This is Country Music NI’s gig guide as to whats going on, where and when! If you’re a promoter, artist or venue, get in touch with us to have your listing below on

Dates are correct at time of print, you are advised to check on artists website prior to attending to verify events still running as scheduled



6th July – Cliona Hagan – Banville House Hotel, Banbridge

6th July – Johnny Brady – Silver Birch, Omagh

7th July – Lisa McHugh – Lennon Festival, Ramelton, Donegal

8th July – Cliona Hagan – Allingham Arms, Bundoran, Donegal

12th July – Johnny Brady – Allingham Arms Hotel, Bundoran, Donegal

13th July – Cliona Hagan – BBC Radio Ulster on The Road, Irvinestown, Co. Fermanagh

13th July – Cliona Hagan – Kilmorey Arms, Kilkeel

14th July – Derek Ryan – Lisnamurrican Young Farmers BBQ, Ballymena

18th July – Derek Ryan – Galafest, Portaferry

19th July – Johnny Brady – Portrush Country Cabaret, Magherabuoy House Hotel,

20th July – Lisa McHugh – Dalriada Festival, Glenarm Castle

21st July – Nathan Carter – The Elk, Toomebridge

25th July – Steve Earle and the Dukes – Limelight, Belfast

28th July – Nathan Carter – The Slieve Donnard Hotel, Newcastle

28th July – Ireland’s Garth Brooks (Tribute Show) Everglades Hotel, Londonderry (Via Ticketmaster)

28th July – Derek Ryan – Derg Fest, Castlederg

28th July – Nathan Carter – The Slieve Donnard Hotel, Newcastle



4th August – Derek Ryan – Leitrim Festival, Co. Down

5th  August – Lisa McHugh – Shoreline Music Festival, Enniskillen

5th August – Nathan Carter – Shoreline Music Festival, Enniskillen

9th August – Clonmany Festival, Donegal

10th August – Derek Ryan – Stendhal Festival, Limavady

10th August – Lisa McHugh – Olderfleet, Larne

24th August – Derek Ryan – Barndance, Newtownhamilton

27th August – Derek Ryan – Bushtown Hotel, Coleraine



1st September – Derek Ryan – Ryandale, Moy

28th September – Derek Ryan – Silverbirch Hotel, Omagh

29th September – Shania Twain, SSE Arena, Belfast



17th October – Derek Ryan – Acoustic Concert – Killylea Church Hall, Co. Armagh

12th October – FARMERS BASH 2018 @ SSE Arena, Belfast featuring Derek Ryan, Lisa McHugh, Cliona Hagan, Johnny Brady and special guest Philomena Begley



2nd – 4th November – Lisa McHugh – Clanree Hotel, Letterkenny

7th November – Derek Ryan – Acoustic Concert, Down Arts Centre, Downpatrick

7th December – Nathan Carter – Millenium Forum, Londonderry

8th November – Derek Ryan – Acoustic Concert, Blackbox, Belfast



7th December – Midland – Vicar Street, Dublin