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15th Annual IAC NYC Irish Dance Festival by midatlanticcce
April 29, 2016, 9:27 pm
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15th Annual IAC NYC Irish Dance Festival featuring some of the finest talent in Irish Dance and Music in NYC!

Fifteenth Annual Irish Arts Center NYC Irish Dance Festival
Riverside Park South
Pier I at W 68th Street
Free admission for all!
Hop 1,2,3 to 72nd Street and walk west
*Festival goes on rain or shine. Rain plan: Festival will take place on the basketball courts under the overpass.
Come out to the pier to enjoy a day of great Irish dance!
Led by Artistic Director Niall O’Leary, TCRG, ADCRG, the Festival is now a start-of-summer tradition when it kicks off the Summer on the Hudson series at Riverside Park South! This celebration of Irish dance and culture is not to be missed, featuring performances from top Irish dance companies from New York and around the country, dance classes for children and adults, music sessions, Irish language classes, a singing circle, children’s face painting, Irish craft vendors. Audience members can immerse themselves in Irish arts and culture with workshops, music sessions, language lessons, dance classes for all ages, among many other offerings. The summer evening ends with a lively céilí set to live music for all!
Bring your dancing shoes—the entire day is free and open to all!
  • Donny Golden Dancers | Niall O’Leary Dance Troupe | Darrah Carr Dance |
    Patrick O’Dea | Niall O’Leary School of Irish Dance | Andrew Vickers | D’Amby Project | Aherne Sheehan School of Irish Dance | Megan Downes
  • Live Traditional Music by:
    Tony DeMarco (fiddle), James Keane (button-accordion),Jake James (fiddle, bodhran), Elsa Kelly (harp, flute), Stuart Jackson (uilleann pipes)

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