Upcoming tours, festivals and special events

The ELO Encounter

An Electric Light Orchestra tribute band play all of the band's classics.

Genesis Connected

The band plays the hits of Genesis, Peter Gabriel and Phil Collins, featuring 'Sledgehammer', 'In The Air Tonight', 'Over My Shoulder', 'Against All Odds', 'That's All', 'The Living Years' and many more.

Girls Night Oot! The Musical

Sequel to smash hit I Will Survive – a night out for the girls with a retro soundtrack.

Gretchen Peters

Americana from the Nashville singer-songwriter.

Heidi Talbot

Having embarked upon a solo career, the former lead singer of Irish/American group Cherish The Ladies takes her fusion of Irish traditional and roots music on tour.

Jenny Eclair: Sixty Plus! (FFS!)

A grumpy look at life from Ms Eclair, having hit 60 and a new decade of decrepitude.

Kendal Mountain Tour 2023

Join us for an evening of inspiring adventure films as the Kendal mountain tour returns with a brand-new collection of incredible stories for you to enjoy on the big screen. You will be guided through a curation of thrilling and cinematically beautiful stories from across the globe told by a unique group of athletes…

Mo Gilligan

Highly-energetic stand-up from the actor, comic and social media star.

Pop Up Bowie

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

The Showstopper: Improvised Musical

Audience suggestions become an all-singing, all-dancing show as the comedy troupe create a brand new musical from scratch at every performance.

Stayin Alive – The UK's Top Bee Gees Tribute Band

Winners of the National Tribute Awards in 2013, 2016 and 2017, Stayin Alive are recognised as the UK's top Bee Gees Tribute. They re-create the most accurate portrayal of the Brothers Gibb, covering hits from all decades. Their uncanny resemblance has to seen to be believed, and has gained them huge respect. A must see…

Steve Harley

The original Cockney rebel plays his hits.

Vincent Simone – Tango Passions

Argentine Tango King and Strictly Come Dancing legend, Vincent Simone, returns to the stage in the Autumn of 2022 with his brand new show… ‘Tango Passions’. Also starring Argentine Tango specialist Paula Duarte as his leading lady. Accompanied by world-class Argentine Tango specialists, let the original Italian stallion…

Alfie Boe

Tony Award winning English tenor, Alfie Boe brings his hits to the stage. The highly acclaimed singer performs classical crossover works such as opera arias, show tunes and light music.

Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba

Bassekou Kouyate is a master of the ngoni, an ancient traditional West African lute. With his band, Ngoni Ba, including ngoni players, percussionists (tama, yabara, calebasse) and vocals, he revolutionised the ngoni sound and centuries of griot tradition. One of Africa’s premier global artists, Bassekou collaborated with…

Beverley Knight

Britsoul diva who gives it her all in performance.


Dexys’ classic album ‘Too Rye Ay’ has been masterfully reworked and remixed by Kevin Rowland, Pete Schwier and original violinist Helen O’ Hara. To celebrate, the band are heading out on the road and visiting Glasgow Royal Concert Hall to perform the album in full, along with performances of other Dexys favourites.

The Furrow Collective

Featuring award-winning solo musicians this modern folk outfit approaches traditional ballads with a bold, improvisational twist.

Ian Prowse

Chester-born alt rock singer-songwriter.

Jack Lukeman

Award-winning Irish singer-songwriter.

Jonathan Pie: Fake News

Jonathan Pie provides more scathing take-downs of politicos and journalists alike.

Level 42

Eighties funk pop band back on the road again, singing old favourites including 'Running in the Family' and 'Lessons in Love' as well as newer tracks.


Legendary 70s folk-rock pioneers Lindisfarne return to form with a classic six-piece line up of long-time members fronted by original founder-member Rod Clements on vocals, mandolin, fiddle and slide guitar.

Lloyd Cole

The urbane expatriate pop crooner performs material from his latest album alongside Commotions classics.

Luca Stricagnoli

Classical guitarist from Italy known for his unique style and innovative playing techniques.

The Magic of the Beatles

A recreation of the full Beatles live show, taking you through their different eras from the skiffle-influenced mop top years of 'Love Me Do' and 'She Loves You' to the later psychedelia of songs like 'Strawberry Fields' and the classic rock such as 'Let It Be'.

Martyn Joseph

Cult singer-songwriter, described as the 'Welsh Springsteen', making social and spiritual comment through his acoustic songs.

Nell Bryden

Modern day Dixie, bluegrass, jazz, soul and blues from this Brooklyn singer-songwriter and Radio 2 favourite.

Northern Live

Keeping to the original sounds of the underground movement that started on the dance floors in the North, and eventually swept the nation, Northern Live are an 11-piece band with 4 lead vocalists.

Paul Carrack

The voice behind hits such as Ace's 'How Long', Squeeze's 'Tempted' and Mike and the Mechanics' 'The Living Years'.

Professor Brian Cox

Professor Brian Cox takes audiences on a journey through space and time. The particle physicist is best known for his popular BBC series Wonders of … and non-fiction titles including Why Does E=mc²? and The Quantum Universe.

Rick Wakeman

Assembly. With over 50 million album sales worldwide, Rick has endeared himself to all genres and all ages. Join him and his piano for these intimate performances of songs and stories from a remarkable musician. If this show were in a cookery book, the instructions would simply read: Take a large concert grand piano and…

Rumours of Fleetwood Mac

Rumours of Fleetwood Mac, the world’s finest tribute to Fleetwood Mac, returns to perform the iconic Rumours album in its entirety, plus a special set celebrating the very best of Fleetwood Mac. This show allows fans, both old and new, to rediscover the songs and performances that have secured Fleetwood Mac’s place as one…

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.

Sophie Ellis-Bextor

The London-based pop singer returns to music after her stint on Strictly Come Dancing.

Stewart Lee

After a decade of ground-breaking high concept shows involving overarched interlinked narratives, massive sets and enormous comedy props, Lee enters the post-pandemic era in streamlined solo stand-up mode. One man, one microphone, and one microphone in the wings in case the one on stage breaks. Pure. Simple. Classic.

The Stylistics

One of the most accomplished soul bands to grace the R&B scene, The Stylistics bring with them the sweet, soulful memories of years past.

The Take That Experience

As Take That celebrate over 30 years as the UK's number one boy band, The Take That Experience mark over a decade together as their most popular and recognised tribute act. With acclaimed vocal performances, stunning replica costumes and iconic dance routines, The Take That Experience recreate the magic of Take That live…

Twirlywoos Live!

The characters from the hit CBeebies show set off on a live theatrical adventure.

Walk Like A Man

Mark Halliday's tribute to Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons.


The veteran proggers are back with a touring line-up of Steve Howe, Billy Sherwood, Alan White, Geoff Downes and Jon Davidson.

Back To Bacharach

Critically-acclaimed Back to Bacharach celebrates the magical music of Burt Bacharach, one of the most accomplished popular composers of the 20th Century, who penned some of the most memorable and iconic hits that stand the test of time. This exciting production touring the U.K. is performed by the four of the finest west…

BandJam - Juniors & Seniors

BANDJAM SENIORS Term dates: 10th January - 14th February & 28th February - 28th March, 6pm – 7pm £20 for 6 weeks (half a term), £40 for 11 weeks (full term). Free bursaries are available, contact us on musinc@middlesbrough.gov.uk. Bandjam offers young people the chance to gain essential early skills, ideas and…

Count Arthur Strong: And It’s Goodnight From Him

Having consulted with top Harley Street specialists, the St Anne’s Jombulance Brigade and Professor Twitty, that did covid, (the bald one), Count Arthur Strong has decided to gradually phase in his farewell tour over a, yet to be specified number of parts, because of the likelihood of people doing ‘Cold Turkey’ in…

Hue & Cry

Hue and Cry stormed UK's music scene in the 1980s with hits such as Looking for Linda and Labour of Love, which are now embedded as part of the soundtrack to many people's lives and have formed an important part of the musical commentary on British politics of the 1980s and 90s.

Nearly Elton - The Ultimate Tribute Show to Elton John

Experience the ultimate Elton John tribute Concert. Nearly Elton is a stunning celebration of the music and life of one of the greatest showmen of our time. Starring Lee Brady as Elton and an outstanding full live band. This phenomenal production is an outstanding concert that has been described as "a powerhouse…


Indie-rock outfit from Liverpool who hit the charts in the mid-90s with the quirky 'Female of the Species' and 'The Ballad of Tom Jones'.

Thank ABBA For The Music

Grab your platforms and flares for a journey back in time to when ABBA dominated the charts and ruled the airwaves! Thank ABBA For The Music is a two-hour theatre ABBA-fest that captures all of the magic and excitement of one of pop history's most successful and entertaining live bands. Featuring all of ABBA's greatest…

Totally Tina!

Come shake a tail feather with the UK’s favourite Tina Turner spectacular… aka Justine Riddoch and her talented cast. When Tina burst onto the scene, she won the hearts of music fans from the outset, creating a fearsome reputation for her live performances – and those never-ending legs! Early hits River Deep – Mountain…


Canadian fuzz-pop quintet.