Ursula Burns became The Most Dangerous Harpist in the World™ when she was kidnapped by circus performers off a burning bus in Belfast. They made her write funny songs about hospitals, umbrellas, Jesus and even a happy one about crying in a Portaloo! All delivered with acrobatic vocals and a little touch of comedy magic.
A Belfast-born songwriter, musician and comedian, Ursula Burns has been performing all her life, everywhere from medieval castles to the Royal Albert Hall (twice!)
Her fifth solo album, The Dangerous Harpist, was released in the spring of this year and reflects a lifetime spent on the road in various music, theatre and circus guises, with its dark, deep and lovely songs and virtuoso harp playing.
Ursula has toured her music extensively in Ireland, UK, Scandinavia, Europe, America and Australia and has played with artists including Loudon Wainwright III, Jackson Browne, Billy Bragg, Beth Orton and The Blue Nile.
The award-winning Ms Burns will be on board the Belfast Barge on 4th August 2016 to preview her Edinburgh Show!
We guarantee you’ve never seen the harp played like this before.
“The Fringe’s own Kate Bush” – Paul Fleckney, www.londonisfunny.com
“Enchanting and funny in equal measure, with a lovely, lilting voice that makes the words ‘Falls Road’ sound like Brigadoon!” – Kate Copstick, Scotsman
Supporting Ursula on the night is Derry man Peter E Davidson. Your MC for the evening is the fantastical and magical David Doherty-Jebb.
Doors open 8pm and it’s a BYO venue. We have now partnered with Sainsbury’s who are happy to deliver your drink order and snacks directly to the Belfast Barge during their 7pm to 8pm slot on 4th August. This is perfect for groups of 4 or more too. Click here to make your Sainsbury’s purchase and let us know via our contact page here >> to expect your order and sign for it.
You can book your tickets online here >>