CQAF 2021 Earlybird Shows

Belfast Whiskey Tour

Belfast Whiskey Tour

Meet at Friend at Hand - Irish Whiskey Shop

Thursday 2 September / Friday 3 September, 4.00pm – 6.00pm

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Don Letts – There and Black Again Book Event + DJ Set

Don Letts – There and Black Again Book Event + DJ Set

The Black Box

Thursday 2 September, 7.30pm

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Teresa Livingstone – Class

Teresa Livingstone – Class

The Sunflower

Thursday 2 September, 8.00pm 

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Dave Arcari + The Bonnevilles (Online Event)

Dave Arcari + The Bonnevilles (Online Event)

Online - Live Stream

Friday 3rd September, 8.00pm

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The Adventures + DJ support Terri Hooley

The Adventures + DJ support Terri Hooley

Festival Marquee (Writer’s Square)

Friday 3 September, 8.00pm

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Tumble Circus presents…Cycle Circus

Tumble Circus presents…Cycle Circus

Festival Marquee (Writer’s Square)

Saturday 4 September, 1.00pm, 2.00pm, 3.30pm

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Kevin McAleer (Online Event – Live Stream)

Kevin McAleer (Online Event – Live Stream)

The Black Box

Saturday 4th September, 2.00pm

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Joe Caslin – ‘It’s not the wall, but what’s behind it’. – A Faculty Lecture

Joe Caslin – ‘It’s not the wall, but what’s behind it’. – A Faculty Lecture

The Black Box (Green Room)

Saturday 4 September, 2.00pm

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Leo Miyagee LP Launch / Plain Sailing Aftershow

Leo Miyagee LP Launch / Plain Sailing Aftershow

Ulster Sports Club

Saturday 4 September, 8.00pm 

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Bronagh Gallagher

Bronagh Gallagher

Festival Marquee (Writer’s Square)

Saturday 4 September, 8.00pm 

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Bronagh Gallagher (Online Event – Live Stream)

Bronagh Gallagher (Online Event – Live Stream)

Online - Live Stream

Saturday 4th September, 8.00pm

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Crowd Company – Rescheduled

Presented by Superfly Funk and Soul Belfast and CQAF

Crowd Company – Rescheduled

Oh Yeah Music Centre

Saturday 4 September, 9.00pm 

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Kerri Ní Dochartaigh & Annemarie Ní Churreáin

Kerri Ní Dochartaigh & Annemarie Ní Churreáin

Deer’s Head Music Hall

Sunday 5 September, 2.00pm

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Hit the North

Hit the North

Union St./ Kent St.

Sunday 5 September, 2.00pm – 6.00pm

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Shadows and Light: The Songs and Story of Joni Mitchell

Shadows and Light: The Songs and Story of Joni Mitchell

The Black Box

Sunday 5th September, 2.00pm

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Shadows and Light: The Songs and Story of Joni Mitchell (Online Event – Live Stream)

Shadows and Light: The Songs and Story of Joni Mitchell (Online Event – Live Stream)

Online - Live Stream

Sunday 5th September, 2.00pm

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Abandoned NI – A Faculty Lecture

Abandoned NI – A Faculty Lecture

The Black Box (Green Room)

Sunday 5 September, 6.00pm 

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Séamas O’Reilly – Did Ye Hear Mammy Died?

Séamas O’Reilly – Did Ye Hear Mammy Died?

Online - Live Stream

Monday 6 September, 7.30pm

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Don’t Go Gentle – A Film About IDLES

Don’t Go Gentle – A Film About IDLES

The Black Box (Green Room)

Monday 6th September, 8.00pm

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Hatchet Field/Robyn G. Shiels

Hatchet Field/Robyn G. Shiels

The Sunflower

Monday 6 September, 8.00pm 

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Joanne McNally

Joanne McNally

Festival Marquee (Writer’s Square)

Monday 6 September, 8.00pm

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Belfast: The Home of Irish Radicals – A Faculty Lecture

Belfast: The Home of Irish Radicals – A Faculty Lecture

The Black Box (Green Room)

Tuesday 7 September, 7.30pm 

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Rich Hall

Rich Hall

Festival Marquee (Writer’s Square)

Tuesday 7 September, 8.00pm

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Nabil Abdulrashid: N.A.B.I.L. (Nobody Actually Believed I’d Last)

Nabil Abdulrashid: N.A.B.I.L. (Nobody Actually Believed I’d Last)

The Black Box

Tuesday 7 September, 8.00pm

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Lisa Hannigan

Lisa Hannigan

Festival Marquee (Writer’s Square)

Wednesday 8 September, 8.00pm

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Film Event – Eat the Document – SOLD OUT

Film Event – Eat the Document – SOLD OUT

The Black Box (Green Room)

Wednesday 8 September, 8.00pm

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Niamh Murray – SOLD OUT

Niamh Murray – SOLD OUT

Oh Yeah Music Centre

Thursday 9th September, 8.00pm 

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Niamh Murray (Online Event – Live Stream)

Niamh Murray (Online Event – Live Stream)

Online - Live Stream

Thursday 9th September, 8.00pm

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Paul Currie – ‘Teet’

Paul Currie – ‘Teet’

The Deer's Head Music Hall

Thursday 9 September, 8.00pm

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Erland Cooper – Rescheduled

Erland Cooper – Rescheduled

Rescheduled

Thursday 27th January, 2022 8.00pm

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Michael Gray: Bob Dylan’s Greatest Rejected Album Tracks

Michael Gray: Bob Dylan’s Greatest Rejected Album Tracks

The Dark Horse

Thursday 9th September, 8.00pm

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Camille O’Sullivan’s Cave

Camille O’Sullivan’s Cave

Festival Marquee (Writer’s Square)

Thursday 9 September, 8.00pm

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The Devil Made Me Do It (Online Event – Live Stream)

The Devil Made Me Do It (Online Event – Live Stream)

Online - Live Stream

Friday 10th September, 1.00pm

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Anthem by Alice Malseed and Sarah Baxter

Anthem by Alice Malseed and Sarah Baxter

The Sunflower

Friday 10th Sept (5pm) / Saturday 11th (7pm) / Sunday 12th (7pm)

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Summer of Soul Screening / Manukahunny

Summer of Soul Screening / Manukahunny

The Black Box

Friday 10th September, 7.30pm 

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Mojo Mickeybo by Owen McCafferty

Mojo Mickeybo by Owen McCafferty

Saint Joseph's Church, Sailortown

Friday 10 September, Saturday 11 September, 8.00pm 

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King Kong Company

King Kong Company

Festival Marquee (Writer’s Square)

Friday 10 September, 8.00pm

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The Handsome Family – Rescheduled

By arrangement with PRB presents

The Handsome Family – Rescheduled

The Black Box

Rescheduled to 'Rolling Programme' (see below)

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Deptford Northern Soul Club Versus Superfly Funk and Soul

Deptford Northern Soul Club Versus Superfly Funk and Soul

Ulster Sports Club

Friday 10 September, 10.30pm 

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Belfast Noir Walking Tour

Belfast Noir Walking Tour

Meet outside Visit Belfast (opposite City Hall)

Saturday 11 September, 1.00pm

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The Henry Girls – SOLD OUT

The Henry Girls – SOLD OUT

The Black Box

Saturday 11 September, 2.00pm

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Without Getting Killed or Caught – Guy Clark film

Without Getting Killed or Caught – Guy Clark film

The Black Box (Green Room)

Saturday 11 September, 3.00pm

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Christine Bovill’s Piaf (Online Event – Live Stream)

Christine Bovill’s Piaf (Online Event – Live Stream)

Online - Live Stream

Saturday 11th September, 8.00pm

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From the Specials – Neville Staple

From the Specials – Neville Staple

Festival Marquee (Writer’s Square)

Saturday 11th September, 8.00pm

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Bell X1 – Acoustic with Dowry Strings – Rescheduled

Bell X1 – Acoustic with Dowry Strings – Rescheduled

St Anne’s Cathedral

Saturday 11 September, 8.00pm

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Gay Chorus Deep South – Film Event

Gay Chorus Deep South – Film Event

The Black Box (Green Room)

Sunday 12 September, 2.00pm

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Keeping it Mouldy: A Faculty Lecture with Mike’s Fancy Cheese

Keeping it Mouldy: A Faculty Lecture with Mike’s Fancy Cheese

The Black Box (Green Room)

Sunday 12 September, 6.00pm

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An Evening with Foy Vance (Sold Out)

An Evening with Foy Vance (Sold Out)

Festival Marquee (Writer’s Square)

Sunday 12 September, 8.00pm

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Modelle für eine Stadt (Model for a City)

Modelle für eine Stadt (Model for a City)

Tivoli Barber Shop, North St.

Sept 2 - 18

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Emma Brennan

Emma Brennan

3-5 North St

Thursday 2 September, 4.30pm

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Hattie Godfrey

Hattie Godfrey

3-5 North St

Thursday 2 – Saturday 5 September, from 8.00pm – 6.00am

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Fergus Byrne – ‘Coming out for air’

Fergus Byrne – ‘Coming out for air’

Meet at the Big Fish

Saturday 4 September, 3.00pm

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Rolling Programme

Corduroy

Presented by Superfly Funk and Soul/CQAF

Corduroy

Oh Yeah Music Centre

Postponed - New Date Pending

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The Delines

The Delines

Rosemary Street First Presbyterian Church

Thursday 10 February, 2022, 8.00pm

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The Handsome Family – September ’22

The Handsome Family – September ’22

The Empire Music Hall

Thursday 15th September '22, 8.00pm

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OTL2022 Earlybird Shows

Robin Ince – The Importance of Being Interested

Robin Ince – The Importance of Being Interested

The Black Box

Tuesday 11 January, 1.00pm and 8.00pm

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Under Milk Wood – Semi Skimmed!

THEATRE TOURS INTERNATIONAL presents...

Under Milk Wood – Semi Skimmed!

The Black Box

Wednesday 12 January, 8.00pm

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Hollie McNish: Slug Tour – SOLD OUT

Hollie McNish: Slug Tour – SOLD OUT

The Black Box

Saturday 15 January, 2.00pm

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The Blow Monkeys

In association with Superfly Funk and Soul Belfast

The Blow Monkeys

The Empire Music Hall

Saturday 15 January, 8.00pm

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Teddy Thompson – Heartbreaker Please Tour

Teddy Thompson – Heartbreaker Please Tour

The Black Box

Sunday 16 January, 3.00pm

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Tadhg Hickey – In One Eye, Out The Other

Tadhg Hickey – In One Eye, Out The Other

The Black Box

Tuesday 18 January, 1.00pm and 8.00pm, *Wed 19 Jan, 8.00pm

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Aja – The Music of Steely Dan

Aja – The Music of Steely Dan

The Black Box

Saturday 22 January, 2.00pm

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Sam Baker

In association with the Real Music Club

Sam Baker

The Black Box

Sunday 23 January, 2.00pm

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Aoife O’Donovan plus support Donovan Woods

Aoife O’Donovan plus support Donovan Woods

1st Presbyterian Church, Rosemary St.

Friday 28 January, 8.00pm

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Deptford Northern Soul Club Versus Superfly Funk and Soul

Deptford Northern Soul Club Versus Superfly Funk and Soul

Ulster Sports Club

Friday 28 January, 2022, 10.30pm

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Crowd Company with DJ support Pete Brady and friends

Crowd Company with DJ support Pete Brady and friends

Oh Yeah Music Centre

Saturday 29th January '22, 8.30pm

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Jane Weaver – OTL ’22

Presented by Strange Victory in association with Out to Lunch 

Jane Weaver – OTL ’22

The Black Box

Saturday 29 January, 9.00pm

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The Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival Creativity Bursaries - Winners

The Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival is delighted to announce the winners of its three Creative Bursaries. These were set up in response to Covid-19 and the devastating impact it has had on the arts in Northern Ireland. The three bursaries – for Theatre, Writing and Music – will support and encourage new work by writers, musicians and theatre practitioners based in Northern Ireland. The Winners will get to showcase their new work at the 21st Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival.

Theatre

Awardee: Alice Malseed

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Music

Awardee: Junk Drawer

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Writing

Awardee: Shannon Yee

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The Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival and Out To Lunch are annual festivals of music, comedy, theatre, art and literature which take place in January and May in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Supported By

FHM
FHM

Contact

Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival / Out To Lunch Arts Festival

Unit 8
Northern Whig House
Bridge Street
Belfast
BT1 1LU


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