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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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Bantry Fleadh is back in Dungannon

Bantry Fleadh is back in Dungannon

The weekend of August 4-6 will see the return of the Brantry Fleadh 2017.

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ROMANCE IS MUSIC TO NI FESTIVAL GOERS EARS&Festival goers Anna Henry and Taylor Kirk arent ruling out romance at one of this summers 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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Alana helps to celebrate women

Alana helps to celebrate women

Alana Henderson from Dungannon is one of the women taking part in ‘Woman’s Work 2017’, a unique Belfast festival for the celebration of women in music.

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Ruairi McSorley, AKA, Frostbit Boy, got the party started at the launch of the Farmers Bash at the SSE Arena, Belfast, today as he showed country singing star Lisa McHugh and radio presenter Kirsty McMurray from Downtown Country a few jiving moves while Derek Ryan provides the musical accompaniment. The Farmer Bash will take place on October 6, 2017 at Belfast's prestigious SSE Arena featuring popular, high-caliber country music artists and professional production values on a thunderous purpose built stage. It's expected to attract thousands of Irish country music and country jiving fans from across Ireland and beyond to see their musical heroes perform at the country party of a lifetime. This ambitious event, sponsored by Newbridge Silverware, presented by LSFX Productions, will be the UK & Ireland's BIGGEST EVER indoor Country Music Dance. Tickets are on sale for the Farmers Bash from 10am on Saturday 6th May priced at ?28.00 and ?30.00 and available from www.ticketmaster.ie, www.ssearenabelfast.com Picture

Grab your cowboy boots and get ready for the Farmers’ Bash

The biggest event of the year for country music and jiving fans across Northern Ireland has been announced at the official launch of the Farmers’ Bash, which will storm its way into Belfast’s SSE Arena later this year.

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Sisters sing in memory of their mum

Sisters sing in memory of their mum

Mullaslin trio, the Ward Sisters, will join a host of country music stars from Ireland and beyond to perform at Armagh City Hotel next month for a fabulous night of music and entertainment in aid of Northern Ireland Chest Heart and Stroke.

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Guns N Roses singer, Axl Rose, pictured performing in the SSE Arena in Belfast in 2010. (Photo: Justin Kernoghan)

Full Slane lineup confirmed

The full lineup for this year’s Slane Castle concert has been revealed.

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Amazon launches priority gig ticket scheme

Members of Amazon's Prime programme will be able to get priority access to live music, following the online retail giant’s announcement of ‘Entertainment Experiences’, tying in with its Amazon Tickets platform.

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Holywood Harmony Festival announce stellar three-day line-up

Holywood Harmony Festival announce stellar three-day line-up

The Holywood Harmony Festival has announced a three-day line-up that is set to boost the growing reputation of the volunteer-run spectacle.

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Vital returns with Tiësto as headline act

Vital Festival returns to Belfast this summer with Tiësto taking to the main stage for what promises to be a phenomenal headline set.

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Another chance to see Steps in Belfast

Another chance to see Steps in Belfast

Do to overwhelming demand, Steps have announced an extra Belfast date for their upcoming tour.

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Five, six, seven, eight...Steps are on their way

Five, six, seven, eight...Steps are on their way

Steps return for 2017 with a huge UK & Ireland arena tour, plus a brand-new single and album, marking their twentieth anniversary.

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VIDEO: Hear Dungannon barrister Karl McGuckin’s spine-tingling version of ‘This is the Moment’ from Jekyll and Hyde musical

Next month Dungannon born barrister Karl McGuckin will be treading the boards of the Grand Opera House in Belfast Operatic Company’s latest production of Jeyll and Hyde.

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Musicians tune up for St Patricks

Musicians tune up for St Patricks

Celebrating our national holiday kicks off to an amazing start, with a multitude of top award winning musicians playing to get feet tapping and hands clapping into the St Patricks Weekend.

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Ed Sheeran.

Ed Sheeran ticket warning

The Consumer Council is advising music fans to think twice before paying over-inflated prices for tickets to an Ed Sheeran concert in Dublin.

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David Bowie

PICTURE GALLERY: See the Royal Mail’s new David Bowie stamps

Royal Mail is to issue a set of 10 stamps to honour David Bowie.

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Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran promises live shows in Belfast in 2017

Ed Sheeran has revealed he's planning to play Belfast in 2017.
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David Bowie was 69 years-old when he passed away in January 2016.

The 10 greatest David Bowie tracks of all time

Today marks the one year anniversary of David Bowie’s death.

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