I love live acoustic music spaces. Indoor or outdoor.  Inspired by the elements — sky, space, water — playing for listeners, meditators, creating music for ceremonies and gatherings.

Pop Up Harp
March 30, 2024 | 1:00-3:00pm

Have you Ever Wanted to Play the Harp?


Questions? Contact Julia @

Join harper Julia Haines for a Harp Pop-up Experience.
Sign up for a 30 minute session with a folk harp, or pop in!

There will be five folk harps are available for playing. Learn basic harp practice, and have fun with playing and experiencing the wonder of harp.

Free and open to the public.

All ages welcome.

Julia and The Eagle
Saturday, May 6, 2 pm

Julia & The Eagle Celebrate A Cross Cultural Journey

Join Julia Haines, Harp & Voice and Matoaka Little Eagle, Song and Story, at the Olive Free Library, Rt. 28 A, Olivebridge, NY

$15 suggested donation-Sliding scale available
A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Olive Free Library

Flying, soaring across cultures, Julia and Matoaka celebrate our Earth and the Elements in music, song and story. We’ll take you there.

Julia at the Rail Trail Cafe
Summer 2023

Summer Concert Series at the Rail Trail Cafe

I’ll be playing June through September at the beautiful Rail Trail Cafe, under the canopy of trees.

Performance dates coming soon.

Saturday February 19, 2022
10:00-11:30 am EST

Chennai Storytelling Festival 2022

Chennai Storytelling Festival
Chennai, India

THUNDER: The Voice of the Mother, performance and panel discussion, facilitated by Laura Simms, with Anita Ratnam, storyteller and dance, and Julia Haines, Harp and voice.

As a prelude to the discussion on the Great Mother Culture, Julia’s offering will be a performance of her setting of the ancient text, Thunder: Perfect Mind.

Livestreamed on Zoom
To Register for this and all free Events, send email to

November 2021


Anthology Film Archives in New York City showed the 1975 film Transformation by Barbara Hirschfeld, soundtrack by Julia Haines, with the New Cadre Feminist Collective. A fascinating feminist experimental fiction shot on location in Vermont. Watch the film here.

Julia at the Rail Trail Cafe
Saturday, August 14, 2021
7:00pm – 9:00pm

Meeting in the Woods: Harp Improvisations

Rail Trail Cafe, New Paltz, NY 12561
rail trail cafe

Harp improvisations to fill the air of the inspiring natural sound space at the Rail Trail Cafe.