Live at Botanic Gardens 2023: Everything you need to know

Jenny Lee
The Sugababes headline Live at Botanic Gardens

Live at Botanic Gardens kicks off tonight with The Sugababes and runs until June 10 when Olly Murs will play in Belfast's famous gardens.

Sugababes became one of the most successful British girl bands of the 2000s, with six number one singles, millions of global sales and multiple multi-platinum albums.

Fast forward two decades, the original line-up of Mutya Buena, Keisha Buchanan and Siobhan Donaghy arrived back in full force.

Thousands of music fans are expected to descend on the picturesque Botanic Gardens for the series of six gigs.

The other gigs include: Kip Moore on May 27; The Classical featuring The Ulster Orchestra with guest DJs Dave Seaman, Seb Fontain and live vocalists playing floor fillers from the past 25 years on June 3; rapper Aitch on June 8; Irish rock band The Frames on June 9 and Olly Murs – Marry Me Tour on June 10.


6.30pm opening time, with the exception of The Classical, when the gates open at 4pm


Main Gate on University Road (between Queen’s University and Ulster Museum)

Box office for sales and ticket collection located at this entrance.

Queens Library, Botanic Avenue (Wheelchair Accessible Entrance)


Festival organisers strongly advise the use of public transport. See for further information.

There is no parking available in the immediate vicinity of the venue. Parking for Wheelchair Accessible ticket holders will be in the Queens Library car park off Botanic Ave. Presenting your Wheelchair Accessible Ticket for the concert will grant you access to this car park.

The Frames will play Botanic Gardens on June 9.



No type of seating will be allowed inside the venue as these are prohibited items because they pose a health and safety risk. Please refrain from bringing any fold up seating, inflatables, or any form of temporary seating as you will not be allowed enter the venue with them.

Cameras in excess of 35mm Lens and video recorders WILL NOT be admitted. Laser pointers are strictly prohibited.

Flag poles or sticks for banners are not allowed. Only small banners of other (A4 or A3 size) will be permitted into the event as anything larger can obstruct the views of other customers.

All bars will only accept card payment. Concessions will accept card and cash. No ATMs are available inside the park. 

Once a patron has exited the venue, re-entry is not possible.

Under 16s must be accompanied by a person 18+

For tickets and further information, visit: