EVENTS-PAST 2013 – DHC (Deborah Henson-Conant)

These are events that already happened in 2013.  Click join my mailing list (it’s fun! And you get to download a free Blues mp3 in the process at CA  •  June 22, 2013

The Dance Palace


North of S.F. in the west of Marin County is one of the coolest performance spaces in the country – and I know because I help create it 40 years ago when I first left home.  Meet me in Pt. Reyes for this homecoming!

  • WHAT:  DHC Solo Show
  • WHERE: 503 B Street, Point Reyes Sta, CA 94956
  • WHEN:  June 22, 2013 at 8pm

Carlsbad, CA •  June 25, 2013

Museum of Making Music (MoMM)


WORKSHOP: “Blues: Harp-Style” LIVE!  This is the 90-minute LIVE QUICKSTART version of Deborah’s 4-week online “Blues: Harp-Style” course for all levels and ages.  You’ll learn Swing rhythm, slap bass, 12-bar blues and how to bend notes and play a Blues scale on lever or pedal harp.

  • WHAT:  Workshop for all levels and ages
  • WHERE:  5790 Armada Drive, Carlsbad
  • WHEN:  Tue. June 25, 2013 from 7-8:30 pm

This workshop is co-sponsored by CAMAC Harps, The American Harp Society and the Museum of Making Music.

Carlsbad, CA • June 26, 2013

Museum of Making Music (MoMM)


Last year I had a long interview for a very unusual museum exhibit all about HARPS at the Museum of Making Music. This year I’ll become a living part of that exhibit when I perform at the Museum.

  • WHAT:  DHC Solo Show
  • WHERE: 5790 Armada Drive, Carlsbad, CA
  • WHEN:  Wed. June 26, 2013 at 7pm

Cambridge, MASep. 12, 2013

Sanders Theater, Pre-Show Concert for the 23rd Annual Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony

Deborah Henson-Conant with the "DHC Light" harp from Camac
Pre-show Mega-Micro Concert “Show of Force!” at the 23rd annual Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony, with electric harp, distortion pedal & my carbon-fibre Mega-Micro-Harp!!!!

The show is sold out, but put it on your calendar and watch via Webcast!


Newtown, CTSept. 28, 2013

Flagpole-cafe-imageFlagpole Radio Cafe at Edmond Town Hall


I’m thrilled to be returning to the stage as the featured musical guest of the wonderful, funky “Flagpole Radio Cafe?” live variety show. That was taken by their wonderful photographer Gre Van Antwerp the last time I played there.  That’s how much fun it is to take part in their shows!

Asuncio?n, Paraguay • Oct. 4-6, 2013

Festival Mundial del Arpa en Paraguay
(World Harp Festival)


Did you know, the national instrument of Paraguay is the harp?

I’ve been invited to perform and teach in this year’s Festival Mundial del Arpa in Paraguay. 

Paraguayan harpists such as Nicola?s Caballero (considered as one of the best harpists in the world), Ismael Ledesma (from France), Marcelo Rojas, Marti?n Portillo, Tito Acun?a, Papi Gala?n, Sixto Corbala?n, Rito Pedersen will all be in attendence and I am honored to share the stage with them and so many other Harpists from all over the world.

Leiden, Netherlands • Oct. 11-13, 2013

Jazz Harp Academy 2013


I’ll be teaching and performing at this year’s Jazz Harp Academy in the Netherlands! If you happen to be nearby, it stands to be an epic weekend for leveling up your jazz harp skills.

Learn from me, and other jazz movers and shakers such as harpists Maeve Gilchrist, Rossitza Milevska, Rosetty de Ruiter, Habiba Doorenbos, Ghislaine Maclaine Pont, and saxophonist Kurt Schwab!


Indianapolis, IN • Nov. 9, 2013

Orchestra-MusiciansIndianapolis Chamber Orchestra
with Kirk Trevor, Conductor

WHAT: Guest performance with Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra
Athenaeum Theatre – 401 East Michigan Street Indianapolis, IN 46204
Sat. Nov. 9th, 2013 – 8pm
MORE INFO: Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra Website

Indianapolis, IN • Nov. 10, 2013

Harp Day at Butler University!  FREE Harp Workshop!


Butler University is sponsoring a free 3-Hour Workshop in for harpists of all levels as part of their first-annual “Harp Day” in conjunction with my performance with the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra.

Spend a day at Butler, have lunch with me and then experience a 3-hour hands-on workshop!

Old Saybrook, CT • Nov. 15, 2013

“The KATE” – Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center

The Kate

I will be performing a solo show in a beautiful historic theater named after Old Saybrook’s most celebrated resident. Be sure to check out their Katharine Hepburn museum one hour before the show!


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