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DDR kick off a week of Queering the Airwaves radio programming today

DDR kick off a week of Queering the Airwaves radio programming today

Dublin Digital Radio today is kicking off its second annual Queering the Airwaves week of alternative Pride week programming from today until Sunday June 28th.

Over the course of the week, expect the likes of:

  • Tonie Walsh will be in conversation with Izzy Kamikaze
  • Karen Reddy in “Opening the Hatch” – a show about the legacy of the Hirshfield Centre and the sounds, spaces and people that have propelled Ireland’s queer scene to where it is today.
  • The Every Woman Project will give voice, representation and solidarity to our trans and non-binary femme community
  • Queer as Folk will present a transatlantic queer radio hoedown celebrating classic country to contemporary r’n’b.
  • The rhythmic stylings of Dublin queer techno-queen Fiveseven,
  • Bear-friendly and everyone-friendly tunes from The Furry Glen
  • A Heartbreak Mixtape of erstwhile love stories and breakup anthems,
  • ‘Homo is where the Heart is’ championing the talent of gender and sexuality-variant people.
  • A meditation on the commercialisation of queer politics in ‘Cruising Utopia’
  • An investigation into queer roots in the punk and hardcore world
  • A queer version of Desert Island Discs on ‘Sounding Out’ where LGBTQ|A and queer guests take us on a listening tour of the music that shaped their identities.
  • Aa very special edition of the ddr. Bricfeasta show with Joyboy and David featuring glitter covered croissants, rainbow mimosas and some legendary pride anthems.

See the whole schedule and listen online:

Photo: Flikkers 5th annual Hallowe’en Ball, 31st October 1987. Photo by Seán Gilmartin, courtesy of the Irish Queer Archive.