Category : News

Help Musicians UK launches Northern Ireland brand

Last week Help Musicians UK, a leading UK musician’s charity, announced a new focus on Northern Ireland with three new appointments here. The charity, which supports musicians at every stage of their careers and lives, will reveal its new Help…

October 5, 2016

Extensive Sound Of Belfast Programme Announced

Various groups and organisations throughout Northern Ireland continue to look at ways to increase the success and prosperity of the music scene. One such way is the Oh Yeah Music Centre’s Sound of Belfast which continues to grow from strength…

September 29, 2016

The Clameens announce last ever show and stream new track

Derry indie rockers The Clameens have had an exciting few years as a band. They carried the torch for Northern Irish music beyond these shores, with highlights including Liverpool’s Sound City and even a string of festival dates all the way to…

September 26, 2016

PORTS Single Chosen To Front Discover Northern Ireland Advert

It wasn’t too long ago that Shauna Tohill’s Silhouette had the privilege of fronting Discover Northern Ireland’s tourism campaign for the province with their hugely energetic single ‘Can’t Keep Up’. For the 2016/2017 campaign, Tourism NI have opted to go…

September 26, 2016

NI Music Prize Shortlist announced

The shortlist for the Northern Ireland Music Prize has just been announced with twelve artists showcasing the wealth of talent our wee country has to offer. Now in its fourth year, the NI Music Prize winner will be announced at the…

September 15, 2016

Culture Night Sessions With Head Records

Belfast celebrates Culture Night on Friday evening (16th September) and we really didn’t want to miss out on all the fun. We are pleased to announce that we are working with Head Records, Belfast to present Culture Night Sessions. Join us…

September 13, 2016

Peter McVeigh Launches New Kickstarter Campaign

Belfast’s Peter McVeigh is unleashing his considerable songwriting talents on us once again after the announcement of his second album, ‘The Wolf & Peter’. It follows on from last year’s ‘PM’, the singer-songwriter’s debut album. The debut received a great response, not least from ourselves. You…

September 13, 2016

Preview : Rockstock

This Sunday sees the return of Rockstock. The annual, one day mini-festival takes place on the shores of Lough Neagh in Moortown, County Tyrone, and has become a real highlight of the Mid Ulster rock scene. This year it’s lineup…

August 27, 2016

Ready To Roll With Start Together

Based in the Oh Yeah Music Centre, Start Together Studios has become an integral part of the Northern Irish music scene. With a client list that includes And So I Watch You From Afar, Wheatus, Robyn G. Shiels, Girl’s Names &…

August 25, 2016

Music Bonanza At Hilden This Weekend

  The last few years has seen the owners of Hilden Brewing Co throwing a weekend of live music and beer in their premises. This weekend, Hilden Brewing Co will once again be the place to be for lots of…

August 21, 2016

Gascan Ruckus To Host Summer BBQ

If there is one thing that the Northern Irish music scene might be missing is regular events that combine great music and tasty food. Thankfully the lads from Gascan Ruckus have got us covered and are hosting the first ever…

August 18, 2016

Bankmore Square now home to Foundry

If you are a fan of clubbing, then you need to add a new venue to your list of places to visit. Set to open this Friday (5th August), Foundry will come to life in Bankmore Square, off the Dublin…

August 4, 2016

Social Sounds Return to Cotton Court

  The organisers of Social Sounds have confirmed that their event will be returning to Cotton Court, next to 21 Social for two days this September. The mini-festival will be headlined by Dublin pop outfit Keywest, while Northern Ireland’s finest vaudevillian,…

August 3, 2016

Across The Line to celebrate 30th birthday

One of Northern Ireland’s best loved music radio shows, RBBC adio Ulster’s Across The Line is to celebrate 30 years on the airwaves. The show should be no stranger to local music fans as it’s focussed on the best and brightest in…

July 26, 2016

Blues On The Hill

This Saturday sees the return of Dungannon’s Blues On The Hill festival. Mid-Ulster’s only blues festival is now into its third year, returning to the historic Hill Of The O’Neill site. The line-up celebrates some of the best blues-based artists in…

July 21, 2016