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OUT TO LUNCH FESTIVAL 2017: FURTHER TED: MICHAEL REDMOND, JOE ROONEY, PATRICK MCDONNELL @ Black Box
Famous as Father Stone, Father Damo and Eoin McLove from Father Ted. Michael Redmond, Joe Rooney and Patrick McDonnell are also hugely established stand-up comedians in their own right. Their styles are so unique and... Read more »
OUT TO LUNCH FESTIVAL 2017: NJAMBI MCGRATH PRESENTS ONE LAST DANCE WITH MY FATHER @ The Black Box
Tuesday 24 January, 1.00pm Tickets (including lunch) £6.50 / £7.00 Twenty years after he beat her and left her for dead, Njambi is forced to confront her deep-seeded anger for her father when their paths... Read more »
OUT TO LUNCH FESTIVAL 2017: FURTHER TED: MICHAEL REDMOND, JOE ROONEY, PATRICK MCDONNELL @ Black Box
Famous as Father Stone, Father Damo and Eoin McLove from Father Ted. Michael Redmond, Joe Rooney and Patrick McDonnell are also hugely established stand-up comedians in their own right. Their styles are so unique and... Read more »
OUT TO LUNCH FESTIVAL 2017: A RABBIE BURNS LUNCH @ The Black Box
Wednesday 25 January, 1.00pm Tickets (including lunch) £6.50/£7.00 Scotland’s favourite son Robert ‘Rabbie’ Burns was known as the Ploughman Poet, the Bard of Ayrshire or simply The Bard. Burns was born on January 25, 1759... Read more »
Independent Venue Week & HMNI - Black Box Showcase @ The Green Room
 Independent Venue Week and Help Musicians NI Present: Joshua Burnside & Rachael Boyd Malojian (solo set) Stephen Elliott – Music The Black Box – Green Room Wednesday 25th January Doors 8pm – Entry £4 Independent... Read more »
OUT TO LUNCH FESTIVAL 2017: THE MULLIGAN BROTHERS @ Black Box
Purveyors of fine Americana, The Mulligan Brothers are from Mobile, Alabama and impressed everyone so much in January 2016, we had to invite them back. In golfers’ terms, a “mulligan” is a second chance, and... Read more »
OUT TO LUNCH FESTIVAL 2017: IDIOM @ Black Box
Leoniepony loves Belfast and she got a chance to figure out why. Originally from Galway, Leonie has trained in dance since she was a teenager. Over time, she has found that she prefers talking to... Read more »
OUT TO LUNCH FESTIVAL 2017: TURIN BRAKES @ The Black Box
One of the finest indie bands of the last decade who have sold over a million records to date, Turin Brakes continue to produce powerful new music as their journey continues. Their seventh studio album Lost Property stormed into... Read more »
OUT TO LUNCH FESTIVAL 2017: FAIRPORT CONVENTION – 50TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR @ The Black Box
Friday 27 January, 8.00pm & Saturday 28 January, 2.00pm Tickets £20.00 Enjoy an evening of musical celebration with Fairport Convention at this special golden anniversary concert. Credited with originating British folk-rock, Fairport first took to... Read more »
OUT TO LUNCH FESTIVAL 2017: THE SWING GALS @ Black Box
The Swing Gals are one of Northern Ireland’s only all-girl vocal collectives, well-known for their close harmonies and sophisticated interpretations of jazz, pop and easy listening favourites. With influences including The Andrews Sisters, Doris Day,... Read more »
OUT TO LUNCH FESTIVAL 2017: FAIRPORT CONVENTION – 50TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR @ The Black Box
Friday 27 January, 8.00pm & Saturday 28 January, 2.00pm Tickets £20.00 Enjoy an evening of musical celebration with Fairport Convention at this special golden anniversary concert. Credited with originating British folk-rock, Fairport first took to... Read more »
OUT TO LUNCH FESTIVAL 2017: ELECTRO FRY UP @ Green Room
The traditional fry up. A collection of soothing, sumptuous and fatty foods to ease you into the day. This Out to Brunch brings you the acoustic equivalent. Koichi is an electronic music artist whose sound... Read more »
OUT TO LUNCH FESTIVAL 2017: RUSANGANO FAMILY @ Black Box
Rusangano Family is made up of God Knows, MuRli and mynameisjOhn. 2 MCs and 1 DJ. With hip hop at its core, razor sharp rap and spoken word collide with explosive beats in an electrifying... Read more »
OUT TO LUNCH FESTIVAL 2017: GEORGE FIREHORSE – THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF THE BEATLES…SORT OF. @ Green Room
    Another chance to witness this recent sell-out show at the Belfast Comedy Festival from one of Belfast’s favourite comedians, George Firehorse. George burst on to the comedy scene in 2008 with a unique... Read more »
Jan 29 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Belfast Street Art Walking Tour @ The Dark Horse
Belfast Street Art Walking Tour Starts from: Outside the Dark Horse, Commercial Court, Belfast Start Time: 12 noon, (90m), finishing at Black Box Belfast is famous for its Street Art and there are hundreds of... Read more »
OUT TO LUNCH FESTIVAL 2017: TOM ROBINSON PRESENTS RAPHAEL DOYLE @ Black Box
40 years on from 2-4-6-8 Motorway, punk-era veteran Tom Robinson returns to Belfast with award winning producer Gerry Diver to launch their new project with Ulster-born songwriter Raphael Doyle. In 1969 Raphael left County Antrim for... Read more »
Witchcraft and Magic in modern Ireland: after the witch trials - A Faculty Lecture @ The Green Room
A Faculty Lecture with Dr Andrew Snedden Based on innovative new research, this talk will explore what happened to suspected ‘witches’ in Ireland in the 200 years after criminal prosecution for practicing witchcraft had effectively... Read more »
Jan 29 @ 6:00 pm
Slow Jam @ Green Room
Slow Jam provides home listening in a club environment, the perfect antidote for your Saturday night hangover. Serving up blissed out vibes, sonic oddities, low slung house & jazz infused beats from some of Belfast’s... Read more »
OUT TO LUNCH FESTIVAL 2017: LORDS OF STRUT – LATE NIGHT TV TALK SHOW @ The Black Box
Sunday 29 January, 8.00pm Tickets: £8.00 The action-packed talk show that’s all talk and no action. A fantastical hour of slapstick mayhem in the guise of a TV talk show. Your hosts, the talented but... Read more »
Feb 3 @ 8:00 pm
Edwin Sammon Vs Cancer @ The Black Box
Performing stand up for ten years now, Offaly native Edwin Sammon has established himself as one of the most popular comedians in the country. His unpredictable and immensely likeable style saw audiences award him the... Read more »
Feb 5 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
BELFAST FLEA @ The Black Box
The Belfast flea is a little market that happens the first Sunday of every month from 12-5pm Come along for all things second hand, vintage,retro,antique,bric-a-brack,preloved and bargains galore!! Great food,drink and music too!! Contact belfastflea@gmail.com... Read more »
Feb 5 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Belfast Street Art Walking Tour @ The Dark Horse
Belfast Street Art Walking Tour Starts from: Outside the Dark Horse, Commercial Court, Belfast Start Time: 12 noon, (90m), finishing at Black Box Belfast is famous for its Street Art and there are hundreds of... Read more »
Feb 5 @ 6:00 pm
Slow Jam @ Green Room
Slow Jam provides home listening in a club environment, the perfect antidote for your Saturday night hangover. Serving up blissed out vibes, sonic oddities, low slung house & jazz infused beats from some of Belfast’s... Read more »
Blue Rose Code N. Ireland Tour @ The Green Room
“Blue Rose Code is as slippery as an eel; a genre dodger; a mess of influences and contradictions. This rare display of soul and emotion will not be boxed, a sign of something special.” –... Read more »
Mary Bourke: The Notorious MJB @ Green Room
Mary Bourke: The Notorious MJB THE NOTORIOUS M.J.B is a guide to life, love and hip hop, from acclaimed Irish stand-up Mary Bourke. Let the masters of old skool hip hop Tupac Shakur and the Notorious B.I.G help... Read more »
Feb 8 @ 7:30 pm
Midweek Magic @ The Green Room
Are you a fan of the flourish, a sucker for sleight of hand or dazzled by the discovery of the disappeared? Seedhead Arts and the Black Box have teamed up to bring you an evening... Read more »
Paul Currie Fffffffmilk! @ Black Box
The master of surreal nonsense and bohemian clownarchy is back with his show Ffffffmilk!!  Paul Currie has appeared on BBC Three’s Live at the Electric. Gained a loyal fan base including some of the UK’s... Read more »
Feb 9 @ 7:00 pm
SKULL @ The Green Room
Escape the relentless agora in a nite of recorded music and live drawing. DJs Jeff Doherty and Stuart Watson develop an aural envelope each evening, whilst illustrator Duncan Ross strives to capture the consciousness of... Read more »
Feb 10 @ 8:00 pm
Celtic Soul @ The Black Box
Van Morrison has got to be the biggest name and most enduring musical icon on the world stage that Belfast has ever produced. This show by Celtic Soul celebrates one of the truly great singer/songwriters... Read more »
Time To Be Proud: The Cramps Tribute @ The Black Box
Time To Be Proud presents the 8th Annual Homage to the cultural monument of The Cramps, celebrating their music and the music that influenced them and commemorating the passing of  Lux Interior. Playing a selection of Cramps songs... Read more »

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