FOO FIGHTERS @ BELFAST VITAL: Everything you need to know

The annual Belfast Vital music festival is back this week!

Rock legends the Foo Fighters will take to the stage tonight (Monday 19th August) at Boucher Road Playing Fields and we have all the details you need to know from stage times, travel information and security details. 

Stage Times

**Please take note of earlier than usual on-stage time and gate opening times**

  • 4pm - Doors
  • 4:45pm – King Nun
  • 5:45pm - Hot Milk
  • 6:45pm – Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes


Search policy

Strict security checks will be in operation tonight. Due to increased security measures we strongly advise you allow sufficient time to get through security checks to gain entry to the venue in a safe and timely manner.

A4 bags or smaller Patrons are especially advised not to bring backpacks or large handbags as you WILL be refused entry or experience delays on entry. See for full details.

Also, there is NO cloakroom service available. 

Age Restrictions

All Under 16’s attending the concert MUST be accompanied at all times by a parent or guardian aged 25 or over.


Please plan and organise your transport. We encourage all attendees to walk, bike, or use public transportation to the show. 

Translink will operate special coach services to/from Derry~Londonderry and Omagh. An enhanced Metro Service 92 will operate between Donegall Square East and Boucher Crescent. Metro Nightmover Services will operate across the network at 11:30pm. 

NI Railways will operate late-night special return rail services from Balmoral Train Station in both directions to Lisburn, Portadown (Bus substitution from Lisburn to Moira, Lurgan and Portadown on 19 August) and Belfast with onward connections to Bangor, Carrickfergus and Coleraine.

For more details, visit


There will be no parking, drop off or collections in the immediate area of the concert site. Please use public transport. 

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