Friday 22 August 2014, 15:19
For those planning on going to this
weekend’s Volume Control Summer Fest on Saturday you
can check out stage times below. The annual Volume Control Summer Fest
is being held at Oh Yeah Centre, Belfast tomorrow (Saturday 23rd
Control is run by local young people aged 15 – 18 who are organizing events for
the All Ages audience.
The one day festival will showcase several local artists from across Northern
Ireland, many of which are regulars on the ATL playlist.
2.00-2.25: Jamie Brown (Acoustic Stage)
2.35-3.00: Treehome (Main Stage)
3.10-3.35: Owen McGarry (Acoustic Stage)
3.45-4.10: Paperman (Main Stage)
4.20-4.50: Patrick Moore (Acoustic Stage)
5.00-5.25: Freak’s (Main Stage)
5.35-6.00: BeeMickSee (Acoustic Stage)
6.10-6.40: LORIS (Main Stage)
6.50-6.15: Sullivan & Gold (Acoustic Stage)
7.25-7.50: Those Ghosts (Main Stage)
8.00-8.40: His New Atlas (Main Stage)
8.50-9.30: The Clameens (Main Stage)
9.40-10.20: The Wood Burning Savages (Main Stage)
As with most live event, these times can be subject to
Social Sounds Music Festival
Social Sounds Music Festival is set for Cotton Court, Cathedral Quarter Belfast next Friday 29th August.
The free outdoor gig will feature...
Thursday 21 August 2014, 16:14
Sunflower Fest 2014 runs this Friday, Saturday and Sunday (22, 23 & 24 August) and is set on Tubby’s
Farm just outside Hillsborough. With 5 stages and 80 bands – headliners
include The Answer on Saturday and Mojo Fury on Sunday.
Gates open at noon on Friday and music starts at 3pm on Friday. Full listings and times can be found here.
Wednesday 20 August 2014, 14:59
Tuesday 19 August 2014, 14:11
Tuesday 19 August 2014, 11:36
With only a week before the start of the festival, Co. Laois’ Electric Picnic has announced the final additions to its bill. Manchester based producer Krystal Klear, American singer-songwirter Jenny Lewis and folk-rock six-piece PHOX lead the list of seventeen which features a host of Irish acts including We Cut Corners, The Minutes, Vann Music, Tvvins, Booka Brass Band, Sleep Thieves, Spies, The Academic, The Raglans, Orla Gartland, Buffalo Sunn, Daniel James, Acrobat & Wyvern Lyngo.
The festival takes place at Stradbally Estate from Friday 29th to Sunday 31st August. Tickets for the event...
Friday 15 August 2014, 15:51
Stendhal Festival of Art
Ballymully Cottage Farm, Limavady
Saturday 9th August, 2014
Across the Line travelled to Stendhal Festival of Art to check out some of the bands playing the Saturady of the festival.
We’re on Ballymully Cottage Farm, on the outskirts of Limavady for Stendhal Festival of Art 2014.
ATL arrives on site on Saturday afternoon and despite evidence of the rain from the night before, it’s easily navigable and the sun is out.
The first music we hear is Glenn Rosborough. He’s sounding and looking sharp, dressed in black with dark red braces. The band he’s assembled...
Friday 15 August 2014, 13:05
Music blogger Niall Byrne a.k.a. Nialler9 chatted down the line from Dublin with Rigsy on some of their favourite new tracks.
The Casanova Wave – New Sensation
Niall: “For me it’s a much improved version of his sound – less saccharin and less naïve… and I really like the vocals on this.”
Paper Man - Poetry
Rigsy: “The other two tracks on the EP arguably more radio friendly, more instant, but I’m a real sucker for… a male female duet…the rest of the EP definitely worth your attention.”
SlowPlaceLikeHome – She Comes in Colour Stereo
Niall: “A very close version of maybe...
Wednesday 13 August 2014, 10:08
Ballet School have announced a November tour with stops in Belfast and Dublin along the way.
Fronted by Rosie Blair, orginally from N.Ireland, the Berlin based 3-piece play Dublin's Workman's Club on 21st November and Belfast's Voodoo the following night, 22nd.
Their debut album The Dew Lasts an Hour will be released on 8th September on Bella Union, the London label which is also home to Cashier No.9
The Gasyard Féile in Derry~Londonderry comes to a close this weekend with the Féile Finale. The open air concert in the Gasyard Park includes Best Boy Grip, Glenn Rosborough, PØRTS, The Clameens and The Wood Burning Savages
Tuesday 12 August 2014, 13:25
Friday 8 August 2014, 11:41
Forfey Farm, Fermanagh
Friday 1st August, 2014
Across the Line made the trip to Forfey Farm near Lisnaskea, catching some of the bands playing the Friday night of the Fermanagh festival.
Friday evening and we find ourselves driving along winding country roads on the way to Forfey Farm for this year’s Forfey Festival. As we park in a Fermanagh field the sound of Amidships rolls towards us from ‘The Hayshed’ stage. The stages and areas to sit & eat are split across barns & outbuildings, corrugated roofs and whitewashed walls. We’re on a farm, there is no doubt. The festival...