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Kathleen Healy is a hard-working musician & songwriter living on Cape Cod. She draws from her experience of living and raising a family near the beach for many of her songs. Some say saltwater runs through her veins. Kathleen writes from the heart and her honest lyrics and often poignant subject matter lend themselves to the unique quality of her voice.  She admits to being a live music junkie but is currently not seeking treatment for her addiction. #saltwatersongwriter BMI/FAI member

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Exciting Summer News!  

Happy August! I've got some exciting stuff coming up this week and I'd love to share my news with you all!

First, I'm looking forward to appearing at a Songwriters in the Round evening on Friday, August 3 at The Hearing Room in Lowell along with Dawn Kenney and Ralph DeFlorio. Thanks to Aaron Tornberg and Mushroom Musicians for setting that up! 

On Saturday, August 4th I am excited about performing along side Catie Flynn, Chev Hardy, Kim Moberg, and Dylan Routhier at the Cape Variety Ensemble Concert. This event takes place at the West Dennis Community Church from 7:00 - 9:00 and is a benefit for the DY Music Program. It is the brain child of Dylan Routhier, who graduated from DY in June and is heading off to Berkeley in the fall. It is his way of giving back to DY before moving on. He has assembled an amazing band of talented musicians who will accompany each songwriter on our original compositions. Not only did Dylan compose some original songs for this event, he arranged each of our songs for concert band, and even composed a first movement to one of my songs. This is a concert not to be missed and I hope you can be there! 

And finally, to wrap up this stellar weekend, on Sunday, August 5th, at some point between the hours of 5:00 and 8:00 pm EST, my song Speaking Out will be featured on John Platt's Sunday Supper radio show, guest hosted by Christine Lavin on WFUV radio out of New York. Christine reached out to me at the end of June to let me know that someone had forwarded her a scratch recording of my song Speaking Out. (I nearly fainted when I read the email and could not stop saying "oh my God, oh my God, oh my God, oh my God!" as I looked at my computer screen!)  She then told me of her interest in airing the song on the radio show and inquired as to whether it would be possible to record a radio ready mix of the song in time for the show's taping at the end of July. Despite crazy busy summer schedules and huge thanks to producer Jon Evans at the Studio at Brick Hill, and my angel choir of harmony singers, (Catie Flynn, Doreen LaFranchise, Kim Moberg, and Tanya Roza) the song is ready and I sent it to her today. Please tune in if you have a chance this coming Sunday evening! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

But it doesn't stop there! The CD is coming along nicely and should be all finished by late summer, early fall. Stay tuned for that. The same day we went in and finished recording Speaking Out, Randy Patterson and Billy Kwaak came in to add some mandolin, drums, and male voices to the mix. Not to mention that the rest of August and the beginning of September are chock full of gigs and I hope to see you out and about at a show one of these days! Lots of outdoor gigs so you can enjoy the beautiful weather and be serenaded by yours truly while you're at it!

Solo Gigs – Summer 2018 

August Gigs  

Friday, August 3 @11:30 am: Live Lunch Series, Bismore Park, Hyannis 

Friday, August 3 @ 8:00 pm: Songwriters in the round with Ralph DiFlorio & Dawn Kenney at the The Hearing Room, Lowell 

Saturday, August 4, @ 7:00 pm: Sunset S’mores & Sing Along, Lighthouse Inn, West Dennis, MA 

Saturday, August 4 @ 7:00 pm: Cape Cod Variety Ensemble Benefit Concert at the West Dennis Community Church $15 

Sunday, August 5 @ 1:00 pm: Mashpee Commons Farmers’ Market, Mashpee 

Sunday, August 5 @5:00 pm: John Platt’s Sunday Supper on WFUV guest hosted by Christine Lavin – my song Speaking Out will be featured! 

Monday, August 6 @ 7:00 pm: Songwriter Circle & Open Mic, O’Shea’s Olde Inn, West Dennis 

Wednesday, August 8 @ 11:00 am: Wonderful Wednesday at Hyannis Librar

Wednesday, August 8 @ 6:00 pm: Feature at Flying Fish, Wellfleet 

Thursday, August 9 @ 5:30 pm: Outside in the Boat at Oliver's/Planck’s Yarmouthport 

Saturday, August 11 @ 7:00 pm: Sunset S’mores & Sing Along, Lighthouse Inn, West Dennis, MA 

Wednesday, August 15 at 8:45 am: Feature at Wellfleet Farmers’ Market 

Wednesday, August 15 @ 5:30 pm: Main Street Songwriter Series, Hyannis 

Saturday, August 18 @ 7:00 pm: Sunset S’mores & Sing Along, Lighthouse Inn, West Dennis, MA 

Monday, August 20 @11:30 am:  Live Lunch Series, Harbor Overlook, Hyannis 

Wednesday, August 22 @ 6:30 pm: Harvest Open Mic Showcase featuring Roland Blair, Harvest Gallery Wine Bar, Dennis 

Friday, August 24 @11:30 am: Live Lunch Series, Bismore Park, Hyannis 

September Gigs 

Sunday, September 2 @ 5:30 pm: Outside in the Boat at Oliver's/Planck’s Yarmouthport 

Sunday, September 9 @ 1:00 pm: Mashpee Commons Farmers’ Market 

Friday, September 21 @ 7:00 pm: Circle By The Sea, Sandy Neck Beach

Heyday 

 featuring Kathleen Healy, Randy Patterson, & Billy Kwaak

Summer Gigs

 
Friday August 10 @ 7:00 pm: Island Blue Crab, Brewster 

Wednesday, August 15 @ 8:00 pm: O’Shea’s Olde Inne, West Dennis 

Thursday, August 16 @ 7:30 pm: Harvest Gallery Wine Bar, Dennis

Friday, August 24 @ 8:30 p.m. O'Shea's Olde Inne, West Dennis 

Friday, August 31 @ 9:45 pm: Oliver’s/Planck’s Tavern, Yarmouth Port 
 
Friday, September 7 @ 4:00 pm: First Friday at Mashpee Commons 

Saturday, September 8 @ 2:00 pm: Mashpee Commons Bandstand 

Support live music! Come see a show! 

peace, love, & music - kathleen

 

Date Event Location
Live Lunch Series with Kathleen Healy Harbor Overlook Shanties, Hyannis Harbor Overlook Shanties, Hyannis
Harvest Fourth Wednesday Open Mic Harvest Gallery Wine Bar, Dennis Harvest Gallery Wine Bar, Dennis
Live Lunch Series at Bismore Park with Kathleen Healy Art Shanties, Hyannis, MA Art Shanties, Hyannis, MA
Heyday at O'Shea's O'Shea's Olde Inne, West Dennis, MA 02670 O'Shea's Olde Inne, West Dennis, MA 02670
Heyday at Oliver's/Planck's Tavern Oliver's/Planck's Tavern, Yarmouth Port Oliver's/Planck's Tavern, Yarmouth Port
Outside in the Boat at Planck's Tavern Oliver's/Planck's Tavern, Yarmouth Port Oliver's/Planck's Tavern, Yarmouth Port
Songwriter Circle Followed by Open Mic O'Shea's Olde Inne, West Dennis, MA 02670 O'Shea's Olde Inne, West Dennis, MA 02670
First Friday at Mashpee Commons Mashpee Commons, Mashpee Mashpee Commons, Mashpee
Heyday Hits the Bandstand at Mashpee Commons Mashpee Commons, Mashpee Mashpee Commons, Mashpee
Kathleen Healy at Mashpee Commons Farmers' Market Mashpee Commons, Mashpee Mashpee Commons, Mashpee
Kathleen Healy features at Circle by the Sea Circle by the Sea at Sandy Neck Beach, Barnstable/Sandwich Circle by the Sea at Sandy Neck Beach, Barnstable/Sandwich
Harvest Fourth Wednesday Open Mic Harvest Gallery Wine Bar, Dennis Harvest Gallery Wine Bar, Dennis
Songwriter Circle Followed by Open Mic O'Shea's Olde Inne, West Dennis, MA 02670 O'Shea's Olde Inne, West Dennis, MA 02670
Songwriter Circle Followed by Open Mic O'Shea's Olde Inne, West Dennis, MA 02670 O'Shea's Olde Inne, West Dennis, MA 02670
Songwriter Circle Followed by Open Mic O'Shea's Olde Inne, West Dennis, MA 02670 O'Shea's Olde Inne, West Dennis, MA 02670

Broken Official Music Video

Official Music Video
Broken – words & music by Kathleen Healy © 2010
Directed, Filmed, & Edited by Jordan Gustafson
featuring Kathleen Healy, Bill Kwaak, Jacobus Kwaak, Liam Kwaak, Calvin Kwaak, & Charlie Pugh
Filmed on location in June 2015 at West Dennis Beach and Arborway vacation home
#saltwatersongwriter #music #beach