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The first day I seen her when she worked at my friends house I said that she was the one and that I would marry her.  That was before I even heard her name.  I was right.  Kelsey and I couldn't be happier and we make the best team I could ever imagine a couple could be.


I was so glad that Kelsey could come on the road with me on the “On Mercy Street tour,” because a lot of you guys got to meet her.  You guys are like an extended family to me and have stuck with me through thick and thin since the start.  I Want to say a massive thanks on behalf of Kelsey and myself as to how kind you are you the both of us.  We are forever grateful.  I truly am one of the luckiest musicians on the planet to have fans like you. I know i say it so much but I really do mean it every time.  Your dedication and loyalty to me is unbelievable.  The Harkin Army are unbelievable.



We debated forever on where we would have the wedding as we have friends everywhere across the planet…. and a few from mars as well it seems….haha.

We are going to get married in Ireland at our home in Donegal.  I have been working on an old 140 farm house for over a year now whenever I get time off with my family and pulling in as many favors as I can from friends to get the work done. Thats where we will be having the celebrations.

As you know me it will be no “ordinary,” wedding…  We are doing everything ourselves as thats the only way wet know how!


The day is going to be filled with friends, family, music, food, love and laughter.  If I could bring you all I would but… well.. you know. As you can imagine, we will have so much music on the day… I’ve written a song for the occasion with my Buddy Jack Tempchin!  No-one apart from myself and Jack have heard the song, and wont until the big day.  It will defiantly be on the next record.  It would bring a tear to a glass eye. :)


We will be getting married on Saturday July 2nd 2016.  I can hardly wait to tie the knot with this girl and also have all our friends and family from all over the world in our home in Donegal Ireland where my heart lies.  We have been working so hard to organize it but I know Its gonna be such an amazing day and i can hardly wait and watch it all come to bloom infant of my eyes.


So many of you have been asking about the big day. We only sent the invites out last week to our friends and family. We wanted to have them out before we told anyone else as you can understand.  A lot of you have been most generously asking me where you can send us gifts for our wedding.  Luckily, we already have a home full of everything we need - so have a look at this wish list below that we’ve made mainly for our friends and family! But as so many of you are really persistent!!! :) :) ....You can contribute to our dream honeymoon if ya really really want to, and from the rest of you... your kind words and blessings are massively welcomed!!!

Here is the link: www.honeyfund.com



We haven't planned exactly where we are going yet but we have handful of ideas floating around in our heads. Hopefully somewhere with no wifi, but just enough to Instagram the odd picture to keep you and our family in the loop!  

Its been a crazy ride with work the past few years and this really is the cherry on the top.





I love you all.


Keith. xox

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  • Guest
    Laura Wednesday, 27 April 2016

    Congratulations! May your life be full of happiness and lots of children! I pray God blesses you abundantly!

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    Rosemary Smith Wednesday, 27 April 2016

    Not sure what happened with Celtic Thunder but you will be sorely missed. Good luck in your future endeavors. Next time you are booking in Colorado, please try for the Arvada area. The Walnut Room was not our best representation.

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    Jill Robinson LaCoss Thursday, 28 April 2016

    May the years ahead be filled with lasting joy. Congratulations to a couple whose match truly seems made in heaven!

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    Lei Somma Thursday, 28 April 2016

    Keith & Kelsey,
    I send you both my wishes for a wonderful wedding!! How exciting it all is! Remember to enjoy the moments leaving up to the big day. The day goes by so quickly.. Next thing you know 23 years will have passed ? May the Lord continue to bless you both!!

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    Kathy Dierking Thursday, 28 April 2016

    Congratulations to you both! Wish you all the best!

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    Tammy Zerbo Thursday, 28 April 2016

    July 2 is my wedding anniversary, so j shall raise my glass on that day and toast to your happiness!

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    Eileen McCray Thursday, 28 April 2016

    My warmest best wishes and congratulations to you both. May you enjoy a beautiful and a beautiful, fulfilling marriage. May the wind be always at your back.

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    Maria Thursday, 28 April 2016

    Congrats Keith and Kesely A Wonderful Couple God bless you two
    On your lucky Day

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    Jeanie Branconi Friday, 29 April 2016

    The Stagit that previously was suggested is a great idea to include all that you want to be included to participate in your wedding.

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    Marleta, Windle & Drew Patterson Friday, 29 April 2016

    My husband and I wish you a very happy and blessed life together. We've been married 38 yrs. and grow more in love as each day passes. If you can have a portion of the happiness we've had then you truly will be blessed. Take care of one another. You will become one! When one hurts the other does also! Just remember you're hearts will sync as one...as the days, months and years go by. Love each other generously and that love can't help but grow. Take care of it like a garden and beautiful flowers will bloom! We love you both and we'll keep your union in our prayers. Love and be happy! From the Patterson Family-Dalton, GA USA

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    Jan Marsh Hagerty Friday, 29 April 2016

    It doesn't matter where you go for a honeymoon, because you will just be happy to be together. It won't matter how you get there, or much of anything else. We, your Harkin Army, just want it to be the greatest honeymoon that you can imagine after having the most wonderful wedding. Then you can proceed to having the greatest idyllic marriage that you can attain. Perfect family. Perfect home. Perfect life. There will be bumps and scratches but think of how it will be when you kiss and make up. That is part of the Perfection. May God bless you, and may you keep God as the Head of your Marriage. And just be happy together.

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    Jan Marsh Hagerty Friday, 29 April 2016

    Btw, reading above, I saw a suggestion to show your wedding on StageIt. While I think that would be wonderful, I'm sure you don't. But, think of this..... I know you could probably sell about 10,000 plus tickets and that would surely pay for the entire wedding and reception, AND THE HONEYMOON. I wouldn't mind seeing a video feed on StageIt of an edited film of the affair. Even if it was a slideshow of photographs. After the wedding , of course. Cheaper than making a DVD, easier distribution , and it can be shown from anywhere. With complete editing control for what you don't mind sharing. Think about it.

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    kathi spriggs Saturday, 30 April 2016

    Congrats to the both of you incredible young people!!!! So very happy for you both!!! You are such a awesome and beautiful couple. I see many,many happy and adventurous years ahead of you. May you always be happy and enjoy each other! Remember to keep smiling and laughing. May your special day be all that you wish for (how can it not be)! Also don't forget to add Mr. & Mrs. to your towels beings that you will not only be sharing your lives together but also the same initials. So here is to the new Mr.K.H & Mrs. K.H. It shows y'all were meant to be.;):)
    Love came our way
    Smiles are ours always
    Enjoyment and fun will be our forever

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    Bonnie Ralston Saturday, 30 April 2016

    Keith I love your music and I am very happy for you and Kelsey. I do, however, find it a bit self serving asking people to donate to your honeymoon fund. You aren't exactly working for minimum wage. If people insist on doing something for you, then it would have been more fitting to ask them to donate to a charity to honour the occasion. Just saying................

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    Anna Markey Saturday, 30 April 2016

    Congrats to you both! It's an exciting time. I know doing this all yourselves is a ton of work, but it will make the day even more special and it will all fall in to place, although it may not seem that way now with all the craziness in planning such a wonderful event. Take care of each other!

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    gail sands Saturday, 30 April 2016

    Dear Keith and Kelsey:
    My husband and I were and I, still am, great fans of yours. My husband passed away unexpectedly 10 months ago, and whenever I get an update from you I always tell me what you are doing. We both loved you and were lucky to see you in NJ one last time before he died. I wish you both all the happiness you deserve and the best with your new endeavor of a solo artist. You are one amazing you man. May God Bless you both.

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    Linda Sunday, 01 May 2016

    Keith & Kelsey, you posted your wedding announcement on April 24, 2016. That was our 45th Wedding Anniversary. I wish You and Kelsey that many wonderful years, together. Life is sometimes difficult but always remember why you married. " Because You Love Each Other." Put God n your married and the rest will work out. Two nice looking people = Beautiful Wedding! Congratulations!!

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    Linda Sunday, 01 May 2016

    Sorry, spell check spelled marriage wrong ( married).

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    Patti Monday, 02 May 2016

    A HUGE congratulations to you two. The hubbs and I will celebrate 9 years of blissfully, goofy, happiness this month. If there is ANY advice I would give, it would be this: the honeymoon NEVER has to end. Spend entire says in bed eating junk food and watching cheezy movies; play tag in a crowded mall; slow dance to the music in your head in the middle of the kitchen; laugh at everything and if there are ever tears, hold each other tighter. Pray for each other and with each other. And in the future, when the house is full of mini-Harkins, take every opportunity to embarass them with the goofiest displays of affection. Let love, laughter, and music fill your hearts and your home. The best days have yet to come!

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    Erin MacArthur Monday, 02 May 2016

    Have a good time in married life and I hope you and Kelsey have lots of babies in the fucter .:o maybe you will visit your friends from Celtic thunder someday:-)

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