Fresh Air is a free music festival curated by Donal Dineen that will be transmitted directly into your ears via Donal’s show The Small Hours on Today FM.
Donal Dineen has chosen his pick of the best new irish sound makers to take part in a month-long celebration of great new music, live on your radio. For the month of November Donal will have a different invited guest artist live on air for The Small Hours to play live, chat to Donal and play a selection of their own favourite tunes, effectively co-presenting the show for the night.Fresh Air features an impressive selection of acts all of whom are Irish, or based here. Chosen by Dineen the festival represents his selection of the most exciting and experimental sound makers working today. The aim is to bring to light the sheer diversity and calibre of music being made on these shores, and to bring new music, live or recorded, to air.The Small Hours is on Today Fm from midnight – 2am and the FRESH AIR shows will be available to listen back to all month here
The broadcasts will be complimented by a series of four LIVE gigs around the country, each on a Sunday night to echo Dineen’s groundbreaking Month of Sundays project. The live shows will have Katie Kim as artist in residence, and she will be joined by a different guest at each city. Dineen will provide live visuals for each performance turning it into a multi sensory experience for Galway, Cork, Limerick and Dublin.
The live dates:
Sunday 15th November: Fresh Air Live with Donal Dineen, Katie Kim and Spilly Walker – The Pavilion, CORK
Sunday 22nd November Fresh Air Live with Donal Dineen, Katie Kim and Dark Room Notes – The Roisin Dubh, GALWAY
Sunday 29th November Fresh Air Live with Donal Dineen, Katie Kim and special guests comes to The Button Factory, DUBLIN
Sunday 6th December Fresh Air Live with Donal Dineen, Katie Kim and special guests comes to Daghdha Dance Space, LIMERICK
Artists involved in FRESH AIR include 3epkano, Adrian Crowley, Beautiful Unit, Chequerboard, Dark Room Notes, Goodtime John, Hulk, I Am The Cosmos, Katie Kim, Kevin Blake, Niwel Tsumbu, Patrick Kelleher, Pauline Scanlon, R.S.A.G, Roland Gomez, Si Schroeder, Sunken Foal, Spilly Walker, Stefan Galt, Thread Pulls, Valerie Francis.
[UPDATE] We’ve got two pairs of tickets for Fresh Air live with Thread Pulls, Patrick Kelleher and Katie Kim at The Button Factory this Sunday – just get your name & contact details to firstname.lastname@example.org by midnight on Friday to get into the e-hat. Winners will be notified by email so make sure to use an email address you’ve got access to at the weekend!