Gig Review: Ed Sheeran at the Odyssey

BY NIAMH MARLEY Ed Sheeran is the type of act that comes along once every twenty years. A stripped-back style, a genuine and utterly beguiling disregard for anyone’s opinions on him and a masterful song writing talent all combine to create one of the most sensational artists of the 21st century. I realise that severalContinue reading “Gig Review: Ed Sheeran at the Odyssey”

Gig Review: The Saw Doctors at Mandela Hall (23/11/12)

BY CATHAL DELEA The Saw Doctors are a fucking amazing band.  That, dear reader, will be the crux of this unfolding review. Watching them take to the stage around 9ish on a dreary Friday night, I expected little.  However, during the course of the night, The Saw-Doctors played a tour-de-force of a set, belting outContinue reading “Gig Review: The Saw Doctors at Mandela Hall (23/11/12)”

Gig Review: Heathers (at McHugh’s, 28th September)

By Christopher Parkhill Between them and a huddle of eager fans, Heathers deduce that it’s been two years and a month since they last took to a stage in Belfast, when they supported Paolo Nutini at Belsonic (“we couldn”t understand a word he said, we just smiled and nodded”). Given their evolution since then, it’s fitting thatContinue reading “Gig Review: Heathers (at McHugh’s, 28th September)”

Gig Preview: The Saw Doctors at The Mandela Hall, Belfast (Friday 23rd November 2012)

The Saw Doctors, who have recently returned from a six week Coast to Coast Tour of the US  and Canada, which included sellout concerts in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles, will play Belfast’s Mandela Hall on Friday 23rd November. cura della pelle  Last December, The Saw Doctors had a runaway Irish hit with theirContinue reading “Gig Preview: The Saw Doctors at The Mandela Hall, Belfast (Friday 23rd November 2012)”