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Jenn Bostic brings “Revival”, UK album release tour to a close with Sold Out Belfast show

Northern Ireland music fans were spoiled for choice this past weekend with a trio of Nashville artists hitting Belfast stages.  Whilst Kendell Marvel and Brothers Osborne were rocking the Limelight, fellow Nashville resident Jenn Bostic brought her “Revival”, UK album release tour to a specular close with a Sold Out show at the nearby Crescent Arts Centre.

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Brothers Osborne tour reaches Irish Soil

This weekend marks the first Brothers Osborne headline tour. Kendell Marvel is travelling with them and will provide the support for their gigs!

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Brothers Osborne’s ‘Shoot Me Straight’ was recorded live in front of a bunch of friends

Brothers Osborne recorded much of their new album, Port Saint Joe, in a beach house in Florida, and one of the songs they tracked — “Shoot Me Straight” — was recorded live in front of a bunch of friends who came down to hang out.

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Jenn Bostic to finish UK tour in Belfast this Saturday

Jenn Bostic hits Belfast this Saturday night wrapping up her UK tour. Its the only date on the tour that features after the release date of her latest album release. We take a closer look at the artist, the album and her pending Belfast appearance.

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It’s a baby boy for Ben Earle (The Shires)

Confirmed just over an hour ago Ben Earle from The Shires was proud to announce the birth of his second son Tennessee! He revealed to the world that things went pretty quickly during labour and that both mother and child are doing well.

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FREE CONCERT – Mandy Barnett with the Ulster Orchestra

As a special treat to fans, Belfast City Council have refunded all ticket purchases to customers and have decided to run this concert as a free event. Anyone who is in possession of tickets, these will still be required to gain entry and anyone still wanting to obtain tickets, please see below.

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Kendell Marvel to Support Brothers Osborne

Main acts are what draws the crowd to any event, from stadium and arena tours, to the smaller intimate gigs. One thing that they all have in common is that these event use support acts, or openers, Acts that fill the time and warm up the crowd until the big guys are due on! Sometimes all you want is to get past the support to the main item, but sometimes, the support act can really surprise you, leaving you wanting more…and I think Kendell Marvell will do just this when he appears prior to the Brothers Osborne, opening their gigs during their UK and Ireland tour.

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Sara Evans consulted over Nashville’s Rayna Jaymes

Longtime locals in Nashville, Callie Khouri (Thelma and Louise) and Steve Buchanan produce the series alongside creators Marshall Herskovitz and Ed Zwick. In their pursuit over the show’s six years, the production team were never going to settle for anything less than capturing the authentic Nashville story, and the struggles most local musicians face in their rise to prominence and fame.

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Daniel O’Donnell returns to Millennium Forum for his hit Country show

The hit TG4 country music show, Opry le Daniel, returns to Derry~Londonderry for 7 nights of the best of country music from some of the best local and further afield stars with nightly recordings presented by Ireland’s own “King of Country” Daniel O’Donnell!

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EXCLUSIVE // CMNI Meets Mandy Barnett

This week we had the wonderful privilege of catching up with Mandy Barnett ahead of her Belfast appearance with the Ulster Orchestra. We chatted influences, spare time and the pressures of the music industry.

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