Arena With Seán Rocks

Arena With Seán Rocks

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Thursday 11th February

Róisín Murphy returns to the Irish stage

Alan Corr interviewed singer Róisín Murphy about her latest album “Hairless Toys” ahead of her headline concert at the Olympia Theatre tonight

Official website:  www.roisinmurphyofficial.com   

Wednesday 10th February

August Wells in session

Chat and live music from Ken Griffin and John Rauchenberger of New York duo August Wells

Official website:   www.augustwells.com 

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

Tuesday 9th February

"Artists Without Borders" fund-raiser for Syrian refugees

Gavin Glass, musician and Linda Devlin, organiser of the “Artists Without Borders” fundraising concert for Syrian refugees stuck in camps in Calais and Dunkirk; it takes place on Saturday 20th of February in the Unitarian Church on Dublin’s Stephen’s Green

Full details:  www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/artists-without-borders-tickets-21040745436 

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

A new national anthem for Ireland

The artists Deirdre Power and Sean Taylor explain their project to find a new national anthem for Ireland - ‘Nice Screams – a Citizens’ Project’ is part of EVA International 2016 and they’re looking for people to send them a proposal for a new national anthem: just a verse and a chorus

Full details:  http://softday.ie/nicescreams/participate.html     

Monday 8th February

Regina Nathan celebrates "Sopranos"

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

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

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

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