Category : Live Reviews

Marc O’Reilly – 12th October 2018

While some of us might be cutting out pumpkins and getting our Halloween costumes crafted, or perhaps hiding away from storm Callum a small group of people did show up to the Crescent Arts Centre on Friday to welcome on…

October 15, 2018

The Fugues – 11th October 2018

The Fugues Thursday 11th October 2018 – Voodoo, Belfast I’d just reached the halfway mark through Fountain Street when I began to hear them. Faint reverberations coming from an upstairs window, distant echoes of what can only be a soundcheck….

October 14, 2018

BBC Day Of Music: Across The Line – 28th September 2018

Susie Blue, Wynona BLeach, LARKS Friday 28th September – The Speakeasy, Belfast Queens’ new Speakeasy reeks of having something to prove… which it does. Say what you want about the local scene, but they have a long memory and there…

October 4, 2018

Culture Night Belfast – 21st September 2018

Auspicious does not do justice. Culture Night in Belfast, one of the biggest nights of the calendar year, completes its first decade. As my head bobs against the window on my train, however, I am drawn to the faces around…

September 25, 2018

Moira Calling 2018

Friday 7th September I arrived at Moira Demesne on Friday night to the wonderful and tiny festival Moira Calling. The cold weather has already hit us and the park was full of families bundled up warm and drinking hot drinks…

September 15, 2018

Fox Colony EP launch – 11th September 2018

Fox Colony EP launch with support from ROE, Cherym, Sweater Cult Tuesday 11th September 2018 – Voodoo, Belfast “You’re a writer are ya? Tell ya what son.” A rapid succession of finger jabs into his chest, “You should be writin’…

September 13, 2018

Hand Models Summer Party – 30th August 2018

Hand Models Summer Party Thursday 30th August 2018 – Limelight 2, Belfast Playing a gig at the Limelight. An experience money can’t buy for a local band. Carrying the same weight amongst Belfastians as The Roxy or The 100 Club…

September 2, 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

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

Girls Names – 15th June 2018

Girls Names album launch with support from Ghost Office & Fears Friday 15th June 2018 – Black Box, Belfast On Friday 15th June, to celebrate the release of their fourth album Stains On Silence, Girls Names decided to christen the album…

June 18, 2018

The Bonnevilles – 15th June 2018

The Bonnevilles album launch, with support from Amy Montgomery, Colin Geddis & Conor Keys Friday 15th June 2018 – Mandela Hall, Belfast Mandela Hall. One of the most iconic live venues in Belfast’s storied history. Playing host to The Clash,…

June 17, 2018

Sister Ghost – 24 May 2018

Sister Ghost, Alpha Twin, Surf Green, Romeo Indigo Romeo Thursday 24 May 2018 – 39 Gordon Street, Belfast On the typical Thursday night, 39 Gordon Street is just another of Belfast many trendy bars present in the bustling Cathedral Quarter….

May 30, 2018

Nathan O’Regan – 22 May 2018

Nathan O’Regan single launch with support from LARKS Tuesday 22nd May 2018 – Black Box Green Room, Belfast Tuesday night saw a host of well known faces from the local music scene alongside many others, gather at the Black Box…

May 28, 2018

Strength N.I.A – 28th April 2018

Strength N.I.A, Locky & John Saturday 28th April 2018 – Nerve Centre, Derry Saturday night’s show in the Nerve Centre took place in the venue’s bigger room, with only about three or four tables set out and the rest an…

May 2, 2018

Brand New Friend Album Launch – 28th April 2018

Brand New Friend Seatbelts for Aeroplanes album launch with support from Hunkpapa & Hot Cops Saturday 28th April 2018 – Black Box, Belfast It’s often a long road for local bands on their way to a first album. For Brand New…

May 1, 2018