Literature Music

Muldoon's Picnic (April 2019)

Curated by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Paul Muldoon. Featuring Simon Armitage, Mary Cregan, James Shapiro, Duke Special, and Rogue Oliphant.

Details

$45 general / $36 members
Date(s)

Mon, Apr 8, 2019

7:30pm

Contact

Box Office

866-811-4111

info@irishartscenter.org
Location

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

Overview

Hosted by Paul Muldoon
With house band Rogue Oliphant

The critically-acclaimed variety show, now in its ninth season, features a mixum-gatherum of music, prose fiction, poetry, high commentary, and low comedy. Based on the late 19th century New York show of the same name, Muldoon’s Picnic includes songs written by Paul Muldoon and performed by the house band, Rogue Oliphant.



FEATURING

Simon Armitage, poet, playwright, and novelist 

Mary Cregan, author 

James Shapiro, author 

Duke Special, musician and songwriter

Rogue Oliphant, Chris Harford (guitar), Ray Kubian (drums), David Mansfield (guitar), Cáit O'Riordan (bass), Warren Zanes (guitar)



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

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Lineup may be subject to change.



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Support for this program is also provided by the Charles Lawrence Keith & Clara Miller Foundation and Irish Institute.

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.; Delta Air Lines; M&T Bank; The Ireland Funds; the Department of Foreign Affairs and the Consulate of Ireland in New York; Northern Ireland Bureau; Tourism Ireland; and thousands of generous donors like you.

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