Morgan MacIntyre: ‘Dancing Down Ravenhill’ EP Launch at the Empire (03/01/14)

BY PETER MCGORAN With the release of her debut EP ‘Dancing Down Ravenhill’ cementing years of work and showcasing her extraordinary versatility as a singer, Morgan MacIntyre is slowly but surely emerging as one of Belfast’s most promising artists. Her EP launch in the wonderfully ornate Music Hall at the Empire brings together a growingContinue reading “Morgan MacIntyre: ‘Dancing Down Ravenhill’ EP Launch at the Empire (03/01/14)”

An Interview with Conor O’Brien from Villagers

Conor O'Brien spoke to Peter McLoughlin shortly after the release of Villagers second album, {Awayland}.   Villagers are performing in the Empire music hall on 16th March 2013. Firstly, what’s the story behind the name ‘Villagers’?  Conor: There’s not much of an interesting story behind it to be honest. It was just a name I cameContinue reading “An Interview with Conor O’Brien from Villagers”

Gig Review: Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band at the Empire

By Tyler McNally In the Empire’s decadently adorned music hall glasses were dropped, drinks spilled and moves busted as Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band played their first ever Belfast gig (supported by rock three-piece The Hard Chargers). The gig attracted people of all ages, drawn as they were to an act which infamously left fansContinue reading “Gig Review: Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band at the Empire”