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 20152016 and 2017.


Wed 4 April

  • Hudson Taylor – The Glassworks, Derry
  • Bronagh Broderick, Cole-Marie – Sunflower Bar, Belfast

Thurs 5 April

  • GIFTED: Wynona Bleach, Black Chapels, Hand Models, Fox Colony – Empire Music Hall, Belfast
  • Big Wild: Montauk Hotel, Cherym – Menagerie, Belfast
  • Wyvern Lingo, Reevah, Rebekah Fitch – McHugh’s, Belfast

Fri 6 April

  • Rebekah Fitch, ROE – McHugh’s, Belfast
  • Sleeping Outside, Little Arcadia, Pipe Dream, Cherym – Atlantic, Portrush
  • Chase the River, Brash Isaac, Wanderers – Black Box, Belfast
  • No Hot Ashes – Limelight, Belfast
  • The Stranglers, Therapy? – Ulster Hall, Belfast

Sat 7 April

  • Toto – Waterfront Hall, Belfast
  • Keywest – Limelight, Belfast
  • Jack Lukeman – Black Box, Belfast
  • Brash Isaac, Wanderers, Chase the River – Sandinos, Derry
  • The Marra, Squak, Shoto, Kathleen & Kate – Nerve Centre, Derry
  • Malojian – The Old Courthouse, Antrim

Sun 8 April

  • Marilion – Ulster Hall, Belfast

Tues 10 April

  • Slow Place Like Home, Gaze is Ghost – McHugh’s, Belfast

Thurs 12 April

  • The Mad Dalton (single launch), The Doone Brothers – Love & Death Inc, Belfast
  • Gnarkats, Rebekah Fitch – McHugh’s, Belfast
  • Born Only Yesterday, Via: Barvikha, Versive, Arbuckle & McCormick – 39 Gordon Street, Belfast


Fri 13 April

  • Ciaran Lavery (album launch), Ailbhe Reddy – Empire Music Hall, Belfast
  • Marmozets, Rascalton – Oh Yeah Music Centre, Belfast
  • Mick Hanly – The American Bar, Belfast
  • Kaz Hawkins, Sam York – Alley Arts Centre, Strabane
  • Suzanne Savage, Steve Amos, David McCann – Sunflower Bar, Belfast

Sat 14 April

  • Cherym, No Matter, J’aime Rachelle, Ghost Office – McHugh’s, Belfast
  • Gaze is Ghost, Slow Place Like Home – Brickwork Lounge, Derry
  • Average Swine, Three Reasons, Plague Artists, Flatliner – QUBSU, Belfast
  • Ciaran Lavery (album launch), ROE – The Glassworks, Derry
  • Aslan – Mandela Hall, Belfast
  • Malojian – Braid Arts Centre, Ballymena
  • Grainne Duffy – Atlantic Bar, Portrush

Sun 15 April

  • Lessons of War: Matt McGinn – Black Box, Belfast

Mon 16 April

  • Mercury Rev, Lyla Foy – Wesley Centenary Church, Bangor

Wed 18 April

  • Aston Merrygold – Empire Music Hall, Belfast
  • Frank Turner & The Sleepless Souls, Arkells, The Homeless Gospel Choir – Limelight, Belfast

Thurs 19 April

  • The Wonder Years – Empire Music Hall, Belfast
  • The Low Anthem – Queen’s Parade Church, Bangor

Fri 20 April

  • Pandora Ills (album launch), Salad Boyz, Zeal, Brick Smyth – The Eglantine, Belfast
  • Brand New Friend, ROE, Hand Models, Louise Moore – Top of the Town, Omagh
  • Gascan Ruckus, Empty Lungs, Dugout – QUBSU, Belfast
  • Showhawk Duo – Limelight, Belfast
  • Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats – Ulster Hall, Belfast
  • John Spillane – The American Bar, Belfast
  • Autumns, Group Zero, Steven Henry – Menagerie, Belfast

Sat 21 April

  • The Wood Burning Savages (album launch), Waldorf & Cannon, Cherym – Nerve Centre, Derry (plus early under 18 show – 2pm)
  • Lore – Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast


Sun 22 April

  • Nada Surf – Limelight, Belfast
  • Black Doldrums, The Barbituates, Horse Tablet – Menagerie, Belfast

Fri 27 April

  • Hit The B Button (EP launch), Romeo Indigo Romeo, Public House, All Of Your Ruins – The Pavilion, Belfast
  • Stranded: Joshua Burnside – Strand Arts Centre, Belfast
  • Little Hours – Limelight, Belfast
  • Lisa Canny, Larks, Reevah – Empire Music Hall, Belfast
  • Malojian – Ranfurly House, Dungannon
  • Mandy Bingham, Graham Bingham – The American Bar, Belfast
  • William McCarthy – Oh Yeah Music Centre, Belfast

Sat 28 April

  • Saint Sister – Duncairn, Belfast
  • Brand New Friend, Hunkpapa, Hot Cops – Black Box, Belfast
  • Strength NIA, Locky Morris & John O’Neil – Nerve Centre, Derry
  • Tethers (EP launch), Mosa, Search Party, Bed Manager – Foundry, Belfast
  • The Alarm – Limelight, Belfast
  • Malojian – Island Arts Centre, Lisburn
  • Bruno Major – Empire Music Hall, Belfast


Thurs 3 May

  • GIFTED: Mosmo Strange, Munky, Part Time Pilots, Ferals – Empire Music Hall, Belfast

Sat 5 May

  • Ciara O’Neill (album launch) – The Barge, Belfast

Thurs 10 May

  • Anto & The Echoes, Gnarkats, Sit Tight, Conor Phillips – 39 Gordon Street, Belfast

Sat 19 May

  • The Late Twos, Vokxen, Hand Models, Oisin O Scolai – Foundry, Belfast

Wed 23 May

  • Jealous of the Birds, Owen Lamont, Susie Blue – Empire Music Hall, Belfast

Thurs 24 May

  • Sister Ghost, Alpha Twin, Surf Green, Romeo Indigo Romeo – 39 Gordon Street, Belfast


Sun 27 May

  • Wood Burning Savages (album launch) – Limelight, Belfast

Fri 1 June

  • Reef, Toploader, Rews – Rugby Club, Holywood

Sat 2 June

  • The Boomtown Rats, Wood Burning Savages – Rugby Club, Holywood

Sun 3 June

  • Ryan McMullan, Joshua Burnside, Michael Kerr, Rebekah Fitch – Rugby Club, Holywood

Fri 15 June

  • Girls Names (album launch) – Black Box, Belfast