Harp Events and Appearances

Carol performs regularly throughout Michigan and the Greater Midwest with frequent appearances in Scotland. For more information, or to book your own event, please get in touch.

Events in 2017

Harp Week end for the Central Indiana Harpers
October 13 & 14, 2017
Carol visits the Indiana harper for a day of harp workshops and an evening concert:
Bethlehem Presbyterian Church
5588 North State Road 25, Logansport, Indiana 46947 MAP »
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Harp Showcase
September 8, 2017, 3:00 pm
Master harpers assemble to perform for you!
Edinboro Highland Games
Edinboro, PA MAP »
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Music of Ireland and Scotland
Sept 7, 2017, 7:00 pm
Carol plays music of Ireland followed by Sharon Knowles playing music of Scotland
Edinboro Highland Games
4264 Avonia Rd, Fairview PA. MAP »
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Blue Caledonia - Music of Scotland
Sept 3, 2017, 12 noon
Blue Caledonia, featuring fiddler Katherine Dunham, dancer Ren'ee Gilnell and harper and singer Carol Kappus, perform music from various areas of Scotland.
Royal Oak Beats and Eats
Main Street, Royal Oak, Michigan MAP »
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Ann Arbor Celtic Harpers
Sept 3, 2017, 4:00 am
Carol Kappus and the Ann Arbor Celtic Harpers
Dancing in the Street
Main Stree, Ann Arbor, MI, in front of Conor O'Neil's MAP »
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Music of Ireland and Scotland
July 18, 2017 , 7:00 pm
Songs and stories of Ireland and Scotland performed on the Celtic harp
New Bethlehem Prespyterian Church
403 Penn Street, New Bethlehem, PA 16242 MAP »
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Saline Celtic Festival
July 15, 2017, 6:00 pm
Carol and her group, The Ann Arbor Celtic Harpers will play some beautiful Celtic tunes and Carol will debut her new electric harp - the DNC32 in a set of tunes written especially for it.
Saline Celtic Festival
Millpond Park, Saline, MI MAP »
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Saline Celtic Festival
July 15, 2017, 3:00 pm
Carol's Scottish group, Blue Caledonia, will perform a set of Scottish tunes on the Red Dragon stage. With fiddler, Katherine Dunham and dancer, Ren'ee Ginell.
Saline Celtic Festival
Millpond Park, Saline, MI MAP »
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Harp Gathering
May 18 - 21, 2017
Carol will teach a workshop of tunes from around Scotland and will have a vendor booth where you can chat with her and buy her books.
Harp Gathering
Sauder Village, Heritage Inn in Archbold, Ohio MAP »
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Music of Ireland
March 18, 2017, 1:30 pm
Join us for this annual St. Patrick's Day tradition as Celtic harper and singer Carol Kappus returns to the library with varioius musical friends to whisk you off to Ireland with songs, stories and fun on the Celtic harp and other authentic Irish instruments.
Dexter Library
3255 Alpine Street, Dexter, MI 48130 MAP »
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Music of Scotland and a Tribute to Robert Burns
January 27, 2017, 7:00 pm
Blue Caledonia, featuring fiddler Katherine Dunham, dancer Ren'ee Gilnell and harper and singer Carol Kappus, perform music from various areas of Scotland including a tribute wet of their faborite Robert Burns songs.
Dexter Library
3255 Alpine Street, Dexter, MI 48130 MAP »
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Events in 2016


November 12, 2016, 7:30 pm
Songs and stories from Ireland played on Celtic harp.
TeaHaus
204 N. Fourth Ave, Ann Arbor, MI MAP »
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Music of Ireland - Land of Legends
October 29, 2016, 7:30 pm
Songs and stories from Ireland played on Celtic harp. This is a house concert. $10 suggested donation. Meet and great starts at 6:30, Concert starts at 7:30. Please bring a snack or beverage to share!
20 Washington Place,, Springfield, Illinois, MAP »

Music of Ireland - Land of Legends
October 28, 2016, 7:30 pm
Songs and stories from Ireland played on Celtic harp.
First Congregational Church of St. Louis
First Congregational Church of St. Louis, UCC, 6501 Wydown Blvd, Clayton, MO,63105 MAP »
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Edinboro Highland Games
September 10, 2016, Starting at 9 AM
Master of Ceremonies, Harp Competition
Edinboro Highland Games
Edinboro, PA MAP »
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Edinboro Highland Games
September 9, 2016, 3:30 to 5 pm
Harp Showcase
Edinboro Highland Games
Edinboro, PA MAP »
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Music of Ireland - Land of Legends
July 19, 2016, 7:30 pm
Songs and stories from Ireland played on Celtic harp.
Christ Presbyterian Church
828 Blackhawk Rd, Beaver Falls, PA. 15010 MAP »

Saline Celtic Festival
July 9, 2016, TBA
Carol will do two performances at Saline Celtic this year: Music of Scotland and Ireland with the Ann Arbor Celtic Harpers, and Blue Calidonia - music of Scotland for harp, fiddle, dance and song.
Saline Celtic Festival
Millpond Park, Saline, MI MAP »
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Music of Ireland and Scotland for Celtic Harp
June 15, 2016, 2:30 pm
Carol will play and sing songs and stories from Irseland and Scotland on the Celtic harp. A special concert for the residents of the Jackson facility and their award-winning administrator, Sandra Place.
Jackson County Medical Care Facility
524 Lansing Avenue Jackson, MI 49201 MAP »
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Harp Gathering
May 13-15, 2016
Carol will highlight and sell her new books of harp tunes and arrangements
Sauder Heritage Inn
Archbold, Ohio MAP »
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Private Event
May 8, 2016

Music of Ireland - Land of Legends
March 12, 2016, 1:00 pm
A new show of music of Ireland featuring Carol and her harp along with friends: The Ann Arbor Celtic Harpers, fiddler and singer Dayna Plehn, harper and singer Stacy Griffith, and special guest Ren'ee D'Aoust-Ginell.
Dexter District Library
3255 Alpine Street, Dexter, MI MAP »
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Events in 2015

Songs for Skye
Nov 20, 2015, 7:00 pm
A "Book Launch" concert for Carol's new book about the Isle of Skye: Songs for Skye. Carol will play all the songs in the book, accompanied by the stories and a visual show of Skye.
Dexter District Library
3255 Alpine Street, Dexter, MI MAP »
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Private Event
Oct 15, 2015

Private Event
Oct 10, 2015

MC - SHSA harp competition
Sept 12, 2015, 9:30 - 11:00
Edinboro Highland Games
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Harp Showcase: performance and workshop
Sept 11, 2015, 3-6PM
Edinboro Highland Games
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Dancing in the Streets
Sept 6, 2015, TBA
Carol will play a 45 minute set of songs and stories from Scotland and Ireland on her Celtic harp
Downtown Ann Arbor, MI
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Carol and her harp!
August 29, 2015, 10 AM to 12 noon
Carol will entertain at the Dexter Farmer's Market.
Dexter Farmer's Market
3233 Alpine Street, Dexter, MI MAP »
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Study in Goderich, ON
August 2 - 7, 2015
Carol will spend a week studying with Maeve Glichrist in Goderich, Ontario
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Carol and her harp!
July 25, 2015, 10 AM to 12 noon
Carol will entertain at the Dexter Farmer's Market.
Dexter Farmer's Market
3233 Alpine Street, Dexter, MI MAP »
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Carol and the Ann Arbor Celtic Harpers
July 11, 2015, 6:00 pm
The Ann Arbor Celtic Harpers join Carol for a 45 minute set of songs and stories from Scotland and Ireland.
Saline Celtic Festivel - Edinburgh Stage
Millpond Park, Saline, MI MAP »
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Music of Ireland
March 14, 2015, 1:00 pm
Irish songs and stories played on the Celtic harp by Carol Kappus. Special guests: The Celtic Jam Session Band and The Ann Arbor Celtic Harpers.
Dexter District Library
3255 Alpine Street, Dexter, MI MAP »
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Music of Ireland
March 11, 2015, 1:00 pm
Carol and Dayne play their popular Irish show.
Pittsfield Senior Center (734.822.3101)
Pittsfield Township Senior Center | 701 W. Ellsworth, Ann Arbor, MI 48108 MAP »

An Irish Session
March 8, 2015, 2:00 pm
An authentic Irish session with the Celtic Jam Session Band
Chelsea Retirement Center - Kresge Center (tel: 734-475-863)
805 West Middle Street Chelsea MI 48118 MAP »

Music of Scotland
February 24, 2015, 7:00 pm
A new show of songs and stories from Scotland, some in English and some in Scots Gaelic, performed by Carol on Celtic harp, and friends.
Dexter District Library
3255 Alpine Street, Dexter, MI MAP »
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An Enchanted Evening
February 14, 2015, 8:00 pm
Special desserts by Lisa and special music by Carol Kappus for a warm and romantic evening
TeaHaus, 204 N. Fourth Ave, Ann Arbor, MI
Ann Arbor, MI MAP »
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Events in 2014

Celtic Session
Every Sunday, 2014, 2-4pm
With the Celtic Jam Session Band
Cleary's or The Alehouse, Chelsea, Michigan
113 S Main St, Chelsea, MI 48118 MAP »

Music of Ireland
November 6, 2014, 7:30 pm
Carol and Dayna play their popular Irish show one last time!
TeaHaus, 204 N. Fourth Ave, Ann Arbor, MI
Ann Arbor, MI MAP »
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Rest with Music
October 20, 2014, 12:00 pm
An hour of relaxing Celtic harp music live in the MSU Planetarium
Michigan State University Planetarium
Lansing, Michigan MAP »
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Private Event
Octlber 9, 2014

Private Event
Sept. 24, 2014

National Scottish Mod
September 20, 2014
Gaelic Song competition
Ligonier Highland Games
Ligonier, PA MAP »
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Master of Ceremonies, Harp competition
September 6, 2014, 9:00 am
Edinboro Highland Games
Edinboro, PA MAP »
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Harp Showcase: performance and workshop
September 5, 2014, 3 to 6 PM
My workshop on how to accompany yourself on the harp while you sing or recite
Goodell Gardens, Edinboro, PA
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Isle of Skye study trip
August 10 to 29, 2014
Gaelic Song class with Margaret Stewart, Gaelic language class, Gaelic Song class with Mary Ann Kennedy
Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, Isle of Skye, Scotland
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Saline Celtic Festival
July 12, 2014, 1:30 pm
1:30: Celtic Sing Along with the Harp
Saline, Michigan
Mill Pond Park MAP »
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Saline Celtic Festival
July 12, 2014, 4:45 pm
4:45: Ann Arbor Celtic Harpers performance
Saline, Michigan
Mill Pond Park MAP »
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Saline Celtic Festival
July 12, 2014, 6:30 pm
Celtic Jam Session Band session
Saline, Michigan
Mill Pond Park MAP »
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Scottish Harp Society of America Harp Competition
June 28, 2014, 9:30 am
Harp competition
Wellington, Ohio
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Great Lakes Regional Scottish Mòd
June 28, 2014, 9:30 am
Competition for singing songs in Scots Gaelic
Wellington, Ohio
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Ohio Scottish Arts School
June 27 - July 3, 2014
Study, Gaelic, songs, harp
Oberlin, Ohio
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Harp Gathering
May 16 - 18, 2014
Jam Session leader
Sauder Village, Archbold, Ohio
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Isle of Skye study trip
March 30 - April 5, 2014
Gaelic song class with Christine Primrose, Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, Isle of Skye, Scotland
Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, Isle of Skye, Scotland

Music of Ireland
March 15, 2014, 1:00 pm
with the Celtic Jam Session Band
Dexter District Library
3255 Alpine St, Dexter, MI MAP »

An Enchanted Evening
February 14, 2014, 8:00 pm
Special desserts by Lisa and special music by Carol Kappus for a warm and romantic evening
Teahaus, Ann Arbor, Michigan
204 North 4th Ave. Ann Arbor, Michigan 481-4 MAP »
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Music of The Heart - Songs of Love and Romance
February 7, 2014, 7:00 pm
Dexter District Library
3255 Alpine St, Dexter, MI MAP »

Common Table Opening
February 4, 2014, 6:30-8
Two mini concerts at the performance space of the Common Table
Live Coal Gallery, Detroit, Michigan
5029 Trumbull Street Detroit, MI 48208 MAP »
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Glen Erin Pipe Band Robert Burns Dinner
January 25, 2014, 5:30 pm
Eagle Eye Golf Club & Banquet Center
15500 Chandler Rd. East Lansing, Michigan MAP »
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Private Event
January 9, 2014, 4-7pm
Taylor, Michigan

Events in 2013

Private Event
December 12, 2013, 6:30-8:30
Howell, Michigan

Music of Scotland Show
November 15, 2013, 7:30 pm
TeaHaus
204 N 4th Ave, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104 MAP »

Music of Scotland Show
November 10, 2013, 3:00 pm
Scots of Michigan, Commonwealth Club
30088 Dequindre, Detroit, MI MAP »

Private party
November 8, 2013
Cobblestone Farms, Ann Arbor, MI

Touring and performing in Scotland with Jim and Susie Malcolm.
September 3 to 13 2013

Gaelic Study in Scotland
August 18 to 30, 2013
Studying Gaelic language and song and performing at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, Isle of Skye, Scotland.

Harp study and performance
August 4 to 11, 2013
Celtic College and Festival, Goderich, Ontario

Ann Arbor Celtic Harpers
July 13, 2013, 1:00 pm
on the Breacon Stage.
Saline Celtic Festival

Regional Mòd Competition
June 22, 2013
Scottish Regional Mòd competition for Gaelic Song, and Scottish Harp Society of America harp competition.

Harp Gathering, Archbold, Ohio. Session leader.
May 17 & 18, 2013

Gaelic Study in Scotland
March 31, 2013 to April 11, 2013
Studying Gaelic language and song and performing at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, Isle of Skye, Scotland.

Music of Ireland
Saturday, March 9, 2013, 1-3pm
with guests: The Cleary's Pub Session Band
Dexter District Library
3255 Alpine St. Dexter, MI MAP »
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Music of Scotland
Sunday, February 10, 2013, 2:00 pm
Dexter District Library
3255 Alpine St. Dexter, MI MAP »
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Glen Erin Pipe Band Robert Burns Dinner
Saturday, Jan 26, 2013, doors @ 5:30pm
Eagle Eye Golf Club and Banquet Center
15500 Chandler Rd, East Lansing, MI MAP »
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Scottish American Society of Michigan Robert Burns Dinner
Sunday, Jan 20, 2013, 3-7pm
The Commonwealth Club
30088 Dequindre, Warren, MI MAP »
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