Arena With Seán Rocks

Arena With Seán Rocks

Monday - Friday 7-8pm

Email: arena@rte.ie

Music

Monday 13th July

Review: "Allen Klein: The Man Who Bailed-Out The Beatles, Made The Stones and Transformed Rock & Roll" by Fred Goodman

Jim Carroll reviews “Allen Klein: The Man Who Bailed-Out The Beatles, Made The Stones and Transformed Rock & Roll” by Fred Goodman (published by Eamon Dolan & Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

Friday 10th July

Album reviews

Simon Maher and Róisín Dwyer review “Currents” by Tame Impala, “Little Black Book” by Groove Armada and “Sing Into My Mouth” by Iron and Wine and Ben Bridwell

Thursday 9th July

Conor Linnie in session

Bray singer/songwriter Conor Linnie chats about being influenced by the poetry of Patrick Kavanagh and playing at the upcoming KnockanStockan Festival

Official website: www.conorlinnie.com  

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

Wednesday 8th July

Bitch Falcon in session

Lizzie Fitzpatrick, Naomi Macleod and Nigel Kenny of Dublin rock band Bitch Falcon, who are appearing at this year’s KnockanStockan Festival

Official website:  https://bitchfalcon.bandcamp.com 

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

 

Tuesday 7th July

"Dust On The Nettles", British folk music of the 1960's/70's

Tony Clayton Lea reviews the album “Dust On The Nettles”, a compilation focusing on the British underground folk scene of the late 1960’s/early 1970’s

Thursday 2nd July

Album reviews

Lauren Murphy and Jim Carroll review “Communion” by Years and Years, “The Monsanto Years” by Neil Young & Promise Of The Real and “Perpetual Motion People” by Ezra Furman

Wednesday 1st July

The Grateful Dead back on stage

John Meagher looks at the history of the psychedelic American rock band The Grateful Dead who are reforming for 50th anniversary concerts called ‘Fare Thee Well’ which will be shown in cinemas worldwide

"The Whistling Girl", celebrating Dorothy Parker

Honor Heffernan and composer Trevor Knight talk about their show “The Whistling Girl”, a music show celebrating the poetry and wit of Dorothy Parker

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

 

 

 

Tuesday 30th June

"Amy", the documentary

Alan Corr reviews “Amy”, a new documentary charting the life, career and death of Amy Winehouse

Friday 26th June

Matthew Spangler, theatre director/playwright

American theatre director/playwright Matthew Spangler talks about the challenges of bringing literary adaptations to the stage 

Festival website:  www.hayfestival.com  

Official website:  http://matthewspangler.org   

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