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Editor of Chordblossom. Local music aficionado. Amateur League Footballer. Long Distance Runner

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Stendhal Festival 2018 Photo Gallery

Photos from Stendhal Festival 2018 by Robert Brown. You can read the full review here. “Relive the wonderful occasion that was Stendhal Festival 2018 in Limavady. Photos by Robert Brown.” From Stendhal Festival 2018. Posted by Chordblossom on 8/13/2018 (78…

August 19, 2018

Stendhal Festival 2018

Stendhal Festival 2018

The best remedy for dealing with the stresses and strains of daily life can be to find a way to get it away from it all. Since my first visit in 2013 to the beautiful Ballymully Cottage Farm, Stendhal has proved…

August 17, 2018

Petty Youth

Video Premiere: Petty Youth – Too Pretty For The Radio

Anyone who has caught Petty Youth live will undoubtedly tell you that they offer up a pretty in your face rock n roll experience. With that in mind we are pleased to share the video from their latest effort ‘Too…

August 7, 2018

Rosborough Fresh Music From NI

Fresh Music From Northern Ireland – July 2018 Playlist

Welcome to our Fresh Music From Northern Ireland Spotify Playlist for July 2018. 

August 5, 2018

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Introducing: #98 – Blackout Season

Name: Blackout Season Formed: 2016 Hometown: Portadown Genre: Post Punk Alt Rock Line-up: Alex Close – Guitar & Vocals | Peter McCabe – Drums | Johnny Morgan – Bass Guitar ◀ Q & A ▶ ▶ Tell us about your…

August 3, 2018

a litany of failures volume ii

A Litany Of Failures Release Volume 2

A Litany of Failures Volume II brings together 18 bands from across the island of Ireland to showcase the strength of independent music. The compilation is being released on a double-vinyl gatefold and were celebrated with gigs in Dublin, Belfast, Cork,…

July 29, 2018

Goat’s Toe Hosts Soundwaves Music Festival

It is a busy time for music fans this weekend as the Mandela Hall in Belfast hosts its final gig while Hillsborough is the venue for Sunflowerfest. For those living in Bangor and a little reluctant to travel too far,…

July 25, 2018

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Watch: Peter J McCauley – Where We Belong

As RAMS’ Pocket Radio, Peter J McCauley released a stunning debut album, toured throughout the USA, Canada, Europe, UK & Ireland and made appearances at the likes of Glastonbury, SXSW and Electric Picnic so we were all surprised when he…

July 17, 2018

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Stendhal Expands And Unveils Full Line-Up For 2018

Every year the team behind Stendhal raise the bar and put on an incredible festival in the wilds of Limavady, by the looks of the 2018 programme they could be on to another winner. Taking place on Thursday 9th through…

July 15, 2018

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Introducing: #97 – Jack Bashful

Name: Jack Bashful Formed: September 2017 Hometown: Lurgan, Co Armagh Genre: Hip-hop ◀ Q & A ▶ ▶ Tell us about your band name This is a question I always struggle to answer. People always ask me this and I…

July 13, 2018

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Dalriada Festival Set For This Weekend

This weekend the beautiful grounds of Glenarm Castle will again host the Dalriada Festival. The festival features a varied programme of action packed events to include World Class Highland Games, Europe’s Strongest Man, Live Wrestling, Wife Carrying Championships, Pipe Band Championships,…

July 12, 2018

The Bonnevilles Fresh Music From NI

Fresh Music From Northern Ireland – June 2018 Playlist

Welcome to our Fresh Music From Northern Ireland Spotify Playlist for June 2018. 

July 5, 2018

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Our Back Yard Festival Returns This Weekend

Local festivals like Stendhal and Sunflowerfest have grown from being niche DIY events to being premier live music events that are able to attract not only musicians from across Ireland but much further afield. For music fans looking to get…

June 27, 2018

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Introducing: #96 – MoonMen

Name: MoonMen Formed: 2018 Hometown: Derry Genre: Alternative Rock Line-up: Sean – Vocals | Aaron – Drums | Conall – Guitar/Vox | Shane – Bass ◀ Q & A ▶ ▶ Tell us about your band name A MoonMan by…

June 15, 2018

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DIY Festival ‘Coaster’ Announced For July

This July the inaugural outing of Coaster takes place in the seaside town of Portrush. Put together by CATALAN!‘s Ewen Friers, the DIY event is billed as a celebration of all that is good about local music. A music festival…

June 10, 2018