by / September 7th, 2011 /

Other Voices takes NYC with Sam Amidon, The National, Laurie Anderson & more

As part of the 10th anniversary celebrations, Other Voices takes off from its base in Dingle for the first time to NYC on October 27th and 28th to Le Poisson Rouge where Glen Hansard, Thomas Bartlett and Philip King will curate Other Voices NYC: A Celebration Of Music & Literature.

Lined up to play are Glen Hansard, 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. Joseph O’Connor and Colum McCann will perform intimate readings during the two-day event. Tickets are $35 and available here. All sales will benefit the Fighting Words Creative Writing Centre.

Other Voices NYC is part of Culture Ireland’s Imagine Ireland program, a year-long celebration of Irish arts in America, funded by the Department of Tourism, Culture and Sport.