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Belfast Music Walking Tour

This is Creative Tours Belfast’s most popular tour, delivered in association with the Oh Yeah Music Centre, Belfast’s music hub.

Come on a musical journey across the city to hear about the wealth of musical talent in Belfast across a wide range of genres, while enjoying a specially curated music playlist. Along the way you will hear anecdotes about Van Morrison, Gary Lightbody and Snow Patrol, James Galway, Ruby Murray, Ottilie Patterson and many other music ‘legends’.

You’ll find out about Belfast’s famous punk bands of the late 70s, our jazz, pop, Traditional Irish, rock, classical, electronic and many other genres of music vibrant today. The tour will take in the city’s oldest pub, Kelly’s Cellars, the city’s oldest church, First Presbyterian Rosemary Street, modern music venues, record shops, outdoor venues and a Victorian Music Hall.


Belfast is alive with music. Come discover why Belfast deserves the prestigious UNESCO City of Music title it was awarded in November 2021.


The tour starts outside the Ulster Hall and ends at the Oh Yeah Music Centre, in the heart of the Cathedral Quarter, where you’’ll be shown around the fascinating collection of music memorabilia in its NI Music Exhibition.

Book one of the tours with an added performance to enjoy a private performance just for the group at Oh Yeah by a local musician, a rising star of the local scene!

Practical Details

This tour starts outside the Ulster Hall, Bedford Street. Meet there five minutes before the start time.

Advanced booking is required and can be made up to a hour before the departure time.

The tour will take place in all weather – and Belfast weather is changeable! Please come prepared.

Wear comfortable walking shoes. We will walk around two miles on mainly flat terrain, but with some cobbled street.

If the music tour dates advertised do not work for your Belfast visit, don’t worry. Creative Tours Belfast offers competitive rates to organise this tour, at a time and date to suit your group.
A group can be from 4 to 20 people.

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