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Gig guide: Live music for the week ahead

David Roy
Today Melanie C feat Sink The Pink – The Limelight, Belfast Beats & Pieces Big Band – The Black Box, Belfast George Ogilvie – The Duke of York, Belfast The LaFontaines – Voodoo, Belfast Amy Montgomery – McHugh's, Belfast Native Harrow – Portico, Portaferry Anthony Toner, Conor Scott, Belfast Ukulele Jam – Duncairn Arts Centre, Belfast Saturday September 28 Inhaler – Voodoo, Belfast Wynona Bleach, Mask – Love & Death, Belfast Aslan – The Empire, Belfast Post Punk Podge & The Technohippies, Mob Wife – McHugh's, Belfast Adam Grant & The Open Doors – The American, Belfast Dermot Kennedy – The Limelight, Belfast Emma Langford, Hatchlings – Duncairn Arts Centre, Belfast Cian Finn – The Atlantic, Portrush Eleanor McEvoy – Flowerfield Arts Centre, Portstewart The Unholy Gospel Choir – Skylite Room, Warrenpoint Joshua Burnside, Runabay – Braid Arts Centre, Ballymena Sunday September 29 Malojian – The American, Belfast, 2pm Wednesday October 2 Tom Baxter – The Empire, Belfast Toy Girl, Post-Party – McHugh's, Belfast Thursday October 3 Volbeat, Baroness, Danko Jones – The Ulster Hall, Belfast Paper Tigers, Sit Tight, Cloakroom Q etc – The Empire, Belfast Scullion – Duncairn Arts Centre, Belfast Friday October 4 Ali Barter – McHugh's, Belfast Damien O'Kane, Ron Block – Duncairn Arts Centre, Belfast Trish Clowes – The Black Box, Belfast Search Party – Voodoo, Belfast The Hillbilly Moon Explosion – Ardhowen, Enniskillen Saturday October 5 Good Cop Bad Cop – Voodoo, Belfast The Sherlocks – Oh Yeah, Belfast The Hillbilly Moon Explosion – The Black Box, Belfast The Academic – The Guildhall, Derry John Power (Cast) – Skylite Room, Warrenpoint Sunday October 6 Little Mix – SSE Arena, Belfast Wookalily – Ulster Sports Club, Belfast Monday October 7 Little Mix – SSE Arena, Belfast The Divine Comedy – The Ulster Hall, Belfast Wednesday October 9 Judith Owen – The Black Box, Belfast The Academic – The Empire, Belfast Thursday October 10 Jake Clemons – The Empire, Belfast Eric Bell – The Black Box, Belfast Lonesome George – Duncairn Arts Centre, Belfast Le Boom – The Duke of York, Belfast Friday October 11 Lazy Day – McHugh's, Belfast .

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Gig guide: Live music for the week ahead

David Roy
Today Mary Black – The Ulster Hall, Belfast New Pagans, Careerist (formerly Hot Cops), Problem Patterns – The Black Box, Belfast, 8pm Eilís, Martin Connon, Ronan McSorley etc – The Berliner (main bar), 5pm Valium, The Crossfire Hurricanes, Psychic Eyes – The Berliner (upstairs), Belfast, 5.

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