7th Annual New York Trad Fest

Curated by Tony DeMarco. Presented in association with Irish Arts Center.



Sat, Nov 16, 2019



Box Office


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


Tony DeMarco brings together masters of Irish, Americana, bluegrass, and Cajun traditions at the annual Trad Fest. Kick off this citywide music festival at Irish Arts Center with Mickey Kelly, Cajun greats Kelli Jones and Joel Savoy, and Irish fiddle legend Eileen Ivers with her musical partner Matty Mancuso

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

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

“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 Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; the National Endowment for the Arts; Howard Gilman Foundation; Jerome L. Greene Foundation; the Charina Endowment Fund; The Shubert Foundation, Inc.; M&T Bank; The Ireland Funds; Northern Ireland Bureau; the Department of Foreign Affairs and the Consulate of Ireland in New York; Tourism Ireland; and thousands of generous donors like you.

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