Upcoming Dates

Saturday, August 12th, 2017

Down By The Riverside - 11 AM
3050 N Coolidge Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90039
323-684-1130
Price: tips

Enjoy live music over lunch and drinks at this popular café and bike shop on the L.A. River bike path in Frogtown. I'll play an hour set starting around 11 AM. Skip Heller is up at noon. Rumor has it we may play a few tunes together, too.

Past Dates

Saturday, July 15th, 2017

VOICES - 7 PM
432 N. Ventura Avenue
Ventura, CA 93001
U.S
Price: donation

A collaborative evening of music, poetry, and art featuring banjo player and singer-songwriter Donna Lynn Caskey, cellist and poet Andrea Landin, pianist and singer-songwriter Shelby Figueroa, finger style guitarist Michelle Rosenblum, and multi-media artist and vocalist Amber Bassett. A portion of the proceeds will support Bell Arts Factory youth and community art education programs.

Saturday, June 24th, 2017

Take Me To The River - 1 PM
3050 N Coolidge Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90039
323-684-1130
Price: tips welcome

Enjoy live music over lunch and drinks at this popular café and bike shop on the L.A. River bike path in Frogtown. I'll play an hour set starting around 1 PM.

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

Songwriter Serenade - 7 PM
145 E. Huntington Dr.
Arcadia, CA 91006
Price: tips

Join host J.C. Hyke and a showcase of songwriters on the patio for music, dinner, and drinks.

Saturday, May 27th, 2017

The Love Still Shows Release Celebration - 8 PM
47 South Oak St.
Ventura, CA 93001
Price: $15 advance, $20 at door

You're invited to the celebration concert for "Banjo Gal" Donna Lynn Caskey's new album, The Love Still Shows, at NAMBA Performing Arts Space in historic downtown Ventura. CDs will be available for sale at the event. Doors 7:30, show 8 PM. Advance tickets, recommended due to limited seating, available here.

 

Friday, May 5th, 2017

Cambridge Drive Concert Series - 7:30
550 Cambridge Dr.
Goleta, CA 93117
805 964-0436
Price: $12/$15

Donna Lynn Caskey will play a set followed by The Susie Glaze Ensemble. $12 with advance reservation at 805 964-0436, $15 at door.

Saturday, November 12th, 2016

Private Residence
House Concert - 6:30
Ventura, CA
Price: $15 suggested

Playing a house concert on the east side of Ventura with Kirk Mann, Steve Werner, and Andrea Landin. Doors at 6:30, music from 7-9. There will be an intermission with refreshments. E-mail me through the contact page to reserve seats and I'll send you the address.

Friday, November 11th, 2016

2nd Friday Songwriters' Night - 7 PM
1030 E Green St.
Pasadena, CA 91106
(626) 795-5599

New songwriter showcase at the bistro in old CalTech French building. Appetizers, full bar, and dinner menu available as we serenade you this Veterans Day. Call for advance reservations. 

Friday, November 4th, 2016

5 x 5 x 5 - 8 PM
47 South Oak St.
Ventura, CA 93001
Price: free

I will share a song or two as part of host John M. White's ongoing 5 x 5 x 5 performance art series.

Thursday, October 13th, 2016

Far-West Folk Alliance Conference
Bellevue, WA
I will be hosting the Heart & Song Showcase Room #636 at the annual FAR-West Folk Alliance conference this year. I'm also playing a set in Mom Hen's Pick's room to close out the last night of showcases. Here's the schedule:
 
Thursday, October 13th
 
10:30 PM Rita Hosking & Sean Feder
11:00 PM Donna Lynn Caskey
11:30 PM Aireene Espiritu
12:00 AM Ken Holme
12:30 AM Walt Dunlop
1:00 AM Victor Johnson
1:30 AM J.W. McClure & Thaddeus Spae
 
 
Friday, October 14th
 
10:30 PM Randall Lamb
11:00 PM Merlin Snider
11:30 PM Jill Freeman
12:00 AM Phil Ward
12:30 AM Donna Lynn Caskey
1:00 AM Wes Weddell
1:30 AM Pat Nason
 
 
Saturday, October 15th
 
10:30 PM Chico Schwall
11:00 PM Jan Seides
11:30 PM Donna Lynn Caskey
12:00 AM Charlotte Thistle
12:30 AM Richard Byford
1:00 AM James Houlahan
1:30 AM Donna Lynn Caskey playing in Mom Hen’s Picks Room 652

Saturday, October 8th, 2016

Skip's Birthday Bash - 7:00
6333 West 3rd St.
Los Angeles, CA 90036

I'll play a 45 minute set to kick off Skip Heller's musical birthday bash at the Original Farmers' Market patio, corner of 3rd and Fairfax. Skip's band, Hollywood Blues Destroyers, will close out the night. Join us for fun times.

Saturday, September 24th, 2016

100K Artists for Change - 6 - 10 PM
197 Dubbers Street
Ventura, CA 93001
805-648-1690
Price: free/potluck

Celebrating the power of the arts to create community and positive change. Ventura's event that is part of the global 100K Poets for Change movement. Potluck, poetry, visual art, music, performance art pieces, and open mic. You're invited to bring a dish, an open heart and mind, and artwork to share. Consider dressing warmly (it gets chilly after sunset), bringing a flashlight, and a spare folding chair if you have one, as well.


Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

Artist's Night Out - 6:30 - 9:30
2222 Ventura Blvd. Studio R1
Camarillo, CA 93010
Price: $60

Artist's Night Out at Mary-Gail Green King's painting studio.

This week we're back to enjoying the Figure in Motion. Donna Lynn Caskey, banjo player extrordinaire, will sit for us as she plays her tunes. Those of us used to the figure will get a kick out of loosening up. Newer painters will enjoy moving your brush to the paint and capturing the spirit of the music.

Basically you put paint on a brush and mirror the musician as she plays. Put the brush on your canvas and VOILA! Donna Lynn's spirit will be rendered on your canvas.

This vibrant group of over 25 members has been growing and offers a great opportunity to meet others who share a genuine interest in creativity. Whether you are an absolute beginner, intermediate or professional artist you'll have fun as you find inspiration in an atmosphere of nurturing support. 

We provide the food, model and music, and you provide the good vibes. Group or package discounts available. Tickets available here

Saturday, August 27th, 2016

Sounding the Light - 7:30 PM
5654 Ralston St.
Ventura, CA 93003
(805) 644-3898
Price: optional donation

A spirit-lifting, celebratory evening of music, fun, fellowship, and community featuring songwriters Donna Lynn Caskey, Steve Werner, and Merlin Snider & Pretty Good Acquaintances. $15 - $20 suggested, all welcome regardless of ability to donate.

 

Sunday, August 14th, 2016

People Have the Power: Patti Smith Tribute - 7 PM
3000 Airport Ave.
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Price: $10

Life is at the bottom of things 
and belief at the top, 
while the creative impulse, 
dwelling in the center, informs all. 
― Patti Smith

Library Girl Presents a tribute to Patti Smith featuring readings by writers Henry Blake Mortensen, Nicelle Davis, Rich Ferguson, Chris Morris, Jessie Jacobson, Francesca Bell, Alexis Rhone Fancher & Michelle Bitting. Music by Mason Summit & Donna Lynn Caskey. Admission $10 includes snacks & dessert. Free parking. Created & Curated by Susan Hayden. Assoc. Prod: Paul Denk. Volunteer Extraordinaire: Justin Mendenhall. Tickets available NOW at www.ruskingrouptheatre.com. Look for Library Girl icon & click on Buy Tickets. All proceeds from this show go directly to help sustain Ruskin Group Theatre.

Saturday, July 16th, 2016

Inanna Re-Strung
197 Dubbers Street
Ventura, CA 93001
805-648-1690

A contemporary re-imagining of Sumerian goddess Inanna and her story of ambition, descent, humiliation, and ascent. Ann Buxie has written and collected the work of regional poets and arranged them into a live performance piece for multiple voices. Donna Lynn Caskey will weave sound and music throughout the piece. More details coming soon.

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

Songwriter Serenade - 7:00
145 E. Huntington Dr.
Arcadia, CA 91006
Price: tips

I'll will share a set as part of J.C. Hyke's weekly songwriter showcase.

Sunday, June 19th, 2016

Songwriter's Square - 7 PM
2106 Hyperion Ave.
Silverlake, CA 90027
Price: $15

Songs and audience-influenced conversation with Donna Lynn Caskey, Mason Summit, Pam Loe & Chad Watson plus host Bill Berry. Be there or be square. 20% discount on advance ticket purchase with code: banjo via Brown Paper Tickets.

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

Merle Haggard Tribute - 7:30 PM
1221 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805)962-7776
Price: $12

Several artists will interpret songs of Merle Haggard at this Songwriters at Play tribute show. Preferred seating with advance dinner reservations.

Sunday, June 12th, 2016

Fools on Stools - 3 PM
316 W 2nd St
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 680-2600
Price: $3 cover

Four songwriters in the round including Donna Lynn Caskey and host Skip Heller.

Saturday, June 4th, 2016

The Shopkeeper - Gala Premiere with Q & A - 5 PM
723 El Paseo Rd.
Ojai, CA 93023
Price: $25

Red carpet gala premiere of The Shopkeeper movie made by Rain Perry about recent changes in the music business as told through the story of Mark Hallman and his Congress House Studio, where I made my first album. Happy that my music and I make a few cameos in the film. I will be on the Q & A discussion panel following the screening about what's working in the brave new music world and what's next.

Friday, May 27th, 2016

4th Friday Songwriter Showcase - 7:30 PM
759 S. La Brea
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 933-6873
Price: no cover

Songwriter showcase hosted by Annette Conlon also featuring Donna Lynn Caskey, Bliss Bowen, and Richard Byford. Coffee and food available for purchase to support the venue.

Friday, May 6th, 2016

5 x 5 x 5 x 5 x 5 - 7:30
47 South Oak St.
Ventura, CA 93001
Price: free

I will share a couple of songs as part of this celebration marking host John M. White's birthday and the end of another season of his 5 x 5 x 5 performance art series.

Thursday, April 28th, 2016

Banjo & Blues - 7 PM
1222 J St.
Modesto, CA 95354
(209) 985-0467
Price: $10

Modesto Unplugged Music Festival presents Banjo & Blues featuring Donna Lynn Caskey and Doug Adamz.

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

"Super Group" Serenade - 7 PM
145 E. Huntington Dr.
Arcadia, CA 91006
Price: tips appreciated

Fellow singer-songwriter Cynthia Brando invited me to work up a few songs with her as the "Red Shoe Duo" for a special edition of Songwriter Serenade in response to host J.C. Hyke's playful challenge to all previous performers from the show to form new collaborations and "super groups" for the night. Fun times.

Saturday, January 30th, 2016

Women in the Round - 7 PM
432 N. Ventura Avenue
Ventura, CA 93001
U.S
Price: suggested donation

A collaborative celebration of women's musical expression with cellist Andrea Landin, banjoist and singer-songwriter Donna Lynn Caskey, Kate Bokoles on vocals and keys, singer-songwriter Marianne Turner, and vocalist Maliah Pena.

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

Dolly Parton Tribute - 7:30
1221 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805)962-7776
Price: $12

I'll be one of several artists sharing a few songs as part of the Songwriters at Play Dolly Parton Tribute Show. Preferred seating with dinner reservation, doors at 6:30, show at 7:30.

Sunday, January 10th, 2016

Fools on Stools - 3 PM
316 W 2nd St
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 680-2600
Price: $3

I will be participating in Skip Heller's monthly songwriters in the round style show at The Redwood along with Christopher Lockett and Joe Armstrong.

Friday, January 8th, 2016

5 x 5 x 5 - 8 PM
47 S. Oak St.
Ventura, CA 93001
Price: free

I'll be one of five artists sharing a five minute piece as part of John White's 5 x 5 x 5 performance art series at the NAMBA/Aloft performance space.

Sunday, December 20th, 2015

Banjo Babes Showcase - doors 6 show 7
1221 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805)962-7776
Price: $12

Banjo Babes Showcase featuring Donna Lynn Caskey, Sharon Martinson, Evie Ladin, Cara Luft's band The Small Glories, and Erin Inglish with the Stringtown Ambassadors. Preferred seating with dinner reservation, doors open at 6, show starts at 7. Join us for a night of banjo-riffic fun.

Sunday, December 6th, 2015

Holiday Song Share & Toy Drive - 2 - 6 PM
2620 E Foothill Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91107
(626) 794-1244
Price: free

The 7th Annual Holiday Song Share & Toy Drive hosted by Brad Colerick and Dana Charnofsky's Concerts in Harmony. Musicians will take turns sharing festive originals and traditional favorites celebrating fun, friendship, and a good cause. Attendees are invited to bring a new, unwrapped toy and/or a treat to share. Artists' recordings and wine will also be available for sale- great gifts, hint hint! All ages welcome.

Lineup includes: Wild Mountain Mystics, Lisa Turner, Nick Smith, Chauncey Bowers, Donna Lynn Caskey, Aireene Espiritu, Marty Axelrod, Lauren Adams, H2nes, Gary Stockdale, Tracy Newman, Dylan Brody, John M, Bill Berry, Berington Van Campen, Andrew Kelsey, Jeannie Willets, plus special guests.

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015

Wine & Song - 7PM
1055 Lohman Lane
South Pasadena, CA 91030
Price: $10 suggested

Host and singer-songwriter Brad Colerick will kick off a night of music featuring "Banjo Gal" Donna Lynn Caskey and Austin-based musician and chef Michael Fracasso.

Friday, November 6th, 2015

Cambridge Drive Concert Series - 7:30 PM
550 Cambridge Dr.
Goleta, CA 93117
805-964-0436
Price: $10/$12

I'll play the thirty minute "local opener" set followed by fellow transplanted Southerner Dulcie Taylor. I first met and heard Dulcie at the FAR-West Folk Alliance conference a few years back. Her song "Cigarette Smoke" was a highlight for me and almost could've been written about my own mother. $10 with advance reservation, $12 at the door. 

Saturday, October 17th, 2015

FAR-West Folk Alliance
1001 Broadway
Oakland, California 94607

I'll be playing a "Private Guerrilla Showcase" (PGS) at the annual FAR-West Folk Alliance Conference this evening as follows:

10:30 PM Mom Hen's Picks Room 527 - solo

Friday, October 16th, 2015

FAR-West Folk Alliance
1001 Broadway
Oakland, California 94607

I'll be playing "Private Guerrilla Showcases" (PGS) at the annual FAR-West Folk Alliance Conference this evening as follows:

11:00 PM Cave of Wonders Room 528 - solo

12:20 AM Mucho Melody Room 524 - solo

Thursday, October 15th, 2015

FAR-West Folk Alliance
1001 Broadway
Oakland, California 94607

I'll be playing "Private Guerrilla Showcases" (PGS) at the annual FAR-West Folk Alliance Conference this evening as follows:

11:30 PM The Bum Wagler Show at the All-Night Used Tire & Tire Repair Emporium Lounge Room 517 - solo

1:00 AM Karl Smiley's Circle of Song Room 522 - songwriters in the round

Sunday, September 27th, 2015

Sunday at the Sandbox - noon - 3 PM
204 E. Thompson Blvd.
Ventura, California 93001
(805) 641-1025
Price: tips appreciated

I will take turns playing sets with Orange County based Blue Deux comprised of guitarist Calvin Anderson and fiddler Elias Schwartzman. We'll also collaborate on a few tunes.

Sunday, September 13th, 2015

Fools on Stools - 3:00 PM
316 W 2nd St
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 680-2600
Price: $3

I will be participating in Skip Heller's monthly songwriters in the round style show at The Redwood.

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

Songwriter Serenade - 7 PM
145 E. Huntington Dr.
Arcadia, CA 91006
Price: tips

Donna Lynn Caskey, Randall Lamb, Shanna O'Brien, and Dick Wells will each share a set as part of J.C. Hyke's weekly Songwriter Serenade. Come enjoy music, dinner, and drinks on the patio. Tips for artists welcome and appreciated.

Sunday, August 2nd, 2015

Birthday & Banjo-versary Show - 1 PM PDT/3 PM EDT
all over the world
streaming on-line
Price: $1 and up

I will live-stream a show on Concert Window in celebration of 14 years since I started playing banjo in earnest. And, yeah, I'm having a people-year birthday this week, too. Pay what you like starting at $1. Tune in from anywhere in the world with an internet connection.

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

Woody Guthrie Tribute - Songwriters at Play - 6:30
1221 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805)962-7776
Price: $12

I'll be one of several artists sharing a few songs as part of the Songwriters at Play Woody Guthrie Tribute Show. Preferred seating with dinner reservation, doors at 6:30, show at 7:30.

Friday, July 10th, 2015

Woody Guthrie Tribute - Songwriters at Play - 7 PM
710 Pine St.
Paso Robles, CA 93446
(805) 227-6800
Price: $12

I'll be one of several artists sharing a few songs as part of the Songwriters at Play Woody Guthrie Tribute Show. Food and beverages available for sale at this supper club style show. Call for advance reservations.

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

Bob Dylan Tribute - Songwriters at Play - 6:30
1221 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805)962-7776
Price: $12

I'll be one of several artists sharing a few songs as part of the Songwriters at Play Bob Dylan Tribute Show. Preferred seating with dinner reservation, doors at 6:30, show at 7:30.

Saturday, June 6th, 2015

Songbird Serenade - 6:30 PM
1956 Palma Dr.
Ventura, CA 93003
805-650-2510
Price: $10 suggested

Ventura-area songbirds Donna Lynn Caskey, Shelby Figueroa, and sister-duo The Brave Kind will each play a set and collaborate on a few numbers. $10 suggested donation. 

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

David Harvey Presents - 7 PM
2029 N. Lake Ave.
Altadena, CA 91001
(626) 798-6236
Price: $10

Donna Lynn Caskey, Wild Mountain Mystics, and The Licata Brothers will each share set as part of David Harvey's monthly songwriting showcase plus a new story performed by Dylan Brody.

Saturday, May 9th, 2015

Palm Loft Songwriter Series - 6:30 PM
410 Palm Ave. A-1
Carpinteria, CA 93013
(805) 684-9700
Price: donation

Potluck at 6:00, open mic at 6:30, songwriters-in-the-round at 7:30 with featured artists Donna Lynn Caskey, Steve Werner, and Randall Lamb. Song circle to follow.

Sunday, April 26th, 2015

FolkWorks Annual Benefit Concert - 3- 7 PM
1210 4th St.
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Price: $20/$25

The FolkWorks' annual benefit concert featuring Donna Lynn Caskey, Tom & Patrick Sauber, Joe Fontenot, Tracy Newman, and more TBA. Advance tickets available now- $20 general, $25 preferred seating. http://folkworks2015benefitconcert.brownpapertickets.com/

Saturday, March 7th, 2015

Magicoustical Mystery Tour - 7:30
3327 Old Conejo Rd.
Newbury Park, CA 91320
(805) 492-8751
Price: $18 suggested

I will play a set followed by Merlin Snider & his Pretty Good Acquaintances: Deborah Snider on harmony vocals (hope she's more than a pretty good acquaintance since she's married to Merlin), Charlie Brandick on bass, Tom Corbett on mandolin, Mark Indictor on fiddle, and Larry Zack on drums. $18 suggested donation. Advance tickets (recommended) available via Merlin's website.

Friday, March 6th, 2015

5 x 5 x 5 - 8 PM
47 S. Oak St.
Ventura, California 93001
Price: free

I'll be one of five artists sharing a five minute piece as part of John White's First Friday 5 x 5 x 5 performance art series at its new location, NAMBA.

Thursday, February 5th, 2015

Shell Cafe
Mini Banjo Babe Review - 6:30 PM
1351 Price St.
Pismo Beach, California
805-773-8300
Price: free
A mini Banjo Babe Review will kick off the Love Live Music/Songwriters at Play Showcase at Shell Cafe in Pismo Beach Thursday February 5th. All ages, no cover. Come enjoy some tunes.
Banjo Babes:
6:30 Erin Inglish
6:50 Donna Lynn Caskey
7:10 Sharon Martinson (of The Littlest Birds)
***
7:30 Stephanie Croff
7:50 Randall Lamb
8:10 Bear Market Riot

Monday, February 2nd, 2015

Banjo Babes Review - 7:30 PM
1221 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805)962-7776
Price: $10/$12

A musical showcase of banjo pickin' gals who have been featured in the Banjo Babes Calendar and Album. Donna Lynn Caskey plays at 7:30, Sharon Martinson of The Littlest Birds at 8:30, and Banjo Babe in Chief Erin Inglish at 9:30. Priority seating with dinner reservations. Doors open and dinner served starting at 6:30. $10 in advance, $12 at the door.

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

Songwriter Serenade - 7 P.M.
145 E. Huntington Dr.
Arcadia, CA 91006
Price: tips appreciated

I'm one of several artists sharing a four-song set as part of J.C. Hyke's ongong Songwriter Serenade series this evening. Enjoy drinks and dinner on the heated patio while we serenade you.

Saturday, January 17th, 2015

The Living Tradition - 7:30 PM
250 E. Center St.
Anaheim, CA 92805
USA
714-955-3807

I will play a 45 minute set followed by the darling harmony vocal stylings of Honey Whiskey Trio as part of The Living Tradition Concert Series. $16 general admission, $13 for members, children under 18 free with paid adult.

Sunday, December 14th, 2014

Cozy Midwinter Show on Concert Window - 1 PM PST/4 PM EST
Streaming All Over the World
Concert Window
Price: $1 minimum

I'll live-stream a cozy midwinter show directly to you, your family, and friends wherever you may be. Request a reminder and/or pre-purchase tickets starting at $1 here: http://www.concertwindow.com/shows/11315-donna-lynn-caskey-cozy-midwinter-show Much thanks.

Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

Donna Lynn Caskey at WAV - 3 PM
175 S. Ventura Ave.
Ventura, CA 93001
805-641-0400
Price: $10 suggested

I'll be playing an afternoon show at the WAV - Working Artists Ventura on the corner of Thompson Boulevard and Ventura Avenue. The theater gallery is in the central courtyard of the complex. $10 suggested donation. CDs available for sale. Free parking available in gravel lot on opposite corner across Ventura Avenue and on the street.

Monday, November 10th, 2014

Donna Lynn Caskey Live-Streaming to You - 6:30 PM PST/9:30 PM EST
all over the world
Concert Window
Price: $1 minimum

I'll be live-streaming another hour-long show on Concert Window Monday November 10th, 2014. Tune in from wherever you are starting at $1. Invite friends. Thanks.

Saturday, October 18th, 2014

FAR-West Folk Alliance
1001 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94607

I'll play the following showcase this evening at the FAR-West Folk Alliance Conference:

11:30 p.m. 25 minute solo showcase in Donna Lynn Caskey's Heart & Song Room 506

Friday, October 17th, 2014

FAR-West Folk Alliance
1001 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94607

I'll be playing the following showcase this evening at the FAR-West Folk Alliance Conference:

11 p.m. 25 minute solo showcase in Donna Lynn Caskey's Heart & Song Room 506

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

FAR-West Folk Alliance
1001 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94607

I'll be playing the following showcases this evening at the FAR-West Folk Alliance Conference:

10:30 p.m. 25 minute solo showcase in Mom Hen's Picks Room 503

11:50 p.m. I'll be sharing one song in the round at the Susanne Millsaps Memorial Coffeehouse Room 528

Sunday, October 5th, 2014

Donna Lynn Caskey Live on Concert Window - 1 PM PDT
streaming live all over the world
tune in from home
Price: $1 & up

I'll be streaming another show live on Concert Window. Advance tickets available now, name your own price starting at $1. Tune in from wherever you are. 1 PM PDT/4 PM EDT. https://www.concertwindow.com/shows/9194-donna-lynn-caskey-live-on-concert-window

Sunday, August 3rd, 2014

Live Streaming Birthday & Banjo-versary Show - 12 p.m. PDT/3 p.m. EDT
Streaming All Over the World
Directly to You!
Price: pay what you want starting at $1

I will stream a show in real time celebrating my birthday and lucky 13 years playing the banjo. Tune in from anywhere in the world. Tickets available now starting at $1 here: http://www.concertwindow.com/shows/7184-donna-lynn-caskey-birthday-banjo-versary-show

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

Music on the Patio - 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
285 East Walnut St.
Pasadena, CA 91101
(626) 744-4066
Price: tips

I will share an approximately 40 minute set of tunes on the East Coffee Patio of the Pasadena Central Library as part of their Tuneful Thursday series. Chauncey Bowers is also on the bill. Free of charge, though tips and CD sales most welcome!

Saturday, June 21st, 2014

Taking Art to the Streets - 3:30 p.m.
Main St.
Ventura, CA 93001
Price: free

From 2-6 p.m. the Ventura Artists' Union in conjunction with the City of Ventura is taking art to the streets. There will be visual art, poetry, and music at Figueroa Plaza, the outdoor area between Main St. and Santa Clara by Mission Park and the Knights of Columbus building downtown. I'll share a 30 minute set starting around 3:30.

Friday, June 20th, 2014

Donna Lynn Caskey Live Streaming - 6:30 p.m. PDT
Streaming All Over the World
Directly to You!
Price: pay what you want

I will be doing a live webshow on Concert Window, which starts at 6:30 pm PDT/9:30 pm EDT on June 20. Wherever you are in the world, you can tune in! I’ll be taking requests and answering your questions. You can purchase online tickets on a pay-what-you-want basis starting now athttp://www.concertwindow.com/shows/6862-donna-lynn-caskey. The webshow will not be recorded – it's offered in real time. I hope you can join me! 

Friday, June 13th, 2014

5x5x5x5x5x5x5... - 8 p.m.
1783 East Main Street
Ventura, CA 93001
U.S
805-643-8300
Price: free

The Sylvia White Gallery is closing soon. All artists who've participated in John White's 5x5x5 performance art series over the years- including yours truly- will share a short piece there one last time.

Saturday, June 7th, 2014

Musician's Market LA - 11 a.m.
1640 N. Spring St.
Los Angeles, CA
Price: $5

I will play a 15 minute set starting at 11 a.m. at the swap meet for all things music in downtown L.A..

Saturday, June 7th, 2014

Breaking Banjos! - 7 - 10 p.m.
143 S. California St
Ventura, CA 93001
(805) 643-4404
Price: $10

I'll be playing a set at 7 followed by electric banjo-fronted blues/rock band 50 Sticks of Dynamite and classic country band Big Tweed in Bombay's back listening room. There are some collaborative numbers cooking, too!

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

David Harvey Presents! - 7 p.m.
2029 N. Lake Ave.
Altadena, CA 91001
(626) 798-6236
Price: $10 plus tips

I'll be one of four songwriters sharing two, fifteen minute sets this evening. Dylan Brody will share an original short story following the intermission. $10 admission covers venue expenses, tips are split between performers. More information here: http://www.cityofangelsacoustic.weebly.com

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

Songwriter's Serenade - 7 p.m.
145 E. Huntington Dr.
Arcadia, CA 91006
Price: free

I'll be playing four songs as part of J.C. Hyke's weekly Songwriter Serenade series. I will have CDs for sale. Come enjoy music, dinner, and drinks.

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

Thursday Night Poets - 7:30 p.m.
651 E. Main Street
Ventura, CA 93001
(805) 648-2716
Price: optional donation

I will be a featured artist sharing a 10-15 minute set of music. Poet Doris Vernon will also be featured this evening. The event includes a poetry open mic if you'd like to come prepared to share a short piece of original writing. I will have CDs available for sale.

Sunday, April 6th, 2014

Album Release Celebration! - 2 p.m.
5654 Ralston St.
Ventura, CA 93003
(805) 644-3898
Price: by donation

A show celebrating the release of my debut album Nameless Heart. Admission is by pay-what-you-can donation to the facility. CDs available for sale at $15 a piece.

Friday, April 4th, 2014

5 X 5 X 5 - 8 p.m.
1783 East Main Street
Ventura, CA 93001
U.S
805-643-8300
Price: free

I'm one of five artists invited to perform for five minutes as part of John White's "First Friday" series.

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

Roadtunes Radio - 7 p.m. PDT
91.9 & streaming online
Santa Barbara, CA

My debut album, Nameless Heart, is out TODAY! No foolin'! To mark this event, I will be the musical guest during the first hour of Andy Doerr's Roadtunes Radio Sessions on KCSB 91.9 FM Santa Barbara, CA and streaming online at http://www.kcsb.org. 

Friday, December 6th, 2013

Unity Shoppe Fundraiser - 7 p.m.
550 Cambridge Dr.
Goleta, CA 93117
(805) 964-0436
Price: donations

I'll be one of several artists sharing a three-song set as part of this seasonal fundraiser for the Unity Shoppe. Donations of non-perishable food items, new toys, and/or cash accepted as the admission charge for the show. More information about Unity Shoppe here: http://www.unityshoppe.org/

Saturday, November 9th, 2013

Songwriters at Play - 4 p.m.
1255 Monterey St.
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
(805) 541-1255
Price: no cover

I'll be one of several songwriters sharing a set at this event. I'll play four songs around 5:30 p.m.. More information about this series here: http://songwritersatplay.com/

Saturday, November 2nd, 2013

Juke Joint Gang Songwriter Showcase - 8 - 10 p.m.
1411c Lincoln Blvd.
Venice, CA 90291
310-450-6052
Price: free

I'll be sharing a 25 minute set starting at 8 p.m. followed by host Ernest Troost for his Juke Joint Gang Songwriter Showcase. Shaun Cromwell and Tom Kell with Emiko Woods will also be performing.

Saturday, October 26th, 2013

MEOW Con - 10 p.m.
Renaissance Hotel 9721 Arboretum Blvd.
Austin, TX 78759

I will play a half-hour showcase at 10 p.m. October 26th at the Musicians for Equal Opportunities for Women (MEOW) Conference that takes place in Austin, TX October 24-26th 2013. http://meowcon.com/

Saturday, October 19th, 2013

Funk Zone Arts Fest - noon
132 Santa Barbara St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 963-1411
Price: free

I'll be playing an hour set from 4-5 p.m. as part of the Funk Zone Arts Fest events at MichaelKate Interiors & Art Gallery including music and an art reception. More information here: https://www.facebook.com/events/658503764168817/

Thursday, October 10th, 2013

17900 Jamboree Road
Irvine, CA 92614

I'll be playing an array of showcases at the FAR-West Folk Alliance Conference October 10th-13th 2013 as follows:

Thursday October 10th, 11:40 p.m. - midnight, Folkmuse Cafe Room 322

Friday October 11th, 3:40-4 p.m. in-the-round with Merlin Snider & Kevin Fisher, Susanne Millsaps Memorial Coffeehouse

Friday October 11th, 10:30-11 p.m., Concerts in Harmony Room 330

Saturday October 12th, 11-11:20 p.m., Mucho Melody Room 334

Friday, October 4th, 2013

5 X 5 X 5 - 8 p.m.
1783 East Main Street
Ventura, CA 93001
U.S
805-643-8300
Price: free

I will be one of five artists sharing a 5-minute performance piece as part of this event hosted by John White in conjunction with Ventura's "First Friday" festivities.

Friday, September 27th, 2013

Strong Women of Song - 7:30 p.m.
185 E. Santa Clara St.
Ventura, CA 93001
(805) 652-1137
Price: $10

I'm sharing a 40-minute set between fellow musicians Shelby Figueroa and Grace Fellows. A night of variety united by strong women of song!

Sunday, September 8th, 2013

Banjo Babes Calendar & Compilation Album

Guarantee you get a copy of the limited edition Banjo Babes compilation album & calendar including yours truly by pre-ordering by September 8th here http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/banjo-babes-2014-calendar-album

Friday, September 6th, 2013

Cambridge Drive Concert Series - 7:30 pm
550 Cambridge Dr.
Goleta, CA 93117
Price: $12

I will play a half hour set as the local opener for Irish singer-songwriter ODi. http://www.odimusic.co.uk/ Call 805-964-0436 for reservations and discount admission price.

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

Songwriter Serenade - 7:00 pm
145 E. Huntington Dr.
Arcadia, CA 91006

I will be one of several artists sharing a three-song set. Hosted by J.C. Hyke.

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

Roadtunes Sessions - 7:30 pm
91.9
Santa Barbara, CA

I'm the musical guest on the Roadtunes Sessions radio show with guest host Philip Le Vasseur. Listen live at 91.9 in Santa Barbara or on the web at http://www.kcsb.org/

Saturday, May 18th, 2013

Donna Lynn Caskey, Stephen Styles, Don Lampson - Songwriters at Play - 1 pm
453 Laetitia Vineyard Dr.
Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
805-481-1772

I'll be playing a 45 minute set starting around 1:20. The other featured artists Stephen Styles https://www.facebook.com/stephenstylesmusic and Don Lampson http://www.donlampson.com/ will play until 4 pm. From the venue website: Come out with friends and family and enjoy the sounds of Songwriters at Play while you sip on Laetitia & NADIA wines. Bring a picnic and stay for a game of bocce!

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

Cambridge Dr. Open Mic featuring Donna Lynn Caskey - 7:00 pm
550 Cambridge Dr.
Goleta, CA 93117
Price: tips, thank you!

6:30 sign up for open mic, first 7-12 people 2 songs each (or more if time allows)
7:00 - 8:15 Open Mic
8:15 - 8:30 Break - bring a snack to share!
8:30 - 9:00 Featured Performer - Donna Lynn Caskey

Welcoming both beginners and professionals, an open, non-judgemental venue to create community by sharing original music amidst songwriters and the public. We meet every 2nd Tuesday and 4th Wednesday of the month. Acoustic sets: no electric guitars or drum kits please. We provide 2 vocal mics and complete sound set up. Our intention is to create a space for musicians of all genres and ability levels to feel comfortable sharing their creative work. No espresso machines screeching, no loud audience side conversations, just a sweet gathering of people who really want to listen to original music together.

Saturday, March 2nd, 2013

Donna Lynn Caskey & Julie Christensen - Songwriters in the Round - 6:00 pm
410 Palm Ave. A-1
Carpinteria, CA 93013
(805) 684-9700
Price: donations for featured artists

You are invited to bring food and original music or poetry to share.

Open mic and potluck at 6:00 pm.

Featured songwriters Donna Lynn Caskey & Julie Christensen (http://www.stonecupid.com/) will perform in-the-round starting at 7:30 pm until approximately 9:00 pm. Your generous donations appreciated.

Song and poem circle starts around 9:30 pm.

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

Annual FAR-West Conference
17900 Jamboree Road
Irvine, CA 92614
(949) 975-1234

I'm attending the FAR-West Folk Alliance annual conference from October 18th - 21st. Looking forward to playing the showcases listed below plus adding some harmony and banjo to some friends' sets.

Friday October 19th,3:40-4 pm, songwriters in-the-round with Melissa Greener and James Reams, "Susanne Millsaps Memorial Coffeehouse" Salon C

Friday October 19th, 11-11:25 pm, solo showcase, "Cave of Wonders" Rm. 318

Saturday October 20th, 10:30-11:25 pm, songwriters in-the-round with Rachel Sedacca and Clint McCune, "Rachel's Road Home" Rm. 305

Saturday, October 6th, 2012

Fall Folk Fest - noon
3370 Sunset Valley Road
Moorpark, CA 93021
Price: $12; children under 2 are free

Pig races plus pumpkin pickin' and banjo pickin'... this festival has it all. I'll play a set from noon until 12:45 pm.

Full line-up:

OCTOBER 6
10:30 - 10:55
Steve Werner
11:00 - 11:50

Julie Christensen
12:00 - 12:45

Donna Lynn Caskey

2:00 - 2:45

Triple Chicken Foot
3:00 - 4:00

Steve Werner & Friends
4:15 - 5:30

Lonesome Otis

OCTOBER 7

10:30 - 12:00

The Catterwailers
12:20 -1:20

Tom Corbett and Bill Knopf

2:00 - 2:45

The Get-Down Boys
3:00 - 3:45

Steve Werner & Friends
4:00 - 5:30

Phil Salazar and the Kinfolk

Saturday, September 29th, 2012

Santa Barbara Artwalk - 1 pm
2559 Puesta del Sol
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
805-962-2526
Price: $10; $9 members; under 12 free

I will be adding harmony and some banjo to my friend Rich Phillips' set at 1 pm. I'll also play a set from 2-3 pm as part of Santa Barbara Artwalk. Acoustic music all weekend long as part of this event in outdoor grotto at the Natural History Museum.

Sunday, August 19th, 2012

Poetry Soireé - 4:00 pm
197 Dubbers Street
Ventura, CA 93001
805-648-1690

I will be sharing a piece during this celebration of the Art City wonderland in conjunction with the exhibit "Life, Art, Friendship" featuring the work of Paul Lindhard and Gary Chafe.

Wednesday, August 15th, 2012

Donna Lynn Caskey ~ Rich Phillips ~ Rebecca Troon - 6 pm
428 Chapala St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
805-560-1348
Price: we'll sing while you supper

I'll be playing a set at 6 pm, I'll sing some harmonies on my friend Rich Phillips' set at 7 pm, and music buddy Rebecca Troon will round out the evening starting at 8 pm. Nourishing tunes & food.

http://www.richphillips.net/home.html

http://www.reverbnation.com/rebeccatroon

Monday, August 13th, 2012

Billy O's
The Thumpers Monday Night Residency - 9:00 pm
2819 E Main St
Ventura, CA 93003
(805) 652-0327
Price: free 21+

Playing about a 30 minute set as part of The Thumpers' Monday night residency along with Cave Country, Matt Van Winkle, and Evan apRoberts.

The Thumpers: https://www.facebook.com/TheThumpers

Matt Van Winkle: http://www.facebook.com/pages/page/137455062966233

Evan apRoberts Band: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Evan-apRoberts/115310298479362

Donna Lynn Caskey https://www.facebook.com/pages/Donna-Lynn-Caskeys-music/128993497141058

Cave Country https://www.facebook.com/pages/Cave-Country/100531189673

Monday, August 6th, 2012

Donna Lynn Caskey & 50 Sticks of Dynamite - 8 pm
185 E. Santa Clara St.
Ventura, CA 93001
(805) 652-1137
Price: $5

Playing a 30 minute opening set for banjo-fronted rock/blues band 50 Sticks of Dynamite.

http://www.reverbnation.com/50sticksofdynamite

Saturday, July 28th, 2012

Donna Lynn Caskey & Skip Heller Trio - 8:30 pm
11118 Magnolia Blvd
North Hollywood, CA 91601
(818) 308-7990
Price: free

Playing a 30 minute opening set before the Skip Heller Trio's standing Saturday night show. May even sing on a couple tunes with the band.

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Skip-Heller-Trio/168857583142705

Saturday, July 7th, 2012

Songwriter Showcase - 6 pm
410 Palm Ave. A-1
Carpinteria, CA 93013
(805) 684-9700
Price: donations for featured musicians

You are invited to bring food, drink, and music to share.

Pot luck and open mic start promptly at 6 pm.  First person may perform two songs, all others one song each until 7:25pm.

At 7:30 pm featured songwriters Donna Lynn Caskey and Rich Phillips (http://www.richphillips.net/home.html) will perform until approximately 9 pm.

Song circle will start around 9:30 pm.

Monday, June 11th, 2012

Donna Lynn Caskey & Amelia White - 8 PM
2029 N. Lake
Altadena, CA 91001
(626) 798-6236
Price: $15

Looking forward to sharing a show with Nashville-based singer-songwriter Amelia White http://ameliawhite.com/. We will each play a 45-50 minute set. Call (626) 798-6236 for reservations. $15, $3 off with printout of show listing: http://www.coffeegallery.com/showsat.htm

Saturday, June 9th, 2012

Afternoon of Tunes - 4 PM
330 S. California St.
Ventura, CA 93001
Price: $10 suggested donation

I look forward to sharing a completely acoustic afternoon of tunes in this beloved space located on the California St. Plaza by the oceanfront. Stroll on over, ride your bike, or parking available in adjacent structure. Neighboring restaurants can validate ticket if you grab a bite before or after the show. $10 suggested donation, but no one will be turned away for lack of funds.

Saturday, November 19th, 2011

Pre-Thanksgiving Banjo Extravaganza! - 7 PM - 10 PM
2950 Johnson Dr.
Ventura, CA 93003
805-275-0304
Price: love donations

Grateful to have the opportunity to share three sets of songs between 7 & 10 PM. Grateful for your attendance. Stop by to enjoy some treats & tunes.  Bring a friend.  Love donations (aka tips) always appreciated, too.  Much thanks!

Thursday, October 20th, 2011

FAR-West Folk Alliance Regional Conference
Hilton Eugene ~ 66 E. 6th Ave
Eugene, OR 97401

Looking forward to attending the FAR-West Folk Alliance annual conference in Eugene, OR October 20-23rd!

I will be playing "private guerilla showcases" as follows:

"Friday" night 10/21:

1:15-1:30 AM ~ In the Round with emith & Jubilant Bridge ~ Room #307 "Susanne Millsaps Memorial"

 

"Saturday" night 10/22:

10:30-11 PM ~ Solo ~ Room #315 "Songwriter Sanctum"

1-1:30 AM ~ In the Round with Lucy Billings & Patrice Webb ~ Room #333 "The Real Story"

Saturday, July 30th, 2011

Birthday & Banjo-versary Show! - 7 PM - 10 PM
2950 Johnson Dr.
Ventura, CA 93003
805-275-0304
Price: love donations

Early August marks my birthday and ten years since I began playing banjo! Help me start celebrating in style. Your presence would be a great present... plus love donations (aka tips) help the cause, too, if you're so inclined! I'll be sharing three sets of original and (un)traditional tunes between 7-10. Invite friends, come on by! Thank you!

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

Poetry! Theremin! Banjo! Westside ArtWalk Eve event! - 7:30 PM
330 S. California St.
Ventura, CA 93001
U.S
Price: $5 suggested donation

Looking forward to sharing a few songs as part of this eclectic event to kick off Westside ArtWalk weekend.

An evening of poetry and music including performances by:

Friday Lubina
Phil Taggart
Donna Lynn Caskey
Ollie Powers

Host: Marsha de la O

$5 suggested donation to benefit the Artists' Union Gallery plus you will receive a copy Askew poetry journal

Saturday, May 14th, 2011

Solo Show - 7 PM
2950 Johnson Dr.
Ventura, CA 93003
805-275-0304
Price: playing for tips ~ thanks!

Looking forward to sharing a full evening of tunes.

Saturday, May 7th, 2011

Good Morning Giacomo - 7 PM
145 N. Raymond Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91103
626-792-5101 x122
Price: free

It is an honor - and a lot of fun! - to be part of the collaborative performance piece presented in conjunction with this exhibit:

Armory Center for the Arts is pleased to present Lifelines: A Retrospective Exhibition of Performance, Installation, Sculpture, Painting, and Drawing by John M. White.  The exhibition, organized by curator Betty Ann Brown, will be on display in the Armory’s Caldwell Gallery from Sunday, March 27 through Sunday, June 5, 2011.  A special performance by the artist, also free and open to the public, will take place on Saturday, May 7, at 7pm.

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

Annual Conference
Grand Hyatt - 5101 Great America Parkway
Santa Clara, CA 95054

Looking forward to the FAR-West Folk Alliance annual conference in Santa Clara October 21-24!  I will be playing "private guerilla showcases" as follows:

Friday October 22nd ~

10:30-11:00 PM Susanne Millsaps Memorial Coffeehouse, room 330

In-the-Round with TJR and Robert Temple

 

12:30-1:30 AM Songwriter Sanctum, room 348

In-the-Round with Sabrina & Craig and Claudia Nygaard

 

Saturday October 23rd ~

10:30-10:55 PM MERLIN'S NEST, room 333

Donna Lynn Caskey solo

 

1:00-1:25 AM Cassidy House Concerts, room 332

In-the-Round with James Hurley

Saturday, October 16th, 2010

Ventura's Autumn ArtWalk - 1:00 PM
25 S. Ventura Ave.
Ventura, CA 93001
805-641-3900

Come by Architexture Salon during Ventura's Autumn Art Walk.  I'll play for an hour starting at one.  Merlin Snider is a fantastic musician and exceptional human being.  I hear the lovely & talented Erika Harding will be lending voice to Skip Heller's set & maybe more... Great music all day!

1-2 Donna Lynn Caskey
2:15-3:15 Merlin Snider
3:30-4:30 Skip Heller Trio
4:45-5:45 Steve Williams
6-7 Brooks Taylor

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010

Circle of 5ths - 6:00 PM
1819 Cliff Dr. Unit C near Lazy Acres
Santa Barbara, CA 93109
U.S
805-963-8699
Price: tips if so moved

I'm playing a half-hour set starting at 7 for Lisa Danhi's fabulous, friendly Circle of 5ths event.

6:00 pm – 6:30 pm Open mic (first 5 people to sign up; 2 ORIGINAL songs or poems)
6:30 – 7:00 pm Jake Jeanson
7:00 – 7:30 pm Donna Lynn Caskey

Enjoy this live ORIGINALS ONLY FREE music event second and fourth Wednesdays of the month. It is an all ages event to celebrate creativity in all forms, musical and otherwise.

Saturday, October 9th, 2010

Annual Service Auction - 5 PM
5654 Ralston St.
Ventura, CA 93003
(805) 644-3898
Price: $5

Fundraiser for Unitarian Universalist Church of Ventura.  Silent auction followed by live auction.  Finger food, soft drink & wine bar, childcare and kids' activities included.  I will share some tunes at the end of the evening while attendees enjoy dessert as their purchases are tallied.

Saturday, October 2nd, 2010

CVUUF Coffee House - 6:00 PM
3327 Old Conejo Rd.
Newbury Park, CA 91320
(805) 492-8751

Featuring Merlin Snider and friends: Donna Lynn Caskey, Klaus Ebert, Blaine Sprouse, Deborah Snider, Amanda Zavala, Andy Lemire & Frank plus more. There will also be an open mic.

Saturday, September 18th, 2010

Banjos & coffee to start your day! - 10 AM
1876 E. Main St.
Ventura, CA 93001
805-648-6005
Price: tips always appreciated

I will share about an hour of music at cozy, friendly Caffrodite coffee in midtown Ventura.  Come enjoy some tunes & treats!

Thursday, September 9th, 2010

Reception - County Employee's Art Exhibit - 5:30 PM
800 South Victoria Ave.
Ventura, CA 93009
(805) 658 - 2213

I will share some music as part of the Ventura County Arts Council's reception for the County Employee Art Exhibit.  I also have two pieces of visual art in the show that runs through October 12th.

Friday, September 3rd, 2010

September "First Friday" - 6:30 PM
330 S. California St.
Ventura, CA 93001
U.S

I've been invited to share about twenty minutes of musical performance art as part of Ventura's "First Friday" festivities.  

I also have two pieces of visual art in the current exhibit that runs through September 12th if you can't make "First Friday," but are so inspired to check it out another time.

Saturday, August 21st, 2010

Fandango 2010: Bell Arts Birthday Bash - 3 - 10 pm
432 N. Ventura Avenue
Ventura, CA 93001
805-643-1960
Price: $20 donation
5-year birthday celebration for Ventura's beloved Bell Arts Factory! Fundraiser for youth art programs. Music, food, drink, birthday cake, & lots of fun! Advance tickets at http://www.bellartsfactory.org/ or 643-1960

3PM Fish Fry
4PM Sus Corez Trez
5PM Donna Lynn Caskey
 6PM Francisco De Leon
7PM Conjunto Zacamandu
8PM Rooster Ra


Saturday, August 7th, 2010

An evening of country, folk, and fun! - 6:00 pm
5995 Stagecoach Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
(805) 967-0066
Price: tips always appreciated

I will be playing from 6-7pm prior to Jean-Luc Fraikin & The Front Country Five. 

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010

Coffee shop serenade - 9:30 am
1876 E. Main St.
Ventura, CA 93001
805-648-6005

Come enjoy some tunes & treats at cozy, friendly Caffrodite Coffee.  I'll be playing for at least an hour.

Thursday, July 29th, 2010

Songwriters at Play! - 6:30 pm
22322 El Camino Real
Santa Margarita, CA 93453
(805) 438-3376
Price: tips as so moved

Songwriters at Play! showcase hosted by Steve Key.  Donna Lynn Caskey featured performer playing from 7:45-8:30 pm.

Friday, June 4th, 2010

5x5x5 - 8:00 pm
1783 East Main Street
Ventura, CA 93001
U.S
805-643-8300
Price: free

The 5x5x5 Performance series is an eclectic and diverse performance art series hosted by John White.  The series takes place every first Friday of the month at the Sylvia White Gallery, located at 1783 E. Main in Ventura, CA. Five artists perform five pieces at five minutes each. Show starts at 8 p.m.; admission is free.

 

I am honored to have the opportunity to share ten (5x2!) minutes of music as part of this event!  Hope to see you there!

Saturday, May 22nd, 2010

Turning Point Benefit - 7:30 pm
432 N. Ventura Avenue
Ventura, CA 93001
U.S
Price: $10 donation

Benefit for the Turning Point Foundation

This event features Phil Taggart's film about his brother, "Rick Sings," the a cappella singing group Madrigali, and the beautiful music of Adena Atkins who is briefly back in Ventura before she moves to France! I am honored to be in such company and to share a few songs, too. Hope to see you there! It promises to be a great time for a great cause.

Bell Arts Factory, Community Room, 432 N. Ventura Avenue, Ventura, 93001. $10 donation, 7:30 pm

"Serving more than 500 clients each year through its shelter, supported housing and rehabilitation programs, Turning Point is the only non-profit agency in Ventura county that addresses the critical community support needs of mentally ill adults."
http://www.turningpointfoundation.org/index.htm

Tuesday, May 11th, 2010

Featured Artist at Tuesday Night Poets - 7:30 pm
330 S. California St.
Ventura, CA 93001
U.S
Price: they pass the hat! ;)

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

Green Art People
Short Attention Span Theater - 7:00 pm
140B N. Ventura Ave.
Ventura, CA 93001
Ven
Price: free!

Donna Lynn Caskey will be sharing tunes as part of Green Art People's Short Attention Span Theater.  Green Art People is located on "Boho Alley" behind Gallery Car Wash on Ventura Ave.  Please park on the street.

Sunday, April 18th, 2010

Studio 1317
Ventura Spring ArtWalk - 1 pm
1317 N. Ventura Ave.
Ventura, CA 93001
Price: free

Rachel Morris & I will be playing music from 1-3pm as part of Ventura's Spring ArtWalk!

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

The Good Cup
Original Live Music & Poetry hosted by Lisa Danhi - 6:00 pm
1819 Cliff Dr. Unit C near Lazy Acres
Santa Barbara, CA 93109
U.S
805-963-8699
Price: tips if so inspired

6-6:30 Open Mic

6:30 Donna Lynn Caskey

7 Mark Alciati

Saturday, March 27th, 2010

6:00 pm
5995 Stagecoach Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
(805) 967-0066
Price: tip your local banjo player

I will play from 6-7 before Jean-Luc Fraikin.

Sunday, March 21st, 2010

Songwriters At Play - 4:00pm-7:00pm
448 Alisal Rd.
Solvang, CA 93463
805-686-4329
Price: no cover

I will be sharing a few songs as part of the Songwriters At Play Showcase.  I'm on at 6pm!  For more information, please check out www.songwritersatplay.com