Out To Lunch 2024 Early Bird Shows

Luisa Omielan: God Is A Woman – The Musical

Luisa Omielan: God Is A Woman – The Musical

The Black Box

Saturday 6 January, 8.00pm

Aja – The Music of Steely Dan

Aja – The Music of Steely Dan

The Black Box

Sunday 7 January, 2.00pm

Historic Pubs of the Cathedral Quarter

Historic Pubs of the Cathedral Quarter

Leaves Kelly Cellars 

Sunday 7 January, Sunday 14 January, Sunday 21 January 2.00pm

The Sailortown Sessions feat. King Cedar, Ferna & Ciaran Lavery

Snow Water presents

The Sailortown Sessions feat. King Cedar, Ferna & Ciaran Lavery

The Deers Head

Sunday 7 January, 3.00pm (Ends 5.00pm)

‘Feeling Good’: Victoria Geelan Sings the Songs of Nina Simone

‘Feeling Good’: Victoria Geelan Sings the Songs of Nina Simone

The Black Box

Tuesday 9 January, 1.00pm & 8.00pm,

David O’Doherty: Tiny Piano Man

Out To Lunch in Association with TSW Management & Lisa Richards present:

David O’Doherty: Tiny Piano Man

Mandela Hall

Thursday 11 January, 8.00pm

Ania Magliano: I Can’t Believe You’ve Done This

Ania Magliano: I Can’t Believe You’ve Done This

The Black Box

Friday 12 January, 8.00pm

Mary Dillon, Dónal O’Connor & Neil Martin

Mary Dillon, Dónal O’Connor & Neil Martin

The Black Box

Saturday 13 January, 2.00pm and 7.30pm

Dave Arcari

In association with Belfast City Blues Festival

Dave Arcari

The Deer's Head

Saturday 13 January, 2.00pm

Classics for Lunch with The Ulster Orchestra

Classics for Lunch with The Ulster Orchestra

The Black Box

Tuesday 16 January, 1.00pm

Hung Up on a Dream – The Zombies (Irish premiere)

Hung Up on a Dream – The Zombies (Irish premiere)

The Deer’s Head

Tuesday 16 January, 7.00pm

Bluegrass for Lunch feat. The Broken String Band

Bluegrass for Lunch feat. The Broken String Band

The Black Box

Wednesday 17 January, 1.00pm

Classic Country for Lunch featuring The Boondocks

Classic Country for Lunch featuring The Boondocks

The Black Box

Thursday 18 January, 1.00pm

Louder Than You Think (N Irish Premiere)

Louder Than You Think (N Irish Premiere)

The Black Box

Thursday 18 January, 8.00pm

The Scott Flanigan Trio plays The Beatles

The Scott Flanigan Trio plays The Beatles

The Black Box

Friday 19 January, 1.00pm, Saturday 20 January, 2.00pm

This Flight Tonight: The Songs of Joni Mitchell by Zervas and Pepper

This Flight Tonight: The Songs of Joni Mitchell by Zervas and Pepper

The Black Box

Sunday 21 January, 8.00pm

Opera For Lunch – Cabaret de la Boîte Noire

Opera For Lunch – Cabaret de la Boîte Noire

The Black Box

Tuesday 23 January, 1.00pm

Art is Long…Life is Short: An Evening of the Music of Ryuichi Sakamoto by Ruth McGinley

Art is Long…Life is Short: An Evening of the Music of Ryuichi Sakamoto by Ruth McGinley

The Black Box

Tuesday 23 January, 8.00pm 

Becoming Marvellous by Cathy Carson

Becoming Marvellous by Cathy Carson

The Black Box

Wednesday 24 January, 1.00pm

Sam Baker

In association with The Real Music Club

Sam Baker

The Black Box

Wednesday 24 January, 8.00pm

Rattlebag x TOKYO JAZZ JOINTS

Rattlebag x TOKYO JAZZ JOINTS

Bullitt Hotel

Wednesday 24 January, 7.00-9.30 pm

Duke Special: Blood For Ghosts

Duke Special: Blood For Ghosts

The Black Box

Thursday 25 January, 1.00pm

Jeremy Deller In Conversation ‘Art is Magic’

Presented by Out To Lunch in association with Ulster Presents...

Jeremy Deller In Conversation ‘Art is Magic’

Ulster University. Belfast Campus, Lecture Theatre 1, BC-LG-211 York Street.

Thursday 25 January, 7.30pm

An Elvis Gospel Brunch

An Elvis Gospel Brunch

The Black Box

Friday 26 January, 1.00pm - 2.30pm

Lumiere & The Wilderness Way Book Launch

Lumiere & The Wilderness Way Book Launch

The Black Box

Saturday 27 January, 2.00pm

Greensleeves Hi-Fi X Explosion Sound System

Greensleeves Hi-Fi X Explosion Sound System

The Black Box

Saturday 27 January, 8.00pm

Mark O Connell : A Thread of Violence

Mark O Connell : A Thread of Violence

The Black Box (Green Room)

Sunday 28 January, 3.00pm

Rolling Programme

Grace Petrie: Build Something Better Tour

Grace Petrie: Build Something Better Tour

The Oh Yeah Music Centre

Wednesday 21 February, 8.00pm

Acid Mothers Temple

Strange Victory in association with CQAF Presents

Acid Mothers Temple

Ulster Sports Club

Tuesday 14 May, 8.00pm

CQAF 2024 Early Bird Shows

Tom Robinson: Up Close & Personal

Tom Robinson: Up Close & Personal

The Deer’s Head

Thursday 2 May, 8.00pm

The Breeze: ‘Thin Ground’ Album Launch

The Breeze: ‘Thin Ground’ Album Launch

Ulster Sport Club

Friday 3 May, 8.00pm

Peter Case, Sid Griffin and Dan Stuart

Peter Case, Sid Griffin and Dan Stuart

The Oh Yeah Music Centre

Friday 3 May, 8.00pm

Willy Mason

In association with Open House Festival

Willy Mason

Ulster Sports Club

Sunday 5 May, 8.00pm

Jack Docherty: David Bowie & Me – Parallel Lives

Jack Docherty: David Bowie & Me – Parallel Lives

The Black Box

Monday 6 May, 8.00pm

Hollie McNish: The Lobster Tour with Michael Pedersen

Hollie McNish: The Lobster Tour with Michael Pedersen

Festival Marquee

Wednesday 8 May, 8.00pm

DJ Format

CQAF and Superfly Funk and Soul Belfast present

DJ Format

Ulster Sports Club

Friday 10 May, 10.30pm-3.00am

Revolucion to Roxy, Phil Manzanera In Conversation

Revolucion to Roxy, Phil Manzanera In Conversation

The Black Box

Sunday 12 May, 2.00pm

Marian Keyes In Conversation with Tara Flynn

Marian Keyes In Conversation with Tara Flynn

Festival Marquee

Sunday 12 May, 7.30pm

Jane Weaver

Strange Victory in association with CQAF Presents

Jane Weaver

Ulster Sports Club

Sunday 12 May, 8.00pm

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