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October 2020

Perth Ontario Bandshell

October 2, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Perth Town Hall, 80 Gore Street East
Perth, Ontario K7H 1H9 Canada
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Live Gigs, who'd have thought it. At 2 PM on October 2nd I'll be playing a gig at the bandshell behind Perth Town Hall. All COVID safe and free to the public!

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Upper Canada Folk Festival- Prescott ON

October 3, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Prescott Kinsmen Amphitheatre, Water Street W
Prescott, Ontario K0E 1T0 Canada
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My living room goes global!!!

October 6, 2020

HOME‌ ‌ROUTES‌ ‌/‌ ‌CHEMIN‌ ‌CHEZ‌ ‌NOUS‌ ‌ANNOUNCES JAMES KEELAGHAN AND HUGH MCMILLAN GLOBAL SHOWS OCT 6, 2020 Performances in 3 Time Zones | Scaled Ticket Pricing For All Book tickets here! In Collaboration with the Calgary Folk Club Winnipeg‌ ‌based‌ ‌premiere‌ ‌house‌ ‌concert‌ ‌network‌ ‌Home‌ ‌Routes‌ ‌/‌ ‌Chemin‌ ‌Chez‌ ‌Nous‌ is thrilled to announce that they are now hosting online ticketed shows. The first in this series of shows kicks off on Tues, Oct 6, 2020 with James Keelaghan and…

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Celtic Colours International Festival Live stream

October 16, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
Celtic Colours, Gaelic College
St Annes, NS B0C 1H0 Canada
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I have been so blessed to have been a part of Celtic Colours for so many years. I'm happy to be part of the live stream for this magnificent festival. There's a whole weekend of music to discover.

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November 2020

RISE AGAIN! VIRTUALLY -The Songs of Stan Rogers

November 1, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$15 – $30

The annual Songs of Stan Rogers, always a sell-out staple of the Toronto Music calendar now coming to you virtually. Home County Music & Art Festival and Home Routes proudly present a concert celebrating the wonderful musical legacy of the late Stan Rogers featuring an all-star cast of singers and musicians including Stan’s record producer, Paul Mills,  Ontario singer-songwriter James Keelaghan, Nova Scotia’s Dan McKinnon and members Stan’s immediate family. Info and tickets at homeroutes.ca

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Songbird North with James Keelaghan Raine Hamilton, Ian Foster Shari Ulrich, host

November 17, 2020 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Songbird North, online

Vancouver’s longest-running songwriters’ showcase is going digital - featuring 4 talented Canadian songwriters on November 17. SongBird North producer Shari Ulrich hosts writers from across the country: James Keelaghan, Raine Hamilton, and Ian Foster. Audiences can expect great songs, great stories, and unique insights into the creative process…all in an intimate acoustic atmosphere that brings performers and listeners together, up close and personal with the music. SongBird North: Where Writers Sing and Tell is produced by Shari Ulrich for the…

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January 2021

Greenwich Village Folk Festival

January 3 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Greenwich Village Folk Festival, online
New York, NY United States
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I'm really excited to be playing the Greenwich Village Folk Festival, a great feather to have in the folk singer's cap. I'll be joining Terre Roche, Electric Bonsai Band, Grace Pettis, Cliff Eberhardt, Sally Rogers, Greg Greenway, Lili Anel, Tom Prasada-Rao, Roy Zimmerman. Can't wait! You can watch it at www.greenwichvillagefolkfestival.org, or www.facebook.com/GVFF2020 or on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PlWsTlXL4lg&feature=youtu.be    

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March 2021

The Linden Tree-online

March 6 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Linden Tree Coffee House, 326 Main Street
Wakefield, Massachusetts US
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I'm looking forward to being Online with the Linden Tree, the storied New England coffeehouse!

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Music My Mother Would Not Like

March 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Join me, John Smith, Kitty Donohoe, and Tom Kimmel for a pre-St Patrick's evening of music. Each of us, many of us veterans of Inishfree Tours.  and I am sure tour stories will be had a-plenty! 8-10 PM. Registration is required. You can register here

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Rise Again- A singalong concert

March 20 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

7 PM March 20th online!! Join me, Sam Turton, Eve Goldberg, Katherine Wheatley, Eileen McGann and our hosts Anni Patterson and Peter Blood for a singalong concert from the pages of the folk bible " Rise Up Singing". Any folkie worth their salt has this songbook in their possession and it's well-thumbed pages meant that you were never out of material for a sing around. I'm proud to have a couple of songs in various editions. This promises to be…

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Bromsgrove Folk Club

March 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bromsgrove Folk Club, 13 Meadow Road
Catshill, Bromsgrove, No State B61 0JJ UK
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I look forward to playing Bromsgrove anytime I see it on my UK tour itinerary--always a great time, a ton of laughs, great people. I'm happy to be part of their virtual club. Can't wait until I can see them all again for real!  

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April 2021

Calgary Folk Club- Live Stream

April 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Calgary Folk Club is one of my home clubs. Years before I ever got my own slot on their stage I would attend shows. I think I saw everybody there was to see in folk music at that club. I very happy to be part of their virtual series. Hugh McMillan will be joining me for this show!

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My Skies-revisited

April 18 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$10 – $20

TICKETS Sunday, April 18, 2021: 12pm PT / 1pm MT & CST / 2pm CDT / 3pm EDT / 4pm ADT A INTERACTIVE, VIRTUAL ZOOM CONCERT and live Q&A with the artist & special guests Join us with James as he takes a retrospective look back to the early 1990s; he will play the whole album My Skies, tell you some stories of its creation and aftermath, and will be joined at the concert, virtually, by some of the people who…

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Live Stream Ottawa Grassroots Festival

April 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Montgomery Legion Ottawa Grass Roots Festival, 330 Kent Street
Ottawa, Ontario CA
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I love the Ottawa Grassroots Festival. It's a festival that has it's heart in the right place. That's due, largely, to the leadership of Bob Nesbitt. Sadly, we lost Bob earlier this year. I'm dedicating my set at this year's festival to his memory.

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May 2021

Ellis Paul’s Traveling Medicine Show

May 7 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Ellis Paul’s Traveling Medicine Show returns Friday May 7th at 8pm ET with a night where music and literature intertwine. Novels. Poems. Bible Verses. Short Stories. The writers of literature have often provided the inspiration to drive melodies, chords, and verses of the songwriter. Just ask Dylan. Springsteen. Jackson Browne.  Can you think of a few songs inspired by literature? Tonight’s special guest is legendary Canadian folksinger, James Keelaghan. Join us for tunes and conversations on “How Books Inspire Songs”...…

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Chester Folk Festival-Live stream

May 31 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Chester Folk Festival Kelsall, Cheshire CW6 0SB0SB United Kingdom + Google Map
£18 – £33

I've played the Chester Folk Festival a number of times over the years. It's usually held in the beautiful little town of Kelsall. It's a great place for sing arounds, lots of dancing and great concerts under the marquee. I love walking the village and taking in as much music and atmosphere as I can. Like many festivals this year, Chester is going virtual, but Hugh and I are looking forward to being there.

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July 2021

LIVE GIG!!! Bandshell, Perth Ontario with Hugh McMillan

July 10 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bandstand Perth Town Hall, 60 Gore Street E
Perth, Ontario K7H 1H9 Canada
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Well, can you believe it? For the first time in a year, I'll be playing a live gig here in my town of Perth, Ontario. I'll be playing with my buddy Hugh McMillan from 1- 4pm at the bandstand behind Town Hall in beautiful Downtown Perth. The gig is free, so please come and enjoy!

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August 2021

Kincardine Marine Heritage Festival

August 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Kincardine Marine Heritage Festival, Queen St. and Harbour St
Kincardine, Ontario N2Z2Y8 Canada
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October 2021

Calgary Folk Club

October 15 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Calgary Folk Club, 5432 Dalhart Road Northwest
Calgary, Alberta CA
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Calgary is one of my home clubs and this year is their 50th Anniversary. I'm so happy to be part of their season. This is both a live AND a live-streamed event. If you can't be in Calgary you can buy a ticket and attend via the intraweb at https://www.showpass.com/cfc-keelaghan-laberge-livestream/ If you can attend in person, you can get tickets here. https://www.showpass.com/cfc-keelaghan-laberge-inperson/   There's also a set by Nancy Laberge & The Backyard Betties!!!!!  

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Vermilion Folk Club

October 18 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Vermilion Folk Club, Copper Cork Distillery 4930 50 Ave
Vermilion, AB T9X1A4 Canada
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