The Rolling Wave

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    The Rolling Wave Sunday 19 May 2013

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    Traditional and folk music in Ireland, presented by Peter Browne

    A preview of the upcoming Steeple Sessions series of concerts which will be taking place in Dublin city over the summer with artists featured here: The Kane Sisters, Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas and The Voice Squad. Also, a live recording of Eric Bogle singing his famous WW1 song "And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda" and some old 78rpm recordings of William Andrews who was a celebrated uilleann piper and a píob mhór music instructor for many years with the Greystones Pipe Band of Co. Wicklow.

    About The Show

    Named after a famous traditional Irish tune, The Rolling Wave is a sharp ear and a close eye on the world of traditional and folk music in Ireland.

    Sunday, 10.00pm on RTÉ Radio 1

    Competition

    We have a new competition for the start of summer on The Rolling Wave. The prizes are copies of The New Road CD by Charlie Piggott and Gerry Harrington.

    The question is: Charlie Piggott was a member of a celebrated traditional group in the1970s - can you name it?  
     
    Answers by post to The Rolling Wave, Music Programmes, RTÉ Radio, Dublin 4. Email to  therollingwave@rte.ie or on Twitter @TheRollingWave

    And we continue on RTÉ Lyric FM every Monday night at 1900.

    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: Con Cassidy's Mulqueeney's
      Composer: Trad Arr. Lionaird
      Performer(s): John And Aisling Lyons
      Performer(s): John And Aisling Lyons
      Album: Cop. Con., VT 158CD
      Duration: 0:00

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