Join us for a special night of tunes and song with this fine pair – fresh from their Frogbelly and Symphony tour – at Iona – this Monday May 9th – from 9pm. Iona is at 180 Grand Street at the corner of Bedford in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
Monday April 18th – Andrew Forbes – Jimi Hendrix of the Pipes
Monday April 25th – Elias Alexander – Pipes, fiddle, guitar, song
Monday May 2nd – Alice Breda Ryan – Sean Nos Dance and Song
Monday May 9th – Benjamin Trott – English/Irish/Scottish guitar and concertina
Join us for an upcoming Monday. Tunes start at 9pm. Iona is at 180 Grand Street, Brooklyn NY 11211 and you are welcome as a musician or listener.
Starting with a Thursday night 6-9pm early bird special session on St. Pat’s March 17th, we have an exciting lineup for the next six weeks at Iona on our regular Mondays. A special night planned for April 4th when we will be celebrating Sebastian McLaughlin’s art exhibit ,currently on show at Iona, with a party from 7-9pm followed by the session 9 – midnight on Monday April 4th.
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
We had a great night last night at Iona as part of NY Trad Week with our special guest Alasdair White welcoming a stellar crop of fiddlers. Alasdair will represent Scottish music on Saturday October 18th at the Connolly’s NY trad fest gig.There’s more action all week long around the city for the fest. Tonight Tuesday 14th October – Liz Hanley leads the Dempsey’s Session. Wednesday 15th, Joanie Madden is at Swift’s with Tony DeMarco, then Saturday night October 18th the big gala gig is at Connolly’s Klub 45 in Manhattan with a great roster of amazing Irish, Old Time, Scottish and Klezmer talent plus dancing, yodeling and singing! Tickets for Connolly’s Klub . Followed on the Sunday 19th by the finale of New York Trad Fest at the Irish Arts Center. Featuring Brooklyn-born fiddler Tony Demarco, traditional and original folk duet Murphy Beds, American fiddler Kenny Kosek, Irish-American flute and whistle player Joanie Madden, American fiddler Eileen Ivers, American five-string banjo player Tony Trischka, and more, the evening is sure to live long in the memory. Tickets for Irish Arts.