Tartan Week in NYC

It’s Tartan Week in NYC, which means time for all things Scottish.

Festivities got under way on Saturday with the Scottish Run in Central Park. There will be Scottish themed events taking place all week, culminating in the Tartan Day Parade on Saturday, April 5.

Here are a few items of interest…

Tuesday, April 1
Maeve Gilchrist
from Edinburgh, Scotland
The Cutting Room
19 W 24th St. (between Sixth & Fifth Ave.)
New York, NY
(212) 691-1900
Wednesday, April 2
Whisky Magazine presents…
Whisky Live New York

an evening of great whisky, fine food and spectacular entertainment
Whisky Live New York brings a magnificent evening of great whisky, fine food and spectacular entertainment to the heart of New York. Organized by Whisky Magazine during Tartan week
and held at the historic Puck Building, the seasoned whisky lover or novice can expect to experience an incredible and in-depth insight into the world of whisky drinking and producing.
This is your chance to become closer to the industry, taste rare and sought-after whiskies from Scotland to Kentucky, increase your knowledge and meet the whisky experts.

VIP Ticket
$115 ($135 at the door) including 5 sample vouchers, food, tea, coffee and water,
show guide, tasting glass and access from 5.30pm – 10pm.

Standard Ticket
$85 ($100 at the door) including 3 sample vouchers, food,
tea, coffee and water, show guide, tasting glass and access
from 6.30pm – 10pm
The Puck Building
295 Lafayette St. (Houston St.)
New York, NY
Wednesday, April 2
New York Caledonian Club presents Steve O’ Connor
Singer/ Songwriter
Cover is only $15 admission
7:30 pm
121 W. 45th St. (between Sixth & Seventh Ave.)
New York, NY
(212) 597-5126
Friday, April 4 Scotland on Stone Street
5:30 to 6:30 pm
Concert of traditional and contemporary Scottish music
in the British Memorial Garden at Hanover Square.
featuring the Red Hot Chili Pipers and the Pentland Caledonia Pipes and Drums.

and then…

The Tartan Specials

performing at 7:30pm
Also rock to the Scottish music of famed Scots DJ Tam Coyne,
spinning disks all evening
Beckett’s Bar & Grill
78 Pearl St. (bet. Hanover Sq. & Broad St.)
New York, NY
(212) 269-1001
Friday, April 4 & Saturday, April 5 Free Haggis
Taste Scotland’s national dish, haggis.
They will be giving away for free
at a street cart on the corner of 52nd St. and Broadway
New York, NY
Thursday, Friday & Saturday, April 3 – 5

Red Hot Chilli Pipers
Bagpipes with attitude. Drums with a Scottish accent.
A blazing rock band and a show so hot it carries its own health warning.

8pm each night at:
133 W. 33rd St. (bet. 6th & 7th Ave.)
New York, NY
(212) 629-6191

Saturday, April 5
10th Annual New York Tartan Day Parade

Up Sixth Ave.
from W. 45nd to W. 58th St.
New York, NY
Saturday, April 5
Tartan Day Pre & Post Parade Destination

Tartan Day pre and post parade celebrations
at New York’s only Scottish Bar and Restaurant
(Just off the parade route)

Before the parade:
Live acoustic set from Tartan Specials
performing at noon

after the parade:
Live Celtic session from house band
9pm – 1am
doors open 10:30am
St. Andrew’s
120 W. 44th St. (bet. 6th & 7th Ave.)
New York, NY
(212) 840-8413

Saturday, April 5
The National New York Tartan Day Committee (NYTDC) presents…
The Tartan Day Post Parade Party
sponsored by Belhaven and Brooklyn Brewery
This ticketed event will feature the music of
Tartan Specials & Red Hot Chilli Pipers

Tickets are $30 includes beer and beverages
(Ticket holders will be admitted 4-6pm)
Post Parade Party Tickets on sale online at:
Tartanweek.com (do not call Stout for Tickets)
In the event (small chance) that it is not fully booked, door tickets will be available for $40.

133 W. 33rd St. (bet. 6th & 7th Ave.)
New York, NY
(212) 629-6191

Saturday, April 5
6th Annual Tartan Army Party
Supporters of the Scottish national team in the big apple
host their annual Tartan Army Party

Deacon Brodie’s
370 W. 46th St. (between 8th & 9th Ave.)
New York, NY 10036
(212) 262-1452

Saturday, April 5
Tartan Day Celebration
Two seconds to Midnight
The Knitting Factory (The Old Office)
74 Leonard St.
New York, NY

Whisky Live (New York)
Tartan Specials (myspace)
Two Seconds to Midnight (myspace)
Tartan Army NYC
St. Andrew’s (NYC’s Scottish Bar & Restaurant)

One Response to “Tartan Week in NYC”

  1. Fatal error: Uncaught Error: Call to undefined function ereg() in /homepages/11/d400954896/htdocs/wp-content/themes/spectrum/includes/theme-comments.php:62 Stack trace: #0 /homepages/11/d400954896/htdocs/wp-content/themes/spectrum/includes/theme-comments.php(18): the_commenter_link() #1 /homepages/11/d400954896/htdocs/wp-includes/class-walker-comment.php(184): custom_comment(Object(WP_Comment), Array, 1) #2 /homepages/11/d400954896/htdocs/wp-includes/class-wp-walker.php(146): Walker_Comment->start_el('', Object(WP_Comment), 1, Array) #3 /homepages/11/d400954896/htdocs/wp-includes/class-walker-comment.php(139): Walker->display_element(Object(WP_Comment), Array, 1, 0, Array, '') #4 /homepages/11/d400954896/htdocs/wp-includes/class-wp-walker.php(334): Walker_Comment->display_element(Object(WP_Comment), Array, 1, 0, Array, '') #5 /homepages/11/d400954896/htdocs/wp-includes/comment-template.php(2252): Walker->paged_walk(Array, -1, 0, 0, Array) #6 /homepages/11/d400954896/htdocs/wp-content/themes/spectrum/comments.php(27): wp_l in /homepages/11/d400954896/htdocs/wp-content/themes/spectrum/includes/theme-comments.php on line 62