Canada’s 150th Birthday: NYC Rocks The Great Canadian Songbook At Joe’s Pub

Shani R. Friedman attends a star-studded Canada Day at Joe’s Pub, apologizes to a stranger, and enjoys music from BETTY, Greg Naughton and others.

Julie Feeney’s “Clocks” Bends Time

Julie Feeney’s third CD, “Clocks,” has a delicious, fantastical atmosphere that resists the pressure of the second hand.

Music: The Teetotallers are a True Trad Supergroup

How It’s New York: The lads are each NYC faves, and are playing in the Tri-State area, including Joe’s Pub, Sunday June 3.  How It’s Irish: Martin Hayes on fiddle, John Doyle on guitar, and Kevin Crawford on flute are all Irish, and are three of the best Trad players in the universe! Duck for […]

Dan Neely’s Music InteReview: Neely on The Teetotallers, and Chicago Reel

How It’s New York: Martin Hayes of The Teetotallers lives part of the time in Connecticut, and Chicago Reel will be a featured band at Catskills Irish Arts Week this summer. Made your reservations yet? The week is July 15 – 21, and coming up soon! How It’s Irish: The Teetotallers are an Irish “Supergroup,” […]

New York Irish Arts Podcast May 30: The Teetotallers


Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadHow It’s New York: The Teetotallers are playing Joe’s Pub, NYC, on Sunday June 3rd, finishing their East Coast tour. How It’s Irish: This is a “supergroup” made up of three of the greatest players in trad: Martin Hayes, John Doyle, Kevin Crawford! Chats with awe-inspiring fiddler Martin Hayes […]

Music Review: Ashley Davis – Fireside Songs for the Celtic Winter

How It’s New York:  Ashley Davis brought her musical talents to the stage of Joe’s Pub, joined onstage @Therese Cox by New York-based musicians Mike Cassedy (piano) and John Hadfield (percussion). How It’s Irish:  The show featured songs from Ashley’s latest album, Songs of the Celtic Winter featuring songs in Irish, storytelling, and the musicianship […]

Ashley Davis Brings “Celtic Winter” to Joe’s Pub this Week

How It’s New York:  Ashley Davis can often be seen at events around New York, including “Pen, Paper and Palate” and the Irish American Writers and Artists’ Salon.  She’s performing at Joe’s Pub this week.How It’s Irish:  Ashley’s new CD Songs of the Celtic Winter, and it includes Irish poetry, with Irish instrumentation.Catch Songs of the […]

APAP report: Jan. 6

Amy Conroy, Kia Corthron, Gwen Orel, Deirdre Kinahan How It’s New York:  The APAP conference takes place in NY, and brings a party with it.How It’s Irish:  Mingling, talking, greeting and enjoyment! I’ll be giving you brief write-ups of my interactions with APAP as I go!  I might not get up to much today unfortunately […]

Julie Feeney’s Voice Soars Over the Rainbow at Joe’s Pub

Lucy Healy-Kelly finds that Julie Feeney’s voice takes her where troubles melt like lemondrops! How It’s New York:  Lafayette Street’s Joe’s Pub welcomes Julie back for her third performance of the season, part of the Imagine Ireland programme. It also marks the Stateside launch of her second album Pages. A self-confessed NY fan, Julie just […]

Julie Feeney Grows on You

How It’s New York:  Julie was part of the delegation that came to NYC for the launch of Culture Ireland’s Imagine Ireland year-long program, and has picked up a lot of fans with her performances here.  Her blend of original, unusual songs with Irish lyricism is tailor-made for eclectic New Yorkers.  She performs at Joe’s […]