CRANFORD—The Friends of the Cranford Public Library will present an evening of traditional Irish music as interpreted by McDermott’s Handy on Monday, March 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue.
McDermott’s Handy, otherwise known as Kathy DeAngelo and Dennis Gormley, has been collecting the music, stories and songs of Ireland for more than 25 years. DeAngelo sings, plays Irish harp, fiddle and banjo, and adds the bodhran and mandolin on occasion. Gormley sings, plays guitar, flute, tin whistle, bouzouki and mandolin. The many venues at which the duo have appeared include the Cumberland County Performing Arts Center, the New Jersey Folk Festival, the Philadelphia Irish Music & Dance Festival, the Watchung Arts Center, and Rutgers University.
Admission to the program is free and all are welcome. For more information about McDermott’s Handy, visit them on the Web at http://www.hslc.org/~gormley.
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