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Belfast Music Week Returns!

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ATL | 15:17 UK time, Wednesday, 5 September 2012

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The Belfast Music Week will return from the 4th to the 11th of November. Organised by Belfast City Council and co-ordinated by the Oh Yeah music centre, the week is set to bring music tourism to Belfast as well as support for local talent.

There will be a series of announcements for events over the next few weeks in additional to those released today.


Some of the events confirmed today include:

  • Urban Affinity Community Festival to help young people learn more about DJ-ing, rapping and recording.
  • ‘Band Jam’ talent search.
  • BBC Radio 1 DJ Benjy B will host dance music project aimed at encouraging the recycling of electrical goods and the ‘entrance fee’ will be any handheld electrical item
  • GiftedLive will stream a special gig live from The Empire Music Hall featuring local and international talent. Acts to be confirmed.
  • A night with Punk legend Terri Hooley
  • Blues night aimed at seniors
  • keynote speeches by industry leaders
  • lunchtime playbacks of classic albums by NI artists
  • special film events at QFT
  • The ultimate Belfast Music Quiz.


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