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Thrilling nights await at Belfast Waterfront and the Ulster Hall as the New Year heralds an unrivalled choice of the latest and greatest stars of music and comedy, glittering showpieces and much more!
Showpieces don't come any bigger than Thriller Live (16 - 18 March). The phenomenal West End smash hit is the definitive celebration of Michael Jackson and The Jackson 5 - an amazing musical journey through pop, rock, soul and disco featuring many of the greatest hits of all time!
Another glittering show to captivate all the family, Strictly Come Dancing favourites, Anton & Erin (25 March) promise a magical night of ballroom bliss with their brand new show, Swing Time!
Meanwhile The Royal Moscow Ballet (4 March) brings to life all the enchanting magic of Swan Lake - one of the best loved ballets of them all.
Those in search of the ultimate family friendly feel good show will make a beeline for Ravara Productions' take on iconic Broadway musical, Hairspray (28 February - 4 March) and Belfast Music & Drama Society's Footloose (7 - 10 March) - the high energy rock ‘n’ roll musical sensation!
Game for a laugh? Cool FM Comedy Club returns with more of today's latest and greatest stand-up stars! Jake O’Kane (12 - 15 January) is Old Enough to Know Better, Neil Delamere (18 February and 4 March) does a Handstand, Omid Djalili (28 March) is Schmuck For A Night and Russell Kane (10 May) is Right Man, Wrong Age. Looking further ahead, Joel Dommett (6 October) and Jon Richardson (27 October) are also Cool FM Comedy Club-bound.
Comedy fans can also look forward to *Tommy Tiernan (28 - 29 January and 9 March) and *Ricky Gervais (28 – 29 March). *Not Cool FM Comedy Club.
Music fans are certainly spoilt for choice with a rich variety of top notch concerts to make a date for. Rick Astley (20 March), one of Britain’s most successful international solo artists, follows the huge success of his recent comeback album with his return to the live stage. The live hits keep coming courtesy of Hot Chocolate (30 April), From The Jam featuring original The Jam bassist, Bruce Foxton (18 March) and Midge Ure of Ultravox fame (22 February) who performs music spanning his entire 40 year career. There's also a rare opportunity to enjoy the classic hits and new songs from the legendary Gilbert O'Sullivan (17 February).
Fleetwood Mac and The Eagles are woven into the very fabric of pop and rock folklore. Fans of both legendary bands will enjoy some of the greatest rock and pop anthems of all time at Ultimate Eagles (12 February) and Rumours of Fleetwood Mac (9 March).
Bringing us bang up to date are two-time BRIT Award-winning Busted (28 February), American rockers, All Time Low (19 March) and Danish pop-soul band Lukas Graham (26 February). Ireland's latest singing sensation Donna Taggart has already added a second date (23 February) due to phenomenal demand. Bringing a vintage twist to modern pop songs is Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox on 5 March.
Country fans can savour the superbly crafted songs of the iconic John Prine (11 April), enjoy the hits of the genre's latest sensation Derek Ryan (13 January) and catch rising Country star, Lisa McHugh on 23 March.
The spotlight also shines brightly on Irish music talent during the new season. Legendary folk rockers, The Saw Doctors (21 January) play their first Belfast live show in over three years and Mary Black takes centre stage to the delight of her legions of fans on 7 April.
There's a choice of not one, but TWO great concerts featuring Irish stars at the Waterfront on 4 February. The Fureys - legends of Irish music and song - guarantee a superb night of their timeless classics in the Auditorium. Meanwhile 'Ireland’s Greatest Voices,' The Three Tenors perform songs made famous by Frank Sinatra, The Dubliners, Pavarotti and many more in the Studio.
Tommy Fleming (25 February) lends his unique and powerful singing style to a host of hand-picked popular classics and contemporary favourites. There's also an unmissable evening with Johnny McEvoy (18 March) - one of Ireland’s most evocative and enduring singer/songwriters.
Watch out for globally acclaimed and Grammy-nominated guitarist, Tommy Emmanuel (8 January), much loved Scottish singer-songwriter, Isla Grant (18 February) and also Billy Bragg and Joe Henry (29 January) - a highlight of Belfast's Out to Lunch Festival.
From Viennese Gold (6 and 7 January) to Goldfinger!, The Best of James Bond (8 April), there's mouth-watering fayre for all classical music palettes during the Ulster Orchestra's Waterfront and Ulster Hall programme.
These are just some of the many highlights of the new season at Belfast Waterfront and The Ulster Hall.
Full details of all events are listed in Front Row - the events guide for Belfast Waterfront and The Ulster Hall, now available now from all usual outlets and directly from The Ulster Hall Box Office. Telephone: 028 9033 4455.
You can also download Front Row at www.waterfront.co.uk and www.ulsterhall.co.uk.
Our main box office is located at the Ulster Hall. Box Office opening hours are Monday - Saturday, 10am-5pm.
The Waterfront box office is available on event days only, opening 2 hours before a show if you need to pay for or pick up tickets.
Tickets for events are also available by calling 028 9033 4455 and from www.waterfront.co.uk and www.ulsterhall.co.uk
There is a Credit/Debit card handling charge of £1.50 per ticket for bookings made by telephone. Online bookings attract a charge of £2.50 per transaction. A fee of £0.50 per ticket is payable for tickets purchased at the Box Office Counter.
A fee of £1.50 per booking is payable for tickets forwarded by post (£3 per booking (ROI / Europe).
Press release issued by: Nicholas Sadlier, Entertainments Marketing Executive, Belfast Waterfront and Ulster Hall. Tel: 028 9033 4418 Email: [email protected]
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