Belfast has some incredible live music venues, so whether you’re looking for an intimate gig or bagging tickets to international artists you’ll find yourself in the perfect surroundings. Check out our list of Belfast’s most iconic music venues, hosting live shows throughout the year. Remember it’s not just about the music, but how you experience it.
Waterfront Hall is one of Belfast's most iconic venues. Sitting right at the heart of the city's vibrant entertainment scene, the venue has it all - laugh until you cry comedy, monumental gigs, fantastic family shows and must-see sports and entertainment.
The SSE Arena, Belfast
Northern Ireland's premier entertainment venue, where world class entertainment comes alive!
Ulster Hall is one of Belfast's most iconic venues. Sitting right at the heart of the city's vibrant entertainment scene, the venue has it all - laugh until you cry comedy, monumental gigs, fantastic family shows and must-see sports and entertainment.
One of the country’s premier live music bars, the Empire is one of Belfast’s best loved drinking establishments. Outdoor beer garden, pub-grub menu, big-screen sports, comedy and live music.
The Oh Yeah Music Centre
A dedicated music centre in the heart of Belfast, visit the Oh Yeah Music Centre to see the NI Music Exhibition and hop onboard the Belfast Music Tour Bus.
Duncairn Centre for Culture & Arts
Duncairn Centre for Culture and Arts, Belfast's most beautiful and coolest arts and cultural venue.
Cultúrlann McAdam Ó Fiaich
Cultúrlann produces a vibrant arts programme that promotes Irish language and culture and provides a meeting place for visitors and locals alike.
Accidental Theatre is a collision of perspectives, art forms and unusual collaborations – curious stories told through vibrant, ambitious performances.
Crowne Plaza Belfast
A 10 minute drive from the City Centre, this hotel offers 153 bedrooms with complimentary car parking, free Wi-Fi and restaurant onsite.
Belfast Cathedral, also known as the Cathedral Church of St. Anne, has stood for over 100 years as a place of Christian worship in the heart of Belfast.
Hastings Europa Hotel
Superbly located in the heart of Belfast City Centre, the world-famous four-star Europa Hotel simply epitomizes indulgence.
Voodoo is well established as a Belfast hotspot, adding a bit of spice for those who like things a little different.
The Deer’s Head & Bell’s Brewery
The Deer’s Head is Belfast city’s original brewpub with a fully functional on-site craft brewery, Bell's Brewery, on full display inside this newly refurbished saloon bar.
Scott's Jazz Club
Scott's Jazz Club is a purpose designed Jazz Club Theatre with amazing sound and lighting.
"The finest jazz club in the UK outside of Ronnie Scott's”- Rob Luft
"As good as Birdland in New York" - Hugh Buckley
The Reporter Bar
Located in the district which was once home to many of the city’s press offices, The Reporter Bar honours Belfast’s newspaper printing and publishing heritage, while supporting local produce from all over Northern Ireland.