The Chieftains' Paddy Moloney

Monday, March 15, 2010

Paddy Moloney, leader of The Chieftains, discusses the group’s new album “San Patricio,” which was made with Ry Cooder and comes out March 9. It explores the story of the San Patricio battalion, a group of Irish-American conscripts who deserted the American side in the Mexican-American War to fight for Mexico, and it combines elements of traditional Irish and Mexican music to create something altogether original.

Event: The Chieftains are performing
Wednesday, March 17, at 7:30 pm
Town Hall
123 West 43rd Street
More tickets and information here.


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Comments [2]

Ben Sands from Tarrytown, NY

I just finished listening to all of the trailers on the San Patricio album and only found one ballad from the Mexican-American war and the St. Patrick brigade. It is a facinating story but the album doesn't seem to address it.

Mar. 15 2010 01:08 PM

We missed being able to see you yesterday due to power outages and really hope you'll be able to perform Saturday! We love the Chieftains!
Can't wait ti hear this segment. Thank you!

Mar. 15 2010 01:02 PM

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