Gavin Friday on John Kelly’s Mystery train

Gavin Friday will join John Kelly on Lyric FM’s Mystery Train’s special Sunday service this week, October 6. Gavin’ll be picking all the records, his varied influences plus a look back over his own musical career. Tune into RTE LyricFM – Sunday October 6, 7-9 pm

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Gavin Friday, Ute Lemper, Blixa Bargeld, Meow Meow, Camille O’Sullivan perform Bertolt Brecht Songs And Poems in Dublin this Autumn

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 talks Picasso – RTE Radio One ‘Arena’

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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Nothing Like The Sun: The Gavin Bryars Ensemble at Hull’s Middleton Hall

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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Gavin Friday and Anni Hogan collaborate on Angels of Romance song

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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Special Record Store Day release: U2 with Gavin Friday on vocals

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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Gavin Friday discusses back catalogue at Dun Laoghaire’s Vinyl Festival

Dún Laoghaire Vinyl Festival has invited Gavin Friday to talk about his own music and spin a few tracks on vinyl from his back catalogue. Irish DJ Dan Hegarty will host the event at Eblana Senior College in Dún Laoghaire on November 18, a day after Gavin’s previously announced Eno-talk with Eoin Devereux, This event takes…

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Gavin Friday and Eoin Devereux discuss the work of Brian Eno

As part of the Dun Laoghaire Vinyl Festival, Prof Eoin Devereux will be in conversation with Gavin Friday about the work of Brian Eno as producer, collaborator and performer. This event takes place on November 17, 2018 from 1pm. Location: The Lexicon Studio, Dún Laoghaire Tickets (€13.56) are available from EventBrite now.

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