Posts Tagged ‘Brendan O’Shea’

Last week Glen Hansard arrived on our shores to launch his new CD and gave two wonderfully different gigs at Town Hall and Brooklyn Steel.

'Emerald City' just might be the independent movie that this generation of moviegoers, emigrants and yes, construction workers, has been waiting for.

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...

Alice Farrell first met Glen Hansard 25 years ago at Sin-é, an East Village café that was once at the epicenter of hot young Irish rock and Trad culture....

On the centenary of his death, New York Irish musicians, writers, storytellers perform in tribute to James Connolly on the stage where he spoke

Mike Fitzpatrick interviews rocker Mark Geary and discovers Geary's inner Count of Monte Cristo.

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!

How It’s New York: Irish songstress Susan McKeown lives on the lower East Side. She curates the SongLives series at Irish Arts Center, too. (Hear her discuss...

How It’s New York: SongLives is a series at the Irish Arts Center that brings the richness of the busking tradition of Dublin’s Grafton Street to New...

How It’s New York: This series was created to showcase Irish singer-songwriters by Irish New Yorker Susan McKeown. Some of them, like Brendan O’Shea and...

Susan McKeown at SongLives  in March How It’s New York: Susan McKeown lives and works in NY, and has become a real force here. She created and curated...

How It’s New York:  Not only does it take place at our home away from home, Irish Arts Center, which is so New York in its cultural fusions and happenings,...

How It’s New York:  Tenement.  Just the word conjures up the Lower East Side, and O’Shea lives in NY now.How It’s Irish:  O’Shea is Irish, from Killarney in Co....