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Betsy Bailie

Betsy Bailie plays violin and piano and is one half of Whale Talk. She shoots on film and writes about music. She went to Glasgowbury when she was seven years old and hasn't stopping gigging since.

Surf Green

Surf Green – 6th July 2018

Surf Green EP launch with support from Sit Tight, Hit The B Button, Romeo Indigo Romeo Friday 6th July 2018 – McHugh’s, Belfast Surf Green headline McHughs at their EP Launch with a roaring healthy crowd and plenty of antics…

July 9, 2018

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Spectrum Festival 2017

Spectrum Festival returns for its 5th year, hosting the reunion show of A Plastic Rose. The band have a lot to live up to – their reputation as live performers in the local music scene is well known but the…

October 29, 2017

Stream: Beauty Sleep – Until We See The Sun

Few Belfast bands are as current or as trendy as Beauty Sleep, producing music made of 80s synth pop dreams. Expect sugar-sweet, synth-layered retro-disco sounds. The trio have toured Germany, played numerous music festivals this summer and now release single number four,…

October 1, 2017

Moira Calling 2017

Food trucks, families and unpredictable Northern Irish weather. Moira Calling festival returns for a second year. And the kids at Moira march to the beat of their own drum… literally, with a band of samba playing youngsters greeting me on…

September 12, 2017

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Lauren Bird – The Inbetween

Normally she has a ukulele in her hand and a monologue at the ready. You may know her as the Strabane writer of ‘Goodbye, Good Luck‘, a song about stepping away from unrequited feelings. Now Lauren Bird has an album…

August 29, 2017

Interview: Susie-Blue

Cool style, Converse and undercuts come to mind when I think of Susie-Blue, a band from Derry, lit up by social politics, rights activism, LGBTQ+ issues plus anthems for misunderstood youth. Their songs drip with attitude, love and loss. Recently…

August 1, 2017

Women’s Work – 25th May 2017

Alana Henderson, Hannah McPhillimy, Rosie Carney & LARKS Thursday 25th May 2017 – Oh Yeah Music Centre, Belfast It’s the return of Women’s Work and everyone knows it. The Oh Yeah Music Centre is filled with cheery supporters of the…

May 29, 2017

Joshua Burnside – EPHRATA Album Launch

Photos by Betsy Bailie of Joshua Burnside’s album launch for EPHRATA. As part of The Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival on Sunday 30th April 2017 in the The Duke of York Belfast with support from Alana Henderson. Generated by Facebook Photo…

May 9, 2017

Joshua Burnside Album Launch

Joshua Burnside – 30th April 2017

Joshua Burnside – EPHRATA Album Launch with support from Alana Henderson Sunday 30th April – Duke of York Belfast Alana Henderson wears brocade flares and a black velvet jacket. Vintage vibes, mesmerising music. She sings her own songs and plays cello…

May 1, 2017