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Special event: Whiskey and Strings

David Roy
DO YOU like guitars? Do you enjoy Irish whiskey? Then the latest event in Bushmills' Answer The Call series, Whiskey and Strings, is for you.

Now on sale: Shellac at The Black Box, Belfast

David Roy
STEVE Albini must have had a decent enough time in Belfast when he made the closing keynote speech at the Output festival last year, because the much in demand Chicago-based recording engineer and musician is coming back again this October – and this time he's bringing his band.

George Lowden and Paul McMordie answer Bushmills' guitar call

Jane Hardy
BUSHMILLS Irish whiskey launched its Answer the Call campaign earlier this year by promoting artists and creative types, including craft candle makers and booksellers (No Alibis Bookshop owner David Torrance) and now is focusing on two northern guitar masters.

Just announced: The Killers Irish dates

David Roy
HAVING entertained the crowd at Glastonbury (well, at least those who weren't hoping to see Harry Styles instead) with a surprise 'greatest hits' set on the John Peel Stage and played a sold-out Hyde Park gig in London last week, The Killers have done a decent job of drumming up publicity for their upcoming run of 'proper' British and Irish tour dates for later in the year.

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