Other Voices has announced that it will be adding Belfast to the list of cities to have hosted the bespoke event.
Taking place from October 26th to 28th, Other Voices Belfast will be a three-day gathering of music, creativity, and technology with performances on Saturday 28th from the likes of Grammy shortlisted Beoga, lo-fi acoustic act Jealous of the Birds, pop outfit Picture This, indie-folk artist Rosie Carney and Derry purveyors of punk Touts.
On Thursday 26th and Friday 27th October, schools, youth and community organisations from across Belfast will come together to take part in four events as part of the Digital DNA Creative Quarter, showcasing the power of community through the mediums of music and technology. These innovative, inclusive events will feature speakers and workshops with some of the biggest names in digital, technology and the creative industries including Catalyst Inc., Techies in Residence and Speed Motion.
On Saturday October 28th, The Belfast Edge takes up residence in The Theatre at The Duncairn, a conference that aims to create discourse and collision of ideas around creativity, culture, technology, education and investment policies, firmly placing creativity at the centre of all policy-making and practice. The Belfast Edge is an extension of Ireland’s Edge, which takes place in Dingle, West Kerry, every year during Other Voices. The line-up of speakers and facilitators will be announced shortly. Attendance at The Belfast Edge is free but ticketed and capacity is limited. Those wishing to attend should register for tickets at Eventbrite onhttps://www.eventbrite.ie/e/the-belfast-edge-tickets-38662349127 Tickets will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. One ticket per applicant, subject to availability. The Belfast Edge will also be streamed live on Facebook at the @IrelandsEdgeHQ page.
That same evening, Saturday October 28th, slamming guitars, soaring vocals and earworm choruses will echo around the walls of The Duncairn’s School Hall, where The Other Voices Stage will be in full swing. A feast for the senses, this potent evening of live music showcasing the best in new musical talent, will feature sets from Grammy shortlisted trad giants Beoga, lo-fi acoustic gems from Portadown’s Jealous of the Birds, Kildare pop-rock, arena touring duo Picture This, the spine-tingling atmospheric folk of Hampshire born, Donegal bred Rosie Carney and Derry purveyors of punk Touts. The show will be recorded by Other Voices for broadcast on both BBC and RTE television. Tickets for The Other Voices Stage will only be available through local media and online competitions, details of which will be announced shortly on www.othervoices.ie and at @OtherVoices on Facebook and @OtherVoicesLive on Twitter and Instagram.