Tonight Monday 29th September, Iona Session from 9pm

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This Monday and all the Mondays join us for Scottish tunes at Iona, 180 Grand Street, Brooklyn from 9pm

Thursday September 18th – The Day has come. Scottish Referendum results party tonight at Iona

Come and join us at Iona tonight for a Scottish Referendum results party at Iona!  All night long. Yes Scotland #letsdothis #voteyes

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New 2014-15 season kicks off – Iona session is back Monday September 8th

Summer travels are done….Come down and see us at Iona, we’ve been everywhere man! Tunes ahoy this coming Monday 8th September at Iona bar 180 Grand St Brooklyn with the whole crew.Iona Burns Night 2

We made our Kickstarter! Last Session of the Season Party on Monday 30th to celebrate led by Amy Beshara and Max Carmichael

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Thanks to all our supporters and especially to the bar – Robbie, Victor, J and Miguel – we made it – Kickstarter came in during the session last Monday.  Join us this coming Monday for the last session before we break for the summer led by the wondrously talented Amy Beshara accompanied by Max Carmichael on guitar.   We’re planning to make the album over  summer and debut it when the session returns to Iona after Labor Day!  Still time to contribute!  Links below :

 

IONA SESSION RECORDING PROJECT

Here’s the  campaign on Kickstarter .

 

World Cup games for June 30th  : Germany vs Algeria 4pm

Iona is at :

180 Grand Street at Bedford Ave

Brooklyn, NY

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Battlefield Band fiddler, Alasdair White hosts Iona on Memorial Day , Monday 26th May from 8.30pm

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Join us on Memorial Day, Monday 26th May, for a start of summer music celebration hosted by fiddler Ali White, with special guest pipers playing uilleann, borders and Scottish small pipes. Tunes start around 9pm.

Iona

180 Grand Street at Bedford Ave

Brooklyn

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Battlefield Band fiddler Alasdair White leads Monday 19th May from 8.30pm

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Fresh off the plane, Mr Alasdair White will lead on Monday 16th, from 8.30pm – come on down for a night a rockin’ West Highland fiddle fantastic-ness.

Iona

180 Grand Street at Bedford

Brooklyn

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Amy Beshara, Max Carmichael and Andrew Forbes host Iona – Monday May 12th

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Tonight Monday May 12! Sweet spring blossoms fill the air in the Iona garden-and inside there’s thai curry pies, bagpipes, beer and tunes! What could be better than a co-hosting conflagration of red hot Scottish/Cape Breton goodness with Amy Beshara fiddle, Max Carmichael guitar and Andrew Forbes pipes. Smokin’!

Iona

180 Grand Street

Brooklyn NY

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Battlefield Band fiddler, Alasdair White hosts Iona Monday May 5th

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We’re pleased to welcome back our Hebridean fiddle guru, Alasdair White, to lead the session on Monday night, May 5th.  A week of excitement with all the Alasdairs !  Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas , followed by regular tunes with Alasdair  White at the session – doesn’t get much better than that!

Iona

180 Grand Street

Brooklyn NY

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Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas play Subculture in Manhattan – Weds April 30th – 7.30pm- tunes afterwards at The Scratcher from 10pm

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We’re excited to welcome to NYC for a rare Manhatty gig, the creme de la creme  New World Scottish fiddle duo, Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas. Alasdair’s fiddle playing is legendary, and his education efforts at music camps around the world have created a new generation of musically present  fiddlers – encouraging them not just to learn tunes and play them in the tradition, but to push ‘in the moment’ musicality , rhythmic sensitivity, improvisation and drive. Natalie’s  musicality emerged in this context, with a stop off at Juilliard. Her astonishing virtuosity and joyful spirit  shine out in her playing and illuminate the thresholds of  what the trad idiom can contain. Rhythmically you could build skyscrapers on her playing. Both of them have incredible charisma and chops to spare as performers. Do yourselves a favor and get down to see them. They’re playing at Subculture – a new venue on Bleecker St.  Tickets are $25 before the night, $30 day of show,  almost sold out,  get yours now.  Tickets here

Then treat of treats, after the show on Weds night (30th)  we’re having tunes in Manhattan from 10pm at The Scratcher with Alasdair and Natalie – a one night only pop-up Iona session in Manhat… with the best!

Session Monday 28th April led by piper, Andrew Forbes

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Join us for a great blast of pipe tunes from the fine piper, Andrew Forbes of Halifax Nova Scotia at the Iona Session this Monday 28th from 8.30pm.  Usually we get started around 9.   Musicians welcome

Iona

180 Grand Street

Brooklyn NY

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