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    Big Bang Festival of Rhythm 2015

    Robbie Harris and Brian Fleming on bodhrán and Mattu Noone on sarode preview the sounds at next weekend’s Big Bang Festival of Rhythm

    Full details:  www.bigbangfestival.com   

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    Album reviews

    Simon Maher and Róisín Dwyer review “Currents” by Tame Impala, “Little Black Book” by Groove Armada and “Sing Into My Mouth” by Iron and Wine and Ben Bridwell

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    Conor Linnie in session

    Bray singer/songwriter Conor Linnie chats about being influenced by the poetry of Patrick Kavanagh and playing at the upcoming KnockanStockan Festival

    Official website: www.conorlinnie.com  

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    Bitch Falcon in session

    Lizzie Fitzpatrick, Naomi Macleod and Nigel Kenny of Dublin rock band Bitch Falcon, who are appearing at this year’s KnockanStockan Festival

    Official website:  https://bitchfalcon.bandcamp.com 

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    Album reviews

    Lauren Murphy and Jim Carroll review “Communion” by Years and Years, “The Monsanto Years” by Neil Young & Promise Of The Real and “Perpetual Motion People” by Ezra Furman

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    The Grateful Dead back on stage

    John Meagher looks at the history of the psychedelic American rock band The Grateful Dead who are reforming for 50th anniversary concerts called ‘Fare Thee Well’ which will be shown in cinemas worldwide

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    "The Whistling Girl", celebrating Dorothy Parker

    Honor Heffernan and composer Trevor Knight talk about their show “The Whistling Girl”, a music show celebrating the poetry and wit of Dorothy Parker

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    "Amy", the documentary

    Alan Corr reviews “Amy”, a new documentary charting the life, career and death of Amy Winehouse

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