Belfast Nashville Songwriters Festival & Convention

Thirty concerts will take place over five days during one of Belfast's biggest music festivals with a mixture of local and American songwriters

Festival Details


Wednesday, 07 March 2018 to Sunday, 11 March 2018



For the fourteenth year, BelNash is showcasing the creative people who write the memorable songs. It’s a special festival and an important part of the music calendar in Belfast City. World famous CMA Songwriters Series is coming from Nashville and Bluegrass hit writers Chris Jones and the Nightriders are performing alongside Brace, Cooper and Jutz. Joining Americana artist Katie Pruit on stage are two of the most talented local songwriters making waves in the music world, Triona and Aidan Logan.

The festival events are held at Clayton Hotel Belfast from March 7 – 11 2018, supported by Arts Council, Arts & Business, Help Musicians NI, Downtown Radio and Forestside Shopping Centre. 

Tickets for the first twelve concerts, Gold All Concert tickets and tickets for the Song Writing Convention are available at and from Dawsons Music Shop, Royal Avenue Belfast with more concerts to follow.