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Nashville stars light up belfast

The stars of the smash hit television show Nashville came to town this week and the legions of fans that flocked to the SSE Arena in Belfast were certainly not disappointed.

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Michael Jackson tribute at Planters

Michael Jackson tribute at Planters

A nationwide tour in memory of the late Michael Jackson entitled ‘ The Legend’, featuring sound alike Anthon is set to appear at the The Planters Tavern, Waringstown, Craigavon on Saturday night July 1.

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Scouting for Girls

Scouting for Girls on course for Irish Open gig

English pop-rock stars Scouting For Girls have been confirmed to perform at the closing ceremony of this year’s Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation at Portstewart on Sunday July 9.

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One of the actors in Annie

Little Starz Academy performs Annie

Louise Fahey, Director and Creative Producer of Little Starz Academy (LSA) of Performing Arts NI, based in Craigavon is directing and producing a new show at St Anthony’s Parish Centre.

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Sam Palladio added to Nashville line up

Sam Palladio added to Nashville line up

Fans of the hit TV show Nashville will be delighted to learn that Sam Palladio has been added to the line up when the cast come to perform at Belfast’s SSE Arena in June.

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GOH hosts Sunday Night at the Musicals

GOH hosts Sunday Night at the Musicals

Tickets are on sale for what’s being billed as the biggest concert the Grand Opera House will have seen in a long time, featuring the combined voices of more than 15 local musical societies presenting ‘Sunday Night At The Musicals’.

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Limelight date for Naomi

Limelight date for Naomi

Portadown’s Jealous of the Birds has announced a headline Belfast show at The Limelight 2 on Tuesday June 20.

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Singing Panthers set to pounce at Marketplace

Singing Panthers set to pounce at Marketplace

Armagh will be full of glee and song as the Singing Panthers, an all-American High School Choir from Cincinnati, takes centre stage at the Marketplace Theatre on Thursday 15 June at 8pm.

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Announcing the shortlist are (from L-R) Deputy Lord Mayor of Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council, Cllr Paul Greenfield, Kerry Lyle of event sponsor Almac, event host Jim Fitzpatrick and Cllr Garath Keating, Lord Mayor of Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council.

Finalists chosen at business awards

Moy Park, Yellow Door Deli and Armagh Cider company are just a number of the 50 local businesses that have have made it through to the finals of Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council’s first Business Awards.

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ROMANCE IS MUSIC TO NI FESTIVAL GOERS EARS&Festival goers Anna Henry and Taylor Kirk arent ruling out romance at one of this summers festivals following the results of a survey by Boost which found that 62% of NI music lovers admitted they would be up for finding romance at a festival. To celebrate the launch of its new Limited Edition Pomberri Blast flavour, which is the perfect accompaniment to festivals, the leading drinks company asked the NI public to tell them their favourite things about the hottest summer music events.

NI Festival lovers say they are open to romance

To celebrate the launch of its new Limited Edition Pomberri Blast flavour, leading drinks company Boost carried out a survey to find out the festival favourites of Northern Ireland’s music lovers.

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The Beach Boys current line-up featuring founder member Mike Love and long-time member Bruce Johnston (front row)

Beach Boy Bruce can trace his roots back to Armagh

Beach Boy Bruce Johnston has revealed his family ties to Co Armagh ahead of the band’s show in the SSE Arena tomorrow night.

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Stonewall tune up for their CD launch

Stonewall tune up for their CD launch

County Armagh folk group, Stonewall, will return to the Market Place Theatre on Thursday June 1 to launch their much anticipated third CD.

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The launch of the Belfast City Blues Festival 2017 at the Dirty Onion on Thursday May 11.
From left are Lee Hedley (performer), Davy Watson (performer), Karen Sheals-Hoy from American Holidays, the Rev Doc (performer), Deputy Lord Mayor Mary Ellen Crawford, Linda McLaughlin (performer), Stephen Rafferty (performer) and at the front Mervyn Crawford (performer).
Photo by Tony Murray for Excalibur Press/Belfast City Blues Festival

For more info contact Tina Calder tina@excaliburpress.co.uk | 07982628911


The Belfast City Blues Festival is back with a whopping 50 gigs across 22 venues from June 23-25.
 
Now in its 9th year, it�"s one of the biggest blues festivals in Ireland and Northern Ireland and is the widest reaching music festival in Belfast. With it's loyal following The Belfast City Blues Festival, sponsored by American Holidays draws crowds from far and wide.
For more information, festival listings and tickets log onto www.belfastcityblues.com or connect with the Belfast City Blues Festival official F

Belfast gets the blues with the launch of the annual City Festival

The Belfast City Blues Festival is back with a whopping 50 gigs across 22 venues from June 23-25.

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Holywood Harmony organisers reveal expansion

Holywood Harmony organisers reveal expansion

Organisers of the Holywood Harmony Festival have announced a series of expansion plans that will see the event grow in size over the coming weeks.

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Ruairi McSorley, AKA, Frostbit Boy, got the party started at the launch of the Farmers Bash at the SSE Arena, Belfast, today as he showed country singing star Lisa McHugh and radio presenter Kirsty McMurray from Downtown Country a few jiving moves while Derek Ryan provides the musical accompaniment. The Farmer Bash will take place on October 6, 2017 at Belfast's prestigious SSE Arena featuring popular, high-caliber country music artists and professional production values on a thunderous purpose built stage. It's expected to attract thousands of Irish country music and country jiving fans from across Ireland and beyond to see their musical heroes perform at the country party of a lifetime. This ambitious event, sponsored by Newbridge Silverware, presented by LSFX Productions, will be the UK & Ireland's BIGGEST EVER indoor Country Music Dance. Tickets are on sale for the Farmers Bash from 10am on Saturday 6th May priced at ?28.00 and ?30.00 and available from www.ticketmaster.ie, www.ssearenabelfast.com Picture

Grab your cowboy boots and get ready for the Farmers’ Bash

The biggest event of the year for country music and jiving fans across Northern Ireland has been announced at the official launch of the Farmers’ Bash, which will storm its way into Belfast’s SSE Arena later this year.

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Imelda May announces Belfast return

Imelda May announces Belfast return

Imelda May is set to return to the Waterfront Hall in Belfast later this year, it’s been announced.

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The Kilkennys come to the Market Place

The Kilkennys come to the Market Place

Irish folk band The Kilkennys will be performing at the Market Place Theatre in Armagh on Friday May 12.

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Muse and Biffy Clyro lined up for Vital

Muse and Biffy Clyro lined up for Vital

It has been announced that Muse will headline Belfast Vital on August 23 at Belfast’s Boucher Road Playing Fields with tickets going on sale next Friday, May 5 at 9am.

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Emeli Sande set to play headliner at CuHSq

Emeli Sande set to play headliner at CuHSq

Scottish singer-songwriter Emeli Sandé has revealed that she will be performing a headline show at CHSq on Wednesday August 16.

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Paramore bring exhilarating show to Waterfront

Paramore bring exhilarating show to Waterfront

Long regarded as an exhilarating live act, Paramore will be playing at the Waterfront Hall in Belfast on Friday, June 28.

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