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Upcoming shows

Sept 15th, 6-8 PM 
O'Neill Pub
6000 NE Glisan  

Megan Cronin, Eric Gale and I look forward to a family friendly night of music at our favorite family friendly Irish pub.  It will be a free and all ages show.  Join us for dinner, drinks, music and good cheer!

Sept 15th, 7-10PM
Musician's Rising Up Benefit Concert and Documentary screening
Clinton St Theatre

SE 26Th and SE Clinton St
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Sept 1st, 2-3PM
Art in the Pearl

NW Park blocks between NW Davis and W Flanders at W 8th Ave

I will be performing for a 45 min set of originals with Paul Brainard on lap steel guitar.


July 17th, 7-9 PM
Northwest Portland Hostel & Guesthouse

479 NW 18th
Portland, OR 97209

Join Megan Cronin, Eric Gale and me for the evening in this outdoor garden, a great place for summer music!  All are welcome.


May 19th, 6-8 PM
O'Neill Public House
6000 SE Glisan St
All Ages FREE

Join Megan Cronin, Eric Gale, Dave Mullany and myself in a celebration of spring for inspirational tunes, good food, good drink and great cheer!!!  See you there!


March 10th, 8-10 PM
SHE SINGS concert in honor of Woman's History Month
Artichoke Music

2007 SE Powell Blvd
$15   all ages

SOLD OUT!!!!!!

What better way to celebrate Women's History Month than with story and song.  I will be hosting this evening of women songwriters in the round.  Three of my favorite Portland area songwriters Anne Weiss, Kelly Brightwell and Avery Hill, will be joining me in singing songs inspired by the woman who have come before us.  This will be all ages at the wonderful listening room that Artichoke is.  Come join your voices with ours!  

Tickets available at


Jan 29th, 7-9
McMennamins White Eagle Saloon
836 N Russell St
Portland, OR 97227
21 and older

I will be playing along with Paul Brainard on pedal steel as part of the Global Folk Club series this night.  Hosted by Andrea Wild, this monthly music series showcases acoustic acts from around the world.


Jan 20th, 6-8 PM
O'Neill Pub

6000 NE Glisan 

Megan Cronin, Eric Gale and I look forward to a family friendly night of music at our favorite family friendly Irish pub.  It will be a free and all ages show.  Join us for dinner, drinks, music and good cheer!

Dec 1st, 7:30-9:30 PM
Artichoke Music

2007 SE Powell Blvd

I will be performing as one of the musicians for a 30 min set in their Friday night coffee house series.  This will be the first time that I will perform at their new location of this great listening room.  Come check it out with me!

Nov 18th, 6-8 PM
O'Neill Pub

6000 NE Glisan

Join me for dinner, drinks and music at this kid friendly casual venue.  I will be accompanied by Megan Cronin on violin and Eric Gale on bass.  I am thrilled to announce that my very talented niece, Una McStay, will be opening the night for us.  What a treat for you all!

July 13th, 8-10 PM
Scriptown Brewing Company
3922 Farnam St
Omaha, NE 68131

Road trip to Omaha Nebraska and hear me play at my brother in law's awesome brewery!  I will be playing at this FREE event from 8-10PM.  Come reconnect with the Stephens'!


May 28th 7-9PM
Artichoke Music
3130 SE Hawthorne Blvd
Portland, OR
$15 ticket/donation call to reserve seats

Artichoke Music, the non profit folk music home of Portland, has to move locations.  They have found a new home on SE Powell Blvd but they are going to need lots of support to make this new site work for all that they do in the community.  Megan Cronin, Dave Mullany, Anders Burgtrum and I are collaborating to make a great night of music to raise money for this incredible organization.  This will be all ages and all ticket money goes to their moving fund.  Come out for a great night of music and make a difference at the same time.

May 6th 6-8 PM
O'Neill Pub

600 NE Glisan

Join us for an all ages show at this nice family friendly venue with great food and drinks.  I will be joined on stage again with the talented  Paul Brainard on the pedal steel and Megan Cronin on violin.  She also will be sharing some of her own music to kick off the evening.  Bring you friends and family out and help share my music with your community!  I hope to see you there. 

Feb 25th  7-9
Park Place Cafe

1288 SE 182nd Ave
Gresham, OR
$5 cover, ALL AGES
I will be playing the first set this evening from 7-7:45 so that should allow those with littles to come on out as well.  This is a monthly night of folk music held at this cafe hosted by Doug Henderson .  I will be sharing the night with Sig Paulson and Night Folk  

Jan 28th 6-8 PM
O'Neill Pub

6000 NE Glisan
An all ages show with special guest Megan Cronin on violin and Katherine Dudney on cello.  They both will take turns opening each set with a few of their own tunes as well.  I look forward to celebrating the new year with you at this great Irish pub.  Join us for dinner and a drink and bring your family and friends.  This venue has a great reputation for family friendly music and I can promise you that that can be hard thing to come by in this city so I am excited to have the opportunity to share the space with you!
Dec. 10th 6-8PM
Landmark Saloon

4748 SE Division St
Paul Brainard will be joining me on pedal steel for an all ages evening of music to bring in the long nights of winter to come. Bring the family and come celebrate with us at this great neighborhood spot.  
Nov. 19th 12PM
Portland Village School Craft Fair

7654 N Delaware Ave
Portland, OR 97217
This is a FREE event of crafts, food, and music benefitting the teachers at PVS.
There will be both adult and student venders displaying their crafts for sale.
It is a great event for the whole family.  Music begins at 11AM.  I will be playing around 12 with the fabulous Megan Cronin on violin.

Sept 20th, 7-9PM
Edgefield Winery
2126 SW Halsey
Troutdale, OR 97060
21 and over

I am really looking forward to this one!  I hope you can come out for the evening and hear me at this wonderful venue.  Grab a babysitter if needed as this is over 21.  The first set I will be honored to be joined by Dave Mullany on guitar and Megan Cronin on fiddle will join me for the second set and maybe a few at the end with the both of them.  Lucky me!

Sept 2-4
Tumbleweed Music Festival
Howard Amon Park 
Richland, WA
This is a Free festival for all ages.  Located on the Columbia River, there are 5 stages with music, dancing and workshops.  I will be performing Sat afternoon.  This will be the 20th year of this great music festival!
July 22nd, 7PM
Artichoke Music
3130 SE Hawthorne Blvd
503 232 8845
I will be preforming as one of the three artists in this Friday night's showcase at Artichoke.  Dave Mullany will be accompanying me on guitar which I am thrilled about.
Sunday July 31st, 4:30-6:30
Alberta St Pub
1036 NE Alberta St

Alberta Street Pub is opening themselves up to more family friendly music events so this is a free event.  Come out for dinner and a beer with the family and enjoy the music!
Anders Bergstrom will be joining me on drums
Bob Dunham on Guitar and Bass
My sister Heather will be singing harmony vocals on a few
I will also have a few guest musicians joining in for a few songs and maybe even my 16 year old niece Una McStay will open the night!
July 16th, 3-9PM
All Ages
GeerCrest Farm
12390 Sunnyview Rd NE Salem, OR 97317 
503 873 3406
$20 family / $10 individual
Come out and join the fun for this fundraiser hoe down benefitting this amazing farm education program.
July 11th, 7PM
Al's Den McMenamins
303 SW 12th Ave

 21 and over
I will be performing as part of the Global Folk Club week long residency. 
June 26th, 5-7 PM
All Ages
Mississippi Pizza Pub
3552 N mississippi Ave
Portland, OR 97227

Come join me in the celebration of the start of summer with music and pizza!
I am so honored to have Kelly Brightwell sharing the stage with me this night.  She is an amazing Portland area singer/songwriter who describes her music as Simmering Americana.  I look forward to sharing her music with you.  You can find out more about her below. 
I will be kicking off the night accompanied by Bob Dunham on guitar at 5pm so come early so you can get settled in before the show starts.

CD Release show! 
April 10th, 5-7PM.  

This will be an all ages show. 
Alberta Street Pub
1036 NE Alberta Street
Portland, OR 97211
 (503) 284-7665  or

$10 advance purchase, $12 at the door.  $5 for minors.  
Hope to see you there.
What a great night of music at a wonderful venue!

I am thrilled to play the songs from my album as well as a few new songs and covers.  I will be joined this evening by a group of talented musicians who all inspire me and many of whom played on the actual album.
Scott Fisher who also produced the cd, will be joining me on keyboards,  
Will Amend on the stand up bass,
Paul Brainard on pedal steel 
Bob Dunham on guitar and
Anders Bergstrom on drums. 
I feel so lucky to have these guys share the evening with us!
Also my dear friend Nancy Isreal will be joining me with her harmony.

Ky Burt a local singer/songwriter will be kicking off the evening with a short set.  He is a local talent and I am excited to share his music with you as he prepares for the release of his debut album.
Dec 22nd,  THE SOLSTICE!
Al's Den 
303 SW 12th Ave
21 and over
I will be joining Scott Fisher this evening during his residency there where he will be playing all week.  Join us for a celebration of the Solstice and bring in the new light with us.