This web site features folk music events in Connecticut and southern New England.
This web site is maintained by Brent Hall. Submissions are welcomed.
SOUNDING BOARD COFFEEHOUSE
Most concerts are at the Universalist Church of West Hartford, 433 Fern Street, West Hartford, CT. 7:30 p.m. Web: http://www.soundingboardcoffeehouse.org/
Note: Beginning in September, concerts will start at 7:30 p.m.
Sep. 10 - The Morgans
Sep. 17 - Bill Staines
Sep. 24 - Jay Ungar and Molly Mason
Oct. 1 - Folk Legacy Benefit Concert
Oct. 8 - The Young Novelists
Oct. 15 - Roy Zimmerman
Oct. 22 - Bob Zentz
Oct. 29 - Christine Lavin
Nov. 5 - Sally Rogers & Claudia Schmidt
Nov. 12 - The Kennedys
Nov. 19 - RPR (Steve Ritchie, Rob Ritchie & Al Parrish of Tanglefoot)
Nov. 26 - Vance Gilbert
BRANFORD FOLK COFFEEHOUSE
Branford Folk Music Society, First Congregational Church, 1009 Main Street, Branford, CT. 8:00 p.m. For more information call 203-488-7715. Email: email@example.com Web: http://branfordfolk.org/
Sep. 10 - Old Howard Troupe
Oct. 8 - Calan
Nov. 12 - Elias Ladino Ensemble
Dec. 10 - Bruce Molsky
Concert Happenings in Ridgefield's Parks (CHIRP) is a series of free Tuesday and Thursday night summer concerts in Ballard Park located in the heart of Ridgefield, CT. CHIRP is totally funded by individual and foundation donations as well as contributions from local businesses. It is co-sponsored by the town of Ridgefield through its Parks & Rec. Dept. and The Ridgefield Press. Concerts begin at 7:00 p.m. Please understand that we love dogs BUT they are not permitted in Ballard Park. (Rain venue for most concerts will be the Ridgefield Playhouse other than for July 19 and Aug. 23. In the event of inclement weather another venue will be identified prior to day of concert.) Web: http://www.Chirpct.org/
June 28 - Jimmy La Fave (Ridgefield Playhouse, 7:00 p.m.)
June 30 - The Fairfield Counts
July 5 - Dust Bowl Revival
July 7 - C.J. Chenier and his Red Hot Louisiana Band
July 12 - Front Country
July 14 - Nora Jane Struthers & Party Line
July 19 - Bumper Jacksons
July 21 - Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem
July 26 - Caleb Klauder Country Band
July 28 - John Jorgenson Quintet
Aug. 2 - Sarah Potenza Band
Aug. 4 - Slaid Cleaves
Aug. 9 - Eileen Ivers
Aug. 11 - Pine Leaf Boys
Aug. 16 - Hot Club of Cowtown
Aug. 18 - Darlingside
Aug. 19 - U.S. Air Force Band: "Jazz in Blue"
Aug. 23 - Humming House
Aug. 25 - David Myles Band
Aug. 30 - Texmaniacs
Sep. 1 - Matt Andersen
THE RIDGEFIELD PLAYHOUSE
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road, Ridgefield, CT. (Partial listing.) For tickets or information call 203-438-5795. Web: http://www.ridgefieldplayhouse.org/
July 16 - Jim Messina, 8:00 p.m.
July 19 - An Evening with Graham Nash, 8:00 p.m.
Sep. 21 - The Proclaimers, 8:00 p.m.
Oct. 6 - Dar Williams, 8:00 p.m.
2926 Fairfield Avenue, Bridgeport, CT.
July 23 - Tribute to Bob Dylan & THE BAND, featuring The THE BAND Band. 8:00 p.m. Web: http://www.theacoustic.rocks/shows/2016/7/23/the-the-band-band-tribute-to-bob-dylan-and-the-band
SHAMROCK TRADITIONAL IRISH MUSIC SOCIETY
For reservations, concert locations, or more information, call 203-362-5912 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: http://www.shamrockirishmusic.org/
July 8 - Matt Cranitch & Jackie Daly, House Concert in Fairfield, CT.
SHAPE NOTE SINGING IN NEW HAVEN
We sing from the Sacred Harp every Tuesday from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. in Room B01 of Stoeckel Hall on the campus of Yale University, 469 College Street, New Haven, CT. (Call to confirm location.) All are welcome. For more information: http://www.yale.edu/ynhrs/
FRENCH FOLK MUSIC JAM
Jam Francais at City Sports Grille, 177 Farmington Ave., Bristol, CT. Preserving French Canadian culture, music, songs, and more. All acoustic instruments and all skill levels welcome. Every 1st and 3rd Wednesday evening from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. For more information contact email@example.com
CT OLD TIMEY ACOUSTIC JAM
Old-timey music jam at The Pine Loft Cafe, 1474 Berlin Turnpike, Berlin, CT. For more information: http://oldtimeyjam.blogspot.com/
ROBBIE COLLOMORE MUSIC SERIES
Chester Meeting House, intersection of Goose Hill Rd. and Liberty St., Chester, CT. 5:00 p.m. For more information call 860-526-5162. Web: http://www.collomoreconcerts.org/
Oct. 16 - BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet
Nov. 27 - Chris Smither
THE BUTTONWOOD TREE
605 Main Street, Middletown, CT. For more information call 860-347-4957. (Partial listing.) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: http://www.buttonwood.org/
First Thursdays - Open Mic with Bob Gotta, 6:30 p.m. sign-up
July 22 - Eric Kuhn with Noah Baerman and Dave Kopperman, 8:00 p.m.
July 29 - Kali: Laugh, Live, Love, 8:00 p.m.
Sep. 10 - The Kennedys, 8:00 p.m.
Sep. 11 - April Verch, 8:00 p.m.
Sep. 23 - Rhonda Larson, 8:00 p.m.
SHAPE NOTE SINGING IN MIDDLETOWN, CT
Come to sing the harmonies that form the basis of the "high lonesome sound" of Bluegrass and Southern Mountain ballads. Voices only, no instruments. Loaner books provided. More information at http://www.fasola.org/
THE VANILLA BEAN CAFE
On the corner of Routes 44, 169, and 97, Pomfret, CT. 8:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted. 860-928-1562. Web: http://www.thevanillabeancafe.com/
No shows in June.
July 30 - Poppet
Aug. 20 - Garnet Rogers
Aug. 27 - Aine Minogue
Sep. 2 - Open Mic: Shawn Taylor, 7:30 p.m.
Sep. 3 - Atwater-Donnelly
Sep. 9 - Hootenanny/Sessions: Lisa Martin hosts, with Terry Kitchen & Kevin Giuliano, 7:00 p.m.
Sep. 10 - Donna Dufresne & Gypsy Romantique
Sep. 17 - Kate Callahan & Kristen Graves
Sep. 24 - Diana Jones
Oct. 1 - Neptune's Car
Oct. 7 - Open Mic: Wishbone Zoe, 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 8 - Kala Farnham: CD Release
Oct. 14 - Hootenanny/Sessions: Lisa Martin hosts, 7:00 p.m.
Oct. 15 - Green Valley Bluegrass
Oct. 22 - Don White
Oct. 29 - Claudia Schmidt & Sally Rogers
OPEN MIC IN COVENTRY
Open Mike on the fourth Thursday of each month, at the Song-a-Day Music Center, 2809 Boston Tpk (Rt. 44), Coventry, CT. 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Proceeds benefit Knights outreach programs. Refreshments available. All type of music, spoken word welcome. RJ (Ruth & Jim) are your hosts. Ruth O'Neil & Jim Hammitt, Song-a-Day Music Center, 860-742-6878, email@example.com
MEETING HOUSE SING-ALONG
Meeting House Sing-Along, usually second Saturday of each month, 2:00-5:00 p.m. at the Unitarian Society of Hartford, 50 Bloomfield Ave., Hartford, CT. For more information contact Ed Savage at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 860-233-9897 (Meeting House office).
IRISH MUSIC SESSIONS
Traditional Irish Music Jam Session every Wednesday night, 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. at McKinnon's Irish Pub, 114 Asylum St., Hartford, CT. No charge. All Celtic players, singers and dancers invited. Weekly special guests. 860-524-8174
Wilde Auditorium (W) or Millard Auditorium (M), University of Hartford, 200 Bloomfield Ave. (Rte. 189), West Hartford, CT. Celtic Airs is sponsored by WWUH and is a benefit series for WWUH. 7:30 p.m. For tickets call 800-274-8587 or 860-768-4228. Web: http://wwuh.org/
July 23 - Girsa (W)
Aug. 12 - Goitse (W)
CENTRAL CT ACOUSTIC MUSICIANS SOCIETY
For more information: https://www.facebook.com/ccamswebsite/
DULCIMER FOLK ASSOCIATION OF CONNECTICUT
An informal monthly gathering of local folk musicians, including but not limited to players of mountain dulcimer, autoharp, bamboo pipe, bowed psaltery, hammered dulcimer, recorder and others. Varying skill levels, all invited. Meets at 2:00-5:00 p.m. first Saturdays of the month at The Farmington Inn, Route 4, Farmington, CT (I-84 exit 39, Route 4 West). $15 annual dues. Info regarding local dulcimer teachers is available. Contact Don Moore 860-242-3003 or DonSawmill@aol.com for information. Web: http://www.dulcimerfolkct.org/
PVFS SONG AND STORY SWAP
The Pioneer Valley Folklore Society presents a Song and Story Swap on the first Saturday of each month (except July and August), 7:00 p.m. at The Nacul Center, 592 Main St., Amherst, MA. Open to the public, free of charge with donations accepted. People of all ages gather to share stories and songs that are traditional, newly written, or of personal experiences. You can tell, sing, or lead everyone in singing, or request a song or story. Listeners are welcome. For more information contact Paul Kaplan, 413-687-5002. Web: http://www.filbert.com/pvfs/
MONTHLY FOLK JAM
The first Friday of each month at 8:00 to 11:00 p.m. at St. James Church, at the intersection of Rte. 116 and June Rd., North Salem, NY. All acoustic folk round robin jam. For more information call Marcia and Gary Jones at 203-438-5204.
NEW YORK PINEWOODS FOLK MUSIC CLUB
The Folk Music Society of New York. Partial listing. For more information call 718-672-6399. Email: email@example.com Web: http://www.folkmusicny.org/
WWUH Listener Line: 860-768-5913
July 6 - Gazebo Concert, Main St., Hope, RI. 6:00-8:00 p.m. Free to the public. 401-647-3366 or 447-4005. Rain date July 17.
July 10 - Outdoor Summer Concert at the Botanical Center Roger Williams Park, 1000 Elmwood Ave., Providence, RI. 5:00-7:00 p.m. 401-384-0718, 401-785-9450 ext. 7250. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://bccrwp.org/ Rescheduled if rain.
July 21 - Friends of the Library Annual Meeting, St. Andrews Church, 182 Willow Ave., Little Compton, RI. 7:00 p.m. Free to the public. 401-635-8562. http://brownell-libraryri.org/
Aug. 10 - Island Free Library, Dodge St., Block Island, RI. 10:30 children's program, 7:00 p.m. evening concert. Free to the public. 401-466-3233. http://www.islandfreelibrary.org/
Aug. 14 - Warren Summer Concert Series, Warren Band Shell, Burr's Hill Park, Warren, RI. Program geared to children and families. 5:00-7:30 p.m. Free to the public Rain date 8/15. Email: email@example.com
Aug. 25 - Outdoor Concert, Weaver Library lawn, 41 Grove Ave., East Providence, RI. 6:00 p.m. Free to the public. 401-434-2453. http://www.eastprovidencelibrary.org/ If rain: inside library. Special theme: celebrating the National Park Service centennial.
July 2 - With Jon Pousette-Dart, Shalin Liu Performance Center, 37 Main Street, Rockport, MA. 8:00 p.m. Web: http://rockportmusic.org/
July 22 - 45th Anniversary Show with special guests The Nields, Infinity Hall Norfolk, 20 Greenwoods Rd. W, Norfolk, CT. 8:00 p.m. 860-542-5531. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.infinityhall.com/
FOUR SHILLINGS SHORT
July 6 - "Around the World in 30 Instruments", Avon Free Public Library, 261 Country Club Road, Avon, CT. 3:00-4:00 p.m. Free concert for all ages. 860-673-9712. Web: http://www.avonctlibrary.info/
July 11 - Norfolk Library, 9 Greenwoods Road, East, Norfolk, CT. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Free family concert. 860-542-5075. Web: http://norfolklibrary.org/concerts/
Mondays at the Griswold Inn, 36 Main Street, Essex, CT. 860-767-1776 http://cliffhaslam.com/
July 2 - The Sail, Power, and Steam Museum, 75 Mechanic Street, Rockland, Maine. 7:30 to 10:00 p.m. 207-701-5050 or 207 701-7627. http://www.sailpowersteammuseum.org/
July 21 - Thursdays on the Dock, Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main St., Essex, CT. 5:30 p.m. Refreshments and dinner available. 860-767-8269
July 29 - Martha's Vineyard Museum At The Federated Church Of Edgartown, 45 South Summer St., Edgartown, MA. 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. 508-627-4441
Sep. 23 - Folk Song Society of Greater Washington Annual Getaway, West River Conference Center, West River, MD. 301-589-6855. http://fsgw.org/
Sep. 30 - Performance Hall, Bagaduce Music Lending Library, South St., Blue Hill, Maine. 7:00 p.m. Tickets at the door. Info: http://www.bagaducemusic.org/ 207-374-5454.
Oct. 1 - Folk Legacy Records Anniversary Concert at the Sounding Board, Universalist Church of West Hartford, 433 Fern Street, West Hartford, CT. 8:00 p.m. For more information: http://www.soundingboardcoffeehouse.org/
Oct. 29 - Folk Song Society Of Greater Boston, House concert, location and time to be announced. Phone: 781-608-7218. Web: http://fssgb.org/
Feb. 26, 2017 - The Royal Oak, 1 Infirmary St., Edinburgh, Scotland. 8:30 p.m. Tel: 0131 557 2976
STACY PHILLIPS AND HIS BLUEGRASS CHARACTERS
June 28 - The Outer Space, 295 Treadwell St., Hamden, CT. 7:30 p.m.
ROGER SPRUNG, HAL WYLIE & FRIENDS
First Saturday of every month except July and August - Folk, Irish, Bluegrass and Traditional Music (instrumentalists welcome to jam), The "Pasta Project" at the United Methodist Coffee House, Newtown, CT. (Exit 10 off I-84, 1/5 mile north.) Dinner 5:00-7:30 p.m., music 8:00-10:30 p.m.
July 2 - Downtown Barn, 10 Darbee Lane, Liberty, NY. 7:00 p.m. 845-747-9665. Web: http://www.downtownbarn.com/
July 17 - First United Methodist Church, 23 Willow Street, Mystic, CT. 1:00 p.m. Benefit for the local 'Care & Share' program. His concert will be sponsored by the Frank & Dot Morrison Fund. He will also be participating at the 9:00 a.m. Morning Worship Service. 860-536-3394. Web: http://www.firstumcmystic.org/
BOSTON BLUEGRASS UNION
The Boston Bluegrass Union is an all-volunteer New England-based bluegrass music association promoting and supporting bluegrass festivals, concerts, jams and bluegrass music education throughout the Northeast. Web: http://www.bbu.org/
CT BLUEGRASS MUSIC ASSOCIATION
FALCON RIDGE FOLK FESTIVAL
Aug. 5 - 7, 2016 at Dodds Farm, just off Route 22 north of Hillsdale, NY. Web: http://falconridgefolk.com/
FARMINGTON VALLEY ACOUSTIC FESTIVAL
Oct. 22, 2016. Gates open at 11:00 a.m. Presented by Winding Trails, Inc., 50 Winding Trails Dr., Farmington, CT. Featuring music from Jeff Przech, Brian Dolzani, Jen Lowe, Gracie Day, Belle of the Fall, Dana Pomfret, Tim McDonald, Eric Paradine, Ruth George, Mark Perry, Gregg Hoffman, Bill Benson, Blackberry Jam, and more. Includes: Jamming by the campfire with the CT Acoustic Music Society; Songwriting and vocal workshops by Bill & Kay Pere of the CT Songwriters Association; Fiddle contest with Ben Dean. For more info call 860-677-8458. Web: https://www.windingtrails.org/
Also look at http://ContraSENE.tripod.com/ for Contra Dance listings in Southeastern New England, and http://www.CTcontra.com/ for an index to Contra Dancing in Connecticut.
ROUND HILL COUNTRY DANCES
Contra dances on the second Saturday of every month (except August), and the Saturday after Thanksgiving, at the Stone House at the North Stamford Congregational Church, 31 Cascade Road, Stamford, CT. 8:00-11:00 p.m. with basics for beginners at 7:30. Partners not required. Please bring a separate pair of clean, flat, soft-soled shoes for dancing. For further information, call 203-372-3890. http://www.roundhill.net/
Not your bar-mitzvah/wedding-type Israeli dances! We do circle dances, line dances, and partner dances to a Middle Eastern beat. Dance incorporates many elements of Swing and Salsa. Every Thursday night, Jewish Community Center, 360 Amity Rd., Woodbridge, CT. No partner or experience necessary. Beginner dancing from 8:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Intermediate and Advanced from 9:30 p.m. until midnight. Both sessions include teaching. $7.00. Light refreshments. For more information, contact Yossi at 860-985-7550 or email@example.com
NEW HAVEN COUNTRY DANCERS
Contra Dances on the first and third Saturdays throughout the year, at the Branford Community House, 46 Church Street, Branford, CT. Beginner's lesson at 7:30 p.m., dance 8:00-11:00 p.m. Please bring soft-soled shoes or sneakers. Admission $10.00. Call 203-776-1812 for more information. Web: http://www.ctcontra.com/nhcd/
ENGLISH COUNTRY DANCE
Friday nights from 8:00 to 10:30 p.m. at the Neighborhood Music School Recital Hall, 100 Audubon St., New Haven, CT. Dances will be taught by Paul McGuire. Music by Marshall Barron, Grace Feldman and Margaret Ann Martin with musicians from Marshall's Dance Band Workshops. Admission $10.00. Cheerful dances, friendly community, beautiful music. All dances taught. Beginners welcome. Come with or without a partner. For more information call 203-776-6929. http://www.nmsmusicschool.org/
SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING IN NEW HAVEN
Enjoy the social dances of Scotland every Tuesday evening from 7:45 to 10:00 at the Whitney Arts Center, 591 Whitney Avenue, New Haven, CT. New dancers welcome. All dances taught. Come alone or with a partner. Contact: Leslie 203-281-6591 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING IN MIDDLETOWN
Every Wednesday evening from 7:00 to 9:30 at the First Church of Christ, Congregational, 190 Court Street, Middletown, CT. Beginners are welcome for lessons and Dance. Soft soled shoes. Contact Lucile at 860-347-0278, or Joyce at 203-238-0694.
Mostly Waltz features waltzes, waltz mixers, and other couple dances like blues, swing, tango, and polka. Except as noted, our events are typically the first Sunday of the month, with beginner lesson 2:30-3:00 pm and dancing 3:00-6:00 pm. At the American Legion Post, 275 Main Street, Wethersfield, CT. $13, $6 students with ID. For more information: http://www.hcdance.org/waltz.htm
HARTFORD COMMUNITY DANCE JAM
Hartford Community Dance sponsors monthly contra dance jam sessions 6:00-7:30 p.m. second Saturdays at Griffith Dance Academy (formerly the American Legion Hall), 275 Main Street, Old Wethersfield, CT. The jams provide an opportunity for new and experienced musicians to learn, play, and enjoy the contra dance repertoire. Players of all instruments are welcome. The jam is most appropriate for "intermediate" skill levels. For more information, contact Rob at 860-232-2504. Web: http://www.hcdance.org/
HARTFORD COMMUNITY DANCE
July 9 - HCD-Contra Dance at Griffith Dance Academy, 275 Main St., Wethersfield, CT with Gotham Gals and caller Clinton Ross. 7:15-7:30 New-dancer lesson; 7:30-10:00 Dancing. Adults: $12; 65+: $10; Students: $5. Please bring clean, comfortable flat-soled shoes to change into. This dance is smoke, alcohol and perfume free. Questions: call 1-888-423-0423; email email@example.com. Info at http://www.hcdance.org/
ALWAYS ON SUNDAY INTERNATIONAL FOLK DANCE
Dance to the world's music every Sunday, at Temple Beth Torah, 130 Main Street, Wethersfield, CT. No partner or experience needed. Warm-up and beginner instruction 7:00-8:00 p.m., general dancing until 10:00 p.m. Clean-soled, danceable shoes, please. Requested donation is $8 (party and workshop nights $12). For more information: http://www.alwaysonsunday.us/ or call 860-521-6440.
Internet radio: http://www.folkalley.com/ streaming folk music hosted by WKSU-FM at Kent State University in Ohio.
WAMC (90.3 FM, Albany, NY)
"Mountain Stage", Monday 9:00-11:00 p.m.
"Hudson River Sampler", Wanda Fischer, Saturday 8:00-10:30 p.m.
"Thistle & Shamrock", Fiona Ritchie, Sunday 7:00-8:00 p.m.
WCNI (90.9 FM, New London, CT)
Alternating weeks: "Traditions" with Art Dean, and "Open to Suggestion..." with Bridgett Ellis, Sunday 6:00-9:00 p.m.
WCUW (91.3 FM, Worcester, MA)
"In the Tradition", Monday-Thursday 7:00-9:00 p.m.
"The Four Green Fields" (Irish), Saturday 10:00 a.m.-noon.
"Music of Scotia" (Scotland), Saturday 12:00 noon-2:00 p.m.
WESU (88.1 FM, Middletown, CT)
75% Folk with Michael Benson, Monday 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Unfocused Folk with Chip Austin, 2nd & 4th Monday of the month, 8:00-9:30 p.m.
Acoustic Blender with Bill Revill, Tuesday 5:05-8:00 p.m.
The Celtic Cafe with Pat Laffan and Mark Gallagher, Saturday 6:00-7:00 a.m.
WHUS (91.7 FM, Storrs, CT)
"Bluegrass Cafe," Amy Orlomoski and Jim Beaver (alternating weeks), Sunday 4:00-7:00 p.m. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
"Sunday Night Folk Festival", Susan Forbes Hansen, Sunday 7:00-10:00 p.m.
WICN (90.5 FM, Worcester, MA)
"The Contemporary Cafe" with Nick DiBiasio, Folk, Americana, Acoustic Blues, Thursday 7:00-11:00 p.m.
WKZE (98.1 FM, Salisbury, CT and Red Hook, NY)
"New Harmony", Dick Hermans, Saturday 8:00-11:00 a.m.
WMNR (88.1 FM, Monroe, and 91.5 Guilford, CT)
"Good Folk", Richard Hageman, Thursday 9:00-11:00 p.m.
WNHU (88.7 FM, West Haven, CT)
"The Folk Show", Saturday 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. with John Mazza; Thursday 8:00 to 10:00 p.m. with Chuck Vigue. email@example.com
"Echoes of Erin", Sunday Noon to 2:00 p.m. with Pat Kennedy.
WSHU (91.1 FM, Fairfield, CT) and WSUF (89.9 FM, Noyack/Greenport, NY)
"Profiles in Folk", Steve Winters, Friday 10:00 p.m.-midnight.
"Prairie Home Companion", Saturday 6:00-8:00 p.m.
"Thistle and Shamrock", Fiona Ritchie, Saturday 8:00-9:00 p.m.
"AcousticConnections", Walt Graham, Saturday 9:00-10:00 p.m.
WUMB (91.9, Boston, MA)
WWUH (91.3 FM, West Hartford, CT)
(Also carried by WAPJ in Torrington 89.9 and 105.1, WDJW in Somers 89.7, and WWEB Wallingford 89.9)
"FM On Toast", Sunday-Friday 6:00-9:00 a.m.
"Watch This Space", Susan Forbes Hansen, Friday 6:00-9:00 a.m.
"UH Radio Bluegrass", Brian Burness, Saturday 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
This web site is maintained by Brent Hall. Submissions are welcomed.