Music Scene

Louise McQuade

Going Primal

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Primal Scream return to Ireland with rescheduled dates for their UK tour.
The band were forced to cancel a number of concerts earlier this summer after singer Bobby Gillespie fell while performing at a festival in June.

They play Dublin’s Olympia on November 30 and The Limelight in Belfast on December 1.
Tickets available now.

Lisa Hannigan

Lisa Hannigan

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Lisa Hannigan announces Christmas tour

Talented Irish singer Lisa Hannigan recently celebrated her critically acclaimed latest album ‘At Swim’ getting to number one in Ireland with the announcement of a winter tour, tickets for which go on sale today, September 15.

Catch her here locally:
• Glassworks, Derry on December 8.
• Empire Music Hall, Belfast, December 19.
• An Ghrianán, Donegal, on December 21.

‘Share a Suite’ at the SSE Arena

If you’re part of a small group you can now enjoy your favourite concert in the comfort of a VIP Suite with the new ‘Share A Suite’ hospitality option at the SSE Arena, Belfast.

Purchase up to four tickets in one of the luxury VIP Suites and enjoy a private VIP entrance, balcony seating and private cloakroom and bathroom facilities.

Currently available for the following music events:
• NickleBack – October 10 – £65.
• Bastille – November 9 – £60.
• Biffy Clyro – November 27 – £60.
• Andre Rieu – December 9 – £75.
• Olly Murs – April 5 – £70.

Saint Sister

Saint Sister

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Saint Sister are an Irish duo who formed in November 2014 consisting of Morgan MacIntyre and Gemma Doherty. Their music is a combination of early Celtic harp traditions, 60s folk and electronic pop to create what has been described as ‘atmosfolk’ … it’s dreamy.

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Following an early performance on Irish national television, one of their first gigs saw them open the stage for Arcade Fire’s Will Butler. Their debut EP ‘Madrid’ was released in November 2015 with the lead single playlisted on RTE1 and TXFM. It was also championed by Huw Stephens and Phil Taggart on BBC Radio 1, and further afield on Australian national radio, ABC.

In late 2015, they toured extensively around Ireland and played their first headline show in Dublin which sold out. An impressive live performance on RTE’s Other Voices aired in January ahead of the bands first European show in the Trianon, Paris, alongside O Wonder and Frances. They made their US debut in March with multiple showcases at SXSW, Texas.

In May this year, the band embarked on their first UK tour, with a headline show in London, two slots at The Great Escape, and returned to play a sold out show in Dublin’s Unitarian Church. This summer they also played numerous UK and Irish festivals, including Electric Picnic, Longitude and Body and Soul.

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