This is only a sampling of the different concerts and performances in the last year.  Private concerts are not listed. Don’t hesitate to ask for more information regarding folksinger Mark Alan Lovewell’s past performances.

Looking Astern in 2024

Wednesday, January 24, 2024: Molly Conole and Mark Alan Lovewell perform at the Black Dog Tavern as part of a Sail Martha’s Vineyard program: dinner and talk. Black Dog Tavern event opens at 6 p.m. For more visit the Sail Martha’s Vineyard website:

Saturday, January 27, 2024: 3:15 to 5 p.m:  Performing as part of the 62nd Annual Catboat Annual Meeting, Mystic Marriott Hotel and Spa, Groton, CT. Saturday, 3:15 to 5 p.m. The two are running a workshop called How to Tell Port from Starboard. Maritime songs and stories.

Sunday, February 4, 2024: 5 to 8 p.m.: Chilmark Community Church in Chilmark, Martha’s Vineyard. A program called Offering of Music and Light, hosted by the Church. Other performers open the program. At 7 p.m. Mark and Molly will perform live their regular Sunday at Sea program in the church. The program will be simulcast on Facebook Live, recorded for other places: YouTube, Community Television and Internet streaming services. Admission is free.

Friday, February 16, 2024, 5 to 7 p.m.: Cape Cod Maritime Museum. Come to Hyannis to hear Mark and Molly. Admission is $5.

Friday, February 23, 2024 through Sunday, February 25, 2024: Fisherpoets Gathering, in Astoria, Oregon. Mark and Molly will be performing three 20 minute sets. Here they are: Friday, February 23, 6 p.m. at Fort George Tap Room; Saturday, February 24, 2024, 7 p.m. Ten-Fifteen Theatre; 8 p.m. Columbian Theater.

Sunday, February 25, 2024: 4 p.m. PST, Sunday at Sea with Mark Alan Lovewell and Molly Conole, at Inferno Lounge, 77 11th St., Astoria, Oregon. One hour program simulcast on Facebook Live, with extra time just for the live audience. Special meal and refreshments for the show. Fisherpoets Dave Densmore and Tom Hilton will do readings.

Thursday, March 14, 2024, 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.: Molly Conole and Mark Alan Lovewell perform for the Barnstable Historical Society and their Sea Chantey Chowder Festival. Unitarian Church, 3330 Main Street, Barnstable, MA  Molly and Mark told stories, sang sea chanties and played many traditional old tunes on their instruments. A great evening. The place was packed. And we were asked to come back again.

Friday, April 12, 5 to 8 p.m.: Molly Conole and Mark Alan Lovewell attended an open mike evening program, The Friday Reset,  at Martha’s Vineyard Museum, at 151 Lagoon Pond Road, in Vineyard Haven. The two joined a number of musicians performing live. Refreshments were served. Suggested donation $10.

Monday, April 15, 2024: Noon. Women’s Club of Martha’s Vineyard luncheon at the St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Parish House, Edgartown. Molly Conole and Mark Alan Lovewell gave a welcoming program of maritime songs and stories.

Sunday, May 26, 2024, 9 a.m.: Blessing of the Fleet, a special program starting off the boating season in Menemsha Harbor. Hosted by the Chilmark Community Church. Meet at Menemsha Texaco. Mark and Molly will participate in the service given by Rev. Charlotte Wright. More details to come.

Looking Astern to 2023

Friday, February 24, 2023, 5 p.m.: Molly Conole and Mark are performing at the 26th annual Fisherpoets Gathering in Astoria. The two are performing at the Astoria Brewing Company at precisely 5 p.m. They are doing a 20 minute set.

Saturday, February 25, 2023, 5 p.m.: Molly Conole and Mark are performing again at the 26th annual Fisherpoets Gathering in Astoria. This time we are performing at the Columbian Theater at precisely 5 p.m. They are doing a 20 minute set. Mark will continue helping the evening program as a MC. He is joining together with Will Hornyak as master of ceremonies.

Sunday, May 28, 2023, morning, Menemsha waterfront.  Mark is participating in the Blessing of the Fleet, hosted by the Chilmark Community Church. More details to come.
Monday, June 26, 2023, late afternoon. Mark and Molly Conole, are performing together at the Annual Garden Party,  a private cocktail party to help raise funds for the Animal Shelter of Martha’s Vineyard. The party is being hosted at a private home on the waterfront, off North Water Street, Edgartown.

Monday, August 7, early evening. Private event on the beach.

Tuesday, August 15, 5:30 to 7 p.m.: Martha’s Vineyard Museum. Molly Conole and Mark Alan Lovewell. Hosted by Laurel Redington of WMVY Radio.

Thursday, August 17, 5 to 7 p.m. Cape Cod Maritime Museum, 135 South Street,  Hyannis. History on tap: Shanties by the Sea & Beer Tasting. Mark Alan Lovewell and Molly Conole, for all ages.  Pre-registration encouraged.

Friday, August 18, 5 to 5:30 p.m. Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society 161st Fair, West Tisbury. Molly Conole and Mark Alan Lovewell. More details will be added.

Thursday, September 21,  1 to 6 p.m. ACONS Live, A celebration of Nantucket Sound, The Beach Club, Centerville. Mark and Molly will perform twice around 2:30 p.m. and again around 4:30 p.m. Sponsored by Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound. Here is the link to: A Celebration of Nantucket Sound.

Sunday, October 15, 2023, 3:30 p.m.: Performing at the annual Crop Walk, St. Augustine’s Church, Vineyard Haven.

Sunday, December 3, 2023, 5 p.m.: Chilmark Community Church. Two or three songs.

Saturday, December 9, 2023, 11 a.m.: Molly and I appear in the Christmas in Edgartown Parade. We’ll be aboard the Vineyard Gazette, old red truck. We’ll be singing Christmas songs.

Sunday, December 17, 2023, 7 p.m. Sunday, Christmas at Sea. A collaboration between Molly and I and the Federated Church choir, directed by Peter Boak. At the Federated Church. A reception gathering afterwards.

Saturday, December 23, 2023, 5 to 7 p.m. at the Black Dog Cafe, State Road, Vineyard Haven

Thank you for your continued support. We are rethinking ways to share music and story. We’ll try and put the public events up as quickly as we can. Let’s talk.