Sunday, 16 November 2014

2014 Northern Ireland Music Prize with Legends Therapy? & Winner Robyn G Shiels

15/11/14 Mandela Hall, Belfast.

Twelve albums were shortlisted for the Northern Ireland Music Prize 2014. The winner was announced at this special awards night at the Mandela Hall....Robyn G Shiels!

The shortlist:

Alana Henderson – Windfall

Ed Zealous – Wired 

Little Matador – Little Matador 

Malibu Shark Attack - Malibu Shark Attack

Mojo Fury – The Difference Between

More Than Conquerors - Everything I've Learnt

Rams Pocket Radio – Béton 

Robyn G Shiels – The Blood Of The Innocents 

Slomatics – Estron

Sullivan and Gold – For Foes

VerseChorusVerse – VerseChorusVerse

Wonder Villains – Rocky

The NI Music Prize event is produced by the Oh Yeah music centre and supported by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland.

The NI Music Prize ended with a special presentation to the band Therapy?, who formed in 1989, this marks their 25 year anniversary. They were presented with an Oh Yeah Legend Award for their achievements.

The band performed their 1994 ‘Troublegum’ album with a few encores, ending with the classic 'Potato Junkie'

Honestly the best night I've had in a long time, great atmosphere. Thanks to Therapy? for letting me access the VIP area.