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The Green Room Sessions @ The Green Room
Apr 26 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
The Green Room Sessions @ The Green Room
7:00 pm
The Green Room Sessions Fridays 7-11pm Free Low lit, down-tempo DJ evenings in The Green Room where you can enjoy a continuous stream of well-curated music. In sounds from around the globe, representing what is... Read more »
Luka Bloom @ The Black Box
Apr 28 @ 7:00 pm
Luka Bloom @ The Black Box
7:00 pm
With a poet’s heart and a rockster’s soul, Luka Bloom is regarded as one of Ireland’s most respected contemporary folk artists, having produced over 20 albums since the 1970s, Bloom continues to push the boundaries... Read more »
The Green Room Sessions @ The Green Room
May 3 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
The Green Room Sessions @ The Green Room
7:00 pm
The Green Room Sessions Fridays 7-11pm Free Low lit, down-tempo DJ evenings in The Green Room where you can enjoy a continuous stream of well-curated music. In sounds from around the globe, representing what is... Read more »
CQAF- Lisa O’Neill @ The Black Box
May 3 @ 8:00 pm
CQAF- Lisa O’Neill @ The Black Box
8:00 pm
With support from Kú Kilian. Lisa O’Neill from Cavan is an Irish songwriter like no other. Her roots may be sourced in folk and traditional music but her work opens up a landscape beyond any... Read more »
May 4 @ 2:00 pm
SOLD OUT-CQAF- Mary Coughlan @ The Black Box
2:00 pm
Mary Coughlan is one of Ireland’s greatest female jazz and blues singers a true artist who has carved out a highly regarded career and a legion of devoted fans worldwide. Described as Ireland’s Billie Holiday,... Read more »
May 4 @ 8:00 pm
CQAF-Barb Jungr: Bob, Brel and Me @ The Black Box
8:00 pm
Barb Jungr’s reputation as “one of the world’s great cabaret singers” (Time Out) may have gone to her head, as she will now only sing songs by writers whose names start with the letter B.... Read more »
CQAF- Hannah Peel & Will Burns – Chalk Blue Hill @ The Black Box
3:30 pm
… a damp wood and the madness, really, of a dawn chorus being taped. Our field recordings made so we might never lose a thing.’ A new album of poetry and electronic music: A dislocated,... Read more »
May 7 @ 8:00 pm
SOLD OUT-CQAF- Patty Griffin @ The Black Box
8:00 pm
Tuesday 7 May, 8.00pm Tickets £20.00 Grammy Award winner Patty Griffin has just released her 10th studio recording and first-ever eponymous LP, PATTY GRIFFIN on her own PGM Recordings label. PATTY GRIFFIN represents an extraordinary... Read more »
CQAF-Nubya Garcia @ The Black Box
May 8 @ 8:00 pm
CQAF-Nubya Garcia @ The Black Box
8:00 pm
In Association with Moving on Music Wednesday 8 May, 8.00PM Tickets £14.00/£10.00 (concession) London-based saxophonist and composer, Nubya Garcia, is one of the leading forces behind the resurgence of jazz-influenced sounds in the UK. Raised... Read more »
May 9 @ 8:00 pm
CQAF & BLACK BOX PRESENT: CARLA DAL FORNO @ The Black Box
8:00 pm
Thursday 9thMay Tickets £12.50  (Black Box Members £10) // Doors 8pm Special Guests  FEARS. In partnership with Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival, the Black Box is delighted to present Carla dal Forno Carla dal Forno launches her... Read more »
The Green Room Sessions @ The Green Room
May 10 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
The Green Room Sessions @ The Green Room
7:00 pm
The Green Room Sessions Fridays 7-11pm Free Low lit, down-tempo DJ evenings in The Green Room where you can enjoy a continuous stream of well-curated music. In sounds from around the globe, representing what is... Read more »
May 10 @ 8:00 pm
CQAF - DADDY LONG LEGS @ The Black Box
8:00 pm
Brooklyn-based trio DADDY LONG LEGS make their Yep Roc Records debut this May with Lowdown Ways, their third studio album. Lowdown Ways sees the boys widen their sonic horizons with field hollers, gospel, Cajun, and... Read more »
May 11 @ 2:00 pm
CQAF- My Darling Clementine @ The Black Box
2:00 pm
My Darling Clementine return to CQAF with a full band following the release success of their critically acclaimed third album Still Testifying. Uncut magazine described it as ‘where gospel, country and southern soul happily collide…... Read more »
CQAF-A Certain Ratio @ The Black Box
May 11 @ 8:00 pm
CQAF-A Certain Ratio @ The Black Box
8:00 pm
Saturday 11 May, 8.00PM Tickets £20.00 English post-punk purveyors A Certain Ratio are set to deliver the perfect balance of funk and dance-oriented industrial realness on the Black Box. The show coincides with the release... Read more »
May 12 @ 2:00 pm
CQAF- YOLA- MOVED VENUE @ The Black Box
2:00 pm
Sunday 12 May, 2.00PM Moved to Festival Marquee, Custom House Square
CQAF-Folsom Prison Blues: A Tribute to Johnny Cash by the Junior Johnson Band @ The Black Box
2:00 pm
On January 13th 1968 Johnny Cash performed two of the most important gigs of his life. Much against everyone’s advice at Columbia records, Cash, June Carter, Carl Perkins, the Statler Brothers and the Tennessee Three... Read more »
CQAF- DANI @ The Green Room
May 12 @ 8:00 pm
CQAF- DANI @ The Green Room
8:00 pm
Sunday 12th May, 8.00pm Tickets are free but booking required Singer-songwriter DANI has been wowing audiences for the past few years with her virtuoso guitar playing and highly individualistic self-penned songs. In 2017 DANI travelled... Read more »
Skull @ The Green Room
May 16 @ 7:00 pm
Skull @ The Green Room
7:00 pm
Escape the relentless agora in a night 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 »
REBEKAH FITCH @ The Black Box
May 16 @ 8:00 pm
REBEKAH FITCH @ The Black Box
8:00 pm
Black Box Presents: Rebekah Fitch & Guests. With live visuals from Aimee Williamson. Combining enigmatic visual artistry, thought-provoking lyric writing, and genuine wonder, Rebekah Fitch is a new artist that will spark intrigue. The power... Read more »
The Green Room Sessions @ The Green Room
May 17 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
The Green Room Sessions @ The Green Room
7:00 pm
The Green Room Sessions Fridays 7-11pm Free Low lit, down-tempo DJ evenings in The Green Room where you can enjoy a continuous stream of well-curated music. In sounds from around the globe, representing what is... Read more »
May 17 @ 8:00 pm
Robocobra / Meltybrains? @ The Black Box
8:00 pm
Meltybrains? have garnered a reputation for their unabashed creativity, picking up a loyal following helping them sell out shows across Ireland, the UK and the US. The chemistry between each member on stage is infectious.... Read more »
May 18 @ 7:30 pm
Light-Remembering the pound club @ The Black Box
7:30 pm
Light return to the Black BOX FOR THEIR 4TH Pound Remembered gig Saturday 18th May 2019. The band will be playing all the pound favourites, and more. Support will be Mr Blues man Ronnie Greer... Read more »
The Green Room Sessions @ The Green Room
May 24 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
The Green Room Sessions @ The Green Room
7:00 pm
The Green Room Sessions Fridays 7-11pm Free Low lit, down-tempo DJ evenings in The Green Room where you can enjoy a continuous stream of well-curated music. In sounds from around the globe, representing what is... Read more »
CORMAC NEESON & Guests @ The Black Box
May 24 @ 7:30 pm
CORMAC NEESON & Guests @ The Black Box
7:30 pm
Shine Presents: CORMAC NEESON & Guests The Black Box, Belfast Friday 24th May 2019 Doors 730pm Tickets £12.50 + Booking Fee 18+ Only Following his SOLD OUT Belfast shows last year singer-songwriter and The Answer... Read more »
May 29 @ 7:30 pm
Randall Stephen Hall and Brendan T. Monaghan @ The Green Room
7:30 pm
Randall Stephen Hall and Brendan T. Monaghan bring a certain something to the stage. A broad fusion of styles and musical genres. From Irish Trad, Folk, Scots humour to Blues and Gospel. All mainly new,... Read more »
HEALTH @ The BLACK BOX
May 30 @ 8:00 pm
HEALTH @ The BLACK BOX
8:00 pm
BLACK BOX PRESENTS HEALTH Thursday 30th MAY Doors 8pm // £12 // £10 (BB Members) We are delighted to welcome LA noise rock trio HEALTH to Belfast. Guests to be announced. In 2007, HEALTH walked... Read more »
The Green Room Sessions @ The Green Room
May 31 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
The Green Room Sessions @ The Green Room
7:00 pm
The Green Room Sessions Fridays 7-11pm Free Low lit, down-tempo DJ evenings in The Green Room where you can enjoy a continuous stream of well-curated music. In sounds from around the globe, representing what is... Read more »
Rory & the island @ The Black Box
May 31 @ 7:30 pm
Rory & the island @ The Black Box
7:30 pm
Another lively night in store as rory and sean take to the stage in Belfast, irish indie trad punk folk ! Last gig was a sell out
The Green Room Sessions @ The Green Room
Jun 7 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
The Green Room Sessions @ The Green Room
7:00 pm
The Green Room Sessions Fridays 7-11pm Free Low lit, down-tempo DJ evenings in The Green Room where you can enjoy a continuous stream of well-curated music. In sounds from around the globe, representing what is... Read more »
MOVED VENUE- Strange Victory Presents- The Twilight Sad @ the black box
8:00 pm
MOVED TO BELFAST EMPIRE!

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18-22 Hill Street | Belfast | BT1 2LA

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Belfast City Council ACNI & Lotto John Hewitt Department for Communities Black Bush BFI Cinema SurveyApp