Previous events


Story Point Barn w/ Short Round Stringband

Lawrence, KS

more details coming -- it's the special annual dance at Stony Point Barn!

Music at JohnBoy's w/ Short Round Stringband

Kansas City, MO

A house concert, except in a secret garden! Stay tuned for details and reservation info.

Light up the Lawn Concert Series w/ Short Round Stringband

Overland Park, KS

A free concert for the whole family on the Nerman Museum Lawn!


John Hartford Memorial Riverboat Cruise w/ Short Round Stringband

Saint Louis, MO

Join us on Sunday, June 24 to enjoy the sights and sounds of the Mississippi River on the Becky Thatcher Riverboat as Sean Canan's Voodoo Players featuring members of The Mighty Pines, joined by special guest Short Round Stringband play a tribute to bluegrass legend John Hartford. This intimate event sold out quickly last year so be sure to grab your ticket before it's gone! Sean Allen Canan- Guitar Neil Salsich- Guitar Gerard Erker- Mandolin John Hussung- Bass Mike Murano- Drums Gary Hunt- Fiddle TICKETS ON SALE APRIL 16

John Hartford Memorial Festival

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Bean Blossom, IN

Short Round Stringband at the John Hartford Memorial Festival

Oh Me Oh My How the Times Does Fly: An 80th Birthday Tribute to John Hartford

The Stage at KDHX, 3524 Washington Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63103

An all-star tribute to the passion and spirit of the late, great John Hartford. Aching Hearts will be joining our pals, Betse & Clarke as the newly-formed Short Round Stringband. Also featuring, Mike Compton, Dugout Canoe and the Log Cabin Boys.

Rural Grit Happy Hour

Kansas City, MO

Final stop on the AH/B&C mini-tour... bringing it home at Rural Grit Happy Hour.

Stockyards Brewing Company

Kansas City, MO

The Aching Hearts and Betse & Clarke will throw down an afternoon of good times at the Brewing Company!

Ozark Mountain Smokehouse

Fayetteville, AR

Our mini-tour with Betse & Clarke continues. Mike Shirkey presents an Ozark House concert hosted by Mike Shirkey at the Ozark Mountain Smokehouse. Please stay tuned for details coming soon!

The Rock House

Reeds Spring, MO

We join with our dear friends Betse & Clarke to present a concert honoring John Hartford and related heroes. Rock House concerts tend to sell out!

Brooklyn Americana Festival

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Brooklyn, NY

3rd Annual Brooklyn Americana Music Festival will take place at Summer’s end on seven stages from The Archway under the Manhattan Bridge, Superfine and 68 Jay St Bar in Dumbo to Brooklyn Bridge Park, and The Jalopy Theatre, and Sunny’s Bar in Red Hook.

The Aching Hearts play throughout the weekend, but especially for the opening night gala with our friends, Truckstop Honeymoon!

Pickin' on the Mississippi: A Tribute to John Hartford

The Becky Thatcher, Saint Louis, MO

Pickin' on the Mississippi presents a Tribute to John Hartford with Sean Canan's Voodoo Players and The Aching Hearts.

Join us on the Becky Thatcher for a Mississippi Riverboat Cruise! Cruise begins at 3pm, The Aching Hearts go on at 3:30pm!