Music

Tuesday 24th November

U2 "iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE" tour arrives in Dublin

Róisín Dwyer reviews the first Dublin concert last night in U2’s iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE tour

Monday 23rd November

Project Messiah 2015

Abie Philbin Bowman reports from rehearsals of the volunteer choir Project Messiah, an initiative whereby people volunteer to learn Handel’s “Messiah” in 8 weeks before a public performance Concert: takes ...

Marc Carroll in session

Dublin singer/songwriter Marc Carroll chats about his career path and his new album “Love Is All Or Love Is Not At All” Official website:  www.marccarroll.com     (for copyright reasons ...

Friday 20th November

"Concert for Paris" in St Patrick's Cathedral

Abie Philbin Bowman who is at St Patrick’s Cathedral for the “Concert for Paris” organised by conductor John Doyle

"Imagining Home", 1916 at the National Concert Hall

Musician Cáit O’Riordan and CEO of the National Concert Hall Simon Taylor explain the idea behind the NCH’s 1916 project “Imagining Home” - seven concerts held over a single week ...

Album reviews

Alan Corr and Aoife Barry review “25” by Adele, “Dark Sky Island” by Enya and “Bitter Pill” by Gavin James 

Wednesday 18th November

Benjamin Appl, baritone

German baritone Benjamin Appl chats about his career path ahead of his performances in Ireland as part of a Music Network tour Further details:  www.musicnetwork.ie   Official website:  www.benjaminappl.com   ...

"Concert For Paris" in St Patrick's Cathedral

Conductor John Doyle on why he was driven to organise a free concert to show solidarity with the French people after the terrorist attacks in the city last Friday; it takes ...

Tuesday 17th November

Review: “Hunger Makes Me A Modern Girl” by Carrie Brownstein

Róisín Dwyer reviews “Hunger Makes Me A Modern Girl”, the memoir by Sleator Kinney frontwoman Carrie Brownstein (published by Virago Books)

"In Dreams: David Lynch Revisited" at the National Concert Hall

Jazz singer Sofia Brous and multi-instrumentalist, Mick Harvey (founding member of The Bad Seeds with Nick Cave) who will be performing at the ‘In Dreams: David Lynch Revisited’ live concert ...

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