Jewish-Irish Collaborations in Tin Pan Alley: A Program with Mick Moloney

Mick Moloney The SFC will welcome folklorist and musician Mick Moloney this Thursday, October 8, in Wilson Library’s Pleasants Family Assembly Room, for a multimedia musical presentation on the connections between Jewish and Irish musicians and lyricists in Tin Pan Alley.

Mick Moloney has recorded and produced over forty albums of traditional music, and is the author of Far From the Shamrock Shore: The Story of Irish American Immigration Through Song. He currently teaches in the Irish Studies Program at New York University.

His most recent album, If It Wasn’t for the Irish and the Jews, was released September 15 on Compass Records.

The event is free and open to the public. Please join us!

Thursday, October 8, 2009

Reception at 5:00 pm, program at 6:00 pm

Pleasants Family Assembly Room (2nd Floor, Wilson Library, UNC Chapel Hill)

We are co-sponsoring this event with UNC-Chapel Hill’s Center for the Study of the American South, American Studies Dept., Carolina Center for Jewish Studies, and the Friends of the Library.