Music

Thursday 5th January

Dermot & Flo at Temple Bar Tradfest

Dermot Byrne (button accordion) and Floriane Blancke (French harp) perform live and chat about their musical collaboration and performing at Temple Bar Tradfest at the end of this month Further ...

'David Bowie: Critical Perspectives', edited by Eoin Devereux, Aileen Dillane and Martin Power

Eoin Devereux, co-editor of a collection of essays about the career of David Bowie - “David Bowie: Critical Perspectives” will be launched next week at the David Bowie Festival in ...

Wednesday 4th January

Steve Ryan of Windings in session

Steve Ryan, lead singer with the band Windings who are performing at the First Fortnight Festival Further details:   www.firstfortnight.ie Official website:   http://windingswindings.com  (for copyright reasons this item is not available ...

The enduring appeal of the movie musical

Ruth Barton on the enduring popularity of movie musicals

Tuesday 3rd January

Review: 'Testimony', a memoir by Robbie Robertson

Tony Clayton Lea reviews “Testimony”, a memoir by musician Robbie Robertson (published by William Heinemann)

"Vagabonds - My Phil Lynott Odyssey" by Robert Mountford

Robert Mountford explains his one-man play “Vagabonds - My Phil Lynott Odyssey”, a blending of mythical Irish heroes, adoption and Phil Lynott Further details:   www.civictheatre.ie  

Friday 23rd December

A musical Christmas special

The Defence Forces School of Music/Army No 1 Band, the New Dublin Voices Choir and soprano Mairead Buicke in a musical Christmas celebration (for copyright reasons this item is not ...

Thursday 22nd December

"In Search Of The Blue Nile", a radio documentary by Ken Sweeney

Ken Sweeney talks about the subjects of his upcoming RTÉ Radio 1 documentary “In Search Of The Blue Nile”, about Glasgow band The Blue Nile Full details:  www.rte.ie/radio1/doconone 

Tuesday 20th December

Recommended music books/memoirs for Christmas

Tony Clayton Lea with his recommendations for the best music books/ biography/memoirs of the year – “Born To Run”  by Bruce Springsteen, “Don’t You Leave Me Here: My Life” by ...

Monday 19th December

HoneyPie in session

HoneyPie (a new band with John Byrne and Fiach Moriarty) chat about how they got together as a band and they perform two songs for Christmas Further details:   https://twitter.com/honeypieband (for ...

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