Arena Wednesday 24 June 2015

coming up on Friday's show....we review the range of music released for Christmas, from Irish and international artists and some interesting offerings from celebrities

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"The Night Stages" by Jane Urquhart

"The Night Stages" by Jane Urquhart

Canadian author Jane Urquhart talks about her latest novel “The Night Stages”, set mainly in Kerry’s Iveragh Peninsula during the 1940s and '50s, it’s the story of an English woman remembering her intense affair with a charismatic but troubled Irishman (published by One World)

A tribute to Grant Green

A tribute to Grant Green

Abie Philbin Bowman spoke to musicians Nigel Mooney and Hugh Buckley about their tribute tour to the music of jazz guitarist Grant Green  

Full details:  www.nigelmooney.com   

Review: "Make Something Up: Stories You Can't Unread" by Chuck Palahniuk

Review: "Make Something Up: Stories You Can't Unread" by Chuck Palahniuk

Dave Lordan reviews “Make Something Up: Stories You Can’t Unread” , a short story collection by Chuck Palahniuk (published by Jonathan Cape)

Courtney Lewis conducts the RTÉ NSO summer season

Courtney Lewis conducts the RTÉ NSO summer season

Belfast-born conductor Courtney Lewis returns to Ireland to conduct the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra in their summer season

Full details: www.rte.ie/orchestras/nationalsymphonyorchestra & www.nch.ie  

Music Played on the Show

Bros

Bros

Wolf Alice

3:43

Distant Past

Distant Past

Everything Everything

3:56

Funky Mama

Funky Mama

Grant Green

0:45

Alone Together

Alone Together

Grant Green

1:00

Sookie Sookie

Sookie Sookie

Grant Green

1:00

The Bohemian Mooney

The Bohemian Mooney

Nigel Mooney

4:17

Wives And Lovers

Wives And Lovers

Grant Green

8:59

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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