Gig guide: Live music for the week ahead

Brand New Friend have a three-night stand at Belfast's American Bar next weekend


Electric Octopus, Rab McCullough Blues Band – Voodoo, Belfast

The Cinelli Brothers – The Empire, Belfast

Amos, Lofty Heights – The Menagerie, Belfast

Kessler Effect, Dogmandu, Fierce Pit Bosses – Bennigans, Derry

Saturday January 19

Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats – The Limelight 2, Belfast

Bronagh Gallagher – The Black Box, Belfast

Twin Bandit, Steph Cameron – McHugh’s, Belfast

Sunday January 20

Kathryn Joseph, Brona McVittie – The Black Box, Belfast, 2.45pm

Tuesday January 22

Willy Vlautin – An Evening with Willy Vlautin, Seamus Heaney HomePlace, Bellaghy

Wednesday January 23

Boyzone – SSE Arena, Belfast

Steeleye Span – The Black Box, Belfast

Thursday January 24

Brand New Friend – American Bar, Belfast

Jarrod Dickenson – The Empire, Belfast

The Friel Sisters – The Black Box, Belfast, 1pm

Yorkston Thorne Khan – The Black Box, Belfast

Grainne Holland –1st Presbyterian Church, Rosemary St, Belfast

Friday January 25

Michale Graves (ex-Misfits) – Voodoo, Belfast

Shredd, The Dreads – Menagerie, Belfast

Teddy Thompson, Dori Freeman – The Black Box, Belfast

Brand New Friend – American Bar, Belfast

The Rapparees – Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast

The Spitfires – The Limelight 2, Belfast

Martin Harley – The Sunflower, Belfast

Saturday January 26

The Delines – The Black Box, Belfast

Laura Cortese & The Dance Cards – The Black Box, Belfast, 2.30pm

Brand New Friend – American Bar, Belfast

Rhob Cunningham, Bui – Duncairn Arts Centre, Belfast

Rosborough – Culturlann, Derry

Adam Grant & The Open Doors – Skylite Room, Warrenpoint

Matt McGinn, The Wood Burning Savages – Anchor Bar, Newcastle

Sunday January 27

Mull Historical Society, Malojian – The Black Box, Belfast

The Once – The Black Box, Belfast

JP Trio, Ex Isles – Duncairn Arts Centre, Belfast

Riffs For The Kids – Skylite Room, Warrenpoint

Tuesday January 29

Special Consensus Bluegrass Band – Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast

Wednesday January 30

Invaderband, Les Pantalons, Dean McKay – McHugh's, Belfast

Declan O'Rourke – Culturlann, Derry

Thursday January 31

Malcolm Middleton, Oisín ó Scolai – Voodoo, Belfast

The Dead South, No Oil Paintings, The Mad Dalton – The Limelight, Belfast

The Old Firm Casuals, The Defects, United Bottles – The Empire, Belfast

Gyoa Valtysdottir, Fears – The Black Box, Belfast

The Young’uns – The Ballad of Johnny Longstaff, Strand Arts Centre, Belfast

Friday February 1

Public Service Broadcasting, Ryan Vail – The Limelight, Belfast

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