A new music show starts on RTÉ One this Friday July 1st for the next six Fridays in the summer.
The Main Stage is presented by R&B singer-songwriter Erica-Cody and The Coronas’ Danny O’Reilly and broadcasts at 9.35pm on Fridays.
The first programme features Lyra (‘Falling’), Rejjie Snow (‘Bye Polar’ / ’23’), Villagers (‘The First Day’), Cormac Begley, Mark Feehily and DJ John Gibbons, with live studio performances and interviews.
Lyra and Mark Feehily of Westlife will perform a duet of ‘Easy On Me’ together, while concertina player Cormac Begley is joined by Stephanie Keane dancing.John Gibbons and Lyra close the show with a cover of Stevie Nicks’ eighties-anthem ‘Edge Of Seventeen’.
Acts in episode 2 – 6 include (in alphabetic order)
- Belters Only & Jazzy
- Damien Dempsey & Pauline Scanlon
- Farah Elle
- Gabrielle Aplin
- Gavin James
- Jafaris & Carrie Baxter
- James Vincent McMorrow
- Mick Flannery & Susan O’Neil
- Mundy, Narolane – group of Denise Chaila with Murli and God Knows
- Róisín O
- RTÉ Concert Orchestra
- Soda Blonde
- Theodora Byrne Ensemble choir
- The Coronas
- The Puro (New band from Noel Hogan from the Cranberries)
- The Scratch
- The Stunning
- Tolu Makay
- Wild Youth
- Wyvern Lingo
The Main Stage airs every Friday for 6 weeks from the 1st of July on RTÉ One.
The Main Stage will be available on-demand on RTÉ Player each week after broadcast.