Gig guide: Live music for the week ahead

Cormac Neeson launches solo LP White Feather at Belfast's Black Box on May 24


Runabay – 101 Donegall Street, Belfast

Viagra Boys – McHugh's, Belfast

Francis McIlduff – Duncairn Arts Centre, Belfast

Robocobra Quartet, Meltybrains? – The Black Box, Belfast

Psychic Eyes, Benjamin Smith Whittington, Cu Culann etc – The Pavilion, Belfast

Belwood, Flashpoint, Dugout etc – The Speakeasy, Belfast

Strength NIA – Bennigans, Derry

Saturday May 18

Beauty Sleep – Strange Victory Records, Belfast (2.30pm)

Maverick, Wild Heat – The Limelight 2, Belfast

Bry, Dave Giles – Oh Yeah, Belfast

Aslan – Nerve Centre, Derry

Gas Hands, Happy Out, Fierce Pit Bosses – Bennigans, Derry

The 4 of Us – Ardhowen Theatre, Enniskillen

John Blek, Ken Haddock, Wilfie Gilbert – Braid Arts Centre, Ballymena

Sunday May 19

The Waterboys – Millennium Forum, Derry

Monday May 20

The Waterboys – The Ulster Hall, Belfast

Oh Sees – The Limelight, Belfast

Tuesday May 21

Alice In Chains – Telegraph Building, Belfast

Walking on Cars, Hollow Coves – Waterfront Hall, Belfast

Wednesday May 22

Less Than Jake – The Empire, Belfast

Psychedelic Porn Crumpets – Voodoo, Belfast

Thursday May 23

Paul Young – Waterfront Hall, Belfast

Ferals, Paul & The Meanie, Vale etc – Voodoo, Belfast

Fairport Convention – Market Place Theatre, Armagh

Friday May 24

Cormac Neeson, Reevah, Clanmil Choir – The Black Box, Belfast

Daithi – The Duke of York, Belfast

Abbey Road 50th, The MAC, Belfast

A Different Thread, Sonja Sleator – The Sunflower, Belfast

Lonesome George – Strand Arts Centre, Belfast

In Their Thousands, Acrasia – The Menagerie, Belfast

Anthony Toner – Ardhowen Theatre, Enniskillen

Ryan McMullan, Reevah, Hunkpapa etc – Ward Park Free, various venues tbc, Bangor

Saturday May 25

Westlife – SSE Arena, Belfast

Jack Savoretti, Lissie – The Limelight, Belfast

Anna Mieke, Amy May Ellis – Duncairn Arts Centre, Belfast

Beauty Sleep, Arvo Party – The MAC, Belfast

50th Anniversary of The Beatles Abbey Road – The MAC, Belfast

Snow Patrol, Two Door Cinema Club, Ash etc – Ward Park 3, Ward Park, Bangor

Sunday May 26

Westlife – SSE Arena, Belfast

The Wedding Present – The Empire, Belfast

Fairport Convention – The Lyric, Belfast

Blue Americans, Tommy Jag – Voodoo, Belfast

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