Gig guide: Live music for the week ahead

Snow Patrol are at The Ulster Hall in Belfast on Sunday May 20


Garganjua, Hornets, Elder Druid etc – Crypt of The Riff, Bar Sub, QUBSU, Belfast

David Ford – The Empire, Belfast

Colm Mac Con Iomaire, In Their Thousands, Lemoncello etc – Blas Ceoil Live, An Culturlann, Belfast

Foreign Owl, Ember Trails, Jo Jo O' & The Woods etc – The Pavilion,


Simone Felice – Wesley Centenary Church, Bangor

Saturday May 19

The Late Twos, Vokxen, Hand Models etc – Foundry, Belfast

New Atlas, Fox Colony, Paper/Boy etc – Oh Yeah, Belfast (2pm)

Cut in Blinks, Hand Models, Strange New Places etc (8pm) – Oh Yeah, Belfast

Lonesome George – Duncairn Arts Centre, Belfast

The Skallions, Electric Octopus, Belwood – The Empire, Belfast

The 4 of Us – Ardhowen Gallery, Enniskillen

Sunday May 20

Snow Patrol – The Ulster Hall, Belfast

Monday May 21

The XX, Karyyn – The Ulster Hall, Belfast

Girls Names, Roe, ASIWYFA etc – BBC Blackstaff House, Belfast

Tuesday May 22

Nathan O'Regan, Larks – The Black Box, Belfast

Wednesday May 23

Damo Suzuki & Electric Octopus, BlumeHaus, Unbelievable Lake – The Menagerie, Belfast

Travis Is A Tourist, Rebekah Fitch – Babel, Belfast

Jealous of the Birds, Owen Lamont, Susie Blue – The Empire, Belfast

Arborist, Sonja Sleator, Malojian – Ralph McLean Live From The Palm House, Botanic Gardens, Belfast

Thursday May 24

Demi Lovato – SSE Arena, Belfast

Django Django, Therapy? – The Limelight, Belfast

Hot Cops, Just Mustard, Junk Drawer – The Art Department, Belfast

Northlane – The Limelight 2, Belfast

Xylouris White – The Black Box, Belfast

Sister Ghost, Alpha Twin, Surf Green etc – 39 Gordon Street, Belfast

Emerald Armada, Orchid Collective – Voodoo, Belfast

Monkey Bath, MOSA, Average Swine etc – The Empire, Belfast

Friday May 25

Orbital, Beck, Manic Street Preachers etc – BBC Biggest Weekend, Titanic Slipway, Belfast

United Bottles, Takers & Users, Neamhní etc – Dancing With The Fallen Fest Warzone Centre, Belfast

Emer Maguire – Strand Arts Centre, Belfast

Clive Barnes – American Bar, Belfast

Pearl Natasha – Nerve Centre, Derry

Saturday May 26

Underworld, Ash, First Aid Kit etc – BBC Music The Biggest Weekend, Titanic Slipway, Belfast

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