Performance Calendar

Interested in seeing Odds Bodkin perform live? The following is a list of upcoming performances - hope to see you in the crowd!

SUMMER ADULT PERFORMANCE–Odin and Thor Battle the Frost Giants

Performance Date: 07-14-2024 @ 5pm

Location: Concord Community Music School, Concord NH

Join Odds Bodkin in the recital hall for an evening of Viking myths and lore. With his 12-string guitars and Celtic harp, the master storyteller offers two fascinating Norse myths: THOR’S JOURNEY TO UTGARD and THE MEAD OF POETRY. This show has sold out at Grendel’s Den on Harvard Square for years. Now Odds is bringing it to New Hamphshire! Children over 12 are welcome.

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Performance Date: 08-08-2024 @ 6pm

Location: 25 Main St, Hancock, NH 03449

Odds Bodkin visits Hancock Town Library to perform GOLDEN RULE: WORLD STORIES ABOUT EMPATHY for families. Three tales, three different musical instruments. Lots of fun. And it’s FREE!

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THE ILIAD: BOOK I at Loyola University Maryland

Performance Date: 09-12-2024 @ 7pm

Location: Loyola University Maryland, Baltimore MD

Odds Bodkin returns for the 16th year in a row to tell THE ILIAD: BOOK 1 for Classics and Honors Students at Loyola University Maryland in Baltimore.

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Welcome to the performance calendar – here you can find a list of upcoming shows or down at the bottom, you can use the form to request a performance of your own! Please let us know if you have any questions; we’re happy to help!


Odds Bodkin offers school assemblies for K-3, 4-6, middle and high school audiences, all with compelling age-appropriate stories. To incorporate Door to Imagination workshops for students and staff, invite him for a 1, 3 or 5 day residency.


The Peabody-Essex Museum, The Art Institute of Chicago, the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, the Sackler Museum at Harvard, the Portland Art Museum and others have enhanced their exhibitions by inviting Mr. Bodkin to tell tales relevant to works on display. As a practicing mythologist, he tells tales from Japan, China, India, Tibet, ancient Greece, Italy, Russia, Scandinavia, Africa, Polynesia, South America, Ethiopia, Egypt, Ireland and England (Arthurian), not to mention Aesop’s Fables, American Tall Tales and ghost stories from New England.


Chautauqua in Boulder, CO, Lincoln Center Institute in New York, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Wharton Center for Performing Arts at Michigan State and others host Odds Bodkin shows for student groups and the public. From The Odyssey: Belly of the Beast to family StoryBlast! concerts where everybody sings together and brings down the house, Odds is a one-man show.


Year after year, Loyola University Maryland hosts The Odyssey or The Iliad: Book I for Classics and Honors students. For seven years in a row, St. Anselm College brought in the entire freshman class for The Iliad: Book I, their first humanities lecture. UC Boulder invites Odds and Naturalist Martin Ogle to team up for StoryEarth, a storytelling and multimedia presentation that explores big questions. University of New Hampshire students invite him to perform his version of Beowulf. Wharton School of Business hires him to tell The Odyssey. All know that Mr. Bodkin can compel university audiences in a way they love. He has also performed at Syracuse, Wofford College, Dartmouth, Colorado College, Boston University, Ohio Dominican University, Emerson College in Great Britain and others.

CONTACT: Mil Bodkin, Booking Agent

Phone: (603) 938-5120 or use the form to the left!