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Celtic Music & Stories
for families & children

Arts Programs, Museum Program, Festival Programs, Phil Edmonds

With the Celtic harp, tin whistles, fiddle, button accordian and bodhran (Irish drum), Phil Edmonds, originally from County Clare, and Mary King, Rhode Island musician for decades bring the sweet sounds of traditional Irish music to weddings, art galleries, libraries and other performance venues. Irish folk tales round out the set for a fun, engaging program. Audience participation is encouraged!

Their "Celtic music & Stories" also features an introduction to Irish step dancing where the audience can learn to dance and perform in the show.

Come enjoy the enchantment of Irish travels through "Celtic Music & Stories." Hear Phil Edmonds play the tine whistle and button accordian while Mary King plays the Celtic harp, fiddle and bodhran. Join the band as the percussion section and dance the Irish jig. Follow the adventures of "Jack and his animals" as they wander the Celtic countryside. Sing along to "A Big Ship Sailing" and :The Frog's Marriage." Fun for everyone -- little and big kids alike!

"Families Enjoy Irish Music & Step-Dancing Program at the Library"

— The Bellingham Bulletin

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"Portsmouth Library Kicks Up Celtic Music and Dance to Celebrate Ireland"


The Portsmouth Free Public Library celebrated Ireland on Tuesday evening with the family program "Celtic Music and Dancing." Celtic harpist and vocalist Mary King and Phil Edmonds played the tin whistle, button accordion, fiddle, harp and drum, bringing traditional Irish music to the library. The event, funded by the North Family Trust, also featured jokes, anecdotes and stories. King also taught several attendants how to dance an Irish jig. — Portsmouth Patch (Video courtesy of Portsmouth Patch)

Mary King and Phil Edmonds are both gifted performers with a wonderful,
winsome manner, quick on their feet, both literally and figuratively.
Children and adults have a wonderful Irish experience during their program.

— Marjorie Turner Hollman, Bellingham, MA

For additional information or bookings, please contact Mary King
at 401-500-0234 or

Weddings & Special Events : Children's Programs : Private Lessons
Irish Show : Celtic Music & Stories : Celebrating Ireland : Humor & The Harp

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Smithfield, RI (401) 500-0234 or

Professional live Irish harp, Celtic harp, Irish fiddle, Celtic fiddle music for weddings and other special events in the greater Rhode Island area. Mary provides delightful entertainment for library programs, cocktail hours, corporate events, formal dinners, formal teas, art festivals, music festivals, senior center programs, nursing home programs, children's parties, and other events and private gatherings. Irish harp, Celtic harp, Irish fiddle, and Celtic fiddle lessons available. Mary is a member of the Sidewalk Stompers and Celebrating Ireland.