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Gareth Dunlop homecoming show

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Belfast native Gareth Dunlop has spent the last few years traveling between sister cities Belfast in Northern Ireland and Nashville, Tennessee. The poetic vulnerability in his songs and distinctive, soulful voice has led to Gareth’s music being featured in a wide array of television shows including Bones, House, Lucifer, and Nashville to name a few. […]

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Beth Orton announces Belfast show

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Best known for mixing folk music and electronica, Beth Orton is one of the most unique and beguiling voices in British music today. In support of her sixth album, ‘Kidsticks’, Orton will play Belfast’s Limelight 2 on 3rd February 2018. As well as being known as part of the folk revival scene she is also one of […]

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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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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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Sunflowerfest 2017

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Sunflowerfest 2017 gets underway in less than ten days time. This year, organisers have promised a “Parallel Universe” packed with music, comedy, arts, and more. Running over three days, the festival on Tubby’s Farm, near Hillsborough, Co. Down has grown from strength to strength. Familiar stages like the Main Stage, Campfire Stage, and The Barn […]

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Duke Special’s ‘Hallow’ Tour

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A brand new Duke Special album is coming this October. ‘Hallow’ is based on the poetry of Belfast’s Michael Longley. The record promises gentleness, honesty, mischief, and love as Peter Wilson aka Duke Special explores humanity in all its fullness. The record is available now to preorder on Duke Special’s Advocate Page. The release includes […]

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Roddy Woomble album and tour news

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Growing up on the music of Idlewild, it was natural that I would mellow and mature into a fan of Roddy Woomble’s solo material. His latest offering ‘The Deluder’ comes this Autumn and Roddy will be on tour across the UK in support. Roddy Woomble releases ‘The Deluder’ on 1st September 2017. ‘Like Caruso’ was […]

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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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Red Hot Chilli Pipers Announce SSE Arena Show

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The Red Hot Chilli Pipers have announced a return to Belfast’s SSE Arena as part of their 2018 world tour. Riding high on the success of their unique brand of “Bagrock” the Chilli Pipers have developed a passionate fan base with their appearances at festivals such at T in the Park delighting audiences with their carefully […]

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Open House Festival returns for 2017

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August 2017 sees the return of Open House Festival Bangor. The month-long festival features local talent, local food, and drink, and works with local businesses. As always, the Bangor, Co. Down folks feature alongside an eclectic international lineup. The team behind Open House Festival Bangor will launch the event tomorrow. Get down to Bangor seafront […]

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