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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 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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    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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    "Amy", the documentary

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

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    Brian Eno, composer

    Composer and producer Brian Eno talks about his background in art and popular music and how that has influenced his current work as an ambient composer

    Festival website:  www.hayfestival.com

    Official website:  www.facebook.com/brianenomusic  

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    Matthew Spangler, theatre director/playwright

    American theatre director/playwright Matthew Spangler talks about the challenges of bringing literary adaptations to the stage 

    Festival website:  www.hayfestival.com  

    Official website:  http://matthewspangler.org   

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    "The Puccini Scandal" at Loughcrew House

    Composer/dramatist Niall Morris explains the scandal in the life of Puccini that is the basis of a new opera drama that will be staged at Loughcrew House next week

    Full details:  www.loughcrew.com 

     

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