Acts announced for Belfast Music Week

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SOME of the acts taking part in Belfast Music Week from November 4 to 11have been announced.

Northern Ireland’s finest artists including Duke Special, Robyn G Shiels, Paddy Casey and Desert Hearts will be performing in some of Belfast’s most loved venues including The Black Box, The Empire and the multi-million pound refurbished Limelight Complex. There will also be a very special performance in the Palm House at Botanic Gardens.

At the heart of the programme is a showcase for the most promising acts from Northern Ireland. These have been chosen by Belfast music industry and media professionals.

The artists will perform a free event at the Limelight on November 8, attended by more that 20 international music business executives. This is an exciting opportunity for our talent to shine.

The chosen acts are: David C Clements, LaFaro, Katharine Philippa, Rams Pocket Radio, A Plastic Rose, Wonder Villains, VerseChorusVerse, More Than Conquerors, Ryan Vail, Runaway GO, Pretty Child Backfire and Tom McShane.

Further events are due to be announced in the coming weeks with tickets available now by visiting

Belfast Music Week is organised by Belfast City Council and this year is being co-ordinated by the Oh Yeah music centre.