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Outburst Festival- OVERFIRED @ The Black Box
OVERFIRED Black Box Friday 16th Nov 10.30pm £8 / more if less if 18+ We’re pure delighted to present the winner of the Outburst Queer Fringe Award, in partnership with Dublin Fringe. Overfired is a... Read more »
Outburst Festival-Queertopia presents: Power Cut! @ The Black Box
Queertopia presents: Power Cut! Black Box Saturday 17th Nov 10pm Doors 9.30pm £7 / more if less if til late 18+ It is the year 2049; across the globe the queer revolution changed the landscape... Read more »
Idris Ackamoor & The Pyramids @ The Black Box
Idris Ackamoor, a veteran of Cecil Taylor’s Black Music Ensemble, is one of those cosmic jazz warriors who, like Pharoah Sanders and Marshall Allen, simply never stopped. In 2016, the inspirational Ackamoor reformed his ‘70s... Read more »
CATHEDRAL QUARTER CULTURE TOUR @ Tour starts from Cotton Court, Waring Street (opposite Merchant Hotel)
CATHEDRAL QUARTER CULTURE TOUR Tour starts from Cotton Court, Waring Street (opposite Merchant Hotel) Ever since Belfast became a bustling port in the 1600s the area we know as the Cathedral Quarter has been the beating... Read more »
Manukahunney Soul night
The Manukahunney Soul night out is back!!. Its been a while since we have had the foot stomping music this band brings, so its time to put on your dancing shoes because you are in... Read more »
Christmas with The Swingtime Starlets @ The Black Box
Festive Hits with a Swingtime Twist! Back by popular demand to the Black Box after their sold out performance last year, it’s time once more to enjoy the musical magic of a close-harmony Christmas with... Read more »
VILLIERS AND THE VILLAINS @ The Black Box
VILLIERS AND THE VILLAINS With their critically acclaimed new LP ‘Music Confounds The Machines’ garnering high praise from BBC Radio Scotland’s Ricky Ross and BBC Radio Ulster’s Ralph McLean, Villiers and The Villains continue their... Read more »
Dec 8 @ 8:00 pm
TOUCH SENSITIVE DJS @ The Green Room
Touch Sensitive is a Belfast-based record label that has beaten an ad-hoc, pan-genre path with it’s new and archival releases. With that in mind, Touch Sensitive’s Green Room residency will take in anything from new-age... Read more »
Dec 12 @ 8:00 pm
Maria Doyle Kennedy @ The Black Box
Maria Doyle Kennedy The Black Box Wednesday 12th Dec Doors 8pm Tickets at £14.50 (£12 for Black Box Members)   Maria Doyle Kennedy is an acclaimed singer and actor. She has spent 5 years wandering the globe with... Read more »
Christmas with Emma Reynolds Music @ The Green Room
Christmas with Emma Reynolds Music’ is the perfect way to get into the festive spirit by enjoying an afternoon of beautiful music which includes songs from various musical genres including Christmas favourites. Emma Reynolds is... Read more »
Ulster Youth Jazz Orchestra @ The Black Box
Ulster Youth Jazz Orchestra Monday 17 December 2018 £7 pay at door The Ulster Youth Jazz Orchestra was formed in 1993 after a series of workshops held at the Crescent Arts Centre by Ken Jordan.... Read more »
Dec 21 @ 9:00 pm
Back Track Soul Night @ The Black Box
Strange Victory presents another night of classic soul music from the Back Track crew onat the fabulous Black Box venue in the heart of the Cathedral Quarter Belfast. Back Track events feature a dance floor... Read more »
THE OUTCASTS XMAS PARTY #3 (THE SEQUEL SEQUEL) @ The Black Box
THE OUTCASTS XMAS PARTY #3 (THE SEQUEL SEQUEL) with special guests SATURDAY 22 DECEMBER 8PM TO LATE Belfast’s The Outcasts bring the seasonal cheer once more with a fun packed Xmas Party at Belfast’s Black... Read more »
Dec 31 @ 8:00 pm
Bedlam Bazaar NYE @ The Black Box
Do you want to shake the old year off?  Change it up, try something new?  Then send in the clowns!   Let’s laugh & play & dance our way into 2019 – sure what have... Read more »
OTL-Lust In Music + Terri Hooley DJ @ The Black Box
Friday 4 January, 1.00pm Tickets £8.00 (including Lunch) Just the tonic for a Friday afternoon in January, to open this year’s Out to Lunch, we’re delighted to present Karen Rush and Tricia Murphy – Lust... Read more »
OTL-London Astrobeat Orchestra performs Talking Heads @ The Black Box
Friday 4 January, 8.00pm Tickets £13.00 Combining the finest West African musicians on the planet with one of the most critically acclaimed bands of the 20th Century, the London Astrobeat Orchestra will bring their unique... Read more »
Jan 10 @ 8:00 pm
OTL-Scott Matthews @ The Black Box
In association with Moving on Music Thursday 10 January, 8.00pm Tickets £12.00 A man. A guitar. And a song.It sounds simple, doesn’t it? And it is. Scott Matthews’ new record, The Great Untold, is a... Read more »
OTL-Rudeboy Screening plus Don Letts DJ Set @ The Black Box
Friday 11 January, 7.30pm Tickets £12.00 A film about the love affair between Jamaican and British youth culture told through the prism of one of the most iconic labels in the history of black music,... Read more »
Jan 12 @ 2:00 pm
OTL-The Dodge Brothers @ The Black Box
Saturday 12 January, 2.00pm & 8.00pm Afternoon tickets £10.00 Evening tickets £12.00 / £10.00 ”These guys play with dust in their Levis and the road their hearts”. We are delighted to host The Dodge Brothers... Read more »
Jan 12 @ 8:00 pm
OTL-The Dodge Brothers @ The Black Box
Saturday 12 January, 2.00pm & 8.00pm Afternoon tickets £10.00 Evening tickets £12.00 / £10.00 ”These guys play with dust in their Levis and the road their hearts”. We are delighted to host The Dodge Brothers... Read more »
Jan 15 @ 8:00 pm
OTL-CHRIS SMITHER @ The Black Box
Tuesday 15 January, 8.00pm Tickets £15.00 CHRIS SMITHER. Songwriter. Guitarist. Performer. Bluesman. A profound songwriter, Chris Smither draws deeply from the blues, American folk music, modern poets, and philosophers. Reviewers continue to praise his dazzling... Read more »
Jan 19 @ 8:00 pm
OTL-Bronagh Gallagher @ The Black Box
Saturday 19 January, 8.00pm Tickets £14.00 Bronagh Gallagher is a singer, songwriter, and actress from Northern Ireland. She is delighted to bring her new show to the Black Box. Bronagh and her band are currently... Read more »
Jan 20 @ 3:00 pm
OTL-Kathryn Joseph @ The Black Box
In association with Strange Victory Kathryn Joseph with support Brona McVittie Sunday 20 January, 3.00PM Tickets £10.00 Kathryn Joseph is a Scottish singer-songwriter and musician. Her debut album Bones You Have Thrown Me and Blood... Read more »
OTL-Steeleye Span 50th Anniversary @ The Black Box
Wednesday 23 January, 8.00pm Tickets £20.00 Space Oddity. Suspicious Minds. Pinball Wizard. Whole Lotta Love. Come Together – 1969 could easily be said to be a vintage year for music, the end of a decade... Read more »
Jan 26 @ 8:00 pm
OTL-The Delines @ The Black Box
In association with Real Music Club Saturday 26 January, 8.00pm Tickets £15.00 The Delines debut album Colfax surprised fans and critics alike. The band had only been together a week when they went into the studio and cut... Read more »
Jan 27 @ 2:00 pm
OTL- The Once @ The Black Box
Sunday 27 January, 2.00pm Tickets £10.00 Newfoundland has a storied history of stunning songwriters, poets and players. Over the course of the last decade The Once have writ and knit themselves into that story. Within... Read more »
Feb 2 @ 8:00 pm
Bone Machine @ The Black Box
There are songs that have defined our lives through the good times and the bad, you have heard them sheltering at the crossroads of misery and abandon, you have heard them at the alter of... Read more »
Strange Victory Presents BILL RYDER-JONES @ The Black Box
Strange Victory Presents BILL RYDER-JONES Thursday 21st February 2019 / Doors 8pm Tickets https://www.ticketweb.ie/event/bill-ryder-jones-the-black-box-tickets/8770775?pl=SV As co-founder and former guitarist of The Coral, Bill Ryder-Jones is pretty much Merseyside music royalty. Multi-instrumentalist, producer, string-arranger and composer,... Read more »
Mar 30 @ 8:00 pm
Lore @ The Black Box
The Band that add sophistication to Pop, Lore formed in 2015.  Famed for turning the legendary Teenage Kicks on its head, Lore have went from living room dreams, to sell-out Theatre Tour success. With stunning... Read more »

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