Upcoming Performances


Thanks to all of you who support my music making!

September 6
Live TV Interview and Performance
Jenn Cohen’s Verde Valley Experience
Jo B. & Walton

Check my video page to find the link.

September 9
The Natural Women: Women Artist Celebrating the Natural World
Highland Center
1 – 5 pm
Jo Berger

A Festival in the Forest featuring visual artists, musicians, writers and poets, dancers and storytellers—all bringing the beauty of their art
to the Discovery Gardens. Tickets: $15 General $10 Highlands Center Members $5 Youth. The event is presented by The Folk Sessions and The Highlands Center. Co-sponsored by Prescott Area Arts and Humanities Council (PAAHC).

Music in The Stacks
Thursday September 13
Camp Verde Library
5:30 – 7:30 pm
Jo Berger

There is a thriving folk scene in Camp Verde! Every few months, I have been invited to join my fellow singer-songwriters at the Camp Verde Library for a wonderful evening of music. Hosted by Gary Simpkins, Larry Latour, and Mike McReynolds, this ongoing gathering features 4-5 musicians in a round robin format … we each perform a song and we keep going around the circle until we run out of time. Sometimes we all jump in to back each other up. It is always different, fun, and musically diverse with lots of synergy and good music.

El Gato Azul
Thursday October 4, 2018
6-9 pm
Jo B. & Walton

Our favorite Prescott bistro! Gather up some friends and come on down. Barry, Terri and the gang do a great job with tasty tapas and a warm, welcoming environment overlooking the creek. This place gets very busy, so be sure and make reservations in advance. Ask to be seated by the music on the covered patio.

El Gato Azul
316 W. Goodwin

40th Annual Sharlot Hall Folk Festival
Saturday & Sunday October 6 – 7, 2018
10 am – 4 pm
Jo B. & Walton performing Sunday, October 7th at 2:30 pm in the Amphitheater

In 2018 the Sharlot Hall Museum Folk Festival celebrates its 40th Anniversary! This is Arizona’s longest-running folk music festival and features musicians performing on four stages. The Sharlot Hall Museum grounds are lovely with lots of historic buildings to explore. In the course of a day, you can hear lots of different styles of folk music and there are plenty of opportunities to jam around the grounds – the porch on the historic Territorial Governor’s Mansion has proven to be a popular venue year after year. Throughout the two-day event, workshops on a wide range of musical subjects will be conducted by the performers and group members.

Sharlot Hall Museum, 415 W. Gurley Street –  two blocks west of the Courthouse Plaza
Admission: $10 daily, general admission; $8 for Museum members; youth 17 and under are FREE.
For more information go to the Sharlot Hall Folk Festival website:

Music In The House
Sedona Hub (Located in the Sedona Posse Grounds)
Friday October 12
7 – 9 pm.
Jo B. & Walton

Jo B. & Walton will once again participate in this annual concert series hosted by Larry and Leslie Latour. I thoroughly enjoy the opportunity to share my original songs and stories in an intimate performance setting. Having lived in Sedona for many years, it is a treat to return and perform for friends and fans.  The evening performance will be divided between Jo B. & Walton and Mike Kollwitz.

Coffeehouse Concerts
Prescott Public Library
Second Sunday of each month
Doors open 2:00; Music 2:30 – 4:00
Hosted by Jo Berger

I am so excited to coordinate this free concert series focused on singer-songwriters and personal interpretations of traditional/folk music. The Friends of the Prescott Public Library are funding this series and we have an amazing lineup of local and regional musicians. Mark your calendars now! Folk music, an intimate concert environment, and free coffee … how great is that!

Here is the schedule:
October 14, 2018          Tom and Christa Agostino
November 11, 2018     D-Squared (Don Charles and Deb Gessner)
December 9, 2018        Eric Ramsey
January 13, 2019          Larry & Leslie Latour
February 10, 2019       Gary Simpkins and Loose Change
March 10, 2019            Dennis Garvey
April 14, 2019               JC and Laney
May 12, 2019                Jo Berger and Walton Mendelson (Jo B. & Walton)

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