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Big City Folk Song Club

Niall Connolly's free NYC concert series


FREE (reservations strongly encouraged) 3 hours

Sep 29, 2023 – Dec 8, 2023




Friday, September 29, 7–10pm
Chris Michael

Friday, October 13, 7–10pm
Jenna Nicholls

Friday, December 8, 7–10pm 
St. Lenox

For more than 16 years, Big City Folk Song Club has offered New Yorkers up-close performances from musicians including Lana Del Rey, Anaïs Mitchell, Lucius, Mundy, Mick Flannery, Susan O'Neill, and hundreds more. Founder, curator, and “not-to-be-missed songsmith” (Chicago Tribune) Niall Connolly brings another season of this free series to IAC.


Lineup is subject to change.

Interested in performing? Please email a streaming link for your music to:

Facebook: @bigcityfolkcollective
Twitter: @bigcityfolk

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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