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Freedom Fridays – Belfast Culture Night 2012

Freedom Fridays – Belfast Culture Night 2012

To say that I’m just a little excited about tonight is an understatement – I’m a bouncing, more-than-usual clock watching, ginger citizen of the fine city of Belfast!  That’s because it’s Culture Night in Belfast!! Tonight the Cathedral Quarter and City Centre throws opens its doors, gets out onto the streets and fills the atmosphere … Continue reading

Turn-it-up Tuesdays – Paddy’s Covered

Next Tuesday night I will be celebrating St Patrick’s week (he deserves more than a day!) in the most fun and charitable way possible.   On 15th March 2011 in the Kings Head, Belfast, local musicians will be covering their favourite homegrown hits in honour of St Patrick and in aid of the Welcome Centre, a homelessness charity … Continue reading

Turn-it-Up Tuesdays – Stewart McIlrath

This week I’ve been listening loud to Stewart McIlrath, an up and coming local artist from Ballymena.  He has just released his an EP, Stories of Life.  I love the concept of this EP – all the  songs tell the true stories of people in Northern Ireland.  My favourite is ‘The Other Side’ which is based on the story … Continue reading

Turn-it-Up Tuesdays

Belfast has a vibrant and eclectic music scene.  You are never short of finding a venue with live music on any night of the week.  I recently came across local band, Maguire and I, playing at a charity gig ‘Christmas Covered’ in the Kings Head where local musicians covered christmas hits.  It was a brilliant night … Continue reading