Gig guide: Music for the week ahead and beyond

1980s pop crooner Rick Astley plays The Waterfront Hall in Belfast, Monday March 20


Lee ‘Scratch' Perry – The Limelight 2, Belfast, 7pm.

Emerald Armada, Franklyn, Joshua Burnside etc – The Mandela Hall, QUBSU, Belfast.

Hornets, Words That Burn, Drakonis etc – The Barge, Belfast.

Doghouse Belfast, Thee Radicals, Madhouse etc – Oh Yeah, Belfast.

Saturday March 18

Wasps, R51, Mosmo Strange etc – Voodoo, Belfast.

Stomptown Brass – The Black Box, Belfast.

Lee ‘Scratch' Perry – The Nerve Centre, Derry.

Malojian – Braid Arts Centre, Ballymena.

Mike Tramp & Band, Phil McCarroll – Diamond Rock Club, Ahoghill.

Topos – Market Place Theatre, Armagh.

Sunday March 19

Napalm Death, Warpath, War Iron – The Limelight 2, Belfast.

All Time Low – The Ulster Hall, Belfast.

Monday March 20

Rick Astley – The Waterfront Hall, Belfast.

Bear's Den – The Limelight 2, Belfast.

Tuesday March 21

RIDE – The Limelight, Belfast, 7pm.

Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes – Oh Yeah, Belfast.

Mons Olympus, Nomadic Rituals – Mister Tom's Lounge, Lavery's,


January, Via Barvikha, Conor McCann – McHugh's Bar, Belfast.

Wednesday March 22

Crowbar – The Limelight 2, Belfast.

Gus White etc – McHugh's, Belfast.

Thursday March 23

Russian Circles, Cloakroom – The Empire, Belfast.

United Bottles, Takers & Users, Madhouse etc – Punk For MS, Voodoo, Belfast.

Hardwicke Circus – The Atlantic, Portrush.

Friday March 24

The Boomtown Rats, Hardwicke Circus – Mandela Hall, QUBSU, Belfast.

Ben Glover – The Black Box, Belfast.

The Light Runners – Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast.

Civil Simian, Alpha Twin, Saint Sapphire etc – SONI Class of '17, The Empire, Belfast.

Saturday March 25

Unloved, Cat's Eyes (DJ set), David Holmes – God's Waiting Room, The Maple Leaf Club, Belfast.

Malojian, Paddy Nash, Rebecca Mulhern – Nerve Centre, Derry.

Ben Glover – Bennigan's, Derry.

Lo Mejor – The Atlantic, Portrush.

Dana Masters – Island Centre, Lisburn.

Sunday March 26

Eleanor McEvoy – The Black Box, Belfast.

Wednesday March 28

Run The Jewels – The Limelight, Belfast.

Thursday March 29

Ben Glover – Flowerfield Arts Centre, Portstewart.

Friday March 30

Thunder – Mandela Hall, QUBSU, Belfast.

Gregory Alan Isakov, Leif Vollebekk – Voodoo, Belfast.

Stormzy – The Limelight, Belfast, 7pm.

Colin Hay – The Limelight 2, Belfast.


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