Arena With Seán Rocks

Arena With Seán Rocks

Monday - Friday 7-8pm

Email: arena@rte.ie

Music

Tuesday 20th October

Unfaithful Music and Disappearing Ink

Elvis Costello has just published a memoir Unfaithful Music and Disappearing Ink which looks at his songwriting and family life. This memoir includes dozens of images from his personal archive and offers his unique view of his unlikely and sometimes comical rise to international success. 

Roisin Dwyer has been reading it for us.

Wednesday 30th September

Jaime Nanci & The Blueboys in session

Jaime Nanci & The Blueboys in session; their latest album is “Toy”

Official website:  www.jaimenanciandtheblueboys.com 

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

Friday 25th September

Album reviews

Rachel Breslin and Simon Maher review “Rattle That Lock” by Dave Gilmour, “Music Complete” by New Order and “Dodge and Burn” by The Dead Weather

Wednesday 23rd September

Bagels in session

Dublin alternative rock band Bagels in session ahead of their appearance at the Hard Working Class Heroes festival in Dublin next weekend

 Further details:   http://hwch.net/ 

Official website:  www.breakingtunes.com/bagels   

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

Monday 21st September

Review: "Under The Influence", Keith Richards documentary on Netflix

John Meagher reviews the new Netflix documentary “Under The Influence” which follows Rolling Stone Keith Richards as he recorded his first solo album in 23 years

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 

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