Author Archives: Scott Edgar

About Scott Edgar

Designer | Developer | DJ | Writer. Editor of Folk & Tumble. Scenewrecker, promoter and DJ with Alcohol & Irony. Codemonkey at Pale Blue Dot Creative Ltd.

See the Beach Boys in Belfast

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For over fifty years, The Beach Boys have soundtracked summers across the world. From California to Co. Antrim, they’ve wowed audiences with iconic tunes and those familiar close-knit harmonies. On Monday 18th June, the current Beach Boys’ lineup will take to the stage in The Waterfront, Belfast. Founding member Mike Love leads this incarnation of […]

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First Aid Kit announce Rebel Heart Tour

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Swedish folk duo First Aid Kit have announced another batch of tour dates, including a show in Belfast’s Telegraph Building on Monday 22nd October 2018. The hardworking Söderberg sisters by then will have completed an 18-city headlining tour across North America, which includes a show supporting Ryan Adams at the iconic Red Rocks Amphitheater in […]

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Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats

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With a history spanning over 150 years, The Ulster Hall on Belfast’s Bedford Street has seen its share of remarkable moments. Mick Jagger strutted the stage, tattooed punks pogoed, the somber strains of Led Zeppelin’s ‘Stairway To Heaven’ first graced a live stage, and legendary acts like Rory Gallagher and Van Morrison aired the blues. […]

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Frank Turner live in Belfast

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The Limelight, Belfast 18th April 2018 He’s been a mainstay on the folk-punk circuit for around fifteen years now but Frank Turner still plays every show with the intensity of some newcomer in a barroom with twenty fans. He keeps a note of show numbers. It’s well into the 2000s by now and gives shoutouts […]

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Beans on Toast – Sitting On A Chair Tour

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May 2018, sees Beans on Toast take to the road for a UK tour with a difference. Rather than the pubs and clubs, we expect such an artist to grace, this run of shows will see Beans On Toast perform in seated venues and theatres across the country. The nights will be packed with love […]

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Hayes Carll live in Belfast

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Sometimes, a friend with a good ear for a tune will recommend an artist. Occasionally another artist you admire will recommend an artist. In advance of Hayes Carll’s show at Belfast’s Out To Lunch Festival with the Real Music Club, the recommendations came thick and fast. This was the show on everyone’s lips. Hayes Carll […]

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Dave Arcari live in Belfast

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Out To Lunch Festival Black Box, Belfast 20th January 2018 There are many kinds of blues dating back many decades. There’s Memphis blues, Delta blues, hill country blues, and Hokum blues. And there’s Dave Arcari. He’s introduced to the Out To Lunch Festival stage as a “National Guitar Madman”, and with said guitar glinting in […]

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Nathaniel Rateliff and The Night Sweats tour

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The 2016 debut self-titled album from Nathaniel Ratefliff and the Night Sweats sold in excess of a million copies worldwide. Drawing on Americana and vintage rhythm and blues, the band put on a live show not to be missed. With the finishing touches being applied to their sophomore release, the band announce a twenty-one date […]

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King Cedar – Hey, I’m Stephen

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King Cedar is the new name on the lips of the alternative-folk community. Behind the alter-ego is a familiar voice, the tender tones of Stephen Macartney. The songwriter and vocalist formerly of Farriers has been a mainstay of the Northern Irish music scene for many years. He’s honed his craft in bars, backrooms, and festival […]

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