Review: Slovenia- ManuElla ‘Blue and Red’

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‘Blue and Red’ is the song that Slovenia are hoping can get them to the Eurovision Final in 2016. It will be performed by singer ManuELLA. Join us as we take a look at the song and assess whether they can qualify from Semi Final 2 on Thursday night.

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Charlie McGettigan to Play Belfast Nashville Songwriters’ Festival

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1994 Eurovision winner Charlie McGettigan will play an ‘In the Round’ concert as part of the 2016 Belfast Nashville Songwriters’ Festival. The festival will take place at various venues in Belfast from 2nd-6th March and other acts include former D-Side Singer turned country singer Derek Ryan, Stephen Bishop, Iain Archer, Liam O’Maonlai and John Spillane. Continue reading

Review: The Netherlands- The Common Linnets ‘Calm After the Storm’

The Common Linnets are quickly becoming one of my favourite acts this year

The Common Linnets are quickly becoming one of my favourite acts this year

After failing to qualify for the final an unprecedented 8 years in a row (2005-2012), the Netherlands’ Anouk turned their luck around with her song ‘Birds’ in 2013. This year’s entry is not a far cry away from Anouk in genre and style and sees them try to emulate her success. The Dutch entry is folky-country duo the Common Linnets Continue reading