Christmas 2021

Festive fever has well and truly arrived at the Waterfront and Ulster Hall! From stocking fillers to nights out you've been waiting for ages for! The perfect gift doesn’t have to be stressful, Belfast’s Waterfront Hall and Ulster Hall have you covered. Give the gift of entertainment from the comfort of your own home. Why not check out some of our top picks that will have everyone covered this year! 

Lord of the Dance | 03 May 2022 - 08 May 2022 | Waterfront Hall 

Lord of the Dance is celebrating its 25th Anniversary and bringing its show-stopping tour to Belfast's Waterfront Hall from 03 - 08 May 2022! 

For a quarter of a century, Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance has been dazzling audiences across the globe with its unique combination of high-energy Irish dancing, original music, storytelling, and sensuality. 


Stacey Dooley | 21 February 2022 | Ulster Hall

Stacey Dooley has firmly established herself as one of the most recognisable faces on British TV. 

Alongside her hugely popular BBC investigative series, in which she covered a diverse range of topics from across the world! 

Join the documentary maker, tv presenter, author - and lest we forget, our 2018 Strictly champion, for what promises to be a thought-provoking, inspiring and informative evening. With a chance to try your hand at journalism and ask Stacey the questions, this is an opportunity not to be missed.


The Furey's | 08 January 2022 | Waterfront Hall 

The Fureys - one of Ireland’s most acclaimed and influential folk and traditional bands of all time - are Belfast-bound with a special showpiece concert at the Waterfront Hall on Saturday 08 January. The legends of Irish music and song are making their eagerly anticipated return to the live stage for the first time in 24 months and this will mark their first Belfast show for three years.    


Jeff Garlin | 15 June 2022 | Ulster Hall

Funnyman and star of Curb Your Enthusiasm and The Goldbergs, Jeff Garlin, has announced his first UK stand-up tour since 2017. His ‘No Device Connected’ tour reach's Belfast's iconic Ulster Hall on 15 June 2022! This hilarious night out is simply unmissable!


Gary Numan | 21 May 2022 | Ulster Hall

Gary Numan, an electronic music pioneer, is coming to Belfast's Ulster Hall on 21 May 2022 for his biggest show in Northern Ireland to date. Following the previous sell-out, Belfast shows the iconic Gary Numan makes his much-anticipated return to Belfast for his biggest Northern Irish show to date at the Ulster Hall.

With a career spanning over 40 years, the multi-award-winning Numan remains a lynchpin in modern radio rotations with era-defining hit singles with infectious hooks including ‘Cars’, ‘Are Friends Electric?’, ‘We Are Glass’, ‘Down In The Park’, ‘She’s Got Claws’ and ‘White Boys and Heroes’.


Giovanni Pernice - This is Me | 03 April 2022 | Waterfront Hall

Strictly Come Dancing favourite, Giovanni Pernice, is back in 2021 and set to light up the stage in Belfast's Waterfront Hall on 03 April 2022. 

"Giovanni brings the house down" - Lincolnshire Live

With the Italian’s natural charm, combined with beautiful choreography perfectly complemented by a fabulous soundtrack, THIS IS ME pays homage to the music and dances that have inspired Giovanni’s career, from a competition dancer to one of the biggest names on the hit BBC show.


JC Stewart - The Tour After the Tour That Didn't Tour Tour | 27 November 2021 | Waterfront Hall

Rob Beckett is back on tour and coming to Belfast's Waterfront Hall on 27 November 2021 with a brand-new stand-up show.

It’s been a busy few years for the Mouth of the South and he’s coming to see you to fill you in and make you laugh.

"Lights up the stage with his magnetic personality (not to mention the dazzle from his teeth)" Mail on Sunday


Derek Ryan | 05 February 2022 | Ulster Hall

Derek Ryan, the Irish country sensation is coming to Belfast's Ulster Hall on 05 February 2022. Following his sold-out show at the Ulster Hall as part of the phenomenal HITS tour, Derek makes a welcome return to Belfast. Derek and his fantastic band (now rated as Ireland’s leading country band) are back on the road to perform brand new material from Derek’s new album along with the classic hits from his back catalogue such as; ‘Hold On To Your Hat’ ‘Down On Your Uppers’ and ‘God’s Plan’.


Nish Kumar - Control | 11 May 2022 | Ulster Hall

Nish Kumar is bringing his tour 'Control' to Belfast's Ulster Hall on 11 May 2022. The title is a reference to the Brexiteers’ rallying cry of ‘take back control’ and promises his usual agitated take on politics. Kumar says ‘It has been a period of upheaval and uncertainty with Covid and the political situation. You will be amazed by my capacity to somehow take all these things personally.’ 

“One of the best young comedians we have” The Times

Nish Kumar has previously performed five solo stand-up shows at the Edinburgh Fringe, two of which have been nominated for the Edinburgh Comedy Award. His TV appearances include Taskmaster, Live At The Apollo, QI and Have I Got News For You.


Flash Harry - The Magic of Queen | 29 December 2021 | Ulster Hall

Flash Harry Northern Ireland's most enduring tribute band return to the iconic Ulster Hall on 29 December 2021, celebrating the music of superstar Freddie Mercury and supergroup Queen.

Flash Harry deliver a rock show that will have the audience rocking in their seats and singing along to anthems of one of the greatest bands in history; featuring classics like "Radio Ga Ga", "We Are the Champions", to "Bohemian Rhapsody", "Who Wants to Live Forever" and everything in between. 


Dara Ó Briain - So Where Were We? | 18 & 19 December 2022 | Waterfront Hall

Dara Ó Briain is back on tour, with a brand-new show and is coming to the Waterfront Hall 18 and 19 of March. At the end of his last tour, Dara had performed the show "Voice of Reason" 180 times, over 2 years across 20 countries, from Auckland to Reykjavik, from Moscow to New York; and by March 2020 he was ready for a break! - He would now like to apologise for saying that and will never wish for anything like that again.

“If you want a comic who can hold an audience in the palm of his hand for two hours, here’s your man” - The Times


The Kilfenora Céilí Band | 06 February 2022 | Ulster Hall

The globally recognised Kilfenora Céilí Band brings their iconic traditional Irish sound to the Ulster Hall 06 February 2022!

A shining star in the world of folk and traditional music. The Kilfenora Céilí Band formed in 1909 in the village of Kilfenora in North County Clare, the band has, over the decades, traversed the globe, bringing its brand of traditional music to prestigious venues and festivals including the National Concert Hall, Dublin, Glastonbury, London, Paris, Copenhagen, the Lincoln Centre, New York, and Milwaukee Irish Fest, among others.

"The beauty of their music is deeply linked to the lives they live, the ancestors they honour” - Deirdra Cronin, Irish Music Magazine


Gift Vouchers 

Still can't decide what to get them. Give them a gift worth waiting for! Gift vouchers are a safe and easy way to tell that special someone you are thinking about them in these times. The excitement of coming through the doors of Belfast’s two most iconic live entertainment venues is an experience like no other. The atmosphere is electric as fans take their seats to laugh out loud at their favourite comedian, or as strangers stand together singing in unison to their favourite artist. A gig is the closest they will ever feel to an artist as they perform in an intimate setting.


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