Jarrod Dickenson - Belnash 2018

Review: Jarrod Dickenson – Belfast Nashville Songwriters Festival

Tonight marked the closing concert of the 14th Belfast Nashville Songwriters Festival, after five days and over thirty concerts, and featured Jarrod Dickenson who could pretty accurately be described as a favourite son of the festival. Originally from Waco, Texas … Continue reading Review: Jarrod Dickenson – Belfast Nashville Songwriters Festival

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Review: The Hardchargers – Belfast Nashville Songwriters’ Festival

Thanks to Belfast Saturday night traffic, I managed to miss The Hardchargers’ opening number tonight, which I’m told was Muddy Waters’ “Can’t Be Satisfied”. While sorry to have missed that classic, in the next ninety odd minutes there was no … Continue reading Review: The Hardchargers – Belfast Nashville Songwriters’ Festival

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Review: Matt McGinn – Belfast Nashville Songwriters’ Festival

Now in its fourteenth year, the Belfast Nashville Songwriters’ Festival is something of an institution and this year’s line-up is impressive. Billed as “5 Days, 30 Concerts and 120 Songwriters”, and all within Belfast’s Clayton Hotel, this is my kind … Continue reading Review: Matt McGinn – Belfast Nashville Songwriters’ Festival

Review: Ashley Campbell – Belfast Nashville Songwriters Festival, Clayton Hotel Belfast

Now in it’s 14th year, the Panarts Belfast Nashville Songwriters Festival has a knack of attracting big-name and interesting acts to play in Belfast. Now stationed squarely in the Clayton Hotel, the festival spreads across a number of floors and … Continue reading Review: Ashley Campbell – Belfast Nashville Songwriters Festival, Clayton Hotel Belfast

Belfast Nashville Songwriters Festival 2018

Belfast Nashville Songwriters Festival Wednesday 7th – Sunday 11th March 2018 Clayton Hotel, Belfast Tickets available from www.belfastnashville.com Glen Campbell’s daughter Ashley helped to launch the annual music event recently and is appearing with her band alongside Gallagher & Lyle, Una … Continue reading Belfast Nashville Songwriters Festival 2018

Brady, Scott, O'Rourke - Clayton Hotel, Belfast - March 2017

Review: Paul Brady, Darrell Scott, and Declan O’Rourke – Clayton Hotel, Belfast

The “In The Round” format is much beloved by the Belfast Nashville Songwriters Festival; three musicians trading songs and stories, taking turns to play, joining in with the accompaniment.   Earlier in the evening, we were treated to Kimmie Rhodes, … Continue reading Review: Paul Brady, Darrell Scott, and Declan O’Rourke – Clayton Hotel, Belfast