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This week in The Ticket – and your plugs

Herbie Hancock: Belinda McKeown talks to legendary jazzer, pianist and producer Herbie Hancock about his Imagine Project that brings together Pink, Seal, Jeff Beck, India.Arie, Anoushka Shankar, Konono No 1, The Chieftains and Lisa Hannigan. The festival business: Leagues O’Toole …

Fri, Jun 25, 2010, 09:13

   

Herbie Hancock: Belinda McKeown talks to legendary jazzer, pianist and producer Herbie Hancock about his Imagine Project that brings together Pink, Seal, Jeff Beck, India.Arie, Anoushka Shankar, Konono No 1, The Chieftains and Lisa Hannigan.

The festival business: Leagues O’Toole looks at the state of the Irish festival business as another “difficult” summer season gets under way.

The Middle East: ahead of their Dublin show tomorrow night, Jordan Ireland from ace Aussie act (and longtime OTR faves) The Middle East talks armies, online and the perils of whistling with Tony Clayton-Lea.

Plus: reviews of music releases from Christine Tobin (CD of the Week for “Tapestry Unravelled”), Robyn, Wild Nothing, Baths, “Horse Meat Disco II”, Max Richter, Laurie Anderson, Sweet Jane, Chris Singleton & the Distractions, Micah P Hinson and others, and new movies rated and slated including Get Him to the Greek, The Collector, Whatever Works and When In Rome.

All this and more in The Ticket, in print, online and the best of The Ticket on the app.

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