Lawrence Probes

Rank #8 US Traverse City, MI Folk / Acoustic / Celtic


Sounds Like: John Denver, James Taylor, Noel Paul Stookey, Pete Seeger, Tom Paxton

Manager: Donna Wilson Probes

Bio: I (Lawrence "Doc" Probes) was born and raised in Ft. Worth, Texas. I am married to Donna Wilson Probes, and we live in Traverse City, Michigan. Our family band is "Cherry Blossom Ramblers," and when they are in town the band includes our daughters, Kelly & Jessica Shugart. Jim Hawley, Donna & I... See Full Bio

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Join me and other TC Celtic musicians for Irish Traditional Music every Tuesday evening 7-9 pm at Little Bohemia in downtown Traverse City!

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What is "Celtic" music?
Jun 16, 2011
Depends on where are coming from. To many it refers to Irish and Scottish music... [more]
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  • Thu

    May 1

    Interlochen, MI, US | 5:00pm
    Interlochen, MI, US
    Thu May 01 5:00pm


    Doc Probes sings and plays acoustic guitar, performing a wide variety of traditional and popular music that is bound to please! In addition to his own original music, Doc performs folk, old time, gospel, bluegrass, Irish, Celtic, Latin, country, pop and other styles. The music goes from 5:00 - 8:00 pm.

  • Sun

    May 4

    Traverse City, MI, US | 2:00pm

    Traverse City, MI, US
    Sun May 04 2:00pm


    Doc performs music of Love and Justice at the Outré Lounge in Insideout Gallery for the Occupy Traverse City Network Fair and Community Potluck Occupy Traverse City is inviting everyone to the Network Fair & Community Potluck! *FREE* Sunday, May 4th, from 2-6pm - join us at the InsideOut Gallery (229 Garland Street, Traverse City) as we share, celebrate and get together with other participating groups and individuals who are also working diligently for environmental stewardship, social justice, mutual aid and peace. We will be collecting non-perishable food items for local food banks. Doc Probes will provide us with live music. Bring your favorite dish to pass for the potluck (*not required). Cash Bar. Stay tuned, as we are still working out many more details to come. May the 4th be with us! Admission is free of charge and open to the public. Donations accepted. http://www.facebook.com/events/1409190122661547/ http://www.insideoutarttc.com/

  • Sat

    Jun 14

    Northport, MI, US | 7:15pm

    Northport, MI, US
    Sat Jun 14 7:15pm


    Peter, Paul & Mary (and chocolate too!) Peter, Paul & Mary Remembered A benefit concert hosted by the NORTHPORT LIONS CLUB Chocolate Auction 7:15 PM - Bidding begins 8:00 PM - Peter, Paul & Mary Remembered in Concert This fun evening begins at 7:15 pm with bidding on luscious chocolates and delectable desserts. At 8:00 pm take a walk down memory lane with the incredible harmonies of Peter, Paul and Mary Remembered. At intermission, resume bidding on irresistible desserts! Auction winners will be announced immediately following the concert. Northport Community Arts Center Auditorium: Northport Public School PO Box 319 104 S. Wing Street, Northport MI 49670 Tel: (231) 386-5001 Fax: (231) 386-7809 northportcac@gmail.com http://www.leelanauchildrenscenter.org/211/calendar/peter,-paul-and-mary-%28and-chocolate-too!%29 Tickets will be sold by members of Northport Lions Club and Best for Kids. Additional ticket sales locations to be announced this spring!

  • Fri

    Jun 20

    Suttons Bay, MI, US | 5:00pm
    Michigan Artists Gallery
    Suttons Bay, MI, US
    Fri Jun 20 5:00pm


    Doc, Donna & Kelly will be on the porch of the Michigan Artists Gallery as part of the summer ART WALK. This is a festive event that brings a flurry of fun to the beautiful village of Suttons Bay. Live music runs from 5:00 - 9:00 pm. This is a FREE event and open to the public. Michigan Artists Gallery 309 N. St. Joseph PO Box 272 Suttons Bay, MI 49682 Tel: (231) 271-4922 michiganartistsgallery@gmail.com http://www.michiganartistsgallery.com/

  • Wed

    Jul 2

    Traverse City, MICHI, US | 5:00pm
    Wuerful Park - TC Beach Bums
    Traverse City, MICHI, US
    Wed Jul 02 5:00pm


    Reviving many of the beloved hits such as “Puff the Magic Dragon” and “ If I Had a Hammer,” Lawrence “Doc” Probes, Donna Wilson Probes, Jim Hawley and bassist Dave Swan present a smooth blend of harmonies and 1960’s nostalgia. Launched in 2010, their shows have attracted crowds of both young and old. Come for the music and stay for the game! 5:15 - 6:15 PM Showtime 7:01 PM - Jim & Doc sing the National Anthem

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  • Donnie Stovall (Artist) Donnie Stovall
    Great lyrics,great songs,,,,,,,,
  • Laramie Cooley & Kilkenny's Secret (Artist) Laramie Cooley & Kil...
    Thank you for becoming a fan. We wanted to drop by and show our support! Keep up the good work! God Bless, Laramie Cooley & Kilkenny's Secret
  • Max the Cat (Artist) Max the Cat
    Hi Lawrence! Love your songs ma friend. Thanks for dropping by and sharing. All the best from Scotland.
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