Penduline Irish Performance Poetry Showcase

created by Kalle Ryan

A special audio broadcast showcasing some of the very best performance poets in Ireland today. Hosted and selected by Kalle Ryan, performance poet and curator of The Brownbread Mixtape variety show in Dublin, Ireland. Audio broadcast commissioned by Dave Lordan, Guest Editor. Audio recording, archiving and editing by Enda Roche.

Poets in order of appearance:

1. Stephen James Smith – Poem: “The Gardener”
2. John Cummins – Poem: “Brink”
3. Abby Oliveira – Poem: “The Television”
4. Karl Parkinson – Poem: “The Positivity Manifesto”
5. Raven – Poem: “High John”
6. Erin Fornoff – Poem: “Hymn to the Reckless”
7. Brian Conaghan – Poem: “Waiting for the Penny to Drop”
8. Colm Keegan – Poem: “Ireland Is”
9. Fergus Costello – Poem: “Extract from a letter to the fella that used to be married to my sister”
10. Kalle Ryan – Poem: Excerpt from “Three Men Talking About Things They Kinda Know About”

Clockwise from upper left:  Abby Oliveira, Brian Conaghan, Enda Roche, Kalle Ryan, Erin Fornoff, Raven, Karl Parkinson.

Clockwise from upper left: Abby Oliveira, Brian Conaghan, Enda Roche, Kalle Ryan, Erin Fornoff, Raven, Karl Parkinson.

THE BROWNBREAD MIXTAPE –
The Brownbread Mixtape Blog
The Brownbread Mixtape on Facebook
The Brownbread Mixtape on Twitter
The Brownbread Mixtape on YouTube
THREE MEN TALKING ABOUT THINGS THEY KINDA KNOW ABOUT

Enda Roche

Audio Recording, Archiving, and Editing

Enda Roche is an award winning Irish producer and audio engineer, as well as being a highly regarded session musician, having played with some of Ireland’s best contemporary musicians. He is currently recording and performing with respected independent artist Pearse McGloughlin. He successfully operates his own ER recording studio in Leixlip and is known in indie music circles for his organic and friendly approach to recording. He lives in Dublin with his wife and growing collection of amps.

Kalle Ryan

Kalle Ryan is a writer & popular performance poet in the bubbling Dublin poetry scene. He curates & MCs one of Ireland’s most popular arts nights, The Brownbread Mixtape, and his plays & poetry have been published in the USA & Ireland. Kalle is also the award winning songwriter of the Irish Times alternative national anthem “My Blood is Boiling for Ireland”. His acclaimed spoken word show “Three Men Talking About Things They Kinda Know About” is currently touring Ireland. He lives in Dublin with his wife and two sons. [Photo: Jessica Ryan, Comfy Photography]

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