Gavin’s Irish Music Festival

The 2nd Annual Irish Music Summer Fest at Gavin’s features the BEST New York and Irish Bands in the USA and beyond. We are honored this year to welcome back for their 2nd appearance SHILELAGH LAW plus 7 other amazing acts: Celtic Cross, The Narrowbacks, Canny Brothers, Jameson Revenge, Mclean Ave Band, Tommy Flynn Band, […]

Podcast #40: Catskills Irish Arts Week


Gwen Orel talks to Catskills Irish Arts Week musicians, director, founder and student.

Don’t miss ‘Dancing at the Crossroads’

“Dancing at the Crossroads” by Kevin Ferguson is on PBS tonight, Sept. 4- don’t miss this wonderful glimpse at the Emerald Isle of New York. (and if you do miss it, buy the DVD!)

Do you know this tune? Fairy tale in the Catskills, or McGrath’s Waltz

Gwen Orel recalls receiving a tune from the Good Folk in the Catksills during the summer of 2015.

Catch Frances Black in the Catskills tonight!

Song bird Frances Black appears in the Catskills tonight, and New York Irish Center tomorrow. This is a big Irish weekend in East Durham, too!

New York Irish Arts Podcast #25: Preview of Catskills Irish Arts Week 2014


A preview of Catskills Irish Arts Week 2014, with Artistic Director Reidin O’Flynn!

Catskills Irish Arts Week is coming! The Green Hills of Home

A preview of this week’s Catskills Irish Arts Week, and interview with Artistic Director Reidin O’Flynn: save the dates, July 15-20, 2013.

Music: Dan Neely on the world-class faculty at the Catskills

How It’s New York: Catskills Irish Arts Week takes place in Durham, New York, and many if not most of the trad players in the tri-state make it up for at least a day! How It’s Irish: East Durham, New York was where Irish immigrants used to take their summer vacations, in the days before […]