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Snooker's Steve Davis cued up for Belfast DJing appearance

Six times snooker world champion Steve Davis is set to DJ in Belfast in January

SNOOKER legend Steve Davis is set to make his Belfast DJing debut early next year.

The one-time Matchroom star and six-times world champion, whose penchant for a variety of electronic music has seen him launch a second career, will play the Black Box on Friday, January 6 as part of the Cathedral Quarter Out to Lunch festival.

Davis (59) has been hosting a weekly radio show on Essex-based Phoenix FM since 1996 and already has an appearance at this year's Glastonbury festival under his belt.

His varied sets feature everything from progressive rock and soulful house to folktronica and banging techno.

Out to Lunch festival director Sean Kelly predicted a sell-out gig for the man once ironically dubbed 'Mr Interesting', who will play alongside long-term DJ partner Kavus Torabi.

"I was fascinated to discover Steve was a fan of leftfield progressive rock and electronic music – Not only that but he was becoming a celebrated DJ, going down a storm in clubs and festivals across the UK and hosting his own radio show," Mr Kelly said, adding that it will be a "prefect way" to open the festival.

Steve Davis has swapped his snooker cue for a record bag

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