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Gig guide: Live music for the week ahead

David Roy
Today Myles McCormack – The Duncairn, Belfast Wild Heat, Steven McKnight Band, Psychedelanaut – The Empire, Belfast Locks – The American Bar, Belfast Cloakroom Q, Dream Reading, Folkadelic – Love & Death, Belfast Villa In France, Sleeping Outside, Sad Tomorrow etc – The Atlantic, Portrush Eleanor McEvoy – The Burnavon, Cookstown

Folk singer Mary Black still singing her way around Ireland

Gail Bell
SHE famously announced a step back from touring several years ago – only to return to America for another 'Last Call Tour' (the places she missed first time around) – but Mary Black finds it difficult to say goodbye and is still singing her way around Ireland.

Album reviews: Iggy Pop, Lana Del Ray, Slade and Miles Davis

Lana Del Rey Norman F***ing Rockwell! YEARS on from her breakthrough mega-hit Video Games, Del Rey now has the confidence to take a wide step away from the rest of her peers, and Norman F***ing Rockwell! is a jaunt through hazy, classic rock-inspired, ethereal, majestic, hypnotic, anthemic folky-pop, her voice floating like chiffon across each intriguing track.

Gig guide: Live music for the week ahead

David Roy
Today Mclusky, New Pagans, Junk Drawer – Voodoo, Belfast Cherym – Ulster Sports Club, Belfast Mim Suleiman, Orchestre des Réfugiés et Amis – Oh Yeah, Belfast The Crossfire Hurricanes, The Scarlet Cavaliers, Adam Grant Music etc – Love & Death, Belfast The Late Twos – The Atlantic, Portrush

Susan Boyle: BBC Proms in Belfast gig a 'dream come true'

THE song that turned Susan Boyle's life around – a jaw-dropping performance of I Dreamed a Dream belted out to a shell-shocked Britain's Got Talent audience in 2009 – will be on the set list for the Scottish star's first professional appearance in Northern Ireland later this month.