On July 28, tickets for the upcoming fall programs at the renowned Irish Arts Center in NYC went on sale to the general public. The Irish Arts Center will offer multiple entertainment opportunities, including theater, dance, live music, and more.
Irish band PIllow Queens will stay in residence at the center from September 13 to 18. The indie rock band hails from Dublin, formed in 2016, and recently released a new album, Leave the Light On, available to listen to below.
The Irish Arts Center will also host the Irish Traditional Music Archive in October of 2022. The event exhibits New York-related Irish traditional music from the late 1800s to the late 1900s. Attendees can take in rare recordings, stories, and photographs that showcase the city’s rich Irish musical history.
Ragas to Reels combines Indian classical and Irish traditional music for a riveting performance reflecting identity and connectivity from November 17 to 19. The performance also includes composer Linda Buckley, flute, whistle and sax player Sam Comerford, vocalist Ganavya, tabla player Nitin Mitta, and poet Sahar Romani.
On November 20, the Irish Arts Center will host the closing performance of the New York Trad Fest with fiddler and Irish traditional musician Tony DeMarco. The festival showcases traditional dance, music, and song in NY.
The Irish Arts Center holds a long history in the city, dating back to its founding in 1972. The center serves as a home for artists and audiences who hold an appreciation for the Irish culture and holds programming throughout the year for people to enjoy.
Just recently, the center finished on a brand new $60 million-dollar building to continue to bring the best education and entertainment. Singer-songwriter Declan O’Rourke commemorated the 100th performance in the new center with a stay from July 15 to July 17.
For a full list of upcoming fall programs and tickets, including literature, theater, dance, music, education, and more, visit the Irish Arts Center website.