Mayor of Derry hails Sons & Daughters concert huge success

The opening concert for Derry's year as UK City of Culture has been held.

Sons and Daughters was a celebration of stars of stage and screen with links to the city, who have gone on to achieve international acclaim.

It was the first concert to be hosted at The Venue, which has been purpose-built for 2013 and stands on the former Ebrington Barracks site.

There were over 11,000 applications for the 2,000 free tickets for the concert.

Mayor of Derry, Cllr Kevin Campbell said the night couldn't have went any better.....