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.

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Alright at Bootleg Social

Alright are an unsigned indie-rock band, originating in Blackpool in the North West of England. They consider themselves to be “normal lads, with normal jobs, from a normal town”, of which they possess a well-documented sentimental love for.

Sat 3 Dec

Another Thursday (FKA Sin Circus) + PEACH

We have been Sin Circus for 7 years now and over this time we’ve had lineup changes, released an EP and album and played some awesome shows Along the way, we have grown, adapted and found a new sound. With out latest lineup of Jonathan, Laura, Luis, Luke and Wigg, the sound of the band has evolved beyond the title of Sin…

Sat 27 Aug

Asylum City Zoo + Bloodmores + Blacklist

North West metal showcase featuring Asylum City Zoo, Bloodmores & Blacklist

Fri 19 Aug

Bad Nana

Bad Nana should be described as a band whose music portrays real raw emotion in every sonic and lyrical element. The previously released & upcoming music speaks from experience, touching on the scenarios and chapters everyone went/goes through during their “collegiatec areers” within Britain's stereotypical culture…

Fri 9 Dec

Coach Party

Four-piece indie band from the Isle of Wight.

Sat 10 Sep

Prices to be confirmed


Hailing from Yorkshire, now South London rooted, DEADLETTER channel the droll fury of The Fall and the lopsided rhythm of Gang of Four into a strain of vehement post-punk, exploring the darker side of existence through a lens of narrative-driven levity. “One of London’s most exciting bands” – So Young Magazine “DEADLETTER…

Sun 18 Sep


The Ebeneze + Dog Years + Ruby Stratton-Lowe

We're delighted to welcome back local indie/ rock 'n' roll acoustic duo The Ebeneze for their first Bootleg show in four years! Support from indie acoustic duo Dog Years (half of Ivory Skies)

Sat 20 Aug

The Empire Police, Kiwi & The White Heat

The Empire Police return to Bootleg following a stint of high profile support slots around the north west

Fri 16 Sep

Fat Lip

Come dance along to anthems, new releases, sing a longs, and whatever else we fancy throwing your way!

Sat 27 Aug

Ferocious Dog

The collective plays folk, with distinct influences from traditional Celtic music, ska, rock and pop.

Fri 11 Nov


Get Your Rock Out

Ginge presents GET YOUR ROCK OUT Ginge have teamed up with the Orchid Charity to bring you an incredible evening of live music and comedy to blow your cocks off! Orchid is a charity saving men’s lives from testicular, prostate, and penile cancers through pioneering research and promoting general awareness. Formed in 2021…

Sat 17 Sep

Group Listening

Group Listening is a new project by Stephen Black and Paul Jones. Their debut album Clarinet & Piano: Selected Works Vol.1 is a collection of ambient works - from the likes of Brian Eno, Arthur Russell, Euros Childs and Robert Wyatt - arranged for clarinet and piano. Having met at Music College, Stephen and Paul went…

Fri 23 Sep

Harrison Rimmer & Sally Pepper

Hailing from Fleetwood and grown in York, Harrison Rimmer has been playing music across the UK, Europe, Australia, Asia and keeps on growing from strength to strength. Combing a multitude of influences from Marvin Gaye, Nirvana, Bruce Springsteen and more he keeps on growing as he continues writing and preforming.

Sat 3 Sep

Hollie Cook

The West London-born singer and keyboardist began her career as a member of the all-female punk-reggae band The Slits. Now engaging with pop and roots elements of the reggae genre the vocalist offers a powerful performance in support of her latest album, Vessel Of Love.

Sat 15 Oct


Huw & The Greater Good

Huw & The Greater Good return to Bootleg for their first ever Blackpool headline with support from Sample Text

Sat 29 Oct

Jealous + Blow Up

Jealous is a powerhouse art-punk trio that has been a big part of Berlin's contemporary music scene. Jealous was formed in Berlin in early 2018 by Paz Bonfil (Guitar, Vocals) and Adi Kum (Bass, Vocals). Paz and Adi met 8 years ago in Tel Aviv's underground circuit, and have been based in Berlin in the last years. In 2019…

Tue 4 Oct


Life return to Bootleg Social in support of their upcoming third album

Fri 7 Oct

Octopus Montage + Straight for the sun

Blackpool Metalcore/Pop-Punk outfit Octopus Montage and Birmingham Metal outfit Straight For The Sun are heading out on 4 date Northern weekender in November. Tickets available on the doors and online! Ticket price £7 Supports TBA soon too! In association with Quantum Industries,Unearthed Music and Uknite The Realm…

Mon 7 Nov

Phoebe Green

Electronic pop artist from Manchester.

Wed 30 Nov


Sarpa Salpa

Sarpa Salpa are back with a brand-new single ‘Dreaming’ on Friday 6th May. ‘Dreaming’ follows their 2 recent singles ‘Your House’ (Nov 21) & ‘Somebody’ (Jan 22) which saw huge radio support from Jack Saunders (Future Artists) and Clara Amfo (Future Sounds) on BBC Radio 1 well as from BBC Introducing, Amazing Radio…

Fri 14 Oct

The Skinner Brothers

The Skinner Brothers is an English indie rock band based in London. In 2019, the band released a collection of songs, 25 to Life, followed by a 25 to Life Bonus Version, as well as the 27 to Life collection. In 2020, the band released the Soul Boy, Vol. 1 LP. Single releases include Nothing But an Actor (2018), Your Only…

Sun 2 Oct


So Fetch - 2000s Party (Blackpool)

Think Britney Spears to Avril Lavigne. McFly to Usher. Rihanna to Gwen Stefani. Justin Timberlake to Busted. Beyonce to Amy Winehouse.

Sat 22 Oct

Stone Foundation

Northern soul band from the Midlands, rocking the old school rhythm'n'blues sound on Hammond and horns.

Fri 2 Dec


The Style Councillors

Tribute act to Paul Weller's pop soul outfit.

Fri 24 Mar 2023


Tide Lines

Scottish four-piece influenced by the traditional music of the West Highlands.

Fri 9 Sep

Prices to be confirmed

The Twang

Blokey Brummie indie rockers who occasionally show their softer side.

Thu 25 Aug

Prices to be confirmed

We Are Scientists

Tense, catchy pop songs from the jocular Brooklyn-based indie outfit as they tour their fifth album Helter Seltzer. The current line up of indie rockers consists of original members Keith Murray and Chris Cain along with former Razorlight drummer Andy Burrows. Co-founder Michael Tapper left the band in 2007 and now plays…

Fri 26 Aug



Salfords Yakumama bring their blues rock to Blackpool for the first time. Support from The Pickups

Sat 24 Sep