Black Box

Black Box
18–22 Hill Street, Belfast, County Antrim, BT1 4EF
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Acid Mothers Temple

'Motor-psycho' guitar action, ethnic drones and throat singing from this cult Japanese psychedelic group.

Thu 26 Oct

£12.50; £11 adv

  • 20:00

Ailbhe Reddy

The singer-songwriter from Dublin performs her original folk compositions featuring deeply personal heart-on-her-sleeve lyrics.

Wed 18 Oct

£10; £8 online ( £6.50)

  • 20:00

Cinemagic And Black Moon Film Club Presents 'grease'

Come along in fancy dress costume as one of theT-Birds or Pink Ladies for this fun-filled event! Stock up on cherry fizz & popcorn and and with Leonie Pony as your host learn some fresh 50's style dance steps to accompany the film. There will be plenty of opportunity to sing and dance along to all your favourite…

Sat 30 Sep

£3.30 some concessions

Clang Sayne (as Part of Jamjar Music Weekend)

*Laura Hyland *(voice, guitar) Carolyn Goodwin (clarinets, voice) Judith Ring (voice, cello) Matthew Jacobson *(drums, voice)*** Clang Sayne was formed by Laura Hyland in London in 2008 to fuse myriad influences spanning folk song, sound art and literature into what she describes as songscape. Reviewers have dubbed it…

Thu 5 Oct

Craig Gallagher

Folk from the Dublin singer-songwriter.

Sun 5 Nov

£9

  • 19:30

Freak Floods + Is It Cool To Try Hard Now? (world Premiere) As Part of Jamjar Music Weekend

F R E A K FLOODS By Emily Dedakis & Úna Monaghan FREAK FLOODS is a musical essay by writer/vocalist Emily DeDakis (USA) & harper/sonic artist Úna Monaghan (Ireland), combining live improvised performance with recorded soundscape. Spoken word mingles with sung moments, electronic sound collage & improvised…

Fri 6 Oct

£13 (£10)

Ghost World

  • 2001
  • US
  • 1h 51min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Terry Zwigoff
  • Cast: Thora Birch, Scarlett Johansson, Steve Buscemi, Brad Renfro, Illeana Douglas, Stacey Travis

Daniel Clowes adapts his own cult comic with Zwigoff, opting not to translate parrot-fashion, but to distil the essence of the source material. Thus, characters, setting and tone are spot on, but the episodic nature of the serialised strip is shaped into a low key story revolving around high school graduates Enid and…

Mon 16 Oct

£5.50

The Green Room Sessions

DJs spin everything from Afrobeat, new wave, bosa nova, ambient house and hip hop, to spiritual jazz, disco, post punk, electronica and soul.

Fri 29 Sep

Free

  • 19:00 – 23:00

Fri 6 Oct

Free

  • 19:00 – 23:00

Fri 13 Oct

Free

  • 19:00 – 23:00
…and 2 more dates until 27 Oct

Janet Dowd Band

Irish and traditional folk from the singer-songwriter and her accompanying musicians.

Sun 29 Oct

£10

  • 20:00

Jenny Hval

Norwegian artist and writer, known for her incorporation of poetry, prose, performance art and film into her music.

Sat 7 Oct

Laughing Gnomes

The Belfast troupe performs its improvised show based on audience suggestions.

Sun 8 Oct

£5

  • 19:30

Luka Bloom

The long-established singer-songwriter and younger brother of Christy Moore, brings material from his extensive repertoire to the stage.

Sun 15 Oct

£14.50 (£13; £12.50)

  • 20:00

Manukahunney

The group covers a wide range of classic soul and R&B numbers.

Fri 29 Sep

£12

  • 20:00

Mary Coughlan

Wonderfully sassy Irish singer interprets jazz and folk standards alongside her own material.

Fri 1 Dec

£18.50

Murder She Got Wrote Off

The well-know television murder-mystery programme is turned into a comedy show.

Sun 8 Oct

£11

  • 19:30

Phased Collective

Hip hop, dub, Afrobeat, jazz, cosmic, funk and electronic courtesy of Jan Jaffer, Defcon, Kwame, Andy le Funk, Shamen Delly and Gretta Gunn.

Fri 29 Sep

The Green Room

Free

  • 19:00 – 23:00

Fri 6 Oct

The Green Room

Free

  • 19:00 – 23:00

Fri 13 Oct

The Green Room

Free

  • 19:00 – 23:00
…and 19 more dates until 23 Feb 2018

Richard Dawson & Band

**HIVE CHOIR *(Support)*** HIVE is a new artist collective based in Belfast. Inheriting its membership and ethos from recent experimental choral projects in Belfast – Bird on a Wire and Belfast City Choir – HIVE is a testing ground for vocal improvisation and musical games. RICHARD DAWSON Rising up from the bed…

Thu 23 Nov

£15 (£12)

Richard Dawson

Acclaimed Northumbrian singer-songwriter drawing comparisons to John Martyn and Captain Beefheart.

Thu 23 Nov

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices

Robin Ince: Pragmatic Insanity

New stand-up show from the star of Radio 4's The Infinite Monkey Cage.

Mon 15 Jan 2018

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices

Shellac

Steve Albini's uncompromising alternative rock outfit. The Chicago band formed in 1992 and have released five albums At Action Park (1994), Terraform (1998), 1000 Hurts (2000), Excellent Italian Greyhound (2007) and Dude Incredible (2014).

Sun 1 Oct

£18

  • 19:30

Tiz McNamara

Contemporary folk originals, with a twist of pop, from this singer-songwriter with links to Cork and Liverpool. Support from Sarah MacDougall.

Sun 24 Sep

£10

  • 20:00

Weird Belfast

Reggie Chamberlain-King and supporting cast look at strange aspects of the city's history in this revue.

Sun 8 Oct

£5

  • 11:11

Yorkston Thorne Khan

Experimental collaborative group that includes folk singer-songwriter James Yorkston, award winning sarangi player Suhail Yusuf Khan and Jon Thorne, best known as jazz double bass player with electro outfit Lamb.

Thu 2 Nov

£13 (£10)

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