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Watch Lisburn girl’s X Factor audition that wowed the judges

A 21-year-old Lisburn girl has made it through to the next stage of X Factor after impressing judges with her audition.

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Another successful year for the Belfast Tattoo

The 2017 Belfast Tattoo was held recently in the SSE Arena and once again proved to be a huge success.

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Country singer Ben hits right notes

Country singer Ben hits right notes

One of the new rising stars on the Northern Ireland country music, Ben Currie, will be performing at Beef and Bird in Lisburn on Friday night (September 1).

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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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Local band are ‘tuning up’ for their hometown gig

Hailing from Lisburn, live band ‘Mississippi Boombox’ are making waves in the Northern Ireland music scene on return from touring the summer festival circuit and are gearing up to play the Crafty Hound, Lisburn, on Saturday August 19.

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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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Pipe bands hit the right note in Moira

Moira Demesne provided the perfect setting for the 2017 Lisburn & Castlereagh City Pipe Band Championships on Saturday August 5.

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Band members hit the high notes

Baillies Mills Accordion Band entertained day trippers and holiday makers at a free concert in Newcastle Centre on Sunday afternoon (July 30).

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Music in the park

Wallace Park was filled with the sound of music recently.

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Unholy Gospel Band & The Answer frontman Cormac Neeson launches the 2017 Hilden Beer & Music Festival.

Tickets on sale for the 35th annual Hilden Beer and Music Festival

Over 30 artists will play Ireland’s longest running annual beer and music festival at Hilden Brewery, Lisburn later this month.

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Local composer is ‘one to watch’

Local composer is ‘one to watch’

Lisburn composer Matthew Whiteside has won the One To Watch category at the Sunday Herald Culture Awards 2017.

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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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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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Field Marshal Montgomery triumph at Pipe Band Championships

The UK Pipe Band and Drum Majors Championships in association with the Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association (RSPBA) were held in the stunning surroundings of the Stormont Estate on Saturday June 10.

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AC?DC return to Alexander’s Bar

AC?DC return to Alexander’s Bar

Tribute act AC?DC will be back at Alexander’s Bar in Lisburn next month for another night of high octane music.

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Sam Palladio added to Nashville line up

Sam Palladio added to Nashville line up

Fans of the hit TV show Nashville will be delighted to learn that Sam Palladio has been added to the line up when the cast come to perform at Belfast’s SSE Arena in June.

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Lisburn singer tunes up for album launch

Lisburn singer tunes up for album launch

Regular local entertainment evening ‘The Songbird Cafe’ is back on Friday June 2 and will be the perfect place for local singer songwriter Paul Murphy to launch his new album.

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