Music show

Erica Cody and Danny O’Reilly will host RTÉ’s new music show, The Main Stage

Alongside Gavin James and The Coronas, the rest of The main stage the musical acts will be announced closer to the July transmission.

R&B singer-songwriter and Dancing with the stars Irish alum Erica Cody will team up with Coronas frontman Danny O’Reilly to host RTÉ One’s The main stage.

The new Friday night music show will feature live studio performances, interviews and general craic, celebrating a feast of Irish artists and unique collaborations from the worlds of rock, folk, trad and R&B.

The main stage will be a musical mix with a modern twist featuring a mix of legendary acts as well as some of the hottest new talent on the Irish music scene.

RTÉ is giving the public a chance to be part of the public, with applications now open here.

Announcing the news of The Tracy Clifford show on RTÉ 2FM, Danny said: “We are really excited and delighted to present a new music show on RTÉ this summer, it’s called The main stage”. The Coronas bandleader described the accent as ‘lethal Irish music, some international acts as well’

Erica Cody added: “Expect the unexpected, it’s going to be great fun and lots of surprises”

Danny also teased the line-up and revealed that his own band and a renowned Irish musician will be taking part: “Gavin James will also be doing a special duet.”

The shows will be recorded on the following dates:

June 7 and 9
June 13 and 15
June 20 and 22

The main stage will be broadcast from 1 July 2022 on RTÉ One. Stay tuned…

Revisit our recent chat with Erica Cody about the release of her latest EP here.