Full Listings

La Pegatina

Wednesday 2nd May

Club Academy

In the last years, La Pegatina has become the most energetic and festive band ever. After 15 years touring all around the world, They will be back on stage in 2018 to present their sixth album. Get ready for the most dancing and powerful music show you have ever experienced in your whole life. 

Reef / The Wildhearts / Terrorvision - The Britrock Must Be Destroyed! Tour

The Britrock Must Be Destroyed! Tour + Special Guests

Friday 4th May

Academy

Reef, The Wildhearts & Terrorvision come together for a series of huge triple headline shows - The Britrock Must Be Destroyed! Tour - armed with 8 Top 20 albums & 35 top 40 singles between them! 

Rhythm Of The 90's

Saturday 5th May

Club Academy

Adore Delano - The Whatever Tour

The Whatever Tour

Thursday 10th May

Academy

Robyn Hitchcock & His L.A. Squires

Friday 11th May

Club Academy

Wilko Johnson + Special Guests Hugh Cornwell & Band

+ Mike Sweeney & The Salford Jets + More TBC

Saturday 12th May

Academy

Wilko Johnson

‘I’m supposed to be dead!’ So said Wilko in a recent interview, having been diagnosed in late 2012 with terminal pancreatic cancer. But despite the doctors’ worst predictions he continued to perform and present himself with vigour and a new zest for life. In 2013, Wilko announced that, thanks to a

second opinion and subsequent life-saving surgery, he was cancer-free.

The original Dr Feelgood guitarist is known for his incredible distinctive chopping guitar style. Wilko has gone on to find further success recently after teaming up with Roger Daltrey on 2014’s Going Back Home. An album of the year it featured reworkings of songs from Wilko’s Dr Feelgood days such as ‘All Through The City’ and ‘Going Back Home’.

The Wilko Johnson Band was formed with ex-Blockhead Norman Watt-Roy on bass and Dylan Howe on drums, adding up to one of the most exciting r'n'b bands in the world today. In Sept 2017 Wilko celebrated his 70th birthday and 30th Anniversary by playing a sold out show at the world famous Royal Albert Hall in London

 

Hugh Cornwell & Band 

Hugh Cornwell is one of the UK's finest songwriting talents and accomplished live performers.

This electric band performance will feature songs spanning his career from early Stranglers to the current day.

As the original guitarist, singer and main songwriter in the British rock band The Stranglers, he's enjoyed massive success with 10 hit albums and 21 Top Forty singles, etching himself into Europe and the USA's musical psyche with classic songs, including Peaches, No More Heroes, Golden Brown, Nice N’ Sleazy, Always the Sun and Duchess.

"UK Punk's Dark Lord" David Fricke/Rolling Stone

"He sounds more engaged and intense than he has in years" Classic Rock

"Cornwell provides the goods In Spades" Vive Le Rock

 

 

Rend Collective

+ Special Guests

Sunday 13th May

Academy

 

Rend Family Records Presents

 

REND COLLECTIVE

+ SPECIAL GUESTS

Manchester Academy

Sunday 13th May 2018

Doors 6.30pm | Curfew 10.30pm

Tickets £18.00 advance STBF

 

Rita Ora

+ Special Guests

Tuesday 15th May

Academy

 

Machine Head

+ Special Guests

Friday 25th May

Academy

LONDON, UK (27th Sep, 2017) –Bay Area metal beasts MACHINE HEAD have announced a string of UK tour dates in support of their forthcoming ninth studio album, 'Catharsis', which is set for release via Nuclear Blast in early 2018.

 

Check out the trailer here - https://youtu.be/vNV7WNVmUT8

Vocalist/guitarist Robb Flynn tells us, "It’s been far too long since we’ve demolished venues in the UK!  We have had an awesome and productive break writing our new album 'Catharsis', but now it’s time for MACHINE HEAD to go melt some faces!!  The reaction to our last 'Evening With' tours in the UK was nothing short of incredible, so once again these dates will be 'Evening With' shows and will see us performing 2 ½ to 3 hours every night, with no opening bands."  

He continues; "We LOVED performing as an 'Evening With' for the UK Head Cases and you guys loved it as well.  The freedom to do whatever the fuck we want, for as long as we want every night was liberating.  Jamming 'Desire To Fire' live for the first time in aeons at the Ten Ton Hammersmith show in London was epic as fuck!  This is not what everyone else is doing, and frankly, there are not a lot of bands who could even pull it off, but Machine Head CAN pull it off, and we are excited as fuck to do it again.  We are carving our own path here, playing by our own rules, and as an artist, it’s the best feeling in the world!  No festivals, period!  No supporting some stupid DJ!  The Head will only be 'Headlining', so come on down and rage!!"

Full UK dates rack up as follows:

Sun 13th May - SOUTHAMPTON Guildhall
Mon 14th May - CARDIFF University
Tue 15th May - BRISTOL O2 Academy
Thu 17th May - BIRMINGHAM O2 Academy
Fri 18th May - LONDON Roundhouse
Sat 19th May - LONDON Roundhouse
Mon 21st May - NOTTINGHAM Rock City
Tue 22nd May - NEWCASTLE O2 Academy
Wed 23rd May - GLASGOW O2 Academy
Fri 25th May - MANCHESTER Academy

A limited amount of tickets will be available via the O2 and Live Nation pre-sales from 10am on Wednesday & Thursday 27th & 28th September respectively, with general on-sale starting at 10am on Friday 29th September.  Tickets will be available from box offices, all usual agents and online via https://www.livenation.co.uk/artist/machine-head-tickets

MACHINE HEAD recently wrapped up recording their new album with Zack Ohren (Fallujah, All Shall Perish) at Sharkbite Studios in Oakland, CA.  Expect a January 2018 release.

Machine Head

+ Special Guests

Saturday 26th May

Academy

LONDON, UK (27th Sep, 2017) –Bay Area metal beasts MACHINE HEAD have announced a string of UK tour dates in support of their forthcoming ninth studio album, 'Catharsis', which is set for release via Nuclear Blast in early 2018.

 

Check out the trailer here - https://youtu.be/vNV7WNVmUT8

Vocalist/guitarist Robb Flynn tells us, "It’s been far too long since we’ve demolished venues in the UK!  We have had an awesome and productive break writing our new album 'Catharsis', but now it’s time for MACHINE HEAD to go melt some faces!!  The reaction to our last 'Evening With' tours in the UK was nothing short of incredible, so once again these dates will be 'Evening With' shows and will see us performing 2 ½ to 3 hours every night, with no opening bands."  

He continues; "We LOVED performing as an 'Evening With' for the UK Head Cases and you guys loved it as well.  The freedom to do whatever the fuck we want, for as long as we want every night was liberating.  Jamming 'Desire To Fire' live for the first time in aeons at the Ten Ton Hammersmith show in London was epic as fuck!  This is not what everyone else is doing, and frankly, there are not a lot of bands who could even pull it off, but Machine Head CAN pull it off, and we are excited as fuck to do it again.  We are carving our own path here, playing by our own rules, and as an artist, it’s the best feeling in the world!  No festivals, period!  No supporting some stupid DJ!  The Head will only be 'Headlining', so come on down and rage!!"

Full UK dates rack up as follows:

Sun 13th May - SOUTHAMPTON Guildhall
Mon 14th May - CARDIFF University
Tue 15th May - BRISTOL O2 Academy
Thu 17th May - BIRMINGHAM O2 Academy
Fri 18th May - LONDON Roundhouse
Sat 19th May - LONDON Roundhouse
Mon 21st May - NOTTINGHAM Rock City
Tue 22nd May - NEWCASTLE O2 Academy
Wed 23rd May - GLASGOW O2 Academy
Fri 25th May - MANCHESTER Academy

A limited amount of tickets will be available via the O2 and Live Nation pre-sales from 10am on Wednesday & Thursday 27th & 28th September respectively, with general on-sale starting at 10am on Friday 29th September.  Tickets will be available from box offices, all usual agents and online via https://www.livenation.co.uk/artist/machine-head-tickets

MACHINE HEAD recently wrapped up recording their new album with Zack Ohren (Fallujah, All Shall Perish) at Sharkbite Studios in Oakland, CA.  Expect a January 2018 release.

The Christians + Hue & Cry

Saturday 26th May

Club Academy


Standard | Mobile

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website - change your settings