ATL's Gig Guide for all the best gigs in Northern Ireland

JANUARY

THURSDAY 29 JANUARY 2015

FRIDAY 30 JANUARY 2015

  • Duke Special - Solstice Arts Centre, Navan
  • Drew Holcomb - Bronte Music Club, Rathfriland
  • Four Fours Hip Hop Showcase - Empire Music Hall, Belfast
  • Mary Black - Millennium Forum, Derry
  • Blue Whale, Robocobra Quartet, Hot Cops, Allez Bartoli - Oh Yeah Centre, Belfast
  • Haze, Fubar, Mohican Jack - Pavilion, Belfast

SATURDAY 31 JANUARY 2015

  • Duke Special - Iontas Centre, Castleblaney
  • Drew Holcomb - Island Arts Centre, Lisburn
  • Grainne Duffy - Market Place Theatre, Armagh
  • Shine: Sasha, Huxley, Dark Sky - QUBSU, Belfast
  • Mark Knight, Andrea Oliva, Col Hamilton, Midnight Thieves - Lush, Portrush
  • Making Monsters, Figurehead, The Geneva Experiment - Atlantic Bar, Portrush

FEBRUARY

SUNDAY 1 FEBRUARY 2015

  • Lambchop performing 'Nixon', Adrian Crowley - National Concert Hall, Dublin
  • Robb Murphy - Black Box, Belfast

MONDAY 2 FEBRUARY 2015

  • The Afghan Whigs - The Academy, Dublin
  • Sick Of It All - Limelight 2, Belfast

THURSDAY 5 FEBRUARY 2015

FRIDAY 6 FEBRUARY 2015

  • Scott Bradlee's Post Modern Jukebox - Empire Music Hall, Belfast
  • Bay City Rollers - Waterfront Hall, Belfast
  • Duke Special - Old Courthouse, Antrim
  • Freak's, Foreign Affairs, The Titanics - The Bar With No Name, Belfast
  • We Banjo 3 - Duncairn Cultural Centre, Belfast

SATURDAY 7 FEBRUARY 2015

  • The Beat (7pm doors, early show) - Limelight 2, Belfast
  • Duke Special, SOAK - Down Arts Centre, Downpatrick
  • Ennio Morricone - 3Arena, Dublin
  • Greg Brown - Errigle Inn, Belfast
  • Ed Zealous, Wonder Villains, Meb Jon Sol, A Bad Cavalier - Voodoo, Belfast
  • Dave Clarke - Nerve Centre, Derry
  • Girl Band, Robocobra Quartet - Bar Sub, QUBSU, Belfast
  • Twitch: Ben UFO, Pearson Sound, Pangaea - Mandela Hall, Belfast
  • The Cramps Tribute Night: The Sabrejets, The Groundlings, Los Bloody Rackets - Black Box, Belfast
  • W & W, Sander Van Doorn, Junior J, Paul Woods - Lush, Portrush
  • Grainne Duffy - Island Arts Centtre, Lisburn
  • Making Monsters, MAW, Axecatcher, Molarbear - The Bar with no Name, Belfast
  • Axis Of (3pm) - HMV, Belfast

SUNDAY 8 FEBRUARY 2015

  • Stu Larsen - Empire Music Hall, Belfast

MONDAY 9 FEBRUARY 2015

  • Bear's Den - Voodoo, Belfast

TUESDAY 10 FEBRUARY 2015

  • Interpol, Health - Olympia, Dublin
  • A Winged Victory for the Sullen - Pavilion Theatre, Dun Laoghaire

WEDNESDAY 11 FEBRUARY 2015

  • Interpol, Health - Olympia, Dublin
  • The Decemberists - Vicar St, Dublin

THURSDAY 12 FEBRUARY 2015

  • Interpol, Health - Olympia, Dublin 2014
  • Jarrod Dinkenson - Black Box, Belfast
  • Duke Special - Cunningham's, Kildare

FRIDAY 13 FEBRUARY 2015

  • Architects - Oh Yeah Centre, Belfast
  • Dusky - Limelight 1, Belfast
  • Duke Special - Set Theatre, Kilkenny
  • Orla Gartland - Oh Yeah Centre, Belfast
  • Grainne Duffy - Ardhowen Theatre, Enniskillen
  • No Oil Paintings - The Weigh Inn, Omagh
  • Crilli: Karlos Spree vs DJ Blarney, Digiac vs DJ Converter, Bad Operator vs Andy McHugh, Linden vs Nephilim, Stealthii vs Sully - Menagerie, Belfast
  • Karena Egan - Island Arts Centre, Lisburn
  • HOW, Aspen Pales, The Sea, Close By - The Bar with no Name, Belfast

SATURDAY 14 FEBRUARY 2015

  • Duke Special - Courthouse Arts Centre, Tinahely
  • Brian Kennedy - Alley Arts Centre, Strabane
  • Chromatic: Go Wolf - The Woodworkers, Belfast
  • The Amorettes, Maverick - Diamond Rock Club, Ahoghill
  • Karen Egan - Down Arts Centre, Downpatrick
  • John Spillane - Duncairn Cultural Centre, Belfast

MONDAY 16 FEBRUARY 2015

  • Eddi Reader - Lyric Theatre, Belfast
  • His New Atlas ('Broken Mirrors' Single Launch), Susie Blue, Rebekah Wilson - Oh Yeah Centre, Belfast

TUESDAY 17 FEBRUARY 2015

THURSDAY 19 FEBRUARY 2015

  • Duke Special - Boyles, Slane
  • Two Gallants - Workman's Club, Dublin
  • Rumer (7pm early seated show) - Limelight 1, Belfast
  • Hamell on Trial - Errigle Inn, Belfast
  • Radar: PigsAsPeople - Bar Sub, QUBSU, Belfast

FRIDAY 20 FEBRUARY 2015

  • Duke Special, Rams' Pocket Radio, Master & Dog - Spirit Store, Dundalk
  • King Charles - Limelight 2, Belfast
  • Slow Club - Empire Music Hall, Belfast
  • Wyvern Lingo - McHugh's, Belfast

SATURDAY 21 FEBRUARY 2015

  • The Lindisfarne Story - Empire Music Hall. Belfast
  • Hudson Taylor (over 14s show) - Mandela Hall, Belfast
  • The Coronas - 3Arena, Dublin
  • Duke Special - The Music Loung @ Donaghy's, Drogheda
  • Death From Above 1979 (early show, 7pm doors) - Limelight 1, Belfast
  • Ben Folds & Band - Whelans, Dublin
  • The Hardchargers - Atlantic Bar, Portrush
  • Wyvern Lingo, Stewart Agnew - Spirit Store, Dundalk

SUNDAY 22 FEBRUARY 2015

  • Father John Misty - Whelans, Dublin

TUESDAY 24 FEBRUARY 2015

  • Jungle - Olympia, Dublin

WEDNESDAY 25TH FEBRUARY 2015

  • The Certain Three Tour: Joan Shelley, John Blek, Vikesh Kapoor - Errigle Inn, Belfast

THURSDAY 26 FEBRARY 2015

FRIDAY 27 FEBRUARY 2015

  • The Kooks - Olympia, Dublin
  • Duke Special - Roisin Dubh, Galway
  • Dervish - Millennium Forum, Derry
  • Padraig Rynne's NOTIFY and Pauline Scanlon - THe MAC, Belfast
  • Martin Smith (over 14s show) - Nerve Centre, Derry

SATURDAY 28 FEBRUARY 2015

  • Duke Special - Dolans, Limerick
  • Bob Nanna and Koji - Bar Sub, QUBSU, Belfast
  • Halestorm, Wilson (early show, 7pm doors) - Limelight, Belfast
  • John Smith, Ports, Prima String Quartet - Town Hall, Portrush
  • Martin Smith & Band - Empire Music Hall, Belfast
  • Twitch: The Cyclist (live), TR One, The Superior Inferior, Kenny Hanlon - QUBSU, Belfast
  • Shoot the Messenger, Riot Upstairs, The Clandestines, Lost Avenue - Atlantic Bar, Portrush

MARCH

SUNDAY 1 MARCH 2015

  • The Kooks- Mandela Hall, Belfast
  • Grant Nicholas - Empire Music Hall, Belfast
  • Little Comets, Oh Volcano - Limelight 2, Belfast
  • John Smith, Ports, Prima String Quartet - Hilden Brewery, Lisburn

MONDAY 2 MARCH 2015

  • John Smith, Ports, Prima String Quartet - SERC Studio Theatre, Bangor

TUESDAY 3 MARCH 2015

  • Europe, Black Star Riders - Ulster Hall, Belfast
  • Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, Black Rivers - Odyssey Arena, Belfast
  • tUnE-yArDs - Vicar St, Dublin
  • John Smith, Ports, Prima String Quartet - Analogue Recording Studio, Drumdeenagh

WEDNESDAY 4 MARCH 2015

  • Spandau Ballet - Odyssey Arena, Belfast
  • Fozzy, The Dirty Youth - Limelight 2, Belfast
  • John Smith, Ports, Prima String Quartet - Holywood Yacht Club, Holywood
  • Southern Tenant Folk Union - Flowerfield Arts Centre, Portstewart

THURSDAY 5 MARCH 2015

  • Ryan Adams - Olympia, Dublin
  • Clean Bandit - Mandela Hall, Belfast
  • Southern Tenant Folk Union - Island Arts Centre, Lisburn

FRIDAY 6 MARCH 2015

  • Bipolar Sunshine, Great Good Fine OK - Limelight 2, Belfast
  • Ryan Adams - Olympia, Dublin
  • Keywest - Mandela Hall, Belfast
  • The Answer - Limelight 2, Belfast

SATURDAY 7 MARCH 2015

  • Chromatic Pres. Jape - The Woodworkers, Belfast
  • The Darkness - Nerve Centre, Derry
  • Peter McVeigh (album launch) - Holiday Inn, Ormeau Ave, Belfast
  • Hot Since 82, Waff, Citizen, Borrowed Identity - QUBSU, Belfast
  • Trucker Diablo - Diamond Rock Club, Ahoghill
  • Crow Black Chicken - Atlantic Bar, Portrush

SUNDAY 8 MARCH 2015

MONDAY 9 MARCH 2015

  • Dana Masters - Lyric Theatre, Belfast

TUESDAY 10 MARCH 2015

  • Lionel Richie - Odyssey Arena, Belfast

WEDNESDAY 11 MARCH

  • More Than Conquerors - Limelight 2, Belfast

THURSDAY 12 MARCH 2015

  • Ella Eyre, Jake Isaac - Mandela Hall, Belfast
  • Kila - Market Place Theatre, Armagh
  • Linley Hamilton Quartet - Flowerfield Arts Centre, Portstewart

FRIDAY 13 MARCH 2015

  • The Unthanks - Empire Music Hall, Belfast
  • Mary Coughlan - Market Place Theatre, Armagh
  • Booka Brass Band - Spirit Store, Dundalk
  • Linley Hamilton Quartet - Black Box, Belfast

SATURDAY 14 MARCH 2015

SUNDAY 15 MARCH 2015

  • Angel Witch, Darkest Era (6pm)- Limelight 2, Belfast
  • Room 94, Symmetry (over 14s show) - Oh Yeah Centre, Belfast
  • Linley Hamilton Quartet - Bennigan's Bar, Derry

MONDAY 16 MARCH 2015

  • Stockton's Wing - Market Place Theatre, Armagh
  • Franz Nicolay - The Bar With No Name, Belfast

THURSDAY 19 MARCH 2015

  • Chuck Ragan & The Camaraderie - Voodoo, Belfast
  • Peace, The Late Twos - Empire Music Hall, Belfast

FRIDAY 20 MARCH 2015

  • Kimmie Rhodes - Roe Valley Arts Centre, Limavady
  • Ward Thomas - Nerve Centre, Derry
  • Idlewild (early show, 7pm doors) - Limelight 2, Belfast
  • Malojian - No Alibis Bookstore, Belfast

SATURDAY 21 MARCH 2015

  • Usher - Odyssey Arena, Belfast
  • The 4 of Us - Ardhowen Theatre, Enniskillen
  • Papa Roach - Limelight, Belfast
  • Ward Thomas - Limelight 2, Belfast
  • Blazefest V - Empire Music Hall, Belfast

TUESDAY 24 MARCH 2015

WEDNESDAY 25 MARCH 2015

  • Kimmie Rhodes - Market Place Theatre, Armagh
  • The Handsome Family - Empire Music Hall, Belfast
  • Dublin City Jazz Orchestra - Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast

THURSDAY 26 MARCH 2015

  • Sleater-Kinney - Vicar St, Dublin
  • Meilana Gillard Quartet, Scott Flanigan Trio - Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast

SATURDAY 28 MARCH 2015

SUNDAY 29 MARCH 2015

APRIL

WEDNESDAY 1 APRIL 2015

  • A Place To Bury Strangers - Voodoo, Belfast
  • Nicki Minaj, Trey Songz - Odyssey Arena, Belfast
  • Ghostpoet - Button Factory,Dublin

SATURDAY 4 APRIL 2015

MONDAY 6 APRIL 2015

  • Shine: Skream, Jimmy Edgar, Schmutz, Jordan - Limelight 1, Belfast

TUESDAY 7 APRIL 2015

  • Paul Simon & Sting - 3Arena, Dublin
  • Catfish and the Bottlemen (7pm doors, early show) - Limelight 1, Belfast
  • Olly Murs - Odyssey Arena, Belfast
  • The Big Chris Barber Band - Waterfront Hall, Belfast

WEDNESDAY 8 APRIL 2015

  • Sinead O'Connor - Vicar St, Dublin

SATURDAY 11 APRIL 2015

  • Join Me In The Pines - The Model, Sligo

TUESDAY 14 APRIL 2015

  • The 4 of Us - Roe Valley Arts Centre, Limavady

THURSDAY 16 APRIL 2015

  • Daniel Lanois - Vicar St, Dublin

FRIDAY 17 APRIL 2015

  • Mod Weekender - Marine Court Hotel, Bangor

SATURDAY 18 APRIL 2015

  • Godspeed You! Black Emperor - Vicar St, Dublin
  • Lower Than Atlantis - Bar Sub, QUBSU, Belfast
  • Realta - Alley Arts Centre, Strabane
  • Julian Cope - Whelans, Dubli

MONDAY 20 APRIL 2015

  • The Vamps, Union J - Odyssey Arena, Belfast

WEDNESDAY 22 APRIL 2015

  • UFO - Limelight 1, Belfast
  • McBusted - Odyssey Arena, Belfast

THURSDAY 23 APRIL 2015

  • Sharon Van Etten, Sam Amidon - Vicar St, Dublin

FRIDAY 24 APRIL 2015

  • Anthony Toner - Braid Arts Centre, Ballymena
  • Dutch Uncles (early show, 7pm doors) - Limelight 2, Belfast

SATURDAY 25 APRIL 2015

  • Will Butler - Whelans, Dublin

SUNDAY 26 APRIL 2015

  • Realta - Down Arts Centre, Downpatrick

WEDNESDAY 29 APRIL 2015

  • Flying Lotus - Vicar St, Dublin

MAY

FRIDAY 1 MAY 2015

  • Lucy Spraggan (7pm doors, early show) - Limelight 2, Belfast

SATURDAY 2 MAY 2015

  • Calexico (early show, 7pm doors) - Limelight 1, Belfast
  • Hot Chocolate, The Three Degrees - Waterfront Hall, Belfast
  • I'm With Her Tour: Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz and Aoife O'Donovan - Culturlann, Derry

SUNDAY 3 MAY 2015

MONDAY 4 MAY 2015

  • Take That, Ella Henderson - Odyssey Arena, Belfast
  • Philip Glass: The Etudes - National Concert Hall, Dublin
  • I'm With Her Tour: Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz and Aoife O'Donovan - Hawk's Well, Sligo

TUESDAY 5 MAY 2015

  • Take That, Ella Henderson - Odyssey Arena, Belfast
  • Man Overboard - Bar Sub, QUBSU, Belfast

WEDNESDAY 6 MAY 2015

  • Bryan Ferry - Waterfront Hall, Belfast
  • The Staves - Olympia, Dublin

SUNDAY 10 MAY 2015

  • Tom Paxton, Robin Bullock - Ulster Hall, Belfast
  • Julie Fowlis - Duncairn Cultual Centre, Belfast

THURSDAY 14 MAY 2015

  • Hollie McNish - McHugh's, Belfast

FRIDAY 15 MAY 2015

SUNDAY 17 MAY 2015

  • Indiana - Workman's Club, Dublin

FRIDAY 22 MAY 2015

SATURDAY 23 MAY 2015

  • Toto - Vicar St, Dublin

SUNDAY 24 MAY 2015

  • Swans, Okkyung Lee - Mandela Hall, Belfast

WEDNESDAY 27 MAY 2015

  • Torche - Limelight 2, Belfast

FRIDAY 29 MAY 2015

  • Suzi Quatro - Waterfront Hall, Belfast
  • HamsandwicH - Olympia, Dubblin

SATURDAY 30 MAY 2015

  • Foo Fighters, Kaiser Chiefs, Hozier - Slane Castle, Co.Meath
  • Anthony Toner - Ardhowen Theatre, Enniskillen

JUNE

MONDAY 1 JUNE 2015

  • Roxette - 3Arena, Dublin

FRIDAY 5 JUNE 2015

  • Christy Moore with Mairtin O'Connor Band - Waterfront Hall, Belfast

SATURDAY 6 JUNE 2015

  • Christy Moore with Mairtin O'Connor Band - Waterfront Hall, Belfast

SUNDAY 7 JUNE 2015

  • The Gaslight Anthem - Limelight 1, Belfast

THURSDAY 11 JUNE 2015

  • Christy Moore with Mairtin O'Connor Band - Killyhevlin Hotel, Enniskillen

FRIDAY 12 JUNE 2015

  • Christy Moore with Mairtin O'Connor Band - Dungannon Leisure Centre, Dungannon

SUNDAY 14 JUNE 2015

WEDNESDAY 17 JUNE 2015

  • Nils Frahm - National Concert Hall, Dublin
  • Billy Idol - Live at the Marquee, Cork

FRIDAY 19 JUNE 2015

  • Christy Moore with Mairtin O'Connor Band - Millennium Forum, Derry

SATURDAY 20 JUNE 2015

  • The Script, Pharrell Williams - Croke Park, Dublin
  • Christy Moore with Mairtin O'Connor Band - Millennium Forum, Derry
  • Fleetwood Mac - 3Arena, Dublin

SUNDAY 21 JUNE 2015

  • The Who - Odyssey Arena, Belfast

MONDAY 22 JUNE 2015

  • ZZ Top - Live at the Marquee, Cork

MONDAY 29 JUNE 2015

  • Taylor Swift, Vance Joy - 3Arena, Dublin

TUESDAY 30 JUNE 2015

  • Neil Diamond - Odyssey Arena, Belfast
  • Taylor Swift, Vance Joy - 3Arena, Dublin

JULY

WEDNESDAY 1 JULY 2015

  • AC/DC - Aviva Stadium, Dublin

FRIDAY 3 JULY 2015

  • Avicii, Rudimental - Marlay Park, Dublin

SATURDAY JULY 4 2015

  • The Frames - Iveagh Gardens, Dublin

SUNDAY 5 JULY 2015

  • Neil Diamond - Odyssey Arena, Belfast
  • The Frames - Iveagh Gardens, Dublin

THURSDAY 9 JULY 2015

  • Van Morrison - Live at the Marquee, Cork

FRIDAY 10 JULY 2015

  • Fleetwood Mac - 3Arena, Dublin
  • St Vincent - Iveagh Gardens, Dublin

SATURDAY 11 JULY 2015

  • Fleetwood Mac - 3Arena, Dublin
  • The Frames - Live at the Marquee, Cork

SUNDAY 12 JULY 2015

  • Damien Rice - Iveagh Gardens, Dublin

MONDAY 13 JULY 2015

  • Damien Rice - Live at the Marque, Cork
  • St Vincent - Opera House, Cork

TUESDAY 14 JULY 2015

  • St Vincent - Galway Arts Festival Big Top, Galway

THURSDAY 16 JULY 2015

  • Damien Rice - Galway Arts Festival Big Top, Galway

FRIDAY 17 JULY 2015

THURSDAY 23 JULY 2015

  • Sinead O'Connor, John Grant - Galway Arts Festival Big Top, Galway

SEPTEMBER

MONDAY 14 SEPTEMBER 2015

  • Art Garfunkel - Waterfront Hall, Belfast

OCTOBER

TUESDAY 6 OCTOBER 2015

  • Weird Al Yankovic - Vicar St, Dublin

TUESDAY 20 OCTOBER 2015

  • One Direction - Odyssey Arena, Belfast

WEDNESDAY 21 OCTOBER 2015

  • One Direction - Odyssey Arena, Belfast

MONDAY 26 OCTOBER 2015

  • The Waterboys - Millennium Forum, Derry

TUESDAY 27 OCTOBER 2015

NOVEMBER

SATURDAY 14 NOVEMBER 2015

  • Stiff Little Fingers - Ulster Hall, Belfast

THURSDAY 26 NOVEMBER 2015

  • Electric 6 - Limelight 2, Belfast

DECEMBER

WEDNESDAY 2 DECEMBER 2015

  • Simply Red - Odyssey Arena, Belfast