Duke Takes Over the Mac
Duke Special has curated a series of events fort he newly opened MAC theatre in the Belfast's Cathedral Quarter.
The Belfast performer has hand-picked music, comedy and cultural happenings all under the title of 'In the court of.. Duke Special' and will run from September 4th until 9th. Acts confirmed include The Futureheads, Cathy Davey, The Blockheads and an evening of wine tasting.
The shows will culminate in a gig from Duke Special '...and Friends' on September 9th.
The 'In the Court of...' series will now run as a yearly concern with other luminaries from music and the arts programming their own personal wishlist of concerts and events.
Duke Special's new album 'Oh Pioneer' was released in June. He plays Belsonic, at Custom House Square, Belfast on August 16th alongside Emeli Sande and Foy Vance with a show the evening before in the Cellar Bar, Draperstown.