Upcoming tours, festivals and special events

Nish Kumar: It's In Your Nature To Destroy Yourselves

Jokes about humankind's capacity for self-destruction from the double Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee.

Shaun Ryder

The ex-Happy Mondays frontman and almost King of the Jungle continues his reign of respectability (sort of) in solo guise.

Tom Allen: Absolutely

  • 4 stars

Sharp of both tongue and suit, Tom Allen (you'll have seen him on 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown, Live at the Apollo and Channel 4's Comedy Gala) presents a brand new show. Ages 14+.

Tom Grennan

Bedford-born blues and indie singer-songwriter now based in London.

Total 90s

Tribute to 90s music featuring 21 acts.

Buddy Holly & The Cricketers

Rock'n'rollercoaster of a show featuring all the timeless classics from a band who have been on the tribute trail for over a quarter of a century. Enjoy hits including 'That’ll Be The Day', 'Peggy Sue', 'Heartbeat', 'It Doesn’t Matter Anymore', 'Raining In My Heart' and 'Oh Boy!'.

Dr Hook

Dennis Locorriere's incarnation of the New Jersey genre-spanning rock band Dr Hook, which enjoyed success in the 1970s thanks to hit singles like 'Sylvia's Mother', 'Only Sixteen' and 'Sexy Eyes'.

A Country Night in Nashville

The ultimate celebration of country music. Featuring the music of Johnny Cash, Alan Jackson, Dolly Parton, the Dixie Chicks, Willie Nelson and Little Big Town.

Show of Hands

Enigmatic folk duo performing original songs, top-quality vocals and harmonies.

Cro-Mags

Pioneering hardcore punk and metal crossover band.

Alestorm

Pirate metal band from Perth.

Back To Bacharach

A celebration of the music of Burt Bacharach, composer of 'Trains and Boats and Planes', 'Close to You', 'The Look of Love', 'Walk On By' and other classics.

D-Block Europe

British hip hop collective featuring Young Adz, Dirtbike LB and Lil Pino.

The Dreamboys

The world famous male strippers strut their stuff.

Gerry Cinnamon

Acoustic singer-songwriter from Glasgow mixing folk, blues and loop pedals, whose prominence grew substantially thanks to his pro-Indy Referendum anthem 'Hope Over Fear'. His debut album briefly outsold Ed Sheeran, and he's become a much-loved figure on the Scottish music scene.

Jack Dee

Reportedly returning to touring after a six-year absence in order 'to spend less time with the family', expect more of the usual deliciously dry takes on life from TV rent-a-grump Dee.

Jive Talkin': The Bee Gees Story

A tribute to the falsetto trio, the Bee Gees.

Lytham Festival

A spectacular five-day music festival featuring Lewis Capaldi, Snow Patrol, Lionel Richie and more in 2020.

Standon Calling Festival

Festival dedicated to championing new artists. In 2019 with Russell Kane, Angela Barnes Jen Brister, Sarah Keyworth, Abandoman, Cally Beaton, Amy Gledhill, Jacob Hawley, Nile Rodgers & CHIC, Wolf Alice, Rag’n’Bone Man, Echo & The Bunnymen, IDLES, Lewis Capaldi, The Go! Team, Band Of Skulls, Kate Nash, Hypnotic…

Thank ABBA for the Music

Big ABBA tribute night.

This Is The Kit

Kate Stables and her band perform folk-rock originals.

Totally Tina

Tribute to the American singer Tina Turner. Totally Tina recreates the spectacle of her live shows with a six-piece live band, four dancers and Justine Riddoch’s impersonation of the queen of rock and soul. Featuring hits including 'Simply The Best' and 'What’s Love Got To Do With It?'.

Scarypoolparty

Alejandro Aranda, known by his stage name Scarypoolparty, is an American singer, musician, and reality television personality from California, and runner-up on the 17th season of American Idol.

Beth Hart

Bluesy singer from LA who has worked with Joe Bonamassa.

Chelsea

Five-piece punk rock band from London who formed in 1976.

Mo Gilligan

Highly-energetic stand-up from the actor, comic and social media star.

Simply Red

Mick Hucknall and his pseudo-soul crew band are together again for their Big Love World Tour.

ABBA Gold

Calling all dancing queens for a night on the tiles bopping to the Swedes' biggest hits.

AC/DC UK

Tribute to the Australian rockers featuring classic anthems.

AKA Noel Gallagher

The ultimate Noel Gallagher/Oasis tribute.

Another Sky

London-based alternative/indie quartet.

Anvil

Old school metal believers who reached a new cult audience following the release of the Spinal Tap-like (only for real) documentary Anvil! The Story of Anvil.

Ash

Alt.rock with indie and punk vibes from the multi-million selling trio and Brit rock favourites. Ash are a Northern Irish band formed in Downpatrick and featuring Tim Wheeler (vocals/guitar), Mark Hamilton (bass) and Rick McMurray (drums).

Avalanche Party

Garage-rock outfit from North Yorkshire.

Bahookie

Celt rockers playing singalong anthems.

Beardyman

British multi-vocalist, musician and comedian from London renowned for his beatboxing skills and use of live looping.

Beck

American singer, songwriter, musician, and record producer who rose to fame in the early 1990s with his experimental and lo-fi style.

Becky Hill

The singer-songwriter from Worcestershire, who appeared in the first series of The Voice, performs house and UK Funky.

Beth Nielsen Chapman

Highly rated Americana singer/songwriter who has penned hits for the likes of Trisha Yearwood and Willie Nelson.

The Beths

Indie pop outfit from New Zealand.

Big Country

A re-formed configuration of the veteran Scotrockers whose hits include 'Fields of Fire' and 'In a Big Country'.

Blancmange

English synth-pop band that came to prominence in the early 80s.

Bootleg Blondie

Tribute to the new wave pop punk of Debbie Harry and co.

Bowiesque

David Bowie tribute band.

Braids

Canadian art-rock three-piece from Calgary, currently based in Montréal.

Brand New Heavies

Acid jazz and serious funk who gave us 'Midnight at the Oasis'.

Casey Lowry

Indie-pop singer-songwriter from Chesterfield.

A Certain Ratio

English post-punk band formed in 1977 in Flixton, Greater Manchester by Peter Terrell and Simon Topping.

The Chameleons

The Mancunian outfit plays ambient post-punk.

The Christians

Liverpool's undisputed kings of soulful pop harmonies. Renowned for an endless string of soulful hits including 'Forgotten Town', 'Ideal World', 'Born Again', 'Harvest for the World', 'What’s in a Word', 'Hooverville', 'Words', 'Father', 'The Bottle' and many more.