The award winning show One Man, Two Guvnors opened at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre in Dublin yesterday & will run until Saturday 22ndNovember. It features original music from The Craze & they join John in studio for a chat & performance.
John's next guest is the frontman to one of music's nuttiest bands that provided the soundtrack to many a youth back in the 80's, called Madness.Lead singerSuggs also gives us a selection of songsthat resonate closely to him.
We last met Eoin Glackin at Sligo Live two years ago & since then Eoin has been busy writing, recording & touring! John is joined by Eoin in studio this morning, accompanied byAisling Bridgeman on violinto perform Rain Finally Came & The Fishermans Blues.
John's next musical guest this morning celebrates her recently acquired Irish citizenship with her new EP 'Apple' & she sings a song from it called 'Hello'. Cathryn Green performs in studio this morning.
John's next guest won an international song writing contest at the age of 19 & one of the judges was the late Robin Gibbs of the Bee Gees, who paid the recording of the winning song 'The Rocketboy'. Six years on Barry now releases a new album 'Hotel Alamar' & here he performs one of those songs from the album called 'Rosie Ale of England'.
You can catch Barry Tierney live in Coughlan's Cork tomorrow night & in The Lord Kinsale, Kinsale Saturday night.
John's next guest is a Co Meath drummer & singer Nigel Connell who has played support with some of the legendary names on the American musiccountry scene& morel recently Nigel joined Daniel O'Donnells band as his drummer & backing vocalist on a world tour.
His new CD will be called Washed in the River - to be released next year - 2015.
Music played 'Washed in the River' with Athboy Gospel Choir with special guest Margot Daly & 'Down By the Mountain' with Nigel's band.
Quebec is the only Canadian province that has a predominantly French-speaking population & the only one to have French as its sole official language.
Early settlers developed their own distinct musical styleand in contemporary music you can hear a unique mix of Traditional, Celtic, Jazzand Classical music. In studio with John this morning are De Temps Antan,ÉricBeaudry, André Brunet & Pierre-Luc Dupuis, a Quebecois trio currently performing in Ireland.
De Temps Antanare in the Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar Co Mayo tomorrow 29th October, on Thursday 30th October they’re in Raheen House Hotel, Clonmel, Co Tipperary as part of Clonmel World Music and on Saturday 1st November they’re in The Seamus EnnisCentre, Naul, Co Dublin.
We're fast-approaching the most bewitching time of year& we thought we're give you an entrée of all-things-eerie with a little spooky music.
Minnie and the Illywhackers will perform a Transylvanian-themedconcert especially for children & families in The Ark in Dublin's Temple Bar on Bank Holiday Monday & they join John in studio this morning.