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A dozen acts in the frame for this year’s Northern Ireland Music Prize


Mon, Sep 14, 2015, 16:15


It’s time for the Northern Ireland Music Prize 2015. The acts and album vying to win the prize, which was won in previous years by Robyn G Shiels (who took the honours last year for “The Blood Of The Innocents”) and Foy Vance (whose “Joy Of Nothing” was the winner in 2013) are as follows

A Plastic Rose “Flickering Light of an Inner War”

And So I Watch You From Afar “Heirs”

Axis Of “The Mid Brae Inn

BeeMickSee “The Belfast Yank”

Ciaran Lavery & Ryan Vail “Sea Legs”

Duke Special “Look Out Machines”

The Lost Brothers “New Songs Of Dawn And Dust”

Malojian “Southlands”

Not Squares “Bolts”

SOAK “Before We Forgot How To Dream”

Therapy? “Disquiet”

Tim Wheeler “Lost Domain”

The winner will be announced at an event at Mandela Hall, Belfast on November 14 during the Sound of Belfast week. There will be live music on the night from Malojian, Ciaran Lavery and Ryan Vail, with an Oh Yeah Legend Award presentation to The Divine Comedy’s Neil Hannon. Tickets now on sale.