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LITERATURE, COMEDY, FILM, VISUAL
ART, SCIENCE, CIRCUS, CABARET
AND ALL POINTS IN BETWEEN

Calendar

Jul
25
Thu
Skull
Jul 25 @ 7:00 pm
Skull @ The Green Room

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 the moment through the inky medium of illustration. Adventurous clientèle may submit suggestions to Ross for realisation on the eve or, if feeling particularly exploratory, can contribute with the fruits of their own ductus (materials provided).

Jul
26
Fri
The Green Room Sessions
Jul 26 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 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 musically innovative and intriguing be it; Afrobeat, New Wave, Bosa Nova, Ambient House, Hip-Hop, Spiritual Jazz, Disco, Post Punk, Electronica, Soul, Kosmische Music.

The Green Room Sessions are an opportunity to catch one-off performances from guest artists as well as regular slots from an esteemed cast of local selectors.

SOLD OUT-Harvest
Jul 26 @ 8:00 pm

Harvest (a tribute to Neil Young) are an 8 piece band who have been thrilling audiences of Neil Young fans for the last 10 years.

Formed in 2009, the band have played sell-out shows all over Ireland, recently performing arguably Young’s greatest album ”Harvest” in full at Vicar Street in Dublin. The band have also played at the Electric Picnic arts festival and appeared on national TV and radio.
Back
by popular demand, Harvest will perform the greatest hits of Neil Young @ The Black Box in Belfast on Fri 26th July 2019.
Fans can expect to hear the band perform fan favourites from albums such “Harvest”, “After The Gold Rush”, “Harvest Moon” and “Freedom”, to name but a few.

Don’t miss this chance to see Ireland’s premier Neil Young tribute deliver beautiful renditions of timeless classics such as “Heart of gold”, “The needle and the damage done”, “Old man”, “Helpless” and many others…

If you like Neil Young, you will love Harvest.

Jul
30
Tue
24th Fret and The Crown Remains
Jul 30 @ 6:00 pm

The event is a charity fundraiser for Cruse Bereavement Care. This came about due to all the young and local artists attending schools which have been recently affected by loss in their communities. This is also a celebration of young northern Irish rock music. The bands playing are 24th Fret and The Crown Remains

All members of the bands attend local schools and are under 18 years old.

 

24th Fret:

“”You guys rock”” – GIFTEDNI

 

 

Aug
2
Fri
The Green Room Sessions
Aug 2 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 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 musically innovative and intriguing be it; Afrobeat, New Wave, Bosa Nova, Ambient House, Hip-Hop, Spiritual Jazz, Disco, Post Punk, Electronica, Soul, Kosmische Music.

The Green Room Sessions are an opportunity to catch one-off performances from guest artists as well as regular slots from an esteemed cast of local selectors.

Aug
4
Sun
SOLD OUT-Conleth Kane ‘Proud – Live in Belfast’
Aug 4 @ 7:00 pm

Described by QX Magazine as “an infectiously energetic, refreshingly cheerful Singer/Songwriter”, Conleth Kane made a return to The Crazy Coqs in London’s West End this February to a sold out crowd to launch his debut album ‘Proud – Live in London’ which went straight to Number 2 on the iTunes Singer/Songwriter Charts.. The album was recorded live on 24th October 2018 at Kane’s sold out London concert in Soho.

He signed his first publishing contract in 2017 after his self-penned music received critical acclaim and exposure on some of the biggest radio stations across the UK. He went on to perform live sets of his own songs on both BBC Radio London, BBC Radio Ulster, and Northern Ireland’s Number 1 Radio Station, Cool FM.
Kane performed at the prestigious GQ Awards in London this year and the GNI Magazine Awards in Belfast as well as spending the last year touring his music all over the world, and recently returned from performing his songs live in Sydney, Australia as well as performing as a special guest for the London Gay Men’s Chorus at Pride In London and the Gay Mens Dance Company at The Troxy in London. He has been a headline act at Belfast Pride and Maspalomas Winter Pride. In 2017, Conleth won the ‘LGBT Personal Contribution Award’ at the GNI Magazine Awards in Belfast, voted for by the public. Conleth is delighted to be bringing his show to Belfast for Pride Weekend.

“A voice that would melt your heart” – Gaby Roslin BBC Radio London

“Brilliant music!” – Gay Times Magazine

Aug
9
Fri
The Green Room Sessions
Aug 9 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 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 musically innovative and intriguing be it; Afrobeat, New Wave, Bosa Nova, Ambient House, Hip-Hop, Spiritual Jazz, Disco, Post Punk, Electronica, Soul, Kosmische Music.

The Green Room Sessions are an opportunity to catch one-off performances from guest artists as well as regular slots from an esteemed cast of local selectors.

Belfast Music-Molto Vivo
Aug 9 @ 8:00 pm

Molto Vivo have earned a reputation as a talented band to look out for. Described as “the Pixies met Green Day and had a baby” they are sure to have you dancing along at this
bewitching live show! We’ve also asked them to surround themselves with their wish list of local musicians.
The three piece, made up of Mattie Bell, Jordan Dickson and Rae Sofley, combines grunge, rockabilly, classic rock, punk and theatrical composition to create a wellrounded and distinctive style.
Special support from Don’t Fear the Natives and John Andrews with full band.

Aug
10
Sat
Summer of Love play The Sound of Woodstock
Aug 10 @ 8:30 pm

Come join us on the magic bus to Woodstock, all the hits of the summer of love

Ireland’s best Woodstock era tribute, with hits from Hendrix, Janis Joplin, The Doors, The Stones, Jefferson Airplane and many many more. Get out your cheesecloth and love beads, dress for the occasion and come and dance with us like its 1969

“Great show tonight at the Ferguson Center in Newport News, Va. Felt like a kid in High School again. Loved it. Mitzi Turlington

Really had a great nights craic at your gig in Laurelvale. Can’t wait for your next event Deborah Boyd

Fantastic music, all the old classics everyone loves played to perfection! Loved them! Debbie Deboo”

 

 

Aug
11
Sun
The Slipstream Summer Show
Aug 11 @ 6:00 pm
The Slipstream Summer Show @ The Black Box

Colm McIntyre and the Slipstream band are back for their second show of the year. After launching his debut album REDEMPTION in August and fresh off his Irish tour with Cormac Neeson, Colm McIntyre invites you to an experience that will change the way you feel about Northern Irish music.

Backed by the SLIPSTREAM band, an array of the top musicians in the country with everything from grooving bass, swinging keys to screaming saxophone, they have been compared to artists like Van Morrison and Bruce Springsteen. This will be a show not to be missed by music fans across Northern Ireland.

Supported on the night by the mighty STRING NINJAS and singer-songwriter PADDY COLLINS.

Proceeds of the night will go to the South/ West Belfast foodbank.

“””GREAT, GREAT SOUND”” – FRANK MITCHELL

“”FIVE STARS”” – MAURICE JAY (Director of music @ U105)

“”AN ALBUM THAT NEEDS TO BE HEARD BY THE MASSES”” – CORMAC NEESON (THE ANSWER)

 

Contact us

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

Tel: +44 (0) 2890 244400

Registered Charity No: NIC100983

Supported by

Belfast City Council ACNI & Lotto John Hewitt Department for Communities Film Hub NI BFI Cinema Children In Need