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Music: X Factor stars Littlw Mix still at top of their game

By Patric Baird

Boyce Avenue. Ulster Hall, Bedford Street, Tonight, 7pm: Florida's Manzano brothers are on the UK leg of their current European tour with a mix of original material and songs from 2016 album, Road Less Travelled.

They are one of the biggest independent bands in the world, having sold more than 10 million songs and one billion streams, as well as selling 600,000 tickets for shows in over 30 countries. For details, visit

Lisa Hannigan

The Duncairn, Belfast

Tomorrow, 3pm and 8pm

County Meath-born singer, songwriter and musician Lisa Hannigan will be playing songs from her most recent third studio album, a collaboration with The National’s Aaron Dessner, entitled At Swim. Following the 2008 release of her double platinum, debut solo album Sea Sew, Lisa has played all over the world. Sea Sew’s 2011 follow up, Passenger, went straight in at Number 1 in Ireland and earned Lisa a Choice Music Prize nomination.

Tickets for the evening show have sold out, but for matinee tickets, visit

Ricky Warwick & Damon Johnson

Limelight 2, Belfast

Sunday, 8pm

Born and raised in Newtownards, Ricky Warwick is back, alongside fellow Thin Lizzy and Black Star Riders US bandmate, Damon Johnson. Most of Warwick’s time is spent on the road, either with Thin Lizzy, BSR or fronting his solo show, and he has supported a host of top drawer acts. Expect a rollicking, diverse setlist containing material spanning the past two decades of bands the pair have individually played in, as well as new solo material and covers.

Visit for details.

Little Mix

SSE Arena, Belfast

Tuesday and Wednesday, 6.30pm

Formed to compete in 2011’s X Factor show, Little Mix were the first group to win and, in contrast to several previous winners, have enjoyed a very successful career. Currently celebrating the reissued special edition of recent album, Glory Days, with an arena tour, the quartet touch down in Belfast with fellow popsters Aleem and Lina on warm-up duties.

For details, visit

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