Gig Listings

gig listings

Your guide to all the best music gigs from Northern Ireland. If you have a gig you would like us to list here please send the details to: gigs@chordblossom.com

Want to check out the awesome gigs that took place in Northern Ireland previously? Check out our archive gig listings for 2015 and 2016.


Tues 12 December

  • Ciaran McManus (album launch), Gnarkats, Whale Talk – QUBSU, Belfast

Wed 13 December

  • Dream Awake, Heel of Achilles, Lock Horns – Voodoo, Belfast
  • Sikth, 7.5 Tonnes of Beard, Drakonis, Altus – Empire Music Hall, Belfast

Thurs 14 December

  • Yawning Man, Electric Octopus – Voodoo, Belfast
  • Sit Tight, Emer Maguire, Kamaro, Rebekah Fitch – Empire Music Hall, Belfast
  • PIPS Fundraiser: Hand Models, Ghouls, Joel Harkin – The Menagerie, Belfast


Fri 15 December

  • Glen Hansard – Ulster Hall, Belfast
  • Dana Masters – Mandela Hall, Belfast
  • Surf Green, Sit Tight, Kavalier, Valium – Voodoo, Belfast
  • Bosco Ramos, Junk Drawer, Slouch – Sandinos, Derry

Sat 16 December

  • John Gibbons – Mandela Hall, Belfast
  • Echo Raptors, Rory Lavelle, Modern Rome, Orlaith & Mollie – The Pavilion, Belfast
  • The Defects, The Gakk, Fubar – Oh Yeah Music Centre, Belfast
  • The Answer – Diamond Rock Club, Ahoghill
  • And So I Watch You From Afar, Touts, Catalan, Calling All Horses – Telegraph Building, Belfast


Sun 17 December

  • Cara Dillon – Ulster Hall, Belfast
  • CKY, Raging Speedhorn, Black Chapels, Mosmo Strange – Limelight, Belfast

Tues 19 December

  • Katharine Philippa – The Naughton Gallery, Belfast

Wed 20 December

  • Imelda May, Mick Flannery – Waterfront Hall, Belfast
  • Declan O’Rourke – The Glassworks, Derry
  • Touts, Alder, Judas Wolves – Top of the Town, Omagh
  • David Keenan, Noella Hutton, Stephen Whiteman, Rebecca Mulhern – Sandinos, Derry

Thurs 21 December

  • The Coronas – Ulster Hall, Belfast
  • Gascan Ruckus, Via: Barvikha, WASPS, The Vicunas – Empire Music Hall, Belfast
  • SNOW YEAH: Owen Lamont, Teddy Charles Jr, Glass Wings – Oh Yeah Music Centre, Belfast


Sat 23 December

  • Touts, Mosmo Strange, SLT – Nerve Centre, Derry

Tues 26 December

  • Harvey McKay – Nerve Centre, Derry
  • Shine: Dave Clarke, DJ Bone, Kobosil, SHDW, Obscure Shape, Saoirse, Schmutz – Telegraph Building, Belfast

Wed 27 December

  • Gweedore Reunion – Nerve Centre, Derry

Thurs 28 December

  • Lush Classics Party – Nerve Centre, Derry
  • Crilli’s Xmas Drum & Bass Pudding – V00doo, Belfast

Fri 29 December

  • The Emerald Armada, Nathan O’Regan, Orchid Collective, Fox Colony – Empire Music Hall, Belfast
  • Ryan Vail, Joshua Burnside – The MAC, Belfast
  • Bry – Elmwood Hall, Belfast


Sat 30 December

  • Ryan Vail, Joshua Burnside – The MAC, Belfast
  • The Bonnevilles, The Crossfire Hurricanes, The Groundlings, Electric Blue – QUBSU, Belfast

Sun 31 December

  • NI Soul Troop’s Suited and Booted NYE Special – Empire Music Hall, Belfast

Tues 2 January

  • Electric Octopus – The Menagerie, Belfast