This coming Friday, April 29, 2022, the Prodigals will release their tenth album marking a quarter-century of performing across the United States, as well as in Ireland, Germany, and Canada. There will be two launch locations: 5 pm at An Beal Bocht in the Bronx, and 9 pm at Paddy Reilly's Music Bar, 29th St and 2nd Ave in Manhattan. For more information email: … [Read more...] about The Prodigals Release “Belturbet Town”
For over 30 years, Larry Kirwan’s voice provided the soundtrack for Irish American and Irish immigrant life.
As the frontman for legendary Celtic rockers Black 47, Kirwan went from playing punky jigs and reels in small clubs in the Bronx, to gigs on network TV and packed festivals and stadiums.
The Wexford native rode the wave of 1980s and 1990s immigration from … [Read more...] about Larry Kirwan’s “Paradise Square” is
Founding member of The Chieftains Patrick “Paddy” Moloney died October 11, at the age of 83. As the leader of the groundbreaking Irish band, Moloney played several different musical instruments with legendary skill, though he was lauded most and longest for his abilities with the uilleann pipes and tin whistle. Under his stewardship, The Chieftains made traditional Irish music … [Read more...] about Paddy Moloney Leaves a Legacy of Irish Music
Martin Hayes and Bruce Molsky will open to 2021 Masters of Tradition Festival on Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at 8:00 PM EST.
The 2021 Masters of Tradition Festival opens tonight with an eagerly-awaited conversation between the festival’s Artistic Director, County Clare fiddle player Martin Hayes and Bruce Molsky, the highly-acclaimed fiddler, guitarist and … [Read more...] about 2021 Masters of Tradition Festival
The second concert of the 2021 Masters of Tradition Festival will be broadcast from the magnificent stately home Bantry House on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at 8:00 PM EST.
“This concert features two old friends of mine who I have played a lot with over the years. Steve Cooney is an Australian-born guitarist who moved to Ireland many years ago. He has explored Irish music in … [Read more...] about 2021 Masters of Tradition Festival
Featuring Martin Hayes, Steve Cooney, and David Power