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Pride of New York, Concert of Irish Music

Presented by Susquehanna Folk Music Society at Unitarian Universalist Congregation of York, York PA

Jan 15 2017
Pride of New York, Concert of Irish Music

A killer ceili band: Joanie Madden on flute and whistle, Brian Conway on fiddle, Billy McComiskey on button accordian and Brendan Dolan on p

SFMS presents Pride of New York

The Pride of New York is an Irish-American super group comprised of some of the best known players on this side of the Atlantic. Between them, they have won four All-Ireland championship awards, recorded multiple solo albums, and logged countless miles touring across the US and abroad. But, at its essence, this quartet of singular talents is defined in spirit by the city of New York which gives the group its name.

Four quintessential New York musicians:

  • Brian Conway — one of the best fiddlers of his generation, playing in the Sligo style
  • Billy McComiskey — the finest button accordion player ever to emerge from the United States
  • Joanie Madden — leader of Cherish the Ladies, and the first American to win the Senior All-Ireland championship on the tin whistle
  • Brendan Dolan — stellar multi-instrumentalist who’s worked with some of the brightest stars on the Irish-American scene

“If you like your music straight up traditional and you think of sections of Brooklyn and the Bronx as westernmost Irish counties, then you will truly enjoy Pride of New York. …this new CD brings to life the essence of what it means to be Irish in America.” —hearthmusic.com


Contact: 1-800-838-3006

Email: concerts@sfmsfolk.org

    Official Website


Unitarian Universalist Congregation of York

925 S. George St., York, PA 17403


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Jessica Lee

Visual Arts: Constructions/Collage, Mixed Media, Painting, Printmaking, Visual Arts Instructor, Works on paper