OTL2022 Earlybird Shows

The Dodge Brothers

The Dodge Brothers

Rescheduled - See 'CQAF 2022' below

Saturday 8 January, 2022, 2.00pm and 8.00pm

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Norman Jay MBE

Norman Jay MBE

Rescheduled - See 'Rolling Programme' below

Saturday 8th January '22, 10.30pm

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Ríoghnach Connolly & Ellis Davies

Ríoghnach Connolly & Ellis Davies

Rescheduled - See 'CQAF 2022' below

Sunday 9 January, 2.00pm

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Robin Ince – The Importance of Being Interested

Robin Ince – The Importance of Being Interested

Rescheduled - See 'Rolling Programme' below

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!

Postponed - New date TBC

Wednesday 12 January, 8.00pm

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Paul Currie – Work in Progress: The Chorus of Ghosts in my Skull Keep Telling Me to Take a Shit in the Fruit Salad

Paul Currie – Work in Progress: The Chorus of Ghosts in my Skull Keep Telling Me to Take a Shit in the Fruit Salad

Rescheduled - See 'CQAF 2022' below

Thursday 13 January, 8.00pm

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BC Camplight

BC Camplight

Rescheduled - See 'CQAF 2022' below

Friday 14 January, 8.00pm

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Crow Black Chicken

Presented by Belfast Blues Café in association with Out to Lunch 

Crow Black Chicken

Postponed - New date TBC

Saturday 15 January, 2.30pm 

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Hollie McNish: Slug Tour – SOLD OUT

Hollie McNish: Slug Tour – SOLD OUT

Rescheduled - See 'CQAF 2022' below

Saturday 15 January, 2.00pm

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The Blow Monkeys

In association with Superfly Funk and Soul Belfast

The Blow Monkeys

Postponed - New date TBC

Saturday 15 January, 8.00pm

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Martin Stephenson and the Daintees

Martin Stephenson and the Daintees

Rescheduled - See 'Rolling Programme' below

Saturday 15 January, 8.00pm

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Teddy Thompson – Heartbreaker Please Tour

Teddy Thompson – Heartbreaker Please Tour

Rescheduled - See 'CQAF 2022' below

Sunday 16 January, 3.00pm

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John Francis Flynn

In association with Moving on Music and Strange Victory

John Francis Flynn

Rescheduled - See 'CQAF 2022' below

Sunday 16 January, 8.00pm

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Roadrunner: A Film about Anthony Bourdain

Roadrunner: A Film about Anthony Bourdain

Postponed - New date TBC

Sunday 16 January, 7.30pm 

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Tadhg Hickey – In One Eye, Out The Other

Tadhg Hickey – In One Eye, Out The Other

Rescheduled - See 'CQAF 2022' below

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

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Moyra Donaldson/Nandi Jola/Stephanie Conn

Moyra Donaldson/Nandi Jola/Stephanie Conn

The Black Box - Live Streamed Event

Wednesday 19 January, 1.00pm 

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NI Opera and the Great American Song Book

NI Opera and the Great American Song Book

The Black Box - Live Streamed Event

Thursday 20 January, 1.00pm

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The Velvet Underground: Film Screening + VU inspired live show

The Velvet Underground: Film Screening + VU inspired live show

Postponed - New date TBC

Friday 21 January, 8.00pm

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Traditional Bread Baking Workshop

Traditional Bread Baking Workshop

Rescheduled - See 'CQAF 2022' below

Saturday 22 January, 1.00pm

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Aja – The Music of Steely Dan

Aja – The Music of Steely Dan

Rescheduled - See 'CQAF 2022' below

Saturday 22 January, 2.00pm

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Brigid O’Neill – ‘Intangible Heritage’ EP Launch

Brigid O’Neill – ‘Intangible Heritage’ EP Launch

Rescheduled - See 'CQAF 2022' below

Saturday 22 January, 4.00pm

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Ciara O’Neill EP Launch

Ciara O’Neill EP Launch

Rescheduled - See 'CQAF 2022' below

Saturday 22 January, 8.00pm

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Hazel O’Connor

Hazel O’Connor

Rescheduled - See 'Rolling Programme' below

Saturday 22 January, 8.00pm

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Sam Baker

In association with the Real Music Club

Sam Baker

Rescheduled - See 'Rolling Programme' below

Sunday 23 January, 2.00pm

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Paddy Anderson – A Flamenco Guitar Recital

Paddy Anderson – A Flamenco Guitar Recital

The Black Box - Live Streamed Event

Tuesday 25 January, 1.00pm

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Freakscene: The Story of Dinosaur Jr

Freakscene: The Story of Dinosaur Jr

Postponed - New date TBC

Tuesday 25 January, 8.00pm

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Zoë Conway & John McIntyre

Zoë Conway & John McIntyre

The Black Box - Live Streamed Event

Wednesday 26 January, 1.00pm

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The Nowhere Inn – St Vincent

The Nowhere Inn – St Vincent

Postponed - New date TBC

Wednesday 26 January, 8.00pm

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Junk Drawer + Support Funeral Rose

Junk Drawer + Support Funeral Rose

Postponed - New date TBC

Thursday 27 January, 8.00pm

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Aoife O’Donovan plus support Donovan Woods

Aoife O’Donovan plus support Donovan Woods

Rescheduled - See 'Rolling Programme' below

Friday 28 January, 8.00pm

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Fairport Convention

Fairport Convention

Postponed - New date TBC

Friday 28 January, 1.00pm & 8.00pm

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Deptford Northern Soul Club Versus Superfly Funk and Soul

Deptford Northern Soul Club Versus Superfly Funk and Soul

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Friday 28 January, 2022, 10.30pm

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Malojian: Journey Through the Past – An Afternoon of Neil Young Songs

Malojian: Journey Through the Past – An Afternoon of Neil Young Songs

Postponed - New date TBC

Saturday 29 January, 2.00pm

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Mirenda Rosenberg

Proudly presented by Belfast Blues Café and Out to Lunch

Mirenda Rosenberg

Postponed - New date TBC

Saturday 29 January, 2.30pm

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Rory Nellis – ‘Written & Underlined’ Album Launch

Rory Nellis – ‘Written & Underlined’ Album Launch

Rescheduled - See 'CQAF 2022' below

Saturday 29 January, 8.00pm

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Crowd Company with DJ support Pete Brady and friends

Crowd Company with DJ support Pete Brady and friends

Cancelled

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

Rescheduled - See 'Rolling Programme' below

Saturday 29 January, 9.00pm

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Olivia Murphy

Out to Lunch in association with Jazzlife Alliance

Olivia Murphy

Postponed - New date TBC

Sunday 30 January, 7.30pm

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Lucy Porter: Be Prepared

Lucy Porter: Be Prepared

Rescheduled - See 'CQAF 2022' below

Sunday 30 January, 8.00pm

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Myles McCormack – Artist in Residence

Myles McCormack – Artist in Residence

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Rolling Programme

David Keenan in conversation with Wendy Erskine

David Keenan in conversation with Wendy Erskine

2 Royal Avenue

Tuesday 24 May, 8.00pm

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Billy Nomates

In association with Live Free Tourbooking

Billy Nomates

Ulster Sports Club

Tuesday 10 May, 7.00pm

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Jane Weaver

Presented by Strange Victory in association with Out to Lunch 

Jane Weaver

The Black Box

Friday 13 May, 8.00pm

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Smoove and Turrell DJ/PA Set

Superfly Funk and Soul Belfast present

Smoove and Turrell DJ/PA Set

The Deer’s Head Music Hall

Saturday 14 May, 8.00pm

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Robin Ince – The Importance of Being Interested

Robin Ince – The Importance of Being Interested

The Black Box

Friday 22 July, 1.00pm and 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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Sam Baker

In association with the Real Music Club

Sam Baker

The Black Box

Thursday 20th October, 8.00pm

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CQAF2022 Earlybird Shows

I remember how it made me feel….  Jane Butler

I remember how it made me feel…. Jane Butler

Ps2 Paragon Studios Project Space

5th May - 21st May

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Between Tiny Cities រវាងទីក្រុងតូច

Between Tiny Cities រវាងទីក្រុងតូច

The MAC

6 May - 7 May, 7.45pm

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CQ Bazaar

CQ Bazaar

The Common Market

Monday 2 May, 1pm- 5pm

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Winnie Ama – Artist in Residence

Winnie Ama – Artist in Residence

Various

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Penguin Cafe + special guest Peter Broderick

Penguin Cafe + special guest Peter Broderick

Festival Marquee (Custom House Square)

Thursday 28 April, 8.00pm

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Jesse Dayton + special guest The Sabrejets

In association with the Real Music Club

Jesse Dayton + special guest The Sabrejets

Deer’s Head Music Hall

Thursday 28 April, 8.00pm

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Myles McCormack

Myles McCormack

Saint Joseph's Church, Sailortown

Thursday 28 April, 8.00pm

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Shit Show Shambles – A Gameshow Extravaganza

Shit Show Shambles – A Gameshow Extravaganza

The Sunflower Public House

Thursday 28 April, 8.00pm

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Skull Drawings

Skull Drawings

2 Royal Avenue

28th April to 14th May. 10-5. Monday to Sunday

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SWADDLE Dominic McKeown

SWADDLE Dominic McKeown

109 - 113 Royal Avenue

Thursday 28 April - Friday 13 May

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Flax Project Space presents ‘Becoming’

Flax Project Space presents ‘Becoming’

Flax Project Space, 7 North Street

28th April – 5th May, 1pm – 6pm

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Dress Up Drink And Draw

Dress Up Drink And Draw

Catalyst Arts, 6 Joys Entry

Thursday 28 April, 5pm - 8pm

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Mary Ann McCracken’s Belfast Walking Tour

Mary Ann McCracken’s Belfast Walking Tour

Starts at Clifton House

Friday 29 April , 2.00pm

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GoGo Penguin ’22

GoGo Penguin ’22

Festival Marquee (Custom House Square)

Friday 29 April 2022, 8.00pm

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Arborist (Full Band) + Guests

Arborist (Full Band) + Guests

Rosemary Street First Presbyterian Church

Friday 29 April, 8.00pm

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Inni-K / Éanna Ó Cróinín – Double Album Launch

Inni-K / Éanna Ó Cróinín – Double Album Launch

Áras Mhic Reachtain

Friday 29 April, 8:30pm

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Belfast Whiskey Tour

Belfast Whiskey Tour

Leaves from Friend at Hand Whiskey Shop, 35-43 Hill St

Saturday 30 April, 12.00pm and 3.00pm

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The Dodge Brothers

The Dodge Brothers

The Black Box

Saturday 30 April, 2022. 2.00pm and 8.00pm

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Echo and The Bunnymen – 40 Years of Magical Songs

Echo and The Bunnymen – 40 Years of Magical Songs

Festival Marquee (Custom House Square)

Saturday 30 April, 8.00pm

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Ciara O’Neill EP Launch

Ciara O’Neill EP Launch

The Sunflower Public House

Saturday 30 April, 8.00pm

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All Points presents: Ai Messiah & Friends

All Points presents: Ai Messiah & Friends

Saint Joseph's Church, Sailortown

Saturday 30 April, 8.00pm 

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Corduroy

Superfly Funk and Soul/CQAF proudly present

Corduroy

Oh Yeah Music Centre

Saturday 30th April, 8.30pm

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Ghouls On Film Presents: Beyond The Black Rainbow at the Freemasons Hall

Ghouls On Film Presents: Beyond The Black Rainbow at the Freemasons Hall

Freemasons' Hall, Arthur Square 

Saturday 30th April, 8.30pm

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We Are Here

We Are Here

Golden Thread Gallery

Saturday 30th April

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Hit the North

Hit the North

Union St./ Kent St.

Sunday 1 May, 2.00pm – 6.00pm

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The Nowhere Inn – St Vincent

The Nowhere Inn – St Vincent

The Black Box (Green Room)

Sunday 1 May, 2.00pm

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Freakscene: The Story of Dinosaur Jr

Freakscene: The Story of Dinosaur Jr

The Black Box (Green Room)

Sunday 1 May, 4.00pm

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The Beatles Bungalow – Michael Donald Exhibition

The Beatles Bungalow – Michael Donald Exhibition

The John Hewitt

Sunday 1 May, 6.00pm

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Rory Nellis – ‘Written & Underlined’ Album Launch

Rory Nellis – ‘Written & Underlined’ Album Launch

McHugh's

Sunday 1 May, 8.00pm

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Bell X1 with Dowry Strings

Bell X1 with Dowry Strings

Festival Marquee (Custom House Square)

Monday 2nd May, 8.00pm

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John Shuttleworth – John Shuttleworth’s Back

John Shuttleworth – John Shuttleworth’s Back

The Black Box

Monday 2 May 2022, 8.00pm

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Roadrunner: A Film about Anthony Bourdain

Roadrunner: A Film about Anthony Bourdain

Whites Tavern

Tuesday 3 May, 7.30pm 

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Harmony Saves the World

Harmony Saves the World

The Sunflower Public House

Monday 2 May & Tuesday 3 May, 8.00pm

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Monty Python & The FOLEY Grail

Monty Python & The FOLEY Grail

Saint Joseph's Church, Sailortown 

Tuesday 3 May, 9.00pm

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The Night With presents … Juice Vocal Ensemble

The Night With presents … Juice Vocal Ensemble

The Black Box (Green Room)

Tuesday 3 May, 8.00pm

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John Francis Flynn

In association with Moving on Music and Strange Victory

John Francis Flynn

The Black Box

Tuesday 3 May, 8.00pm

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London African Gospel Choir Presents The Bob Marley Songbook

London African Gospel Choir Presents The Bob Marley Songbook

Festival Marquee

Wednesday 4 May, 8.00pm

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Simon Armitage

Presented in association with Belfast International Arts Festival 2022: 60th Season

Simon Armitage

The Black Box

Wednesday 4 May, 7.00pm

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Kathryn Joseph

In association with Strange Victory

Kathryn Joseph

The Deer’s Head Music Hall

Wednesday 4 May, 8.00pm

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Love in Bright Landscapes – The Story of David McComb and The Triffids

Love in Bright Landscapes – The Story of David McComb and The Triffids

Sunflower Bar

Wednesday 4 May, 8.00pm

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Paul Currie – Work in Progress: The Chorus of Ghosts in my Skull Keep Telling Me to Take a Shit in the Fruit Salad

Paul Currie – Work in Progress: The Chorus of Ghosts in my Skull Keep Telling Me to Take a Shit in the Fruit Salad

The Black Box

Thursday 5 May, 1pm

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Tadhg Hickey – In One Eye, Out The Other

Tadhg Hickey – In One Eye, Out The Other

Saint Joseph's Church, Sailortown

Wednesday 4 May, 8.00pm, Thursday 5 May, 1pm & 8.00pm

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Jonathan Barnbrook in conversation

In association with Ulster Presents at Ulster University

Jonathan Barnbrook in conversation

University of Ulster- Art College

Thursday 5 May, 7.00pm

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Mary Ann McCracken’s Belfast Walking Tour

Mary Ann McCracken’s Belfast Walking Tour

Starts at Clifton House

Friday 6th May, 2.00pm

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Richard Hawley

Richard Hawley

Festival Marquee (Custom House Square)

Friday 6 May, 2022, 8.00pm

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This Ship Argo : Live Film Soundtrack

This Ship Argo : Live Film Soundtrack

Saint Joseph's Church, Sailortown 

Friday 6 May, 9.00pm

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Explosion Sound System feat. Ras Tenda

Explosion Sound System feat. Ras Tenda

Ulster Sports Club

Friday 6 May, 11.00pm - 3.00am

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The Incredible Journey (Dog Friendly Screening)

The Incredible Journey (Dog Friendly Screening)

The Sunflower Public House

Saturday 7 May, 11.00am

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Traditional Bread Baking Workshop

Traditional Bread Baking Workshop

The Northern Whig

Saturday 7 May, 11am & 2pm

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Teddy Thompson – Heartbreaker Please Tour

Teddy Thompson – Heartbreaker Please Tour

The Black Box - Friday 6th May, 8.00pm

Rosemary Street First Presbyterian - Saturday 7th May, 2.00pm

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Malojian: Journey Through the Past – An Afternoon of Neil Young Songs

Malojian: Journey Through the Past – An Afternoon of Neil Young Songs

Saint Joseph's Church, Sailortown

Saturday 7 May, 2.00pm

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Brigid O’Neill – ‘Intangible Heritage’ EP Launch

Brigid O’Neill – ‘Intangible Heritage’ EP Launch

The Sunflower Public House

Saturday 7 May, 2.00pm

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Soul II Soul – Club Classics

Soul II Soul – Club Classics

Festival Marquee (Custom House Square)

Saturday 7 May, 8.00pm

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Nosferatu – Live Soundtracked by Jozef Van Wissem (Only Lovers Left Alive)

Nosferatu – Live Soundtracked by Jozef Van Wissem (Only Lovers Left Alive)

Saint Patricks Church, Donegall Street

Saturday 7th May, 8.00pm

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Hollie McNish: Slug Tour

Hollie McNish: Slug Tour

Festival Marquee (Custom House Square)

Sunday 8 May, 2.00pm

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Roy Walker with Phil Walker – Say What You See

Roy Walker with Phil Walker – Say What You See

Saint Joseph's Church, Sailortown

Sunday 8 May, 8.00pm

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Dr John Cooper Clarke – The I Wanna Be Yours Tour

Dr John Cooper Clarke – The I Wanna Be Yours Tour

Festival Marquee (Custom House Square)

Sunday 8 May, 2022, 8.00pm

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The Lifeboat Press and Bad Betty Press

The Lifeboat Press and Bad Betty Press

The Sunflower Public House

Sun 8 May, 7.30pm

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Bbeyond – New Commission Artists 2021/22

Bbeyond – New Commission Artists 2021/22

City Centre

Thursday 5 May

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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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