Music At Home With Irish Arts Center

At Home With Irish Arts Center: Kíla

"One of the most beautifully euphoric live experiences"—BBC

Details

Free. Donations to Kíla accepted at paypal.me/kilarecords.
Date(s)

Sat, Sep 26, 2020

7:30pm

Contact

info@irishartscenter.org

Overview

In lieu of a previously scheduled North American tour, the seminal contemporary Irish world music band Kíla perform an exclusive live-streamed concert to select US and Canadian festivals, venues, and organizations. Irish Arts Center is proud to be a presenter of this virtual event.

Please be sure to register in advance with Kíla to get your all-access pass to this private virtual concert. The event is free to attend and will be available for six hours after the 7:30pm EDT stream (through 1:30am Sunday, Sep 9/27), but donations to the artists are encouraged if you are able to do so. Your support of the arts during these challenging times are vital and greatly valued. 



Full tour schedule & partners

Irish Arts Center, NYC
Harrison Festival, Harrison Hot Springs, Canada
Pittsburgh Irish Festival
Regina Folk Festival, Canada
Solas Nua, Washington, D.C.
Spanish Peaks International Celtic Music Festival, La Veta, CO
Silver Spring Town Center, Silver Spring, MD
KVMR Celtic Festival, Grass Valley, CA



About Kíla

Formed in Dublin in 1988, Kíla's boundary-testing sound, while rooted in Irish tradition, is inspired by myriad global influences, with Irish lyrics and folk instruments fused with djembe, congas, drums, mandolins, brass, and acoustic and electric bass guitars. Kíla have played in more than 35 countries and at notable festivals like the Montreux Jazz and Edmonton Folk Festivals in Canada; WOMAD Festivals in New Zealand, Spain, and Australia; RWMF in Malaysia; Festival de Ortigueira in Spain; the Sziget Festival in Hungary; Electric Picnic in Ireland; Glastonbury, Cambridge Folk Festival, and Boomtown in the UK; and many more.

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; CIE Tours; Delta; and thousands of generous donors like you.

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