Upcoming Dates

Friday, July 14th, 2017

Riverscape MetroPark
Music @ Lunch - 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
111 East Monument Avenue
Dayton, OH 45414
Price: Free Admission / Tip Jar

Monday, August 7th, 2017

RiverScape MetroPark
Music @ Lunch - 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
111 East Monument Avenue
Dayton, OH 45414
Price: Free Admission / Tip Jar

Saturday, August 12th, 2017

Art on the Lawn - I'm playing 10:00 am - Noon
100 Corry St.
Yellow Springs, OH
Price: Free Admission / Tip Jar

This event runs from 10 am to 5 pm, I'll be playing the morning music sets!! 

Sunday, August 20th, 2017

2nd Street Market Sunday - Music 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
600 E. Second St.
Dayton, OH 45402
Price: Free Admission / Tip Jar

Friday, August 25th, 2017

RiverScape MetroPark
Music @ Lunch - 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
111 East Monument Avenue
Dayton, OH 45414
Price: Free Admission / Tip Jar

Friday, September 8th, 2017

RiverScape MetroPark
Music @ Lunch - 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
111 East Monument Avenue
Dayton, OH 45414
Price: Free Admission / Tip Jar

Friday, September 22nd, 2017

Riverscape MetroPark
Music @ Lunch - 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
111 East Monument Avenue
Dayton, OH 45414
Price: Free Admission / Tip Jar

Past Dates

Saturday, June 24th, 2017

Music @ the Market - Music 11 am - 1pm
22 Orchard Dr.
Oakwood, OH 45419
Price: Free Admission / Tip Jar

Saturday, June 17th, 2017

Springfield Farmer's Market
Music at the Market - Music Sets 9:30-noon Market Open 9am-12:30 pm
Heritage Center, downtown
Springfield, OH 45502

Friday, June 9th, 2017

RiveScape MetroPark
Music @ Lunch Series - 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
111 East Monument Avenue
Dayton, OH 45414
Price: Free Admission / Tip Jar

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Riverscape MetroPark
Music @ Lunch Series - 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
111 East Monument Avenue
Dayton, OH 45414
Price: Free Admission / Tip Jar

Thursday, May 25th, 2017

RiverScape MetroPark
Music @ Lunch Series - 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
111 East Monument Avenue
Dayton, OH 45414
Price: Free Admission / Tip Jar

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

RiverScape MetroPark
Music @ Lunch Series - 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
111 E. Monument Ave.
Dayton, OH 45402
Price: Free Admission / Tip Jar

Saturday, June 18th, 2016

Music at the Market!! - Music between 10 and noon!!
114 S. Main St.
New Carlisle, OH
Price: Tips!!

Opening day for the New Carlisle Community Market!!

Market takes place right along the sidewalks on Main St. and the music is located on the porch of the New Carlisle News office! 

Saturday, June 11th, 2016

Springfield Farmer's Market
Music at the Market!! - 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Heritage Center, downtown
Springfield, OH 45502
Price: Tips!!

Friday, April 22nd, 2016

Strides Against Violence Rockin' 5k Run/Walk - Registration 5:30 pm, Race 6:30 pm
Price: Registration for Race $25

This charity run takes place in Snyder Park and this year will feature music by several artists and guest speaker Mike Pistorino.

If you are not running in that race, please consider making a donation to Project Woman the night of the event, or register on a donation basis and simply don't race. Great opportunity to support a wonderful organization right here in Springfield, Ohio.

Saturday, July 25th, 2015

Springfield Farmer's Market
Music at the Market!! - Market Runs 9 am - 12:30 pm Music 9:30 ~ Noon!!
Heritage Center, downtown
Springfield, OH 45502
Price: Tips!!

Organic produce and acoustic music!!

Saturday, July 18th, 2015

Take a Walk on the Wild Side!! - Event Runs 10 am - 6 pm Music sets TBA!!
Monument Square
Urbana, OH
Price: Free!!

I will be preforming kid sets in the children's area, times TBA!! 

Saturday, June 20th, 2015

Music On Opening Day!! - Music from 10 am to Noon!!
114 S. Main St.
New Carlisle, OH
Price: Tips!!

Opening Day for the New Carlisle Community Farmer's Market!! 

Saturday, March 7th, 2015

Yellow Springs Arts Council Songwriters' Concert Series - Doors Open @ 6:30 pm Music @ 7:00 pm
111 Corry St.
Yellow Springs, OH 45387
Price: $5 suggested donation

A songwriter-in-the-round concert featuring all original music by yours truly plus artists Tony Powers and Mark Laurens!! Half the proceeds go to support the Yellow Springs Arts Council. Parking on the street and in lots where stores are closed for the evening. Hope to see you there!!

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

Third Thursday - 7:00 - 8:30 pm
227 East Cecil St. (corner of E. Cecil and N. Limestone)
Springfield, OH 45503
937-322-7950
Price: No Cover / Tips

An almost-the-weekend gig! Third Thursday at Cecil & Lime! This little gem of an upscale restaurant is tucked away in a residential neighborhood at the corner of E. Cecil & N. Limestone. Fine dining, desserts, drinks available for purchase. No cover charge; tips will be encouraged and appreciated. CDs will be available for sale. The owner wants this to be a listening concert environment, perfect for my VH-1 Storyteller-type performance. Come on out - I'd love to see you at the show!!

Saturday, June 21st, 2014

New Carlisle Farmer's Market - Market runs 9 am - 1 pm Music 10 am - noon
114 S. Main St.
New Carlisle, OH

I am the featured artist for the opening day of the New Carlisle Farmer's Market in 2014! I will have a booth with CDs for sale and information about ordering my poetry books, plus will be performing live between 10 am and noon!!

Saturday, June 14th, 2014

Yellow Springs Art Festival
Artisan Fest - Fest runs 9 am - 6 pm ~ I play 9 am - 11 am!!
Union School House 314 Dayton Rd.
Yellow Springs, OH

Same day as the Yellow Springs Street Fair, this collection of artists and food vendors are located a few blocks from the main street fair down Dayton St. on the lawn of the old Union Schoolhouse. Park down that way and stop by as you walk toward Main Street!!

Saturday, August 3rd, 2013

Music @ the Market - 10 am - noon
114 S. Main St.
New Carlisle, OH

Farmer's Market runs 9 am - 1 pm with music featured on the porch of the New Carlisle News 10 - noon!!

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013

Downtown Sounds
Downtown Sounds - 11:30 am - 1 pm
City Center Plaza
Springfield, OH 45502
Price: Free

Enjoy lunch in the open sunshine on the city plaza and listen to some sweet music!!

Saturday, June 22nd, 2013

Springfield Farmer's Market
Farmer's Market - Market Open 9 am - 12:30 pm Music 9:30 ...
Heritage Center, downtown
Springfield, OH 45502
Price: Tips & Love!!

Organic music and fresh produce!!

Saturday, June 8th, 2013

Yellow Springs Art Festival
Yellow Springs Art Festival - My set 11am - 1 pm! Art Show 9-6!
Union School House on Dayton Rd.
Yellow Springs, OH
Price: Tip Jars & CD/art print sales

This art show & sale takes place a couple blocks south of downtown YS during the Yellow Springs Street Fair!!

Friday, May 3rd, 2013

Running With Scissors
First Friday - 7 - 9 pm
32 N. Fountain Ave.
Springfield, OH 45502
Price: Open House

This first Friday event is growing ... started by RWS back in December, other downtown merchants are joining in the fun!

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

Coffee Break Live! - Noon - 2 pm
117 S. Fountain Ave (Heritage Center Downtown)
Springfield, OH 45501
USA
937-323-8355
Price: Tip Jar

Cold weather and work week got you down? Stop by Un Mundo Thursday January 31st from noon - 2pm for the first ever Coffee Break Live!! Music by acoustic singer-songwriter Marianne Kesler to soothe your souls while you grab a coffee or some lunch during the noon hour! Tell your friends! If you aren't already a fan of Marianne's music page here on fb, we hope you'll *like* :)) www.facebook.com/MarianneKesler

Friday, December 7th, 2012

Running With Scissors
Grand Opening!! - 7 - 9 pm
32 N. Fountain Ave.
Springfield, OH 45502
Price: Free

Running With Scissors Creative Collective has moved to a cool new space downtown ... Come join in the celebration!! Refreshments, live music, live painting, and one of the coolest stores ever to do some shopping or buy unique handmade gift items!!

Saturday, September 1st, 2012

Springfield Farmer's Market
Springfield Farmer's Market - Market: 9 am - 1 pm Music: 10 am - noon
Heritage Center, downtown
Springfield, OH 45502
Price: Tips

Fresh music and produce! Music while you shop! Feel free to put money and organic goodies in my guitar case as a tip ;) CDs will available for sale so you can take the music home!

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

Downtown Sounds
Downtown Sounds - 11:30 am - 1 pm
City Center Plaza
Springfield, OH 45502
Price: Free

Enjoy an outdoor concert over the lunch hour! Pack a lunch or pick up a boxed lunch from one of the downtown vendors and come on over to the plaza! Tell your friends! CDs will be available for sale!

Saturday, September 17th, 2011

Springfield Farmer's Market
Music @ the Market!! - I play sets between 10 am - noon!!
Heritage Center, downtown
Springfield, OH 45502
Price: Tips in the guitar case ;))

Fresh produce and organice music!! The Market is open from 9 am - 12 30 pm

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

New Life Outreach Ministries
Out da' Box Concert - 7 pm
48 S. Second Street
Fairborn, OH 45324
USA
Price: Donation of Canned or Boxed Good

A Thursday evening concert series! Three artists will be performing!!!

Friday, August 5th, 2011

Club Soda
Open House - I play sets @ 4:30 & 5:30
71B S. Main St.
London, OH
Price: Open House

During the Blues & Ribs fest, Club Soda is hosting an open house of the new venue!!

Club Soda is an all-age venue that just opened up in London OH!!

Saturday, July 23rd, 2011

Fairborn Central Park
Osborn Optical, Inc. presents: The Central Park Summer Concert Series - 9 am
222 S. Central Ave. (across from the YMCA)
Fairborn, OH 45324
USA
Price: Free

This Is a Free, Family Friendly, Community Event With Live Music!  Rain or Shine! Bring lawn chairs and blankets! Tane' Miller and Carlita Earl and Marianne Kesler performing!!! And yes this is a morning concert!!

 

Friday, April 29th, 2011

Neil Young Night w/Katie, Marianne, & friends - 7 pm
117 S. Fountain Ave (Heritage Center Downtown)
Springfield, OH 45501
USA
937-323-8355
Price: Donation

Several of us will play our fav Neil Young songs :)) "Keep on rockin' in the free world" ~ NY

Friday, March 4th, 2011

Marianne Kesler - 7 pm
117 S. Fountain Ave (Heritage Center Downtown)
Springfield, OH 45501
USA
937-323-8355
Price: Donation

CDs available!!

Friday, April 23rd, 2010

Ode To Joy - 7:30 pm
Tuttle Building @ 137 East Main St.
Springfield, OH 45502
Price: Donation
Continuing the Worship & the Arts events on the theme of joy!! Poets, painters, dancers, & musicians, Dessert & coffee follow!!

Friday, March 19th, 2010

New Life Outreach Ministries
Dying to Know You Concert w/ Naima Johnston - 8 pm
48 South Second St.
Fairborn, OH 45324
Info 937-367-4303
Price: Free Will Offering
This special concert features Naima Johnston With Special Guests ~ Joe Rivers Marianne Kesler And Nicole – The Praying Poet Please note that while the church has changed its name, the sign outside still reads City of Refuge!!

Friday, February 26th, 2010

Crazy Love - 7:00 pm
Tuttle Building @ 137 East Main St.
Springfield, OH 45502
Price: Donation
The next Worship & the Arts event at the Springfield Vineyard! An evening of sharing by poets, painters, dancers, musicians on the theme of God's love for us!! Coffee & dessert to follow :))

Saturday, February 20th, 2010

Oak Grove Mennoite Church
Valentine Dinner - 6 pm
West Liberty, OH 43557
Price: Call for Tickets
Proceeds from the dinner and $5 from every merch purchase from me will be donated to the Share & Care project! Come join us for the evening for dinner with music by yours truly!!

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

Vineyard Cafe
Opening for Martial Heights! - 7 pm
West Columbus Ave.
Bellefontaine, OH 43311
Price: Donations
Once again opening for the old school hip-hop group Martial Heights! This time at the new Vineyard Cafe in Bellefontaine located where the Blue Cat used to be!

Friday, January 22nd, 2010

Opening @ CD Releqase Party for Sweet Betsy - 7 pm
Tuttle Building @ 137 East Main St.
Springfield, OH 45502
Price: Donations
Folk group Sweet Betsy from Dayton are having a CD release party & I will be providing the opening music for the night!!

Saturday, January 9th, 2010

Dream Cup
Opening for Martial Heights! - 6 pm
Springfield, OH
Price: Donation/Tips
The first of two gigs opening for the old school hip-hop group Martial Heights! This time at a cool little coffee shop in town!

Friday, December 18th, 2009

O Magnum Mysterium - The Great Mystery - 7 pm
Tuttle Building @ 137 East Main St.
Springfield, OH 45502
Price: Donation
A Celebration of the Mystery of the Incarnation An Evening of Worship & the Arts... Poets, painters, dancers, musicians join in a worship experience on the theme of the Incarnation of Christ.

Friday, October 16th, 2009

Lamentations - 7 pm
Tuttle Building @ 137 East Main St.
Springfield, OH 45502
Price: Donation
A night of creativity & the arts in worship. Proceeds from the night will go to benefit Project Woman in Springfield.

Friday, October 2nd, 2009

Open Mic/Various Artists - 6 pmn
6071 Far Hills Ave.
Dayton, OH 45459
937-439-2400
Price: Tips

Thursday, September 24th, 2009

Open Mic/Various Artists - 7 pm
1822 S. Brown St.
Dayton, OH 45409
937-224-1314
Price: Tips

Saturday, September 19th, 2009

Pallasis' Place
Communivale - 4:30 - 11 pm
Yellow Springs, OH
Price: Free
Musical Picnic & Celebration of the harvest! Vaarious Artists... I'll play an early slot :)

Saturday, September 12th, 2009

Villages at Dayton Mall - 8 pm
2801 Miamisburg-Centerville Rd.
Dayton, OH 45342
937-610-4555
Price: Tips

Wednesday, August 12th, 2009

City Plaza
Downtown Sounds - 11:30 am - 1 pm
Main & Fountain
Springfield, OH 45502
USA
Price: Free
Music in the open air while you enjoy your lunch! Bring your own, or purchase lunch from one of the downtown vendors! CDs will be available!

Saturday, August 8th, 2009

Farmer's Market
Farmer's Market - 10 am - noon
Heritage Center
Springfield, OH 45502
USA
Price: Tips
Farmer's Market in the alley behind the Heritage Center in downtown Springfield. I'll be playing live between 10 am and noon this day :) The Market is open 9 am - 1 pm.

Saturday, August 1st, 2009

Club Panama
9:30 pm
951 James St.
Springfield, OH 45503
USA
Price: $5.00
The rock band Cedez Violin asked me to play an acoustic set at their show this saturday night!!!

Saturday, July 11th, 2009

Farmer's Market
Farmer's Market - 10 am - noon
Heritage Center
Springfield, OH 45502
USA
Price: Tips
Farmer's Market in the alley behind the Heritage Center in downtown Springfield. I'll be playing live between 10 am and noon this day :) The Market is open 9 am - 1 pm.

Sunday, June 14th, 2009

Open House - 7 pm
137 E. Main St.Suite 150
Springfield, OH 45502
USA
Price: Free
The Springfield Vineyard has a new very cool space! This Sunday June 14th we are hosting an Open House for the celebration ~ Everyone is welcome! Join us for light refreshments, music & art in the new place! Open from 6-10 pm. I'll play a set around 7 pm and Andy Ingram, Jill Potter, Chris Palassis, & Allyssa Sease will be playing sets as well...come on out :)) Located in the old Tuttle Bldg. @ 137 E. Main St. Suite 150 in Springfield Ohio 45502...See U :))

Sunday, November 16th, 2008

St. Mark's Episcopal Church
Brown Bag Dinner Theatre - 6:00 pm
2151 Dorset Rd.
Upper Arlington (Columbus), OH 43221
USA
Price: Donation of a canned food item
Doors Open @ 5:30 pm...Bring your own brown bag dinner & enjoy a VH-1 Storyteller Style Concert by Marianne :)) CDs, T-shirts, Art Prints will be for sale!!!

Sunday, October 12th, 2008

Downtown CCPL Library
Concert at the Library! - 2:00 pm
Dpwntown Branch
Springfield, OH 45502
Price: Free
Part of a Sunday afternoon fall concert series, and held in the Gaier Room! CDs will be available for sale!

Saturday, September 6th, 2008

Farmer's Market
10 am - noon
Fountain Ave. Downtown
Springfield, OH 45502
Price: Free
Organic Music & Produce! Market runs 9-1...I will be playing music 10-noon! Downtown in the alley of the Heritage Center :)) *This is a last miunte change of the date*

Wednesday, August 20th, 2008

Center City Plaza
Downtown Sounds - 11:30 am - 1 pm
Square between Main & High / Fountain & Limestone
Springfield, OH 45502
Price: Free!
Enjoy lunch at the Center City plaza downtown and groove along to a concert! CDs available for sale :)) Bring your own lunch or support one of our cool downtown cafes with a lunch to go!

Friday, August 1st, 2008

The Network
@ The Mustardseed Cafe - 7:00 pm
West Jefferson, OH
Price: $ 6 Suggested Donation
This is a networking event for musicians, possibly followed by an open mic. I will be speaking this night on booking!

Saturday, June 21st, 2008

@ New Hope Church - 6:30 pm I play @ 7:45-8:15
21 E. Harding Rd.
Springfield, OH
Ruin Me '08 A 2-night event with various artists & multi-media photography exhibit

Friday, June 20th, 2008

@ New Hope Church - 6:30 pm
21 E. Harding Rd.
Springfield, OH 45504
USA
Check out this multimedia event. Runs June 20-21st... I play on Saturday @ 7:45!

Tuesday, June 17th, 2008

Women's Cafe
@ the Springfield Vineyard - 7:00 pm
424 S. Limsetone Ave.
Springfield, OH 45502
Price: Free
A time of worship for women with an emphasis on using all of our senses to experience God’s presence… Beyond Our Selves is the title of a book written by Catherine Marshall. Marianne will be sharing some of her own faith journey of belief in God, together with her stories of sensing God’s presence through all of life… the miraculous and the mundane, the laughter and the tears, the silence and the storm. Come…taste and see that the Lord is good!

Saturday, May 3rd, 2008

Sleep on the Street - 5:30 pm
Spring & High Streets
Springfield, OH 45502
USA
A fund raiser for the new Clark Co. Bridge of Hope! Various Artists from noon Friday May 2 to Sunday am! Money goes to aid local mothers & children who are homeless.

Saturday, December 8th, 2007

Un Mundo Cafe
8:00 pm
Springfield, OH
Artist of the Month @ Un Mundo! Acoustic sets of the new music!! $2 cover

Sunday, September 30th, 2007

Road to Recovery Tour
6 pm
Kingsport, TN
Marianne & Leah share music at 9am & 11 am & at the evening CR @ First Baptist Church.

Friday, September 28th, 2007

REACT
9:00 pm
Springfield, OH
Some acoustic music to soothe your evening ;)

Tuesday, September 25th, 2007

Road to Recovery Tour
7 pm
Painesville, OH
Leah & Marianne share at First Church of Christ CR!

Saturday, September 22nd, 2007

Farmer's Market
10 am
Springfield, OH
Fresh music and organic produce!

Thursday, September 6th, 2007

Road to Recovery Tour
6th-16th!!
Various Cities
This is a special tour with friend Leah sharing music with recovery groups in five states! Check the website for detailed info! www.roadtorecoverytour.com

Saturday, June 16th, 2007

Jasper Wall
9:00 pm
Dayton, OH
Creative Sound Cafe Andy Ingram plays @ 10 pm www.myspace.com/ jasperwall

Saturday, June 2nd, 2007

Un Mundo Cafe
7:30 pm
Springfield, OH
Acoustic Music @ the Cafe! www.unmundocafe.com $2 cover and children free!