Byline: BRENDAN MCKEOWN & MARK WHYTE
FRIDAY BELFAST HYLAND PADDY Live folk music from Hyland Paddy, featuring Keiran McConville, Gerry Leathem and Hugh Blaney.
Fibber Magees, 11pm, free www.fibbers.robinsonsbar.co.uk
IRISH MUSIC SESSION Live traditional music from some of the best local musicians.
Whites Tavern, 7pm, free www.whitestavern.co.uk
SATURDAY BELFAST TRAD MUSIC SESSION An Culturlann, every Saturday 12.30pm - 2.30pm www.culturlann.com
TRAD SESSIONS Trad sessions kick off from 2pm-4pm and 8pm-11pm by the fireside. The music continues throughout the day at the venue. Matt Jones 5pm-8pm: Matt is a top guitarist and vocalist who brings a unique and entertaining arrangement of contemporary songs. Nathan O'Regan 8.30pm-10.30pm - Nathan is steeped in music tradition. With a voice as gritty as it is delicate.
The Dirty Onion, from 2pm www.thedirtyonion.com
SUNDAY BELFAST AN AFTERNOON OF ATYPICAL MUSIC Three acclaimed Belfast talents take to the stage in the intimate setting of the Black Box 'for a thoughtful afternoon of music that speaks to the soul'.
Catherine Hatt, Kris D Marsden and Jim McClean 'are performers that all have one thing in common - their music speaks openly, honestly and powerfully of their individual experiences of mental ill health'. Black Box, 3pm, PS5 www.blackboxbelfast.com
OMAGH THE DRUNKEN LULLABIES A lively trad session to bring your weekend to a close in real style. Top live music right in the heart of Omagh.
Folk and trad with a twist from The Drunken Lullabies.
Sean Ogs, Main Street, 5.30pm www.mainstreetomagh.com
TUESDAY BELFAST TRADITIONAL MUSIC SESSION Live bands do exactly what the title of the night promises, offer top quality live trad music.
Great way to break up the week. Errigle Inn, 9.30pm, free www.errigle.com
WEDNESDAY MAGHERAFELT TRADITIONAL WEDNESDAYS Top-notch live music every Wednesday in the front bar.
Bryson's, 8.30pm www.brysonsmagherafelt.com
THURSDAY BELFAST BEOGA The Irish folk group have been wowing audiences around the world for much more than a decade now and bring their traditional sound to Belfast. They are simply one of the finest trad acts around and deliver a top show bursting with energy. They even incorporate other genres into their sound so expect to hear a bluesy riff or a touch of jazz. Their recent work with Ed Sheeran has helped their special sound reach an even wider audience. A proper night's entertainment. Empire Music Hall, 8pm, PS17 www.thebelfastempire.com
EVERY NIGHT BELFAST NIGHTLY MUSIC Always great live trad music and more on throughout the week at the superb city centre venue.
The Haul Aways on Saturdays and The Full Shillin' on Sundays among many others. Check it out.