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Traditional Sessions in the Café

All welcome!



Sep 22, 2023 – Dec 15, 2023



Box Office


Phone hours:
10am-6pm, Monday-Friday

In person:
Opens 60 minutes before the performance on show days


The Devlin Café at Irish Arts Center


Our monthly traditional sessions for players and listeners alike continue.

Renowned bodhrán player Anna Colliton curates this season's series, inviting local trad luminaries into rousing sessions in the Devlin Café at Irish Arts Center. On select dates, veteran IAC fiddle teacher James Cleveland leads beginners in a slow session to kick off the evening.

September 22
Anna Colliton and Pat Mangan (fiddle)

Slow session from 6-8pm
Session from 8:30-11:30pm

October 27
Anna Colliton and Caitlin Warbelow (fiddle)

Slow session from 6-8pm
Session from 8:30-11:30pm  

November 17
Anna Colliton and Caitlin Warbelow (fiddle)

Slow session from 7-8pm
Session from 9:30-11:30pm

December 15
Tony Demarco (fiddle) and Matt Stapleton (guitar)
Slow session from 7-8pm
Session from 8:30-11:30pm

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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