Upcoming Dates

Wednesday, December 27th, 2017

2017-2018 "Gardens of Lights" Show - 6 - 8:30 pm
1800 Glenallan Avenue
Wheaton, MD 20902
301-962-1400
Price: $25 per car or minivan, no pedestrians

Lovely Brookside Gardens decorates with lights for the season. Open from 5:30 - 9 pm. The Mighty Keltones (full band) will perform seasonal songs, as well as some just-because-we-like-them songs. Stroll through the gardens, then come warm up with us inside the Visitor's Center. Tips gratefully accepted! 

Past Dates

Thursday, November 9th, 2017

Northeast Regional Folk Alliance Conference (NERFA) - thru Nov. 12
Stanford, CT
Price: Varies - must be registered with NERFA for the conference

NERFA is four days of performing, networking, jamming, attending workshops - everything a music conference should be - in a friendly supporting environment. I have one late night showcase of my original songs with the group that I work for, Songwriters' Association of Washington, then might sit in on some traditional songs showcases. One never knows what opportunities might come knocking!

Saturday, October 7th, 2017

Mighty Kelltones at St. Luke's Fall Festival - 10 am - 2 pm
1001 Brighton Dam Rd
Brookeville, Maryland
Price: Free

Another fun show with all 4 of the Mighty Kelltones. Compliments or donations gratefully accepted!

Friday, August 25th, 2017

Mighty Kelltones Irish Celebration - 11 am - noon
Laurel, MD
Price: Free

This is our show that was rescheduled from March due to the snowstorm. 

Saturday, August 5th, 2017

A Mighty Kelltones Summer Show - 9 am - 1 pm
Rt 216 at Rt 29, behind the CVS
Fulton, Maryland
Price: Free

Another Mighty Kelltones gig with all 4 of us among the fresh veggies. Compliments or donations gratefully accepted!

Sunday, July 30th, 2017

Mighty Kelltones at OFAM - 9 am - 1 pm
2801 Olney-Sandy Spring Rd, at the corner of Prince William & Rt 208
Olney, Maryland
Price: Free

All four of the Mighty Kelltones will be on hand to play 2 sets. Compliments or donations gratefully accepted!

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

4 Days of Showcases, Networking & Fun!
Montreat, NC

SOLO - A wonderful gathering from May 18 through May 21, with showcases lasting far into the night. I have 3 "guerrilla" showcases.

Friday night 11 - 11:45 pm, in the Walter & Ethel Phelps Trad Room, in the round with Debra Cowan and Shelia Kay Adams

Friday night (really Sat. morning) 1:30 - 1:45 am, in the Cup of Joe showcase

Saturday night (really Sun. morning) 1 - 1:15 am, in the Songwriters Association of Washington/Mid-Atlantic Song Contest showcase

Sunday, April 30th, 2017

Appalachian Service Project (APS) Benefit - 6:30 pm
12 High Street (Georgia Ave/Rt 97)
Brookeville, MD
Price: Donations requested

The Mighty Kelltones (all 4 of us, along with special guest Bill Bates sitting in on a few songs), will join The Encore Singers to perform songs and tunes featuring "Music of the Dance." APS is a home repair/home building ministry for low-income families in rural Central Appalachia. Find out more about APS at www.asphome.org.

Sunday, April 23rd, 2017

Mighty Kelltones co-bill with The Encore Singers madrigal group - 7:30 pm
17340 Quaker Lane
Sandy Spring, MD
Price: Free

The Mighty Kelltones (all 4 of us, along with special guest Bill Bates sitting in on a few songs), will join The Encore Singers to perform songs and tunes featuring "Music of the Dance." Reception to follow. 

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

Songwriter's Assoc. of Washington (SAW) Showcase - 7:30 pm - on
11104 Lee Highway
Fairfax, VA 22030
Price: Donations accepted for featured performer

SOLO - I'll have a 20 minute set, starting at 8:10 pm. My fellow singer-songwriter performers are: Anna Keller, The Harried Americans, Josh Niezgoda, and Mike Glick (featured artist). An open mic will follow. 

Friday, March 17th, 2017

A Mighty Kelltones St. Patrick's Day Celebration - 11 am - 12:30 pm
Cooksville, MD
Price: Free

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

Postponed - A Mighty Kelltones St. Patrick's Day Celebration - 11 am - noon
Laurel, MD
Price: Free

Postponed - Because of yesterday's snow, the center will be opening 2 hours late, so our concert will be rescheduled for another day.

Monday, March 6th, 2017

American Legion Founder's Lunch - 1 pm
12 High Street (Georgia Ave/Rt 97)
Brookeville, MD
Price: Private event

A Mighty Kelltones trio show - I'm joining Kathie & Ralph Lillie for an hour of Irish tunes and Gypsy Jazz. 

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

with The Mighty Kelltones

Our Holiday show at an Assisted Living facility in Sykesville, MD. Sing-a-longs galore with all four of us - Ralph Lillie, Kathie Lillie, Chapin Vasilake and me.

Friday, November 25th, 2016

with The Mighty Kelltones

This is one of our shows at an Assisted Living facility in Potomac, MD. It'll be me with Ralph Lillie & Kathie Lillie.  

Blue Moonlight Calls

 

 

“Folk tales say that when there is a blue moon, the moon has a face and talks to the items in its moonlight.” Wikipedia

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