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The Irish News: Ash man Tim Wheeler on Irish gigs, Snow Patrol supporting duties and facial fuzz

December 14, 2018

[…] Already in the Ash diary for 2019 is an appearance at Snow Patrol’s huge Ward Park 3 mini festival in Bangor on May 25. Gary Lightbody and co have supported Ash at various gigs over the years, and the Down act are looking forward to returning the favour as part of Snow Patrol’s 25th anniversary celebrations…. Read More ›

Newsletter: Snow Patrol’s Nathan Connolly: From gospel choir to guitarist with Northern Ireland’s biggest band

GRAEME COUSINS talks to Snow Patrol’s Nathan Connolly about joining the band at the right time and how the group have become one big extended family. Snow Patrol guitarist Nathan Connolly joined the band in 2002 and helped to propel them to greatness. At least that’s one version of events, depending on who you talk… Read More ›

Irish Mirror: Irish couple who got engaged at Snow Patrol Belfast gig looking for photos and videos of happy moment

A couple who got engaged at the Snow Patrol gig in Belfast on Friday are asking for fellow gig-goers’ help. Tammy McLaughlin had the night of her life, as not only did she get to see Gary Lightbody and co perform, her partner Michael Jon Adams also got down on one knee. But she contacted Belfast… Read More ›

Belfast Live: Snow Patrol next gig to be a BANGER, says band in laugh at spelling mistake

Snow Patrol have laughed off a spelling mistake that left their big homecoming gig scheduled for ‘Banger’. A tweet from the band’s official account shows how they spotted the error and used livepause to highlight it. But locals in the North Down town will be glad to know the spelling disaster is going to be… Read More ›

Belfast Telegraph: Bangor, not Banger: Spelling gaffe for Snow Patrol gig mislabels Lightbody’s hometown

A spelling gaffe in the poster for Snow Patrol’s Ward Park gig next year has seen the hometown of singer Gary Lightbody mislabeled as ‘Banger’ instead of Bangor. The error appeared in a television ad for the shows, which will take place in May of next year. Posting an image of the ad on Snow… Read More ›

Malahide Castle June 2019: press Snow Patrol announce major gig in Dublin next summer Snow Patrol have confirmed that they will play an open-air show in Malahide Castle in Dublin next summer. The band will be performing in Dublin’s 3 Arena this Tuesday (11 December), a gig which, not surprisingly, sold out, but fans who missed out will get… Read More › Snow Patrol helps cancer charity buy instruments for children whose loved ones have disease

Snow Patrol have given a local cancer charity a helping hand buying instruments for children whose loved ones are battling the disease. Cancer Focus NI were able to buy new instruments for music therapy for children and young people thanks to the band who made a generous donation after their last major gig in the city…. Read More › Snow Patrol’s Johnny McDaid: Playing at home is special

For Johnny McDaid, playing a gig at home is “the absolute reason for it all”. The songwriter and musician is preparing to return home for a number of shows in Belfast tonight (Friday) and tomorrow with Snow Patrol, before embarking on a UK and European tour. The band recently supported Ed Sheeran on his US… Read More ›