From pop stars and rock stars Belfast has a busy April ahead. Whether you’re an Olly Murs fan or a Paul Simon lover – it’s all happening in the city.
Check out our top concerts in Belfast this month:
1. Olly Murs
April 7 & 8, Odyssey Arena
Armed with stellar new album Never Been Better, which includes single Wrapped Up (featuring Travie McCoy) Olly Murs is set to take the Odyssey by storm.
Never Been Better includes Let Me In written with Paul Weller and the addictive Up featuring Demi Lovato.
Supported in Belfast by Lunar and Ella Eyre doors open at 6.30pm with show starting at 7pm and Olly on stage at 8.35pm. Under 14s welcome but should be accompanied by an adult.
Tickets range from £38 to £44 and are available from the box office (028 9073 9074) or Ticketmaster (0844 277 4455) – www.ticketmaster.ie.
2. Paul Simon & Sting
April 9, Odyssey Arena
Sting & Paul Simon, two of music’s most prolific and seminal artists, will bring their critically-acclaimed On Stage Together tour to Belfast’s Odyssey Arena.
As long-time friends, the concept for the On Stage Together tour originated at the Robin Hood Foundation benefit in 2013 where they performed together for the first time. Both artists, who are known for their explorations in a wide range of genres, have pushed the boundaries of popular music and continue to speak to generations of fans.
The 30-plus song set features such favourites as Fields of Gold, Driven To Tears, Mother & Child Reunion, Desert Rose, Every Breath You Take, The Boxer, Diamonds On The Soles of Her Shoes and more.
Doors open 6.30pm with show starting at 7.30pm. There is no support on this show.
Tickets range from £49 to £109.50 and are available from the box office (028 9073 9074) or Ticketmaster (0844 277 4455) – www.ticketmaster.ie.
3. Charlie Pride
April 16 & 18, Waterfront Hall
Ok…I hear you, he’s not exactly “young” but the way I see it is who are we here at belfastvibe to pick and choose what music we think you will like.
Between 1969, when Charlie Pride first hit Number One on the singles chart with All I Have to Offer You (Is Me) and 1984, when he commanded the top spot again with Every Heart Should Have One, Country legend, Charley Pride, scored more than 36 Number One Country singles.
Over the past 40 years, Pride has remained one of the Top 20 best-selling Country artists of all-time. His incredible legacy includes over 70 million albums sold, including 31 gold and 4 platinum albums. On RCA Records, he is second in sales only to Elvis Presley.
Tickets range from £25 to £40, show starts at 8pm and are available from www.waterfront.co.uk or the Waterfront or Ulster Hall box offices.
4. The Vamps
April 20, Odyssey Arena
Special guests Union J will join The Vamps at Belfast’s Odyssey Arena this month.
The Vamps have recently returned to our shores after a comprehensive tour of the US with Austin Mahone and Shawn Mendes. Taking America by storm, the British four-piece have had thousands of fans follow their every move.
They frequently trend around the world on Twitter, and their Facebook has over 4 million followers.
Under 14s welcome but should be accompanied by an adult and are advised to book tiered seating.
Tickets range from £11 to £84.50 and are available from the box office (028 9073 9074) or Ticketmaster (0844 277 4455) – www.ticketmaster.ie.
5. McBusted Most Excellent Adventure Tour
April 22, Odyssey Arena
For those who aren’t familiar with McBusted they are an English pop rock/pop punk supergroup composed of members from bands McFly (Tom Fletcher, Danny Jones, Dougie Poynter and Harry Judd) and Busted (James Bourne and Matt Willis).
The only member of the original groups not participating in the new lineup is former Busted singer Charlie Simpson.
They will be performing all the top Busted and McFly hits in Belfast.
Tickets range from £41.50 to £46.50 (OMFG VIP Zone £115) and are available from the box office (028 9073 9074) or Ticketmaster (0844 277 4455) – www.ticketmaster.ie.