Bands Battle For Arthur’s Day Spotlight

Guinness® & Co have announced the 6 lucky bands who have been selected for the Belfast regional showcase of the ‘Our Thursdays’ competition.
As part of this year’s Arthur’s Day® celebrations, ‘Our Thursdays’ is on the look out for emerging talent all over Ireland to offer them the incredible opportunity to be part of the Arthur’s Day line up on September 23rd.

Naoimh O'Hagan

Since July, hopeful bands have been performing in pubs every week all around the country at the Guinness ‘Our Thursdays’ pub showcases where the public decided, via text vote, who would go through each week.

Bettylee and the Blonde

The bands that received the most votes at the end of each pub showcase have been named as the official Arthur’s Day artist in that bar on 23rd September.

Empire Saints

What’s more, a team of music industry experts including members of Snow Patrol, have had the unenviable task of listening to all the pub showcase winners from around the country and have now whittled it down to the best 24, 6 of who will play at the Belfast regional showcase in The Empire, Belfast on 26th August.

Shouting At Planes

The Belfast Regional Showcase Details:
Date & Location: The Empire, Belfast, this Thursday, 26th August

The 6 Bands:
Bettylee &The Blonde (Limavady)
Naoimh O’Hagan (Belfast)
Picture the Sound (Ballymoney)
Shouting at Planes (Cavan)
Escape Fails (Belfast)
The Empire Saints (Bray)

For detailed information about Arthur’s Day and Our Thursdays visit