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Big City Folk Song Club (Spring 2024)

Niall Connolly's free NYC concert series


FREE (reservations strongly encouraged) 3 hours

Feb 9, 2024 – May 23, 2024




The Devlin Café at Irish Arts Center
726 11th Avenue
New York, NY 10019


Friday, February 9 // Sam Brown

Friday, March 8 // Warren Malone

Thursday, April 4 // Rachel Loshak 

Thursday, May 23 // May Cheung

Now in its 17th year, Big City Folk Song Club is proud to present some of NYC’s most exciting new songwriting performances featuring local and global artists. Past performers include Lana Del Rey, Anaïs Mitchell, Lucius, Mundy, Mick Flannery, Susan O'Neill and more, curated by series founder and “not-to-be-missed songsmith” Niall Connolly (Chicago Tribune). All are welcome, and admission is free.


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; Tourism Ireland; the Jerome L. Greene Foundation; the Adrian Brinkerhoff Poetry Foundation; the Charina Endowment Fund; the Ireland Funds; the Shubert Foundation, Inc.; the Arnhold Foundation; the Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation; the Irish Institute of New York; the Society of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, New York; Northern Ireland Bureau; Invest NI; CIE Tours International; the Department of Foreign Affairs and the Consulate of Ireland in New York; and thousands of generous donors like you.


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