Author Archives: Gerry McNally

Gerry McNally

About Gerry McNally

Gerry is the resident Folk & Tumble photographer. He likes his drinks black and his music blue.

Robert Plant announces Belfast show

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Robert Plant will return to Belfast’s iconic Ulster Hall on Saturday 2nd December 2017. Before that he releases a new album ‘Carry Fire’ on 13th October which will be his first full length release since 2014’s ‘Lullaby and the Ceaseless Roar’. Once again he will be accompanied by The Sensational Space Shifters, with Seth Lakeman […]

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The Coronas – Trust the Wire

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Ten years into their career the Coronas have just released their fifth album ‘Trust The Wire’ and show no signs of slowing up. They’ve been on a successful roll for the last few years honing their live skills with major festival appearances and sell out headline concerts across the country and it is somewhat amazing […]

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Gareth Dunlop – No. 79

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August 11th will see Gareth Dunlop release his new long player ‘No. 79’. The opening track ‘New Day’ provides a nice laid back introduction to the record and gives the listener a feeling of positivity that flows and ebbs throughout this collection. ‘High Life’ which is co-written with producer Bobby Hamrick is a classic love […]

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Lo-Fi Fun Factory – Sunny Belfast

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‘Sunny Belfast’ is the current single from Lo-Fi Fun Factory. With an infectious riff and witty lyrics delivered by vocalist Dan Tindall, the song is a tongue in cheek commentary on life in the city of Belfast. Musically, it makes us think of a mix of Ian Dury’s songwriting and the vocal style of David […]

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The Everyday Sinners – Shakedown

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‘Shakedown’ is the first release from Jack Cade’s collective The Everyday Sinners since 2013’s ‘Lord Of The Empty Manor’. To say it would be an album of the times would be an understatement. The opening salvo of ‘Same Old Ways’ and ‘Belly Full A Fire’ quickly sets the tone for what is, without doubt, a […]

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Hilden Beer and Music Festival 2017

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This year sees Hilden Beer and Music festival celebrate their 35th anniversary and to celebrate they’ve put on their biggest line up ever. 25th through to 27th August will see the return of the highly popular festival with a massive line up of music that’s guaranteed to get your foot tapping as you sample some […]

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Eastside Arts 2017

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With the summer festival season in full swing, we thought we’d take a look to see what musical delights our friends in Eastside Arts are offering for your enjoyment this year. The infectious and uplifting sound of the Belfast Community Gospel Choir will make a welcome return to the festival having previously played support to […]

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The Resonant Rogues – Hands In The Dirt

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‘Hands In The Dirt’ is the second long-player from North Carolina’s The Resonant Rogues. Much like their first offering ‘Here And Gone Again’, the album is full of the vibrant mix of Americana, Gypsy jazz and country blues we’ve come to expect from the band’s songwriting duo of Sparrow and Keith Smith. Opening with the […]

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Lindsay Ell announces Belfast show

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Canadian singer-songwriter Lindsay Ell has just announced a headline show at Belfast’s Limelight 2 which will take place on the 10th October 2017. Having already opened for artists such as Keith Urban and Buddy Guy, Ell lists Stevie Ray Vaughan, Tommy Emmanuel, Eric Clapton, and Jimi Hendrix as the inspiration behind her guitar style. 2017 has already been […]

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