Since staring out as Thompsons Garage back in 1994, Thompsons has cemented its position as a Belfast clubbing institution.
Located in the heart of Belfast's City Centre, Thompsons is split over three levels with a groundfloor dancefloor surrounded by a firstfloor balcony area, both of which are overlooked by a secondfloor outdoor roof garden.
The club's booming Function One sound system has witnessed an international array of djs play alongside the country's hottest homegrown talent. Deadmau5, Zane Lowe, Roger Sanchez,
Kevin Saunderson, Jazzy Jeff, Mark Knight, Danny Krivit, Tony Humpries, Francois K, Steve Lawler, Jaguar Skills, LTJ Bukem, David Holmes, DJ Cash Money and literally thousands of others graced the Thompsons turntables throughout the nineties and noughties.
The club now operates seven nights per week with an array of events tailored towards a variety of dance music genres..
DJs Jay Kay & Midge ensure anything goes as they kick start the week with an eclectic selection of cut up classics & killer floorfillers!
The Recession Session
Serving up wallet-friendly 'two for one' drinks promotions coupled with a 'two for one' door tax, The Recession Session delivers good times through the hard times with DJ Kenny Mathieson spinning a soundtrack of indie anthems, beats, breaks and anything else that takes his fancy!
DJs Hix, Jon Boi & Jon Blaze supply a the city with its fix of jumping joints and classic jams at the city's leading mid-week urban event, 'Funkarama'. The trio of turntablists are also joined by the nation's freshest Streetdance crews, MCs and Beatboxers for monthly competitions and battles and freestyle performances!
Belfast premier urban club night, 'Switch' hosts exclusive residencies from the scene's leading players, record labels and radio stations, guaranteeing a sublime selection of r'n'b anthems and streetsoul sounds!
Championing the underground sound of now, 'Misfit' witnesses the UK and Europe's hottest djs and producers teaming up with a selection of the city's dj collectives to deliver a broad sweep of subterranean sounds, covering electronica, dubstep, nu disco, tech house, electro & techno!
The world's foremost clubbing brands touch down at Thompsons each and every Saturday with exclusive residencies from Hed Kandi, Defected, Kinky Malinki, Big Love, Pukka Up & Stereo laying down soaring vocal cuts, funky house and twisted disco dubs beneath their bespoke backdrops of stunning club décor and visuals!
The city's longest running Sunday shindig, 'Musik' extends the weekend djs Gleave & Jay Kay laying down three decade's worth of House music's finest moments from the past, present and phuture!