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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

Thanks for visiting kathleenhealy.com.  Be sure to check out my schedule of upcoming shows and sample some music while you're here. Click on the icons above to follow me on twitter, instagram, facebook, & reverbnation. Hope to see you at a show soon - happy listening!

Autumn Again 

I usually love autumn. Cooler weather and crisper air. A time for change. But truthfully I'm not a big fan of change, and this autumn has brought some huge ones. My dad gave up the good fight on September 4th and I miss him in a huge heavy way - such a loss as I have never before encountered. He was my biggest fan and playing gigs knowing that he won't be out in the audience has been really really hard for me. But the healing power of music sometimes works its magic and so far I have been able play those gigs with only momentary pauses and a few tears.

My CD was scheduled to be released on Friday, September 28, but it didn't quite get finished with the scheduling glitches associated with losing a parent. So I played a "Concert Featuring New Works" at West Parish Church in West Barnstable to an intimate and understanding listening audience. I'll be heading up to Provincetown on Monday, October 8 to sing a few songs from said new CD on Bob Weiser's Old Songs Home Radio Show. So we are back at it, and stay tuned - you'll be the first to know when it's finished. The new CD will be entitled Embracing the Journey. Here's a little photo of me embracing my dad. 

 

For now, please come find me at a gig. I promise to sing a song or two that my dad taught me when I was little. Don't Let Your Sweet Love Die, or That Olde Mountain Dew, Amelia Aerhart's Last Flight, or possibly even Truck Drivin' Man, as well as some of the new songs, and some of your favorite Heyday folk covers too. It'll be fun! 

The trees know best, when the summer's gone, and they're not afraid to let her go . . ." - from Stand in Awe by Dala

peace, love, music - kathleen 

Date Event Location
Heyday at O'Shea's O'Shea's Olde Inne, West Dennis, MA 02670 O'Shea's Olde Inne, West Dennis, MA 02670
Harvest Last Thursday Open Mic Harvest Gallery Wine Bar, Dennis Harvest Gallery Wine Bar, Dennis
Kathleen & Randy Heyday Duo at Wimpy's Wimpy's Seafood Cafe, Osterville, MA Wimpy's Seafood Cafe, Osterville, MA
RISA Semi-Annual Songwriter Showcase at Sandywoods Sandywoods Music Center , Tiverton, RI Sandywoods Music Center , Tiverton, RI
Songwriter Circle Followed by Open Mic O'Shea's Olde Inne, West Dennis, MA 02670 O'Shea's Olde Inne, West Dennis, MA 02670
Kathleen Healy sings songs of Thanks & Giving Wingate Residences at Brewster Place, Brewster, MA Wingate Residences at Brewster Place, Brewster, MA
Heyday at the Island Blue Crab Island Blue Crab, Brewster, MA Island Blue Crab, Brewster, MA
Heyday at O'Shea's O'Shea's Olde Inne, West Dennis, MA 02670 O'Shea's Olde Inne, West Dennis, MA 02670
Harvest Last Thursday Open Mic Harvest Gallery Wine Bar, Dennis Harvest Gallery Wine Bar, Dennis
Voices of Poetry - Thanks for the Giving IV Unitarian Universalist Meeting House , Chatham, MA Unitarian Universalist Meeting House , Chatham, MA
Kathleen Healy at the Centerville Christmas Stroll 463 Main Street, Centerville, MA 463 Main Street, Centerville, MA
Songwriter Circle Followed by Open Mic O'Shea's Olde Inne, West Dennis, MA 02670 O'Shea's Olde Inne, West Dennis, MA 02670
Kathleen Healy sings Songs of the Season Wingate Residences at Brewster Place, Brewster, MA Wingate Residences at Brewster Place, Brewster, MA
Heyday at the Island Blue Crab Island Blue Crab, Brewster, MA Island Blue Crab, Brewster, MA
Harvest Last Thursday Open Mic Harvest Gallery Wine Bar, Dennis Harvest Gallery Wine Bar, Dennis
Kathleen Healy features at Pub On Park Acoustic Open Mic Pub on Park , Cranston, RI Pub on Park , Cranston, RI
In support of Sparrow Blue Cultural Center Of Cape Cod, South Yarmouth, MA Cultural Center Of Cape Cod, South Yarmouth, MA
Heyday at Oliver's/Planck's Tavern Oliver's/Planck's Tavern, Yarmouth Port Oliver's/Planck's Tavern, Yarmouth Port

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
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