A packed weekend for trad and blues
Downpatrick Folk Club offers a full weekend of concerts and sessions with such bill-toppers as d'Bize and Four Men And A Dog. Other highlights include 'Singers in the Round' with Bridget O'Neill, Gerry Creen and Gregg Coyle (tonight) and Josephine Mulvenna in concert with Mark Carmichael on guitar and bouzouki and Barbara Fitzpatrick on fiddle (tomorrow).
All events are free except for Four Men And A Dog.
For details, visit downfolk.com
19th International Guinness Blues on the Bay Festival
Various venues, Warrenpoint
Boasting 90 free gigs, the Bluesberry food and youth festival, with performances by the likes of Dana Masters, Pat McManus, Mirenda Rosenberg, the Suzanne Savage Trio, Shawn Jones and many more, this will ensure your bank holiday weekend will be a good one.
For details, visit bluesonthebay.com
Alan Burke, Grainne Holland, Diane Cannon
The Duncairn, Belfast
This triple bill is a fundraiser for the Glengormley School of Traditional Music's 1st Belfast Summer School of Traditional Music, set to take place in Ulster University's York Street Campus.
For details, visit belfasttraditionalmusic.com
Tonight's bill features Belfast's Grainne Holland, Dublin's Alan Burke and Donegal's Diane Cannon.
For details, visit theduncairn.com