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Gig guide: Live music for the week ahead

David Roy
Today Gin Palace, Afterlight, Paul & The Meanie etc – The Empire, Belfast Blackout Season, Red House, SX-70 etc – Oh Yeah, Belfast Donal Scullion – Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast Lost Society – Voodoo, Belfast Jan Doyle Band, Gross Net, Ruth Bate – The 343, Belfast Dead Horse Jive, The Skanks – Bennigans, Derry

Trad: The Gloaming on their new album '3'

Robert McMillen
IT MIGHT be a complicated journey from the cochlear nuclei, the brain stem, and the cerebellum to the auditory cortices on both sides of the brain but when music arrives at its destination, anything is possible.

When Queen headlined Slane Castle

Liz Trainor
With Freddie Mercurcy back in the spotlight in the Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody, we take a look back at Queen's biggest Irish gig with Mercury as their frontman playing to a sell-out crowd of 80,000 at Slane Castle in 1986.

Gig guide: Live music for the week ahead

David Roy
Today Endless Swarm, Wardomized, Zombified etc – Unit 40, Westlink Enterprise Centre, Belfast Problem Patterns, Christine Tubridy (Hiva Oa) – The 343, Belfast Whiskey Shivers – Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast Suzanne Savage, String Theory – EastSide Visitor Centre, Belfast

Gig guide: Live music for the week ahead

David Roy
Today: The Lemonheads, Silverbacks – Elmwood Hall, Belfast Bastion, Hail to The Thieves, Mosa, Michael Madden – The Black Box, Belfast Oisín ó Scolai, Joel Harkin, Bed Manager – American Bar, Belfast John Blek – No Alibis, Belfast The Wood Burning Savages – Island Arts Centre, Lisburn Ethan Hanna, Petty Youth, Wild Heat etc – Hague's Bar, Lisburn Sharon Shannon – Millennium Forum, Derry Ye Vagabonds, Blás – Culturlann, Derry Saturday February 9 Million Dollar Reload – The Empire, Belfast White Denim, Lylo – The Limelight 2, Belfast The Liminanas – God’s Waiting Room, The Black Box, Belfast Stu Daly, Kevin Jones – The American Bar, Belfast Whale Talk, A Happy Accident, Whim – The 343, Belfast Arty McGlynn & Nollaig Casey, The Sands Family, Len Graham etc – Remembering Neil Johnston, Duncairn Arts Centre, Belfast Caitlin Nash, Kessler Effect, The Skanks etc – Roisin's, Derry Wynona Bleach, Molto Vivo, Somnamulist – Chez Nobody, Lurgan Sunday February 10 Stone Broken, Baleful Creed, Those Damn Crows – Voodoo, Belfast Tuesday February 12 Mob Wife, The Skanks, Dimer etc – Bennigans, Derry Wednesday February 13 Electric Eel Shock, Sister Ghost, Gender Chores – Voodoo, Belfast Toy – The Empire, Belfast Conor Mason, Emma Ní Fhíoruisce, Joel Harkin – 20:20, Oh Yeah, Belfast Thursday February 14 Decapitated, Dyscarnate, Baest – Voodoo, Belfast Friday February 15 Endless Swarm, Wardomized, Zombified etc – Unit 40, Westlink Enterprise Centre, Belfast Problem Patterns, Christine Tubridy (Hiva Oa) – The 343, Belfast Whiskey Shivers – Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast Suzanne Savage, String Theory – EastSide Visitor Centre, Belfast Saturday February 16 Dead Horse Jive, Ferals, Gnarkats – McHugh's, Belfast Craig Taborn – Sonic Lab, SARC, Belfast Venture – Duncairn Arts Centre, Belfast St Vitus Dance – The Pavilion, Belfast Dead Horse Jive, Ferals, Gnarkats – McHugh's, Belfast Runabay – Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast Anthony Toner – The Playhouse, Derry The Unholy Gospel Band – The Anchor, Newcastle Sunday February 17 Anthony Toner – The Lyric, Belfast Tuesday February 19 Churches, Let's Eat Grandma – The Ulster Hall, Belfast Jungle, Georgia – The Limelight, Belfast .

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