Frontier Promotions aims to promote the music of developing and established
artists to listening audiences throughout Ireland resulting in successful, viable
and enjoyable tours for all concerned!
Frontier Promotions is an organisation which in addition to its own resources embraces the help of an enthusiastic posse of friends and music lovers, who contribute to bringing the best of music to this beautiful part of rural County Down and in doing so introduce an elite selection of both local and international musicians to the masses in Ireland.
Let me take this opportunity to formally thank them for all that they have done which on many occasions goes unnoticed.
Thanks to David Barnes for all your help and assistance. From the technical development of the Frontier Music Club through
to the responsibility for the sound engineering at the Bronte, to be being tour manager for touring artists. We have come a
Thanks to Cathal McLaughlin for being my sounding board, bio writer, Bronte gig reviewer and good friend! Your friendship,
help and support has been invaluable.
Thanks to Pat Donaghy for your words of encouragement and for being Cathal’s deputy in writing gig reviews for Maverick
Thanks to to Paul McConville, the official photographer at the Bronte, who provided all the photographs for the magazine
reviews and the Bronte Music Club website .
Thanks must also go to Larry Sheerin for all your help and assistance with backline and tour managing over the years.
Additional thanks must go to all the local artists who play support to visiting musicians. In particular thanks to Gerry and
Eileen Creen who have also tour managed on occasions.
Thanks to John McCart for all your welcome advice in becoming a competent MC. I learned from the Master!
Thanks to all the staff at Banbridge District Council for giving me the opportunity to work with you in developing the Bronte
Music Club. In particular thanks to the staff at the F.E. McWilliams Gallery for all that you do in support of live music.
A special thanks to all of the Radio Presenters and Producers at BBC Radio Ulster, namely Cherrie, Ralph, Brian, Gerry, Mark,
Colm, Kim, Marie-Louise, Siobhan, Maggie and Jim. Similarly at RTE, thanks to Aiden, Sandy, Pat and Neil for their support
in playing the music I introduce to them and affording the artists the opportunity to play live on air. Thanks to George Jones,
Laura, Joanne & Shawn At U.105 for providing the Live Music Platform to promote the Shows.
At the risk of sounding like Barry McGuigan of “Mr Eastwood Fame”.
Thanks to Desi Fisher and all the staff at Drive 105 in Derry for all your help.
Thanks to Damien Murray for spreading the gospel on live gigs in his weekly column in the Belfast Telegraph
and finally I would like to thank my friend Vinko Kalcic - music aficionado and International Award Winning Designer
for the wonderful design of Logos, Promotional Literature, Posters and Websites for both Frontier Promotions
and the Bronte Music Club.
Thank you for the patience and understanding!
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