Rogue Oliphant

Rogue Oliphant
Chris Harford
Ray Kubian
David Mansfield and Cáit O’Riordan
Warren Zanes
Paul Muldoon
Muldoon’s Picnic

Rogue Oliphant is a collective of musicians that specializes in playing original songs and accompanying spoken word lyrics by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Paul Muldoon. The band recorded I Gave the Pope a Rhino in 2016, followed by Sadie & the Sadists in 2019.

The band toured Ireland with “Muldoon’s Picnic” in 2017, 2019, and again in the summer of 2022 before returning for its tenth season at the Irish Arts Center in New York City. The band previously appeared in Sharon Springs with Mr. Muldoon in 2019 and 2021, before arriving with “Muldoon’s Picnic” in September 2022, returning in September 2023

In addition to Paul Muldoon, the September 2023 Sharon Springs lineup includes Chris Harford (electric & acoustic guitar & vocals), Ray Kubian (drums & vocals), David Mansfield (electric guitar, fiddle), Cáit O’Riordan (electric bass & vocals), and Warren Zanes (electric & acoustic guitar & vocals).