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In Review: Culture Night Belfast 2013

Published on September 23rd, 2013 | by Brian Coney

With the dust having settled on just about one of the most absorbing nights of art, culture and music that Belfast has ever seen, we gather the thoughts and verdicts of various people who experienced Culture Night …... Read More

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Festival Diary: Way Out West 2013

Published on August 29th, 2013 | by Ian Pearce

In its seventh year, Way Out West has grown to one of the biggest music events in the Swedish calendar. Held every year in the city of Gothenburg since 2007, it is only the second time …... Read More

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Belsonic: Nine Inch Nails

Published on August 23rd, 2013 | by Brian Coney

With their eagerly anticipated eighth studio album, Hesitation Marks, primed for release at the beginning of next month, Trent Reznor’s genre-defining, decade-spanning Nine Inch Nails stop off in Belfast for Day Three of Belsonic 2013 experiencing quite …... Read More

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Spiritualized @ National Concert Hall, Dublin

Published on August 15th, 2013 | by Justin McDaid

There was no small sense of anticipation in the run-up to this one. Not only did Spiritualized announce that they were playing their Ladies & Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space album in its entirety, they …... Read More

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Forfey 2013 Roundup

Published on August 14th, 2013 | by R Lennox

Miles from civilisation, in the scenic Fermanagh countryside, the Forfey Festival  is the destination for music fanatics around the country. The small farm site which plays host to the festival provides a communal atmosphere, where strangers …... Read More

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Transmit: Kasper Rosa, Lantern For A Gale, Vanilla Gloom

Published on August 12th, 2013 | by Conchobhar Ó Dochartaigh

This gig was brought to you by Transmission; a regular showcase taking shape with some interesting and varied line ups drawing a respectable crowd on a nondescript Wednesday night. Belfast-based three-piece Vanilla Gloom take to the stage …... Read More

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Alabama 3 – Mandela Hall, Belfast

Published on July 2nd, 2013 | by Ryan McMurtry

It has been an interesting time for Belfast in terms of some of the gigs hosted here in the last couple of weeks. The Breeders entertained Limelight recently, with Kim Deal announcing her departure from the …... Read More

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