Kris Kristofferson made his name in 1970s as a country music singer and songwriter with songs like Me and Bobby McGee and Help Me Make It through the Night. His songs have been performed by legends like Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson and Johnny Cash, along with Kris himself. A Star Is Born, the 1976 film in which he starred with Barbara Streisand, gave Kris his first hit movie appearance (and another hit album), a feat which has been repeated in the 1990s with appearances in films like Blade and Payback.
Guaranteed to mesmerise and enthral, a cast of world class Irish dancers and musicians set the scene for this showpiece musical spectacular that’s been taking the world by storm! TitanicDance tells the story of the world’s most famous ship, from its beginnings in the Belfast shipyard to its tragic end in the Atlantic Ocean. Family and friend alike will love this delightful, romantic and emotional journey of hope, aspiration, love and heartbreak.
The two time Grammy-winning singer-songwriter returns to the Ulster Hall following the release of his new album, The Tree of Forgiveness – his first album since 2005’s Grammy-winning Fair and Square.
Join Roly Daniels, one of Ireland’s top entertainers and singers, for this nostalgic trip down memory lane. You will be treated to his most popular songs, including Mr Jones, I Will Love You All My Life and Hello Darling, all performed with top live band, Keltic Storm One of the most successful Country & Western singers in Ireland, Roly Daniels has fronted a variety of showbands since the Sixties and remains a huge live draw in Nashville, Tennessee. Special guests are local Country stars, Joe Moore and Caitlin.
The Ulster Youth Orchestra showcases 90 of Northern Ireland’s most talented young musicians and the very best of local composers and soloists under the baton of Belfast-born conductor, Courtney Lewis. Don’t miss this fabulous concert celebrating UYO at 25 and Bernstein at 100! Courtney Lewis – Conductor Aoife Miskelly – Soprano William Curran – Clarinet Bernstein – Overture to Candide Debussy – Rhapsody for clarinet and orchestra Gershwin – An American in Paris Ryan Molloy – Ogham (ACNI commission) Harty – Children of Lir
A unique collaboration between local singer/songwriter Davy Watson and the Ulster Orchestra Having heard Belfast singer/songwriter Davy Watson play at an event, and impressed by his extraordinary voice and music, the Ulster Orchestra invited him to collaborate. Davy, a seasoned performer whose credits include Glastonbury, opening for Beth Hart at the Royal Albert Hall and touring with Bob Geldof, was subsequently given an ACES Award by the Arts Council of NI, enabling the production of special arrangements for Davy and the Orchestra by Graeme Stewart. The result is a unique night of original rhythm and blues and the magic of a live orchestra!
Direct from the USA, the only official Andy Williams tribute show starring Jimmy Osmond. This brand new show full of award-winning music, nostalgic footage and special memories of Andy Williams will touch your heart. Jimmy sings the songs that made Andy Williams so beloved by millions including Music To Watch Girls By, Happy Heart, Can’t Take My Eyes Off You, Almost There, May Each Day, Days Of Wine And Roses, and, of course, the song that was to become his theme tune, Moon River. Jimmy is joined by The Moon River Band with special guest stars Charlie Green and Emily Penny. A show with an Osmond would not be complete without some of the chart-topping hits that made Jimmy and his brothers famous!
Biffy Clyro are a Scottish rock band that formed in Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire,composed of Simon Neil (guitar, lead vocals), James Johnston (bass, vocals) and Ben Johnston (drums, vocals). Currently signed to 14th Floor Records, they have released seven studio albums, four of which (Puzzle, Only Revolutions, Opposites and Ellipsis) reached the top five in the UK Albums Chart, with their sixth studio album, Opposites claiming their first UK number-one album. After their first three albums, the band expanded their following significantly in 2007 with the release of their fourth, Puzzle, creating more mainstream songs with simpler rhythms and distancing themselves from the more unusual dissonant style that was present in their previous three albums. Puzzle peaked at number 2 on the official UK album charts on 16 June 2007. The album went Gold in the UK, selling over 100,000 units, and later in 2012 went Platinum in the UK, having sold over 300,000 copies.
Due to popular demand Dara has announced that he will be coming to Belfast from 20th – 22nd Sepetember! Dara is one of the most recognisable faces on British TV, as host of the hugely successful Mock The Week, Star Gazing Live, Robotwars and Go8Bit. Catch one of the most charismatic, intelligent, fast-talking and downright funny live performers working today in this brand new show for 2018.
For generations, Catholic undertakers in Belfast have buried Catholics and Protestant undertakers have buried Protestants. So you’d think now that we have peace (mostly), we could stick to these rules? But when veteran undertaker, Gerry McSorely, finds his Catholic customers being stolen by young Protestant rival, Basil Gray, an undertaking war breaks out. It gets worse when young Polish woman, Irena Bukowski’s cut-price, new-age, interdenominational funeral home usurps them both… 20 September: 8pm 21 September: 7.30pm 22 September: 8pm 24 September: 7.30pm 25 September: 7.30pm 26 September: 7.30pm 27 September: 7.30pm 28 September: 7.30pm 29 September: 4pm / 8pm 1 October: 7.30pm 2 October: 7.30pm 3 October: 7.30pm 4 October: 7.30pm 6 October: 4pm / 8pm
In addition to the new tour, Jason hosts his ratings-winning three-hour live show on Absolute Radio every Sunday morning. He recently hosted the critically acclaimed Sunday night primetime ITV1 game show, Bigheads. As well as The Nightly Show on ITV1. On 6th October Jason released his debut album ‘A Different Stage’ on Decca Records. Inspired by Manford’s love for musical theatre, ‘A Different Stage’ ranges from show tunes he has performed in the past, to songs that are close to his heart and some of his childhood favourites. It will feature a rendition of ‘On The Street Where You Live’from My Fair Lady, ‘Hushabye Mountain’ from Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, ‘Stars’ from Les Misérables and ‘The Impossible Dream’ from the 1965 hit Broadway musical Man of La Mancha.
The BAFTA and Perrier award-winning comedian brings his new show to the Waterfront! Dylan Moran offers his unique take on love, politics, misery and the everyday absurdities of life, all served with poetical panache from one of the finest comedians of his generation. Moran has been called the Oscar Wilde of comedy and his famed style – deadpan, witty and crackpot lyricism – promises to be an unmissable journey through his interpretations of the world and swerving clichés to offer a cutting blow to our idiosyncrasies.