Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann, Mid-Atlantic Region

An Irish Christmas / Irish Arts Center by midatlanticcce
November 28, 2011, 1:11 pm
Filed under: CD Release, Concert, NYC

An Irish Christmas : A Musical Solstice Celebration


With Mick Moloney, Athena Tergis and Special Guests

December 7 – 18
Wednesday – Sunday | 8 pm
Saturday | 2 pm and 8 pm
Sunday | 3 pm and 8 pm

 “…a memorable night of well-woven musical traditions, music, stories, and dancing …An Irish Christmas is now a tradition itself…making the holidays brighter for all lucky enough to attend.” -Earle Hitchner, IRISH ECHO      

Your entire family will enjoy our annual holiday tradition, featuring an eclectic mix of tunes and stories to warm the heart, hosted by the legendary Mick Moloney. Famed Filipino singer Grace Nono and jazz singer Tamar Korn join the Irish Christmas lineup, featuring fiddler Athena Tergis, button accordionist BillyMcComiskey, pianist Brendan Dolan, fiddler and singer Liz Hanley, and dancer Niall O’Leary.

 And you never know who will drop by to share their favorite party piece-past special guests have included Gabriel Byrne, Colum McCann, Ellen McCourt, Isaiah Sheffer, Peter Quinn, Washington Square Harp and Shamrock Orchestra and more.

Whatever your holiday tradition, don’t miss this delightful celebration of the season!     

Admission: $50 general / $40 members
Group Rates Available or 866-811-4111

IAC is delighted to announce its first ever live CD entitled An Irish Christmas: A Musical Solstice Celebration, a live recording of the annual Irish Christmas celebration and the first album in the Center’s Live from Irish Arts Center recording series.  Click here to sample tracks or to purchase the entire CD!

This program is sponsored, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of  Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council.


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