[…] Oh Yeah! Centre in Belfast, co-founded by Snow Patrol frontman Gary Lightbody to encourage the growth of the music industry here, has played host to many budding and established musicians.
Chief executive Stuart Bailie (below right), also a DJ on Radio Ulster, said music can be a viable business choice palatable to even the most strait-laced of parents.
“Van Morrison turns up in the Sunday Times Rich List every year with an estimated wealth of £50m. Ash and Snow Patrol have written songs that are still being played on the radio years after they were recorded. They are still touring and playing festivals, which provides a good income. However, that’s at the top of the tree.”
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