Oh Yeah ‘Highly Commended’ at Arts & Business Awards

Oh Yeah was delighted to pick up a highly commended at last weeks Arts & Business Awards for our new partnership with Blue Moon and the sponsorship of Sound of Belfast Festival incorporating the NI Music Prize in 2016.

The awards recognise the strong creative connections between the world of arts and business. Showcasing the strength and success of commerce and culture when merged, creating something amazing together. The businesses that were shortlisted ranged from the likes of accounting and transport to retail and insurance. Arts entrants covered a diverse variety of art forms ranging from theatre and festival to literature and visual art.READ MORE

Music Potential Mentors Announced

The Oh Yeah Music Centre in Belfast has brought together some leading names in music to facilitate and deliver the upcoming Capital XTRA ‘Music Potential’ programme.

Guest mentors include Ivor Novello winner and Grammy nominated artist, writer, composer and producer Iain Archer (James Bay, Snow Patrol, Jake Bugg, Liam Gallagher), and world class voice and R&B/Jazz artist Leah McFall (The Voice UK, Will.I.Am. MNEK, Ghetts, Ester Dean, Leona Lewis, Arrow Bengamin).

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Output Festival: Daytime Schedule 2018

Output, Ireland’s largest one-day music conference and showcasing event, returns to Belfast on Thursday 8 February 2018.

Organised by Belfast City Council in partnership with Invest Northern Ireland’s Music Business Support Programme, the conference will include panel discussions, music sessions, workshops and speed networking events as well as keynote speeches from award-winning musicians and managers of globally recognised talent.

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Capital XTRA Bootcamps

Are you aged 18-25?

Interested in a career in music production or song writing and performance? Perhaps you’re a budding radio broadcaster/producer, or you’d like to learn more about getting into live events or music industry jobs?

If so, then Music Potential is for you!

Oh Yeah has teamed up with Capital XTRA to deliver Music Potential.

The first bootcamp taster day is Tuesday 30th Jan. Following bootcamp 60 lucky participants will go on to take part in our all expenses paid 10 day MPX course in one of the disciplines mentioned above. All lunches and travel will be covered, you will gain a qualification and will be in with a chance of either performing at, or taking part in, a special showcase at KoKo in London on 31st May 2018.

Places still available.

Register here and we will get in touch – do not miss out on this amazing opportunity.

Registration Form 

Oh Yeah is recruiting!


Projects and Promotions Assistant

This is a 12 month part time paid position aimed at recent graduates.

The Projects and Promotions Assistant is an exciting new role at Oh Yeah designed to support the growth of Belfast’s dedicated music hub. As the centre grows so too do the commitments of our operational and projects team. This role will would suit an eager, energetic and ambitious graduate keen to develop a career in arts, venue and project management. The role will be a combination of administration, marketing, audience development, volunteer and event management.READ MORE

Capital Xtra Music Potential


The Oh Yeah Centre is delighted to be working with Capital XTRA on the Capital XTRA’s Music Potential programme for 2018.

Music Potential will offer you the chance to take part in creative workshops, work experience opportunities, one to one industry mentoring, employability training, plus, the prospect of displaying your talent at the Music Potential UNLEASHED showcase at the renowned music venue, KOKO.

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Getting to Know with Tom Robinson


Getting To Know…’ is a regular series at the Oh Yeah music centre that explores the writing and recording processes of a given act and encourages the audience to provide feedback. Expect discourse, performance and surprise.

For our next event our guest will be Tom Robinson who will take part in a pre Empire gig special.READ MORE

Joshua Burnside wins NI Music Prize


Joshua Burnside, is the winner of the Northern Ireland Music Prize 2017.

He was presented with the award at a special event on Saturday, November 11th at the Mandela Hall, Belfast. The singer songwriter’s debut album, ‘Ephrata’ was selected as the best release by a selection of music industry and media figures.READ MORE