Atlantic Sessions: final line-up

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The final line up for this year’s’ Atlantic Sessions Music Festival’ has been announced.

The Festival, which will run from 12th until 15th November, will feature almost 50 FREE gigs in Portrush, Portstewart and Portballintrae.

Wybern Lingo

Wybern Lingo

Atlantic Sessions presents an eclectic mix of home grown music, with unplugged acoustic sessions to full-on indie-folk, Americana, cool electro sounds and everything else in between.

Having just announced that they will support the highly acclaimed ‘Hozier’ on his UK tour early next year, ‘Wyvern Lingo’ will headline Atlantic Sessions at Flowerfield Arts Centre, Portstewart on Friday 13th November.

‘Paddy Casey’ will also perform a special concert on the Sunday evening at Flowerfield to close the four day festival.

Other ticketed events include Hannah McPhillimy with Owen Denvir and The Limavady Big Band at Portrush Town Hall on Saturday 14th; and Mandy Bingham, Amanda St John and Edelle McMahon, who will open the Festival on Thursday 12th November with ‘A Celebration of Female Singer-Songwriters’ at Flowerfield Arts Centre. BBC Radio Ulster’s Ralph McLean will host the popular ‘Sunday Brunch Session’, an intimate in-the-round session with a collection of the featured artists.

New to the programme this year are two movie showings, presented by ‘Portrush Film Theatre’ at the ‘Playhouse Cinema’, Portrush. The screenings include ‘Amy (15)’, the controversial documentary about Amy Winehouse and the award winning film ‘Whiplash (15)’.

Tickets for the headline acts and events are now available from Flowerfield Arts Centre, telephone 028 7083 1400 or for further information or view the full programme at www.atlanticsessions.com. Find ‘Atlantic Sessions’ on Facebook, or follow the Twitter page @AtlanticSess.