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.

Ben Glover live in Belfast

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24th March 2017 The Black Box, Belfast There’s a certain something in the air when Ben Glover makes a return to Northern Ireland’s shores from his base in Nashville, Tennessee. Perhaps too, there’s something in the water; a subtle blend of wheat, hops, and yeast. Something to cure the ails of the week with a […]

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St Patrick’s Day 2017

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It’s a holiday now associated with partying, parading, and downing pints of stout. St Patrick’s Day of old was a religious festival celebrated throughout Ireland to honour its patron saint. The music and art of Ireland has long been admired across the globe and from old traditional ballads to modern songs of the working man, […]

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I See Rivers – Da Ram

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I See Rivers describe their sound as “float folk”. Now based in Liverpool, the Norwegian trio is set to release their debut EP ‘Standing Barefoot’. New single ‘Da Ram’ is out on Friday 17th March 2017 laden with vocal harmonies and memorable hooks. If you’re into Fleet Foxes, Bon Iver, Sufjan Stevens or Feist, there’s […]

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Smith Street Band 2017 Tour

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Australian folk-punk act The Smith Street Band formed in Melbourne back in 2010 as a vehicle for songwriter Wil Wagner. They gigged relentlessly around the Australian punk scene taking time out to release records and swap up the lineup. Tours with the likes of Frank Turner and The Menzingers followed and the fanbase grew beyond […]

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Introducing ULTRAS

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ULTRAS is the brainchild of Scottish multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Gav Prentice. Born out of the ashes of Over The Wall, ULTRAS take influences from Scottish folk, electronica and hip-hop. Prentice has taken the bold move to make his debut album with six different producers, more of a hip-hop play than your average folk record. The […]

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Benjamin Francis Leftwich in Belfast

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Tuesday 7th March 2017 The Limelight 2, Belfast In recent months, much has been made of the emphatic return of Benjamin Francis Leftwich. He’s back after a rocky few years following the death of his father and his 2016 record ‘After The Rain’ was the perfect response. Opening acts The Howl and The Hum and […]

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Postmodern Jukebox live in Belfast

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When you write about music, it’s easy to try and come across all unnecessary and trendy. It’s simple to take a pop at pop, to discredit the voices on The Voice and yearn for the good ol’ days before autotune and viral videos. That’s all become so easy in the clickbait millennium, that it’s harder […]

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Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox Tour

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New York jazz pianist Scott Bradlee may have struggled to break the big time back in 2011 but since then he, and his band Postmodern Jukebox have become nothing short of a global sensation. With piano-led, vintage-pop mashups, they provide a unique take on today’s pop standards with an old-time feel. I’ve been known to […]

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Ryan Adams announces Irish dates

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Prolific, genre-spanning songwriting machine Ryan Adams will visit Ireland this September with a handful of gigs across the north and south of the island. ‘Prisoner’ is Ryan Adams’ first record of all-new, original material since the self-titled ‘Ryan Adams’ in 2014. Released in February 2017 on PAX-AM and Blue Note Records, ‘Prisoner’ is a deeply […]

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