Dan Hegarty The Alternative 10.00pm RTÉ2fm. On the eve of the release of their current album Push the Sky Away, Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds performed a special live performance at Admiralpalast, Berlin which was broadcast on Radio Stations all over Europe. If you missed this gig/performance, Dan will bring you highlights from it on The Alternative. Recorded on February 13 by RBB – RadioEins in partnership with Eurosonic. www.nickcave.com/ http://www.eurosonic.net/
Of course, the young Cave man acquiited himself very well musically in Berlin long before this. We speak of his rousing goth-rock when he played down in that basement club in Wim Wenders film Wings of Desire, starring Bruno Ganz.
Arena, 7.00pm, RTÉ Radio 1
Live music from Tumbling Bones tonight on the arts programme which also reviews the films The Hangover 3, written and directed by Todd Phlilips.This time, there's no wedding, no bachelor party. What could go wrong, right? But when the Wolfpack hits the road, it's just not that simple.
The animation feature Epic - from the makers of Ice Age and Rio - is also reviewed (pic below). A teenager finds herself transported to a deep forest setting where a battle between the forces of good and the forces of evil is taking place. She bands together with a rag-tag group characters in order to save their world, and indeed ours. Featuring the voices of Colin Farrell and Beyoncé.