6th Annual New York Trad Fest

Local musicians come together to kick off this year's New York Trad Fest


$40 approximately 2 hours

Sat, Nov 10, 2018



Box Office


Phone hours:
10am-6pm, Monday-Friday

In person:
Opens 60 minutes before the performance on show days


Irish Arts Center
553 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019


Curated by Tony DeMarco 

Presented in association with Irish Arts Center

Local masters of traditional Irish, bluegrass, and old-time American music come together for a weekend of trad music, kicking off with a concert at Irish Arts Center. Performers include multi-instrumentalist Jenna Nicholls, button accordionist Daithí Gormley with fiddler Oisín Mac Diarmada, and more.

For more information on the full schedule, please visit

“Trad Fest is a very welcome addition to New York’s cultural calendar…Keeping it real, local, raw and natural—brilliant.”—Michael Flatley

“A testament to the fabulous music…and homegrown talent who keep New York the hub of Irish traditional music in America.”Irish Central

“It’s hard to imagine an Irish traditional music scene in New York City without Tony DeMarco.”—Mick Moloney

Our Supporters

Irish Arts Center programs are supported, in part, by government, foundation, and corporate partners including Culture Ireland, the agency for the promotion of Irish arts worldwide; public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the Mayor’s Office and the New York City Council; the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature; Howard Gilman Foundation; Jerome L. Greene Foundation; the Charina Endowment Fund; the Ireland Funds; the Shubert Foundation, Inc.; the Irish Institute of New York; the Society of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, New York; the Charles Lawrence Keith & Clara Miller Foundation; Northern Ireland Bureau; the Department of Foreign Affairs and the Consulate of Ireland in New York; British Council; Morgan Stanley; Tourism Ireland; and thousands of generous donors like you.


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