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Happy Easter!

This song (and the musical GODSPELL) means a lot to me, and it seems like the right way to celebrate Easter this year. 
"Then I'll take your hand, 
Finally glad that you are here 
By my side."

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John Prine tribute with Roy Zimmerman

When my musical hero (and, dare I say, friend) Roy Zimmerman got in touch last week and asked if I’d like to sing harmony with him on a song honoring the great John Prine (who had just gone into…

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Happy (Belated) St. Patrick's Day!

Sorry for the lateness of this post, but I think we've all had quite a bit on our minds for the last few weeks!

The only good thing about all this COVID-19 business: plenty of time to play music.…

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Happy Valentine's Day!

“I'll paint you mornings of gold 
I'll spin you Valentine evenings 
Though we're strangers 'til now, 
We're choosing the path 
Between the stars 
I'll lay my love 
Between the stars...”

Opening for Daimh! October 11, Ballard Homestead


In an EXTREMELY exciting turn of events, I’ll be opening for Daimh at their October 11th Ballard Homestead show! This is going to be a great night.  

From their website: “Daimh, Gaelic Supergroup and un-challenged champions of straight in…

Skagit Valley Highland Games 2019

Hi folks! I know this level of procrastination is extreme even for me ? but what can I say? Life has been, well, a little extreme lately. However late, I’m thrilled to announce that I will once again be performing…

2019 Folklife Festival!

I'm excited to announce that I will be performing at the 2019 Northwest Folklife Festival at Seattle Center! I'll be part of a showcase called "Enchanting Strings", and they've partnered me (coincidentally) with my dear friend, autoharp maven and frequent…

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2018 SKAGIT VALLEY HIGHLAND GAMES

Yes, it's true, I'll be playing again at the Harp Tent at the 2018 Skagit Valley Highland Games! Same bat time, same bat channel...1:05 pm on Saturday, July 14th. (I think this time the bagpipe demo doesn't start until 1:30,…

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I got yer CDs right here! :)

Hi folks,

It's a lovely drizzly Seattle day, and I'm ensconced on the couch with a bottomless cup of tea and some toasted Amarelo Bread (hey, what is a blog good for if you can't shamelessly promote your friends…

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Happy Birthday, Tom Lehrer!

I didn't realize it had been so long since I'd posted--my apologies! It's all been pretty quiet around here for the last few months.

However, I realized a few weeks ago that the great Tom Lehrer (mathematician, pianist, satirical…