Music

Friday 5th February

Album reviews

Jim Carroll and Róisín Dwyer review “Wonderful Crazy Night” from Elton John, “Anti” from Rihanna and “Commontime” from Field Music

Thursday 4th February

Ergodos Musicians in session

Benedict Schlepper Connolly and Garret Sholdice chat about the eclectic approach to music of their group Ergodos Musicians Official website:   https://ergodos.ie   (for copyright reasons this item is not available to download ...

Wednesday 3rd February

Eddi Reader in session

Chat with Scottish folk singer/songwriter Eddi Reader who is currently on an Irish tour Official website and tour details:   www.eddireader.co.uk  (for copyright reasons this item is not available to download ...

Tuesday 2nd February

Calais Field Music, helping refugees through music

Documentary maker/humanitarian Isolda Heavey explains what prompted her to create the Calais Field Music project, which aims to give the refugees living in the camp in Calais known as ‘the jungle’ ...

Walking On Cars in session

Kerry band Walking On Cars chat about their forthcoming album “Everything This Way” Official website:  www.walkingoncars.com     (for copyright reasons this item is not available to download as a ...

Monday 1st February

Regina Nathan celebrates "Sopranos"

Regina Nathan continues her short series profiling some of her favourite sopranos; tonight she talks about Montserrat Caballé Full details:  www.nch.ie/Online/Regina-Nathan-22Feb16  

Friday 29th January

Album reviews

Sorcha Kenny and John Meagher review “This Is Acting” from Sia, “Hymns” from Bloc Party and “Night Fiction” from Cian Nugent

Thursday 28th January

Martin Hayes & Friends, a public interview

Tonight's programme is a live public interview with acclaimed fiddler Martin Hayes to chat about his career and love for Irish traditional music; he is joined by fellow musicians Liz Knowles, Doug Weiselman and ...

Wednesday 27th January

The Bonny Men in session

The Bonny Men chat and perform live ahead of their performance at the Banjo & Bovril trad festival this weekend in Bray Official website:  http://thebonnymen.ie Festival details:  www.theharbourbar.ie/blog/banjo-and-bovril-trad-festival (for copyright ...

Tuesday 26th January

Review: "101 Songs of Irish Rebellion"

Barry Gleeson reviews a new 5-CD box set “101 Songs of Irish Rebellion” Further details:  www.essentialirish.com   

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