Category Archives: Robert Burns

Iona Burns Night -Thursday Jan 25th 2018


A fabulous Brooklyn Burns Night celebrating the life and work of Scotland’s bard, Robert Burns. Drams, songs, live Scottish traditional music, toasts and delicious haggis with Battlefield Band and Daimh fiddler, Alasdair White, piper Andrew Forbes, Matthew Christian, Karen Brown, Pamela Agaloos, Tiffany Knight, Max Carmichael, Calum Pasqua, Matt Diaz.  Master of Ceremonies Robert Buchan.  Drink Specials and no cover! Iona is at 180 Grand Street, Brooklyn.  Festivities 8-11pm.


Winter Season 2018


iona-burns Save the Date! Cancel the Inauguration! The IONA BURNS NIGHT returns in all it’s shaggy glory next Wednesday 25th January at 9pm. Fiddler Emerald Rae and piper Andrew Forbes will unleash the musical beasts. Poetry, comedy, haggis and cheap adult beverages will flow. JR StraussMax CarmichaelAmy LynnCalum MichaelMatt DiazPamela Jean AgaloosMiguel Coias and Karen Brown in the house. Crying and screaming permitted. Also dancing and laughing.



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.

Iona Burns Night – Tonight – Monday 27th January from 8.30pm


Come celebrate the work of Robert Burns tonight at the IONA BURNS NIGHT, 180 Grand St, Brooklyn, NY…Music from 8.30pm, sonsie haggis piped in at 9.30. Readings, songs, toasts… with fine live music led by fiddler Calum Pasqua and piper, Andrew Forbes, plus Laphroaig and Belhaven specials just for you! — IONA BAR.

Iona Burns Night Celebration – Monday 27th from 8.30pm 180 Grand Street Brooklyn, M, L and G trains

Join us for the Big Iona Burns Night next Monday 27th 8.30-11pm. Led by handsome kiltie men, piper Andrew Forbes and fiddler Calum Pasqua, whisky and song graciously supplied by Simon Brooking from Laphroaig, readings and toasts from Lia Barcellona Tamborra, Miguel Coias …special guests t.b.a. and live Iona All Stars trad ensemble. Burns’ songs and poetry… bagpipes and haggis, dressing up and $4 Belhaven. What could be better… — with Douglas Safranek,Miguel CoiasHannah Marie MarcusMax CarmichaelLia Barcellona TamborraMatthew ChachereAndrew ForbesAmy BesharaStuart LeighMatt DiazCalum MichaelJenny Evans andKaren Brown at IONA BAR.