This year's headliners Nomad Clan, Dan Kitchener and Irony are joined by KVLR, Friz, JMK, Visual Waste, Emic, Verz, Rob Hilkin, Conor McClure, DMC, Tweet, Glen Molloy, Leo Boyd, Jess Tobin, Faigy, Caoilfhionn, Hanton, Lisa Murphy, The Drif (New York), KinMX (Mexico), Iljin, Marka Mix (Southy Africa), Aches, Emma Blake, Artista, Sophie Robson, Voms, ADW, Rask, Cheba, Sil, Le Bas, Easi, Noys, FGB, Esther O’Kelly and Art by Eoin.

And there's more than just live street art. Here's the full timetable for this year's Hit the North Festival

7-24 September - The Hit the North Exhibition - The National

4-8pm Live Painting across the Cathedral Quarter.

8-11pm Real Sketchy at the Dirty Onion
A super-sized version of our regular drink and draw night where we'll be projecting your sketches on the side of a building

2-4pm Hit the North Conference at Community Arts Partnership

Hear the stories and inspiration behind some of the artists painting at this years festival.

4-8pm Live Painting across the Cathedral Quarter.

4-10pm The Big Woolly Wall on North Street
A giant Brick themed yarn-bomb

8pm-late Hit the North Closing Party at Underground Records
with headliner Adesse Versions


Hit the North is a project of the Community Arts Partnership who work with Seedhead Arts to deliver the project. It is made possible thanks to the support of Becks, Belfast City Council, Arts & Business, Community Relations Council and the Dept of Communities. Hit the North is also only made possible with the support of HSS, Ink Monkey, The Black Box, The Sunflower, Aether & Echo and a long list of artists and individuals.

Image: Campbell Photography

Image: Campbell Photography