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SSE Arena goes crazy for country music

Farmer’s Bash SSE Arena, Belfast, Tonight, 7pm

This must be the biggest event of the year for country music and jiving fans as up to 10,000 people of all ages make a night of it on the country’s biggest dancefloor in the huge arena.

Country music stars Derek Ryan, Lisa McHugh and Robert Mizzell top the bill for this first-of-its kind event, alongside guests Marty Mone and Hugo Duncan and Country Harmony.

It’s one massive stage, one massive dance floor and one massive party.

A limited number of tickets are still available.

For details, visit

Outlaw Country Show

Market Place Theatre, Armagh,

Tonight, 8pm

Celebrated musicians Rod Patterson, Ivan Gilliland and Barry Johnston come together for this show, performing the music of American singer-songwriters Townes Van Zandt, Guy Clark, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Steve Earle and John Prine.

This musical trip through Nashville history is a celebration of song-writing genius and great musicianship, and includes songs like Copperhead Road and Mamas Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Cowboys.

For details, tel: 028 3752 1821 or visit

Donna Taggart

Ulster Hall, Belfast,

Tomorrow, 8pm

The Omagh-born social media sensation came to prominence in 2011 when her debut album, Celtic Lady Vol 1, was picked up by the late Gerry Anderson. A second album led to TV appearances with the likes of Nathan Carter.

In just one week, Donna’s single Jealous of the Angels went viral, helping her album to the top of the Billboard World Music Catalogue Charts, and the single to the top of the iTunes USA Easy Listening Chart.

For details, tel: 028 9033 4455 or visit

Damien Murray

Belfast Telegraph Digital

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