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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 »
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 @ 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 »
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 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 @ 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 »
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 »
Feb 3 @ 8:00 pm
Celtic Soul @ The Black Box
Celtic Soul are the definitive Van Morrison tribute. Fans from around the world acclaim the band’s musicianship and the spirit of their performances. Every show is an homage to Van the Man.   With years... Read more »
Output Showcase- The Black Box @ The Black Box
Help Musicians Northern Ireland & Chordblossom present: The Wood Burning Savages Sam Wickens Aislinn Logan Silences Venue: Black Box (Main Room) Stage times are as follows: Sam Wickens: 8.30pm – 9.00pm Aislinn Logan: 9.30pm – 10.00pm Silences: 10.30pm –... Read more »
OuTPUT sHOWCASE- The Green Room @ The Green Room
Stendhal Festival & Mirador present: Rosborough Hand Models Hunkpapa No Oil Paintings Venue: Green Room at Black Box Stage times are as follows: Hand Models: 8.00pm – 8.30pm Rosborough: 9.00pm – 9.30pm Hunkpapa: 10.00pm – 10.30pm No Oil Paintings: 11.00pm... Read more »
The Cramps Tribute 9 "White Trash Soul" @ The Black Box
Time To Be Proud presents the 9th 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... Read more »
Valentines with The Victory Rollers @ The Black Box
Let The Victory Rollers take you back in time with the sounds of the 40s and 50s. If you like your romance with a touch of retro, you can slip on your jiving shoes and... Read more »
The Lost Brothers & Special Guests @ TH
There is something special about two musicians in unison, so it’s good news for everyone that the harmony-laden Lost Brothers – Irish songwriters and musicians Oisin Leech and Mark McCausland – are back. The past ten years... Read more »
Feb 21 @ 8:00 pm
NISF- Half Bap Cabaret @ The Green Room
The Half Bap is an old name for the Cathedral Quarter because the people who lived there could only afford half a Belfast Bap. The Half Bap Cabaret is not a high-end cabaret with top... Read more »
Mar 31 @ 8:00 pm
Alex Lahey @ Black Box
  Melbourne’s Alex Lahey will return to Europe in March of next year for a new headline tour. The tour takes in 11 dates, including a show at London’s Omeara on 23rd March, having sold... Read more »
Apr 7 @ 8:00 pm
JACK LUKEMAN @ Black Box
JACK Lukeman returns to the Black Box With His bran new show “Magic Days” The great Jack L, returns to The Black Box with another knock-out show, and we are really looking forward to having... Read more »
May 6 @ 8:00 pm
!!! (CHK CHK CHK) @ The Black Box
We’re beyond excited that New York based dance-punks !!! (Chk Chk Chk) are set to make their Belfast debut at CQAF – and in the Black Box no less! Joining the welcomed re-emergence of mid-00s... Read more »
AN EVENING WITH MOLLY TUTTLE & RACHEL BAIMAN @ The Green Room
Touring as co-headliners, Molly Tuttle and Rachel Baiman will join one another for their respective sets, making both sets a duo performance. Molly Tuttle was the first woman in the 27 year history of the... Read more »
May 24 @ 8:00 pm
Xylouris White @ The Black Box
(George Xylouris: Lute, Jim White: Drums) A passion for exploration comes naturally to Xylouris White, the rugged visionary duo formed of Cretan lute player George Xylouris and Australian drummer Jim White. Their 2014 debut album ‘Goats’ and 2016’s majestically expansive... Read more »

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