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Michael Barbour

Stream: Vale – Virtual Reality

Vale may well be one of Belfast’s best kept secrets, hailing from the Greater Shankill area of Belfast. They are playing in some good company at the moment, having recently supported the likes of Lurgan’s finest, The Bonnevilles, and up-…

November 27, 2019

Watch: Rews – Birdsong

NI native Shauna Tohill goes full-on Anna Calvi for the new release from the infectiously fun indie rock outfit Rews. With strong hints of power-chord thrash bands like the Foo Fighters, ‘Birdsong‘ is the band’s first new material in just…

November 27, 2019

Stream: Matt McGinn feat Ciara O’Neill – Bubblegum

Ubiquitous Hilltown musician Matt McGinn teams up with local singer Ciara O’Neill for ‘Bubblegum‘, a taster track from McGinn’s forthcoming album release ‘Lessons of War’. The song takes it’s inspiration from the tweeted teenage diary entries of Bronagh McAtasney (@nornirongirl1981)…

November 27, 2019

Ronan McSorley EP launch – 26th July 2019

The highlight of a day-long songwriting workshop run by Panarts, Ronan McSorley launched his first EP I Am Not Free, and what a piece of work it is. I had the chance to hear the EP a couple of days…

July 29, 2019

Stream: Sam Wickens – Cliffside

Bangor based singer songwriter Sam Wickens is a relatively young man but he has already covered a lot of ground, musically speaking. A Chordblossom Kickstart finalist in 2017 he was picked up in 2018 to appear on Sky Arts Unsigned…

January 30, 2019

Watch: Party Fears – Sun King II

Single number two from the Berlin band’s forthcoming EP Just Friends is an energetic and in-your-face track which the band have worked on and re-worked since 2016. Party Fears‘ ‘Sun King II’ is full of vitriol about our complacency at world…

January 27, 2019

The Mad Dalton album launch – 14/06/2018

Photos from The Mad Dalton’s debut album launch in Black Box, Belfast. Support from Lauren Bird and Giraffe Stairs. Photos by 2nd Shooter. Generated by Facebook Photo Fetcher 2

June 19, 2018

Brand New Friend – Seatbelts For Aeroplanes Album Launch

Photos of brand new friend as they launched their debut album ‘Seatbelts for Aeroplanes’ in the Black Box. Support from Hunkpapa and Hot Cops. Photos by Michael Barbour at 2nd Shooter. Generated by Facebook Photo Fetcher 2

April 29, 2018

Malojian – Live At Portico 16/09/2017

Photos from the launch of Malojian’s album “Let Your Weirdness Carry You Home” in The Portico of Ards, Portaferry on Saturday 16th September 2017. Photos by 2nd Shooter. Generated by Facebook Photo Fetcher 2

December 5, 2017

Spectrum Festival – 12/11/2016

Photos from Shizznigh Promotions’ Spectrum Festival in Elmwood Hall, Belfast on Saturday 12th November 2016. Featuring Joel Harkin, Brash Isaac, Rachael Boyd, Gnarkats, Life Goals, Bad Fit, Hot Cops, Gascan Ruckus, and Mojo Fury. Photos by 2nd Shooter. Generated by…

November 14, 2016

The Wood Burning Savages

HMNI Takeover – 14/11/2016

Photos from Help Musicians NI’s takeover show in Botanic Gardens, Belfast on Saturday 12th November 2016. Featuring Beauty Sleep, Brand New Friend, The Wood Burning Savages, and Jealous of the Birds. Photos by 2nd Shooter and Conor Kerr Photography. Generated…

November 14, 2016

Moira Calling 2016

Photos from the very first Moira Calling on Saturday 10th September 2016. Photos by 2nd Shooter Generated by Facebook Photo Fetcher 2

September 14, 2016

The Darkling Air – 25th August 2016

Photos from The Darkling Air’s album launch show in Queen’s Parade Church, Bangor as part of the Open House Festival on Thursday 25th August 2016. Photos by 2nd Shooter Generated by Facebook Photo Fetcher 2

August 28, 2016

Dana Masters EP Launch

Photos from Dana Masters‘ ‘Crossing Lines’ EP launch on 14th April 2016 in the MAC, Belfast with support from Hollie Rose, and Hannah McPhillimy. Photos by 2nd Shooter   Generated by Facebook Photo Fetcher 2

April 18, 2016


Photos from Ash‘s show on 20th December 2015 in the Empire Music Hall, Belfast with support from The Whereabouts and OTHERKIN. Photos by Michael Barbour/2nd shooter   Generated by Facebook Photo Fetcher 2

February 20, 2016