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Roots: Welcome return for musical legend Fame returns

Georgie Fame (Family Trio)

CQAF Marquee, Belfast

Sunday, 8pm

By Damien Murray

With his much-loved blend of jazz and rhythm & blues, Fame has consistently worked in the highest musical circles and has become a true icon of the British music scene.

So far there have been more than 20 albums and 14 hit singles, including the chart-topping hits Yeh Yeh, Get Away and The Ballad of Bonnie and Clyde.

Add to this a long list of collaborations with some of music's most famous names, and you have bona fide music legend.

For details, visit cqaf.com.

Lankum CQAF Marquee, Belfast

Sunday, 2pm

As punk in attitude as they are traditional in sound, Lankum are one of the most talked about bands to come out of Ireland in decades.

Recently nominated for a clutch of BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, the band combine distinctive four-part vocal harmonies with arrangements of uilleann pipes, concertina, Russian accordion, fiddle and guitar.

A typical Lankum set will include humorous Dublin music hall ditties and street-songs, classic ballads, traditional Irish and American dance tunes and original material.

For details, visit cqaf.com.

Ye Vagabonds & The Murphy Beds, The Duncairn, Belfast

Sunday, 8.15pm

Following the success of their 2015 debut EP, Rose & Briar, and continued support from the likes of Lisa Hannigan, Roy Harper and Glen Hansard, Ye Vagabonds, brothers Brian and Diarmuid Mac Gloinn, released their debut album to great critical acclaim.

The duo offer harmony rich folk music, influenced by Appalachian singing, while support act The Murphy Beds present original folk songs with close harmonies.

Visit theduncairn.com for details.

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