Music Dance Community

Porch Stomp 2022

9th annual celebration of Americana and folk music & dance



Sat, Jun 18, 2022




Governors Island:


Each year, Porch Stomp invites more than one hundred bands, artists, and performing arts organizations to use the greenery of Governors Island's Nolan Park and Colonel’s Row as a space for performance and education, highlighting traditions from folk to old-time, blues, cajun, Irish, bluegrass, and Americana. Irish Arts Center is proud to join Big City Folk, Cowgirl Seahorse, Sunny’s Bar, the Folk Society of New York, People’s Voice Cafe, and other local institutions as a presenter at the 2022 festival.


11am-11:45am Andy Fitzpatrick

12pm-12:30pm Irish dance workshop with Jonathan Matthews and Laura Neese of Darrah Carr Dance (learn a step or two!)

12:30pm-1pm Trad set with Pat Mangan, Matt Stapleton, and Cillian Vallely

1pm-1:45pm Rebecca Hart and the Wrong Band

2pm-2:30pm Céilí workshop with Jonathan Matthews and Laura Neese of Darrah Carr Dance (bring your friends and dance with us!)

2:30pm-3:30pm Open session with Pat Mangan, Matt Stapleton, and Cillian Vallely (bring your instruments and play along!)

3:30pm-4:15pm Pamela Jean Agaloos and Matt Diaz

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; Jerome L. Greene Foundation; the Charina Endowment Fund; the Ireland Funds; the Shubert Foundation, Inc.; the Irish Institute of New York; the Society of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, New York; the Charles Lawrence Keith & Clara Miller Foundation; Northern Ireland Bureau; the Department of Foreign Affairs and the Consulate of Ireland in New York; British Council; Morgan Stanley; Tourism Ireland; and thousands of generous donors like you.


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