Music

Friday 14th July

Album reviews

Róisín Dwyer and Eamon Sweeney review "4.44" from Jay Z, "Hug of Thunder" from Broken Social Scene and "Something’s Changing" from Lucy Rose

Thursday 13th July

Tara Erraught Opera Gala with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra

Mezzo soprano Tara Erraught who will be performing tomorrow night in an Opera Gala at the National Concert Hall, with the RTÉ Symphony Orchestra conducted by Gavin Maloney Full details: ...

Wednesday 12th July

Sun Collective in session

Chat with Caimin Gilmore, leader of the 8-piece classical jazz band Sun Collective about all the members working on individual projects; their first album is "Sun Collective" Official website:   www.facebook.com/suncollectiveensemble

Tuesday 11th July

Review: "Go Slow: The Life of Julie London" by Michael Owen

Tony Clayton Lea reviews the biography "Go Slow: The Life of Julie London" by Michael Owen (published by Chicago Review Press)

Monday 10th July

Cronin in session

Chat and live music from Cronin Official website:   www.breakingtunes.com/cronin

Friday 7th July

"Cover My Tracks" by Charlie Fink and David Greig

Charlie Fink (former frontman with Noah & The Whale) chats about "Cover My Tracks", a new music/drama production he co-created with David Greig (about a young songwriter who sets out ...

Album reviews

Tracy Clifford and John Meagher review "Something To Tell You" from Haim, "Every Valley" from Public Service Broadcasting and "Moonshine Freeze" from This Is The Kit

Thursday 6th July

Songwriter's Circle at Cairde Sligo Arts Festival

Charlie McGettigan and Kieran Quinn explain the idea behind their Songwriter’s Circle night at the upcoming Cairde Sligo Arts Festival Further details:   http://cairdefestival.com/

Wednesday 5th July

Dreamers Circus in session

Scandinavian folk trio Dreamers Circus chat about their musical traditions and influences; they play the Earagail Arts Festival tonight Official website:   www.dreamerscircus.com 

"Angela's Ashes: The Musical", on tour around Ireland

Abie Philbin Bowman went to rehearsals for "Angela's Ashes: The Musical" and spoke to director Thom Sunderland and actor Jacinta Whyte about this musical production of a popular book and ...

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