Happy Traum

Woodstock's own folk music legend

Upcoming Shows

May 27, 2023

Bob Dylan Birthday Celebration


This is always a sold-out show. It features multiple artists singing and playing songs by Bob Dylan, with all proceeds going to the Family of Woodstock Crisis Hotline and the John Herald Fund.

May 28, 2023

The Linda with Cindy Cashdollar, Jay Ungar and Molly Mason - WAMC's Perfomance Center


I'm delighted to have a reunion with three spectacularly talented artists and dear friends for decades - Cindy, Jay and Molly.

June 3, 2023

World of Bob Dylan - Tulsa, OK


I will be presenting mhy multi-media show, "Coming of Age in the Greenwich Village Folk Revival" with an emphasis on my various associations wirth Bob Dylan in the 1960s and '70s.

July 10 - 14, 2023

Frets and Refrains Guitar and Songwriting Camp

Workshop / Class

Richard Thompson's amazing guitar and songwriting camp, deep in the Catskill Mountains at the beautiful Full Moon Resort, has been going for eight years and I'm proud to have been a part of it since the beginning. This year's staff will include, along with Richard: Tony McManus, Jill Sobule, Teddy Thompson, Zak Hobbs, Jack Covey Thompson, Sloan Wainwright, Bobby Eichorn, Simon Tassano and Annaliese Tassano. This is a week of fun and instruction that should not be missed.

August 18 - 20, 2023

Fur Peace Ranch

Workshop / Class

I have been teaching workshops at Jorma Kaukonen's Fur Peace Ranch annually for more than 20 years and it never gets old. This session will be virtual only. Please check with the Fur Peace Ranch website for details.

September 9, 2023

Maverick Concerts, Woodstock, NY


A legendary music shed in the woods that has been going for more than a century and has featured amazing chamber music, jazz and folk music. This year, I'll be joined by a stellar cast of musicians, including Cindy Cashdollar, John Sebastian, Eugene Ruffolo, Ryan Berg and others TBA. It will be a memorial concert for our dear friend, Bob Kaminsky, who left us last February. It's bound to be sold out but check to see if there are still tickets.

October 13 - 15, 2023

Woodstock Invitational Luthier's Showcase

Workshop / Class

This annual convention of guitar builders and players has become one of the premier lutherie events in the country. Many great artists play the instruments of the amazing builders who come from around the country and abroad. There are incredible concerts as well as workshops and clinics for aspiring players.