Videos

To truly appreciate the Green Fields of America is to see us perform live on stage. On this page you will find a selection of videos that will give you a taste of our performances throughout the years, including our very first trip to the Milwaukee Irish Fest in 1981. To enjoy the unforgettable experience of a Green Fields of America performance for yourself, visit our Shows page to see when we might next be traveling through your town. 


Mick, Athena, Billy and Brenda Castles accompany Liz Hanley as she sings “Sanctuary” for the crowd at the 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival. The song’s lyrics were written by Irish poet and playwright Vincent Woods, recalling the blue-green mountains of his home. 


An unforgettable evening of music at Celtic Connections in Glasgow with John Doyle, Robbie O’Connell, Mick Moloney Athena Tergis, Billy McComiskey, Rhys Jones and Brendan Dolan.


Green Fields of America with Liz Carroll and Donny Golden performing at the inaugural Milwaukee Irish Festival in 1981. 


Watch as the Wall Street Journal sits in on a rehearsal with Mick and Athena, who trace the roots of Irish music and give the WSJ (and you!) a glimpse into the creative process when preparing for a performance.


Mick & Billy perform “Jack Riordan’s Reel” at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in 2017, along with an all-star crew including McComiskey’s sons Mikey, Pat, and Sean, as well Brendan Callahan, Liz Hanley, Donna Long, Laura Byrne, Josh Dukes, and Myron Bretholz on the instruments, complete with Step dancers Shannon Dunne, Kate Spanos, and Samantha Suplee.


Billy McComiskey & Athena Tergis play Billy’s composition entitled “The Music Teacher” during Catskills Irish Week.

In preparation of the Green Fields appearance at the Philadelphia Ceili Group Irish Traditional Music and Dance Festival, join us as we take a walk down memory lane and enjoy Mick, Billy and Athena playing a set for a packed house at the Philadelphia Irish Center in 2011.


Mick Moloney, Robbie O’Connell, Liz Hanley, Billy McComiskey, Haley Richardson and Jerry O’Sullivan perform at Villanova University, November 2017. Full concert video.


Watch as a very young Mick is interviewed about the state of Irish Music in America at the inaugural Milwaukee Irish Festival in 1981.


Mick Moloney and Athena Tergis celebrating the 40th anniversary of Green Fields with Billy McComiskey, Jerry O'Sullivan, Brendan Dolan, and Haley Richardson as part of their three-night residency at Irish Arts Center on April 5-7, 2018.


Never afraid to bring the music to lands previously charted and uncharted alike, Mick Moloney, Athena Tergis, Niall O'Leary and Billy McComiskey with Lenwood Sloane and Cuban musicians and dancers, including uilleann piper Alexander Suarez represented the Green Fields in a performance of Irish traditional music on November 8, 2014 at the Miramar Theater in Havana, Cuba.


Green Fields of America wraps up their concert with this great performance at Catskills Irish Arts Week.