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7th Annual Celtic Appalachian Celebration

  • Symphony Space 2537 Broadway (at 95th St) New York, NY 10025 (map)

Hosted by renowned musician-folklorist Mick Moloney, our 7th annual Celtic Appalachian Celebration returns to Symphony Space as part of the citywide Migrations series presented by Carnegie Hall. This rousing concert of traditional, old-time, and American folk music explores the shared lineage of Irish, West African, and Appalachian traditions, with performances by the Green Fields of America, New Ballards Branch Bogtrotters featuring 2018 NEA National Heritage fellow Eddie Bond, Jerron “Blindboy” Paxton, and special guests.


Mick Moloney, banjo, octave, mandolin, vocals
Athena Tergis, fiddle

The Green Fields of America
Brendan Dolan, piano, flute
Liz Hanley, fiddle, vocals
Billy McComiskey, accordion
Niall O'Leary, dancer 

The New Ballards Branch Bogtrotters
Caroline Noel Beverley
, mandolin, vocals
Bonnie Bond, bass, vocals
Eddie Bond, fiddle, vocals
Josh Ellis, banjo, vocals
Dennis Hall, band leader, guitarist

Little Nora Brown, banjo
Stephanie Coleman, fiddle
Jerron “Blind boy” Paxton (banjo, harmonica, and vocals)