Upcoming Events

Celtic Christmas Concert in Levittown, PA!

Friday 2nd December 2022
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


Celtic Christmas Concert in Aberdeen, MD!

Saturday 3rd December 2022
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 Mount Holly, NJ!

Sunday 4th December 2022
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 second 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 form Scotland and Ireland! Info: jcpetersestes@yahoo.com


Oxford, PA, Celtic Christmas Concert!

Friday 9th December 2022
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 10th December 2022
7:00 PM
Solomons United Church of Christ
2990 Bedminster Rd.  Perkasie PA
http://www.solomonsucc.org
(215) 795-2923
The last 12 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


Afternoon Celtic Christmas Concert in NJ!

Saturday 10th December 2022
1:30 PM
First Baptist Church of Allentown, NJ
72 Waker Avenue (Rte 526)  Upper Freehold Twp. NJ 08501
http://firstbaptistallentownnj.org/

I am so looking forward to returning and bringing a big bag of Celtic and Christmas songs to this beautiful church! Plenty of parking, and it is a true delight to be asked back, and again this time with wonderful fiddler Tad Marks---I hope you can join us!


Celtic Christmas Concert in Historic Church near Harrisburg, PA!

Sunday 11th December 2022
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 fifth Christmas show here and would love to bring in a wonderful crowd! :) Questions, best bet to call the phone number.


Celtic Music in Historic Olde New Castle (DE)!

Tuesday 13th December 2022
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!


Celtic Christmas Concert in Springfield, PA!

Wednesday 14th December 2022
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 Medford, NJ!

Thursday 15th December 2022
7:30 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


Celtic Christmas in Exton, PA!

Friday 16th December 2022
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 to this beautiful church for our second Celtic Christmas Concert! A collection of beautiful songs of Christmas, plus many from the Celtic lands! I always have had a great time here---I hope you can be there too! Info: dmycpa@verizon.net


Celtic Christmas Concert in Lewes, DE!

Saturday 17th December 2022
7:00 PM
The Anchor Coffeehouse at Groome Church
601 Savannah Road  Lewes DE 19958
http://www.groomechurchlewes.org
(302) 645-6256
I am so excited to bring my Celtic Christmas show to beautiful seaside Lewes Delaware again---sixth time in 2022! It will be such a joy to be back, and I hope you can be here too! Songs of the season, Celtic songs, and beautiful songs of the sea. Email contact: tanzer44@yahoo.com


Christmas Music at the Burlington County Library Auditorium!

Sunday 18th December 2022
2:00 PM
Burlington County Library
5 Pioneer Boulevard  Westampton NJ
https://www.bcls.lib.nj.us
(609) 267-9660
So happy to be invited *back* to present music of the Christmas Season as part of music series today, again in the beautiful auditorium. So great to be back at the Yuletide season, would certainly love to see you! 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 14th January 2023
7:00 PM
Saint Matthew Lutheran Church
318 Chester Ave  Moorestown NJ 08057
https://stmatthew-lutheran.org/
856-235-2055
So delighted to be invited BACK to this beautiful church for a Celtic Concert---and I would be so happy to see you there! Wonderful acoustics, delicious refreshments, what's not to love? email: peggy_marks@comcast.net


Post-fest Luncheon in Havre de Grace, MD!

Sunday 15th January 2023
11:00 AM
Vandiver Inn
301 S Union Ave  Havre de Grace MD
https://www.vandiverinn.com/
(410) 939-5200
Delighted to return with some of my favorite songs of Scotland and Ireland to this very charming establishment! Would love it if you could join us-the food is amazing and this is one of the most beautiful and historic inns around! Time to make the reservation! email: frontdesk@vandiverinn.com


Robert Burns "Supper" Brunch

Saturday 21st January 2023
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, and I will be delivering the Immortal Memory---would love to see you there. RSVP Sara Lang 215-470-4995, via email:Saraleeper@me.com


Songs of the Sea in Southampton, NJ!

Monday 23rd January 2023
7:00 PM
LeisureTowne
236 Huntington Dr.  Southhampton  NJ 08088


Thrilled to bring a concert of maritime songs---with the histories behind them---to this community history club! Sailing ships and sailing men, the lovely ladies captured forever in song, lighthouses calling the fishers home, life on the shore---and so much more! Would love to see you there. (If you are not a member, please attend for the low price of $5.) Email for info: vtdiane@comcast.net


Historic Olde New Castle's Jessop's Tavern!

Tuesday 24th January 2023
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!


Celebration of Robert Burns in Claymont, DE!

Wednesday 25th January 2023
7:00 PM
The Beautiful and Historic Robinson House!
1 Naamans Road  Claymont DE 19703
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robinson_House_(Claymont,_Delaware)

So happy to FINALLY (after covid) return to this true gem of Delaware to be a part of a celebration of the great Scots poet ROBURT BURNS, born on this day in 1759! This "Burns Supper" will be a wonderful "welcome back", and you are invited! Music, poetry, history and exquisite company. Email Dr. Andrew McGhie for all the info: mcghie@seas.upenn.edu


Annual Scottish Celebration of Robert Burns in Elkton, MD!

Friday 27th January 2023
6:00 PM
Edward Walls Activity Center
300 Tawes Drive  Elkton MD 21921
http://www.cecillandtrust.org
410-443-3717
Join me and Tad Marks as we bring the beautiful music of the great Bard of Scotland back to this celebration of his life and legacy, with a special emphasis "Celebrating the Gift of Good Land." This is sponsored by the good people at the Cecil Land Trust---and you are invited! Burns loved the majestic Creation, and tonight we celebrate in song, story, piping and poetry. These sell out, get your tickets early for 2022! Tad Marks joins on fiddle. Information and tickets, visit website or email: Alisa@CecilLandTrust.org


Robert Burns Supper in Harrisburg, PA!

Saturday 28th January 2023
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


Scottish Celebration in Chester County PA!

Saturday 4th February 2023
5:00 PM
Burns Night at Historic Beale Manor
200 South Church Street  Parkesburg PA 19365


Great to be back!! The Octorara Covenanter Presbyterian Foundation cordially invites you to Burns Night at Historic Beale Manor. The evening will begin promptly at 6:00 as guests are piped in followed by a social time and a host's welcome. A traditional haggis ceremony will follow ending with a toast of Scotch. A supper buffet of smoked salmon, haggis, cock-a-leekie soup, neeps and tatties, salad, trifle and shortbread will be served. After supper guests are invited to honor the life of Rabbie Burns with speeches, readings and toasts. I will be presenting the music of the great Burns! Would love to see you there! email for info: dwmccool@gmail.com


Lincoln Day Parade in Philadelphia!

Friday 10th February 2023
12:00 PM
The Esteemed Union League
140 South Broad Street  Philadelphia PA
http://www.unionleague.org/
(215) 563-6500
So looking forward to the wonderful Grand Parade in honor of our 16th President, and the joyous receptions at the historic Union League. If you are one of the marchers, please join the gang upstairs for wonderful camaraderie, warm drinks, and I am sure songs will be shared! Look at the website for pics of this historic landmark, I very much enjoy being part of the parade and the whole day. Info, email: awaskie01@gmail.edu


Celtic Concerts in Great Falls, VA!

Sunday 12th February 2023
4:30 PM
Old Brogue Irish Pub
Rte 193 & Walker Road  Great Falls VA
http://www.ionamusic.com/brogue.shtml
(703) 759-3309
Great to return to this wonderful dinner seating concert series---we love this place!---PLEASE CALL to reserve seats in the two seatings! Tad Marks on fiddle! Asked back by our friends from the great Celtic group Iona who run the series, we own the big room today and we hope you can be with us:) Info: ionavoice@pobox.com


Historic Olde New Castle's Jessop's Tavern!

Tuesday 21st February 2023
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!


Tribute to the Irish Brigade via Zoom!

Thursday 2nd March 2023
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 bring my tribute to the great 69th NYSM and the Irish Brigade, told and sung through the eyes of Capt. James Haggerty for the Civil War Round Table via zoom! And you are invited! Please email for information: hbsavitt@sks-law.com


Irish Concert in Ambler, PA (Evening)!

Saturday 4th March 2023
7:30 PM
Saint Anthony's Parish
259 Forest Ave.  Ambler PA 19002
https://www.saintanthonyparish.org
(484) 800-1408
We are so looking forward to a great program of songs from Ireland to kick off Saint Patrick's Week as we return to this wonderful church hall---filled with Shamrocks and great refreshments. You are invited to be there! Tad Marks joins on fiddle, Steve Hobson on guitar! email: saparishevents@gmail.com.


Celtic Concert in Chadds Ford, PA!

Sunday 12th March 2023
4:00 PM
Brandywine Baptist Church
1463 Baltimore Pike  Chadds Ford PA 19317
https://brandywinebaptist.org/

So looking forward to performing at this beautiful and historic church for the first time in Chadds Ford, PA! I will be singing a collection of your favorites: Celtic, some John Denver (by request!) and more to welcome upcoming Easter season. At intermission, refreshments and snacks will be served in the newly renovated fellowship hall. For more information, please contact Ed Samuel at: esamuel@samnovainc.com


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

Tuesday 14th March 2023
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!


Celtic Fest in North East, MD!

Saturday 18th March 2023
7:00 PM
Milburn Stone Theater at Cecil College
One Seahawk Drive  North East MD
https://www.milburnstone.com/celticfestival
(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!


Irish Music at the Burlington County Library Auditorium!

Sunday 19th March 2023
2:00 PM
Burlington County Library
5 Pioneer Boulevard  Westampton NJ 8060
https://www.bcls.lib.nj.us
(609) 267-9660
o happy to be invited *back* to present music of the Irish High Holy Days of March. Would certainly love to see you for what has become an annual event---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


"Jacobite Risings in Song and Story" in Elkton, MD!

Monday 17th April 2023
7:00 PM
Cecil County Library - Elkton MD
301 Newark Ave  Elkton MD 21921
https://www.cecilcountylibrary.org/about/hours-locations/elkton
(410) 996-6269
"I will share the fate o' my Prince, and so shall every man over whom God and Nature has given me power!" Sit back and enjoy the Scottish Jacobite experience---Bonnie Prince Charlie and a' that---and hear the spirited songs and history which help to illustrate the period of the exiled Stuarts and the attempts by the loyal Highlanders to help them regain their throne. After the 1745 Jacobite Rising, the last serious attempt of a Stuart restoration, life in the Highlands changed, and changed utterly---the landscape created by the war on all things Highland is still visible to this very day. It is a story that has to be told. I hope to see you there! Info: pgarvin@cecilcountylibrary.org


Performance in York County PA - Dills Celtic Fest!

Friday 21st April 2023
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


Scottish Fest at Old Orchard Beach Maine!!!

Saturday 3rd June 2023
10:00 AM
Old Orchard Beach Scottish Fest
Veterans Memorial Park  Old Orchard Beach ME
http://mainescottishfest.com/
(207) 590-4201
My sixth 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


Scottish and Irish Concert in New Holland, PA!

Wednesday 12th July 2023
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 8th 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.)


Massachusetts Scottish Games!

Saturday 15th July 2023
10:00 AM
Glasgowlands Highland Games
Look Park  Northampton MA
http://www.glasgowlands.org
(413) 848-2816
One of the biggest Scottish Games in New England and you'll love it, I am so happy to be a part! Grows every year, run by fantastic folks who want to make sure you enjoy the music, dance, vendors and the beautiful grounds! See you there!


Celtic and Early American Folk Music in Maryland!

Sunday 16th July 2023
6:00 PM
Jerusalem Mill and Village
2813 Jerusalem Road  Kingsville MD
http://www.jerusalemmill.org/
410-877-3560
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!


Outdoor Concert in Chester County, PA!

Sunday 27th August 2023
5:00 PM
Primitive Hall
830 North Chatham Road  West Grove PA
http://www.primitivehall.org/

I am so *looking forward* to returning for a concert at this historic gem of Chester County---A beautiful lawn surrounds the 1738 House, kept in amazing condition by the Primitive Hall Foundation. Bring a blanket, lawn chairs and a picnic box---fiddler Tad Marks and I will do the rest with an array of traditional songs your family will enjoy! Email for info: trishscott456@gmail.com


Musical Tribute to Veterans and First Responders in Aberdeen, MD

Friday 8th September 2023
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 15th September 2023
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 historical programs “The March of the Cameron Men - Tribute to the 79th New York Highlanders” each day in addition to the beautiful Scottish songs we all love! See you there!


Biggest Scottish Festival in New England Day 2!

Saturday 16th September 2023
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 historical programs “The March of the Cameron Men - Tribute to the 79th New York Highlanders” each day in addition to the beautiful Scottish songs we all love! See you there!


Biggest Scottish Festival in New England Day 3!

Sunday 17th September 2023
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 historical programs “The March of the Cameron Men - Tribute to the 79th New York Highlanders” each day in addition to the beautiful Scottish songs we all love! See you there!


Scotland in Connecticut!

Sunday 8th October 2023
11:00 AM
Scotland (CT) Highland Games
Edward Waldo Homestead, Waldo Road  Scotland CT
http://scotlandgames.org
(860) 822-8060
So nice to be back in this beautiful area--- 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! Fiddler Tad Marks returns! Email: apnsdean@aol.com


Tribute to John Denver in Bucks County (PA)!

Saturday 4th November 2023
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.