Susan McKeown Official Website

LIVE DATES 2012

Saturday
March 10
7:30PM
Susan McKeown & Michael Brunnock
Eighth Step at Proctor's, Schenectady, NY 
Friday
March 16
8:00PM
Mass MOCA, North Adams, MA
Saturday
March 17 8:00PM
Susan McKeown & Michael Brunnock
A St. Patrick's Day Celtic Soujourn, Zeiterion Theater, New Bedford, MA
Saturday
March 24 8:00PM
Susan McKeown & Michael Brunnock
A St. Patrick's Day Celtic Sojourn, Sanders Theatre, Cambridge, MA
Saturday
April 28 8:15PM
New York Irish Center, Long Island City NY, Cambridge, MA

 


PAST SHOWS

2012

Friday
Feb 17
8:00PM
SongLives at The Irish Arts Center, New York, NY with Declan O'Rourke

2011
Tuesday
Oct 25 7:00PM
Poet's House, 10 River Terrace, New York, NY 10282
212-431-7920
Susan performs at the Poetry Society of America's celebration of Rita Dove's new Penguin Anthology of 20th Century Poetry. Featuring a new song commissioned by PSA and written by Susan for the occasion

Friday
Dec 2 8:00PM
The Outpost Performance Space, Albuquerque, NM


Saturday
Dec 3 8:00PM
Coconino Center for the Arts, Flagstaff, AZ
Sunday
Dec 4 6:30PM
Musical Instrument Museum, Phoenix, AZ
Sunday
Dec 11 3:00PM
John Street Methodist Church, 44 John Street, New York, NY
Thursday
Oct 13 8:00PM
Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway, New York, NY
Susan is the special guest of Mick Moloney on his concert of the songs of Harrigan & Hart.

Monday
Oct 17 1:15PM - 2:30PM
ATD Fourth World Commemoration Event for International Day to Eradicate Poverty
ECOSOC Chamber, United Nations North Lawn Building
Free with rsvp to un.ny@atd-fourthworld.org or to 212-228-1339
Featuring a new song commissioned by ATD Fourth World and written and performed by Susan and Michael Brunnock for the occasion

Wednesday
27 July 6:30PM
NYPL Lincoln Center Performing Arts Library Series: IRELAND AMERICA: The Ties That Bind Summer Salon: Novelist Frank Delaney and Essayist Robert Sullivan with Singer Susan McKeown and Celtic Harpist Cormac DeBarra

Friday
29 July 7:30PM
The Welcome Garden, Halsey Street, Brooklyn Storytelling, improvisation with Susan and jazz musician Simon Jermyn
Sunday
7 Aug 7:00PM
Kilkenny Arts Festival, Kilkenny, Ireland


Saturday
13 Aug 7:30PM
Masters of Tradition Music Festival, Bantry, Ireland


Wednesday
17 July 8:30PM
Fleadh Cheoil, Crystal Hotel, Cavan with Róisín O'Reilly and Maggie Boyle
Saturday
27 Aug
One Happy Day - A Concert for Suicide Awareness Trudder Lodge, Newcastle, Co. Wicklow
Sunday
28 Aug 3:00PM
Hill of Tara, Co. Meath, Ireland

SINGING IN THE DARK
Friday
10 June
Shamrock Traditional Irish Music Society, Fairfield, CT
Thursday
July 7
Upstage Restaurant, Port Townsend, WA
Sunday
10 July
Wee Céilí Room, Tualatin, OR
April 9 Northwestern University Chicago IL
Special guest with Mick Moloney's If It Wasn't For the Irish and the Jews

SAINTS & TZADIKS IN U.S. WITH LORIN SKLAMBERG

April 26 The Freight & Salvage, Berkeley CA
April 27 Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA
May 22 Barbes, Brooklyn NY


SAINTS & TZADIKS TOUR OF GERMANY, AUSTRIA, DENMARK & FRANCE WITH LORIN SKLAMBERG


March 9 Parktheater im Kurhaus Göggingen, Augsburg, Germany
March 10 Kulturzentrum Schlachthof, Mombachstarsse 12, Kassel, Germany
March 11 and 12 Furth Klezmer Festival, Germany
March 13 Teatermuseet i Hofteatret, Christiansborg Ridebane 10-18, Copenhagen, Denmark
March 15 Talmud Tora Schule, Grindelhof 30, Hamburg, Germany
March 16 Weserterassen, Bremen, Germany
March 17 Waggonhalle, Marburg, Germany
March 18 Alte Schmiede, Bielefeld, Germany
March 20 Ottersberg, Germany
March 21 Die Brücke, Graz, Austria
March 24 Le Café de Paris, Paris, France

SAINTS & TZADIKS WITH LORIN SKLAMBERG
Feb. 16 Jones Hall, Universtiy of St. Thomas, Houston, TX

SINGING IN THE DARK TOUR IRELAND
Feb. 27
7:30PM Whelan’s, Dublin, Ireland with special guests Will Hall and Robert Whitaker
Feb. 28 7:30PM West Cork Hotel, Skibereen, Ireland
6:00PM Workshop with Music Alive with special guests Dr. Pat Bracken and Will Hall
March 1 8:00PM The Pavillion, Cork, Ireland with special guests Dr. Pat Bracken, Will Hall, and Robert Whitaker
March 2 6:00PM Arts in Action, NUI Galway, Ireland with special guest Will Hall

January 15 Highline Ballroom, New York, NY

SINGING IN THE DARK CD RELEASE TOUR

November 13 7:30PM Regent Theatre, Arlington, MA
November 18 5:00PM Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, MD

November 26 9:00PM WOW Hall, Eugene, OR with special guest David Oaks of Mind Freedom.

November 27 8:00PM The Secret Society Ballroom, Portland, OR with special guest Will Hall of Portland Hearin Voices.

November 28 Thomas Berry Hall at The Whidbey Institute, Whidbey Island, WA with special guests Cinda and Linea Johnson of Bring Change 2 Mind.

November 29 7:00PM Traditions Fair Trade, Olympia, WA with special guests Cinda and Linea Johnson of Bring Change 2 Mind.

December 2 7:00PM The Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse, Berkeley, CA, Pre-show discussion with Peter Glazer, department chair of the Performance, Theater & Dance Department at the University of California

December 5 The Outpost Performance Space, Albuquerque, NM

SINGING IN THE DARK CD RELEASE TOUR

October 30
SINGING IN THE DARK:
10 am to 4:30 pm IRISHNESS, CREATIVITY, MADNESS Kimmel Center at NYU, 60 Washington Square South An exploration of suffering and creativity from Irish and Irish-American perspectives with discussions between academics, psychiatrists, artists, psychologists, physicians and psychotherapists on the topics of addiction, asylum, creativity, culture, collective trauma, emigration, ethnicity, exile, family, faith, depression, incarceration, mental illness, post-colonialism, poverty, psychosis, the rural and refuge. Participants include: Angela Bourke, University College Dublin, author of Maeve Brennan: Homesick at the New Yorker. Patrick Tracey, author of Stalking Irish Madness: Searching for the Roots of My Family’s Schizophrenia.

8:00PM Symphony Space, New York, NY Album release with guest appearances by author Kay Redfield Jamison (Touched with Fire) and New York Public Library Director of Public Programs Paul Holdengräber, and the premiere performance of songs from the album by Susan and an eleven piece band featuring: Lindsey Horner, Shahzad Ismaily, Dana Lyn, Ryan McGiver, Allison Miller, Isabelle O'Connell, Eamon O'Leary, Lorin Sklamberg, Sonelius Smith, Jason Sypher and Doug Wieselman.

U.S. FALL TOUR, WITH JOHN DOYLE
September 18 The Bing Crosby Theatre, Spokane, WA
September 19 Triple Door, Seattle, WA
September 20 Traditions Cafe, Olympia, WA
September 23 Celtic Classic, Bethlehem, PA (Evening performances at Foy Hall)
September 24 Celtic Classic, Bethlehem, PA (Evening performances at Foy Hall)
September 25 Sebastopol Celtic Festival, Sebastopol, CA
September 26 Sebastopol Celtic Festival, Sebastopol, CA

US EAST COAST
June 10, 2010 7:30 Jewish Music Festival, Washington DC (Saints & Tzadiks)
July 3, 2010 NAMI Conference, Washington DC

US EAST COAST
March 18, 2010 7:00PM - Christopher Street Coffee House, New York NY
81 Christopher Street, New York, NY 10014
Tel: (212) 242-5737
Susan will be performing with Ryan McGiver & Eamon O'Leary on Thursday 18 March at the Christopher Street Coffeehouse. Also on the bill, poet Paul Muldoon and guitarist Bill Turner. Proceedings start at 7pm.

Directions:
Bus Crosstown bus M8 runs along 9th St. and stops right outside. (Back at West 10th St.)
Subway 1 to Christopher St./ Sheridan Square A,B,C,D,E,F or V line to West 4th St./Washington Square. Walk up West 4th St. towards 7th Avenue and cross it.
PATH train from New Jersey Christopher St. station, walk east 2 blocks.
Car West Side Highway exit at Clarkson St., left on Hudson, right on West 10th St., right on 7th Ave. 1h parking meters along Christopher St. and 7th Ave. From the East Side Cross on 9th St. Commercial parking garages: make left at Barrow St. off 7th Ave. or left side of 7th at Morton St. (read less)

Co-sponsored by the Downtown Songwriters' Circle and Saint John's Lutheran Church. Performances form part of a new outreach to the arts community called 'Thursdays at Saint John's'.

April 3, 2010 08:00PM - Rosendale Cafe, Rosendale NY

US WEST COAST (SAINTS & TZADIKS TOUR)
March, 28 2010 08:00 PM - The Freight & Salvage , Berkeley, California

GERMANY (SAINTS & TZADIKS TOUR)
February, 3 2010 08:00 PM - Schloss Elmau
February, 6 2010 08:00 PM - Loni-Uebler Haus , Nürnberg
February, 7 2010 08:00 PM - Tufa, Trier
February, 8 2010 08:00 PM - Moments Club , Bremen
February, 10 2010 08:00 PM - Buergerhaeuser Dreieich , Bei Frankfurt
February, 11 2010 08:00 PM - Nato , Leipzig
February, 12 2010 08:00 PM - Ufa-Fabrik , Berlin
February, 13 2010 08:00 PM - Leonar , Hamburg
February, 15 2010 08:00 PM - Amerika Haus, München
February, 16 2010 08:00 PM - Kulturzentrum Schlachthof, Kassel
February, 17 2010 08:00 PM - Bezael Synagoge, Lich
February, 18 2010 08:00 PM - Dreikönigskirche, Dresden

AUSTRIA (SAINTS & TZADIKS TOUR)
February 19, 2010 08:00 PM - Brücke, Graz
February 20, 2010 08:00 PM - Akkordeon Festival, Wien

IRELAND
January, 13 2010 08:00 PM - Mermaid Arts Centre Bray, Wicklow
January, 14 2010 08:00PM - The Source Arts Centre Thurles, Tipperary
January, 15 2010 08:00 PM - Tech Amergin Waterville, Kerry
January, 16 2010 08:00 PM - St. John’s Church , Knockainey, Limerick
January, 17 2010 08:00 PM - St. Mary’s Church , New Ross, Wexford
January, 19 2010 08:00 PM - The Coach House, Dublin Castle , Dublin
January, 20 2010 08:00 PM - Tuar Ard Arts Centre , Moate, Westmeath
January, 21 2010 08:00 PM - Linenhall Arts Centre , Castlebar, Mayo
January, 22 2010 08:00 PM - Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny, Donegal
January, 23 2010 08:00PM - Station House Theatre, Clifden Co. Galway

* October, 24 2009 08:00 PM
Symphony Space Broadway, New York, New York
Mick Moloney’s ’The Irish & The Jews’ release.

* October, 20 2009 07:00 PM
Town Hall
West 43rd Street, New York, New York 10036
Coal Country: Sneak preview of a coal mining documentary with live musical performances by Kathy Mattea, The Klezmatics and Diane Jones. Tickets are free, but you must make a reservation: http://www.the-townhall-nyc.org/pages/calendar/october.html

* September, 25 2009 08:00 PM
Globalquerque Albuquerque, New Mexico
Saints & Tzadiks

*June 6, 2009 @8:00pm
Barbes 376 9th St Brooklyn, NY 11215
"Saints & Tzadiks" With Lorin Sklamberg & Erik Della Penna

*June 14, 2009 @ 7:00pm
Barbes 376 9th St Brooklyn, NY 11215
Original Songs with Erik Della Penna & Lindsey Horner

• May 1, 2009 @8:00pm
Glucksman Ireland House NYC
w/Lorin Sklamberg

• May, 2 2009 06:00 PM
Joe’s Pub • Lafayette Street, New York, New York 10003
East Village Community School Gala

•May 9, 2009 Wash, DC @8:00pm The Lyceum
Susan McKeown & Lorin Sklamberg.
Sunspot Concerts at the Lyceum,
201 S. Washington St, Alexandria, Va.
Tickets $25 advance, $29 at the door.

•Aug 11 2009 8:00P
Kilkenny Arts Festival Kilkenny

•Sep 2nd thru 5th, 2009 7:30P
Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh

•March 21 2009 @8:00pm Golden Apple Coffeehouse
85 East Main Stret, Mt Kisco NY

•April 3, 2009 @7:00pm Rubin Museum of Art NYC
w/Lorin Sklamberg

-May 22 2008 QUEENS   WALTZ ASTORIA 8:00PM
23-14 Ditmars Boulevard (btw 23rd & 24th), Astoria, NY
718-95-MUSIC
Subway: Take either N or W train to Ditmars Boulevard and 31st Street (last stop in Queens), and walk 6 blocks west to 24th street.

May 24 BROOKLYN   BARBES 10:00PM
376 9th Street (corner of 6th Ave), Brooklyn, NY
(718) 965-9177
Subway: F train to 7th Ave, walk 1 block down the hill, it's on your left.

May 30 BRONX  AN BEAL BOCHT 8:00PM
445 W 238th Street, Bronx, NY
718-884-7127
Subway: #1 to 238th Street. Walk west up the steps and you’ll find the café on the next block on the right.

May 31 MANHATTAN  ULYSSES 8:00PM
95 Pearl Street, New York, NY
212-482-0400
Subway: #2,3 to Wall Street
Bus: #9, #15 to Pearl Street

March 2 2008 South Street Seaport Museum's Melville Gallery* New York, NY

March 8 2008 • 8:00P • Proctor's Theatre
Schenectady, New York

March 14 2008 *7:00 *Rubin Museum of Art* New York NY

March 15 2008 *8:00P*Town Hall *Saranac Lake, New York

March 16 2008 *8:00P* Gravity Lounge * Charlottesville, VA

March 17 2008 *8:00P* The Arden Club* Arden, Delaware

March 22 2008 • 8:00P • The Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild
Woodstock, New York

April 12 2008 *8:00P* Clark Art Institute* Williamstown Mass

PAST SHOWS

Nov 9 2007 • 8:00P• Issue Project Room
Brooklyn, New York

Nov 30 2007 • 8:00P • Bundesförsterschule
BRUCK/Mur

Dec 1 2007 • 8:00P • Dorfscheune
BUCHSCHACHEN

Dec 2 2007 • 8:00P • Altes Brauhaus
BLEIBURG

Dec 3 200 7• 8:00P • Auditorio
Udine

Dec 4 2007 • 8:00P • Amthof
FELDKIRCHEN

Dec 5 2007 • 8:00P • Brücke
Graz

Dec 6 2007 • 8:00P • Am Bach
GÖTZIS

Dec 7 2007 • 8:00P • Seidemann
VÖLS

Dec 8 2007 • 8:00P • Kunsthaus Nexus
SAALFELDEN

Dec 9 2007 • 8:00P • KIK
RIED

Dec 11 2007 • 8:00P • Bühne im Hof
ST.PÖLTEN

Dec 12 2007 • 8:00P • Leharkino
BAD ISCHL

Dec 13 2007 • 8:00P • Oval-Die Bühne im Europark
Salzburg

Dec 14 2007 • 8:00P • Posthof
Linz

Dec 15 2007 • 8:00P • Thaya Igel
WAIDHOFEN

Dec 17 2007 • 8:00P • Gwölb
KORNEUBURG

Dec 18 2007 • 8:00P• Festsaal BG/BRG
LAA/Thaya

Dec 19 2007 • 8:00P • Metropol
WIEN

Dec 20 2007 • 8:00P • Stadttheater - tbc
WR. NEUSTADT

Dec 21 2007 • 8:00P • Steinfeld Fiddlers Green
ALLAND

Dec 22 2007• 8:00P• Cselley Mühle
OSLIP

Jan 25 2008 • 8:00P • The Button Factory
Temple Bar Traditional Music Festival
Dublin

 






PAST PERFORMANCES

"SONG FOR NEW YORK "

Aug 31 opening on Governor's Island

Sept 2-Staten Island

Sept 5-Bronx, NY

Sept 7-Queens

Sept 9-Bay Ridge, Brooklyn

BAM CAFE LIVE "Song for New York: What Women Do While Men Sit Knitting" Mon, Jun 4 at 8pm
A Work-in-Progress Concert by Mabou Mines

Peter & Wendy at Arena Stage in Wash DC

May 3rd-June 24th

*Peter & Wendy Arena Stage Wash DC

June 26

South Street Seaport Museum's Melville Gallery, New York 6:00PM

July 28

Airfield Arts, Dundrum, Dublin 8:00PM

 

Sat., March 3, 2007 830pm
Folk Music Society of Huntington
Venue:Congregational Church
30 Washingotn Dr Centerport NY


631.425.2925
*
Folk Music Society of Huntington


March 11, 2007 Museum of fine Arts w/The Klezmatics


March 16, 2007 World Financial Center -Winter Garden

March 17, 2007 MASS MOCA

 


Jan 21, 2007
SOBS w/The Klezmatics NYC

Jan 27, 2007
Woody Guthrie's Wonder Wheel Tour
with The Klezmatics
Cedar Cultural Center Minneapolis, MN

Feb 3 & 4, 2007
Woody Guthrie's Wonder Wheel Tour
with The Klezmatics
Glasgow, Scotland
*Celtic Connections

Feb.6, 2007 The Cherry Tree w/Klezmatics

Feb.18, 2007 JOES Pub NYC

 

Dec 4, 2006
Abron Arts Center- The Theater @ Henry Street Settlement

Woody Guthrie's Happy Joyous Hanukkah Tour
466 Grand Street
New York, NY
212.766.9200
*Henry Street Settlement


Dec 8, 2006
Ireland House

One Washington Mews (5Ave)NY, NY
Live Recording for TG4
call Ireland House at 212.998.3950 for reservations
*blarneystar


Dec 9, 2006
Towne Crier Cafe

Pawling, NY
Woody Guthrie's Happy Joyous Hanukkah Tour
with The Klezmatics

*Towne Crier Cafe


Dec 12, 2006
Kirkland Performance Center

Woody Guthrie's Happy Joyous Hanukkah Tour
with The Klezmatics
350 Kirkland Ave
Kirkland WA
425.893.9900

*Kirkland Performance Center

 


Dec 13, 2006
Wonder Ballroom
Woody Guthrie's Happy Joyous Hanukkah Tour
with The Klezmatics

128 NE Russell
Portland,Oregon 503.284.8686
*Wonder Ballroom

 

 


Dec 14, 2006
St.Clair Productions
Woody Guthrie's Happy Joyous Hanukkah Tour
with The Klezmatics
Havurah Shir Hadash 185 N. Mountain Ave Ashland, OR 97520
541.488.7716

*Havurah Shir Hadashr


Dec 16, 2006
142 Throckmorton Theatre

Mill Valley CA 94941
415 383 9600
* Throckmorton Theatre

Dec 17, 2006
Woody Guthrie's Happy Joyous Hanukkah Tour
with The Klezmatics

Napa Valley Opera House:2PM
Napa, CA 94559 707.226.7372
*Napa Valley Opera House


Dec 21, 2006
Disney Hall with The Klezmatics

Los Angeles, CA
*Disney Hall with The Klezmatics

Dec 23, 2006
Woody Guthrie's Happy Joyous Hanukkah Tour

with The Klezmatics
Sunset Center
Mission Street at 8th Ave
Carmel, CA

*
Sunset Center


July 22nd, 2006
On July the 22nd at 6:00PM Susan performed with Eamon O'Leary and Dana Lyn at Ben Power's annual Irish concert in Westchester's Lasdon Park. rained out. Check this page for more information.


September 10, 2006
The Klezmatics with special guest Susan McKeown

Harmony on the Hudson
Robert F. Wagner, Jr. Park
NYC, NY
FREE ENTRY!


February 3 & 4, 2006
Frlorence Gould Hall, NYC at 7:30pm
Susan sings for the New York Theatre Ballet Production of 'The Dead', choreographed by Clove Breuer.


February 4, 2006
Glucksman Ireland House, at 3:30pm & 8pm
New York University, 1 Washington Mews (Fifth Avenue btw. 7 + 8)
(212) 998 3950
A Conference on Irish Storytelling and Song


March 5 2006
Town Hall, NYC
Susan is the guest of The Klezmatics on their 20th Anniversary Concert.


March 17 (St. Patrick's Day), 2006
Cedar Street Courtyard, Austin, TX (SXSW)

The Klezmatics & Susan McKeown 'Holy Ground' and Billy Bragg.


'BLACKTHORN' ALBUM RELEASE TOUR

Susan McKeown with Eamon O'Leary, Dana Lyn and, where there is an *, with Lindsey Horner:

March 24, 2006
* The Outpost Performance Space, Albuquerque, NM

March 25, 2006
* Churchill Arts Center, Fallon, NV

March 26, 2006
* The Triple Door, Seattle, WA

March 27, 2006
Thomas Berry Hall, The Whidbey Institute at 7:30 PM, Whidbey Island, WA

March 29, 2006
Traditions at 8:00 PM, Olympia, WA

March 30, 2006
The Mission Theater, Portland, OR

April 7, 2006
* Glucksman Ireland House New York University, 1 Washington Mews
Susan and The Klezmatics performing with Bily Bragg at SXSW, March 17 2006
Susan and The Klezmatics performing with Bily Bragg at SXSW, March 17 2006



May 21, 2006
Broadway Theatre at UPAC, 601 Broadway, Kingston, NY 7PM (845)473.2072
Presented by the Bardavon Theatre
Susan performs with Natalie Merchant, Pete Seeger and The Klezmatics at this special benefit.


May 24 2006
The META Center
214 West 29th Street, btw 7th and 8th, NYC

Susan performs in an evening of song, storytelling and film at New York's newest facility dedicated to Consciousness Raising, Healing, Personal Growth, Transformation & Creativity.

Hosted by ISE-NY (Institute for Spiritual Entertainment).


June 3 2006
Appel Farm Festival, Elmer, NJ
Susan will join The Klezmatics for their performance at the Appel Farm Festival.


June 23 2006
Celebrate Brooklyn, New York

Susan is the special guest of Natalie McMaster for this Canada Day celebration. July 1, 2006
Susan has been invited to participate in HAPPY BIRTHDAY CANADA! A CELEBRATION OF CANADIAN SONG at Joe's Pub.


July 15, 2006
The Klezmatics with special guest Susan McKeown
Maverick Concert Hall
Woodstock, NY
845.679.2079 for information / reserved seating
Woodstock Beat, a non-Maverick event and benefit for the Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild


Nov 1, 2006 7:00P
Winter Garden

NY, NY
*The World Financial Center


Nov 30, 2006
Woody Guthrie's Wonder Wheel Tour

(includes selections from "Happy Joyous Hanukkah")
Sixth & I Historical Synagogue 600 I St NW Wash DC:Time TBA
*SixthandI


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