Past Highlights

Church Center for the United Nations

Thursday,  November 1, 9:15 am –  http://gbgm-umc.org/umw/education/ccun_article.html

REAL CHANGE with Chuck Collins

Thursday, September 20, 7pm

U Temple United Methodist Church http://utemple.org/

Shannon will be sharing opening music with local blues guitarist, Don Mills,  for a conversation with author Chuck Collins: How Wealth Inequality is Wrecking the World and What we can do about it. Collins is cofounder of Wealth for the Common Good (www.wealthforcommongood.org) and a national expert on inequality, tax policy, and corporate power. Real Change is Seattle’s most active network with their homeless community. Sure to be a stimulating evening.

Conversation Cafe with Mark McDermott

Thursday, September 27, 7pm

U Temple United Methodist Church http://utemple.org/

Kicking off a new season of the Conversation Cafe, Shannon will be playing with local favorite, Mark Iler,  on guitar, vocals, and harmonica.  McDermott will be speaking on Making the American Dream Real for Everyone.  Hope to see you there!

Songwriting for Peace and Justice

Abiqui, NM

Ghost Ranch Camp & Conference Center

July 11 – 15,

As part of a Presbyterian-sponsored peace and justice retreat in the high desert, Shannon will be co-leading a course with award-winning  songwriter, humanitarian, author, and friend, David Lamotte.  www.DavidLamotte.com Spend some time in the desert and see what finds you.

Songwriters in the Round

with

Shannon Beck, Dylan Warnek and Leslie van Winkle

Luther’s Table

http://www.lutherstable.org/

Saturday, July 7, 7:30pm

 

Terry Kingen and Shannon Beck

Wednesday, June 13th, 6pm

Renton River Days Volunteer Shindig

Luther’s Table, Renton

http://www.lutherstable.org/

A Tribute to Bruce Cockburn

with

Rob Kneissler

Egan’s Ballard Jam House

http://www.ballardjamhouse.com/

Thursday, May 17, 7pm

Shannon will be a special guest at this Bruce Cockburn tribute. Sure to be a great night!

Bellevue House Concert (Private)

March 18, 2012

2:00 – 5:00pm

You too can have a private concert. Contact Shannon@ShannonBeck.com

An Evening with Joe Hill and Friends

http://buonobuzzard.com/main.htm

Feb 24, 7pm – 9:30pm

Looking forward to a splendid time with 3 great musicians.

Expect some sing alongs and some historic songs. Raise your voice!

 

Luther’s Table

February 18, 7:30 – 10:00pm

We had such a great time in December! Terry Kingen and Shannon will be playing the night away. Come for a beer, dinner, dessert, espresso, whatever your pleasure! http://www.lutherstable.org/

Egan’s Ballard Jam House

January 21, 9-11pm

Shannon is headlining at Egan’s with the award winning songwriter, the “Urban Folkerista” Deb Seymour http://www.urbanfolkerista.com/fr_home.cfm Expect humor, heart, and a hullabaloo. Shannon plays at 10:00, but be there no later than 8:45 if you want a seat. Have a drink and enjoy Deb who  just released her 3rd CD: Mama Wears a Hard Hat. Let’s jam the Jam House!

 

Mandolin Cafe

December 10, 6:30 – 8:00pm

Join Shannon and friends in Tacoma at he Mandolin. Opening for the amazing Pearl Django http://www.pearldjango.com/. Do NOT miss this! Food, coffee, good music! This is Shannon’s only December show.   Tips appreciated! Shannon will be joined by Michael Grimes on double bass michaelgrimesbass.com and Terry Kingen http://www.facebook.com/people/Terry-Kingen/1501623809 on lead guitar.  http://www.themandolincafe.com/

Luther’s Table

November 4, 7:30 – 10:00pm

Luther’s Table is a wonderful presence in Renton that serves good food and libation, conversation and community. Come by for a great meal and some sweet music! Shannon will be performing with accomplished double bass player, Michael Grimes.http://www.michaelgrimesbass.com/

All ages. http://www.lutherstable.org/ Tips welcomed!

 

The Couth Buzzard

November 5, 7pm

Shannon will be performing in the round with Mike Buckman, Bill Davies, and Kat Eglestonhttp://www.kateggleston.com/home.html. This will be a great evening. Come support a Greenwood independent coffee and book shop. And good coffee to boot! http://buonobuzzard.com/

Match Coffee and Wine

June 17 in beautiful Duvall, WA

Wine, coffee, good eats. And all in beautiful downtown Duvall. Come on out! www.matchcoffeeandwine.com

Ballard House Concert

August 12, Private Event

You can have your own House Concert. This one is private, but Shannon would love to play for you too. Contact her.

Issaquah Farmer’s Market

August 20, 9am – 10:15am

Ya’all come out and enjoy some music near Pickering Barn. Shannon will be playing in the rotunda – grab some good food, enjoy some art, and listen to Shannon!

 

Tumbleweed Music Festival

September 3, 3:30 – 4:15 – Performance; 11:45 – 12:30 Workshop

Tumbleweed is one of the most authentic, enjoyable family folk festivals in the northwest, is Shannon’s experience. Come, camp, splurge on an affordable hotel room, and enjoy one last hurrah of summer in Richland, WA. Right on the river! http://www.tumbleweedfest.org/

Workshop ~ Use Your Words: Songwriting for Peace and Justice 

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Rendezvous in the Park  With Shades of RedOpening for Carrie Rodriguez. http://carrierodriguez.com/  A great night is promised – take a trip to the Palouse! July 18, 2009 Moscow, ID

Leavenworth Beer Garden, Leavenworth, WA. With Shades of Red. Playing in the gorgeous town of Leavenworth! Bring your friends to a new venue. http://leavenworthbeergarden.com/ July 17th, 2009 Leaventworth, WA

History House of Greater Seattle Women’s Songwriter series In the heart of Fremont, the center of the Universe, Shannon will be performing. Award-winning songwriter, Deb Seymour www.DebSeymour.com will join me for a great time. Harmony, humor, original tunes – and free! Bring the family, friends, neighbors – and enjoy Sunday market or visit the troll. August 24, 2008, 2-4 pm Fremont, WA

Yakima Folklife Festival Held at Franklin Park Festival Grounds on the banks of the Columbia River (roll on!). A weekend of music and sun – a great family event – see you there! Find Shannon at The Masset Winery and Tasting Room– Grand Residence Inn; July 11, 8:00 pm and Saturday in the Park Memorial Hospital Stage– July 12, 2008 11:15 am Yakima, WA

The Church Council of Greater Seattle Annual Meeting. Dr. David Domke speaking on Faith and Politics. Shannon will be singing for the “choir”. Call 206-335-4359 for more information. March 11, 2008 Seattle, WA

San Francisco, Mi Casa Es Su Casa House Concert 620 Van Ness Street, #3, San Francisco  Shannon will be joined by Bay Area musician (credited by Counting Crows), Kurt Stevenson. He will join Shannon on dobro, the Jesus guitar, and other stringed things. Sweet vocals, too. Opening for Shannon will be the might fine Acoustic Grunge musician, Jonathon Peterson. February 9, 2008

The History House of Greater Seattle Join Shannon, Michael Guthrie and Jim Hinde for “Music in the Sculpture Garden.” It is Fremont Fair weekend, so take the bus or come early! This is a free concert (fully clothed). http://www.historyhouse.org/musicians07original.htm June 17, 2007   Seattle, WA

Interfaith Creation Festival As part of the Interfaith Creation Festival weekend, Shannon is providing music that will lead into Dr. Karen Baker-Fletcher, Southern Methodist University. It is a cultural celebration evening with African Ceremonial Dance, liturgical dance, and Shannon. It will be a memorable evening. Check out the rest of the event www.interfaithcreationfest.org June 1, 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm 2007 Seattle, WA

Town Hall Seattle Opening set in the Great Hall fo JJune 1, 7:30 pm – 10:00 pmanuary 19-20, 2007,r author, Dr. David Ray Griffin. Griffin will address the 9/11 commission. In a thriving democracy, all voices should be listened to with respect. This should be a stimulating evening and opportunity to whet your intellectual curiosity. Shannon’s set begins at 7 pm.  http://www.townhallseattle.org/ May 18, 2007 – 7:00PM  Seattle, WA

No2Torture Southern California Gathering Shannon will be singing a “hot off the heart” song to open for keynote, Dr Richard Mouw, Fuller Seminary President, and setting the stage for various other presenters. Other speakers include Dr. George Hunsinger, Princeton Seminary, Dr. Jose Quiroga, Program for Victims of Torture, Mr. Philip Carter. All are welcome. See www.no2Torture.org to register or for more information. June 1, 7:30 pm -January 19-20, 2007 Los Angeles, CA

Espresso American at Everett Public Library  Where but the northwest? A library and espresso living joyfully together. Shannon will be the sweet creamy middle between two crunchy/sweet stalwarts of the northwest acoustic scene Stanislove (www.Stanislove.com) and Jim Nason, the Emergency Folksinger. Come on by for some sweetness. November 17, 2006 Everett, WA

The Tumbleweed Festival. 
The best festival in Washington, in Shannon’s view. Down home, good eats, great musicians and a fabulous setting. Don’t miss Shannon being a hula babe for Michael Guthrie’s Hawaiian song. Additionally, she will be joined by the fabulous Joe Jencks (www.JoeJencks.com). Take a workshop on Writing from the Heart for free! – September 2, 2005 Yakima, WA

Just Peace Benefit Concert 
Shannon will be joined by guitar and harmonica “you da man” musician Mark Iler and more. This is a kid-friendly, peace-loving event for all ages. We’re calling it the opening of the ‘Is It love?’ tour. All proceeds go to Seattle Presbytery Peace and Justice. May 22, 2005 – 2:00pm Seattle, WA

Pegasus Coffee House 
Shannon’s return engagement to the Peninsula. What a sweet getaway for a quiet January evening! She will be joined by local top knotch musical man, Mark Iler on harmonica, guitar, and vocals. http://www.pegasuscoffeehouse.com  January 22, 2005 – 7:30pm  Bainbridge Island, WA

The Farm Chicks Antique Show –
Shannon will be returning to the Fairfield Grange Hall. It looks like Shannon is fast becoming a favorite of the local farm crowd! (It helps that it is the town she grew up in.) This is seriously the best antique show in the state. Earlier this year, there were crowds the size of the Bush/Cheney national debt!! An all time high! All political persuasions encouraged – bring your pocketbook. Shannon’s sister about bought the place out last year. Music by local bluegrass, blues, and other bands all day long! Check out their website: http://www.thefarmchicks.com/  September 25, 2004 – 10:00am The Grange Hall and all over town – Fairfield, WA

El Diablo Coffee House 
Shannon and four other northwest grass roots musicians have been asked to record a live CD entitled: SING OUT FOR FREEDOM. Also performing will be Thom Thornsberry Smith, Morgan & Graves, Marilyn Osgood, and Michael Guthrie. Treats, wine, and Cuban coffee available. Saturday, September 11, 2004 – 7:00pm Seattle, WA

 

 

 

 

Mandolin Cafe

December 10, 6:30 – 8:00pm

Join Shannon and friends in Tacoma at he Mandolin. Opening for the amazing Pearl Django http://www.pearldjango.com/. Do NOT miss this! Food, coffee, good music! This is Shannon’s only December show.   Tips appreciated! Shannon will be joined by Michael Grimes on double bassmichaelgrimesbass.com and Terry Kingen http://www.facebook.com/people/Terry-Kingen/1501623809 on lead guitar.  http://www.themandolincafe.com/

Match Coffee and Wine

June 17 in beautiful Duvall, WA

Wine, coffee, good eats. And all in beautiful downtown Duvall. Come on out! www.matchcoffeeandwine.com

Ballard House Concert

August 12, Private Event

You can have your own House Concert. This one is private, but Shannon would love to play for you too. Contact her.

Issaquah Farmer’s Market

August 20, 9am – 10:15am

Ya’all come out and enjoy some music near Pickering Barn. Shannon will be playing in the rotunda – grab some good food, enjoy some art, and listen to Shannon!

Tumbleweed Music Festival

September 3, 3:30 – 4:15 – Performance; 11:45 – 12:30 Workshop

Tumbleweed is one of the most authentic, enjoyable family folk festivals in the northwest, is Shannon’s experience. Come, camp, splurge on an affordable hotel room, and enjoy one last hurrah of summer in Richland, WA. Right on the river! http://www.tumbleweedfest.org/

Workshop ~ Use Your Words: Songwriting for Peace and Justice 

~~~~~~~~~~~~

Rendezvous in the Park  With Shades of Red. Opening for Carrie Rodriguez. http://carrierodriguez.com/  A great night is promised – take a trip to the Palouse! July 18, 2009 Moscow, ID

Leavenworth Beer Garden, Leavenworth, WA. With Shades of Red. Playing in the gorgeous town of Leavenworth! Bring your friends to a new venue. http://leavenworthbeergarden.com/ July 17th, 2009 Leaventworth, WA

History House of Greater Seattle Women’s Songwriter series In the heart of Fremont, the center of the Universe, Shannon will be performing. Award-winning songwriter, Deb Seymour www.DebSeymour.com will join me for a great time. Harmony, humor, original tunes – and free! Bring the family, friends, neighbors – and enjoy Sunday market or visit the troll. August 24, 2008, 2-4 pm Fremont, WA

Yakima Folklife Festival Held at Franklin Park Festival Grounds on the banks of the Columbia River (roll on!). A weekend of music and sun – a great family event – see you there! Find Shannon at The Masset Winery and Tasting Room– Grand Residence Inn; July 11, 8:00 pm and Saturday in the Park Memorial Hospital Stage– July 12, 2008 11:15 am Yakima, WA

The Church Council of Greater Seattle Annual Meeting. Dr. David Domke speaking on Faith and Politics. Shannon will be singing for the “choir”. Call 206-335-4359 for more information. March 11, 2008 Seattle, WA

San Francisco, Mi Casa Es Su Casa House Concert 620 Van Ness Street, #3, San Francisco  Shannon will be joined by Bay Area musician (credited by Counting Crows), Kurt Stevenson. He will join Shannon on dobro, the Jesus guitar, and other stringed things. Sweet vocals, too. Opening for Shannon will be the might fine Acoustic Grunge musician, Jonathon Peterson. February 9, 2008

The History House of Greater Seattle Join Shannon, Michael Guthrie and Jim Hinde for “Music in the Sculpture Garden.” It is Fremont Fair weekend, so take the bus or come early! This is a free concert (fully clothed). http://www.historyhouse.org/musicians07original.htm June 17, 2007   Seattle, WA

Interfaith Creation Festival As part of the Interfaith Creation Festival weekend, Shannon is providing music that will lead into Dr. Karen Baker-Fletcher, Southern Methodist University. It is a cultural celebration evening with African Ceremonial Dance, liturgical dance, and Shannon. It will be a memorable evening. Check out the rest of the event www.interfaithcreationfest.org June 1, 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm 2007 Seattle, WA

Town Hall Seattle Opening set in the Great Hall fo JJune 1, 7:30 pm – 10:00 pmanuary 19-20, 2007,r author, Dr. David Ray Griffin. Griffin will address the 9/11 commission. In a thriving democracy, all voices should be listened to with respect. This should be a stimulating evening and opportunity to whet your intellectual curiosity. Shannon’s set begins at 7 pm.  http://www.townhallseattle.org/ May 18, 2007 – 7:00PM  Seattle, WA

No2Torture Southern California Gathering Shannon will be singing a “hot off the heart” song to open for keynote, Dr Richard Mouw, Fuller Seminary President, and setting the stage for various other presenters. Other speakers include Dr. George Hunsinger, Princeton Seminary, Dr. Jose Quiroga, Program for Victims of Torture, Mr. Philip Carter. All are welcome. See www.no2Torture.org to register or for more information. June 1, 7:30 pm -January 19-20, 2007 Los Angeles, CA

Espresso American at Everett Public Library  Where but the northwest? A library and espresso living joyfully together. Shannon will be the sweet creamy middle between two crunchy/sweet stalwarts of the northwest acoustic scene Stanislove (www.Stanislove.com) and Jim Nason, the Emergency Folksinger. Come on by for some sweetness. November 17, 2006 Everett, WA

The Tumbleweed Festival.
The best festival in Washington, in Shannon’s view. Down home, good eats, great musicians and a fabulous setting. Don’t miss Shannon being a hula babe for Michael Guthrie’s Hawaiian song. Additionally, she will be joined by the fabulous Joe Jencks (www.JoeJencks.com). Take a workshop on Writing from the Heart for free! – September 2, 2005 Yakima, WA

Just Peace Benefit Concert
Shannon will be joined by guitar and harmonica “you da man” musician Mark Iler and more. This is a kid-friendly, peace-loving event for all ages. We’re calling it the opening of the ‘Is It love?’ tour. All proceeds go to Seattle Presbytery Peace and Justice. May 22, 2005 – 2:00pm Seattle, WA

Pegasus Coffee House
Shannon’s return engagement to the Peninsula. What a sweet getaway for a quiet January evening! She will be joined by local top knotch musical man, Mark Iler on harmonica, guitar, and vocals. http://www.pegasuscoffeehouse.com  January 22, 2005 – 7:30pm  Bainbridge Island, WA

The Farm Chicks Antique Show
Shannon will be returning to the Fairfield Grange Hall. It looks like Shannon is fast becoming a favorite of the local farm crowd! (It helps that it is the town she grew up in.) This is seriously the best antique show in the state. Earlier this year, there were crowds the size of the Bush/Cheney national debt!! An all time high! All political persuasions encouraged – bring your pocketbook. Shannon’s sister about bought the place out last year. Music by local bluegrass, blues, and other bands all day long! Check out their website: http://www.thefarmchicks.com/  September 25, 2004 – 10:00am The Grange Hall and all over town – Fairfield, WA

El Diablo Coffee House
Shannon and four other northwest grass roots musicians have been asked to record a live CD entitled: SING OUT FOR FREEDOM. Also performing will be Thom Thornsberry Smith, Morgan & Graves, Marilyn Osgood, and Michael Guthrie. Treats, wine, and Cuban coffee available. Saturday, September 11, 2004 – 7:00pm Seattle, WA