Category Archives: Andrew Forbes

BURNS NIGHT – RESCHEDULED – MONDAY FEBRUARY 2ND

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Due to the city’s roads being closed tonight and the subway system limited because of the storm,  we are re-scheduling the Iona Burns Night for next Monday February 2nd.

Lilly Pearlman and Andrew Forbes lead Monday 12th January at Iona

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Tonight! Monday 12th January from 9pm. We’re delighted to welcome tonight’s co-hosts Alba’s Edge fiddler Lilly Pearlman and our piper man in chief, Andrew Forbes. Lets get those fitness bangles beeping!

Iona

180 Grand Street

Brooklyn, NY 11211

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Monday January 5th from 9pm – Happy New Year from Iona!

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Well we might be on a diet, but there’s unlimited tunes to enjoy tonight at Iona!  Come on down to listen or play at  Iona, 180 Grand Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn – L, M and N trains.

 

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Cape Breton Scots Ben Miller and Anita MacDonald host the Iona Hogmanay Party Monday December 29th at 9pm

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Get your New Year Celebrations started tonight Monday 29th at the pre-Hogmanay party at Iona, 180 Grand St, Brooklyn NY – with the sounds of top notch pipes and fiddle duo  Ben Miller & Anita MacDonald. After attending the piping program at the Royal Scottish Conservatoire, Ben’s now finishing his PhD at the School of Scottish Studies in Edinburgh and Anita’s an amazing step dancer and fiddler from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia who’s performed all around the NE and at the Celtic Colours International Festival . It’s going to be great night with two amazing tradition bearers.

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Session tonight – Monday 6th October – start of live recordings at Iona next Monday 13th

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Tonight! Monday 6th October – Iona Scottish Session – we’re starting up the live recordings next week, so time to air that 19 strathspey, 700 reel set you’ve been polishing.  180 Grand Street Brooklyn from 9pm – L, G and M trains

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

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

L, M and G trains

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

L, M and G trains

corner of Bedford Ave

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

L, M and G trains