Whether it’s toe-tapping traditional Irish music, a standing room only gig, or an evening of soothing jazz or classical, you’re guaranteed to find out what makes Belfast a city of music.
Traditional Music in Belfast
Belfast’s pub culture thrives on traditional music sessions. Grab a pint and immerse yourself in the sounds of Irish trad in these bars and venues with regular traditional live music.
Duke of York
Nestled along a narrow cobbled alleyway in the historic Half Bap area, the Duke offers a traditional Belfast welcome, craic and music.
Dirty Onion and Yardbird
The Dirty Onion is Belfast's oldest building, with real Irish music and craic seven nights a week.
A unique venue in the heart of Belfast's Cathedral Quarter, you are guaranteed a very warm Belfast welcome at The John Hewitt.
Belfast Music Tours
Walk through cobbled alleyways, past famous landmarks and explore unique bars to experience Belfast’s rich culture, heritage, language, customs and history through Music tours.
Belfast Music Walking Tour
Take a leisurely walking tour to explore Belfast's rich music scene, taking in some off the beaten track venues. Discover why Belfast is a UNESCO City of Music!
Belfast Traditional Music Trail
Belfast Traditional Music Trail every Saturday in Belfast’s vibrant and centrally located Cathedral Quarter.
Belfast Music Tour
Journey through the Heart of Belfast, the newly appointed UNESCO Rock and Roll City by bus and enjoy tunes and tales
Live Music in Belfast
Discover why Belfast was named a UNESCO City of Music in 2021. Enjoy live gigs, traditional and alternative music throughout Belfast.
Music Venues in Belfast
From arenas to bars, Belfast is host to some of the coolest music venues. Remember it’s not just about the music, but how you experience it.
Famous Faces of Belfast
Home to names such as Snow Patrol, Two Door Cinema Club, Stiff Little Fingers, and Van Morrison, Belfast lacks nothing when it comes to musical claims to fame.