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 Traditional Irish Music

McDermott's Handy

2019 dates

January 5: Trenton, NJ
Anchoring the monthly session at Tir na nOg, 1324 Hamilton Ave., from 3-6pm.
January 17: 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 3: Trenton, NJ
NO monthly session at Tir na nOg, 1324 Hamilton Ave., from 3-6pm. Cancelled due to the Super Bowl.
February 17: Wilmington DE
Monthly ceili for the New Castle County Irish Society, 1301 S. Rodney St., from 2-5:30pm. .
February 9: Gloucester City, NJ
Educational programs for the Gael Scoil being held at St. Mary's Rectory from 10am-3pm.

March 3: Trenton, NJ
Anchoring the monthly session at Tir na nOg, 1324 Hamilton Ave., from 3-6pm.
March 8: Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia Ceili Group's Saint Patrick's Ceili Mor at the Commodore Barry Club, Irish Center, Carpenter & Emlen Streets, at 7:30pm. With the McGillians. Tickets $15. Dance instruction by John Shields.
March 9: Blairstown, NJ
Concert for the Warren County Library, 4 Lambert Rd., at 11am. Free.
March 10: 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 13: Williamstown, NJ
Concert at the Monroe Township Library, 713 Marsha Ave., at 7pm. Free.
March 16: Verona, NJ
Special children's storytime concert at 11am at the Verona Public Library, 17 Gould St. Regular concert at 2pm for the family! Free.
March 17: Medford, NJ
Our annual St. Patrick's Day outing at Murphy's Market, 666 Stokes Rd. 11am-4pm.
March 24: West Chester, PA
Music for the service at the Church of the Loving Shepherd, 1066 S. New St., at 10am.

April 7: Trenton, NJ
Anchoring the monthly session at Tir na nOg, 1324 Hamilton Ave., from 3-6pm.
April 27: New Brunswick, NJ
With the Next Generation of Irish Music as well as the Irish Seisiun group at the New Jersey Folk Festival.
April 28: 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.

May 7: Southampton NJ
Concert for the Greater Pinelands Preservation Society at 7pm at the Pinelands Preservation Alliance in Bishops Farmstead at 17 Pemberton Rd. Free and open to the public.
May 10: New Brunswick, NJ
Music for American Studies graduation reception at Woodlawn on the Douglass campus from 4-6pm.
May 12: Hamilton Township, NJ
Kathy is performing on the harp at Sayen Gardens from 10am-1pm for their all-day Azalea Festival
May 19: 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 28: Philadelphia, PA
The Philadelphia Ceili Group's Friday night Ceili at the Irish Center, Carpenter & Emlen Streets, from 8-11pm.

July 18-21: Parsippany, NJ
We're at the Somerset Folk Harp Festival at the Sheraton Parsippany in a variety of roles. Get in on early-bird pricing. Sign-up by May 1 for the festival.

Kathy & Dennis playing with John Carty on the Harp Tour
July 30-August 9:
HARP TOUR OF IRELAND
We're the music anchors and will be shepherding a 30-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. .

September 1: Trenton NJ
Anchoring the monthly session at Tir na nOg, 1324 Hamilton Ave., from 3-6pm.
September 7: Philadelphia, PA
Performing at the 45th annual Philadelphia Ceili Group Irish Music and Dance Festival.
September 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.

October 6: Trenton NJ
Anchoring the monthly session at Tir na nOg, 1324 Hamilton Ave., from 3-6pm.
October 12: Ocean Township, NJ
Kathy playing harp for a wedding ceremony at The English Manor from 3:30-4:30pm.
October 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.

November 3: Trenton NJ
Anchoring the monthly session at Tir na nOg, 1324 Hamilton Ave., from 3-6pm.
November 3: Newark DE
Kathy playing harp for the Gift of Life Donor Remembrance Ceremony at the Executive Banquet & Conference Center at 12:30pm.
November 10: Valley Forge, PA
Kathy playing harp for the Gift of Life Donor Remembrance Ceremony at the Crowne Plaza at 12:30pm.
November 17: 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 1: Trenton NJ
Anchoring the monthly session at Tir na nOg, 1324 Hamilton Ave., from 3-6pm.
December 15: 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.

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

OUR LATEST CD! bound for amerikay CD cover
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Sound clips Sound clips from
Come Take the Byroads
  Boreens of Derry
  Connaughtman's Rambles/Jackson's
Performer Website
  www.mcdermottshandy.com

Promotional Materials
   Bio sheet & brochure
Special Programs
   Bound for Amerikay
   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. 

 


 

"Her voice creates an immediate intimacy...a warm sound..."
   Adam Victor Christensen,
   Folk Harp Journal

Celtic Tunes New & Old for Christian Worship:
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Workshops

Special Programs with
Debbie Brewin-Wilson
     A Wee Taste o' Burns
     Women of Celtic Song
     Celtic Christianity

Promotional Materials
   Bio sheet


 
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