Monday, March 9, 2020

CANCELLED: Pittsford Library Sunday Serenade: March 15, 2020 - 2PM

CANCELLED for health and safety reasons

Please join The String Chickens at the Pittsford Community Library this Sunday, March 15th, from 2-3PM for a lively bunch of Irish tunes in anticipation of St. Patrick’s Day 2020!

Pittsford Community Library
24 State Street
Pittsford, NY 14534
Performance Time: 2-3PM

David and Fred will be singing the Irish favorites like "Wild Rover", "Cockels and Mussels" and "When Irish Eyes are Smiling”. Mark will play an emotional "Danny Boy" for you, and Trina and Denise are promising a lovely duet or two. Plus lots more to fill the hour! Bring your tapping toes and your best clapping hands - bonus points if you know when to clap during “Wild Rover” and precisely how many claps are customary.

See you this Sunday!

Monday, September 16, 2019

Where will we be playing out next in Rochester!? Here's where we'll be in October 2019 - come on out!

  • Oct 12 afternoon: Powers Farm Market - Marsh Road
  • Oct 13 2-3PM: Pittsford Library, downtown Pittsford
  • Oct 19 afternoon: Powers Farm Market - Marsh Road

Monday, August 12, 2019

August 17 and 18, 2019

This weekend, Aug 17 and 18 2019 is the annual Fiddler's Fair in Mumford, NY.

Each morning, the String Chickens will be warming up in the Brooks Grove Church so please bring your instrument and join us if you arrive early - the acoustics make us soumd just about as good as we'll ever get. YOU TOO! ;o)

On Saturday only we'll be performing for a 1/2 hour in the Barn at 12:45 - hope to see you.

OH - Mark is with us on Saturday only this year and we also hope to perform on the Main Stage a time or two with our favorite old-time piano player, Jessie Gotham!

Link to fiddler's fair:

Friday, March 8, 2019

Lively Irish Serenade - Brighton Memorial Library
March 10 2019 - 2-3PM

Mark your calendar for Sunday March 10 from 2-3PM

Join The String Chickens at the Brighton Memorial Library in Rochester NY on Sunday March 10th 2019 for a lively Irish Serenade. We have been invited to entertain as part of the library's monthly "Sunday Serenade" series! Thank you very, very much Town of Brighton. And huh. As Brighton tax payers ourselves, I'm thinking that we chickens are paying ourselves to have some fun again. Huh. YES! Good job everyone!

We are fiddlers Trina Clickner, Denise Carder, and Mark Weeg, along with guitar player David Russell, and Fred Vieira on bass.

Brighton Memorial Library
2300 Elmwood Ave
Rochester, New York 14618

I hope you'll take some free time to come in and have some fun with us this Sunday.

Thursday, September 13, 2018

She played 'til the cows came ...OVER!

Here I am in Big Sur CA on vacation playing until the cows came over. VERY FUNNY. Zoom in the cows as they come over the rise through the field. They stop. They listen. They continue to approach.

CLICK HERE for the full MOOOOOOvie

Saturday, August 11, 2018

Mumford Fiddler's Fair - Aug 18 & 19th 2018

Fiddler’s Fair
Genesee Country Village & Museum
August 18 and 19, 2018
Come out and enjoy a day or two of old time fiddling in an authentic old time setting!

Every year fiddlers near and far gather in Mumford at the Genesee Country Village and Museum and you are invited!

The String Chickens are performing on Saturday as follows:

PERFORMANCE: Exhibition Barn 12:45pm - 1:15pm PERFORMANCE : Brooks Grove Church 3:00pm - 3:30pm

ALSO… bring your instrument and join the String Chickens each morning in the Brooks Grove Church for an all musician warm up starting at 11:15. We’ll play tunes you’ll likely know - come PLAY ALONG in an amazing old-fashioned church with amazing acoustics! Warm up for a full day of fiddling fun!
SAT & SUN: 11:15am - 11:45am

Morning Warm-Up with The String Chickens & Friends

Calling All Musicians!
Join The String Chickens & Friends for a lively morning warmup. Bring your instrument and join in - start your day with traditional, old-time fiddle tune favorites.

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Johnny's Irish Pub - May 22, 7:30


We're playing out on May 22nd at Johnny's - COME OUT COME OUT wherever you are. 7:30 - 10:30-ish.

It's Bluegrass Tuesday so we'll be letting Mark loose. :o)

1382 Culver Road
Rochester NY