Arena With Seán Rocks

Arena With Seán Rocks

Monday - Friday 7-8pm

Email: arena@rte.ie

Music

Thursday 17th September

Mo Kenney in session

Canadian singer/songwriter Mo Kenney talks about her upbringing in Nova Scotia, her musical influences and her latest album “In My Dreams”

Official website:   http://mokenney.com 

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

Wednesday 16th September

Brian Deady in session

Cork soul singer Brian Deady chats about his style of music, his second album is “Non Fiction”

Official website:   www.briandeady.com

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

Monday 14th September

Sam Amidon

American folk singer Sam Amidon who is performing at the Sounds From A Safe Harbour festival in Cork this weekend as part of his Irish tour

Further details:   http://soundsfromasafeharbour.com 

Official website:   www.samamidon.com 

(for copyright reasons the music in this interview is not available within podcast)

 

Thursday 10th September

Jesse Malin in session

American rocker Jesse Malin (formerly of American punk band D-Generation) who is on tour in Ireland and his forthcoming album is “Outsiders”

Official website:   www.jessemalin.com 

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

 

Wednesday 9th September

The Chamber Music Project - James Joyce's poetry set to music

Jazz musician Kurt Elling and composer Brian Byrne explain the Chamber Music Project, in which Brian has set James Joyce’s poetry collection to music

Full details:  www.rte.ie/orchestras/2015/0910/cobrian.html 

New season from the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra

Alan Buribayev, outgoing conductor with the National Symphony Orchestra with a preview of events to come in his final season with the NSO

Full details:  www.rte.ie/orchestras/nationalsymphonyorchestra  

Tuesday 8th September

Review: "Reckless: My Life As A Pretender" by Chrissie Hynde

Róisín Dwyer reviews “Reckless: My Life As A Pretender”, the memoir from Chrissie Hynde (published by Ebury)

Monday 7th September

"Romances" at the Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival 2015

David Turpin (aka The Late David Turpin) explains his theatrical concert “Romances” for the Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival, a sinister yet tender-hearted excursion into the human heart

Further details:  http://fringefest.com   

Ensemble Eriu and the art of Jack B Yeats

Neil O’Loghlen and Jack Talty from Ensemble Eriu explain their new composition ‘The Stargazer Suite’, commissioned by The Model in Sligo in response to the paintings of Jack B Yeats

Further details:  http://yeats2015.com/event/a-year-of-yeats-at-the-model-sligo-2/ 

Official website:  http://ensembleeriu.com/ 

Friday 4th September

25th anniversary of The La's only studio album

Alan Corr looks back 25 years ago when The La's released their only studio album

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