Listeners in North America can tune into U2 X-Radio this Friday, August 14th for the premiere of Gavin Friday’s new monthly radio show. The show, called “Gavin Friday presents” will kick off with A Tribute to Hal Willner, the great American music producer who passed away in April this year. Hal Willner was a friend…

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Emerald Germs, the nine radio plays adapted from Patrick McCabe’s book, for which Gavin Friday and Maurice Seezer composed the music, is 20 years old this month. To celebrate, RTE 1 radio will repeat the plays starting today, Wednesday July 8th, at 10.30 pm GMT. (Listen here) Featuring a high profile cast including Niall Toibin,…

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AngelHeaded Hipster, the Hal Willner produced tribute album to the songs of Marc Bolan & T Rex, will be released on September 4th.  The double album features Gavin Friday on two songs: “The Leopards” “She was Born to be My Unicorn / Ride A White Swan” – with Maria McKee

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GAVIN FRIDAY, Ute Lemper, Blixa Bargeld, Meow Meow, Camille O’Sullivan perform the songs and poems of Bertolt Brecht in NCH’s Perspectives: CHANGE THE WORLD series. “Bertolt Brecht Songs And Poems For 2019”, a re-imagining of Bertolt Brecht’s work will take place at The National Concert Hall in Dublin on Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th September 2019. Tickets…

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Gavin Friday will be talking about Picasso’s painting “La Vie” on RTE’s art show “Arena” this coming Monday (June 3) on Radio 1, from 8-9pm. The theme of the show is “Blue”. He will also be reciting “A Blue Diamond Pill”, a poem by Jeremy Reeds and a teaser for a future release. Listen back…

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Gavin Friday performing Nothing Like the Sun with the Gavin Bryars Ensemble

Gavin Friday and The Gavin Bryars Ensemble will be performing Bryars’ Nothing Like The Sun at Hull’s Middleton Hall on April 4th, 2019. Commissioned by Opera North and the Royal Shakespeare Company, this haunting, dramatic piece for chamber group and voices weaves Gavin Bryars’ music through eight of Shakespeare’s most meditative sonnets. The ensemble includes…

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Anni Hogan Gavin Friday Angels of Romance Lost in Blue

Gavin Friday features on the song “Angels of Romance” on the new album from Anni Hogan (Marc & The Mambas, The Willing Sinners) ‘Lost In Blue’, produced by Dave Ball (Soft Cell) and Riccardo Mulhall. Anni on collaborating with Gavin: “I had met Gavin sometime somewhere back in the day, but only briefly so this…

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U2 - Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me - sleeve

U2’s ‘Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me’ has been remixed for the 2018’s eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE tour and features Gavin Friday and Arcade Fire’s Régine Chassagne on vocals. Originally released as a single from the Batman Forever soundtrack album, ‘Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me’ reached #1 in Ireland, #2 in the UK…

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