Aidan Butler

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Aidan was the senior music producer in R.T.E. Radio1. He produces such diverse programmes such as  Country Time, Roots Freeway, Ceilí House, In Concert, In Session and Jazz on the Bay. He also is the main producer behind the RTE Radio1 Playlist and Album of the Week and as such spends a lot of time listening to new music and, as can be seen by the Playlist over the past few years, one of the main supporters of new Irish music.

 

Aidan became a 2Fm producer in the late 90s’. One of the few male producers on the late Gerry Ryan Show and also Gareth O’Callaghan’s Breakfast Show before moving back to Radio 1 to produce the John Creedon Show and looking after and supplying the Today with Pat Kenny show with all its live music acts. During his tenure on that show, he gave their first radio openings to such acts as James Vincent McMurrow, Gavin James, Lisa Hannigan and Morrissey and Marshall.