Category: News

I met Louisa Branscomb at a festival a few years back, and we’ve been friends and co-writers ever since. I’m so thrilled to have our song “End Of The Line” included on Louisa’s new CD release, “Gonna Love Anyway”. Bluegrass fans will surely know the song, “Steel Rails”, recorded by Alison Krauss in 1990 which […]

I’ve been part of the South East Regional Folk Alliance family for a few years now, and so I’m honored to have been selected for an OFFICIAL SHOWCASE this year. As such, I’ll play a few of my songs for the entire conference on Saturday, May 18th in Chattanooga, TN. I’ll also be performing a […]

The third weekend in April 2019, on Saturday the 20th, Seven Bridge Writers’ Collaborative will host its first fundraiser, where Canadian songwriter and musician, Nancy Beaudette will perform in the evening after facilitating a workshop in songwriting during the day. SBWC’s Paula Castner spoke with Nancy to talk about her experiences in music and about […]

September 12, 2018 I’m delighted to have been chosen to be an official showcase artist for the 2018 South West Regional Folk Alliance Conference this year. Annually held in Austin, TX, it’s the largest gathering of folk artists in the region. The focus is on showcasing to industry bookers and honing our business skills at […]

July 31. 2018 Look who’s on the front page of the newspaper!! Sean Smith, a special contributor to the Boston Irish Reporter, featured the Kelly Girls in the August 2018 publication. He interviews each of the Girls and also reviews numerous songs on their “May You Always” CD. “It’s the kind of repertoire and presentation […]

July 17, 2018 The Kelly Girls are hitting the road again this weekend to continue their New England Tour. Belfast Maine is host to one of the regions largest and most attended Celtic festivals, Maine Celtic Celebration. In fact, K-Girls are helping to start off the festivities with a special 2:00 pm Friday Show at […]

May 23, 2018 Congratulations to songwriters Lynna Woolsey, Nancy Beaudette & Jim Woolsey for their top ten standing in the World of Bluegrass Songwriter’s Showcase!   Reposted from Bluegrass Today on May 22, 2018, By John Lawless The International Bluegrass Music Association has announced the participants in their 2018 Songwriters Showcase, to take place in Raleigh, NC during the World Of Bluegrass convention […]

January 17, 2018 Dear Friends, I’ve been wanting to update my website for over a year now, and finally, we have lift-off. The redesign is ‘responsive’, which means you’ll find it much easier to navigate on your phone or tablet. The content has also been reorganized and scrutinized to be more user-friendly. You’re one click away […]

The Back Story Experiential travel and writing retreat. That’s what I call it. A month away, somewhere in the world, where I can learn about a new culture, engage with locals, and write to my heart’s content. I selected Cape Town, SA rather intuitively. It wasn’t on the top of my travel bucket list, though […]