Tuesday 10th October

Finghin Collins in session

Pianist, Finghin Collins, in session ahead of Wexford Festival Opera More information:

Friday 6th October

Album reviews

Róisín Dwyer and John Meagher review "As You Were" from Liam Gallagher; "Leave Me Breathless" from "Ane Brun" and "Fatherland" from Kele Okereke.

Thursday 5th October

The Irish Freemasons Young Musician of the Year

Christopher Moriarty talks about winning The Irish Freemasons Young Musician of the Year 2016, ahead of this year's competition, and performs "Allemande, Suite No. 4 for Cello Solo" by JS ...

Wednesday 4th October

Duke Special in session

Duke Special in session and talking about his new album "Hallow". More information on the album:  

Tuesday 3rd October

Ciara Sidine in session

Chat and live music with singer-songwriter, Ciara Sidine, accompanied by Conor Brady on guitar. More information:

Monday 2nd October

Le Galaxie and BARQ on putting their own spin on classic film scores

Michael Pope of Le Galaxie and Stephen McHale of BARQ talk about their reimagining of the Apocalypse Now and Pulp Fiction soundtracks for the Smithwicks Soundtrack Series.  Further details:

Friday 29th September

Album reviews

Anna Carey and Eamon Sweeney review "Younger Now" from Miley Cyrus, "I Tell A Fly" from Benjamin Clementine and "OK" from Otherkin

Thursday 28th September

Nava in session

Chat and live music from the band Nava, who blend the traditional music of Ireland and Iran; their forthcoming album is called 'Tapestry' Official website: 

Wednesday 27th September

Hudson Taylor in session

Chat and live music with Harry and Alfie from the band Hudson Taylor  Official website: 



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