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International Women’s Day 2019

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It would be remiss of us to let International Women’s Day pass by without a shout out to all the talented women that Northern Ireland has in its midst. The last decade in particular has seen an explosion of fantastic female musicians of all ages and genres make their mark. It really is exceptional and […]

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Cormac Nesson album launch show

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Following on from his two sold-out Belfast shows last year singer-songwriter and The Answer frontman, Cormac Neeson has announced his album release show will take place at The Black Box, Belfast in May 2019. He’s currently promoting the release of his new single, ‘Broken Wing’, from his forthcoming 2019 debut album, ‘White Feather’ due for […]

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Ulster Orchestra St. Patrick’s weekend concert

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The Ulster Orchestra have announced details of their special St. Patrick’s weekend concert in the Belfast Waterfront. The highly-anticipated event takes place on Saturday 16th March 2019 at 7.45pm. Joining the orchestra on the evening will be the internationally renowned Beoga and Iarla Ó Lionáird of The Gloaming. The concert is the second in the […]

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Nicole Atkins announces UK tour dates

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Nashville-based vocalist and songwriter Nicole Atkins returns to the United Kingdom in April. This short run of headline shows follows successful tours with Mercury Rev and with Jim Sclavunos of The Bad Seeds. The show in The Lexington on 30th April 2019 may be her fifth London show in 18 months, but this time its […]

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Kitt Philippa announces new single and tour

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The 2018 emergence of Kitt Philippa (KP) with the single ‘Human’ was hailed and supported by Mary Anne Hobbs and Tom Robinson (BBC 6 Music), Phil Taggart and Huw Stephens (BBC Radio 1), RTE 2FM, The Irish Times and many more. A new single entitled ‘Grace’ is a reductive reflection on a love most innocent, a […]

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Cormac Nesson Announces Belfast Solo Concerts

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Due for release in late 2018, Cormac Neeson’s maiden solo venture, entitled ‘White Feather’, will propel him into the life-affirming world of country soul, Celtic roots and laid-back folk-rock. Through a series of crafted, introspective songs, Neeson will deliver a fantastic new sound, drawing heavily on his deeply personal experiences of upheaval and seismic change […]

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The Coronas announce Ulster Hall Show

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Emulating legendary appearances by the late Rory Gallagher, The Coronas are making Ulster Hall Christmas concerts a regular and much-anticipated occurrence. The last two years have been incredible for The Coronas. Their most recent album ‘Trust The Wire’ went to No. 1, and they sold out many Irish shows including their biggest ever headline show […]

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Villagers announce Belfast show

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Villagers announce a Belfast show at the Empire Music Hall ahead of the release of their fourth studio album ‘The Art Of Pretending To Swim’. The new record will be released by Domino on Friday 21st September 2018. Following the exquisitely sparse, intimate aura of 2015’s ‘Darling Arithmetic’, Conor O’Brien’s new record reconnects with the multi-faceted approach […]

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New music from Villagers

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Always restless and inventive and always true to the power and glory of songwriting and melody, Conor O’Brien has made another great leap forward with Villagers’ fourth studio album ‘The Art Of Pretending To Swim’, due for release on Domino Records on Friday 21st September 2018. In the meantime, the band has released the first […]

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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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