A Chronology of Appearances

This work-in-progress lists all currently known appearances, drawn from a variety of sources.
Researched, Compiled, and Maintained by Simon Montgomery, © 2001-2022.
Special thanks to Joel Bernstein for his contributions and assistance.
Latest Update: July 25, 2022
Please send comments, corrections or additions to: simon@icu.com

A Chronology of Appearances by year - 2022


(Unconfirmed information is highlighted)

  • 2022.04.01 MusiCares Gala—MGM Grand's Marquee Ballroom Las Vegas, NV

    Joni was honored as MusiCares' Person of the Year 2022
    in celebration of her creative accomplishments & philanthropic work.
    This star-studded dinner and concert experience raises funds for
    MusiCares' vital programs and relief efforts, providing a safety net for
    the music community in times of need.

  • 2022.04.03 64th Annual Grammy Awards —MGM Grand Garden Arena Las Vegas, NV

    Joni was awarded the Best Historical Album Grammy for the Rhino
    release Archives, Vol. 1: The Early Years (1963-1967). She shared
    the award with Patrick Milligan as Compilation Producers and also
    Bernie Grundman, Mastering Engineer.

  • 2022.05.18 American Academy of Arts and Letters New York, NY

    Joni received an honorary membership in the American Academy of Arts & Letters. "It's fun to be part of such a historic roll call along with all of the talented and interesting people who have received this honor," Joni said in a statement. "Thank you for including me."

  • 2022.07.24 Newport Folk Festival—Fort Adams State Park Newport, RI

    Joni surprised the crowd with an unannounced appearance.

    Joni joined festival headliner Brandi Carlile as she recreated
    the "Joni Jam" music gatherings, previously organized at Mitchell's
    Los Angeles home. Other fellow music artists, including Wynonna Judd,
    Allison Russell and Marcus Mumford, also took part in the
    "Joni Jam" gathering recreation.

    In her first Newport Folk Festival performance since 1969,
    the ensemble serenaded Mitchell with several of her hits, including
    "Circle Game" and "Big Yellow Taxi."

    She eventually took the lead on "Carey" as well as played
    a "meditative instrumental" piece on the guitar - her first time publicly
    playing guitar since her 2015 health scare after suffering an aneurysm.