To celebrate Music Network’s 30th anniversary, we have planned a very special event for Culture Night 16th September, with our long standing media partner, RTÉ lyric fm. Join presenters Ellen Cranitch and Carl Corcoran and a stunning line-up of artists from the worlds of jazz, trad, classical and contemporary music on The Purple Vespertine live from RTÉ Studio 1.   Featuring an eclectic range of music including jazz from the Julien Colarossi Quartet, harpist Laoise Kelly, cellists William Butt and Christopher Ellis performing Haydn and Barrière, the traditional group Ulaid with vocalist Gráinne Holland and the Norwegian trad/folk ensemble, the Gjermund Larsen Trio. Join us live in studio or tune in from 10pm. Making live music happen around the country, Music Network is funded by the Arts Council.