Sampling of past performances / venues Catherine has played

Places/ Events


Black Swamp Arts Festival, Bowling Green, OH

Bonneyville Mill Festival, Bristol, IN

Cooper’s Glen Music Festival, Kalamazoo

Dow Gardens Folk Festival, Midland

East Lansing Art Festival, East Lansing

Salt River Bluegrass Festival, Shepherd


Delton, MI

Essex, CT

Higganum, CT

Kalamazoo, MI

Lansing, MI

Mendon, MI


Albion College

Bowling Green State University, OH

Kalamazoo Valley Community College

Keene State University, NH

Michigan State University

Saginaw Valley State University


Celery City Music Hall, Kalamazoo

Grand River Folk Arts Society, Grand Rapids

Ten Pound Fiddle, East Lansing


Bandshell Concert Series, Big Rapids

Bay City Friendship Shell, Bay City

Discovery Theater, Battle Creek

Ellison’s Brewery & Spirits, East Lansing

Fetzer Institute, Kalamazoo

Grace Dow Memorial Library, Midland

Hobie’s, East Lansing

Mendon Carnegie Library, Mendon

White Crow Music Conservatory, Saginaw


Communities Overcoming Domestic Violence (COVE), Pentwater

Kalamazoo Friend’s Meeting

Michigan Psychological Association

Mom’s Against Gun Violence

National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Michigan Chapter

Philanthropic Educational Organization (PEO) Michigan Chapter

Re: Time Again, Catherine Ellis’ solo CD: “The music is wonderful. It is acoustic folk music at its best…”–Paul de Bruijn, Rambles