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    Album reviews

    Alan Corr and Aoife Barry review “My Wild West” from Lissie, “Is” from Bleeding Heart Pigeons and “Hidden City” from The Cult 

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    Róisín Murphy returns to the Irish stage

    Alan Corr interviewed singer Róisín Murphy about her latest album “Hairless Toys” ahead of her headline concert at the Olympia Theatre tonight

    Official website:  www.roisinmurphyofficial.com   

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    August Wells in session

    Chat and live music from Ken Griffin and John Rauchenberger of New York duo August Wells

    Official website:   www.augustwells.com 

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    "Artists Without Borders" fund-raiser for Syrian refugees

    Gavin Glass, musician and Linda Devlin, organiser of the “Artists Without Borders” fundraising concert for Syrian refugees stuck in camps in Calais and Dunkirk; it takes place on Saturday 20th of February in the Unitarian Church on Dublin’s Stephen’s Green

    Full details:  www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/artists-without-borders-tickets-21040745436 

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    A new national anthem for Ireland

    The artists Deirdre Power and Sean Taylor explain their project to find a new national anthem for Ireland - ‘Nice Screams – a Citizens’ Project’ is part of EVA International 2016 and they’re looking for people to send them a proposal for a new national anthem: just a verse and a chorus

    Full details:  http://softday.ie/nicescreams/participate.html     

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    Regina Nathan celebrates "Sopranos"

    Regina Nathan continues her short series profiling some of her favourite sopranos; tonight she talks about Leontyne Price

    Full details:  www.nch.ie/Online/Regina-Nathan-22Feb16               

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    Album reviews

    Jim Carroll and Róisín Dwyer review “Wonderful Crazy Night” from Elton John, “Anti” from Rihanna and “Commontime” from Field Music

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    Ergodos Musicians in session

    Benedict Schlepper Connolly and Garret Sholdice chat about the eclectic approach to music of their group Ergodos Musicians

    Official website:   https://ergodos.ie  

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    Eddi Reader in session

    Chat with Scottish folk singer/songwriter Eddi Reader who is currently on an Irish tour

    Official website and tour details:   www.eddireader.co.uk 

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    Regina Nathan celebrates "Sopranos"

    Regina Nathan continues her short series profiling some of her favourite sopranos; tonight she talks about Montserrat Caballé

    Full details:  www.nch.ie/Online/Regina-Nathan-22Feb16

     

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