Belsonic: everything you need to know before you go

Gareth McKeown
08 June, 2016 15:20

Now in its ninth year Belfast music festival Belsonic is bigger than ever. Due to an overwhelming demand for tickets in recent years it has relocated to a brand new bigger location at Titanic, Belfast and in 2016 boasts the most ambitious line-up to date.

With International headline acts taking to the stage across June and August Belsonic will be a music festival to remember for the thousands due to attend the 14 concerts.

Here's everything you need to know ahead of tomorrow's opening concert.

Where is it?

Previously held at Custom House Square Belsonic has relocated to Titanic, Belfast, Queens Rd, Belfast, County Antrim BT3 9EP.

The outdoor music festival has been running in Belfast since 2008.

When is it?

The first concert - Tiesto with special guests Oliver Helden takes place on Thursday, June 9. A further eight concerts are taking place in the month concluding on June 28.

On August 18 The Corrs will take to the stage as part of a further five concerts at the Titanic venue, concluding on August 27.

Who's playing?

This year's Belsonic features some of the world's best musical talent including acclaimed DJs Tiësto, David Guetta and the Chemical Brothers. Also included on the star-studded bill are Ellie Golding, Welsh rockers The Sterephonics and Irish band The Corrs.


Where do I get tickets?

Tickets are onsale from Katys Bar at The Limelight and Ticketmaster (Belfast City Centre),, and from all Ticketmaster outlets.

Important information

Belsonic is a 16+ event. People under the age of 16 will not be admitted. Valid photo ID required.

Gates open at 6pm so please do arrive on site until close to that time. Curfew is usually around 11pm but times will be posted on social media the day of the event.

The full line-up:

Thursday June 9  - Tiësto and Oliver Heldens

Friday June 10  - Chemical Brothers and Erol Alkan

Saturday June 11  - Faithless and Le Galaxie

Friday June 17  - Bring Me The Horizon And So I Watch You From Afar and Don Broco

Thursday June 23 -  Foals and Frightened Rabbit

Saturday June 25 - Biffy Clyro plus support

Sunday June 26  - David Guetta, Robin Schulz and Jonas Blue

Tuesday June 28  - Ellie Goulding, The Coronas and Walking on Cars

Wednesday June 29 - Stereophonics and The Vaccines

Thursday August 18  - The Corrs plus support

Saturday August 20 - Madness plus support

Tuesday August 23 - Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds and Catfish And The Bottlemen

Wednesday August 24 - Disclosure Live and Kano

Saturday August 27 - Fatboy Slim plus support

08 June, 2016 15:20 Music