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Country queen Lisa McHugh making a splash at Marine Hotel

Lisa McHugh Marine Hotel, Ballycastle Sunday, 9pm This country music dance event, as part of the opening weekend of the Rathlin Sound Maritime Festival, features Glasgow-born, Lisa McHugh (right). Having filled venues up and down Ireland in recent years, the country starlet has a new album coming out later this year.

For details, contact the Ballycastle Visitor Centre, tel: 028 2076 2024 or the Marine Hotel, tel: 028 2076 2222 or visit


The Kilkennys

Ardhowen Theatre, Enniskillen

Tonight, 8pm

Having already toured in Europe, America and Australia, this youthful and energetic four-piece group is at the forefront of the new generation of folk groups taking Irish music to the world. The Kilkennys provide an energy-filled, toe-tapping and hand-clapping night of entertainment mingled with some of Ireland's most prolific songs and ballads.

For details, contact the box office, tel: 028 6632 5440 or visit


Sentimental Journey

Island Arts Centre, Lisburn

Tomorrow, 8pm

This evening of smooth, sophisticated Swing features singer, Caroline Brown, and musicians, Ivan Black, Ray McHenry and Jim McDermott, in a musical tour of the classics of the Great American Songbook.

For details, tel: 028 9250 9254 or visit


Gordon Lightfoot

Waterfront Hall, Belfast

Tuesday, 8pm

In this, his first Belfast concert for many decades, the legendary Canadian singer-songwriter's show features his full band and performances of his hits as well as album songs, all woven together with stories and personal anecdotes about his 50-year career.

Lightfoot has recorded 20 albums, received five Grammy nominations and has had his songs recorded by other greats including Bob Dylan, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Olivia Newton-John, Barbra Streisand, Glen Campbell and Eric Clapton.

For details, contact the Waterfront box office, tel: 028 9033 4455 or visit


Damien Murray


Belfast Telegraph


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