Stuart Bailie is the CEO of the Oh Yeah music centre in Belfast. This is a resource for musicians and also a nurturing environment for music entrepreneurs. The building houses rehearsal rooms, a venue space, a songwriting room, a music exhibition and a café area. A series of industry tenants are based in the building, including Small Town America Records, Score Draw Music, Start Together Recording Studio, Third Bar Artist Development, Open House Festival, Champion Sound and Di Di Mau Records. Also, Belfast Metropolitan College uses the building for four accredited music courses.
Oh Yeah has been host to over 1000 live performances including Ash, The Undertones, Gary Lightbody, Elbow and Two Door Cinema Club. The building has hosted many workshops, discussion panels and songwriter sessions. The organization co-ordinated Belfast Music Week in 2011, featuring over 170 events in the build up to the MTV EMAs. Oh Yeah also worked in partnership with AU magazine to deliver the inaugural Northern Ireland Music Awards at the Ulster Hall, November 2011. This was supported by Invest NI, Belfast City Council and the Northern Ireland Tourist Board.
Oh Yeah was a partner in the Belfast Music initiative, which won in the Best New Product in the NI Tourism Awards, 2011.
Stuart also presents a weekly music show on BBC Radio Ulster, 10pm each Monday night.