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Roots: Bringing the heart of African folk to Belfast

Ibibio Sound Machine, Black Box, Belfast - Tonight, 8pm

By Damien Murray

Fronted by London-born Nigerian singer Eno Williams, Ibibio Sound Machine is a clash of African and electronic elements.

Folk stories, recounted to Eno in her mother's Ibibio tongue, form the creative fabric from which their musical tapestry is woven.

For details, visit or visit Belfast, tel: 028 9024 6609.

Keith James presents Yusef - Cat Stevens

Black Box, Belfast, Tuesday, 1pm & 8pm

This show is an honest reflection on the timeless music of Yusef - Cat Stevens, who brought us such classics as Father And Son.

These songs and many others have been covered by hundreds of artists over the years.

For details, visit or visit Belfast, tel: 028 9024 6609.

Brian Houston with Michael Beattie

EastSide Visitor Centre, Belfast Friday, January 12, 8pm

Brian Houston will be joined by his good friend, Michael Beattie, for a special gig as part of the EastSide Sessions. Visit

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