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The Other Voices stage at Electric Picnic, 2015.

Second Wave Of Acts For Other Voices @ EP

With Other Voices set to return to Electric Picnic this September 2nd-4th, a slew of new acts have been confirmed for the bill.

Included are Lynched, Rusangano Family, Booka Brass Band, Holly Macve, Heathers, Sample Answer, Basia Bulat and Loah.

This wave of artists join already confirmed acts La Galaxie, Saint Sister, Julia Jacklin, Margaret Glaspy, Karl Blau and Jalen N’Gonda, with more announcements still to come.

Stendhal Festival Line-Up News

Stendhal Festival of Art has announced their second raft of musical acts, set to take to the stage August 12th – 13th.

Paddy Casey, Booka Brass Band and The Henry Girls will join acts such as Badly Drawn Boy, Therapy?, DJ Yoda, Hayseed Dixie and Lynched.

In other Stendhal news, the festival’s partnership with The Oh Yeah Centre and The Nerve Centre continues, with The Nerve Centre’s SYNC Music Hothouse Programme taking over the Stendhal Stage on the Friday night and Saturday afternoon, and the Oh Yeah Centre’s Scratch My Progress programme announcing several acts for Stendhal.

These acts include Worm Hears, Vokxen, Hannah McPhillimy, Bosco Ramos and Owen Denvir.

Further Acts Announced For Belsonic

Following June’s Belsonic gigs at Titanic Belfast, additional shows are due to take place this August.

Joining the line-up are KT Tunstall, Declan O’Rourke and Flight Facilities, with the former two supporting The Corrs, and the latter playing support to Fatboy Slim.

Also on the line-up for August are Madness, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Catfish & The Bottlemen, Disclosure [Live].

Countdown to Féile 16 Begins

With the 2016 Féile programme now launched, audiences can look forward to a series of shows taking place across West Belfast and beyond, from 3rd - 14th August.

These shows include gigs with All Saints, Deacon Blue, The Kooks, The Coronas, Holly Johnson, Hue and Cry, Roland Gift and more. The Wolfe Tones will be playing out the festival in Falls Park, on August 14th.

Also taking place as part of Féile is a Clonard gig, featuring Sharon Shannon, Frances Black and Mary Coughlan with special guest Brigid O'Neill, and a number of other musical, spoken word, sporting and family events.



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