A HOME FOR LIVE MUSIC, THEATRE,
LITERATURE, COMEDY, FILM, VISUAL
ART, SCIENCE, CIRCUS, CABARET
AND ALL POINTS IN BETWEEN

Apr 7 @ 7:00 pm – May 7 @ 7:00 pm
FRIZ X INSOLENCE: 'No Laughing Matter' @ The Green Room
Friz is a Belfast based artist who works in both digital and traditional mediums and is known for her large scale mural pieces. Her work explores themes of nature and identity, largely revolving around the... Read more »
Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival: Rob Newman @ The Black Box
One of Britain’s finest comedians – Rob Newman – is back on the road with his brand new show, The Brain Show, in which he takes a skeptical approach to some grand claims made by... Read more »
Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival: DAVID HOLMES @ The Green Room
Taking inspiration from a bag full of European films and turning up with a crateful of records he couldn’t play anywhere else, don’t miss this five hour DJ set from legendary Belfast musician, DJ and producer David... Read more »
Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival: Steve Mason SOLD OUT @ The Black Box
Founding member of the legendary Beta Band and all round electronic folk pop visionary, Steve Mason arrives in Belfast with his third, universally adored solo album Meet the Humans in his back pocket. Following two... Read more »
May 1 @ 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 »
Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival: THE COMEDIANS COMEDY CLUB @ The Black Box
Chaotic, alcohol-fuelled and very funny indeed – The Comedians Comedy Club is a sure-fire blockbuster hit if you’re looking for a good laugh. Created by Eric Lampaert – who appears alongside regulars Will Seaward and... Read more »
Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival: The Divide @ The Green Room
In association with Belfast Trade’s Council The Divide tells the story of 7 individuals striving for a better life in modern day US and UK – where the top 0.1% owns as much wealth as... Read more »
Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival - Shonen Knife @ The Black Box
Shonen Knife are a ground-breaking all-female Japanese, pop-punk rock trio formed in Osaka in 1981, when Naoko first heard late ‘70’s punk-pop particularly The Ramones. They subsequently toured with Nirvana (on the ‘Nevermind’ tour), The... Read more »
Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival: Tom Waits Big Time @ The Green Room
Combining performance footage of Tom Waits and his band with dramatic set pieces, this unique concert film showcases Waits many talents. Waits plays a number of different characters in short vignettes, such as a ticket... Read more »
Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival- Teddy Thompson with Kelly Jones In association with The Real Music Club @ The Black Box
On their debut Cooking Vinyl album, Little Windows, exceptional folk artist Teddy Thompson and American singer Kelly Jones give audiences engaging views of the joys and sorrows of love and the vagaries of the human... Read more »
May 3 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Creating Connections - drop in @ The Green Room
  Creating Connections is a project for older adults, especially those with a learning disability or their carers funded by the Big Lottery. Weekly drop-in group as well as special events – keep an eye... Read more »
May 3 @ 7:00 pm
Play My Demo @ The Green Room
PlayMyDemo! is specifically for game developers to come talk shop, and play each other’s games. Feedback from peers with experience in art, code and game design can be invaluable to your game’s progress toward completion... Read more »
The Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival: Amanda St John Album Launch @ The Black Box
Amanda St John is a soul/r&b/pop singer from Glenariffe, Co. Antrim. She is a mainstay on the local radio, festival and gig circuit and has been described as “An incredible vocal performer and songwriter” by BBC Radio... Read more »
Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival - Terry Reid @ The Black Box
Terry Reid, Superlungs as he’s affectionately known, is without doubt one of the greatest rock/soul voices the UK has ever produced. A Terry Reid concert should be a cherished memory for any self-respecting fan of... Read more »
Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival - Sam Lee and Friends @ The Black Box
Mercury Prize nominated critically acclaimed folk singer Sam Lee, live in concert. London born and bred Sam has journeyed intrepidly throughout the British Isles and Ireland seeking out and recording ancient songs from the last... Read more »
May 5 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Real Sketchy @ The Green Room
Since November 2012 Seedhead Arts has been running and developing Real Sketchy, a open live sketching event taking place in a bar environment. Over the years it’s developed from something that was largely populated by... Read more »
Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival: ALICE MILLIGAN – A GIRL OF GENIUS @ The Black Box
Presented by Aisling Ghear Alice Milligan – journalist, political activist, feminist, human rights campaigner, ‘Cultural Ambasasador’ and theatre pioneer, was an icon of Ireland’s great renaissance of the late 19thCentury. Born in 1866, one of 13... Read more »
The Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival: Hillbilly Moon Explosion @ The Black Box
The Hillbilly Moon Explosion are a pan-European rock’n’roll band fast becoming an online and vinyl phenomenon.  The line-up is chanteuse Emanuela Hutter, Oliver Baroni on vocals and stand-up bass, Duncan James on guitar and Sylvain Petite on drums Emerging from the rockabilly... Read more »
May 6 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Phased DJ Collective @ The Green Room
Phased DJ collective – Every Friday in the Green Room: Journeys in music to jump-start the weekend. Back-to-back Selector Sessions feat: Jan Jaffer / Defcon / Kwame / Andy le Funk / Shamen Delly / Gretta Gunn... Read more »
Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival: OF LADIES LOST AND FOUND WITH KAREN UNDERWOOD @ The Black Box
Chicago Queen of Soul and all round force of nature Karen Underwood comes back to the Black Box after the success of her roof-raising Singing Nina. Karen has trawled jazz, blues and soul to find... Read more »
Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival: Danny and the Champions of the World @ The Black Box
Danny Wilson and his band, Danny & The Champions of the World, spent much of 2015 on the road, playing shows all over the world, the kind of legendary, life-affirming rock and soul revues (with... Read more »
May 8 @ 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 »
The Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival: Benn Glover, Malojian and Matt Mcginn @ The Black Box
A celebration of the art of song writing by a trio of our great exponents of the craft. Songs are written by osmosis, the soaking up of a life’s experience distilled into a conversation with... Read more »
Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival: RICHARD HERRING – HAPPY NOW? @ The Black Box
After years of drifting aimlessly and alone, Richard Herring is now settled down with a wife and a tiny baby. Is he finally happy now? Or does responsibility for the lives of others come with... Read more »
May 10 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Creating Connections - drop in @ The Green Room
  Creating Connections is a project for older adults, especially those with a learning disability or their carers funded by the Big Lottery. Weekly drop-in group as well as special events – keep an eye... Read more »
May 11 @ 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 »
May 11 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
The Shambolic Curiosity of Robin Ince @ The Black Box
Lakin McCarthy present Robin Ince The Shambolic Curiosity of Robin Ince Sony Gold award winner, three times Chortle award winner. Time Out outstanding achievement award Robin Ince, host of the Rose d’Or and Sony Gold... Read more »
May 12 @ 7:00 pm
QUB Big Band Concert @ The Black Box
QUB Big Band was formed in 2002 in the School of Music and Sonic Arts at Queen’s, under the direction of former Ulster Orchestra trombone and well-known Belfast jazzer Steve Barnett, with the aim of... Read more »

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The Black Box & Green Room
18-22 Hill Street | Belfast | BT1 2LA

Tel: +44 (0) 2890 244400

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Belfast City Council Arts Council Lottery John Hewitt DSD
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