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KAC Coffeehouse

The KAC Coffeehouse, a program of the Kirkland Art Center in Clinton, NY, grew out of a response to an Irish music concert held in February, 1981. The audience turnout was so strong, it was clear that Central New York had a hunger for folk music.

Over the past 16 years, the KAC Coffeehouse program has grown to become a nationally-recognized music series featuring some of the top names in folk and bluegrass music.

Performances are usually held in the gallery space of the KAC, amidst the current exhibits. The concerts, when