Gwen Orel calls it: “Woody Sez” is one of the best shows of the year. Extended through Sept. 10 at Irish Rep.
How it’s New York: In New York’s historic Greenwich Village How it’s Irish: Irish guitarist and singer John Doyle The Folk Music Society of New York is bringing us a rare treat, on Friday night October 14th at 8pm, with a performance from Irish guitar legend John Doyle. Click here to get your tickets, they’re going fast! This is […]
Gwen Orel reviews Andrew Finn Magill’s ‘Roots’: an album which shows ‘deft mastery.’
Solas are getting ready to record a 20th-anniversary reunion CD. Help fund it on Kickstarter!
Gwen Orel recalls the first Irish music she ever heard … and how it changed her life.
Tony Horswill reviews Irish trad supergroup The Teetotallers at Highline Ballroom on Monday, April 29: Not Frankenstein!
Karan Casey and Aoife O’Donovan paired up for the latest Masters in Collaboration. Where’s the album?
(@Steve Farmer) How It’s New York: Cathie Ryan lives in Connecticut these days, and often plays in NYC. Look for her CD release here on Oct. 14!How It’s Irish: Cathie is Irish-American from Chicago, and lived a few years in Ireland before moving back last year. She was recently on the cover or Irish Music […]
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 […]
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,” […]
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 […]
@Stephen Power www.adareimages.com How It’s New York: Lúnasa piper Cilian Vallely is based here, (frequently to be seen at 11th Street); the band often plays here, and Highline Ballroom bounces between folk and urban downtown pop. Which is so New York.How It’s Irish: Kevin Crawford, the frontman of Lúnasa, whose new CD Carrying the Tune […]
It was a great day for a parade– after randomly cold days suddenly the sun came out and it was so warm I took my coat off! Many many pipe bands, some from the great state of New Jersey. George Grant did the announcing on top of a double decker bus up by 51st street. […]