I use some of the best venues in Northern Ireland to host my shows. You can find out information about them all below. Click on the maps for adresses and further info. Some iconic spots on this list.
LIMELIGHT 1 / LIMELIGHT 2 / KATYS BAR
17 Ormeau Avenue, Belfast BT2 8HD, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
The Limelight is established as the most famous venue for live music in the country! They’ve hosted legendary shows from the likes of Oasis, Arctic Monkeys, Jeff Buckley and Manic Street Preachers with the likes of Slayer, Primal Scream, Two Door Cinema Club, Steve Aoki, The Darkness and Disclosure all playing in the last couple of years.
The venue is split into four spaces – Limelight 1 (rebuilt in 2012 with state of the art lighting and sound), the original venue now called Limelight 2, Katy’s Bar and The Rock Garden – our outdoor terrace – which now has it’s own bar.
Web site. http://www.limelightbelfast.com/
THE SPEAKEASY (QUEENS STUDENT UNION)
92-96 Lisburn Road, Belfast, Northern Ireland, BT9 6AG, United Kingdom
The Speakeasy is the brand new students union bar at Queens
Open 7 days a week, The Speakeasy is here to be your local with a fantastic food menu, nightly free entertainment such as quizzes, bingo and live sport as well as hosting live gigs, club nights and society events in the venue upstairs.
Web Site. https://www.speakeasybelfast.com/
THE TELEGRAPH BUILDING
124-144, Royal Avenue, Belfast, BT1 1DN, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.
Located on the site of the former printing press of the Belfast Telegraph newspaper, the Telegraph Building is a brand new music and events venue situated in the heart of Belfast City Centre. The space is fully outfitted to accommodate international artists and events, whilst its character and heritage has been largely preserved, making this a truly unique venue option.
THE ULSTER HALL
34 Bedford Street, Belfast BT2 7FF, Northern Ireland.
The Ulster Hall is one of the most iconic venues in Belfast. A grade “A” listed building, the hall hosts concerts, classical recitals, craft fairs and political party conferences. Some of the biggest names in the world have performed here and most notably for rock fans, it was the first place that Led Zeppelin first performed their ground-breaking tour-de-force “Stairway to Heaven”
Web site. https://www.ulsterhall.co.uk/
THE OH YEAH CENTRE
15-21 Gordon Street, BT1 2LG Belfast, Northern Ireland
The Oh Yeah Music Centre is a former bonded whiskey warehouse in the heart of the Cathedral Quarter, Belfast’s cultural district. It measures 14 500 square feet over three floors.
Oh Yeah was recognised as a charity in 2008. Since moving into the building in 2007, we have hosted live events with the likes of Elbow, The Undertones, Gary Lightbody, Ash, Duke Special, Two Door Cinema Club, General Fiasco, Lisa Hannigan, Georgie Fame, Foy Vance, Iain Archer, James Walsh from Starsailor, Wilko Johnson and Jello Biafra.
Web Site. http://www.ohyeahbelfast.com/
9 – 11 Fountain Street, Belfast, BT1 5EA
Opened in 2011, Voodoo is an exciting new addition to Belfast’s nightlife and music scene. Split over two floors, the downstairs houses our intimate and relaxed bottom bar. While upstairs is our club and music venue where anything goes, from hiphop to DnB, hard rock to blue grass, even comedians and live theatre have graced our stage.
Web Site. https://www.facebook.com/VoodooBelfast/