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29 Artists Taking Part In The 2022 Belfast City Blues Festival

Running from June 24-26, the Guinness Belfast City Blues Festival will be taking place in venues across the city, coming back in full swing after a virtual event in 2020 and a successful run in 2021/22 at The Guinness Blues Café at the Deer’s Head. The three-day festival allows for both established and budding blues...

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...

The Gathering Festival Hailed A Success For Sailortown Belfast

Organisers over the moon after a packed weekend Sailortown Regeneration is celebrating after a successful Gathering festival saw the area flooded with residents, former residents and those sampling the historic area of Belfast for the first time. The festival which took place from June 9th to 12th saw headline acts such as Brian Kennedy amongst a...

Fionn’s Window Launches In Cathedral Quarter

Look up, Look Around, Look in as Ogham trail weaves around the art heart of Belfast Visitors to Belfast’s historic Cathedral Quarter are invited to divine their way around the area in a journey of discovery and inspiration which has its origins in the Druidic traditions of our collective past and the mythology that has...

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...

Northern Ireland’s Popular Hackathon Event Sells Out

With just less than a week to go to the annual #HackTheHub 2022 Hackathon, all tickets to the UK and Ireland’s number one leading series have now sold out. Taking place on Saturday May 28 from 9:00am to 22:00, the tech event hosted in McAuley House Belfast marks the return of the in-person innovative tech...

Belfast City Council to Host Careers Inspiration Event for Year 9 Pupils

Belfast City Council has announced it is hosting a pilot careers inspiration event for over 700 Year 9 pupils called 4C UR Future LIVE in June 2022.  Designed and delivered by local social enterprise, 4C UR Future, the industry-led Community Interest Company - founded by business leader Rose Mary Stalker - works collaboratively with a...

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...