2018


Thursday, September 13th in Annapolis, MD
Gary, Leah, and Tom Fridrich play during happy hour, from 5:00 to 7:00 pm, in the front room of 49 West Coffeehouse. 49 West Street. 410-626-9796.

Monday, September 17th in Annapolis, MD
Gary Wright-Leah Weiss Band (with Tom, Jeff, and special guest Ahren Buchheister) plays at AMFM's In the Vane of Bob Dylan show, held at the Ram's Head On Stage. All proceeds from the show go to AMFM to support musicians in need of assistance. Doors open at 6:00 pm and the show starts at 7:00 pm. 33 West Street.

Wednesday, September 19th in Annapolis, MD
Gary plays with Dean Rosenthal and Tom Fridrich from 5:00 to 7:00 pm in the front room of 49 West Coffeehouse. 49 West Street. 410-626-9796.

Saturday, September 22nd in Annapolis, MD
This month's American Roots Night, in the back listening room of 49 West Coffeehouse presents DEAN ROSENTHAL & HIS RACKET. Show starts at 8:00 pm and reservations are recommended. 49 West Street. 410-626-9796.

Saturday, September 29th in West River, MD
It's the Galesville Community Square Dance IN A NEW LOCATION THIS MONTH.
Janine Smith teaches and prompt dances all evening. Live music is provided by Leah on fiddle, Gary on guitar, and special guests TBA. Optional (and always delicious) potluck dinner starts at 6:00 pm. The dance is from 7:00 to 10:00 pm (easy dances early, more challenging dances later). Beginners are welcome—all fun, no attitude! Admission: $10 for adults, $5 for children 5-17, and free for children under 5. NEW LOCATION: CHRIST CHURCH PARISH HALL, 204 OWENSVILLE ROAD, WEST RIVER, 20778. Just down the road from our usual location. 301-926-9142.

>> This page last updated September 7, 2018.


Past Gigs

Sunday, September 2nd in Annapolis, MD
Gary & Leah play from 4:00 to 7:00 pm in the front room of 49 West Coffeehouse. 49 West Street. 410-626-9796. Also—the First Sunday Arts Festival is outside on West Street from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm, and the art opening in 49 West's back room begins at 5:00 pm.

Saturday, August 25th in Annapolis, MD
This month's American Roots Night, in the back listening room of 49 West Coffeehouse presents GARY WRIGHT & LEAH WEISS WITH CORY SEZNEC. Cory currently lives in Paris and plays fingerstyle guitar and clawhammer banjo and is steeped in traditional American and African music. We have enjoyed collaborating with him for other American Roots Nights over the years. Show starts at 8:00 pm and reservations are recommended. 49 West Street. 410-626-9796.

Thursday, August 9th in Annapolis, MD
Gary, Leah, and Tom Fridrich play during happy hour, from 5:00 to 7:00 pm, in the front room of 49 West Coffeehouse. 49 West Street. 410-626-9796.

Sunday, August 5th in Annapolis, MD
Gary & Leah play from 4:00 to 7:00 pm in the front room of 49 West Coffeehouse. 49 West Street. 410-626-9796. Also—the First Sunday Arts Festival is outside on West Street from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm, and the art opening in 49 West's back room begins at 5:00 pm.

Saturday, July 28th in Annapolis, MD
This month's American Roots Night, in the back listening room of 49 West Coffeehouse presents DEAN ROSENTHAL AND HIS RACKET. Show starts at 8:00 pm and reservations are recommended. 49 West Street. 410-626-9796.

Thursday, July 12th in Annapolis, MD
Gary, Leah, and Tom Fridrich play during happy hour, from 5:00 to 7:00 pm, in the front room of 49 West Coffeehouse. 49 West Street. 410-626-9796.

Sunday, July 1st in Annapolis, MD
Gary & Leah play from 4:00 to 7:00 pm in the front room of 49 West Coffeehouse. 49 West Street. 410-626-9796. Also—the First Sunday Arts Festival is outside on West Street from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm, and the art opening in 49 West's back room begins at 5:00 pm.

Saturday, June 23rd in Annapolis, MD
This month's American Roots Night, in the back listening room of 49 West Coffeehouse, features a collaboration with Gary & Leah and  Skribe. Show starts at 8:00 pm and reservations are recommended. 49 West Street. 410-626-9796.

Thursday, June 14th in Annapolis, MD
Gary, Leah, and Tom Fridrich play during happy hour, from 5:00 to 7:00 pm, in the front room of 49 West Coffeehouse. 49 West Street. 410-626-9796.

Sunday, June 3rd in Annapolis, MD
Gary & Leah  play from 4:00 to 7:00 pm in the front room of 49 West Coffeehouse. 49 West Street. 410-626-9796. Also—the First Sunday Arts Festival is outside on West Street from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm, and the art opening in 49 West's back room begins at 5:00 pm.

Thursday, May 10th in Annapolis, MD
Instead of our "second Thursday" gig at 49 West, our country band, CADILLAC MULE (with Ahren, Tom, and Jeff), opens for Ruthie and the Wranglers at Rams Head On Stage. From original Americana country to rousing surf instrumentals, Ruthie and the Wrangler's clever lyrics, high energy and spritely hillbilly harmonies make them a standout. 33 West Street. 401-268-4545. Doors open at 7:00 pm and show starts at 8:00 p.m.

Sunday, May 6th in Annapolis, MD
Gary, Leah, and special guest Ahren Buchheister play from 4:00 to 7:00 pm in the front room of 49 West Coffeehouse. 49 West Street. 410-626-9796. Also—the First Sunday Arts Festival is outside on West Street from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm, and the art opening in 49 West's back room begins at 5:00 pm.

Saturday, May 5th in Galesville, MD
It's the Mayday dance at the Galesville Community Square Dance
. Janine Smith teaches and prompt dances all evening. Live music is provided by Leah on fiddle, Gary on guitar, Kate Brett on banjo, and Kevin Enoch  on bass. Optional (and always delicious) potluck dinner starts at 6:00 pm. The dance is from 7:00 to 10:00 pm (easy dances early, more challenging dances later). Beginners are welcome—all fun, no attitude! Admission: $10 for adults, $5 for children 5-17, and free for children under 5. Galesville Memorial Hall, 952 Galesville Road. With support from the West River Improvement Association. 301-926-9142.

Saturday, April 28th in Annapolis, MD
American Roots Night, in the back listening room of 49 West Coffeehouse features Gary, Leah, vocalist and guitarist extraordinaire Tom Mitchell, and DC-based singer and songwriter Maya Lerman. We'll play an evening of original, traditional, country, and other American roots music. Show starts at 8:00 pm and reservations are recommended. 49 West Street. 410-626-9796.

Thursday, April 12th in Annapolis, MD
Gary, Leah, and Tom Fridrich play during happy hour, from 5:00 to 7:00 pm, in the front room of 49 West Coffeehouse. 49 West Street. 410-626-9796.

Saturday, April 7th in Galesville, MD
You don't have to be from Galesville to come to the Galesville Community Square Dance
. Janine Smith teaches and prompt dances all evening. Live music is provided by Leah on fiddle, Gary on guitar, Bill Schmidt on banjo, and Ann Porcella on bass. Optional (and always delicious) potluck dinner starts at 6:00 pm. The dance is from 7:00 to 10:00 pm (easy dances early, more challenging dances later). Beginners are welcome—all fun, no attitude! Admission: $10 for adults, $5 for children 5-17, and free for children under 5. Galesville Memorial Hall, 952 Galesville Road. With support from the West River Improvement Association. 301-926-9142.

Sunday, April 1st in Annapolis, MD
Gary and special guests Ahren Buchheister and Tom Mitchell plauy from 4:00 to 7:00 pm in the front room of 49 West Coffeehouse. 49 West Street. 410-626-9796. The art opening in the back room begins at 5:00 pm.

Saturday, March 17st in Annapolis, MD
Gary and Leah play from 1:30 to 4:30 at Annapolis' own Great Frogs Winery during wine tasting. Reservations are required, due to limited seating. 3218 Harness Creek Road. 410-626-6193.

Thursday, March 15th in Annapolis, MD
Gary, Leah, Tom Fridrich, and special guest Skribe play during happy hour, from 5:00 to 7:00 pm, in the front room of 49 West Coffeehouse. 49 West Street. 410-626-9796.

Thursday, March 8th in Annapolis, MD
Come on down for a concert, in the back listening room of 49 West Coffeehouse, presenting Skribe with Gary and Leah. Ever since we played together at the AM-FM Christmas show, we've been hankering for a collaboration. We'll each play a brief set as well as play some great songs together.Music starts at 8:00 pm. 49 West Street. 410-626-9796.

Sunday, March 4th in Annapolis, MD
Gary and Leah play with special guest Ahren Buchheister from 4:00 to 7:00 pm in the front room of 49 West Coffeehouse. 49 West Street. 410-626-9796. The art opening in the back room begins at 5:00 pm.

Saturday, February 24th in Annapolis, MD
Come on down for American Roots Night, in the back listening room of 49 West Coffeehouse. This month features Gary, Leah, and Baltimore's favorite, Caleb Stineplaying an evening of original, traditional, country, and contempory music. Show starts at 8:00 pm and reservations are recommended. 49 West Street. 410-626-9796.

Thursday, February 15th in Annapolis, MD
Gary, Leah, Tom Fridrich,  Jimmy Jacobs, and the Horn Point Horns play music celebrating Mardi Gras during happy hour, from 5:00 to 7:00 pm, in the front room of 49 West Coffeehouse. Bring your beads and get ready to second-line! 49 West Street. 410-626-9796.

Saturday, February 10th in Galesville, MD
You don't have to be from Galesville to come to the Galesville Community Square Dance
. Janine Smith teaches and prompt dances all evening. Live music is provided by Leah on fiddle, Gary on guitar, Larry Bryne on banjo, and Jenn Reichwein-Byrne on bass. Optional (and always delicious) potluck dinner starts at 6:00 pm. The dance is from 7:00 to 10:00 pm (easy dances early, more challenging dances later). Beginners are welcome—all fun, no attitude! Admission: $10 for adults, $5 for children 5-17, and free for children under 5. Galesville Memorial Hall, 952 Galesville Road. With support from the West River Improvement Association. 301-926-9142.

Sunday, February 4th in Annapolis, MD
On Superbowl Sunday, hear Gary and Leah play from 4:00 to 7:00 pm in the front room of 49 West Coffeehouse. You will make it back home in time to see the halftime show! 49 West Street. 410-626-9796.

Saturday, January 27th in Annapolis, MD
This month's American Roots Night, in the back listening room of 49 West Coffeehouse, features Alternative Racket (including Gary, Jimmy Jacobs, Leah, and other special guests). Show starts at 8:00 pm and reservations are recommended. 49 West Street. 410-626-9796.

Sunday, January 7th in Annapolis, MD
Gary and Leah play from 4:00 to 7:00 pm in the front room of 49 West Coffeehouse. 49 West Street. 410-626-9796. The art opening in the back room begins at 5:00 pm.

2017

Thursday, December 14th in Annapolis, MD
Gary, Leah, and Tom Fridrich (and some special guests) play during happy hour on the second Thursday of the month, from 5:00 to 7:00 pm, in the front room of 49 West Coffeehouse. 49 West Street. 410-626-9796.

Monday, December 11th in Annapolis, MD
THE BASEMENT BAND (Gary, Leah, Dean, Jeff, and Tom) plays at AMFM's Annapolis Christmas Show, held at the Ram's Head On Stage. All proceeds from the show go to AMFM to support musicians in need of assistance. Doors open at 6:00 pm and the show starts at 7:00 pm. 33 West Street. Click Here to buy tickets—they go quickly!

Sunday, December 3rd in Annapolis, MD
Gary and Leah play with very special guest Ruthie Dornfeld, Seattle-based fiddler extraordinaire, from 4:00 to 7:00 pm in the front room of 49 West Coffeehouse. 49 West Street. 410-626-9796. The art opening in the back room begins at 5:00 pm, and the Chocolate Binge Festival runs from noon to 5:00 pm on West Street.

Saturday, November 18th in Galesville, MD
You don't have to be from Galesville to come to the Galesville Community Square Dance
. Janine Smith teaches and prompt dances all evening. Live music is provided by Leah on fiddle, Gary on guitar, Kate Brett on banjo, and Kevin Enoch on bass. Optional (and always delicious) potluck dinner starts at 6:00 pm. The dance is from 7:00 to 10:00 pm (easy dances early, more challenging dances later). Beginners are welcome—all fun, no attitude! Admission: $10 for adults, $5 for children 5-17, and free for children under 5. Galesville Memorial Hall, 952 Galesville Road. With support from the West River Improvement Association. 301-926-9142.

Thursday, November 9th in Annapolis, MD
Gary and Leah (and special guests) play during happy hour on the second Thursday of the month, from 5:00 to 7:00 pm, in the front room of 49 West Coffeehouse. 49 West Street. 410-626-9796.

Sunday, November 5th in Annapolis, MD
Gary and Leah play from 4:00 to 7:00 pm in the front room of 49 West Coffeehouse. 49 West Street. 410-626-9796. The art opening in the back room begins at 5:00 pm.

Saturday, October 28th in Annapolis, MD
American Roots Night, in the back listening room of 49 West Coffeehouse, features the Gary Wright-Leah Weiss Band with some special guests. We'll be playing a mix of material, including originals and a slew of songs by Bob Dylan and The Band. Show starts at 8:00 pm and reservations are recommended. 49 West Street. 410-626-9796.

Saturday, October 14th in Galesville, MD
Come join the fun at the Galesville Community Square Dance
. Janine Smith teaches and prompts dances all evening. Live music is provided by Leah on fiddle, Gary on guitar, Bill Schmidt on banjo, and Ann Porcella on bass. Optional (and always delicious) potluck dinner starts at 6:00 pm. The dance is from 7:00 to 10:00 pm (easy dances early, more challenging dances later). Beginners are welcome—all fun, no attitude! Admission: $10 for adults, $5 for children 5-17, and free for children under 5. Galesville Memorial Hall, 952 Galesville Road. With support from the West River Improvement Association. 301-926-9142.

Thursday, October 12th in Annapolis, MD
Gary, Leah, and Tom Fridrich (and some special guests) play during happy hour on the second Thursday of the month, from 5:00 to 7:00 pm, in the front room of 49 West Coffeehouse. 49 West Street. 410-626-9796.

Sunday, October 1st in Annapolis, MD
We have two great show today. First, from noon to 2:00 pm, CADILLAC MULE plays two sets of old country music in the Stan & Joe's parking lot on West Street as part of the First Sunday Arts Festival. It's free. Check out the artists selling their wares along West Street. Then, from 4:00 to 7:00 pm,
Gary and Leah play in the front room of 49 West Coffeehouse. 49 West Street. 410-626-9796. The art opening in the back room begins at 5:00 pm. Another free event.

Saturday, September 23rd in Annapolis, MD
American Roots Night, in the back listening room of 49 West Coffeehouse, features CADILLAC MULE (Gary, Leah, Ahren Buchheister, Jeff Muller, and Tom Fridrich) playing an evening of great old country music. Show starts at 8:00 pm and reservations are recommended. 49 West Street. 410-626-9796.

Monday, September 18th in Annapolis, MD
Gary Wright-Leah Weiss Band (with Tom and Jeff) plays at AMFM's In the Vane of Bruce Springsteen show, held at the Ram's Head On Stage. All proceeds from the show go to AMFM to support musicians in need of assistance. Doors open at 6:00 pm and the show starts at 7:00 pm. 33 West Street.