ceili Band with the Patricia Kennelly Irish Step Dancers, Golden Bough, Will Spires, Delilah Lewis, Paul Hale, Tony Marcus & Patrice Haan, Tempest, Laurie Lewis, Tom Rozum, Kathy Katllick, Gerry Tenney & the Hard Times Orchestra, Jody Stecher & Kate Brislin. Monday April 1st at 8:00 PM, with Cajun music for listening and dancing in the FREIGHT lobby starting at 7:30 PM.


DON BURNHAM AND THE
FERN FROND BOOGIE BOYS
NEW ZEALAND TOUR
January & February 2013


The Fern Frond Boogie Boys featuring:
Don Burnham,
guitar, vocals
Scott Lawrence,
piano
Jon “Doc” Stein,
steel guitar
Sarah Duckworth,
vocals


SAT, Feb 9, 2013
RESONATOR HOUSE CONCERT, Wellington
8:00 PM
www.facebook.com/murray.aitken.92

DON BURNHAM & THE FERN FROND BOOGIE BOYS are returning to MURRAY'S place! Come on out, ye denizens of musical Wellytown! There are only enough (proper) seats for 25, so please bring a cushion or folding chair, or lean against someone you like. Last year it was SRO, but everyone had a blast. Wellington’s hip musical “secret” —which is usually packed—so come early! Special guests, and legendary cheese rolls from host Murray Aitken. I'm workin' on the coffee. See you there! —db

Lineup:
DON BURNHAM, guitar & vocals
SCOTT LAWRENCE, piano
JON “DOC” STEIN, steel guitar, vocals
GEORGE BARRIS, bass
SARAH D. BURNHAM, vocals

 

MON, Feb 4, 2013
FERRY, Picton to Wellington

www.interislander.co.nz

Interislander provides a variety of activities on its ships, designed to ensure that all our passengers, both young and old, are entertained for the duration of your journey. The FFBB will entertain!

SUN, Feb 3, 2013
LE CAFÉ, Picton
8:30 PM

www.lecafepicton.co.nz

Le Café offers the best in contemporary Continental dining, using locally sourced ingredients, to be enjoyed with local wines, the best beers, and live music. The coffee is the finest in Picton as is the view! Host Peter Schoni has invited the Fern Frond Boogie Boys back again for the band’s third performance at LE CAFÉ/Picton! Thank you Peter! Pictonites and visitors do boogie down!

SAT, Feb 2, 2013
MUSSEL INN, Takaka
9:00 PM
www.musselinn.co.nz

The Mussel Inn is located in the heart of Golden Bay, North West Nelson region of the South Island of New Zealand. A two hour drive from Nelson, over the Takaka hill, through the township of Takaka and on another 17 kms towards Collingwood you will find yourself in Onekaka. The Fern Frond Boogie Boys are looking forward to performing at the South Island’s music mecca—the Mussel Inn!

FRI, Feb 1, 2013
PLAYHOUSE, Nelson
8:00 PM
www.playhousecafe.co.nz

This fabulous venue is a short drive from Nelson, just off the Motueka highway near Mapua. Out here we believe in good food, good entertainment and good times. FFBB debut at the Playhouse Café!

THU, Jan 31, 2013
LYTTELTON TOP CLUB
23 Dublin Street, Lyttelton
Christchurch
Phone: +64 (03) 328 8740
http://directory.lytteltonharbour.info/1320/Lyttelton_Top_Club
www.lytteltonclub.co.nz/facilities
lytteltonclub@clear.net.nz
Lyttelton Top Club, Canterbury’s premier boating and watersports club—now providing music! Produced by Al Park.

WED, Jan 30, 2013
CASSELS BREWERY, Christchurch
8:30 PM to 10:30 PM

www.casselsbrewery.co.nz

Cassels & Sons is a craft brewery, brew bar, deli-cafe and wood-fired pizza restaurant. The Brewery hosts live music and is open from 7am until late.

TUE, Jan 29, 2013
FERRY, Wellington to Picton
8:30 AM (Yup, it's an early one)

www.interislander.co.nz


Interislanderís Cook Strait Ferries travel between Wellington and Picton New Zealand. The 92km voyage takes 3 hours and has been described as “one of the most beautiful ferry rides in the world.” The FFBB will entertain!

SUN, Jan 27, 2013
THE CABANA, Napier
7:00 PM

www.cabana.net.nz

Raised from the rubble of the 1931 Hawke's Bay Earthquake, the Cabana—then called the Empire Hotel—was designed in Spanish Mission/Art Deco style by leading architects Finch and Westorholm. It was the first Napier hotel to be rebuilt after the quake, carrying on a tradition that has seen a hotel standing on the site for 150 years. The Fern Frond Boogie Boys return to the Cabana stage—come on down and boogie!

SAT, Jan 26, 2013
OTUNUI PADDLEBOAT, Mangakino
1:00 PM & 6:00 PM
www.paddleboat.co.nz/pb/pba

The historic paddleboat Otunui makes regular trips on Lake Maraetai from the lakefront reserve in Mangakino. FFBB will entertain! Peter Koole is your gracious host and skipper. Choose the 1PM lunchtime sunshine cruise or the 6PM evening cruise as dusk falls at the end of your journey.


FRI, Jan 25, 2013
THE MOUNT RSA, Tauranga

7:30 PM

www.mtrsa.co.nz

The Fern Frond Boogie Boys are looking forward to their debut at the MOUNT RSA, Tauranga.

Sun, NOV 18, 2012
ARMANDO'S, 707 Marina Vista, Martinez, CA

DON BURNHAM & THE BOLOS

Downbeat: 7:30 PM

http://armandosmartinez.com
 
Singer/guitarist DON BURNHAM will perform at Martinez's popular music palace with his swinging combo, THE BOLOS.
 
Featuring:
Bobby Black,
steel guitar, vocals
Paul Shelasky,
fiddle, humor
Mark Holzinger,
takeoff guitar
Karen Horner,
bass, vocals
Don Burnham, guitar, vocals


Sun, NOV 18, 2012
DON BURNHAM & THE BOLOS
Private Function
Noon–3:00 PM
Oakland, CA


SAT, Aug 25, 2012
MISSION CITY COFFEE ROASTING CO. Santa Clara, CA
Downbeat: 8:00 PM

www.fiddlingcricket.com
www.missioncitysc.com
LOST WEEKEND Western Swing Band returns (!) to Santa Clara's most happening stage for a special evening concert, featuring the all-star LOST WEEKEND band.
AUGUST 25 CONCERT IS CANCELLED
VENUE CLOSING
MISSION CITY COFFEE ROASTING CO., Santa Clara is closing its doors—another nice venue disappearing. Regrets to all and thanks to the MCCRC and to our longtime friend Dick Brundle (Fiddling Cricket) for hosting LOST WEEKEND and also the BOLOS.
We'll miss you!

MON, Jul 16, 2012
ARMANDO'S, 707 Marina Vista, Martinez, CA
8:00 PM Downbeat
DON BURNHAM & THE BOLOS
Armando's Debut!

http://armandosmartinez.com

Singer/guitarist DON BURNHAM, will perform at Martinez's popular music palace with his swinging combo, THE BOLOS.

Featuring:
BOBBY BLACK, steel guitar
KAREN HORNER, bass & vocals
MARK HOLZINGER, lead guitar
PAUL ANASTASIO, fiddle
SARAH DUCKWORTH BURNHAM, vocals.

The BOLOS feature original tunes from Don's hip new Western Swing album, I DREAMED COUNT BASIE WAS A COWBOY, as well as old favorites from LOST WEEKEND, and some surprises from Don's vast songbag.

BOBBY BLACK, DON BURNHAM
and PAUL ANASTASIO are inductees to the Western Swing Hall of Fame.
 

SUN, July 15, 2012
LOST WEEKEND Western Swing Band
In Concert @ MOTHER LODE FAIR
Tuolumne County Fairgrounds, Sonora, CA
Mainstage—downbeat 8:30 PM

http://www.motherlodefair.org

LOST WEEKEND Western Swing Band returns to Tuolumne County's Mother Lode Fair for a summer evening concert and dance, featuring the HALL OF FAME all-star LOST WEEKEND lineup:

Bobby Black, steel guitar HOF
Chris O'Connell, featured vocalist HOF
Don Burnham, rhythm guitar, vocal HOF
Paul Anastasio, fiddle HOF
Mark Holzinger, takeoff guitar
Bob Schulz, cornet, vocal
Rick Alegria, drums
Karen Horner, bass

FRI, July 13 – FRI, July 20, 2012
MUSIC CAMP in the Sierra Nevada
Don & Sarah will participate in the annual Music Camp in the Sierra Nevada.

WED, June 13– WED, June 20, 2012
NATIONAL FIDDLE CHAMPIONSHIP, Weiser, ID
http://www.fiddlecontest.com

Sarah and I point the wagons for STICKERVILLE,WEISER, ID
to join in the celebrated gathering. We're looking forward
to seeing many old friends and to jamming it up with the stalwart WEISER Western Swing musicos.

SUN, June 10, 2012
SAN FRANCISCO FOLK FESTIVAL
http://www.sffolkfest.org/2011

DB & THE BOLOS—LEADBELLY STAGE—3 PM

DON & the BOLOS return to the annual SFFMC folk music extravaganza.
Admission is FREE!
DB & BOLOS lineup:
DON BURNHAM, guitar & vocals
MARK HOLZINGER, lead guitar
KAREN HORNER, bass & vocals
WILL SCARLETT, harmonica

Sat MAY 5, 2012
COWTOWN SOCIETY OF WESTERN MUSIC
Hall of Fame Celebration
DON BURNHAM will be inducted into the CSWM Hall of Fame
during their weekend music celebration—at Mineral Wells, TX, near Fort Worth!
Click to see more
.

FRI–SUN, Apr 27–Apr 29, 2012
TWO DAY TOWN MUSIC FESTIVAL
Del Valle Regional Park, Livermore, CA

DON BURNHAM & THE BOLOS
Mainstage—Sunday, Apr 29, 2012
Downbeat 1:00 PM

www.twodaytown.com
www.thebolos.com
DON BURNHAM & THE BOLOS will participate in the 12th annual Two Day Town music gathering, along with Don's longtime pals MARK HOLZINGER (Mark's fabulous band GROOVE.ORG), and JIM PASSARD (Jim's swingin' LOST CATS <www.thelostcats.com>). Camping and jamming - Beautiful regional park!
DB & THE BOLOS - TWO DAY TOWN 2012 lineup:
DON BURNHAM, guitar & vocals
MARK HOLZINGER, lead guitar
KAREN HORNER, bass & vocals
MAYNE SMITH, steel guitar
WILL SCARLETT, harmonica

FRI, Mar 2, 2012
FREIGHT AND SALVAGE, Berkeley, CA
8:00 PM Downbeat

DON BURNHAM & THE BOLOS
Freight Debut!
http://www.thefreight.org
Longtime Freight favorite, singer and guitarist DON BURNHAM, debuts his group, The BOLOS at the East Bay's premier music emporium.
Featuring BOBBY BLACK, steel guitar; KAREN HORNER, bass & vocals; MARK HOLZINGER, lead guitar; and PAUL SHELASKY, fiddle & humor. The BOLOS will feature original tunes from Don's hip new Western Swing album, I DREAMED COUNT BASIE WAS A COWBOY, as well as old favorites from LOST WEEKEND, and some surprises from Don's vast songbag. BOBBY BLACK and DON BURNHAM are inductees to the Western Swing Hall of Fame; PAUL SHELASKY was honored as California's top fiddler/2011.


DON BURNHAM AND THE
FERN FROND BOOGIE BOYS
NEW ZEALAND TOUR
Dec 2011–Jan 2012


Featuring:
The Fern Frond Boogie Boys
Simon Burgess,
bass
Richard Klein, fiddle
Charlie Wallace, steel & standard guitars
Sarah Duckworth Burnham,
vocals


SUN, Jan 15, 2012
PRIVATE PARTY, Khandallah, Wellington

SAT, Jan 14, 2012
PRIVATE PARTY, 50th birthday, Pukerua Bay, Wellington

SAT, Jan 14, 2012
THE INTERISLANDER, Picton to Wellington, NZ
www.interislander.co.nz
Interislanderís Cook Strait Ferries travel between Wellington and Picton New Zealand. The 92km voyage takes 3 hours and has been described as "one of the most beautiful ferry rides in the world". Don and the Fern Frond Boogie Boys will entertain!

 
FRI, Jan 13, 2012
LE CAFE, Picton, NZ
www.lecafepicton.co.nz
With unsurpassed views over the Marlborough Sounds and a relaxed ambience, le Cafť restaurant in Picton is a great place for food and live music.

 

THU, Jan 12th, 2012
THE FREE HOUSE Pub/Music Emporium
The Free House presents DON BURNHAM AND THE FERN FROND BOOGIE BOYS in concert in their massive Mongolian Ger (yurt) which holds 100 people.
www.thefreehouse.co.nz

WED, Jan 11, 2012
THE NAVAL POINT CLUB, Lyttleton NZ
Al's Bar, sadly rendered inoperable in the Christchurch earthquakes, presents DON BURNHAM AND THE FERN FROND BOOGIE BOYS at the Naval Point Club, Lyttleton.
http://www.navalpoint.co.nz/about-us

TUE, Jan 10, 2012
THE INTERISLANDER, Wellington to Picton, NZ
www.interislander.co.nz
Interislanderís Cook Strait Ferries travel between Wellington and Picton New Zealand. The 92km voyage takes three hours and has been described as "one of the most beautiful ferry rides in the world". Don and the Fern Frond Boogie Boys will entertain!

SUN, Jan 8, 2012
THE CABANA, Napier, NZ
Our aim, in true Cabana fashion, is: "Only and Always the Best Entertainment!"
www.cabana.net.nz


FRI, Jan 7, 2012
TARANAKI COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME, Manaia NZ
The Taranaki Country Music Hall of Fame opened to the New Zealand public in September 1992.
www.taranaki.info/visit/activity_detail.php/id/542/search/|21||

THU, Jan 5, 2012
CROWN AND BADGER, Tauranga NZ
www.crownandbadger.co.nz/node/27

WED, Jan 4, 2012
OTUNUI PADDLEBOAT, Mangakino
Turning 105 in 2012, Otunui is New Zealand's oldest operating paddleboat.
http://paddleboat.co.nz


TUE, Dec 27, 2011–MON, Jan 2, 2012
TAHORA MUSIC GATHERING, Tahora NZ
 

FRI, Dec 9, 2011
LOST WEEKEND
Western Swing Double-Bill !!
with LEE JEFFRIES' WEST COAST RAMBLERS

CAFE DU NORD, San Francisco, CA
http://www.cafedunord.com
http://www.westcoastramblers.com
8 PC. LOST WEEKEND lineup, featuring:
PAM BRANDON, aka “MS BUSY”, “BELLE MONROE” —featured vocalist
PAUL SHELASKY - honored as California's top fiddler 2011
MARK HOLZINGER - SF guitar ace
CHARLIE WALLACE - Santa Cruz's surfin' steelmeister
RICK ALEGRIA - AATW veteran swing drummer
KAREN HORNER - string bass, vocals
BOB AKERS - reeds
DON BURNHAM - guitar, vocals

SAT, Dec 3, 2011
LONESTAR RETROBATES “Large Band”
w/special guests DON BURNHAM & BRUCE STELTER, guitars/vocals

DEMARCO'S 23 CLUB, BRISBANE, CA
Downbeat: 8:00 PM or so
http://www.lonestarretrobates.com
http://www.myspace.com/the23club

SAT, Nov 19, 2011
(PRIVATE) Wedding Reception featuring
DON BURNHAM & the BOLOS (Quartet)
Brentwood, CA
www.thebolos.com

Photo by Kai Shuman 

SUN, Oct 23, 2011
DON QUIXOTE'S INTERNATIONAL MUSIC HALL Felton, CA
Matinee Dance — 1:00 PM Downbeat

http://www.donquixotesmusic.info
These matinee dances on Sundays in the beautiful Santa Cruz redwoods with great Western Swing from LOST WEEKEND have really taken off — DON QUIXOTE'S historic dance venue, great Mexican vittles, and beer! What else do you really need? Come join us, and bring your friends for a most musical and swingin' afternoon featuring California's top Western Swing performers:
BOBBY BLACK - Steel Guitar Of Famer
MARK HOLZINGER - SF's takeoff guitar ace
PAUL SHELASKY - California's #1 fiddle player 2011
PAM BRANDON - Ms Busy featured vocalist
BING NATHAN - Bassist extraordinaire - Mr. Low Eb
RICK ALEGRIA - ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL veteran swing drummer
BOB AKERS - Saxophone
DON BURNHAM - Fearless leader, guitar, vocals

SUN, OCT 23, 2011, 10am (or so)
107.5FM, Freedom, CA
KPIG RADIO - Sleepy John Sandidge's live music show

www.kpig.com
www.donquixotesmusic.info
www.lostweekend.ws
Don Burnham will play guitar and sing songs from his new album I DREAMED COUNT BASIE WAS A COWBOY, live on Sleepy John's show before heading to Don Quixote's International Music Hall (Felton, CA) for the matinee dance with LOST WEEKEND Western Swing Band.

SAT, October 22, 2011
The Third Annual El Cerrito Folk Festival
12:00 Noon to 10:00 PM

Windrush School
1800 Elm Street, El Cerrito, CA
www.elcerritofolkfest.org
DON & the BOLOS will perform
from 4:30 - 5:15 PM on the Mainstage
DON BURNHAM and the BOLOS, featuring:
KAREN HORNER - bass/vocals;
MAYNE SMITH - steel guitar
WILL SCARLETT - harmonica
BOB AKERS - saxophone
RICHARD SASLOW - guitar
Admission is FREE!
Many fine performers throughout the day and evening, and jamming too (!)

SAT, Oct 15, 2011
LITTLE SWITZERLAND Sonoma, CA
http://www.lilswiss.com
LOST WEEKEND Western Swing Band returns to Sonoma County's favorite musical emporium! Great dining and dancing!
Come on down and see old friends, and make some new ones. Showtime is sometime after 8:00 PM — There's a great wooden dance floor, as well as LITTLE SWITZERLAND's alpine cuisine and historic bar. We hope to see you there!
LOST WEEKEND's all-star lineup tonight:
BOBBY BLACK - Steel Guitar HOFamer
KEVIN “IRONMAN” PORTER - Trombone
MARK HOLZINGER - SF's takeoff guitar ace
PAUL SHELASKY - California's #1 fiddle player 2011
PAM BRANDON - Ms Busy featured vocalist
BING NATHAN - Bassist extraordinaire - Mr. LowEb
RICK ALEGRIA - AATWHEEL veteran swing drummer
DON BURNHAM - Fearless leader, guitar, vocals

MON, Sep 12, 2011
YOSEMITE CONSERVANCY
Annual high country gathering, May Lake, Yosemite National Park
http://www.yosemiteconservancy.org
Don and the Bolos will hike to May Lake (the Park Service mule will shoulder the musical instruments). The band will entertain at the annual YC campfire for Yosemite's ardent supporters and benefactors.

Don Burnham website: www.donburnham.com

SAT, Aug 21, 2011
Jim Rothermel Memorial Concert Celebration
THROCKMORTON THEATER, 142 Throckmorton Avenue, Mill Valley, CA

Downbeat 2PM
(415) 383-9600
http://www.jimrothermel.com
http://142throckmortontheatre.org

The public is invited to this all-star tribute and celebration of the life and music of Jim Rothermel, Lost Weekend's clarinet and saxophone virtuoso. Headlining the show will be Maria Muldaur, Larry Vukovich, Lost Weekend Western Swing Band, the Christmas Jug Band, and Jim Rothermel's own recording band.
 

MON, Aug 1, 2011
Jim Rothermel Memorial Music Gathering
NICK'S, 100 Rockaway Beach, Pacifica, CA
Downbeat 5PM–until about 9PM or ?
http://www.jimrothermel.com
www.nicksrestaurant.net

All friends, colleagues and fans of Jim Rothermel are welcome, and there is no cover charge. Scott Anthony (Golden Gate Rhythm Machine) has organized this star-studded tribute event. LOST WEEKEND will perform with special guests and alumni.

 

Post date: Laurie Lewis (Lost Weekend alum) performed with LOST WEEKEND. Blues veteran Barbara Dane also belted out a great Trouble in Mind.
http://www.laurielewis.com

 

SAT, Jul 23 2011
LITTLE SWITZERLAND, Sonoma, CA / 8:00 PMish–Midnight
www.lilswiss.com
Summer Western Swing SPECIAL EVENT:
LOST WEEKEND Western Swing Band invites you to an evening of great music—dancing, and dining at historic LITTLE SWITZERLAND dance hall. Featured with LOST WEEKEND for tonight's performance, is acclaimed Nashville and Texas WS Hall of Fame vocalist Carolyn Martin (TIMEJUMPERS); Carolyn's husband Dave Martin handles bass chores. And the LW regulars: Bob Schulz, cornet and vocals; Bobby Black, steel guitar, and vocals; Mark Holzinger, lead guitar; Rick Alegria, drums. Ray Landsberg (LONESTAR RETROBATES) fiddles with LOST WEEKEND tonight, subbing for Paul Shelasky.
Carolyn Martin: www.carolynmartinmusic.com
Lone Star Retrobates: www.lonestarretrobates.com


JUL 15–22, 2011
MUSIC CAMP in the Sierra Nevada
Don & Sarah will participate in the annual Music Camp in the Sierra Nevada.

SUN, June 26, 2011
SAN FRANCISCO FOLK FESTIVAL / BOLOS at 4:10 PM
http://www.sffolkfest.org/2011
DON BURNHAM & the BOLOS
featuring:
Jeremy Cohen, violin and
Karen Horner, bass
 

WED–WED, Jun 15–22, 2011
NATIONAL FIDDLE CHAMPIONSHIP, Weiser, ID
http://www.fiddlecontest.com
We'll be jammin' at Stickerville. LW alumni Keith Baumann, Tony Marcus, and maybe Kevin Wimmer expected as well! See you there, and drive carefully.


SAT, June 11, 2011
MISSION CITY COFFEE ROASTING CO., Santa Clara, CA / 8PM
$20/$22

http://www.fiddlingcricket.com
http://www.missioncitysc.com

Fabulous classic country and western swing double bill

In Concert:
The BOLOS
Featuring Charlie Wallace, Karen Horner, and Don Burnham
with special guest Sarah Duckworth

The HONKY TONK DREAMERS
Featuring Charlie Wallace, Julay Brooks, Tony Marcus, Jerry Logan

SUN, MAY 22, 2011
DON QUIXOTE'S, Felton, CA / 1:00 PM Downbeat
http://www.donquixotesmusic.info
Matinee dance/concert featuring the all-star LOST WEEKEND band!

Update on Don Quixote's matinee dance: This afternoon show will feature the “Two Fiddlin’ Pauls”—Paul Anastasio and Paul Shelasky—along with the “large” LW Band.
N.B.: 1PM DOWNBEAT

SUN, May 22, 2011, 10am
107.5FM, Freedom, CA
KPIG RADIO - Sleepy John Sandidge's live music show
www.kpig.com
www.donquixotesmusic.info
Don and fiddler Paul Anastasio will play live on Sleepy John's show before heading to Don Quixote's (Felton) for the matinee dance.

SAT, May 21, 2011
FREIGHT & SALVAGE, Berkeley, CA / 8:00 PM
http://www.freightandsalvage.org
LOST WEEKEND Western Swing Band
Don' official record "launch" concert for the new album—featuring the all star LOST WEEKEND musicos!

Update on Freight gig: this show will feature the “Two Fiddlin’ Pauls”—Paul Anastasio and Paul Shelasky—along with the “large” LW Band.
 

SUN, May 15, 2011
Paniolo BBQ/Concert, CONCORD, CA
LandezaPresents Live at the Cue!
1835 Colfax St. Concord, CA 94519
http://www.landezapresents.com
For ticket information call 510-423-3051
DON BURNHAM, songs and guitar
feat. Bobby Black, steel guitar
Mark Holzinger, lead guitar
Karen Horner, bass
Produced by LandezaPresents

FRI-SUN, Apr 29-May 1, 2011
TWO DAY TOWN MUSIC FESTIVAL
Del Valle Regional Park, Livermore, CA
www.twodaytown.com
www.groove.org
www.thebolos.com
www.thelostcats.com
Don and Sarah enjoyed the 11th annual Two Day Town music gathering, which featured Mark Holzinger's fabulous band Groove.org, and Jim Passard's swingin' Lost Cats.
UPDATE: Don Burnham & The Bolos have been invited to perform at Two Day Town 2012!

SAT, April 16, 2011
LITTLE SWITZERLAND, Sonoma, CA / 8:00 PMish–Midnight
www.lilswiss.com
LOST WEEKEND Western Swing Band, featuring vocalist Pam Brandon, rides back to our favorite Sonoma dance emporium. Historic 100 yr old nightspot and restaurant w/ alpine cuisine, spacious wooden dance floor! Check out Alina's delicious food, and dance to great Western Swing music from LOST WEEKEND.
See you there!


FRI, April 15, 2011
GEORGE'S, San Rafael, CA
Downbeat 9:00 PM

www.georgesnightclub.com
LOST WEEKEND Western Swing Band debuts at San Raphael's music emporium. A record launch for Don's new CD, I DREAMED COUNT BASIE WAS A COWBOY, which will be at the LOST WEEKEND mercantile.
   


FERN FROND BOOGIE
NEW ZEALAND TOUR
SARAH & DON BURNHAM
Feb–Apr, 2011

Featuring:
The Fern Frond Boogie Boys
Simon Burgess,
bass
Richard Klein, fiddle

SUN, April 10, 2011
THE CABANA, Napier, NZ
www.cabana.net.nz
Our aim, in true Cabana fashion, is: "Only and Always the Best Entertainment!"
Don and the Fern Frond Boogie Boys regret
that this performance has been cancelled.
We hope to visit the Cabana and Napier in our 2012 tour of Aotearoa.


THU, April 7, 2011, 8:30pm
Wellington Blues Club at HOTEL BRISTOL,
Wellington, NZ

www.hotelbristol.co.nz
Hotel Bristol, home of the Wellington Blues Club. Legendary Wellington Bluesman and Don's pal Dave Murphy opens

MON, April 4, 2011
THE INTERISLANDER, Picton to Wellington, NZ
www.interislander.co.nz
Interislanderís Cook Strait Ferries travel between Wellington and Picton New Zealand. The 92km voyage takes 3 hours and has been described as "one of the most beautiful ferry rides in the world".

SUN, April 3, 2011
RIWAKA TAVERN, NZ
last.cache@paradise.net.nz
The Riwaka Pub was built in 1845, located at the gateway to the famous Abel Tasman National Park, Golden Bay and Kaiteriteri Beach.

SAT, April 2, 2011
LE CAFE, Picton, NZ
www.lecafepicton.co.nz
With unsurpassed views over the Marlborough Sounds and a relaxed ambience, le Cafť restaurant in Picton is a great place for food and live music.


FRI, April 1, 2011
BOATHOUSE CAFE, Nelson, NZ
www.theboathousenelson.co.nz
Nelson's ultimate waterfront venue.

THU, March 31, 2011
COOK SADDLE CAFE AND SALOON, Fox Glacier, NZ
Click to visit Cook Saddle Cafe and Saloon online
"Our locals love this kind of music!"

WED, March 30, 2011
AL's BAR, Christchurch, NZ
http://www.alsbar.co.nz
Located on the fringe of central city Christchurch and owned and operated by local musician Al Park, Al's features local, national and International musicians 4 nights a week.The Bar is housed in a building of brick walls, rimu floors and an amazing sawtooth wooden roofline.
Don and the Fern Frond Boogie Boys regret
that this performance has been cancelled
due to Christchurch earthquake disaster.
 

WED. March 30, 2011
HAAST HERITAGE HOTEL, Haast, NZ
Click to visit the Heritage Hotel website
 

SAT, March 26th, 2011
Southbound Blues Trust at APPLEBY TAVERN, Invercargill, NZ
www.eventfinder.co.nz/venue/appleby-tavern-invercargill

 

FRI, March 25, 2011
No. 8 Wired, Timaru, New Zealand
http://www.eightwired.co.nz
 

WED, March 23, 2011
HARBOUR LIGHT, Lyttleton, NZ
http://www.harbourlight.co.nz
The Harbour Light venue is housed in the old Harbour Light Theatre building, built in 1916. In 1992 it evolved into its latest form as a venue, and the building is still a striking old theatre from the outside.
Don and the Fern Frond Boogie Boys regret
that this performance has been cancelled
due to Christchurch earthquake disaster.


THU, March 24, 2011
THE INTERISLANDER, Wellington to Picton, NZ
www.interislander.co.nz
Interislanderís Cook Strait Ferries travel between Wellington and Picton New Zealand. The 92km voyage takes three hours and has been described as "one of the most beautiful ferry rides in the world".

SAT, March 12, 2011, 8pm
RESONATOR HOUSE CONCERT
72 Clark Street, Khandallah, Wellington, NZ

Click: don-burnham-the-fern-frond-boogie-nz-tour
 

THU, March 3, 2011
MEOW CAFÉ, Wellington, NZ / 7:30 PM
Click to see MEOW CAFÉ on Facebook.
Don and Sarah and the Fern Frond Boogie Boys open the evening for Keiran Halpin, prolific Irish folk performer.
 

SAT, February 26, 2011
THE BENT HORSESHOE, Tokomaru, nr Palmerston North, NZ
www.benthorseshoe.co.nz

"Come and enjoy great food and great river views!"

SAT, February 12, 2011, 7:30 PM
LLAMA LOUNGE CONCERT, Auckland, New Zealand/ 7:30 PM
+64 21 749406
llamalounge@karmallamas.co.nz
Click to visit the Llama Lounge on Facebook
SARAH DUCKWORTH BURNHAM, vocals
DON BURNHAM,
vocals and guitar


SAT, January 22, 2011
LITTLE SWITZERLAND, Sonoma, CA / 8:00 PM - Midnight
www.lilswiss.com
LOST WEEKEND Western Swing Band, featuring vocalist Pam Brandon, rides back to our favorite Sonoma dance emporium. Historic 100 yr old nightspot and restaurant w/ alpine cuisine, spacious wooden dance floor! Check out Alina's delicious food, and dance to great Western Swing music from LOST WEEKEND. Special Guest: Charlie Hickox, piano & vocals.
See you there!
   

FRI, December 17, 2010
BLACK OAK CASINO, Tuolumne, CA
http://www.blackoakcasino.com/entertain/entertain.htm
Downbeat: 9:00 PM
LOST WEEKEND Western Swing Band returns to the Mother Lode's "most happening" stage for an evening of great Western Swing featuring the all-star LOST WEEKEND band! If you haven't checked out the Black Oak's musical lineup, you're missing out. Top bands, and guess what: the admission is FREE! See you there!

LOST WEEKEND lineup/BLACK OAK CASINO:
Bobby Black, steel guitar
Pamela Brandon, featured vocalist
Mark Holzinger, takeoff guitar
Tony Marcus, fiddle
Rick Alegria, drums
Bing Nathan, bass
Don Burnham, rhythm guitar, vocals

SAT, December 11, 2010
THE BRICK WALL, Fresno, CA
2003 N Van Ness Blvd, Fresno, CA 93704
Info: Steve Ono 559-307-3610
http://www.fresnofolkconcerts.com
DON BURNHAM & THE BOLOS
Don Burnham, guitar, vocals
Karen Horner.bass, vocals
Bobby Black, steel guitar, vocals
Bob Applebaum, mandolin
The Brick Wall @ JA Photography
Tickets will be $8 for FFS members or in advance at
fresnofolkconcerts.com. $10 general admission on the day of show.

DEC 7–19, 2010
STUDIO D RECORDING, Sausalito, CA
Don and the LOST WEEKEND band are booked to record Don's new album, I DREAMED COUNT BASIE WAS A COWBOY—a dozen original Don Burnham songs. Joel Jaffe will be at the helm at Studio D, as he was for LOST WEEKEND'S acclaimed HARBOR LIGHTS AND COWBOY BLUES record in 2001.
Studio D: http://www.studiodrecording.com


SUN, November 28, 2010
MATINEE DANCE AND CONCERT
DON QUIXOTE’S INTERNATIONAL MUSIC HALL
Downbeat: 1:00 PM

6275 Highway 9, Felton, CA 95018 (near Santa Cruz)
LOST WEEKEND Western Swing Band

The all-star LOST WEEKEND Western Swing Band rides back into DON QUIXOTE'S for a Sunday dance and show matinee. Downbeat in Felton will be at 1:00 PM! Come on out and see old friends and make some new ones, as California's favorite Western Swing band takes the stage.
For tickets & reservations, call (831) 603-2294.
$15 advance / $15 at the door. Ages 21+
LOST WEEKEND's ace lineup:
Bobby Black, steel guitar
Pamela Brandon, featured vocalist
Jim Rothomel, sax, clarinet
Mark Holzinger, takeoff guitar
Paul Shelasky, fiddle, humor
Rick Alegria, drums
Bing Nathan, bass
Don Burnham, rhythm guitar, vocals
 

SUN, November 14, 2010
WESTERN SWING PIONEERS CELEBRATION
DeMARCO'S 23 Club, Brisbane, CA / 3:00 PM


Regrets to LW friends and fans:
This event at DEMARCO'S 23 Club, Brisbane
has been CANCELLED by the producer.


LOST WEEKEND Western Swing Band will anchor a Western Swing Pioneers Celebration at historic Demarco's 23 Club in Brisbane, CA. Shorty Joe Quartuccio, Johnnie Cuviello and LOST WEEKEND's own Bobby Black will be honored for their Western Swing careers. Dancing, BBQ, and great Western Swing from the all-star LOST WEEKEND band. LOST WEEKEND celebrates its 25th year in 2010. Stay tuned for more details, and go to http://www.WesternSwing.Com. Produced by “Vida Lee” Hathaway
LOST WEEKEND lineup/DeMARCO's 23 Club:
Bobby Black, steel guitar
Pamela Brandon, featured vocalist
Mark Holzinger, takeoff guitar
Tony Marcus, fiddle, vocals
Rick Alegria, drums
Karen Horner, bass
Don Burnham, rhythm guitar, vocals

SAT, November 13, 2010
CHESTER'S BAY VIEW CAFE / 7:30–9:30 PM
1508 B Walnut Street (close to Peet's), Berkeley CA 94709
http://www.chestercafe.com
DON BURNHAM and THE BOLOS, songs and guitar, featuring Steven Strauss, bass and vocals, and Mayne Smith, steel guitar, vocals, plus Sarah Duckworth Burnham, vocals!

SAT, October 16, 2010
LITTLE SWITZERLAND, Sonoma, CA / 8–12 PM
http://www.lilswiss.com

LOST WEEKEND Western Swing Band, featuring vocalist Pam Brandon, rides back to our favorite Sonoma dance emporium. Historic 100 yr old nightspot and restaurant w/ alpine cuisine, spacious wooden dance floor! Check out Alina's delicious food, and dance to great Western Swing music from LOST WEEKEND. See you there!

SAT, October 9, 2010
El Cerrito Folk Festival / 3:45 to 4:30 PM
www.elcerritofolkfest.org
The BOLOS, featuring Don Burnham, Karen Horner and Mayne Smith in concert. Admission is FREE.


FRI–SUN, Jul 16–25, 2010
MUSIC CAMP in the Sierra Nevada
Don and Sarah make their annual trek to music camp in the Sierra-Nevada foothills.


FRI, July 9, 2010
MISSION CITY COFFEE ROASTING CO., Santa Clara, CA
http://www.fiddlingcricket.com
http://www.missioncitysc.com

Fabulous Americana Double-Bill!!

In Concert:
The BOLOS
Featuring Charlie Wallace, Karen Horner, and Don Burnham
with special guest Sarah Duckworth

The HONKY TONK DREAMERS
Featuring Charlie Wallace, Julay Brooks, Tony Marcus, Jerry Logan


SAT, June 26, 2010
LITTLE SWITZERLAND, Sonoma, CA
http://www.lilswiss.com

LOST WEEKEND rides back to our favorite Sonoma dance emporium.
Historic 100 yr old nightspot and restaurant w/ alpine cuisine, spacious
wooden dance floor! Check out Alina's delicious food, and dance to great
Western Swing music from LOST WEEKEND. See you there!

WED–WED, Jun 16–23, 2010
NATIONAL FIDDLE CHAMPIONSHIP, Weiser, ID
http://www.fiddlecontest.com
Update: regrets from Paul Anastasio and Don Burnham from LOST WEEKEND. Other commitments make wonderful Weiser impossible this year. However, we encourage music lovers to join the fun in Stickerville, and play one for us. We'll be back in 2011.

   
SAT, June 12, 2010
SAN FRANCISCO FOLK FESTIVAL,
San Francisco, CA
3:45 PM (approx) exact time TBA
In concert on the Faith Petric Stage:
The BOLOS
Featuring Karen Horner, bass; Jim Rothermel, reeds, and Don Burnham, guitar

http://www.sffolkfest.org/2010
   

SUN, May 16, 2010
DON QUIXOTE’S MUSIC HALL, Felton, CA, 2:00 PM
http://www.donquixotesmusic.info
The all-star LOST WEEKEND band rides back into DON QUIXOTE'S for a first-ever Sunday dance and show matinee - downbeat in Felton will be at 2:00 PM! Come on out and see old friends and make some new ones, as California's favorite Western Swing band takes the stage.
LOST WEEKEND's ace lineup:
Bobby Black
, steel guitar
Pamela Brandon, featured vocalist
Mark Holzinger
, takeoff guitar
Paul Shelasky, fiddle, humor
Rick Alegria, drums
Jim Rothermel, sax and clarinet
Bob Schulz, cornet
Kevin Porter, trombone
Shota Osabe, piano
Bing Nathan, bass
Don Burnham, rhythm guitar, vocals
 

SAT, May 15, 2010
FREIGHT AND SALVAGE,
Berkeley, CA
, 8:00 PM
http://www.freightandsalvage.org
LOST WEEKEND returns tonight to the brand new FREIGHT & SALVAGE music emporium for an evening of world-class Western Swing music.
Dancing now on the FREIGHT’S spiffy new dance floor! Bring your friends, and make some new ones.
LOST WEEKEND lineup:
Bobby Black, steel guitar
Pamela Brandon, featured vocalist
Mark Holzinger, takeoff guitar
Paul Shelasky, fiddle, humor
Rick Alegria, drums
Jim Rothermel, sax and clarinet
Bob Schulz, cornet
Kevin Porter, trombone
Shota Osabe, piano
Bing Nathan, bass
Don Burnham, guitar, vocals
 

SAT, May 8, 2010
CHESTER'S BAY VIEW CAFE / 7–9PM
1508 B Walnut Street (close to Peet's), Berkeley CA 94709 http://www.chestercafe.com
DON BURNHAM, songs and guitar, with special guests


SAT, March 20, 2010
LITTLE SWITZERLAND, Sonoma, CA
http://www.lilswiss.com

Tonight's show at historic LITTLE SWITZERLAND dance hall features LOST WEEKEND Western Swing band, and guest vocalist CHRIS O'CONNELL. Chris is an inductee in the Western Swing Hall of Fame; she has sung and recorded with many of Texas' top bands and performers, including Tom Morrell's TIME-WARP TOPHANDS, Ray Benson's ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL, with ace guitarist RICH O'BRIEN, and with Nashville's RIDERS IN THE SKY. She is one of the most recorded voices in contemporary Western Swing. Come out and enjoy an evening of great Western Swing with LOST WEEKEND, and our guest CHRIS O'CONNELL. Downbeat around 8:00 PM. (LW's featured vocalist, PAM BRANDON, is off tonight and Pam returns to LITTLE SWITZERLAND with LOST WEEKEND on Saturday, JUNE 26, 2010.)
Sat MAR 20, 2010 LOST WEEKEND lineup:
BOBBY BLACK,
steel guitar, vocals
DON BURNHAM,
rhythm guitar, vocals
CHRIS O’CONNELL
, guest vocalist
PAUL SHELASKY
, fiddle
MARK HOLZINGER
, lead guitar
JIM ROTHERMEL
, clarinet, saxophone
BING NATHAN
, bass
RICK ALEGRIA
, drums
 

Photo by Kai Shuman

TUES, Mar 9, 2010
MAYFAIR CAFE
Starts 8:00 PM, Don plays 9:15 PM
116 Main Street
Upper Hutt 5018
nr Wellington, NZ
ph (04) 527 4116

Don Burnham, guitarist and vocalist with special guest, Sarah Duckworth Burnham, vocals


WED, Jan 27, 2010
RUBY LOUNGE, Wellington, NZ / 7:00 PM
14 Bond Street, Wellington, New Zealand
http://www.therubylounge.co.nz
Don Burnham
Western Swing Hall of Fame
Songs and Guitar
Special guest: Sarah Duckworth Burnham

SUN, December 27, 2009
Lazy Sunday event at PUKEITI GARDENS / 1:45–2:30 PM
2290 Carrington Road, RD 4 New Plymouth, Taranaki, NZ
Phone: 0064 (0)6 752 4141 or 0064 (0)6 752 4143
http://www.pukeiti.org.nz
DON BURNHAM & SARAH DUCKWORTH Songs and Guitar

SUN, December 6, 2009
BAILIES BAR / 8:00 PM
50 Cathedral Square, Christchurch 8011, NZ
Phone: (03) 366 5159
http://www.bailiesbar.co.nz
http://www.folkmusic.org.nz
Don Burnham, Western Swing Hall of Fame
Songs and guitar
With special guest Sarah Duckworth Burnham


FRI, December 4, 2009
MOJO ACOUSTIC LOUNGE / 8:00 PM
161 Willis Street, Central Wellington, NZ
Don Burnham, Western Swing Hall of Fame
Songs and guitar
With special guest Sarah Duckworth Burnham

FRI, November 20, 2009
BLACK OAK CASINO, Tuolumne, CA
http://www.blackoakcasino.com/entertain/entertain.htm
Downbeat: 9:00 PM
LOST WEEKEND Western Swing Band returns to the Mother Lode's "most happening" stage for an evening of great Western Swing featuring the all-star LOST WEEKEND band! If you haven't checked out the Black Oak's musical lineup, you're missing out. Top bands, and guess what: the admission is FREE! See you there!

FRI, October 9, 2009
FREIGHT AND SALVAGE,
Berkeley, CA
, 8:00 PM
http://www.freightandsalvage.org
LOST WEEKEND in concert at the fabulous new FREIGHT!!

SUN, September 27, 2009
DON QUIXOTE’S MUSIC HALL, Felton, CA, 7:00 PM
http://www.donquixotesmusic.info
LOST WEEKEND plays for dining and dancing in the redwoods.
 

SAT, Sep 5, 2009
1:45 PM on the Main Stage
STRAWBERRY MUSIC FESTIVAL, Yosemite, CA

http://www.strawberrymusic.com The Lost Weekend 12-piece band returns to the West's premiere music festival.The band will play a dance at Amy's Orchid Lounge.Watch for details here and at the Strawberry Music Festival website. Tickets are now on sale.

HOLE IN T'WALL AUG 22 Show
Hebden Bridge, UK
CANCELLED — Sorry!
SAT, Aug 22, 2009

Hole In t'Wall — Hebden Bridge / 8:00 PM
http://www.holeintwall.com
Don and Sarah entertain with songs and guitar.

TUE, Aug 18, 2009
WHISTLEBINKIES, Scotland, UK
4-6 South Bridge
Edinburgh, EH1 1LL
Tel: 0131 557 5114 / Fax: 0131 557 2442
http://www.whistlebinkies.com
Don and Sarah will perform with guitar.
Two sets:18:30–19:15 & 19:45–20:30

TUE, Aug 11, 2009
CECIL SHARP HOUSE, London, England
2 Regent's Park Road
London, NW1 7AY
http://www.efdss.org/index.htm
Don will be singing and playing guitar at London's folk music center.
N.B.: This summer Cecil Sharp session has been MOVED to a different
London location — check the CS website for last minute directions to the
new venue.

 


TUE, Aug 4, 2009
Black Rose Tavern / 9:00 PM
http://www.blackrosetavern.com
Potluck session at the Black Rose Tavern.
Don and Sarah will perform songs with guitar.

TUE, Jul 28, 2009
THE ROYAL OAK, Scotland, UK, 5:00 PM
1 Infirmary Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1LT
Tel: 0131 557 2976
DON & SARAH BURNHAM will entertain at Edinburgh's popular music pub with songs and guitar.


TUE, Jul 21–MON Aug 31, 2009
ENGLAND, SCOTLAND, UK
Sarah is dragging me — kicking and screaming — to London and Edinburgh. She’s working her gig at Edinburgh’s Assembly Festival, and I get to play music and be a tourist. Ah ha!
 

FRI–SUN, Jul 10–21, 2009
MUSIC CAMP in the Sierra Nevada

Don made his annual trek to music camp in the Sierras above Fresno. His on-stage performance this year featured Sarah Dee singing solo and in duet with Don. Other musicians in the set included Bob Applebaum mandolin, Mayne Smith dobro, and Markie Sanders and Dan Paik basses.

FRI–SUN, Jun 19–Jun 28, 2009
NATIONAL FIDDLE CHAMPIONSHIP, Weiser, ID

http://www.fiddlecontest.com
Paul Anastasio and Don Burnham from Lost Weekend will be at Weiser.
Come to Stickerville! See you there.

SAT, June 13, 2009
SAN FRANCISCO FOLK FESTIVAL 8:30 PM Main Stage
FREE admission!
http://www.sffolkfest.org/2009/index.html
The BOLOS (Lost Weekend subset), featuring Don Burnham, gtr; Karen Horner, bass; Charlie Wallace, steel and standard guitars.

THU, June 11, 2009
CITY OF CONCORD, CA – TODOS SANTOS PLAZA
6:30 to 8:00 PM

FREE show! — presented by the city of Concord
http://www.ci.concord.ca.us/recreation/events/
downtownevents.htm

The BOLOS in concert, featuring Don Burnham, guitar; Karen Horner, bass; Charlie Wallace, steel and standard guitars; Paul Shelasky, fiddle.

SUN, June 7, 2009
DON QUIXOTE’S MUSIC HALL, Felton, CA, 7:00 PM
http://www.donquixotesmusic.info
The all star LOST WEEKEND band returns to the Redwood country’s favorite music emporium for a swingin’ evening of classic Western swing music and dancing. This will be an historic dance and show with featured guest vocalist Maryann Price, “The Canary of the Prairie” (Pam Brandon is vacationing in the UK). Austin's queen of Western Swing, Maryann Price — a veteran of Asleep At The Wheel, Dan Hicks, and a member of the Western Swing Hall of Fame — will headline with Don and the all star LOST WEEKEND 10 piece band. Maryann has many, many Bay Area friends; once Northern California was home base for this jazz and swing star — so there will be a lot of reunions tonight. Dining, historic bar — and dancing on the big DON Q dance floor. Don't miss it! Enjoy Don Quixote’s delicious kitchen! See old friends, make new ones.

SAT, June 6, 2009
LITTLE SWITZERLAND, Sonoma, CA, 8 PM downbeat
http://www.lilswiss.com
LOST WEEKEND returns to our Sonoma County home for an evening of great Western Swing music. LOST WEEKEND Western Swing Band in a special dance/concert, with guest vocalist Maryann Price, “The Canary of the Prairie” (Pam Brandon is vacationing in the UK). Austin's queen of Western Swing, Maryann Price — a veteran of Asleep At The Wheel, Dan Hicks, and a member of the Western Swing Hall of Fame — will be featured with Don and the all star LOST WEEKEND 9-piece band. Maryann has many, many Bay Area friends; once Northern California was home base for this jazz and swing star — so there will be a lot of reunions tonight. Dining, historic bar — and dancing on the big Li'l Swiss dance floor! Don't miss it!

FRI, June 5, 2009
FREIGHT AND SALVAGE, Berkeley, CA, 8:00 PM
http://www.freightandsalvage.org
LOST WEEKEND Western Swing Band in concert, with special guest vocalist Maryann Price. “The Canary of the Prairie” (Pam Brandon is vacationing in the UK) Austin's queen of Western Swing, Maryann Price — a veteran of Asleep At The Wheel, Dan Hicks, and a member of the Western Swing Hall of Fame — will be featured with Don and the all-star LOST WEEKEND 11-piece band. Maryann has many, many Bay Area friends; once Northern California was home base for this jazz and swing star — so there will be a lot of reunions tonight. Our final show at the “Middle Freight” before the club makes its historic move to the Berkeley downtown arts district — come on down!

THU, May 21–SUNDAY May 24, 2009
STRAWBERRY MUSIC FESTIVAL, Yosemite, CA
http://www.strawberrymusic.com
Don and the gang will be jammin’ and enjoying the Spring Strawberry Music Festival. On Sunday, Don's longtime pal, ace fiddler Kevin Wimmer and Kevin's fabulous band, the Red Stick Ramblers, from Baton Rouge, Louisianna, will headline. Check out the Red Stick Ramblers: http://www.redstickramblers.com.

SAT, May 16, 2009
AHWANEE HOTEL, Yosemite National Park
Private Wedding

SAT, April 18, 2009
MISSION CITY COFFEE ROASTING COMPANY, Santa Clara, CA
http://www.fiddlingcricket.com
http://www.missioncitysc.com
The BOLOS (Lost Weekend subset) featuring Don Burnham, gtr; Karen Horner, bass; Charlie Wallace, steel and standard guitars. Don's longtime pal, Ray Bierl opens the show (http://www.raybierl.com).

SAT, March 7, 2009
BADGER PASS SKI RESORT – YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM on the deck at Badger Pass Lodge – FREE!
http://www.nps.gov/yose
The BOLOS (Lost Weekend subset) featuring Don Burnham, gtr; Karen Horner, bass; Bobby Black, pedal steel guitar.

SAT, February 21, 2009
HOUSE CONCERT 8:00 PM
http://www.acousticroutes.org.nz
DON BURNHAM - solo (playing Peter Dyer’s 1948 Gibson L-7)
Home of Mary Livingston in Karori, Wellington, New Zealand. Mary Livingston and Sarah Duckworth duo open the show.
$20 (NZ) includes a tipple and a nibble

WED–SUN, Jan 28–Feb 1, 2009
NATIONAL COWBOY POETRY GATHERING, Elko, NV
http://www.westernfolklife.org
Don makes his annual trek to the Elko gathering. This year is the 25th anniversary event. See you there!
 

TUE–SAT, Dec 30,2008–JAN 3, 2009
CAMP HARMONY, San Francisco Folk Music Club
Don and Sarah will participate in the New Year's musical celebration at the new Camp Harmony, now held near Santa Rosa, CA.



WED, Dec 3, 2008
STRINGS, 6320 San Pablo Ave (at 63rd Ave), Oakland, CA
http://www.strings.org
Doors open 7:00 PM / Downbeat 8:00 PM
LOST WEEKEND rides back to Joey Lent's unique and popular music showcase — the joint will be jumpin', so get there early!

SUN, Nov 16, 2008
(PRIVATE) Yosemite Fund Special Event
PRESIDIO, GGNRA, San Francisco, CA
http://www.yosemitefund.org
Don Burnham and the LOST WEEKEND Western Swing Band will entertain at this special event.


SAT, Nov 15, 2008
LITTLE SWITZERLAND, Sonoma, CA
http://www.lilswiss.com
Historic 100 yr old dance palace and restaurant
Alpine cuisine, spacious wooden dance floor!
New menu!

SAT, Nov 1, 2008
BLACK OAK CASINO, Tuolumne, CA
http://www.blackoakcasino.com/entertain/entertain_lineup.htm
Downbeat: 9:00 PM
LOST WEEKEND Western Swing Band returns to the Mother Lode's "most happening" stage for an evening of great Western Swing featuring the all-star LOST WEEKEND band! If you haven't checked out the Black Oak's musical lineup, you're missing out. Top bands, and guess what: the admission is FREE! See you there!

SAT, Oct 19, 2008
(PRIVATE) Wedding
AHWAHNEE HOTEL
Yosemite National Park, CA

SAT, Sep 27, 2008
LITTLE SWITZERLAND, Sonoma, CA
http://www.lilswiss.com
Historic 100 yr old dance palace and restaurant
Alpine cuisine, spacious wooden dance floor!
New menu!

SAT, Sep 20, 2008
FREIGHT & SALVAGE - Berkeley, CA
http://www.freightandsalvage.org
LOST WEEKEND (11 pc) rides in to the FREIGHT, our longtime favorite Bay Area music showcase. This will probably be the final appearance for LOST WEEKEND WSB at the FREIGHT'S West Berkeley location (a.k.a. the "middle FREIGHT"). Soon the FREIGHT & SALVAGE will move to its new location and brand-new facility in Berkeley's Arts District. Congratulations to artistic director and manager Steve Baker, and all the Freight staff and volunteers — to all the FREIGHT community — on this historic move which is happening SOON!

MON–TUE, Sep 15– 16, 2008
YOSEMITE FUND ANNUAL EVENT,
May Lake, Yosemite National Park, CA

http://www.yosemitefund.org
Guitarist DON BURNHAM and his trio hiked to MAY LAKE in Yosemite’s high country to provide music for the annual Yosemite Fund gathering. DON with MARK HOLZINGER, lead guitar and PAT CAMPBELL, bass.
UPDATE: “Sancho” the Park Service mule hauled the musical instruments.

FRI–SAT, Sep 12–13, 2008
(PRIVATE) Wedding Yosemite National Park, CA
Wawona Hotel & Ahwahnee Hotel
http://www.nps.gov/yose
LOST WEEKEND provided the music for a grand wedding celebration. The band stayed at Camp Curry cabins; Sarah Duckworth snapped this photo of Madam Bobcat slinking through the Curry campground.

WED, Sep 10, 2008
STRINGS, 6320 San Pablo Ave (at 63rd Ave), Oakland, CA

http://www.strings.org
Don brings his trio - the BOLOS - to STRINGS for a debut performance. The BOLOS are Don Burnham, guitar; Karen Horner, bass; Charlie Wallace on steel and standard guitars. This show is a double-bill also featuring
DOUG BLUMER with his MISISIPI RIDER band. Hot stuff!
We hope to see you there.


AUG 28–30, 2008
STRAWBERRY MUSIC FESTIVAL, Yosemite, CA
http://www.strawberrymusic.com/home.asp
Don and Pam from LOST WEEKEND will be there -- jammin' at Camp "Obey Bob". Pam's bluegrass band BELLE MONROE AND HER BREWGLASS BOYS makes its STRAWBERRY debut. Way to go, Belle!

SAT Evening, Aug 16, 2008
TUOLUMNE MEADOWS POETRY/MUSIC FESTIVAL
Parsons Lodge, Tuolumne Meadows, Yosemite National Park, CA
http://www.nps.gov/yose
Don will join longtime pal "Ranger" Julie Miller et al., participating in the annual gathering at historic Parsons Lodge, (formerly the Sierra Club outpost) in the high country.
 

AUG 9, 2008
Birthday Party (PRIVATE)
Studio City, CA
Don's trio, the BOLOS, entertains (Karen Horner, Bob Applebaum)

JUL, 11–17, 2008

Auberry, CA
Don's off on his annual trek to the Sierra music camp.
 

MON, Jun 16, 2008
BISCUITS & BLUES — San Francisco, CA
http://www.biscuitsandblues.com
11 PC LOST WEEKEND plays for dining and dancing
Last Waltz — Bring hankies


MON, Jun 9th, 2008
BISCUITS & BLUES — San Francisco, CA
http://www.biscuitsandblues.com
11 PC LOST WEEKEND plays for dining and dancing

TUE, Jun 3rd, 2008
FREIGHT & SALVAGE — Berkeley, CA
http://www.freightandsalvage.org
LOST WEEKEND (11 pc) rides in to the FREIGHT, the East Bay's premier music showcase, for a concert and celebration — it's bandleader Don's birthday! Featuring vocalist Pam Brandon, steel guitar legend Bobby Black, and all the mighty LOST WEEKEND band. Come visit with many old friends, and make some new ones! We're recording the LW DVD.

MON, Jun 2nd, 2008
BISCUITS & BLUES — San Francisco, CA
http://www.biscuitsandblues.com
11 PC LOST WEEKEND plays for dining and dancing
Our longtime pal Alice Stuart fills in for Pam tonight.

SAT, May 31st, 2008
LITTLE SWITZERLAND, Sonoma, CA
http://www.lilswiss.com
Historic 100 yr old dance palace and restaurant w/ alpine cuisine, spacious wooden dance floor! Check out the new menu!

THU, May 29, 2008
Sonora, CA
Don sings and plays bass with Groveland fiddle veteran Joe Byrns & Co.
 

MON, May 26th, 2008
BISCUITS & BLUES — San Francisco, CA
http://www.biscuitsandblues.com
11 PC LOST WEEKEND plays for dining and dancing

SUN, May 25, 2008
GROVELAND FIRE DEPARTMENT FUNDRAISER
at the LAKE LODGE

PINE MOUNTAIN LAKE
GROVELAND, CA 95321
http://www.grovelandfire.com
Public is invited! LW honkytonk subset — the OVERALLS, featuring Don Burnham, rhythm guitar and vocals; Karen Horner, bass; Rick Alegria, drums; Mark Holzinger, lead guitar; Charlie Wallace, steel guitars and tele

THU–SUN, May 23–25, 2008
Strawberry Music Festival, Yosemite, CA
http://www.strawberrymusic.com/home.asp
Don and Pam will be there jammin' at Camp "Obey Bob".
UPDATE!! Don Burnham, Karen Horner and Charlie Wallace filled in Saturday (!) for headline band CADILLAC SKY, which found itself delayed on a snowy Tioga Pass.

MON, May 19th, 2008
BISCUITS & BLUES — San Francisco, CA
http://www.biscuitsandblues.com
11 PC LOST WEEKEND plays for dining and dancing

SAT, May 17, 2008
Lincoln, CA (PRIVATE)
With Ernie Sites

SAT, May 8, 2008
CASTRO VALLEY CENTER FOR THE ARTS
ROWELL RANCH RODEO KICKOFF CONCERT

http://www.cvartsfoundation.org
Presented by the
CASTRO VALLEY ARTS FOUNDATION
11 PC LOST WEEKEND band in concert