Music Literature

Muldoon's Picnic (March 2020)

Curated by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Paul Muldoon. Featuring Christina Courtin, Steve Earle, Anne Enright, Stanley Townsend, and Rogue Oliphant.


$45 general / $36 members

Mon, Mar 9, 2020



Box Office


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


The March Picnic is sold out, but some seats may open up closer to the event date. Please join the wait list to be notified when tickets become available, or catch Paul and Rogue Oliphant at Joe's Pub on April 14.

Hosted by Paul Muldoon
with house band Rogue Oliphant

Paul Muldoon’s beloved monthly gathering returns for an 11th season with another eclectic selection of guests drawn from the worlds of music, fiction, poetry, commentary, comedy, and more. 

Based on the late 19th century New York show of the same name, “the Picnic” includes songs written by Muldoon and performed by house band Rogue Oliphant


Christina Courtin, singer-songwriter and violinist
Steve Earle, musician and producer
Anne Enright, author
Stanley Townsend, actor

“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 Charles Lawrence Keith & Clara Miller Foundation. 

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