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Gig guide: Live music for the week ahead

David Roy
Today Ben Folds, Matt Holubowski – CQAF Marquee, Belfast Discharge, By Any Means, Deathbus etc – Voodoo, Belfast The Barbiturates, Invaderband, Tuath – McHugh's, Belfast We Are Scientists – The Limelight 2, Belfast Hunkpapa, Franklyn, The Tin Pigeons etc – The Limelight, Belfast Michael Chapman – American Bar, Belfast I'm With Her – First Presbyterian Church, Rosemary Street, Belfast Rebekah Fitch – Strand Arts Centre, Belfast XSLF – Trouble Songs, Oh Yeah, Belfast The Pee Wee Ellis Funk Assembly – The Black Box, Belfast Haypark, The Vicunas, Cloakroom Q etc – The Pavilion Bar, Belfast Snow Patrol, Brand New Friend – Millennium Forum, Derry David Keenan – Sandinos, Derry The Hot Sprockets – Skylite Room, Warrenpoint Saturday May 12 King Creosote – The Black Box, Belfast King Kong Company – The Limelight 2, Belfast Pale Lanterns, SX-70, Gemma Bradley etc – Foundry, Belfast David Keenan, Harry Hoban & The Brothers Kane – Duncairn Arts Centre, Belfast David Rodigan, The Skallions etc – CQAF Marquee, Belfast The Savage Five – First Presbyterian Church, Rosemary St, Belfast, 2pm Susie Blue, Roe, Reevah, Rebecca Mulhern – Beyond The Walls, Nerve Centre, Derry The 4 of Us – Down Arts Centre, Downpatrick Sunday May 13 Connla – The Black Box, Belfast, 2pm Lankum – CQAF Marquee, Belfast, 2pm Georgie Fame (Family Trio) – CQAF Marquee, Belfast, 8pm Conor Caldwell – Green Room, The Black Box, Belfast Ye Vagabonds, The Murphy Beds – Duncairn Arts Centre, Belfast Tuesday May 15 Coilguns, Bailer, Disconnect etc – Voodoo, Belfast Wednesday May 16 Ralph Alessi Quintet featuring Ravi Coltrane – The Black Box, Belfast Marmozets – Oh Yeah, Belfast Conan, Monolord, Elder Druid – Voodoo, Belfast Thursday May 17 Ghost Office, Sister Ghost, Whale Talk – The Menagerie, Belfast The Fake Flirtations, Bell Diver Spiders, Valium etc – Voodoo, Belfast Fox Colony, Cherym, Bui – McHugh's, Belfast Friday May 18 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 Simone Felice – Wesley Centenary Church, Bangor .

Noise Annoys: Jinx Lennon, Brand New Friend & Damo Suzuki

David Roy
BARELY 18 months after he released a pair of contrasting LPs on the same day, bold borderland bard Jinx Lennon is back with another new album, Grow A Pair!!!, a double-set which finds him further making up for a good few years there where he released nothing at all.

U2's wealth up £21m in last year

U2 and Michael Flatley are among the most wealthy entertainers, according to The Sunday Times Rich List The Dublin band's wealth is now £569 million, third on the list, while Lord of the Dance star Flatley is worth £202m in 10th.

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