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Local folk group plays at Ulster Scots night

Local traditional folk group, Stonewall, took part in evening of Ulster-Scots music, song, dance, pipes and poetry at a St Andrew’s Night Celebration in East Belfast on Wednesday November 30.

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British band, Little Mix.

Little Mix: Girl band that left fans feeling ‘gutted’ is coming back

A girl band that caused up-roar when they cancelled a concert in Belfast 20 minutes before it was due to start will return to Northern Ireland as part of their latest tour next year.

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Bob Dylan.

Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize for Literature

Iconic American singer songwriter, Bob Dylan, has been awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature.

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Lady Gaga pictured in Belfast in 2011. Photo: Kelvin Boyce/Presseye

New Lady Gaga tracks get thumbs up from Northern Ireland fans

Lady Gaga fans from Northern Ireland went into meltdown earlier today when the music star performed three tracks from her up-and-coming album ‘Joanne’ at a concert in America.

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Lord Mayor of Armagh Garath Keating welcomes Portadown Male Voice Choir to a reception at The Palace Armagh

Choir celebrates 90 years

Portadown Male Voice Choir were treated to a Civic reception at the Palace Armagh by Lord Mayor Garath Keating to celebrate their 90th anniversary.

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Coldplay will perform at Croke Park next summer

Coldplay announce summer Dublin show

As part of their 'A Head Full of Dreams' tour, Coldplay have announced they will play Dublin next summer.

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Iron Maiden come to Dublin

Iron Maiden come to Dublin

Rock legends Iron Maiden continue their hugely successful The Book of Souls World Tour into 2017 with a series of European arena shows, including 3Arena in Dublin.

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Kodaline to headline 2FM Xmas Ball in aid of ISPCC

Kodaline to headline 2FM Xmas Ball in aid of ISPCC

RTÉ 2FM’s Breakfast Republic have announced the return of The 2FM Xmas Ball, which will take place at 3Arena on Saturday December 3.

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Franz Ferdinand

MUSIC COLUMN: Tune in to the dead air

It’s often been suggested that popular music radio is in its death throes, with so many people now using Spotify or just listening to mp3s on their phones. So it’s surprising but apt that a couple of new stations have emerged. The first is Radio Dead, which does precisely what the pun suggests – no, not playing tunes by Thom Yorke (although the way celebs have been going this year I should add “at time of going to press”). No, the new station’s remit is to play only records by artists no longer of this world.

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The Rat Pack come to Opera House

The Rat Pack come to Opera House

The Rat PackVegas Spectacular Show will be coming to the Grand Opera House in Belfast on September 24 for one night only.

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ALBUM REVIEW: Teenage Fanclub - Here

Flash back 25 years, when this Lanarkshire quartet were voted ‘Album of the Year’ ahead of their greatest fans, Nirvana.

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Van Morrison

Van Morrison announces Christmas show in Belfast

One of music’s true legends Sir Van Morrison returns to the Belfast Waterfront on Sunday 18th December for one night only.

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WATCH: Ed Sheeran wows wedding guests at local hotel

Wedding guests at the Beech Hill Country House Hotel were treated to ‘The A-Team’ of headline acts when Ed Sheeran joined Snow Patrol to perform live for the bride and groom’s first dance.

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David Bowie dies of cancer aged 69

Rock star David Bowie has died after suffering cancer for 18 months.

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Adele is coming to Belfast

Adele tickets for Belfast dates on sale tomorrow

Adele, whose fabulous new album “25” is out now on XL Recordings, is set to embark on a tour of the UK and Europe in early 2016 - the top-selling artist’s first tour in four years.

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Watch: Fans heartache as One Direction show cancelled

Anxious One Direction fans were this morning waiting to hear whether tonight’s concert in Belfast will go ahead.

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Christmas in harmony at Market Place Theatre

No Christmas would be complete without a concert by Armagh’s very own popular a cappella group. So ‘Cantilena’ will herald the festive season in their own inimitable style at The Market Place Theatre in Armagh this month. As usual, the programme will combine arrangements of well-known traditional carols and popular Christmas songs in close harmony.

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Mother Goose opens next week

Banbridge Musical Society’s production of Mother Goose opens at the Iveagh Movie Studios on Friday, November 14 at 7.30pm.

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Gig by E Street Band member

Gig by E Street Band member

Proudly carrying on his family’s musical legacy, singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Jake Clemons, fresh from completing the Wrecking Ball Tour with The E Street Band, comes to Belfast in support of his debut EP Embracing Light.

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Diamond date in Odyssey for Neil

Neil Diamond will be bringing his highly anticipated tour to Belfast next summer.

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