Music

Monday 4th April

Winner of RDS Music Bursary 2016

Aoife Gibney, soprano wins this year’s RDS Music Bursary award  Further details:  www.rds.ie/musicbursary   

"The Barber of Seville" by Wide Open Opera

Fergus Sheil of Wide Open Opera who are producing Rossini’s “The Barber of Seville” at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre this month Further details:  www.bordgaisenergytheatre.ie Wide Open Opera website:  www.wideopenopera.ie 

Friday 1st April

Album reviews

Lauren Murphy and Jim Carroll review “Everything You’ve Come To Expect” from The Last Shadow Puppets, “Weezer” (the White Album) from Weezer and “Atomic” by Mogwai

Thursday 31st March

Otherkin in session

Dublin grunge pop band Otherkin chat about their style of music and forthcoming second EP “The New Vice” Official website:   www.facebook.com/otherkinOK    (for copyright reasons this item is not available ...

Wednesday 30th March

Chloe Hanslip in session

Violinist Chloe Hanslip (accompanied by Danny Driver on piano) chat ahead of their nationwide tour with Music Network Tour details:  www.musicnetwork.ie Official website:   www.chloehanslip.com 

Tuesday 29th March

“Consairtín”, The National Concertina Convention

Dr Tim Collins and Padraig Rynne, directors of “Consairtín”, the National Concertina Convention which takes place in Ennis next weekend Full details:  http://consairtin.ie   

The Frank and Walters in session

Paul and Ashley from Cork band The Frank and Walters chat about their new album “Songs For The Walking Wounded” Official website:   www.frankandwalters.net (for copyright reasons this item is not available ...

Friday 25th March

Album reviews

Róisín Dwyer and John Meagher review “Chaosmosis” from Primal Scream, “Scan The Blue” from exmagician and “You Can’t Go Back If There’s Nothing To Go Back To” by Richmond Fontaine

Thursday 24th March

“Live at the Foxrock Folk Club: The Parish Hall Tapes 1970-72”

Jeremy Kearney and Kevin McCann remember the Foxrock Folk Club in the 1970’s as the album “Live at the Foxrock Folk Club: The Parish Hall Tapes 1970-72” is released Official website: ...

Wednesday 23rd March

The Academic in session

Craig Fitzerald, lead singer with Westmeath band The Academic about their growing success and putting off college to concentrate on the band Official website:   www.facebook.com/thisistheacademic  (for copyright reasons this item ...

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