Muldoon’s Picnic

$40 premium
($32 members)

$35 general
($28 members)

If this event sells out, email info@irishartscenter.org to be added to the wait list. We will be releasing seats closer to the performance date.


To buy tickets over the phone, call IAC’s box office at 866-811-4111


Muldoon’s Picnic
An omnium-gatherum of words and music

Hosted by Paul Muldoon, with house band Rogue Oliphant

“Okay, it's not actually a picnic but a music-and-literature extravaganza.” —Time Out New York

The Pulitzer Prize-winning Irish poet and pop music lyricist Paul Muldoon returns for his sixth season of monthly words-and-music jamborees, joined by his house band Rogue Oliphant and a stunning lineup of world-class special guests from the across the spectrum of music and literature. Some of the most special and surprising moments in our season happen at the Picnic so book your tickets early for this “only in New York” experience.

Monday, March 13 | 7:30 PM


Marie Howe
Acclaimed poet, teacher, and former NY State Poet Laureate

Peter Quinn
Novelist, political historian, and foremost chronicler of New York City

Colm Mac Con Iomaire
Musician and band member of The Frames


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Spring 2017 Muldoon’s Picnic Schedule:

Monday, February 13 | 7:30 PM
Lisa Dwan
Bill Flanagan
Sō Percussion

Monday, March 13 | 7:30 PM
Marie Howe
Peter Quinn
Colm Mac Con Iomaire

Monday, April 10 | 7:30 PM
Jean Hanff Korelitz
Brenda Shaughnessy
The Knights

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Administrative office phone 212-757-3318 fax 212-247-0930
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