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Blarney Star Concerts at the New York Irish Center

10-40 Jackson Avenue
(One stop from Grand Central on the 7 train.)
Long Island City, NY 11101
Friday, March 1st, 2024, 7pm, $20 Spacer
Nuala Kennedy and Eamon O'Leary

SpacerJerry O'Sullivan
Nuala Kennedy is a native of County Louth whose marvelous singing and flute playing ranks her among Ireland's finest traditional musicians. She is touring this spring with Dubliner Eamon O'Leary, whose singing and guitar/bouzouki/banjo playing has been featured with the duo The Murphy Beds and in collaborations with Kevin Burke, Mick Moloney, John Doyle, Tony DeMarco and other Irish music luminaries. (Photo by Charlie Chipman)
Friday, April 26: Cillian Vallely and David Doocey
Armagh-born Cillian Vallely plays the uilleann pipes and tin whistles with Lunasa, one of the finest bands in the modern history of Irish traditional music. He recently collaborated with Mayo-based fiddle player David Doocey for a wonderful duet recording, The Yew and the Orchard.

Friday, May 17: Frankie Gavin and Catherine McHugh
Galway fiddle, flute and whistle player Frankie Gavin is one of Ireland's greatest traditional musicians. He was founding leader of the legendary band De Dannan and has made some of the most influential traditional music recordings of all time. It's been quite a while since Frankie performed in New York and this concert with stand-out piano accompanist Catherine McHugh is not to be missed!
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