Happy New Year from New York Irish Arts! and: Nuala Kennedy Trio


How It’s New York:  The ball comes down in Times Square, and people all over the world watch when the clock strikes midnight here.
How It’s Irish:  It’s a party!  And who do we know that loves parties?

Welcome back!  Family visits kept me from posting last week, but we hope to make 2012 a banner year for NYIA (pronounced:  Nigh-ah, but nyeah works too).

Flutist Nuala Kennedy had a small do at her home on New Year’s Eve.  Along with a beer-soaked train ride to get there and fireworks on the roof there were also some lovely tunes.  What a nice way to begin the year.

You can hear the Nuala Kennedy Trio this week– that includes Dana Lyn (fiddle/viola) and Kyle Sanna (guitar):   

Fri 6th Jan,The Living Room, Ludlow St. , 7 -8

Sunday 8th Jan , Caffe Vivaldi, 8.30pm-9.30pm

(that’s where we caught Dana and Kyle’s album launch of “The Hare Said a Prayer to the Rainbow and Followed the Fox Down the Hole” just before Thanksgiving!)

What did you do?  Hear any tunes?  Play any?   Tell us!

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  1. .Re the Times Square Bal….HOW IT’S IRISH: The current incarnation (the sixth since its inception in 1907) is made by Waterford Crystal!
    Happy New Year Gwen!….