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    Music - The Geddes

    This morning's live music is from The Geddes, three Dubs & a frontman from Mayo, Liam Geddes. The other members are Liam McDonnell, Gavin Doyle & JP Keogh. Their debut single Frontline was released in 2014, followed by We're Only Human in April of this year. They perform Astronaut & Hold my Hand in studio this morning.
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    Music with The Drays

    Irish music fans of a certain vintage with a liking for low-key, quality, country-tinged guitar music will undoubtedly fondly remember Dublin's great Stars of Heaven.

    Stephen Ryan is back with his new band & equally laid back,The Drays & they are in studio for a chat & performance this morning.

    Their debut album 'Look Away Down Collins Avenue' has already made an impression in the charts & for more information on their music go to www.thedrays.com

            

     

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    Music - Kimmie Rhodes

    Singer-songwriter Kimmie Rhodes is a Texan who calls Austin home. Her multi-platinum selling songs have been recorded by such stellar acts as Willie Nelson, Wynonna Judd, Joe Ely, John Farnham, Waylon Jennings, Peter Frampton, Mark Knopfler, Emmylou Harris & many many more.

    Kimmie Rhodes joins John this morning for a chat.

    For further information on Kimmie Rhodes  www.kimmierhodes.com

     

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    Music with Seo Linn

    Seo Linn & TG Lurgan brought us Avicii as Gaeilge, the band appeared on the Late Late & have racked up thousands of Youtube hits.

    The 6 member band, Stiofán Ó Fearaíl, Daithí Ó Ruaidh, Keith Ó Briain, Kev Shortall, Conor Ó Móra & Cathal Ó Ruaidh are all fluent Irish speakers & are passionate about bringing the Irish language & culture around the world in a fun way with their Kickstart campaign.

    Seo Linn join us for a chat & performance.

    www.kickstarter.com/projects

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    Music - Niamh Crowther

    John's music guest this morning is a relative newcomer to the music business. Niamh Crowther impressed a panel of Irish music industry gurus with her songwriting as far back as 2011, at the tender age of 14!

    Niamh joins John in studio this morning for a chat & performance.

    Niamh's wesite www.niamhcrowther.com

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    Music - The Willis Clan - chat & performances

    In studio with John this morning are a family of musicians from Nashville, Tennessee. The Willis Clan are currently in the middle of an Irish tour & have released an album called Heaven.

    John speaks Brenda, mother of the troop before they perform 'Road to Watertown' followed later by 'A Few of My Favourite Things/'.

    www.thewillisclan.com

          

     

     

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    Music from The Railsplitters

    John is joined in studio by five musicians, Lauren Stovall, Dusty Rider, Peter Sharpe, Leslie Ziegler & Christine King, all standing around one big old-fashioned looking microphone .

    They are called The Railsplitters & are from various parts of US but Colarado based. They play bluegrass, with a modern twist & will perform 'Planted on the Ground' & 'Met the Day'.

    www.therailsplitters.com

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    The Proclaimers - Charlie Reid

    At the end of June the Killarney Festival of Music & Food takes place in the Killarney National Park. On stage will be The Proclaimers, Scottish twin brothers Charlie & Craig & we get the opportunity to speak to Charlie Reid ahead of the performance.

    www.proclaimers.co.uk

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    Derek Ryan

    Derek Ryan is about to start a short ‘Intimate Acoustic’ tour. He has just released his brand new single, ‘Cecilia’, a cover of Simon and Garfunkel’s 1970 classic, from his soon-to-be-released new album, ‘One Good Night.’ He and his band are in studio to sing Cecelia and Cry. 

    The tour kicks off at: McGrory’s Of Culdaff (Inishowen, Co. Donegal) 02 July

    The Craic Theatre (Coalisland, Co. Tyrone) 09 July

    The Flowerfield Arts Centre (Portstewart, Co. Derry) 16 July

    The Lodge Entertainment Centre (Castlewellan) 23 July

    The Ballymaloe Grainstone (Shanagarry, Co. Cork) 29 November

    For more information, go to derekryanmusic.com

     

     

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