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Don't forget your Early Entry passes!

We're noticing that many of you early-bird purchasers are forgetting to include the early entry passes in your ticket orders. As long as there are early entry passes available, you should add them to your orders -- one for each paid ticket. For now, we'll be reminding you, but hopefully not forever. Also, unless you are reserving an entire table of 6 or 8, please DON'T include table seat passes with your orders.

Upcoming Shows
  • 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 rich musical climate of Austin, TX  ... 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 in new and fresh ways. Her  ... 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  ... 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  ... 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  ... text for more detail... 
  • FEBRUARY 20 2015 FRI 8:00PM $15/$18
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  • Born Texan, rooted in the musical soil of his grandmother’s opera career, twisted by his uncle’s tall tales, and nourished on the Irish lore of his father’s birthplace, Tom McDermott travels the US as a storyteller, guitarist,  ... text for more detail... 
  • Willy Welch is a singer/songwriter/actor who has appeared in venues from Off-Broadway (“Flipside: The Patti Page Story”) to Theatre Three (“Woody Guthrie’s American Song” and “A Civil War Christmas”), and from clubs The Bottom Line & Gerde’s  ... text for more detail... 
  • FEBRUARY 27 2015 FRI 8:00PM $15/$18
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  • Josh White, Jr., became, a 'hit' literally over night at the age of four, by performing with his legendary father JOSH WHITE one night at New York's famed "Café Society" night club (America's first integrated nightclub). For the next five years,  ... text for more detail... 
  • Uncle Calvin's most frequently appearing artist makes returns again to charm us with her sweet vocals and  ... text for more detail... 
  • MARCH 06 2015 FRI 8:00PM $15/$18
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  • From the Opera House in Sydney to the bomb shelters in Israel to the Woody Guthrie Festival multiple first round Grammy singer songwriter SONiA disappear fear continues to excite and ignite audiences in the USA and around the world.  ... text for more detail... 
  • Hailing from St. Louis, Mt. Thelonious knew they wanted to pay tribute to their mutual influence, American jazz legend Thelonius Monk. Though their sound is rooted the sounds and melodies of indie folk, they share the values and  ... text for more detail... 
  • MARCH 13 2015 FRI 8:00PM $15/$18
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  • The Stray Birds have been flying high since the 2012 release of their critically acclaimed self-titled album. Known for their songwriting, instrumental virtuosity and gorgeous three-part harmony singing, their most cohesive and ambitious  ... text for more detail... 
  • ordinary elephant is a husband and wife duo, whose appreciation for folk, bluegrass, Americana, and alternative rock can be heard in their unique brand of original acoustic music. Acoustic guitar supports thought-provoking lyrics that are  ... text for more detail... 
  • Caitlin Canty delivers her fine-edged songs with a 1930’s Recording King guitar and a dusky alto, painting the line between joy and pathos with uncanny precision and power. Her songs imbue commonplace moments and images with strange magic,  ... text for more detail... 
  • MARCH 20 2015 FRI 8:00PM $15/$18
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  • There’s just something about Ellis. She is at once funny and wise, thoughtful and uninhibited, and her captivating voice is matched by her uplifting lyrics.Ellis’ performances are transformational; she leaves her audiences better than she  ... text for more detail... 
  • Although only 24, Flower Mound native Allie Farris has been writing songs for over ten years and formed her first band to play in metroplex clubs and venues when she was only 15. Since moving to Nashville in 2011, she has recorded three  ... text for more detail... 

Calvin's News
Have you tried the new website on your phone? [12/27/14]
One of our primary motivators for the new website was to make it more "mobile-friendly", and if you've checked it out on your phone or tablet, we hope you are satisfied with the result. We welcome your feedback!
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
Jan 30 2015013020000
Andy Gullahorn and Jill Phillips
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Feb 06 2015020620000
Sam Baker
[Opening] Heather Styka
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Feb 13 2015021320000
Brother Sun
[Opening] Dan Weber
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Feb 20 2015022020000
Tom McDermott
[Opening] Willy Welch
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Feb 27 2015022720000
Josh White Jr.
[Opening] Emilie Aronson
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Mar 06 2015030620000
SONiA & disappear fear
[Opening] Mt Thelonius
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Mar 13 2015031320000
The Stray Birds
[Opening] Ordinary Elephant
[Introducing] Caitlin Canty
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Mar 20 2015032020000
Allie Farris
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Mar 27 2015032720000
Terri Hendrix with Lloyd Maines
[Opening] Ashley Monical
Tickets on sale 1/28
Apr 03 2015040320001
Closed for Easter weekend
Apr 10 2015041020000
Tret Fure
Rebecca Folsom
Tickets on sale 2/11
Apr 17
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
May 01 2015050120000
Andrew Delaney
Showcase event
Tickets on sale 3/4
May 08 2015050820000
Grace Pettis
[Opening] TBD
Tickets on sale 3/11
May 15 2015051520004
Closed 4 weeks for Wildflower and Kerrville

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

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