New York Tradfest going on now!

New York Tradfest this weekend!

Podcast #31: Dan Neely on Irish Week at the Augusta Heritage Center


Gwen Orel talks to Dan Neely, who coordinats Irish Week at the Augusta Heritage Center at Davis and Elkins College.

Chief O’Neill’s Mixed Flock Is Jersey Trad

Chief O’Neill’s Mixed Flock plays proto-trad-proto-Braoque music.

The Fleadh Mother Perspective

Jenifer Hopkins reports on the Mid-Atlantic Fleadh in Parsippany, and recalls her first time attending one as a parent.

New York Trad Fest this weekend– don’t miss!

The first annual New York Trad Fest takes place Saturday, Oct. 19, and Sunday, Oct. 20, organized by fiddler Tony DeMarco. On the bill are Eileen Ivers, Brian Conway, Matt Mancuso, Tony Trischka, Andy Statman and more! An unmissable event!

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.

Oliver O’Connell, Mickey Dunne, & John Coyne Bring Fresh Air from the Burren to Long Island City’s New York Irish Center

John Kearns reports on a special presentation at the New York Irish Center with Oliver O’Connell, Mickey Dunne, and John Coyne, to bring awareness to the Michael Dunleavy Foundation.

Concert Review: Cathie Ryan soars over Wind and Rain

@Mark Pippenger How It’s New York: Cathie Ryan lives on the East Coast now and we expect to see her often locally. The concert took place in a studio at Lincoln Center. How It’s Irish:Cathie is an Irish-American singer, of Irish parents, and sings Irish music. Cathie Ryan launched her much-awaited CD Through Wind & […]

Music: Q&A with Cathie Ryan

(@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 […]

Dan Neely on What I Did On My Ireland Vacation.

How It’s New York: Dan Neely runs the session at Lillie’s, and is the Artistic Director of the Washington Square Harp and Shamrock Orchestra. How It’s Irish: He’s writing this FROM Ireland, and it’s ABOUT Ireland! Go Dan! In which Dan Neely tells us about Clare, people he’s met, and… ostriches and emus… New York […]