Music for kids, families, and adults in a fun, affordable, interactive, and memorable manner!
"..he brings high energy and humor to his performances and our party was a big hit! I highly recommend Tom!" Dan J., Sunset Learning Center
For kids and families we do elementary school assemblies, town concerts, library shows, birthday parties based on our 9 award-winning children CDs. (unclebrothers.com)
We also perform Irish/American shows for adults as The Hooley Shooters in pubs, restaurants, and private parties. (hooleyshooters.com)
The Hooley Shooters are the real deal. They are one of the best bands to play at our venue" Pat R., GM, Mahoney's Pub, Poughkeepsie, NY
I am an educator that has seen the enthusiasm in children watching, singing, and participating in The Uncle Brothers program!! Wow they are awesome in getting the attention of children pre-school age to 5th grade, sending many messages of ant-bullying, just say no to drugs, cigarettes etc. As well as love and respect for friends, family and our country!! I have purchased many of their tapes for my grandchildren. Great entertainment for the family on car trips. They all sing the songs and understand the messages on the tapes and practice what they hear!!!
Thank You Uncles Brothers!!!!!
Tommy did an absolute wonderful job for my daughters 2nd birthday party. He accepted the party last minute and was able to entertain all ages. He was extremelly accomidating as well. I appreciate Tommy making my event such a success. I will use him for all my parties going forward! Thanks Tommy!
What to Expect
For kids and families: We want to give each audience a fun, high energy, clean family show. We use humor and interaction to get the kids involved and we direct much of our humor to the adults so they feel like they are a part of the show as well. We do the same for our adult shows, but of course always appropriate for the age group for which we perform.
If the venue allows, then we like to get the kids (and parents) up to dance to original award-winning songs such as, "Lobster Conga", "Dizzy Chicken", "Healthy Food Limbo", "Simon Says Song", and others.
Whether it's our family/children's shows or adult Irish-American parties, our goal is to engage every audience with a memorable experience that they tell their friends and family about!
Note: Please understand that we have two completely different shows; one for kids and families and one for adult, which included Irish, American classics, oldies, some country and folk. Always fun and upbeat. We are all about the audience and giving them the time of their lives!
For adults as The Hooley Shooters: It's always St. Patrick's Day, lively, interactive , fun!
For kids and families I perform solo and with The Uncle Brothers. For adults my duo (or trio) is called The Hooley Shooters. I use the same amazing musicians in both groups.
We've been in thousands of elementary school, libraries, and camps as well as performed at hundreds of town summer concerts and private birthday parties. For adults we perform in pubs, corporate events, and private parties.
We have 10 award-winning parent-friendly CDs for children and families, available on itunes and our website.
My solo birthday parties are like 2 parties in one. Perfect for under 10 year olds, my shows are interactive and fun, and are part concert, part dance party. I can even include some DJ games and dances if the kids are older.
In schools we perform character education assembly programs (concerts) using original music and humor to bring our messages to their students. Themes include, 'anti-bullying, drug and tobacco awareness, respect, kindness, reading, holidays shows, and much more.
All of our other shows (libraries, town concerts, camps, etc.) are just full of high energy and fun music. If there's a place to get up and dance we can do that or it can be a more traditional concert type show.
We've been called a cross between The Smothers Brothers and Jimmy Buffett. Our goal and passion is writing, producing, and performing fun interactive music for kids that parents can enjoy as well.
One final note on our original songs. We are known for our message songs, but for venues outside of school we perform just plain fun music (unless otherwise requested). We can customize ANY show for ANY audience.
We will gladly email you our brochure and more information upon request.
For adults, we play in pubs and private parties as The Hooley Shooters, you can google our website. Our playlist includes a fun mix of Irish and American pub classics.
"The best assembly we ever had!" Milton Elementary, Marlboro, NY
"Delightful & entertaining!" Parents Guide Magazine
"These guys are just GREAT! Perfect for any elementary school program where character education is important! Keep up the good work guys!"Jim Jones, Radburn Elementary, Fair Lawn, NJ
"The Uncle Brothers presentation was incredible! Students, as well as the teachers thoroughly enjoyed the performance. The Uncle Brothers were able to connect well with children. Their songs were creative and supported the concepts of our character education program. I highly recommend them! We are certainly planning on having them back" Donald Jesse, Ass't Principal, Conowingo Elementary, Conowingo, MD
We will recommend you to all the schools here in Cecil County! Mike Pearce, Bainbridge Elementary, Port Deposit, MD
"Thank you for the terrific performance you gave our students!" Charlene Pepe, Principal, Sapphire Elementary, Monroe, NY
"You have an amazingly strong connection to children. Your original songs were energetic, clever, and fun. You were able to get each child engaged and singing along."Marianne Tully, principal, Tappan Zee Elementary, Piermont, NY
"It was a delightful afternoon for the entire family! The music was varied so that the different age groups were all included. The audience joined in the singing and I heard only positive comments!. Thank you and come again!" Sr. Marie Murphy, St. Catherine's School, Blauvelt, NY
"...our students really enjoyed your performance and my kids came home quoting a few things they learned. THANK YOU!"
" We appreciated how you incorporated important messages in your songs about trying to reach goals and staying drug free. It was exciting to see children from ages four to eleven singing and clapping to the audience participation music. back" Danette Melchionne-PTO Co-Pres. KT Murphy Elementary, Stamford, CT
"...your ability to blend movement, rhythm, and music with fun lyrics encouraged even our youngest students to interact with each other. We enjoyed a superb day at our school!... " Fantastic entertainment for our kids!" " Joyce Seery, MS, CCC-SLP, Early Childhood Program, William O'Schaffer School, Tappan, NY
"It was a delightful afternoon for the entire family! The music was varied so that the different age groups were all included. The audience joined in the singing and I heard only positive comments!. Thank you and come again!"
Sr. Marie Murphy, St. Catherine's School, Blauvelt, NY
" Thank you for the wonderful presentation! Your songs set the perfect tone for our special day of good character at RSES. The positive comments made by the students demonstrated their high level of enjoyment.
Betsy VanCulin, Child Development Counselor, Rising Sun Elementary, Rising Sun, MD.
"We look forward to having you back in the future! Great show, thanks! Elsie Harrigan, Assistant Principal, Cecil Manor Elementary School, Elkton, MD
"Thank you for a wonderful performance! You really lifted everyone's spirits. People are STILL thanking me for bring you here. You were able to involve everyone in the program and that made it very special"
Janet Carlson, Children's Librarian, John C. Hart Memorial Library, Shrub Oak, NY
...at the Spring and Summer Fests your performances are where all the excitement was! It'sa a pleasure to see so many families enjoying themselves during your show. You kept them singing and smiling!...
...and the crowd at the Farmers Market loves your music, too. Our office receives calls from people who want to know when you are appearing so can plan on seeing you" Lorie Reynolds, Executive Director, Nyack Chamber of Commerce, Nyack, NY
Here are more comments...
"I really, really liked the show! I liked how Danny and Tom got everyone participating!" Angela, Fourth grader
"I liked the fact that their show was interactive" Helen F. , Pre-K Assistant
Thanks for the smiles on everyone's faces. It was a fun and entertaining show" Hinda S., Local Support Teacher
"Your performance delighted everyone, most especially the little dancers! Thanks for an enjoyable event!"
Gail Curtain, Village of Suffern Recreation, Suffern, NY
"My family and I vacationed at LBI this summer and the trip was made much more pleasureable with your CDs in the player...
...and thanks for a great concert!! The kids and families all had a great time. The enthusiasm of The Uncle Brothers got our night off to a great start. I look forward to working with you next year!"
Mark Albert, Orangetown Parks and Recreation
Additional Booking Notes
We just need electric, about a 6x6 area for us, and space for the kids to sit and eventually get up and dance. If possible a product table would be very helpful and appreciated (for larger shows, not solo birthday parties).
Past Booked Events
|February 01, 2014||Hotel|
Depending on the type of party, audience age/size, etc., here are some of our most popular songs:
Healthy Food Limbo
Ice Cream Sundae
Do You Like To Dance
...and for schools:
I Will Never Smoke
Just Say No To Drugs
We Will Rock Drug Free
Stand Up To Bullying
Pieces of a Puzzle
Hurray For The Teachers
It's All There at the Library
Witch Doctor (Reading version)
This Land is Your Land
Tell My Ma
Place in the Choir
Lion Sleeps Tonite
-I also have an entirely different set/show for preschoolers.
-We also have Christmas/holiday shows for both kids and adults.
-We have an affordable solution for ANY budget, with our solo, duo, or trio options!
|Jeff Silna||other partner|
Influences & Inspiration
Jimmy Buffett, Smother Brothers, Brian Setzer, Billy Joel, Cat Stevens, Danny Quinn, Tommy Makem, Clancy Brothers, Tom Chapin
We provide our own sound for audiences of up to about 400
For larger audiences, please inquire for custom sound requirements