Tobin’s Run on 51: Nobody Knows the Trouble I’ve Seen

A jazz series curated by Christine Tobin and Phil Robson


$24 general / $20 members

Thu, Oct 10, 2019



Box Office


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


Jazz music thrums with the influence of gospel and the blues, from artists like Bessie Smith, Mahalia Jackson, Ray Charles, Nina Simone, Andy Bey, and others. This installment of Tobin’s Run on 51 travels the terrain forged by the three genres, taking the audience from the crossroads to the pulpit and beyond. Lineup includes the sensational Michelle Walker

Christine Tobin, vocals
Michelle Walker, vocals
Phil Robson, guitar 
Sean Fitzpatrick, piano
Sam Bevan, double bass
Alvester Garnett, drums

Tobin’s Run on 51 is presented by award-winning Irish vocalist, songwriter, and composer Christine Tobin and acclaimed jazz guitarist Phil Robson, bringing together some of New York’s best Irish and international musicians to play sets and share film clips and stories about jazz music’s greatest artists and treasures.







Lineup is subject to change.

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.

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