Arena With Seán Rocks

Arena With Seán Rocks

Monday - Friday 7-8pm



Monday 13th April

"Bowie's Piano Man: The Life of Mike Garson" by Clifford Slapper

Clifford Slapper, author of “Bowie’s Piano Man: The Life of Mike Garson” (published by Fantom)

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Friday 10th April

Album reviews

Róisín Dwyer and Cathal Murray review “Darling Arithmetic” by Villagers, “Edge Of The Sun” by Calexico and “White Men Are Black Too” by Young Fathers

New series of Other Voices

Dylan Haskins previews the new RTE2 television season of Other Voices

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Wednesday 8th April

Tandem Felix

Session with Dublin rock band Tandem Felix

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


Kurt Cobain documentary

John Meagher reviews the Kurt Cobain documentary “Montage of Heck” 

Friday 3rd April

Album reviews

Lauren Murphy and Chris Wasser review “Look Out Machines” by Duke Special, “No Pier Pressure” by Brian Wilson and “Bashed Out” by This Is The Kit

Wednesday 1st April

"Madama Butterfly" at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Celine Byrne talks about her leading role in the Moscow State Opera production of “Madama Butterfly” coming soon to the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

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"The Tales of Hoffman" by Powell & Pressburger

John Byrne talks about the restored and re-released version of the 1951 Powell and Pressburger film “The Tales of Hoffman”

Tuesday 31st March

"Buried Treasure" by Dan Hegarty

2fm DJ Dan Hegarty talks about his book “Buried Treasure: Overlooked, Forgotten and Uncrowned Albums”, chronicling the albums he feels have been forgotten-about or remain under-appreciated (published by Liberties Press)

Monday 30th March

"Jersey Boys" at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Evelyn O’Rourke talked to the team behind the musical “Jersey Boys”, the story of Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons now on at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

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