Irish Music and Dance Events

more events to be listed soon, check back!

meanwhile, we’ll spotlight the following event happening every week!

Irish Culture Night at Paddy Reilly’s Every Thursday


with   Niall O’Leary  and guests

paddyreilly250every Thursday 10.30pm-1am

‘Live’ Irish Music Session & Irish Dance Jam 


Paddy Reilly’s Music Bar

519 2nd Avenue
New York, NY 10016
(corner of 2nd Ave.
& 29th Street in Manhattan)
click for map

We got 2016 off to a great start! Joining Niall O’Leary (accordion, keyboards, spoons, percussive dance) on successive weeks we had  Jake James sharing his music and dance talent // Tom Dunne (accordion & fiddle) // Kevin McCormack (guitar & vocals) //  Matt Mancuso (fiddle & guitar) // Niall Mulligan (fiddle & keyboards) // Isaac Alderson (uilleann pipes & flute) // Sebastian McLaughlin (banjo) // Linda Hickman (flute) // Liz Hanley (fiddle & vocals) // Brian Fleming (percussion & vocals)

You could and should pay big money to see some of these practitioners in concert format, but Paddy Reilly’s Music Bar is a more intimate venue where they share their talents in a more informal setting, no cover, all welcome to join in, sing, dance, play music, or if you don’t believe me, just watch!

Subway: 6 train to 28th Street, walk 3 blocks,
or M34A bus stops outside the door!

Hosted by Niall O’Leary
(Percussive Dance, Piano-Accordion, Keyboards, Spoons, Mouth Music),
with a different guest musician and guest dancers every week

Irish Dance Jam led by Niall O’Leary with other guest dancers,
All musicians, singers, dancers, listeners and lookers welcome

Call in on your way uptown or on your way downtown,
or on your way crosstown!

No cover charge



for ideas of where to see other Irish Traditional Music Sessions,
check out this link to