Martin Grosswendt

Country blues, bottleneck and finger-busting guitar, offered up with powerful voice, deep soul and wry humor

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Fall Teaching Schedule

Lessons available on various instruments in multiple genres near Providence, in Jamaica Plain, online, and at the Music Emporium!


September 15, 20174:00 pm through September 17, 2017 to 1:00 pmFolksong Society of Greater Boston, Fall Weekendwith Susanne Salem-SchatzPrindle Pond Conference Center, Charlton, MA
September 22, 20178:00 pm  to 10:30 pmHouse Concertwith Susanne Salem-SchatzArlington, MA, United States
With The High-Strung Strummers (Sarah Jane Nelson & Cathy Mason.
Email for reservations and details:
October 1, 20173:00 pm  to 5:30 pmMusic @ Main, West Bloomfield Public Librarywith Susanne Salem-Schatz4600 Walnut Lake Rd, West Bloomfield, MI483232 shows, at 3PM and 4:30PM
October 3, 20177:00 pm  to 9:00 pmUncommon Ground Lakeviewwith Susanne Salem-Schatz3800 N Clark St, Chicago, IL
October 5, 20177:00 pm  to 9:00 pmThe Robin Theatrewith Susanne Salem-Schatz1105 S. Washington Avenue, Lansing, MIco-bill with Rev. Robert Jones!
October 6, 20178:00 pm  to 10:00 pmTrinity House Theatre\nwith Susanne Salem-Schatz38840 West Six Mile
Livonia MI 48152
Co-bill with The Squirrel Hillbillies.
October 7, 20177:30 pm  to 9:30 pmRhubarbary House Concertwith Susanne Salem-SchatzRhubarbary B&B, Harbor Springs, MIEmail or call for reservations and details.
231 357 7339
October 8, 20174:00 pm  to 6:00 pmSection House Inn House Concertwith Susanne Salem-Schatz824 Ski Hill Rd
Little Lake, MIchigan, MI 49833
(906) 360-3950
October 10, 20179:00 am  to 10:00 amNew Eventwith Susanne Salem-Schatz
October 10, 20178:00 pm  to 10:00 pmHouse Concertwith Susanne Salem-SchatzMadison, WIFor reservations: email Mike at or call 608 274-6340
October 12, 20177:00 pm  to 8:30 pmThe Bottleneck Guitar of Blind Willie Johnson: A Workshop with Martin Grosswendtwith Susanne Salem-SchatzElderly Instruments
1100 North Washington, Lansing MI
Johnson: A Workshop with Martin Grosswendt

October 13, 20177:00 pm  to 9:00 pmHouse Concertwith Susanne Salem-SchatzAnn Arbor, MIEmail for reservations and details:
October 14, 20177:15 pm  to 8:15 pmKendal at Oberlin Auditorium\nwith Susanne Salem-Schatz
October 15, 20172:00 pm  to 4:00 pmHouse Concertwith Susanne Salem-Schatz112 Vine St, Kent, OHEmail Iris Meltzer for details & reservations.
October 20, 20177:30 pm  to 9:30 pmPhippsburg Congregational Church, UCCwith Susanne Salem-Schatz10 Church Lane, Phippsburg, Maine
(1/3 mile down Parker Head Road from Route 209)


Previous Shows and Camps

Shaker Meadows Guitar Workshops, New Lebanon, NY

Minstrel Acoustic Concert Series, Morristown, NJ

Jenkins House Concerts, NY, NY

EuroBlues 2015, Worcester, UK

Last Friday Coffeehouse, Schoodic Arts For All, Winter Harbor, ME

New Bedford Folk Festival, New Bedford, MA

Old Songs Festival, Altamont, NY

Summer Acoustic Music Week (SAMW), Moultonbourough, NH

Common Ground on the Hill, Westminster, MD

Augusta Heritage Center Blues and Swing Week, Elkins, WV

Guitar Intensives, Mainely Guitar Week, Bar Harbor, ME

Mandolin Camp North, Charlton, MA

Banjo Camp North, Charlton, MA

Caffé Lena, Saratoga Springs, NY

Last Friday Coffeehouse, Winter Harbor, ME

Rhythm And Roots Festival, Charlestown, RI

St. John’s Coffeehouse, Arlington MA

Upper Valley Music Center, Lebanon, NH

Sandglass Theater, Putney, VT

Blackstone River Theater, Cumberland RI

Eisteddfod Folk Festival, North Dartmouth, MA

Tryworks Coffehouse, New Bedford, MA

Stonington Opera House, Deer Isle, ME

The Yellow Door, Montreal, Quebec

The Me and Thee, Marblehead, MA

The Dance Flurry, Saratog Springs, NY

Saturday Night in Marblehead, Marblehead, MA

Rhythm and Roots Festival, Charlestown, RI