Words & Music At Home With Irish Arts Center

At Home With Irish Arts Center: Picnic Picks (October)

Paul Muldoon, Loudon Wainwright III, Amy Ryan, Iarla Ó Lionáird, Christina Courtin, Chris Parker, and Rogue Oliphant


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Mon, Oct 12, 2020





For the first time, we’re able to offer our perennially sold-out monthly variety show to anyone who’d like a seat. Curator and host Paul Muldoon presents highlights from across 12 seasons of live Picnics, including appearances by world-class guests, along with performances by house band Rogue Oliphant.

7pm EDT / 12am IST

October’s lineup
Loudon Wainwright III  September 2016
Amy Ryan  January 2019
Iarla Ó Lionáird  January 2019
Christina Courtin and Chris Parker  March 2020
Rogue Oliphant: Cait O'Riordan, David Mansfield, Warren Zanes, Chris Harford, Ray Kubian


Okay, it's not actually a picnic but a music-and-literature extravaganza.”—Time Out New York

Lineup is subject to change

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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