Enjoy live music and other arts from some of the best local artists
Exhibition Ards Art Centre Music Live
Upcoming events and live music at Ards Arts Centre;
Friday Night Live:
(Ards Arts Centre, Conway Square, Newtownards)
Friday 1st Febuary
Enjoy music from the Rapparees, a five-piece folk and traditional band based in Belfast
Friday 22nd Febuary
The Irish Songbook
This is a fabulous ‘feel good’ evening of all-time greats by Irish artists.
Friday 22nd March and Saturday 23rd March
Anthony Toner (once memorably described as 'James Taylor meets John Prine in a second hand book shop') returns to Ards to celebrate the release of his ninth album, Our Lady of the Wind and Rain.
Friday 26th April
Mandy and Graham Bingham
Celebrating Mandy's new album, blending of her unique brand of Folk Noir and Americana perfectly.
Music In The Chamber
(The Chamber, Bangor Castle, Bangor)
Friday 15th Febuary
David C. Clements
Live Music by the epic and heavenly alternative folk singer, David C. Clements
Thursday 21st March
Winner of two BBC Folk Awards, Dublin-born traditional singer and bouzouki player Daoirí Farrell has quickly become one of the most important singers in Irish folk music. With his powerful and distinctive voice it is no wonder he has been championed by the likes of Christy Moore and Donal Lunny.
Friday 12th April
Los Dramáticos (Chile, Spain, Ireland) invite you to accompany them on a musical journey through the cultures of the Latin world.
Saturday 6th April
Located in Ards Art Centre
Sing To Me With Kyle Riley
The Sing to Me Tour features songs from Kyle Riley’s 2018 release by the same title. With some traditional children’s music and a couple of tunes for the adults too join us for this entertaining and engaging family concert as part of the 2019 Ards International Guitar Festival.
Friday 15th March
Located in the Portico, 8 Steel Dickson Avenue, Portaferry
Big Telly Theatre presents - Freak Show
Inspired by the true story of the 17th Century Portrush Giantess, Mary Murphy, Freak Show is an original blast of irreverent theatre from Portstewart's Big Telly.
Thursday 25th April
Located in Studio 1A, Hamilton Road, Bangor
Isosceles Theatre Company presents Jekyll and Hyde
Isoceles Theatre Company (Pat Abernethy and Dave Marsden) return to Bangor after a sell-out performance of Murder, Just What the Doctor Ordered in 2018 for this fast-paced adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic novel that has enthralled audiences throughout Britain and Ireland.
For more information on any of these events, search our website, or visit www.ardsarts.com/ , or phone 028 9181 0803