• The Rising/Niamh McGlinchey/Katee Kross & The Amberjax

  • Fri, 14-06-2019 at 19:45
  • Belfast Barge
    1 Lanyon Quay
    BT1 3LG Belfast
The Rising/Niamh McGlinchey/Katee Kross & The Amberjax - Belfast Barge - Belfast

Nashville In Belfast presents a night of original music and storytelling with some of Ireland and Scotland's best Songwriters. A showcase gig featuring three great acts who focus on storytelling and original music - all in one of Belfast's best and most unique live music venues.The event is also Bring Your Own Booze /drink/snacks. For More information on each of the acts goto:The Rising: http://www.therisingmusic.comNiamh McGlinchey: http://www.niamhmcglinchey.comKatee Kross & The Amberjax: https://www.kateekross.comThe RisingThe Rising are a Country Rock band from Northern Ireland. They can best be described as blending fresh-faced Pop/Rock with Modern Country Stylings fresh from Nashville. The band have just released their 2nd album “Moving On” via Renegade Maverick Records/Universal on Vinyl/CD/Digital worldwide. The album recieved great critical acclaim including positive reviews and features with the likes of Guitarist Magazine, Country Music Magazine, Hotpress Magazine, Maverick, No Depression, The Arts Desk, Yorkshire Times and many more. First single from the album “Rebound” achieved success when the accompanying music video was given a world premiere by US based Country Music Bible ‘The Boot’. BBC Introducing also named it song of the week on the week of its release. Second, single “Even The Stars Fall For You” was adopted by LGBTQ rights organisations and the music video highlights the issue of equal rights to same-sex marriage within the band’s home country of Northern Ireland. Since the beginning the band’s music has enjoyed heavy radio play and play listing globally, including USA, UK, Europe, Ireland and beyond. Including good support on UK National radio including extensive radio play on the likes of BBC Radio 2, BBC London etc including support and sessions with the likes of Graham Norton, Gaby Roslin and Alex Lester. The band have also toured extensively since its formation. From headline tours, festivals through to touring with Ward Thomas, The Shires and Jess & The Bandits. The band have also been privileged to perform at the UK's leading Country Festival, Country 2 Country Festival at London’s O2 on two consecutive years. Most recently the band undertook the ‘Moving On’ UK and Ireland tour which was seen the band perform at key cities across the UK and Ireland including, London, Manchester, Glasgow, Bristol, Belfast and Dublin. “Moving On is Country Pop/Rock with Chantelle McAteer’s vocals supported by Logan’s jangly rhythm and strong lead guitar. Hook-laden songs with singalong choruses” - 8/10 - Guitarist Magazine“Amazing” - Gaby Roslin (BBC Radio London)“When it comes to country-tinged pop-rock songs, there are very few who do it with as much style as Belfast’s The Rising right now. The kind of song which could dent the charts and hearts of the states given the right breaks, fans of the likes of Lady Antebellum and early Taylor Swift will lap this up” - Hotpress Magazine Niamh McGlincheyNiamh’s music is an eclectic mix of folk, country and americana styles, all sprinkled with her unique “velvet voice”. In her short career she has toured with renowned artists including Nathan Carter, Derek Ryan, Daniel O'Donnell and Bagatelle. Niamh has achieved great success in her songwriting, with her most recent song "Golden Wings" reaching over 370k views, and also being awarded the Tammy Wynette Inspirational Music Award for songwriting in 2016. Niamh has just returned home from her songwriting trip to Nashville with Panarts where she performed in the world-famous Bluebird Cafe.Katee Kross & The Amberjax22 year old Scottish singer-songwriter from Bishopbriggs near Glasgow. Katee Kross has already worked with some top names including Dougie MacLean, Barbara Dickson, Karine Polwart, James Grant, John Doyle, Findlay Napier, Tony McManus and Seasick Steve at venues including Wembley Arena, SSE Hydro, Kelvingrove Bandstand, King Tuts Wah Wah Hut as well as appearing at Millport Country Music Festival 2018.She has written and released three full length albums. The first, ‘Beautiful Dreamer’ was released on the 26th March 2016, with the second ‘Don’t Fade To Grey’ just a year later and her latest album 'Body & Soul' with her band The Amberjax has been written, recorded and produced by themselves; and released at a sold out gig at Nice N Sleazy in Glasgow."A simply excellent and staggering album - **** " - Maverick Magazine"Contemporary yet shaped in a traditional sound... New Country with an Old Soul" - Country In My Veins"Katee Kross continues to lead the Scottish Country scene with her new album" - Small Music Scene