such an honor to hear Sarah Lee Guthrie & Hoping Machine sing my song at the Climate March in DC!


new CD available on band camp click on cover image below to download tracks

new CD available on band camp          click on cover image below to download tracks

Monday, February 4, 2013


Saturday, August 13
Great Barrington Bandstand
JoAnne Spies 3:30pm 
Highland Band and others tba

to benefit GB Cultural Council

~Bandstand is across from the Mahaiwe Theatre~

Great Barrington Library
Centennial Celebration

                        Looking forward to celebrating 100 years of the Great Barrington Library  
                                                      Join me inside the library at 1:00pm 
                                         with special guest Rosemary Starace on dulcimer
                                                            231 Main Street
                                                            Great Barrington, MA
                                                             Mason Library on Facebook
'Telling Tales'
JoAnne Spies
Saturday, August 3
Norman Rockwell Museum 
1:30 - 2:30
for kids of all ages

Come listen to all kinds of tales and songs and make up a few of your own

D o o d l i n g   and   Creativity
w/JoAnne Spies
Saturday, June 22
Norman Rockwell Museum 
2:30 - 3:30
for kids of all ages

Let's move ! make a sound !  doodle!

Improvising all together with Istvan Banyai illustrations for 'Zoom' at NRM
Saturday, April 20

Exploring Shape and Sound 
 at the Rockwell Museum
 If ...   a 'line is a dot that went for a walk'
    a song is a sound that wanted to talk

Join singer songwriter JoAnne Spies on a journey exploring the different shapes and sounds of music and how our point of view can make a song talk in different ways.
Saturday, April 20th
2:30 - 3:30
9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA

 Community Access to the Arts
CATA's Annual Performance and Fundraiser 
at Tina Packer Playhouse
Shakespeare & Company  Lenox, MA
May 11 and May 12

                       Two Events Created for Berkshire Festival of Women Writers
Berkshire Festival of Women Writers

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Friday, March 22nd at 2:30 pm                                    at the Norman Rockwell Museum                                
TRUST                                                                                               a collaborative and interactive performance created by JoAnne Spies, with songs and poems on the theme of trust, in a guided tour of the Rockwell Museum.

Other 'tour guides' at performance:
(surprise guests expected too!)
Mari Andrejco
Barbara and Graham Dean
Jan Hutchinson
Rodney Mashia
Pooja Prema
Eric Reinhardt
Natalie Shiras
Nathan Smith
Teresa Thomas

Wednesday, March 27 
Wind and Rain: Poetry and Song 
Rosemary Starace, JoAnne Spies  and the Elemental Orchestra     
The Lichtenstein Center, 28 Renne Avenue, Pittsfield, 7 p.m.
Suggested donation: $5
“Let me fly away with you, for my love is like the wind.” Enter an elemental landscape that celebrates love, wildness, and all that wind and rain conjure. Poet Rosemary Starace and singer-songwriter JoAnne Spies trade art forms and collaborate with each other and the elements in this interactive performance. Guitar, dulcimer, drums, melodicas, accordions, rattles, and chimes will accompany original and familiar pieces spoken, chanted, and sung. 
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Sunday, April 7    2013
Mountain Road School Fundraiser 
 from 1pm - 5pm 
at the Richmond Congregational Church
515 State Road  ~ Richmond, MA

JoAnne Spies
Linda Worster
Paul De Jong
The Mountain Rodents
Chris, Nico, and Max
Mountain Road Children's Ensemble