Music

Monday 14th December

The Hothouse Flowers at 30

Liam Ó Maonlaí and Peter O’Toole from The Hothouse Flowers who are celebrating their 30th anniversary this year Official website:  www.hothouseflowers.com (for copyright reasons this item is not available to ...

Thursday 10th December

Christmas album reviews

Simon Maher and Rachel Breslin review “Christmas with Ella and Friends” from Ella Fitzgerald, “Beautiful Life At Christmas” from Nathan Carter, “My Christmas” from Placido Domingo and "A Kylie Christmas" from Kylie ...

Wednesday 9th December

Owensie in session

Dublin singer Owensie performs live and chats about the release of his third solo album “Dramamine” Further details:  www.breakingtunes.com/owensie    (for copyright reasons this item is not available to download ...

Friday 4th December

Album reviews

Lauren Murphy and Mark Whelan review “A Head Full of Dreams” from Coldplay, “Love, Sax and Flashbacks” debut album from Fleur East and “Silver Liner” from Ethan Johns

Thursday 3rd December

Colm Mac Con Iomaire in session

Colm Mac Con Iomaire chats about his unusual 5-string antique violin, performing his album “And Now The Weather” live, his career with bands like The Frames and now being a solo ...

"Donal Dineen presents...." at the Sirius Arts Centre

Donal Dineen explains what's in store at ‘Donal Dineen presents...’, a night of curated music and chat at the Sirius Arts Centre in Cork tomorrow night Full details:  www.siriusartscentre.ie/music/donal-dineen-presents 

Wednesday 2nd December

New opera "The Dead"

Composer Ellen Cranitch with director Jo Mangan chat about their operatic interpretation of the James Joyce short story “The Dead” Further details:   www.theperformancecorporation.com  and  http://projectartscentre.ie  

"Asa, A Christmas Story" by Brian Byrne and Kasey Jones

Brian Byrne chats about his musical play “Asa, A Christmas Story” co-written with writer Kasey Jones and featuring a lonely seven year old boy who gets only a pencil for Christmas which ...

Tuesday 1st December

Vyvienne Long in session

Singer/songwriter Vyvienne Long chats about her musical career and working on her second album Official website:   http://vyviennelong.com        (for copyright reasons this item is not available to download ...

Monday 30th November

Review: “The Song Machine: Inside The Hit Factory” by John Seabrook

John Meagher reviews “The Song Machine: Inside The Hit Factory” by John Seabrook, looking at the producers behind the music of pop stars like Britney Spears, Taylor Swift, Adele etc ...

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