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Derek Ryan takes to the road once again

The praised concert tour from Derek Ryan and his band is back on the road, for what is to be his best concert tour yet!

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Ed Sheeran.

Ed Sheeran ticket warning

The Consumer Council is advising music fans to think twice before paying over-inflated prices for tickets to an Ed Sheeran concert in Dublin.

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Music students are congratulated

Students of Morgan’s House of Music, Moneymore have been congratulated on their outstanding results in piano, guitar, singing, violin and theory exams.

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David Bowie

PICTURE GALLERY: See the Royal Mail’s new David Bowie stamps

Royal Mail is to issue a set of 10 stamps to honour David Bowie.

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Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran promises live shows in Belfast in 2017

Ed Sheeran has revealed he's planning to play Belfast in 2017.
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David Bowie was 69 years-old when he passed away in January 2016.

The 10 greatest David Bowie tracks of all time

Today marks the one year anniversary of David Bowie’s death.

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Clockwise from top left; Matt Terry, Clean Bandit, Louis Tomlinson and Rag 'N' Bone Man.

Race heats up for 2016 Christmas number one

The race to see who will be crowned 2016 Christmas Number One is sure to be a close one.

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Tommy Fleming is back on the road again

Tommy Fleming is back on the road again

Hot on the heels of the release of his new album, entitled ‘Stories’, Tommy Fleming will be taking to the stage of the Burnavon Theatre on Thursday February 9 and tickets are on sale now.

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Annie comes to the Riverside...so get your tickets now!

Annie comes to the Riverside...so get your tickets now!

One of the world’s best-loved musicals comes to the Riverside Theatre, Coleraine, early in 2017 when the award-winning Ballywillan Drama Group present ANNIE for sixteen special performances. Celebrating their 65th Anniversary, Ballywillan have given this famous family musical a complete overhaul from the original 1970’s stage version bringing ANNIE right up to date.

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Northern Ireland dates for Scottish songstress Eddi Reader

Northern Ireland dates for Scottish songstress Eddi Reader

Scottish songstress, Eddi Reader celebrates her 30-year career with the release of her first career spanning compilation ‘Eddi Reader The Best Of’ and fans have a chance to her the singer in person when she plays dates in Armagh, Omagh, and Belfast next year.

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Sperrin Choir and Sperrin Kidz bring Christmas cheer to Burnavon

Sperrin Choir and Sperrin Kidz bring Christmas cheer to Burnavon

The Sperrin Choir and Sperrin Kidz are returning to the Burnavon Arts and Cultural Centre, Cookstown, for their annual Christmas concerts, which will be taking place on Wednesday December 14 and Thursday December 15 at 8.00pm each evening.

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Cookstown tenor releases tenth album

Cookstown tenor releases tenth album

Multiple Emmy® Award-winning Northern Irish pop tenor Eamonn McCrystal, who hails from Cookstown, has just released his tenth studio album, entitled ‘And So It Goes’.

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DVD is star’s final thank you to fans

DVD is star’s final thank you to fans

The family of Gene Stuart are fulfilling his dying wish by releasing a poignant DVD of songs which the country legend had produced and filmed himself in the final months before his death of cancer last February.

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British band, Little Mix.

Little Mix: Girl band that left fans feeling ‘gutted’ is coming back

A girl band that caused up-roar when they cancelled a concert in Belfast 20 minutes before it was due to start will return to Northern Ireland as part of their latest tour next year.

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Bob Dylan.

Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize for Literature

Iconic American singer songwriter, Bob Dylan, has been awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature.

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Lady Gaga pictured in Belfast in 2011. Photo: Kelvin Boyce/Presseye

New Lady Gaga tracks get thumbs up from Northern Ireland fans

Lady Gaga fans from Northern Ireland went into meltdown earlier today when the music star performed three tracks from her up-and-coming album ‘Joanne’ at a concert in America.

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Coldplay will perform at Croke Park next summer

Coldplay announce summer Dublin show

As part of their 'A Head Full of Dreams' tour, Coldplay have announced they will play Dublin next summer.

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Iron Maiden come to Dublin

Iron Maiden come to Dublin

Rock legends Iron Maiden continue their hugely successful The Book of Souls World Tour into 2017 with a series of European arena shows, including 3Arena in Dublin.

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Kodaline to headline 2FM Xmas Ball in aid of ISPCC

Kodaline to headline 2FM Xmas Ball in aid of ISPCC

RTÉ 2FM’s Breakfast Republic have announced the return of The 2FM Xmas Ball, which will take place at 3Arena on Saturday December 3.

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Franz Ferdinand

MUSIC COLUMN: Tune in to the dead air

It’s often been suggested that popular music radio is in its death throes, with so many people now using Spotify or just listening to mp3s on their phones. So it’s surprising but apt that a couple of new stations have emerged. The first is Radio Dead, which does precisely what the pun suggests – no, not playing tunes by Thom Yorke (although the way celebs have been going this year I should add “at time of going to press”). No, the new station’s remit is to play only records by artists no longer of this world.

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