Slyte Of Hand

Slyte Of Hand

BandWorldFolk

A whirlwind of sound created by three professional musicians on hurdy-gurdy, bagpipes, Celtic harp, viola, hammered dulcimer, pennywhistle, mandolin, guitar, bodhran, spoons, chalumeau, and 3-part vocal harmonies. Breathtaking arrangements & stellar musicianship with international dance instruction.

Biography

Based in the Mid-Atlantic, and with national tour experience, Slyte of Hand serenades listeners with World, Celtic, Traditional, French Breton and Colonial music, and teaches the dances that accompany the music.

They performed at the Philadelphia Folk Festival in 2002 & 2005, WXPN's World Cafe Live 2006 and 2007, the Cincinnati Celtic Festival 2002 & 2003, and numerous events, festivals, museums, and pubs across the East Coast.

Members of Slyte of Hand have performed concerts with national recording artists Maggie Sansone and Ken Kolodner, as well as 2-time Ireland Meteor Award Winner John Spillane.

Past performances by Slyte of Hand and its members include:

World Cafe Live, Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia Folk Festival, Philadelphia, PA
Cincinnatti Celtic Folk Festival, Cincinnati, OH
Pennsbury Manor Colonial Crossroads Festival, Morrisville, PA
Rockwood Mansion, Wilmington, DE
Over The Water Hurdy-Gurdy Festival, Seattle, WA
Winterthur Museum, Wilmington, DE
Hagley Museum, Wilmington, DE
Delaware Agricultural Museum, Dover, DE
The Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE
The Pipers Gathering, North Hero, VT
Holiday Inn French Quarter, New Orleans, LA
The Wildwood Renaissance Faire, Wildwood, NJ
Downes Cultural Center, Wilmington, DE
Newark Arts Alliance, Newark, DE
+ Numerous Private Affairs throughout the East Coast US

Besides playing shows at pubs, restaurants and festivals, Slyte of Hand specializes in a type of music that is perfect for any occasion--galas and parties, corporate events, weddings, anniversaries and more.

For more information about booking, please contact Michele McCann at (302) 453-1858.

Discography

"Live at Cooldog Studios" (2007)
"French Toast Live @ Prospect Avenue" (2005)
"Dancing on Sunday" (1998)

Set List

Capable of performing 2 hours of original and traditional music. Interactive. Dance instruction. Rare and unusual instruments. Appropriate for all ages. High energy. Creative virtuosity and unique multi-instrumental arrangements.