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November 2021

RiotGrrl Collective Belfast presents…

7 November, 2021, 19:00-22:00
Free

A Sound Of Belfast 2021 event. Advance registration mandatory. The RiotGrrl Collective Belfast is for anyone who identifies as a woman or girl, young and old, with a passion for punk and feminist ideals. We’re all about solidarity and support – this girl gang has your back! We want to change punk in Belfast, to bring women and girls back into the scene here, because punk is dead without women! The launch event features: a roundtable discussion with punk women…

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Over The Hill presents Room Songs

8 November, 2021, 19:00-22:00
Free

A Sound Of Belfast 2021 event. Advance registration mandatory. This film short follows four older musicians living alone. This COVID-19 restriction tale allows us into the thought processes of trying to deal with living with the same four walls for months on end. What does this room say to you? what do you say back? can I write music to describe this? Our four protagonists deal with this in their own individual ways, where humour is often a mask for…

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POSTPONED · Getting To Know… Henry Cluney

9 November, 2021, 19:00-21:00
Free

A Sound Of Belfast 2021 event. Advance registration mandatory. Henry Cluney, one of the original members of Stiff Little Fingers and actively gigging solo artist and member of XSLF will share stories, memories and music. The evening will also include the launch of two new items of memorabilia donated by Henry to the NI Music Exhibition. The items represent Henry’s time with SLF and include a guitar case used on their first headline tour of Inflammable Material. The other is…

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Magy’s Farm Collective

10 November, 2021, 19:00-23:00
£10

A Sound Of Belfast 2021 event. This is a special one-off showcase event which will introduce five brand new artists to the musical family in Northern Ireland: Niamh Murray, Clodagh May, Cara Quinn, Lara O’Donnell and Rhian Brownlow. All singer-songwriters who became part of a unique mentorship programme at Magy’s Farm, a musical retreat in County Down, during lockdown. Across the last year each of the artists have worked alongside Jude Johnstone (Nashville), Foy Vance, Dana Masters, producers Rocky ‘O’Reilly,…

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No Oil Paintings + Myles McCormack + Vivamagnolia

11 November, 2021, 19:00-23:00
£5

A Sound Of Belfast 2021 event. Hot off the heels of two successful performances at this year's Stendhal Festival and having recently released the first single from their upcoming debut album Rain Season to glowing reviews, No Oil Paintings return to their home town of Belfast to premier the album's second single, Leave Me My Name in the Oh Yeah Centre on 11th November. Providing support are the phenomenal talents of Myles McCormac and Vivamagnolia. This promises to be a…

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An Introduction to the Musicians’ Union – Be Part of Something Bigger

11 November, 2021, 19:30-20:30
Free

A Sound Of Belfast 2021 event. Advance registration mandatory. The Musicians’ Union (MU) is a community of around 32,000 musicians coming together to help each other. We work to protect our members’ rights and campaign for a fairer music industry. Join Louise for a short introduction to the MU, get advice on how you can access expert music industry support and tailored services on demand as well as helping you to protect your rights, and make sure you get paid.…

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Help Musicians NI presents Building Confidence + Coping With Change

12 November, 2021, 12:30-14:00
Free

A Sound Of Belfast 2021 event. Advance registration mandatory. There’s a lot to deal with right now. As the music industry returns to a more familiar rhythm, it’s perfectly normal to find the ongoing change to be overwhelming at times, or for your confidence to have taken a hit. If you're a performer, composer, sound engineer, or hold any other career in the music industry, join Help Musicians to build a toolbox of coping strategies to work through these changing…

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Volume Control presents Clash of the Newbreeds

12 November, 2021, 19:00-23:00
£5

A Sound Of Belfast 2021 event. Live music is BACK and what better way to celebrate than showcasing the latest young and talented artists on the NI Scene? The Youth Events team at Volume Control are delighted to bring you their first live gig for young people in over 18 months with Clash of the New Breeds, our flagship battle of the bands competition. We will have 6 live finalists perform on the night for a youth audience and top…

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Acoustic Picnic

13 November, 2021, 11:00-14:00
Free

A Sound Of Belfast 2021 event. Advance registration mandatory. It has been far too long since we welcomed all of you lovely families into the Oh Yeah Centre for an afternoon of live music, games and creativity. Aimed at those of you with young children, Acoustic Picnic is totally free of charge with the aim that you can bring your own picnic to enjoy during the day. We will have tabletop games, arts and crafts, instruments to explore and a…

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Bangers ‘N’ Mashups LIVE

13 November, 2021, 19:00-14 November, 2021, 19:00
£10

A Sound Of Belfast 2021 event. Bangers ‘N’ Mashups compilation saw Pals Covering Pals in the name of solidarity & charity. Now it’s coming to you LIVE! in a Sound of Belfast special. Ferocious Punks Mob Wife, Pop Superstar Sasha Samara, Electronic Wonk Pop FRUITY and more! Do. Not. Miss. This.

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Help Musicians presents Paint and Sip

14 November, 2021, 18:00-19:30
£10

A Sound Of Belfast 2021 event. Join Help Musicians for an evening of creativity, chat, and the sip of your choice as part of this year’s Sound of Belfast festival! A special guest musician will be posing and all drawing materials will be provided to attendees. Tickets are £10 and all proceeds will be donated to Help Musicians.

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Breaking Into Music

16 November, 2021, 10:00-16:00
Free

A Sound Of Belfast 2021 event. Advance registration mandatory. Places limited. Schools and colleges contact sian@ohyeahbelfast.com for more details. Breaking Into Music is a youth music conference aimed to provide space for young artists and performers to find out more about all aspects of the music industry. With interactive panels and industry information sessions, attendees will have a chance to ask questions, build networks and hear some insider tips of the trade. The schedule will include panels with artist managers,…

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Scratch My Progress Showcase

16 November, 2021, 18:00-22:00
Free

A Sound Of Belfast 2021 event. Advance registration mandatory. Scratch My Progress is the Oh Yeah Music Centre’s annual talent development programme supported by PRS Foundation and YouTube Music. It has been running for 10 years and previous graduates include Kitt Philippa, Sister Ghost, Gemma Bradley, Careerist and more. We are so excited to stage, for the first time, the 2020 graduates in this Sound of Belfast special live event. There is a strictly limited capacity and first come, first…

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Music Cities Afternoon in association with Music Connections

17 November, 2021, 12:00-17:00
Free

A Sound Of Belfast 2021 event. Advance registration mandatory. Our Music Cities Afternoon is designed to bring people together and an opportunity to discuss a range of issues affecting musicians and our wider music community. We have partnered with Music Connections to deliver a series of panels and discussions. Come join the conversation! 12:00 · Event opens 12:15 · Music Connections opening address Music Connections launched in July 2021 to bring the NI music sector the latest news, views and…

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No Photos

18 November, 2021, 21:00-19 November, 2021, 21:00
£7

A Sound Of Belfast 2021 event. New night. Eclectic electronic. Come find out. Marion Hawkes Bricknasty Oscar Waves

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GIRLI ‘Damsel in Distress’ Tour (14+)

26 November, 2021, 19:00-22:00
£12

Before she was GIRLI, Milly grew up in north London with her performance-loving family, both parents being actors. As a young kid, her rebellion was not being artistic: she was a science nerd, and later deeply into politics and her school debate society, even briefly serving as a Youth MP for Camden. She was bullied at school, and retreated into a fantasy world of reading and writing fiction. Then, during her GCSEs, she discovered music. Inspired by her favourite indie bands, like…

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Civil Simian / Strength NIA / Luna Peake

27 November, 2021, 20:00-23:00
Oh Yeah Music Centre Belfast, + Google Map
£7

it has been far too long since Civil Simian took to the stage. They will be performing some old favourites, some of their lockdown releases for the first time on stage, as well as some of the new work they have been working on. The will also be joined by the fantastic Strength N.I.A. . Strength N.I.A. are an unorthodox pop band from Derry, Northern Ireland. Led by singer Rory Moore they describe their music as "Werewolf Pop”. They use…

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December 2021

The Hacklers + Guests

3 December, 2021, 19:30-4 December, 2021, 19:30
£15

Have you had a serious Ska / Punk shaped hole in you're life? Well look no further!! Friday 3rd December brings one of the hottest line ups to hit Belfast in years! The Hacklers: Irelands finest ska outfit playing nothing but the best of the rude boy sound. United Bottles: Formed in 2015 from the ashes of Runnin' Riot, They play uncompromising melodic, sing-a-long street punk tunes incorporating a slightly heavier edge at times. The Skallions: The Skallions are ready…

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We Are Ghosts

4 December, 2021, 19:30-23:30
£8

Following their sell out date in October We Are Ghosts make a return to Belfast for what is sure to be a great Christmas party night. A fresh selection of rock classics with anthems from from Black Crowes, Bon Jovi, Def Leppard, Guns 'n Roses, Queen, Skynryd, Zeppelin and many more of your favourites will make this a night to remember. Support from up and coming local band, the Elephant Stag Party. https://youtu.be/BwS7qfeU72M Tickets

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HotBox HipHop Night Featuring Some of Ireland’s Best Rappers

30 December, 2021, 18:00-23:00
£8 – £12

Hotbox Hip-Hop Night at the Oh Yeah Music Centre in Belfast on the 30th of December from 6PM-11PM. Our line-up will include: DJ Tez, MC Precious, Sello, Smilez, Dubzeno, Celevai Mae, AC130, YSC,little man, Wee Joe & Recka, T Fundo & Emiliani and Hyfin. This event is 18+ and ID will be required at the door. COVID passport or lateral flow is compulsory.

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Terri Hooley’s NYE Hootenanny

31 December, 2021, 21:00-23:59
Oh Yeah Music Centre Belfast, + Google Map
£10
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January 2022

CANCELLED · Crowd Company

29 January, 2022, 20:30-01:30
£17.50

This event has been cancelled. Please contact your ticket vendor regarding refunds. From London, Crowd Company are one of the UK’s top soul funk bands – a modern take on vintage 70s soul funk with unexpected twists and turns. Crowd Company were named  as a ‘Top Release of 2019′ on the Craig Charles BBC Radio 6 show. And also their latest album was featured by Craig as a ‘Top Pick for 2020’ The band is known for rich songwriting combined…

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February 2022

Conor Marcus

4 February, 2022, 19:00-22:30
£14.50

  Fresh from his success on ITV’s The Voice Kids UK, one of Ireland’s rising artists Conor Marcus is pleased to announce a headline show at the Oh Yeah Centre, Belfast on Thursday 25th November 2021. Following on from a huge year, Conor Marcus will release his fifth single “Love You Again" on July 9th 2021. Conor has received key support from national radio in Ireland and locally from Q Radio, Cool FM and BBC Radio Ulster and with praise from…

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SOAK + Ailbhe Reddy · Independent Venue Week

5 February, 2022, 19:30
£15

We're delighted to have SOAK perform a the Oh Yeah Centre in Belfast as part of their Independent Venue Week '22 tour. Tickets Age restriction: 18+ Independent Venue Week announces three additional ambassadors who will lead the way in championing independent venues across their respective nations. Joining Wet Leg, whom were announced as the #IVW22 Ambassadors on Wednesday, will be Joesef as Independent Venue Week 2022’s official ambassador for Scotland, Mace The Great for Wales, and SOAK will represent Northern…

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Kate Nicholson · Fallen From Grace Album Launch

18 February, 2022, 19:00-23:00
Oh Yeah Music Centre Belfast, + Google Map
£10

Kate Nicholson 'Fallen From Grace' album launch Support from Andy McGibbon Friday 18th February 2022 Tickets · £10 + booking fee Kate Nicholson is delighted to present her debut album "Fallen from Grace" in an intimate performance with full band in the very heart of Belfast's Cathedral Quarter. Nicholson has garnered praise for her single releases to date; "Street Lamps" and "Wrong Side of the Town" and has been described to be "emerging as one of Northern Ireland's finest songwriters"…

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GET ON IT! feat Blackjack + Jai Sian, Kwame, Aimee Thompson

24 February, 2022, 21:00-25 February, 2022, 21:00
Oh Yeah Music Centre Belfast, + Google Map
£7 – £10

Get on down to the Oh Centre for the first monthly showcase of local live music as selected by YEO Magazine and fuelled by Dubliner Whiskey About this event Warming things up will be groove-pop singer-songwriter Aimee Thompson, whose tracks ‘Shiver’ and ‘The Grey’ were some of our favourite recent releases. Her tunes combine pulsing electronic rhythms with a stunning voice and tender lyrics, that when performed with a live band make for a seriously memorable experience. Taking things up…

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All Points: North Showcase with Live Music and Film

25 February, 2022, 20:00-23:00
£5

AP:N is a collaborative artist project showcasing digital content creators, musicians and electronic producers filmed against the backdrop of historic Belfast buildings, with a focus on North Belfast. Short films celebrate the past, present and future of the history within the buildings and the creative talent of some of Northern Ireland’s most promising musicians. Artists from acoustic and electronic genres have been filmed performing against the backdrop of some of Belfast City’s glorious historic buildings. Artists and locations include: acoustic…

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Paper Tigers + Lauren Ann, Casual Riots

26 February, 2022, 21:00-23:00
Oh Yeah Music Centre Belfast, + Google Map
£5

Paper Tigers + support from Lauren Ann and Casual Riots Fresh off their headline UK tour and following the release of the singles 'Blue Light Trails' and ‘Graceless’ from their forthcoming EP, Paper Tigers are back in Belfast for a new show! Prior to the pandemic Paper Tigers had earned themselves the reputation of being an incendiary live act. A whirlwind of energy, sweat and glitter on stage. These unmissable live shows along side their current 3 singles earned them…

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March 2022

Chloe Moriondo + Shortly

1 March, 2022, 18:30-21:30
Oh Yeah Music Centre Belfast, + Google Map
£17

Shine & MCD by arrangement with Paradigm Agency Chloe Moriondo + support from Shortly US singer-songwriter Chloe Moriondo is pleased to announce a headline Belfast show at Oh Yeah Centre on Tuesday 1st March 2022, in celebration of the release of her major label debut, Blood Bunny. The 13-track Blood Bunny features previously released singles "Manta Rays," "GIRL ON TV," and "I Want To Be With You," the latter of which was lauded by The New York Times as "acutely…

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Acoustic Picnic

12 March, 2022, 13:00-16:00
Oh Yeah Music Centre Belfast, + Google Map
FREE

Another festival favourite returns for BCF22! Join us for a family-friendly afternoon of live music, crafts, games and activities for children and young people. Relax with a coffee, listen to live music and take part in fun games and activities. Families are welcome to bring their own picnic lunch. Age: All ages Duration: Drop in

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Imagine! Belfast · What They Might Be

22 March, 2022, 20:30-23:00
£7 – £10

As young people, we form relationships and a sense of belonging with our families and peers. How can anyone feel like they are a valuable member of their community if they are legally removed from their family or excluded from mainstream education? This performance of original music is based entirely on a series of interviews and songwriting sessions conducted by Cat Barter with young people who are in alternative education. Their words, opinions and ideas have been intertwined with developmental…

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Punk – Purity – Privilege

26 March, 2022, 13:45-15:00
Oh Yeah Music Centre Belfast, + Google Map
FREE

From 80s Belfast punk to contemporary Colombian folk, this talk by Gareth Gordon attempts to understand the privileges of being ‘other’ on both sides of the Atlantic. Left scarred by an early brush with anarcho-punk in the dark days of 1980s Belfast, and its insistence on musical and ideological purity, Gareth set off on a journey to discover and question every shibboleth he could get his hands on. Yet despite a rigorous and exhaustive training to reject everything on the…

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Belfast UNESCO City of Music Walking Tour and Performance

26 March, 2022, 13:55-16:30
Ulster Hall, 34 Bedford Street
Belfast, BT2 7FF United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£15

Led by a Belfast Green Badge Tourist Guide, and local music fan, sign up for a two and a half hour guided walk around Belfast city centre to find out why Belfast truly is a UNESCO City of Music! It earned this prestigious award in November 2022. Enjoy a relaxed dander and hear about Belfast’s rich musical heritage and celebrate the diversity of talent we have. Starting out from the Ulster Hall, we will explore some of the venues that…

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Get On It #2

31 March, 2022, 20:30-01:00
£7 – £10

YEO Magazine and the Oh Yeah Centre present the second night of GET ON IT, supported by Dubliner Whiskey. Opening our second GET ON IT event will be the sweet sounds of pop-noir outfit Dark Tropics who have been smashing the airwaves after the release of their debut album INK, with heavy rotation on BBC Radio 6, Radio 2 and Absolute Radio. Songs about love and heartbreak presented through emotive ballads and pulsing choruses, the group are key members of…

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April 2022

Belfast City of Music: Walking Tour and Performance

9 April, 2022, 13:00-30 April, 2022, 16:00
Ulster Hall, 34 Bedford Street
Belfast, BT2 7FF United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£20

Every Saturday in April Take a leisurely guided walk around Belfast city centre with a passionate local music fan - and qualified Belfast Green Badge Tourist Guide - to discover why Belfast truly deserves to be a UNESCO City of Music, as part of a trio of Belfast Springtime Tours. From hip hop to classical and punk; opera to folk and electro pop and everything in between, music plays a significant and important role in the fabric of Belfast, making…

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SOLD OUT · Crawlers · 14+

15 April, 2022, 18:30-21:00
Oh Yeah Music Centre Belfast, + Google Map
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Ferals, SX-70, Dullboy

16 April, 2022, 19:00-23:30
£7

Expect a night of offsets and Easter eggs with 3 up and coming acts. Tickets: £7

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Output Belfast 2022 Showcase

21 April, 2022, 20:00-01:00
FREE

As part of Output Belfast 2022, we will be hosting a fantastic gig, in association with our friends at YEO Magazine. Taking to the stage we have Sasha Samara, The Florentinas, Problem Patterns and Manuka Hunney.

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Reasy Ajarro, The Fake Flirtations and Peace Evan

22 April, 2022, 20:30-23:00
£7

Come join Reasy Ajarro, The Fake Flirtations and Peace Evan on a night filled with big tunes and even bigger energy.

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Aid For Ukraine

23 April, 2022, 19:00-23:30
£15

The Oh Yeah Centre and Stendhal Festival, along with seven of Northern Ireland's finest indigenous musical artists, have come together to curate an amazing evening of music on April 23rd with all proceeds going towards a charity that is feeding Ukrainian refugees in Poland. Aid for Ukraine will feature performances from Duke Special, Phil Taggart, The Wood Burning Savages, Joshua Burnside, Sister Ghost, Dark Tropics and Lemonade Shoelace and will take place at the Oh Yeah Music Centre. Tickets are…

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Corduroy

30 April, 2022, 20:30-01:30
£20

Rescheduled from September 2021 due to COVID-19 restrictions. Amidst the exaggerated swagger of ‘Lad-Rock’ and the self-conscious ‘Brit-Pop’ excesses of the mid-nineteen nineties, the NME Reader’s ‘Best Live Act’ awards, placed an Acid Jazz combo, Corduroy, amongst its top five…not bad for a band of who’s stage set largely consisted of instrumentals. Formed in December 1991,and signed to Acid Jazz Records in January 1992, the south-London four-piece’s live performance was energetic and infectious; rubber-band bass runs, buzz-saw guitar lines, creative funky…

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May 2022

Ace Productions Presents: IGNITE

5 May, 2022, 19:00-22:00

Enjoy an exciting night of music, featuring a mix of Bands and DJs in the Oh Yeah! Music Centre Featuring performances from: Roise, Andrew Cairns, TYTYTY and WHATSHISNAME? Plus many more... Tickets: FREE

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We Are Ghosts · Ukraine Refugee Appeal

7 May, 2022, 19:30-23:00
£7

A fundraising evening of classic rock with all proceeds going to the Disasters Emergency Committee’s Ukrainian Refugee Appeal.  The DEC represents 15 major charities working to support people fleeing conflict in their homeland. We Are Ghosts are using their return to the Oh Yeah to raise funds for Ukrainian refugees with a night of rock anthems . Classics from Beatles, Black Crowes, Bryan Adams, Bon Jovi, CCR, Def Leppard, Guns 'n Roses, Journey, Prince, Queen, Skynyrd, Zeppelin, some more recent surprises…

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Return Of The Skinhead · Takers ‘N’ Users, An Slua, Rant, The Scuntz

14 May, 2022, 20:00-01:00
£12.45

A charity night of Oi! and Punk Rock music in the heart of Belfast city. All proceeds to PIPS charity. TAKERS 'N' USERS - Local Oi! and Street-Punk stalwarts. We're in for a night of craic and singalong classics. AN SLUA - Hailing from Galway An Slua play driven, Brick-wall Oi! A first time in Belfast for these folks. RANT - Four piece Punk Rock from Belfast/Articlave. THE SCUNTZ - Play high octane drunken Folk punk. A must-see band. Tickets:…

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POSTPONED · Lil Darkie

25 May, 2022, 18:00
£24

POSTPONED The infamous trap artist Lil Darkie and Spider Gang make their return to Ireland for two all-ages shows in Opium Live, Dublin and Oh Yeah Music Centre, Belfast this summer with B V D L V D and Johnnascus.

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June 2022

Women’s Work 2022

2 June, 2022-5 June, 2022

Since 2015, Women’s Work aims are to: Promote, celebrate and support women by establishing a local network that is open and accessible to all. Have a concentrated series of events ‘Women’s Work’ in and around International Women’s Day to ensure greater impact and reach. Empower women to take the lead in shaping their own careers by providing advice, signposting and encouraging discussion. To lift and inspire aspiring young female artists to get involved knowing there is positive and supportive network…

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Acoustic Picnic in association with Beyond Skin

4 June, 2022, 12:00-14:00

Acoustic Picnic is Oh Yeah Music Centre’s established family fun day in collaboration with Beyond Skin as part of Women's Work festival. Acoustic Picnic is Oh Yeah Music Centre’s established family fun day. Happening on Saturday 4th June in a Women’s Work Special. It is a great opportunity for those with young children to come down to the centre free of charge, bring a picnic and get stuck into the lively atmosphere of music, art and dancing! We are delighted…

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POSTPONED · William Michael Morgan

10 June, 2022, 19:00-22:30
£17.50

This event has been postponed. Buckle & Boots are proud to present US Country and Nashville recording artist William Michael Morgan at Oh Yeah Centre in Belfast. Support acts are Northern Irish artist Gary Quinn and Nashville artist Queeva. Tickets: £17.50 + booking fee

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Snake Neighbourhood, Vandal, The Continentals, Crushball

18 June, 2022, 20:30
Oh Yeah Music Centre Belfast, + Google Map
£7

Tickets: £7+bf

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Paper Tigers · Graceless EP Launch

25 June, 2022, 21:00-01:00
£7

Paper Tigers are joined by the brilliant The Funeral Rose and newcomers Redtail.

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July 2022

Songs For Drella

1 July, 2022, 19:30
£6 – £7

Twenty years after Lou Reed and John Cale broke up The Velvet Underground, they briefly reunited to record Songs for Drella. Captured on camera in this concert film, the album explores the life, dreams, aspirations and fears of the band’s mentor and manager Andy Warhol This unseen piece of music history was long thought lost - but was recently found in Ed Lachman’s attic, and this 4k restoration comes from the original 16mm negative. Lachman is a much respected & renowned…

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The Hacklers, Boss Sound Manifesto, The Skallions + The Tonic All-Stars

2 July, 2022, 20:00-23:30
£15

A night of Ska ,Reggae and 2Tone music. We've a great line up of bands and Djs playing the best in Ska. The Hacklers return to Belfast for another round. Boss Sound Manifesto will be bringing the authentic Skinhead reggae sounds. The Skallions play high energy, big Brass Ska. Tonic All-Stars play Ska and Punky Reggae music. £15 on the door.

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Pride Céilí

27 July, 2022
£5
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Air Punch Pride Special

29 July, 2022, 21:30-01:00
£6
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August 2022

Gig 4 Choice

12 August, 2022, 19:00
Oh Yeah Music Centre Belfast, + Google Map
£12

Join Derry for Choice for a night of live music, poetry, and prose, all in the name of reproductive justice! The line-up includes: Problem Patterns Gender Chores Hex Hue Big Daisy Poetry and prose from Soup Ink Co-op 18+ Tickets Proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to Derry for Choice and their work fighting for reproductive justice across the North and South of Ireland.

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CANCELLED · Denis Coleman

13 August, 2022, 18:00-22:00
Oh Yeah Music Centre Belfast, + Google Map
£11.60

This event has been cancelled. Refunds can be ordered via the point of purchase.

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Mobwife, LØ, Fagash McCann

19 August, 2022, 20:30-01:00
£7
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Villa In France

20 August, 2022, 20:00
£8

Support from The Fake Flirtations, Tramp and Vandal. Tickets £8 via Eventbrite 18+

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Meltdown

27 August, 2022, 21:30-01:00
£6
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John Garrity w/ Full Band

28 August, 2022, 20:00-01:00
£16.22

Support from Lana Del Rich and Luke O'Loan Tickets

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September 2022

Virgins, Wohn, Redtail

9 September, 2022, 20:30-10 September, 2022, 20:30
£7
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Screen Composers Guild Networking and Information

14 September, 2022, 18:00-21:00
Free

Are you a composer who works creating original music for film, TV, advertising or video games? Are you a composer keen to learn more about starting a career in this area? Are you Northern Irish based ? Then please come along to Screen Composers Guild of Ireland information and networking event in the Oh Yeah Centre, Belfast on September 14th. Sarah Glennane CEO of SCGI, Music Supervisor and the author of IMRO’s Music for Screen in Ireland report will give…

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Susie Blue, Cloakroom Q & Vamos

17 September, 2022, 20:30
£7

Old Crows Promotions Presents: Susie Blue, Cloakroom Q & Vamos. Susie Blue Bringing you Queer Indie Pop from Ireland. Cloakroom Q Cloakroom Q. are a 3 piece Art Rock band based in Belfast. Having been previous alumni of Scratch My Progress and releasing their debut album "Yes, Again" as a 5 piece in September 2020, they have since returned as a power trio with brand new material. Vamos

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The Other Favorites & Reina del Cid

30 September, 2022, 20:00-23:00
£25

Rearranged due to Covid 19. Tickets remain valid for rescheduled date: 30th September 2022.   The Other Favorites is the long time duo project of Carson McKee and Josh Turner. Perhaps best known for their performances on YouTube, which have garnered millions of views. The Other Favorites are now based out of Brooklyn, NY. Together, Turner and McKee bring their shared influences of folk, bluegrass and classic rock into a modern framework; one distinguished by incisive songwriting, virtuosic guitar work…

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October 2022

The Spooky Slipped Disco

24 October, 2022, 19:30-23:00
Free

Free entry but booking is essential.

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Punkoween LIVES! · 18+ Show

28 October, 2022, 20:00-23:00
£6

This is an 18+ show. Boo! Belfast's biggest punk bands come together for Volume Control's spookiest gig yet! Join Problem Patterns, Strange New Places, Gender Chores and Susi Pagel for a celebration of Halloween from 8pm. Fancy dress is encouraged!

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Punkoween LIVES! · 14+ Show

29 October, 2022, 12:00-16:00
£6

This is a 14+ show. Boo! Belfast's biggest punk bands come together for Volume Control's spookiest gig yet! Join Problem Patterns, Strange New Places, Gender Chores and Jock for a celebration of Halloween from 12-4pm. Fancy dress is encouraged!

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Monster Richard Ball

29 October, 2022, 20:00
£5 – £10

The Monster Richard Ball will have you GAGGING! Come join the Dick himself with loads of spooky pals for an evening you won't forget. RICHARD Asstaxi Madina Head Sunny Darling Count Bella Lublowsi Cara Van Parke Dua Loveit Sarah Toninn Plastique £5 pre-sale tickets available until 21 October!

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Leah Kate

31 October, 2022, 18:30-22:30
£13.50

14+ show Tickets

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November 2022

This Is Your Life

10 November, 2022, 13:00-15:00
Free

Over The Hill Music Collective presents This Is Your Life - a celebration of the valuable contributions of older musicians.

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Get On It #7

10 November, 2022, 20:30
£10

It’s a special time to GET ON IT this November for YEO’s 2nd Birthday at The Oh Yeah Centre, with support from Dubliner Whiskey.

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How Do We Make The Alternative Nation Rise?

11 November, 2022, 19:00
Free

A panel discussion with Ciara King (Problem Patterns), Fiona Ferguson (People Before Profit) and Terri Hooley. Hosted by Stuart Bailie (Dig With It)

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Oh Yeah Turns 15

11 November, 2022, 20:00
Donation

Another trip around the sun for team Oh Yeah. Come eat cake, dance and toast to another year of ‘Open Doors To Music’.

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David Lyttle Presents: Jazzlife

12 November, 2022, 13:30-15:00
£6

The MOBO nominated drummer and composer takes a break from his 15-country 2022 tour to present up-and-coming NI talent from jazz and beyond…

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Virgins · EP Launch

12 November, 2022, 20:30
£8

Come join Belfast based shoegazers ‘Virgins’ as they launch their debut EP 'Transmit a Little Heaven' supported by Big Daisy and Jock.

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Mothers In Music · Open Mic

13 November, 2022, 13:00-16:00
Donation

Step out of the cold and into the sweet sounds of the ‘Mothers In Music Collective’ - their open mic show promises live original music, community and support.

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Luna by Hex Hue

13 November, 2022, 20:00

After a sell out performance in The Mac Belfast with 'Lucent' earlier this year. Hex Hue returns with new music and a headline Belfast show as she gets ready to release her debut album in the new year.

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All-Ages Open Mic

14 November, 2022, 18:00-21:00
£3

A night of open mic performances for fresh new artists aged 18 and under!

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PRS for Music · Members’ Day

15 November, 2022, 12:00-18:00

PRS Members’ Day Belfast takes place at the Oh Yeah Centre on the 15th November. Full programme to be announced soon.

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Scratch My Progress Showcase

15 November, 2022, 18:00-22:00
Free

The Scratch Showcase is the feel good live show of the year! Bag your ticket and come support Jack Devlin, Problem Patterns, Susi Pagel, Charlie Hanlon and Myles McCormack

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Music Cities Afternoon

16 November, 2022, 12:00-17:00
Free

The annual Music Cities Afternoon is designed to bring people together and offer an opportunity to discuss a range of issues affecting musicians and our wider music community. Come join the conversation!

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PRS Funding Advice

16 November, 2022, 12:00-15:00
Free

Come and chat to Kwame Safo (Grants and Programmes Manager - Industry Funds) and Georgia Foxell (Grants Coordinator) at PRS Foundation about the range of funding opportunities.

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A Tribute To Ottilie Patterson

17 November, 2022, 20:00-22:00
Mandela Hall
£9 – £12

Join us for a very special evening in the company of Dana Masters, Manukahunney and Winnie Ama to celebrate the remarkable voice, legacy and influence of Ottilie Patterson. Ottilie was born 1932 in Comber, she was a genuine pioneer and widely acclaimed as the greatest white blues singer of them all. In the mid-1950s, she was discovered by the famous The Chris Barber Blues Band and joined them in London as their lead singer. Several tours on both sides of the Atlantic followed which saw her…

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Clash Of The Newbreeds · Live Final

18 November, 2022, 18:30-22:30
£5

Volume Control's youth events team are back again with their annual battle of the bands competition.

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Acoustic Picnic

19 November, 2022, 12:00-15:00
Free

An afternoon of music, crafts and family-friendly fun. Bring your own picnic and enjoy the tunes!

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The Belfast Music Bus Tour

19 November, 2022, 14:00-16:00
£14 – £17

Take a bus journey through the Heart of this Newly appointed UNESCO Rock and Roll City. Sit back, relax and enjoy tunes and tales from Them and Van Morrison, by way of awesome guitar players, traditional and folk to punk and Hollywood sound tracks. The Belfast Music Tour is a journey across the city that reveals the music, the artists and the landscape that have brought character to the city. This is definitely a tour that many of your guests…

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Hotbox Presents: All-Ages Hip-Hop

19 November, 2022, 20:00-22:00
£8

Hotbox Entertainment is proud to present an all-ages hip hop night with performances from artists from across Northern Ireland…

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We’re All In This

20 November, 2022, 18:00-22:00
Free

A showcase of music created with local musicians and citizens of Belfast telling our Covid story.

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Harley & the Wolf, Crown the King

26 November, 2022, 19:00
£8
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December 2022

Stranger Crows’ Hootenanny

2 December, 2022, 19:00
£7

Stranger Crows Hootenanny: A Stranger Dais x Old Crows Promotions Collab Born out of a mutual love of the music and artistic scene here in Northern Ireland, Old Crows Promotions and the wonderful people over at Stranger Dais have teamed up to collaborate and curate a special Stranger Crows Hootenanny! Music on the night will come from Strange New Band, Heart Shaped, The Daisy Chain and Garret Laurie. ALSO! We will have a craft market from 7 on the night…

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We Are Ghosts

3 December, 2022, 19:30-23:30
£7

We Are Ghosts return to Belfast's Oh Yeah Music Centre with a fresh selection of anthems, from Alanis Morissette, Black Crowes, Def Leppard, Journey, Guns and Roses, Killers, Kings of Leon, Muse, Stevie Nicks, Pearl Jam, Prince, Queen, REO Speedwagon, Skynyrd and much much more. Don't miss out on what is sure to be a great Pre-Christmas Party. Over 18s

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John Garrity Band · Winter Special

9 December, 2022, 20:00-01:00
£15

John Garrity Band performing all the crowd favourites and a few surprises thrown in along the way!!

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The Christmassy Slipped Disco

12 December, 2022, 19:30-21:30
FREE

Live and in person! The Christmassy Slipped Disco. Your ho ho ho Christmas Disco! All the best hits from the 60s, 70s and 80s.

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Big Sandy & His Fly Rite Boys

17 December, 2022, 18:30-23:00

Since forming in 1988 in Southern California, Big Sandy and His Fly-Rite Boys have become one of the world’s most beloved Americana/Roots acts, drawing from the deep musical waters that flow just beneath the surface of Rock & Roll’s fertile soil. A childhood passion for Country, Doo-Wop, and Rhythm & Blues 45s led Sandy (born Robert Williams) to pursue a singing career as a teenager, beginning a life in music that continues decades later. And as his personal record collection…

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Get On It Christmas Shindig

22 December, 2022, 20:30-01:00
Oh Yeah Music Centre Belfast, + Google Map
£10
Get On It Event Poster

YEO YEO YEO - It’s time for a festive GET ON IT at the Oh Yeah Centre.

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January 2023

40 Years Of Swordfishtrombones

13 January, 20:00-22:00
£15

A live performance homage to Swordfishtrombones by Duke Special, Clara Tracey, Kyron Bourke and Mike Mormecha as part of Out To Lunch.

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40 Years of Swordfishtrombones · Second Date Added!

14 January, 20:00-15 January, 20:00
£15

A live performance homage to Swordfishtrombones by Duke Special, Clara Tracey, Kyron Bourke and Mike Mormecha as part of Out To Lunch.

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Old Crows Promotions Presents: Virgins // Ragerra // Susi Pagel

24 January, 20:00-23:30

Old Crows Promotions Presents: Virgins // Ragerra // Susi Pagel

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Volume Control – 2023 and Me

27 January, 18:30-22:30
Oh Yeah Music Centre Belfast, + Google Map
£7.50

Virgins, Tramp, ANOMALyS and Cora Harkin are here to start your year off with a bang!

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Slow Healer w/ Tramp, Big Daisy and Reasy Ajarro

28 January, 19:00-23:00
£6
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