Sound of Belfast

Sound of Belfast is a festival running 8-11 November 2018, dedicated to all that is great about locally produced music from Belfast and Northern Ireland.

In 2018 PPL is joining the Oh Yeah Music Centre to celebrate five years of Sound of Belfast with a programme of events coordinated by Oh Yeah and aimed at celebrating and promoting a great music city.

The Oh Yeah! Legend Award -  Jackie Flavelle (A jam for Jackie)

An evening of live contemporary, jazz and blues featuring: Ciaran Lavery, Matt McGinn, Ronnie Greer and many more. The Oh Yeah! Award recognises the exceptional contribution of a musician from Northern Ireland. This year the Oh Yeah will make a posthumous presentation in honour of the late Jackie Flavelle- a giant of the Jazz and Blues scene of Belfast.

Music Cities Afternoon – Conversations, panels and discussions.
 Keeping the conversation going on the topics that are affecting musicians and the industry as a whole. This year it will be kicked off with an opening address discussing Belfast as an UNESCO City of Music.  Speakers include: Ian Moss, Beverley Whitrick, Jo Wright, Jay Taylor, Keren McKean and Jenny Wren.

The Northern Ireland Music Prize 2018
The Oh Yeah! Music centre presents The NI Music Prize, an awards evening and celebration of all that is great about music from the North. The winners of each category with be announced at this special event. There will also be live music from Brand New Friend, Ciaran Lavery, Hannah Peel, Roe, Ryan Vail and The Wood Burning Savages.

Visit the website here.

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