Music

Thursday 23rd June

Sultans of String in session

Chris McKhool, Kevin Laliberté and Anwar Khurshid of Sultans of String chat about their unique sound which melds the various cultures of Canada - Gypsy jazz, Arabic, Cuban, flamenco and classical ...

Tuesday 21st June

Treelan, live in session

Eamonn Cagney, Niwel Tsumbu and Martin Tourish from the band Treelan, live in session Further details:   http://eamonncagney.com (for copyright reasons this item is not available to download as a podcast)

"Space Echo: The Mystery Behind the Cosmic Sound of Cabo Verde Finally Revealed!"

Billy O'hAnluain tells the intriguing story behind the compilation album "Space Echo: The Mystery Behind the Cosmic Sound of Cabo Verde Finally Revealed!" 

Monday 20th June

Cormac Begley and the Irish musical tradition

Concertina player Cormac Begley explains why he wanted to create the series of concerts “Tunes In The Church” and traditional artistic tuition courses Airt Tunes In The Church details:   www.tunesinthechurch.com   ...

Peter Regan, classical pianist

Lorcan Clancy chats with Peter Regan, a pianist from Lanesborough, Co Longford who is on a break from his studies at the Glenn Gould School for classical musicians in Toronto 

Essay: musician John S Beckett

Essay by Charles Gannon about the subject of his biography “John S Beckett: The Man and the Music” (published by Lilliput Press)

Friday 17th June

Album reviews

Rachel Breslin and Alan Corr review “The Getaway” from Red Hot Chilli Peppers, “Starboard Home” which is a compilation by various Irish musicians and “The Dreaming Room” by Laura Mvula

Thursday 16th June

I Have A Tribe in session

I Have A Tribe (aka  Patrick O’Laoghaire) chats about his debut album “Beneath A Yellow Moon” Official website:   www.facebook.com/IHaveATribe (for copyright reasons this item is not available to download as ...

Wednesday 15th June

"Music Books", a series of concerts by Louth Contemporary Music Society

Swiss composer Jurg Frey and Eamon Quinn from the Louth Contemporary Music Society with a preview of “Music Books”, a series of five concerts that will be performed over the ...

Tuesday 14th June

Arts News - Henry McCullough RIP

Tony Clayton Lea remembers the career of Northern Irish guitarist Henry McCullough who died today

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