Music

Friday 19th January

Album reviews

Aoife Barry and Neil Doherty review "Between Two Shores" from Glen Hansard, "I Can Feel You Creep Into My Private Life" from Tune-Yards and "Vertigo" from Eden

Thursday 18th January

Forgotten musical gems - Molly Drake

In the latest in his occasional series of forgotten musical gems, Donal Dineen looks at the career of Molly Drake  

Wednesday 17th January

This Is The Kit in session

This Is The Kit (aka Kate Stables and band) chat about the themes on their most recent album "Moonshine Freeze" and her musical influences Official website:   https://thisisthekit.co.uk/

Tuesday 16th January

The Revs in session

Donegal band The Revs chat about their success in the early 2000's, taking a break from the band and their upcoming reunion show Further details:   www.theacademydublin.com 

Friday 12th January

Review: "Eric Clapton: Life In 12 Bars"

Róisín Dwyer reviews the Lili Fini Zanuck music documentary "Eric Clapton: Life In 12 Bars"

Album reviews

Lauren Murphy and Alan Corr review "Tales From The Backseat" from The Academic, "Camila" from Camila Cabello and "Wrong Creatures" from Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

Monday 8th January

50th anniversary of Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison

Karl Tsigdinos marks the 50th anniversary of Johnny's Cash's iconic concert at Folsom Prison

Friday 5th January

First Fortnight Festival - "Therapy Sessions", a series by Stephen James Smith

The poet Stephen James Smith who has organised a series of events called "Therapy Sessions" for the First Fortnight mental health arts festival Further details:   www.firstfortnight.ie 

First Fortnight Festival - The Lost Gecko in session

Indie folk rockers The Lost Gecko chat about how music can help people understand and deal with their emotions; they are playing the First Fortnight mental health arts festival Further ...

Wednesday 3rd January

Inaugural programme from the Irish National Opera

Next week the inaugural programme for the newly-created Irish National Opera will be announced, with artistic director Fergus Sheil and soprano Anna Devin Official website:   www.irishnationalopera.ie 

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