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1 hour
First broadcast:
Wednesday 28 April 2010

Mike Harding presents an hour of the very best in folk, roots and acoustic music including news from the world of folk and the latest album releases.

Plus, an interview with Northern Irish artist Damien O'Kane and tracks from his forthcoming solo album Summer Hill, which sees the exciting banjo and guitar player assume lead vocals.

Aside from the new album, he discusses his early years in Coleraine and cutting his teeth in the family band.

Damien is also known for his work with the Kate Rusby Band and Anglo-Irish supergroup Flook, and he talks to Mike about the top-flight musicians who guest on Summer Hill, including flute maestro Michael McGoldrick and bodrhan virtuoso John Joe Kelly.

He is touring in the Kate Rusby Band throughout spring and summer.

Music Played

12 items
  • Image for Jim Moray

    Jim Moray Cold Stone

    In Modern History (Promo), NIAG

  • Image for Elbow Jane

    Elbow Jane So The Story Goes

    3 Side Island, Fellside FECD223

  • Image for Bella Hardy

    Bella Hardy Three Black Feathers

    Night Visiting, Noe NOE01

  • Image for Karan Casey & John Doyle

    Karan Casey & John Doyle The False Lady

    Exiles Return, Compass 7 4529 2

  • Image for Calan

    Calan Calan

    Bling, Sain SCD2577

  • Image for Damien O'Kane

    Damien O'Kane The Strands of Magilligan

    Summer Hill, Pure Records PRCD29

  • Image for Damien O'Kane

    Damien O'Kane Summer Hill

    Summer Hill, Pure Records PRCD29

  • Image for Damien O'Kane

    Damien O'Kane The Banks of Boyne

    Summer Hill, Pure Records PRCD29

  • Image for Peter Carberry

    Peter Carberry Ceo ar a Gnoc / The Hairy Chested Frog

    Traditional Irish Music From Co. Longford, White label

  • Image for Martin Carthy & Dave Swarbrick

    Martin Carthy & Dave Swarbrick The Sheepsteale

    Skin and Bone, Topic TSCD492

  • Image for The Shee

    The Shee Chilly Winds

    A Different Season, Shee Records SHEE1

  • Image for Old Man Luedecke

    Old Man Luedecke Caney Fork River

    My Hands Are On Fire And Other Love Songs, Black Hen Music



    Mike chats to rising musician Damien O'Kane and plays tracks from his debut solo album Summer Hill.


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