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Spring & Airbrake
 
 
 

Karen Kirby and Lynette Fay present Blas Ceoil from Spring and Airbrake in Belfast with music from Lúnasa, Bréag, The Hothouse Flowers and John Spillane.

 
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Bréag
Lúnasa
 
Bréag
Lúnasa
- An Gadaí - Kalyana/Above in the Garret/Leckan Mór
-Sa Ghairdín - Road to Barga
-An Bóthar Mór - Morning Nightcap
- Black River
Radio Interview
John Spillane
John Spillane
John Spillane
Hothouse Flowers
- Rise Up Lovely Molly - Sweet Marie
- There was a Man - Sí Do Mhaimeo í
- Trying to Get Through
- Siobhán Ní Dhuibhir
Radio Interview
       
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Radio Coverage
  Karen Kirby and Lynette Fay  
 
You can listen to Lynette Fay's hour-long music programme on BBC Radio Ulster every Friday at 7pm.
 
Meet the Bands
Hothouse Flowers
  Hothouse Flowers  

Busking friends Fiachna Ó Braonáin and Liam Ó Maonlaí formed the nucleus of the enduring Irish rock band The Hothouse Flowers when they joined with Peter O’Toole and together won a street-entertainers award. 

   
John Spillane
  John Spillane  

Cork native John Spillane has been transfixing audiences for years with his distinctive take on Irish folk music, sung in his inimitable honest voice and accompanied by his own guitar.

   
Lúnasa
  Lúansa  

Made up from five members from different counties in Ireland, Lúnasa have established themselves as truly a supreme Irish traditional band.  Kevin Crawford from Clare, Mayo man Sean Smyth, Armagh’s own Cillian Vallely, Trevor Hutchinson from Tyrone and Manchester-born, Armagh-raised Paul Meehan make up the current line-up of the band that was started when Smyth and Hutchinson toured with Donogh Hennessy

   
Bréag
  Lúansa  

This Belfast Celtic fusion band clashes Irish language lyrics with reggae beats, rhythm and blues and ska influences to create a unique and potent hybrid musical experience, likened by them to the combination of ‘soda bread and jerk chicken’, which describes them perfectly.