Upcoming Events

Scottish Fest at Old Orchard Beach Maine!!!

Saturday 1st June 2024
10:00 AM
Old Orchard Beach Scottish Fest
Veterans Memorial Park  Old Orchard Beach ME
http://mainescottishfest.com/
(207) 590-4201
My 7th time at this festival, and it is ALWAYS great to be back Down East! Please come out and support the event---you will love it! And Old Orchard Beach is a destination spot---so beautiful! Great to bring the music of the Highlands back to one of my favorite places! Email: smacdonald@maine.rr.com


Celtic Concert in Maryland!

Sunday 2nd June 2024
3:00 PM
St. Alphonsus Rodriguez Catholic Church
10800 Old Court Road  Woodstock  MD 21163
https://www.stalchurch.org
(410) 461-5267
Please join us for a wonderful afternoon of Celtic Music and my first visit to this church. Tad Marks will be joining on fiddle! The concert is hosted by St. Alphonsus Rodriguez Church Knights of Columbus in historical WoodStock. MD., on Sunday, June 2nd at 3PM. Light refreshments will be provided. Would love to see you there! Email for Info: Scottwalker1194@gmail.com


Historic Olde New Castle's Jessop's Tavern!

Tuesday 11th June 2024
7:30 PM
Jessop's Tavern
114 Delaware Street  New Castle DE
http://www.jessops-tavern.com/
(302) 322-6111
Enjoy the beautiful and historic Jessop's Tavern in Olde Newcastle, just a stone's throw from where the Arsenal was---just down toward the river on the cobblestone street, as you walk back into the 18th Century. **Reservations are strongly recommended to be made early** and the food is great! Everybody sits snug at their tables, so you'll know your neighbors, just like old times. Hope to see you there!


New Scottish Festival in NH!

Saturday 29th June 2024
11:00 AM
Festival at Fort #4
267 Springfield Rd  Charlestown NH
https://www.festivalatfort4.com/

From the website: "Mark your calendars for this is the day never-to-be-forgotten The Festival at Fort Four & Highland Games is coming! Join us as we create a new tradition on the banks of the Connecticut river. Held at the beginning of summer on Saturday June 29, 2024 at The Fort at Four, 267 Springfield Rd Charlestown NH, we are celebrating Scottish heritage in all it’s forms." ---See you there!


Celtic Concert in Cape May!

Sunday 30th June 2024
7:00 PM
Rotary Park
400 Lafayette Street  Cape May NJ
https://www.capemaycity.com/rotary-park-concerts

So great to be back in this BEAUTIFUL coastal NJ town bringing a big songbag of Celtic and maritime songs. Tad Marks joins on fiddle, Steve Hobson on guitar. There is limited bench seating, so bring a lawn chair just in case. See you there!


Celtic Music in Historic Olde New Castle (DE)!

Tuesday 9th July 2024
7:30 PM
Jessop's Tavern
114 Delaware Street  New Castle DE
http://www.jessops-tavern.com/
(302) 322-6111
Enjoy the beautiful and historic Jessop's Tavern in Olde Newcastle, just a stone's throw from where the Arsenal was---just down toward the river on the cobblestone street, as you walk back into the 18th Century. **Reservations are strongly recommended to be made early** and the food is great! Everybody sits snug at their tables, so you'll know your neighbors, just like old times. Hope to see you there!


Amphitheater Concert in North East, MD!

Saturday 20th July 2024
6:00 PM
Hart's United Methodist Church
3203Turkey Point Road  North East MD
http://www.hartschurch.org/
(410) 287-2650
**RAIN OR SHINE. IF IT RAINS CONCERT WILL TAKE PLACE IN THE BEAUTIFUL CHURCH!** So happy to be *invited back for the fourth time* to bring a big song bag to this beautiful church amphitheater! Tad Marks joins on fiddle, would love to see you there! Last time we were there there was delicious ice cream too :) Email for info: alice92358@yahoo.com


Celtic and Early American Folk Music in Maryland!

Sunday 21st July 2024
6:00 PM
Jerusalem Mill and Village
2813 Jerusalem Road  Kingsville MD
http://www.jerusalemmill.org/
410-877-3560
THIS CONCERT IS ON! IN CASE OF RAIN IT WILL BE HELD AT ST. PAUL'S LUTHERAN AT 12022 JERUSALEM ROAD. So happy to be back at historic Jerusalem Mill, songs of Early America and the Celtic lands! We love this incredible site---I hope to see you! Tad Marks joins on fiddle, Steve Hobson on guitar!


McLain Bash at the Two Mile House in Carlisle, PA!

Saturday 27th July 2024
6:00 PM
Two Mile House
1189 Walnut Bottom Rd  Carlisle PA 17015
https://www.historicalsociety.com/events/mclain-bash/

So looking forward to this great annual event on the same site as the wonderful McLain Highland Games (with so many memories)! Performing on and off throughout the event, which is a fundraiser and a community outreach for the historic property. Tad Marks on fiddler! See you there!


PA Bandshell Performance!

Sunday 28th July 2024
4:00 PM
Mohnton Bandshell
202 E. Wyomissing Ave.,  Mohnton PA 19540

(610) 777-3911
Back again, we love it here! Join us for this sunset concert! Bring a lawn chair or a blanket, as well as your singing voices and we will have a great time tonight---something a bit different: The great folks songs of the 1960s by the fantastic folk groups of those years, plus some music of John Denver! Steve Hobson joins on guitar, all my favorites, and I hope yours too! email for info: mifflinlibrary@mifflinlibrary.org


The Great Folk Songs of the 1960s and John Denver in Hainesport, NJ!

Sunday 4th August 2024
7:00 PM
Hainesport Township Concert in the Park
Hainesport Municipal Complex, One Hainesport Centre  Hainesport NJ
https://www.hainesporttownship.com
(609) 267-2730
Delighted to have been invited back to be a part of this year's Concert in the Park! Remember the great folk music of the 1960s? The songs of the Kingston Trio, Peter, Paul and Mary, the New Christy Minstrels, and so many more? Well, come enjoy a nostalgic evening as we travel back to those great sing-along days of the great Folk Boom with songs like "If I Had a Hammer," "Charlie on the MTA," "Where Have All the Flowers Gone?", and so many more. Plus some great songs of John Denver! Bring along your singing voices, sit back, and enjoy the memories! Bring a lawn chair and some cool drinks and join in the fun! Tad Marks joins once again on fiddle. Concert runs 7-8:30.


The Great Annual Central NY Highland Games!

Saturday 10th August 2024
10:00 AM
Syracuse Highland Games
Long Branch Park  Syracuse NY 13209
http://www.cnyscottishgames.org/

I am delighted and honored to be invited BACK to perform at this GREAT NY Games! A great event for the entire family. Come out to this beautiful park to enjoy a bit o' Scotland in NY! See you there!


Scottish and Irish Concert in New Holland, PA!

Sunday 11th August 2024
7:00 PM
New Holland Community Memorial Park
401 E Jackson St.  New Holland PA 17557
https://newhollandsummerarts.com/
717-354-4567
Delighted to be invited back AGAIN to this great concert series, our 9th time here and we hope you can join us! This time they have asked us to present the great music of Scotland & Ireland! Bing a lawn chair and see you there! Rain location: Chapel at Garden Spot Community. 433 Kinzer Ave. (Chapel is actually on Linden Street, inside community.)


Celtic and Maritime Music in Historic Olde New Castle (DE)!

Tuesday 13th August 2024
7:30 PM
Jessop's Tavern
114 Delaware Street  New Castle DE
http://www.jessops-tavern.com/
(302) 322-6111
Enjoy the beautiful and historic Jessop's Tavern in Olde Newcastle, just a stone's throw from where the Arsenal was---just down toward the river on the cobblestone street, as you walk back into the 18th Century. **Reservations are strongly recommended to be made early** and the food is great! Everybody sits snug at their tables, so you'll know your neighbors, just like old times. Hope to see you there!


Maine Festival Performances!

Saturday 17th August 2024
9:00 AM
Maine Highland Games at the Thomas Point Beach
29 Meadow Rd.  Brunswick ME
http://www.mainehighlandgames.org
207-242-8588
Delighted to be back at one of my favorite festivals anywhere. Back at Thomas Point Beach! You will enjoy the music, dance, crafts and friendship of the Down East Scots! Hope to see you there!


Concert at a Great Old NJ Meetinghouse!

Sunday 18th August 2024
6:00 PM
The Old Yellow Meeting House
70 Yellow Meetinghouse Rd  Cream Ridge NJ 8514
http://www.oymh.org/
(609) 234-8357
So glad to be returning to this acoustically amazing old meetinghouse! It does my heart good to sing here---and the concert is free! Old historic cemetery with a self guided tour. Picnicers before the concert are welcome. Refreshment provided by the Friends of the Old Yellow Meeting House. Tad Marks on fiddle! You'll love this place, see you there. Email: Cindy.Bloom-Cronin@outlook.com


Scottish Festival in Lancaster County PA!

Saturday 7th September 2024
11:00 AM
9th Annual Covenanter Scottish Festival
1199 Valley Road  Quarryville PA 17566
https://www.covenanterscottishfestival.com/

Great to be back---10TH YEAR IN A ROW! Performing with fiddler Tad Marks at this very charming new, local, and growing Scottish festival! Check back for additional details, performance times TBA. Hope to see you there!


House Concert in Timonium, MD!

Sunday 8th September 2024
7:00 PM

 Timonium MD

410-560-4953
So looking forward to my return visit to this wonderful house concert series! Pot luck supper at 6 pm, music starts at 7 pm---all we need is you! Wide variety of folks song, some of my favorites and I hope yours too. Email or call Brenda for address and directions, and to reserve a seat! Hope to see you there! brenda.cogley@yahoo.com


Celtic and Maritime Music in Historic Olde New Castle (DE)!

Tuesday 10th September 2024
7:30 PM
Jessop's Tavern
114 Delaware Street  New Castle DE
http://www.jessops-tavern.com/
(302) 322-6111
Enjoy the beautiful and historic Jessop's Tavern in Olde Newcastle, just a stone's throw from where the Arsenal was---just down toward the river on the cobblestone street, as you walk back into the 18th Century. Reservations are strongly recommended and the food is great! Everybody sits snug at their tables, so you'll know your neighbors, just like old times. Hope to see you there!


Musical Tribute to Veterans and First Responders in Aberdeen, MD

Friday 13th September 2024
7:00 PM
St. Paul's Lutheran Church
201 Mount Royal Ave.  Aberdeen MD 21001
http://www.stpaulselc.org
(410) 272-3111
Very honored to be asked to bring a tribute to our awesome active duty military, our wonderful veterans, and our incredible community of first responders in tonight's performance, as we remember the events of 9/11 and those who stood up for us. Many great songs from our military's gallant song book, songs I have written myself, and others to round out a wonderful evening with fiddler Tad Marks and guitarist Steve Hobson. Hope you can be there---and bring one who has served our country with you! info: stpauls@stpaulselc.org


Biggest Scottish Festival in New England Day 1!

Friday 20th September 2024
9:00 AM
New Hampshire Highland Games!
Loon Mountain   NH
http://www.nhscot.org/
(603) 229-1975
GREAT to be back at this huge event---Honored to be here, a beautiful and scenic celebration of Celtic Culture. Presenting a musical seminar (details TBA) each day in addition to the beautiful Scottish songs we all love! See you there!


Biggest Scottish Festival in New England Day 2!

Saturday 21st September 2024
9:00 AM
New Hampshire Highland Games!
Loon Mountain   NH
http://www.nhscot.org/
(603) 229-1975
GREAT to be back at this huge event---Honored to be here, a beautiful and scenic celebration of Celtic Culture. Presenting a musical seminar (details TBA) each day in addition to the beautiful Scottish songs we all love! See you there!


Biggest Scottish Festival in New England Day 3!

Sunday 22nd September 2024
10:00 AM
New Hampshire Highland Games!
Loon Mountain   NH
http://www.nhscot.org/
(603) 229-1975
GREAT to be back at this huge event---Honored to be here, a beautiful and scenic celebration of Celtic Culture. Presenting a musical seminar (details TBA) each day in addition to the beautiful Scottish songs we all love! See you there!


Celtic Concert in Media, PA!

Wednesday 25th September 2024
7:30 PM
Media Presbyterian Church
30 E Baltimore Ave, Media  Media PA 19063
https://www.mediapresbyterian.org/

My fist time here at this beautiful; church, delighted they have invited us for a concert tonight! Bringing a big song bag of the best from Scotland, Ireland and the Sea. Tad Marks joins on fiddle, would love to see you here! Email for all the info: douglascrosby@comcast.com


Litchfield Hills Highland Games

Sunday 29th September 2024
11:00 AM
Lime Rock Park
60 White Hollow Rd,  Lakeville CT Lakeville
https://limerock.com/event/litchfield-hills-highland-games/

A brand-new Scottish festival organization---and I am delighted to be coming back to Connecticut!! Watch this space for more details and I will see you there!


Celtic and Maritime Music in Historic Olde New Castle (DE)!

Tuesday 8th October 2024
7:30 PM
Jessop's Tavern
114 Delaware Street  New Castle DE
http://www.jessops-tavern.com/
(302) 322-6111
Enjoy the beautiful and historic Jessop's Tavern in Olde Newcastle, just a stone's throw from where the Arsenal was---just down toward the river on the cobblestone street, as you walk back into the 18th Century. **Reservations are strongly recommended to be made early** and the food is great! Everybody sits snug at their tables, so you'll know your neighbors, just like old times. Hope to see you there!


Scotland in Connecticut!

Sunday 13th October 2024
11:00 AM
Scotland (CT) Highland Games
Brooklyn Fairgrounds - 15 Fairgrounds Rd  Brooklyn CT 06234
http://scotlandgames.org

So nice to be back in this wonderful festival--- the leaves are brilliant golds and reds this time of year---carried aloft by the fall breezes. I love bringing my music here, and I hope to see you! Please note the new location at the Brooklyn Fairgrounds. Fiddler Tad Marks returns! Info email: info@scotlandgames.org


Tribute to John Denver in Bucks County (PA)!

Saturday 2nd November 2024
7:30 PM
Silver Lake Nature Center
1306 Bath Road  Bristol PA
https://silverlakenaturecenter.org/
(215) 785-1177
So great to be back! Singing songs of one of my favorite singer/songwriters in this tribute concert at this beautiful nature center. Enjoy the trails and exhibits, then relax and sing along in the auditorium. Visit the website for lots of info on this treasure of Bucks County, and bring the family! With Tad Marks on fiddle! Email: pacutter@buckscounty.org.


Music of John Denver in Burlington County NJ

Sunday 3rd November 2024
2:00 PM
Burlington County Library Auditorium
5 Pioneer Boulevard  Westampton NJ
https://www.bcls.lib.nj.us/events/7705
(609) 267-9660
So great to return to this wonderful auditorium---this time for a great free concert featuring the music of John Denver! Do you love those old songs "Take Me Home Country Roads", "Rocky Mountain High" or "Annie's Song"? Then hope to see you here! Get there early for a seat! Joined by excellent guitarist Steve Hobson and fiddler extraordinaire Tad Marks. Email for info: programs@bcls.lib.nj.us


Celtic Concert in Moorestown, NJ!

Saturday 9th November 2024
2:00 PM
Moorestown Library
111 West Second St.  Moorestown NJ 08057

856-234-0333
So happy to be invited to this welcoming library to sing the great songs of Scotland, Ireland and the Sea! It will be a joy this afternoon, and I would love to see you here! email for information: chawendrio@moorestownlibrary.org


Celtic Concert in Pennsville NJ!

Saturday 9th November 2024
7:00 PM
Trinity United Methodist Church
S Broadway & Church St  Pennsville NJ 8070
https://www.tumc-pv.org
856.678.5147
Very much looking forward to returning for a concert in Pennsville NJ, right across the river from Olde New Castle DE! Bringing some great songs and tunes from the Celtic Lands and the Sea. I hope you can be there, this will be a great night! email for info: jthom49830@gmail.com


Celtic Christmas concert in Mount Holly, NJ!

Sunday 1st December 2024
2:00 PM
1st United Methodist Church
25 Brainerd Street  Mount Holly NJ 08016
http://www.firstumcmounthollynj.org/
(609) 526-4299
It is a delight to be invited back to perform in this beautiful church in this charming town! My third time here---last year was wonderful---and I hope you can join us for an evening of traditional Christmas songs and some of my favorite selections from Scotland and Ireland! Info: jcpetersestes@yahoo.com


Celtic Christmas Concert in Springfield, PA!

Thursday 5th December 2024
7:00 PM
St Francis of Assisi Church
136 Saxer Avenue  Springfield PA 19064
https://www.sfaparish.org/
610-328-9831
I am so looking forward to coming back to bring a great evening of Celtic and Christmas songs to this beautiful church! I would love it if you could be there too. Tad Marks joins on fiddle, and it will be a wonderful evening! email for info: patrooneybrown@verizon.net


Celtic Christmas Concert in Levittown, PA!

Friday 6th December 2024
7:30 PM
Emmaus Road Church
2185 Oxford Valley Road  Levittown PA 19057
http://www.emmausroadlc.org/
(215) 946-2155
I have always enjoyed coming to this church to share Christmas songs, as well as a collection of traditional Celtic and maritime songs. Been back for so many years with these friends I have lost count...only missed a year because of C*VID!---I hope you can be with us tonight! My favorite way to begin the blessed Season of Lights! Email: joyceschu342@gmail.com


Performing for the Moorestown, NJ Daughters of the American Revolution!

Saturday 7th December 2024
1:00 PM

 Moorestown NJ
https://www.njdar.org/moorestown-chapter-nsdar.html

A private event, but you can join the organization! See the website, and thankful they have asked me back!


Celtic Christmas Concert in Aberdeen, MD!

Saturday 7th December 2024
7:00 PM
St. Paul's Lutheran Church
201 Mount Royal Ave.  Aberdeen MD 21001
http://www.stpaulselc.org
(410) 272-3111
Always such a pleasure to bring a program to this church as a fund-raiser sponsored by our friend Dave Morlock. And wait til you see the refreshments!! Tad Marks joins on fiddle, Steve Hobson on guitar and I hope you can join us in all the choruses---see you there, and refreshments too! email for info: stpauls@stpaulselc.org


Celtic Christmas Concert in Historic Church near Harrisburg, PA!

Sunday 8th December 2024
2:00 PM
Old Monaghan Church
15 E. Church St.  Dillsburg PA 17019
https://www.dillsburgarts.org/
717-773-6367
So delighted to be asked back to bring a great collection of beautiful traditional Celtic and Christmas songs to this historic treasure of a church, and accompanied by Tad Marks on fiddle! I hope you can be there---our sixth Christmas show here and would love to bring in a wonderful crowd! :) Questions, best bet to call the phone number.


Celtic Christmas Concert in Medford, NJ!

Thursday 12th December 2024
7:00 PM
Medford Friends Meeting House
Medford Friends Meetinghouse, 14 Union Street  Medford NJ
https://www.quakercloud.org/cloud/medford-friends-meeting

You will love the acoustics in this wonderful meeting house! Great to be back in Medford for a Christmas concert---delicious refreshments are served, would love to see you there! Email for info: rlbucko@comcast.net


Oxford, PA, Celtic Christmas Concert!

Friday 13th December 2024
7:30 PM
Oxford (PA) Friends Folk Club
St. Christopher's Episcopal Church, 116 Lancaster Pike  Oxford PA 19363

610-869-8076
So happy to have been invited back by the Friends Folk Club for so many years, and tonight I bring a big songbag of Christmas songs, as well as songs of Ireland, Scotland and the Sea! Would love to see you at the beautiful church! Info email: bove1957@aol.com


Celtic Christmas in Perkasie, PA!

Saturday 14th December 2024
7:00 PM
Solomons United Church of Christ
2990 Bedminster Rd.  Perkasie PA
http://www.solomonsucc.org
(215) 795-2923
The last 13 years (in a row!, except 2013 because of 8 inches of snow, and 2020 because of you know what) I have had a truly wonderful time in this BEAUTIFUL church---I am so happy to be asked back to sing some favorite songs of the Season, as well as some Scottish and Irish songs I know you'll enjoy. The wonderful Tad Marks joins on fiddle! Email: mtpastor@outlook.com


Celtic Christmas Concert in Connecticut!

Sunday 15th December 2024
7:00 PM
Bread box Theater
220 Valley Street  Willimantic PA
https://breadboxfolk.org/index.html

So happy to bring my Celtic Christmas concert to this very charming theater in Connecticut! It is always wonderful to share songs of the Season in beautiful New England, and I hope to see you there! Contact info on the website.


Celtic Christmas Concert in Exton, PA!

Friday 20th December 2024
7:30 PM
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
1105 East Lincoln Highway  Exton PA 19341
https://stpaulsexton.com/
(610) 363-2363
Great to be invited back *again* to this beautiful church tonight---this time for a Celtic Christmas performance! We have always had a wonderful time here and tonight will be no different! Amazing refreshments as well :) Info: dmycpa@verizon.net


Robert Burns Afternoon Supper

Saturday 18th January 2025
11:30 AM
The Episcopal Church of the Messiah
1001 Dekalb Pike  Lower Gwynedd PA 19002


Come and enjoy a delicious brunch in honor of the great Scottish Bard at this beautiful church, right next to the William Penn Inn! Sponsored by the Charnwood Forest Chapter of Daughters of the British Empire. Great food, wonderful Rabbie Burns Music, pipers, and the list goes on! RSVP Sara Lang 215-470-4995, via email: Saraleeper@me.com


Robert Burns Supper in Harrisburg, PA!

Saturday 25th January 2025
5:00 PM
Scottish Society of Central PA Robert Burns Supper!
Radison Hotel, 1150 Camp Hill Bypass  Camp Hill PA
http://www.pennscots.org/
(717) 238-7680
I am very much looking forward to returning to perform for this fine society! Enjoy the delicious dinner, the historical and stately toasts! A tribute to the Great Bard of Scotland Rabbie Burns, and a toast to the best of Scotia. Tad Marks joins on fiddle! Social hour begins at 5, Haggis Ceremony at 6 sharp! Info and tickets: scotsocietycpa@gmail.com


Music Tribute to the Irish in the Civil War via Zoom!

Thursday 6th March 2025
7:00 PM
North Shore Civil War Roundtable
145 Pidgeon Hill Road (South Huntington Public Library)  Huntington Station NY 11746

631-549-4411
Delighted to be asked back via the magic of the internet, and you are invited! Please email for information: hbsavitt@sks-law.com


Celtic Fest in North East, MD!

Saturday 8th March 2025
7:00 PM
Milburn Stone Theater at Cecil College
One Seahawk Drive  North East MD
https://www.milburnstone.com
(410) 287-1037
Great to return to this beautiful theater (where we filmed a live DVD a few years back) as part of their great Celtic Fest! I'll be MCing and performing with Tad Mark and Steve Hobson. Lots of music and dance through a full evening of varied Celtic entertainment. Don't miss it!


Celtic Concert in Exton, PA!

Friday 14th March 2025
7:30 PM
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
1105 East Lincoln Highway  Exton PA 19341
https://stpaulsexton.com/
(610) 363-2363
Great to be invited back *again* (ten years in a row now!) to this beautiful church's concert series---and just in time for St. Patrick's Day! We always have had a great time here and tonight will be no different :) Plus, you will love the refreshments! Tad Marks joins me on fiddle, and I hope you can be there too! Info: dmycpa@verizon.net


Performance in York County PA - Dills Celtic Fest!

Friday 11th April 2025
5:30 PM
Dills Celtic Fest @ Historic Dills Tavern
227 North Baltimore Street  Dillsburg PA
https://dillscelticfest.com

Delighted to being back AGAIN as part of this celebration of Celtic Culture! On the grounds of the wonderful and historic Dills Tavern. Tad Marks and I do one set 5:30-6:45. So much going on at this great festival--we would love to see you there! Info: irishtrad@embarqmail.com