Performance

We now have online booking available for all our performances - so you can book at any time of the day!  Simply click on the TicketSource BUY TICKETS link at the top of our web page!

Or if you prefer, you can call the Box Office on 028 9181 0803 during office opening hours (Mon - Thurs 9am - 5pm and Fri 9am - 4.30pm).

Friday Night Live

27 January 2017 | 8pm | Ards Arts Centre

SOLD OUT!

24 February 2017 | 8pm | Ards Arts Centre

Award winning singer-songwriter Chris Keys has been writing music from an early age and developed an easy listening acoustic sound.

24 March 2017 - 25 March 2017 | 8pm | Ards Arts Centre

As always, expect all of these songs with selections from the new album, some beautiful guitar playing and singing and some great stories from the road.

28 April 2017 | 8pm | Ards Arts Centre

Having honed his song writing for over 20 years, Stephen McCartney has found a unique
and honest voice that blends folk traditions from America with those closer to his native
Northern Ireland.

Festival Events

02 February 2017 | 8pm | The Chamber, Bangor Castle.

Moving On Music presents the acclaimed Old Time American fiddler and singer/ songwriter, Rayna Gellert.

12 February 2017 | 4pm | Kiltonga Hall, Newtownards

Enjoy a warming hot chocolate before settling in for an hour of enchanting
folklore and fairy tales at the beautiful Kiltonga Hall with Ulster's finest storytellers.

23 February 2017 | The Chamber, Bangor Castle

Internationally renowned for their "lyrical sound" (Strad), the Cremona Quartet return to Northern Ireland with a programme featuring works by Beethoven and Mozart

04 March 2017 | 8pm | The Queen's Hall, Newtownards

Featuring operatic favourites and dramatic songs by Handel, Mozart, Brahms, don't miss this dramatic evening of music.

23 March 2017 | 8pm | The Chamber, Bangor Castle

Barry Johnston (Illegal Smile), Mark Crockard (Celtic Soul) and Eamon O'Kane (Reel Time) have come together to perform a set list of songs by Texan Troubadours Townes Van Zandt, Guy Clark, Willy Nelson and Steve Earle.

05 April 2017 - 09 April 2017 | Various venues throughout Ards
Castle Park Road, Bangor

The Ards International Guitar Festival is back with a bang in April 2017 with a fresh new programme of guitar inspired gigs, free fringe events, guitar clinics with industry professionals, and more!

20 April 2017 | 8pm | The Chamber, Bangor Castle

When songwriter and vocalist Rachel McCarthy (Farriers) met composer and producer
Michael Keeney (Foy Vance, Duke Special) while mixing a record in Donegal some years
ago, a future collaboration was inevitable.

30 April 2017 | 4pm | Kiltonga Hall, Newtownards

Enjoy a warming hot chocolate before settling in for an hour of enchanting
folklore and fairy tales at the beautiful Kiltonga Hall with Ulster's finest storytellers.

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