Saturday, November 25
248 642 5800
Bloomfield Township Public Library
1099 Lone Pine Rd., Bloomfield Township Public Library
A GEMILY (Gemini + Emily) Family Concert, sponsored by the Library.
Sunday, November 26
The Ark Coffeehouse
316 S. Main St. Ann Arbor, MI
This year, Gemini's annual Thanksgiving Weekend Benefit Concert for Mott Children’s Hospital will be a GEMILY (Gemini + Emily) concert! Emily, San’s daughter, was born and cared for in the Holden NICU of Mott 23 years ago, and this is an annual "Thank You" concert. GEMILY will be joined by their “Good Mischief Band,” Brian Brill on piano, and Aron Kaufman on drums.
Saturday, December 9
9:00am to 3:00pm
Rudolf Steiner School of Ann Arbor
2775 Newport Rd.
We'll be participating in the school's Holiday Bazaar — with a wide range of gift ideas made by various family members and friends! We'll have all our recordings for sale (at our special Holiday sale price of just $10 each), as well as instruments — San's handcrafted bones, and the slide whistles, musical spoons, and pennywhistles we play in our concerts. San and his friend Lon VanGeloven will have their handmade wooden barnyard animal toys. San's wife, Brenda will have beautifully decorated, handmade potholders. And Laz will have Haiku Coasters — coaster sets featuring haiku poems he's written in collaboration with poet Jennifer Burd, illustrated by artist Melanie Boyle, with letterpress by printmaker Mike Victor. Jennifer and Laz will also have their book / CD, "Receiving the Shore."
Come visit our booth — but there is more! The Holiday Bazaar features an artisan's market, children's activities, including jump rope winding, candle dipping, puppet theater and storytelling, as well as music performances by the students, and a light lunch sponsored by Arbor Farms Market. Come and enjoy good food, good music, and see, and perhaps purchase, some wonderful crafts and art.
Saturday, December 9
Delton District Library
330 N. Grove St., Delton, MI
A Gemini Family Concert as the start of the city's Holiday celebrations.
Sunday, January 7
Chelsea District Library
221 S. Main St., Chelsea, MI
A free GEMILY (Gemini + Emily) concert for children and the whole family!
Sunday, January 21
Friends in Songs and Stories
Downtown Ann Arbor Library: Multi-Purpose Room
GEMILY (Gemini + Emily) and AADL’s Laura Pershin Raynor, join forces for a special musical storytelling program for the whole family. This fourth annual concert will include classic songs for children, musical settings of the texts of favorite children’s books, and collaborative storytelling.
Sunday, February 4
Michigan Friends Center, Chelsea, MI
A Gemini Family Concert to benefit the Michigan Friends Center. The event starts at 1:00pm with snow sculpting, sledding, and other winter fun (if the weather agrees), followed by mulled cider and treats at 2:00pm and the concert at 3:00pm.
Tickets $10, $25/family. For more info and to register: 734-475-1892 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, February 9
Nardin Park United Methodist Church
29887 W. 11 Mile Rd., Farmington Hills, MI
A GEMILY (Gemini + Emily) Family Concert. For part of the show we'll be joined by a children's choir from the church.
Saturday, February 24
Hannah Community Center
819 Abbot Road, East Lansing, MI
A Gemini Family Concert as part of a concert series sponsored by the city.
Sunday, March 18
1517 Bayliss St., Midland, MI
A Gemini Family Concert at this wonderful venue that celebrates the arts, offering year-round classes, workshops and performances for all ages. For part of this show we will be joined by the 5th grade choir from Carpenter and Plymouth Schools.
Sunday, March 25
The Ark Coffeehouse
316 S. Main St. Ann Arbor
GEMILY's annual Spring Celebration concert! Join San, Laz and Emily to sing in, and dance in, the return of the beloved season!
Monday, March 26
Alvah N. Belding Library
302 E. Main St., Belding, MI
A Gemini Family Concert sponsored by the Library.
Tuesday, March 27
Greenville High School
111 N. Hillcrest, Greenville, MI
A Gemini Family Concert sponsored by the Greenville school district. For part of the concert we’ll be joined by a children’s choir made up of students from local elementary schools.
Friday, April 6
Family Concert at Early Childhood Conference
Young Auditorium, University of Wisconsin, Whitewater, WI
A Gemini Family Concert, as part of the Early Childhood Conference at the University of Wisconsin—Whitewater. For part of this concert, we’ll be joined by a local children’s choir under the direction of a wonderful music teacher, Christine Hayes. Also, on Saturday, April 7th, we’ll be giving workshops for teachers on how to use music in the classroom.
Sunday, April 15
Wild Swan Benefit
The Ark Coffeehouse — 316 S. Main St. Ann Arbor, MI
Celebrate Wild Swan Theater's 38th season at its annual benefit concert with GEMILY (Gemini + Emily) and an outstanding lineup of local talent who have collaborated with Wild Swan over the years. Storyteller extraordinaire and AADL Youth Librarian Laura Pershin Raynor will be the emcee for this family-friendly fundraiser. American Sign Language shadow interpretation by Synergy on Stage. Buy tickets online or over the phone at 734-646-8623, or at the door the day of the event.
Saturday, May 5
The Music Box at the Max M. Fisher Music Center
3711 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI
A Gemini Family Concert in the Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s Tiny Tots Concert Series. This is our sixth time being back in this series, and it’s always a great time in a beautiful hall. To add even more fun to the mix, we’ll be joined by our drummer, Mike Morrison.
Monday, June 18
Dexter District Library
3255 Alpine St., Dexter, MI
A free GEMILY (Gemini + Emily) Family Concert for the kick-off of the library's Summer Reading Program.
Thursday, July 19
Summer Concert in Wilson Park
45 Neckle, Milan, MI
A free outdoor Gemini Family Concert with our “Good Mischief Band” — Mike Morrison on drums and Eric Fithian on bass. This is an annual mid-summer special for us at this sweet park; there is a vintage old car show before we start, and a family-friendly movie afterwards.