Listen to Radie Peat perform “Hares on the Mountain”
Drawing from the Well with Radie Peat
ITMA is delighted to present singer/musician Radie Peat as she explores some of the dark and subversive themes found in her ballad repertoire. Radie is a member of the widely acclaimed Dublin bank Lankum. Drawing from the Well is a monthly series which connects contemporary traditional artists with archival material to create new art to be shared publicly.
The 2021 series is Supported by Bank of Ireland Begin Together Arts Fund in partnership with Business to Arts. We also thank our funders the Arts Council of Ireland and the Arts Council of Northern Ireland.
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Lankum – Live
Lankum performs live at WGBH’s Fraser Performance Studio in Boston. The Dublin-based group, consisting of Cormac MacDiarmada, Radie Peat, and brothers Ian and Daragh Lynch, makes a special kind of Celtic folk music, mixing ambient textures with harmonies that harness astonishing power. In 2019, their album The Livelong Day won Album of the Year at the RTÉ Choice Awards.
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The Rocky Road to Dublin 09:53
Bear Creek 13:47
RTÉ Radio 1 Folk Awards 2020 nominations announced
The nominations have been announced for the 3rd Annual RTÉ Radio 1 Folk Awards, with this year’s nominees representing the cream of the contemporary folk world – view the shortlist below.
The awards ceremony will take place on the 26th November in the RTÉ Radio studios, and will be broadcast live at 8 pm on RTÉ Radio 1, with returning co-presenters Ruth Smith & John Creedon presenting two hours of music, song and chat, featuring an array of distinguished guests from the folk world.
The recipients for the Hall of Fame award will be announced on the night, joining this year’s 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award winner, guitarist Steve Cooney.
Best Folk Singer
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Read more at: RTÉ Radio 1 Folk Awards 2020 nominations announced