Arena Friday 19 April 2013

coming up on Friday's show....a special on "Fermata: Writings Inspired by Music", a new anthology which explores the connection between music and the written word...Fairytale of New York, Hofstetter's Serenade and Blueberry Hill - just some of the hits which have provided inspiration for poets and writers through the decades

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Would you like to be in the audience for our special Christmas programme on Tuesday the 20th of December at 6.30pm? The Army No. 1 Band will be joined by soprano Mairead Buicke and members of the New Dublin Voices Choir for some lovely seasonal music.  To apply for tickets to this recording just email by Monday 19th December with your full name, address and number of tickets required to arena@rte.ie 

Arena Friday 19th April 2013

Arena Friday 19th April 2013

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International Record Store Day

International Record Store Day

On Saturday April 20th independently owned music stores across the world will unite to celebrate International Record Store Day. Aoife Barry and Ciarán Ryan join Seán Rocks - www.recordstoreday.com.

Melissa Kavanagh

Melissa Kavanagh

RTE Junior was launched on Monday April 15th and young adults have been a feature of the radio schedule across the week. 17-year-old Poet and Writer Melissa Kavanagh joins Seán Rocks and reads her poems 'Sellout', 'Gorgeous' and 'Freedom is Fashionably Late'. www.rte.ie for more information.

Album Reviews

Album Reviews

Emer McLysaght & Niall Byrne review this week's new album releases - 'Bankrupt' from Phoenix, 'Reincarnated' from Snoop Lion and 'Tape Deck Heart' from Frank Turner with Seán Rocks.

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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