I will be performing my “Irish Balladeer Show” on Sun. March 12th at the Matawan Aberdeen Library at 1 pm. The show combines Irish storytelling, singing and step dancing accompanied by banjo, mandolin, guitar, concertina, bones, bodhran, pennywhistle and bagpipes. I've performed the show at the John F. Kennedy Library and played with my band at various Irish festivals. The address is 165 Main St. Matawan, NJ 07747. For reservations call: 732 583 9100.See More
Musician & storyteller Richard Stillman and guitarist Flip Peters will perform, "The Spirit of Vaudeville" at the WATCHUNG ARTS CENTER on April 16th at 8 pm. The Spirit of Vaudeville won the BEST CONCERT AWARD at the 2014 United Solo Theater Festival in NYC. It celebrates the musical entertainers of the jazz age. The tale is told through banjo strumming, eccentric tap dancing, vaudeville stories, ukulele and mandolin solos, and wacky Charleston dances. The address is 18…See More
On Saturday Dec. 5th at 2 pm Richard Stillman & Paul Byrne will be performing the Holiday Troubadors Show at the Ellmont Library in Queens, NY. The show includes singing, storytelling, guitar, banjo, mandolin, Puerto Rican Quatro, bagpipes & tap dancing. It embraces Christmas, Hanukah and Kwanza. The library is located at 700 Hempstead Tpke, Elmont, NY 11003. For info call 516 354 5280. They will repeat the show on Tuesday Dec. 29th at 10:30 am at the JFK Library in Boston, MA. For…See More
Am working/collaborating on a beautiful Yiddish evening long tandem show about the journey of a melody. We'll play the piece in both SF and LA and not sure where you live, but hope you can come to a performance.
I'm new to this site so just finding my way around, when I have the time!
I work in Scotland, and run storytelling groups with people with addictions and a history of homelessness, as well as other types of storytelling. You seem a talented musician as well as a storyteller!
Surrealist Morris Dancing. What is it? That is a good question. In the UK a few years back the licening laws on public performance changed making it much more restrictive as to what done without applying to the local courts for the correct licence (and fee!!!).
However Morris Dancers were excluded. So by performing surrealist morris dancing, (which by definition can mean anything), I can "do my thing" and stay within the law.