First acts for Music Week confirmed

THE first 12 events have now been confirmed for Belfast Music Week 2012, which runs November 4-12.

Northern Ireland’s finest artists will be performing in some of Belfast’s most loved venues including The Black Box, The Empire and the multi million pound refurbished Limelight Complex. There will also be a very special performance in the Palm House at Botanic Gardens.

At the heart of the programme is a showcase for the most promising acts from Northern Ireland. The artists will perform a free event at the Limelight on November 8, attended by more that 20 international music business executives. This is an exciting opportunity for our talent to shine.

The chosen acts are: David C Clements, LaFaro, Katharine Philippa, Rams Pocket Radio, A Plastic Rose, Wonder Villains, VerseChorusVerse, More Than Conquerors, Ryan Vail, Runaway GO, Pretty Child Backfire, Tom McShane.