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Silhouette leads June G Session

Local act Silhouette returns to the G Sessions on Saturday 1st June to showcase new material from her forthcoming, highly anticipated debut album.

Silhouette, the moniker for Magherafelt artist Shauna Tohill, has been taking the country by storm in recent years having her music heard by millions thanks to the Northern Ireland Tourist Board advertising campaign.

Support on the night comes from Runaway GO and Susie Blue.

Admission is just £5, payable at the door.

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ASIWYFA return to G Sessions

Over four years after they headlined a Glasgowbury G Session, we are delighted to announce the return of And So I Watch You From Afar to Draperstown.

The iconic NI band will return to celebrate the release of new album All Hail Bright Futures, their third and arguably most exciting album, at a truly intimate gig at the Cellar Bar in Draperstown on Friday 3rd May.

The north-coast four piece have led the way for new and emerging acts in Northern Ireland and have a long standing relationship with Glasgowbury – last playing a ‘special guest’ slot in the early afternoon of the 2010 festival having headlined the previous year.

The band return to the G Sessions on Friday 3rd May for a once in a lifetime, intimate showcase night.

Support comes from PigsAsPeople and Vanilla Gloom, two exciting new acts currently making headway within the local music scene.

Capacity is strictly limited for this gig and tickets, priced at just £7, are on sale FROM THIS LINK.

Get your ticket soon to avoid disappointment!

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Pretty Child Backfire head up April G Session

The G Sessions are delighted to announce that Mid-Ulster’s own Pretty Child Backfire will headline an April spectacular at the Cellar Bar in Draperstown, on Saturday 6th.

Following championing from Snow Patrol helmsman Gary Lightbody, the band have been arming themselves with a raft of new songs to unveil to the world.

Support comes from Belfast two piece The 1930s and new Strabane foursome Those Ghosts, both making sure it’s a night to remember.

Doors are from 9pm and admission is just £5.

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G Sessions and Red Bull combine in Derry

We are delighted to announce that the G Sessions and Red Bull will combine for a special gig in Derry on March 8th to celebrate the launch of the Red Bull Bedroom Jam.

A total of five acts will play at Mason’s in Derry including More Than Conquerors, Intermission, Furlo, The Wood Burning Savages and last year’s Red Bull Bedroom Jam winners Walking On Cars.

Red Bull Bedroom Jam is a nationwide competition to find the best new talent currently hiding out in their bedrooms and bring them into the spotlight.

Admission night is completely free and we’re proud to be able to welcome all of Glasgowbury’s fans to join us for the special night.

Capacity is limited however so if you and a friend would like to attend, please RSVP by sending an email to media@glasgowbury.com with your name.

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The Bonnevilles headline February G Session

For our first G Session of 2013 we’re pulling out all the stops with an eclectic line-up of the rawest talent around.

Taking over headlining duties on the night will be hard-rocking Lurgan blues duo The Bonnevilles.

The pair have won almost universal acclaim following the release of their second full length album ‘Folk Art And The Death Of Jesus’ and in 2011 played to a packed Spurs Of Rock tent at Glasgowbury.

Joining them for the experience will be young Derry foursome The Wood Burning Savages, themselves causing a stir with their incendiary live performances of late.

And capping off a joyous night of music will be young Mid-Ulster act The Last Generation who are gearing up for the release of a new EP.

The whole thing takes place on Saturday 23rd February with admissions just £5.

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Massive ‘Benefit’ gig with ASIWYFA

Glasgowbury are proud to lend their support to a Belfast gig next weekend (December 15th) which sees some of the country’s finest talent take to the Mandela Hall stage.

Organised by the guys at And So I Watch You From Afar, who will also headline on the night, Benefit is a fundraising event for cancer charities and for sufferers of cancer in memory of Bart Lyons.

The full line-up includes ASIWYFA, LaFaro, Axis of, Eatenbybears, Ed Zealous, The Continuous Battle Of Order, Bats, More Than Conquerors, No Spill Blood and Sons Of Burlap.

Spurred on by the death of local friend, musician and band mate Bart Lyons who played with members of ASIWYFA and Axis Of in their band Sons of Burlap, a group of musicians, promoters, venues, contributors and music lovers have come together in Belfast to raise money for cancer and for sufferers of cancer.
The aim of the night is to raise at least £8,000 and you can contribute by buying your tickets for one of the year’s hottest shows. CLICK HERE to buy yours now.
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Cashier No 9 for December G Session – CANCELLED

G Sessions Presents: Cashier No 9 & Ed Zealous & The Wood burning Savages //

Cellar Bar, Draperstown // Saturday 1st December

Please note that this gig is now cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. We are working to try and reschedule it for the new year.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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Here Comes The Landed Gentry return to G Sessions

GLASGOWBURY are proud to announce the return of Here Comes The Landed Gentry later this month for a local charity fundraising gig in Draperstown.

The iconic Derry band parted ways in 2010 prior to the launch of their debut album but have decided to step back into the ring this weekend.

Their appearance at the Cellar Bar in Draperstown in association with Glasgowbury’s G Sessions will help to raise some much-needed funds for a local charitable cause.

Before their departure from the local scene, the rockabilly five piece had established themselves as one of the country’s most promising live acts with incendiary live performances, particularly their shows at Glasgowbury.

They will be joined this weekend in a four act spectacular with support from fellow Derry act Ard Ri alongside Junior Johnson and comedy songwriter Digger Browne.

The night kicks off at the Cellar Bar in Draperstown this Saturday 20th October from 8pm and admission is just £5.

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LaFaro head for November G Session

G Sessions Presents: LaFaro, Droids, Stereo War Favourites // Saturday 10th November // Cellar Bar, Draperstown

We are delighted to announce that rock royalty LaFaro will return to Draperstown to headline our November G Session.

Slaves to their work, the four piece have been busily preparing their third album hot from the the critical success of last year’s Easy Meat.

Former bassist Herb Magee is back in the ranks as LaFaro continue to vie for world domination, kicking off with a European tour including support to Therapy? in the coming weeks.

They’ll prepare for that however by returning to their spiritual home at the Cellar Bar in Draperstown on November 10th.

Joining them for the experience will be two G Sessions first timers in the shape of Derry city act Droids and local rock outfit Stereo War Favourites.

A limited number of tickets priced at £5 are available to purchase in advance HERE.

Entry can also be purchased at the door, subject to availability.

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