Arena Wednesday 23 October 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 Wednesday 23rd October 2013

Arena Wednesday 23rd October 2013

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Beatles Special - Part One

Beatles Special - Part One

 

A special programme to celebrate 50 years since The Beatles performed in Dublin with live music from Get Back (formerly The Classic Beatles), Colm Keane Author of 'The Beatles - Irish Concerts', Shirley Chance and Stephen Kennedy of The Dublin Beatles Festival and live music from Jonathan Ward and Vyvienne Long with Binzer Brennan. The Dublin Beatles Festival takes place between November 7th and 10th - www.dublinbeatlesfestival.com.

 

Beatles Special - Part Two

Beatles Special - Part Two

 

Catherine Hansard, who broke into The Beatles dressing room in 1963, Terrie & Bill Colman-Black, Keith Cairns, Daragh Downes of the Beatles Lecture Series in Trinity College, Colin Hanton of The Quarrymen and live music from Beatles For Sale.

 

Beatles Special - Part Three

Beatles Special - Part Three

 

Seamus Brennan performs an excerpt from the Play 'John Lennon's Last Day, a home recording of John & Sean Lennon with Yoko Ono from 1979, live music from The Ikonics, Dublin Artist Georgina Flood on her Beatles Art and live music from Get Back.

 

Music Played on the Show

She Loves You

She Loves You

Get Back

2:22

I'Ll Be On My Way

I'Ll Be On My Way

Beatles For Sale

1:57

Eleanor Rigby

Eleanor Rigby

The Ikonics

3:23

I Saw Her Standing There

I Saw Her Standing There

Get Back

3:05

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