Words: Emily Mullen
These performances were originally recorded in Vicar Street as part of an online streaming series
As the country slowly begins hosting live music events once more, RTÉ One will be paying homage to one of the most difficult periods in the live music industry.
Recorded in December 2020, the VISION series streamed live performances from Vicar Street of some of the country’s most talented musicians.
Young and old musicians performed in the Dublin institution, hosted by the inimitable Tommy Tiernan.
The six-part stream has been edited into a two-part series for RTÉ One, the first of which kicks off on RTÉ One on Saturday, September 18 at 22.50. Soda Blonde, Lisa O’Neill, Lankum, Aslan, Christy Moore & Andy Moore, Paul Brady, The Mary Wallopers and Tolü Makay, will all perform in the programme.
The second program airs at 22.50 on Saturday, September 25, with performances from CMAT, Bell x1, Villagers, Colm Mac Con Iomaire, David O’Doherty, Denise Chaila Godknows & Murli, Lisa Hannigan, Loah, Pillow Queens and Villagers.
Watch a clip of the full VISION series below:
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