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Bringing LIGHT to Black Box Belfast City Blues Festival 2022

Throughout the 1970s’ the band LIGHT dominated Belfast’s rock scene playing rock blues numbers across the city – and now they are set for a Black Box performance as part of the 13th Belfast City Blues Festival. With virtuoso guitar player and local hero Jim Armstrong with singer and bassist Albert Mills, they kept the...

Musician Pat McManus To Perform At Annual Tribute to Rory Gallagher at Belfast City Blues Festival 2022

Northern Ireland musician Pat McManus is to perform at the Belfast City Blues Festival as part of the festival’s annual tribute to blues legend Rory Gallagher. Gallagher, who made Belfast his second musical home, will be remembered by some of the country’s top musicians at the Black Box on the afternoon of Saturday 25th June...

Brian Kennedy Gears Up For The Gathering

Singer songwriter looking forward to show at St Joseph’s Community Hub It’s a big week for Brian Kennedy, a new album being released and headlining The Gathering Festival at Belfast’s Sailortown’s St Joseph’s. Brian will wrap up the four-day festival, on June 12, featuring music, theatre, choral performances, exhibitions, heritage, a market and even a pet...

BBC Radio Ulster Star Hugo Duncan Joins The Bill At Sailortown’s The Gathering Festival

Radio Ulster’s very own ‘Uncle Hugo’ Hugo Duncan will be taking to the stage to lead the Dockers Club Dance Off at the Dockers Club, Belfast on Friday 10th June from 4-6pm. The dance-off is one of several events throughout The Gathering Festival, a four-day festival running from Thursday 9th - Sunday 12th June filled...

Belfast Super Garden Winner Mary Anne Farenden Displays Talents At Dublin’s Bloom Show This Weekend

A Belfast woman who was crowned the winner of RTE’s Super Garden this week is exhibiting at Dublin’s prestigious Bloom show. As the winner of Super Garden, Mary Anne Farenden has created a garden space at the Bord Bia Bloom Show which showcases Ireland’s indigenous horticulture, food and drink industry.  But Mary Anne Farenden, 29, revealed...

Four-Day Festival Announced In Belfast’s Sailortown Later This Month

A four-day festival is set to take place in Belfast’s Sailortown later this month. Organised by Sailortown Regeneration, The Gathering is an exciting festival taking place from Thursday June 9 to Sunday June 12th. The event, headlined by artists such as Brian Kennedy, Radio Ulster’s Hugo Duncan and Johnny Hero from U105 will see a...

Belfast Woman Mary Anne Farenden Wins RTE Hit Gardening Show Super Garden

Belfast woman, Mary Anne Farenden has been crowned the winner of RTE’s 2022 edition of the popular horticulture show, ‘Super Garden’. Mary Anne, 29, made her debut on the show in episode three where she transformed the garden of the Devine family into an enchanted woodland in just five weeks and with a budget of...

ALBUM LAUNCH: Conal Montgomery Brings ‘The Corner Stone’ To Pug Ugly’s

Join Conal Montgomery as he takes to the stage for the launch of latest album ‘The Corner Stone’ on 16th June, 8pm at Belfast’s Pug Ugly’s.  The Corner Stone is Conal Montgomery’s second album and is a collection of songs written while in lockdown mostly about his hometown Killyleagh, County Down. These are Songs of...

From 80’s Punk Star To Magician, Welcome To The Oddly Unique And World Of Mr Wizzy

It was a pack of cards and an encounter with a famous comedian and magician that turned the young Steve Wilson from curious teenager into budding child magician. Little did he know then that these experiences would lead to a 25 year relationship with Circusful, formerly Belfast Community Circus School.  “My fondest memory was meeting...