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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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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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Singer songwriter Kaz Hawkins

Kaz Hawkins: Why Ulster musician has every right to sing the blues

Abused from the age of four by a family member, sectioned, addicted to cocaine and alcohol, her throat slit by a former partner, it seems amazing to me that Kaz Hawkins is not dead. How can one person survive such manipulation, betrayal and depravity?

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Blues singer Kaz Hawkins: ‘Lipstick and cocaine’ is ‘a thank you to doctor and policeman who saved me’

Kaz Hawkins is a blues singer whose life story gives weight to the cliché that the best singers are the ones with the most painful lives.

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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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Daniel O'Donnell

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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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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Nathan Johnston appeared on The Voice Kids on Saturday night.

Larne teenager rocks The Voice Kids

Ulidia College pupil Nathan Johnston is through to the next round of ITV talent show The Voice Kids after winning a place on a team mentored by McFly’s Danny Jones.

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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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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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Holywood Harmony organisers reveal expansion

Holywood Harmony organisers reveal expansion

Organisers of the Holywood Harmony Festival have announced a series of expansion plans that will see the event grow in size over the coming weeks.

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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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Little Mix

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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