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  • JANUARY 09 2015 FRI 8:00PM $18/$22
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  • Wheatfield is the blending of four strong songwriters and instrumentalists: Connie Mims, Craig Calvert, Keith Grimwood and Ezra Idlet, who are long time friends as well as musical collaborators. The band was originally formed in the '70's and appeared on the first  ...  ...click text for more detail... 
  • By popular demand, Fort Worth's Ginny Mac is back for her second Uncle Calvin's appearance. She is gaining popularity for her vocal style and natural ability to entertain, and her musicianship and melodic improvisation skills are just as impressive. A versatile artist  ...  ...click text for more detail... 
  • JANUARY 16 2015 FRI 8:00PM $25/$30
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  • As a music lover of impeccable taste, odds are that you’re already looking forward to spending the better part of the next hour and several more after that getting rather obsessively familiar with this latest serving of song and groove from  ...  ...click text for more detail... 
  • “Guthrie Kennard is one bad ass song writer and this is no mediocre compliment. This man can write a song that is as true as an angel on the witness stand.” - Roots  ...  ...click text for more detail... 
  • JANUARY 23 2015 FRI 8:00PM $15/$18
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  • Chris Rosser is a multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, composer and producer. As a solo performer, he has toured nationally and independently released three critically acclaimed recordings. With his trio, Free Planet Radio, he  ...  ...click text for more detail... 
  • Over a career that spans more than a decade and a half and has won her a devoted worldwide fan base, Jess Klein—who possesses what Mojo magazine calls “one of those voices you want to crawl up close to the speakers to listen to” and a  ...  ...click text for more detail... 
  • JANUARY 30 2015 FRI 8:00PM $15/$18
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  • Some people were born to be on stage. Some people were made to have their name in lights. Some people were born incredibly attractive. Some people read. Andy Gullahorn is not any of those people. Andy was born and raised in the  ...  ...click text for more detail... 
  • Jill Phillips is a Nashville-based singer-songwriter who got her start in the business after graduating from Belmont University in 1998. Her guitar based folk-rock sound combines with rich, insightful lyrics that deal with age-old topics  ...  ...click text for more detail... 
  • FEBRUARY 06 2015 FRI 8:00PM $15/$18
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  • Sam Baker is a man of few words. Always beautifully chosen, and fully wrought. Words placed like plants and objects in a Zen Garden. His website is stark: white, black, sepia, and shades of gray. Baker turned inward, to relearn the use of his  ...  ...click text for more detail... 
  • When listeners describe singer-songwriter Heather Styka as an “old soul,” the term applies to more than the wisdom beyond her years in her writing. Styka’s tunes have a vintage familiarity that draws inspiration from folk and Tin Pan Alley  ...  ...click text for more detail... 
  • FEBRUARY 13 2015 FRI 8:00PM $15/$18
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  • Greg Greenway, Joe Jencks, and Pat Wictor are Brother Sun. They celebrate the amazing power of three-part male harmonies, singing contemporary folk with touches of gospel, blues, jazz and pop, and playing to standing ovations at venues nationwide.
  • Award Winning songwriter Dan Weber has been described as "The classic mid-life overnight sensation." A gifted storyteller and inspired performer, in 2013 Weber won 3rd place in the prestigious Woody Guthrie Songwriting Competition and the Silver  ...  ...click text for more detail... 

Calvin's News
Early Entry and Table Reservations information [12/8/14]
With the new ticketing system, we have implemented some changes in the way you request both table reservations and early entry privileges. When you select your ticket quantities on the Simpletix page, you also have the opportunity to select add-on "tickets" for both early entry and table seats. So if you want either early entry or to reserve a table, you specify quantities for both the regular tickets AND ALSO for the free add-on passes. Items in both categories are limited to the first thirty people who claim them. After those thirty are gone, you will no longer be able to select them. Also note for those of you wanting tables, you must purchase either 6 or 8 tickets AND 6 or 8 table add-on passes. If you find that all or part of the table passes are gone, then either continue your transaction without the table, or cancel out altogether. Finally note that Early Entry and Table Seat passes are mutually exclusive - no need to order both.
Our brand new website is live! [12/7/14]
Scroll down on this page for lots more detail and some policy changes as well.
Our new pricing model with additional targeted discounts [12/7/14]
In order to make our musical offerings more affordable to specific groups of people, we have decided to offer special discounts to seniors (65+), young adults (18-25), and students of any age with a current student id. Students will receive the same 50% discount as our youth audience does today, while the other two age-based groups will receive approximately 25% off the usual price. We hope you like it!
Our new ticketing partner, SimpleTix [12/7/14]
You will see that we have decided to outsource our ticketing processes to a 3rd party vendor, SimpleTix. When you click on a Buy Tickets link on the Uncle Calvins site, you will be taken to a page within the SimpleTix application, where you choose and pay for your tickets. We still have Paypal as one of our options for paying for your tickets, but we are also adding another credit card partner who promises better rates and faster service. We are adding a very modest handling fee of $0.50 per ticket to help cover the addtional expense of the SimpleTix service itself. Give us your feedback, we hope you like it! Also check out our new pricing model - more information to follow.
Check out our artist profile and show profile pages... [12/7/14]
GINNY MAC IS BACK! We're very pleased to add Fort Worth's Ginny Mac to the lineup for our next show with Wheatfield on January 9. Meanwhile, check out our new Profile pages, for both artists and shows, with bios and samples of their video and audio performances over the last few years. There's a great video of Wheatfield from Austin City Limits in 1976! And, of course, Ginny has lots of cool tunes as well. Just click on an artist name or show date in the listings below. Hope you are enjoying the new website!
In Brief

Uncle Calvin’s Coffeehouse is a not-for-profit, volunteer-run live music venue, presenting concerts nearly every Friday night in the fellowship hall of Northpark Presbyterian Church in Dallas, TX. Our goal is to bring you the best possible environment for listening to music, with clear, pristine sound, free of smoke, alcohol, and conversation. In addition to the music, we offer fine coffees, teas, juices, desserts, and salty snacks. Find out more about us here.


Quick Calendar
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Closed for New Years
Jan 09
$18/$22
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Wheatfield
[Opening] Ginny Mac
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Jan 16
$25/$30
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Ray Wylie Hubbard
[Opening] Guthrie Kennard
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Chris Rosser
Jess Klein
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Andy Gullahorn and Jill Phillips
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Sam Baker
[Opening] Heather Styka
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Brother Sun
[Opening] Dan Weber
Tickets not on sale; check back soon.
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TBD
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Josh White Jr.
[Opening] Emilie Aronson
Tickets on sale 12/31
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SoNIA & disappear fear
[Opening] Mt Thelonius
Tickets on sale 1/7
Mar 13 2015031320000
The Stray Birds
[Opening] Ordinary Elephant
Tickets on sale 1/14
Mar 20 2015032020000
Ellis
Allie Farris
Tickets on sale 1/21
Mar 27 2015032720000
Terri Hendrix with Lloyd Maines
[Opening] Ashley Monical
Tickets on sale 1/28
Apr 03 2015040320001
Closed for Easter weekend
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Tret Fure
Rebecca Folsom
Tickets on sale 2/11
Apr 17
$18/$22
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Sean Watkins
[Opening] Joseph Lemay
Tickets on sale 2/18
Apr 24 2015042420000
No Fuss and Feathers Roadshow
[Opening] Mare Wakefield
Tickets on sale 2/25

Our Friends Talk

"The intimate setting of Calvin's makes it easy to see and hear musicians....the gold standard of Dallas area coffeehouses, and for that matter, the nation...." --Michael Granberry, DMN

"I'd call Uncle Calvin's the cosmic center of the folk universe in Texas...." --Chuck Pyle

"...a warm spirited place where everybody's kinfolk, and where good music and good company are the ties that bind." --Lynn Adler