Arena Friday 26 February 2021

On Wednesday's Arena with Seán Rocks, Kelly-Anne Byrne celebrates Prince on the fifth anniversary of his passing, Steven Benedict discusses the work of director David Lean And composer Deirdre Gribbin 'Scattered Earth' which will be livestreamed from Smock Alley on Friday as part the New Music Dublin Festival.

Arena

Arena

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Album reviews

Album reviews

Kelly Anne Byrne and Pat Carty review new albums. Wyvern Lingo's  Awake You Lie, Willie Nelson's Frank Sinatra covers album and Julien Baker's Little Oblivions.

Underplayed

Underplayed

Stacey Lee's documentary Underplayed looks at the electronic music industry. It asks why in 2019, only five of the top 100 DJs were women. Available online on March 04th as as part of The Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival.

WB Yeats and Folklore

WB Yeats and Folklore

Ruth Concannon is giving a series of talks on the subject of Yeats and folklore. Tickets for March 19th, can be booked on the National Library of Ireland, see nli.ie for further details.

Music Played on the Show

Rapture

Rapture

Wyvern Lingo

3:58

Only Love Only Light

Only Love Only Light

Wyvern Lingo

3:24

Sydney

Sydney

Wyvern Lingo

4:28

That’S Life

That’S Life

Willie Nelson

1:00

Cottage For Sale

Cottage For Sale

Willie Nelson

1:00

I Won’T Dance (With Diane Krall)

I Won’T Dance (With Diane Krall)

Willie Nelson

1:00

Faith Healer

Faith Healer

Julien Baker

1:00

Favor

Favor

Julien Baker

1:00

The Stolen Child

The Stolen Child

The Waterboys

6:44

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