Upcoming tours, festivals and special events

Sharon Van Etten

Indie-rock/folk from the Brooklyn singer/guitarist.

Shinedown

Hard rock and metal from Jacksonville, Florida.

Skunk Anansie

Punk-tinged Britrock quartet still going strong, nearly 25 years later.

Slowthai

Rising star of the UK rap scene from Northampton.

Sports Team

Pop-rock sextet from London.

Stormzy

English grime and rap artist who won Best Grime Act 2014 at the MOBO Awards and was named in the BBC's Sound of 2015 list. He's since won several Brit Awards and cemented his reputation as one of the country's most influential icons, thanks to his political activism as well as his music.

The Struts

Strutting rock'n'rollers who have already supported their idols The Rolling Stones.

Travis

Popular Scottish band who hit it big in the late nineties.

Uriah Heep

Classic hard rock band with progressive leanings, formed back in 1970.

The Vamps

Clean cut teen pop-rock act, very much a boy band with the added extra of playing their own instruments.

WASP

Blackie Lawless' once notorious full-on metal outfit whose name is an acronym for We Are Sexual Perverts.

White Lies

Wouldbe dark and moody indie which makes the right noises without the content.

Wilko Johnson

The redoubtable Dr Feelgood guitarist and band rock it up Canvey Island-style; after undergoing radical surgery to treat his hitherto-believed-to-be terminal cancer, the indomitable Johnson is back, minus one pancreas but with added vim and vigour.

Wolf Alice

Off-kilter indie rock from this London four-piece.

YUNGBLUD

Doncaster-based singer-songwriter Dominic Harrison performs indie-pop and alternative rock originals.

Ben Poole

Blues and rock talent Ben Poole takes the stage.

Fireman Sam Live – Saves the Circus

When all of his friends go away, Norman Price decides to find adventure in Pontypandy and become the star of a visiting circus. But with a tiger on the loose and faulty lights, the adventure soon turns to danger. Can Fireman Sam come to the rescue and save the circus? Join Sam, Penny, Elvis, Station Officer Steele and…

Pete Firman

  • 4 stars

Entertainment from the comedian and magician, star of BBC 1's Magicians, bringing together weird tricks and a cocky performance.

Ren Harvieu

Soulful pop and swing from the Salford-born singer-songwriter.

Anchoress

Multi-instrumentalist Catherine Anne Davies with echos of Kate Bush.

Combichrist

Industrial metal and punk techno from Norway's Combichrist.

Europe

Swedish hard rockers with a lite-metal tinge The band Europe took root in a suburb outside Stockholm. Singer-songwriter Joey Tempest met guitarist John Norum in 1979 when they were teenagers. Inspired by artists like Thin Lizzy and Deep Purple, they formed the band Force with bassist Peter Olsson and drummer Tony Reno and…

Hal Cruttenden: It's Best You Hear It From Me

  • 3 stars

Observational humour from the TV regular.

Gengahr

London indie four piece.

Benefits

Benefits are an issues-based music collective from Teesside in the North East of England. They write songs about the urgencies that concern them, and they play them loud. Forming in 2019 and consisting of Kingsley Hall on vocals, Robbie Major and Hugh Major on synths and noise, and Jonny Snowball on drums they quickly…

Brother Strut

Funk-soul band who believe musicians are the main focus of a band, not the vocalist.

The Chords UK

Mod music by the London-based band.

Quadrophenia Night

Celebration of the classic mod album and film with live music and a DJ set from Specials saxophonist Drew Stansall.

Terry Reid

The veteran English singer-songwriter with a soulful rock voice who was asked by Jimmy Page in the late 60s to be the vocalist in his new band, but suggested he go with Robert Plant instead …

The Big Country Music Show

The UK's biggest live classic country and western music show rides on into town. With its huge live band, three award-winning singers and amazing stage set, this show has been wowing audiences and receiving outstanding reviews all over the UK.

Exeter Comedy Club

For more than 20 years we have been bringing the very best acts from the national stand-up circuit. Many more comedy clubs have come and gone in that time, so what makes Exeter Comedy Club the biggest and best in town? Every show features four top performers, many of whom go on to be comedy superstars. Everyone gets a…

Judi Love: The One Like Judi Love

Bringing her fresh, unapologetic and charismatic real talk to theatres across the country, THE ONE LIKE JUDI LOVE hits theatres in March, on her first official tour! Expect unrelenting and hilarious anecdotes from Judi's life! Expect unrelenting and hilarious anecdotes from Judi's life! Regular panellist on Loose Women…

Terence Lam

In recent years, Terence Lam can be said to be one of the most prominent Cantopop singer-songwriters in Hong Kong. In a mere 4 years, he has won the hearts of Cantopop fans with chart toppers such as “下一位前度" (Next), “一人之境" (Solitude), “時光倒流一句話" (If I Could Go Back in Time), “神奇的糊塗魔藥" (The Magical Confused Potion) and…

Beatenberg

Cape Town-based trio, Matthew Field (vocals and guitar), Robin Brink (drums) and Ross Dorkin (bass) deliver a unique sound that effortlessly owns mainstream South African pop. Moved by poetry and art, Matthew took inspiration from a sketch of the Swiss town of Beatenberg, in a book of lectures by expressionist Paul Klee.

Collabro

Highly acclaimed musical theatre group Collabro aka Britain's Got Talent 2014 winning classical brothers go on a tour across the UK. Michael Auger, Jamie Lambert, Matthew Pagan and Thomas J. Redgrave take the stage featuring songs from their five studio albums.

Coops

Hip hop with a unique flow from Coops.

Gold Panda

The elusive, Peckham-born producer and composer plays an ambient fusion of minimal techno, folktronica and deep house.

The Hawklords

Spacey prog-rock from ex-Hawkwind members Jerry Richards, Ron Tree, Ade Shaw, Harvey Bainbridge, Steve Swindells and Dave Pearce.

Jen Brister: The Optimist

If Jen Brister has learned anything in the past 18 months, it’s that she’s no good in a crisis. (Unless you count getting into the foetal position in under 30 seconds.) Has the pandemic changed her for the better or is she the same old pessimistic naysayer she’s always been? I think we all know the answer to that. Let’s…

Jill Andrews

Jill Andrews gives the unsung moments the voice they have always deserved. From her days fronting Americana group, The Everbodyfields, to her successful solo career, Andrews’ music has taken her far from her East Tennessee home. This is an 16+ event

The Umlauts

“We’re just your average trans-European, multi-lingual, art-school, post-punk, techno-inspired, über-group/circus-troop/diaeresis”. That’s The Umlauts there, attempting to describe the matrix-like myriad of influences that they’ve somehow managed to gel together to create the beguiling sounds of their new EP, Another…

Eyre Llew

Ambient rock band from Nottingham.

Slaves

Raw riff heavy garage rock from Kent two-piece Isaac Holman and Laurie Vincent.

Foreign Beggars

Eclectic and energetic electronica with MCs Orifice Vulgatron and Metropolis, producer Dag Nabbit and DJ Nonames.

Joep Beving

Dutch composer and pianist.

Larkin Poe

Bluegrass sibling duo hailed as 'heirs to the Dixie Chicks'.

Lissie

Country pop and laid back acoustic strumming from the sunkissed singer-songwriter.

William The Conqueror

The South West of England-based group performs its indie-Americana compositions.

The Warlocks

Californian spaced-out garage rock eight-piece who draw on the influence of Love, The Grateful Dead and The Cramps.

Soen

Swedish prog masters.