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Calendar 2002

June

16th - Support for Danú at Hammersmith Irish Centre with Colman Connolly on Pipes and Flute

28th - Main Act at Hammersmith Irish Centre with Colman Connolly on Pipes and flute

July

20th - solo gig playing for a wedding, Nettlestead, Kent

27th - Siansa gig in Regents Park, London

August

1st-5th - attending the Cambridge Folk Festival

7th - HarpaSonic gig, playing for private function with fellow harpist Luisa Ovett

16th-27th - Trip to Donegal and then on to Listowel for the Fleadh Cheoil na hÉirinn

September

14th - Siansa gig for function, Kenwood House, London

16th-26th - USA tour

October

12th - Charity concert and CD promotional concert at the Salvatorian College, Harrow, London

17th-20th - German tour:

18th Solo Irish harp recital, Morfelden-Waldorf, near Frankfurt, Germany

19th Irish harp recital as part of the 3rd 'Irish Spirits' festival, Dorflinde, Russelsheim, near Frankfurt, Germany

25th - solo gig playing for wedding near Richmond, London

29th - Nov 2nd Belgium Tour with Luisa Ovett playing harp duos as HarpaSonic and with the Surrey County Harp Ensemble surreycountyarts.org.uk 30th Harp Ensemble concert at St.Michael's Cathedral, Ghent, Belgium

November

1st & 2nd - Belgium Tour continued... 1st Harp Ensemble concert in The Old Cloth Hall, Ypres, Belgium

14th - Siansa gig, ceilidh in Chiswick, London

15th Siansa gig, wedding in Bedford, England

December

7th - Siansa gig, playing for private function near Reading

14th - Accompanying Colman Connolly (uilleann piper) for the Young Traditional Irish Musician of the Year finals, Hammersmith Irish Centre, London

15th - Siansa gig, Crooked Billet restaurant, Stoke Row, nr Reading, England


Calendar 2003

January

4th - Siansa gig, Portsmouth

17th-20th Attending the Celtic Connections festival, Glasgow, Scotland celticconnections.co.uk

23rd - Solo concert in Banqueting House, Whitehall, London with Anna NicRaith, Scots Gaelic singer from Barra for the Royal Household Staff 'Burns Night Ceilidh'

25th - Concert at The Quay Theatre in Sudbury, Suffolk for a Burns Night event with Anna Nic Raith, Scots Gaelic singer and Colman Connolly, flute and pipes.

Friday 31st - "CD launch" Hammersmith Irish Centre

February

1st - Siansa gig, playing for a village ceilí in Medmenham, Buckinghamshire.

Tour of Florida, USA

26th Feb - March 10th Tour of Florida, USA: solo Irish harp recitals and harp duos as HarpaSonic (with harpist Luisa Ovett) as part of The Irish Variety Show tour

Fri 28th - MIAMI BEACH Tel (305)7580539 dspringer@srlchurch.com

March

End February - March: Tour of Florida USA continued...

1st March - MELBOURNE Tel (321)723 3636

2nd March - GROVE CITY (941) 697 4899 pastorblarkin@carmelnet.org

3rd March - OCALA Tel (325) 629 8092

4th March - BOYNTON BEACH Tel (561) 734 9330

6th March - VERO BEACH Tel (772) 231 0671

8th March - PORT ORANGE Tel (386) 788 6144

12th - Siansa concert, Ride a Cock Horse Folk Club

16th - St Patrick's Eve London Celebrations * Siansa gig on Sound Stage 2, Westminster, London 2.30-4.30pm * Cumann Celtica Irish writers night - an evening of Irish words and music with Siansa, from 8.30pm, London

17th - St Patrick's Day London gigs with Siansa* Willesden Green, St Patrick's Celebrations, London, 5-6.30pm * Loughborough University Student Union Concert 10.00pm

19th March Siansa concert, Mad Nanny Folk Club, Baldock

22nd - Siansa gig, Twickenham

29th - Siansa gig playing for a Charity Ceilidh at Eversley Village Hall, near Reading

April

6th - London Regional Fleadh - performing with The Bodhrán Maker's Band for the grúpa cheoil competition and duo gig as Chord, etc

26th - Siansa gig, Essex

27th - Siansa gig playing for Kiaran O'Brien's Christening :-) , Uxbridge, London

May

5th - Siansa concert, Letchworth Folk Festival (afternoon)

10th - Siansa gig playing for a wedding, Harrow, Middlesex

11th - Surrey Harp Ensemble - massed harp concert, Woking, Surrey, 3-5pm

16th - CHORD - duo gig with Colman Connolly, flute and pipes, wedding in Luton Siansa concert, London (details to come)

17th - CHORD - duo gig with Colman Connolly, flute and pipes, for event at Camden Irish Centre, London

20th - Siansa concert, Ringwood Folk Club, Ringwood, New Forest

23rd May - 14th June TOUR OF IRELAND with CHORD Saturday 24th May - we'll both be competing with The Bodhrán Maker's Band from West London in the Plearacha competition at the Fleadh Núa, Ennis, Co.Clare - so you might catch us at some sessions around town!

28th -31st 'Chord' Touring as Support act for the London Lasses & Pete Quinn Wed 28 May - The Lobby, 1 Union Quay, Cork Tel +353 (0)21 4311113 www.lobby.ie

Thu 29th - Brandon's, O'Connell Street, Ennis, Co. Clare Tel +353 (0)65 6828133

Fri 30 May - Campbell's Tavern, Cloughanover, Headford, Co.Galway Tel +353 (0)93 35454 www.campbellstavern.com

Sat 31 May - Coleman Irish Music Centre, Gurteen, Co. Sligo Tel 353 (0)71 82599 www.colemanirishmusic.com

June

1st-14th Irish Tour continued... Sunday 1st June - 'Chord' concert with guest guitarist Marcus Metz from the German-Irish band An Tor Oideas Gael, Gleann Cholm Cille, Co. Donegal - Tel. 353 - (0)73 30248 www.oideas-gael.com

Tue 3rd - 'Chord' playing live on air on the Barrscéalta programme on Raidio na Gaeltachta in Gaoth Dobhair, Co.Donegal

5th-13th June - performances in Co.Galway/Connemara

15th - 'Chord' gig at The Bull's Head, Brecon, Mid Wales

21st - solo wedding, The Dorchester Hotel, Central London

25th - solo gig, Brooklands College Restaurant, Weybridge

27th - 'Chord', private function, Wokefield Manor, nr Reading

28th - with singer Anna Nic Raith at the Scots Gaelic Society Ceilidh, Cambridge

29th - Fleadh Cheoil na Breataine, Liverpool

July

4th - 'Chord' duo concert with Colman Connolly (uilleann pipes/flute/low whistles) at The Last Inn, Hengoed, near Oswestry, Wales. Starting @ 8pm. Tickets (£6/£2 child) available from the Heritage Centre in Oswestry, The Last Inn or by contacting Offa Events on 01691 650293 or offaevents@aol.com

11th - 'Chord' - support slot at Cambridge Folk Club, Cambridge

12th - Siansa concerts at the Beggars Fair Folk Festival, Romsey

18th-20th - Siansa gigs at the 'Tanners Hatch Folk Festival', near Dorking, Surrey

19th - Solo gig playing at a wedding, East London

26th - wedding gig at The Sign of the Angel, Laycock, Wiltshire

31st July-4th August Cambridge Folk Fetsival

August

1st - Chord duo performance at the Cambridge Folk Festival Club Tent

2nd - wedding in Cambridge

8th - Siansa wedding gig

10th - session gig in The Bell, Aldworth, nr Reading with Colman Connolly (pipes/flute/low whistles) and Imogen Gunner (fiddle)

11th - Chord duo gig playing for the opening of Coventry Irish Festival in the town centre (1pm) and again in Coventry Cathedral (2pm)

12th - session gig in The Cross Keys, Wallingford with Colman Connolly (pipes/flute/low whistles) and Imogen Gunner (fiddle)

13th - session gig in The Red Lion, Upper Basildon, nr Reading with Colman Connolly (pipes/flute/low whistles) and Imogen Gunner (fiddle)

14th - session with the Jumping Ahead line-up, Herschel Pub, Slough

16th - 'Celtic Strands', Coventry - concert as part of Coventry Irish Festival with Geoff Pollitt (fiddle), Damien Mullane (button accordion), Hayley Dolan (whistle), David Henderson (guitar) and Frédérique Pinot (harp)

20th - 26th August TOUR OF THE HEBRIDES Scotland

Jumping Ahead Line Up

With Harriet Earis (harp, electric harp), Colman Connolly (uilleann pipes/flute low whistles), Anna Nic Raith (Scots Gaelic vocals), Denis McDermott (Champion Irish step dancer), Janet Lee (fiddle) and Geoff Pollitt (fiddle)

20th - Concert in The Auld Hoose Festival. Dairy House 15 Orwell Terrace, Dairy, Edinburgh http://www.scotfestival.com

21st - Radio interview on Loch Broom FM, Ullapool

Concert in The Ceilidh Place. 14 West Argyle Street, Ullapool, Ross-Shine Tel (01854) 612103 Email reception@ceilidh.demon.co.uk Web www.theceilidhplace.com

22nd - 22nd - Radio interview on Isles FM, Stornoway

Concert at An Lanntair Arts Centre, An Lanntair, Town Hall, South beach Stornoway, Isle of Lewis Tel (01851) 703307 Email lanntair@sol.co.uk Web www.lanntair.com

23rd - Concert in Cairinish Hall, Carinish, Isle of North Uist, Outer Hebrides Tel (01876) 580226 Email urobertson@cne-siar.gov.uk

24th - Concert at The Borrodale Hotel, Daliburgh, South Uist Outer Hebrides Tel (01878) 700444 Email reception@borrodalehotel.co.uk

25th - Concert in The Isle of Harris Inn. Scott road, Tarbert, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides tel (07786) 060225

26th - Concert in the Isle of Barra Hotel. Barra Isle of Barra Outer Hebrides, HS9 5XW Tel (01871) 810383

September

3rd - session gig in The Red Lion, Upper Basildon with Colman Connolly (pipes/flute/low whistles) and Imogen Gunner (fiddle) Click here for BBC online details

5th - solo wedding, Enfield N.London

6th - Siansa wedding gig, nr High Wycombe

7th - session in The Herschel

8th - solo Irish harp at Bank of Ireland function, Claridges, London

9th - Siansa concert at Ringwood Folk Club, Ringwood, New Forest

12th - Chord concert at Cambridge Folk Club

13th - solo wedding, Wolverhampton

23rd - Siansa wedding gig

24th - 30th September Tour of Boston, New York & the East Coast USA

with The Irish Variety Show playing solo Irish harp in the show

25th - show in St Joseph's Church, 48 Middlesex Avenue, Chester, CT 06412 Tel : 001 860 526 5495

26th - show in St Rita's Church 1620 Whitney Avenue Hamden CT 06517 Tel 001 203 248 5513

27th - show in St Mary's High School, 35 Shirley Street Ayer MA 01432-1295 Tel 001 978 772 2414

28th - show in the Immaculate Conception Church, 487 Broadway, Everett MA 02149-3603 Tel 001 617 389 5660

29th - dinner and cabaret function at St Francis of Assisi, 501 Bridge Street, Northville, NY 12134 Tel 001 518 863 4736

October

4th - Siansa gig, Buckhurst Hill, Epping - private function

10th - Chord duo gig playing for a wedding in Telford, Shropshire

11th - Chord duo gig playing for a wedding in Welsh borders

17th - Chord supporting Maighréad and Tríona ní Dhomhnaill (sean nós singers from Donegal) at Hammersmith Irish Centre. Doors open 8.15pm. For more details ring (0208) 7413211

18th Siansa gig, Reading - private function

22nd Chord duo concert at Llantrisant Folk Club S.Wales

24th-2nd November Return to Camden Town Festival of Irish Traditional Music, Camden, London

25th Chord supporting Aly Bain (fiddle) and Phil Cunningham (piano accordion) at Hammersmith Irish Centre. Doors open 8.15pm. For more details ring (0208) 7413211

26th solo wedding, Farnborough, Kent

November

5th Siansa gig (to be confirmed)

8th - 'Chord' duo concert in the foyer of the South Bank Centre, London as part of the 'Folk in the Fall' Festival

8th - Evening gig - Siansa

29th solo wedding, near St Pauls, Central London

30th St Andrews Day gigs

December

3rd - Chord duo concert at the Mad Nanny Folk Club, The Old White Horse, Station Road, Baldock, HERTS. 8.15pm start Tel: 0845 123 2658 email: alan@madnanny.co.uk

6th - German-Irish Association solo Irish harp recital, Frankfurt, Germany

14th - Siansa wedding gig, Tetbury, nr Malmesbury

17th - Siansa gig - private function, Hartney Witney Police College

19th - Chord duo gig, Watford Camera Club

20th - Trio gig with Tim Dowd and Kevan Roberts, Association of Irish Building Societies, Moor Park Mansion, N.London

27th - 2nd Jan Attending the Frankie Kennedy Winter School Gaoth Dobhair, Co.Donegal, Éire


Calendar 2004

January

3rd - Luasca gig with Anna Nic Raith for wedding - Ian and Claire McCrae, Thorpeness, Suffolk

13th - Siansa gig

Celtic Connections Festival Glasgow

23rd - Siansa gig

24th - Luasca gig with Anna Nic Raith (Scots Gaelic vocals), Burns Night Supper and Concert, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, Suffolk

31st - (afternoon) solo harp wedding gig, Holt Castle, Worcestershire (evening) solo harp at the European Union of Women Conference, Gladstone Library, 1 Whitehall Place, London

February 6th - solo wedding gig, Taplow, nr Maidenhead

7th - Siansa ceilidh gig, Medmenham, nr Reading

15th - 20th February Tour of Southern France with The Surrey Harp Ensemble and

HarpaSonic harp duo with Luisa Ovett

17th - Limoux

18th - Lagrasse

19th - Aleirac, nr Carcassonne

27th February - 8th March Tour of USA with The Irish Variety Show

28th - 7.30pm Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Centre, 78 Litchfield Road, Harwinton. CT 06791 Contact Irene Hamel - 860 489 2976

29th - 2pm St Pius X Catholic Centre, 5 Barbara Road, South Yarmouth, MA 02664 Contact Dick Ravine - 508 398 2248

* Radio Interview * with Roland Goodbody, WUNH 91.3 FM Radio, Durham, New Hampshire, USA

March 1st - 7.30pm St Edwards School Entertainment Centre, 25 Church Street, Stafford Springs. CT 06076 Contact Kathleen Walsh - 860 684 2600

4th - St Patricks 725 4th Avenue, Ottawa. Il 61350 Contact Nancy - 815 434 0768

5th - St Thomas the Apostle 402 West Jourdan Street, Newton. IL 62448 Contact Fr Barry - 618 783 8741

6th - Church of the Immacolata, 8900 Clyton Road, Richmond Heights. MO 63117 Tel 314 991 5700

7th - St Monica's, 12136 Olive Boulevard, Creve Couer. MO 63141 Tel 314 434 4211

8th - St Pius X, 2502 29th Avenue, Rock Island. Il 61201 Tel 309 793 7375

March

12th - Siansa concert, Irish Night, Henley College, Berkshire

14th - Siansa concert as part of Mayor of London St Patrick's Day celebrations, South Bank, London

17th - St Patrick's day

18th - Siansa ceilí gig, Private Company Function, Barbican, London

19th - Luasca duo performance as part of St Patrick's Week concert, Mad Nanny Folk Club, Baldock

20th - Day Gig - Hammersmith Irish Centre Eve Gig - Luasca - Concert in Essex

23rd - Luasca duo concert 'Local Celebrities Night' @ Gwerin ABER folk, The Coopers Arms, Aberystwyth Tel Ian Gulley (01970) 622601/890321 Email iig@aber.ac.uk April 3rd - solo harp for wedding, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire Siansa gig at same wedding, Sudeley Castle, Gloucestershire

4th - Siansa wedding gig, Bedford

10th - Siansa wedding gig, Kenwood House, Hampstead Heath, London

11th-12th - Luasca duo concert and workshops at Miskin Folk Festival, S.Wales

15th-17th - playing for wedding service in Omagh, Co.Tyrone and reception in Ballybofey, Donegal with Colman Connolly, Eamon Daly, Lisa Knapp and Gerry Diver

18th - London Regional of the Fleadh Cheoil na hÉirinn, Haringey Irish Centre, N.London.

29th April-12th May Luasca North of the Border Concert Tour of Scotland

April continued

April 29th-May 2nd - Luasca duo gigs @ Shetland Folk Festival (booked as 'Chord' - the old duo name - for session gigs shared with Anna Massie, Jenn Butterworth, Mairearad Green, Alasdair White, Fin Moore and too many other amazing musicians to mention!) Lerwick, Shetland Isles

May

1st - Harp Workshop as part of Shetland Folk Festival

5th - Inverness Town Hse, Town Hall

6th - O'Donahue's, Aberdeen

7th - (day) Lemon Tree - Aberdeen (eve) Pitfour Arms Hotel, Peterhead

8th - The Thistle Bar, Buckie

9th - Strathcarron Hotel, Ross shire

10th - The Edinbane Hotel, Edinbane, Isle of Skye

11th - The Lodge on Loch Lomond Hotel, Luss, Argyll

12th - Edinburgh Folk Club

You can call our agent Alan Hewson who is co-ordinating the tour on 01462 438373 or email alan@madnanny.co.uk

May continued

15th - Luasca duo gig, support for Jock Tamson's Bairns, Baldock Town Hall, Herts

22nd - solo wedding gig, Hazely House Hotel, nr Warwick

25th - Siansa concert, Ringwood Folk Club, New Forest

29th - Fleadh Núa, Ennis, Co.Clare, Éire. Competing with The Bodhrán Maker's Band, West London Comhaltas, in the All Ireland Pléaracha Competition (1st place!:))

June

4th - wedding in Killmare, Co.Kerry, Ireland

5th (afternoon) solo wedding gig, Ghyll Manor Hotel, Rusper. West Sussex (evening) Siansa wedding gig, Selsdon Park, South Croydon

12th - solo wedding, Bolton, Lancashire

13th - Luasca concert performing with Tamlin @ Moreton Folk Festival, Essex

19th - wedding gig with Anna Nic Raith, Scots Gaelic singer Bradford Upon Avon

27th - open air solo harp concert as part of the Ceramica Arts Live initiative. Shared bill with Irish band Murphy's Marbles. Burslem, Stoke on Trent

July

2nd - Siansa concert, The Last Inn, Hengoed, Oswestry

3rd - solo wedding gig, Sychnant Pass Hotel, Conwy, N.Wales followed by Siansa ceilí at the same wedding 4th - Siansa concert for Dorking Choral Society, nr Newdigate, Surrey

10th - Siansa concert @ Beggars Fair Folk Festival, Romsey, Southampton

12th-13th - recording

17th - solo wedding gig, Lords of the Manor Hotel, Upper Slaughter, Gloucestershire

29th - 6.30-9pm Solo Celtic harp concert to open a new visitor centre With Colman Connolly, uilleann pipes, flute, low whistles and local Welsh choir Bangor on Dee Church, Wrexham, N.Wales Tel Tourist Info Centre (01978) 292015

31st - 2pm Music for the opening of an art exhibition Celf Cambria Arts, Memorial Hall, Tregaron, Ceredigion, Wales With Colman Connolly, uilleann pipes, flute, low whistles Helen Roche, vocals

August

6th-13th August Broadstairs Folk Festival, Kent

Concert and session gigs with Colman Connolly, Alan Hewson and Sav Malbaski

14th - recording with Helen Roche

19th - 7.30pm 'Celtic Sounds': Harriet Earis and Friends Concert @ 'Dolgellau International Music Festival' Theatr Fach, Dolgellau, N.Wales Tel (01341) 440215 day / (01654) 761358 eve sales@richardwithers.co.uk with Colman Connolly uilleann pipes, flute, low whistles Tony McCann fiddle, song, story-telling Sam Christie percussion Vicki Swan small pipes, double bass Jonny Dyer guitar

20th - 10am t.b.c. Harp Masterclass Tutoring a masterclass as part of the Dolgellau International Music Festival Theatr Fach, Dolgellau

21st - Siansa concert as part of an evening of Irish poetry, acting and music to open Crawley Folk Festival Hawth Theatre, Crawley, Surrey Tel (01293) 553636 info@hawth.co.uk

22nd - recording with Helen Roche

27th - Siansa wedding gig, Reading, Berkshire

28th - Siansa gig, Wolfson College, Linton Rd, Oxford

29th - 2-6pm Siansa concert @ Crawley Folk Festival, Surrey

September 3rd - 'Celts @ The Quay': Harriet Earis and Friends Quay Theatre, Sudbury, Suffolk Tel (01787) 374745 boxoffice@quaytheatre.org.uk A unique one-off 4-piece show of Irish and Scottish music, song and dance Harriet Earis harp, electric harp with Anna Nic Raith Scots Gaelic vocals Colman Connolly uilleann pipes, flute, low whistles Denis McDermott Irish step dancing, accordion, whistles

5th - solo wedding gig, t.b.c.

17th - Siansa fund raising concert for the Return to Camden Town Irish Music Festival, Camden, London

18th - 9pm Luasca duo concert, Llanfyllin Workhouse Festival, Y Dolydd, Llanfyllin Union Workhouse, Powys, SY22 5LE info@llanfyllinworkhouse.com

22nd-28th September Tour of Boston and New York, USA with The Irish Variety Show

23rd St Marys Elementery School 301 2nd Street, South Amboy NJ 08879 Contact: Angel - 732 721 1514 Email

24th St Mark Parish, 400 West St, Pittsfield, MA 01201 Contact: Fr John Salatino - 413 447 7510

25th St Rita Parish, 1620 Whitney Ave Hamden, CT 06517 Contact: Mary Ann - 203 248 5513 stritaalumni@aol.com

26th Assumption Parish, 211 Homestead Ave, Maybrook, NY 12543 Contact: Fr Daniel O'Hare - 845 427 2046 amen3@frontiernet.net

27th Assumption of Our Blessed Lady Parish, 143 First St, Wood Ridge, NJ 07075 Contact: Fr Brian Cullinane - 201 438 5555 frbcofm@yahoo.com

October 8th and 9th - 'Celtic Strands' show, Bonington Theatre, nr. Nottingham

14th - Siansa gig, private function, Barmitsvah in Stanmore, Middlesex

16th - Siansa concert, Eversley Village Hall Fund Raising Gig, Eversley, nr Reading

22nd - 8.30pm Siansa concert at the opening of the Return to Camden Town Irish Music Festival, Camden, London

23rd - a.m. Duo performance with Colman Connolly at Commemoration Mass, St John's Wood - 1pm Siansa open air concert, Camden Lock, Return to Camden Town Festival

25th - 8pm Solo harp as part of Helen Roche's album launch at the Return to Camden Town Irish Music Festival

30th - gig @ Lords Cricket Ground, St John's Wood, London

November

6th - solo harp @ wedding reception, Shirley, Surrey

12th - Luasca duo concert, support slot for Irish band Téada Celf Cambria Arts, The Talbot Hotel, Tregaron, Ceredigion, Wales

20th - 2.30-4.30pm Solo background harp music in Ceredigion Museum, Aberystwyth

26th - Luasca gig supporting Tom McConville, Carlisle Folk and Blues Club, Carlisle

27th - Luasca gig for wedding, Ayrshire, Scotland

December

1st - Siansa band gig, function and concert, Bramshill Police College

4th - private party, London

5th - solo harp @ Christening party, Doncaster, S.Yorkshire

11th - Luasca duo concert, Romanfabrik, Frankfurt, Germany

13th-22nd - in France

22nd - Siansa gig, Christmas party, Stutton, Suffolk

23rd - solo wedding gig, Priory Centre, St Neots, Cambridgeshire


Calendar 2005

January

8th - 7.30pm Siansa ceili - fund-raising event for Nepalese charity. Global Café, Reading

11th - Siansa concert @ Ringwood Folk Club, New Forest

15th - harp workshop at Southfield Park Arts Centre, Ringmead, nr Bracknell

16th-22nd - attending the Celtic Connections Festival, Glasgow, Scotland

25th - playing for a funeral, Shoreham by Sea, West Sussex

- pm, Burns' Night Dinner and Concert with Anna Nic Raith Caledonian Club, Belgravia, Central London

27th - concert gig with Luce Drayton and Andy Blissett, Oxford Town Hall

February

5th - wedding gig with Colman Connolly in Ayrshire, Scotland

12th - 2.30pm Performing in Ceredigion Museum, Aberystwyth - 7pm solo harp for Valentine's Dinner, Manor Hotel, Crickhowell

18th - filming for Celf Cambria Arts documentary

19th - Siansa wedding gig, East London

21st - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

26th - teaching a harp workshop, Southfield Park Arts Centre, Ringmead, nr Bracknell

- pm, Siansa gig

27th - solo harp for Christening party, Essex

28th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

March

March 2nd-10th 2005 Tour of Florida, USA with 'The Irish Variety Show'

THURSDAY March 3rd The Upper Hall Holy Faith Church 747 N W 43rd Street GAINESVILLE Curtain up : 7.30pm Contact : Rita Ellis Tel 386 454 2358

FRIDAY March 4th Parish Centre St Rose of Lima 415 NE 105th Street MIAMI SHORES Curtain up : 8.00pm Contact : Debbie Rossiter Tel 305 758 0539

SATURDAY March 5th Parish Centre Little Flower Church 1805 Pierce Street HOLLYWOOD Curtain up: 8.00pm Contact : Heather Borgese Tel : 954 963 7339

SUNDAY March 6th Parish Centre St Francis of Assisi 5265 Placida Road GROVE CITY Matinee : Curtain up : 2.00pm Contact : Bill Strain Tel : 941 697 4899

MONDAY March 7th Parish Centre St Jude’s Church 21689 Toledo Road BOCA RATON Curtain up 7.00pm Contact : Harry Fear Tel : 561 392 8172

14th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

16th - Siansa concert @ Banbury Folk Club

17th - Luasca Duo Gig @ Camden Irish Centre, Murray St, North London 11am - playing during the St Patrick's Day mass 5pm - leading a session in the foyer

18th - Luasca Duo Concert @ The Mad Nanny Folk Club, Baldock alan@madnanny.co.uk

20th - Luasca duo gig, wedding in Watford, Herts

21st - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

23rd - Live Music Now! audition in Cardiff

26th - Double Bill Concert with accordion-player/singer Harriet Bartlett for the opening of an art exhibition with Celf Cambria Arts Memorial Hall, Tregaron, Ceredigion

28th - Luasca duo gig @ Miskin Folk Festival

April

2nd/3rd - rehearsing with Colman Connolly and Helen Roche in Wales

11th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

16th - Double Bill Concert with accordion-player/singer Harriet Bartlett The Black Lion, Pontrhydfendigaid, Ceredigion, Tel (01974) 831624

18th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

19th - Double Bill Concert with accordion-player/singer Harriet Bartlett Aberystwyth Folk Club, The Coopers Arms (upstairs), Aberystwyth, Ceredigion iig@aber.ac.uk

22nd - solo harp for student ball, Lampeter Student Union, Ceredigion

24th - Live Music Now! training and induction day, Cardiff

25th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

26th - trio gig with uilleann pipes/ low whistles and guitar/bouzouki at Drury's Hotel, Chelsea, London

May

3rd - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

6th - 7.30pm 'Celts @ The Quay': Harriet Earis and Friends Quay Theatre, Sudbury, Suffolk Tel (01787) 374745 boxoffice@quaytheatre.org.uk Back by popular request! A 4-piece show of Irish and Scottish music, song and dance Harriet Earis harp, electric harp with Anna Nic Raith Scots Gaelic vocals Colman Connolly uilleann pipes, flute, low whistles Denis McDermott Irish step dancing, accordion, whistles

7th - 9pm Duo concert with Colman Connolly, uilleann pipes/flute/low whistles and backing from Vicki Swan, double bass/small pipes/flute/vocals and Jonny Dyer, guitar/accordion/whistles/vocals Hammersmith Irish Centre Blacks Rd, London, W6 9DT Tel 020 8563 8232 Email irish.centre@lbhf.gov.uk

8th - London Regional round of the Fleadh Cheoil na hÉirinn, Haringay Irish Centre

9th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

11th - duo gig with Colman Connolly for the inauguration of the new Mayor of Brent, Brent Town Hall, London

13th - Double Bill Concert with accordion-player/singer Harriet Bartlett Offa Events, The Last Inn, nr Oswestry

14th - solo harp for wedding, Bedfordshire

16th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

20th - solo harp performing at the opening of the 'Encore' exhibition on Welsh Music at the National Library of Wales/Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru, Aberystwyth ("An evening with Dafydd Iwan")

23rd - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

26th May - 2nd June In Co.Clare, Ireland

28th - All Ireland Plearacha Competition, Fleadh Núa, Ennis, Co.Clare, Éire

June

3rd - solo harp for wedding, St.Davids, Pembrokeshire

4th/5th - rehearsing in Wales with Helen Roche and Colman Connolly

6th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

7th,8th and 9th - Live Music Now! performances, South Wales - all concerts sponsored by the Arts Council for Wales:

7th - a.m. 'Alzheimers Disease Society', Heol Don Resource Centre, Whitchurch, Cardiff p.m. 'Good Neighbours' concert series, Masonic Hall, Pontypridd

8th - a.m. Springbank Nursing Home, Barry p.m. Concert for Elderley, Welfare Hall, Tylorstown, Rhondda Cynon Taf

9th - a.m. Ysgol Ty Coch (Special School for Handicapped Children), Tonteg, Rhondda Cynon Taf p.m. Caeglas Residential Home, Pontypridd

11th - Luasca duo wedding gig, Bath

12th - Wimborne Folk Festival with Helen Roche and Colman Connolly a.m. Harp Workshop, Conservative Club, Wimbourne p.m. 2 Concert Performances, Allendale Centre, Wimbourne

13th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

18th - Luasca duo wedding gig, Totnes, Devon

19th - interview and live performance on Genevieve Tudor's Folk Programme on BBC Radio Shropshire with Harriet Bartlett

20th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

22nd - 8pm Double Bill Concert with accordion-player/singer Harriet Bartlett The Clive Suite, Music Hall, The Square, Shrewsbury, Shrops. Tel 01743 281 281

24th - solo harp for wedding, Warrington, Liverpool

25th - solo harp in Aberystwyth town centre as part of their summer music scheme

27th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

July

1st - Duo concert with Colman Connolly on the bandstand in Aberystwyth town centre as part of their summer music scheme

2nd - solo harp for wedding, Castle Hotel, Brecon

3rd - Duo concert with Colman Connolly Llanfyllin Workhouse Festival, Powys

4th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

5th, 6th and 7th - Live Music Now! performances, South Wales:

5th - 10am: Meadowbank Special School, Gabalfa, Cardiff 1pm: Celtic Harp Recital, Cardiff Millennium Centre, Bute Place, Cardiff Bay 6.30pm: Danybryn Cheshire Home, Radyr, Cardiff

6th - 1pm: Celtic Harp Recital, Riverbank Centre, Bristol Packet Wharf, Newport 7pm: Tegfan Day Centre, Aberdare

7th - 11am: Ty Heddwch Day Care Centre, Aberdare 1pm: Lewis Merthyr Day Unity, George Thomas Hospital, Treorchy

8th - Siansa fundraising concert for the Return to Camden Town Festival, Camden Irish Centre, London

9th - Siansa concert, Beggar's Fair Festival, Romsey, Southampton

11th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

15th - solo harp music for the opening of a community garden, Pontrhydygroes, Ceredigion

16th - solo harp for wedding gig, Stamford, Lincolnshire

18th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

22nd - private party

23rd-3rd August In the Western Isles, Scotland 25th-29th - Scots Gaelic course at the Gaelic College 'Sabhal Mor Ostaig' on Skye, Scotland with Anna Nic Raith

30th-3rd August - on Iona

31st - duo concert with Scots Gaelic singer, Anna Nic Raith The Old Library, Iona, Western Isles

August

5th, 6th, 7th - workshops and concerts as part of the SEED Project Festival, Llandinam, Powys with Karen Tweed 5th - solo Celtic harp recital as part of the opening concert (also 7th - duo concert with Colman Connolly, t.b.c.)

6th - 10am-12pm: solo harp in Aberystwyth Town Centre as part of their summer music scheme 2pm: solo harp for wedding, Strata Florida Church, Pontrhydfendigaid

13th - solo harp for wedding, Isle of Wight

20th - solo harp in Aberystwyth Town Centre as part of their summer music scheme

21st - Luasca Duo Concert, Pontardawe Folk Festival, Wales

26th - band concert with members of the German-Irish band An Tor (Nils Nolte on flute, Marcus Metz on guitar and Klaus Feketics on bouzouki) on the bandstand in Aberystwyth Town Centre as part of the town's summer music scheme

27th - band wedding gig with Siansa, London area

28th - a.m. band gig with Siansa at Crawley Irish Festival p.m. wedding gig with Siansa, Weston, Herts

September 2nd - duo concert with Colman Connolly on the bandstand in Aberystwyth Town Centre as part of their summer music scheme

3rd - solo harp for wedding, Lancing, West Sussex

4th - solo harp for birthday party, Camden Irish Centre, London

6th and 7th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

10th - solo harp in Aberystwyth Town Centre as part of their summer music scheme

13th and 14th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

17th - solo harp in Aberystwyth Town Centre as part of their summer music scheme

19th - solo harp @ Arts Council of Wales Awards Ceremony, Cardiff - Live Music Now performance

Sep 20th - Sep 27th Tour of Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin, USA with 'The Irish Variety Show'

TUESDAY Sep 20th St. Jude’s 19704 Johnson Rd South Bend, INDIANA 46614 Contact: Chris Tel 574 291 0570

WEDNESDAY Sep 21st KSC Club Ottawa ILLINOIS Contact : Nancy Conness Tel 815 434 0768

THURSDAY Sep 22nd St Michael's Parish Center 1 West Wilheim St, Schererville, INDIANA 46375 Contact : Debbie Turman Tel 219 322 4505

FRIDAY Sep 23rd St Patrick's Parish Center 1100 Erie St, Racine, WISCONSIN 53402-5120 Contact : Larry Norton Tel 262 632 8808

SATURDAY Sep 24th St James' Parish Center 5804 Sheridan Rd, Kenosha, WISCONSIN 53140 Contact : Vernise Schmidt Tel 262 658 8071

SUNDAY Sep 25th St John the Baptist Center 2302 West Church St, Johnsburg, ILLINOIS 60050 Contact Violet Tel 815 385 1477

MONDAY Sep 26th Freeport Masonic Temple 305-315 W Stephenson St, Freeport, ILLINOIS 61032 Contact Irena Tolliver Tel 815 235 7544

28th - 1-2pm Duo recital with Scots Gaelic singer, Anna Nic Raith Long Melford Church, Suffolk

30th - duo wedding gig with Tim Dowd, Ashford, Kent

October

3rd and 4th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

5th, 6th and 7th - Live Music Now! performances in Swansea sponsored by The Arts Council of Wales & Swansea Festival

5th - 11am: Penybryn Special School, Morriston, Swansea 2pm: Brynhyfryd House Nursing Home, Swansea

6th - 9.30am Waunarlwyd Primary School, Waunarlwyd, Swansea 2pm Ty Olwen Hospice, Morriston Hospital, Swansea

7th - 9:15am Crwys Primary School, Three Crosses, Swansea 1.30pm Ysgol Crug Glas Special School, Swansea

8th - trio wedding gig, Hertfordshire

11th and 12th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

14th - band concert with Siansa The Ram Folk Club, Claygate, Surrey

18th and 19th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

22nd - Double Bill Concert with accordion-player/singer Harriet Bartlett Cafe Loco, Newtown, Powys

29th p.m. - solo harp for wedding, London

November

1st and 2nd - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

8th and 9th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

11th/12th - teaching a harp workshop for the Clarsach Society Northumberland Branch, Northumberland

14th and 15th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

16th - band concert with Siansa Farnham Maltings Folk Club, Farnham

18th, 19th and 20th - Siansa Welsh Weekend:

18th - Siansa ceili for a private birthday party, Marine Hotel, Aberystwyth

19th - Siansa concert in The Black Lion, Pontrhydfendigaid, Ceredigion, Tel (01974) 831624

22nd - Siansa band concert, Ringwood Folk Club

26th - recording for new solo album, Wiltshire

29th and 30th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

December

6th and 7th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

9th - afternoon: solo harp for birthday party, Wrexham - evening: solo harp for Christmas Extravaganza at the Last Inn, Hengoed, Oswestry Offa Events

10th - 'Celtic Christmas' concert in Bangor on Dee church, nr Oswestry An all-girl trio performance with piano accordion player/singer Harriet Bartlett and the champion Irish step dancer Cassie Jackson. This concert will also be shared with the excellent Welsh band Hogiau'r Gororau For more info contact Northern Marches Cymru on (01978)298382

13th and 14th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

14th - Flintshire Harp Ensemble concert, Cyngerdd Nadolig, Ysgol Maes Garmon, Yr Wyddgrug

22nd - solo harp concert @ Christmas Party, Clwb Nos Wener, Llew Du, Talybont, Ceredigion

30th - Luasca duo gig, private function, Chester


Calendar 2006

January

3rd - Flintshire Music Service Training Day

5th - solo lunchtime recital, Welsh Millenium Centre, Cardiff Live Music Now! performance

7th - Luasca duo gig - wedding service, Aldershot Siansa gig - wedding ceili, Farnham Castle, Surrey

10th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

16th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

17th, 18th, 19th and 20th - Live Music Now! performances, Shropshire and Welsh borders.

17th - 1.10pm Solo Celtic harp recital, Shrewsbury Music Hall - 3.30pm - Swan Hill House Care Home, Shrewsbury - 18.15pm - Coton Hill House Care Home, Shrewsbury

18th - 11am Hillcrest Manor Nursing Home, Minsterley - 3pm Ottley House Care Home, Shrewsbury - 6pm Yockleton Grange Care Home, Shrewsbury

19th - 11am Field House Rest Home, Church Stretton - 3pm Alexandra House Care Home, Ludlow - 6pm Woofferton House Care Home, Ludlow

20th - 11am Churchill House Care Home, Ludlow - 3pm Vision Homes Care Home, Ludlow

21st - wedding gig in Essex

22nd - trio concert with Colman Connolly and Helen Roche Shenanigans Folk Club, Bournemouth

24th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

25th-30th - attending the Celtic Connections festival in Glasgow

31st - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

February

4th - Siansa wedding gig, Somerset

7th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

8th, 9th and 10th - Live Music Now! performances, Cardiff area

11th - solo wedding, Cardiff

14th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

Feb 23rd-March 14th Tour of Florida, USA with 'The Irish Variety Show'

FRIDAY Feb 24th, 7.30pm Parish Centre 2330 SE Mariposa Avenue Port St Lucie Florida 34952 Contact : Art Nelson Tel : 772 335 2385 email : office@holyfamilypsl.org

SATURDAY Feb 25th, 7.30pm Parish Centre St John the Baptist Church 2400 Mayport Road Atlantic Beach Florida 32233 Contact : Fr Meehan Tel : 904 246 6014

SUNDAY Feb 26th, 6pm matinee School Gym St Paul's Church Jacksonville Beach Florida Contact: Betty Moye Tel: 001 904 249 2600

MONDAY Feb 27th Fion McCool Irish Pub Jacksonville Beach Florida Contact: Amy Moye

TUESDAY Feb 28th, 7.30pm Parish Hall Blessed Sacrament Church 624 Miccosukee Road Tallahassee Florida 32308 850 222 1321 Contact : Rosanne Wakeman

WEDNESDAY March 1st Private Function

THURSDAY March 2nd Private Function

FRIDAY March 3rd, 7.30pm Parish Centre St Maxmillian Kolbe 1441 Spear Street Port Charlotte Florida 33948 Contact : Linda Mungovan Tel : 941 743 6877

SATURDAY March 4th, 7.30pm St Francis Catholic High School 11500 NW 39th Ave Gainesville, Florida 32606 Contact : Rita Tel : 386 454 2358

SUNDAY March 5th, 3.00pm (matinee) Parish Centre St Francis of Assisi 5265 Placida Drive Englewood Florida 34224 Contact : Bill Strain Tel : 941 697 4899

MONDAY March 6th, 7.30pm Parish Centre St Christopher’s Church 12001 S E Federal Highway Hobe Sound Florida 33455 Contact : Fr Aidan Tel : 772 546 5150

TUSEDAY March 7th, 7.30pm The Parish Centre St Michael's Church, Fernandina Florida 32035 Contact : Fr Brian Eburn Tel : 904 277 6566

WEDNESDAY March 8th, 7.30pm The Harriet Earis Recital Evening @ St Anne’s Catholic Church 106 11th Avenue N E Ruskin Florida 33570 Contact : Fr McEvoy Tel : 813 645 1714 For pics of the show see here

FRIDAY March 10th, 7.30pm The Parish Centre St. Patrick’s Church 13591 Prosperity Farms Road Palm Beach Gardens Florida 33410 Contact : Mark Galsky Tel : 561 626 8626 For pics of the show see here

SATURDAY March 11th, 7.30pm Guesting @ the 'Wearing of the Green' Dinner and Dance (with Michael Funge) St Sebastian's Parish Centre 13075 US 1 Sebastian Florida Tel: 772-589-5790 For pics of the show see here

SUNDAY March 12th, 3.00pm (Matinee) The Parish Centre Our Lady of Lourdes Church 1301 Center Road Venice Florida 34292 Contact : Fr Vince Tel : 941 497 2931

MONDAY March 13th, 7.30pm Boca Raton Country Club 17751 Boca Club Boulevard Boca Raton Florida 33487 Contact : Harry Fear Tel : (561) 447-3600

TUESDAY March 14th Depart for London

March continued 17th - St Patrick's Day Siansa session and concert, The Anglesea Arms, Hammersmith, London

21st - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

26th - recording for American and Welsh cross-over project, Red Kite Studios, Wales

27th - Live Music Now! solo Celtic harp recital in Essington Community Centre, South Staffordshire

April

1st - recording for new solo album, Red Kite Studios, Wales

3rd - Live Music Now! solo Celtic harp recital in the Hayling Dene Centre, Staffordshire

4th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

6th - Live Music Now! performance in Pattingham, Staffordshire

9th - Siansa concert, Farnham Maltings Arts Centre, Surrey

10th-12th - attendance @ Edinburgh Harp Festival

15th - afternoon concert in Rhiannon Cafe, Tregaron for Celf Cambria Arts with Ian Rowlands, Harriet Bartlett and Jasper Salmon

16th - concert at Miskin Folk Festival, nr Cardiff, Wales

17th - 19th - Live Music Now! performances in the Valleys, South Wales

21st-22nd - attendance at the Caernarfon International Harp Festival

25th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

28th and 29th - 'Celts @ The Quay': Harriet Earis and Friends Quay Theatre, Sudbury, Suffolk Tel (01787) 374745 boxoffice@quaytheatre.org.uk Following two sell-out performances at the Quay over the last two years, the show is now back yet again by popular request, this time for a two-day run! A 4-piece show of Irish and Scottish music, song and dance. Book it in your diaries now! Harriet Earis Celtic harp with Anna Nic Raith Scots Gaelic vocals Colman Connolly uilleann pipes, flute, low whistles Denis McDermott Irish step dancing, accordion, whistles

30th - concert in Y Cwps, Aberystwyth as part of a Welsh concert for the Political Forum Cymru week - shared concert with guitarist and singer Gareth Bonello

May

2nd - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

6th - solo wedding gig, Leicester

9th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

12th - Flintshire County Harp Ensemble performance as part of the County Music Concert, Castell Alun Sports Hall, Hope, Flintshire

14th - 3pm Luasca duo recital with Colman Connolly, Horniman Museum, London

16th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

20th - solo wedding gig, Cardiff

23rd - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

24th - Recording for new solo album @ Red Kite Records, Mid Wales

31st - Recording for new solo album @ Red Kite Records, Mid Wales

June 1st - 12pm Live Music Now! Solo Celtic Harp Recital, Llanrhian Church, St Davids Cathedral Festival - gig now SOLD OUT!

3pm - Live Music Now! concert in Nursing Home, Haverfordwest

2nd - 11am Live Music Now! performance in Haverfordwest Hospital Day Care Unit, Pembrokeshire 2pm Live Music Now! performance in Pilgrims Community Centre, St Davids

3rd - solo wedding gig, Reading

6th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

8th - Ceredigion Harp Ensemble rehearsal

10th - solo harp wedding gig, Malvern

11th - recording with Elin Fflur, Sain Studios, Caernarfon

12th - Live Music Now! performance in St David's Hospital, Carmarthen - retirement party

13th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

17th - Siansa, Christening Party, Uxbridge

18th - solo harp performance at Summer Fête, Ellesmere, nr Shrewsbury

20th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

23rd - solo harp, private party, Lampeter, Mid Wales

24th - 1pm solo harp for partnership ceremony, Crown Moran Hotel, Cricklewood, London 8pm - Siansa concert and ceilidh, Medmenham Village Festival, nr Henley on Thames

26th - Ceredigion Harp Ensemble rehearsal

27th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

28th - Live Music Now! performance, Rhuthun, North Wales

July

1st - playing harp as part of the "Song of the Dragon" Story-Telling and Music Theatre Show, Clarence Hall, Crickhowell

3rd - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

5th - playing harp as part of the "Song of the Dragon" Story-Telling and Music Theatre Show, Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon Box Office: (01874)611622

7th - harp, bass and drums jazz/Celtic trio, Aberystwyth Bandstand with Andy Coughlan and Sam Christie

8th - solo harp, Aberystwyth Town Centre as part of the town's Summer Entertainment Programme

11th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

13th - 7pm Live Music Now! solo harp foyer recital in the Welsh Millenium Centre, Cardiff

14th - Live Music Now! performances, Cardiff

15th - duo wedding gig with Colman Connolly, North London

18th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

19th - Ceredigion Harp Ensemble rehearsal

21st, 11am-1pm - solo harp, Aberystwyth Town Centre as part of the town's Summer Entertainment Programme

29th, 11am-1pm - solo harp, Aberystwyth Town Centre as part of the town's Summer Entertainment Programme

30th - solo harp for wedding, Richmond, London

August

3rd, 3pm - Harp Workshop as part of Llangollen Fringe Festival, Llangollen Town Hall

3rd, 7.30pm - Harp Recital @ Llangollen Fringe Festival, Llangollen Town Hall

5th, 11am-1pm - solo harp, Aberystwyth Town Centre as part of the town's Summer Entertainment Programme

6th - solo harp, function, Aberystwyth

9th and 10th - Playing at the Eisteddfod Genedlaethol, nr Swansea,12pm-1pm each day on Stage 2. Demonstrating harps on the Telynau Teifi Harp Stand in the Neuadd Arddangos. Also playing for the opening of a new Music Fund at 11am Thurs on the National Assembly Stand.

11th - harp, bass and drums jazz/Celtic trio, Aberystwyth Bandstand with Andy Coughlan and Sam Christie

13th-18th August 2006 International Harp Ensemble, Flintshire County Harp Ensemble and the Ceredigion Harpers Tour of Wales

45 harps in concert!

15th - 7.30pm massed harp concert in Y Pafiliwn, Pontrhydfendigaid, Ceredigion. Tickets on the door (£7/£4)

16th - massed harp concert in Abergynolwyn Community Centre, Gwynedd as part of Mid Wales Music Week Tickets (01341)440215 (£8/£5)

17th - massed harp concert in St Asaph Cathedral, Denbighsire Tickets (01745)584508 (£8/£6 Children half price)

20th - solo harp recital, The Music Room, Nanteos, nr Aberystwyth, as part of Mid Wales Music Week

24th and 25th - Live Music Now! performances, Cardiff area, including lunchtime recital at the Welsh Millenium Centre, Cardiff at 1pm on 25th

27th - Siansa band concert, Crawley Irish Festival

30th, 31st - recording at Red Kite Studios

September

1st - recording at Red Kite studios

2nd and 3rd - Luasca duo concerts at Wallingford Bunkfest, nr Reading with Colman Connolly

6th - Live Music Now! recital in the Riverfront Arts Centre, Newport

7th - Live Music Now! performances, Cardiff

10th - afternoon and evening Triban concerts with Ian Rowlands and Jasper Salmon, Ceredigion

12th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

13th - recording in Bridge Row Studios, Glanaman, S.Wales

14th - Northern Marches Cymru, duo gig playing for a function with Harriet Bartlett, The Boat Inn, Erbistock

16th - solo Celtic harp recital in Penstrowed church, nr Llandinam, Powys

17th - Triban performance with Ian Rowlands and Jasper Salmon, Miri Mynach Festival, Devil's Bridge, Wales

18th - Live Music Now! performance in Tywyn, Gwynedd

19th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

20th - Live Music Now! performances in North Wales

21st, 11am - Celtic harp recital in St Asaph Cathedral as part of the North Wales International Music Festival 2.30pm - Celtic harp recital, Galeri, Caernarfon
4pm - "Tantastic" - harp workshop for children from Chernobl and local schools

22nd - Live Music Now! performances in North Wales

23rd - duo wedding gig with Colman Connolly, Redhill, Surrey

26th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

28th - recording in Glanaman 7pm - solo harp performance for a Welsh evening in Valans restaurant, Llandybie, Mid Wales

29th - Siansa concert and ceilidh, Eversley Village Hall, nr Reading, Berks

30th - solo harp for wedding, New Forest

October

3rd - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

7th - 18th "Barra Meets Cape Breton" Cape Breton Trip with the Isle of Barra Community including 'Celtic Colours' Festival Nova Scotia, Canada

21st - Siansa wedding gig, Assembly Rooms, Bath, Somerset

Oct 23rd-Oct 31st Tour of New England, USA with 'The Irish Variety Show'

November

7th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

11th - private wedding, Surrey

12th - Siansa band concert, The Crooked Billet, nr Reading, Berks.

13th - Live Music Now! performances in special schools, Warrington and Cheshire area

14th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

15th-17th - Live Music Now! performances in special schools, Warrington and Cheshire area

19th - Flintshire Harp Day - running workshops with Maxine Molin Rose and Cormac de Barra

20th - Live Music Now! performances in special schools, Warrington and Cheshire area

21st - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

24th - "Triban" trio concert - new trio with Ian Wyn Rowlands (vocals/guitar) and Jasper Salmon (fiddle), Hafod Arms, Devil's Bridge, 8.30pm

28th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

29th - Live Music Now! performances Church Stretton and Codsall, Midlands

December

5th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

6th to 8th - Live Music Now! performances in special schools, community venues and nursing homes in Huddersfield and Bradford area

9th - "Celtic Evening", The Winking Man, Upper Hulme, Staffordshire with Sean Cannon from "The Dubliners" and fantastic Irish band "Murphy's Marbles"

12th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

14th - Live Music Now! performances in Cardiff

15th - Celtic Harp solo lunchtime recital, Welsh Millennium Centre, Cardiff, 1pm

19th - - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire eve - "Triban" trio concert - "Miner's Arms", Pontrhydygroes, Ceredigion

21st - interview on "Good Morning Wales", BBC Radio Wales - recording/mixing in Bridgerow Studio, Glanamman


Calendar 2007

January 4th - 6.30pm BBC Scotland TV documentary about the Cape Breton tour in October featuring Harriet's harp playing - in Scots Gaelic (MNE Television)

8th - "The Harriet Earis Trio", televised BBC concert in Llantwit Major, South Wales with jazz drummer and percussionist Sam Christie and bass player Andy Coughlan.

9th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

13th - "The Harriet Earis Trio" concert, Abergynolwyn Community Centre with Sam Christie and Andy Coughlan.

16th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

17th-22nd - attending the Celtic Connections festival, Glasgow (19th competing in the Danny Kyle Open Stage Competition in Glasgow Royal Concert Hall) - recorded on Celtic Music Radio

23rd - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

24th, 25th and 26th - Live Music Now! performances in special schools for disabled children in Yorkshire

27th-28th - attending a weekend Clarsach Society workshop on the Robert Ap Huw medieval harp manuscript with Bill Taylor, Worcestershire

30th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

February

1st - "The Harriet Earis Trio", concert in The Black Lion Hotel, Lampeter with Sam Christie and Andy Coughlan for BBC Radio Wales programme "I'll Show You Mine" - played on Sunday 4th Feb

4th - Celtic Connections festival, Glasgow - performance at the Danny Kyle Open Stage Finalist Concert (as one of the 6 winners) and Award's Ceremony, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall - recorded on Celtic Music Radio - late night performance at the Festival Club, Holiday Inn, Pitt St, Glasgow

6th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

8th - Triban concert, Rummer's Wine Bar, Bridge St, Aberystwyth

9th-10th - recording

13th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

24th - solo harp, wedding in Aberaeron, Ceredigion

Feb 28th-March 13th Tour of Florida, Georgia and Alabama, USA with 'The Irish Variety Show'

March 1st - FORT LAUDERDALE @ 7.30 pm Fr Liam Quinn St Sebastian Parish Hall 2000 SE 25th Avenue (Marietta) Fort Lauderdale FL 33316 Tel: 954 524 934 Email: stsebastian@aol.com

March 2nd - ST PETERSBURG @ 7.30pm Cathedral of St Jude the Apostle Parish Centre 5815, 5th Avenue North St Petersburg FL 33710 Tel : 727 323 8882 Email : traleeone@aol.com

March 3rd - American Irish Club of West Citrus County @ 4pm Curtis Peterson Auditorium Roger Weaver Educational Complex Lecanto FL Tel : 352 382 1631 Email : teamsprt@tampabay.rr.com

March 4th - PENSACOLA @ 5.30pm Holy Spirit Parish 10650 Gulf Beach Hwy Pensacola, FL 32507 Tel: 850 492-0837 Email : jflaherty1@cox.net

March 5th - TALLAHASSEE @ 7.00pm Blessed Sacrament Church 624 Miccosukee Road Tallahassee, Fl 32308 Tel 850 222 1321 Email : raw51@juno.com

March 6th - GULF BREEZES @ 7.00pm St. Sylvester Catholic Church 6464 Gulf Breeze Pkwy. Gulf Breeze, FL 32563 Tel : 850 939 3020 Email : JOHNnSTELLA@aol.com

March 7th - PHENIX CITY – Alabama @ 7.00 pm St Patrick’s Parish Center 1502 Broad Street Phenix City Alabama 36868 Tel : 334 298 9025 Email : Stpats123@aim.com

March 9th - SEBASTIAN INLET @ 5.00pm St Sebastian’s Parish 13075 U.S. Hwy #1 Sebastian, FL 32958 Tel: 772 581 9651. Email: bitablarney@peoplepc.com

March 10th - OCALA @ 7.00 pm Ocala Breeders Sales Auditorium 1701 SW 60th Avenue Ocala FL 34474 Tel: 352.629.8092 Email : mail@blessedtrinity.org

March 11th - JACKSONVILLE - LUNCHTIME Show @ 1.00pm Christ the King Parish 742 Arlington Road Jacksonville FL 32211 Tel : 904 642 5078 Email foxysell@comcast.net

March continued

17th - St Patrick's Day gig with Siansa, London area

18th - St Patrick's gig with Siansa, London

22nd - recording at Bridgerow Studios, Swansea for trio CD

20th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

27th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

28th, 29th, 30th - Live Music Now! performances in South Wales

31st - wedding in Nanteos Mansion, Aberystywth

April continued

1st to 4th April - attending Edinburgh Harp Festival and helping out on the Teifi Harps stand at the exhibition hall.

6th - recording in Swansea

7th - Triban concert, Hafan Cafe, Tregaron, Ceredigion - for the opening of Celf Cambria Art Exhibition

17th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

24th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

29th - National Harp Day - organising a harp workshop and concert in Penrhyncoch, nr Aberystwyth with harpist Eleri Turner

May

1st - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire 7.30pm - "Music, Mood and Meditation" - an exploration into the effect of music on mood, Pen Parc Llwyd Centre, Henllan, Denbighshire

3rd and 4th - Flintshire County Harp Ensemble concerts

8th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

12th - solo Celtic harp at a fundraising concert for the Mold Eisteddfod, Treuddyn, Flintshire

15th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

22nd - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

26th - wedding gig with Siansa, Bracknell, Berks

27th - 29th performing at the Edward Bunting International Harp Festival, Armagh, N.Ireland

June

1st and 2nd - 'Celts @ The Quay': Harriet Earis and Friends Quay Theatre, Sudbury, Suffolk Tel (01787) 374745 boxoffice@quaytheatre.org.uk Back yet again by popular demand for another two-day run! A 4-piece show of Irish and Scottish music, song and dance. Book it in your diaries now! Harriet Earis Celtic harp with Anna Nic Raith Scots Gaelic vocals Colman Connolly uilleann pipes, flute, low whistles Denis McDermott, Irish dancing, whistles, accordion

5th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

12th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

14th-16th - German Tour: concerts in Saltzgitter and Hannover area, Germany

17th - Cyngerdd Dafydd y Garreg Wen, Criccieth Festival, Lleyn Peninsula, Gwynedd with Gwenan Gibbard

18th - Live Music Now! performances in the Lleyn Peninsula

19th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

23rd - duo wedding gig, Pembrokeshire, with Colman Connolly

26th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

July

3rd - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

7th - solo harp for a wedding in Grantham, Lincolnshire

10th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

16th - Fringe concert for the European Harp Symposium, Cardiff. Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. Shared concert with Serafina. Organised by Pencerdd Music.

17th - peripatetic harp teaching in Flintshire

20th, 21st, 22nd - performing at "Festival @ The Edge", Shropshire, "2 Harriets" performances with Harriet Bartlett, piano accordion

23rd-27th - helping out on the Teifi Harps stand at the Exhibition Hall, European Harp Symposium, Cardiff.

24th, 11am Hands on Harps - leading a harp workshop for beginners at the European Harp Symposium, Cardiff.

4.45pm - solo Celtic harp recital at the European Harp Symposium, Cardiff. Tesco Stage, Welsh Millenium Centre

28th - solo harp for wedding, Llanidloes, Powys

August

1st and 2nd - Live Music Now! performances in South Wales

4th - Siansa wedding gig, near Reading, Berks

5th - 11th @ the Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru, Yr Wyddgrug

6th - 10am, competing with Flitnshire Harp Ensemble in the "Grwp Offerynol Agored" competition @ the Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru, Yr Wyddgrug

8th - 2-3pm, solo recital in the Pagoda for Live Music Now @ the Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru, Yr Wyddgrug

9th - 10am, performing with Flitnshire Harp Ensemble at the Flitnshire County Tent @ the Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru, Yr Wyddgrug

12th - "The Harriet Earis Trio", Fringe of Brecon Jazz Festival, Subud Centre, Subud Centre, Canal Bank, Brecon, Powys, LD37HH 7.30pm, £6 - the NEW TRIO CD "From the Crooked Tree" should be ready for this gig - hot off the press!

14th - live interview and performance on "The Afternoon Show" with presenter Alun Thomson, Radio Wales.

18th - solo harp on the Bandstand, Promenade, Aberystwyth 7pm - Bandstand gig with Ian Rowlands

19th - "The Harriet Earis Trio", Pontardawe Festival

24th - "The Harriet Earis Trio", Bandstand, Promenade, Aberystwyth, 7-9pm

25th - pm - wedding gig, Nanteos Mansion, nr Aberystwyth, Wales eve - Twmpath in Llanrhystud with Triban

26th - solo harp recital at Bryn Terfel's Faenol Festival, Caernarfonshire - Live Music Now event

28th - harp recital at a private event nr Oswestry

September

1st - solo harp on the Bandstand, Promenade, Aberystwyth pm - wedding gig, Aberystwyth Students Union, Triban

2nd and 3rd - Training Days, Flintshire Music Service

6th - 8am, band gig in The Orangery, Aberystwyth

8th - wedding gig, Newcastle Under Lyme, Staffordshire

9th - "Celts and the Yogi", Celtic harp concert with Liehsja Blaxland de Lange, Global House, North London

11th - day's harp teaching in Flintshire

12th - day's harp teaching in Ceredigion

15th - solo harp on the Bandstand, Aberystwyth

16th - Miri Mynach Festival, Devil's Bridge, Mid Wales, 3pm with Triban

18th - day's harp teaching in Flintshire

19th - day's harp teaching in Ceredigion

21st-24th - Tour of Paris as a solo harpist with Flint Male Voice Choir

25th - day's harp teaching in Flintshire

26th - day's harp teaching in Ceredigion

29th - ceili gig for a birthday party, Corris, nr Machynlleth

30th - Triban concert, Arts Centre, Aberystwyth

October

2nd - day's harp teaching in Flintshire pm - solo harp for a Film and Music Evening, Henllan Conference Centre, nr Denbigh

3rd - day's harp teaching in Ceredigion

6th - Siansa gig, Harrow, London

9th - day's harp teaching in Flintshire

10th - day's harp teaching in Ceredigion

12th - CD Launch for "The Harriet Earis Trio" new CD "From the Crooked Tree" in The Talbot, Tregaron, Ceredigion. For tickets phone Celf Cambria Arts on (01974) 298965

16th - day's harp teaching in Flintshire

17th - day's harp teaching in Ceredigion

19th-30th - Tour of Chicago and the Mid West, USA with The Irish Variety Show

20th, 7.30pm - St Daniel the Prophet Parish Hall, 5337 South Natoma, Chicago, IL 60638

21st, 2pm - Masonic Temple, 315 West Stephenson St, Freeport, Illinois, IL 61032 7.30pm St Thomas Aquinas Church, O'Neill Center, 1400 Kiwanis Dr, Freeport, IL 61032

22nd, 7.30pm - Beckman High School Auditorium, 1325 9th St SE, Dyersville, Iowa 52040

23rd-26th - South Dakota and Nebraska

27th, 7.30pm - St Francis of Assisi Parish Hall, 7075 Ashworth Rd, West Des Moines, IA 50266

28th, 4pm - St Mary of Nazareth Parish, 4600 Meredith Drive, Des Moines, IA 50310

31st - Siansa wedding gig, Studley Castle, Warwickshire

November

3rd - Triban gig for "Drovers' Festival", Talbot Hotel, Tregaron, Ceredigion, 2-6pm

9th - solo harp as part of a Concert of Remembrance, Lampeter, Ceredigion

10th - Gwyl Cerdd Dant, Pontrhydfendigaid, Ceredigion

11th - recording, t.b.c.

12th - 2pm, solo harp recital, Shropshire Music Trust, Shrewsbury Music Hall (through Live Music Now)

13th - day's harp teaching in Flintshire

14th - day's harp teaching in Ceredigion p.m. solo harp for the final of the Meirionydd Young Musician Awards, Theatr Ardudwy, Harlech

17th - Triban concert, Bleddfa, mid Wales

20th - day's harp teaching in Flintshire

21st - day's harp teaching in Ceredigion

23rd - Triban concert, Dwyfor Music Club, Criccieth, Lleyn Peninsula

26th - day's harp teaching in Ceredigion

27th - day's harp teaching in Flintshire

????"YOUNG VOICES" TOUR 2008 Touring UK and Ireland as a soloist and to accompany the the largest children's choir in the world - 5000 children 28th - Hallam FM Arena, Sheffield 29th - Hallam FM Arena, Sheffield December 3rd - MEN arena, Manchester 4th - MEN arena, Manchester 5th - National Indoor Arena, Birmingham 6th - National Indoor Arena, Birmingham 8th - Royal Showground, Dublin 9th - Royal Showground, Dublin (matinee and eve) 12th - O2 Millenium Centre, London 14th - Royal Albert Hall, London 18th - Odyssey Arena, Belfast 15th - Triban concert, Hafod Arms, Devils Bridge, Mid Wales ????????

Calendar 2008

January

8th - harp teaching in Flintshire

10th - solo harp recital, Rhuthun Music Club, North Wales

14th - solo harp concert, Folk and Jazz Club, nr Stoke on Trent

15th - harp teaching in Flintshire

16th - "The Harriet Earis Trio" lunchtime recital, Blackwood Miner's Institute

17th-20th attending Celtic Connections

17th - Performing at the Celtic Connections festival in Glasgow for the opening of the Open Stage competition, as a Danny Kyle Open Stage 2007 Winner

22nd - harp teaching in Flintshire

23rd - "The Harriet Earis Trio" evening concert, Y Gwachol, Pontardawe

24th - "The Harriet Earis Trio" concert, The Studio, Aberystwyth Arts Centre

25th - "The Harriet Earis Trio" concert, The Angel, Llandeilo

26th - solo harp for wedding, Castle Hotel, Welshpool

28th - harp teaching in Flintshire

29th-31st attending Celtic Connections

30th - Performing at the Celtic Connections festival in Glasgow with "The Harriet Earis Trio" doing support for June Tabor, Strathclyde Suite, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

February

4th - Live Music Now gigs, North Wales. a.m. Glanclwyd Hospital Wards p.m. Solo harp recital, Bishops Palace, St Asaph

5th - harp teaching in Flintshire

6th - Live Music Now gigs, North Wales a.m. Glanclwyd Hospital Cafe p.m. Special School

7th - Live Music Now gigs, North Wales. a.m. Wrexham Special School p.m. Wrexham Old People's Home

8th-17th France

21st - Harp Workshop, Pontrhdyfendigaid

23rd - Trio Concert with Colman Connolly (pipes/flute/whistles) and Sam Christie (drums/cajon), Hammersmith Irish Centre, London

24th - wedding, Richmond

26th - recording in The Music Box, Cardiff with Gareth Bonello

28th Feb - March 12th Tour of Florida, USA with "The Irish Variety Show"

March continued

15th - Harp Workshop, Traditional Music Academy, South Park Arts Centre, Bracknell, nr Reading

25th - Live Music Now gigs, South Wales

26th - Live Music Now gigs, South Wales

28th-30th - Edinburgh Harp Festival, working on the Teifi Harps Stand

April

2nd - 1pm "The Harriet Earis Trio" - lunchtime recital, Riverfront Arts Centre, Newport, South Wales

2nd April, 4.30pm & 7.30pm THE GATE Theatre, Roath, Cardiff. Box Office (02920) 48 3344. ! CELTIC JAZZ FUSION !

4.30pm FREE Jazz/Celtic Harp Workshop. All standards welcome. Booking forms available from The Gate or turn up on the day.
7.30pm "The Harriet Earis Trio" The Gate Theatre, Roath, Cardiff. Box Office (02920) 48 3344. Tickets £8 (£6). Our Cardiff trio debut! Do come if you can!

3rd - Triban gig, Talbot Hotel, Tregaron being filmed for ITV Wales - to be released on 10th June

- ARTS SHOW, BBC RADIO WALES Featured on Radio Wales programme produced by Sam Christie - learning how to improvise on the harp with help from jazz singer Maggi Nichols.

6th - Triban gig, Waterfront Museum, Swansea (afternoon)

10th - Triban Live session and interview on BBC Radio Wales, Alan Thompson Evening Show.

12th - solo harp for wedding, Falcondale Hotel, Lampeter, Mid Wales

16th-20th Suffolk - see below....

18th and 19th - 'Celts @ The Quay': Harriet Earis and Friends Quay Theatre, Sudbury, Suffolk Tel (01787) 374745 boxoffice@quaytheatre.org.uk Following sell-out performances at the Quay over the last five years, the show is now back yet again by popular request, for another two-day run! A 4-piece show of Irish and Scottish music, song and dance. This year Colman can't make it so we're honoured to have All Ireland Champion piper James O'Grady as part of the show, recently back from touring with Capercaillie, Cara Dillon and The Oysterband. Book the gig in your diaries now! Harriet Earis Celtic harp Anna Nic Raith Scots Gaelic vocals James O'Grady uilleann pipes, flute, low whistles Cathleen Doherty Irish step dancing

20th - in London

24th - Live Music Now gig, Midlands

29th April, 30th April, 1st May, 2nd May - Harp Workshop Week Harp concerts/workshops in 9 Ceredigion schools Organised through Aberystwyth Arts Centre Community Music Scheme

May continued

2nd and 3rd - Triban concerts, Upton on Severn Folk Festival

4th - Triban lunchtime concert, Welsh Millenium Centre, Cardiff

6th - Harlech Music Club, solo harp lunchtime recital

16th-17th Triban concerts and workshop, Wheaton Aston Festival, Welsh Borders

18th - solo harp lunchtime recital, Horniman Museum, London

23rd-25th - Edward Bunting International Harp Festival, Armagh, N.Ireland - teaching a harp class and performing a duo concert with Colman Connolly on 25th

26th - "The Harriet Earis Trio" festival performances during the day at Melton Show, Melton Mowbray, Leics

27th-31st - helping on the Telynau Teifi Harp Stand at the Urdd Eisteddfod, Llandudno

June

5th - solo harp for the official opening of Y Pafiliwn, Pontrhydfendigaid, Ceredigion

6th - TV interview in Welsh and performance on S4C's "Wedi Tri" programme with "The Harriet Earis Trio", 3pm

7th - Triban gig playing for a birthday party at Tregaron Rugby Club, Ceredigion

14th - playing with Carrig for an Irish wedding near Marlborough LIVE MUSIC NOW - Gregynog Festival Tour, Mid Wales

16th - 11am playing on the platform of Aberystwyth Railway Station promoting Gregynog Festival 2pm - performance in Cartref Bodlondeb residential home, Aberystwyth

17th - 11am playing in the Bear Lanes Shopping Precinct, Newtown, promoting Gregynog Festival Lunchtime Interview and performance on Radio Maldwyn 2pm - St Nicholas's Care Home, Church Stoke

18th - 9.30am Ysgol Cedawain Special School 2pm - Llys Hafren Care Home, Welshpool

21st - wedding at the Crooked Billet restaurant, nr Reading, Siansa gig

(22nd-29th in Beddgelert, North Wales)

26th - 11am Solo recital, Nelson Library, Rhymney Valley, Lower Machen Festival S.Wales, Box Office: 07800 131812

July

5th - solo harp on the Bandstand, Aberystwyth, 2-4pm as part of the Menter Aberystwyth Summer Entertainment Programme

6th - Triban concert - Open Platform scheme, Aberystwyth Arts Centre 10th - solo harp for a private function, ECTARC, Llangollen

11th and 12th - Triban gigs in Cardiff Food Fair

17th - "The Harriet Earis Trio" concert, The Norwegian Church, Cardiff

17th - ITV Wales will be broadcasting an Interview and performance with Triban playing as part of the "Great Pubs of Wales" series - recorded in April.

22nd-23rd - Live Music Now gigs in Cardiff

26th - solo harp on the Bandstand, Aberystwyth, 2-4pm as part of the Menter Aberystwyth Summer Entertainment Programme

28th - playing solo Celtic harp during the opening of the steam train "Cambrian" run from Machynlleth to Porthmadog - performing on the train platform and in transit in the steam train carriages

31st July - 4th August Lorient Pan Celtic Festival, Brittany, FRANCE Concerts with "The Harriet Earis Trio" on 1st, 2nd and 3rd August, Wales Pavilion

August continued

9th - working for Telynau Teifi at the Eisteddfod Genedlaethol, Cardiff

10th - Brecon Jazz Festival Fringe, The Subud Centre, Brecon, concert with "The Harriet Earis Trio", 7.30pm

15th - Triban concert, Harry's Irish Bar, Aberystwyth

17th - Gwyl Pontardawe Festival, South Wales, concert with "The Harriet Earis Trio"

18th - harp workshop, Ceredigion

21st-23nd Live Music Now gigs, North Wales

23rd - performing solo at Bryn Terfel's "Y Faenol" Festival, Opera Gale Night

24th Siansa concert, Crawley Irish Festival

25th - 7.15pm interviewed and featured on S4C's "Wedi Saith" TV programme about the Lorient festival (in Welsh)

26th - 2pm Live Music Now gig at Llangollen Fechan Care Home - 6pm ECTARC solo harp for a reception for foreign students, Llangollen

29th - playing solo Celtic harp during the final day of the summer steam train "Cambrian" run from Machynlleth to Pwllheli - performing on the train platform and in transit in the steam train carriages

September

6th - Wedding gig with Geoff Pollitt on fiddle, Craven Arms, Shropshire

9th, 6pm - Welsh Millenium Centre, Foyer Stage, Cardiff - solo harp recital 10th, 12pm - Live Music Now concert in St Fagan's Museum, Cardiff

12th-14th in Scotland to play for a wedding in Renfrewshire

19th - Triban concert, Workhouse Arts Centre, Llanfyllin, Powys, Wales

23rd - solo harp recital, North Wales Music Festival, St Asaph. Live Music Now

23rd-26th - Live Music Now gigs in North Wales hospitals, schools and old peoples' homes.

27th - solo harp at a private function for ASNC Alumni, Faculty of English, Cambridge University

October

3rd-5th Triban gigs, Hwyl Hydref Festival, Pontarfynach, Wales

10th - Triban concert, Harry's Irish Bar, Aberystwyth

14th - Live Music Now performances in Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham - Cancer Unit. Waiting areas and wards.

Oct 21st-29th Tour of USA New York / Boston / Vermont with "The Irish Variety Show"

Wednesday 22nd - St Maurice's Church, New Britain, CT Tel: 860 225 8419

Friday 24th - St Theresa's Church, 105 Leetes Island Rd, Branford, CT Tel: 203 488 2998

Sunday 26th - New Town Hall, St Bridget's Parish, 28 Church St, West Rutland, VT Tel: 802 438 2490 - matinee

Monday 27th - St Agnes Church, 22 Boston St, Middleston, MA Tel: 978 774 1958

Tuesday 28th - St Joseph's School, 41 West St, Rockville, CT

Wednesday 29th - St Michael the Archangel, 175 Williams Rd, Troy, NY Tel: 518 283 6110

November

8th - 8pm, Drover's Festival, Talbot Hotel, Tregaron gig with singer Ian Wyn Rowlands

15th - 10am, "Sadwrn Siarad", Theatr Felinfach Campus. Solo harp at a presentation for Welsh learners

22nd - recording in Denbigh with Flint Male Voice Choir

December

11th - solo harp for Christmas party, Cambria Hotel, Aberystwyth

16th - solo harp around the wards in Birmingham Cancer Hospital

23rd - solo harp around the wards in Birmingham Cancer Hospital


Calendar 2009

January

10th - Harriet Earis Trio Concert plus Champion Irish Dancer Caroline Kelly Scholars Bar, Aberystwyth, 9pm-late

18th - session in Nag's Head, Shrewsbury

21st - Live Music Now Tour, Cardiff supported by Arts Council for Wales 11am - Marie Curie Hospice, Penarth 2.30pm - Ty Coch, Llanishen

22nd - 11am - Old Rectory Care Home, Wenvoe 3.30pm - Sunrise Senior Living, Cyncoed

23rd - 11am - Cancer Hospital, Penarth 2pm - Tonteg Day Unit, Pontypridd Hospital

24th - "2 Harriets" duo concert with Harriet Bartlett (accordion/vocals), Talbot Hotel, Tregaron, Ceredigion

31st - Feb 7th in France

February continued

14th - Valentine's Day gigs to be confirmed

21st - Harp Workshop and Harriet Earis Trio Concert, Brecon, Subud Centre - email for a booking form for the workshop

23rd - solo harp concert, Noson Cawl a Chan, Llangybi, Ceredigion

26th February - 10th March Irish Variety Show Tour, Chicago and Mid West, USA

FEBRUARY 27TH FRIDAY St John Vianney Parish 5801 Oak Hills Dr Omaha, NE 68137 Phone: (402) 895-0808

MARCH 1ST SUNDAY

HOST St Catherine Parish 5177 St Catherine Rd Dubuque, IA 52003 Phone: (563) 583-0092

VENUE LOMBARDI BALLROOM 7280 HIGHWAY 52S DUBUQUE IA 52003

MARCH 2ND MONDAY

HOST St Patrick Catholic Church 304 Third St Imogene, IA 51645 Phone: (712) 386-2277

VENUE ELKS CLUB 701 S FREMONT ST SHENENDOAH IA 51601

MARCH 5TH THURSDAY

HOST Forty Martyrs Parish 201 E Van Allen PO Box 440 Tuscola, IL 61953 Phone: (217) 253-4412

VENUE AS ABOVE

MARCH 6TH FRIDAY HOST St Mary Magdalene Church 127 S Briggs Street JOLIET IL 60433

VENUE AS ABOVE

MARCH 7TH – SATURDAY

HOST ST PAUL’S CATHOLIC CHURCH 110 N EDDY ST SANDWICH IL 60548

VENUE AS ABOVE

MARCH 8TH - SUNDAY

HOST St Bridget Parish 600 Clifford Ave Loves Park, IL 61111 Phone: (815) 633-6311

VENUE Coronado Performing Arts Center 314 N. Main St. Rockford, IL 61101

March continued

14th - daytime - 100th Birthday Party, Birmingham 9pm - Concert in Talbot Hotel, Tregaron with Welsh singer Ian Wyn Rowlands

23rd-25th - Live Music Now Tour, Cardiff - special schools and old people's homes

27th - Harriet Earis Trio Book Launch for Y Lolfa Press, Talybont, Wales

29th - Harriet Earis Trio Concert, Cwlwm Celtaidd Festival, South Wales

April

3rd - 8th Edinburgh Harp Festival, working demonstrating harps on the Telynau Teifi Harp Stand

19th - duo concert with fiddler Jasper Salmon, Welsh Millenium Centre Foyer Stage, 1pm

26th - RUNNING THE LONDON MARATHON to raise money for Help the Hospices. (Note: "Yes, I did it! 5 hours 17 min. I'm still collecting until next month so to sponsor me please click here I'm trying to raise £2500 for this great cause. Go on, do help if you can!")

28th - Siansa concert and schools workshop, primary school, Epsom, Surrey

May

2nd - 70th birthday party, Stratford - 1311 events

3rd - Harriet Earis Trio concerts in the National Botanic Gardens of Wales Food Fair - alternating with "Women in Jazz". p.m. - Food Fair Reception, solo harp in the Great Glasshouse, National Botanic Gardens

4th - a second day of Harriet Earis Trio concerts in the National Botanic Gardens of Wales Food Fair - alternating with "Women in Jazz".

8th - birthday party concert with Welsh singer Ian Wyn Rowlands, Penuwch Inn, Ceredigion

9th - Dafydd y Garreg Wen solo Celtic harp and triple harp concert in Ynyscynhaearn Church, Pentrefelin, Llyn peninsula - 260 years to the day of the death of harpist "Dafydd y Garreg Wen" who is buried in the churchyard there.

14th - duo concert with Colman Connolly for the opening of a Textile Exhibition by patients of Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham - "Bring the Outside In" Exhibition

22nd and 23rd - Celts @ The Quay, Quay Theatre, Sudbury, Suffolk. The 4-piece show of music, dance and song from the Celtic countries is back for a two-night run with an exciting new line-up: Roisin Mullins, Champion Irish Dancer. Harriet Bartlett, piano accordinist and singer. Anna Nic Raith, Scots Gaelic singer. Harriet Earis, Harp. This show normally sells out. Don't miss it! Book your tickets now by phoning the box office on 01787 374745 or emailing boxoffice@quaytheatre.org.uk

26th and 27th - working demonstrating harps on the Teifi Harps Stand at the Urdd Eisteddfod, Cardiff

30th - duo concert with Colman Connolly in Armagh Cathedral and teaching harp workshops at Armagh Harp Festival, Northern Ireland 29th-31st May

June

2nd - attending an audition in London

6th - Harriet Earis Trio Concert, Scholars Bar, Aberystwyth, 9pm-late

9th - "Help the Hospices" Fundraising Concert - solo harp recital, Teifi Inn, Ffair Rhos, Mid Wales. Do come if you can. Admission £5 plus a raffle on the night. All proceeds to Help the Hospices. With special guests: Ian Wyn Rowlands (guitar/voice), Dave Hamilton (fiddle), Bruce Cardwell (pipes), Andy and Dylan Cairns (cittern and fiddle)

13th - Siansa gig, private party, Kings Langley, London

18th - charity concert with uilleann piper Bruce Cardwell and fiddler Dave Hamilton, Llanerch Aeron, Ceredigion

20th - solo harp for wedding gig, Conrah Hotel, Aberystwyth Talbot Hotel, Tregaron with Ian Rowlands

28th - Harp Workshop Day and Recital, Washington Gallery, Penarth, Cardiff. 10am-5pm. A day of workshops for beginner and improver harpists with Harriet Earis and Kathryn Rhys Peake. £25. Application forms available from the gallery. 4-5pm. Harp recital (£5) to include solos and duets from Harriet and Kathryn and some massed harp ensemble pieces worked at during the day. Email for more information

July

4th - Siansa gig, silver wedding, North London

6th - solo harp, private party, Ceredigion

7th - attending an event at the NIA

11th - private gig, London - 1311 events

13th and 14th - rehearsing in London

17th - Live Music Now training day, London

18th - solo harp concert for Menter Aberystwyth Summer Entertainment Scheme, Aberystwyth Bandstand, 2-4pm

19th - solo harp concert, Llangollen

August

1st-7th - demonstrating harps on the Teifi Harps Stand at the National Eisteddfod, Bala, N.Wales

8th - Siansa gig, Hampshire

15th - solo harp concert for Menter Aberystwyth Summer Entertainment Scheme, Aberystwyth Bandstand, 2-4pm

16th - solo harp concert, Aberystwyth Bandstand, 3-5pm

23rd - solo harp concert for Menter Aberystwyth Summer Entertainment Scheme, Aberystwyth Bandstand, 3-5pm

27th, 6pm - The Harriet Earis Trio, Scholars, Aberystwyth. Music from 2pm with Aberjazz, Lowri Evans, etc as part of Aberystwyth Folk, Jazz and Blues Festival

29th - solo harp concert for Menter Aberystwyth Summer Entertainment Scheme, Aberystwyth Bandstand, 2-4pm

30th - Siansa concert at Crawley Irish Festival

September

5th - solo harp, wedding, Aberystwyth

12th - pm, Crown Moran hotel, Cricklewood, wedding gig - eve, duo gig with piper Colman Connolly, Sun Hotel, Hitchin

17th - solo harp for garden party, Essex

20th - Harp Workshop Day for beginners and improver harpists with Kathryn Rees Peake, Washington Gallery, Penarth, Cardiff. Recital at 4pm

October

7th - solo harp lunchtime concert, Blackwood Miner's Institute, South Wales, 12.30pm

12th - playing in Glyn Anwen, Newport, for the opening of an old people's home by the Duke of Gloucester

16th-27th - Irish Variety Show Tour, New England, USA

OCTOBER 17 – SATURDAY, eve St James Parish Centre 767 Elm Street Rocky Hill CT 06067 Phone: (860) 529-8655

OCTOBER 18 – SUNDAY, 3pm matinee St Francis Cabrini Parish Centre 134 Middle Country Road Coram NY 11727 Phone: (631) 732-8445

OCTOBER 19th - MONDAY, eve Christ the King Parish Centre 42Wendell Avenue BROCKTON MA 02302 Phone: (508) 586-1575

OCTOBER 21 – WEDNESDAY St Michael the Archangel Church 175 Williams Road Troy NY 12180 Phone: (518) 283-6110

OCTOBER 23 – FRIDAY St Margaret's Parish Centre 289 Willow Street Waterbury CT 06710 Phone: (203) 754-6101

OCTOBER 24 – SATURDAY St Julia's Parish Centre 374 Boston Post Road Weston MA 02193 Phone: (781) 899-2611

OCTOBER 25 – SUNDAY Blessed Sacrament Parish Centre 6 Union Street WESTFIELD MA 01086 Phone: (413) 562-3450

31st - Siansa wedding gig, Athelhampsted House, nr Dorchester

November

13th-15th teaching harp classes with Charlotte Peterson at the Higham Hall Harp Weekend, Lake District

18th - Lampeter drinks reception, solo harp

26th - solo harp at the 999 Police Ball, Theatr Hafren, Newtown

28th - solo harp for private party, Bushey Heath, London

December

8th - Ringwood Folk Club, Siansa concert

11th - solo harp for a charity concert organised by Karen Tweed, Newtown, Mid Wales

14th - Siansa gig, Crooked Billet restaurant, nr Reading 31st - solo harp for a wedding, Shrewsbury


Calendar 2010

January

8th - recording with The Backroom Band

9th - solo harp as part of a concert organised by the Soundbites Cafe, Llanidloes, Powys

16th - house-warming party, Llanilar, Backroom Band

21st - Noson Santes Dwynwen, concert for Cyd, Aberystwyth. 7pm

26th - The Harriet Earis Trio concert, Pontardawe Arts Centre - Bridgerow Studio Concert (with Lowri Evans, etc)

February

29th Jan-6th Feb in France

7th - "The Celtic Footprint" - duo concert representing Wales with Gareth Bonello in Chichester Festival Theatre (show to include Dervish, Dàimh and Anxo Lorenzo). 6pm Tickets £18 (£12). Box Office 01243 781312

22nd - harp workshop day, special school, Mellant High School, Manchester

March

3rd - 15th Irish Variety Show tour, Florida, USA:

THURSDAY MARCH 4 St Patrick's Parish Hall 500 N E 16th Ave Gainesville, FL 32601 Phone: (352) 372-4641

FRIDAY MARCH 5 Blessed Trinity Parish 5 S E 17th St Ocala, FL 34471 Phone: (352) 629-8092

The show will be performed at THE HORSE BREEDERS AUDITORIUM 1701 S W 60TH AVENUE OCALA

SATURDAY MARCH 6 Blessed Sacrament Parish 5135 US NO.1 North Cocoa, FL 32927 Phone: (321) 632-6333

SUNDAY MARCH 7 St Mark Parish 643 N E Fourth Ave Boynton Beach, FL 33435 Phone: (561) 734-9330

MONDAY MARCH 8 St Andrew Parish 9950 N. W. 29th St. Coral Springs, FL 33065 Phone: (954) 752-3950

TUESDAY MARCH 9 St Luke The Evangelist Catholic Church 2757 Alderman Rd Palm Harbor, FL 34684 Phone: (727) 786-3648

THURSDAY MARCH 11 St Anne Parish 106 11th Ave NE Ruskin, FL 33570 Phone: (813) 645-1714

FRIDAY MARCH 12 St James Parish 3380 Placid View Dr Lake Placid, FL 33852 Phone: (863) 465-3215

SATURDAY MARCH 13 BOCA RATON COUNTRY CLUB 6200 Boca del Mar Dr Boca Raton, FL 33433-8041

20th - Backroom Band, Consti Cafe, Aberystwyth

26th Dolgellau Music Club schools workshop and evening concert with The Harriet Earis Trio with special guest Richard Hughes on keyboard

27th - Backroom Band, Borth Hall

April

9th-14th - helping on Teifi Harps Stand, Edinburgh Harp Festival

30th - solo harp recital in St Silin's Church, Llansilin, 7.30pm

May

8th - Concert with Gareth Bonello, Blackwood Miner's Institute

9th - leading an Induction Day for new musicians on the Live Music Now scheme, Cardiff

12th - solo harp concert, Hafan y Waun old people's home, Aberystwyth

21st - Double Bill with Xabaltx from the Basque Country, Y Drwm, National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth. 7.30pm

29th - Double Bill with Xabaltx from the Basque Country, Ty Siamas, Dolgellau. 7.30pm

June

2nd-7th teaching and performing at the "Harfentreffen" Harp Festival, Germany

6th - Harfentreffen concert, Folk Club, Marburg, Germany

12th - Backroom Band for birthday party, Community Centre, Aberdyfi

16th - solo harp concert, Shelton Hospital, Shrewsbury

23rd - solo harp concert as part of a British Legion event, Borth Community Hall

26th - Backroom Band, background music in the gardens of Llanerch Aeron national trust house, 1-4pm

Backroom Band, wedding gig in Corris, Gwynedd, 7pm

July

1st - solo harp concert on bandstand, promenade, Aberystwyth, 7-9pm

3rd - duo concert with Ian Wyn Rowlands for Gwyl Iwan, Ystrad Meurig

6th - solo harp concert on bandstand, promenade, Aberystwyth, 7-9pm

13th-16th - representing Wales at Yn Chruinnaght festival in Isle of Man with Ian Wyn Rowlands

14th - duo concert with Ian Wyn Rowlands in Peel Cathedral, Isle of Man, 7.30pm

15th - harp workshop in Onchan Parish Hall, Isle of Man, with Rachel Hair, 4pm

17th Backroom Band wedding ceilidh, Gregynog, Powys

21st - solo harp for the opening of an art exhibition, Shelton Hospital

24th - solo harp for a wedding near Llanidloes, Powys - afternoon

8pm-11pm - duo concert with Ian Wyn Rowlands in Talbot Hotel, Tregaron

29th - solo harp for private function, Ceredigion

August

30th July-7th helping on Teifi Harps stand at the Eisteddfod Genedlaethol, Ebbw Vale

9th - solo harp concert for the Wlpan Awst Welsh course, Brynamlwg, Aberystwyth university

13th - solo harp concert as part of the Tolkein Festival in the Shire, Pafiliwn, Pontrhydfendigaid

14th - The Harriet Earis Trio in Scholar's, Aberystwyth (with Sam Christie on drums and Tom Sansbury on bass), jazz-Celtic fusion

15th - duo concert with Ian Wyn Rowlands as part of the Tolkein Festival in the Shire, Y Pafiliwn, Pontrhydfendigaid, Ceredigion

21st - ceilidh gig with the Backroom Band

29th - teaching a morning harp workshop at the National Botanic Gardens Harp Festival and helping on the Teifi Harps stand

30th - performing a duo lunchtime concert with Colman Connolly (pipes, low whistles, wooden flute) at the National Botanic Gardens Harp Festival and helping on the Teifi Harps stand

September

4th - 10.30-4.30pm performing solo harp at Strata Florida abbey as part of an open day, Pontrhydfendigaid, Ceredigion

11th - ceilidh gig with the Backroom Band, Llanelli

18th - Day: wedding ceremony in Soar y Mynydd, Ceredigion Eve: ceilidh gig with the Backroom Band, Plas Machynlleth

24th - concert with Ian Wyn Rowlands (guitar, voice) in Scholars pub, Queen's Rd, Aberystwyth as part of an autumn festival sharing the bill with Aberjazz.

26th - 90th birthday party, Dollis Hill, London, solo harp

October

9th - solo harp recital in Aberthin Village Hall, nr Cowbridge, Cardiff

14th - Newport Hospital concert, solo harp

16th - Backroom Band, Cardigan, t.b.c.

29th - Live Music Now concert in Riverfront Arts Centre, Newport

30th - duo concert with Colman Connolly as part of a harp evening at Theatr Hafren, Newtown

November

6th - duo concert with Ian Wyn Rowlands (vocals/guitar), Y Neuadd, Ystrad Meurig

26th - solo harp for the Annual Police Ball, Theatr Hafren, Newtown

December

3rd - Backroom Band, t.b.c.


Calendar 2011

January

9th - ceilidh with Backroom Band, Plas Machynlleth

13th - solo harp recital, Galeri, Caernarfon, 2.30pm

15th - private party, London

27th Jan-6th Feb - in France

February

7th - Noson Cerdd a Chan with Nia Rhosier in Hen Gapel John Hughes, Pontrobert (Welsh poetry and harp concert)

12th - solo harp concert in Fishbourne Roman Palace, 1-1.45pm and duo concert in the Oxmarket, Chichester with Colman Connolly, 3pm-5pm

18th - live TV interview and performance on S4C Wedi Tri

20th - afternoon Live Music Now concert "Mapping Wales" with Gwenan Gibbard, Ginge and Celloboi, Mavron String Quartet and Billy Thompson. Aberystwyth Arts Centre

26th - wedding in Conrah Hotel, Aberystwyth

March

1st St Davids Day concert, Rhallt Care Home, 10.30am. St David's Day Concert, Teifi Inn, Ffair Rhos, 7.30pm

2nd - The Fifth Province words and music show with Donal Cox, opening of the Irish Literary Festival, London.

5th St Davids concert, Masonic Hall, Newtown

6th - accompanying Gwawr Edwards for the national anthem and background music at the Welsh Ladies Fun Run, Bandstand, Aberystwyth

21st and 22nd - performances in the Cambrian Mountain Society exhibition in Bridge Street, Aberystwyth

24th - performing for the launch of "Gwyddel" Diarmuid Johnson, Orangery, Aberystwyth

25th - performance in the Cambrian Mountain Society exhibition in Bridge Street, Aberystwyth

April

2nd - solo harp for wedding in St Andrews, Scotland

8th-13th - Edinburgh Harp Festival

16th - Backroom Band ceilidh, Penrbyn Hall, Aberystwyth

23rd - wedding party in London

25th - wedding concert with Colman Connolly, Llandrindod Wells

26th - wedding party in Llanelli

30th - ceilidh with the Backroom Band, Druidston, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire

May

1st - Dafydd ap Gwilym gathering, Ystrad Fflur, dawn celebrations of mayday 7-7.30pm - concert as part of the Women in Music and the Arts Festival, Abbery Rd, Llangollen

7th - orchestral concert, Llanidloes Premiere of "The Gentle Earth of Wales", settings of Welsh folk songs and some R.S.Thomas poetry for baritone, orchestra and children's choir.

9th - attending a reception with the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh for "Young People in the Performing Arts" at Buckingham Palace

11th - solo concert in Forli, Italy

13th - recording a video of the Fifth Province in London with actor Donal Cox

14th - solo harp for wedding, Rowton Castle, nr Welshpool

28th - Backroom Band gig, wedding ceilidh, Cemaes, nr Machynlleth

June

6th - Solo harp concert for Acoustic Night, Talardd Pub, Llanllwyni

9th - solo harp concert, singing session, Trinity Centre, Meole Brace, Shrewsbury, South Staffordshire Healthcare

10th - solo harp concert, Ceredigion Museum, Aberystwyth, 7.30pm

11th - Backroom Band ceilidh

12th - Harp workshop afternoon, Telynau Teifi Harp Centre, Llandysul, Welsh Branch of the Clarsach Society

22nd - solo harp concert, Betws y Coed, Insight2Wales tours, 8pm

24th - Siansa ceilidh, Medmenham Festival, nr Henley on Thames

July

1st - solo harp, National Botanic Gardens of Wales, Teaching Training Centre Launch

2nd - Backroom Band ceilidh, wedding, Llandre, Ceredigion

3rd - solo harp concert (sponsored by Menter Aberystwyth) on the bandstand, Aberystwyth, 7-9pm

7th - solo harp concert (sponsored by Menter Aberystwyth) on the bandstand, Aberystwyth, 7-9pm

9th - performing the Mozart Flute and Harp Concerto with Douglas Townsend (flute) and Lampeter Chamber Orchestra, David John (conductor), St Peter's Church, Lampeter

12th - duo concert with Gareth Bonnello for the National Rural Touring annual conference, Prifysgol Caerleon

16th - duo wedding gig with Colman Connolly, Edinburgh (St Peter's Catholic Church and Hopetoun House), Scotland

21st - solo harp concert (sponsored by Menter Aberystwyth) on the bandstand, Aberystwyth, 7-9pm

22nd - solo harp concert, Rhuthun Castle Hotel, Insight2Wales intergenerational tours, 8pm

29th - 20 min solo harp performance during the launch of the Siartr Menter Iaith, Neuadd Coffa Tregaron, 7-8.30pm

30th - Backroom Band ceilidh, Ceredigion

August

1st-10th in Scotland

11th - solo harp concert (sponsored by Menter Aberystwyth) on the bandstand, Aberystwyth, 7-9pm

15th - solo harp concert, Cwrs Wlpan Awst, Brynamlwg, Prifysgol Aberystwyth

18th - solo harp concert (sponsored by Menter Aberystwyth) on the bandstand, Aberystwyth, 7-9pm

20th - 2-5pm, solo harp background music for garden party, Hafan y Waun Old People's Home, Waunfawr, Aberystwyth; 8pm Backroom Band ceilidh, Llandovery

21st - Backroom Band ceilidh, Beddgelert

27th - Backroom Band ceilidh, St Davids

September

1st - 3rd Brecon Harp Course, Glasbury Arts and Theatr Brycheiniog

3rd - 7.30pm, Massed Harp concert with course participants plus Gwenan Gibbardd, Catherine Thomas, Colman Connolly, Rich Hughes, etc, Theatr Brycheiniog

8th - playing for the launch of a new landrover, VIP reception, Brecon, 6-8pm

9th - 5th Province literature and music show with actor Donal Cox, Milton Keynes Irish Centre, Manor Fields, Watling St, Bletchley, MK2 2HX

10th - Backroom Band ceilidh, Ceredigion

17th - Backroom Band ceilidh, Ceredigion

18th - solo harp concert, Llanfihangel Rhos y Corn, nr Llanllwyni, Carms

October

1st - 5th Province literature and music show with actor Donal Cox, Irish World Heritage Centre, 10 Queen's Rd, Manchester

6th - 5th Province literature and music show with actor Donal Cox, Rose and Crown pub, Church Place, Ealing, London, W5 4HN

7th - 7.30pm, solo harp concert, Ball Room, Leominster

14th - 7.30pm, solo harp as part of a choir concert, Larne chapel, Carms

15th - 5th Province literature and music show with actor Donal Cox, Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea, t.b.c.

22nd - 5th Province literature and music show with actor Donal Cox, St Michael's Centre, 6 Boundary Lane, off Derby Rd, Liverpool, L6 5JG

28th - concert with Nia Rhosier and Hilda Hunter, Shrewsbury Welsh Society - Welsh poetry and harp evening

29th - 5th Province literature and music show with actor Donal Cox, St Joseph's Hall, Park Rd, Collier's Wood, London, SW19 2HS

30th - 5th Province literature and music show with actor Donal Cox, London, venue t.b.c.

November

5th - Siansa ceilidh gig for wedding, SE

9th – leading a Live Music Now pre-audition workshop, Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff

18th and 19th - 2-night run of the 5th Province literature and music show with actor Donal Cox, Salvatorian College, Harrow Weald, London

20th - 5th Province literature and music show with actor Donal Cox, Hammersmith Writer's Group, Hammersmith Irish centre, 4pm

26th – ceili, Backroom Band, Caersws

December

10th – Christmas carol concert with Sharron Kraus (vocals, whistle, dulcimer), Ysbyty Cynfyn church, nr Devils Bridge, 2pm

11th – guest performer at the Telynau Morganwg Christmas Massed Harp Concert with Meinir Heulyn, Soar Theatre, Merthyr Tudfil

20th – Christmas carol concert, Shelton Hospital, Shrewsbury

31st – New Year’s Eve background solo harp, Talbot Hotel, Tregaron


Calendar 2012

January

7th - solo harp for party, Somerset

28th – solo concert at a reception to demonstrate a new harp at the Bellevue Hotel, Aberystwyth

February

26th – private party, near Nottingham

29th - St David's day concert with Nia Rhosier, Noson cerdd a Chan, Merched y Wawr, Llanfaircaereinion

March

1st – ceili, Backroom Band, Ceredigion

9th – ceili, Backroom Band, Centre for Alternative Technology, Machynlleth

14th – wedding gig, Pontypridd

15th and 16th - Journey to the Fifth Province, show of Irish literature and music with actor Donal Cox, Birmingham

17th – ceili, Backroom Band, Barmouth

27th – duo concert with Colman Connolly, Marine Hotel, Aberystwyth

27th-30th – recording with Colman Connolly

31st – ceili, Backroom Band, Conrah Hotel, Aberystwyth

April

2nd – solo harp concert at the Open Mike Night, Y Talardd, Llanllwni

12th – Backroom Band ceili, Students Union, Aberystwyth

18th - Journey to the Fifth Province, show of Irish literature and music with actor Donal Cox, Birmingham Irish Centre

20th - Journey to the Fifth Province, show of Irish literature and music with actor Donal Cox, Portsmouth Irish Club

26th – Backroom Band concert, Scholars, Aberystwyth

29th – Backroom Band, wedding function, Railway Inn, Borth

May

1st – Dathliad Calan Mai, Ystrad Fflur

5th – Backroom Band for the opening of the Wales Coastal Path, Bandstand, Aberystwyth, 2-4pm (televised for S4C)

9th – solo harp concert, Royal Oak, Betws y Coed

12th – solo harp for wedding, Llandyfan Village Hall, - ceili, Backroom Band, Tysul Hall, Llandysul

13th – Scots Gaelic Day with Pam Talbot, Shrewsbury

18th – duo concert with fiddler Helen Adams from Fiddlebox, National Botanic Gardens of Wales, 2-3pm

24th and 25th May – recording for a dup CD with Colman Connolly

26th – duo gig with Colman Connolly for wedding, Rhos y Gilwen mansion, nr Cardigan

29th – ceili, Backroom Band, Aberystwyth Students Union

30th – meeting about the Glasbury Harp Summer School 2012 (August 29th – Sep 1st), Llandeilo, 12pm

June

2nd – solo harp for wedding, Conrah Hotel, Aberystwyth and ceili, Backroom Band

3rd – solo harp concert, Fishguard Music Festival

German Tour 5th-14th June 5th – solo harp concert, Darmstadt, Germany

7th-9th – teaching and performing at the Harfentreffen Harp Festival, Lauterbach, Germany

10th – solo harp concert, Marburg, Germany

19th – solo harp concert, Shelton Hospital, Shrewsbury

23rd – Backroom Band concert, Scholars, Aberystwyth

(25th June-6th July Scotland)

July

7th - ceili, Backroom Band, Llanilar, Ceredigion

8th – solo Celtic harp concert at the International Eisteddfod, Llangollen, 6-7pm

11th/12th – private function

14th – Backroom Band ceili, Drefach felindre, Newcastle Emlyn

15th – solo harp concert, bandstand, Aberystwyth, 7-9pm

16th-20th – recording with Rich Hughes, Steve Amadeo and Sam Christie

21st – solo concert, Rhuthin Castle Hotel, private function

22nd – private function

23rd – concert, Bruce Cardwell and band, Aberystwyth

24th – ceili, Backroom Band, Orienteering Conference, Aberystwyth

28th – ceili, Backroom Band, Fishguard

August

4th – solo harp teaching and concert for a private function, Cambridge

5th – solo harp concert, bandstand, Aberystwyth, 7-9pm

11th – Backroom Band concert

16th – playing for the opening of a Ceramics Exhibition celebrating the Staffordshire Anglo-Saxon Hoard, Potteries Museum, Stoke on Trent

18th – ceili, Backroom Band, Bar Kicks Back Festival, Penbryn Hall, Aberystwyth

19th – solo harp concert, bandstand, Aberystwyth, 7-9pm

20th – solo harp concert, Hafan y Waun care home, Aberystwyth

25th – solo harp concert, bandstand, Aberystwyth, 6-8pm

26th – Siansa concert, Crawley Irish Festival

29th, 30th, 31st – teaching at the 2nd Glasbury Arts Harp Summer School, Glasbury with Katherine Thomas, Gwenan Gibbard and Diego Laverde

September

1st – final massed harp concert of the Glasbury Arts Summer School in Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon – also featuring Gwenan Gibbard, Diego Laverde, Catherine Thomas Performance with The Harriet Earis Trio (Sam Christie and Wal Coughlan)

6th and 7th – editing the Glasbury Harp Summer School CD

8th – ceili, Backroom Band, Manorbier, Tenby

9th – solo harp for wedding, Cardiff, 1311 Events

15th – solo harp for wedding, Dorking

16th – duo concert with Colman Connolly, The Deck, Emsworth Marina as part of Wemsfest 2012

20th – concert in Y Drwm, National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth with harpist Ceri Owen Jones

22nd – ceili, Backroom Band, Derwenlas

28th – solo harp for a wedding, Rossett - opening of photo exhibition by Bruce Cardwell, Backroom Band, Rhyl, 7-9pm

October

13th – solo harp for RAF Solita reunion, DeVere Park Hotel, Weston, Crewe

20th – Backroom Band

23rd – solo harp for an awards ceremony, Penbryn Hall, Aberystwyth University

27th – ceili, Backroom Band, Builth Wells

November

10th – duo concert with Anna nic Raith, Scots Gaelic Society of London, Russell St, Covent Garden

11th – Christening, Ystalyfera

12th – ceili, Backroom Band, Metropole Hotel, Llandrindod Wells

17th,18th – Black Mountains

22nd – background solo harp for Celebrating Birmingham Enterprise event, Birmingham

23rd - playing for a Ceramics Exhibition celebrating the Staffordshire Anglo-Saxon Hoard, Potteries Museum, Stoke on Trent

24th – rehearsal

December

1st – Backroom Band concert, Scholars, Aberystwyth

8th – duo Christmas celebration concert with singer Sharron Kraus (dulcimer and whistle) playing traditional carols and tunes to welcome in the Christmas season, Ysbyty Cynfyn Church, matinee

18th – solo harp Christmas concert, Shelton Hospital, Shrewsbury


Calendar 2013

January

10th – drinks reception, “Likes Landrover” garage, Three Cocks, nr Hay on Wye

19th – solo concert, “Otto Freudenthal and friends”, Theatr Fach, Dolgellau – postphoned because of SNOW

25th – 2nd Feb in France

February

14th – Valentine’s Day concert, Y Talardd, Llanllwyni

22nd – trio concert with The Harriet Earis Trio (harp, bass and drums – Sam Christie and Wal Coughlan), Bear Bones Celi band and Phil James, Pontardawe Arts Centre

23rd – harp workshop, Willersley Castle, Cromford, Derbyshire for “Derwent Harps”

March

1st – 2pm, St David’s Day recital, Y Rhallt Old People’s Home, Welshpool
7pm, St David’s Day solo harp concert, Talbot, Tregaron (Cymdeithas Ystrad Meurig)

2nd – Backroom Band ceili, Aberdyfi

7th – double bill with Richard Hughes Trio and Harriet Earis Trio, Birmingham Jazz Club (harp, keyboard, bass and drums)

10th – background harp for Mother’s Day meal, Y Ffarmers, Llanfihangel y Creuddyn

16th – duo concert with jazz guitarist Clovis Phillips, Soundbites Café, Llanidloes

23rd – solo harp for private party, Brynamlwg, Aberystwyth

24th – Wedding Fair, National Library of Wales

28th – solo harp for function for the Forestry Commission, Bellevue Hotel, Aberystwyth

30th – wedding, Machynlleth

April

6th - solo concert, “Otto Freudenthal and friends”, Theatr Fach, Dolgellau (rescheduled from January)

14th – London regional of the “Fleadh Cheoil na hEirinn”

May

5th – Scots Gaelic Day, Shrewsbury

12th – solo concert, Llangollen Women’s Festival, Llangollen Town Hall

15th – solo harp recital for American Tour Group, Betws y Coed, North Wales

25th – Backroom Band ceili, Tywyn Hockey Club

June

1st – Backroom Band, wedding gig, Talybont

5th – 1pm, lunchtime recital with jazz guitarist Clovis Phillips, Riverfront Theatre, Newport
6.30pm, solo harp for networking event, Birmingham Museum

12th – launch of video about the Teifi River for Ceredigion Tourist Board

15th – solo harp for wedding ceremony, Ruthin

21st – 7pm, Harp Ensemble concert for pupils, Llanilar Church

22nd – solo harp for wedding, Ystalyfera
pm Backroom Band ceili for wedding, Ystalyfera

23rd – All Britain final of the “Fleadh Cheoil na hEirinn”, London

29th – Backroom Band ceili, Consti, Aberystwyth

30th-7th July – in Scotland

July

12th – solo harp recital for American tour group, Ruthin Castle Hotel

13th – Backroom Band ceili, Manorbier

17th – meeting about Glasbury Harp Course, Crickhowell

19th – solo harp concert for Street Choir Festival, Aberystwyth Arts centre foyer, 6-7.45pm

25th – Backroom Band ceili, Fforest, Cilgerran, Cardigan

27th – Backroom Band ceili for wedding, Kington, Leominster

29th – solo harp for wedding, Gower, nr Swansea

August

1st – solo harp for launch of a new landrover, Likes Landrover, Three Cocks, nr Glasbury

2nd – solo harp concert for Welsh wlpan course, Aberystwyth University

16th – solo harp concert for Welsh wlpan course, Aberystwyth University

16th-19th – in Cornwall

21st-22nd – recording with folk singer Sharron Kraus

23rd – Backroom Band concert, Victoria Inn, Borth, 8pm

28th-31st 3rd Glasbury Harp Summer School, Gwernyfed School, 3 Cocks, Glasbury, with Gwenan Gibbard, Katherine Thomas and Maire ni Chathasaigh

31st – final massed harp concert of the Glasbury Arts Summer School, Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon

September

4th – solo harp recital for American tour group, Betws y Coed, North Wales

7th – solo guest harp recital as part of the Llangrannog Harp Course

8th – solo harp recital for Montgomery Civic Society Garden Party

15th-18th – in France, t.b.c.

19th – solo harp lunchtime recital, Galeri arts centre, Caernarfon, North Wales

21st – solo harp concert, Llanllwyni

October

11th – Mozart Flute and Harp performance, Builth Wells

November

9th – Backroom Band ceili, Aberdyfi

13th – Harriet Earis Trio (harp, bass and drums), Pontardawe Arts Centre – support for Catrin Finch

27th – Backroom Band ceili, t.b.c.

Decemer

7th – Christmas afternoon concert with Sharron Kraus, Ysbyty Cynfyn church, nr Devil’s Bridge

17th – solo harp for Christmas concert, Shelton hospital, Shrewbury.


Calendar 2014

January

8th – meeting about the Glasbury Harp Summer School 2014

9th – Cuffern Manor, double bill concert with Fiddlebox

24th – Teaching for Carmarthenshire Music Service

26th – Solo harp for wedding fair for Calon, Aberystwyth Arts Centre

27th – Backroom Band concert/workshop, Cylch Meithrin, Llanilar

28th – Teaching for Carmarthenshire Music Service

30th – Teaching for Carmarthenshire Music Service

31st – Teaching for Carmarthenshire Music Service

February

4th – Teaching for Carmarthenshire Music Service

6th – Teaching for Carmarthenshire Music Service

7th – Teaching for Carmarthenshire Music Service

8th – organising a harp workshop and concert with Lily Neill, Llanilar Hall. Please email me to book a place!

13th – Teaching for Carmarthenshire Music Service

14th – Teaching for Carmarthenshire Music Service

18th – Teaching for Carmarthenshire Music Service

20th – Teaching for Carmarthenshire Music Service

21st – Teaching for Carmarthenshire Music Service

23rd – Journey to the Fifth Province show with actor Donal Cox, London Irish centre, Camden

March

8th – private function, t.b.c.

10th – Recording with Sharron Kraus for a new CD of songs based on the medieval Welsh Mabinogi

12th – solo harp concert for Royal opening, Shelton Hospital, Shrewsbury

22nd – Backroom Band ceili for a wedding, Y Plas, Machynlleth

29th – 1pm: Solo harp for 60th wedding anniversay, Talbot Hotel, Tregaron
- eve: Backroom Band ceili for the first Gay Wedding in Wales, Swansea

April

8th, 9th, 10th – recording and mixing for a new duo CD with Colman Connolly, Bridgerow Studios, Glanamman

11th – harp ensemble concert for pupils, Canolfan y Morlan, Aberystwyth, 7pm. Tickets £5 (free tea and cake!)

22nd – mixing and mastering for a new duo CD with Colman Connolly, Bridgerow Studios, Glanamman

25th – The Harriet Earis Trio (harp, bass and drums) concert, Acoustic Meeting Ground, Pontardawe Arts Centre along with Ian Wyn Rowlands, (Welsh singer-songwriter)

26th – Duo concert with jazz guitarist Clovis Phillips, Lydbury North Village Hall, nr Bishop's Castle, Welsh borders

May

1st – May Day Celebrations

3rd – Backroom Band ceili, Llangadock, nr Crickhowell

11th – UNFORTUNATELY CANCELLED DUE TO THE UNFORESEEN CLOSURE OF THE VENUE! solo harp recital, Lion Ballroom, Leominster - however you can tune into the radio interview below instead!

11th - 14.02pm Interview with Harriet talking about her music in Welsh on BBC Radio Cymru, "Sesiwn Fach" with Idris Morris Jones

17th – solo harp for private function, Pembrokeshire

23rd - solo harp for drinks reception at Cambrian Mountains Society event, Y Drwm, National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth

25th – Backroom Band concert, Old Vic pub, Borth, Ceredigion

27th - mixing and mastering for new duo CD with Colman Connolly, Bridgerow Studios, Glanamman

June

3rd-10th – Siansa tour of France. For full information tel 02 47 91 09 09. Concerts to include:

5th - 8pm: Siansa concert, Bar La Saulaie, Descartes, France

6th - 8pm: Siansa concert, Prehisto Bar, Le Grand-Pressigny, France

7th - 8pm: Siansa concert, Chez Grand-Ma, Le Grand-Pressigny, France

12th – Backroom Band ceili, t.b.c.

14th – Backroom Band ceili, Haverfordwest

15th – organising a concert for Harry Bird and the Rubber Wellies, Llanilar Village Hall, Ceredigion. 7.30pm. Tickets £8 (concessions available) to include free interval refreshments

19th-22nd – playing and teaching at the Harfentreffen festival, Lauterbach, Germany

22nd – solo harp concert with other performers from the Harfentreffen festival, KFZ, Schul str 6, Marburg, Hessen, Germany

23rd-27th German tour

July

1st - school concert/workshop with Tim Dowd, Colman Connolly and Tad Sargent, Southall, London

3rd Harriet Earis Trio Concert, Theatr Sir Gâr, Llanelli

4th – Backroom Band concert, Old Vic pub, Borth, Ceredigion

5th – Backroom Band ceili, Ystrad Mynach, Caerffili

9th - solo harp on the Welsh Government tent at the Llangollen International Eisteddfod

11th – solo harp for function for Aberystwyth Kronberg People in Partnership Association, Penbryn, Aberystwyth University

17th – Backroom Band ceili, Bodafon Farm, Llandudno

21st/22nd - mentoring new musicians for the Live Music Now scheme, Ceredigion

26th – Backroom Band ceili, Lovesgrove, Aberystwyth

26th – Backroom Band concert, Old Vic pub, Borth, Ceredigion

29th - solo harp concert, Shelton Hospital, Shrewsbury

31st – Backroom Band ceili, daytime, t.b.c.

August

1st - 1.15-2pm: solo harp concert for participants on the Cwrs Wlpan Awst Welsh course, P5, Aberystwyth University

2nd - Solo harp for wedding, Aberystwyth p.m. Backroom Band concert for an Irish Night, caravan park, Llanrhystud

10th - solo harp concert, Iona Library, Iona, Hebrides, Scotland

14th - Solo harp concert for the Women in Tune Festival, Lampeter

15th - 1.15-2pm: solo harp concert for participants on the Cwrs Wlpan Awst Welsh course, P5, Aberystwyth University

15th – eve: Backroom Band concert, Old Vic pub, Borth, Ceredigion

16th - Backroom Band ceili, Carmarthen

17th - Solo harp for 30th wedding anniversary, Conrah Hotel, Aberystwyth

19th- 25th - playing and teaching at the Bardonecchia Harp Festival in Italy

27th-30th – Annual Glasbury Arts Harp Summer School, Three Cocks, Glasbury. Teaching with Hannah Stone, Lily Neill, Gwenan Gibbard and Katherine Thomas

30th – massed harp concert to end the Harp Summer School, Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon to feature tap dancer Lee Payne

September

6th – wedding in Nottingham

7th - Christening in Surrey

8th – Solo harp for function, IBERS conference, Aberystwyth

10th - running an "About Welsh" course, Llanidloes

13th – afternoon: solo harp for wedding, Aberystwyth

19th - solo harp for wedding, The Guildhall, Cardigan, Wales

20th – Backroom Band ceili, Harlech

22nd - running an "About Welsh" course, Llanidloes

23rd - solo Welsh harp concert for a Road Scholars tour, Castle Spa Hotel, Deganwy, Conwy, North Wales

25th - mixing and mastering for the Glasbury Arts Summer School CD, Glanamman

26th - harp ensemble concert, Confucious Chinese Association, Founders Library, Trinity St Davids University, Lampeter

27th - Backroom Band wedding ceili, Tywyn

30th - Backroom Band wedding ceili, Ceridwen Centre, Carmarthen

October

3rd-5th - collecting a harp, London

7th - running an "About Welsh" course, Llanidloes

10th - solo harp concert, Llansilin church, Powys

11th - Backroom Band ceili, Machynlleth

14th - solo harp concert for a Road Scholars tour, Castle Spa Hotel, Conwy, North Wales

18th - Backroom Band ceili

24th - solo harp for prize-giving ceremony for Welsh learners, Aberystwyth University

25th - Backroom Band ceili, Nant Garedig

November

2nd - Backroom Band ceili, Bridgend

6th - running an "About Welsh" course, Llanidloes

15th/16th - The Harriet Earis Trio jazz harp workshop, masterclass and concert as part of Trinity Harp Festival, Carmarthen

15th - 7.30pm, concert with The Harriet Earis Trio, Trinity College, Carmarthen

20th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd - Christmas music with Sharron Kraus for Llandudno Christmas Fayre

29th – solo harp for wedding, Wrexham

December

4th - Christmas concert with Sharron Kraus, Ludlow

5th - Christmas concert with Sharron Kraus and the Aberystwyth harp ensemble, Aberystwyth, t.b.c.

6th - Christmas concert with Sharron Kraus, Ysbyty Cynfyn church, t.b.c.

13th - Backroom Band ceili, Morlan, Aberystwyth

20th - Backroom Band ceili, Bridgend



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