Upcoming Events

Ocean City NJ - Guest Vocalist for Friends of Ocean City Pops

Sunday 25th September 2022
5:00 PM
Private Home
Email for Address  Ocean City NJ


I am delighted to be asked to provide a concert for the fund-raising wing of the "Friends of Ocean City Pops" tonight, just me and my guitar---many great songs from the deep songbag, where the vocal presentation is paramount. Would love to see you here.For reservations and directions contact Phyllis Hoover at 609-398-7501.


Bethany’s Fall Fest-Celtic Music in Chadds Ford, PA!

Saturday 1st October 2022
1:00 PM
Bethany Presbyterian Church
316 Kennett Pike  Chadds Ford PA 19317
https://www.bethanychurchpa.org/

Delighted to be back performing at this outdoor event at the site of the beautiful Bethany Church where I have sung so often over the years! Singing from 1-2, great food, activities for the youngsters---lots of fun! For information people may email: info@bethanychurchpa.org


House Concert in Brackney, PA!!

Saturday 1st October 2022
7:00 PM
Music on the Mountain!
 Brackney PA

570-663-2771
VERY HAPPY to again bring an evening of music to this wonderful house concert series. One of my very favorite intimate place anywhere. A great collection of Celtic, Maritime and original music, what I love to do. Email trudy_chara@hotmail.com or call for directions, etc. Hope to see you there!


Celtic Concert in Chester Springs, PA!

Sunday 2nd October 2022
3:00 PM

2350 Conestoga Rd.  Chester Springs PA
https://www.facebook.com/saintmatthewsucc

So happy to bring a Celtic concert this afternoon to this beautiful church in nearby Chester County, PA! It will be out on the lawn (so bring all the stuff) but inside the church if inclement weather. Tad joins on fiddle, would love to see you there! revronhughes@outlook.com


Songs of the Sea in Lavallette, NJ!

Wednesday 5th October 2022
7:00 PM
Upper Shores Library
112 Jersey City Avenue  Lavallette NJ 08735
https://theoceancountylibrary.org/Branches/UP/up.htm
(732) 793-3996
Thrilled to bring a concert of maritime songs to this lovely library on the sea. 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. Email for more information: mbobrowicz@theoceancountylibrary.org


Colonial Event in Marshalton PA!

Saturday 8th October 2022
11:00 AM
Friends of Martins Tavern
1400 West Strasburg Rd.   West Chester PA 19382
https://www.martinstavern.org/
610 909-3324
This will be a great family day in Chester County, PA! Join fiddler Tad Marks, guitarist Steve Hobson, and yours truly as we bring songs of Early America to this event, helping the Friends of Martins Tavern celebrate the 300th birthday of Humphry Marshall, the area's Founding Father. Lots to do for the whole family! Food and drink provided, and you are invited. Contact organization president Linda Kaat at the phone number abote or via email atlinda.kaat@att.net for all the information!


Scotland in Connecticut!

Sunday 9th October 2022
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


John Denver Music in Historic Olde New Castle (DE)!

Tuesday 11th October 2022
7:30 PM
Jessop's Tavern
114 Delaware Street  New Castle DE
http://www.jessops-tavern.com/
(302) 322-6111
**TONIGHT GUITARIST STEVE HOBSON JOINS ME FOR AN EVENING OF JOHN DENVER!** 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 Music in Pottstown, PA!

Friday 21st October 2022
7:00 PM
Pottstown (PA) Christ Episcopal Church
316 East High Street  Pottstown PA
http://www.christpottstown.com/
(610) 970-2453
So happy to be back in this beautiful church to sing song of the Celtic season---and I hope you can join us! Great refreshments will be served---you will love the acoustics here! Email for info: kathyirishgirl@verizon.net


Celtic Concert in Mount Holly, NJ!

Saturday 22nd October 2022
7:00 PM
Sacred Heart Catholic Church Auditorium
260 High Street  Mount Holly NJ 8060

(609) 313-1650
So delighted to be invited by the Knights of Columbus to bring a great afternoon of music for the whole family, thank you Knights of Columbus Council 1179! Admission is free, donations to the good work of the KOC encouraged---hope to see you there, Tad Marks on fiddle! email: kofccouncil1179@gmail.com


Celtic and Maritime Music in Havre de Grace, MD!

Sunday 23rd October 2022
1:00 PM
The Famous Havre de Grace Art Show!
Millard Tydings Memorial Park  Havre de Grace MD
https://hdgartshow.org/

So happy to be back in this beautiful town as part of the world-famous art show! Tad Marks (on fiddle) and I will be playing up a storm, many of your favorite songs of Scotland, Ireland and the Sea! Two sets, we start at 1 pm! Hope to see you there!


Tribute to John Denver in Bucks County (PA)!

Saturday 12th November 2022
7:30 PM
Silver Lake Nature Center
1306 Bath Road  Bristol PA
https://silverlakenaturecenter.org/event/charlie-zahm-tad-marks-concert-a-tribute-to-john-denver-the-great-outdoors11-5-22/?fbclid=IwAR26Wzgg4NcYdlBYAbJguAANO2N9JQWzfz9P6wKEbbdydmLg67mQ11V47YE
(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.


Chester County (PA) Celtic Concert

Sunday 13th November 2022
2:00 PM
Doe Run Presbyterian Church
3104 Doe Run Church Road  Coatesville PA
http://www.doerun.org/

I am so happy to be invited back to sing in this beautiful and historic church near my home. Tad Marks joins on fiddle and Steve Hobson on guitar---will be a wonderful time and always incredible refreshments! I do hope you can join us for songs of Ireland, Scotland and the Sea! Email: lathea@verizon.net)


Celtic Music in Historic Olde New Castle (DE)!

Tuesday 15th November 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 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!


Celtic Christmas Concert in Delaware County PA!

Sunday 20th November 2022
3:00 PM
Middletown Presbyterian Church
273 S. Old Middletown Road  Media PA
https://www.middletownpres.org/
(610) 565-4080
So happy to be invited **back** to share the music of the Celtic lands in this beautiful church this afternoon! The church celebrated 300 years of service in 2020 honoring the Scots and Scots-Irish church fathers---and the celebration continues! Tad Marks joins on fiddle! Email for info: sereed2@verizon.net


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/
717-802-1540
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 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
12:00 AM
Burlington County Library
5 Pioneer Boulevard  Westampton NJ 8060
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


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


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!


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


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!


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 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!


"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!


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