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£580,000 investment announced to support NI musicians

Friday 14th February 2020 at 12pm 0 Comments Northern Ireland Music

One hundred and seven musical groups, bands and musicians across Northern Ireland are celebrating this week, with news they are set to receive funding to help upgrade worn out instruments and purchase new ones.  Among those set to benefit are schools groups, community choirs, marching and brass bands, and individual professional musicians.

(L-R) Pauline Klein, Manager, Ulster Youth Orchestra, Ciaran Scullion, Head of Music, Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Oonagh Snoddy, Department for Communities, and Katrina Cuddy, Flautist, UYO. Image: (L-R) Pauline Klein, Manager, Ulster Youth Orchestra, Ciaran Scullion, Head of Music, Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Oonagh Snoddy, Department for Communities, and Katrina Cuddy, Flautist, UYO.
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Singer-songwriters from NI to perform in Nashville venue that launched the career of Taylor Swift

Tuesday 4th February 2020 at 1pm 0 Comments Northern Ireland Music

Following their performances at this year’s Panarts Belfast Nashville Songwriters Festival, 11-13 March, three of Northern Ireland’s finest emerging singer-songwriters, Emma Horan, Donal Scullion and Reuben Agnew, will perform in Nashville, Tennessee, supported by Panarts and the Arts Council of Northern Ireland.

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Lyndon Stephens - Northern Ireland artist manager and music promoter

Friday 10th January 2020 at 1pm 0 Comments Northern Ireland Music

The Arts Council of Northern Ireland has learned with great sadness of the death of local artist manager, record label boss, booker and music promoter, Lyndon Stephens, who died this morning following an illness, at the age of fifty-two.

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