Monday 28th August

The Magnetic Fields: 50 Song Memoir at the National Concert Hall

Sorcha Kenny spoke to Stephen Merritt of the American band The Magnetic Fields about the live performance at the National Concert Hall of their latest album "50 Song Memoir", an ...

Friday 25th August

Album reviews

Aoife Barry and Alan Corr review "Villains" from Queens of the Stone Age, "A Deeper Understanding" from The War on Drugs and "Love Always" from Shane Filan

Wednesday 23rd August

All Our Exes Live In Texas in session

Chat and live music from Australian folk band All Our Exes Live In Texas who are in Ireland to pay a number of concerts around the country Details of festival ...

Tuesday 22nd August

Frankenstein Bolts in session

Chat with Dan Comerford and Justin Cullen of Wexford band Frankenstein Bolts about their music and their latest album "Aglow & Soak" Official website: 

Monday 21st August

Ukulele Hooley in Dun Laoghaire 2017

Tony Boland and Angie McLaughlin who are both performing at the Ukulele Hooley in Dun Laoghaire this weekend Full details:  

Friday 18th August

Album reviews

Lauren Murphy and Dan Hegarty review "Painted Ruins" from Grizzly Bear, "Dark Days and Canapés" from Ghostpoet and "Summer Dancing" from Judy Dyble & Andy Lewis

Thursday 17th August

Hanggai in session

Chat and live performance from Hanggai, throat singers from Mongolia who are performing their blend of traditional folk/rock at the Kilkenny Arts Festival this week Further details: 

Tuesday 15th August

David Rooney in session

David Rooney chats about changing career direction from cartoonist with Hot Press to music; his debut album is "Bound Together" Official website: 

Friday 11th August

"Antarctica" by Linda Buckley and David Power

Linda Buckley who has collaborated with uilleann piper David Power on "Antarctica", a multi-media artistic installation inspired by the early expeditions to explore the Arctic; it premieres at the Kilkenny ...

Album reviews

Róisín Dwyer and Eamon Sweeney review "Fangclub" from Fangclub, "Rainbow" from Kesha and "Good Time" film soundtrack from Oneohtrix Point Never



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