You can listen back to Lisa & Geoff Travis from Rough Trade Records chat about Rough Trade’s River Lea label & Tradition Now on RTÉ Radio 1 Arena last night here. Lisa does a couple of tunes as well.
Tickets for Tradition Now on October 5th at the National Concert Hall in Dublin are available here.
Tradition Now takes a unique look at progressive traditional music in a fast-moving Ireland, providing a platform for the most forward-thinking artists playing today.
As folk music flourishes, Lisa O’Neill, Ye Vagabonds and Brighde Chaimbeul are brought together for one special show curated by Geoff Travis, Jeannette Lee and Tim Chipping.
River Lea is a collaboration between Geoff Travis and Jeannette Lee of independent music champions Rough Trade Records and music journalist Tim Chipping. This new label is dedicated to releasing beautiful and strange traditional folk music from Britain, Ireland and beyond.