QR Music Blog

reviews, interviews; always unmissable

The QR Music Blog is the place to go if you are interested in all things music. It is an entire blog dedicated to live and local music discussion, as well as reviews of new releases and updates on our playlists.

As with the normal QR blog, we are always on the lookout for contributors so if you would like to get involved with the QR Music Blog please contact our Head of Music Rachael Young at music@queensradio.org

Rock on!

QR Music: Interview with Palace

QR Music: Interview with Palace

Last Thursday, I sat down for a quick chat with Leo from London blues-alt. band Palace, just before their headline gig at Voodoo that night. Even after 29 nights on the road, he was an absolute gent and covered everything from the band’s best gig experiences to which...

QR Music: Interview with The Amazons

QR Music: Interview with The Amazons

The Amazons are currently in the middle of their largest UK headlining tour to date. On March 8th, I caught up with the band before their first headlining show in Belfast at Voodoo. The show itself was amazing, with the band running through the crowd to the stage and...

QR Music Reviews: Wild Child at Belfast Empire

QR Music Reviews: Wild Child at Belfast Empire

I was given the hard task of trying to capture in words—in order to impress upon you readers—the exuberance of Wild Child’s performance at Belfast Empire last Thursday. The setting is not what you would expect from a normal concert. One, the decor reminds me of...

QR Music: Interview with Four Year Strong

QR Music: Interview with Four Year Strong

Four Year Strong made their long-awaited return to Belfast on Sunday night at the Oh Yeah Music Centre, finishing off their EU/UK run of the Rise or Die Trying 10th anniversary tour. The band soared through their set almost perfectly (aside from a few technical issues...