Tom McDermott is a highly sought after first generation Irish-American storyteller, singer, musician, author, comedian, percussionist and speaker who wanders about the country sharing stories, songs, laughter, inspiration, noise and mayhem with over 50,000 kids and adults each year (since 1991). Accompanying himself on guitar, ukulele, hurdy gurdy, theremin, bodhran, lyre, flutes or drums, Tom combines original music and instrumentation with original and adapted traditional stories to engage his listeners in laughter, critical thought and creativity.
An award-winning storyteller and speaker, Tom performs at festivals and corporate events all across the U.S. He also facilitates drum circles and “found sound” workshops for businesses, churches and camps with a focus on team building, community development and personal wellness. He has several recordings and published books for children and adults.