SCOTLAND TARTAN WEEK EVENTS

The American-Scottish Foundation® Event Listing - together with other great events throughout New York.
Keep checking back: many more to come!

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April 4, 2015
8.00am - Scotland Run - Central Park, NYC
Over 7000 runners will take part in the 12th Annual Scotland 10k Run, a pre qualifer for the New York Marathon. Organized by the New York Road Runners - sponsored by The Scottish Government (learn more here)

April 4, 2015
3.00pm - St. Andrew's Society Pub Crawl in Kilts
St. Andrews Restaurant and Pub, 140 W 46th St, New York
(more details here)


April 6, 2015
Tartan Day Observance - Bryant Park
in association with the American-Scottish Foundation®

Free event. The Tartan Day Observance recognises and celebrates, through readings and music, The Declaration of Arbroath, signed on April 6, 1320 and the US Senate’s designation, in 2005, of April 6 of each year as “National Tartan Day”. A Presidential Proclamation was signed into effect by George W. Bush in 2008.


April 6-12, 2015
Lunchtime Concerts on the Fountain Terrace - Bryant Park
in association with the American-Scottish Foundation®

April 6, 2015
12.30-1.30pm - Tartan Day Observance
April 6 is recognized as "Tartan Day," a day on which we recognize the contributions of Scottish-Americans. Performances from The Highland Divas, vocal trio and Patrick Duffy, piper, with readings from the Declaration of Arbroath and Tartan Day proclamations.

April 7, 2015
12.30-1.30pm - Scottish Octopus
Celtic/World/Folk Bagpipes meet Funk/Fusion Drums. Hannah Read and John Gribbin - modern folk songwriters with a twist on traditional Scottish songs.

April 8, 2015
12.30-1.30pm - Hannah Read and Guests
Singer-songwriter, fiddle player and composer. Original music together with traditional Scottish songs.

April 9, 2015
12.30-1.30pm - Lanark & District Pipe Band, Scotland
Craig Weir - VIP Piper, awarded the Young Scot Award for Arts in 2014. Pipe Sergeant of Arbroath Pipe Band, he is passionate about Scotland's national instrument.
Mike Ogletree Anacoustic Mind - inspired by Robert Burns, with a blend of reggae and rock, New York's bard reflects on Scotland's national bard.

April 10, 2015
12.30-1.30pm - Scottish Octopus
Jenna Moynihan & Friends - acclaimed fiddler with unique style rooted in Scottish tradition and Appalachian influences.

6.00-7.00pm - Pipes and Drums at Sunset

April 11, 2015
Pipes and Drums before the Parade
11:30 Lanark & District Pipe Band, Scotland
11.50. Pipes and Drums of the Atlantic Watch
12:10 TBA
12:30 Bonnie Brae Knights
12:40 Shamrock & Thistle Pipes & Drums of Ocean County

April 12, 2015
12.30-1.30pm - Dancing & Drama join Pipes & Drums

Oban High School Pipes & Drums
, Scotland
Shot of Scotch - Highland Dancers
The Tailor of Inverness - An interlude with Matthew Zajec and
Aden O'Rourke (opening at 59E59 Theaters April 14th)

For further information on these lunchtime concerts, please contact:
phone: 212 605 0338 email: asfevents@wwbcny.com

 

April 8, 2015
6.00-8.00pm - St. Andrew's Society National Tartan Day Cocktail Reception

New York Racquet and Tennis Club, 370 Park Avenue (btw. 52/53 Sts.)
(buy tickets here)

April 8, 2015
9.30pm - The Highland Divas
at The Metropolitan Room, 34 West 22nd Street, NYC
(see a preview and reserve tickets here)

April 10, 2015
7.00pm - New York Caledonian Club Pre Parade Ceildh
Abigail Adams, 417 East 61st Street, NYC
(click for details & tickets)

April 10, 2015
8.00pm - 'Scot Street Style' comes to New York
A gathering of creatives at Kinfolk 90, 90 Wythe Ave, Brooklyn
Learn more at https://www.facebook.com/ScotStreetStyle

April 11, 2015
9.30am-12.00pm - Kirkin o' the Tartan and Pre-Parade Brunch
The Brick Presbyterian Church, 62 East 92nd Street, New York
(buy tickets here)


April 11, 2015

The Sound of Pipes and Drums – Pre-Parade Concert
Presented by the American-Scottish Foundation. Join us on the Fountain Terrace of Bryant Park to hear the sound of the Pipes and Drums from some of our leading Pipe Bands as they prepare for the 17th Annual New York Tartan Day Parade.

11:30 Lanark & District Pipe Band, Scotland
11.50. Pipes and Drums of the Atlantic Watch
12:10 TBA
12:30 Bonnie Brae Knights
12:40 Shamrock & Thistle Pipes & Drums of Ocean County


April 11, 2015
2.00pm - 17th Annual New York Tartan Day Parade
1.30pm Line up - register to march
with the American-Scottish Foundation
®


April 11, 2015

3.30pm - ASF Post Parade Reception

An American-Scottish Foundation
® event (click to reserve!)


April 11, 2015
4.00pm-7.00pm - New York Tartan Day Post Parade Party




April 10-12, 2015
Clan Currie Tartan Day on Ellis Island
Statue of Liberty/Ellis Island National Monument
World Premiere of a new exhibition- "Captain Kidd and the Hangman's Noose"
(more details to come)


April 12, 2015

4.00pm-7.30pm - Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms: Celebrating 50 years

Members of the ASF are invited to attend. This exciting concert is at 5th Ave Presbyterian Church, 7 W55th St., NYC. Cost $15. Tickets: http://www.abdn.ac.uk/alumni/events/6914/

 

April 14-May3, 2015
The Tailor of Inverness
59E59 THEATERS, 59 East 59th St., New York, NY 10022
Matthew Zajac's internationally acclaimed, multi-award-winning play is a story of a son's search for his father, a story of 20th century Europe, of how a boy who grew up on a farm in Galicia (Eastern Poland, now Western Ukraine) came to be a tailor in northern Scotland. A story of deception, identity and survival, The Tailor of Inverness has moved thousands across the world.
(click for performance times and tickets)