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"Thank you so much for the performance... You had the original idea, and the outcome was a big success. Working with you is always such a pleasure!" -- Ellie Bugli, Board Member, Brewery Arts Center and Violinist for Winter Welcome Show 2 years at Brewery Arts Center, Carson City, Nevada

"We certainly enjoy your music and value your talent. It is always a pleasure!Thank you for Winter Welcome Concert, Lunchtime Concerts, Carson Celtic Festival, Carson Music Club & all your other performances at BAC!" Executive Director, Brewery Arts Center, Carson City, Nevada

"My favorite song you do is Space Oddity. I really like it with accordion, mandolin and duet vocals! Your dinner show is like taking a tour through all of popular music. We're always glad to have you perform."-- Wayne, Co-Owner, Foodies Bystro, Carson City, Nevada

Eastern Plumas Chamber of Commerce

"It was a joy having you both at our parade. Yes, let's plan on next year since this was so much fun." -- Rose, Parade Director Quincy Chamber of Commerce and a Plumas Bank director.

"The restaurant is always packed for St. Patrick's Day! You're great!" -- Tony, General Manager, Old Red's 395 Bar and Grill

"Got [my CD and book order] today! LOVE the music! THANKS -- Carol from Sonora, Calif.

The Lodge Assisted Living

"The residents always love your show. You are so entertaining and always reliable! We just love having you perform at The Lodge" -- John, Activities Director at the Lodge Assisted Living and Memory Care Community

ElDorado County Library

"This was such a fun family event. Children of all ages were completely loving it. . . at the Friends of the Library "Concert on the Green" with Slim & Minnie. . . " -- Haerr Trippin'.


"Your CD [Musical Dreams] is so soothing that it helps me to sleep. Don't take this the wrong way. It is a real compliment." -- R.B., Quincy, Calif.

Eastern Plumas Chamber of Commerce

"THANK YOU so much for a great performance and evening of entertainment. Please stay in touch and I will most certainly book you for next year as soon as we sort out the dates. Take care and Kind regards." -- Audrey Ellis, Executive Director Eastern Plumas Chamber of Commerce

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Nevada State Fair Wild West Fair

"You both really added charm and talent to the events!" -- Rich, Executive Director, Nevada State Fair, Carson Rendezvous and Virginia City Celtic Festival

Carson Symphony

"Thank you so much for the amazing job you did at the workshop. After looking at the surveys, these comments were the most repeated: What they liked best: The music, Collaboration of various schools, The encouragement given to the students, The joy on the faces of children, The food, Playing my fiddle, Everything! (this was the most popular comment) The great teachers (this was the 2nd most popular comment) Have more of these!!!!" -- Sue Jesch Education Director

"I could really hear the difference the workshop made in their playing - more confidence, energy, and style! Thanks for making that happen!" -- Ellie Bugli, Symphony Executive Director

Nevada Society of Scottish Clans

"As Chief of the Nevada Society of Scottish Clans, I am proud to take this opportunity to extend to you a huge thank you for your participation in our 31st annual Robert Burns Celebration. We have been flooded with positive comments on this year's celebration. With that in mind, I extend my own personal thank-you for your contribution in making this event successful.

"Your participation providing the toast to the lassies and reply to the laddies and social hour entertainment played a major role in the success of our 2012 Robert Burns Celebration. . . On behalf of the membership of the Nevada Society of Scottish Clans, please accept my heart-felt thanks for all you have done to make this a successful event on its 31st anniversary year. Most Sincerely, Don Lindsay, Chief"

"The audience loves Slim and Minnie, and it's always great to have you as part of our shows!" -- Bob Gillot, Nevada Gunfighters Theatrical Acting Troupe


"Thank you! You are providing us a very good service. The residents love you!" -- Daisy, Owner of, Eagle Valley Care Center, Carson City, NV

Atlantis Casino

"Everyone in attendance made a special effort to speak to me as to how much they enjoyed your music and especially tapping their enthusiasm to participate in the Irish jig." -- R. Roc'O Kennedy, Director, The Sons & Daughters of Erin

Sierra Philharmonic League

American Folk Music duet show as part of the Sierra Philharmonic League Pops in the Park with the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra 4th of July - Annual Performances since 2004

"Every year we get requests for your music as part of Pops in the Park."

"You two are wonderful! Thank you for being part of our shows!" -- Amanda Coulson, Owner and Director, Reno Irish Dance Company

"We are always happy to have Tom and Mary Kay perform at Artown, from your preshow for Reno Jazz Orchestra and R&B show in Wingfield Park Amphitheater to your strolling act as part of the Reno strolling musician series in Wingfield Park. What versatile and popular musicians!"

-- Reno Nevada Artown

Mirabelle French Restaurant Lake Tahoe

"Your music made the customer's dinner party lively." -- Chef Camille Schwartz, Owner and Chef at Mirabelle

"Such a beautiful song sung by an equally beautiful voice! I've added it to my list of 9/11 songs - Thank you and more power."

-- Espie Estrella About.Com Guide to Music Education (About.Com is part of The New York Times)

Your music is just like being in Ireland! I am not kidding! I have been to Ireland a lot! It's great and fun. Happy St. Patrick's Day" -- Rick, Northstar Association Member & Celtophile

Our patrons always love your shows! We will book you again! -- Ron at Ceol Irish Pub, Reno, NV

Wedding of Ted and Amy

"Thank you from the bottom of our hearts. What a wonderful day!" -- Ted & Amy, May 31, 2008

RPM Mortgage Lake Tahoe

"You Made our Christmas party! The sing-along was great!" -- Charmaine & Norm

Marriott Tahoe

Gairin Celtic Music stage show for Marriott's Timber Lodge Outdoor Farmer's Fair, South Lake Tahoe, Calif. -- "Great Job! Thanks from the Marriott!!"

Nuggett Reno

"Thank you for entertaining at the AOAI Conference! Compliments have come in from around the world!" -- Dorla, State of Nevada

Fourteen Angels Foundation Lake Davis Sled Dog Race Dinner Party and Dance. Tunes, Songs and Good Times - an annual performance starting in 2006 "Everybody loved your music as always. I haven't danced so much in years!" -- Dottie Dennis, Sled Dog Racer and Owner of Sierra Ski Touring Husky Express

Thank you for bringing your energy to Valhalla Celtic Festival! -- Sean Cummings, Director of Tahoe Tallac Celtic Festival and

"Your group is always popular at Lake Tahoe Valhalla Renaissance Fair! It is a treat. Every year you bring us a new twist on the Renaissance genre! Thanks again." -- Carole Spain, Director

Your show "Got Ye Milk?" was great especially for families and kids! The Motley Madrigals always provide a special attraction at our Lake Tahoe Renaissance Fair!

-- Kathy, Events Coordinator

"Beautiful singing and a lively stage show! Thanks so much for helping to enliven Reno Celtic Celebration! We want to invite you to perform again next year!" -- Rosemary Rice, Event Director

"You two are perfect for our events! Thank you for performing for our Harry Potter Book Release Parties." -- Michael, Owner of Neighbors Bookstore, South Lake Tahoe, Calif.

We love having your act at Truckee Renaissance Faire. Wow that we have booked your group for Five Years! -- Cathy, Faire Director

Thank you for your enthusiasm! We will definitely ask you to perform again next year! -- Melissa, Sacramento Heritage Festival, VFW Grounds, Fair Oaks, Calif.

Artists reception music and outdoor stage act for Tahoe Arts Project Festival of Fine Arts. "Great!" -- Theresa Souers, Festival Organizer, Tahoe Arts Project

"I love your music! Thank you for coming to Fair Oaks!" -- Raelynn, Director of Fair Oaks Renaissance and Tudor Festival

"Your show got a lot of audience participation, and you really kept things moving!" -- Chris, Pembroke Renaissance Fair, Fuji Park, Carson City, Nev. (3 years)

"Thank you for providing music for Pioneer Days. I have seen a lot of folk acts, and... Well, you just sound REALLY GOOD!"

-- Jean, State of Nevada Dept. of Parks Event Director for Pioneer Days at the Genoa Nevada State Park

"Everybody loved your music. Thanks!" -- Sierra Contra Dance Society. Really good show at Sacramento Contra Dance! -- Lynn, Dance Caller

"Enchanting and very entertaining. Don't miss them!" -- Janet McAlpine, Nevada Society of Scottish Clans

"You really drew a crowd! The place was packed every time!" -- Seattle's Best Coffee Shop

"Slim and Minnie have become a tradition at Plumas-Sierra County Fair!" -- John, Fair Director

Download music by Tom and Mary Kay

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