The story of Belfast Punk Beyond the Wire Cormac Staunton
The Effect of Punk on Sectarianism in Belfast 1976 - 2008 <ul><ul><li>What was the STORY? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Who w...
What was the STORY? <ul><li>Army on the Streets </li></ul><ul><li>Loyalist & Republican Paramilitaries </li></ul><ul><li>W...
The BANDS <ul><li>STIFF LITTLE FINGERS </li></ul><ul><li>RUDI </li></ul><ul><li>THE UNDERTONES </li></ul><ul><li>Outcasts,...
INFLUENCES <ul><li>NEW YORK - NY Dolls, The Ramones, Talking Heads etc </li></ul><ul><li>LONDON - The Sex Pistols, The Cla...
ORIGINS <ul><li>Unemployment </li></ul><ul><li>Sectarianism  </li></ul><ul><li>NO WHERE LEFT TO GO </li></ul>
PUNK in Belfast Society <ul><li>Did Punk make a difference?  How? </li></ul><ul><li>Non Sectarian </li></ul><ul><li>DIY </...
Who Were These Punk? <ul><li>Prods & Taigs.  </li></ul><ul><li>Working & Middle Class </li></ul><ul><li>Young People </li>...
Audience <ul><li>Music Lovers </li></ul><ul><li>Those interested in Belfast’s history. </li></ul><ul><li>Social & Cultural...
Objective <ul><li>Message of Hope  … </li></ul><ul><li>Little known story of Punk Power in war torn Belfast … </li></ul><u...
Marketing & Distribution <ul><li>MySpace, Web Site, Press Release,  Radio play, Viral campaign </li></ul><ul><li>Local Rad...
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  1. 1. The story of Belfast Punk Beyond the Wire Cormac Staunton
  2. 2. The Effect of Punk on Sectarianism in Belfast 1976 - 2008 <ul><ul><li>What was the STORY? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Who were the BANDS? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Who were their INFLUENCES? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What was their ORIGINS? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What was their ROLE in changing Irish society? </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. What was the STORY? <ul><li>Army on the Streets </li></ul><ul><li>Loyalist & Republican Paramilitaries </li></ul><ul><li>Widespread Unemployment </li></ul><ul><li>Wasted Life </li></ul>
  4. 4. The BANDS <ul><li>STIFF LITTLE FINGERS </li></ul><ul><li>RUDI </li></ul><ul><li>THE UNDERTONES </li></ul><ul><li>Outcasts, Ruefrex el al </li></ul>
  5. 5. INFLUENCES <ul><li>NEW YORK - NY Dolls, The Ramones, Talking Heads etc </li></ul><ul><li>LONDON - The Sex Pistols, The Clash, Crass, Buzzcocks .. </li></ul>
  6. 6. ORIGINS <ul><li>Unemployment </li></ul><ul><li>Sectarianism </li></ul><ul><li>NO WHERE LEFT TO GO </li></ul>
  7. 7. PUNK in Belfast Society <ul><li>Did Punk make a difference? How? </li></ul><ul><li>Non Sectarian </li></ul><ul><li>DIY </li></ul><ul><li>Belfast City Centre </li></ul>
  8. 8. Who Were These Punk? <ul><li>Prods & Taigs. </li></ul><ul><li>Working & Middle Class </li></ul><ul><li>Young People </li></ul><ul><li>The Fans </li></ul><ul><li>Activists </li></ul><ul><li>Promoters </li></ul>
  9. 9. Audience <ul><li>Music Lovers </li></ul><ul><li>Those interested in Belfast’s history. </li></ul><ul><li>Social & Cultural history </li></ul><ul><li>Old punks … </li></ul>
  10. 10. Objective <ul><li>Message of Hope … </li></ul><ul><li>Little known story of Punk Power in war torn Belfast … </li></ul><ul><li>Humour too! </li></ul>
  11. 11. Marketing & Distribution <ul><li>MySpace, Web Site, Press Release, Radio play, Viral campaign </li></ul><ul><li>Local Radio – Galway, Belfast & Derry </li></ul><ul><li>National & International </li></ul>
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