DAVID ROY

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The Edinburgh born, Belfast bred journalist was educated from primary to post-graduate diploma level via Dundela Primary School, Strandtown Primary School, Methodist College Belfast, Queen's University Belfast and the University of Ulster.

He passed several exams along the way and now holds a 2:1 degree in Political Science, a Post Graduate Diploma in Newspaper Journalism (pass with distinction) and a junior athletics certificate in trampolining.

His interests include (but are not limited to) crime fiction, classic cars and loud rock music.

He is a supporter of Aston Villa Football Club. He likes cats, but prefers dogs


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Gig guide: Live music for the week ahead

Gig guide: Live music for the week ahead

Arts
Today Problem Patterns, Reevah, Gemma Bradley, Jess Edlin – Gifted, The Empire, Belfast Mosa, Average Swine, Diamir – Alexander’s, Lisburn Saturday January 12 The Dodge Brothers, Dan Donnelly – The Black Box, Belfast (2pm & 8pm)
Gig guide: Live music for the week ahead

Gig guide: Live music for the week ahead

Arts
Today The Adventures – The Empire, Belfast London Afrobeat Orchestra – London Afrobeat Orchestra perform Talking Heads, The Black Box, Belfast Paul Casey, Paddy Nash & The Happy Enchiladas, Ports, The Inside Out – Homegrown, Millennium Forum, Derry Saturday January 5 The Adventures – The Empire, Belfast King Kong Company – The Black Box, Belfast Mary Coughlan – Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast David Keenan – Duncairn Arts Centre, Belfast The Henry Girls – The Black Box, Belfast (2pm) Wednesday January 9 The 1975, Pale Waves, No Rome – SSE Arena, Belfast Haiku Salut – Haiku Salut score The General, The Black Box, Belfast Thursday January 10 Scott Matthews – The Black Box, Belfast JC Stewart, Travis is a Tourist – McHugh’s, Belfast Friday January 11 Problem Patterns, Reevah, Gemma Bradley, Jess Edlin – Gifted, The Empire, Belfast Mosa, Average Swine, Diamir – Alexander’s, Lisburn Saturday January 12 The Dodge Brothers – The Black Box, Belfast (2pm & 8pm) The Allergies – Oh Yeah, Belfast Monday January 14 Mastodon, Kvelertak, Mutoid Man – The Ulster Hall, Belfast Tuesday January 15 Chris Smither – The Black Box, Belfast Thursday January 17 The Sazeracs – The Black Box, Belfast, 1pm Andy Irvine – The Black Box, Belfast Arborist, Hand Models, Sister Ghost – Doolittle Revisited, Oh Yeah, Belfast Ryan O’Shaughnessy – Market Place Theatre, Armagh Friday January 18 Rudimental – Waterfront Hall, Belfast Electric Octopus, Rab McCullough Blues Band – Voodoo, Belfast The Cinelli Brothers – The Empire, Belfast Saturday January 19 Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats – The Limelight 2, Belfast Bronagh Gallagher – The Black Box, Belfast Twin Bandit, Steph Cameron – McHugh's, Belfast Sunday January 20 Kathryn Joseph, Brona McVittie – The Black Box, Belfast Tuesday January 22 Willy Vlautin – An Evening with Willy Vlautin, Seamus Heaney HomePlace, Bellaghy Wednesday January 23 Boyzone – SSE Arena, Belfast Steeleye Span – The Black Box, Belfast Thursday January 24 Brand New Friend – American Bar, Belfast Jarrod Dickenson – The Empire, Belfast The Friel Sisters – The Black Box, Belfast, 1pm Yorkston Thorne Khan – The Black Box, Belfast Grainne Holland –1st Presbyterian Church, Rosemary St, Belfast .

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