Past Dates

Saturday, October 28th, 2017

Dodge's Sundodgers - 7-9pm
1724 San Pablo Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94702
USA
(510) 525-7544 [map]
Price: No cover with dinner!

Sunday, October 15th, 2017

The Monkey House Theater
Benefit for Puerto Rico Relief - 6-9 pm
1638 University Ave
Berkeley, CA [map]
Price: DONATION for Hurricane Relief!!

Friday, September 15th, 2017

Charlie's Cafe
Friday's with Charlie - 7:00-9:30
3202 Folsom St
San Francisco, CA 94117
(415) 641-5051 [map]
Price: Suggested donation $10

Joining songwriter extraordinaire Ira Marlowe and debuting a few new songs in this charming cafe music series. With Felix Sparling on uke and fiddle!

Saturday, October 8th, 2016

Kathy Sparling @ The Starry Plough - Doors at 8pm; Music at 9pm
3101 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705
(510)841-2082 [map]
Price: $10

Saturday, September 17th, 2016

The Monkey House Theater
The Songs of Dennis Finnegan & Kathy Sparling - Doors at 7pm; Music at 7:30pm
1638 University Ave, Berkeley, California 94703
Berkeley, CA [map]
Price: Sliding scale donation of $10-20

A night of songs by Kathy and by Dennis Finnegan/Johny Blood. Featuring James Crocker on guitar, Ed Elliott on bass, and Felix Sparling on violin.

The Monkey House is an intimate art space offering high-quality concerts with an old Vaudeville vibe and unusually fine acoustics.

RESERVE A SEAT

(On University Ave, three blocks from North Berkeley BART.)

Parking is usually easy.

Saturday, August 13th, 2016

Dodge's Sundodgers - 7:00pm-9:00pm
1724 San Pablo Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94702
USA
(510) 525-7544 [map]

Saturday, July 16th, 2016

Dodge's Sundodgers - 7:00pm-9:00pm
1724 San Pablo Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94702
USA
(510) 525-7544 [map]
Price: no cover with dinner

Saturday, June 18th, 2016

Dodge's Sundodgers - 7:00pm-9:00pm
1724 San Pablo Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94702
USA
(510) 525-7544 [map]
Price: no cover with dinner

Saturday, April 16th, 2016

Dodge's Sundodgers - 7-9 pm
1724 San Pablo Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94702
USA
(510) 525-7544 [map]

Saturday, March 26th, 2016

An Evening with Along Came Jones featuring Karlyn DeSteno - Doors at 7pm; Music at 8pm
1429 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94612
USA
510-863-1440 [map]
Price: $13 Advance/$15 door

Excited to be playing a few of my songs along with the wonderful ACJ repertoire.

Saturday, February 13th, 2016

Dodge's Sundodgers - 7:00pm-9:00pm
1724 San Pablo Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94702
USA
(510) 525-7544 [map]

Saturday, January 23rd, 2016

Along Came Jones "Waving Goodbye" CD Release Show #2 - 7:00pm-9:00pm
2133 University Ave. @ Shattuck
Berkeley, CA [map]
Price: Suggested donation $10-$20

A collection of related songs written by Dennis Finnegan & Johny Blood performed by the group Along Came Jones (Dennis Finnegan, Myles Boisen, Tim Rowe, Peter Garellick, & Kathy Sparling), with spoken text by Johny Blood and video by Chris Willging on a set designed and lit by William Swanson.

Also on January 16th.

Saturday, January 16th, 2016

Berkeley Arts Festival
Along Came Jones "Waving Goodbye" CD Release Show #1 - 7:00pm-9:00pm
2133 University Ave. @ Shattuck
Berkeley, CA [map]
Price: Suggested donation $10-$20

A collection of related songs written by Dennis Finnegan & Johny Blood performed by the group Along Came Jones (Dennis Finnegan, Myles Boisen, Tim Rowe, Peter Garellick, & Kathy Sparling), with spoken text by Johny Blood and video by Chris Willging on a set designed and lit by William Swanson.

Repeated on January 23.

Saturday, January 9th, 2016

Dodge's Sundodgers - 7-9 pm
1724 San Pablo Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94702
USA
(510) 525-7544 [map]

Saturday, December 12th, 2015

Wakefield Jazz Quintet - 1-3
West Coast Macaroni building, 1250 57th Ave. #25 (second floor)
Oakland, CA 94621 [map]
Price: Free! Spend the money on mosaic art!

Singing a few songs accompanied by the Wakefield Jazz Quintet, including the brand new number, "By This Time Tomorrow." Come for the music, but stay for the art by KG Greenstein!

Saturday, December 5th, 2015

Dodge's Sundodgers - 7-9 pm
1724 San Pablo Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94702
USA
(510) 525-7544 [map]

Saturday, November 7th, 2015

Dodge's Sundodgers - 7-9 pm
1724 San Pablo Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94702
USA
(510) 525-7544 [map]

Saturday, September 19th, 2015

Dodge's Sundodgers - 7-9
1724 San Pablo Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94702
USA
(510) 525-7544 [map]

Saturday, August 15th, 2015

Singing with Along Came Jones
3101 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705
(510)841-2082 [map]

Saturday, June 13th, 2015

Dodge's Sundodgers - 7:00 pm
1724 San Pablo Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94702
USA
(510) 525-7544 [map]

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

Union City Library's Wednesday Night Music Series Presents - 6:30-7:30
34007 Alvarado-Niles Rd.
Union City, CA 94587
510-745-1464 [map]
Price: Free!

I'll be joined by a full band for a set of my songs, focusing on the new record.

Sunday, May 24th, 2015

Pacific Coast Brewing Co.
Singing with Along Came Jones - 4:00
906 Washington St.
Oakland, CA [map]

Saturday, May 23rd, 2015

Singing w/ Along Came Jones (East Lake Music Festival) - 8:00pm
1918 Park Blvd
Oakland, CA 94606 [map]

Friday, May 15th, 2015

Pizza, Beer, and Music! - 7:00 pm
498 Wesley Ave
Oakland, CA 94606
(510) 444-6824 [map]
Price: No cover

Performing with a full band and special guests. Bring the family!

Saturday, May 9th, 2015

Dodge's Sundodgers - 7:00 pm
1724 San Pablo Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94702
USA
(510) 525-7544 [map]

Saturday, May 2nd, 2015

Diesel Bookstore
Dodge's Sundodgers play for California Bookstore Day - 2:00
Oakland [map]

Saturday, April 11th, 2015

Dodge's Sundodgers - 7:00 pm
1724 San Pablo Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94702
USA
(510) 525-7544 [map]

Saturday, March 14th, 2015

Singing with Along Came Jones
1429 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94612
USA
510-863-1440 [map]

Saturday, March 7th, 2015

Dodge's Sundodgers - 7:00 pm
1724 San Pablo Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94702
USA
(510) 525-7544 [map]

Saturday, February 28th, 2015

Singing with Along Came Jones - 8:00
Martinez, CA 94553 [map]

Saturday, January 24th, 2015

Singing with the Cheap Suit Serenaders! - 8:00
2020 Addison Street
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510)548-1761 [map]

So much fun to join the Suits for a few numbers at their once-a-year reunion concert at the Freight.

Saturday, December 13th, 2014

Blind Spot CD Release! - Doors@7, music@8:15
1429 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94612
USA
510-863-1440 [map]
Price: $10 door/$7 advance

Celebrate the release of Blind Spot with a concert at Awaken! I'll be on with my full band around 9:00, but you'll want to start the night early with Therese TC Brewitz's gorgeous Swedish piano pop at 8:15, and stay late for Addie and the Subtrax around 10.

Saturday, November 22nd, 2014

Dodge's Sundodgers - 7:00
1724 San Pablo Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94702
USA
(510) 525-7544 [map]

Saturday, November 15th, 2014

Kathy Sparling at the Monkey House Theater
reservations@monkeyhousetheater.com for address
Berkeley [map]
Price: Sliding scale donation

I'll be joined by Myles Boisen on guitar and Steven Strauss on bass for a set of my songs in this charming acoustic listening room. The theater is a private residence on University near Sacramento in Berkeley; email a reservation to: reservations@monkeyhousetheater.com to get the exact address.

Also on the bill: The power-pop duo The Secret Identities!

Saturday, October 18th, 2014

Dodge's Sundodgers - 7:00
1724 San Pablo Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94702
USA
(510) 525-7544 [map]

Saturday, September 27th, 2014

Diesel Bookstore
Dodge's Sundodgers Play Diesel Books 25 anniversary party - 3-5
Price: Free!

Saturday, September 20th, 2014

Dodge's Sundodgers - 7:00
1724 San Pablo Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94702
USA
(510) 525-7544 [map]

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

Singing with Along Came Jones - 8:00 pm
1429 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94612
USA
510-863-1440 [map]

Friday, August 1st, 2014

Singing with Along Came Jones - 7:30
906 Washington St
Oakland [map]

Saturday, July 19th, 2014

Singing with Along Came Jones - 8:00 pm
707 Marina Vista Ave
Martinez, CA 94553 [map]

Saturday, June 28th, 2014

Burlington Hotel
Singing with Along Came Jones
Port Costa, CA [map]

Singing harmony with Along Came Jones at the beautiful and historic Burlington Hotel.

Friday, June 27th, 2014

House Concert
Blind Spot CD Pre-Release House Concert - 7:30

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

The Night Light
Singing with Along Came Jones
311 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94607 [map]

Friday, June 6th, 2014

Dodge's Sundodgers
1724 San Pablo Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94702
USA
(510) 525-7544 [map]

Saturday, May 3rd, 2014

California Bookstore Day @ Diesel Books
Dodge's Sundodgers play the Book Store

Friday, April 4th, 2014

Creative Framing & Gallery
Singing with Along Came Jones
Oakland, CA [map]

Saturday, March 1st, 2014

Dodge's Sundodgers
1724 San Pablo Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94702
USA
(510) 525-7544 [map]

Friday, February 7th, 2014

Dodge's Sundodgers
2570 Ninth Street
Berkeley, CA 94710
USA
510-845-4852 [map]

Saturday, January 4th, 2014

The Legionnaire Saloon
Singing with Along Came Jones
2272 Telegraph Avenue
Oakland, CA 94612 [map]

Saturday, December 7th, 2013

Dodge's Sundodgers
1724 San Pablo Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94702
USA
(510) 525-7544 [map]

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

Singing with Along Came Jones
1918 Park Blvd
Oakland, CA 94606 [map]

Friday, November 22nd, 2013

Dodge's Sundodgers
2570 Ninth Street
Berkeley, CA 94710
USA
510-845-4852 [map]

Friday, September 20th, 2013

Dodge's Sundodgers
2570 Ninth Street
Berkeley, CA 94710
USA
510-845-4852 [map]

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

Forbidden Island
Singing with Along Came Jones
Alameda, CA [map]

Saturday, August 17th, 2013

1724 San Pablo Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94702
USA
(510) 525-7544 [map]

Monday, July 29th, 2013

Disco Volante
Singing with Along Came Jones
Oakland, CA [map]

Saturday, July 13th, 2013

Dodge's Sundodgers
1724 San Pablo Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94702
USA
(510) 525-7544 [map]

Friday, May 17th, 2013

2570 Ninth Street
Berkeley, CA 94710
USA
510-845-4852 [map]

Saturday, April 27th, 2013

Dodge's Sundodgers
1724 San Pablo Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94702
USA
(510) 525-7544 [map]

Saturday, April 20th, 2013

Opening for Along Came Jones CD Release
1429 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94612
USA
510-863-1440 [map]

Friday, March 29th, 2013

Dodge's Sundodgers
1724 San Pablo Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94702
USA
(510) 525-7544 [map]

Saturday, February 2nd, 2013

Dodge's Sundodgers
1724 San Pablo Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94702
USA
(510) 525-7544 [map]

Sunday, January 13th, 2013

Dodge's Sundodgers Play the Library
400 Old Bernal Avenue
Pleasanton, CA 94566
925-931-3400 [map]

I'll be singing and strumming vintage tunes with Dodge's Sundodgers during a free afternoon concert at the Pleasanton Library. I also plan to tell at least one library joke, because I can -- professional prerogative. Sundodger's website here.

Friday, October 19th, 2012

Dodge's Sundodgers
1724 San Pablo Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94702
USA
(510) 525-7544 [map]

Saturday, July 14th, 2012

Dodge's Sundodgers
1724 San Pablo Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94702
USA
(510) 525-7544 [map]

Friday, April 13th, 2012

VAMP Sound Out - Along Came Jones - 2 nights! - 13th&14th
547 Athol Ave
Oakland, CA 94606 [map]

I'm playing the opening set for this show headlined by "Along Came Jones" -- a wonderful band playing the songs of Dennis Finnegan and Johny Blood. Paintings by Tim Rowe on display too! Come out for a fun night of music and art.

Sunday, September 11th, 2011

Overnight Journey From the Last Depression to This One
547 Athol Ave
Oakland, CA 94606 [map]

Joining the band September 9, 10, 16 and 17 as they present this conceptual program of songs, film, and stage design. I'll be singing a few numbers by the wonderful songwriting team of Dennis Finnegan and David Auerbach.

Saturday, July 9th, 2011

6334 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA 94608
USA
(510) 653-8386 [map]

Saturday, January 8th, 2011

Singing with the Cheap Suit Serenaders!
2020 Addison Street
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510)548-1761 [map]

Thrilled to join my favorite curmudgeons on the curmudgeonly "Ho Hum" and the somewhat less curmudgeonly "I'm Confessin' (That I Love You).

Saturday, November 20th, 2010

CD Release Party for As You Believed!
2547 8th Street, Suite 28
Berkeley, CA 94710
USA
510 649-1548 [map]

Concert in celebration of my debut album of original songs, As You Believed.

Saturday, August 21st, 2010

6334 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA 94608
USA
(510) 653-8386 [map]

Saturday, July 10th, 2010

1724 San Pablo Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94702
USA
(510) 525-7544 [map]

Saturday, August 29th, 2009

Dodge's Sundodgers play New Frieght Grand Opening!
2020 Addison Street
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510)548-1761 [map]

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

Serendipity Books
Dodge's Sundodgers
Berkeley, CA [map]