Empire Music Hall
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 27 events at this location
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The Bon Jovi Experience
Tribute to the New Jersey rockers.
The Boss UK
Bruce Springsteen tribute act.
CC Houlihan & TCB Elvis Spectacular Band: Elvis Presley Tribute
The singer and band perform the music of the King of Rock'n'Roll.
Sat 26 Aug
£11 / 028 9024 9276
The acclaimed Montreal rock band plays a sweeping collection of orchestral pop/rock that is at once enlightening, angst-ridden and mesmerising.
Dirty DC: AC/DC Tribute
Tribute band who have been playing throughout the UK and Europe since 1998.
The Empire Laughs Back Comedy Club
With alternating MCs Colin Murphy and Jake O'Kane.
London-based trio, playing vintage swing classics from the 1940s, together with modern hits.
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.
Hypnotic Brass Ensemble
Eight brothers from Chicago, whose father Philip Cohran was best known as a trumpeter in Sun Ra's Arkestra and founder member of the AACM, playing psych-jazz and funk with a hip hop sensibility.
Ken Haddock's Bank Holiday Supper Club
Empire's Sunday night resident hero, folk singer-songwriter Ken Haddock and his band of seasoned musicians make the short hop from the basement to the Music Hall. With support from Amanda Agnew.
Legend: A Tribute to Bob Marley
Celebrate the music of Bob Marley with some of his greatest hits performed live by a talented cast.
Fuzzy dream rock from Mitski, taking on everything from the realities of happiness to anxiety in her latest release, Puberty 2.
Pop and rock anthems and chart-toppers from the 80s.
Pleasuredome Christmas Cracker
80s music and nostalgia night.
Raised On Rock
Classic rock covers from the likes of Foreigner, Bon Jovi, AC/DC, Def Leppard, Whitesnake, and many more.
Deacon Blue frontman plays some Deacon Blue classics and some of his solo hits.
Leeds indie rockers with mod leanings.
The Rollin Clones: Rolling Stones Tribute
Tribute to Mick Jagger & Co, celebrating 15 years of The Rollin' Clones and 50 years of music from The Rolling Stones.
The Ruan-born accordionist combines traditional Celtic music with modern folk.
American rockers influenced by reggae, rocksteady, ska and Jamaican sounds.
The Small Fakers: Small Faces Tribute
The band plays the hits of the rock'n'roll and mod group, including Itchycoo Park, Lazy Sunday and All Or Nothing.
Small Fakers Xmas Show
Small Fakers, The worlds best Tribute to The Sensational Small Faces. Coming to Belfast as their last show of the year Celebrating 10years of faking Small Faces
Sounds Of Northern Ireland: Class Acts 2017
A showcase of specially selected bands including Mosmo Strange, Civil Simian, Buffalos Bay and Emer Maguire.
Northern soul band from the Midlands, rocking the old school rhythm'n'blues sound on Hammond and horns.
Stu Larsen & Natsuki Kurai
Acoustic vagabond from Australia joined by Japanese harmonica maestro.
The Australian troubadour performs deep and soulful folk-rock with melodic alternative country and blues-rock.