An international exclusive, the “The Imelda May Show” will be available online around the world, via RTÉ Player International. The first show will be available from 9:35 pm (Irish time) on Friday, July 24 2015.
Major acts such as Kodaline, the Coronas, The Hothouse Flowers, Damien Dempsey, Bob Geldof and the Boomtown Rats and Lulu star.
Cool, sophisticated and quirky, Imelda May has shared the stage with musical legends such as Dionne Warwick, Diana Ross, Bryan Ferry, The Supremes, Elvis Costello and Elton John. With a unique 50’s burlesque style, the incredibly talented Dublin singer/songwriter presents her new six part show, filmed in front of a live studio audience from Friday 24th July, at 9:35 pm Irish time.
A lively mixture of chat and live performances, the show will be available exclusively for audiences abroad on RTÉ Player International, Ireland’s only bespoke multi-genre online Irish TV platform. The show features world renowned acts such as Kodaline, The Hot House Flowers, Bob Geldof and the Boomtown Rats, Lulu, Damien Dempsey, Marc Almond, The Coronas, Delorentos, and of course Imelda May and Band, as well as great emerging Irish and international music talent.
International viewers can also view special extra clips, only available on RTÉ Player, featuring Delorentos, The Bionic Rats, Hothouse Flowers, Lost Bros, Kodaline, Cry Monster Cry, Ham Sandwich, Dublin Legends, The Academic, Mundy, SOAK, Big Boy Bloater, Camille O’Sullivan, Aldoc, Damien Dempsey and Lulu.
And for a tongue in cheek look at Imelda, brought to you by the unique talent of Oliver Callan, enjoy a behind the scenes special interview with the star specially shot for the show.
For more information or to download the RTÉ Player International, visit www.rte.ie/playerinternational. With over 500 hours of great Irish TV, with 100 hours free of charge, you can catch up great Irish content, just-aired TV programmes, or box sets and curated collections. The Imelda May Show is available on subscription on the service.
RTÉ Radio 1 are also delighted to welcome Imelda May onto The Ronan Collins Show each Friday, to introduce exclusive performances ahead of each week's TV show. The Rónan Collins Show is the biggest music show on Irish radio, and Imelda is a firm favourite with the listener when she pops up on air. To tune in visit www.rte.ie/radio/radioplayer/rteradiowebpage.html.
Bands by programme:
Imelda May and Band
Fight Like Apes
The Lost Brothers
The Hot House Flowers
Big Boy Bloater
Bob Geldof & The Boomtown Rats
Cry Monster Cry
Imelda May & Band
The Bionic Rats