Arena Friday 25 September 2020

On Friday's Arena with Seán Rocks, album reviews with Pat Carty and Siobhan Kane, Bruce Springsteen, Gorillaz and Laura Veirs, Ye Vagabonds, music and chat with Sean before their performance at the Tradition Now series in the National Concert Hall And Jess Fahy on the current RHA exhibition.

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Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh

Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh

The National Concert Hall welcomes Irish artists to the stage in a series of livestream concerts from Imagining Ireland. Leading lights of traditional music, Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh and Cormac Begley will take part in a special show where they will perform solo and in duos.

Somewhere Near Vada

Somewhere Near Vada

Project Artistic Director Cian O'Brien and artist Jaki Irvine join Seán Rocks. 20 years ago, a new state-of-the-art venue replaced the original building on East Essex Street in Temple Bar, and the artist Jaki Irvine was invited to curate the inaugural exhibition, Somewhere Near Vada, a group show of moving image art.

Album reviews

Album reviews

Alan Corr and Nadine O'Regan review new albums. The debut from Pillow Queens, a four piece hailing from Dublin, Wicklow and Kildare. Public Enemy, are back, Seattle band, Fleet Foxes, released a surprise fourth album earlier this week and British punk band Idles with album number three in their 10-year career so far.

Music Played on the Show

Howdoilook

Howdoilook

Pillow Queens

4:40

Gay Girls

Gay Girls

Pillow Queens

4:25

Grid

Grid

Public Enemy Feat Cypress Hill & George Clinton)

1:00

Fight The Power (Remix 2020)

Fight The Power (Remix 2020)

Public Enemy

1:00

Sunblind

Sunblind

Fleet Foxes

4:13

Anxiety

Anxiety

Idles

1:00

The Earl's Chair / Beag Mo Mathair

The Earl's Chair / Beag Mo Mathair

Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh

4:30

Cruach

Cruach

Caoimhin O Raghallaigh

4:00

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