Muldoon’s Picnic
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September 8

September 17-20

Camille O’Sullivan
In Residence
September 18-21, 24-27

October 15-Nov 2

Emmett Tinley and
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November 1



Helen O’Leary
The Geometry of Dirt

October 14-January 5

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The Marble City Sessionsat Kilkenny Arts Festival

Trad music lovers in particular are in for a treat with the Marble City Sessions element being co-curated with Martin Hayes to bring together some extraordinary musicians from the US and Ireland for a week of gigs building up to the festival finale.

Amongst the Marble City Sessions lineup you’ll find jazz guitarist Bill Frisell, Sam Amidon, Dennis Cahill, Martin Hayes, a world premiere from Laghdú featuring Dan Trueman (US) and Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh, Doug Wieselman, Ghost Trio, This Is How We Fly, Thomas Bartlett and The Gloaming (already sold out).

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Altan and Maura O’Connell

August 7, 2014 | 7:30 PM
at the Prospect Park Bandshell

BRIC presents a night of free traditional Irish music featuring Altan and Maura O’Connell at Celebrate Brooklyn! at the Prospect Park Bandshell. Founded in County Donegal nearly three decades ago and “thought by many to be the finest traditional Irish combo working today,” (Chicago Weekly) ALTAN “have managed to cross the all-important cultural barriers between folk and world and rock music.” (Sunday Tribune). Altan’s music ranges dynamically from the most sensitive and touching old Irish songs all the way to hard hitting reels and jigs. Impeccably produced recordings mark their entire career, but heartwarming, dynamic live performances are what have won and kept the affections of the band’s legions of fans from Donegal to Tokyo to Seattle. The singer MAURA O’CONNELL will open the night with stirring renditions of Irish classics with a hint of Nashville twang.

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In spring 2014, we celebrated the launch of Johanna Laneís Black Lake, a moving debut novel which evokes the deep connection and nostalgia we feel for the places we love. Here, Lane reads from her novel and is joined in conversation by Brooklyn-based Irish writer Kevin Holohan (The Brothers' Lot).

IRISH ARTS CENTER as expert on Irish Arts & Culture on NBC TODAY SHOW

What is Bono's real name? IAC Vice Chair Pauline Turley answers that and a host of other questions about Irish Arts & Culture on NBC News Today Show with Kathie Lee and Hoda in time for St. Patrick’s Day.

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