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Jan 1 @ 9:00 am – Feb 12 @ 5:00 pm
Exhibition submission for The Green Room! @ The Green Room
Exhibition submissions 2018 for The Green Room @ Black Box! We are looking for artists working in a variety of media to exhibit their work in the Green Room. This is a great opportunity to... Read more »
Jan 4 @ 6:00 pm – Jan 28 @ 8:00 pm
Exhibition- Bea Daly @ The Green Room
Bea Daly is a Dublin based visual artist. Recently she has completed a residency in Inis Oirr, Aran Islands.  Some of the work shown in Green Room were created during her residence. Some are from a longer process of work, which was originally inspired by Wiliam Hope Hodgson book – The House at the Borderland.    This exhibition in Belfast is the artists’ first public view of the long... Read more »
The Carole King & James Taylor Story @ The Black Box
Thursday 18 January, 8.00pm Tickets £12.00 The Carole King & James Taylor Story takes you on an incredible journey through the career of the six-time Grammy Award winner and 20-time platinum hit maker Carole King and five-time Grammy... Read more »
Jan 19 @ 1:00 pm
Amy McAllister @ The Black Box
Friday 19 January, 1.00pm Tickets £7.00 (including lunch) From County Antrim, traditional harpist and singer Amy McAllister takes a contemporary distinctive approach to performing traditional harp airs, dance tunes, traditional songs alongside her original material.... Read more »
Jan 19 @ 8:00 pm
GoGo Penguin @ The Black Box
In association with Moving on Music Friday 19 January, 8.00pm Tickets £14.00 Noted for their hypnotic melodies, visceral bass-lines and tidal rhythm, Manchester-based leftfield piano trio GoGo Penguin are pianist Chris Illingworth, bassist Nick Blacka... Read more »
Jan 19 @ 9:00 pm
Seth Faergolzia @ The Green Room
Ever since his days as the mastermind behind critically-acclaimed avant-boho outfit Dufus — whose landmark 2003 ROIR album 1:3:1 was described by AllMusic’s Jesse Jarnow as “the kind of record that could potentially change a... Read more »
Jan 20 @ 2:00 pm
Dave Arcari @ The Black Box
Saturday 20 January, 2.00pm Tickets £7.00 SCOTTISH guitarist & songwriter Dave Arcari’s alt.blues sounds owe as much to trash country, punk and rockabilly as they do pre-war Delta blues and have been showcased via ten... Read more »
CQ Comedy Club: The Mix Up @ The Green Room
CQ Comedy Club: The Mix Up Sat 20 January 2018, @ 3.00pm-5.30pm The Green Room Adm: £3 [Pay on door] Cathedral Quarter Comedy Club in association with The Infinite Jest presents the The Mix Up,... Read more »
Jan 20 @ 8:00 pm
Yola Carter @ The Black Box
Saturday 20 January, 8.00pm Tickets £10.00 Inspired by country and soul from the likes of The Band, Gillian Welch, Gene Clark, The Byrds, Staple Singers, Emmylou Harris, Otis Redding and Dolly Parton, Yola Carter is... Read more »
Jan 21 @ 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, (2hr), finishing at Black Box Belfast is famous for its Street Art and there are hundreds of... Read more »
Jan 21 @ 2:00 pm
Music in the Glen @ The Black Box
In association with An Droichead Sunday 21 January, 2.00pm Tickets £7.00 Music In The Glenare an exciting new trio performing the very best of Irish traditional music. Featuring the combined talents of Brendan Mulholland (flute)... Read more »
Gone with the Gin - A Faculty Lecture @ The Green Room
Gone with the Gin – A Faculty Lecture Let’s start 2018 as we mean to go on – with gin. We’ve asked Graeme Millar, Head Distiller at the Echlinville Distillery, to kick off our 2018... Read more »
Bunch of Kunst – A Film about Sleaford Mods @ The Green Room
Sunday 21 January, 7.00pm Tickets £4.00 Thanks to their sweary rants about modern England, Nottingham duo Sleaford Mods have been called “the voice of Britain” by their fans, “Britain’s angriest band” by the Guardian and... Read more »
Dave Johns – I, Fillum Star @ The Black Box
Sunday 21 January, 8.00pm Tickets £10.00 The award-winning star of I, Daniel Blake brings his hit Edinburgh show to Belfast. What happens to a comedian when he’s plucked from obscurity by master film maker Ken Loach and cast in... Read more »
Jan Ravens | Difficult Women @ The Black Box
Tuesday 23 January, 1.00pm & 8.00pm Afternoon tickets (including lunch) £7.00 Evening tickets £10.00 Who runs the world? Fiftysomething women, apparently. Dead Ringers star, Jan Ravens takes to the road with her well-loved impressions of... Read more »
Jan Ravens | Difficult Women- Evening show @ The Black Box
Tuesday 23 January, 1.00pm & 8.00pm Afternoon tickets (including lunch) £7.00 Evening tickets £10.00 Who runs the world? Fiftysomething women, apparently. Dead Ringers star, Jan Ravens takes to the road with her well-loved impressions of... Read more »
Alison Spittle – Worrier Princess @ The Black Box
In association with Infinite Jest Wednesday 24 January, 1.00pm Tickets £7.00 (including lunch) Alison Spittle is one of Ireland’s brightest young comedy talents. The star and writer of RTE’s new major sitcom series Nowhere Fast,... Read more »
Jan 24 @ 8:00 pm
Lau @ The Black Box
Wednesday 24 January, 8.00pm Tickets £15.00 In association with Moving on Music Lau is the pioneering contemporary folk trio comprising three of the UK’s finest traditional musicians: Kris Drever(vocals, guitar), Martin Green (accordion, wurlitzer, keys, electronics) and Aidan O’Rourke (fiddle). Lau has... Read more »
Jan 24 @ 8:00 pm
Wonderfrog @ Green Room
Belfast’s best improv comedy group serves up an hour of hot, fresh, off-the-cuff comedy. Using only audience suggestions, Wonder Frog come up with comic scenes that have never been seen before and will never be... Read more »
Jan 25 @ 1:00 pm
A Rabbie Burns Lunch @ The Black Box
Thursday 25 January, 1.00pm Tickets £7.00 (including lunch) Today is all about celebrating the poet and Scottish hero Robert Burns.  And what better way to do so than by reading and sharing some of his most... Read more »
Jan 25 @ 8:00 pm
Le Vent du Nord @ The Black Box
Thursday 25 January, 8.00pm Tickets £15.00 Life-affirming Québécois quartet Le Vent du Nord are revered as one of the finest live acts on the planet. Cranking up the hurdy-gurdy – alongside fiddle, accordion, jaw harp,... Read more »
Jan 26 @ 1:00 pm
The Leading Ladies @ The Black Box
Friday 26 January, 1.00pm Tickets £7.00 (including lunch) Michelle Baird, Ceara Grehan and Lynne McAllister bring three richly flavoured voices, unique harmonies and versatility to the stage. The ladies, who originally met through Northern Ireland Musical Societies, have... Read more »
Jan 26 @ 8:00 pm
Shirley Collins @ The Black Box
Friday 26 January, 8.00pm Tickets £17.00 Having released her first new album in 38 years at the end of 2016, and barely sharing her voice at all during such times, the legacy and importance of Shirley... Read more »
Hazel O’Connor & Cormac De Barra @ The Black Box
Saturday 27 January, 2.00pm Tickets £12.00 / £10.00 Concession Hazel O’ Connor has fast established herself as a concert artist and performer to be reckoned with.  From initially catapulting to stardom with the starring role... Read more »
Moon Duo with support from Documenta @ The Black Box
Presented by Strange Victory & Out to Lunch Saturday 27 January, 9.00pm Tickets £14.00 Portlandian space-rock outfit Moon Duo bring their new album Occult Architecture Vol. 1 (out now on the Sacred Bones label) to the Black Box for the closing... Read more »
Jan 28 @ 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, (2hr), finishing at Black Box Belfast is famous for its Street Art and there are hundreds of... Read more »
Jan 28 @ 2:00 pm
Kaia Kater
Sunday 28 January, 2.00pm Tickets £8.00 Born of African-Caribbean descent in Québec, Kaia Kater grew up in two musical worlds:  the Canadian folk music of her Toronto home, and Appalachian music of West Virginia, where she has... Read more »
Iain Lee – The Rabbit Hole Live Podcast @ The Green Room
Sunday 28 January, 7.30pm Tickets £7.00 The Rabbit Hole is a podcasting first – a free form phone-in, recorded in front of a live audience. Hosted by Iain Lee (11 O’Clock Show, Big Brother, LBC, talkRADIO) and Katherine Boyle (BBC Radio, talkRADIO) this surreal and... Read more »
king creature // reigning days @ The Black Box
for the record – king creature // reigning days on monday 29th january 2018 Marshall is more than just an amp brand. Marshall is a music brand. Jim Marshall’s passion for music was the driver... Read more »
Jan 31 @ 8:00 pm
Half Bap Cabaret @ The Green Room
Joining your host Graeme Watson for our first Half Bap of the year will Paul Currie, George Firehorse, paulo sousa quase sósia and music from Madigan What the world needs now is art. Not, pretty distraction but angry,... Read more »

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