Past Dates

Saturday, January 3rd, 2015

BIG Songwriter Showdown - 7:30pm
100 North Railroad Avenue
Ashland, VA 23005
804-798-1702 [map]
Price: $15

Well......I tied for the win in the Showdown in December, so, I'm in the BIG Showdown on January 3!!!  This will be a full house, so, I suggest getting your tickets in advance.  Great menu, so, come early and hungry!!!

Saturday, December 27th, 2014

Songwriter Showdown # 10 - 7pm
100 North Railroad Avenue
Ashland, VA 23005
804-798-1702 [map]
Price: $5

I am going to be in competition with other songwriters singing original music.  The winner will be part of the BIG showdown, January 3, 2015, 7:30!  Come scream and holler for me!!!

Saturday, September 20th, 2014

FOCUS Concerts featuring Slaid Cleaves, opening/Mary Gordon Hall - 7pm-9pm
8531 Riverside Road
Alexandria, Virginia 22308
USA
703-380-3151 [map]
Price: $15/$18

This will be a great show!  I haven't heard Slaid's wonderful music LIVE since my days running Acoustic Muse in Charlottesville.  Now, I get to open for him!  So looking forward to the evening!

Saturday, May 31st, 2014

Lynn Hollyfield CD release...a whole pile of us will be supporting Lynn's wonderful song from her new cd, In the Balance! - 1pm at the Crystal Pool Stage
Glen Echo Park
Glen Echo, MD 20812 [map]

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

The Old Town Theater SAW (Songwriters Association of Washington) Showcase
Songwriter Showcase featuring Carey Creed, Mary Gordon Hall and Lynn Hollyfield - 8pm to 10pm
815 1/2 King Street
Alexandria, Virignia [map]

This is a very successful and fun series hosted by Patty Reese.  

Friday, May 9th, 2014

Tree of Life Concert Series/Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Rockville
Songwriter Circle featuring Carey Creed, Mary Gordon Hall and Lynn Hollyfield - 8:00 pm
100 Welsh Park Drive
Rockville, Maryland [map]
Price: $15.00

Friday, January 24th, 2014

featuring Lynn Hollyfield with special guests Mary Gordon Hall and Carey Creed - 8pm
5315 Harford Rd.
Baltimore, MD 21214
410.922.5210 [map]

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

Hyattsville Elementary School
Winter Concert....Original Winter Songs by Ms. Hall and the 4th and 5th graders! - 7pm-9pm
5311 43rd Avenue
Hyattsville, Maryland [map]

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013

Ruthie and the Wranglers Jamboree...featured guest artist - 7:00pm-9:00pm
113 Centerway St.
Greenbelt, MD 20770
301-474-5642 [map]

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

featuring Lynn Hollyfield and special guests Mary Gordon Hall, Carey Creed, Dave Abe and Mike Kelley - 7pm-9pm
113 Centerway St.
Greenbelt, MD 20770
301-474-5642 [map]

Friday, October 25th, 2013

HomeSpun Coffeehouse with Carey Creed with special guests Mary Gordon Hall, Lynn Hollyfield and Mark Sylvester - 8pm
Chaptico, Maryland [map]

Friday, September 13th, 2013

Songwriter Overnighter in Salem
Private Event - a weekend of songwriters sharing with songwriters
Bluebird Lane
Salem, Virginia [map]

Monday, July 1st, 2013

Lynn Hollyfield and Carey Creed will be joining me on stage as we add color with harmony, guitar and piano to each other's songs! - 7:30pm
124 N Market St
Frederick, MD 21701 [map]
Price: pass the hat

I am thrilled to be the headliner for this great series in Frederick, Maryland.  Doubly thrilling, Lynn Hollyfield and Carey Creed will be joining me!  We'll each sing a few songs and support each other on harmonies, guitar and piano. There will also be piano music to start the evening, and a couple of other songwriters doing a few songs each.  We'll also, most likely, have resident poet John Holly share his eclectic poems.  Fun night in Frederick...plus delicious food from Brewer's Alley!

Friday, June 28th, 2013

Sing-A-Book with Mary Gordon Hall - 1pm-2pm
1460 University Drive
Winchester, VA 22601 [map]
Price: part of the conference fees

I've been invited to demonstrate my Sing-A-Book show as part of the Shenandoah University Children's Literature Festival.  Teachers and librarians will be attending the conference to mix and mingle with authors and illustrators and to see what's new out there in the world of children's literature.  I will be demonstrating my school program whereby I integrate reading and music by focusing on fiction and nonfiction themes, accompanied by picture books, songs and storytelling. I'll do a sampling of my show and then assist teachers in using my method to integrate music and reading in the classroom or library.

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

Lynn Hollyfield with Mary Gordon Hall and Carey Creed - 7pm-9pm
113 Centerway St.
Greenbelt, MD 20770
301-474-5642 [map]
Price: tips in the bucket

Oh, how lovely it is to be invited by Lynn Hollyfield to share in her night at New Deal!  Carey Creed and I will be singing harmony and playing along on Lynn's songs. She is also generously letting us have some time to share some of our songs!  Will be a really glorious and harmonious night! Plus, it's one of the coolest venues I've been to in a long time.  You feel like you're stepping right back into the 70's in this little intimate venue...with great food, I might add.

Saturday, June 1st, 2013

In the Round with Lynn Hollyfield and Carey Creek - 2:30pm to 3:30pm (other music will be there through the day)
Glen Echo Park
Glen Echo, MD 20812 [map]

Lynn, Carey and I will be singing songs, in the round, supporting each other harmonies, guitar and keyboard.

Thursday, May 9th, 2013

SAW (Songwriters Association of Washington) Concerts at The Athenaeum - 7:00pm-9:00pm
201 Prince Street
Alexandria, Virginia 22314
703-548-0035 [map]
Price: Tickets available at NVFAA.org or $10 at the door

Saturday, April 20th, 2013

Garden Day at Carlyle House Historic Park
Mary Gordon Hall at Carlyle House - 2:30pm to 3:30pm (other music will be there through the day)
121 North Fairfax Street
Alexandria, Virginia 22314
703-549-2997 [map]
Price: free

Come listen to music while buying herbs and perennials from the Mount Vernon greenhouse and Layng & Company.  Along with the music, there will be jewelry, crafts, used books, baked goods and much more!

Saturday, April 6th, 2013

Carey Creed and Mary Gordon Hall - doors open at 6pm
3400 Bryan Point Rd.
Accokeek, Maryland 20607
240-305-0876 [map]
Price: $10

I am so delighted to have been invited to be part of this wonderful series run by local singer/songwriter extraordinaire, Lynn Hollyfield.  On this night, I will be opening for local singer/songwriter Carey Creed as she brings her lovely music to this intimate coffeehouse setting.  I can't wait to share the evening with her and meet some new friends who love and support local music!

Saturday, March 23rd, 2013

Blue O'Connell, Peter Markush, Mary Gordon Hall - 8:00 pm
1301 Harris Street
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
434-817-2633 [map]
Price: $8.00

Oh, boy!  Can't wait!  It'll be a great night reconnecting and sharing the stage with two of my favorite music buddies in Charlottesville, Blue O'Connell and Peter Markush.  it will indeed be an eclectic night!  Hope to see y'all!!!

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

"Sing a Book" as part of Sweet Reads - 6:00pm
1205 Pen Park Road (Charlottesville Catholic School)
Charlottesville, Virginia
434-964-0400 [map]
Price: free

I am so thrilled to be a part of this wonderful festival honoring books and reading!  It's been a blast planning for my contribution to this festival. I'll be featuring an assortment of picture books, fiction and non fiction, and singing original songs matching the themes of the picture books.  Barnes and Noble will be available at the festival for purchasing some of the books I will feature.  I will also have many copies of my family album, "I Just Can't Eat My Peas!" available for purchase and your singing pleasure.

Friday, November 16th, 2012

Opening for Kate Campbell - 8:00pm
276 Carroll Street, NW
Washington, DC 20012 [map]
Price: $15

I will be opening for one of my favorite singer/songwriters and probably the songwriting teacher with whom I have worked the most! I might even be able to sing a little harmony with her at the Carroll Cafe stage!  This is a wonderful listening room and you don't want to miss the opportunity to hear Kate in this room!  She will also be leading a songwriting workshop the next morning (10am) at Electric Maid, next door.  For details, email me!

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

A Night of Music by Bonnie Raitt and John Prine - 8-10pm
11213 A Lee Highway
Fairfax, Virginia 22030 [map]

This is a SAW event hosted by Ron Goad.  Many of the DC area's finest musicians will be attending and honoring music by Bonnie Raitt and John Prine.

Sunday, October 7th, 2012

Mary Gordon Hall on the Old Bridge Stage - 3:30-4:30
River Front Park on Avondale Street
Laurel, Maryland 20707
USA [map]

Sunday, September 30th, 2012

singing for morning service - 11am
18621 Jarkey Drive
Hagerstown, Maryland 21742 [map]

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

Patsy Cline Night hosted by Mary Gordon Hall - 7:30pm
11213 A Lee Highway
Fairfax, Virginia 22030 [map]
Price: donations to Patsy Cline Historic House and future Patsy Cline Museum

I will be hosting the evening, along with Ron Goad, and singing about 5 of my favorite Patsy Cline songs in honor of her birthday, September 8.  Other Patsy Cline fans will be signing up to sing their favorite Pasty songs.  I may even have a small throw-together band and just might wear a dress (!), fancy shoes (!), curl my hair (!) and wear lipstick!!!!!  Only Patsy could make me do that!!!!

Saturday, August 25th, 2012

A Night of Song - 8-10pm
100 N. East Street
Frederick, MD 21701 [map]

Frederick is one of my new favorite quaint towns!  This is quite a lovely coffeehouse to enjoy a light dinner while listening to music by yours truly!

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

Girls Like Us (a SAW event) - 8pm
11213 A Lee Highway
Fairfax, Virginia 22030 [map]
Price: donations to Hungryformusic.com

Girls Like Us Night is based upon Sheila Weller's book- JONI MITCHELL, CAROLE KING, & CARLY SIMON.  Each artist will be performing 2 songs by Joni Mitchell, Carole King, or Carly Simon.   Donations go to HUNGRYFORMUSIC.COM.

Monday, August 20th, 2012

Songwriters Association of Washington Showcase - 7:30pm
124 N Market St
Frederick, MD 21701 [map]

MarySue Twohy and I will be cooking up some harmonies!  We'll each have a three song set, along with other fine musicians in the area.  A very lovely venue and delicious menu and local brew!

Sunday, August 19th, 2012

will be singing for their morning service - 11am
18621 Jarkey Drive
Hagerstown, Maryland 21742 [map]

Friday, August 3rd, 2012

El Golfo Restaurant
Takoma Cabaret - 9pm to 11:50
8739 Flower Avenue
Silver Spring, Maryland 20901
1-301-608-2121 [map]
Price: Suggested donation $10...more or less

Peggy Brennan of Takoma Park hosts these First Friday Cabarets of local entertainment from music to juggling, from taro card readings, to hoop dancing!  I will be the headliner for music for this cabaret.  Come one, come all!

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

Poetry and Song - 7:30pm
21 C Street
Laurel, Maryland 20707 [map]

This will be a night blending poetry and song sponsored by the Laurel Arts District Committee.  More details posted later!

Saturday, July 14th, 2012

Family Show Following a Local Author Book Signing! - 10am - 12pm
254 E. Davis Street
Culpeper, Virginia
(540) 827-4185 [map]

This show will follow the a children's book signing by a local author.  More details will be posted as they come in!!!

Sunday, June 24th, 2012

Sunday Morning Brunch with Mary Gordon - 11:30am to 2:00pm
254 E. Davis Street
Culpeper, Virginia
(540) 827-4185 [map]

Monday, June 18th, 2012

Mary Gordon Hall, Paddy Kilrain and Ray Jozwiak - 7:30pm
124 N Market St
Frederick, MD 21701 [map]

Wednesday, June 13th, 2012

Songwriters Association of Washington Funny Song Showcase - 8-10pm
11213 A Lee Highway
Fairfax, Virginia 22030 [map]

Friday, June 1st, 2012

Mary Gordon Hall - 8-10pm
100 N. East Street
Frederick, MD 21701 [map]