Category : Live Reviews

Rosborough – 18th November 2017

Rosborough with support from Rebecca Mulhern Saturday 18th November 2017 – Nerve Centre, Derry Rosborough’s gig was a sold-out success in the Nerve Centre. With a debut album coming out in 2018, the Derry songwriter performed in the cosiness of…

November 22, 2017

Stendhal Sessions – 2nd November 2017

Stendhal Sessions: Silences, No Oil Paintings & Rosborough Thursday 2nd November 2017 – Riverside Theatre, Coleraine On Thursday 2nd November at the Riverside Theatre in Coleraine, Stendhal Festival brought together three local acts together all bringing different yet energetic sounds….

November 6, 2017

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Other Voices Belfast

Other Voices has rightly grown into one of the key events in the calendar of the music industry as musicians, managers, press, labels, A&R and of course fans pile into the small town of Dingle for one merry weekend of…

November 2, 2017

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Brigid O’Neill – ‘Touchstone’ Album Launch

Brigid O’Neill & Band – ‘Touchstone’ album launch with support from Bruce Joseph McClements. Thursday 14th September 2017 – The Black Box, Belfast Album launches are unique occasions. Sometimes they can fall flat but often they are an absolute highlight,…

November 1, 2017

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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

Culture Night Belfast – 22nd September 2017

Culture Night Belfast returns for its ninth year of making Belfast look and feel like the capital city that it is. Firstly, heading to Buoy Park, the boys of No Oil Paintings kicked off the day at 3pm. With a new…

September 26, 2017

Aidan Logan – 14th September 2017

Aidan Logan EP launch with support from Kaz Hawkins, Lauren Bird & Ben Cutler Thursday 14th September 2017 – Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast Belfast songwriter Aidan Logan really made a name for himself earlier this year, being selected as one of…

September 18, 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

Gascan Ruckus Summer BBQ – 19th August 2017

Gascan Ruckus Summer BBQ Saturday 19th August 2017 – QUB Speakeasy, Belfast Cover photo by Betsy Baillie The Gascan Ruckus BBQ returns for its second consecutive year. Last year, the event saw huge success through being both a showcase of…

August 25, 2017

Stendhal Festival Of Art 2017

Northern Ireland is blessed with only a handful of small festivals for music lovers. Without the big chart toppers to head the bill, festivals like Stendhal Festival of Art in rural Limavady rely upon a more creative approach. The festival…

August 15, 2017

Sunflowerfest 2017

Friday 28th July saw the highly anticipated return of what is arguably Northern Ireland’s best festival. Sunflowerfest has gone from strength to strength from its humble beginnings and is now a cornerstone of the summer festival scene for music fans…

August 4, 2017

Chris Keys – 10th June 2017

Chris Keys ‘Life In Motion’ album launch with support from Chris Molloy & Brigid O’Neill Saturday 9th June 2017 – Black Box, Belfast The first thing I look for as I walk into any venue is how full it is….

June 26, 2017

No Oil Paintings – 9th June 2017

No Oil Paintings EP launch with support from Katie and The Carnival & VerseChorusVerse Friday 9th June 2017 – Black Box, Belfast Launch nights are always a cause for celebration. The scores of friends and family alongside the artist’s enthusiasm…

June 13, 2017

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Old Fang Birthday Bash – 8th June 2017

Old Fang Birthday Bash – Travis is a Tourist & Callum Stewart Thursday 8th June 2017 – Black Box, Belfast Live music is undeniably one of the most unique, spiritually rewarding human experiences. Almost universally enjoyed, bringing individuals together across…

June 11, 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