Upcoming tours, festivals and special events

Be Bop A Lula

Rock'n'roll West End-style show featuring tributes to the golden age of rock: Gene Vincent, Eddie Cochran, Billy Fury and Roy Orbison.

Catfish & the Bottlemen

Garage rock and post-punk quartet from Llandudno, with rock'n'roll and indie pop influences.

Chuck Ragan

American folk-punk singer, songwriter and guitarist who also fronts the band Hot Water Music.

Dancing on Tables

Five-piece indie rockers from Dunfermline.

GoGo Penguin

Contemporary jazz meets electronica from the Manchester-based three-piece.

The Guns N' Roses Experience

Two-hour tribute to the Sunset Strip rockers, featuring hits such as 'Sweet Child of Mine', 'Welcome to the Jungle' and 'November Rain'.

House of Stand Up

Regular stand-up nights featuring local and visiting funny types.

Ingested

Mancunian death metal collective specialising in guttural vocals and intense riffs.

The Jam'd: The Jam Tribute

The covers band pays tribute to Paul Weller's trio.

John Smith

The well-travelled, Devon-born artist plays music of unashamed romanticism and warm lyricism on the acoustic guitar.

Jon Gomm

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

Mystery Jets

London band who are the missing link between Can, Dexy's and The Zutons now with an added 80s electro edge.

Nathan Ball

Cornwall-based folk singer-songwriter.

Neon Waltz

Indie rock from the Caithness-based band.

Peaness

Chester-based grunge-pop trio.

Pop Up Bowie

Paul Antony performs the greatest hits of David Bowie, from every era of his career.

Purple Zeppelin

Deep Purple and Led Zeppelin tribute act rolled into one.

Saint Raymond

Young English singer-songwriter.

Smoove & Turrell

A seductive take on Motown, funk and acid jazz from this Geordie vocal duo.

While She Sleeps

Hardcore five-piece from Sheffield.

Wrong Jovi

A tribute to the New Jersey rockers.

Young Knives

Post-punk duo from Leicestershire featuring the eccentrically-named bassist House of Lords who count Tom Vek, The Futureheads and Gang of Four among their fans.

Urban Voodoo Machine

Self-styled bourbon-soaked gypsy blues bop'n'stroll collective from east Londonshire.

Graham Gouldman

10cc man jointly responsible for hit 'I'm Not in Love', as well as songs that became hits for The Yardbirds, The Hollies and Herman's Hermits, tours his new solo material and impressive back catalogue.

Absolute Elvis

Crowned the world's greatest Elvis tribute act in 2010, Johnny Lee Memphis performs with his ten-piece band.

The ELO Experience

ELO tribute band performing all the band's hits.

Suede

The archetypal art school fops return to show the young ones how to swagger.

Amelie Lens

Belgian electronic music DJ.

Damien Jurado

Prolific American singer-songwriter from Seattle.

Japanese Television

Space-surf band from London.

Jason Donovan

First came Neighbours, then the West End beckoned, not forgetting an appearance in the celebrity jungle. And now he's singing again, especially for us.

Membranes

Blackpool's punk rockers. Formed in 1977, the group has had no less than 13 members over the decades.

3OH!3

American electronic music duo best known for their single 'Don't Trust Me'.

Evil Scarecrow

Make-up clad over-the-top metal outfit with a dash of humour amongst the heavy riffs

Bad Touch

Five-piece classic rock band from Norfolk.

The Bowie Experience

Tribute to the late, great David Bowie. Featuring songs including 'Space Oddity', 'Starman', 'Fashion', 'Life on Mars', 'China Girl', 'Rebel Rebel', 'Golden Years' and 'Modern Love'.

The Lottery Winners

Melodic indie-pop quartet from Leigh.

Voulez Vous: ABBA Tribute

We can thank this long-running ABBA tribute band for the music, after a dazzling live performance.

Daft Funk

Tribute to the French electronic duo Daft Punk.

Hairforce 5

Tribute band playing 1980s rock hits, including songs made famous by ACDC, Motley Crue, Van Halen, Poison, Def Leppard and the Scorpions.

Legend: A Tribute to Bob Marley

Celebrate the music of Bob Marley with some of his greatest hits performed live by a talented cast.

Lord Apex

British MC from London whose music combines rap and hip-hop elements.

Noasis

Tribute to the kings of Britpop Oasis.

The Dreamboys

The world famous male strippers strut their stuff.

Mad Dog Mcrea

Devon band blending folk rock, gypsy jazz and bluegrass.

Shrek the Musical

  • Directed by: Nigel Harman
  • Written by: David Lindsay-Abaire (lyrics)

An all-singing, all-dancing stage version of the popular films, packed with laughs and the odd tear.

Russell Watson

World-famous tenor who has won four Brit Classical Awards and is still the only artist to top the UK and US classical charts at the same time.

Brendan Benson

The White Stripes' favourite indie pop troubadour takes time out from The Raconteurs to concentrate on his solo material.

Elder Island

Three-piece Bristol-based band.

Led Into Zeppelin

Tribute to the hard rock of the mighty Zep.