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.


Mon 15 October

  • Editors, Talos – Ulster Hall, Belfast

Tues 16 October

  • Warwick Johnson – Limelight, Belfast

Wed 17 October

  • Superorganism – Limelight, Belfast
  • Chapter & Verse – The MAC, Belfast
  • The Sherlocks, Martin Rafferty & The Northern City Lights, The Fugues – McHugh’s, Belfast

Thurs 18 October

  • Eilidh Patterson – Black Box, Belfast

Fri 19 October

  • Glass Wings (album launch), Molly Sterling, Owen Lamont – Black Box, Belfast
  • Subhumans, Takers & Users, Belwood, Confrontation Time – Voodoo, Belfast


Sat 20 October

  • Saint Sister – Black Box, Belfast
  • Emily Barker, Rory Nellis – Roe Valley Arts Centre, Limavady

Sun 21 October

  • Saint Sister – The Glassworks, Derry
  • Woes, Hello Casanova, Sleeping Outside – Voodoo, Belfast

Mon 22 October

  • First Aid Kit, The Staves – The Telegraph Building, Belfast
  • Mutual Benefit – Empire Music Hall, Belfast

Tues 23 October

  • Randall Stephen Hall – Black Box, Belfast

Wed 24 October

  • Sea Girls, Strange New Places – Limelight, Belfast
  • Nerina Pallot – Black Box, Belfast

Thurs 25 October

  • Nerina Pallot – Black Box, Belfast
  • Stick in the Wheel – Duncairn Arts Centre, Belfast
  • Wanderers (final show), Rebekah Fitch, Johnny James – McHugh’s, Belfast

Fri 26 October

  • Eric Martin – Empire Music Hall, Belfast
  • The Dreads, Documenta – The Menagerie, Belfast
  • Unbelievable Lake, The Barbiturates – Bennigans, Derry
  • Darren Doherty & The Heathen Choir, Fierce Pit Bosses, Heidi Heist, Alder – Bowery Bar, Derry
  • Shizznigh 8th Birthday Show – The Palm House, Belfast
  • Saint Sapphire, Don Maple, Lonely Astronauts, Twelve Step Program – Pavilion, Belfast
  • SOAK – Oh Yeah Music Centre, Belfast


Sun 28 October

  • Lisa Hannigan, Kitt Philippa – Guildhall, Derry
  • The Slackers, The Skallions – Empire Music Hall, Belfast

Mon 29 October

  • David Kitt, Joshua Burnside, Malojian – Guildhall, Derry
  • Joan Armatrading – Ulster Hall, Belfast
  • Mac DeMarco, Jackie Cohen – Limelight, Belfast

Tues 30 October

  • Colm Mac Con Iomaire, Elma Orkestra – Guildhall, Derry

Wed 31 October

  • Strange New Places, Sister Ghost, Gender Chores – Oh Yeah Music Centre, Belfast
  • Pockets Billiards (single launch), Kid Trench, Pandora Ills – Empire Music Hall, Belfast
  • Mosmo Strange, Alpha Twin, Part Time Pilots, Ferals – Voodoo, Belfast


Fri 2 November

  • Rory Nellis, Our Krypton Son, Sonja Sleator – Accidental Theatre, Belfast
  • Slomatics, Strangle Wire, MAW – Voodoo, Belfast
  • The Bar Stool Preachers, United Bottles, Anti-Depressants, Belwood – The Palm House, Belfast
  • Joel Harkin (EP launch), Deirdre Anna Rose Kelly, Neptune M. – The American Bar, Belfast

Sat 3 November

  • La Galaxie, Beauty Sleep – Voodoo, Belfast
  • Malojian – Island Arts Centre, Lisburn
  • Joel Harkin – Cool Discs, Derry

Wed 7 November

  • Cormac Neeson, Owen Lamont – The Duke of York, Belfast
  • Rebekah Fitch – Kiwi’s Brew Bar, Portrush

Thurs 8 November

  • Cormac Neeson, Amy Montgomery – The Duke of York, Belfast
  • Orchid Collective, ROE, Pearl Natasha, Sonja Sleator – 39 Gordon Street, Belfast
  • The Oh Yeah Legend Award: A Jam for Jackie – Oh Yeah Music Centre, Belfast

Fri 9 November

  • Blue Whale (album launch), GIRL, Steve Davis, Herr Fingerling – The Menagerie, Belfast
  • Ian Prowse, Nasher Nash – The American Bar, Belfast
  • Above & Beyond – The Telegraph Building, Belfast
  • A Love From Outer Space: Andrew Weatherall, Sean Johnston – Vodoo, Belfast
  • Blue Whale (album launch), GIRL, Steve Davis, Herr Fingerling – Menagerie, Belfast
  • Stranded: Aaron Shanley, Edelle McMahon – Strand Arts Centre, Belfast
  • Volume Control: Clash of the New Breeds

Sat 10 November

  • Native Music Mart – Oh Yeah Music Centre, Belfast
  • A Tribute to Scott Hutchinson, Frightened Rabbit – Amidships, Jealous of the Birds, Brash Isaac, Kitt Philippa – Oh Yeah Music Centre, Belfast

Sun 11 November

  • Rude Health – Limelight 2, Belfast


Thurs 15 November

  • NI Music Prize 2018 – Ulster Hall, Belfast
  • Vokxen, Reevah, Ingloom, Oisin O Scolai – 39 Gordon Street, Belfast

Fri 16 November

  • Slacker: All Tvvins, Brand New Friend, Son of the Hound, Susie Blue – Atlantic Bar, Portrush

Sat 17 November

  • Third Bar: David C Clements, Rosborough, Strange New Places – Atlantic Bar, Portrush

Sun 18 November

  • Sunday Brunch with Kitt Philippa, Aborist, Ciara O’Neill & Matt McGinn – Flowerfield Arts Centre, Portstewart
  • Mumford & Sons, Maggie Rogers – SSE Arena, Belfast

Thurs 29 November

  • Robyn G Shiels (EP launch), Oisin O’Scolai & The Virginia Slims – Strand Arts Centre, Belfast


Fri 30 November

  • Joshua Burnside, Once There Was A King – The Duncairn, Belfast

Sat 1 December

  • Malojian (album launch), Nathan O’Regan – Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast


Thurs 6 December

  • Gifted: Owen Lamont, Glass Wings, Rory Nellis, Sonja Sleator – Empire Music Hall, Belfast

Fri 7 December

  • The Bonnevilles, Mosmo Strange, Micky Bartlett, Conor Keys – The Palm House, Belfast

Tues 11 December

  • Runabay, Ethan Hanna, Matt Helders, Adam Grant – 39 Gordon Street, Belfast

Tues 18 December

  • Ryan McMullan – Black Box, Belfast

Wed 19 December

  • Jealous of the Birds – McHugh’s, Belfast

Fri 21 December

  • Quiet Arch 4th Birthday: Joshua Burnside, Ryan Vail & Arco String Quartet, Maljoian, Beauty Sleep, Stephen James Smith – Elmwood Hall, Belfast


Fri 28 December

  • The Emerald Armada, Travis is a Tourist, Peter J McCauley – Limelight 2, Belfast