Fri 19 – Sun 21 October: Kangaroo Valley Folk Festival

Sat 7 July: The Newsagency

Wed 13 June: City Recital Hall: A Little Lunch Music

Thurs 29 Mar – Mon 2 April: National Folk Festival

Sat 3 Mar: Summer Hill Folk Festival

Sat 17 Feb: The Loaded Dog Folk Club

Fri 12 – Sun 14 Jan: Cygnet Folk Festival


Wed 27 Dec – Mon 1 Jan: Woodford Folk Festival

Fri 10 – Sun 12 Nov: Majors Creek Folk Festival

Fri 3 Nov: Australian Music Week

Sat 8 July: Chaika @ One Space HQ Bondi

Sat 17 June: Vivid Sydney: Chaika @ Django Bar

Sun 7 May: Bundanoon House Concerts

Sun 30 April: 5 Lands @ The Rhythm Hut

Sat 4 Mar: Summer Hill Folk Festival

Sat 7 Jan: Chaika + Sharon Shannon Band (Ireland) @ The Basement



Sat 26 Nov: Jungle Love Festival, Imbil, QLD

Sat 26 Nov: Queen Street Mall, Brisbane

Fri 25 Nov: Green Jam at QPAC, Brisbane

Fri 14 – Sun 16 Oct: Kangaroo Valley Folk Festival

Thurs 22 Sept: Chaika + The Willie Wagtails @ Lamps

Sat 10 Sept: Humph Hall charity concert for UNHCR

Sat 3 Sept: Glebe Markets, Glebe

Sat 21 May: Wauchope Community Arts Centre, Wauchope

Fri 20 May: The Unorthodox Church of Groove, Newcastle

Thurs 19 May: Camelot Lounge, Marrickville, with Mara & Llew Kiek

Sun 15 May: Jane’s, Wollongong with House of Maqam

Sat 14 May: Berrima Smalls concert series, Berrima

Fri 13 May: Smith’s Alternative, Canberra

Thurs 12 May: Sutherland Acoustic, Gymea



Fri 11 Dec: Chaika + Orchestra @ The Basement

Fri 23 – Sun 25th Oct: Dorrigo Folk & Bluegrass Festival

Fri 16th – Sun 18th Oct: Kangaroo Valley Folk Festival

Fri 15th May: River Music, Nowra Showground Pavilion, including a preview of new material workshopped at Bundanon.

Mon 11th – Sun 17th May: Artists-in-Residence at Bundanon

Thurs 23rd April: Camelot Lounge, supporting The String Contingent‘s album launch “Facets”

Sat 18th April: ChaikaFest, Tomerong (workshops & concert)

Fri 17th April: House Concert, Congo NSW

Thurs 2nd – Mon 6th April: The National Folk Festival

Fri 27th Mar – Sun 1st February: Cobargo Folk Festival


Sun 31st August: Django Bar, Marrickville

The Mountains Tour:

     FRIDAY MAY 23: CANBERRA  The Artist’s Shed, Queanbeyen, Support: Jeni & Mahesh 

     SATURDAY MAY 24: KATOOMBA The Clarendon Guesthouse

     SUNDAY MAY 25: MITTAGONG Mittagong Playhouse

     THURSDAY MAY 29: Wodonga Arts Space Wodonga

     FRIDAY MAY 30: MELBOURNE The Breslin Gallery – Featuring a special Art meets Music collaboration with guest artist Shay Tobin.

     SATURDAY MAY 31: MELBOURNE Farouk’s Olive, Thornbury  *With the Willie Wagtails (MELB)*

     FRIDAY JUNE 6: NEWCASTLE The Unorthodox Church of Groove


     SUNDAY JUNE 8: BRISBANE WITH MZAZA (BRIS) Steven Bowerman’s Vision Gallery

     THURSDAY JUNE 12: AVOCA BEACH Avoca Beach Picture Theatre


     SATURDAY JUNE 14: SYDNEY Red Rattler, Marrickville – An Oxfam fundraiser with the Solidarity Choir 

    SUNDAY JUNE 15: NOWRA River Music with support from Chooks on a hot tin roof



Fri 11th – Sun 13th October: Dungog Music Festival

Fri 25th – Sun 27th October: Kangaroo Valley Folk Festival

Sun 8th September: The Independent Theatre. ‘Balkan Soundscapes’ for the Twilight Series

Thurs 25th April – Sunday 28th April: St Albans Folk Festival.

Sun Feb 24th: The Independent Theatre, North Sydney “Twilight Series” Chai & Chaika

Fri Feb 22nd: Wollongong Conservatorium: Chaika at the Wollongong Con Chamber Music series

Sat Feb 16th: Mittagong Playhouse, Mittagong

Fri Feb 15th: The Merry Muse, Canberra

Sat Feb 9th: Neighbourhood Productions: Chaika & Steve Mushin

Fri Feb 8th: Open Studio, Melbourne

Thursday Feb 7th: Arc, Yinnar, VIC

Sun Feb 3rd: Mini Festival @ Tomerong Hall, Tomerong, NSW

Sat Feb 2nd: The Rhythm Hut, Gosford

Fri Jan 25th: Avoca Beach Picture Theatre


December 22nd: Cafe Church, Glebe: A very CHAIKA Christmas with ‘Laura & Susie’ and special guests

October 26th – 28th: Dorrigo Festival

August 31st: Camelot Lounge, Marrickville, supporting The Tango Saloon

May 26: The Loaded Dog Folk Club supporting John Dengate

May 16: Chaika at The Basement, Sydney, with The Lurkers.

May 12: Frogfest @ The Red Rattler, Marrickville.

May 6: Frogfest on the Central Coast at Kantara House.

April 20-22: St Albans Folk Festival, St Albans.

April 5-9: The National Folk Festival, EPIC, Canberra. Opening concert at Flute & Fiddle tent for MoFo (Modern Folk); ‘Folk vs Folk’ in The Majestic; Chai & Youth tents.

March 25: 5 Lands at The Rhythm Hut, Gosford.

March 21: ALBUM LAUNCH at Venue 505, Surry Hills, with My Sauce Good.

March 2: Hibernian House 401/402, Surry Hills, with Annushka.

February 24-26: Cobargo Folk Festival.

February 10: MoFo (Modern Folk) at The Gaelic Club, Surry Hills, with The String Contingent.



October 26: ‘Der Golem’ at CuriousWorks. Chaika performed live improvised score to silent film.

October 21-23: Kangaroo Valley Folk Festival

September 24: ‘Chaika Chillout’ at Cafechurch, Glebe.

August 11: Venue 505, Surry Hills, supporting Takadimi.