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Bird & Bramble

Bird and Bramble is dedicated to the promotion of music and creativity in N.I., providing support and opportunities for collaboration through live gigs.

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Bird & Bramble: Cover Gigs – Can you play the Gambler?

Cover gigs have become the backbone of our local music industry. Without these regular, mostly well-paid, jobs, local musicians would struggle to make ends meet. If musicians can’t sustain themselves financially, how in hell are they going to be able…

March 29, 2018

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Bird & Bramble: No Phones

Jack White’s team recently released some information prior to an upcoming show which stated that audience members would not be allowed to use their phones during the show. Phones would be locked away in Yondr pouch (which the person would…

February 25, 2018

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Bird & Bramble: Early Doors…

While scrolling through the never-ending negativity that is Facebook in 2017, I fell upon a post (see full post here) written by local DJ JORDAN in relation to The Menagerie in Belfast. The post was a call for people to…

December 17, 2017

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Bird & Bramble: When You’ve Made It

It’s a funny thing making it. The destination in your mind, the seal of approval, it’s so vague. I mean how do you know when you’ve ‘made it’? Does someone tell you? Is there a party and the cake reads…

September 19, 2017

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Bird & Bramble: Grab it…it’s yours

It’s about 5 years ago this month that I first had my face near a microphone. Five years… In one way it feels like only yesterday that I sat with my no-name, no-brand guitar and wobbly lip and sang three…

July 30, 2017

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Bird & Bramble: The Kids Are Alright

You may know Amy Joyce and Stefanie Campbell as the minds between local gig promoters 3for3, but the pair have much more lofty ambitions. The 3for3 gigs will continue but the formation of Bird & Bramble is a statement of…

June 28, 2017