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March 26 at 1:30 PM


Ken performs a concluding concert of 11 new songs written with students at Campbellsport Elementary School, in Campbellsport, WI.  The songs are about positive behavioral traits and attitudes in Dr. Seuss stories.

Ken has conducted two previous Songwriting Artist-In-Residence programs at Campbellsport, but this was - no surprise - the first-ever via ZOOM!  Thanks to all the kids for a wonderful songwriting extravaganza!

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April 10


Blackhawk Folk Music Society presents a Facebook-Streaming Concert at 7 PM.  

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Though no admission fee is required, donations are suggested.  Think about what you'd typically be asked to pay to hear someone in a club, and let your conscience - and your supportive instincts - be your guide.  Thanks!


May 19 / 2 PM


Ken sings - via ZOOM - for Mayville, WI 6th and 7th Grades as part of th3ir Environmental Education Camp Week.

Ken will combine nature and science songs with humor and story-songs, and plenty of participation.


May 28 / 1:30 PM


Ken and multi-instrumentalist Doug Brown perform at Oakwood Village-Prairie Ridge in Madison for residents at the retirement community.


June 2 / 6:30 PM


O'DARBY returns to the Monroe Art Center in Monroe, WI for an evening concert in the ir outdoor setting.  Join Ken Lonnquist, Pete Burns, Doug Brown and Espere Eckard-Lee for a 90 minute mix of traditional and original songs in the Irish Folk tradition.


June 8 / 9:15 AM


Ken sings - via ZOOM - for Nerstrand School in Nerstrand, MN - where he's performed many concerts and two songwriting residencies ever the years.  We'll be celebrating their LAST DAY OF SCHOOL with songs and humor and stories and lots of participation.


June 18 / 6 PM


O'DARBY performs for Oakwood Village-Prairie Ridge, bringing their mix of traditional and original songs in the Irish Folk Band style to thnsenior residential community.  The band features Doug Brown, Espere Eckard-Lee, Pete Burns and Ken Lonnquist.


June 21 / 11 AM - 11:30 AM


Ken performs for MAKE MUSIC MADISON on WIDE-LP Radio (or in-person at 626 Orchard Dr. in Madison, WI).

Ken will be performing ONLY songs he's written and not yet recorded... so stop by or tune-in for some less-familiar originals by the prolific Wisconsin songwriter!

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June 22 / 7 PM


At Oakwood Village-University Woods,  Ken performs songs from his original musical adaptation of "Beauty And The Beast" - originally written for CTM back in 1989. By wonderful coincidence, his old friend Mike Accardo will be in town that evening - Mike played The Beast in the original production - and will join Ken in singing the songs.  A few other special guests may join in as well...


July 10 / 10 AM


Ken is joined by his young pal Espere Eckard-Lee in a show for 

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July 20 / 6:30 PM


Ken performs at the DeForest Public Library for their Summer Reading Program.  The talented Espere Eckard-Lee joins Ken with harmony vocals, accordion and more!

Ken's written LOTS of funny, interactive songs about critters with TAILS... and lots of songs that tell TALES, too!  Expect a lively, lighter-filled, musical time!


July 24 / 11 AM, 12:30 PM, 2 PM


Ken is joined by Doug Brown and Espere Eckard-Lee at Woodhaven Nature Center, 509 LaMoille Rd, Sublette, IL