Now in its second year, the Sound of Belfast event began on Friday, November 6 and will see over 5000 people attend 27 events in 9 days across a host of live gigs, conferences, panels, workshops, ending with the Northern Ireland Music Prize on November 14.

This week will see the music industries biggest players in town for a host of panel discussions and workshops with Universal Music Publishing, Virgin/EMI, BBC Radio1, Pledge Music, BPI and many others.

2014 NI Music Award Winner Robyn G Sheils, pictured with musician/songwriter Ciaran Lavery at the launch of the Sound of Belfast 2015 which runs from the 6th - 14th November.

2014 NI Music Award Winner Robyn G Sheils, pictured with musician/songwriter Ciaran Lavery at the launch of the Sound of Belfast 2015 which runs from November 6-14.

Still to come at the Sound Of Belfast…

November 12 – Music Cities conference @ Oh Yeah Music Centre

November 12 – VerseChorusVerse & David Lyttle @ The Empire Music hall

November 12 – Terri Hooley’s Good Vibrations Club @ Voodoo

November 13 – Q&A with Billy Harrison @ Oh Yeah Music Centre

November 13 – Studio Production workshops @ Oh Yeah Music Centre

November 13 –  BPI Workshop @ Oh Yeah Music Centre

November 14 – The NI Music Prize + The Divine Comedy (Legends award performance) @ Mandela Hall

November 14 – Stiff Little Fingers @ The Ulster Hall

November 14 – The Belfast Bus Tour

Stuart Bailie from Oh Yeah Centre said: “We are delighted to be working with some of the biggest industry names in the business, The Sound of Belfast is a unique event expected to bring in over a quarter of a million pounds for the NI economy over the nine day period.”

More info and programme at soundofbelfast.com

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