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Moving On Music Festival 25-29th March 2009
« on: March 16, 2009, 09:03:09 PM »
Moving On Music Festival
25th-29th March 2009
Various Venues, Belfast

An eclectic journey across musical genres - from folk to funk to free jazz to film!  Featuring a wide range of fantastic acts, including Scottish folk sensations, Lau, post-jazz act Polar Bear and legendary Dub producer Mad Professor plus lots more!

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Events at a glance...

Wednesday 25th March Black Box, Belfast (£10&£7 / Doors: 8pm)
Winners of the Best Group title at the 2008 and 2009 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, Lau is made up three of the finest and most innovative exponents of modern traditional music - Kris Drever (guitar, vocals), Aidan O’Rourke (fiddle) and Martin Green (accordion) and their infamous live shows are truly unmissable

Thursday 26th March Sonic Arts Research Centre @ Queens University Belfast (Free / 1pm)
Arthurs, Høiby and Ritchie
Exciting international jazz trio featuring Berlin based trumpet player Tom Arthurs, Danish bassist Jasper Høiby and Scottish drummer Stuart Ritchie

Thursday 26th March Black Box, Belfast (£10&£7 / Doors: 8pm)
The Rising Sons of Lee Marvin
Award winning Belfast composer Brian Irvine presents his new venture ‘The Rising Sons of Lee Marvin’. A kind of Captain Beefheart big band, meets Efterklang meets Cameo, meets the wrong Beach Boys, meets The Thing – The Rising Sons is an energetic act, comprising some of the UK’s most virtuosic musicians, who promise to take audiences on a wild journey through the beautiful love filled oddballness of life!

Film Screening
Friday 27th March Belfast Film Festival Studio Cinema - 23 Donegall Street, Belfast (£3 / 7pm)
RiP: A Remix Manifesto
Web activist and filmmaker Brett Gaylor explores music copyright issues in the information age

Friday 27th March Black Box, Belfast (£10&£7 / Doors: 8pm)
Polar Bear, Dirty Projectors and Lucky Dragons
One of the UK’s most creative musical acts, Polar Bear has been heralded for it distinctive fusion of jazz and electronica with punk and rock rhythms. As part of a fantastic triple bill, Polar Bear will be joined by exciting Brooklyn based experimental electronic act Dirty Projectors and dreamy LA trance duo Lucky Dragons

Film Screening
Saturday 28th March Belfast Film Festival Studio Cinema, 23 Donegall Street Belfast (£5 / 7pm)
Dub Echoes
A documentary charting the history of dub music and its effect on the world of dance music

Saturday 28th March Black Box, Belfast (£10 / Doors:9.30pm)
Mad Professor live dub show with MC, singer and support DJs
A rare opportunity to see Mad Professor in action. One of dub’s most legendary figures Mad Professor is the power behind the influential Ariwa label and has worked with an array of artists including Lee Perry, Massive Attack, The Orb and The Beastie Boys

Sunday 29th March Black Box, Belfast (£10&£7 / Doors: 8.00pm)
Mike Nielsen (solo) and Knuckle Biter
A sublime solo set from stunning Irish guitarist Mike Nielsen and a pulsating performance from convention-breaking, improvising trio Knuckle Biter, featuring Steve Davis (drums), Alex Bonney (trumpet) and Simon Jerman (electric bass)

Tickets for Moving On Music Festival events are available online from and from Belfast Welcome Centre (028 9024 6609).
Tickets for Moving On Music Festival Films are available online at or Jameson Box Office (028 9033 0443)


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Re: Moving On Music Festival 25-29th March 2009
« Reply #1 on: March 16, 2009, 09:14:46 PM »
Hi MovingOn,

If you have the time could you post the Festival on to the Calendar too please.