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Virtual Gig Guide: Your weekly guide to the best live streamed music on the net

David Roy
:: Gary Lightbody SNOW Patrol leader Gary Lightbody was one of the first artists out of the digital gate with his live-streamed solo set on the band's official Instagram account last Friday night, which found him performing a fan-voted top 10 of the band's greatest hits for an audience of almost 10,000.

Trad/roots: With impeccable timing, keening makes a return to the Irish stage

Robert McMillen
WITH banshees looking forward to lots of overtime in the next few weeks, it was inspired if unintentionally timely that the last show at the Lyric Theatre before it voluntarily closed in the face of the Coronavirus outbreak was Wonders of the Wake, Kevin Toolis’s elegy in song and poetry to the lost art of keening.

Gig guide: Live music for the week ahead

David Roy
Today Sister Ghost, Heart Shaped – Strange Victory Records, Belfast, 6pm John Blek – The American, Belfast Blanck Mass, Hilary Woods – Ulster Sports Club, Belfast Vokxen & Amy McCullough, Reevah – Accidental Theatre, Belfast Or:la, Cameron Fowlie – The Palm House, Belfast Gary Quinn, Jenn Bostic, Jeff Cohen – CS Lewis Room, Ramada, Belfast, 8.