Muldoon’s Picnic

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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

Pulitzer Prize-winning Irish poet, New Yorker Poetry Editor, and pop music lyricist Paul Muldoon returns for his fifth 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, September 12 | 7:30 PM


Rosanne Cash
Grammy Award-winning American singer-songwriter and author

Peter Fallon
O’Shaughnessy Poetry Award-winner, translator, editor and founder of the Gallery Press

Janna Levin
American astrophysicist, writer, and Guggenheim Fellow

Warren Malone
New York-based singer songwriter
Loudon Wainwright III
Grammy Award–winning American songwriter, folk singer, humorist, and actor


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Full Muldoon’s Picnic Series Schedule:

Monday, September 12 | 7:30 PM
Rosanne Cash
Peter Fallon
Janna Levin
Warren Malone
Loudon Wainwright III

Monday, October 10 | 7:30 PM
Len Graham
Alice McDermott
Michael Robbins
Sean Wilentz
Warren Zanes

Monday, November 14 | 7:30 PM
Nicholson Baker
The Lost Brothers
Mick Moloney
Eileen Myles
David Remnick

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