DAVID ROY

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This 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 BSocSci in Political Science, a Post Graduate Diploma in Newspaper Journalism (pass with distinction) and a junior athletics certificate in trampolining.

His interests include crime fiction, classic cars, loud rock music and the (mis)fortunes of Aston Villa Football Club.

A lifelong dog-lover, David has recently had his head turned by his one-eyed rescue cat, Lola.


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Sasha & John Digweed on Belfast debut at Custom House Square

Sasha & John Digweed on Belfast debut at Custom House Square

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HI SASHA, are you looking forward to playing in Belfast again? Have you played any particularly memorable shows/sets here in Ireland over the years? For years, mainly my shows in Northern Ireland were at Kelly’s at Lush in Portrush; I’ve actually only played in Belfast itself a handful of times and they’ve always been amazing parties.
Gig guide: Live music for the week ahead

Gig guide: Live music for the week ahead

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Today Graham Bonnet Band, Conjuring Fate – The Limelight 2, Belfast Full of Hell, Unyielding Love – Voodoo, Belfast Saturday August 18 Rancour, Last Wishes, Over Being Under etc –Freakout Fest, Warzone Centre, Belfast Sasha & Digweed etc – Custom House Square, Belfast So Long Until The Seance, Ravenlight – The Limelight, Belfast, 5pm The Skallions – The Black Box, Belfast, 1pm Sunday August 19 John Grant, Hannah Peel – Open House Festival, Bangor Seafront Mean Mary – Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast Monday August 20 Kasabian – Custom House Square, Belfast Tuesday August 21 Frankie Cosmos, Squarehead – Voodoo, Belfast Wednesday August 22 Billy Talent – The Limelight 1, Belfast Travis – Custom House Square, Belfast Belly (not *that* Belly) – The Limelight 2, Belfast Thursday August 23 Kodaline etc – Custom House Square, Belfast Iarla Ó Lionáird & Steve Cooney – The Lyric, Belfast Kneecap – The Black Box, Belfast Kodaline, Lewis Capaldi, Brand New Friend – Custom House Square, Belfast Joyner Lucas, Eli – The Limelight 2, Belfast Malojian, Kevin Young – Studio 1A Theatre, Bangor The Crossfire Hurricanes – Goat's Toe, Bangor Friday August 24 Rag 'n' Bone Man, Mullally– Custom House Square, Belfast Susie Blue, Roe, J'Aime Rachelle etc – Foundry, Belfast Wreckless Eric – Marine Court Hotel, Bangor A.

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