The acclaimed Irish music TV series “Other Voices” is crossing the Atlantic this fall for a special two-night celebration of Irish music and literature at New York’s Le Poisson Rouge on October 27th and 28th.
“Other Voices NYC” is presented by Imagine Ireland in association with The Burgundy Stain Sessions. The two night event will performances by Oscar winning Irish artist Glen Hansard (The Swell Season), Bryce & Aaron Dessner (The National), Thomas Bartlett, Laurie Anderson, Sam Amidon, Bell X1, Iarla O’ Lionaird, Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh, Martin Hayes and many more to be announced.
In addition to the musical offerings, prominent Irish literary figures including Joseph O'Connor and Colum McCann will perform intimate readings during the two-day event.
Heading into its tenth year, the “Other Voices” TV show is filmed each winter in the tiny, historic and very beautiful two-hundred year old St. James' Church in Dingle, County Kerry.
Celebrated Irish and international bands and musicians, along with many of Ireland's most exciting emerging artists gather in the town, recording in-depth interviews and performing unique live sets to intimate audiences.
The series has hosted a myriad of acts from across all genres of music including Glen Hansard, Damien Rice, Amy Winehouse, The National, Snowpatrol, Ray Davies, Josh Ritter, The xx, Florence and the Machine, Ryan Adams, Ellie Goulding, Steve Earle, Emiliana Torrini, James Blunt, Rufus and Martha Wainwright and many more. The series is broadcast on TV stations globally.
For more information on the NYC event (October 27th & 28th ) visit “Other Voices” website.