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    Album reviews

    Jim Carroll and Róisín Dwyer review “Wonderful Crazy Night” from Elton John, “Anti” from Rihanna and “Commontime” from Field Music

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    Ergodos Musicians in session

    Benedict Schlepper Connolly and Garret Sholdice chat about the eclectic approach to music of their group Ergodos Musicians

    Official website:   https://ergodos.ie  

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    Eddi Reader in session

    Chat with Scottish folk singer/songwriter Eddi Reader who is currently on an Irish tour

    Official website and tour details:   www.eddireader.co.uk 

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    Regina Nathan celebrates "Sopranos"

    Regina Nathan continues her short series profiling some of her favourite sopranos; tonight she talks about Montserrat Caballé

    Full details:  www.nch.ie/Online/Regina-Nathan-22Feb16

     

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    Album reviews

    Sorcha Kenny and John Meagher review “This Is Acting” from Sia, “Hymns” from Bloc Party and “Night Fiction” from Cian Nugent

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    Martin Hayes & Friends, a public interview

    Tonight's programme is a live public interview with acclaimed fiddler Martin Hayes to chat about his career and love for Irish traditional music; he is joined by fellow musicians Liz Knowles, Doug Weiselman and longtime collaborator Dennis Cahill

    Official website:  http://martinhayes.com 

    Tradfest details:   www.templebartrad.com 

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    The Bonny Men in session

    The Bonny Men chat and perform live ahead of their performance at the Banjo & Bovril trad festival this weekend in Bray

    Official website:  http://thebonnymen.ie

    Festival details:  www.theharbourbar.ie/blog/banjo-and-bovril-trad-festival

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    Regina Nathan celebrates "Sopranos"

    Regina Nathan explains why she wanted to celebrate some of her favourite sopranos in a concert at the National Concert Hall; tonight she talks about the Irish soprano Margaret Burke Sheridan

    Full details:   www.nch.ie/Online/Regina-Nathan-22Feb16  

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    Ciaran Lavery in session

    Indie folk singer Ciaran Lavery in session

    Official website:   www.ciaranlaverymusic.com   / Tradfest website:  www.templebartrad.com

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