After selling out at the Royal Court Theatre in just one day, Jez Butterworth's epic new play THE FERRYMAN transfers to the West End. Directed by Sam Mendes, the cast will include multi award-winning actor Paddy Considine, Laura Donnelly and Genevieve O'Reilly.
Legendary filmmaker and comedian Mel Brooks brings his classic monster musical comedy Young Frankenstein to life on stage in an all-singing, all-dancing musical collaboration with Tony-award winning Broadway director and choreographer Susan Stroman who also collaborated with Brooks on The Producers.
Based on the 1974 film of the same name which Mel Brooks directed and co-wrote with Gene Wilder. The story sees esteemed brain surgeon and professor Frederick Frankenstein inherit his grandfather's castle in Transylvania. He must decide whether to continue to run from his family's tortured past or continue his grandfather's experiments in Transylvania.
This week, it was announced that Brooks was to be awarded the BAFTA Fellowship, the highest honour the body awards, recognising his long career across the arts.
The second wave of acts has now been confirmed for Love Supreme Festival, which takes place in East Sussex from 30 June to 2 July.
Joining George Benson and Herbie Hancock will be The Jacksons, who will appear as part of their 50th anniversary performances, Laura Mvula, Gregory Porter, Nao, BadBadNotGood and Robert Glasper Experiment.
FOLLOWING THE PHENOMENAL SOLD OUT VAULT FESTIVAL RUN, THE PARTY CONTINUES…
"The honour would be entirely mine if you would attend my little party."
It’s the roaring twenties – an era of bootleg liquor, red hot jazz and hedonistic pleasures. Jay Gatsby has invited you to one of his infamous parties and that's not an invite you want to turn down.
Step into a heart-racing immersive adaptation of F Scott Fitzgerald’s seminal jazz-age novel which puts you in the heart of the action. Slip on your dancing shoes and watch the story unfold around you in this unique theatrical performance. The cocktails are flowing, the music is playing, the party is in full swing and there's the chance of more than a little scandal.
Immerse yourself in one of the greatest stories of the 20th Century.
DRESSING UP ENCOURAGED, AGE LIMIT: 18+
BOOK BEFORE THE END OF THE VAULT FESTIVAL RUN ON SUNDAY 5 MARCH 2017 AND PAY NO FEES!
In celebration of their milestone 50th anniversary, legendary Motown supergroup, The Jacksons will make their way to Blenheim Palace's spectacular Great Court on Sunday, 18th June as part of this year's Nocturne concert series.
The Jacksons are only performing a handful of UK festival dates as part of their world tour in 2017. Special guests will be R&B kings Kool & The Gang.
The line-up has been announced for Parklife 2017! This year's event will see The 1975, Frank Ocean, A Tribe Called Quest, George Ezra, Chaka Khan, Eric Prydz and many more perform at the Manchester-based festival.
You may have noticed that we recently started selling tickets for events at the beautiful Wilton’s Music Hall. So we thought we’d show you just why you should make it top of your list to visit this hidden gem of a venue…
Next week sees the opening of the first show we have on sale with Wilton’s Music Hall, Wattle & Daub Present: The Depraved Appetite of Tarrare the Freak.
Get tickets from £23.00 for this gruesome operatic puppet show!
Set to be one of the most highly-anticipated tours of 2017, Ed Sheeran has announced an array of worldwide tour dates for the UK & Ireland, Europe, Mexico and Central & South America. The tour will kick-off in Italy on March 17 and will run through to June. Ed's London shows will see him return to London The O2 for two nights on May 1st and 2nd, marking his first shows in the capital since his record-breaking stint at Wembley Stadium in July 2015.
The touring news comes straight off the back of a phenomenal few weeks for 25-year-old Ed Sheeran. Kicking-off music in 2017 and delivering the biggest musical comeback in recent years, Ed's dual singles "Shape Of You" and "Castle On The Hill" have taken the globe by storm, hitting the #1 and #2 spots across the charts worldwide while seeing the Suffolk native break a magnitude of records along the way.
UK Tour Dates
Sun 16 - Glasgow The SSE Hydro Mon 17 - Glasgow The SSE Hydro Wed 19 - Newcastle Metro Radio Arena Thu 20 - Newcastle Metro Radio Arena Sat 22 - Manchester Arena Sun 23 - Manchester Arena Tue 25 - Nottingham Motorpoint Arena Wed 26 - Nottingham Motorpoint Arena Fri 28 - Birmingham Barclaycard Arena Sat 29 - Birmingham Barclaycard Arena
Three of the most influential British electronic artists of the modern era – The Human League, Art of Noise and A Certain Ratio, will perform at a one-off event in Liverpool this May.
Headlining the event will be The Human League, a band with a remarkable career spanning five decades. Support comes from 80’s synthpop innovators Art of Noise featuring Dudley/Jeczalik/Lanagan. They will reboot their classic album In Visible Silence. This will be a world premiere reworking of this groundbreaking album and their first live performance in 17 years.
Completing the line-up are A Certain Ratio. A hugely important and influential band, ACR continue to innovate to this day.
Liverpool Sound City has announced its 2017 line-up! The event, which has moved to a new, bigger home will be headlined by Metronomy on Saturday and The Kooks on Sunday.
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Supporting The Kooks on Sunday will be White Lies, Local Natives, !!! (Chk Chk Chk), Milburn, She Drew The Gun, Cabbage, The Sherlocks, The Vryll Society and a host of other diverse and exciting acts.
Boardmasters Festival has announced three huge headliners - Two Door Cinema Club, Jamiroquai and Alt-J for 2017! The 5-day event from 9-13 August is situated across two stunning locations in Cornwall - the surfing mecca of the UK, Fistral Beach and arguably the most stunning location in the country to watch live music, Watergate Bay.
Indie pop legends Two Door Cinema Club are on an all-time high with the release of their new Top 10 album 'Gameshow', seeing the band riding another massive wave of success. The band behind huge hits 'What You Know', 'Something Good Can Work' and more have soundtracked many a summer. Two Door Cinema Club never fail to deliver and are sure to kick-start Boardmasters in style when they headline the main stage on Friday 11.
The 'Space Cowboy' himself Jamiroquai will be bringing funk by the bucket load to Watergate Bay on Saturday 12. The multi-platinum groove masters have no shortage of smash hits like 'Virtual Insanity', 'Deeper Underground', 'Space Cowboy' and 'Cosmic Girl'. The star has more tunes under his elaborate hat than you can shake a bucket and spade at, and will whip the crowd into a funked up party in no time.
Sunday headliners Alt-J show no sign of slowing down as the eccentric, folktronic three-piece recently scored a number 1 with their second album 'This Is All Yours', which earned them a well-deserved Grammy nod. Chilled and electrifying all at once; the shimmering backdrop of Watergate Bay is the only place you'll want to be as Alt-J close the Boardmasters Main Stage on Sunday 13.
Boardmasters are also stoked to announce 16 more new acts including Slaves, Jake Bugg, Andy C, Wild Beasts, Patrick Topping and much more!
The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is delighted to announce that they have confirmed Passenger, Haçienda Classiçal and James for their much celebrated Kew the Music summer concerts.
Kew the Music is a glorious week-long festival of summer picnic concerts set within the stunning grounds of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Returning once again with a fantastic line up that offers something for everyone - whether you fancy being whisked back to the heyday of the notorious Haçienda, or would love the chance to hear the recent hits from Passenger performed live - book your tickets early to avoid disappointment, and look forward to a night in the most magical setting in London. Guests are welcome to bring their own food and drink, or to enjoy the open-air bars and tasty street food stalls. A sensational summers evening awaits.
Passenger - Tuesday 11 July
His 2012 hit single Let Her Go reached a staggering one billion You Tube views and launched UK based singer songwriter Mike Rosenberg (aka Passenger) as a global phenomenon. This year']s Kew the Music opens with a new departure for Rosenberg, for this concert he will perform not as a solo troubadour, but backed by a five-piece band showcasing songs from his latest album as well as breathing new life into many Passenger cult classics.
Haçienda Classiçal - Friday 14 July
Having sold out two dates at the Royal Albert Hall, Haçienda Classiçal returns to London for its third ever concert with the new set updated for 2017 as the DJ's who shaped The Haçienda's sound, Mike Pickering and Graeme Park perform with Manchester Camerata orchestra for a night of iconic dance music and club anthems played by a full orchestra.
James - Saturday 15 July One of the most influential British indie bands, propelled from the musical tinderbox of early 80s Manchester and the 'Madchester' movement of the 90s into an enduring global career spanning over 30 years with hit after hit including Sit Down, She's A Star, Laid, and Getting Away With It and over 20 UK Top 40 singles and selling millions of albums worldwide. On top at the midway stage of the chart week, their latest studio album Girl at the End of the World recently came close to knocking Adele's 25 off the prized number 1 spot of the UK album chart.