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Gig guide: Live music for the week ahead

David Roy
Today Ryan McMullan – The Mandela Hall, QUBSU, Belfast Scooter – Telegraph Building, Belfast Asian Dub Foundation – La Haine live soundtrack, The Black Box, Belfast The Go! Team, The Correspondents – CQAF Marquee, Belfast Oh Pep! – The Sunflower, Belfast Karrie O'Sullivan, Jimmy Smyth – American Bar, Belfast Kaz Hawkins, Sam York – The Playhouse, Derry Basork featuring Neil Cowley – Nerve Centre, Derry Mary Gauthier – Flowerfield Arts Centre, Portstewart Albert Lee – Market Place Theatre, Armagh Saturday May 5 Peggy Seeger book talk – The Black Box, Belfast, 2pm Peter Perrett – The Black Box, Belfast, 8pm Mary Gauthier – The Waterfront Hall Studio, Belfast, 2pm Nightmares on Wax – CQAF Marquee, Belfast Kimmie Rhodes – Radio Dreams Tour, The Waterfront Hall Studio, Belfast, 8pm Jenn Bostic – Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast Ciara O'Neill – The Belfast Barge, Belfast Kaz Hawkins, Sam York – Park Avenue Hotel, Belfast Myles Manley, Civil Simian, Jess Edlin – The Sunflower, Belfast Mary Coughlan – Millennium Forum, Derry David Lyttle Band, Joseph Leighton Trio – The Playhouse, Derry Chase The River, Brash Isaac, Wanderers – Braid Arts Centre, Ballymena Sunday May 6 Jimmy Webb – CQAF Marquee, Belfast !!!, Mmode – The Black Box, Belfast The Blasters, The Sabrejets – Oh Yeah, Belfast Jeffrey Lewis – The Black Box, Belfast, 2pm Michael Nau, Robyn G Shiels – McHugh's, Belfast, 8pm Smoove & Turrell Sound System, The Organauts – The Belfast Barge, Belfast Ingrid Laubrock's Anti-House 4 – The MAC, Belfast Van Morrison – Millennium Forum, Derry Dinosaur – The Playhouse, Derry Monday May 7 Camille O'Sullivan – CQAF Marquee, Belfast The Deep Dark Woods, Kacy and Clayton – McHugh's, Belfast Van Morrison – Millennium Forum, Derry Velvet Alibi – Bennigan's, Derry Tuesday May 8 Gary Barlow – Waterfront Hall, Belfast Kate Rusby – CQAF Marquee, Belfast Molly Tuttle & Rachel Baiman – Green Room, The Black Box, Belfast This Is The Kit – Voodoo, Belfast Robyn Hitchcock – McHugh's, Belfast Wednesday May 9 Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, Baxter Dury – SSE Arena, Belfast Ed Sheeran – Boucher Playing Fields, Belfast Linley Hamilton – The Black Box, Belfast .

Bob Geldof's Band Aid archive arrives in Ireland

Michael McHugh, Press Association
An archivist will spend up to two years cataloguing memorabilia from the famous 1984 campaign for those affected by famine in Ethiopia, the National Library of Ireland (NLI) said.

Gig guide: Live music for the week ahead

David Roy
Today Mandy Bingham & Graham Bingham – American Bar, Belfast Joshua Burnside – Strand Arts Centre, Belfast Little Hours – The Limelight 2, Belfast Lisa Canny, Larks, Reevah – The Empire, Belfast Hit The B Button, Romeo Indigo Romeo, Public House – The Pavilion, Belfast Anthony Toner – EastSide Visitor Centre, Belfast Myles Manley, Neptune M – Bennigan's, Derry Purple Disco Machine – Nerve Centre, Derry Malojian – Ranfurly House, Dungannon Brand New Friend – Kiwi's, Portrush Saturday April 28 The Alarm – The Limelight 2, Belfast Brand New Friend, Hunkpapa, Hot Cops – The Black Box, Belfast LemonCello – No Alibis, Belfast Bruno Major – The Empire, Belfast Saint Sister – Duncairn Arts Centre, Belfast Tethers, Mosa, Search Party etc – Foundry, Belfast Blackwater Conspiracy – The Atlantic, Portrush Martin Rafferty & The Northern City Lights – Northern Bar, Armagh Monday April 30 The Obsessed – Bar Sub, QUBSU, Belfast Of Mice & Men, Wage War, Sylar – Mandela Hall, QUBSU, Belfast Wednesday May 2 Alpha Male Tea Party, Bosco Ramos, Bicurious etc – The Empire, Belfast Dani, Hex Hue, Peter J McCauley – The Accidental Theatre Book Bar, Shaftsbury Square, Belfast Tom Harte, Martin Connon – The Sunflower, Belfast Rosborough – Sandino's, Derry Thursday May 3 The London African Gospel Choir perform Graceland – CQAF Marquee, Belfast Seamus Fogarty, Arborist – McHugh's, Belfast Barrence Whitfield & The Savages – The Black Box, Belfast Sarah McQuaid – The Sunflower, Belfast Mosmo Strange, Munky, Part Time Pilots – The Empire, Belfast Roseborough – Duke of York, Belfast Mares of Diomedes, Nomadic Rituals, Wardomized etc – Warzone Centre Belfast Snowpoet – Bennigans, Derry Friday May 4 Ryan McMullan – The Mandela Hall, QUBSU, Belfast Scooter – Telegraph Building, Belfast Asian Dub Foundation – La Haine live soundtrack, The Black Box, Belfast The Go! Team, The Correspondents – CQAF Marquee, Belfast Oh Pep! – The Sunflower, Belfast Kaz Hawkins & Sam York – The Playhouse, Derry Mary Gauthier – Flowerfield Arts Centre, Portstewart Albert Lee – Market Place Theatre, Armagh Saturday May 5 Peggy Seeger book talk – The Black Box, Belfast, 2pm Peter Perrett – The Black Box, Belfast, 8pm .

Just announced: Biggest Weekend Fringe

David Roy
BBC Music's Biggest Weekend Fringe will bring 10 days of live broadcasts, music panels/workshops, special events and yet more live gigs to Belfast from Friday May 18 to Thursday May 24 in the run-up to the Biggest Weekend itself on May 25 and 26.

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