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What's on: 10 things to do in Northern Ireland this week

Music fans are spoilt for choice this week as Belfast Vital kicks off and the series of gigs at Custom House Square continue - take a look at what's on across Northern Ireland over the next seven days.

1. Kasabian at Custom House Square, Belfast  - Tuesday, August 22

Kasabian’s lead singer Tom Meighan

The UK rockers will be the latest act to take to the city centre stage this week. They will be joined at Custom House Square by Blossoms and Derry-based band Touts.

2. The Script at the Millennium Form in Londonderry - Tuesday, August 22

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The Script

The Irish trio have returned to the music scene with their new album Freedom Child.

Ahead of its release the band announced a number of UK and Ireland tour dates, including Derry's Millennium Forum and the National Stadium in Dublin.

3. Muse at Belfast Vital - Wednesday, August 23

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Muse will perform in Belfast this week

The rockers will kick off this year's Belfast Vital at Boucher Road Playing Fields in Belfast.

The headliners will be supported by Biffy Clyro, Nothing But Thieves, and Fangclub.

Tickets are priced from £54.45.

4. Walled City Pro-Am in Derry~Londonderry - August 26-27

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Walled City Pro-Am

Taking a break from all the music gigs, this golf tournament at City of Derry Golf Club and Foyle International Golf Centre attracts top Irish PGA professionals to compete for the title and €15,000.

A large number of competitors will have the opportunity to put their skills to the test, teams of amateurs will compete alongside the professionals.


£75pp (Members of Foyle Golf Centre and/or City of Derry Golf Club)

£90pp (Non-members)

5. Ocean Colour Scene at Custom House Square, Belfast - Friday, August 25

Ocean Colour Scene.

The Britpop stars will be supported by The Coral and Carl Barat & The Jackels.

6. Stiff Little Fingers at Custom House Square, Belfast - Saturday, August 26

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Stiff Little Fingers

The iconic Belfast rockers will be supported by The Stranglers and The Ruts DC, as well as local legends The Outcasts and Terri Hooley.

7. Harvest Country Music Festival 2017 in Enniskillen - August 26-27

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Harvest Country Music Festival 2017

Two days of live entertainment featuring over 30 acts performing across three music stages.

For country music fans who want to enjoy the full festival experience a food village, boutique camping and campervan facilities, family friendly zones and dedicated dancing sessions will be on offer.

US star Miranda Lambert and fan favourite Nathan Carter will headline this year's event.

Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

8. Tiesto at Belfast Vital - Saturday, August 26

Tiesto ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

The Dutch DJ will headline the second Vital gig of 2017 with support from Clean Bandit, Robin Schulz, Sigala, and Disciples.

9. Carl Cox at Custom House Square, Belfast - Sunday, August 27

Carl Cox

The popular DJ will be joined by Hot Since 82, Phil Kiernan, and Schmutz.

10. Belfast Mela 2017 at Botanic Gardens - Sunday, August 27

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Belfast Mela 2017

The Belfast Mela Festival will transform the Botanic Gardens into an exotic magical garden filled with the sights, sounds and aromas from a wealth of nations.

A lively multi-cultured parade through the gardens will get the party started, creating the famously heady, good humoured atmosphere of this unique event which annually brings the world into the heart of Belfast.

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