Concerts at the New York Irish Center

The Consequences
Friday, January 27, 7:00 p.m. $20

The Consequences, a lavishly talented new Irish traditional music quartet, will make their New York debut with this concert. Jake James, an All-Ireland fiddle champion and standout step dancer, has teamed up with his fellow Queens resident Ryan Ward, a virtuoso of the piano accordion and a champion piano accompanist, and with concertina and harp player Lexie Boatright and progressive bodhrán percussionist Cara Wildman. The members of the group are all veterans with impressive international performance resumes, and the combination should please any lover of Irish traditional music and dance.

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James Keane and Sean Quinn with Brendan Dolan
Friday, February 17, 7:00 p.m. $20

Dublin-born button accordionist James Keane and New York fiddle player Sean Quinn are two of the most accomplished and respected Irish traditional musicians in North America. Both are marvelous players who also have a wealth of stories to tell about their many decades on the Irish music scene on both sides of the Atlantic. Piano accompaniment from Brendan Dolan, son of the late keyboard legend Felix Dolan and a much-in-demand performer in his own right.

More info to come!

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