Last week at the New York Irish Center local Cork transplant Donie Carroll brought together a host of Irish and area talent to raise money in his annual concert for the Mercy Centre Orphanage in Bangkok Thailand. Always a treat!
New York Tradfest this weekend!
Gorgeous CDs by Tom Dunne’s friends from competition days – Seamus Walshe, Patsy Moloney and John Regan.
For the fourth year, Tony Demarco has organized New York Tradfest. It will take place on Saturday, Nov. 19th, at Pier A Harbor House, and should be a grand night!
Jenifer Hopkins refuses to use the word “fusion” about an enthralling concert with Zakir Hussain of India and Celtic musicians at Carnegie Hall this past March.
John Kearns attended the second New York Trad Fest, and found it ” a remarkable showcase for the traditional musicians of New York and their visiting friends.”
New York Trad Fest this weekend promises a bing and a bang and no flopping!
Joanie Madden describes a gathering of old and new friends in Cherish the Ladies’ live CD and DVD, “An Irish Homecoming.”
New blogger Jenifer Hopkins finds the first New York Trad Fest a “celebration of the rich talent and vibrant dedication represented by musicians and dancers in New York.”
New York Trad Fest begins today, with a panel at Glucksman Ireland House, session at Lillie’s, and then a wealth of bands playing tonight at Connolly’s Klub 45!
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!
How It’s New York: It’s a New York Festival, although it attracts players and performers from all over the world. Most of the people you love to play with in NYC and the tri-state manage to come up for at least a day, if it’s at all possible. How It’s Irish: Catskills Irish Arts Week […]
Artistic Director Paul Keating (@Tim Raab) How It’s New York: Catskills Irish Arts Week attracts teachers and players from all over the country, but as Artistic Director Paul Keating says, it’s “a real New York Festival.” How It’s Irish: East Durham, New York, was a vacation spot for Irish immigrant. Many of the teachers come […]
How It’s New York: The Session at the 11th Street Bar goes on every Sunday night. It starts late and gets the best players in town; I’ve never not had a great time there! How It’s Irish: The music of course, but this week there were a lot of visitors from Ireland who had been […]