Belfast alive with the sound of music
Published 19/03/2010 | 14:11
Various venues, Belfast, Tuesday, March 23 to Sunday, March 28
Since its formation in 1995, Moving On Music has been the foremost promoter of jazz, blues, traditional, world and electronic music in Northern Ireland.
Their annual music festival showcases diverse musical performances at various venues across Belfast and the programme kicks off next Tuesday, March 23, with performances by 'The Wandering Pianist' Matthew Bourne. On Wednesday, March 24, there's a local connection as modern jazz combo Dave Kane's Rabbit Project touches down at Belfast’s Black Box (8pm, £10).
Meanwhile, local pianist Simon Mawhinney performs a concert of 20th Century and contemporary music at The Harty Room on Thursday, March 25 (12.45pm, free), while Mercury Music Award nominees The Unthanks (above) fuse both traditional and modern folk sounds at The Black Box on Thursday evening, supported by Jonny Kearney and Lucy Farrell (8pm, £10). At the same venue next Friday, Glaswegian four-piece 'post-electro' band Errors play live, while Bangor indie band Kowalski provide support (8pm, £10).
Visit www.movingonmusic.co.uk for further details.