Category : Live Reviews

Born Only Yesterday EP launch – 22nd September 2016

Born Only Yesterday EP launch with WASPS, NEWT & Gone All Year Thursday 22nd September 2016 – The Eglantine, Belfast Above the Eglantine Bar, Shizznigh Promotions’ Live Free sees four bands take to the stage to celebrate the release of…

September 28, 2016

Moira Calling – 10th September 2016

Moira Calling Saturday 10th September 2016 – Moira Demesne Moira was calling all music fans last Saturday with its first all day festival Moira Calling. A day full of local music talent, craft beer, food and fun! We arrived at…

September 15, 2016

Across the Line 30th Birthday – 5th September 2016

Across the Line 30th Birthday Therapy?, Villagers, The 4 of Us, R51, The Divine Comedy, Saint Sister & SOAK Monday 5th September 2016 – Ulster Hall, Belfast Across the Line has become a bit of an institution. No longer a…

September 6, 2016

Gascan Ruckus Summer BBQ – 20th August 2016

Gascan Ruckus summer BBQ Saturday 20th August 2016 – QUBSU Speakeasy, Belfast The first annual Gascan Ruckus BBQ has been steadily building excitement throughout the Summer with the promise of good food and a huge range of local musical talent…

August 26, 2016

The Twisted Sisters – 19th August 2016

The Twisted Sisters with support from The Inappropriates & Sugar Beats Friday 19th August 2016 – Sunflower Public House, Belfast Before the music even starts, everybody knows that the craic is upstairs in the Sunflower Public House. Arriving early, the venue already…

August 23, 2016

Hot Cops – 13th August 2016

Hot Cops with support from Oh Boland & Brand New Friend Studio 11 – Saturday 13th August 2016 On the third-floor room of a College Court warehouse Hot Cops, Oh Boland and Brand New Friend play an intimate gig for…

August 19, 2016

Sunflowerfest 2016

Tubby’s farm was back in full swing again for this year’s Sunflowerfest, and it didn’t disappoint with exceptional acts, food and fun. We arrived at the campsite as the sun shone above us…until we unwrapped the tents and it bucketed…

August 16, 2016

Blues On The Hill Festival – 23rd July 2016

Blues On The Hill Festival Saturday 23rd July 2016 – Dungannon The Hill of the O’Neill’s unique position in Mid Ulster, which saw it used by the O’Neill clan to keep watch over the province since the 13th century, made it…

July 28, 2016

The Dead Daisies – 21st July 2016

The Dead Daisies with support from Inglorious Thursday 21st July 2016 – Limelight, Belfast I will say this about supergroups, sometimes they can be pretty hit and miss. Page & Coverdale, The Travelling Wilburys or even the recently reformed Temple…

July 25, 2016

Michael Mormecha ‘LOfi LiFE’ album launch – 30th June 2016

Michael Mormecha album launch with support from Strength Crescent Arts Centre – Thursday 30th June 2016 Splitting his time between the likes of Loris, Malojian and the iconic Mojo Fury, not to mention producing many records in Millbank Studios, it’s impressive…

July 3, 2016

Lost Avenue – 24th June 2016

Lost Avenue, with support from Foreign Owl & What About Bobby Friday 24th June 2016 – Sandinos, Derry The last few years has firmly re-established Derry as Music City with an abundance of young, energetic and fervent bands emerging. Lost…

June 30, 2016

Bad Fit – 23rd June 2016

Bad Fit and Franklyn Thursday 23th June 2016 – McHugh’s Basement, Belfast After a year of enigmatic online presence, Belfast’s “baddest” new band Bad Fit decide to reveal themselves. Choosing McHugh’s Bar for their literal underground debut show emphasises the band’s…

June 28, 2016

Sofar Sounds: Beauty Sleep & Wake America – 24th June 2016

Sofar Sounds: Beauty Sleep & Wake America Friday 24th June 2016 – Open University, Belfast For those not in the know, Sofar Sounds is an organisation that aims to host intimate shows worldwide. Based in London, with events in hundreds…

June 27, 2016

Belsonic: Foals & Frightened Rabbit – 23rd June 2016

Belsonic: Foals & Frightened Rabbit Thursday 23rd June 2016 – Titanic, Belfast During a visit to the Titanic Quarter earlier in the year, a blossoming part of the city I hadn’t truly appreciated before, I was told the Titanic Slipway…

June 27, 2016

Murmur – 11th June 2016

Murmur: Goldie Fawn, New Portals, Æ Mak, Beauty Sleep Saturday Saturday 11th June 2016 – The MAC, Belfast Presented by ‘Lustre Pony’, a clever play on Goldie Fawn, the performance is presented as theatre-in-the-round. With no barriers, the evening takes…

June 16, 2016