By Scott Edgar
15th September 2013
Sam Baker is a survivor. With a calling to speak the truth, he's more preacher than singer. After this performance at the Real Music Club we're all converts.
11th September 2013
Hailing from Donegal and Cornwall and having met on a train from Chicago, there's a heavy folk influence on the Everley Bros-like tunes of WInter Mountain.
By Owen McNulty
2nd September 2013
Harvest Music Festival's inaugural year kicks off with some stunning local acts, veers through rockabilly chaos and wraps up with the sublime Villagers.
The East Belfast Arts Festival wraps up their second annual festival with a night of alternative, contemporary folk in an old indie cinema. Sounds hipster.
28th August 2013
Mesmerising songwriter and performer John Smith makes a rare intimate appearance as part of this year's Open House Festival in Bangor's Rabbit Rooms.
17th August 2013
Open House Festival has taken a trip to Bangor for 2013 and invited yours truly along to DJ at some nights. The music's been almost as good as the Guinness.
4th August 2013
A homecoming of sorts for Bangor band Farriers as they take the stage with Arco String Quartet in the unfamiliar surrounds of Bangor Abbey.
30th July 2013
The National Trust's annual Gig In The Garden at Minnowburn, Lisburn is another huge success for local musicians, foodies and beer lovers.
23rd July 2013
It's been five years since Bruce Springsteen last played but he's preaching it tonight with the E Street Band and Belfast's worshipping at the altar of The Boss.