Empire Music Hall

Empire Music Hall
42 Botanic Avenue, Belfast, County Antrim, BT7 1JQ
  • Telephone 028 9024 9276
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  • Website www.thebelfastempire.com
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Opened in 1987 the Empire is small to medium sized venues specialising in live music and stand-up comedy. Sigur Rós played their debut Irish date at the venue and the stage has also seen the likes of Billy Bragg, Snow Patrol, Ash, The Divine Comedy and REM’s Peter Buck. The venue is known as the launch pad for The Hole in the Wall Gang and has also hosted gigs by Ardal O’Hanlon Dara O’Briain, Lee Evans and Michael McIntyre. Other entertainment at the Empire includes blues nights, salsa evenings, live sport of the big screen and pub quizzes.

Events at this venue

There are 25 events at this location

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Anna Calvi

Alternative rock from the London-based singer-songwriter.

Thu 27 Sep

£20 / 028 9024 9276

Beoga

Live Irish music performed by the multi-talented Beoga.

Thu 20 Sep

£17 / 028 9024 9276

Black Peaks and Heck

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

Thu 11 Oct

£15 / 028 9024 9276

The Cabeytu Brothers

Multi-instrumental Argentinean duo playing mixed, multiple cross-genre covers.

Sun 18 Nov

£16 / 028 9024 9276

CC Houlihan & TCB Elvis Spectacular Band: Elvis Presley Tribute

The singer and band perform the music of the King of Rock'n'Roll.

Sat 25 Aug

£12 / 028 9024 9276

Dirty DC: AC/DC Tribute

Tribute band who have been playing throughout the UK and Europe since 1998.

Sat 20 Oct

£13 / 028 9024 9276

Eric Martin

American classic rock singer aka 'the voice of Mr Big'.

Fri 26 Oct

£17 / 028 9024 9276

A Foreigner's Journey

Two-pronged tribute to soft rock titans Journey and Foreigner.

Sat 17 Nov

£12 / 028 9024 9276

Hats Off to Led Zeppelin

One of the top UK Zeppelin tribute bands, managed by no other than the real band's manager's son.

Sat 8 Sep

£12 / 028 9024 9276

Hue & Cry

Soulful pop, jazzy influences and urban grooves from Scotrock veterans Pat and Greg Kane.

Tue 25 Dec

£25 / 028 9024 9276

Legend: A Tribute to Bob Marley

Celebrate the music of Bob Marley with some of his greatest hits performed live by a talented cast.

Sat 4 Aug

£12 / 028 9024 9276

Lucy Spraggan

X Factor singer-songwriter with a light, observational style.

Wed 10 Oct

£15 / 028 9024 9276

Mack Fleetwood: Fleetwood Mac Tribute

The soft rock and blues veterans have their extensive back catalogue performed.

Sat 27 Oct

£12 / 028 9024 9276

Morgan James

The American singer-songwriter and Broadway star performs pop, soul and R&B in support of her album Reckless Abandon.

Thu 29 Nov

£20 / 028 9024 9276

New Pagans

The Belfast-based four-piece plays alt rock. Support from Via:Barvikha and Crying Scene.

Sat 21 Jul

£7 / 028 9024 9276

Nick Mulvey

London-based indie singer-songwriter.

Wed 19 Sep

£19.50 / 028 9024 9276

Old Dominion

Country five-piece.

Thu 1 Nov

£22.50 / 028 9024 9276

Pearl Jem

The Irish five-piece perform covers from the grunge explosion of the early 1990s.

Sat 3 Nov

£13.50 / 028 9024 9276

Pleasuredome Christmas Cracker

80s music and nostalgia night.

Sat 11 Aug

£10 / 028 9024 9276

Richard Thompson

Multi-talented Thompson is a critically acclaimed and prolific songwriter and was named by Rolling Stone as one of the top 20 guitarists of all time.

Wed 15 Aug

£30 / 028 9024 9276

The Roadhouse Doors :Doors Tribute

The iconic blues-rock band from Los Angeles have their hits performed.

Sat 18 Aug

£11 / 028 9024 9276

Steven Page

Alternative rock from the Canadian guitarist of Bare Naked Ladies.

Mon 13 Aug

£25–£50 / 028 9024 9276

The Swingtime Starlets

Naomi Rocke, Orla Mullan and Rosie Barry perform songs from the 1940s wartime era, the Hollywood golden age and retro pop.

Sat 28 Jul

£12 / 028 9024 9276

Three Trapped Tigers

The instrumental three-piece who hail from London, perform their noise-rock material that incorporates a wide range of influences.

Sat 29 Sep

£20 / 028 9024 9276

Wooden Shjips

Wooden Shjips, long-time leaders of the contemporary psychedelic movement, expand their sound with V. The quartet of Omar Ahsanuddin, Dusty Jermier, Nash Whalen and Ripley Johnson augment their already rich sound with laid back, classic summer songs. The songs were written during the summer of 2017 by singer and guitarist…

Mon 17 Sep

£16.50 / 028 9024 9276

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