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VIDEO: Peter Corry is back on the road with a brand new show

‘Master of the Musicals’ Peter Corry is back on the road again with his latest show, The Call of the Celts.

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L-R Mark Wilson, Liam Bradley, Sean Og Graham, Brian Finnegan, Aidan O'Rourke and John Joe Kelly

Armagh brought to life with ‘Night Ride’ music

Ed Sheeran’s 3Arena Dublin support act, Beoga with Brian Finnegan, who also performed with the star at Glastonbury, have followed their high profile ‘Galway Girl’ success with a re-imagined piece of music, used to tell the story of Armagh from the eyes of a visitor.

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Country star Lisa McHugh is back on the road again

Country star Lisa McHugh is back on the road again

The talented and extremely popular Lisa McHugh is set to delight local audiences in Armagh later this month, when she performs at the city’s Market Place Theatre on January 25. The Glaswegian singer has won 14 awards to date in under three years, including Female Vocalist of The Year three years running, and Outstanding Achievement on the World Stage 2012 when she appeared on the Grand Ole Opry as a guest of the legendary Gene Watson. Lisa’s 2018 tour actually kicks off next week in Castleblayney, and she will be performing all over the country between then and the end of March, with her run of shows finishing off in Cookstown’s Burnavon Theatre. The curtain at the Armagh gig goes up at 8pm and tickets, priced from £23.50 are on sale from the Market Place Theatre Box Office on 028 3752 1821.

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Eddi returns to NI

Eddi returns to NI

Scottish songstress Eddi Reader returns to our shores next month and will be performing at the Seamus Heaney HomePlace on February 17, and the Lyric Theatre in Belfast on February 18.

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Join the stars of country for a great night of music

Join the stars of country for a great night of music

The stars of country music are coming together for a night of unmissable musical entertainments when they take to the stage of the Market Place Theatre in Armagh later this month.

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The ultimate tribute to the Queen of Country music

The ultimate tribute to the Queen of Country music

A leading Dolly Parton tribute artist is returning by popular demand to a Belfast club this month in a show that’s sure to be a hit with fans of the Queen of Country,

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All I Want For Christmas Is You - Mariah Carey

Greatest ever Christmas top 40 songs

'All I Want For Christmas Is You' by Mariah Carey is the best festive feel-good song ever made, according to a poll.
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The late Tom Petty.

Tom Petty remembered

The US singer-songwriter, who passed away yesterday, has had a career spanning 40 years and 20 albums including solo releases, plus work with his band The Heartbreakers and The Traveling Wilburys.

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Enjoying the music as Buskfest comes to Solitude Park

Musicians take to the streets for popular busking festival

Music filled the town centre as Buskfest returned to Banbridge
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Daniel O'Donnell warns fans against following his 'false' Facebook page

Country music star Daniel O'Donnell has taken to Facebook to advise his fans they may have received friend requests from a a false Daniel O'Donnell profile that looks exactly like this official page.
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Melvin Benn launching his ReBalance plans with Lande Hekt from punk rock band Muncie Girls, PRS Foundation chief executive Vanessa Reed and Lucy Wood, also from Festival Republic.

VIDEO: Festival boss launches ReBalance scheme to get more girls into music industry

Girl power got a helping hand today when one of the world's biggest music promoters launched an initiative in to encourage more female UK led bands, solo acts and sound engineers.

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Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council, BuskFest 2016, 27th June 2016 �Edward Byrne Photography 07799414130

Sound advice from Buskfest winner

BuskFest once again takes to the streets of Banbridge town centre on Saturday August 12 for a day of music, entertainment and fun.

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Banbridge bands confirmed for Sunflowerfest line-up

Banbridge bands confirmed for Sunflowerfest line-up

Banbridge acts Nasa Assassin, known for their space age rock style, and Screaming Eagles, known for their song ‘Rock N Roll Soul’ which features in Amazon prime series ‘Sneaky Pete’, have been announced as part of the full line-up for Sunflowerfest, scheduled to take over Tubby’s Farm, Hillsborough from Friday July 28 – Sunday July 30.

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WATCH: Disabled Coldplay fan crowdsurfs in wheelchair to Croke Park stage - helped by Chris Martin

WATCH: Disabled Coldplay fan crowdsurfs in wheelchair to Croke Park stage - helped by Chris Martin

A wheelchair bound Coldplay fan crowdsurfed through the audience to join Chris Martin perform a song he hastily put together about Ireland’s capital city.
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Ed Sheeran announces Belfast show

Ed Sheeran announces Belfast show

Following on from his fantastic performance at Glastonbury, Ed Sheeran has announced that he will be bringing his tour to Belfast next year, much to the delight of his legions of fans,

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Nashville stars light up belfast

The stars of the smash hit television show Nashville came to town this week and the legions of fans that flocked to the SSE Arena in Belfast were certainly not disappointed.

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Scouting for Girls

Scouting for Girls on course for Irish Open gig

English pop-rock stars Scouting For Girls have been confirmed to perform at the closing ceremony of this year’s Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation at Portstewart on Sunday July 9.

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Underhill Rose come to Bronte Music Club

Underhill Rose come to Bronte Music Club

Underhill Rose will be playing at the Bronte Music Club on Tuesday June 6 at 8pm.

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ROMANCE IS MUSIC TO NI FESTIVAL GOERS EARS&Festival goers Anna Henry and Taylor Kirk aren't ruling out romance at one of this summer's festivals following the results of a survey by Boost which found that 62% of NI music lovers admitted they would be up for finding romance at a festival. To celebrate the launch of its new Limited Edition Pomberri Blast flavour, which is the perfect accompaniment to festivals, the leading drinks company asked the NI public to tell them their favourite things about the hottest summer music events.

NI Festival lovers say they are open to romance

To celebrate the launch of its new Limited Edition Pomberri Blast flavour, leading drinks company Boost carried out a survey to find out the festival favourites of Northern Ireland’s music lovers.

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The launch of the Belfast City Blues Festival 2017 at the Dirty Onion on Thursday May 11.'From left are Lee Hedley (performer), Davy Watson (performer), Karen Sheals-Hoy from American Holidays, the Rev Doc (performer), Deputy Lord Mayor Mary Ellen Crawford, Linda McLaughlin (performer), Stephen Rafferty (performer) and at the front Mervyn Crawford (performer).'Photo by Tony Murray for Excalibur Press/Belfast City Blues Festival''For more info contact Tina Calder tina@excaliburpress.co.uk | 07982628911'''The Belfast City Blues Festival is back with a whopping 50 gigs across 22 venues from June 23-25.' 'Now in its 9th year, it�"s one of the biggest blues festivals in Ireland and Northern Ireland and is the widest reaching music festival in Belfast. With it's loyal following The Belfast City Blues Festival, sponsored by American Holidays draws crowds from far and wide.'For more information, festival listings and tickets log onto www.belfastcityblues.com or connect with the Belfast City Blues Festival official F

Belfast gets the blues with the launch of the annual City Festival

The Belfast City Blues Festival is back with a whopping 50 gigs across 22 venues from June 23-25.

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