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Carla Bley: “The real truth is I did want to be different. I never wanted to be what people expected me to be.” Photograph: Lauren Lancaster/New York Times

When word comes through about an interview with Carla Bley, ahead of her appearance in the Perspectives series at the National Concert Hall, it comes (...)

Stars of the Lid, National Concert Hall, Dublin, Sunday

FRIDAY Slam Hangar, Dublin 10.30pm €15/€12 When it comes to techno luminaries, Slam’s Stuart McMillan and Orde Meikle are very much in the top div(...)

Lauren Kinsella: “For me it’s all about sound. I’m thinking about resonance, about placement of notes, what I can do inside my mouth, or shape words in terms of the tongue and lips.”

For most singers, walking onto a stage with no clue as to what you’re about to sing would be the stuff of nightmares. But for Lauren Kinsella, it`s t(...)

Over a career that spans six decades, composer and pianist Carla Bley has guarded her independence jealously, running her own recording sessions and r(...)

Clodagh McKenna will take part in Ireland’s biggest barbecue competition at Riverfest in Limerick this weekend. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Hurling League final Old rivals Tipperary and Kilkenny will face off in Semple Stadium in Thurles at 3.30pm on Sunday. The Cats beat Galway(...)