Portico

Portico
Steel Dickson Avenue, Portaferry, County Down, BT22 1LE
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Anthony Toner

Anthony Toner has been described as ‘John Prine meets James Taylor – in a second hand book shop’. His single ‘Sailortown’ grabbed the attention of radio listeners in Northern Ireland in 2010, and his music has held public attention ever since. The song was an utterly contemporary, clear-eyed depiction of a doomed teenage…

Fri 3 Nov

Anúna

This world famous Irish choral group creates a sound like no other, merging religious with secular, and popular with traditional and classical music. Beautiful, astounding, life affirming: simply gorgeous.

Sat 14 Oct

The Bjorn Identity

Calling all dancing queens… the aisles beckon!

Sat 24 Feb 2018

£5–£15

Hugo Duncan & Friends

You've probably never heard of him…

Fri 24 Nov

£5–£15

Lough Lively Sessions Pass

LOUGH LIVELY SESSIONS Bringing music to life in the heart of Portaferry This LOUGH LIVELY PASS will entitle you to attend 5 of the £10 Lough Lively concerts for the price of 4. Please note that the Wookalily concert is not included in this offer.

Fri 28 Jul

£40

Lough Lively Sessions: Runabay

Runabay are six musicians from the Glens of Antrim who through their passion for harmony and melody have been writing and recording since 2013. Runabay are at the forefront of fresh, new music in Northern Ireland, a sound which has undeniably been shaped by the beautiful coastline which surrounds the Glens of Antrim…

Fri 28 Jul

£10

Lough Lively Sessions: Saffyre

Northern Irish family band Saffyre is made up of sisters Shauneen and Maria and cousin Emma. The girls grew up in a large family where music and singing was a huge part of their lives and they were influenced by Country, Folk, Pop, Blues, Irish Trad and Rock. The melodies and harmonies which are signature to the…

Sat 30 Sep

£10

Lough Lively Sessions: The 4 Of Us

Listed in TV3’s Top 10 Best Irish Bands of All Time, THE 4 OF US have been a steadfast part of Irish music history for over 25 years. In their critically acclaimed two-man show, brothers Brendan and Declan Murphy blend contemporary roots with rock: melodic songs and interweaving acoustic guitars, propelled by a stomp…

Sat 26 Aug

£10

Lough Lively Sessions: The Emerald Armada

The Emerald Armada is a five headed alt Irish, folk rock beast from Belfast who early in their journey got used to hearing their lyrics sung back to them at shows. This popularity is thanks to their infectious hook laden melodies, stunning four part-harmonies and high-octane live performances. The five brothers in…

Fri 11 Aug

£10

Lough Lively Sessions: The Rapparees

The Rapparees, are proud to present their fourth new album launch. The boys have been filling concert halls and theatres for 15 years, and their rousing ballad style has captured audience’s hearts at home and abroad. The Rapparees are quintessentially a traditional vocal harmony band harking back to the likes of the…

Fri 20 Oct

£10

Lough Lively Sessions: Wookalily

Wookalily are quirky, in a good way. Folk-gothic troubadour tales, new-time mountain music, glorious melodic hooks and a drum kit which guarantees purists cover their ears. Five women (Adele, Sharon, Lyndsay, Lou and Clair): too girly to be a beat group, too funky to be a folk group, too good to miss. Wookalily…

Fri 7 Jul

£12

Malojian

“A few months ago Northern Ireland Screen contacted me to see if I'd be interested in playing a gig in a coastal location, with coastal themed visuals from their archive to be used as a backdrop. This sounded very cool to me and the more I thought about it, I began to get really into the idea of recording some new…

Sat 16 Sep

Sir Thomas Allen

One of the best baritones of the modern age. Hugely versatile in repertoire… what will he sing for us?

Sat 3 Feb 2018

£5–£20

Tasmin Little

Yes, THE Tasmin Little. In Portaferry. Not to be missed!

Sat 2 Dec

£5.80–£20

Wookalily

Wookalily are quirky, in a good way. Folk-gothic troubadour tales, new-time mountain music, glorious melodic hooks and a drum kit which guarantees purists cover their ears. Five women (Adele, Sharon, Lyndsay, Lou and Clair): too girly to be a beat group, too funky to be a folk group, too good to miss.

Fri 7 Jul

Young-Choon Park

The South Korean born pianist Young-Choon Park has toured extensively, giving over 50 concerts each year in Europe, Scandinavia, South Africa and the United States. She makes many return visits to major concert venues including the Birmingham Symphony Hall, St. David’s Hall in Cardiff, Belfast Waterfront Hall, Alice Tully…

Sat 2 Sep

£5–£15

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