Past Dates

Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

Featured Artist, DSA Showcase - 8:00 p.m.
1409 S. Lamar
Dallas, TX 75215
214-565-0383 [map]
Price: Free

I'll be performing a half-hour set at 8:00 p.m. (followed by the great John Mason at 8:30). Drop by to enjoy some local music and great coffee (wine and beer also available) at the cozy Opening Bell, a very relaxing and fun venue.

Wednesday, January 30th, 2019

Featured Artist @ Songs in the Round Hosted by Robin Lore - 8:30 p.m.
147 N. Plano Rd.
Richardson, Texas 75081 [map]
Price: Free

I'll be performing a half-hour set at Six Springs as part of Robin Lore's Songs in the Round and Open Mic. Six Springs is a great venue, complete with a proper stage and sound system. They also have a full bar and addictive fries.

Monday, September 17th, 2018

Rob Case and special guest Cat McGee - 7:00 p.m.
7989 Belt line Rd, #110
Dallas, TX 75248
(972) 685-9099 [map]
Price: Free! But otehrworldly coffee and tasty African vittles!

Whether anyone is performing or not, drop in and try this restaurant. The coffee is superb and the food is fun and flavorful.

Monday, September 10th, 2018

Poor David's Pub open mic - Starts at 7:00 p.m.
1313 South Lamar St.
Dallas, TX 75215
(214) 565-1295 [map]
Price: Free, but full bar!

Best no-cover concert in town. You never know what's gonna happen at Poor David's open mic.

Saturday, May 19th, 2018

Dallas Songwriters at Cityline Stage - 4:00 p.m.
2375 Glenville Drive
Richardson, TX 75082 [map]
Price: There is a fee to enter the Festival, the show is free!

I love playing this Festival. It's a fun event. Come make a day of it!

Friday, May 4th, 2018

Songwriter Showcase featuring Cat McGee & John Mason - 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7978 Beltline Rd #110
Dallas, Texas 75248 [map]
Price: Free, but coffee and interesting menu

John Mason and I will be performing at MarRosso Cafe. It's a great place to wind down on a Friday evening. Hope you'll make it! And yes, you'll probably find me at the Dairy Queen drive-thru after the show.

Saturday, April 7th, 2018

Deep Ellum Arts Festival - DSA Songwriters Spotlight - 1:30 p.m.
3414 Elm Street
Dallas, TX 75226
214-747-4422 [map]
Price: Free!

Come stroll the Deep Ellum Arts Festival and make your way to the Sons of Hermann Hall where I'll be performing a 30-minute set at 1:30 p.m. Actually, come by early at 1:00 p.m. to also catch my friend John Mason's great music.

Friday, April 6th, 2018

Rob Case with special guest Cat McGee - 7:00 p.m.
7989 Belt line Rd, #110
Dallas, Texas 75248
972-685-9099 [map]
Price: Free, but the food and coffee (and adult beverages) are a must

I will gladly be once again joining Rob Case, a great host and musician, at the MarRosso Cafe! Show starts at 7:00 p.m. and just takes on its own life from there. This is a very charming venue and the food and coffee are terrific. Come visit us and have a fun, unique evening.

Wednesday, March 28th, 2018

Bill Hook hosts the G&G open mic - 7:00 p.m.
581 W. Campbell Suite 101
Richardson, 75080 TX [map]
Price: Free, but beer and pretzels with cheese dip and other tasty stuff!

Bill Hook hosts this great, fun open mic. The beer selections are always impressive.

Monday, March 19th, 2018

Fort Worth Songwriters Association Open Mic - 6:30 p.m.
7101 Camp Bowie West Blvd
Fort Worth, TX 76116
817-732-2370 [map]
Price: Free, but saladbarpalooza! And steak!

I'm going to check out the FWSA open mic at this tasty-sounding restaurant. From the FWSA website: "Monday Night Open Mic hosted by the FWSA. Original Music Only. Non-smoking, family friendly. Great food and drink. This is a live performance venue and all genres of music are welcome. Open to the public." I'll try to get there by 6:30, but might be closer to 7:00.

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

Featured artist - 7:00 p.m.
1102 Texas Street
Lewisville, TX 75057
972-436-7000 [map]
Price: No charge, but there's probably some drinking you could do

I'll be a featured artist at Canucks, performing a 30-minute set. I will probably go on about 7:30 or 8:00. I've never performed here before so I'm excited about the opporunity and have heard good things.

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

Singer Songwriter Night - 7:00 - 11:00 p.m.
581 Campbell Road, Ste 101
Richardson, Texas [map]
Price: Free, but food and beer!

A great open mic hosted by a great host, Bill Hook. Guitars & Growlers has an excellent rotating selection of beers and ciders. They also have some tasty vittles available. Try to avoid the pretzels and cheese - they have highly addictive powers. It's too late for me -- save yourselves!

Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

DSA open mic at Burger Edge - 6:30-8:30
7529 Campbell Rd #303
Richardson, Texas 75248
(972) 248-8789 [map]
Price: Free, but you'll want their great burgers and fries

Come drop by and have a tasty burger. Their fries are amazing. Then there's the craft beer and shakes and ice cream cookies. What's not to love?

Burger Edge is at the northwest corner of Coit and Campbell, behind the Rockfish and next door to the Marhsall's (yes, you might find me there bargain shopping before the show).

Monday, February 5th, 2018 Open Mic - Starts at 7:00 p.m.
581 Campbell Rd Ste 101
Richardson, Texas [map]
Price: Free, but beer!

This is a great place to play and to listen (and drink beer). The owners love music, and it shows.

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

Winter Solstice Celebration - 6:30 p.m.
3839 W. Kiest Blvd.
Dallas, TX [map]
Price: Free - donations appreciated!

I'm very happy to be performing at the Winter Solstice celebration at Unitarian Universalist Church of Oak Cliff. The event starts at 6:30 p.m. I will perform a half hour set at 7:45. I've heard wonderful things about this event. Please join us!

Friday, October 27th, 2017

Featured Artist - 6:30-7:30 p.m.
7529 Campbell Rd Ste 303
Dallas, Texas 75248 [map]
Price: Free, but burgers and beers!

I'll be the featured artist from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Followed by open mic. Our wonderful host is Harry Hewlett.

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Tuesday Open Mic - Starts at 7:00 p.m.
1409 S. Lamar
Dallas, TX 75215
214-565-0383 [map]
Price: Free but plenty of tasty drinks and vittles

The first open mic I ever attended (back in July 2013).

Sunday, September 10th, 2017

Poor David's Pub Open Mic - 7:30 PM
1313 South Lamar St.
Dallas, Texas 75215
(214) 565-1295 [map]
Price: Free! But you'll be drinking, of course.

The great Poor David's Pub has an open mic every Monday, hosted by Mr. Troll. One of my favorites!

You are welcome to bring a snack or meal. PDP doesn't have a kitchen.

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

Featuring Cat McGee - 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
7529 Campbell Rd Ste 303
Dallas, TX 75248 [map]
Price: Free, but very tasty vittles! And beer! And ice cream!

This is a great opportunity to catch one of my performances. I'll be playing for two hours while you chow down on very tasty burgers and fries.

Monday, August 7th, 2017

Tolbert's Restaurant
Cat McGee & John Mason - 8:00-10:00 p.m.
423 S. Main Street
Grapevine, TX 76051 [map]
Price: Free but the food's too good to ignore

John Mason and I will again perform at Tolbert's in Grapevine, our favorite venue! Please come by and support our music and enjoy some might tasty vittles. And beer. There's beer.

Sunday, August 6th, 2017

Texas Musicians Museum
Songwriter Showcase - TBD
222 E. Irving Blvd.
Irving, TX 75060 [map]
Price: Suggested contribution is $5 but more is appreciated!

I'm excited to be invited to perform at the Songwriter Showcase at the Texas Musicians Museum in Irving, Texas. I'll be performing a 45-minute set in a lineup of other artists. Please come support local songwriters!

Saturday, July 15th, 2017

DSA Showcase - Cat McGee & John Mason perform - 7:30-9:30-ish p.m.
1010 E 15th St
Plano, TX 75074 [map]
Price: Free, but great vittles and drinks to be had

I'll be playing a 40-minute set at Angela's followed by the superb John Mason. Angela's is a great place for live music and vittles. They've always got good beer and other drinks available. I've been told they have the best meatloaf ever. Give yourself extra time to find parking.

Sunday, June 18th, 2017

Cat McGee and John Mason - 7:30 - 9:30 p.m.
423 South Main Street
Grapevine, TX 76051 [map]
Price: Free, but killer enchiladas and margaritas!

John Mason and I will take turns performing. This is a wonderful venue, and I look forward to returning.

Thursday, June 15th, 2017

Open Mic - 7:30 - 9:30 p.m.
6038 Oram St
Dallas, TX 75206 [map]
Price: Free, but wine!!

This is a very fun place and good wine and cheese tray. They have a back-up band for the open mic'ers. Very cool.

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

Opening Bell Open Mic - Starts at 7:00 p.m.
1409 S. Lamar
Dallas, TX 75215 [map]
Price: Free, but I suggest the coffee

One of the best open mics in town, in the basement of the Southside on Lamar building. Always interesting and eclectic local talent.

Saturday, May 20th, 2017

Cat McGee performs at the CityLine Stage - 1:00 - 1:30 p.m.
Galatyn Park (CityLine Stage)
Richardson, Texas [map]
Price: See Festival website

I always love performing at this fun but laid-back festival. Please come out and have a good time!

Monday, May 8th, 2017

Cat McGee and John Mason - 7:30 - 9:30 p.m.
423 S Main St
Grapevine, TX 76051 [map]
Price: Free, but I hear good things about the vittles

This is a wonderful opportunity for fellow songwriter John Mason and I to perform at a popular live music venue in Grapevine - Tolbert's! Please come out and support us in our first performance at Tolbert's.

Monday, May 1st, 2017

Half Price Books (Flagship Store)
DSA 1st Monday Open Mic - 7:00 p.m.
5803 E Northwest Hwy
Dallas, Texas 75231
(214) 379-8000 [map]
Price: Free, but I dare you to leave without buying a book

The Dallas Songwriters Association First Monday Open Mic is one of my favorites. It's a very low-key environment and feels more like a songwriters' circle.

Monday, April 17th, 2017

Poor David's Pub Open Mic - 7:30 p.m.
1313 South Lamar St.
Dallas, TX 75215
(214) 565-1295 [map]
Price: Free, but full bar!

One of my favorite open mics, hosted by Mr. Troll. I wish I could make it more often.

Saturday, March 25th, 2017

Buck & Harry Show! - 8:40-9:20 p.m.
1010 E 15th St
Plano, Texas 75074 [map]
Price: Free

I'll be performing as a guest artist with Buck Morgan and Harry Hewlett at Angela's for a 40-minute set. Good vittles and drinks! Give yourself a few extra minutes to find parking.

Greg Waits and Allen Larson also performing. Show starts at 7pm.

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

Songwriter Night hosted by Greg Waits - 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
5000 Rowlett Rd, Suite 100
Rowlett, TX 75088 [map]
Price: Free, but tasty vittles and beer and margaritas!

Come chill out at Pancho and Lefty's with a small group of singer/songwriters. The enchiladas as insanely tasty.

Monday, November 28th, 2016

DSA Open Mic - 7:00 p.m.
17370 Preston Rd #415
Dallas, TX 75252 [map]
Price: Free, but tasty vittles! And alcohol!

This has become my favorite open mic. Tony Hakim has created a truly magical space for musicians to perform and for music lovers to have a great time. Good music, good food, and adult beverages!

Friday, November 11th, 2016

Gypsy Friday Open Mic - Starts at 6:30 p.m.
4070 N Belt Line Rd Ste 99
Irving, Texas 75038 [map]
Price: Free, but I'm hearing good things about the coffee

Monday, October 31st, 2016

DSA Open Mic - 7:00 PM
17370 Preston Rd #415
Dallas, Texas 75252
972-818-3400 [map]
Price: Free! But wine! And vittles!

This has become my favorite open mic. Tony Hakim has created a truly magical space for musicians to perform and for music lovers to have a great time. Good music, good food, and adult beverages!

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016

Pancho and Lefty's Rowlett
Songwriters Evening - 6-9 p.m.
5000 Rowlett Road Suite #100, Rowlett, Texas 75088
Rowlett, Texas 75088 [map]
Price: Free, but margaritas and Mexican food!

Saturday, July 16th, 2016

Bill's Records
Play for Dallas: Benefitting the Line of Duty Fund - 3:30 p.m.
1317 S Lamar St
Dallas, Texas 75215
214-421-1500 [map]
Price: Free but donations encouraged

From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., various musicians have volunteered their time to raise funds for the Line of Duty Fund to support families of police officers killed in the line of duty last week in Dallas. I will perform a few songs about 3:30 p.m. Bill has generously made his stage available for this event. Please drop by when you have a chance for good music and a great cause.

More info about the Line of Duty Fund here:

Saturday, July 16th, 2016

Private Venue
House Concert with Cat McGee - 7:00 p.m.
Dallas, Texas [map]
Price: Tips are welcomed and encouraged!

I 'll be performing at a house concert on Saturday, July 16th. Vittles and mingling at 7:00 p.m., concert starts at 8:00 p.m.

If you'd like to attend, please email me at the address on my Contacts page.

Saturday, June 11th, 2016

Absinthe Lounge Open Mic - 7:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Dallas, Texas 75215 [map]
Price: Free

Absinthe is cool bar on Lamar south of the South Side on Lamar building. Should be an interesting evening!

NOTE: Absinthe Lounge has moved; if you're used to them being in the basement of South Side on Lamar, they are now just a little further down on Lamar, closer to Off the Bone. And by the way, if you've never been to Off The Bone, you need to give it a try.

Sunday, June 5th, 2016

Sack Summer Hunger Fundraiser Concert - 5:00 p.m.
2807 Valwood Pkwy
Farmers Branch, Texas 75234
972-247-6136 [map]
Price: $20, toward the Sack Summer Hunger program

Please join me and fellow singer/songwriters Dan Roark and John Mason at this fundraiser concert to raise funds to help feed hungry children during the summer break from school.

Sunday, May 22nd, 2016

Cat McGee at Mercy Wine Bar - 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
5100 Belt Line Rd #544
Addison, Texas 75254
972-702-WINE (9463) [map]
Price: Free! But lots of wonderful wine and food!

Mercy Wine Bar has a warm energy and the drinks, food, and service are all top notch. Mercy Wine Bar is in the old Sakowitz Village (as we native Dallasites know it), now called the Village on the Parkway, located at the southeast quadrant of the Dallas Parkway and Belt Line Road.

Saturday, May 21st, 2016

DSA Showcase at the Wildflower Festival - Noon
2375 Glenville Drive
Richardson, TX 75082 [map]
Price: See Wildflower website for ticket information

I'm very happy to perform at the Wildflower Festival again this year. I'll be performing a 30-minute set at the Courtyard Stage.

Thursday, May 19th, 2016

DSA 3rd Thursday Open Mic - Starts at 7:00 PM
3725 Beltline Rd
Addison, TX 75001 [map]
Price: Free

Good coffee. Good tunes.

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

DSA Showcase & Open Mic - 7:30 p.m.
3414 Elm Street
Dallas, Texas 75226
214-747-4422 [map]
Price: Free (yes, there's a bar)

I'll be signing up for the open mic. I love this venue - an old bowling alley whose wood interior creates great acoustics. Plus it's just cool and fun.

Saturday, December 12th, 2015

Private Event
House Concert with Cat McGee and Dave Smith - 8:00 p.m.
Dallas, Texas [map]
Price: $20

This will be a fun house concert! If you're interested in attending, please send me an email at

Saturday, October 17th, 2015

Live Online House Concert Broadcast
An Evening with Judy Lunn, Cat McGee, and Mandy Rowden (Online concert!) - 7 PM - 8:30 PM
Austin, Texas [map]
Price: See detials

An Evening with Judy Lunn, Cat McGee, and Mandy Rowden


Saturday, October 17, 2015


7:00 - 8:30 pm Central time


Hello Music Lovers!


Wherever you are in the world, if you have a cell phone, an iPad, tablet or a computer with access to the internet, come join us online for a very special house concert.


We'll be broadcasting from Austin, Texas at 7 pm Central time on Concert Window.


Joining me will be Judy Lunn, a performer with a lovely voice, and Mandy Rowden, who empowers women of all ages in Austin to learn how to make music.  


So mark your calendar and click on the link below right now to purchase your ticket for this live event.  This webcast will not be taped.


If you have any questions, contact me at or


We hope you can join us for this magical evening!



Thursday, August 20th, 2015

Dunn Brothers Coffee
DSA Open Mic - 7:00 PM
3725 Beltline Rd
Addison, Texas 75001 [map]
Price: Free!

Live music and java. What's not to love?