Rocker May at Webster Hall

Philomena Connors saw Imelda May at Webster Hall and was converted into a rock ‘n roll fan.

The Gathering begins!

The Gathering began in Ireland on Tuesday, January 8.

InteReView: The Chieftains’ Voice of Ages

@Barry McCall How It’s New York:  The Chieftains often play NYC on St. Patrick’s Day, and they have a large NY connection.  Paddy Moloney’s daughter Aedin Moloney runs the NY theatre company Fallen Angels (read our review of Eva the Chaste here).How It’s Irish:   The Chieftains, as I write below, are the one Irish trad band […]

can’t make Imelda May at Summer Stage tonight? LIVESTREAM!

How It’s New York:  She’s playing Summer Stage tonight, with Wanda Jackson!  BUT, if you’re not in the city, you can still catch her with this livestream!How It’s Irish:  May’s a Dubliner who brings an Irish sass to her rockabilly goddessness. IMELDA MAY VISITS LIVESTREAMWatch Imelda May’s Livestream session today at 2pm EST. The Irish […]

The Day: Choices Choices! Wednesday July 27! (and a few upcoming)

How It’s New York:  It’s all over town, there’s so much to do!How It’s Irish:  Two Irish theatre companies, a collaboration between the New York Public Library and the National Library of Ireland, an Irish rockabilly singer! Once again, tons o’stuff competing for your attention!  Two of them are one-offs that are tonight only; two […]

The Day: So Much to Do! Thursday July 21

<p><a href=””>My Demo by Eric McGrath</a></p> How It’s New York:  This is such typical New York frenzy– not one but at least four events to choose from tonight, fundraisers, plays, dance.How It’s Irish: I think there will be much chat and fun to be had, not always the case for fundraisers; I also think there […]

The New York Irish Arts Podcast for the week of April 1!


Podcast: Play in new window | Download Imelda May talks about burlesque and pub lock-ins; Simone Kirby talks about her role in Molly Sweeney and Paul Keating tells us about the Comhaltas Fleadh in Parsiappny NJ April 1-3 (still time to practice!).

Irish Chanteuse Imelda May creates MAYHEM with Jeff Beck

New York/NJ dates 3/28 and 3/29! Imelda May (Brian Lowe) The Beacon Theater on NY may even be sold out– so don’t wait.  She’s at the State Theater in New Brunswick on Tuesday. Had a lovely chat with Rockabilly idol Imelda May, who released her second album Mayhem abroad in October (it’s not out here, […]