Thursday 20th July

Dublin International Piano Festival 2017

Dr Archie Chen, founder and artistic director of the Dublin International Piano Festival which takes place over the next week Full details: 

Wednesday 19th July

Zoe Conway, John McIntyre and the Coohe brothers at the National Opera House Wexford

Traditional musicians Zoe Conway and John McIntyre (Ireland) and brothers Shaháb and Sháyán Coohe (Persia/Iran) who will perform in a Music Network residency at the National Opera House Wexford tomorrow  ...

A profile of Karen Dalton

Donal Dineen with a profile of the Cherokee folk/blues singer Karen Dalton who was born 80 years ago today; she was a favourite on the Greenwich Village folk scene in ...

Monday 17th July

Live from the Galway International Arts Festival 2017

Tonight the programme comes live from the opening night of the Galway International Arts Festival, with guests including theatre-makers Enda Walsh + Donnacha Dennehy, visual artists Anna Maria Pacheco, Maeve ...

Friday 14th July

Album reviews

Róisín Dwyer and Eamon Sweeney review "4.44" from Jay Z, "Hug of Thunder" from Broken Social Scene and "Something’s Changing" from Lucy Rose

Thursday 13th July

Tara Erraught Opera Gala with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra

Mezzo soprano Tara Erraught who will be performing tomorrow night in an Opera Gala at the National Concert Hall, with the RTÉ Symphony Orchestra conducted by Gavin Maloney Full details: ...

Wednesday 12th July

Sun Collective in session

Chat with Caimin Gilmore, leader of the 8-piece classical jazz band Sun Collective about all the members working on individual projects; their first album is "Sun Collective" Official website:

Tuesday 11th July

Review: "Go Slow: The Life of Julie London" by Michael Owen

Tony Clayton Lea reviews the biography "Go Slow: The Life of Julie London" by Michael Owen (published by Chicago Review Press)

Monday 10th July

Cronin in session

Chat and live music from Cronin Official website:

Friday 7th July

"Cover My Tracks" by Charlie Fink and David Greig

Charlie Fink (former frontman with Noah & The Whale) chats about "Cover My Tracks", a new music/drama production he co-created with David Greig (about a young songwriter who sets out ...



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