Videos

SongLives: The Murphy Beds performing "Champlain"

The acclaimed folk duo Jefferson Hamer (guitar, vocals) and Eamon O'Leary (bouzouki, vocals) of The Murphy Beds returned to the IAC stage in May 2018 with traditional and original ballads showcasing their tight harmonies and deft instrumental arrangements.

Recovered Voices: Dorothy Macardle

Dorothy Macardle's THE UNINVITED and THE UNFORSEEN, masterful, bone chilling novels of the supernatural, were republished by Dublin's Tramp Press's as part of their Recovered Voices series. Here, Tramp Press’s Sarah Davis-Goff and Glucksman Ireland House NYU’s Caroline Heafey discuss, and actor Sam Underwood reads from, Macardle’s work.

Between the Lines: Mike McCormack's SOLAR BONES

Mike McCormack, author of "Solar Bones" (International Dublin Literary Award, Goldsmiths Prize, Irish Book of the Year, longlisted for the Man Booker), joined us on May 20, 2018 to read from and discuss his funny, strange, and other-worldly novel as part of the IAC event Between the Lines: Meet Dublin’s Tramp Press.

Between the Lines: Maeve Kelly's ORANGE HORSES

Once a year, Tramp Press reprint an Irish work of literature that has been lost to the ages, in an effort to champion neglected, forgotten, and muted voices. The third publication in their Recovered Voices series, Maeve Kelly’s ferocious and witty collection ORANGE HORSES, was celebrated on May 20, 2018 as part of the IAC event Between the Lines: Meet Dublin’s Tramp Press. Here, Tramp Press’s Sarah Davis-Goff and Glucksman Ireland House NYU’s Caroline Heafey discuss Kelly’s life and work. Comedian Maeve Higgins reads.

SongLives: Dylan Tighe and Carrie Erving

In February, 2015 Dublin singer-songwriter Dylan Tighe and Ponyhof's Carrie Erving performed in a SongLives concert at Irish Arts Center -- a series curated by Grammy award-winner Susan McKeown.

Maeve Gilchrist and Nic Gareiss

On May 11, 2018, percussive dancer Nic Gareiss (This is How we Fly) and harpist Maeve Gilchrist brought their original infusion of music and dance to our stage for an enthralling performance. Sharing a deep respect for traditional music and culture while drawing on contemporary elements of music, movement, rhythm and improvisation, Gareiss and Gilchrist have emerged from the vibrant new acoustic scene as innovators in their fields.

The Murphy Beds

Jefferson Hamer and Eamon O'Leary of The Murphy Beds perform as special guests in Martin Hayes & Dennis Cahill: in Residence in October, 2016.

SongLives: Gerry Leonard

Gerry Leonard performs in our SongLives series in April 2013. Gerry was music director/guitar player for David Bowie on his last year long “Reality” world tour.

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