McDermott's Handy Upcoming Engagements
 


McDermott's Handy in their Bound for Amerikay show at the Cape May Convention Center May 2014

McDermott's Handy

2018 dates

January 7: Trenton, NJ
Anchoring the monthly session at Tir na nOg, 1324 Hamilton Ave., from 3-6pm.
January 18: Princeton, NJ
Kathy playing harp for the opening of Artis Senior Living from 3-6pm.
January 21: Wilmington DE
Monthly ceili for the New Castle County Irish Society, 1301 S. Rodney St., from 2-5:30pm. Sets and ceilis are on the dance card. See website for other details.

February 4: Trenton, NJ
Anchoring the monthly session at Tir na nOg, 1324 Hamilton Ave., from 3-6pm. Cancelled due to the Super Bowl. Go Eagles!
February 18: Wilmington DE
Monthly ceili for the New Castle County Irish Society, 1301 S. Rodney St., from 2-5:30pm. .
February 20: Absecon, NJ
Concert for the South Jersey Irish American Cultural Society, American Legion Hall, 560 New Jersey Ave. at 7:30pm.
February 22: Philadelphia, PA
Kathy performing on the harp for the Irish American Business Chamber & Network at Stotesbury Mansion at 6pm.
February 23: Philadelphia, PA
The Philadelphia Ceili Group's Friday night Ceili at the Irish Center, Carpenter & Emlen Streets, from 8-11pm.

March 4: Trenton, NJ
Anchoring the monthly session at Tir na nOg, 1324 Hamilton Ave., from 3-6pm.
March 10: Shrewsbury, NJ
Concert at the Monmouth County Library, Eastern Branch, 1001 NJ Rt. 35, at 2pm. Free.
March 11: Malvern, PA
Sober St. Patrick's Day celebration by the Delaware Valley chapter of Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann, 4-7pm in the High Point Bank Barn at St. Peter’s Church in the Great Valley. Tickets at www.SSPDPhilly.com.
March 15: Long Beach Island, NJ
A concert at St. Francis of Assisi Community Center at 12pm.
March 17: Medford, NJ
Our annual St. Patrick's Day outing at Murphy's Market, 666 Stokes Rd. 11am-4pm.
March 18: West Chester, PA
Playing for the Sunday service at the Church of the Loving Shepherd, 1066 S New St at 10am.
March 18: Wilmington DE
Monthly ceili for the New Castle County Irish Society, 1301 S. Rodney St., from 2-5:30pm. Sets and ceilis are on the dance card. See website for other details.

April 1: Trenton, NJ
Anchoring the monthly session at Tir na nOg, 1324 Hamilton Ave., from 3-6pm.
April 15: Wilmington DE
Monthly ceili for the New Castle County Irish Society, 1301 S. Rodney St., from 2-5:30pm. Sets and ceilis are on the dance card. See website for other details.
April 28: New Brunswick, NJ
With the Next Generation of Irish Music as well as the Irish Seisiun group at the New Jersey Folk Festival.

May 11: New Brunswick, NJ
Music for American Studies graduation reception at Woodlawn on the Douglass campus from 4-6pm.
May 13: Hamilton Township, NJ
Kathy is performing on the harp at Sayen Gardens from 10am-1pm for their all-day Azalea Festival
May 20: Wilmington DE
Monthly ceili for the New Castle County Irish Society, 1301 S. Rodney St., from 2-5:30pm. Sets and ceilis are on the dance card. See website for other details.

June 22: Philadelphia, PA
The Philadelphia Ceili Group's Friday night Ceili at the Irish Center, Carpenter & Emlen Streets, from 8-11pm.
June 23: Weatherly, PA
Performing at Eckley Miners Village from 2-4pm.

July 19-22: Parsippany, NJ
We're at the Somerset Folk Harp Festival at the Sheraton Parsippany in a variety of roles.


July 31-August 10:
HARP TOUR OF IRELAND
We're the music anchors and will be shepherding a 40-person guided tour of Ireland for 10 glorious days of sightseeing, history and great
traditional music. See website to see if seats are still available or get on our waiting list.

September 2: Trenton NJ
Anchoring the monthly session at Tir na nOg, 1324 Hamilton Ave., from 3-6pm.
September 8: Philadelphia, PA
Performing at the 44th annual Philadelphia Ceili Group Irish Music and Dance Festival.
September 15: Somers Point, NJ
We're leading a session upstairs at Josie Kelly's Public House, 908 Shore Rd., from 4-6pm. Half-way to St. Patrick's Day celebration.
September 16: Wilmington DE
Monthly ceili for the New Castle County Irish Society, 1301 S. Rodney St., from 2-5:30pm. Sets and ceilis are on the dance card. See website for other details.

October 6: Jenkintown, PA
Playing for the ceili at the annual general meeting for the Delaware Valley chapter of Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann at 8pm. .
October 7: Trenton NJ
Anchoring the monthly session at Tir na nOg, 1324 Hamilton Ave., from 3-6pm.
October 16: Absecon, NJ
Playing for a ceili hosted by the South Jersey Irish American Cultural Society, American Legion Hall, 560 New Jersey Ave. at 7:30pm.
October 21: Wilmington DE
Monthly ceili for the New Castle County Irish Society, 1301 S. Rodney St., from 2-5:30pm. Sets and ceilis are on the dance card. See website for other details.

November 4: Trenton NJ
Anchoring the monthly session at Tir na nOg, 1324 Hamilton Ave., from 3-6pm.
November 4: Newark DE
Kathy playing harp for the Gift of Life Donor Remembrance Ceremony at the Executive Banquet & Conference Center at 12:30pm.
November 8: Philadelphia, PA
Kathy playing harp for a fundraiser at the Central Association of the Miraculous Medal Art Museum from 6:30-8:30pm.
November 11: Valley Forge, PA
Kathy playing harp for the Gift of Life Donor Remembrance Ceremony at the Crowne Plaza at 12:30pm.
November 18: Wilmington DE
Monthly ceili for the New Castle County Irish Society, 1301 S. Rodney St., from 2-5:30pm. Sets and ceilis are on the dance card. See website for other details.

December 2: Trenton NJ
Anchoring the monthly session at Tir na nOg, 1324 Hamilton Ave., from 3-6pm.
December 16: Wilmington DE
Christmas ceili for the New Castle County Irish Society, 1301 S. Rodney St., from 2-5:30pm. Sets and ceilis are on the dance card. See website for other details.

December 20: Howell, NJ
Irish Christmas program for the Howell Township Senior Services, 251 Preventorium Rd., at 11am.

 

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  “One of the finest and truest purveyors of Irish traditional music in the Delaware Valley”
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"They are ...a virtual folk orchestra"
     The Irish Echo

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  Connaughtman's Rambles/Jackson's
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   An Irish Christmas
   The Harp in Irish History     Harpers Escape Harp Tour of Ireland
Somerset Folk Harp Festival

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Debbie Brewin-Wilson

2017 dates

July 20-23: Parsippany NJ
Teaching and performing at the Somerset Folk Harp Festival. See website for details and to sign-up.

2016 dates

July 21-24: Parsippany NJ
Teaching and performing at the Somerset Folk Harp Festival. See website for details and to sign-up.

October 7-9: New Brunswick, NJ
Performing and teaching at You Gotta Have Harp's 23rd Annual Harpers' Escape Weekend. See website for details and to sign-up.

2015 dates

May 29-30: Calgary, Alberta
Robert Burns Association of North America 36th annual Conference
July 23-26: Parsippany NJ
Teaching and performing at the 15th annual Somerset Folk Harp Festival. See website for details and to sign-up.
October 2-4: New Brunswick, NJ
Performing and teaching at You Gotta Have Harp's 23rd Annual Harpers' Escape Weekend. See website for details and to sign-up. 

 


 

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     A Wee Taste o' Burns
     Women of Celtic Song
     Celtic Christianity

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