Music

Wednesday 5th October

The Contempo Quartet

The RTE Contempo Quartet perform live and explain what audiences can expect to hear in their upcoming tour called The Bartok Project  

Tuesday 4th October

Wyvern Lingo in session

Wicklow band Wyvern Lingo in session ahead of their appearance at the Hard Working Class Heroes Festival Festival details:   http://hwch.net  Band website:   www.wyvernlingo.com  (for copyright reasons this item is not available ...

Monday 3rd October

"The Weathered Stone" by Benedict Schlepper Connolly

"The Weathered Stone" is a new album from Irish composer Benedict Schlepper Connolly, Inspired by the natural beauty and unpredictable weather of West Sligo

Agnes Obel in session

Agnes Obel performs from and chats about her forthcoming album "Citizen of Glass" (inspired by the German concept of the citizen made of 'glass', i.e.  transparent, lacks privacy) Official website:   www.agnesobel.com   ...

Friday 30th September

Album reviews

Jackie Fox and John Meagher review "Keep Me Singing" by Van Morrison, "Head Carrier" by The Pixies and "22, A Million" by Bon Iver 

Thursday 29th September

Hannah Peel in session

Hannah Peel chats about her new album "Awake But Always Dreaming", written as a “bittersweet mantra for someone close to you' Official website:   https://hannahpeel.tmstor.es  (for copyright reasons this item is not ...

Tuesday 27th September

Pixie Geldof and band

Pixie Geldof and her band perform live and chat about her forthcoming debut album "I'm Yours", where the songs are inspired by "every single human I’ve ever loved in my life’  ...

Monday 26th September

Jimmy Webb

Jimmy Webb, the only artist to ever receive Grammy awards for music, lyrics and orchestration is in Ireland to perform in the American Ambassador’s Residence as part of his 'Creative Minds' series

Friday 23rd September

Album reviews

Róisín Dwyer and Alan Corr review the David Bowie box set “Who Can I Be Now? (1974-1976)”, “Shine A Light”, a covers album by Billy Bragg and Joe Henry and “Heads Up” by ...

Tuesday 20th September

"Composing The Island" at the National Concert Hall

Abie Philbin Bowman met some of the artists involved in the “Composing The Island” series at the National Concert Hall, which comes to an end this weekend Further details:   ...

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