Sam Baker live in Belfast


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.

Winter Mountain live in Belfast


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.

Harvest Music Festival


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.

East Belfast Arts Festival


2nd September 2013

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.

John Smith live in Bangor


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.

Open House Festival, Bangor


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.

Farriers live in Bangor


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.

Gig In The Garden


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.

Bruce Springsteen live in Belfast


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.