Wolfhound Trad Week 2018

Seven nights of traditional irish music, song and dance: The Wolfhound’s second annual Trad week comes back to Queens N.Y! Musicians & music lovers alike from across the globe descend on the Astoria Pub for 7 nights of traditional irish music, song & dance, for what is going to be another epic week of “Craic agus […]

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!)

“Forget Me Not” made by formidable duo

Dan Neely reviews “Forget-Me-Not” from Rose Flanagan and Laura Byrne: “brilliant stuff from two of the best.”

Girsa presents “An Irish Musical Christmas” at Hamilton Stage in Rahway NJ

The Irish-American trad girl group (“girsa” means young woman) presents an Irish Christmas show in New Jersey.

Remembering the Mid-Atlantic Fleadh

The Mid-Atlantic Fleadh, which feeds into the All-Ireland, was a celebration of music.

Pearl River: Where Culture Creates Community

How It’s New York:  A growing number of New York-born-and-bred Irish musicians have migrated to the Rockland County hamlet of Pearl River, NY. How It’s Irish:  L.E McCullough’s latest ArtSmart Nation column for Creativity Post sheds a spotlight on the magical, mysterious Irish Culture Vortex twenty miles northwest of Manhattan containing the most concentrated mass of Irish musicians and […]

Staten Ireland Festival this weekend, 6/9 and 6/10!

How It’s New York: It’s Staten Ireland this weekend as one of the first Irish Festivals of the summer takes place: the Staten Ireland Irish Fair!How It’s Irish: Piping, Irish bands, Irish dance and vendors of course. NOW it’s summer!The Festival supports the St. Columcille Irish Center, which “promotes the knowledge and awareness of the […]