An Interview with…George Ezra

QUESTIONS BY PETER MCGORAN Currently in the middle of his first UK & Ireland tour, The Gown caught up with George Ezra to talk abut musical influences, song-writing techniques and his long awaited debut album. Hi George, good to have you here. You’re about half way through your UK & Ireland tour at the moment.Continue reading “An Interview with…George Ezra”

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)”

Gig Review: Stornoway at Black Box (4/12/13)

BY PETER MCGORAN Stornoway are effortlessly precise, lyrically nuanced, and, when they took to the stage in Black Box on the 4th of November, they were good-mannered, sharply-dressed and out to please a packed audience. Taking an impatiently long time to come onstage and with people flocking to the bar or engaged in increasingly raucousContinue reading “Gig Review: Stornoway at Black Box (4/12/13)”

Gig Review: Kodaline at Limelight 1 (20/11/13)

BY PETER MCGORAN I was privileged to get a chance to interview Kodaline and get a sneak peak to their sound check ahead of this gig. They are thorough, hardworking and are affectionately good craic, able to joke and laugh with each other the whole way through rehearsals; these guys have that kind of incredibleContinue reading “Gig Review: Kodaline at Limelight 1 (20/11/13)”

An Interview with Lawson’s Joel Peat

BY PETER MCGORAN They’ve played sold out shows all over the UK and now, having just toured America, Lawson are coming to Belfast. Joined by Room 94 and Paighton, Lawson play at the Ulster Hall on the 20th of October. Committed to their live performance, it’s a show not to be missed. The Gown spokeContinue reading “An Interview with Lawson’s Joel Peat”