Sunday, December 16, 2018 at 3:00 – An Old-Fashioned Christmas

 The Dulcimer Boys will be joining other folk musicians for this seasonal celebration.

Perkasie Mennonite Church and Patchwork Coffeehouse invite you to An Old-Fashioned Christmas on Sunday, December 16, at 3 pm. Music by the Tom and Betty Druckenmiller with Norm Williams; the Dulcimer Boys and the Kreider Family. Rob Yoder will lead the audience in a Christmas caroling. A prelude of holiday instrumental selections on classic guitar by Bert Coffman will begin at 2:40 pm.

A free-will offering will benefit the ministries of Perkasie Mennonite Church. You can also drop off donations of non-perishable food to be donated to Pennridge FISH, our local food pantry.

Enjoy coffee and homemade cookies with us following the concert.

Perkasie Mennonite Church is located at 320 W. Chestnut Street, Perkasie, PA 18944 – 215.257.3117

Saturday December 8th at 5:15OLD TIME CHRISTMAS

The Dulcimer Boys (Cliff and Norm Williams) will  be leading an old-time carol sing on the Christmas tour at Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm in Stroudsburg, PA . Even if you miss us there, please go to any show on the December 1st, 2nd, 8th, and 9th featuring our wonderful musical friends.

Saturday, September 22, 2018 – Greater Pinelands Dulcimer Society

Norm, Cliff, and Rob will be presenting a concert and workshops on hammered dulcimer, mountain dulcimer, and playing well together. This event is sponsored by the Greater Pinelands Dulcimer Society (

Venue: St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 910 Marne Hwy, Hainesport, NJ
Workshops: 3- 4:15 pm ($15)
Pot luck dinner 5 pm (perhaps a jam time between dinner and concert)
Concert:  7 – 8:30 ($10)

Saturday, July 14, 2018 – Music in the Valley

Norm, Cliff, Rob, and Anna Lisa Yoder will be joining other old-time musicians playing at Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm for their Music in the Valley celebration. A bunch of us traditional musicians will be playing our music here and there around the farm. Come on out and enjoy this bucolic setting in the hills near Stroudsburg, PA.

Sunday, July 8, 2018 – Maidencreek Old-time Music Festival

Rob and Norm will be presenting workshops this year at Maidencreek.  In the first, Rob and Norm will introduce the student to methods of finding and singing harmony. We’ll talk a little theory and use familiar trad tunes to try out our developing skills.

In the second, Norm will be presenting Singing with the Mountain Dulcimer: The Mountain Dulcimer was, according to historical records, used primarily to accompany songs at home and was an important part of the old-time tradition.

In the third, Rob will help students with techniques to find confidence in singing, and even singing solo.

Visit for times and more information about the festival in Blandon, PA.

Saturday, December 16, 2017 @ 4:00 – Old Fashioned Christmas and Carol Sing

Cliff,Norm, and Rob along with Trudy Gojeski (The Dulcimer Boys + 1 Girls), will join The Kreider Family, and The Druckenmillers, for an evening of old-time Christmas music. Come on out for a fun evening of seasonal and folk music and a chance to sing some of your favorite Christmas Carols led by Rob.  Brian Pearson of TACHYONMETRY and his classical guitar will provide the prelude music starting at 3:40. A poster for the concert is available HERE.

Enjoy coffee and homemade cookies with us following the concert!

A free-will offering will benefit ministries of Perkasie Mennonite Church. You can also drop off donations of non-perishable food at the church for FISHour local food pantry.

Perkasie Mennonite Church is located at 320 W. Chestnut St., Perkasie, PA 18944 (corner of 4th & Chestnut Streets). For details see PerkMenno.netor call 215-257-3117

Sunday, October 1st, 3:30pm >> Norm’s CD RELEASE PARTY!!! @ Godfrey Daniels

a wayfarerReservations recommended. Advance Registration for this show is available from Godfrey Daniels, via phone, mail, fax or email. Payment may be by check, money order or major credit card (This show will ask for a $10.50 Donation – $5.50 to GD & $5.00 to support Hurricane victims in Texas.)

Email or telephone the club during box office hours – Tues-Sat, 2-6pm. 610-867-2390.

State the following: “I would like to reserve __  tickets for Norm William’s CD Release Concert on Sunday, Oct 1st @ 3:30pm.” Leave / give your name & contact email / phone # and ask for a call / email back to confirm.

With special guests Bob Mallalieu & John James, Tom & Betty Druckenmiller, Russ Rentler, AND Cliff Cole, Rob Yoder & Trudy Gojeski.

Godfrey Daniels is located at 7 E. 4th St. Bethlehem, PA 18015-1601.


catThis Old-Time Festival takes place in Maiers Grove, Grove Road, Blandon PA. Norm and Rob along with Anna Lisa Yoder will be playing a selection of tunes from 2 to 3 o’clock in Tent E. Norm will be leading workshops in Unaccompanied Ballad Singing (10 to 11:00), Advanced Mountain Dulcimer (3 to 4:00), and Old-Time Back-Up Guitar (4 to 5:00), and Rob will be leading a workshop in Singing With Confidence (3 to 4:00). They will also join the other workshop leaders for the festival evening concert from 6:30 to 8:30.

Saturday July 8, 2017 – Music in the Valley

QuietValleylogoNorm and Rob along with Anna Lisa Yoder will be playing at Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm in Stroudsburg, PA. Music in the Valley features various groups performing traditional music at different locations on the farm. There will be a sing-a-long for the children and storytelling. This is a wonderful opportunity to speak to the musicians and learn about folk instruments and traditional music. Enjoy a special day of wonderful, old-fashion entertainment. This event will be held under tents, rain or shine. The day ends with a jam session around 3:30.
(Music in the Valley is included in historic farm tour admission {Admission – $10 Adults, $5 Children ages 3-12}; Rain or shine; 10am to 5pm)
Sponsored in part by a Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts – Project Stream grant

PosterGodfreysSaturday, June 17, 2017 at 8PM – Godfrey Daniel’s Listening Room

Cliff Cole’s other band, TACHYONMETRY will be joined by Cellist extraordinaire Trudy Gojeski at Bethlehem, PA’s premiere listening establishment.

Daniel Nicoh, Songwriter, singer, guitarist, will open the evening.

Download a poster for the event: PDF


Friday, March 17, 2017 at 5:30PM – St. Patrick’s Day at McCoole’s

Cliff and Rob’s band DayBreak with Anna Lisa Yoder and Trudy Gojeski will be joined by LA Williams as they entertain diners at McCoole’s (at the Historic Red Lion Inn) with Celtic music. Come celebrate St. Patrick’s Day while enjoying good music and all the culinary delights McCoole’s can offer. We’ll be playing from 5:30 on.

Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 7PM – TACHYONMETRY at the State Theater, Boyertown, PA

The Dulcimer Boys will open for the TACHYONMETRY concert.

Download a poster for the concert here: PDF