The Continental

The Continental
South Meadow Lane, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 8JP

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The AC/DC Experience

The North West-based group plays tribute to the Australian rock band.

Thu 24 Nov

£13; £10 adv / 01772 499425

The Ac/dc Experience W/ Soldato

Hailing from the North West of England, The AC/DC Experience perform classics from both the Bon Scott and Brian Johnson eras such as "Highway To Hell", "Shoot To Thrill", "Back In Black", "Whole Lotta Rosie", and many, many more - The AC/DC Experience provide a live show second only to the legends themselves! With…

Thu 24 Nov

The Bar-Steward Sons Of Val Doonican Live In Lancashire

The Bar-Steward Sons of Val Doonican return to The Continental in Preston for a night of festive knitwear and nuttiness. Expect a 3-hour show of comedy song spanning 10 years of Doonimania, including loads of new material from their forthcoming new album, and some festive frolics too. Optional Dress code: Christmas…


Ben Welburn and company are back with their brilliant full-band celebration of the music of Johnny Cash, plus support TBC. Payin' respect to the Man in Black.

Sat 17 Dec

£11 / 01772 499425


Johnny Cash tribute.

Sat 17 Dec

£12; £10 adv / 01772 499425

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Department S

New wave, post punk outfit originally formed in 1980 featuring vocalist Eddie Roxy, bassist Pete Jones, guitarist Phil Thompson and drummer Alexander Lutes.

Fri 11 Nov

£8.80 / 01772 499425

The Floyd Band

The seven-piece band perform classic Pink Floyd albums Wish You Were Here and Dark Side Of The Moon in full with some highlights from The Wall.

Sat 29 Oct

£10 / 01772 499425

Genesis: Forward Theatre Project

A daring new play by acclaimed playwright Frazer Flintham, which explores pioneering scientific research and the complex human dilemmas linked to preventative medicine. Developed in collaboration with Manchester-based charity Prevent Breast Cancer.

Wed 23 Nov

£8.80 some concessions / 01772 499425

Get Yourself Together

Anna Ryder directs a solo performance by Royal Exchange Theatre Supported Artist Josh Coates in which he exploring the effect mental health can have on our memory of events.

Thu 17 Nov

£8 (£6) / 01772 499425

Get Yourself Together By Josh Coates

Part stand up, part spoken word and part teenager in his room pretending he's in a punk band, Get Yourself Together is new show from Royal Exchange supported artist, Josh Coates.

Thu 17 Nov

£8.80 some concessions / 01772 499425

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A Girl and a Gun

The artist explores the use of guns within film, music and video games and what makes the coupling so attractive.

Wed 9 Nov

£8–£10 / 01772 499425

Heavy Sol

The soul and mod band plays floor-filling classics.

Fri 4 Nov

£8 adv / 01772 499425

The Membranes

The acclaimed punk rock veterans, who paved the way of Sonic Youth and Big Black, celebrate the release of the remixed Dark Matter/Dark Energy album with their first gig in Liverpool since their sell out performance last year at The Kazimier. Support tonight comes from Super Fast Girlie Show.

Sat 3 Dec

£14; £12 adv / 01772 499425

Mod For It - Preston

Taking you back to when music and style mattered, MOD FOR IT is the retro music event featuring two classic Mod bands at the top of their game. The Immediates, this fast rising four-piece from Blackpool with the classic Hammond sounds provide the soul and style from the era with their range of classic covers from…

Fri 4 Nov

The Muffin Men: Frank Zappa Tribute

This group takes the music of the celebrated American composer and guitarist and performs it both with their own arrangements and also straight.

Fri 2 Dec

£12; £10 adv / 01772 499425

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The Muffin Men: Zappa & Beyond

Celebrating 26 years on the road around Europe. Friday 2nd December 2016 sees the MufFinZ Power Quartet return to Preston. The Muffin Men have played nearly 2000 dates around Europe, often featuring ex-Zappa alumni. The band play their own arrangements of Frank Zappa material, along with some note-for-note versions of…

Fri 2 Dec

Peter Bruntnell

The New Zealand-born rock and Americana singer-songwriter performs his original material.

Thu 2 Feb 2017

£8.80 / 01772 499425

Ska Face

The heavy, heavy monster sound of Ska Face performing the best of The Specials, Madness, The Selecter, The Beat and many, many more!! Back in sunny Preston for two sets of classic 2 Tone and Ska hits from those cheeky Rude Boiz - Ska Face. Get your tickets fast, this will sell out!!!

Sat 19 Nov

£8.80 / 01772 499425


The Blackpool natives play a mix of Jamaican ska, roots, rock and reggae covers.

Sat 19 Nov

£8 / 01772 499425

UK Subs

The veteran London-based outfit, which has seen numerous line-up changes and is led by original vocalist Charlie Harper, plays first wave punk-rock. With support from Wasted Life and The Poly-Esters.

Sun 4 Dec

£11 / 01772 499425

Un-Peeled 2016

The annual John Peel tribute day with appearances by The Nightingales, The Stupids, Eton Crop, The Great Leap Forward, Minny Pops and others, plus DJs.

Fri 28 Oct

£13.75 / 01772 499425

Un-peeled Xmas Show - The Membranes, The Folk Devils, The Wolfhounds

Preston's John Peel tribute returns for a Christmas THE MEMBRANES The Membranes are a post-punk band formed in Blackpool, Lancashire in 1977, and after a few years settled into their a line-up of John Robb (bass guitar), Mark Tilton (guitar) and Coofy Sid (drums). Their first release was the "Flexible Membrane…

William D Drake Of Cardiacs

William D Drake, ex-Cardiacs Keyboard genius and prolific composer brings his crack team of musicians to the Continental for an evening of eclectic delights. Expect a journey through Neo-Jacobean dischord, to prog-psych, sea shanties and beautiful melodies with a large dollop of Cardiacs-esque eccentricity thrown in for…

Fri 18 Nov

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