Upcoming Shows

Dave Boutette

Date Venue City
07/09/17 Birmingham Farmers Market Birmingham, MI
Age restrictions: All Ages Public Parking Lot 6 on the east side of N. Old Wo
This is one of my favorite things to do during the day. We always have a good time, and the people watching is amazing.
07/20/17 - 07/22/17 Beaver Island Music Festival Beaver Island, MI
Age restrictions: All Ages The Beaver Island Music Festival promotes the variety and tradition of all music and art. We want to create opportunities for all artists, be an educational resource, and strongly encourage community and family involvement in an outdoor environment combining nature, renewable energies, music, and artwork. Our main goal is to bring attention to the beautiful world that we live in (especially Beaver Island) by uniting all of these talents and people. Buy Tickets
08/06/17 Ann Arbor Senior Center Ann Arbor, MI
Admission : $5 Donation Age restrictions: All Ages 1320 Baldwin Ave
(734) 794-6250
This is a Community Sing event! Come celebrate diversity thru the roots & branches of American folk music. A2 Community Sing program will meet one time a month in Burns Park at the Ann Arbor Senior Center.
08/13/17 River’s Edge Brewing Co. Milford, MI
Age restrictions: All Ages 125 South Main Street, Suite 400
(248) 685-1625
Gonna be part of River’s Edge Brewing’s celebration of the Milford Memories Festival! This thing is crazy big Midwestern street fair arts, crafts, food, and entertainment. But you can enjoy the music in the comfort of a fine craft beer tent.
08/24/17 Chamberlin’s Ole Forest Inn Curtis, MI
Admission : Stick it in the jar. Age restrictions: All Ages N9450 Manistique Lakes Rd (Hwy 33)
Super ideal Up North get-away with fabulous food, fine drink, and good old-fashioned charm. Come see for yourself.
09/10/17 Wheatland Music Festival Remus, MI
Age restrictions: All Ages 7251 50th Ave
Holy guacamole! The folks at the Wheatland Music Festival handed 45 minutes over to me! I’ll be going on after Drew Nelson, so stick around! Buy Tickets
09/23/17 Chelsea Farmers Market Chelsea, MI
Age restrictions: All Ages 222 S. Main St.
This is a very sweet farm market. Everyone is just so nice. It’s like being around family. See you there!
10/14/17 The Pump House East Lansing, MI
Admission : $15 368 Orchard St
(517) 927-2100
An absolute pleasure to perform in this ideal venue with one of my favorite musical colleagues and best friends, Chris Buhalis, an amazing and recognized first rate songwriter and performer.

Past Shows

Dave Boutette

Date Venue City
06/21/17 Ann Arbor Summer Fest Ann Arbor, MI
Age restrictions: All Ages 915 E. Washington Street
Kristi Lynn Davis and I will be at the Grove Stage for this one. We’ll see ya there, and don’t forget to drop some dough in the Ann Arbor Summer Fest kettle!
06/18/17 The Old Town Tavern Ann Arbor, MI
Age restrictions: All Ages 122 West Liberty Street
734-662-9291
A full on saloon show in Dave’s home court! Fun! Sing-alongs! Community! Drinks! Good times!
06/15/17 Chelsea Sounds & Sights Chelsea, MI
Age restrictions: All Ages Happy to be joined by Kristi Lynn Davis for this one. We’re thinking we’ll be next to The Chelsea Ale House. Yes!
06/10/17 Spack’s Barn Dexter, MI
Admission : $15.00 Age restrictions: All Ages 12075 Island Lake Rd
Spack’s Farm (Dexter, MI) comes alive with a concert featuring Jen Green singing with The End Times and Broken Spokes. The Flying Latinis are anchoring the concert, and Chris Buhalis, Jack Spack, Dave Boutette + Kristi Davis, and Timothy Monger are also on the bill. El Harrissa Market and Cafe will be on hand to serve up food and bev for purchase (we will be grilling!). And of course, BYOB
06/04/17 Ann Arbor Senior Center Ann Arbor, MI
Admission : $5 Donation Age restrictions: All Ages Box office: 734.794.6000 ext. 42570 1320 Baldwin Ave
(734) 794-6250
This is a Community Sing event! Come celebrate diversity thru the roots & branches of American folk music. A2 Community Sing program will meet one time a month in Burns Park at the Ann Arbor Senior Center.
06/02/17 The Ark Ann Arbor, MI
Admission : $15.00 Age restrictions: All Ages 316 S. Main Street
(734) 761-1818
I have the honor of opening for Annie and Rod Capps! They’ll have a five-piece band, to celebrate the tenth anniversary of their “In This Town” release. Yes!
05/03/17 On the Tracks Songwriter Showcase at the Chelsea Depot Chelsea, MI
Admission : $15 125 Jackson St
A special songwriters in the round show with CHRIS BUHALIS, BILL EDWARDS, & JASON DENNIE!
04/02/17 Ann Arbor Senior Center Ann Arbor, MI
Admission : $5 Donation Age restrictions: All Ages Box office: 734.794.6000 ext. 42570 1320 Baldwin Ave
(734) 794-6250
This is a Community Sing event! Come celebrate diversity thru the roots & branches of American folk music. A2 Community Sing program will meet one time a month in Burns Park at the Ann Arbor Senior Center.
04/01/17 Dukes of Highland Highland, MI
1200 S. Milford Rd.
248.887.8230
Folks, let’s just settle in to a local tavern on a Saturday night, have something fun to eat and drink, and enjoy some songs. No muss, no fuss, no tickets, no lines, just a good night out. Doesn’t that sound great?
02/24/17 - 02/25/17 Chamberlin’s Ole Forest Inn Curtis, MI
Admission : Stick it in the jar. N9450 Manistique Lakes Rd (Hwy 33)
Two nights in Curtis will cure whatever Winter blues that’s ailing you. Come on up. I’ll prove it to you.
02/12/17 River’s Edge Brewing Co. Milford, MI
Age restrictions: All Ages 125 South Main Street, Suite 400
(248) 685-1625
First Rate Bassist and all around great guy John Sperendi will join me for a rollicking good time at one of the area’s finest brew pubs. See you there!
02/08/17 Clarkston Conservatory of Music Clarkston, MI
Age restrictions: All Ages 49 S. Main Street
248.625.3640
This is a Community Sing! Super fun for everyone good time sing-along. Can you sing? Great! A little iffy? That’s great too. Just come out and have a great time.
01/28/17 Riverdog Retreat Wakeman, OH
Admission : $15 13818 Gore Orphanage Road
Concert for the Relief of Cabin Fever w/JASON DENNIE, ROCHELLE CLARK, & KRISTI DAVIS! Look out for a one-of-a-kind couples show with great songs, slick picking, sweet harmonies, and lots of fun! More information
12/04/16 Ann Arbor Senior Center Ann Arbor, MI
Admission : $5 Donation 1320 Baldwin Ave
(734) 794-6250
Come celebrate diversity thru the roots & branches of American folk music. A2 Community Sing program will meet one time a month in Burns Park at the Ann Arbor Senior Center.
11/25/16 Crazy Wisdom Tea Room Ann Arbor, MI
114 S. Main Street
Every autumn I try to book a show at Crazy Wisdom. It’s the perfect time of year for songwriters in that space. It’s warm and inviting with easy access to the message in each song. Related post.
11/13/16 The Old Town Tavern Ann Arbor, MI
Admission : Fill the Tip Jar 122 West Liberty Street
734-662-9291
Annual Surf & Turf Show with Timothy Monger where Tim does all sea shanties and I do all cowboy songs. Get ready to sing along! More information
11/09/16 Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum East Lansing, MI
547 East Circle Drive
(517) 884-4800
Held in the Alan and Rebecca Ross Education Wing. Bring your lunch! The Acoustic Lunch series is offered in collaboration with Pump House Concerts.
11/06/16 Trinity House Theater Livonia, MI
Admission : $15 Box office: (734) 464.6302 38840 West Six Mile Rd
734-464-6302
Guy Clark Tribute Night – A Fundraiser for Tom Saunders featuring Jill Jack, Chris Buhalis, Dave Boutette, Joel Palmer, Annie and Rod Capps, The Lucky Nows (Jen Cass and Eric Janetsky), Billy Brandt, Bill Edwards, Rochelle Clark and Judy Banker – 7:00 p.m., $15, $12 subscribers
10/09/16 River’s Edge Brewing Co. Milford, MI
125 South Main Street, Suite 400
(248) 685-1625
Once again I get to share the stage with my dear friend the Grammy Award winning harmonica showman Peter Madcat Ruth. We always have a great time performing together, so come on out! More information
10/06/16 The Ark Ann Arbor, MI
Admission : $15 316 S. Main Street
(734) 761-1818
A group concert to benefit for the Veterans for Peace scholarship program. Artists include Chris Buhalis, Rollie Tussing, FUBAR, Corndaddy, Billy King, Magdalen Fossum, and John Latini. More information
09/17/16 Chelsea Farmers Market Chelsea, MI
222 S. Main St.
10:15-11:45AM
08/14/16 River’s Edge Brewing Co. Milford, MI
125 South Main Street, Suite 400
(248) 685-1625
w/Kristi Davis, performing at River’s Edge in celebration of the Milford Memories Festival
07/14/16 - 07/16/16 Beaver Island Music Festival Beaver Island, MI
Island music
06/23/16 - 06/26/16 Chamberlin’s Ole Forest Inn Curtis, MI
N9450 Manistique Lakes Rd (Hwy 33)
Above the Bridge Songwriter’s Weekend – Staff Instructor https://www.facebook.com/ATBSongwriters/ More detail from John Latini http://myemail.constantcontact.com/Note-from-John-Latini-to-Above-The-Bridge-Songwriters-.html?soid=1101928524779&aid=UL02ciBfChc
06/18/16 Chelsea Farmers Market Chelsea, MI
222 S. Main St.
10:15-11:45AM
06/10/16 - 06/12/16 Noreast’r Music & Art Festival Mio, MI
Admission : See website 1650-1659 Caldwell
06/05/16 Birmingham Farmers Market Birmingham, MI
Public Parking Lot 6 on the east side of N. Old Wo
Playing from 9:30-2:00
05/22/16 The Old Town Tavern Ann Arbor, MI
122 West Liberty Street
734-662-9291
A throw down at the Old Town
05/05/16 Westland Public Library Westland, MI
6123 Central City Pkwy
734-326-6123
Hosting the Acoustic Open Mic
05/01/16 Waterhill Music Festival Ann Arbor, MI
info@waterhill.org
Backing up Chris Buhalis (http://www.chrisbuhalis.com/)
04/29/16 Riverdog Retreat Wakeman, OH
13818 Gore Orphanage Road
Opening for Tall Heights
03/06/16 Ann Arbor Senior Center Ann Arbor, MI
1320 Baldwin Ave
(734) 794-6250
COMMUNITY SING — Calling all singers, yodelllers, belters, yelpers, and crooners! All are welcome the first Sunday of each month. Songs are generally pulled from the Rise Up Singing book. Copies are available at the event. See you there! http://www.a2gov.org/senior http://www.a2gov.org/ParkConcerts http://www.a2gov.org/CulturalArts http://www.a2gov.org/parks http://www.facebook.com/AnnArborSeniorCenter  
 
03/03/16 Westland Public Library Westland, MI
6123 Central City Pkwy
734-326-6123
Westland Public Library Open Mic (7:00-8:30pm)  
 
02/26/16 - 02/27/16 Chamberlin’s Ole Forest Inn Curtis, MI
N9450 Manistique Lakes Rd (Hwy 33)
Start time is 6:30 both nights!
 
 
02/07/16 Ann Arbor Senior Center Ann Arbor, MI
1320 Baldwin Ave
(734) 794-6250
COMMUNITY SING –Calling all singers, yodelllers, belters, yelpers, and crooners! All are welcome the first Sunday of each month. Songs are generally pulled from the Rise Up Singing book. Copies are available at the event. See you there! http://www.a2gov.org/senior http://www.a2gov.org/ParkConcerts http://www.a2gov.org/CulturalArts http://www.a2gov.org/parks http://www.facebook.com/AnnArborSeniorCenter
 
Tour: 10th Un-Valentine’s Tour
02/06/16 Trinity House Theater Livonia, MI
Age restrictions: All Ages 38840 West Six Mile Rd
734-464-6302
10 years of the “Un-Valentine’s Show!” with Un-V alumni Jamie-Sue Seal, Dave Boutette and John Latini!
 
02/05/16 Christ United Church DeWitt, MI
Age restrictions: All Ages 1000 W. Webb Road
517-881-8149
Join us for 10 years of the 10 years of the “Un-Valentine’s Show!” ith “Un-Valentine” alumni Jamie-Sue Seal, Dave Boutette and John Latini!
 
More information
01/31/16 River’s Edge Brewing Co. Milford, MI
125 South Main Street, Suite 400
(248) 685-1625
Dave Boutette & Jason Dennie–two of the Ann Arbor area’s most celebrated singer/songwriter/musicians come together at River’s Edge! Drop on by for this one–you’ll be glad you did!
 
01/30/16 Witch’s Hat Brewing South Lyon, MI
601 S. Lafayette
248-486-2595

 
01/23/16 Riverdog Retreat Wakeman, OH
Age restrictions: All Ages 13818 Gore Orphanage Road
Dave Boutette & Chris Buhalis
01/03/16 Ann Arbor Senior Center Ann Arbor, MI
Age restrictions: All Ages 1320 Baldwin Ave
(734) 794-6250
Calling all singers, yodelllers, belters, yelpers, and crooners! All are welcome the first Sunday of each month. Songs are generally pulled from the Rise Up Singing book. Copies are available at the event. See you there! http://www.a2gov.org/senior http://www.a2gov.org/ParkConcerts http://www.a2gov.org/CulturalArts http://www.a2gov.org/parks http://www.facebook.com/AnnArborSeniorCenter
12/13/15 Trinity House Theater Livonia, MI
Admission : $12, $9 Box office: 734-464-6302 38840 West Six Mile Rd
734-464-6302
All proceeds go back to the Trinity House! Featuring Dave Boutette, Alison Donahue, Scott Fab, George Heritier, John Latini, San Sandor Slomovits & Lazlo Laszlo Slomovits (aka Gemini) and Sharon Tse. Those of you who are familiar with the Empty Chair Nights we’ve been co-hosting with our pal, Joel Palmer may also know that once a year in December we invite the following year’s featured artists to participate in this holiday benefit show. Audience members can sign up to play a song, holiday themed or otherwise in between each featured artist’s song. Its also fun to just come and listen. Gonna be a terrific night of music and holiday cheer! Related post.
11/13/15 Crazy Wisdom Tea Room Ann Arbor, MI
114 S. Main Street
Every autumn I try to book a show at Crazy Wisdom. It’s the perfect time of year for songwriters in that space. It’s warm and inviting with easy access to the message in each song.
06/28/15 Ann Arbor Summer Fest Ann Arbor, MI
Admission : Free! Age restrictions: All Ages 915 E. Washington Street
The Ann Arbor Summer Festival is an international arts gathering connecting people, exceptional performance, sunshine, and a little something for everyone. For three weeks of incredible summer nights, Ann Arbor is transformed into an open celebration, a place where friends, family, neighbors, and visitors can connect and share in a celebration of artistic inspiration, creativity, and community spirit.

Group Show

Date Venue City
02/18/17 Trinity House Theater Livonia, MI
Admission : $15 Age restrictions: All Ages 38840 West Six Mile Rd
734-464-6302
“The Un-Valentine’s Show-Songs And Tales Of Unforgiveness, Heartbreak, Dysfunction And Revenge” brings together three of Michigan’s favorite singers and songwriters. Jamie-Sue Seal has taken the Un-Valentine’s Show on the road with two of her talented and twisted songwriter friends; Jo Serrapere and Dave Boutette. The songs are presented in a round robin and politically incorrect fashion covering topics such as stalking, love triangles, and a magician who accidentally makes his wife disappear. Whether you love or hate Valentine’s Day, this show promises to be entertaining and humorous.
02/14/17 The Ark Ann Arbor, MI
Admission : $20.00 Age restrictions: All Ages 316 S. Main Street
(734) 761-1818
My Folky Valentine! The Ark’s annual celebration of romance! Each year we present a few of the region’s top musical couples, in the round during Valentine’s Day week. Your hosts, Annie and Rod Capps, invite some of their most talented friends from around the region to share the stage for an evening of grand collaboration and anything but love songs! . . . Okay, well, maybe a few love songs, since this year My Folky Valentine falls on the day itself. Can you imagine anything sweeter than a pair of tickets to see this show? In addition to Annie and Rod, this year’s performers include Dave Boutette & Kristi Davis, Anne Heaton & Frank Marotta Jr, and Dave Keeney & Sophia Hanifi … it’s an all–Ann Arbor love fest! Yield. Why fight it?

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