Wow 2014 was an amazing year for music!   We traveled to Siberia,
Belgium, France and met so many people, we rocked the blues and sang
the Gospel!   201
5?  So much good stuff happening and slowing it down a
t to do more workshops and outreach.


April 11 - April 20  
Scotland Vacation
Anti-Racism Workshops
Centerstage Theatre, Kilmarnock Scotland
All Free of Charge

May 10
- Singing From Your Soul Vocal Workshop with Lea
12:00pm to 2:00pm
At the Archie Edwards Blues Barbershop
4701 Queensbury Road, Riverdale Park, MD
Cost for the workshop is $25
To reserve your spot email:

June 4
Civil Rights Lawyer Conference
New York, New York
Marriot Marquee

June 26
"Lea Gilmore's Big Fat Blues Cabaret"
Creative Alliance of Baltimore
Purchse tickets here

August 2
Blues aan de Stazze
Hamme. Belgium


January - Chivara Italy, CD Development

Friday, March 7 - Lea Gilmore in Concert
Common Ground on the Hill Concert Series (US)
Buy tickets here

March 16 - 24 - Novosibirsk, Siberia - Cultural Exchange
(Charity - Fundraiser)

Friday, April 11 - Carroll Arts Cafe w/ Phil Wiggins and
Eric Byrd

April 12 - 19 - US Consulate Tour - France

May 24 - Gospel Brunch

July 13 - 28
July - Umoja Gaelica Center Stage Theatre (HQ)
Cultural Exchange - for Peace and Nonviolence (NGO)
Benefit performances for underserved (poverty)
children and adults; Benefit performances

August (1st week) - Augusta Vocal Week
Lea Vacation

March, Archie's Blues Barbershop

"Classically Blue - Live concert/CD recording- June 1
7:00pm, Eubie Blake Center, Baltimore - SOLD OUT

June, OLD SONGS FESTIVAL - June 28, 29, 30

August - Augusta Vocal Week (Aug 4-11)

September - Siberia  and Belgium

October - Gospels for Damien - Farewell Tour  

October and November - Damien
Italy - Genova, Blues CD Recording

Past Concerts and

February  3 - Lea Gilmore in Concert
Common Ground on the Hill Music and Arts Concert
Series w/ special guests including the legendary Phil

March 2 - 4  
WOW - Women of the World Festival
Lea will lead morning community sings; panelist for the
tapestry of faith; and be a part of the gala Saturday
even concert

March 6 - Private Performance, Carroll County

“Join Lea for a Gospel Brunch on Sunday March 25th
as part of the “Weekend of Blues” hosted by the Archie
Edwards Blues Heritage Foundation in Riverdale Park,
MD.   Further information at
com/events/events.html#weekend “

April  14 - 23    - Antalya, Turkey   Private Affair

June 15 - 23    Siberia, Russia    TBD

Wednesday, July 11 - Benefit Performance
"Diva Fear"
Centerstage Music Theatre
Kilmarnock, Scotland

October/November - Gospels for Damien



19 and 20 - Umoja Gaelica!
Centerstage Theatre, Kilmarnock Scotland
St. Andrews on the Square
Glasgow, Scotland

February 26 - DvM, Aalst, Belgium

May 11, 2010  -
Public Justice Center - Live at 25!

May 14, Umoja Gaelica CD Release Concert
Creative Alliance, Baltimore, MD

July 23,
"Pass it Down!", Creative Alliance 8:00pm

August 20, "How to Sing the Blues,"
Archie's Barbershop, Washington D.C.
11am - 1:00pm

September 23, 24 and 25
Gospels for Damien - Live CD Recording!
Genk, Belgium  (more details to come)

October 28 - November 5
Gospels for Damien Tour, Belgium

February 27, University of the South, Gospel
Comcert, Sewannee, TN  7:30pm

April 17, Washington Community College,
Marietta, Ohio  "SANGMELE" (a/Walt Michael and
Ralph Gordon)

Saturday, May 1 and Sunday, May 2  
Center Stage Theatre
Kilmarnock, Scotland  

June 2 and 12, International Gospel and
Spirituals Festival, Chartes, France

June 25,
Night of the Blues w/Magic Slim,
Carpentras, France

August 1,
Blues Oan De Stoazze, Hamme,

September 11,
Godfrey Daniels w/Bev Conklin,
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 8:00pm

08.10. Torino (I), Il Magazzino di Gilgamesh
09.10. France or Italy - tbc
10.10. Calvari (I), Muddy Waters
12.10. Emmendingen (D), Mehlsack
13.10. Kandern (D), Chabah
14.10. Menen (B), CC de Steiger
15.10. Luxembourg (L), Sang a Klang
16.10. Tremblay (F), Espace JR Caussimont
19.10. Seclin (F), Le Croque Notes
21.10. Trittau (D), Wassermuehle
22.10. Hermalle (B), CC Engis
23.10. Schmallenberg (D), Blues Party
24.10. Kassel (D), Theaterstuebchen
25.10. Ruiselede (B), Banana Peel

*November 5, Gospels for Damien, Genk
November 6, Salute to Norbert Dataeye,  Belgium
*November 7, Gospels for Damien, Koksijde

December - Private Concerts

Friday, May 29, 2009 - Gabriel-Michael Gilmore's

June 2009

June 26 - 29  - Old Songs Festival, Traditional Music and Dance Festival
Atramont Fairgrounds, Altramount, NY  
Lea opens the festival on Friday, June 26  7:00pm   w/A.J. Bodnar
Gospel music workshops and choir
Event schedule:

July 2009

July 6 - 10 Common Ground on the Hill Music and Arts
Festival      McDaniel College, Westminster, MD
Lea teaches "Women and the Blues"
July 11 and 12 - Music and Arts Festival

July 31 - August 11 - France - Private venues

October and November 2009

October 11 - Singing from the Soul Gospel Brunch

October 31 - November 17 - Gospels for Damien Tour
Various Cities in Belgium (details and dates to come!)

December 2009

Saturday, December 5 - Christmas Concert, Zeltate, Belgium
Sunday, December 6  - Gospel Concert



January 18   - Baltimore, MD Celebrant for the service in Memory of Dr
Martin Luther King, Jr. at the First Unitarian Church of Baltimore, corner of
Charles and Franklin Streets, 410-685-4133.

January 31 -
EQUALITY ROCKS!   -  8:00pm, Creative Alliance, Tickets are
$40 ($35 for Creative Alliance members) and all proceeds will benefit
Equality Maryland, Maryland's largest civil rights group working to
eliminate prejudice and discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and
transgendered individuals.  The ticket price includes event admission as
well as food and drinks during the cocktail hour.


Saturday, February 7 -      BLUES! Bethlehem, PA 8pm, 10pm if a second
show is added, Godfrey Daniels with BC & Company with and Georgie
Bonds. . 610) 867-2390 Box Office Hours: 2 PM - 6
PM, Tuesday through Saturday.

Friday, February 20 - Saturday, February 21 - February 21          Sewanee,
TN University of the South Classes and choir training. Concert Saturday
featuring the University of the South Choir. Office of Minority Affairs, Music
and other departments. 931-598-1241.

Tuesday, February 24 -  Sugar Grove, IL Waubonsee Community College,
class and full concert, 11 AM, at the Dickson Center, 630-466-2317

Thursday, February 26 -  Stevens Point, WI, The University of Wisconsin
celebration of Black History Month. Choir traning and joining concert with
the UW Choir.

MARCH 2009

Fri 6 - Singing from the Soul Workshop, DvM, Aalst, Belgium

Sat 7 - "In the Spirit" - Celebrating the music and dedication to human and
civil rights of Mahalia Jackson.  Gent, Belgium. More details to come.

Friday, March 13 -   "In the Spirit" at Blues aan De Stazze; Marc Bouillon, 21:
00 -
Het Parochiehuis, Petrus Van Der Jeugdlaan - 9220 Hamme
more info on
VZW Blues Oan Daa Stoazze
"Marc Bouillon" <>

Saturday, March 14 - “In the Spirit” - Diksmuide, 20:00 Belgium CONTACT:
Katrien Moyaert,  Sint-Andreaskerk
Woumenweg 8600 Woumen BELGIUM

Sunday, March 15 - ACOUSTIC BLUES - AALST with Marc Borms, Luc
Borms and Dirk Doyen. The Crazy Bol Jazzclub Café Windsor, 0477/813809

Monday, March 16 - Workshop DvM

Thursday, March 19 - American School of Switzerland (TASIS)

Saturday, March 28 -   An Evening with Lea Gilmore - Cultural Center
FORUM, 16 Speiestraat 8940-Wervik (Belgium) 8:00pm Paul De
Raeymaecker - GC Forum Speiestraat 16 8940-Wervik Tel 056/300117 - fax

APRIL 2009

Sunday, April 5 -  Singing from the Soul – Gospel Music Workshop and
Concert Sint-Egidiuskerk Brusselsestraat, Dendermonde Wouter Rogiers


Saturday, September 20 - The American Songbook Cabaret with Joyce Scott and
Marc Steiner;  8:00pm.  Purchase tickets at

Friday, September 26 - Lea's Birthday!!


October 3 - Towson, MD with Sangmele - more to come

October 11- Benefit performance in Cambridge, MD

October 12 - Lea with Sangmele at The Mainstay Folk Club


16 - Singing from the Soul for the Creative Alliance - SOLD OUT

June 2008
Month off and CD recording begins!

July 2008

July 7 - 11, Common Ground on the Hill Music and Arts Camp
Lea is teaching "Women and the Blues" with the fabulous Scott Anslie
July 8 - Blues Night at Common Ground
July 12 and 13 - American Music and Arts Festival
For more information on all the above,
click here

May 2008

Sunday, May 4, "Sounds of Hope and Change":
Celebrating Diversity Through Music
Beth Am Synagogue 2501 Eutaw Place  Baltimore, MD
Fundraiser Brunch before the concert?
11:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
2412 Madison Ave. (2 blocks from Beth Am)
Cost: $100 (includes priority seating for the concert)
Tickets available online at
or checks can be mailed to Kids on the Hill 2117 Brookfield Ave. Baltimore MD
For more information call 410-383-7200x1


Saturday, May 10 - Groove City Jazz & Blues Festival
Race & Cedar Streets  - FREE!!
Lea's set: 2:30pm
Cambridge, MD  (This is the upper Eastern Shore)

June 2008

Saturday, June 7 "In the Spirit"- Gospel Concert, Flanders, Belgium
Sunday, June 8 - TBD

December 29 - Center Stage Theatre - Gospel and Blues Workshop based on the
play "Joe Turner's Come and Gone."

January 2008

26 - Adelaides, Bath Street, Glasgow, Scotland  7:30pm
For more information and tickets: Pete Heywood,

28 - Wallace Hall Academy, Dumfries, Scotland

February 2008

Fri 1 - Gospel Music Workshop, Center Stage Theatre, Kilmarnock, Scotland

Sat 2 - Common Ground and Celtic Connections, Adelaides, Bath Street, Glasgow,
Scotland 7:30pm
For more information and tickets: Pete Heywood,

Sat 9 20.00  "In the Spirit" - Mahalia Jackson Celebration St.Amanduskerk, Ten
Bos (Belgium)
20h - St Amanduskerk Erembodegem-Ten Bos
vvk: 8€ kassa 10€
kaarten via email: of telefonisch : 0494 44 76 77

Sun 10 13.00-17.00 Gospel Music Workshop  Canteclaer Hoeven Provinciaal
Vormingscentrum Malle

Tue 12 AA  Music Workshop DvM Humaniora (Aalst)

Thu 14 AA  Music Workshop DvM Humaniora (Aalst)

Sat 16 13.00-17.00 Gospel Music Workshop , Jongerenkoor Artiriacum

Thu 21 20.00-21.30 Gospel Music Workshop,  Meerdaal Vocaal

Fri 22 AA  Music Workshop DvM Humaniora (Aalst)

Mon 25 and Tue 26,  Tasis American School, Montagnola Switzerland

Thu 28  10:15- 11:45 Gospel Music Workshop, Sint-Lodewijkscollege

Fri 29 21.00 Blues concert Blues Oan Daa Stoazze, Het Parochiehuis, Hamme

March 2008

Sun 2 13.00-17.30 Gospel Music Workshop,  Eligiuskoor

Tue 4 AA  Music Workshop DvM Humaniora (Aalst)  

21 Fri- Southern Blues Night, Heerlen, The Netherlands
Lea Gilmore and The Buzztones

22 Sat  - Breda Blues Night, Breda, The Netherlands
Lea Gilmore and The Buzztones

Past Concerts

Winter/Spring 2007

January 13-14 - Towson Unitarian Universalist Church Gospel Workshop and MLK

January 31 - Gerstell Academy

Sat., Feb - Blues Concert with the amazing Bev Conklin (BC!), The Ice House,
Pennsylvania,  8pm, $23 in advance at the door, for reservations:

Feb 23 - March 3 - TOUR OF FRANCE
Concerts and lectures focusing on the History of African Americans, our music
and more!
Cities to visit include Paris, Toulouse, Metz and Lille

MARCH 10 and 11 - PREMIER!!
Lea Gilmore's The Moody Woman Tour
featuring the music of Nina Simone
The Creative Alliance, Baltimore, MD
For reservations call: 410-276-1651
Make reservations early!!  Limited seating available!!

March 22 - School Concert

April 28- Marian House Benefit Concert

May - taking a month off!

June 3 -  ACLU of Maryland 75th Anniversary Gala

June 28 - July 14 - Glaisnock, Glasgow Scotland

Fall 2006


21 August - Hot August Blues Festival, Maryland  12 Noon

6-9 September,  African American Jazz and Cultural Works Blues and Jazz
Festival w/ Sangmele    Antioch College, Ohio

October 2006

Gospels for Damien Flanders Tour - Belgium

(All Gospel concerts in Belgium begin at 8:00pm/ 20:00 unless otherwise
Wednesday 25 - Aalter - sporthal

Friday - 27 - Brasschaat - Sint-Michielscollege

Sunday - 29 - Beveren-Leie – Kerk Sint Jan De Doper

Tuesday – 31 - Zolder – Oude Mijncentrale

November 2006

Wednesday - 1 – 11.00h - Celebration Ten Bos – Erembodegem

Friday - 3 - Dilbeek – Sint-Theresiakerk

7-11 - Blues Sur Seine - FRANCE
Wednesday - 8 - Master Class, choirs, George Brassens Cultural Center, Mantes
la Jolie   4:00pm

Thursday -Louis Aragon Library, Mantes la Jolie  10:00am

Thursday - 9 - Calcia Hall concert, Guerville, 7:30pm

Friday- 10 - Van Gogh High School, 10:00am

Friday - 10 - Mantes la Jolie cathedral, Gospel Concert, 9:00pm

Gospels for Life Wallonia Tour
(All Gospel concerts in Belgium begin at 8:00pm/ 20:00 unless otherwise

Tuesday -28 – 08.00 pm. Brussels (SOLD OUT)

December 2006

Click Here for Details
(Note: All "Gospels for Life" Concerts Sold Out)




12 - 14  -  Concerts and Lectures with SANGMELE', New Hampshire

21 - 27 -  Week long residency, International School of Brussels, Belgium


18 - Damien Foundation Celebration (tentative) , Belgium

22 - St. Paul School for Boys; morning lecture, Maryland

23 - School Concert

24 - Mercy High School,  Concert  10:00am  


10 - "La salle Paul Eluard" de Gamaches  9:30pm (France)

11 - Amiens salle le Safran  (France)
For information on the above two concerts contact

13 - 17 - International School of Brussels, Upper School residency

15 - Evening Concert, ISB  7:30pm, Brussels, Belgium

19 - 22  Venice, Italy

24 - American School in Paris, France Concert, 8:00pm (Paris, France)




18 - Adam's County Heritage Festival, Gettysburg, PA

24 - Miss B's Stomp and Swing Club, Fundraiser and Birthday Celebration!
with Michael Lee, Gordon Parks and Harry "Diamond" Johnson
8 o'clock P.M.


30 - Mercy High School, lecture/concert


Sunday 30 October   Mass at  Zwijnarde (Belgium)

(All concerts in Belgium and begin at 8:00pm/ 20:00- Flanders )
Gospels for Damien

Wed 2             Lanaken
Friday 4:         Mol    
Saturday 5:     Mechelen
Tuesday 8:      Saint Truiden
Wed 9             Kortrijk
Friday 11:       Halle
Saturday 12:   Scherpenhevel
Sunday 13:      Zvele (to be confirmed)
Tuesday 15:    Tongeren
Wed 16:          Eupen
Thursday 17: Oudenarde

(All concerts in Belgium and begin at 8:00pm/20:00 - Wallonie)
Gospels for Damien

Jeudi 16 novembre à 19h30
Samedi 3 décembre  à 20h00
Dimanche 4 décembre à 20h00
Mardi 6 décembre à 20h00
Mercredi 7 décembre à 20h00
Vendredi 9 décembre à 20h00
Samedi 10 décembre à 20h00
Dimanche 11 décembre à 20h00
Herve (à confirmer)
Mardi 13 décembre à 20h00
Mercredi 14 décembre à 20h00
Upcoming Concerts and Other Stuff!