Hello friends in the Sunshine State...I hope this finds you well and thriving. Earlier this week ~ on the Ides of March (and a day after my birthday) ~ I decided in my New Year to become proactive about what lies ahead, starting in January of 2022.

As it had been for nearly two decades (til this past January), I once again start the next January with Florida. Many of you have graciously presented me over time, and I'm looking to put live concerts together after skipping this year on the following dates:

January 2022
13 Thursday
14 Friday
15 Saturday
16 Sunday (AM & PM)
17 Monday (MLK Day)
18 Tuesday
19 Wednesday
20 Thursday
21 Friday
22 Saturday
23 Sunday (AM & PM)
24 Monday

For those of you who've presented me annually I'll certainly start with you and see what we can initially do as a foundation for this trip. Regarding the Sunday mornings, I can offer a sermon-in-song on both dates - on the weekend where we celebrate Dr Martin Luther King Jr, my message with music is called "We Have a Dream", songs inspired by Dr King and other guiding lights. Many options for the second Sunday in this time frame.

Gee, it feels good to type the word "tour" on my computer. May it be so. And if for any reason we need to re-schedule, so we will. I want to start somewhere.
Not cancelled yet:
July 6-15, 2021 ~ Ireland ~ some double occupancy spaces open

$2,650 – US$2,800 per person plus flights, accommodation on the night before the tour starts, lunches, six dinners, drinks and tips.
Selected from Counties Donegal, Sligo, Mayo, Galway and Clare
This is my 8th year with Inishfree, and there's no better introduction - or reconnection ~ with the Emerald Isle than with Paddy Downes and crew. We'll surely keep you updated on viability, travel-ability, AND refund policy.
August 30 -Sept 4, 2021 ~ 8 spaces open, and this one's going for sure.
$2,200 per person plus your flights/travel to and from and 1-night pre-trip accommodation In Salmon, ID
Rafting the Main Stem of the Salmon River (ID)
All 30 of us went as scheduled last August, with every hygiene and safety precaution in place, and it was utterly glorious. We paddle again, with 6 guides, 3 generous (and healthy) meals (all diets can be accommodated) a day, the most beautiful campsites in the world, and music by firelight each night. All levels, kids and grandkids welcomed (we may write songs too)...

More in 2022:

June 12-21, 2022 ~ Ireland ~ almost full
$2,650 – $2,800 per person double occupancy or
$3,150 – $3,300 single occupancy plus flights, accommodation on the night before the tour starts, lunches, six dinners, drinks and tips.
Counties Donegal, Sligo, and Clare
Year #9!
September 24-October 3rd, 2022 ~ Ireland ~ write me to hold your spot
$2,650 – $2,800 per person double occupancy or
$3,150 – $3,300 single occupancy plus flights, accommodation on the night before the tour starts, lunches, six dinners, drinks and tips.
Counties Cork, Kerry, and Clare
Year #9 continues...

October 6-15, 2022 ~ Scotland ~ Beyond the Tartan Tour
$2500 per person double occupancy, $2800 single ~ this trip replaces the June 2021 adventure we'd hope to have this year. Included in the tour cost are all in-country entertainment, museums, travel, 3 group dinners, lodging, breakfasts, local guides. Guests are responsible for their own flights, lunches, the balance of dinners, and transportation to and from Edinburgh.

Write me if you have any questions!
12 & 15 ONLINE ~ Top Network Conference Music Hours (private)
21 ONLINE ~ guest speaker 10:30 AM All Souls UU Church of Greenfield, MA
21 ONLINE ~ Jewish Songwriting Cooperative 3-5 PM songwriting wkshp
28 ONLINE ~ guest speaker 11 AM ~ UU Congregation of Lake County

11 ONLINE ~ guest musician, Renaissance Unity of Northeast Ohio
22 ONLINE ~ "Earth Day Music Hour" ~ sponsored by the Centers for Spiritual Living in Anacortes (WA), Mt Vernon (WA), and Oklahoma City (OK)
25 ONLINE ~ guest speaker, Unity of Lehigh Valley, Emmaus, PA
27 ONLINE ~ Empower Music & Arts ~ Songwriting Class ~ 7-9 PM

2 ONLINE ~ guest speaker @ UU of the Swannanoa Valley, NC
12-17 ONLINE ~ Assoc. for Comprehensive Energy Psychology conference
29 thru JUNE 8 ~ Beyond the Tartan Tour ~ details here

15-17 ONLINE ~ National Urban Alliance (NUA) conference mid-day music
28 - July 2 ~ ONLINE ~ Common Ground on the Hill Traditions Week #1

6-15 ~ Inishfree Musical Tour of Ireland
27 ONLINE ~ Crosslands, Kennet Square, PA

30 thru SEPTEMBER 4th ~ 5th Annual Rafting Trip, Main Stem/Salmon River

Thank you for your continued support and interest. Always.