Music

Tuesday 28th April

San Fermin, live

Live session with the Brooklyn band San Fermin 

Official website:  www.sanferminband.com 

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

Thursday 23rd April

Ultan Conlon, singer/songwriter

Chat with singer/songwriter Ultan Conlon about his latest album “Songs Of Love So Cruel”

Official website:  www.ultanconlon.com 

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

Wednesday 22nd April

Avi Avatal and Ksenija Sidorova

Avi Avatal (mandolin) and Ksenija Sidorova (accordion) perform live and talk about their performances in Ireland this week as part of a Music Network tour

Further details:  www.musicnetwork.ie/concerts

 

"The Sick Bag Song" by Nick Cave

Alan Corr reviews “The Sick Bag Song”, a tour diary by Nick Cave in the form of an epic poem (published by Canongate)

Documentary: "I Need A Dodge: Joe Strummer On The Run"

John Meagher reviews a new documentary on the impact his time in Spain had on post-Clash musician Joe Strummer – "I Need A Dodge: Joe Strummer On The Run”

Tuesday 21st April

Irish-language musical "Bonsoir Luna"

Writer/director Donncha Gilmore and producer Philip Hickey talk about “Bonsoir Luna”, an Irish-language musical made by students that has been selected for the Short Film Corner at this year’s Cannes Film Festival

Loves: music of David Bowie

Theatre producer/director Joe Devlin selects the music of David Bowie as one of his Loves

Paul Tiernan, singer/songwriter

Paul Tiernan chats about his new album “The Mystery Of Others”

Official website:  www.paultiernan.com 

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

Monday 20th April

The New Album from Blur

Magic Whip, the new album from Blur will be released this coming Friday. They were the band that defined the Britpop era in music in the 1990s and here to tell us about their successful but chaotic career and the new album is Alan Corr.

Friday 17th April

Bjork at MoMA, New York

Jim Carroll reviews the exhibition “Bjork” at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, a retrospective of the past 20 years of the singer’s career

Full details:  www.moma.org    

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