New York Trad Fest 2015


Thursday, November 5 – Sunday, November 8, 2015
The Third Annual New York Trad Fest
Showcasing the finest in traditional music, dance, and song in New York.

Events Line-up:

Thursday, November 5
NY Trad Fest presents…
Ivan Goff (solo Irish pipes)
Andy Stein (jazz violin)
The Murphy Beds (Eamon O’Leary and Jefferson Hamer)
$40 admission [tickets]
The Irish Arts Centerirish-arts-center
553 W. 51st St. (11th Ave.)
New York, NY
Box office: 866-811-4111.

cillian-vallelyFriday, November 6
Traditional Session
featuring Cillian Vallely (Irish pipes)
Aubergine Cafe
49-22 Skillman Ave. (50th St.)
Sunnyside, NY
(718) 899 1735

Saturday, November 7 (afternoon)
Tribute to Ed Ready
Panel discussion hosted by Mick Moloney, Tony DeMarco, and Jerry O’Sullivan
providing insight into our Irish music heritage here in NYC.
Glucksman Ireland House NYU
1 Washington Mews
New York, NY

Saturday, November 7 (evening)
New York Trad Fest Evening Concert
The 3rd annual NYTF evening concert
hosted by “Tunemeister” Don Meade
Featuring many top traditional musicians from New York, including:
Brian Conway, Brendan Dolan, Megan Downes, Bernadette Fee agus an ghulin nua (the new generation), Maeve Gilchrist, Mick Moloney, John Nolan, Brendan O’Shea, Jerry O’Sullivan, Alice Ryan, Rick Snell and Elio Schiavo (bluegrass), John Updike (old time banjo), Sean Nós dancing from Kieran Jordan and Siobhan Butler, traditional music from Greece (band TBA), and more
$20 admission [tickets]
7pm – 11pmpier-a
Pier A    
22 Battery Place (West St.)
New York, NY
(212) 785-0153

Sunday, November 8:tonydemarco_seisiun
11th Street session.
The NY Trad Fest wraps up at the weekly traditional session at the 11th Street Bar, with special guests to end off the fest at Tony DeMarco’s famous session.
9:30 pm – 12:30 am
The 11th Street Bar
510 E. 11th St. (between Avenues A & B)
New York, NY
(212) 982-3929

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