The Auld Triangle – “Nothing but my Genius”

“Nothing but my Genius”
at The Auld Triangle – aka Josie Robertson Plaza
On Sunday, July 29, 2012, Joe Hurley’s Ourland Festival, an all day cavalcade of Irish music, literature and theater, will include “Nothing But My Genius” a collection of buskers, poets, painters and dancers.

The quote “nothing but my genius” refers to an anecdote from the great Irish writer Oscar Wilde, who was reported to have said it to a US customs official when asked if he had anything to declare.

At the Ourland Festival, Josie Robertson Plaza at Lincoln Center becomes “The Old Triangle”, where you can take a wild, magical stroll on Raglan Road with buskers, poets, painters, and dancers that will stir your soul. Behan to Beckett, Christy Moore to James Joyce – Bring your voice– Alive-Alive Oh!
Featuring Flogging Molly’s Matt Hensley, Hagen School of Irish Dance, The Mercantillers, Marie Reilly, Krista Charles, John Walsh, Dessie Groarke, Seamus Kelleher, The Theatre 80 Seisiun featuring Lorcan Otway, Jane Kelton, and friends, Megan Downes, NYC Harp Orchestra, Footballers Sam Margolis & Alfie Thomas, and many more.

Sunday, July 29, 2012
Joe Hurley’s Ourland Festival
Part of Lincoln Center Out of Doors
“Nothing but my Genius”starts at 5pm and is part of an all-day festival at Lincoln Center.


Gathering of the Bards: from Galway to Rockaway
Hearst Plaza Stage – 2pm
Weaving the art of storytelling with original works and classics, Irish-American culture in verse and song.

The Auld Triangle
Josie Roberson Plaza – 5pm
“Nothing but my Genius”. Take a wild, magical stroll on Raglan Road. Buskers, poets, painters, dancers will stir your soul. Behan to Beckett, Christy Moore to James Joyce. Bring your voice. Alive-Alive Oh!

“Thousands Are Sailing”
Damrosch Park Bandshell: 6 – 10pm
8pm – Joe Hurley’s All-Star Irish Rock Revue
7pm – Joe Hurley & the Gents
6pm – A Parting Glass: Celebrating Alan Lomax’s work preserving Ireland’s musical heritage

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