List of Famous Bands from Belfast

List of Belfast bands, listed by their level of fame. This Belfast musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Belfast bands are included, as well as many Belfast musicians of underground status. This list of Belfast musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out and more. If you want to know more about these famous Belfast bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more.

List includes Van Morrison, Stiff Little Fingers and more.

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  • Van Morrison
    Skiffle, Blue-eyed soul, Pop music
    • Albums: Astral Weeks, Moondance, Saint Dominic's Preview, It's Too Late to Stop Now, The Best of Van Morrison
    Sir George Ivan "Van" Morrison OBE (born 31 August 1945) is a Northern Irish singer-songwriter, instrumentalist and record producer. His professional career began as a teenager in the late 1950s ...more
    • Albums: Inflammable Material, Now Then…, Nobody's Heroes, Guitar and Drum, See You Up There!
    Stiff Little Fingers are a punk rock band from Belfast, Northern Ireland. They formed in 1977, at the height of the Troubles. They started out as a schoolboy band called Highway Star (named after the ...more
  • The Adventures
    Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music
    • Albums: The Sea of Love, Theodore and Friends, Lions and Tigers and Bears, Trading Secrets With the Moon, The Adventures
    The Adventures are a Northern Irish rock group, formed in Belfast in 1984. The band later moved to London where they signed to Chrysalis Records and released their first single in 1984. Following ...more
  • Jake Burns
    Pop music, Rock music, Punk rock
    John "Jake" Burns (born 21 February 1958, Belfast, Northern Ireland) is a singer and guitarist, and is best known as the frontman of Stiff Little Fingers.
  • Henry Cluney
    Rock music, Punk rock
    Henry Cluney (born 4 August 1957, Belfast, Northern Ireland) is a guitarist who is best known as a former member of the band Stiff Little Fingers. He remained with the group until lead singer Jake ...more
  • Starjets
    Pop music, Power pop, Punk rock
    • Albums: God Bless the Starjets, Ten Years
    The Starjets were a late 1970s power pop/punk rock group from Belfast, Northern Ireland. The band consisted of guitarist/vocalist Terry Sharpe, guitarist/vocalist Paul Bowen, bassist Sean Martin and ...more