Star is rising for east Belfast’s Gareth

Singer/songwriter Gareth Dunlop

Singer/songwriter Gareth Dunlop

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East Belfast singer/songwriter Gareth Dunlop has been enjoying huge success for his style of country and folk-inspired balladry. Ahead of his performance at the Belfast Nashville Songwriters Festival he talks to JOANNE SAVAGE

One of Northern Ireland’s most interesting new singer/songwriters, east Belfast’s Gareth Dunlop, 26, enjoys musical kudos based on a wonderful singing voice and a strong body of material, influenced by soul, country, folk and blues.

Gareth has a long association with the BelNash Festival at which he was awarded Young Songwriter of the Year back in 2011.


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