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50 Essential Outdoor Summer Shows

Posted on Thursday 29th June 2023 at 16:00

Jimi Arundell

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Jimi Arundell


Summer is here, and what better way to enjoy the sunshine and hot nights than watching your favourite star performing an outdoor show? Gigantic always has the best selection of tickets, and so keep scrolling to check out the 50 Essential Outdoor Summer Shows coming your way over the few months!




Indie pop superstars Bastille are famed for their huge euphoric Top 10 single Pompeii”.


πŸ“† June

30/06    Bastille – Newmarket Racecourses, Newmarket


πŸ“† July

02/07    Bastille – Powderham Castle, Exeter

11/07    Kew The Music (Bastille) – Royal Botanic Gardens, London

19/07    Bastille – Warwick Castle, Warwick

23/07    Bastille – Ludlow Castle, Ludlow

27-29/07             Bellasdrum (Bastille) – Belladrum Estate, Inverness

27-29/07             Penn Festival (Bastille) – Belladrum Estate, Inverness

29/07    Bastille – Slessor Gardens, Dundee

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Ben Howard

Multi-BRIT Award winner Ben Howard never fails to impress with his unique take on indie folk.


πŸ“† July

23/07    Ben Howard – Cardiff Castle, Cardiff

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Bootleg Beatles

Relive the magic of the Fab 4 with awesome tribute act Bootleg Beatles.


πŸ“† July

22-27/07             Heritage Live (Bootleg Beatles) – Englefield House, Berkshire

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Indie rock supergroup boygenius includes the considerable talents of Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers, and Lucy Dacus.


πŸ“† August

23/08    boygenius – The Piece Hall, Halifax

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The Chemical Brothers

Dance legends The Chemical Brothers bring the rave to Alexandra Head at Cardiff Bay – tickets on sale now with Gigantic.


πŸ“† September

09/09    The Chemical Brothers – Alexandra Head at Cardiff Bay, Cardiff

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Clean Bandit

Clean Bandit are back! Catch the Ivor Novello winners playing outdoor shows this summer!


πŸ“† July

01/07    Clean Bandit – Doncaster Racecourse, Doncaster

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Craig David

Craig David is the biggest name in UK garage – and you can catch him playing major dates throughout the year!


πŸ“† July

21/07    Craig David – Newmarket Racecourses, Newmarket


πŸ“† August

13/08    Craig David – Crystal Palace Bowl, London


πŸ“† September

08/09    Craig David – WISTON ESTATE PARK, Steyning

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The Cult

Following on from the release of latest LP Under the Midnight Sun, hard rockers The Cult announce a series of huge shows!


πŸ“† July

04/07    The Cult – Cardiff Castle, Cardiff

05/07    The Cult – The Piece Hall, Halifax

06/07    The Cult – Scarborough Open Air Theatre, Scarborough

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Dermot Kennedy

Irish songwriter Dermot Kennedy is fast becoming the biggest name in folk pop.


πŸ“† July

13/07    Dermot Kennedy – Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh

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The Dualers

British ska legends The Dualers hit the road once again for a scorching summer tour!


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Fat Freddy’s Drop

Fat Freddy’s Drop are the perfect party band – drawing on dub, reggae, R&B, jazz and techno.


πŸ“† July

06/07    Fat Freddy’s Drop – Eventim Apollo, London

08/07    Fat Freddy’s Drop – Rochester Castle, Rochester

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First Aid Kit

See Swedish folk pairing First Aid Kit at Crystal Palace Bowl.


πŸ“† August

12/08    First Aid Kit – Crystal Palace Bowl, London

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Haçienda Classical

Haçienda Classical gives all your rave favs an orchestral twist!


πŸ“† July

15/07    Kew The Music - Haçienda Classical – Royal Botanic Gardens, London

28/07    Haçienda Classical – Newmarket Racecourses, Newmarket


πŸ“† August

19/08    Haçienda Classical – Doncaster Racecourse, Doncaster

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Best known for his epic single “Take Me To Church”, don’t miss multi-platinum selling songwriter Hozier.


πŸ“† July

23/06    Heritage Live - Hozier – Englefield House, Berkshire

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The Human League

Synth pop legends The Human League are always a thrilling experience whenever they pay live.


πŸ“† July

14/07    Kew The Music - The Human League – Royal Botanic Gardens, London

21/07    The Human League – Dreamland, Margate

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Jack Savoretti

Jack Savoretti shot to No. 1 once again with latest album Europiana, and now looks to a bright summer packed full of shows.


πŸ“† July

13/07    Kew The Music - Jack Savoretti – Royal Botanic Gardens, London

29/07    Jack Savoretti – Kelvingrove Bandstand, Glasgow

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See indie icons james at Slessor Gardens when you grab tickets with Gigantic.


πŸ“† July

28/07    james – Slessor Gardens, Dundee


πŸ“† August

05/08    james – Darlington Arena, Darlington

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Jools Holland

The one and only Jools Holland makes a massive headline appearance at Kew The Music.


πŸ“† July

16/07    Kew The Music: Jools Holland – Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London

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Katherine Jenkins

See Welsh operatic singer Katherine Jenkins play a stunning show at WISTON ESTATE PARK.


πŸ“† September

10/09    Katherine Jenkins – WISTON ESTATE PARK, Steyning

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Let's Rock!

Touring retro festival Let's Rock! brings you the best rock bands and popstars from the 80s.


πŸ“† May

20/05    Let’s Rock The Moor! – Marsh Meadow, Cookham

27/05    Let's Rock Wales! – Bute Park, Cardiff


πŸ“† June

10/06    Let's Rock The North East! – Albert Park, Middlesbrough

17/06    Let's Rock Leeds! – Temple Newsam, Leeds

24/06    Let's Rock Scotland! – Dalkeith Country Park, Edinburgh


πŸ“† July

01/07    Let's Rock Exeter! – Powderham Castle, Exeter

08/07    Let's Rock Southampton! – Southampton Common, Southampton

15/07    Let's Rock Shrewsbury! – The Quarry, Shrewsbury


πŸ“† August

05/08    Let's Rock Northern Ireland! – Ward Park, Bangor

19/08    Let's Rock Norwich! – Earlham Park, Norwich

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British ska legends Madness look forward to playing all your favourite tunes this summer.


πŸ“† July

21/07    Madness – Singleton Park, Swansea

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McFly are back – see them play Newmarket Racecourses and Vivary Park in Taunton.


πŸ“† August

11/08    McFly – Newmarket Racecourses, Newmarket

28/08    McFly – Vivary Park, Taunton

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Midge Ure

Enigmatic popstar Midge Ure will play an unmissable headline set at Castell Roc Chepstow Castle.


πŸ“† August

18/08    Midge Ure – Castell Roc Chepstow Castle, Chepstow

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Ministry of Sound Classical

Ministry of Sound Classical remixes chart topping dance tunes with a live 50-piece orchestra.


πŸ“† July

01/07    Ministry of Sound Classical – Bedford Park, Bedford

21/07    Ministry of Sound Classical – Stadiwm CSM, Colwyn Bay

22/07    Ministry of Sound Classical – Singleton Park, Swansea

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N Dubz

See Dappy, Tulisa and Fazer smash it at N Dubz shows later in the year.


πŸ“† July

07/07    N Dubz – Stanmer Park, Brighton

09/07    N Dubz – QEII Arena, Telford

22/07    N Dubz – Stadiwm CSM, Colwyn Bay


πŸ“† August

17/08    N Dubz – Earlham Park, Norwich


πŸ“† September

06/09    N Dubz – Alexandra Head at Cardiff Bay, Cardiff

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Nile Rodgers

Nile Rodgers knows how to party. Get tickets for CHIC shows throughout the summer months with Gigantic!


πŸ“† July

01/07    Nile Rodgers – Broadlands Estate, Hampshire

06/07    Nile Rodgers – Rochester Castle, Rochester

06/07    Nile Rodgers – Stanmer Park, Brighton

19/07    Nile Rodgers – Millenium Square, Leeds


πŸ“† August

11/08    Nile Rodgers – Haydock Park Racecourse, Newton Le Willows

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Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds

Devoted fans of Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds will flock to these summer shows!


πŸ“† August

24/08    Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds – Vivary Park, Taunton


πŸ“† September

01/09    Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds – Don Valley Bowl, Sheffield

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Olly Murs

Popstar Olly Murs goes to the races at Newmarket and Newbury, and also plays Castle Park in Colchester.


πŸ“† August

18/08    Olly Murs – Newmarket Racecourses, Newmarket

19/08    Olly Murs – Newbury Racecourse, Newbury

27/08    Olly Murs – Castle Park, Colchester

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Paolo Nutini

Multi BRIT nominated Paolo Nutini is one of the greatest songwriters of his generation.


πŸ“† July

08/07    Paolo Nutini – Stanmer Park, Brighton

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Pete Tong

Superstar DJ Pete Tong teams up with The Essential Orchestra to play Ibiza Classics like you’ve never heard them before.


πŸ“† August

18/08    Pete Tong – Earlham Park, Norwich

28/08    Pete Tong – Powderham Castle, Exeter

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Primal Scream

Primal Scream play indie anthems to adoring audiences at Crystal Palace Bowl on Friday 4th of August.


πŸ“† August

04/08    Primal Scream – Crystal Palace Bowl, London

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Rag N Bone Man

Rag N Bone Man announces a huge summer jam packed full of huge headline shows.


πŸ“† July

02/07    Rag N Bone Man – Northern Meeting Park, Inverness

23/07    Rag N Bone Man – Stadiwm CSM, Colwyn Bay

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Join Johnny Borrell and his band Richard Ashcroft at Audley End in August.


πŸ“† August

13/08    Razorlight – Audley End, Essex

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Richard Ashcroft

Indie icon Richard Ashcroft can be seen playing at Delamere Forest and Englefield House.


πŸ“† July

22/07    HERITAGE LIVE 2023 - Richard Ashcroft – Englefield House, Berkshire

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Rod Stewart

We are very excited to be able to offer you tickets for Rod Stewart!


πŸ“† July

02/07    Rod Stewart – Badminton Estate, Worcester Park, Gloucestershire

04/07    Rod Stewart – Sewell Group Craven Park, Hull

06/07    Rod Stewart – Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh

07/07    Rod Stewart – Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh

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Drum and bass legends Rudimental are announced as headliners for Live In The Wydles and Splendour.


πŸ“† July

22-23/07             Splendour Rudimental – Wollaton Park, Nottingham


πŸ“† August

05/08    Rudimental – Crystal Palace Bowl, London

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Grab your glow sticks and raise your hands in the air for Scooter!


πŸ“† September

08/09    Scooter – Alexandra Head at Cardiff Bay, Cardiff

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Sister Sledge

Sister Sledge are joined by House Gospel Choir, Norman Jay MBE, Greg Wilson, Ella Knight, J-Felix and Oli Keens for a special show at Crystal Palace Bowl.


πŸ“† August

06/08    Sister Sledge – Crystal Palace Bowl, London

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Self Esteem

This is Self Esteem‘s time – and you can see her headline Canons Marsh Amphitheatre in Bristol before joining the Rock N Roll Circus at Don Valley Bowl, Sheffield.


πŸ“† September

02/09    Rock N Roll Circus - Self Esteem – Don Valley Bowl, Sheffield

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Soft Cell

See synthpop pioneers Soft Cell play Rochester Castle!


πŸ“† July

07/07    Soft Cell – Rochester Castle, Rochester


πŸ“† August

11/08    Heritage Live (Soft Cell) – Audley End, Essex


πŸ“† September

09/09    Soft Cell – WISTON ESTATE PARK, Steyning

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Sugababes return to their classic line up of Mutya Buena, Keisha Buchanan and Siobhán Donaghy.


πŸ“† July

09/07                   Sugababes – Rochester Castle, Rochester

23-23/07             Splendour (Sugababes) – Wollaton Park, Nottingham



πŸ“† August

18/08                   Sugababes – Kelvingrove Bandstand, Glasgow

12/08                   Heritage Live (Sugababes) – Audley End, Essex

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The Streets

Join The Streets at Alexandra Head at Cardiff Bay to enjoy all Mike Skinner’s best bangers.


πŸ“† September

07/09    The Streets – Alexandra Head at Cardiff Bay, Cardiff

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Tom Grennan

Tom Grennan teams up with Forest Live to play shows in the most idyllic settings found in the British wilderness.



πŸ“† July


01/07    Tom Grennan – Newcastle Racecourse, Newcastle Upon Tyne

23/07    Tom Grennan – Singleton Park, Swansea

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Tom Jones

Welsh wonder Tom Jones plays unmissable headline dates all around the U.K.


πŸ“† July

05/07    Tom Jones – Stanmer Park, Brighton

15/07    Tom Jones – Leicestershire County Cricket Club, Leicester

22/07    Tom Jones – Newbury Racecourse, Newbury

26/07    Tom Jones – Sandown Park Racecourse, Esher


πŸ“† August

06/08    Tom Jones – Audley End, Essex

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Two Door Cinema Club

Two Door Cinema Club returned last year with latest album Keep On Smiling. They now announce summer shows.


πŸ“† September

09/09    Two Door Cinema Club – Dreamland, Margate

10/09    Two Door Cinema Club – Rock City, Nottingham

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UB40 are joined by Soul II Soul for a massive autumn tour!


πŸ“† November

01/11    UB40 – OVO Arena Wembley, London

02/11    UB40 – M&S Bank Arena, Liverpool

07/11    UB40 – Cardiff International Arena, Cardiff

09/11    UB40 – Resorts World Arena, Birmingham

15/11    UB40 – First Direct Arena, Leeds

16/11    UB40 – OVO Hydro, Glasgow

21/11    UB40 – Motorpoint Arena Nottingham, Nottingham

23/11    UB40 – SSE Arena Belfast, Belfast

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UB40 Featuring Ali Campbell

Warwick Castle is the perfect backdrop to enjoy the pop reggae hits of UB40 Featuring Ali Campbell.


πŸ“† July

08/07    UB40 Featuring Ali Campbell – QEII Arena, Telford            

30/07    Live At The Palace (UB40 Featuring Ali Campbell) – Fulham Palace, London


πŸ“† August

27/08    UB40 Featuring Ali Campbell – Garon Park, Southend On Sea



πŸ“† September

30/09    UB40 Featuring Ali Campbell – Dreamland, Margate

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The Vamps

Boy band The Vamps go big with huge pop rock anthems!


πŸ“† July

29/07    The Vamps – Royal Botanic Gardens, London

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Van Morrison

Soul and folk doesn’t come any finer than Grammy Award-winner Van Morrison.


πŸ“† August

25/08    Van Morrison – Sandringham Estate, Sandringham

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The Who

The Who embark on thgeir huge Hits Back tour! Don't miss out - book tickets with Gigantic right now! 


πŸ“† July

06/07    The Who – Sewell Group Craven Park, Hull

08/07    The Who – Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh

09/07    The Who – Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh

12/07    The Who – The O2 Arena, London

14/07    The Who – Incora County Ground, Derby

16/07    The Who – Badminton Estate, Worcester Park, Gloucestershire

19/07    The Who – Seat Unique Riverside - Durham County Cricket Club, Durham

21/07    The Who – The Totally Wicked Stadium, Saint Helens

23/07    The Who – The 1st Central County Ground, Hove


πŸ“† August

28/08    The Who – Sandringham Estate, Sandringham

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