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 […]

April 21, 2017 “Peace Date” was inspired by an experience I had walking down the street in Cape Town, South Africa this past January. I saw a street vendor singing and smiling, obviously so happy that I had to engage him. I asked what he was singing about and he pointed to the sky saying, […]

July 25th, 2016 I’m so pleased to announce that a song I co-wrote with Jim and Lynna Woosley will be released on August 4th on their new CD, “Heart and Soul, Blood and Bone”. This exceptional CD is the latest installment from this husband-wife duo. The songwriting, musical creativity, guest artists and performances of these original […]