Literature Music

Muldoon's Picnic (February 2019)

Curated by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Paul Muldoon. Featuring Stephanie Burt, Amit Chaudhuri, Naughty Clouds, Wesley Stace, and Rogue Oliphant.


$45 general / $36 members

Mon, Feb 11, 2019



Box Office


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


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.


Stephanie Burt, poet and literary critic 

Amit Chaudhuri, novelist, poet, literary critic, and singer/composer 

Naughty Clouds, Alexis Moon (vocals, guitar) and Ray Kubian (vocals, drums) 

Wesley Stace, singer-songwriter and author

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


Lineup may be subject to change.








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

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