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In the last 3 years we've visited most of the US and Canada during one of our Just Plain Folks Roadtrips. We've hosted over 200 Showcases featuring over 5000 artist performances. We also host workshops, chapter meetings, networking events and gatherings of all types and even take a little time for tourism when we can. We hope to expand our Roadtrips to include Europe and Australia as our membership grows in those areas. If you'd like to get involved, follow the listings of the Roadtrips in our newsletter and sign up for events anywhere you are interested in participating. Below, you can see some pictures of the folks we've met and things we've seen along the way

We're all in this together!

2001Just Plain Folks Roadtrips and Showcases

Thanks for visiting our Roadtrip and Showcase section. This is where you will find information about past and present trips we have made to visit members all around the world.

2001 Just Plain Folks Southeast Roadtrip
December 8-14:  South Florida (Miami, Hollywood, Everglades, Ft. Lauderdale)
December 15-16: Chatanooga, TN

2001 Just Plain Folks Southern California Roadtrip
Oct 24: Anaheim, CA: Luv N Laughter Studio Workshop
Oct 25: North Hollywood, CA: Hallenbecks General Store Showcase
Oct 26: Tujunga Canyon, CA: Tujunga Song Circle
Oct 27: Tujunga Canyon, CA: Canyon Amphitheater Showcase/Picnic
Oct 29: Santa Barbara, CA: Dargans Irish Pub Showcase
Oct 30: Los Angeles, CA: KPFK Samm Brown's "For The Record" Radio Show w/John Braheny
Oct 31: Los Angeles, CA: Radio Free Virgin Meeting
Nov 2: Los Angeles, CA: TAXI Road Rally Showcase
Nov 3: Los Angeles, CA: TAXI Road Rally Panels and Showcase
Nov 4: Los Angeles, CA: TAXI Road Rally Panels
Nov 4: Santa Monica, CA: Rusty's Surf Ranch Showcase (Record Setting Show!) Page 1 Page 2
Nov 5: Van Nuys, CA: 3rd Annual Mentor Dinner/Song of the Year Selection Meeting
Nov 6: Orange, CA: Ugly Mug Showcase
Nov 7: Studio City, CA: Music Connection Magazine Meeting
Nov 8: Hermosa Beach, CA: Suzy's Showcase
Nov 9: San Diego, CA: Twiggs Showcase
Nov 10: Los Angeles, CA: Community Service Seniors Home Show
Nov 12: Tarzana, CA: Paladino's Showcase
Nov 13: Alta Dena, CA: Coffee Gallery Backstage Showcase
Nov 14: North Hollywood, CA: Kulak's Woodshed Showcase
Nov 15: Torrance, CA: Tea House Showcase
Nov 16: Hermosa Beach: Lounge at the Beach Pre-Awards Showcase Page 1 Page 2 Page 3
Nov 17: Hollywood, CA: Space 6507, 2001 Just Plain Folks Music Awards Page 1 Page 2 Page 3
Nov 18: Van Nuys, CA: Post Awards Song Circle and Member Party Page 1 Page 2 Page 3
Nov 19: Los Angeles, CA: Radio Free Virgin Meeting & LaBrea Tourism
Nov 20: Venice Beach, Hollywood, Santa Monica and other non-music tourist fun

2001 Midwest Music Summit in Indianapolis, IN.

We were thrilled to have had the best Indianapolis Artists combined with some of our best US Artists all on the stage together at our show which set all the records for the largest showcase of the Conference as well our the largest Just Plain Folks Showcase. (App. 1800 Attendees at our Rathskeller Show on Saturday, August 11, 2001.)
Check out the performance and activies from our August Events here: 

Midwest Music Summit 1
Midwest Music Summit 2
Midwest Music Summit 3
Midwest Music Summit 4
Midwest Music Summit 5
Midwest Music Summit Panel

Just Plain Folks 2001 Nashville Roadtrip Pics
July 17: Showcase at "The Boardwalk" with Walter Egan
July 18: Showcase at "Joey Wayne's"
July 19: Showcase at "The Wolf's Den" in the Nashville Arena
July 19: Showcase at "Joey Wayne's"
July 20: NAMM Show (Music Industry Manufacturers Trade Show)
July 20: Woodsongs Old Time Radio Hour/Muriel Anderson Night at "Wildhorse Saloon" 
July 21: NAMM Show (Music Industry Manufacturers Trade Show)
July 21: Showcase at "Joey Wayne's" with Curb & Curb/Magnatone Staff Writers
July 22: NAMM Show (Music Industry Manufacturers Trade Show)
July 22: Showcase at "Joey Wayne's" 
July 22: Showcase at "Broken Spoke" Special Writers Round
July 23: Showcase at "The Bluebird Cafe" with Barbara Cloyd
July 24: Member Workshop and Nashville Chapter Meeting with Mentors
July 25: Showcase at "The French Quarter"
 
We're all in this together!
Spotlight Roadtrip Pictures
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Brian and George Clinton in Nashville
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Brian and Peter Frampton in Anaheim
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Brian and Lamont Dozier in Los Angeles
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Brian, Kevin & Michael Bacon and Cindy Alexander in Merrilville, IN

Just Plain Folks 2001 East Coast Roadtrip Pictures and Event Dates

May 9: Arlington, VA "Luna Park" Showcase
May 10: Washington, DC "Velvet Lounge" Showcase
May 11: Washington, DC Future of Music Meeting
May 12: Baltimore, MD "Parkers" Showcase
May 13: Wilmington, DE "Downs Cultural Center" Mothers Day Showcase
May 14: Haddon Heights, NJ "Twisters" PSA/JPFolks Member Workshop
May 15: Philadelphia, PA "The Point" Showcase
May 16: Philadelphia, PA "The Fire" Showcase
May 17: Allentown, PA "Lehigh Valley Folks Music Society" Showcase
May 18: Philadelphia, PA "DOS" Showcase
May 19: Plymouth Meeting, PA "Warren's Neighborhood Cook-Out & Showcase"
May 22: New Brunswick, NJ "Corner Tavern" Princeton Songwriters Showcase
May 23: New York City, NY "Bitter End" Showcase
May 24: Hoboken, NJ "Maxwells" Showcase
May 25: Long Island, NY "Wrong Way Inn" Showcase
May 27: New York City, NY "Dark Star Lounge/Triad" Showcase
May 28: New York City, NY "Baggot Inn" Showcase
May 29: New York City, NY "The Parkside" Showcase
May 30: New York City, NY "Makor" Indiegrrl 3rd Anniversary Showcase
June 1: High Falls (Woodstock), NY "Clove Cafe" Showcase
June 2: Albany, NY "Borders Bookstore" Showcase
June 3: Springfield, MA "Tic Toc Lounge" Showcase
June 4: Hartford, CT "Double Down Grill" Showcase
June 4: Unionville, CT "Campfire" Song Circle
June 5: Providence, RI "Red Rock Cafe" Showcase
June 7: Boston, MA "Berklee College of Music" with Mentor Jack Perricone
June 8: Gloucester, MA "Rocky Neck Artist Colony" Visit
June 9: Rockport, MA "Bearskin Neck Artist Colony" Visit
June 10: Portland, ME "Center for Cultural Exchange" Showcase
June 11: Portsmouth, NH "Dolphin Striker" Showcase
June 12: Brattleboro, VT "Common Ground" Showcase
June 13: Burlington, VT "Tourist Day" Visit
June 14: Montreal, Canada Studio Visit and Member Meeting
June 16: Ottawa, Canada Member Meeting
June 18: Toronto, Canada "Ted's Wrecking Yard" Showcase
June 19: Niagara Falls, Canada "Tourist Day" 
June 21: Buffalo, NY "Al-e-oops" Showcase
June 22: Cleveland, OH "Symposium" Showcase
June 23: Cleveland, OH "Tavern at the Beachland Ballroom" Showcase
June 24: Detroit, MI "Joe Kool's" Showcase
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