I’ll put my cards on the table right now. Jazz and myself have a long and unhappy history. It’s probably the one genre that I don’t listen to, and frankly, for most modern jazz, I just don’t get it. Imagine … Continue reading Review: Dans Dans & The Hedvig Mollestad Trio – Black Box, Belfast
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Galileo. I know a couple who had Declan O’Rourke’s “Galileo (Someone Like You)” as their wedding song a long time ago. Their mortification at having to take part in the wedding dance ritual was usurped by one of the most … Continue reading Declan O’Rourke, The Strings, And The Horsebreaker
Mexican garage/punk band, Le Butcherettes have become well known for their theatrical performances and high octane live shows. Whilst the crowd in Black Box tonight may be a relatively small one the band make it a night to remember for … Continue reading Le Butcherettes – Black Box, Belfast
At 3pm on this Sunday afternoon three dark dressed figures, Ben Glover, Matt McGinn and Stevie Scullion AKA Malojian, wander up on to the stage through the crowd at a sold out Black Box for the “Northern Lights” show presented … Continue reading “Northern Lights” featuring Ben Glover, Matt McGinn and Malojian
The talents of Ben Glover, Malojian, and Matt McGinn shine their own light on each of their individual musical careers. As song writers, story tellers, and creators of music they have respectively produced songs that strike that chord, put it … Continue reading Interview: Ben Glover on His Northern Lights Tour
Mudhoney and Bob Log III are to play Belfast’s Black Box on 7th June. Mudhoney are the living history of American rock, the band that put Seattle on the map even before Nirvana had even started tuning their instruments but … Continue reading Mudhoney and Bob Log III Play Belfast in June
Moving On Music presents the fourth edition of Brilliant Corners Festival of Jazz, with another incredible line-up featuring some of the most varied, exciting, and interesting music around. They’re paying homage to jazz legend Ornette Coleman, redefining piano trios with … Continue reading Brilliant Corners Jazz Festival – Nice.
More speakers have been announced for Output Belfast, the major conference being held in Belfast on 18th February at The MAC, to inspire those working in the music industry here. Renowned engineer, musician and producer Steve Albini – who has worked … Continue reading Output Belfast 2016 – Steve Albini, Panels, Sessions, Workshops and Showcases
The Eleventh Annual Out To Lunch Festival swings back into action early in the New Year with a packed month of events (mostly) in the Black Box. A mouth-watering menu of live music, comedy, spoken word, literature and theatre (and … Continue reading Out to Lunch Festival 2016 Lifts Off!
Turning the corner into Hill Street and making our way to The Black Box we see the red and white banners of the protesters and sigh a little, surprised they’re protesting on a Sunday. Traditionally, those groups that tend to … Continue reading REVIEW: The Gospel According To Jesus, Queen Of Heaven – Black Box, Belfast
The Northern Ireland Human Rights Festival will takes place this year from 6th – 12th December. From comedy, poetry, music and film to discussion, lectures and exhibitions and everything in between, there is a diverse schedule of events in this … Continue reading The Northern Ireland Human Rights Festival
Mary Coughlan will be performing in the Black Box, Belfast on 26th November 2015. Her Scars on the Calendar album was released in the summer of 2015. It is Coughlan’s first album of new material since 2008’s The House of … Continue reading Mary Coughlan to Play Belfast – 26th November
In its most ambitious programme yet, the ninth Outburst Queer Arts Festival runs for a jam-packed 10 days from 12th – 21st November, in venues across Belfast. Supported by Arts Council NI, Belfast City Council and DSD, OUTBURST is Northern … Continue reading Outburst Queer Arts Festival runs its most ambitious programme yet!
One of the Irish Music greats visits the Black Box as part of the all-encompassing Belfast International Arts Festival. With his mic surrounded by an arrangement of instruments the unassuming figure of Irvine takes to the stage with the venue … Continue reading REVIEW: Andy Irvine – The Black Box, Belfast