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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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Leo’s 50th Anniversary Celebrations

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It’s one of Donegal’s most welcoming and best-known bars and this July will see a raft of events taking place to celebrate fifty years since the late Leo Brennan opened Tabhairne Leo as a live music venue. Famous not only for being Donegal’s premier live music venue Leo’s also gave birth to the career of […]

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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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Harlem Gospel Choir to Play Belfast’s Ulster Hall

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The World Famous Harlem Gospel Choir will play Belfast’s iconic Ulster Hall on Sunday 28th October 2018. Performing their unique mix of contemporary gospel, jazz and blues, power vocals, glorious sound and infectious energy.  For over two decades they have been America’s premier gospel choir and have toured the globe thrilling audiences with the inspirational power […]

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The Red Hot Chilli Pipers Return to the SSE Arena

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The dust has barely settled on the SSE Arena since the last Red Hot Chilli Pipers show and as promised they are coming back! In the Spring of 2018, the band will record new material for a new studio album which will be released in the Autumn of 2018.  Entitled ’15’, it represents a high […]

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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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