Random Fractions

Upcoming Dates

Friday, January 18th, 2019

ConFusion
Random Fractions Concert - Day/Time TBA
Doubletree Detroit-Dearborn
Dearborn, MI

Past Dates

Friday, October 19th, 2018

Ohio Valley Filk Festival
Pegasus Awards Concert - 8:00pm
Doubletree Hotel
Worthington, OH

Random Fractions is honored to accept their Pegasus nomination for BEST PERFORMER and to appear in the Pegasus Awards concert of nominated songs - you'll have to come to the convention to find out whose song we're playing! 

If you are part of science fiction fandom and have ever attended a convention or heard us elsewhere in fandom, you can find the Pegasus Awards ballot HERE and vote online for your favorite Filk Song, Classic Filk Song, Best Roadtrip Song, Best Song About Community, Best Performer, and Best Composer (Cathy was nominated here, too!) until Sunday, October 14th.

Saturday, October 13th, 2018

Archon
Random Fractions Concert - 4:00pm
Gateway Convention Center/DoubleTree Hotel
Collinsville, IL

Also come hear Cathy play a rare solo set at 1:00pm.

Sunday, September 9th, 2018

Chicago Pagan Pride
Random Fractions Concert - 12:15-1:15pm
217 Home Avenue
Oak Park, IL 60302

Random Fractions returns to Chicago Pagan Pride with lots of new music!  Come hang out with us for the whole day in lovely Mills Park on the Historic Pleasant Home property and enjoy community rituals, free entertainment, workshops, and vendors.  Event runs 11am-6pm.

Saturday, July 28th, 2018

Fox Valley Pagan Pride Music Festival
Drum Jam & Opening Ritual/Spiral Dance - 10:00am
Pierce Park
Appleton, WI

We return to the Fox Valley Pagan Pride Music Festival this year to offer an opening Drum Jam leading into the Opening Ritual/Spiral Dance.  We will also be at our band booth all day to chat and share our new music with you - please come by and say hello!  Event runs from 10am-7pm.

Saturday, May 12th, 2018

Marcon
Random Fractions Concert - 7:00pm
Hyatt Regency Hotel
Columbus, OH

Come join us in the Union DE room for our concert at Marcon!  You can also find Cathy &/or Jason at the Opening Drum Jam Friday at 5:30pm, Open Filk Friday at 11:30pm, Filk: Past, Present, Future (panel) Sunday at 11:30am, and the Closing Circle Sunday at 4pm.

Friday, April 20th, 2018

FilkONtario
Montecarlo Inn Brampton Suites
Brampton, ONT
Canada

While we don't have an official concert, we are all attending FilkONtario!  We'll be (individually) music backup for other musicians, participating in workshops and jams, and of course playing in the music circles.  You might even hear some new music in a one-shot.  We look forward to seeing you there!

Friday, October 20th, 2017

Ohio Valley Filk Festival
Pegasus Nominations Concert - 8:00pm
Doubletree Hotel
Worthington, OH

Random Fractions will play "Scarlet Town" in the Best Filk Song category of the Pegasus Awards nominations concert (song by Cathy McManamon, who is also nominated for Best Composer!).  We'll also be hanging out the rest of the weekend in the Open Filk Circles and the Guitar Chord Tricks & Tips workshop (facilitated by Cathy).  Find out more about the Ohio Valley Filk Festival here.

Saturday, September 30th, 2017

Archon
Random Fractions Concert - 5:00pm - Mississipian Room
Gateway Convention Center/DoubleTree Hotel
Collinsville, IL

Cathy & Jason are joined by Magic Mark (Mark Ewbank) of the Unusual Suspects for a truly random set of surprises!  Cathy is also playing a set at 2:00pm with guest Alexander James Adams.  The recently released, self-titled Random Fractions album will be available all weekend from either member of the band.

Saturday, August 5th, 2017

MuseCon 7
Random Fractions Concert - 1:30pm - Lakeshore Ballroom
Westin Chicago Northwest, 400 Park Blvd.
Itasca, IL 60143

Random Fractions plays at MuseCon with...well, you'll have to come to the con and see who we round up to join in the fun!  Our self-titled, brand new Random Fractions CD will be available too!

Saturday, July 22nd, 2017

Pierce Park
Fox Valley Pagan Pride Music Fest - 11:00am
1035 W. Prospect Ave.
Appleton, WI 54914

Join us at this outdoor festival featuring music and fantastic vendors. We are honored to be performing at this fest along with Celia, Brian Henke, and Sentinel Grove!  Please visit Fox Valley Pagan Pride Music Fest for more information.

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

Contata 2017
Random Fractions Concert - 7:00pm
Hyatt Morristown
Morristown, NJ

Jason & Cathy hit the East Coast!

Saturday, June 10th, 2017

House Concert
Leslie Hudson's Goddess Revolution Tour
Chicago, IL

Random Fractions is opening for touring Canadian songstress Leslie Hudson, and also joining her for several songs during her concert!  Rumor has it that Daniel will be shredding on electric guitar, Cathy will be banging and shaking various small percussion, and Jason...still playing bass.

Saturday, May 6th, 2017

Demicon 28
Random Fractions Concert - TBA
Holiday Inn Northwest
Urbandale, IA 50322

Jason & Cathy bring new music to Demicon!

Sunday, January 22nd, 2017

ConFusion Science Fiction Convention
Random Fractions Concert - 12 noon
Sheraton Hotel
Novi, MI
Price: (included in convention badge)

Our first performance of 2017 and the first under our new name!  Jason & Cathy will be attending ConFusion all weekend, and also leading the Drum Jam on Saturday at 4pm.