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What's on: 10 things to do in Northern Ireland, Jan 15-21 - from John Bishop to Charlie Landsborough

It might be Blue Monday but there's loads of comedy and music gigs around Northern Ireland this week - not to mention a spot of clay pigeon shooting and mind games from David Meade.

1. Motionless in White

  • Mandela Hall, Belfast, January 15

The US metalcore band comes to Belfast's Mandela Hall with support from White & Ice Nine Kills.

For more information, visit

2. Charlie Landsborough

  • Grand Opera House, Belfast, January 16-17
Country icon: Charlie Landsborough

Join the Grand Opera House for a memorable evening of beautiful ballads, folk, blues, and country with the talented Charlie Landsborough.

To book tickets visit

3. The Three Amigos

  • Millennium Forum, Derry~Londonderry, January 16

Jimmy Buckley, Robert Mizzell and Patrick Feeney bring their award winning show to the Millennium Forum with nearly three hours of music, song and side splitting comedy.

The songs of some of the great icons of country music including Cash, Nelson, Campbell, Pride and Marty Robbins will be performed as will special tributes to Joe Dolan, Rod Stewart and many more.

For more information, visit

4. John Bishop: Winging It

  • Waterfront Belfast, January 17-18
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Comedian John Bishop.

Comedian John Bishop brings his Winging It tour to the Waterfront for additional dates after selling out in October.

Tickets are priced at £38, visit

5. Greg Davies: You Magnificent Beast

  • Waterfront Belfast,  January 19

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Greg Davies

Following the phenomenal success of his sold- out 2017 tour, Greg Davies - best known for Cuckoo, Man Down and The Inbetweeners - is bringing his critically acclaimed tour You Magnificent Beast to the Waterfront in Belfast.

Tickets are priced at £27.50, visit

6. David Meade

  • Portico, Portaferry, January 19
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In his funniest and most impossible show yet, mind reader David Meade, the first mentalist to win a Million dollars in Las Vegas, will blow your mind as he beats the odds and predicts the impossible.

Tickets cost £17.50, to book visit

7. Steel Panther

  • Limelight 1, Belfast, January 19

The LA metal band will be bringing their superb musicianship and hilariously irreverent entertainment to Belfast for a headline show at the Limelight.

Their Lower the Bar Tour will also see support from Wayward Sons.

For more information, visit

8. Clay Pigeon Shoot

  • Browns Bonds Hill, Derry~Londonderry, January 20
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Enjoy a day of clay pigeon shooting starting with breakfast at Browns Bonds Hill.

The competition will then begin followed by drinks at Ardtara Country House Hotel, a prize-giving and a three-course dinner at Browns Bonds Hill. 

Tickets cost £85, to book call 028 7134 5180.

9. You Must Be Joking

  • Grand Opera House, Belfast, January 20
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Fun and laughter for all ages is guaranteed as four of Northern Ireland's best known comedians take to the stage.

Featuring the ever endearing Jimmy Cricket, the first lady of Irish comedy May McFettridge, the simply irrepressible William Caulfield and master storyteller Gene Fitzpatrick.

For more information, visit

10. Jake O'Kane

  • Millennium Forum, Derry~Londonderry, January 19
Jake O'Kane

One of Northern Ireland’s top comics and star of the BBC panel show The Blame Game, Jake O'Kane is back with a brand new show entitled Still Sittin’ on the Fence.

In his traditional end-of-year review show, Jake will be casting a satirical eye over the preceding twelve months.

From Jake feeding his voter registration card to a goat, Martina Anderson having a fit at the European Assembly, or the never-ending RHI scandal, Jake mixes hard news with harder comedy to guarantee a night to remember.

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