Today The Proclaimers – The Ulster Hall, Belfast Snow Patrol, Ryan McMullan, Sam Fender – SSE Arena, Belfast The Bonnevilles, Conor Keys, Ruairi Woods – Foundry, Belfast Ten Ton Slug, Nomadic Rituals, Elder Druid etc – Crypt of The Riff II, Voodoo, Belfast Villiers & The Villains – The Black Box, Belfast Vokxen, Reevah – The Menagerie, Belfast Saturday December 8 Duke Special, Vinny Peculiar – The Elmwood Hall, Belfast Snow Patrol, Ryan McMullan, Sam Fender – SSE Arena, Belfast John Spillane – Duncairn Arts Centre, Belfast Cursed Sun, Skypilot, Erosion – The Limelight 2, Belfast, 5pm Jon Collin, Conor McAuley & Kevin McCullagh etc – Lawrence Street Workshops, Belfast Blood, John Deery – The Sandwich Co, Derry Lost Avenue, Mosmo Strange, Fierce Pit Bosses – Bennigans, Derry Sunday December 9 The Coronas – The Ulster Hall, Belfast Monday December 10 Villagers, Kitt Philippa – The Empire, Belfast Tuesday December 11 Runabay, Ethan Hanna, Matt Helders O'Reilly etc – 39 Gordon Street, Belfast Wednesday December 12 Maria Doyle Kennedy – The Black Box, Belfast Wynonna Bleach – The Duke of York, Belfast Connor Hutcheon, Kevin Young & VerseChorusVerse – Accidental Theatre, Belfast The Murder Capital – Voodoo, Belfast Thursday December 13 AMY, B-Side, Pearl Natasha etc – Volume Control, Oh Yeah, Belfast Saint Sapphire, Mosa, The Fake Flirtations – The Empire, Belfast The Murder Capital, Just Mustard – Sandinos, Derry Altan – Strule Arts Centre, Omagh Friday December 14 Mortiis, Drakonis, Oracle – The Palm House, Belfast GBH, Buck Eejit, Confrontation Time – Voodoo, Belfast Anthony Toner – Strand Arts Centre, Belfast Mick Flannery, Brigid Mae Power – Duncairn Arts Centre, Belfast The Lost Brothers – Strule Arts Centre, Omagh Saturday December 15 Gin Palace, The Fake Flirtations, Red House – Voodoo, Belfast Sinocence, Lock Horns, A Little Bitter – The Limelight 2, Belfast, 5pm In Memory of Robert Holmes – The Menagerie, Belfast Stayne, Pearl Natasha, Cara Quinn etc – Roisin's, Derry Grainne Duffy – Market Place Theatre, Armagh Sunday December 16 Flogging Molly, Skinny Lister – The Limelight, Belfast Tuesday December 18 Ryan McMullan – The Black Box, Belfast .
OLLY Murs has just been asked: How have you managed to last for so long when so many of your X Factor peers have vanished into thin air? It's clearly not an easy one for Murs, who doesn't appear to have an arrogant bone in his body.
Carpenters With The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra WHO knew all we needed to heal our hurting hearts at the end of this somewhat dire year was the music of the Carpenters reworked with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra? Upon listening to these new reworkings, it's almost baffling to think the US duo's original music was not recorded this way.
CHRISTMAS will be extra special for Peter Corry and Fleur Mellor this year as they enjoy their first Christmas as husband and wife and celebrate the 10th anniversary of their festive production The Music Box.
Are you looking forward returning to Ireland and kicking off your UK and Irish tour in Belfast? Yes of course, it is always a pleasure to return to these lovely countries; the atmosphere during the weeks before Christmas is nowhere better than in Ireland.
HI J, how is the current European tour going? Pretty well. It's always a bit of a struggle for us over here because we don't get a great deal of radio play across the continent, especially in places like France.