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Saturday, October 1st, 2011

Dreamcoat Coffee

7:30 pm

6060 50th St N.
Oakdale Minnesota [map]
Price: $5

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

FARM (Folk Alliance Region Midwest )

all weekend

Holiday Inn
Bolingbrook Illinois [map]

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

Dunn Bros. -Grand

8:30 pm

1569 Grand Ave.
St. Paul Minnesota 55105
US [map]

Sunday, August 28th, 2011

Great River Folk Festival

Finalist in the GRFF song contest - 11:30 am - 2:30 pm

La Crosse Wisconsin 54602
US 608-784-3033 [map]

Performing two songs along with 12 other finalists before judges at Site B. Winner will perform winning songs at the Sunday evening concert.

Sunday, August 21st, 2011

Bryant Lake Bowl Theater

CD RELEASE CONCERT! - 7:00 pm (doors open at 6 pm)

810 West Lake Street
Minneapolis Minnesota 55408
USA 612-825-8949 [map]
Price: $10 adv/$12 day of show

Saturday, June 4th, 2011

Java Joe's Bistro

Tommy and His Mommy! Co-bill featuring Barb Ryman and Tommy Ryman - 8:00 PM

1300 Northridge Ct. NW
Pine City Minnesota 55063
302-629-7770 [map]
Price: $10

Thursday, March 24th, 2011

The Aster Cafe

The Mad Ripple Thursday Night Hootenanny - 6:00-8:00 pm

125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis Minnesota 55414
USA 612-379-3138 [map]
Price: $5

Jim Walsh hosts songwriters in the round at The Aster Cafe (St. Anthony Main)
songs, stories, shenanigans with Ann Reed, Leandra Peak, and Barb Ryman. Yes, you read that right.

Sunday, December 12th, 2010

House of Mercy

5:00 PM

104 South Snelling Ave.
Saint Paul Minnesota [map]

Guest musician at 5 pm service

Friday, November 5th, 2010

42nd Avenue Station

Barb Ryman - 8:00 PM

4171 Lyndale Ave. N.
Minneapolis Minnesota 55412
USA 612-886-3635 [map]

Saturday, October 2nd, 2010

The Comedy Corner Underground

"Tommy and His Mommy Show" - 9:00 pm

1501 Washington Ave. S
Minneapolis Minnesota 55454
US 612-825-8949 [map]
Price: $7 door/ $5 advance

Saturday, September 25th, 2010

The Coffee Grounds

8:00 pm

1579 Hamline Ave
St. Paul Minnesota 651-644-9959 [map]

Thursday, August 19th, 2010

The Coffee Grounds

Roots Music Showcase - 7:00-8:00 pm

1579 Hamline Ave
St. Paul Minnesota 651-644-9959 [map]
Price: free!

Bill Cagley follows

Saturday, May 8th, 2010

Lee's Liquor Lounge

Acoustic Showcase - Roxxy Hall Band and All Woman Jam - 7:30

101 N. Glenwood
Minneapolis Minnesota 55401
US 612.338.9491 [map]
Price: $6

Just doing a couple of songs so be there by 7:30 or you'll miss me. Showcase is put on by the Roxxy Hall Band & Women's Jam that follows the 7:30 - 8 pm showcase.

Thursday, April 1st, 2010

Bryant Lake Bowl Theatre

"Tommy and His Mommy Show" - 10:00 pm (doors open at 9:30)

810 W. Lake Street
Minneapolis Minnesota 55408
US 612-825-8949 [map]
Price: $8

Comedy, variety, Talk show extravaganza! I'll be Tommy's co-host

Thursday, February 4th, 2010

Bryant Lake Bowl Theatre

Tommy and His Mommy Show - 10:00 pm (doors open at 9:30)

810 W. Lake Street
Minneapolis Minnesota 55408
US 612-825-8949 [map]
Price: $8

I'm co-hosting for my son and comedian, Tommy Ryman's "Tommy and His Mommy Show", a comedy, music, talk show extravaganza.

Thursday, January 7th, 2010

Bryant Lake Bowl Theatre

Tommy and His Mommy Show - 10:00 pm (doors open at 9:30)

810 W. Lake Street
Minneapolis Minnesota 55408
US 612-825-8949 [map]
Price: $8

I'll be Tommy Ryman's co-host for the "Tommy and His Mommy Show". Comedy, music, and special guests!

Saturday, December 19th, 2009

318 Cafe

Holiday show! - 8:00 pm

318 Water St.
Excelsior MN 55331
952-401-7902 [map]
Price: $10

Sunday, December 13th, 2009

Private House Concert

4:00 pm

Edina Minnesota US [map]

Friday, December 11th, 2009

Aberdeen Steakhouse/Shirley Opera House

7:00 pm

503 Main St.
Atwood KS 67330
785-626-3740 [map]
Price: $10

Thursday, December 10th, 2009

Swallow Hill Cafe Concert

7:30 pm

71 East Yale Ave
Denver CO 80210
303-777-1003 [map]

Saturday, November 7th, 2009

Songs from the Wood Concert Series

7:00 pm

Forest Park Nature Center
Peoria Heights IL 61616
Price: $7

Saturday, September 12th, 2009

Starry Night Concert

7:00 pm

Granville IA 51022
Price: $10

House Concert, email to reserve

Wednesday, July 8th, 2009

Lake Harriet Bandshell

7:30 PM

43rd St. W and E Lake Harriet Parkway
Minneapolis MN 55410
Price: free!

Outdoor concert at the award-winning picturesque Band Shell at Lake Harriet. There’s nothing like settling into a lawn chair or spreading a blanket on the hill to listen to music in the great outdoors. This is part of the Minneapolis Music in the Parks concert series.

Monday, June 1st, 2009


Ciney Belgium [map]

Not really a music event. I'll be in Belgium the whole month of June for more training in Frequencies of Brilliance. For more information about Frequencies go to the links page on this website.

Friday, May 8th, 2009

Susquehanna Music & Arts Festival

6:00 pm

Havre de Grace MD for tic [map]
Price: $60 whole festival/ $20 by day

Friday Night's kick off event is at the Vandiver Inn at
301 South Union Avenue, Havre de Grace.
Saturday and Sunday Festival performances will be held at the Historic "Locke House" located on the River.
for ticket info email:

Tuesday, April 28th, 2009

Living Room Concert Series - High Plains Public Radio

7:30 pm

101 SW 5th Ave. Suite 100
Amarillo TX 79101
806-376-9088 [map]
Price: $10 suggested

Saturday, April 18th, 2009

Solid Grounds Coffeehouse

6:30 pm

4601 Juan Tabo NE
Albuquerque NM 87111
505-293-9673 [map]
Price: free!

held downstairs at St. Stephen's United Methodist Church

Thursday, April 16th, 2009

Swallow Hill Cafe

6:30 pm

71 East Yale Ave
Denver CO 80209
303-777-1003 [map]
Price: free!

pre-show in the cafe... before the Brandi Carlile concert

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009

4th & Main Grille

7:30 pm

402 Main St.
Wray CO 80758
970-332-3385 [map]

Saturday, March 28th, 2009

Patrick's Cabaret

Patrick's Cabaret - 8:00 pm

3010 Minnehaha Ave S
Minneapolis MN 55406
612-721-3595 [map]
Price: $10 door/$8 advance

Friday, March 27th, 2009

Patrick's Cabaret

Patrick's Cabaret - 8:00 pm

3010 Minnehaha Ave S
Minneapolis MN 55406
612-721-3595 [map]
Price: $10 door/$8 advance

Monday, March 23rd, 2009

House Concert/Storytelling Event

Barb Ryman & Storyteller, Arna Leshem - 7:30

2324 37th St. E
Minneapolis MN 55406
612-345-6044 [map]
Price: $20

Held at the Amanae/Frequencies of Brilliance Center

Thursday, March 19th, 2009


514 N. 3rd St.
Minneapolis MN [map]

live broadcast from Corner Coffee

Wednesday, March 11th, 2009

Songwriter Spotlight at Trocaderos

8:00 pm

107 Third Ave N
Minneapolis MN 55401
612-465-0440 [map]

Spotlight event with 5 other songwriters

Sunday, March 8th, 2009

Fairfield Studio House Concert Series

Special co-bill with Comedian & Folk Humorist, Mary Mack! - 7:00 pm

1510 Fairfield Ave
Shreveport LA 77101
318-220-0400 [map]
Price: $15

Saturday, March 7th, 2009

House Concert


Jennings LA 70546

email for information

Friday, March 6th, 2009

Uncle Calvin's

8:00 PM

9555 N. Central Expressway
Dallas TX 75231
(214) 363-0044 [map]
Price: $12/$15

co-bill with Claudia Nygaard

Saturday, February 28th, 2009

The Iron Horse

7:30 pm

315 South Main
El Dorado KS 67042
316-321-6348 [map]
Price: $10

behind the Circle Gallery

Friday, February 27th, 2009

Caffe Acoustic Concert at Browns

7:30 pm

225 S. Summit St
Arkansas City KS 67005

Thursday, February 26th, 2009

The Back Room

7:30 pm

1401 Main Street
Great Bend KS 67530
(620) 792-3097 [map]
Price: $10

Barton County Arts Center

Saturday, February 7th, 2009

Ritual Cafe Concert

8:00 pm

1301 Locust Street
Des Moines IA 50309
515-288-4872 [map]

Friday, February 6th, 2009

BirdHouse Concert Series

8:00 pm

Manhattan Arts Center, 1520 Poyntz Ave
Manhattan KS 66502
785-537-4420 [map]
Price: $16 adults/$13 students

Wednesday, February 4th, 2009

The Joke Joint Comedy Club

Tommy and His Mommy Show - 7:30 pm

2300 East American Blvd. At I 494 & 24th Ave - in the Ramada Inn
Bloomington MN 55425
612-327-0185 [map]
Price: $ 10

Don't miss this evening! Stand-up comic and my son, Tommy Ryman, will be featured with me, folk singing mom, in a supporting role. An evening of funny songs, stand-up comedy and some special mother son surprises.

Sunday, January 25th, 2009

South Tampa House Concert

3:00 PM

RSVP to gloria at
Tampa FL [map]
Price: suggested minimum donation $15

co bill with Kevin Connolly

Saturday, January 24th, 2009

Ormond Beach House Concert

7:30 PM
Ormond Beach FL 32174

Friday, January 23rd, 2009

Luna Star Cafe

8:00 pm

775 NE 125th St.
North Miami FL 33161
305-799-7123 [map]

Thursday, January 22nd, 2009

Ka'tiki Sunset Beach


8803 W. Gulf Blvd.
Treasure Island FL 727-360-2272 [map]

I'll be part of the Florida Folk Night showcase, performing sometime between 7 -11 pm. Come out for the fun!

Wednesday, January 21st, 2009

The Plaza Theatre Songwriters' Round

7:00 pm

425 North Bumby Ave
Orlando FL 32803
407-338-1220 [map]

Sponsored by Central Florida Folk

Sunday, January 18th, 2009

WLRN - Live in the Studio

3:00 pm

Miami FL [map]

Live in the studio as a guest on Michael Stock's Folk and Acoustic Music Show. Listen on 91.3 FM in Miami or online at

Saturday, January 17th, 2009

Nita's Sweet Bean Cafe

8:00 pm

1870 Clayton Court
Fort Myers FL 33907
Price: $10

Sunday, January 11th, 2009

Cafe Carpe

6:30 pm

18 South Water Street West
Fort Atkinson WI 53538
(920) 563-9391 [map]

Opening for John Gorka

Saturday, October 25th, 2008

FAR-West Conference

Phoenix Marriott Mesa Hotel & Convention Cente
Phoenix AZ [map]

Folk Alliance Region West conference. Showcasing music at various times throughout conference

Friday, October 24th, 2008

FAR-West Conference

Phoenix Marriott Mesa Hotel & Convention Center
Phoenix AZ [map]

Folk Alliance Region West conference. showcasing music at various times throughout conference

Thursday, October 16th, 2008

Ginkgo Coffeehouse

7:30 PM

721 N. Snelling Ave
St. Paul MN 55104
651-645-2647 [map]
Price: $10

Co-bill with DC songwriter, Mara Levi

Saturday, October 4th, 2008

Girl Scouts - Fall Kick-Off Event

11 am and 2 pm

400 South Robert St
St. Paul MN 55107
651-251-1203 [map]

In Store performance and CD signing

Saturday, September 13th, 2008

Acadia Cafe

KFAI Roots Night - 9:00 pm

329 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis MN 55454
612-874-8702 [map]

Cedar & Riverside on the West Bank

Friday, September 12th, 2008

Wild Hog in the Woods

8:00 pm

Wil-Mar Neighborhood Center at 953 Jenifer St.
Madison WI 53703

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008

Bryant Lake Bowl

Sample Night - 7:00 pm

810 West Lake Street
Minneapolis MN 612 306-9036 [map]
Price: $15/$10

Sample Night with others

Thursday, August 28th, 2008

Big Top Chautauqua

Big Top Chautauqua Songwriter of the Year finalist! - 5:30-7:00

3 miles south of Bayfield at base of Mt Ashwabay Ski Hill
Bayfield WI 715-373-5552 [map]

I've been selected as a finalist in the Big Top songwriter competition. On August 28 and 29, finalists perform two songs on the Big Top stage. Judges choose 2 winners who will open for Iris Dement on August 30. This will be great fun and a chance to sample many fine songwriters.

Sunday, June 22nd, 2008

St. Joan of Arc

9:00 AM and 11:00 am

4537 34th Ave S
Minneapolis MN 55409

guest musician at Sunday Services

Saturday, June 21st, 2008

Lake Harriet Band Shell Concert

7:30 pm

43rd St. W and E Lake Harriet Parkway
Minneapolis MN 55409
612 230-6475 [map]

The annual fan appreciation concert at the lake! Its summer solstice bring family, friends, a picnic if you want and let's celebrate summer!

Thursday, May 22nd, 2008

Swallow Hill Cafe Concert


71 East Yale Ave
Denver CO 90209
303-777-1003 [map]
Price: $7

Saturday, May 17th, 2008

Wallowa Valley Music Alliance

8:00 pm

Enterprise OR [map]

DFL fundraiser at Community Center

Friday, May 16th, 2008

Portland Folk Music Society

7:30 pm

2416 SE 16th Ave
Portland OR [map]
Price: $10/$12

held at St. Phillips Neri Church

Thursday, May 15th, 2008

Crossroads Bellevue - Singer Songwriter Showcase

6:30 pm

NE 8th & 156 Ave NE
Bellevue WA 425-644-1111 [map]

Saturday, May 10th, 2008

Palouse Folklore Society - House Concert in the Attic

7:30 PM

314 East 2nd St.
Moscow, ID/Pullman WA 83843

Friday, May 9th, 2008

Three Rivers Folk Society - 2nd Friday Coffeehouse

7:30 pm

held at All Saints Episcopal Church
Richland WA USA [map]
Price: $8

Thursday, May 8th, 2008

10 Depot Street

8:00 pm

La Grande OR [map]

Tuesday, May 6th, 2008

Wild Joe's

7:00 pm

18 W Main St
Bozeman MT 59715
406-586-1212 [map]

Monday, May 5th, 2008

Unity of the Black Hills

7:00 pm

10112 Walnut
Rapid City SD 57769
605-716-1110 [map]

Sunday, May 4th, 2008

House Concert

6:00 pm

Mitchell SD 57301
605-995-1562 [map]

Monday, April 14th, 2008

Friendship Village - Town Square

4:15 pm

8100 Highwood Drive
Bloomington MN 55438
952-831-7500 [map]

concert for the residents, family and friends.

Saturday, March 15th, 2008

Octagon Center for the Arts

8:00 pm

427 Douglas Ave
Ames IA 50010
515-232-5331 [map]
Price: $8

co-bill with Keith Johnson

Sunday, March 9th, 2008

Aura Restaurant - Sunday Afternoon Music Club

4:00 pm (doors open 3:30)

Lake & Hennepin Ave S
Minneapolis MN [map]
Price: $10-$15 suggested donation

Food, bar, and very cool atmosphere will make for a fun show. Reserve early, seating is limited and reservations are required. To reserve, go to

Wednesday, February 20th, 2008

International Folk Alliance Conference

12:00 pm Feb 20 to 9:00 pm Feb 24

Downtown Marriott
Memphis TN 38103
901-527-7300 [map]

Conference runs Feb 20-Feb 24.

Sunday, February 10th, 2008

Unity South

10 am

7950 1st Ave South
Bloomington MN [map]

guest musician at 10 am service

Friday, February 8th, 2008

Spencer House Concert

8:00 pm

Spencer IA 51301
to reserve: 712-262-4500 [map]
Price: $10-$15

doors open at 7:30, concert starts at 8 pm

Friday, February 8th, 2008

National Music Museum

12:00 pm

University of South Dakota
Vermillion SD 57069
606-677-5306 [map]

noon concert in the Arne B. Larson Concert Hall

Saturday, January 26th, 2008

The Iron Horse Concert Hall

7:30 pm

315 South Main
El Dorado KS 67042
Price: $10

Friday, January 25th, 2008

The Back Room - Barton County Arts

8:00 pm

1401 Main St
Great Bend KS 67530
620-792-4221 [map]
Price: $10

Thursday, January 17th, 2008

Luna Star Cafe

8:00 pm

775 NE 125th St
North Miami FL 33150
305-799-7123 [map]

Sunday, January 13th, 2008

Unitarian Universalists of Clearwater

9:00 AM & 11:00 AM

2470 Nursery Rd
Clearwater FL 33764
727-531-7704 [map]

guest musician at morning services

Saturday, December 22nd, 2007

Amazing Grace

8:00 pm

394 Lake Ave S
Duluth MN 55802
United States (218) 723-0075 [map]
Price: $5

Friday, December 21st, 2007

Brewed Awakenings

7:00 pm

24 NE 4th St
Grand Rapids MN 55744
218-327-1381 [map]
Price: $5

Saturday, December 1st, 2007

Octagon Center For The Arts

8:00 pm

427 Douglas Avenue
Ames IA [map]

Friday, November 30th, 2007

Ritual Cafe


1301 Locust St.
Des Moines IA 50309
United States 515-288-4872 [map]
Price: varied: $5-10

Thursday, November 29th, 2007

The Mill

8:00 pm

120 E.Burlington Street
Iowa City IA 52240
319- 351-9529 [map]
Price: $6

Songwriter showcase

Monday, November 26th, 2007

KUNI - Live From Studio One

7:00 pm

University of Northern Iowa - KUNI
Cedar Falls IA [map]

Friday, November 16th, 2007

Vermillion Area Arts Concert

8:00 PM

202 Washington St
Vermillion SD [map]

Friday, November 16th, 2007

Old Courthouse Museum

12:00 PM

6th & Main
Sioux Falls SD 605-367-4210 [map]

Thursday, November 15th, 2007

Nobles County Art Center

7:30 pm

407 12th Street
Worthington MN 56187
507-372-8245 [map]

Monday, November 12th, 2007

D Note

8 pm

7519 Grandview Ave
Denver CO 303-463-6683 [map]

featured artist at open stage

Sunday, November 11th, 2007

Cowgirl Hall of Fame BBQ & Grill

8:00 pm

319 S. Gaudalupe
Santa Fe NM 87501
United States 505-982-2565 [map]

Wednesday, November 7th, 2007


7:00 PM

1520 S. Riordan Ranch Rd
Flagstaff AZ 86001
928-774-0005 [map]

Wednesday, November 7th, 2007

Northern Arizona University

11:30 am

Flagstaff AZ [map]

noon in the Student Union

Monday, November 5th, 2007

East Village Coffee Lounge

7:30 pm

498 Washington St.
Monterey CA 93940
United States 831-373-5601 [map]
Price: $5

Friday, November 2nd, 2007

FAR-West Regional Conference

Hilton Vancouver
Vancouver WA [map]

I'll be showcasing at the Folk Alliance FAR-west region held Novebember 2-4.

Thursday, November 1st, 2007

Caterina Winery

8:00 pm

905 N Washington Street
Spokane WA 99201
509-328-5069 [map]
Price: $5

Tuesday, October 30th, 2007

Venus Rising Cafe & Art Gallery

7:00 pm

124 South Main St.
Butte MT 59701
Price: suggested $5

Monday, October 29th, 2007

Leaf & Bean

7:30 pm

35 W. Main St
Bozeman MT 59715
406-587-1580 [map]
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