Bootleg Social

Bootleg Social
32–36 Topping Street, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY1 3AQ
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One of Blackpool's newest alternative music bar and venue, Bootleg Social is located near the sea. It is close to a number of tourist attractions, including Blackpool Tower, Madame Tussauds and Sea Life.

Events at this venue

There are 39 events at this location

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Baby Strange

Glasgow-based trio specialising in energetic lo-fi garage rock.

Fri 29 Oct



Dream-pop outfit from Hull.

Thu 21 Oct


Beach Riot

Brighton-based fuzz-pop band with plenty of hooky, loud, fuzz-laden pop tunes.

Sat 4 Dec

Black Marble

Black Marble is an American music project formed in 2012 in Brooklyn, New York. It is led by electronic musician Chris Stewart and formerly featured Ty Kube of Team Robespierre.

Mon 8 Nov


By The Metre with Nathan Parker & Del Terror

A celebration of rhythm and cadence. A lively line up of spoken artists, headlined by Nathan Parker in his home town, with funky beats provided by the magician Rob Del Terror.

Thu 4 Nov

Chubby and the Gang

English rock band formed in West London in 2019.

Fri 12 Nov



COLUMBIA wear their influences with pride, their raucous sound is built on the shoulders of giants like Oasis, The Stone Roses & The Beatles.

Fri 19 Nov

Cut Glass Kings & The Heavy North

Cut Glass Kings are a Fuzzed out Blues/Rock and Roll duo from Stourbridge. Their early, raw homemade recordings soon drew them in to the orbit of Skeleton Key Records, where they released a debut EP at the end of 2017. Latest single 'Shadow of Your Love' has racked up over 3,350,000 streams on Spotify. Recent live…

Sat 26 Feb 2022

Daybreaker, All Consumed & Grand Elder

Daybreaker are a 4 piece metal band originating from Blackpool, UK. Storming a vast number of venues across the UK they've managed to make their own mark on the underground metal music community with their own sound. Whether they're headlining shows in their home town or the Bloodstock Jagermeister Stage, they never fail…

Sat 20 Nov

Declan Welsh & The Decadent West Blackpool

Finding your own unique point of view in an overwhelming, rowdy world takes time, patience and introspection. Being able to execute it in a way that feels authentic and distinctive is another battle entirely. Growing up in suburban East Kilbride and now based in Glasgow, Declan Welsh is a poet and songwriter that has…

Sun 21 Nov


Shambling its way forward via wiry, telegraph-line guitars before dropping like a huge slab of squalling noise, the song feels like a one & a half minute quest through twenty-five years’ worth of punk, grunge, noise & thrash influences. This is an 18+ event.

Sat 27 Nov


Egyptian Blue

Post-punk band from Brighton.

Wed 20 Oct


Egyptian Blue + Grandmas House Blackpool

Every element of Egyptian Blue’s fierce, uncompromising sound feels like hypnotism fuelled by psychosis. Their grinding riffs achieve a mesmeric power through brute repetition, while their rhythm section produces taut, nervous energy and intense post-punk grooves in equal measure. If you discovered them through their…

Wed 20 Oct

Enola Gay Blackpool


Mon 14 Mar 2022

False Heads

East London-based three piece rock/punk band.

Sat 6 Nov


Fat Lip - Halloween Party

Join us for a night of anthems, new releases, sing alongs, smaller bands and whatever else we fancy throwing your way!

Sat 30 Oct


London-based indie/punk outfit Feet went from their post-punk leaning early singles to taking a slanted view on Brit-pop revivalism by the time of their debut album, 2019's What's Inside Is More Than Just Ham. The band was formed in 2016 by students attending Coventry University, led by vocalist George Haverson. After a…

Sun 20 Feb 2022

The Goa Express

Teenagehood, brotherhood and a love for an array of alternative music has united Burnley’s The Goa Express. The intensity of the friendship has resulted in the occasional bust up along the way, yet it only add to the burning chemistry which the band offer on record and on stage. Together, James Douglas Clarke (Guitar…

Sat 30 Oct

Goan Dogs

Shambolic indie pop quintet from Bristol.

Sat 16 Oct

Hamish Hawk

“Hamish is such a natural storyteller, both in life and in his music. His way with words is something that I admire and envy in equal measure.” Charlie Cunningh

Mon 15 Nov

Ist Ist Blackpool

Established in late 2014, Ist Ist have forged a formidable reputation on the back of uncompromising, intense headline shows at prestigious Manchester venues such as The Ritz, Gorilla and The Deaf Institute. Through word of mouth, they have grown organically in size without label or management support to the point where…

Fri 26 Nov

Jon Gomm Blackpool

Performing in his hometown for the first time in years Bootleg Social presents the incomparable, virtuoso guitarist Jon Gomm

Fri 5 Nov

Jon Gomm

Leeds based singer-songwriter, guitar virtuoso and YouTube viral sensation.

Fri 5 Nov



Toronto noise merchants.

Sat 2 Apr 2022


October Drift, Junodef, Jekyll at Bootleg Social

Formed from the fruits of a solid foundation built over years of touring and writing, October Drift have cemented their place as an important new presence, with their heavy, pop-inflected rock delivering a rejuvenating injection of fresh blood to the genre. One of the most electrifying, charismatic and formidable live…

Wed 3 Nov


Jangley indie pop from Manchester's Pins.

Sat 23 Oct


Porridge Radio

Indie rock band from Brighton.

Fri 28 Jan 2022


Sam Brookes

Soulful Wiltshire-born singer-songwriter who trained as a gilder – so whatever he touches could, potentially, turn to gold.

Wed 17 Nov


The Smyths

Accurate Smiths soundalike outfit.

Sat 4 Jun 2022


The Spitfires

Energetic Mod sounds with a modern punky twist.

Sat 19 Mar 2022


Post-punk four-piece from Dublin.

Sun 31 Oct


Swiftogeddon: The Taylor Swift Club Night

Club night dedicated to pop behemoth Taylor Swift.

Sat 27 Nov



Psych-pop from the London based five-piece.

Thu 28 Oct


This Feeling - Blackpool

“The best club in the UK for future rock & roll stars” Noel Gallagher

Sat 13 Nov


TV Priest

English indie four-piece band formed in London. The band signed to Sub Pop after only having played one gig in an industrial freezer in November 2019.

Fri 22 Oct


Where It's At Present DJ Sean Johnston (A Love From Outer Space)

Where It's At! welcome a very special guest indeed, DJ Sean Johnston. One half of the legendary 'A Love From Outer Space' nights with former DJ partner Andrew Weatherall, who sadly passed away last year. ALFOS featured at the best clubs and festivals in Europe and beyond over the years having an almost cult like…

Sat 5 Mar 2022

Where It's At presents Chris Massey + special guests

It's been a while!!! The first Where It's At event since lockdown one is taking place just after restrictions are lifted (yes!!) and we're delighted to welcome along Manchester favourite DJ Chris Massey!! Chris has been involved in tonnes of good stuff in the Manchester music scene and beyond for several years. He runs…

Sat 5 Feb 2022

Will & the People

Will & The People are a little like Iggy and the Stooges… You can tell from the way they play, talk and live that they aren’t following a formula or trying to follow the pack. They play music because it makes them feel good, feel free and feel whole. That’s all.

Fri 3 Dec


Wolfgang Flur (ex Kraftwerk)

A member of Kraftwerk during the group's golden era, he was there from their international breakthrough with the album Autobahn (1974)

Sat 23 Apr 2022