Wednesday 4th May

Ballydehob Jazz Festival

Leeanne O’Donnell chatted to Joe O’Leary, artistic director of the Ballydehob Jazz Festival which took place on the May bank holiday weekend Official website:

Tuesday 3rd May

Luka Bloom in session

Singer/songwriter Luka Bloom talks about what inspires his music, his new album is "Frugalisto" Official website: (for copyright reasons this item is not available to download as a podcast) ...

Friday 29th April

Album reviews

Sinead Gleeson and Simon Maher review “Lemonade” from Beyoncé, “The Ship” from Brian Eno and “Everything At Once” from Travis

Thursday 28th April

Robert Doyle in session

Singer and fingerstyle guitarist Robert Doyle chats about his style of music and his latest album “Lig Amach”, a mixture of songs in Irish and English Official website: (for ...

Wednesday 27th April

A profile of Hank Williams

Sandy Harsch with a profile of American country singer Hank Williams, one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century

Monday 25th April

“Left Behind – Songs of the 1916 Widows”

“Left Behind–Songs of the 1916 Widows” is an album by composer Simon O’Connor and singer Michelle O’Rourke which will also be performed by the RTÉ Concert Orchestra at the National Concert ...

The Tulla Céilí Band celebrating 70 years

Jim Corry, Mark Donlan, Charlie Harris and Brian Donlan of the Tulla Céilí Band perform live and chat about the band's history; the band is celebrating it's 70th anniversary this year ...

Friday 22nd April

Sean MacErlaine in session

Multi-instrumentalist Sean MacErlaine chats about his musical style and explains why he chose to two Norwegian musicians to perform with as part of “The Duo Series” of concerts – guitarist Eivind ...

Album reviews

Róisín Dwyer and Alan Corr review “Pothole In The Sky” by Lisa O’Neill, “Take All My Loves: 9 Shakespeare Sonnets” by Rufus Wainwright and “Altamira” film soundtrack by Mark Knopfler and Evelyn ...

Thursday 21st April

Prince, RIP

Reaction from fans and music industry professionals to the announcement of death of the musician Prince



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