Saturday :National Trust’s @Giginthegarden – Saturday 27th July Minnowburn @NIrelandNT

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Gig in the Garden! A one day boutique festival in the beautiful setting of Minnowburn overlooking the River Lagan on the outskirts of Belfast.

On 27th July from 12 noon, the gig will showcase  Northern Ireland’s best musical talent, alongside a selection of local food, drink, crafts and family entertainment. Hilden Brewery will be there providing the booze. The beauty of it all is, it’s just a tenner!

New to this year’s line up are singer/songwriter and ‘Belfast’s answer to Etta James & Janis Joplin’, Mama Kaz, the widely acclaimed Malojian, whose music has been described as ‘charming, heartfelt and beautiful’, ‘an eclectic mix of folk, rock and soul’ from Chrisy McCullagh and ‘chillbilly roots’ from Wookalily.

 

Reviews of 2012’s event –

“All in all, Gig in the Garden was a beautifully organised event. Family friendly and fun for everyone else, the heady combination of local brews, local grub, local music and local people meant that the sunshine and gorgeous backdrop was the icing on the cake. Everyone knows it’s good to support local, but the Gig in the Garden proved, not only that it is easily done, but also that we’ve a hell of a lot of be proud of.” – BBC Across the Line

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