• Out To Lunch Festival Reveal First Acts

    An all but medicinal annual distraction from the January blues, Belfast’s Out To Lunch have revealed the first wave of acts to grace their eleventh outing at the start of next year. Including Conor O’Brien’s Villagers at the Mac, a book reading from Isy Suttie at the Black Box, an adaptation of Steinbeck classic Of Mice and Men, comedy from Sarah Kendall and shows from the likes of Beardyman, East India Youth, Jim ‘The King’ Brown and Aoife O’Donovan, this year’s bill is already shaping up very nicely indeed. Check out the full Early Bird line-up and secure tickets here.

  • Eight Must-See Gigs at Out To Lunch 2014

    Despite would-be highlight Julian Cope rather laughably jumping ship at the last minute due to “safety fears”, the three-week music and cultural feast that is Belfast’s Out To Lunch festival boasts it strongest and most colourfully diverse line-up to date. Now in its ninth year, we have whittled the fifty odd acts set to perform at this year’s festival down to a mere eight bands and solo artists equally worthy of your time, money and attention throughout the month of January in the very safe city of Belfast. Chris Braniff Is The Young Shadow – The Black Box, Thursday, January 9 1.00pm…