Arena With Seán Rocks

Arena With Seán Rocks

Monday - Friday 7-8pm

Email: arena@rte.ie

Music

Friday 5th February

Album reviews

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

Thursday 4th February

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  

(for copyright reasons this item is not available to download as a podcast)

Wednesday 3rd February

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 

(for copyright reasons this item is not available to download as a podcast)

Monday 1st February

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

 

Friday 29th January

Album reviews

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

Thursday 28th January

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 

(for copyright reasons this item is not available to download as a podcast)

Wednesday 27th January

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

(for copyright reasons this item is not available to download as a podcast)

Tuesday 26th January

Review: "101 Songs of Irish Rebellion"

Barry Gleeson reviews a new 5-CD box set “101 Songs of Irish Rebellion”

Further details:  www.essentialirish.com   

Monday 25th January

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  

Ciaran Lavery in session

Indie folk singer Ciaran Lavery in session

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

(for copyright reasons this item is not available to download as a podcast)

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