Literature Music

Muldoon's Picnic (April)

Curated by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Paul Muldoon. Featuring Sophie Cabot Black, Andy Fitzpatrick, Virginia Heffernan, The Prodigals, and Gary Shteyngart.

Details

$40 premium / $32 members
Date(s)

Mon, Apr 9, 2018

7:30pm

Contact

Box Office

866-811-4111

info@irishartscenter.org
Location

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

Overview

WATCH: video from event


Hosted by Paul Muldoon
With house band Rogue Oliphant

The critically-acclaimed feast of music, storytelling, poetry, and more—now in its eighth season—has become a staple of New York’s cultural diet. Led by Pulitzer Prize-winning Irish poet Paul Muldoon, this words-and-music jamboree features an evolving lineup of world-class special guests from across the spectrum of arts and letters.



FEATURING

Sophie Cabot Black, poet

Andy Fitzpatrick, singer-songwriter

Virginia Heffernan, journalist and cultural critic

The Prodigals
Gregory Grene (button accordion, vocals), Dave Fahy (guitar, vocals), Alex Grene (fiddle), Andrew Harkin (bass, double bass) and Brian Tracey (drums)

Gary Shteyngart, satirical novelist


Lineup may be subject to change.



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

timeout-new-york-critics-pick_preview.png#asset:3064



muldoons_picnic_2015_logo_sm.jpg#asset:3057

rogue_oliphant.jpg#asset:3773
logo_nysca_2016.jpg#asset:1928


Funding-logo_DCA-2017_USE-THIS.jpg#asset:2416


logo_Culture-Ireland.jpg#asset:3612

Nib-logo.png#asset:3617

Howard-Gilman.jpg#asset:4317


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.

Thanks for signing up!

Sorry, something went wrong