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Stage Break – The Black Box

NXT News & Features
25 September 2019

The Black Box

18-22 Hill Street, Belfast, BT1 2LA

Bookings: Rachael Campbell-Palmer

T: +44 (0) 2890244400



Capacity: 240 standing 180 seated                  

PA/lights: Yes    

Dressing rooms: One

Booking policy: “We have live music every night of the week and work with a diverse range of music genres. The venue is available to hire at affordable rates. We also have opportunities to programme emerging acts into some of the local music and arts festivals and put names forward for support slots.”

Best unsigned/emerging acts currently playing the venue:
Fears, Problem Patterns, Gender Chores, Rebekah Fitch, Blue Whale, Sister Ghost, DANI

The best advice you can give the manager of unsigned/emerging artistes: “Pitch the right act to the right venue, do some research into the venue you are contacting and tailor information accordingly. Make press packs attractive and concise, do not send to much info or generic emails.”

Better known acts who’ve played the venue:
Two Door Cinema, Young Fathers, Cate Le Bon

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