Past Tributes & Events

Past tributes and events

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JONI MITCHELL ROCKS! Playing Joni's rock versions of her best-loved songs. Murphy's Pub, Newtown, CT. February 9th at 8:30. The lineup includes Leslie Ballard, flute and vocals (Joni Mitchell's Jazz); Corky Ballard on bass, Christian Martirano on keyboards (also with Joni Mitchell's Jazz), Matt Spencer drums, Jim Lynch guitar, and our Joni Mitchell's Jazz sax man, Steve Moran. The night wraps up with a set of 60s and 70s classic hits, so be ready to dance your sox off and have some fun. Reserved tables available, call 203-270-1800. (Kitchen is open until 11pm, featuring HOG WILD BBQ. More information here.

The three piece group Shadows and Light return to Whale Theatre with their captivating show on the iconic singer – songwriter Joni Mitchell. Stunning interpretations of her music are played by vocalist Maura Vambeck, Dave Mulligan on guitar, Dave McCune on percussion, and Paul Enright on keyboard.

The show features songs from the huge Joni repertoire, including classics from the landmark ‘Blue’ album, along with some of the lesser known numbers like Hejira, Secret Place and Hissing of Summer Lawns.

Their hypnotic performance of the lyrics and life of Joni is truly special, bringing you Joan Anderson, the poet, artist and mother. More information here.

Performing Joni Mitchell’s songs as authentically and true to her rare musical style as possible, vocalist and guitarist Kim Casey (who has studied Joni’s Mitchell guitar techniques for over 30 years) will be performing on as many as 16 different alternately tuned guitars in a broad and extraordinary performance collection that very few artists otherwise have accomplished with such remarkable proficiency. For more information about Kim Casey performances, and her music, visit KimCaseyMusic.com

The Joni Mitchell Songbook brings together a group of top-drawer musicians, led by singer Sarah Miller and keyboard player Aidan Goldstraw, whose devotion to the artist’s back catalogue shines through in performance. This is no ordinary tribute act – it’s an evening spent together, exploring the work of a musical genius.

This comprehensive survey of Joni’s career includes landmarks such as Big Yellow Taxi (her most covered song), River and A Case of You (both from the breakthrough album Blue), the radio hits of Help Me and Free Man In Paris (from double-platinum Court and Spark) and the jazz-infused stylings of In France They Kiss On Main St (The Hissing of Summer Lawns) and Coyote (Hejira). More information here.

Fourth World Promotions return to The Brunswick with another evening of tribute and celebration for phenomenal iconic artists. This time we bring together 9 fantastic acts to perform their versions of songs by the one and only Joni Mitchell.

Featuring performances from- Night House, Greenness, Paul Diello, Alan Bonner, The Purple Shoes, Kristofer, Lucy Pickering, Tabitha Smith, Act of Love.

This night of love and admiration for one of the best musicians and lyricists is a must for any fan of Ms Mitchell, and indeed any fan of live music!

Doors 8pm, Tickets £8 in advance/£10 on the door. More information here.

In 75 years Joni Mitchell has quite the career: poetress, songwriter and painter. In honoring her, Duluth has a very special evening planned.

The artists include Arna Rennan, Breanne Tepler, Kate McCall Isles, Stephanie Longstreet, Gina Lee, Kim Curtis-Monson, Kristy Marie NurJehan Chisti, Leyla Aktekin, Lisa Lokken, Lyz Jaakola, Maxi Childs, Rochelle Luoma, Rose Hoene, Janie and the Spokes, Caiticoo Dita and many more. More information here.

The Joni Mitchell Songbook brings together a group of top-drawer musicians, led by singer Sarah Miller and keyboard player Aidan Goldstraw, whose devotion to the artist’s back catalogue shines through in performance. This is no ordinary tribute act – it’s an evening spent together, exploring the work of a musical genius.

This comprehensive survey of Joni’s career includes landmarks such as Big Yellow Taxi (her most covered song), River and A Case of You (both from the breakthrough album Blue), the radio hits of Help Me and Free Man In Paris (from double-platinum Court and Spark) and the jazz-infused stylings of In France They Kiss On Main St (The Hissing of Summer Lawns) and Coyote (Hejira). More information here.

The Bluffton Town Hall Concert Series is presenting Don Juan’s Reckless Daughter, a tribute to Joni Mitchell, at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, on the third floor of Bluffton Town Hall, 154 N. Main St., Bluffton. More information here.

Joan & Joni will perform at the Minstrel Acoustic Concert Series on Friday, January 25, at 7:30 pm at the Morristown Unitarian Fellowship, 21 Normandy Heights Rd, Morristown.

According to the group, Joan & Joni is a tribute to Joan Baez and Joni Mitchell performed by singer/songwriters Allison Shapira and Kipyn Martin. Allison and Kipyn are both classically trained musicians from the DC-area folk music scene. In Joan & Joni. Allison and Kipyn bring to the stage many of Joan Baez and Joni Mitchell’s well- known originals and folk songs, as well as a few hidden gems. They also highlight the impact these legendary women have had on their own songwriting and performance. Kipyn Martin is an award-winning Americana singer/songwriter whose roots sink into the banks of the Shenandoah River. Allison Shapira is a recovering opera singer from Boston who recently found her authentic voice as a folksinger and songwriter.

The event is part of the Minstrel Acoustic Concert Series, sponsored by The Folk Project each Friday evening at the Fellowship. Admission is $10.00 per adult at the door. Children 12 and under are free. For further information, call 973-335-9489, or visit www.folkproject.org.

Carol Lipnik and Rachelle Garniez, acclaimed songwriter-vocalists and Pangea resident fixtures, join forces in an homage to one of their most treasured inspirations, the great Joni Mitchell.

StorySound Records presents the single “Songs to Aging Children Come”, a harmonically exotic meditation on conscious listening, produced by Dick Connette.

Accompanying the single is a gorgeous video shot by Albie Mitchell and edited by Amanda Homi, which will be screened at the performance. Each known for their singularly expressive blends of beauty and humor, Lipnik and Garniez meet at the crossroads of the surreal and the psychedelic, bringing the eternally relevant message of the song into the present moment. The evening will feature more gems by Joni Mitchell as well as original compositions, and works by other women songwriters and poets from Aretha Franklin to Edna St. Vincent Millay.

Songs to Aging Children Come - Carol Lipnik & Rachelle Garniez
Single and Video Release Party
Sunday, January 20th, 7pm at
Pangea, 178 Second Ave, NYC
tix and info @ pangeanyc.com

A Celebration of Joni Mitchell featuring Kimberly Ford is a rocking tribute to the most iconic singer-songwriter of the Woodstock generation. Mitchell touched millions with her nearly 40-year career that spanned genres from contemporary folk to jazz to full-throated pop-rock. Hear all your favorite Joni tunes, like Help Me, Conversation, Blue, River, All I Want, Free Man in Paris, Cary and, of course, Woodstock ... The band also throws in a few you might not have heard before ... To hear the band, go to www.celebrationofjonimitchell.com where you can find a video on the home page ...

Kimberly Ford, lead vocals, guitars, mandolin; Leland Rollag, guitar, violin, backup vocals; George Friedenthal, piano, keyboard, melodica, background vocals; Tom Buckner, saxophones; Tom Etchart, basses; Sven Holcomb, background vocals; Charles Levin, drums and percussion

Namba Performing Arts Space
47 South Oak Street
Ventura, CA 93001
Two-set show at 8 p.m.
All Ages
Admission: $25
For more info, call (805) 628-9250

We have just returned from a successful four-day Bay Area tour, including stops at Yoshi's Oakland and Kuumbwa Jazz Center. This is our only show in Ventura this year before we head back out on the road again in February. Our last performance in Ventura in 2016 at Music Under the Stars was a near sell out ...More information here.

The enduring music of Joni Mitchell is re-imagined in this energetic musical experience. Conceived and directed by Vancouver’s theatrical powerhouses (and spouses) Andrew Cohen & Anna Kuman. One of the most influential recording artists of the late 20th century, Joni Mitchell has often reflected on social and environmental ideals through her music. Circle Game reinterprets Mitchell’s iconic songs such as “Big Yellow Taxi”, “River”, “California” and “A Case of You” through the ears and eyes of a new generation, connecting them to the politics and world we know today. More information here.

ROSA INCAICA, with Argentinian guitarist Pablo González Jazey and singer Annelise Skovmand, celebrate the genius of singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell in a concert of selections from throughout her prolific musical life. Audiences will take a musical journey through her career, reliving “old” favorites and discovering “new” songs that touch the soul. More information here

'Hannah Reimann Sings Joni Mitchell' including readings from David Yaffe's bestselling 2017 biography "Reckless Daughter: A Portrait of Joni Mitchell". With guest artists Bill Trevaskis & Courtney Nabiloff. Doors at 6:30pm, Show at 7pm. Adults $10, Kids $5, *Families up to 4 people $20. More information here.

The Joni Mitchell Songbook brings together a group of top-drawer musicians, led by singer Sarah Miller and keyboard player Aidan Goldstraw, whose devotion to the artist’s back catalogue shines through in performance. This is no ordinary tribute act – it’s an evening spent together, exploring the work of a musical genius.

This comprehensive survey of Joni’s career includes landmarks such as Big Yellow Taxi (her most covered song), River and A Case of You (both from the breakthrough album Blue), the radio hits of Help Me and Free Man In Paris (from double-platinum Court and Spark) and the jazz-infused stylings of In France They Kiss On Main St (The Hissing of Summer Lawns) and Coyote (Hejira). More information here.

Following their recent celebration of Joni’s birthday, Shadows and Light comprising of vocalist Maura Vambeck, guitarist Dave Mulligan and Paul Enright on keyboard, will play the Séamus Ennis Arts Centre on 8th December.

Located 22 miles north of Ireland's capital city of Dublin, the venue is named in honour of the late Irish musician, singer and music collector.

The show features songs and stories from Joni’s rich store of classics. The 8th of December marks the start of Ireland’s Christmas season - the River will surely get an airing. More information here.

The 3 Alarm Choir is hosting a December Song Blaze event Dec. 6, inviting people to sing Joni Mitchell's River in honour of her 75th birthday. The evening will take place at the Lakefield Legion, with doors opening at 6:45 p.m., warmup songs at 7:15 p.m., and River at 7:30 p.m.

The musical leaders for the event are Linda S. Clark and David Berger. Admission is $5. Kids are welcome if they are accompanied by an adult. More information can be found here.

Dec. 3, Birmingham: 7 p.m., Baldwin Library, 300 W. Merrill St., with Chuck Mitchell. More information here.

Andy Mientus, known for his performances in Les Misérables, Spring Awakening, and NBC’s Smash, will play Feinstein’s/54 Below November 29–30.

Mientus will perform Joni Mitchell’s third album, Ladies of the Canyon, which includes such songs as “Big Yellow Taxi,” “Woodstock,” and “The Circle Game.” Show time is 7 PM.

Mientus will be joined by music director Benjamin Rauhala.

Tickets, priced $40–$50, go on sale to Club 54 members October 24 at noon. They will go on sale to members of the general public October 29 at 8 AM. Visit 54below.com.

We are thrilled to welcome local author and journalist Susan Whitall a writer and editor at Creem magazine and a music and feature writer at the Detroit News for her latest book Joni on Joni: Interviews and Encounters with Joni Mitchell.

As the newest addition to our popular Musicians in Their Own Words series, Joni on Joni is an authoritative, chronologically arranged anthology of some of Mitchell’s most illuminating interviews, spanning the years 1966 to 2014.

This event is free and copies of Joni on Joni will be sold before and after this event. More information here.