Ensemble Ériu, a group that combines traditional, jazz and contemporary music, recently toured their new six-part suite 'Stargazer'. Toner Quinn attended the opening performance in Galway.
Frankie Gavin and Malachy Bourke's fiddle tribute to Paddy Killoran is not just about what the Sligo émigré played, but how he played, writes Dermot McLaughlin.
Dónal Sarsfield reviews 'The Last Hotel' at the Dublin Theatre Festival on 27 September.
Reading the Companion to Irish Traditional Music, Ciaran Carson reflects on the many ways traditional music has changed in recent decades, but also how much it has stayed the same.
Is the mixture of traditions brought together on Ályth McCormack and Tríona Marshall's 'Red & Gold' album as sparkling and radiant as its cover and title propose?
Stephen Graham attends the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group's premiere of Seán Clancy's Findetotenlieder and performances of Barry, Grisey and Weir.
Madonna's new single seen in light of the tendency she has displayed throughout her career for obsessive pursuit of the new.
Patrick Groenland talks to the young virtuoso pianist shortly before a performance in the John Field Room at the NCH
Paul O'Connor on the joys of live music as delivered by Martin Hayes, Kevin Crawford and John Doyle.
Stephen Graham discusses the phenomenon of internet releases, and listens to three recent internet singles.