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Waterfront date for ’70s legends Hot Chocolate

Hot Chocolate, one of the most successful bands ever to come out of the 1970s, will be performing at the Waterfront Hall in Belfast on Sunday, April 30.

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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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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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Live back in Ireland 87 Concert

The 78th Fraser Highlanders Pipe Band (including many of the original performers) were joined by some all-star cast of guest players from the UK and Ireland for the ‘Live back in Ireland 87’ concert at the Waterfront Hall, Belfast on Saturday 25th February compèred by Bob Worrall.

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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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New-Bridge Tom McCaffrey year 9 on who achieved a Distinction in guitar. Looking on is tutor, Mr Michael Murphy

Top grade for Tom

Tom McCaffrey is certainly a great musician in the making.

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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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Duke Special

Post Christmas date with Duke Special

Troubadour Duke Special will be performing a post-Christmas show at the Bronte Music Club on December 28.

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St Anne’s choir in Banbridge

St Anne’s choir in Banbridge

The acclaimed choir of St Anne’s Cathedral, Belfast, will sing in a free concert in Banbridge Non-Subscribing Presbyterian Church tomorrow (Wednesday) in celebration of the 300th anniversary of the founding of the church.

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Best of British: Daniel Duke.

Daniel scores publishing deal after awards success

Banbridge singer/songwriter Daniel Duke has beaten thousands of other acts to be named the UK’s Best Unsigned Male Act for 2016.

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Dana and Live Issue join forces for charity

Dana and Live Issue join forces for charity

Eurovision Song Contest winner, Dana, and one of Northern Ireland’s top Country Gospel bands, Live Issue, will be appearing together at the IMC Movie Studios in Banbridge next month in a charity concert to support Donard Special School.

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Dana and Live Issue join forces

Dana and Live Issue join forces

Eurovision Song Contest winner, Dana, and one of Northern Ireland’s top Country Gospel bands, Live Issue, will be appearing together at the IMC Movie Studios in Banbridge next month in a charity concert to support Donard Special School.

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Coldplay will perform at Croke Park next summer

Coldplay announce summer Dublin show

As part of their 'A Head Full of Dreams' tour, Coldplay have announced they will play Dublin next summer.

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Iron Maiden come to Dublin

Iron Maiden come to Dublin

Rock legends Iron Maiden continue their hugely successful The Book of Souls World Tour into 2017 with a series of European arena shows, including 3Arena in Dublin.

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Kodaline to headline 2FM Xmas Ball in aid of ISPCC

Kodaline to headline 2FM Xmas Ball in aid of ISPCC

RTÉ 2FM’s Breakfast Republic have announced the return of The 2FM Xmas Ball, which will take place at 3Arena on Saturday December 3.

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Franz Ferdinand

MUSIC COLUMN: Tune in to the dead air

It’s often been suggested that popular music radio is in its death throes, with so many people now using Spotify or just listening to mp3s on their phones. So it’s surprising but apt that a couple of new stations have emerged. The first is Radio Dead, which does precisely what the pun suggests – no, not playing tunes by Thom Yorke (although the way celebs have been going this year I should add “at time of going to press”). No, the new station’s remit is to play only records by artists no longer of this world.

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