Saint Sister by Paul Woods

REVIEW: Saint Sister, Prima String Quartet, Jealous Of The Birds at Out To Lunch

The Out To Lunch festival is one of the highlights of a typically bleak January in Belfast, and today’s lunchtime session is no exception. The musicians may be relatively new to the music scene in (Northern) Ireland in their present … Continue reading REVIEW: Saint Sister, Prima String Quartet, Jealous Of The Birds at Out To Lunch

THEATRE REVIEW: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time – Grand Opera House, Belfast

The multi-award-winning stage adaptation of Mark Haddon’s novel, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, began the Belfast leg of its tour on Tuesday 14th October in the Grand Opera House. The play, whose run is part of … Continue reading THEATRE REVIEW: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time – Grand Opera House, Belfast

REVIEW: Florence and the Machine with The Staves – SSE Arena, Belfast

In this reviewer’s opinion this line up could be classed as a double header. For those people who turned up just to see Florence and the Machine unfortunately they missed out on one of the best up and coming artists in the UK at the minute, The Staves. The Staves are English sister trio Emily, Jessica and Camilla Staveley–Taylor and they delivered a performance that was full of perfect harmonies, heartfelt lyrics and great songs of both pain and hope from their two studio albums “Dead & Born & Grown” and “If I Was”. In truth the band are better … Continue reading REVIEW: Florence and the Machine with The Staves – SSE Arena, Belfast