Gig guide: Live music for the week ahead

Today Hands Off Gretel – Voodoo, Belfast The Bonny Men – Duncairn Arts Centre, Belfast Saturday February 15 Arborist – Strange Victory Records, Belfast, 4pm Black Midi, Ill Japonia – Ulster Sports Club, Belfast The Hu – The Limelight 1, Belfast Steel Panther, Wayward Sons – The Ulster Hall, Belfast Shanti Celeste, Peach, Call Super – The Palm House, Belfast Úna Monaghan – The Black Box, Belfast Sunday February 16 New Rules – Oh Yeah, Belfast Monday February 17 Supergrass, Hunkpapa – The Ulster Hall, Belfast Palaye Royale – Oh Yeah, Belfast Tuesday February 18 Buck & Evans – Voodoo, Belfast Thursday February 20 Richard Dawson – The Empire, Belfast The Bell Diver Spiders, The Fake Flirtations, Eva – Voodoo, Belfast Friday February 21 Reverend & The Makers – The Limelight 2, Belfast Wild Heat, Safire, Steven McKnight etc – The Pavilion, Belfast Maya Patterson, Sad Tomorrow, Recovery etc – Atlantic Bar, Portrush Saturday February 22 The Gold Tips – Ulster Sports Club, Belfast The Long Tall Texans – The Empire, Belfast Eddi Reader – Market Place Theatre, Armagh Dea Matrona – The Anchor, Newcastle Scribe – The Atlantic, Portrush The Gold Tips – Ulster Sports Club, Belfast Monday February 24 The Strokes – The Waterfront Hall, Belfast Wednesday February 26 Happy Out, Ghost Office, Gender Chores – The American, Belfast Thursday February 27 Junk Drawer, Problem Patterns, Chris Ryan (Robocobra Quartet) – Strange Victory Records Damien Jurado – The Ulster Sports Club, Belfast Daddy Long Legs – The Black Box, Belfast Example – The Limelight 1, Belfast Francesco Turrisi – Sonic Lab, SARC, Belfast Aftertheflood, Vale Band, Susi Pagel etc – Voodoo, Belfast Enola Gay, Baroda, Cu Culann etc – The Art Department, Belfast Friday February 28 Arborist, Buí, Aaron Shanley – The Menagerie, Belfast Dinosaur (not Jr) – The Black Box, Belfast Peter Mulvey – The American Bar, Belfast Daddy Long Legs – Sandinos, Derry Saturday February 29 Clannad – The Waterfront Hall, Belfast Wood River – The Black Box, Belfast Holly Lester – Ulster Sports Club, Belfast Dana Masters – Ranfurly House, Dungannon Electric Vultures etc – Cream of the Crop, The Atlantic, Portrush .

By David Roy