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Meghan Mc Williams
Sounding like a young Joni Mitchell newcomer Meghan is currently making an impact on the singer/songwriter scene as she follows in the footsteps of her late father David Mc Williams.
Henry Mc Cullough
The former lead guitarist from Paul McCartney’s Wings and Joe Cocker’s Grease Band has a pedigree that takes in just about every facet of rock and touches on some of its most glorious moments, including an appearance at Woodstock. Now living back home in Northern Ireland Henry continues to amaze audiences with his playing wherever he goes.
There’s a little known sub-culture currently flourishing in Belfast, made up of MCs, breakdancers and DJs. The scene is flourishing to such an extent that Daryll Forsythe, student of Queens University, Belfast, has written and directed ‘Streetwise’ a play focusing on hip hops increasing association with gangs, drugs and crime. Our resident pop culture expert, Eoghan McDermott, investigates this urban art form, trying his hand at Hip Hop dancing, breakdancing and MCing. He delves into the origins of scene in Belfast, and asks the all important question ‘Is hip hop really dead?’
The career of Henry McCullough cuts through just about every conceivable facet of rock music, and touches upon some of its most glorious moments, the Coleraine native has throughout the years played with Joe Cocker, Jimi Hendrix, The Grease Band, Paul McCartney and Wings, Marianne Faithfull, Donovan, Tim Rice, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Pink Floyd.
Following his legendary Woodstock performance he found himself auditioning for a gig with ex-Beatle Paul McCartney. Henry, along with Denny Seiwell, Denny Laine and Linda McCartney were the first - and many say best incarnation of Wings.
Henry has tons of anecdotal stories about the many legendary rock acts he played with over the years.
He is also very concerned about the fate of the Rotterdam - he
plays there fairly regularly and sees it as an icon of the old
days of the NI music scene.