The Possum Family Singers appear regularly at Berkeley’s Own Starry Plough Pub and Restaurant, 3101 Shattuck Avenue at Prince on the Oakland border–on the First, Third, and Fourth Saturdays of each month, from 5-7 PM. (and sometimes? the fifth see below) There is no cover charge, we do appreciate the tips, and beer! The burgers and pizza are great, so come hungry.
new listing: Sunday, July 19th – 2pm – Art on accordion, Laurie on bass at the SF Accordion Club – Oyster Point Yacht Club, 911 Marina, South San Francisco – www.sfaccordionclub.com
July 23, 8 PM (3 songs), Possum Girls and Art Peterson, Caffe Trieste 2500 San Pablo at Dwight Way, Berkeley (with LaWanda Ultan and Friends)
Art will be playing the Cotati Accordion Festival on August 22 for the reunion of Those Darn Accordions, of which he was a founding member. He will miss that date at the Plough, and also 7/18, for a private party in Walnut Creek.
August 31 (or so) Art and Laurie will leave for Iowa for the National Traditional Country Music Festival in Le Mars–perhaps we will play the Plough on 8/29, the 5th Saturday in August, missing the first Saturday in September. Stay tuned . . or tune again . . . . we will.
July 4 the Plough will be closed. No Possums will appear SO EXCITED! Saturday June 20 the Possum Family Singers play the San Francisco Free Folk Festival.at 2 PM, zipping back to Berkeley for our 5 PM set at the Plough. We will perform in the Chapel, this year the festival is at St Cyprian’s, 2097 Turk Boulevard (at Lyon) San Francisco (directions), Art will be giving the Accordion Workshop in the Community Hall from 12:30-1:30 PM Sorry to miss all the great players, especially Don Burnam at 8, and the Strange Angels, closing the show at 9 -10 PM!