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:+: If You Would Be Mine - a re-issue of LOVE SONGS :+:
Tom's Biography available here :+: Publicity photos of Tom available here

Tom Hooker Hanford Sampler Video

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Tom's new CD,
is now available!

You can order it through Tom,
via email or at any gig
(soon through this site!)

U P C O M I N G   P E R F O R M A N C E S

Wednesday, March 13, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., 2019- "Irish Eyes" program for St. Patrick's Luncheon,
Weston Senior Center, Norfield Church Parish Hall, Weston, CT.

Thurday, March 14, 2019, 2 and 3:30 shows -Avery Heights Assisted Living, Hartford, CT. Residents only.

Friday, March 15, 2019, 2 p.m., "Irish Eyes,"-Arbor Rose Assisted Living, New Britain, CT. Residents only.
6 p.m., "Irish Eyes," -Noah Webster House, West Hartford, CT. St. Patrick's Tavern Night.
Call for reservations: 860-521-5362

Saturday, March 16, 2019, 2 p.m., "Irish Eyes,"-The Fountains Assisted Living, Millbrook, NY
                                    6 p.m., "Irish Eyes," - Noah Webster House. Call for reservations.

Sunday, March 17, 2019, 2 p.m. -"Irish Eyes," St. Patrick's Day program-Florence Griswold Museum, Old Lyme, CT

Tuesday, March 19. 2019, 2:30 p.m., "Irish Eyes,"Golden Hill Assisted Living, Kingston, NY, Residents only.

Thursday, March 29, 2019, 4:30 p.m.. Private Children's Birthday Party, Millerton, NY.

Sunday, April 21, 2019, 2 p.m.-The Fountains, Assisted Living, Millbrook, NY.

Sunday, April 28, 2019, 10:30 a.m.-Private Children's Birthday Party, Sheffield, MA.   

Thursday, May 9, 2019, 2:30 p.m.-"Mother's Day" Golden Hill Assisted Living, Residents only.

Sunday, May 12, 2019, 2 p.m.-"Mother's Day" The Fountains, Millbrook, NY.

Saturday, May 18, 2019, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.-Millerton Farmer's Market, Millerton, NY.

Monday, June 3, 2019, Exhibitor at Annual Conference, Connecticut League of Historical Organizations, Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT . clho.org  

Thursday, June 13, 2019, 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.- Children's Musical Menagerie Concert, Astor Head Start, 6523 Route 55, Wingdale, NY (845) 832-3331

Sunday, June 16, 2019, 2 p.m.-"Father's Day," The Fountains Assisted Living, Millbrook, NY.

Thursday, June 20, 2019, 2 p.m.- Arbor Rose Assisted Living, New Britain, CT, Residents only.

Tuesday, June 25, 2019, 10:30 a.m.-Children's Concert on the Front Lawn, Northeast Millerton Library, 75 Main Street, Millerton, NY. 518-789-3340

Wednesday, July 4, 2019, noon to 5 p.m.-"In the Good Old Colony Days" 18th c. Family Program, Clermont State Historic Site, Germantown, NY. Reenactors, Tours of Livingston Mansion, Evening Fireworks, Fun 4th of July Activities. 518-537-4240

Thursday, July 18, 2019, 1:15 p.m.- "In the Good Old Summer Time" program, Immanuel House, Hartford, CT. Residents only.

Sunday, July 28, 2019, Show times as yet to be determined. - "Corn Cobs Twist Your Hair" 1820s and 30s Programs for families, Austerlitz Historical Society Blueberry Festival, Austerlitz, NY (518)392-0062

Saturday, August 24, 2019 - Copake/Hillsdale Farmer's Market, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., 9140 NY-22, Hillsdale, New York. Tom will perform traditional folk, country, blues, 50s acoustic rock and roll, Tin Pan Alley classics and original songs. If you don't see his name on the website it's because he is a replacement for musician, Mike Carr. This is an outstanding farmer's market in a lovely bucolic setting. There is a wonderful selection of products and both patrons and vendors tend to be willing to have fun! copakehillsdalefarmersmarket.com, 518-851-7518.

Sunday, September 8, 2019, 2 p.m.- "Grandparents Day," The Fountains Assisted Living, Millbrook, NY

Wednesdays, Sept. 11, 18, 25, Oct. 2, 16, 23, 30, Nov. 6, 13, 20, and 27, 4 to 4:45 p.m. - Preschool music classes for children approximately 5 and younger and their grownups. Large and small movement and instrument play with shakers, drums and other simple instruments and props.

These are drop-in classes and families are welcome to join anytime during the series. Children must be accompanied by a parent, guardian or other adult caregiver. It's best to call ahead but not absolutely necessary. $10 per class for one child and $5 for each additional child. Classes will be held at Christ Church Episcopal, 9 South Main St., Sharon CT. Call Tom, 203-216-2744.

Saturday, September 14, 2019, noon  and 2 p.m., "In the Good Old Colony Days" shows, Fort Crailo State Historic Site, 9 and 1/2 Riverside Avenue, Rensselaer, NY, 17th and 18th reenactors and demonstrations. 518-463-8738

Saturday, September 21, 2019, time undetermined, probably mid afternoon- Historic Eastfield Village Founder's Day, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Tour the village's collection of over 20 buildings from 1789 to 1840 and witness and interact with master craftsmen as they ply such late 18th c.,early 19th c. trades as black smithing, tinsmithing, cabinet making, pottery making and many more. There will also be musicians and entertainers, including Mr. Hanford's performance for families and
children. $20 at the gate. Children FREE. Historic Eastfield Village is located at 104 Mud Pond Road, East Nassau, NY (east of Albany.) For more information visit www.historiceastfield.org.

Thursday, October 3, 2019, 2 p.m.- Arbor Rose Assisted Living, New Britain, CT. Residents only.

Saturday, October 19th, 2019, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.- Tom will be providing 18th century fiddle music and songs for a graveside commemoration of African American Revolutionary War Soldier, Jeff Liberty at Old Judea Cemetary, Judea Road, Washington, CT.

The event is presented by the Governor Oliver Wolcott, Sr. Branch of the Connecticut Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. In addition to Tom’s music there will be a musket salute by the CTSSAR Color Guard, a recitation by Ken Buckbee and speeches by representatives of the State and Federal Government, the Town of Washington  and the Washington Historical Society. Speakers will comment on the contribution of Jeff Liberty to the patriot cause and the role of African Americans in the American Revolution.

The public is invited to attend this exciting and enlightening event. Curbside Parking will be available at Judea Road, Washington, CT.

Sunday, December 1, 1:30 p.m. - "A Cool Yule," McLean Viilage, Simsbury, CT. Residents only.

Tuesday, December 3 and 19, 2019, 2:30 P.M., 2019 - "A Cool Yule," Golden Hill Nursing, Kingston, NY, Residents only.

Tuesday, December 10, 2019, 2 p.m,.- Arbor Rose, New Britain, CT. Residents only.

Sunday, December 15, 2019 - Rockefeller Family Christmas Luncheon, Pocantico, NY.
Private party.

Friday, December 20, 2019, 2 p.m.- "A Cool Yule," The Fountains, Millbrook, NY.

Tuesday, December 22, 2020, 2 p.m. - "The Holly and the Ivy," Arbor Rose Assisted Living, New Britain, CT, Residents only.

Friday, March 13, 2020, 2 p.m. - "Irish Eyes" St. Patrick's program, Arbor Rose Assisted Living, New Britain, CT, Residents only.

Thursday, March 19, 2020, 1:15 p.m. - "Irish Eyes," Immanuel House Assisted Living, Hartford, CT, Residents only.

Thursday, June 11, 2020, 2 p.m., Arbor Rose Assisted Living, New Britain, CT, Residents only.

The Kath Bloom tribute album, "Loving Takes This Course", is available from www.chaptermusic.com.au and is getting fantastic reviews!
It is a double CD set.

Disc one consists of sixteen artists or bands including Devendra Benhart, Bill Callahan, Mark Kozolek, Josephine Foster, Tom Hanford and others performing Kath's songs.

Disc two presents Kath's own versions of her songs. Tom plays and sings on some of those cuts.

This long awaited album is a fitting tribute to one of our best contemporary songwriters. Go to the Chapter Music website or Google "Kath Bloom Tribute Loving Takes This Course" to find out more

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