AS OF 5/17...PLEASE CALL THE CALLIOPE OFFICE FOR TICKET AVAILABILITY: (412) 361-1915 Singer-songwriter Cheryl Wheeler is known for brilliant, hysterical performances and beautifully crafted songs. Her deceptively plain-spun songs have been hits for such mainstream stars as Suzy Bogguss (Aces)...
Thursday, May 17 2012 7:30 PM — 9:30 PM
Masters of the Celtic Harp: Gráinne Hambly & William Jackson Quite simply, Gráinne Hambly and William Jackson are two of the foremost harpers of Ireland and Scotland. Combining their extraordinary talents on harp as well as concertina, tinwhistle and bouzouki, The Masters of the Celtic Harp, h...
Thursday, April 19 2012 7:30 PM — 9:30 PM
"For a three piece, Genticorum makes a very full and glorious noise, both instrumentally and vocally… This is a band that’s going to go places." --SING OUT! Over the past decade the trad Quebec group Genticorum (Pascal Gemme, Alexandre de Grosbois-Garand and Yann Falquet) has become a fixture ...
Thursday, March 29 2012 7:30 PM — 9:30 PM
John Gorka is an acclaimed singer-songwriter who appeared for Calliope at Carnegie Lecture Hall this February with Red Horse (John Gorka, Lucy Kaplansky, Eliza Gilkyson) to a multiple standing ovations. Rolling Stone has called him "the preeminent male singer-songwriter of what has been dubbed th...
Thursday, March 1 2012 7:30 PM — 9:30 PM
Talented ensemble of local folk artists for three decades, CT is back! Original band members Bob Banerjee, Jan Boyd & Casey Deely are reunited with exciting addition of Nathan Zoob & Dave Pellow for creative renditions of new, old & original folk traditions with signature CT harmonies. If you ar...
Friday, February 17 2012 7:30 PM — 9:30 PM
This show is ALL AGES and is held at Calliope's newly renovated space at Pittsburgh Center for the Arts. The space features a welcoming, club-like atmosphere and quality acoustic treatments. Soda, wine and beer will be available for purchase.
Thursday, November 17 2011 7:30 PM — 9:30 PM
Winners of the 2008 talent show broadcast of NPR’s A Prairie Home Companion, The Honey Dewdrops write and sing in the veins of folk, old country music, and bluegrass. The duo entwines harmony singing with tight instrumentation and craft songs that are simple and fine-tuned. Theirs are new songs f...
Thursday, October 20 2011 7:30 PM — 9:30 PM
Ray Bonneville is a Canadian born, Austin based singer, songwriter, guitarist and harmonica player, who is known for his "loose, darkly funky vibe" (All Music Guide). His Red House release Goin' By Feel was named one of the best CD's of 2008 by DownBeat Magazine and featured the Americana hit "I ...
Thursday, October 6 2011 7:30 PM — 9:30 PM
"Tom Russell is Johnny Cash, Jim Harrison and Charles Bukowski rolled into one. I feel a great affinity with Tom Russell's songs, for he is writing out of the wounded heart of America." -Lawrence Ferlinghetti (co-founder of City Lights Booksellers & Publishers) Tom Russell has recorded 25 reco...
Tuesday, September 27 2011 7:30 PM — 9:30 PM
Whether with original songwriting or ageless interpretations of covers, Vance Gilbert’s music is a presentation of stunning artistry and soul. Vance Gilbert burst onto the scene in the early 1990's when the buzz started spreading about an ex-jazz singer who was knocking 'em dead at open mics. Wor...
Thursday, September 22 2011 7:30 PM — 9:30 PM