So…Bluesberry 2016 is nearly officially over and the Bluesberry team have some massive thank you’s to say! Firstly, we’d like to thank Newry & Mourne council for all their support with the project. Without them there would be no events, so for that we are extremley grateful! We’d also like to say a massive thank[…]


Tallann Maguire!

When did you start performing? I started playing guitar at the age of fourteen and performing followed soon after. Who inspires you? My mother is the most inspirational person I know. Musically speaking, I derive Inspiration from the likes of Ben Howard, Florence Welch and Macklemore. I try to develop my own, unique sound when it comes[…]

joe shields

Joey Shields!

Joey & the Wheels were formed seven years ago in the summer of 2003 by Joey Shields, (Lead Vocals, Slide/Lead Guitars, + Harmonicas) and were intended to be a three piece Rhythm &  Blues Revue. “The Wheels”, or Joey’s Rhythm Section, are basically Drummer/Vocalist and Bass Guitarist/Vocalist,occasionally a separate harmonica’rist An opportunity arose in February[…]

amy ryan

Amy Ryan!

Amy started performing around 2012. Inspired by musicians like Wolf Alice, the national, alkaline trio, daughter, Japanese house. If I was putting my music in a box I would call it indie/alternative Played in English and local venues including tanglewood fest. Proudest moment was playing my first headline gig Tips – make it your own[…]



What are your member’s names? The band is fronted by singer/songwriter Carolann Carlile. Born in Belfast Carolann was raised in the musical heart of Derry- Stendhal and Danny Boys own Limavady. Carolann has never met a cupcake that she didn’t like and loves kittens (especially fluffy ones). On piano and from rural Dungiven is composer/song[…]

glenn chambers

Glenn Chambers!

When did you start performing? I Started performing when I was 13 and since have played in numerous bands playing drums, bass, guitar and vocals. Who inspires you? Inspired by artists such Glen Hansard, Darwin Deez, Newton Faulkner, Fionn Regan and The Beach Boys How would you describe your kind of music? Chilled mix Folk Where have you previously[…]