Arena With Seán Rocks

Arena With Seán Rocks

Monday - Friday 7-8pm

Email: arena@rte.ie

Music

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)

Friday 22nd January

Album reviews

Sinead Gleeson and Simon Maher review “Night Thoughts” from Suede, “The Waiting Room” from Tindersticks and “Adore Life” from Savages 

Thursday 21st January

The Lost Brothers in session

Oisín Leech and Mark McCausland from The Lost Brothers in session, ahead of their performance at Tradfest next week

Official website:   http://thelostbrothersband.com   

Tradfest info:  www.templebartrad.com    

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

 

Wednesday 20th January

The Far Flung Trio in session

Chat and live music with Katherine, Dermot and Malachy from The Far Flung Trio

Tour details:  www.classicallinks.ie/projects2.asp?ID=70    

Tuesday 19th January

"Mise Éire" with live orchestra at the National Concert Hall

David Brophy who is conducting the RTÉ Concert Orchestra at a live screening of George Morrison's 1959 documentary “Mise Éire” with Sean Ó Riada's score

Full details:  www.nch.ie    

Monday 18th January

Saramai in session

Chat and live music with singer/songwriter Saramai

Official website:   http://saramaimusic.com 

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

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