Category Archives: Will Woodson

Iona Session Fall Season


September 26th with Will Woodson- we’re starting at 10.30pm after the presidential debate but usually tunes start at 9pm.  October 17th we have Andrew Sharp doing a pipes and woodwind workshop before the session.  October 24th a film crew will be in to record.

Fall Scottish Music Session 2016 at Iona!


We’re back!  Come join us September 19th with the marvelous fiddler Amy Beshara at the helm, then flutey goodness from our piper pal Will Woodson, September 26th.  Iona is at 180 Grand Street Brooklyn NY 11211 and tunes get going around 9pm.

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Spring Line-up for Monday Night Session at Iona


Tonight, Monday March 7th,  we have the great piper Will Woodson in.  Iona is at 180 Grand Street in Brooklyn, on the L train and along with great music, the bar has food, fantastic beer and a heated garden.

The Iona Session CD ‘Island Wild’ is now available to listen and purchase


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Piper Will Woodson hosts Monday October 27th


This coming Monday 27th October, we’re pleased to welcome back to Brooklyn our old mucker and A- Number 1 piper Will Woodson. Excited to play all the tunes we learned from him. Definitely a night for the  tape recorder.

Iona is at 180 Grand Street, at Bedford in Williamsburg Brooklyn on the L, M and G trains.

Tonight Piper Will Woodson leads Iona Scottish Session, Monday 20th January from 8.30pm


T.G.I. MONDAY! Join us tonight for the Iona session with master border piper Will Woodson leading. His fancy new chanter has all the notes! He’s got more drones than Come down to find out if the pipe/fiddle tune schism is truly over. Enjoy some lovely sets before he leaves us for the wilds of Portland, Maine to continue his work with oor pal and pipe maker, Nate Banton. — IONA BAR.

Pre-Hogmanay Pants Off Dance Off -a.k.a. Iona Scottish Session tonight December 30th at 8.30pm


Tonight!  Not only do we have the brilliant Battlefield Band fiddler Ali White, but also Amy Beshara, Andrew Forbes and Max Carmichael, Matt Diaz and a host of Iona All Stars to give the end of the year a big kick up the bum.  Hope to see you down there…


180 Grand Street at Bedford Ave


from 8.30pm