Upcoming Dates

Thursday, July 6th, 2017

New Britain Museum of American Art
6 - 8pm
56 Lexington St.
New Britain, CT 06052
USA

Past Dates

Saturday, February 18th, 2017

Northwest Park Nature Center
7:30pm
145 Lang Road
Windsor, CT 06095
860-285-1886
Price: $16.

Tickets are available online at Northwestpark.org or by calling the Nature Center.

This is a split bill performance with the Armentano Brothers.

Saturday, October 8th, 2016

Roaring Brook Nature Center
7:30pm Doors open at 7:00pm
70 Gracey Road
Canton, CT 06019
860-693-0263
Price: $15 advance/ $18 at the door

roaringbrookconcerts.org

Saturday, September 24th, 2016

Sanctuary at Shepardfields
Local Music Tribal Summit - 11am - midnight
59 Bogel Rd.
East Haddam, CT 06423
USA
Price: $20 advance / $25 at the gate

There is a long list of performers for this all day event.  I will go on at 4:15 for a short set in the Yurt Tent.

Visit  oursanctuary.org for directions.

Sunday, March 20th, 2016

Leif Nilsson Studio Gallery
4pm - 6pm
1 Spring St.
Chester, CT
860-526-2077
Price: $15.

The concert will be held in Leif's beautiful art gallery in historic downtown Chester so you will also have the opportunity to visit his paintings.  There are several restuarants just across the street as well.  The perfect quaint little New England town.

Friday, February 19th, 2016

Friend's Coffeehouse Series
Simsbury Public Library - 8pm
725 Hopmeadow St.
Simsbury, CT
860-658-7663

Friday, January 22nd, 2016

Salmon Brook Concert Series
South Congregational Church - 7:30
242 Salmon Brook St.
Granby, CT
Price: $15 advance / $17 at the door

For tickets contact one of the following:

www.eventbrite.com

www.Salmonbrookmusictix-donnamartin.com

or call 860-916-5066

Saturday, November 28th, 2015

New Morning Songwriters Series
7:30
129 Main St.
Woodbury, CT
203-266-6688
Price: Donations

Four songwriters in the round will perform.

Visit New Morning Songwriters Series on facebook for more details.

Saturday, November 7th, 2015

Mark Twain House
Songwriting Workshop - 1pm - 4pm
351 Farmington Ave.
Hartford, CT 06105
USA
860-247-0998
Price: $40

This workshop will include song demonstrations and then be turned over to students to either perform songs or bring in lyrics for constructive critique on how to improve the work.  We will cover techniques to focus and clarify your lyrics, guitar and performance skill building and address individual questions and needs to move everyone forward.  

Last year the students in this workshop were very supportive of one another and some traded contact info. to continue the exchange they established in this workshop so bring your guitar and a song or two that you'd like to work on. 

Saturday, August 22nd, 2015

The Pavilion
Habitat For Humanity - 7pm
150 College St.
Old Saybrook, CT
860-343-9179
Price: Tickets $36.

Event runs from 6 - 9pm

Saturday, November 22nd, 2014

Roaring Brook Nature Center
7:30pm
70 Gracey Road
Canton, CT 06019
860-693-0263
Price: $15 advance / $18 at the door

A Split Bill with Gail Wade.

We are back again to take the stage together and weave our collective styles and songbooks for a night of pure fun!

The last time we did this we had a sold out show so don't hesitate if you want tickets.

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

The Winery at St. George
8pm
1715 E. Main Street
Mohegan Lake, NY 10547
USA
914-455-4272
Price: $10 to $15

On the National Register of Historic Places, The Winery at St. George is a beautiful fall destination serving a full dinner menu and of course, plenty of wine. 

Friday, July 25th, 2014

Hartford Public Library
Folk Fridays - From noon to 1pm
500 Main Street
Hartford, CT

Performance to be held on the terrace.

In the event of rain the show will be moved inside to the Kitchen Cafe.

Friday, January 31st, 2014

Split bill with Gail Wade - 8pm
605 Main Street
Middletown, CT 06457
860-347-4957
Price: $10 advance / $12 at the door

This will be a special night sharing the stage with my friend Gail Wade.

We will each play a set and then team up to do some songs together.

Sunday, November 24th, 2013

Old Town Hall
Stafford Springs Coffeehouse Series - 7pm
221 East Street
Stafford Springs, CT 06076
USA

This Show is a split bill with Rupert Wates.

We will each play a one hour set.

Come join us in this cozy little venue

on a nice fall evening.

Friday, November 22nd, 2013

Down To Earth Coffee House
7pm
2860 Main Street
Glastonbury, CT 06033
860-633-1499

This is a brand new coffeehouse with energetic owners who believe it is valuable to create a space for live acoustic music.If you can't make the show, I hope you will check them out at some other time and support their efforts.  Unsupported venues don't last and we need all the live music venues we can get these days.

Saturday, October 19th, 2013

Mark Twin House & Museum
Songwriting Workshop - 1pm - 4pm
351 Farmington Ave
Hartford, CT
USA
860-280-3130
Price: $40.00

This workshop will focus on lyric writing so come prepared with your writing materials and learn how to develop your ideas into well crafted lyrics.  You must register by calling 860-280-3130

Saturday, June 8th, 2013

Mark Twain House
Tom Sawyer Day - 1pm
351 Farmington Ave.
Hartford, CT 06105
USA
Price: free

 

Jeff Lorello will join me on upright bass.

Sunday, June 2nd, 2013

The Old Town Hall Theatre
Herland Music Festival - noon to 6:30pm
221 East Street
Stafford Springs, CT 06076
USA
Price: Tickets: $10 Adults / $7 Students & Seniors

Tickets are available at the show or in advance by calling 860-684-9500

Celebrating women and their music.

At this time the schedule for the day reads as follows:

Noon   Intro
12:30pm Suzanne McNeil
1:00pm   Carolyn Waters
1:30pm    Tara Greenblatt
2:00pm    Donna Martin
2:30pm    Marci Geller
3:00pm    Thomasina Levy
3:30pm     Patti DeRosa
4:00pm     Sandy Bailey
4:30pm     Kristen Graves
5:00pm     Lara Hersovitch
5:30pm     Lisa Martin-Willard
6:00pm     Joanne Lurgio

Sunday, March 10th, 2013

Piedmont Percolator
7Pm
604 Main Street
Somers, CT

This show is a split bill with the fabulous bluesman Dan Stevens

We will each play a one hour set.

Saturday, October 6th, 2012

Roaring Brook Nature Center
7:30pm
70 Gracey Road
Canton, CT 06019
860-693-0263

Friday, May 11th, 2012

Simsbury Library Friends Music Series
8pm
725 Hopmeadow St.
Simsbury, CT 06070
USA
860-658-7663

This is a trio performance with Jeff Lorello on bass and Danny Reilert on guitar.

Saturday, March 17th, 2012

Northwest Park Nature Center
Donna Martin Trio - 7:30pm
145 Lang Road
Windsor, CT 06095
USA
860-285-1886
Price: $15.

With Jeff Lorello on bass and Danny Reilert on guitar

Sunday, January 29th, 2012

Old Town Hall
Stafford Springs Coffeehouse Series - 7pm - 9pm
221 East Street
Stafford Springs, CT

This Is A Split Bill With Tim McDonald - (from the McDonald/Teague band!) It's a rare opportunity to see Tim do an acoustic show of original songs.    We will each play a solo set and then team up for a few song to end the show.

Friday, January 6th, 2012

South Congregational Church Hall
Big Country CD Release - 7:30pm
949 Main Street
South Glastonbury, CT
USA
Price: $15. at the door

Performing with Jeff Lorello on bass and Danny Reilert on guitar.