The Limelight

The Limelight
17 Ormeau Avenue, Belfast, County Antrim, BT2 8HD

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There are 44 events at this location

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AAA Saturdays

Pop, indie, hip hop and rock.

Sat 28 Jan

Times to be confirmed / £5 / 028 9032 7007

Sat 4 Feb

Times to be confirmed / £5 / 028 9032 7007

Sat 11 Feb

Times to be confirmed / £5 / 028 9032 7007

…and 11 more dates until 29 Apr

Animal House

DJs including Paul McClean spin rock, funk, disco and punk.

Fri 27 Jan

£5 / 028 9032 7007

Fri 3 Feb

£5 / 028 9032 7007

Fri 10 Feb

£5 / 028 9032 7007

…and 11 more dates until 28 Apr

The Answer

Northern Irish band who have toured with AC/DC and never fail to deliver relentless rock.

Sat 25 Feb

Limelight 1

£17 / 028 9032 7007

Armored Saint

The Californian band, formed in 1982, performs its original metal material.

Tue 21 Mar

£20 / 028 9032 7007

Bear's Den

Indie folk artist Andrew Davie who came up through Mumford & Sons' Communion club nights.

Mon 20 Mar

£18 / 028 9032 7007

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Benjamin Francis Leftwich

Singer-songwriter from York.

Tue 7 Mar

Black Peaks

The Brighton-based quartet plays aggressive hardcore with the grandeur of post rock and the atypical characteristics of math rock. Support from Employed To Serve.

Sat 28 Jan

£14.50 / 028 9032 7007

Black Peaks and Heck

Double headline tour from Brighton four-piece and Nottingham quartet playing aggressive hardcore and high octane rock.

Sat 28 Jan

£14.50 / 028 9032 7007

Black Star Riders

New hard rock project from former Thin Lizzy members Ricky Warwick, Damon Johnson, Scott Gorham and Marco Mendoza (along with Alice Cooper/Megadeth drummer Jimmy DeGrasso).

Sun 5 Mar

£23.10 / 028 9032 7007

Bloodstock: Metal To The Masses

The competition for metal bands to decide who will perform at the festival.

Sat 11 Feb

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Blossoms

A lighter psychedelic sound with elements of British pop from Stockport five-piece Blossoms.

Wed 8 Mar

£16 / 028 9032 7007

Circus

Over four rooms, four resident DJs spin pop, rave, indie, hip hop and rock. Also includes circus performers, animal dancers and big screen gaming.

Tue 24 Jan

Times to be confirmed / £4–£5 / 028 9032 7007

Tue 31 Jan

Times to be confirmed / £4–£5 / 028 9032 7007

Tue 7 Feb

Times to be confirmed / £4–£5 / 028 9032 7007

…and 11 more dates until 25 Apr

Colin Hay

Solo show from Aussie / Scottish singer-songwriter Colin Hay of Men at Work fame.

Fri 31 Mar

£21.50 / 028 9032 7007

Sun 2 Apr

£21.50 / 028 9032 7007

Crazy Town

The rap rock and metal band, formed in California in 1995. Support from ill Dose and Beemicksee.

Sun 29 Jan

Limelight 2

£16.50 / 028 9032 7007

Crowbar

Sludge rock/metal quartet from New Orleans, home of sludge rock.

Wed 22 Mar

£17.50 / 028 9032 7007

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The Doors Alive

Tribute to Jim Morrison's seminal LA rock crew.

Thu 23 Mar

£14 / 028 9032 7007

Enter Shikari

Trancecore favourites from Hertfordshire mixing hardcore punk, metal and electronica.

Wed 24 May

£21.50 / 028 9032 7007

Frightened Rabbit

Folk infused indie rockers from Selkirk sweeping all before them.

Tue 7 Feb

£24.50 / 028 9032 7007

Gorgon City

The electro-dance duo tour their debut album Sirens.

Fri 10 Mar

£16 / 028 9032 7007

Grand Magus

The three-piece outfit from Stockholm plays its heavy metal original compositions.

Sun 26 Mar

£17.50 / 028 9032 7007

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Hannah Wants

Winner of Best Breakthrough DJ at the DJ magazine awards, Hannah Wants has been proving her mettle since, honing her techno, house, bass and garage sounds.

Fri 17 Feb

£18 / 028 9032 7007

James Acaster: Represent

  • 4 stars

As seen appearing on Russell Howard's Good News and Mock the Week so if the bigwigs like him you probably will too.

Fri 2 Jun

£18 / 028 9032 7007

Sat 3 Jun

£18 / 028 9032 7007

James Acaster: Reset

  • 4 stars

Deadpan stand-up from the comically downbeat performer.

Fri 2 Jun

Sat 3 Jun

Sun 4 Jun

The Jesus & Mary Chain

Psychedelic noise rock from the Scottish band formed by brothers Jim and William Reid in 1983 and still going strong following their 2007 reunion.

Sat 8 Apr

£35.50 / 028 9032 7007

L.A. Guns

The American hard rock group featuring a re-united Phil Lewis and Tracii Guns perform a full UK tour.

Fri 10 Mar

£22.50 / 028 9032 7007

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Lee 'Scratch' Perry

The godfather of dub, Lee 'Scratch' Perry supplies a night of eccentric reggae sounds.

Fri 17 Mar

£22.50 / 028 9032 7007

Monster Truck

Canadian groove rockers with support from The Graveltones.

Mon 13 Mar

£14.50 / 028 9032 7007

Monster Truck

The award-winning Canadian rock outfit fronted by lead singer and bassist Jon Harvey tear through tracks from their two albums, Furiosity and Sittin' Heavy.

Mon 13 Mar

£14.50 / 028 9032 7007

Napalm Death

Ear-splitting sonic assault from the thrash metal heroes and inventors of grindcore.

Sun 19 Mar

£20 / 028 9032 7007

With Warpath, War Iron and Black Skies Burn.

Napalm Death

Grindcore and metal outfit comprising of Mark Greenway, Shame Embury, Mitch Harris and Danny Herrera.

Sun 19 Mar

£20 / 028 9032 7007

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The Orb: Adventures Beyond The Ultraworld

Ambient house from pioneers of the scene Alex Paterson and Thomas Fehlmann.

Fri 27 Jan

£15 adv / 028 9032 7007

The Orb

Ambient electronica for the masses.

Fri 27 Jan

£17 / 028 9032 7007

The Pigeon Detectives

Five-piece from Rothwell, West Yorkshire plays indie rock and garage rock.

Fri 3 Mar

Pleasure Beach

Dream pop five-piece.

Fri 24 Feb

£9 / 028 9032 7007

Run The Jewels

American hip hop duo consisting of rappers Killer Mike and El-P.

Wed 29 Mar

£34 / 028 9032 7007

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Sci-Fi Sketchy

Rigsy and his guest bring big beat and big bass to the dancefloor.

Thu 26 Jan

Times to be confirmed / £4–£5 / 028 9032 7007

Thu 2 Feb

Times to be confirmed / £4–£5 / 028 9032 7007

Thu 9 Feb

Times to be confirmed / £4–£5 / 028 9032 7007

…and 11 more dates until 27 Apr

Scratch Mondays

Dance and house.

Mon 30 Jan

£5 / 028 9032 7007

Mon 6 Feb

£5 / 028 9032 7007

Mon 13 Feb

£5 / 028 9032 7007

…and 10 more dates until 24 Apr

The Selecter and The Beat

A co-headline tour featuring the two of the original 2-Tone ska acts who both formed in the late 1970s.

Sat 6 May

Sigala

Norfolk-born DJ and producer Bruce Fielder, who topped the UK charts last year with Easy Love featuring a sample of the Jackson 5 classic ABC, celebrates a hugely successful 2016 with the top 10 hits Say You Do featuring Imani and DJ Fresh and Give Me Your Love featuring John Newman and Nile Rodgers.

Fri 24 Feb

Limelight 1

£19.50 / 028 9032 7007

The Skids

The influential Dunfermline art punk rockers have been in the game over 40 years now.

Sat 27 May

£22.50 / 028 9032 7007

The Smyths

Accurate Smiths soundalike outfit on their Strangeways Here We Come tour

Fri 5 May

£19.80 / 028 9032 7007

Sonata Arctica

Over-14s show. Power metal from Finland, where they know a thing or two about such things.

Sat 25 Mar

£22 / 028 9032 7007

Taking Back Sunday

The American rock band performs in support of its album Tidal Wave.

Sat 11 Feb

£25 / 028 9032 7007

Trivium

New metal overlords.

Sun 12 Feb

£24.50 / 028 9032 7007

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